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.

Important Dates

  • Results of JEE Main: 30 April, 2018
  • Start of Registration: 2 May, 2018
  • Last Date to Apply: 7 May, 2018
  • JEE Advanced Exam Date: 20 May, 2018
  • Declaration of Results: 10 June, 2018

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.

About IITs

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. Over the years, IITs have created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty and alumni of IITs occupy key positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad, and continue to make considerable impact on all sections of the society. At present, there are twenty three IITs across the country.