JEE Advanced 2015 was conducted on 24 May 2015, only for the candidates declared as eligible through the JEE Main 2015. The exam was conducted in 98 cities across India and in Dubai.

The paper consists of two papers - paper 1 was from 9:00 to 12:00 hrs and paper 2 from 14:00 to 17:00 hrs. Like in the past two years, candidates were instructed to use only a Black Ball Point pen on the ORS (Optical Response Sheet) sheet and were permitted to carry a copy of their OMR sheets after the examination.

There were 10 versions for JEE Advanced 2015, from 0 to 9. The order of subjects in both papers were the same - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics; the total marks for the paper, the number of questions in each paper were also the same but the type of questions in both papers were distinct from each other.

Paper 1 Analysis

Paper 1 had 60 questions in total for 264 marks in the order of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each subject had 20 questions totaling to 88 marks and the pattern was exactly the same for all the subjects.

The Matrix Match Type questions have appeared back in JEE Advanced papers after a gap of three years. The Multiple Correct answer type questions awarded two negative for a wrong answer.

Section Type Questions Marks Negative Marking Total Marks
I Integer Value NIL  32 
II Multi Correct MCQ 10  -2 40
III Matrix Match 2 x 4 2 -1  16 

Paper 2 Analysis

Paper 2 had 60 questions in total in the same order of the first paper - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each subject had 20 questions totaling to 80 marks and as in paper 1 the pattern was exactly the same across the subjects.

All questions in this paper had 4 marks for a correct answer and the maximum mark for the paper was 240. For the first time, Comprehension based questions had Multiple answers. For all multiple correct answer type questions (similar to as in Paper 1) two negatives were awarded for wrong answers.

Section Type Questions Marks Negative Marking Total Marks
I Integer Value NIL  32 
II Multi Correct MCQ 8 4 -2 32
III Comprehension 4 4 -2 16