What is JEE Main?

Published On: 22 Nov 2012

 | Last Updated On: 04 Apr 2014

JEE Apex Board has announced the exam dates for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, which will be conducted in April 2014. The JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) offline examination will be held on Sunday, April 06, 2014, JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) online examination will be held on Wednesday April 09, Friday April 11, Saturday April 12 and Saturday April 19, 2014 and JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) offline examination will be held on Sunday, April 06, 2014.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main Exam 2014 –

a) Date of Birth –

General candidates

Born or after October 01, 1989

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates

Born or after October 01, 1984

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 2012 or 2013; or those who are appearing in their class 12th exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014. Candidates who passed class 12th/qualifying examination in 2011 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2015 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014. The candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying examinations in 2011, did not pass in 2011, but passed in 2012 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014.

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Application Procedure for JEE Main Exam 2014

The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) 2014 website www.jeemain.nic.in. Online application has to be submitted through JEE (Main) 2014 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.

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Paper Pattern for JEE Main Exam 2014 –

JEE (Main) 2014 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.

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Important Dates –

  • The online application process will start from: Friday, November 15, 2013.
  • The last date for application is: Thursday, December 26, 2013.
  • Date of JEE (Main) examination:
    • JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) [Offline examination]: Sunday, April 06, 2014.
    • JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) [Online examination]: Wednesday April 09, Friday April 11, Saturday April 12 and Saturday April 19, 2014.
    • JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) [Offline examination]: Sunday, April 06, 2014.

For moreinformation about JEE Main exam, please visit here.

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