Exam Date : 20th May 2018
Result Date : 10th June 2018


Updated on - Jun 21st, 2018 | 10:42 AM by Ruba Ahmed

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

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JEE Advanced 2018 Introduction:

JEE Advanced Results have been declared on 10th June 2018. Candidates can view their result from the JEE Advanced 2018 official website. Click Here to view the JEE Advanced 2018 Result.

JEE Advance examination was held on 20th May 2018. The Online Test or CBT was held in two sessions on 20th May, Paper 1 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and Paper 2 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The Official Answer Keys are now available. Find the JEE Advanced 2018 official answer keys below.

  • About: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is an objective based common engineering entrance examination conducted for granting admission in technical programmes offered by the IITs. Candidates who clear JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced and to secure admissions in IITs, NITs, and many other colleges. Candidates who want to take admission in Bits Pilani, have to take BITSAT 2018 examination.

  • Conducted by: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018 will be conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) on 20th May 2018.
  • Mode of Exam: JEE Advanced 2018 will be held in Online Mode only (Computer Based Test).

  • The medium of Paper: The Candidates of JEE Advanced 2018 can write their paper in either English or Hindi.

  • Eligible Candidates: Only the top 2,24,000 scorers of JEE Main are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Advanced 2018 Highlights:

Application Form availability

2nd May 2018

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Date

20th May 2018

Exam Level

 National level


Undergraduate (UG)

Conducting Authority

IIT Kanpur


Engineering courses

Number of Students attempting JEE Advanced 2018




JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling

JoSAA Counselling is based on JEE Advanced Ranks

JEE Advanced 2018 Latest News:

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Results: The JEE Advanced 2018 Results have been declared on Sunday, 10th June 2018 at 10:00 am. Candidates can follow the link to know more about the Results.
  • JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Keys: The conducting authority of JEE Advanced has released the question paper with answer keys on 29th May 2018.

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Registration: The registrations for JEE Advanced have now been closed and the JEE Advanced 2018 date is 20th May 2018. 

  • No. of seats to increase across IITs: The HRD ministry has noted that the number of girls to be admitted – to achieve the 14 percent quota – must be "supernumerary", which means that the number of boys admitted to the college cannot drop below the number admitted in 2017. Significantly, with this new rule, all 23 IITs, including Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, will have to increase the number of seats. This means that the total number of admissions from across the IITs in 2018 will reportedly see a jump from 10,988 in the previous year to 11, 509.

  • Separate Merit List for Girls: A separate merit list for girls for the 2018-2019 academic session to ensure that the number of female students in the campus is 14 percent and which is done by (HRD) Human Resource Development ministry has Managed the (IIT) Indian Institutes of Technology. The suggestion is to ensure a 14 percent quota, without changing the existing tally of seats. The directives have not been grasped as of yet, which means whether or not it would be applicable in 2018 is not clear at present. 

  • Virtual Calculators: During the examination, Virtual calculators will be allowed on the computer screen. The candidates will not be allowed to use any calculators, watches, electronic devices or mobile devices. 

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Mock Test has been released: IIT Kanpur has now released the JEE Advanced 2018 3rd mock test questions for physics, chemistry and mathematics. 

JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates:

  • Application Date: The JEE Advanced 2018 Application Process will begin on 2nd May 2018 and will go on until 7th May 2018. 

  • Exam Date: JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted on 20th May 2018. The Exam will be in two shifts. 

  • Admit Card: JEE advanced 2018 admit card will be released on 14th May 2018 on the official website.

  • For more information about the result date and other IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility:

  • Age Limit: JEE Advanced 2018 Applicants must have been born on or after 1 October 1993. A relaxation of 5 years will be given to candidates from reserved categories.

  • Minimum Qualification: The candidate should be pursuing or should have completed 10+2 with a minimum aggregate of 75% (65% for candidates from reserved categories). Top 2,24,000 candidates who clear JEE Main 2018 will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.

