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Joint Entrance Examination - Advanced (JEE Advanced)

Exam Key Summary

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination - Advanced

Exam Category (U.G / P.G)

U.G. (Undergraduate) - Engineering

Name of Institutions / Colleges / Universities Accepting Exam Score

All IIT’s in India

Level of Examination

National Level Exam

Type of Institution or Exam Conducting Body

(Government / Private)


Medium of Exam (Language of Paper) 

English, Hindi

Mode of Examination (Online / Offline)


Sections  in Paper (Subject-Wise)

3 Section : (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Timing of Examination

Two Shifts

1st Shift : 09:00 AM To 12:00 PM

2nd Shift : 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM

Duration of the Paper

3 Hours

Number of Question

36 out of which

Paper 1 : (MCQ 6, Numerical 8, Paragraph 4)

Paper 2 : (MCQ 6, Numerical 8, Paragraph 4)

Maximum Marks

306 (Varies Every Year)

Marks Per Question

4 Mark is Awarded for each Correct Answer

Negative Marking

(-2) Mark will be Deducted for Every Incorrect MCQ Question

Marking Scheme

Marks will be given according to the particular question, the allotted full, partial, zero and negative marks will be given.

Number of Test City Centres

161 Cities

Frequency of Exam Conducted in a Year

Once in a Year

Official Website


Application Form Charges / Registration Charges

For General and OBC Students

Girls : Rs 1300

Boys : Rs 2600


For SC, ST, PwD Students

Girls : Rs 1300

Boys : Rs 1300


Foreign National Students

Students from SAARC Countries : USD 75

Students from Non-SAARC Countries : USD 150

Important Date Sheet

Initiation of Registration Date

1st week of May, 2021

Last Date for Application Fee Payment and Uploading of Documents

2nd week of May, 2021                                                        

Release Date of Admit Card

3rd week of May, 2021

Date of Exam

4th week of May, 2021

Date of Result Declaration

2nd week of June, 2021

Date of Counselling

July, 2021

Reservation Criteria



SC (Scheduled Caste)


ST (Scheduled Tribe)


OBC (Other Backward Class)


PwD (Person with Disability)


EWS (Economically Weaker Section)



Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Qualification Marks

(Marks Obtained in 10th and 12th Board Exams)

In 12th exam students must obtain at least 75% marks in exam and also come in top 20 percentile. For SC, ST, or PwD students must obtain at least 65% marks in exam.

Upper Age Limit of the Candidate


Lower Age Limit of the Candidate

For General, OBC Students Born on or after 01 October 1995.

For SC, ST, PwD Students Born on or after 01 October 1990


Subject A


Subject B


Subject C


Selection Process

   Counselling Process :-

     Online Registration

     Online Choice Filling and Locking

     JoSAA 2020 Seat Allotment

     Seat Acceptance Fee Payment and Document Verification

     Reporting to the Allotted College