JEE Main 2018 is the most sought after engineering entrance examination that is conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education). The examination will be held in both online and offline mode on various dates of April 2018. JEE Main 2018 is an all-India level test for admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. It is a two-tier examination that includes JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates who are willing to get admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses can apply online for the examination. Alongside, JEE Main aspirants should have passed the qualifying examination i.e. Class 12th with at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST candidates) are eligible to apply for the JEE Main Examination 2018. The application form will be released online, on its official website. The application form is likely to be issued in the month of December 2017 however, the official notification of JEE Main will be released in November 2017. To apply online, aspirants should have an Aadhaar Card.
No other mode to avail the forms is provided to the aspirants. Hence, candidates are advised to fill the form in the prescribed duration. Candidates can click the provided link to check the details. Around 12 lakh candidates take this national level engineering entrance examination every year. The direct link to JEE Main Application form & information brochure will be updated on this page, keep checking the space for updated information.
JEE Main 2018- An Introduction
|Name||Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)|
|Exam Conducting Authority||Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)|
|Mode of Examination||Online & Offline|
|Examination Level||National Level Examination|
|Language||English & Hindi Both|
|Duration of Examination||03 hours|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|Category of Examination||Undergraduate (UG)|
The total number of registered candidates in 2017 for pen and paper based test is 10,15,349, while the total number of candidates who have registered for Computer based test was 1,83,640.
|1||Release of JEE Main 2018 Information Brochure||2nd Week of November 2017|
|2||Online Submission of JEE Main Application Form 2017||01 December 2017|
|3||Last Date to fill an online application form||January 2018|
|4||Last Date to Pay Application Fee||January 2018|
|5||JEE Main Form Correction Dates||January 2018 to February 2018|
|6||Issuance of JEE Main Admit Card||2nd week of March 2017|
|7||JEE Main 2018 Examination Date||April 2018|
|8||Display of Answer Key & OMR Sheet||April 2018|
|9||Declaration of JEE Main Scores||April 2018|
|10||Declaration of AIR (All India Rank) for Paper -2||May 2018|
|11||Availability of Score Cards||After announcement of AIR|
Candidates who were born on or after 01 October 1992 are eligible to apply for the examination. However, o5 years of relaxation in upper age is provided to the candidates who are belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) categories that imply that candidates whose birth date fall on or after 01 October 1986 are eligible. Date of birth mentioned in the University certificate/ Secondary Education Board will only be deemed.
Year of Appearance in qualifying examination
Candidates who have qualified the Class 12 Examination or equivalent in 2016 & 2017 or will appear in 2018 are eligible to write JEE Main 2018 Entrance Examination. Candidates who have not cleared the exam in 2014/ 2015 but passed the exams in 2015 are not eligible.
Number of Subjects
Candidates must have given the qualifying examination with at least 05 subjects including Chemistry, Mathematics & Physics as major subjects.
Number of Attempts
Only 03 Attempts are provided to the candidates.
Only online JEE Main 2018 application forms will be available for the candidates. Aspirants can fill online application form from 01 December 2017 to 02 January 2018. Read all the eligibility terms and conditions before filling the application forms as incomplete and misleading details of application form will be rejected. Hence, you will not be allowed to write the examination. In order to avoid the consequences, candidates are advised to read all the instruction provided in the information brochure.
After submitting the online application forms of the JEE Main Exam, candidates need to remit the prescribed application fee. Application form with no application fee will not be accepted. Details information will be updated here, after the release of Information brochure.
JEE Main 2018 (Paper-1) comprises questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The question paper will be of the Objective type that contains MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) Mark distribution and number of questions in each section are mentioned in below table. Check Paper-1 Pattern below-
|Subject Name||Total Number of Questions||Marks for Each Correct Answer|
Aspirants have to solve the maximum number of questions in the duration of 3 hours to get shortlisted for JEE Advanced Exam 2018. For each correctly marked question, 04 Marks will be awarded, however, for each wrong response 1/4th mark will be deducted as negative marking. Hence, candidates are advised to mark answer carefully.
In Paper 2 of the JEE Main 2018 Exam, listed three sections will be there, and the duration to complete the exam will be 3 hours. Candidates have to manage their time accordingly.
Question Papers Medium
|1.||All Examination Centre Cities||English and Hindi Medium|
|2.||Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Nagar Haveli English, Hindi and Gujarati|
The admit card of JEE Main 2018 will be released in the month of March 2018. In admit card, all the details related to the candidates and the exam venue will be mentioned. It is a necessary document hence while appearing in the JEE Main Exam 2018, do not forget to bring the same. JEE Main 2018 Admit card will be issued online on the official website of JEE.
The answer keys and OMR sheets (images of response sheets) of JEE Main 2018 Examination will be issued on the official website of JEE Main, during April 2018. We will also host the link of official answer key on this page. The candidates, who find the captured response incorrect, can challenge it by submitting an online application form and remitting a fee of Rs.1000/- per question.
The challenge of answer keys will be accepted only by online mode through the link available on the main website of JEE Main 2018 in April 2018 up to 5.00 PM. Candidates can pay the non-refundable fee by credit/debit card or e-challan. The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final, and no further communication will be entertained.
The JEE Main 2018 scores and rank will be declared on 27 April 2018, while the All India Rank will be declared in the 1st week of July 2018. Only shortlisted 2 lakh 50 thousand top rank holders will be able to appear in JEE Advanced 2018. The score will contain the actual marks attained in JEE (Main) – 2018 (Paper-1) and the status of the candidates who qualify for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2018. The JEE Main rank will comprise All India rank & All India category rank.
To offer admission through Central Seat Allocation Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others, only All India Rank (AIR) is applicable. While the other ranks are used for information purposes only.
|Reference Books for Physics|
|Concept of Physics Part 1 and Part 2||HC Verma|
|Problems in General Physics||I.E. Irodov|
|Problems in Physics||S.S. Krotov|
|Reference Books for Chemistry|
|Organic Chemistry||Morrison Boyd|
|Inorganic Chemistry||O.P. Tandon|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry||J.D. Lee|
|Reference Books for Mathematics|
|Differential Calculus||A Das Gupta|
|IIT Mathematics||M.L. Khanna|
|Class XI and XII Mathematics||R.D. Sharma|
|Higher Algebra||Hall and Knight|
|Trigonometry, Geometry Books||S.L. Loney|
To qualify the JEE Main 2018, aspirants should know the complete syllabus of the examination. The JEE Main Syllabus contains all the important topics. Check the list of all important topics here
|Sets, Relations & Functions||Physics & Measurements||Some Basic Concepts|
|Complex Numbers||Kinematics||States of Matter|
|Matrices & Determinants||Law of Motions||Atomic Structure|
|Permutation and Combinations||Work, Energy & Power||Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure|
|Mathematical Induction||Rotational Motion||Chemical Thermodynamics|
|Limit, Continuity & Differentiability||Gravitation||Redox Reactions & electro Chemistry|
|Integral Calculus||Properties of Solids & Liquids||Chemical Kinematics|
|Binominal Theorem & Its Applications||Thermodynamics||Solutions|
|Sequences and Series||Current Electricity||Surface Chemistry|
|Co-ordinate Geometry||Kinetic Theory of Gases||Inorganic Chemistry|
|Three Dimensional Geometry||Oscillations and Waves||Hydrogen|
|Vector Algebra||Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism||s-, p-, d- & f- block elements|
|Statistics & Probability||Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current||Co-ordination Compounds|
|Trigonometry||Electromagnetic Waves||Environmental Chemistry|
|Mathematical Reasoning||Optics||Organic Chemistry|
|Atom & Nuclei and more||Organic Compounds containing Oxygen and more|
The cutoff marks are the minimum qualifying marks of any examination that every candidate has to attain in order to qualify the examination. With an estimate of JEE Main Cutoff, candidates can prepare accordingly to get good marks in the JEE Main examination.
Previous Year’s Cutoff of JEE Main Examination-
Q1. How to access JEE Main 2018 Application form?
Ans- The only mode to access the application form is online. Visit the official website, jeemain.nic.in to fill online application form.
Q2. What is JEE Main 2018 Exam Date?
Ans- CBSE will tentatively hold the JEE Main 2018 in the first week of April 2018.
Q3. What are the modes for JEE Main 2018 Examination?
Ans- The examination will be conducted in online and offline mode.
Q3. Can I correct the entered details after submitting the application form?
Ans- Yes you can. Application form correction window will be opened a few days after the last date of submitting application form. But only a few details will be allowed to correct so, make sure to enter only correct information.
Q4. How to pay application fee for JEE Main 2018?
Ans: You can pay the application fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/E-challan/Paytm and SBI Buddy.
All correspondence related to JEE (Main) 2018 should be addressed to:
The Executive Director, (JAB), Central Board of Secondary Education, H-149, Sector – 63, Noida Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)
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