What is JEE Main?

Published On: 22 Nov 2012

 | Last Updated On: 11 Nov 2014

JEE Apex Board has announced the exam dates for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2015, which will be conducted in April 2015. JEE Main 2015 offline or pen and paper-based examination will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Paper I will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and Paper II will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. JEE Main 2015 online or computer-based examination will be held on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, 2015 for Paper I only. The first shift will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and second shift, if required, will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main Exam 2015

a) Date of Birth –

General Candidates

Born or after October 01, 1990

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe

(ST)/Person with Disabilities (PwD)

candidates

 

Born or after October 01, 1985

 

Note- Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

b) Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) –

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2013 or 2014: or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2015.

Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2012 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2016 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2015. The candidates who appeared in class 12th/ equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2012, did not pass in 2012, but passed in 2013 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2015. The candidates willing to appear for improvement examination of class 12th in 2015 have to appear in all the 4/5 subjects as per the scheme of study of the concerned board. Further, they may also note that in the percentile system, the total marks (of all five subjects) obtained/shown on the mark-sheet of a particular year are required in JEE (Main) and also in JEE (Advanced).

The marks from two different year’s (i.e. marks for 3 subjects from year 2014 and marks for other 2 subjects from 2015) mark-sheets cannot be considered for percentile calculation.

c) Number of attempts –

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).

Application Procedure for JEE Main Exam 2015–

The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) 2015 website www.jeemain.nic.in. Online application has to be submitted through JEE (Main) 2015 website www.jeemain.nic.in. The aspiring candidate should furnish all the details and upload scanned image of his/her photograph and signature while filling up the ‘On-line’ Application. Candidates are required to take a print out of the computer generated acknowledgement slip after successful submission of data and payment of fees and keep the same in the safe custody for any future reference.

Paper Pattern for JEE Main Exam 2015

JEE (Main) 2015 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) and Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning). Depending upon the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, they may take Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech), or Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning), or both.

Important Dates –

Online submission of application on website www.jeemain.nic.in : 07.11.2014 – 18.12.2014

The last date for application is: 18.12.2014 Thursday

Date of Availability of Admit Card for JEE (Main) on Website: 01.03.2015

Date of JEE (Main) examination:

Dates of JEE (Main) for Pen and Paper Based examination 04.04.2015 (Saturday)

Date of JEE (Main) (Computer Based Examination) 10.04.2015 (Friday) and 11.04.2015 (Saturday)

Declaration of All India Rank JEE (Main) Paper – 1 & Paper – 2: 07.07.2015

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