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What is JEE (Main) 2017?

Published On: 22 Nov 2012 | Last Updated On: 27 Feb 2017

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main-2017 is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) every year for taking admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) and Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan) programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded technical institutions, institutions funded by several participating state governments, and several other institutions for the session 2017.  This year, JEE (Main) paper I and paper II offline will be held on Sunday, April 02, 2017 and online paper I will be held on Saturday, April 08, 2017 and Sunday, April 09, 2017. 

Around 1.3 million aspirants appear for JEE Main every year out of which 25,000 qualify for admission to the NITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI). Depending on the marks obtained in JEE Main, the top 1.5 lakh shall become eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) and about 25,000 candidates are ranked. JEE Advanced is conducted for taking admission to undergraduate programs in IIT’s located in Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Madras, Palakkad, Patna, Ropar, Roorkee, Tirupati,  Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad.

Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) have declared a scholarship scheme for top meritorious candidates who will secure All India Ranks (AIR) upto 2000 in JEE Main 2017. The score and rank of Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2017 for all candidates will be declared by 27th April 2017.

Important Dates:

  • Start date of online registration: Sunday, December 01, 2016.
  • Last date for application: Monday, January 16, 2017.
  • Last date for paying the fee: Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
  • Date of JEE (Main):
    • For paper I/paper II (offline): Sunday, April 02, 2017.
    • For paper I (online): Saturday, April 08, 2017 and Sunday, April 09, 2017.
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