JEE Main 2019 Joint Entrance Exam Main

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What is JEE Main ?

Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) - 2018 is the current all India engineering entrance examination named by merging AIEEE and IIT-JEE into one brand. Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by...

Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) - 2018 is the current all India engineering entrance examination named by merging AIEEE and IIT-JEE into one brand. 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 involve the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). 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.

JEE Main is slated to be conducted tentatively on April 8, 2018 in an Offline mode and on April 15 & April 16, 2018, in an Online Mode. The dates would be updated as soon as it is released by CBSE on the website. JEE Main is an entrance test conducted to determine admissions into NIT, IIT and GFTI. It is the initial stage that has to be crossed to get admitted into the IITs. To be considered eligible for JEE Main admissions for course, the candidates would have to secure a minimum of 75% in Grade 12 or has to be in the Top 20 percentile in the respective State boards. 

Having an Aadhaar Card is mandatory for filling up the JEE Main Application Form in the session 2018. About 12 Lakh candidates appear in the JEE Main every year and the candidates would know details such as eligibility criteria, application form, JEE Main admit card and announcement of results. In 2018, a total of 10,15,349 candidates had registered for the pen/paper exam and about 183,640 candidates had registered for the online examination.

The JEE Main Application Form would be released in the first week of December by CBSE. The JEE Main Application Window would extend for a duration of 1.5 months. The candidates should keep ready their documents and scanned photograph to be filled and submitted with the JEE Main Application Form. Apart from the same, JEE Main Application Fee can be paid in both online and offline modes. 

The JEE Main Exam Centers are those wherein the exam is conducted. There are about 104 examination centers in India and 9 centers outside India. CBSE would be conducting JEE Main either in the offline or online mode.

JEE Main 2019 Important Dates

JEE Main Exam Dates 2018 for the pen and paper based examination has been released which would be held on 8 April 2018. JEE Main is a national level examination that is regulated by the Board of CBSE. The exam is organized to provide admissions in NITs, IIITs and Centrally Funded institutes. Paper 1 would be conducted for and Paper 2 for B.Arch/B.Planning. The exam would be conducted in both Computer-based and Paper-based mode. 

The JEE Main Application Form would be released in an online mode. Candidates would be able to fill and submit the application form from the initial week of December to the third week of January 2018. Any correction in the application form could be done from the last week of January to the initial week of February 2018.

Once the JEE Main Result is released, JEE Main Counselling would begin in the month of June 2018.

The other related JEE Main timelines have been detailed as below:

Particulars JEE Main Important Dates
JEE Main Application begins December 1, 2017
JEE Main Application Form submission January 1, 2018
Last date for fee submission January 2, 2018
Correction window January 9 to January 20, 2018
Admit Card Release March 12, 2018
Pen and Paper Exam April 8, 2018
Computer-Based Examination April 15 & April 16, 2018
Answer Key Display April 24 to April 27, 2018
Result April 30, 2018


JEE Main Latest News & Updates

JEE Main 2019: Aadhaar Card Is Not Mandatory For Registration

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JEE Main 2019 Online Mock Test Started For Paper 1 And Paper 2

National Testing Agency (NTA) which is the conducting body of JEE Main 2019, has released the online mock test for Paper I and Paper II. The same can be accessed online on the official website of NTA i.e. Candidate needs to log in ... Read more

JEE Main 2019 merit list will be declared on basis of percentile

JEE Main 2019, merit list for admission to engineering colleges of India including IIT's will be released on basis of percentile other than the raw marks of the aspirants scored in the entrance examination. The changes are in ... Read more

JEE Main 2019: Except drawing paper, all other papers will be conducted online

National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the schedule for JEE Main 2019 and the 1st part of the exam will be conducted from 6th to 20th January 2019. As per the guidelines of NTA from coming years, the exam will be conducted in online mode ... Read more

JEE Main 2019 schedule released by NTA and will be conducted twice a year

Candidates waiting for the dates to register for Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main 2019), the wait is over for them as The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the schedule for the same. This year exam will be ... Read more
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JEE Main 2019 Eligibility

The JEE Main eligibility criteria is an exhaustive list of the following factors - Qualification, Age limit, Attempt number, year of appearing and other relevant details. The JEE Main Eligibility Criteria has been prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education. Candidates would be required to meet the requisite eligibility criteria prior to applying for JEE Main. The undergraduate National Level Engineering entrance examination would be conducted to be the basis of admissions for IIITs, NITs, GFTIs and other private institutes. 

