The admission to the undergraduate programmes at the IITs and ISMU, Dhanbad is based on a two-tier test. The first test, JEE Main, is conducted by CBSE in April.
The second test, called the JEE (Advanced), is conducted in May (only offline). 2 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).
Important Dates JEE Advanced 2017
Results of JEE Main: April, 2017
Start of Registration: 28 April, 2017
Last Date to Apply: 2 May, 2017
Registration with Late Fee: 4 May, 2017
JEE Advanced Exam Date: 21 May, 2017
Declaration of Results: 11 June, 2017
Admissions to IITs is based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced) subject to the condition that you get more than 75% in their XII board exam or are in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates of their Boards in applicable categories. SC, ST students should have 65% marks.
JEE Advanced Exam Pattern
The JEE (Advanced) has two objective type papers. Each paper consists of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of each paper is 3 hours. Question papers are in both English and Hindi. Both the papers are compulsory.
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