CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
(An Autonomous Organisation under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
H-149, Sector-63, Noida, District Gautam Budh Nagar-201309 (UP)
In pursuance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Notification, the 3rd Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2016 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.
The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit, rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent 3 examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board, Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization.
The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland & Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) – 2016 application form online.
The JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he,she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs, ISM Dhanbad.
The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fee, cities of examination, State code of eligibility, age relaxation, process of normalization of marks, eligibility for admission, reservation policies and important dates will be available on JEE (Main) website on 1st December 2015. The aspiring candidates are requested to download the information bulletin from above mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying.
The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) website. The online application process will start from 01st December 2015 onwards; the last date for application is 31st December, 2015. The eligibility criteria for JEE (Main) & JEE (Advanced) are different. The candidates are requested to read the information bulletin carefully and themselves ensure their eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main) as well as JEE (Advanced). In order to facilitate the aspiring candidates, the JEE (Main) secretariat has designated Facilitation Centres across the country who will help the candidates in filling online application without any charge. The list of such institutes is available on the JEE (Main) website and in JEE (Main) – 2016 Information Bulletin.
JEE (Main) – 2016 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.) and Paper-2(B. Arch., B. Planning). Depending upon on the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, may take Paper-1 (B.E.,B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch., B. Planning), or both.
Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
Paper 1 (B.E., B.Tech.)
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
TYPE OF QUESTIONS
Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
MODE OF EXAM
Pen and Paper based Exam OR Computer based Exam
Paper 2 (B.Arch., B.Planning)
Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III
TYPE OF QUESTIONS
Objective Type Objective Type Questions to test drawing aptitude
MODE OF EXAM
Only Pen and Paper based Exam
All other undergraduate courses (B.E., B. Tech.)
- ARCH, B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs)
Eligibility for Appearing in examination:
- Date of Birth
Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST),Person with Disabilities (PwD) Candidates
Born or after October 01,1991
Born or after October 01, 1986
Note: Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board,University certificate will only be considered.
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 or 2015: or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2016 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2016. Candidates who passed Class 12th,Qualifying examination in 2013 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2017 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2016. The candidates who appeared in class 12th, equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2013, did not pass in 2013, but passed in 2014 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2016. The candidates willing to appear for improvement examination of class 12th in 2016 have to appear in all the 5 subjects as per the scheme of study of the concerned board. Further, they may also note that in the percentile system, the total marks (of all five subjects) obtained, shown on the mark-sheet of a particular year are required in JEE (Main) and also in JEE (Advanced). The marks from two different year’s (i.e. marks for 3 subjects from year 2015 and marks for other 2 subjects from 2016) mark-sheets cannot be considered for percentile calculation.
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
- NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS AND AGE LIMIT FOR THE STATES OF MAHARASHTRA AND ODISHA:
Since the States of Maharashtra and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their State level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will, however, be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs, NITs, IITs, CFTIs.
The fee can be remitted in the following ways;
- By Debit, Credit Card.
- Through E-challan generated after successful submission of online application form. The fee through E-challan may be deposited in any branch of Syndicate, Canara, ICICI, HDFC Bank.
The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE (Main) – 2016 is as following:
Paper(s) Appearing- Pen and Paper Based Examination- Computer Based Examination (Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.) only)
FOR EXAMINATION CENTER OPTED IN INDIA
(General, OBC)- (SC, ST, PWD) – General, OBC)- (SC, ST, PWD)
JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.) or JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch, B.Planning) only- 1000 Boys 500 Girls- 500 Boys 500 Girls-500 Boys 250 Girls-250 Boys 250 Girls
Both JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper -2 (B.Arch., B.Planning) only-1800 Boys 900 Girls-900 Boys 900 Girls-1300 Boys 650 Girls-650 Boys 650 Girls
FOR EXAMINATION CENTER OPTED IN FOREIGN COUNTRY
(General, OBC)- (SC, ST, PWD) – General, OBC)- (SC , ST, PWD)
JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.)or JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch, .Planning) only-2500 Boys 1250 Girls-1250 Boys 1250 Girls-2500 Boys 1250 Girls-1250 Boys 1250 Girls
Both JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E., B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper -2 (B.Arch., B.Planning) only-3800 Boys 1900 Girls-1900 Boys -3800 Boys 1900 Girls-1900 Boys 1900 Girls
In case the examination fee is paid through credit, debit card, the candidates will need to pay an additional processing charge as following:
Credit ard: – 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable.
Debit Card: – 0.75% + taxes for examination fee up to Rs. 2,000/- and 1% + taxes for examination fee more than Rs. 2,000/-.
Online application has to be submitted through JEE (Main) – 2016 website. The aspiring candidate should furnish all the details and upload scanned image of his, her photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression while filling up the ‘On-line’ Application. Candidates are required to take a print out of the computer generated acknowledgment slip after successful submission of data and payment of fee and keep the same in the safe custody for any future reference.
The entire application process is online, including uploading of photograph & signature and payment of fee the candidates are required NOT to send any document to JEE (Main) Secretariat.
Step 1: Download the information bulletin and read it carefully to ensure your eligibility.
Step 2: Read the contents of Online Format and instructions for applying online given in the Information Bulletin and keep the entire information ready.
Step 3: Keep the Scanned Images of your Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression ready in JPG format only.
Step 4: Fill in the Online Application Form.
Step 5: Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression.
Step 6: Pay Examination Fee by Debit, Credit card or e-challan (generated after submission of details in online application form).
Step 7: Download Acknowledgement Slip and keep the same in safe custody for future reference.
NOTE: The candidate should mention only his, her own Mobile No. and E-Mail ID while submitting the ON-line application, as all the communications will be sent to the candidates on their registered Mobile Number and E-mail ID only.
For information about JEE (Advanced), the candidates are advised to visit JEE (Advanced)
Last date for application: Thursday, December 31, 2015.
Date of JEE (Main):
For paper I, paper II (offline): Sunday, April 03, 2016.
For paper I (online): Saturday, April 09, 2016 and Sunday, April 10, 2016.
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