JEE Advanced

The admission to the undergraduate programmes at the IITs and ISMU, Dhanbad is based on a two-tier test. The first test is JEE Main, which is conducted by the CBSE in April. The second test, called the JEE (Advanced), is conducted in May. Two lakh candidates of the top rankers in JEE Main, which includes students from all categories (GE, OBC-NCL, SC and ST) are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced.

To enter the gateway of the prestigious IITs, it is imperative to appear in JEE Advanced, which is the second exam of the esteem Joint Entrance Examinations. All those candidates who have scored valid marks in the first exam, i.e. JEE Main will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced, provided they fulfil the rest of the prescribed eligibility criteria too. Candidates who will qualify in JEE Advanced will have to participate in counselling and seat allotment procedure organised by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), the body set up by MHRD for the purpose.

IIT Kanpur has released the eligibility criteria for the the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced) 2018. The JEE (Advanced) will be conducted on May 20, 2018. It is conducted as computer based test mode. You must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE Advanced.

JEE (Advanced) is conducted in offline mode only. There will be two papers of three hours each. Each paper which will be of objective type, will have separate sections in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It will test the comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of the candidates.

Zone-wise examination centres of JEE Advanced.


Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box.

Physical Chemistry

General topics: Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton’s atomic theory; Mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.


Algebra of complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, cube roots of unity, geometric interpretations.

Freehand Drawing

This would comprise of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.

The JEE Advanced cutoffs determine candidates qualifying to participate in the admission counselling process. These are declared for each category and the Common Merit List.

JEE (Advanced) 2016 was conducted on 22 May. About 1.56 lakh students appeared for the test across India. The examination consisted of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper I was held from 9 am to 12 noon, and Paper II was held from 2 pm to 5 pm. Both papers had 18 questions per subject for 62 marks. Total marks for each paper was 186.

The result of JEE Advanced consists of the scores secured by the candidates in the qualifying examination. The qualifying status of the candidates will also be available in the JEE Advanced result. Using their registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID, the candidates will be able to access their JEE Advanced result. The scores secured in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced will be considered while the rank is calculated.

You can check the list of the participating institutes of JEE Advanced. All the candidates who clear the national level engineering exam, will be eligible to apply for admission in the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) as well as other institutes, which offer admission to candidates on the basis of JEE Advanced rank. There are at least nine other institutes, which admit candidates on the basis of the scores that they have got in the JEE Advanced.

If you qualify JEE (Advanced) and get shortlisted for online choice-filling for various undergraduate courses in IITs and  ISM Dhanbad, you have to register on the online choice-filling portal, fill up choices of UG programmes available, make payment online and then accept the seat allotted by uploading relevant documents.

You have to come under the top 20 percentile in the Intermediate Public Examination (IPE) for getting admission in the Indian Institutes of Technology.