  • For more information about IIT Eligibility percentage and other IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria in detail, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus:

  • Paper 1: Questions related to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics will be covered in JEE Advanced 2018 Paper 1.

  • Paper 2: Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity and Architectural awareness will be tested in JEE Advanced 2018 Paper 2.

  • For more information about IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus weightage and JEE Advanced 2018 changes in syllabus, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form:

  • Availability: Candidates (JEE Main qualified) who want to apply for the JEE Advanced 2018 can do so from 2nd May 2018. The deadline to complete the application process is 7th May 2018. The last day to submit the application form with late submission fee is 8th May, 2018. 

  • Application Fee: The JEE Advanced 2018 Application Fee is INR 1300 for female and reserved category candidates and INR 2600 for all others. 

  • For more information about how to apply for IIT JEE Advanced 2018 and category wise registration fee, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode: JEE Advanced 2018 will only be conducted in online mode. 

  • Duration: Each JEE Advanced 2018 paper will be conducted for 3 hours in two shifts.

  • Reference Books: Candidates can also refer to some JEE Advanced 2018 books for JEE Advanced 2018 preparation here.
  • For more information about JEE Advanced 2018 Pattern in detail and paper total marks, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card:

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card Date: The admit cards will be available from 14th May 2018.
  • Registration: Candidates who have filled the JEE Advanced 2018 registration form successfully can download the admit card.

  • Credentials: Candidates are required to enter their Date of Birth and Application Number to obtain the JEE Advanced 2018 admit card. 

  • For JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card download and more details, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Centres:

  • Exam Centre Selection: Candidates can select the preferred exam centre according to their convenience.

  • Alternative: Candidates can provide an alternate choice of exam centres while filling the JEE Advanced 2018 application form.

  • For more information about JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Centres and their location on the Map Click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Results:

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Result date: The results will be announced on 10th June 2018.

  • AIR and CR: All India Rank(AIR) and Category Rank(CR) of qualified candidates will be available on the online portal after the results are declared and the JEE Advanced 2018 counselling dates will be announced shortly after.

  • For more information about IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Results and cutoff details, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling:

  • JEE Advanced 2018 Cutoff: The cut off is the minimum score that candidates should secure to be eligible for taking admission in various IITs, IISc and ISM participating in JEE Advanced 2018. 

  • Tie-breaking System: If 2 candidates obtain the same score, then the candidate scoring higher in the Mathematics section of JEE Advanced 2018 will be given the higher rank.

  • For more information about IIT JEE advanced 2018 Counselling procedure, click here.

JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key:

Official Answer Key

The JEE Advanced 2018 question paper with official answer keys have been released on 29th May 2018. Candidates can check the answer keys below:


Answer Keys

JEE Advanced Paper 1

 Click here

JEE Advanced Paper 2

Click here

Unofficial Answer Key

The answer keys have been released by Resonance. Candidates can view and check their JEE Advance 2018 paper answer key in the table given below:

Coaching Institute

Answer Key





Courses Offered through JEE Advanced 2018 at IITs:





Bachelor of Technology

4 Years


Bachelor of Science

4 Years


Bachelor of Architecture

5 Years

Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech.

Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology

5 Years

Dual Degree B.Sc - M.Sc

Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science

5 Years

Integrated M.Tech.

Integrated Master of Technology

5 Years

Integrated M.Sc.

Integrated Master of Science

5 Years

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper Analysis:

  • Papers: JEE Advanced 2017 exam was divided into 2 papers, each paper carrying 183 marks with a total of 366 marks.

  • Question types: Each paper had multiple correct choice passage type and Integer type Questions.

  • Marking system: However, some questions did not have the negative marking scheme on the Question Paper.



Paper 1

Level: The paper was Moderately Difficult. It was slightly easier as compared to last year.

Type of Questions

Total questions


Multiple Choice Questions



Integer type Questions



Passage type Questions






Paper 2

Level: The paper was relatively easy. It was slightly easier as compared to last year.

