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JEE Advanced -

JEE Advanced (JEE Advanced - 2016)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / OBC - Rs.2400 | SC / ST - Rs.1200
Important Dates
Registration Date
Apr 29, 2016
Admit Card Date
May 11, 2016
Test Date
May 22, 2016
Result Date
Jun 12, 2016

JEE Advanced 2016 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 6.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Paper one- Physics 60 Minutes 62 18
Paper one-Chemistry 60 Minutes 62 18
Paper one-Mathematics 60 Minutes 62 18
Paper Two- Physics 60 Minutes 62 18
Paper Two- Chemistry 60 Minutes 62 18
Paper Two- Mathematics 60 Minutes 62 18

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) [JEE (Advanced)] has 3 hours duration.

  • There are two question papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each.
  • Both papers are compulsory.
  • The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  •  The question paper will be in either English or Hindi.

 Sections Names-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics 

Exam pattern for Paper-1  and Paper-2 are as follows 

PAPER-1 (Part-I): Physics              Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks /No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

15 Marks  / Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

     -1 In all other cases

2

32 Marks /Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

  -2 In all other cases

3

15 Marks / Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

 

PAPER-1(Part-II): Chemistry                        Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks/No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

15 Marks / Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

    -1 In all other cases

2

32 Marks  /Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

    -2 In all other cases

3

15 Marks  / Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

 

 

PAPER-1(Part-III): Mathematics                       Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks/No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

15 Marks/ Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

-1 In all other cases

2

32 Marks /Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

  -2 In all other cases

3

15 Marks / Five questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

 

 

PAPER-II (Part-I): Physics              Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks/No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

18 Marks / Six questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

   -1 In all other cases

2

32 Marks /Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

   -2 In all other cases

3

12 Marks/ Four questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

 

PAPER-II (Part-II): Chemistry              Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks/No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

18 Marks/ Six questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

    -1 In all other      cases

2

32 Marks /Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

    -2 In all other               cases

3

12 Marks / Four questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

 

PAPER-II (Part-III): Mathematics              Duration: 60 Min

Section

Maximum Marks/No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

1

18 Marks/ Six questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

      NA

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

     -1 In all other       cases

2

32/Marks Eight questions

+4 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

+1 For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option. Provided No incorrect option is darkened

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

-2 In all other cases

3

12 Marks/ Four questions

+3 If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

0 If none of the bubble is Darkened

Nil

Test duration - 3 Hours each.

Total Questions in Paper-1 - 54 Questions

Total Questions in Paper-2 - 54 Questions

Total Marks in Paper-1- 186 Marks

Total Marks in Paper-2- 186 Marks

JEE Advanced Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What are the basic eligibility criteria in order to appear for JEE Advanced ?

Candidates are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced if and only if they qualify the JEE Main. However, if you’d like to explore all related information of JEE Advanced eligibility criteria.

2) I have taken admission in one of the IITs for preparatory course. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) ?

Yes. You are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017 subject to fulfilling other eligibility criteria.

3) Who is NOT eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced) or joining IITs-ISM?

The candidate should NOT have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted admission by paying admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past; even candidates whose admission was cancelled are NOT eligible. A candidate who has NOT qualified in JEE (Main) will NOT be considered for JEE (Advanced) irrespective of whether the candidate had qualified in JEE (Main) or JEE (Main) .

4) I got admission in NIT in 2016? Am I eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2017?

Yes, candidates who got admission in any NITs in 2016 can appear in JEE Advanced 2017 if they fulfill all other criteria.

5) PIO and OCI card holders are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2017 or not?

Yes, as per the rules of JEE Advanced 2017 all foreign nationals are eligible to appear for the exam.

6) Are PIO and OCI card holders eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017 without writing JEE (MAIN)?

No. This option is available to foreign candidates only (please refer to the information brochure for foreign candidates).

7) Will the question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English) ?

No. You will get the question papers in only one language (English or Hindi).

8) I appeared in class 12th exam in the year 2015. Am I eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2017?

No, candidates who appeared in class 12th exam in the year 2016 or appearing in 2017 are only eligible to apply.

9) I have appeared in Class XII examination in 2017. Will I be able to register for JEE (Advanced) 2017 without uploading Class XII certificate?

Yes. The candidates who appeared in Class XII examination in 2017 do not have to upload any document with respect to Class XII Examination.

10) Will the question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English) ?

No. You will get the question papers in only one language (English or Hindi).

11) Is JEE Advanced question paper available in Hindi?

Yes, JEE Advanced question paper is available in two languages i.e. English and Hindi. Candidates can choose one of the language modes as per their choice.

12) During examination can I modify my answers bubbled on ORS?

No. Since the bubbling on ORS is done using only black ball point pen, candidates cannot modify the answers once bubbled.

13) When should I reach my examination center to appear in JEE (Advanced) ?

Try to reach your examination center well in advance. It is best to familiarize yourself with the venue a day before to avoid the unnecessary stress on the day of the exam.

14) Am I required to provide finger prints to appear in JEE (Advanced)?

Yes, an important part of the pre-exam procedure is taking a fingerprint of your index finger. Remember the same fingerprint is used when you come for the seat acceptance after qualifying in the examination.

15) What care I need to take for providing finger prints to appear in JEE (Advanced) ?

This is best done if your hands are clean and you have not used any oil/ cream.

16) My score in the 10+2 board of my state (Telangana) is 88.7% while the cut-off for the 20 percentile was 92%. To appear for the JEE (Advanced), do I need to re-appear for the 10+2 boards ?

  • It is not mandatory to re-appear for the Class XII examination .
  • If you do not reappear for the Class XII exam in any of the subjects, you can use the marks scored in the Class XII exam to satisfy the 20 percentile or 75% (or 70%) criterion.
  • Note that you will be eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) only if you wrote the Class XII examination for the first time in all the subjects . You are NOT eligible if you appeared for the Class XII examination.
  • Also note that for the purpose of 20 percentile cut-off and 75% (70%) aggregate marks criterion, marks scored in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, a language and a fifth subject [subject (other than these four) in which the candidate has scored the highest marks] will be used.

17) What is the format of JEE Advanced exam? Or Can you tell me about the new IIT JEE paper pattern?

  • JEE Advanced, like IIT JEE, is conducted only in the pen-and-paper or offline mode. It has two separate papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both have objective-type and multiple-choice questions and has three parts – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 is three hours.
  • The language of the question paper with either be Hindi or English. Candidates choose the language while registering for the exam.

18) I appeared for IIT JEE but could not clear it. I did not attempt the exam last year. Can I sit for it this year?

No. One can only attempt JEE Advanced twice, in two consecutive years.

19) I am staying and studying in a foreign country. If I qualify for JEE Advanced otherwise, will the diploma or certificate I obtain from my board be accepted?

When you are applying for JEE, you will need to upload a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) stating that your diploma or certificate is equivalent to the 10+2 system of Indian Boards. Then, it will be accepted as valid by the exam authorities.