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JEE Advanced

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)
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The JEE Advanced or Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is conducted by the seven zonal IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination forms the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs and the ISM.

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Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. Over the years, IITs have created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. The faculty and alumni of IITs occupy key positions in academia and industry, both in India and abroad, and continue to make a considerable impact in all sections of the Society. At present, there are twenty two IITs across the country.

The Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad, is one of the oldest institutions in India and is known for its immense contributions towards society at large, and science and technology in particular.

All the candidates, including foreign nationals, must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE Advanced 2017.

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2017: Candidates should be among the top 2, 00,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017. The percentages of various categories are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexic) candidates. As shown in the following table, the usual order will be followed while choosing top 2, 00,000 candidates in various categories who have scored positive marks in JEE (Main) 2017. Category-wise distribution of top 2,00,000 candidates (Criterion 1) ORDER CATEGORY Number of “Top” candidates 1 OPEN 97,970 Total 1,01,000 2 OPEN-PwD 3,030 3 OBC-NCL 52,380 Total 54,000 4 OBC-NCL-PwD 1,620 5 SC 29,100 Total 30,000 6 SC-PwD 900 7 ST 14,550 Total 15,000 8 ST-PwD 450 JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1986.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE Advanced 2017 for the first time are also eligible.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2016 or 2017. Candidates who appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2016 and wish to re-appear in the same in 2016 (either for improvement or because they failed in one or more subjects), will have to re-appear in all the subjects in 2017. Those who appeared for the first time in their Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 or earlier are NOT eligible. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2014- 15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs/ISM: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT eligible. JEE (Advanced) 2017. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2015 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2016 are also eligible.

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The primary objectives of IITs and ISM are as follows:

  • To create an environment that encourages freedom of thought and pursuit of excellence, and inculcates the necessary vision and self-discipline to achieve excellence.
  • To build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
  • To kindle an entrepreneurial spirit among the students.
  • To prepare the students to become outstanding professionals and contribute to nation-building.

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