JEE Main 2013 Exam Dates

Published On: 08 Nov 2012

 | Last Updated On: 22 May 2013

JEE Apex Board has announced the exam dates for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2013. The JEE Main will now be held in two parts - Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main offline version was held on April 7, 2013 and Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main online version was held between Monday, April 8 and Thursday, April 25, 2013.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) will be conducted in two parts -JEE (online) and JEE (offline) for admission to undergraduate engineering program in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutions etc. Now, AIEEE will be known as JEE Main and IIT-JEE as JEE (Advanced).

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2013

  • Only those candidates who have passed their class 12th exam or any other qualifying examination in 2011 or 2012 or those who are appearing in their class 12th exam or any other qualifying examination in 2013 are eligible to appear in JEE Main - 2013.
  • Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1988 are eligible. However, in the case of scheduled caste (SC), scheduled tribe (ST) and persons with disabilities (PWD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PWD candidates who were born on or after October 01, 1983 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the secondary education board/university certificate will only be considered.

For more details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website.

Application Procedure for JEE Main 2013

Candidates appearing for JEE Main and/or JEE (Advanced) 2013, are required to apply only online. The candidates are further advised to visit the website before filling up the application form for ascertaining their eligibility for appearing in examination as well as for admission. The online registration form will be available on JEE Main website from November 8, 2012 to December 15, 2012.

For more details and information on how to apply, please visit their official website.

Paper Pattern for JEE Main 2013

Mode of Examination

The Paper-1 (described below) of JEE Main will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. offline (pen and paper based examination) mode and online (computer based examination) mode. The Paper-2 of JEE Main will be conducted only in pen and paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either both pen and paper based or computer based examination modes for Paper-1 only.

Type of Examination

 

SUBJECTS

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

MODE OF EXAM

 Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Objective type with equal weight age to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Pen and Paper based  or Computer based

 Paper 2

Mathematics – Part I

Aptitude Test – Part II &

Drawing Test – Part III

Objective type

Objective type

Questions to test drawing aptitude

Only Pen and Paper based

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.

COURSE

PAPERS

B.Arch /B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs)

Paper –2

All other undergraduate courses

Paper –1

Important Dates

Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 and Paper 2

 Date of Examination

Paper

 Subjects

 Timings

Duration

 07.04.2013

 Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

0930-1230 Hours(IST)

 3 Hours

 07.04.2013

 Paper 2

Mathematics – Part I

Aptitude Test – Part II &

Drawing Test – Part III

1400-1700 Hours(IST)

 3 Hours

Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 Only

Dates of Examination

Paper

Subjects

Timings

Duration

During

08.04.2013 and 25.04.2013

Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

1st shift

0900-1200 Hours (IST)

2nd shift (*)

1400-1700 Hours (IST)

*If required

3 Hours

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