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JEE- Advanced (AAT) -

JEE- Advanced (Architecture Aptitude Test) (JEE- Advanced (AAT) - 2017)

Online | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.2400 | SC / ST / Female / Persons With Disability - Rs.1200
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jun 11, 2017
Admit Card Date
Jun 11, 2017
Test Date
Jun 14, 2017
Result Date
Jun 18, 2017

JEE- Advanced (AAT) 2017 - Application Steps

Create Login ID
  • Candidates must register online at the JEE (Advanced) online portal for AAT.
  • Register yourself as a New User, Clicking on “NEW USER SIGNUP HERE”. Then press the button Create User.
Complete the Application Form
  • Open the Link on the web page and fill personal information like-
    • Nationality
    • State of Eligibility
    • Candidate's Name
    • Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
    • Gender
    • Mother's Name
    • Father's Name
    • Category
    • Place of Residence
Uploading Scan Copy of Documents
  • Participants should upload all scanned copy of their Documents in required size and format.
Payment of Fees
  • Amount of Fees-
    • Female Candidates : INR 1200
    • SC, ST, PWD Candidates : INR 1200
    • All Other Candidates : INR 2400
  • Mode of Payment- 
    • Pay the application fee through net-banking or debit card or e-challan.
    • The registration fee shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may levy.
    • Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee will be given on the online registration portal.
Download Registration Form
  • After successfully submit application form take print out of it by given button.
  • Also, save it on your computer this is the proof of your filled application form Keep this form safe for future use.

Eligibility for JEE- Advanced (AAT) 2017

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates desirous of joining the B. Arch. (Architecture) courses will have to PASS in the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).
  • Only those candidates who have secured an all India / category rank in JEE (Advanced) are eligible to appear for AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) in.
  • AAT will be conducted only at the seven zonal coordinating IITs. JEE Advanced qualifiers can appear for AAT to get admission to B. Arch courses. Only candidates who opted for B. Arch program at either IIT Roorkee or IIT Kharagpur as their preference while filling the online application can sit for AAT.
  • Only the students who registered for AAT can take the entrance test.


  • There shall be no weight age for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination, For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/ JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards.
  • For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
  • All the candidates must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced).

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main):

  • Candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (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 2,20,000 candidates in various categories who have scored positive marks in JEE (Main).

Criterion 2 – Age limit:

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1987.

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) 2016 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 either 2016 or 2017. 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:

  • A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting center in the past.
  • The candidates whose admission at IITs was canceled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced).
  • Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2016 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 center during joint seat allocation in 2016) are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.


  • The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2017 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th  or equivalent qualifying examination.
  • Those appearing in these examinations in 2017can also appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2017 provisionally.
  • All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programs at IITs and ISM Dhanbad for the year 2017 will have to appear in the Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2017.
  • Based on the performance in Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2017, top 220000 candidates (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE(Advanced)-2017.
  • Admissions to IITs/ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced) – 2017 website.
  • A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination.
  • The candidates, who have attempted IIT-JEE/JEE (Advanced) in 2015 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE(Advanced)–2017.
  • The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs & ISM Dhanbad in 2016 is eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) – 2017 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3-year duration. [Only for Admission to IITs] General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs]

JEE- Advanced (AAT) 2017 Important Instructions

  • Candidates must carry a printed copy of the downloaded admit card and their original photo identity card for the examination. Only candidates having a valid admit card will be allowed to write the examination.
  • The candidates will be given the original admit cards upon identity verification during the examination.
  • The candidate’s identity will be verified by invigilators as well as IIT representatives. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate may not be allowed to appear in the examination.
  • However, the authorities at their discretion may provisionally permit the candidate to appear for the examination after completing certain formalities. No extra time will be allowed for completing the examination in lieu of the time taken for completing these formalities.
  • Only BLACK ball point pens, pencils, downloaded admit card and an original photo identity card are allowed to be taken inside the examination hall.
  • Candidates will NOT be allowed to carry any electronic devices (e.g. mobile phones, smart phones, calculators, iPad, tabs, digital watches etc.), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, written or white (blank) paper/piece of paper, wallets, etc. to the examination hall.
  • Candidates should not wear items containing metals such as rings, bracelet, earrings, pendants or clothes with big buttons.
  • Candidates must report to the examination centers well in advance.

JEE- Advanced (AAT) Application FAQ

1) How many attempts candidates have for appearing in JEE Advanced (AAT) exam?

Candidates can appear for the JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

2) What is my login id to apply for JEE (Advanced) (AAT) ?

Candidates must register online at the JEE (Advanced) 2017 online portal for AAT.

3) Do I need to enter my mobile number in the application form for JEE (Advanced)(AAT)?

Yes, you need to have at least one valid mobile number in the application form.

4) How many mobile numbers I can give in the application form for JEE (Advanced) (AAT)?

You can give up to two mobile numbers.

5) In which step I can upload my certificates in the application form for JEE (Advanced)(AAT) ?

In the Step 2, you upload your certificates.

6) In which step I can pay the registration fee in the application form for JEE (Advanced) (AAT) ?

In step 3, you are required to pay the fee.

7) Can I use credit card to pay the registration fee for JEE (Advanced) (AAT) ?

The registration fee payment is through net banking, debit cards and SBI challan only. No credit card payment is permitted.

8) Is it advisable to fill in the registration form for JEE (Advanced) (AAT) on the last date?

The confirmation from the banks comes only once in a day! So earlier submission of your application is recommended.

9) During JEE (Main) registration I have declared my category wrongly. Can I correct it during JEE (Advanced)(AAT) registration?

No. Category declared during JEE (Main) registration cannot be changed.

10) I have Class XII pass certificate and the marks statement as a separate document. Which document should I upload during the JEE (Advanced)(AAT) registration?

Upload the Class XII marks statement.

11) How can I get reservation benefit under OBC(NCL) category in JEE (Advanced)(AAT) ?

If your parents’ income falls under NON-CREAMY LAYER (NCL) of the other backwards classes (OBC), then you are eligible for the OBC (NCL) quota. If you do not fall under NCL, then do not tick the OBC(NCL) button.

12) I have OBC-NCL certificate issued in the format specified by a state government. Can I upload this certificate to avail myself of OBC-NCL benefits?

No. The certificate should be in the format specified by the central government as per the prescribed format and the caste should be in the central list of OBCs.

13) I have declared my category as OBC-NCL during JEE (Main) registration. But I do not belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL). Can I register for JEE (Advanced) ?

Yes, you can register by declaring that you do not belong to OBC(NCL) provided if your JEE (Main) score is above the general category cut-off. If your JEE (Main) score is below the general category cut-off you are not eligible for JEE (Advanced).

14) When will I get my Admit Card?

No separate admit card will be issued for AAT. The original admit card of JEE (Advanced) 2017 should be produced in the AAT examination hall.

15) How many exam centers are there for JEE Advanced(AAT)?

AAT will be conducted only at the seven zonal coordinating IITs.

List of JEE- Advanced (AAT) 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Assam Guwahati Online
Delhi New Delhi Online
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Online
West Bengal Kharagpur Online
Uttaranchal Roorkee Online
Maharashtra Navi Mumbai Online