JEE (JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION) ADVANCED 2017
JEE Advanced 2017 is the second stage of Joint entrance exam after JEE main for the admission in IITs. The seven zonal IITs conducts this exam. This year IIT Madras has been selected to conduct JEE Advanced. It is regarded internationally as one of the most challenging engineering admission tests. The performance of students in this exam will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Dual Degree programs and Integrated Masters in all the IITs. Here is everything you need to know about the JEE Advanced 2017.
Overview of Jee Advanced Exam
|Exam name||JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) Advanced|
|Commonly known as||JEE Advanced|
|Exam type||National level exam|
|Exam level||UG (Undergraduate)|
|Frequency||Once in a year|
|Validity of score||One year|
|Conducting Authority||7 zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)|
Important Dates for Jee Advanced:
|Online Registration starts||April 28, 2017 (10 am onwards) Friday|
|Last date to apply||May 2, 2017 (till 5 pm) Tuesday|
|Registration with Late Fee||May 3 (Wednesday) to May 4, 2017 (Thursday)|
|Admit Card (Download)||Wednesday, May 10, 2017 (10 am) to Sunday, May 21, 2017 (9 am)|
|Date of Exam|| Paper I May 21, 2017 (Sunday) 9 am to 12 pm
Paper 2 May 21, 2017 (Sunday) 2 pm to 5 pm
|Online Display of ORS and scanned responses||Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (10 am) to Saturday, June 3, 2017 (5 pm)|
|Publishing of answer keys online||June 4, 2017 (10 am) Sunday|
|Feedback and comments from candidates on answer keys||June 4, 2017 (10 am) Sunday to June 6, 2017 (5 pm) Tuesday|
|Result||June 11, 2017 (10 am)|
|Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test||June 11, 2017 (10 am) to June 12, 2017 (5 pm)|
|Date of Architecture Aptitude Test||Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (9 am to 12 pm)|
|Result of Architecture Aptitude Test||June 18, 2017 (Sunday)|
|Seat Allotment||Monday, June 19 to Tuesday, July 18, 2017|
Eligibility Criteria of Jee Advanced Exam
A candidate must fulfill certain eligibility criteria if he/she is to appear for the JEE Advanced 2017 exam. The eligibility criteria include several aspects like age, marks and percentage in qualifying exam etc.
Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE Main:
A candidate must appear and qualify in the JEE Main exam. Candidates must be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017.
The table shows the usual order which will be followed while choosing top 2,20,000 candidates in various categories.
|Order||Category||N0. of “Top” Candidates||Total|
Criterion 2 – Age limit:
A Candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1992.
SC, ST and PwD candidates are given 5 years relaxation. It means they should have been born on or after October 1, 1987.
Criterion 3 – Number of attempts:
A student can attempt JEE Advanced exam a maximum of two times in consecutive years. It means that candidates who had already appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2016 for the first time are also eligible in 2017.
Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination:
Students who wish to appear for the exam should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination from a recognized national or state for the first time in either 2016 or 2017.
However, students whose Class XII (or equivalent) exam results for the academic year 2014-15 were declared after June 2015 can also appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.
Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs:
A student should not have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not they continued in the program. The students whose admission at IITs was canceled are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.
Students who have been admitted to a preparatory course in IITs for the first time in 2016 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.
For Exam centers in India
|1||Female candidates||Rs. 1,200|
|2||SC, PWD, ST candidates||Rs. 1,200|
|3||Other categories||Rs. 2,400|
Late fee– All candidates have to pay a late fee of Rs 500 along with the prescribed application fee if they apply after the last date.For Exam Centres outside India (SAARC countries)
For Exam Centres outside India (SAARC countries)
|All candidates||USD 135|
Late fee – USD 80 along with the prescribed fee.
For Exam Centres outside India (Non-SAARC countries)
|All candidates||USD 270|
Late fee – USD 80 along with the prescribed fee.
Exam Pattern of Jee Advanced Exam:
The pattern of questions and marking scheme keeps on changing slightly each year. However, the base remains same. Here is a hint of what you can expect in the exam.
JEE Advance exam will include two question papers i.e Paper 1 and Paper 2. It is compulsory to attempt both question papers. The duration of each exam will be 3 hours and both papers will be conducted on same day.
Each paper will have 3 separate sections i.e Physics, Chemistry and Maths. There will be Objective type questions ( Multiple choice and numerical answer type).
There is negative marking system for some questions. It means that a candidate will lose marks if their answer for a particular question is wrong.
TOTAL QUESTIONS – 120 (60 questions in each paper)
TYPE OF QUESTIONS – MCQ with single correct answer.
MCQ with multiple correct answers.
Numerical Answer type questions.
Match the following.
MARKING SCHEME – +3 or +4 for each correct answer.
-1 for each incorrect answer.
TOTAL MARKS – 360.
MODE OF LANGUAGE – Hindi or English
Syllabus of Jee Advanced Exam:
JEE Advance 2017 exam syllabus will comprise of three main subjects i.e Physics, Chemistry and Maths. However, those candidates who wish study architecture courses offered by IITs will have to appear for AAT exam and they will have to study some extra syllabus.
In Chemistry, questions might come from Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry.
Maths syllabus might include topics such as:
- Analytical Geometry
- Integral Calculus
- Differential Calculus
In Physics students need to study topics like
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Thermal Physics
- Modern Physics
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)
- Freehand drawing
- Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
- Three-dimensional perception
- Geometrical Drawing
- Architectural awareness
IIT JEE 2017 AAT ( Architecture Aptitude Test ):
This test is for those students who wish to study Architecture courses from the IITs. The duration of this exam will be 3 hours and will consist of only one paper. It will be conducted in English only.
Only those students who had given B.Arch program as one of their choices while filling their choices for the course online will be allowed to appear for this test.
No separate admit card is required for AAT. A candidate must bring their original JEE Advance admit card with them to the examination hall.
A candidate must score marks above the cut-off limit in order to pass this exam.
IMPORTANT NOTE – JEE Advance exam pattern changes every year. Therefore be sure that you don’t rely on above-mentioned pattern and syllabus alone. Make sure that you study all the topics in Physics, Chemistry and Maths well.
Courses Offered Through Jee Advanced Exam:
- Bachelor of Technology – B.Tech (4 years)
- Bachelor of Science – B.S. (4 years)
- Bachelor of Pharmaceutics – B.Pharma (4 years)
- Bachelor of Architecture – B.Arch (5 years)
- Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science – Dual Degree B.S.-M.S. (5 years)
- Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology – Dual Degree B.Tech-M.Tech (5 years)
- Integrated Master of Technology – Integrated M.Tech (5 years)
- Integrated Dual Degree Master of Pharmaceutics – Integrated Dual Degree M.Pharma(5 years)
- Integrated Master of Science – Integrated M.Sc. (5 years)
There will be 23 participating institutes (IITs including ISM Dhanbad) that will grant admissions to candidates at over 10,572 undergraduate engineering seats for the academic year 2017-18.
However, along with the 23 IITs, these institutes also offer admission for various B.Tech courses to candidates on the basis of their ranks achieved in the IIT JEE Advance examination.
- IISER – Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research: Mohali, Bhopal, Kolkata, Pune, Tirupati and Thiruvananthapuram
- IIST – Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
- RGIPT – Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli
- IISc – Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore