Jee Mains

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Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main).

The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs.

The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarkhand and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system.

Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) - 2015 application form online.

Eligibility

1. Pass Percentage in Qualifying Examination:

  • Candidates must have studied  Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • They must have studied any one of the subjects as optional subjects (Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology)
  • They must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in total including all subjects

2. Date of Birth:

  • Candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1990 to be considered for the JEE Main 2015.
  • SC/ST/PwD Candidates will have a relaxation of the upper age limit by 5 years.
  • SC/ST/PwD Candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1985.
  • Note: Date of Birth as mentioned in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will be taken as the correct one.

 3.  Year of Passing Qualifying Examination (QE):

  • Candidates must have passed their Class XII examination or other qualifying examination in the year 2013 or 2014. OR
  • Candidates who are appearing for their Class XII examination in 2015 are eligible
  • Candidates must have studied at least five subjects in their Class XII or other qualifying exam.
    Note: This clause is not applicable for candidates who have passed their Class XII or Equivalent in 2013 or 2014 even if they are appearing for improvement in 2015.
  • Candidates who have studied four subjects are NOT eligible.

Clarifications: Candidates will be eligible as per the year they have first written the 10+2 examination for e.g. Candidates who have appeared for the first time in 2012 and failed but have passed in 2013 are NOT eligible.

4. Number of Allowed attempts:  

A maximum number of three attempts will be allowed per candidate provide the other eligibility criteria are fulfilled by the candidates.

5. Candidates from Maharashtra, Odisha and Nagaland will have to appear for JEE Main 2015 as the respective states have joined in the JEE Main system along with Gujarat.

List of Qualifying Exams that are considered for JEE Main 2015:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ state Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National
  • Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 year duration.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2015 will consist of two Exams:

  • Exam 1 for aspirants of Engineering courses (Candidates can opt for a Online Test or Offline Test)
  • Exam 2 for aspirants to the Architecture/Planning courses (available only as Pen & Exam Based Test)

Duration of the JEE Main Exam: 3 hours

JEE Main 2015 Exam Medium:

  • Candidates can opt to write the exam in English OR Hindi.
  • Students of Gujarat can opt for Gujarati medium.

JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern for Exam 1

1. Online - Computer Based Test (CBT):

  • Facilitation Centers (in cities where the online exam will be conducted) will be operational in March 2015 to aid hands on practice for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the online Exam pattern.
  • The list of the facilitation Centers will be announced in March 2015 by CBSE.
  • The CBT will be covering questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with equal weightage to all subjects.
  • The JEE Main 2015 Question Exam will consist of three parts with equal weightage to all the three subjects.
  • The candidates will have to opt for the correct response for each question out of four responses given.
  • The exam will be for 3 hours in duration.
  • Each question will be allotted 4 marks.
  • Every wrong answer will result in deduction of one mark due to negative marking of ¼ (one fourth) of the total marks
  • Zero marks will be deducted for no answer

2. Offline - Pen & Exam Based:

  • The exam will be of 3 hours duration
  • 30 questions from each subject namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be asked making the total number of questions to be 90.
  • The JEE Main 2015 Question Exam will be of multiple choices with one correct answer from a choice of four answers for each question.
  • All subjects carry equal weightage with each question carrying 4 marks for a correct answer.
  • Every wrong answer will result in deduction of one mark due to negative marking of ¼ (one fourth) of the total marks
  • Zero marks will be deducted for no answer

JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern for Exam 2

The JEE Main 2015 Exam 2 will be for the admissions to the Architecture /Planning courses. The Exam will consist of Objective type of questions.

The JEE Main 2015 Exam 2 will consist of three parts:

  • Part I - Mathematics
  • Part II - Aptitude Test 
  • Part III - Drawing Test

Note: Candidates have to bring their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and color pencils or crayons. A card board or a clip board is also advisable.

Over 13 lakh students appeared for JEE Main last year out of which 1.5 lakh candidates qualified for JEE Advanced with top five states being Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Bihar.

Exam Test Center

 

City Code

State

City

Mode of Exam

Mode of Exam

101

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Pen & paper based

Computer based

102

Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur

 

Computer based

103

Bapatla

 

Computer Based

104

Bhimavaram

 

Computer Based

105

Chirala

 

Computer Based

106

Chittoor

 

Computer Based

107

Eluru

 

Computer Based

108

Gudur

 

Computer Based

109

Guntur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

111

Kadapa

 

Computer Based

112

Kakinada

 

Computer Based

113

Kanchikacharla

 

Computer Based

116

Kurnool

 

Computer Based

119

Narasaropeta

 

Computer Based

120

Nellore

 

Computer Based

121

Ongole

 

Computer Based

122

Rajahmundry

 

Computer Based

123

Srikakulam

 

Computer Based

124

Tadepalligudem

 

Computer Based

125

Tirupati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

126

Vijayawada

 

Computer Based

127

Visakapatnam

 

Computer Based

128

Vizianagaram

 

Computer Based

110

 Telangana

Hyderabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

114

Karimnagar

 

Computer Based

115

Khammam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

117

Mahabubnagar

 

Computer Based

118

Nalgonda

 

Computer Based

129

Warangal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

131

Assam

Dibrugarh

 

