The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has provided candidates aspiring to write the Joint Entrance Examination-Main 2014 (JEE-Main 2014) on the online mode the opportunity to practice by making online mock tests available to them. The candidates can avail these tests free of cost at the website of CBSE - www.cbse.gov.in. The measure is part of CBSE’s initiative of promoting the online version of the test to students. CBSE has taken this initiative to ensure that the candidates, especially women, are not inconvenienced in terms of travelling long distances, accommodation as well as safety.
The mock tests have been devised to be user-friendly. A total of four mock tests on the online mode are available to the students, which have been prepared on the basis of the recent JEE-Main examinations’ pattern. There are 90 questions in each test. These questions are equally divided in three separate sections allocated to the subjects of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Students will get 180 minutes to complete answering all the questions. Four marks are assigned to each question that is answered correctly. For each incorrect answer, there will be a deduction of one fourth marks. If a question is not attempted, there will not be any deduction from the overall score.
The mock tests are available in English as well as Hindi versions, to ensure equal opportunity to all the candidates.
The online application process of JEE-Main 2014 started on Friday, November 15, 2013 and will continue till Thursday, December 26, 2013. Online application can be made through the official website of JEE-Main 2014 - www.jeemain.nic.in. While submitting online application, the students need to furnish all relevant details as well as upload scanned images of their photographs with signature. Application fee has been increased this year from Rs. 800 to Rs. 1000 for male candidates under general/Other Backward Classes category who will write one paper only. The fees can be paid through Credit or Debit card through an “e-challan” which will be generated after successful completion of online application. The “e-challan” with the fees can be deposited at a branch of Canara Bank, ICICI Bank or Syndicate Bank. Candidates need to keep the print out of the computer-generated acknowledgement slip after completion of the process of data submission and fee payment.
JEE-Main 2014 is expected to be held on Sunday, April 6, 2014 (on offline mode) across India in two different slots – 9.30 am to 12.30 pm from 2 pm to 5 pm. The online examination is expected to be held on Wednesday, April 9, Friday, April 11, Saturday, April 12 and Saturday, April 19, 2014. The Results are expected to be released on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
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