CBSE JEE Main Notification 2018 – Check Details

CBSE JEE Main Notification

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CBSE JEE Main Notification 2018

JEE Main 2018 Exam Date has been released now. JEE Main 2018 Registration will be done only through online mode. Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main is one of the most important national level entrance test administrated by the CBSE Board. JEE Main exam is conducted by the CBSE board for admission in UG engineering (B.Tech) & architecture (B.Arch) courses offered by IITs, NITs, IIITs and other institutions. All the interested candidates should note that JEE Main score will be considered all over the country for providing admission in B.Tech or B.Arch courses. There will be a window of around one month to register for the 6th CBSE JEE Main 2018. In this article, we have shared each and every detailed core information about CBSE JEE Main Notification 2018 application form including fee structure, eligibility criteria, JEE Main application dates & FAQs and how to fill application procedure.

You can find the direct link to apply online below.

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CBSE JEE Main Notification 2018 – Important Dates

Event Date
CBSE will release JEE Main 2018 notification (expected) Last week of November 2017
Commencement of registration / application form submission (expected) First week of December 2017
Last date to apply (expected) First week of January 2018
Offline pen and paper based JEE Main 2018 exam date 08 Apr 2018
Online computer based JEE Main 2018 exam date (expected) Second Saturday and Third Sunday of April 2018
Date of declaration of result (expected) Last week of April 2018

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Joint Entrance Examination Main 2018 – Some Significant Points

Changes in the JEE Main – CBSE JEE Main Notification

  • One significant change that had been introduced last year is there is no weightage for class 12th marks in calculating All India Rank of JEE Main 2018.
  • Also note that you need at least 75% (or 65% for SC / ST) or be in top 20 percentile in board in order to be eligible for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, IITs where admission is on basis of JEE Main / Advanced 2018.
  • Candidates should have Aadhaar Card Number to fill the application form – The Aadhaar Act came into effect in September last year. Accordingly, CBSE decided to use the Aadhaar mainly for the application form. The same is likely to happen this time. Therefore you should get Aadhaar Card / enrol for it if you do not already have it.
  • It is mandatory for all the aspirants to fill the online application form of JEE Main 2018 at jeemain.nic.in and submit it with fees. Only if you complete registration, you will get the admit card to appear in exam. You must be responsible and fill accurate information in the form; all details should be correct.

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CBSE JEE Main Notification – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main 2018 is given below:

Age Limit

  • Birth Date : Candidates those who are born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible for writing the JEE Main examination.
  • Relaxation: 5 years relaxation shall be provided in the upper age limit of SC/ST & PWD candidates (i.e. DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988).

Qualification

  • Qualifying Exam: It is must for the candidates to pass the 12th examination/qualifying examination with 5 subjects to be eligible for JEE Main 2018
  • Subjects: The qualifying examination must be passed/appearing with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematicssubjects
  • No Minimum Marks: There is no minimum marks requirement in 12th examination for writing the JEE Main exam. However, candidates have to secure the passing marks
  • Passing Year: Those who have appeared and passed the higher secondary examination in 2016 and 2017 are also eligible to apply.
  • In case if candidate appeared the 12th examination in 2015 but not passed in 2015, passed in 2016 are also not eligible
  • Diploma holding candidates may also apply for JEE Main 2018 but are only eligible for admission to IITs.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018 – CBSE JEE Main Notification

JEE Main Exam Patter provides details about the number of questions, subjects covered, marking scheme, etc. As JEE Main is conducted in two different papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Check the exam structure separately for both the papers below

Paper – 1

  • Course: Paper-1 is conducted for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses.
  • Exam Mode: The paper 1 will be held offline (PBT) as well as online (CBT). Candidates can opt any one of the modes as per their suitability.
  • Subjects: The paper-1 will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • No. Questions: 30 questions will be asked from each subject with a total of 90 questions comprising of 360 marks.
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions will be asked in Paper-1.
  • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi (except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be mentioned in the time of filling the application form.
  • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
Subject Number of questions Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

Paper – 2

  • Course:Paper-2 is conducted for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning courses.
  • Exam Mode: The exam mode for this paper will be offline (PBT) mode.
  • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be asked in Mathematics (Part-1), 50 questions in aptitude test (Part-2) and 2 questions in drawing comprising of total 390 marks.
  • Type of Questions: The Mathematics and Aptitude test section will contain objective type questions. Drawing test will be subjective.
  • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi (except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be mentioned in the time of filling the application form.
  • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be provided with +4 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: In case of wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
Subject Number of questions Marks
Mathematics – Part I 30 120
Aptitude Test – Part II 50 200
Drawing Test – Part III 2 70
Total 82 390


JEE Main 2018 Application Form

CBSE is expected to release the JEE Main application form through online mode in the last week of November. A window of around one month duration will be given to fill the form, pay application fee and submit it. The official website where application form will be available is jeemain.nic.in. Alternatively, you can click on the direct link given belwo to apply.

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Application Fee

Fee details will be updated as soon as form is available on the official website. Below given is the last year’s fee structure.

Exam Fee for General / OBC Fee for Girls / SC / ST
Pen and paper-based, any one paper 1000 500
Pen and paper-based, both papers 1800 900
Computer-based exam (Paper 1 only) 500 250
CBT Paper 1, PPT Paper 2

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

JEE Main 2018 syllabus consists topics and chapters that may be asked in JEE Main paper-1 and paper-2 examination. Both the papers are for different courses, therefore, syllabus is also different for both.

JEE Main syllabus for paper-1 contains very selected and important chapters from physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taught in 11th and 12th standard of CBSE, ICSE and other boards.

For Paper-2 syllabus comprises of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus as it is released by CBSE.

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