As per the specific criteria mentioned in JEE Main eligibility, candidates would be entering their Aadhaar Card number, Date of birth, Name, and Gender. The information that would be entered by students would be checked across with UIDAI Data to check the eligibility of the JEE Main Applicants.

The JEE Main Eligibility criteria have been detailed as follows:

  1. Date of birth of the applicant
  2. Exam that qualifies
  3. Components/Subjects of the Examination
  4. Number of attempts in the exam to qualify
  5. Marks secured

The above-mentioned points have been detailed as below: Eligibility Conditions Specification
1. Birth Date
  1. Students born on or after 1 October 1993 are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2018.
  2. Candidates who are from SC/ST/PwD must be born after 1 October 1988 to be eligible for JEE Main.
  3.  Date of Birth shall stand mentioned in Secondary Education Board/University Certificate 


JEE Main 2019 Application Procedure

Candidates who would apply for JEE Main 2018 would be required to fill an application form in the procedure mentioned below:

  1. Candidates would have to log in to the official website and would have to click on the link to apply.
  2. Candidates would be required to read the instructions and click the checkbox to go ahead online.
  3. The candidates would have to fill all the required information in the application form for which the details are mentioned as below:
    • Eligibility
    • Identification Type
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Gender and Date of Birth
    • State where 12th Grade School/NIOS Centers are located
    • Nationality
  4. the candidates would have to fill the JEE Main Application Form details as follows:
    • Personal Details
    • Mailing Address
    • Academic Details
    • Guardian Details
    • Photograph and Signature


Application Fees

JEE Main Application Form would be released in the first week of December to be filled in the online mode. The JEE Main Application Form would be available for a duration of one and a half months. The candidates are required to keep ready a copy of their scanned photograph, signature and thumb impression for future reference.

Paper(s) Appearing

Pen and Paper Based Examination

Computer Based Examination






JEE (Main) Paper-1 or JEE (Main) Paper-2 only

1000 (boys)

500 (girls)

500 (Boys)

500 (Girls)

500 (boys)

250 (girls) 

250 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

JEE (Main) Paper-1 and JEE (Main) Paper-2

1800 (boys)

900 (girls)

900 (Boys)

900 (Girls)

1300 (boys)

650 (girls)

 650 (Boys)

 650 (Girls)

JEE Main Paper 1 or JEE Main paper 2 (Foreign Countries)

2500 (boys)

1250 (girls)

1250 (boys)

1250 (girls)

2500 (boys)

1250 (girls)

1250 (boys)

1250 (girls)

Both JEE Main Paper 1 ( and Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)

3800 (boys)

1900 (girls)

1900 (boys)

1900 (girls)

3800 (boys)

1900 (girls)

1900 (boys)

1900 (girls)

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card

CBSE issues JEE Main Admit card in online mode only. JEE Main aspirants will need to provide their login details including JEE Main 2018 Registration Number/Application Number, Date of Birth and Password to Download E-Admit card of JEE main 2018.

JEE Main Admit Card would be released in the month of March 2018. JEE Main is a national level examination that is conducted for Engineering and Architecture aspirants. JEE Main would be organized in order to provide admissions in, B.Arch courses that are offered by NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and various other colleges of India. 

Candidates completing the JEE Main Registration procedure would be able to download the JEE Main Admit Card. The JEE Main Admit card would be released in the online mode and would not be sent by any offline methods. Candidates would have to supply details like date of birth, security pin and application number to be able to download the JEE Main Hall Ticket. 

Candidates are required to take out a printout of the JEE Main Admit card and keep it safe until the JEE Main Admission Procedure gets fulfilled. The details that are mentioned on the JEE Main Admit card are as follows:

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. Parent's name
  3. Gender
  4. Category/Person with a Disability
  5. Photograph and Signature
  6. Roll Number
  7. Eligibility

Candidates can download JEE Main Admit Card from March. CBSE issues JEE Main Admit card in online mode only. JEE Main aspirants will need to provide their login details including JEE Main Registration Number/Application Number, Date of Birth and Password to Download E-Admit card of JEE main.The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the examination room/hall.

A candidate who does not possess the Admit Card issued by the Board shall not be permitted for
the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
5. For Aptitude Test in Architecture, candidates are advised to bring their own geometry box set,
pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons.
6. Candidates are advised to bring with them a cardboard or a clip board on which nothing should be
written, so that they have no difficulty in filling responses in the Answer Sheet even if the tables
provided in the examination room/hall do have smooth surface. They should also bring with them
their own Ball Point Pens (Black/Blue) of good quality.
7. The candidates are advised to also bring with them a copy of document (as per following
applicable criteria) on the day of their JEE (Main) - 2015 and submit the same to the invigilator at the
examination centre. The Candidates have to write Roll No. of JEE (Main) Examination on the copy of
the document being submitted in support of class 12th/Qualifying examination. 


