The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main)-2014, to be conducted by the JEE Apex Board of the Central Board of Secondary Education, for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, participating State Government Institutions etc. will be held in the online and offline modes in April, 2014.
For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list will be prepared by giving 40pc weightage to the Boards marks in Class 12 or equivalent examination and 60pc weightage to JEE(Main) marks. The weightage to school board/equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization.
The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Those seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, should fill in the JEE (Main) -2014 application form online.
The JEE (Main) will also be the 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. So those aspiring IITs/ISM have to appear for the JEE (Main) and qualify.
JEE (Main)-2014 will have two papers. Paper-1 is for admission to the B.E/B. Tech Programmes and Paper-2, for admissions to the B. Arch./B.Planning Programmes. Applicants may take Paper-1 or Paper-2 or both, depending upon the course(s) they are seeking admission and subject to the subject combination at the qualifying examination, required for each paper.
Paper 1, for admission to B.E/B. Tech will have objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, with equal weightage to the three. This will be conducted in the Pen and Paper Based mode (Offline) as well as Computer Based mode (Online).
Paper 2 for B.Arch./B.Planning admissions (except at IITs) will have objective type questions from Mathematics in Part I and Aptitude Test in Part II. Part III is the Drawing Test with questions to test drawing aptitude of the candidate. This will be held only in the Pen and Paper Based mode.
The offline examination for Paper 1 (B.E/B. Tech) will be held from 9. 30 am to 12.30 pm (IST) on 6.4.2014. The offline examination for Paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm (IST) 6.4.2014.
The Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech) Only will be held on 9.4.2014, 11.4.2014, 12.4.2014 and 19.4.2014 in two shifts, with the first shift between 0930-1230 Hours (IST) and 2nd shift (if required) from 1400-1700 Hours(IST).
Eligibility: Those of the General category should have been born or after October 1, 1989. Those belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) categories, born or after October 1, 1984 are eligible to apply.
Only those who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2012 or 2013 or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2014. Those who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2011 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2015 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)- 2014. Those who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2011, did not pass in 2011, but passed in 2012 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014. The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) is limited to 3.
Since the states of Maharashtra and Odisha have now joined JEE (Main) system from 2014, 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/IIITs/CFTIs.
Examination Fees: The Fee will depend on the Centre chosen (within India or outside the country), the number of Papers applied (1 or 2), the mode of examination (online or offline), category of the student (General/SC/ST/OBC/PwD) and the gender status (Boy/Girl)
For Examination Centre Opted in India: Only One paper in the Offline Mode: General/OBC: Rs 1000/- (Boys) and Rs.500/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.500/- for Boys and Girls; Two papers in the Offline Mode: General/OBC: Rs 1800/- (Boys) and Rs.900/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.900/- for Boys and Girls.
For Paper I in the online mode: General/OBC: Rs 600/- (Boys) and Rs.300/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.300/- for Boys and Girls; For Paper I in the online mode & Paper II in the offline mode: General/OBC: Rs 1400/- (Boys) and Rs.700/- (Girls), SC/ST/PwD: Rs.700/- for Boys and Girls.
For Examination Centre Opted in Foreign country: Only One paper in the Offline Mode: General/OBC: Rs 2500/- (Boys) and Rs.1250/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.1250/- for Boys and Girls; Two papers in the Offline Mode: General/OBC: Rs 3800/- (Boys) and Rs.1900/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.1900/- for Boys and Girls; For Paper I in the online mode: General/OBC: Rs 2500/- (Boys) and Rs.1250/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.1250/- for Boys and Girls; For Paper I in the online mode & Paper II in the offline mode: General/OBC: Rs 3800/- (Boys) and Rs.1900/- (Girls); SC/ST/PwD: Rs.1900/- for Boys and Girls
The fee can be remitted either by Debit/Credit Card or through e-Challan, generated after successful submission of online application form. In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit cards, the candidates will need to pay an additional processing charge of 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable. The fee through e-Challan may be deposited in any branch of Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank or ICICI Bank.
Applications: Applications can be submitted only online only through JEE (Main)-2014 website http://jeemain.nic.in/jeemainapp/Welcome.aspx from 15th November 2013 to 26th December 2013. The applicant should furnish all the details and upload scanned image of his/her photograph and signature while filling up the ‘On-line’ Application.
Applicants are required to take a print out of the computer generated acknowledgement slip after successful submission of data and payment of fees and keep the same in safe custody for any future reference. Applicants are not required to send any document to JEE (Main) Secretariat.
Application submission is to be completed in seven steps. Download the information bulletin and read it carefully to ensure eligibility.
Read the contents of Online Format and instructions for applying online given in the Information Bulletin and keep the entire information ready.
Keep the Scanned Images of photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression ready in JPG format only. Fill in the online application form Upload scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb Impression.
Pay examination fee by Debit/Credit card or e-Challan (generated after submission of details in online application form). Download Acknowledgement Slip and keep the same in safe custody.
Applicant should mention only his/her own or parents’ mobile no. and Email 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.
The eligibility criteria for JEE(Main) and JEE (Advanced) are different. Those desirous of applying should read the information bulletin to ensure their eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main) as well as JEE (Advanced).
Facilitation Centres will function free of charge, across the country to help aspiring candidates in filling online application. The list of such institutes will be available on the JEE (Main) website and in JEE (Main)-2014 information bulletin.
The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fees, 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)-2014 websitewww.jeemain.nic.in by the second week of November 2014.
For information about JEE (Advanced), candidates should visit JEE (Advanced) websitewww.jee.iitkgp.ac.in
JEE (Main) website: http://jeemain.nic.in/jeemainapp/Welcome.aspx