The exam will be conducted online on April 9, 11, 12 and 19. 5 lakh students are expected to appear this year. A total of 5 lakh students are expected to appear for the online exam.
The applicants witnessed for the online exam is far more than CAT examination. The exam is expected to come up as one of the biggest online exam of the nation.
The exam will be held at 235 cities. This year is set to see a total of 13.57 lakh aspirants. 50% students out of this are quota based whereas .7 lakh candidates from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category, 1.36 lakh from the Scheduled Caste (SC) category and the Scheduled Tribe consisting of 57, 000 candidates.
JEE Mains score is used for admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutions in India.
Paper 1-B. E/ B. Tech aspirants are required to attempt Paper 1, which consists of objective-type questions divided equally amongst Maths, Physics and Chemistry. The exam may be attempted through computer based testing or pen and paper based testing.
Paper 2 – B.Arch. /B. Planning aspirants are required to attempt Paper 2 which can only be attempted by pen and paper based testing. The exam is based on Maths (objective-type questions), Aptitude Test and a Drawing Test.
Candidates interested in applying for both B. E/ B. Tech and B.Arch./B. Planning can attempt both Paper 1 and Paper 2.