JEE Main 2019 Preparation Tips

Following are a few tips that are listed to ensure good time management in the course of attempting the JEE Main Examination. The JEE Main Examinees are required to follow the following tips to ensure a maximized attempt in the JEE Main Examination.

  1. Time Management:

     Maintaining a proper schedule for every task that you do can lead you to success. Prepare along with all daily tasks such as exercise, play, and every other task by managing the time.
  2. Diet & food:

     Maintain a completely healthy diet including fresh fruits and vegetables. Try to ignore oily stuff and have a properly balanced diet.
  3. Positivity:

     Always try to be positive towards every work that you do and be focused towards all your activities along with studies. Being optimistic works very well many times in such situations.
  4. Mock Tests:

     Prepare the best way by appearing as many mock tests you can, and analyze the results regularly. Try solving the portion which you find difficult in the mock tests and create a strong base.
  5. The smart way to Prepare:

     Make separate sheets for formulas and theorem that can help you a lot while solving numerical in Physics and Mathematics.
  6. Believe in yourself:

     Self-belief is most important as it generates a lot of positivity and gives a boost to your confidence.
  7. Revise:

     Make sure you revise every topic thoroughly and prepare well every topic by revising time and again. Also, prepare separate revision plan for last minute preparation.


JEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern

JEE Main Exam Pattern outlines the question paper pattern of the examination. Paper 1 is held for aspirants in the field of engineering while Paper 2 is held for the students of architecture. The JEE Main Exam Pattern illustrates details of the number of questions that are asked, exam duration, mode of the examination and other specific conditions. Candidates appearing in this examination can prepare accordingly on basis of such information. 

The features of JEE Main Exam Pattern (Paper 1) are detailed as below:

  1. Paper 1 is conducted to ensure admission into undergraduate engineering courses.
  2. JEE Main Paper 1 consists of sections like Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.
  3. JEE Main would be composed of a total of 90 questions with 30 questions each from individual sections.
  4. The duration of the JEE Main examination would be for 3 hours. 4 hours would be given for candidates with a disability of 40%.
  5. The mode of Paper 1 would be online and offline. Students can appear either for the Paper-based or Computer Based mode.
  6. For all the exam cities or centers, the medium of the question paper would be in English or Hindi. Students giving the exam in Gujarat would have the option of giving the examination in either in English, Hindi or Gujarati.
  7. Every correct answer would fetch 4 marks.
  8. 0.25 negative marking for every incorrect answer would be followed.

The features of JEE Main Exam Pattern (Paper 2) are detailed as below:

  1. Paper 2 would be conducted to determine admissions into undergraduate architecture courses.
  2. The JEE Main Paper 2 would comprise of the following: Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing Test.


JEE Main 2019 Syllabus

The JEE Main syllabus for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry is as given below. Candidates who prepare for the JEE Main are required to study all the topics that are given in the JEE Main Syllabus. The JEE Main syllabus is prepared by the Body that is in charge of conducting the exam. 

JEE Main Syllabus consists of important topics covered in central Boards such as CBSE, ICSE and State Boards. The Topics that are studied in Grades 11 and 12 would be included. A candidate must study both classes (Grade 11 and 12) PCM to score well in JEE Main Examination.

The following must be referred to by students in order to strengthen their JEE Main Preparation which has been detailed as below:

  • Past 14 years solved JEE Main papers
  • Mathematics material for JEE Main and JEE Advanced
  • Organic Chemistry for JEE Main
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Candidates seeking admission into B.Tech/BE courses would be required to appear in the Paper 1 of JEE Main 2018. The candidates applying for B.Arch/B.Planning would have to appear in Paper 2. The syllabi of both the papers are different. The candidates seeking admission to both the streams have to appear in both papers of JEE Main.