Computer Based

132

Guwahati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

133

Jorhat

 

Computer Based

134

Silchar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

135

Bihar

Gaya

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

136

Muzaffarpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

137

Patna

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

138

Purnea

 

Computer Based

139

Chandigarh

Chandigarh/Mohali

 

Computer Based

140

Chhatisgarh

 

 

Bhilai

 

Computer Based

141

Bilaspur

 

Computer Based

142

Raipur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

143

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Dadra Nagar Haveli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

144

Daman & Diu

Daman & Diu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

145

NCR/ Delhi

Delhi/New Delhi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

146

Goa

Panaji

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

147

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

148

Anand

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

149

Bhavnagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

150

Gandhinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

151

Godhra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

152

Jamnagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

153

Junagarh

 

Computer Based

154

Mehsana

 

Computer Based

155

Modasa

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

156

Patan

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

157

Rajkot

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

158

Surat

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

159

Vadodara

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

160

Valsad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

161

Haryana

Ambala

 

Computer Based

162

Bahadurgarh

 

Computer Based

163

Faridabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

164

Gurgaon

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

165

Hisar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

166

Jind

 

Computer Based

167

Kaithal

 

Computer Based

168

Karnal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

169

Kurukshetra

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

170

Palwal

 

Computer Based

171

Panipat

 

Computer Based

172

Yamunanagar

 

Computer Based

173

Himachal Pradesh

Hamirpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

174

Palampur

 

Computer Based

175

Shimla

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

176

Solan

 

Computer Based

177

Jammu & Kashmir

 

Jammu

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

178

Srinagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

179

Jharkhand

Bokaro

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

180

Dhanbad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

181

Hazaribagh

 

Computer Based

182

Jamshedpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

183

Ranchi

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

184

Karnataka

Bagalkot

 

Computer Based

185

Belgaum

 

Computer Based

186

Bellary

 

Computer Based

187

Bengaluru

 

Computer Based

188

Bidar

 

Computer Based

189

Davanagere

 

Computer Based

190

Dharwad

 

Computer Based

191

Gulbarga

 

Computer Based

192

Haliyal

 

Computer Based

193

Hassan

 

Computer Based

194

Haveri

 

Computer Based

195

Hubli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

196

Kolar

 

Computer Based

197

Mandya

 

Computer Based

198

Mangalore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

199

Manipal

 

Computer Based

200

Mysore

 

Computer Based

201

Shimoga

 

Computer Based

202

Tumkur

 

Computer Based

203

Udipi

 

Computer Based

204

Kerala

Alappuzha

 

Computer Based

205

Angamaly

 

Computer Based

206

Attingal

 

Computer Based

207

Chenganur

 

Computer Based

208

Ernakulam

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

209

Idukki

 

Computer Based

210

Kanjirappally

 

Computer Based

211

Kannur

 

Computer Based

212

Kasaragod

 

Computer Based

213

Kollam

 

Computer Based

214

Kothamangalam

 

Computer Based

215

Kottayam

 

Computer Based

216

Kozhikode

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

217

Malappuram

 

Computer Based

218

Moovattupuzha

 

Computer Based

219

Palakkad

 

Computer Based

220

Pathanamathitha

 

Computer Based

221

Payyannur

 

Computer Based

222

Thiruvanthapuram

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

223

Thrissur

 

Computer Based

224

Vadakara

 

Computer Based

225

Lakshadeep

Kavarrati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

226

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

227

Gwalior

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

228

 

Indore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

229

Jabalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

230

Sagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

231

Satna

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

232

Ujjain

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

233

Maharashtra

Ahmednagar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

234

Akola

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

235

Amravati

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

236

Aurangabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

237

Beed

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

238

Bhandara

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

239

 

Bhusawal

 

Computer Based

240

Buldana

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

241

Chandrapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

242

Dhule

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

243

Gadchiroli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

244

Gondia

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

245

Hingoli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

246

Jalgaon

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

247

Jalna

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

248

Kolhapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

249

Latur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

250

Mumbai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

251

Nagpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

252

Nanded

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

253

Nandurbar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

254

Nasik

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

255

Navi Mumbai

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

256

Osmanabad

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

257

Parbhani

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

258

Pune

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

259

Raigad/Alibaug

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

260

Ratnagiri

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

261

Sangli

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

262

Satara

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

263

Sindhudurg

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

264

Solapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

265

Thane

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

266

Wardha

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

267

Warnanagar

 

Computer Based

268

Washim

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

269

Yavatmal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

270

Manipur

Imphal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

271

Meghalaya

Shillong

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

272

Mizoram

Aizwal

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

273

Nagaland

Dimapur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

274

Kohima

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

275

Mokokchung

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

276

Odisha

Berhampur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

277

Balasore

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

278

Sambalpur

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

279

Rourkela

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

280

Bhubaneswar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

281

Cuttack

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

282

Puducherry

Puducherry

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

283

Punjab

Amritsar

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

284

Bathinda

Pen & Paper Based

Computer Based

285

Fathegarh Sahib

 

Computer Based

286

Jalandhar

 

Computer Based

287

Ludhiana

 

Computer Based

288

Moga

 

Computer Based

289

Nawanshahar

 

Computer Based

290

Pathankot

 

Computer Based

 

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