Type of Questions

Total Questions


Single Choice Questions



Multiple Choice Questions



Passage Type Questions






Guidelines for JEE Advanced 2018:

JEE Advanced guideline 1

  • Admit Card Details: Candidates need to check their Admit Card carefully for their Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Exam Centre Name, City, State Code of Eligibility and Category.

JEE Advanced guideline 2

  • Reporting Time: Candidates are advised to reach the venue well before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the registration formalities well before the commencement of exam. The registration desk will close 5 minutes prior to the examination.

  • Relaxation under PWD: A copy of PwD certificate in the prescribed format must be carried by candidates to claim relaxation under PwD category.

JEE Advanced guideline 3

  • Question Paper Medium: Candidates should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per their choice of medium. The concerned invigilator should be notified in case the question paper is in medium other than of their choice.

  • Seat Allotment: Candidates are not allowed to enter the Examination Centre after the commencement of the examination. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. The candidature will be cancelled in case any candidate is found to have changed their room/seat allotted.

JEE Advanced guideline 4

  • Prohibited Items: Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card, identity proof, document as required inside the Examination Room/Hall.

JEE Advanced guideline 5

  • No Smoking & Eating: Smoking or eating is strictly prohibited in the JEE Advanced 2018 exam hall. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken into the examination room.

JEE Advanced guideline 6

  • No Leaving Before the Allotted Time: Candidates cannot leave their seat or Examination hall until the standard duration of the exam., without the permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator.

JEE Advanced 2018 Contact Information:

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Phone: +91 512 259 7325

Fax: +91 512 259 0103

JEE advanced Previous year paper

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Important Dates

JEE Advanced 2018 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application: Eligible students can fill JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form from 2nd May 2018. The deadline to submit the application form is 7th May 2018. 

  • Exam: IIT Kanpur will conduct the JEE Advanced 2018 on 20th May 2018. 

  • Admit Card: JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card will be released in the first week of May 2018. The tentative date as of now is 14th May 2018. 

  • Results: JEE Advanced 2018 Results will be declared on the official website i.e. on or after June 11 2018. The tentative date as of now is 10th June 2018. 

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Eligibility

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Summary:

  • JEE Main Performance: The candidate should have a positive qualifying score in JEE main and he/she must be among the top 2,24,000 candidates to have cleared JEE Main 2018.
  • Performance in 10+2: The candidate must secure a minimum of 75% (General/OBC) and 65% (SC/ST/PWD) in class 12 or equivalent exam or the candidate must be in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 board exams. 
  • No. of Attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced for a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • Age Limit: Candidates must have been born on or after 1st October 1998 to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.

  • Relaxation Period: There is a five years relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Application Process

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Process Summary: 

  • Registration: JEE Advanced 2018 Application Process will begin on 2nd May 2018 and end on the 7th May 2018.

  • Mode: Candidates can apply for JEE Advanced 2018 online. There is no provision to apply anyway other than online mode.
  • Details: Fill in all your Personal Details, select your preferred Exam Centre, choose your JEE Advanced Question Paper Language medium and complete filling in all the details. Re-check the information and click on "Submit" button. Candidates should upload images of their Thumb Impression, Signature, and their Photograph during JEE Advanced 2018 Registration Session. 

  • Application Fee: The Application Form fees for JEE Advanced 2018 varies for each category. If the candidates submit the JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form after the due date, late fee fine has to be paid. 

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Application Form Details

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form Details Summary:

  • Availability: The JEE Advanced 2018 Application Forms will be available on the Official Website.

  • Application Fee: The Application fee is INR 1300 for female and reserved category candidates whereas for all other categories it is INR 2600. The fee structure for foreign candidates will vary.

  • Personal Details: The candidates are required to fill in all the details, select preferred exam centre, choose question paper medium and fill in all the other details. Candidates should upload images of thumb impression, signature and photograph in the specified format while filling up the JEE Advanced Application Form.