JEE Main Previous Years Question Papers

JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code A
JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code A
JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code B
JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code B
JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code C
JEE Main 2015 - Paper 1 Code C

JEE Main 2018 Question Paper Analysis

Analysis of JEE- Main 2017


Most of the questions in this section were of moderate to the easy difficulty level. A majority of questions were mostly covered were based on the topics - Current Electricity and Heat & Thermodynamics followed by Measurements and Errors, Rotational Motion and Semiconductor Devices. Questions that were of high difficulty level accounted for a total of 8 marks. 
Like other 2 sections, this sections also comprised of 30 questions. Most of the questions were moderately difficult and topics mostly covered were AOD, Circle, Limits, Matrices and Sequence, and Series. High Difficulty level questions were carrying 4 marks. Candidates found this section to be lengthy. 
The proportion of questions from each division- Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry was the same. Main topics covered were Alkyl Halide, Chemical Bonding, Coordination, Hydro Carbon, P Block. Most of the questions were easy, in all the section comprised of memory based questions. 

Analysis of JEE- Main 2016

The paper was moderate in terms of difficulty level. Neither it was too hard to solve, nor too easy.

The paper consisted of three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Physics: It was the toughest amongst the three; the questions that were included in this section were a little tricky. Out of the 30 questions from Physics, only five questions were theory-based, the rest 25 were numerical based questions. It was a time-consuming section. Some experts also believe that the questions in this section were ambiguous, which increased the difficulty level. 

Mathematics: This section, however, not difficult, was found a little lengthy by the examinees. It had a good mix of questions. Also, some students complained of the errors in the Maths section. 

Chemistry: It was a comparatively easy section to solve. The questions were all fact-based. This section was not very time-consuming. 

For every correct answer, four marks will be allotted. The paper had 90 questions, carrying 360 marks. 

JEE Main 2019 Study Material

JEE Main Study Material would be required to be studied on a regular basis to do well in the JEE Main Examination. The following are subject-wise study material that should be referred by students to do well in the examination. The candidates would be familiar with the exam pattern and also the exam like simulation to do well in the examination.

  1. Physics:

    • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma - Volume 1 and Volume 2
    • Complete Physics for JEE Main by Irodov
  2. Chemistry:

    • NCERT books (only for Theory)
    • IIT chemistry by O.P Tandon
    • Complete Chemistry for JEE Main by NCERT
  3. Mathematics:

    • IIT Mathematics by R.D Sharma
    • The Pearson Guide to Complete Mathematics for JEE by SL Loney

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Important JEE Main Preparation Tips !

JEE Main 2019 Result

The result of JEE Main 2018 is scheduled to be declared on April 30, 2018. JEE Main result will comprise of scores which include actual marks obtained by the candidate in the test along with the list of candidates qualifying for JEE Advanced. Hence, the result will provide the candidate their qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2018 examination. Basically, on the basis of the scores attained by the candidate in JEE Main examination, a separate rank list will be prepared for the admissions to B.E./B. Tech. and B.Arch/ B. Planning offered by numerous engineering institutes and colleges of India (apart from 23 Indian Institutes of Technology - IITs). 

Publishing of results usually comprises of 2 steps:

The scorecards of the candidates that will include the marks obtained by the candidate.

All India Rank list for JEE Main Examination.This would also determine the candidate's eligibility for JEE Advanced examination which is scheduled to be conducted on May 20, 2018. A category wise list would be prepared for all courses which would help CSAB in determining seat allotment for IITs, NITs, SFTIs and Government-aided colleges. 

JEE Main Cut-Offs

JEE Main cutoff is the minimum score that a candidate must get in order to be eligible for and B.Arch/BPlan programmes in NITs, IIITs and top engineering colleges.With the announcement of JEE Main Result and AIR, CBSE would be releasing qualifying marks for JEE Advanced. In comparison to previous year cutoffs, JEE Main cutoff 2017 has been the lowest.

The cutoffs have been listed as below:

Category JEE Main marks
General 81
SC 32
ST 27
OBC 49
PwD 1

JEE Main cutoffs will be declared in the month of May.

The following factors are what is used to determine JEE Main cutoff:

  1. Number of candidates who appeared in the examination
  2. The difficulty level of the examination
  3. Number of questions
  4. Overall Performance Level

JEE Main 2019 Counseling Details

The JEE Main Counselling will start from June 15, 2018

The process starts post declaration of JEE Advanced ranks.

