Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced) 2017 Eligibility & Dates

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 will be conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2017. The performance of a applicant in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in the sixteen IITs and the Indian School of Mines (ISM). The decisions of the JAB 2017 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2017 and admission to IITs and ISM.

Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2017

Applicant, including a foreign national, must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Performance in JEE (Main) 2017: The applicant must be among the top 1,50,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) 2017. The percentages of the total number of applicants for various categories are as follows:

50.5 percent for GEN (from the common merit list), 27 percent for OBCNCL, 15 percent for SC and 7.5 percent for ST. Within each of these four categories, 3 percent horizontal reservation is available for PwD applicants.

Age limit: The applicant should have been born on or after October 1, 1992 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1987 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Number of attempts: Applicant can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE (Advanced) 2017 should be either the applicant’s FIRST attempt OR the SECOND consecutive attempt.

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Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: The applicant should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2016 or 2017.

Earlier admission at IITs/ISM: The applicant should not have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted admission by paying admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past; even applicants whose admission was cancelled are NOT eligible. However, applicants who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs in 2016 can appear for JEE (Advanced) 2017.

JEE Advanced 2017 Important Dates

Date of Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2017 on April 28th 2017 (Friday, 10.00 AM) to May 02nd 2017 (Tuesday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Admit Card Available for Downloading on May 10th 2017 (Wednesday, 10.00 AM) to May 21st 2017 (Sunday, 09.00 AM)

JEE (Advanced) 2016 (Paper 1) on May 21st, 2017 – 09:00 to 12:00 IST

JEE (Advanced) 2016 (Paper 2) on May 21st, 2017 – 14:00 to 17:00 IST

Date of Online Display of ORS & Scanned Responses on May 31st 2017 (Wednesday, 10.00 AM) to June 03rd 2017 (Saturday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Online Display of Answer Keys on June 04th 2017 (Sunday, 10.00 AM)

Feedback and Comments on Answer Keys from the Candidates on June 04th 2017 (Sunday, 10.00 AM) to June 06th 2017 (Tuesday, 05.00 PM)

Date of Online Declaration of Results on June 11th 2017 (Sunday, 10.00 AM)

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Online Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2017

Applicants must register for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Registration is through the online portal (http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in) only.

The applicant must satisfy each and every one of the five eligibility criteria.

Registration will be cancelled if, at a later date, it is found that the applicant does not meet even one of these five eligibility criteria.

Even if applicant did not opt for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2017 while registering for JEE (Main) 2017, he/she can register for JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Application for JEE (Advanced) 2017 CANNOT be withdrawn after registration is completed.

Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.

Detailed instructions for online registration will be provided on the registration portal.