  • Eligibility: Only the JEE Main 2018 qualifying candidates whose scores are either equal or above JEE Main 2018 cut-off marks for JEE Advanced 2018 will be eligible to fill the application form for admissions in IITs.

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Admit Card

JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card Summary:

  • Availability: Admit cards for JEE Advanced 2018 will be released on 14th May 2018 on the official website. 

  • Contents: The JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card will contain all relevant details like the candidate’s name, roll number, date of birth, signature, etc.

  • Discrepancies: If the candidate is unable to download their JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card they should contact the Chairman of JEE Exam as soon as possible.

  • ID Proof: Candidates are required to carry a valid identity proof along with the JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card.

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Mode: JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted online.

  • Duration of Papers: The JEE Advanced 2018 Paper 1 will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours and Paper 2 for a duration of 3 hours.
  • Paper Pattern:

    • JEE Advanced 2018 test will have two papers and each paper has three sections (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).

    • Paper 1 of JEE Advanced 2018 will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks. 

    • Paper 2 of JEE Advanced 2018 will also have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks.

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus Summary:

The major topics regarding JEE Advanced 2018 for each subject is as follows:

  • Physics: Physics topics are General topics, Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, Modern Physics etc.

  • Chemistry: Chemistry topics are Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry etc.

  • Mathematics: Mathematics topics are Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Vectors etc.

  • Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT): Architectural topics are Freehand Drawing, Geometrical Drawing, Three-Dimensional perception, imagination and Aesthetic sensitivity and Architectural Awareness etc.

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Results

JEE Advanced 2018 Results Summary:

  • Rank-List: With JEE Advanced 2018 Result, candidates can also check their AIR (All India Rank) and category-wise AIR.

  • Date: JEE Advanced 2018 Result is expected to be declared around in the 2nd week of June 2018 on its official site i.e.

  • How to check: Candidates can view their result by logging-in with their roll number and date of birth.

  • Counselling: All the successful candidates will be shortlisted to participate in JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling. It will be conducted by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Counselling

JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling Summary:

  • Process: There will be six phases in JEE Advanced 2018 counselling which includes Registering for JEE Advanced Counselling, Filling up choices and locking them, Seat Allotment, Reporting to Allotted Colleges and Provisional Admission of Students.

  • Challan: A Demand Draft of INR 60,000 for General and DD of INR 20,000 for SC/ST must be carried along with the documents required during JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling Procedure.

  • Documents: Candidates should necessarily carry credentials and important documents required for the counselling process. 

  • ID proof: Attested copy of Passport or any other equivalent Identity Proof must be carried by the candidates.

Colleges which accept [JEE ADVANCED]

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2021
02 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I was ranked 13000 in the whole country through JEE ADVANCED and took admission in this college it is a very good college

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
29 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

You need to clear JEE ADVANCED to get into this institution and get a rank under 5000 to get core branches

Computer and communication engineering , batch of 2021
06 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For entering Manipal Institute of technology you need to clear MU OET. They set a different cutoff for different branches. Mit is one of the prestigious colleges of India. I took MU OET for entering Mit along with that I gave BITSAT, JEE MAIN, JEE ADVANCED, VITEEE etc. The cutoff for my branch i.e Computer and communication engineering it was set around 118.

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Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
01 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Actually, it's a private university so there are not any eligibility criteria but for scholarship student, there is no fee. Those who score 90% in board or have ranked under 500,000 JEE MAIN. I have given WBJEE 2018, JEE MAIN and JEE ADVANCED. the cutoff for Computer Science Engg. is under 15,000.

Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electrical Engineering), batch of 2020
01 Mar 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admission is given based on your MAH CET score. You have to give MAH CET (JEE MAIN & JEE ADVANCED) MAH CET Cutoffs are high < 170

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2022
21 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Through JEE ADVANCED KVPY or SCB. I am through JEE ADVANCED channel. Also, the board cut off marks required for SCB exam.