Important Events


Registration and Choice Filling Procedure Starts

June 15, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Registration and Choice Filling Procedure Starts for AAT Candidates

June 18, 2018

Mock Seat Allocation Round-1

June 19, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Mock Seat Allocation Round-2

June 24, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Registration and Choice Filling Procedure Ends

June 25, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Reconciliation of Data, Seat Allocation, Verification and Validation

June 26, 2018

Seat Allocation Round-1

June 27, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Document Verification Round-1

From June 28, 2018 to July 2, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 3, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-2

July 3, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-2

From July 4, 2018 to July 5, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 6, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-3

July 6, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-3

From July 7, 2018 to July 8, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 9, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-4

July 9, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-4

From July 10, 2018 to July 11, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 12, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-5

July 12, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-5

From July 13, 2018 to July 14, 2018 (10 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 15, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-6

July 15, 2018 (5:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-6

From July 16, 2018 to July 27, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Display of Seats Filled

July 18, 2018 (10:00 AM)

Seat Allocation Round-7

July 18, 2018 (1:00 PM)

Document Verification Round-7

July 19, 2018 (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

It would take place in 3 categories:

  • JoSAA (Joint seat allocation authority) would conduct counseling session for IITs, ISMs, NITs, and other government-funded institutes.
  • CSAB( Central Seat Allocation Board) conducts separate counseling for SFTIs and NEUT.

With about 92 institutes participating in the counseling process, it is expected to begin in June. All the state counseling authorities would have their own sessions for B.E/ admission based on JEE Main ranks.

To be a part of JoSAA, the following is the criteria:

  Criteria 1 Criteria 2
For IITs and ISM Dhanbad Qualify JEE Advanced criteria for academic courses in the IITs and ISMs and perform in the qualifying exam  Qualify JEE Advanced criteria for preparatory courses in the IITs and ISMs and perform in the qualifying exam
For NITs, IIITs and GFTIs Qualify rank in JEE Main (Paper 1) 2018 and Class 12 Qualify Rank in JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 and pass in Grade 12 with Mathematics as one of the subjects

Through JoSAA, seats would be allotted to different institutes as per the seat matrix:

Institute Seats
IITs and ISM Dhanbad 10k
NITs 17.3k
IIITs 22k
GFTIs 3.7k

The selection process is usually done in a 2 stage process by CBSE. JEE Main performance (60%) and Class-12 (40%) would be taken into account. Both of the scores would be converted into a percentile. 



JEE Mains score can be used for a number of private colleges.Candidates qualifying JEE Mains give the JEE advanced out of which only 11,000 candidates are eligible for IIT's and ISM.However, these scores can be used for entering into a  number of prestigious colleges.

Documents to be Carried

 JEE Main Important Documents for counseling have been detailed as below.

The JEE Main examinees are required to be in possession of the below-mentioned documents at the time of counseling:

  1. Printout of seat acceptance acknowledgment
  2. Printout of terms and conditions are taken from the CSAB website and duly signed by the candidate.
  3. Originals for verification:
    • Admit Card of JEE (Main)-2018.
    • Score Card of JEE (Main)-2018 issued by CBSE (downloaded scorecard is acceptable).
    • Class X (High School) Board Certificate as proof of date of birth.
    • Pass Certificate and Marks sheet of qualifying examination.
    • Certificate of category (SC / ST/ BC-NCL) issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format.
    • Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable.
    • Passport, if the candidate has passed the qualifying examination from outside India; this is required for determining the 'State from which eligible'.
    • Proof of place of examination Center of the final examination from the National Open School for candidates having Senior Secondary Certificate; this is required for determining the 'State from which eligible'.
  4. Two sets of self-attested copies of all the documents listed above. The originals will be returned after verification and self-attested copies will be retained by the Reporting Center.
  5. Two passport size photographs identical to the one which was pasted on the JEE Main application form.

Test Centres

The JEE Main Examination would be held across 104 cities all over India and 9 International Cities.

There are about 2000 test centers. There were 113 exam centers that hosted the JEE Main Examination last year and the year before 136 exam centers.

These are a few things that candidates must keep in mind in the course of allocating exam centers. 

  1. Candidates would be allotted JEE Main Exam center as per their preference indicated of exam centers at the time of applying for JEE Main.
  2. An applicant would be required to report to the examination center on the indicated date and time mentioned on the admit card.
  3. Candidates would be required to choose 1 exam center for the JEE Main test process during JEE Main Application Procedure.
  4. JEE Main 2018 question papers would be available in Hindi and English in most of the exam centers.
State Cities
Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair (1)
Andhra Pradesh Guntur (2), Tirupati (3), VIjayawada (4) and Vishakapatnam (5)
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar(6)
Assam Guwahati (7) and Silchar (8) 

Gaya (9), Muzaffarpur (10) and Patna (11)