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019
14 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

 Btech course admission is given by JEE ADVANCED exam and the students scoring up to a rank of 10000 are admitted in the various courses under 23 IITs. I gave the JEE ADVANCED in 2015 and got the rank of 6661 and enrolled in the Civil Engineering branch of IIT Patna.


BS-MS Integrated, batch of 2022
14 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Basically, it takes admission through 3 streams: 1. KVPY- Students securing KVPY ranks are allotted a seat in IISER as per their rank. 2. JEE ADVANCED- Students securing a rank within 10,000 in any category are eligible for admission in IISER. 3. SCB- It's an exam conducted by IISER to take admission in different IISERs, it's also based on the rank you secure, for the eligibility of admission.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2020
13 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admission was based on only JEE MAIN rank. Rank in JEE MAIN and JEE ADVANCED should be between 8,000 to 20,000.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2021
21 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The entrance exam was JEE ADVANCED. The cutoff was very high I don't remember though but it was something around 124 out of 360. 

Is a rank of 500000 in JEE Mains 2018 acceptable to take JEE Advanced 2018?

Is a rank of 500000 in JEE Mains 2018 acceptable to take JEE Advanced 2018?

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No chance, you can't go for JEE Advanced 2018. But you can try to get into another university or colleges.

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How many marks do I need to score(approx.) in JEE Advanced 2018 to get admission in top 5 IITs? I am

How many marks do I need to score(approx.) in JEE Advanced 2018 to get admission in top 5 IITs? I am an SC student.

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To get admission in Top 5 IIT's will depend upon the cutoff criteria implement by those particular IIT's.

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Changing or correcting answers or bubbles during JEE Advanced exam

Can I modify my answers bubbled on ORS during the JEE Advanced examination?

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No, you can't modify the answers on JEE Advanced Optical Response Sheet.

Since the bubbling on ORS for JEE Advanced is done using only black ball point pen, candidates cannot modify the answers once bubbled.

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Previous admission in NIT Eligible for JEE Advanced or not.

I took an admission in a NIT in the last year, but cancelled the registration so am I still eligible for JEE Main 2017

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Yes, you are eligible to enrol yourself for JEE Advanced 2017, provided you clear all the eligibility criteria.

A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a institutes reporting centre in the past.

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JEE Main Results and JEE Advanced Registration or Application Process.

How soon will the JEE Main Results be declared and when can I start the Registration Process to JEE Advanced?

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The Results to JEE Main 2017 will be available by the end of April.

The Application Process to JEE Advanced will begin on the 28th of April and end on the 2nd of May 2017.

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JEE 2017 Advanced exams

Writing Paper-1 and Paper-2 in JEE (Advanced) 2017 compulsory?

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Yes, it is compulsory. If a student is absent in one of the papers, then the candidate will be considered as absent from the JEE Main 2017 examination.

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JEE 2017 Advanced finger analysis

Am I required to provide fingerprints to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017?

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Do not wear unnecessary things such as rings, chains, bangles, ear-rings or a modern watch. A simple analogue watch is permitted so that you can have the estimate of time.

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Result date for JEE MAIN 2017

If I am absent in one of the papers, will my result be declared?

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Candidate will be considered absent from the JEE 2017 examination and will be disqualified to receive the result.
It is compulsory for you to appear in both the papers.

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Exam center JEE 2017

When should I reach my examination centre to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017?

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Try to reach your examination centre well in advance. It is best to familiarise yourself with the venue a day before to avoid the unnecessary stress on the day of the exam.

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JEE 2017 paper language format in Hindi or English

Can I get the question paper in the Hindi language?

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Yes, it's possible to attend JEE Main in Hindi.

JEE Advance is a bilingual test which can be attempted for in both English and Hindi.

You can select your preferred language while filling up the application form to JEE Advanced.

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