Chandigarh Chandigarh/Mohali (12)
Chattisgarh Raipur (13)
Dadra Nagar Haveli Dadra Nagar Haveli (14)
Daman and Diu Daman and Diu (15)
New Delhi New Delhi (16)
Goa Panaji (17)
Gujarat Ahmedabad (18), Anand (19), Bhavnagar (20), Gandhi Nagar (21), Godhra (22), Patan (23), Rajkot (24), Surat (25), Vadodara (26) and Valsad (27)
Haryana Faridabad (28), Gurgaon (29), Hisar (30), Karnal (31) and Kurukshetra (32)
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur (33) and Shimla (34)
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu (35) and Srinagar (36)
Jharkhand Bokaro (37), Dhanbad (38), Jamshedpur (39) and Ranchi (40)
Karnataka Bengaluru (41),Hubli (42) and Mangalore (43)
Kerala Ernakulam (44), Kozhikode (45) and Trivandrum (46)
Lakshadweep Kavarrati (47)
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal (48), Gwalior (49), Indore (50), Jabalpur (51), Rewa (52) and Ujjain (53)
Maharashtra Amravati (54), Aurangabad (55), Mumbai (56), Nagpur (57), Nasik (58), Pune (59) and Thane (60)
Meghalaya Shillong (62)
Mizoram Aizawl (63)
Nagaland Dimapur (64) and Kohima (65)
Odisha Balasore (66), Berhampur (67), Bhubaneshwar (68), Cuttack (69), Rourkela (70) and Sambalpur (71)
Pondicherry Puducherry (72)
Punjab Amritsar (73) and Bathinda (74)
Rajasthan Ajmer (75), Bikaner (76), Jaipur (77), Jodhpur (78), Udaipur (79) and Kota (112)
Sikkim Gangtok (80)
TamilNadu Chennai (81), Coimbatore (82) and Madurai (83)
Telangana Hyderabad (84), Khammam (85) and Warangal (86)
Tripura Agartala (87)
Uttarakhand Dehradun (88), Haldwani (89), Haridwar (90) and Roorkee (91)
Uttar Pradesh Agra (92), Allahabad (93), Bareilly (94), Gorakhpur (95), Jhansi (96), Kanpur (97), Lucknow (98) and Varanasi (99)
West Bengal Durgapur (100), Howrah (101), Kolkata (102) and Siliguri (103)
  • Centers outside India

City Name Code
Colombo 104
Kathmandu 105
Singapore 106
Bahrain 107
Dubai 108
Muscat 109
Riyadh 110
Sharjah 111
Dhaka 113

Exam Toppers

JEE Main 2017 Results and Ranks were declared in April and Kalpit Veerwal from Udaipur has emerged the topper. Being a student from MDS Senior Secondary School, Veerwal has secured 100 percentile. In addition to this, Kalpit had topped the Indian Junior Science Olympiad in Grade 9 and also secured a high position in Grade 10 in NTSE, along with topping KVPY in Grade 11th.

Vasu Jain from Delhi bagged AIR 2 while Ananay Aggarwal has secured AIR 3. Vrunda Rathi from Maharashtra has secured AIR 1 in the Girls category. AIR 2 was scored by Poorva Garg with an overall rank of 96. Narayana Jeevana Reddy bagged the Third Rank. The list of JEE Main 2017 Toppers are as mentioned below:

All India Rank Name of the candidate Score secured
1 Kalpit Veerwal 360
2 Vasu Jain 350
3 Ananay Aggarwal 350
4 Vedant Raval 345
5 Vishwajeet Agarwal 345
6 Mohan Abhyas 345
7 Akshat Chugh 345
8 Shafil Muheen 345
9 Varun Teja Chaudhary 345
10 Anany Sharma 340
12 Abhay Goyal 335
14 Piyush Tibrewal 3335
15 Deepank Agarwal 335
17 Prabhpreet Sodhi 335
19 Tanishq Gupta 335
31 Shashij Gupta 330
32 Ayan Jain 330
34 Chiran Jindal 330
43 Rohan Gupta 328
71 Vrunda Rathi 321
92 Anil Ojha 320

What's New ?

New in JEE Main:

The IIT council formed a committee last year to introduce changes in the JEE Main. The changes were introduced to help enhance the performance of the students.

  • Nil weight to 12th-grade marks for calculating ranks JEE Main.
  • To get admitted into institutions, a candidate must secure at least 75% marks in 10+2 exam or in the top 20 percentile. the qualifying percentile for SC/ST for 65%.
  • CBSE has also set up facilitation centers in various cities for enrollment of candidates.

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