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October 20, 2016 05:36 AM

The examination schedule and eligibility criteria for JEE (Advanced) 2017 have been officially released. JEE (Advanced) ...

October 15, 2016 03:48 PM

Since the time institutes in India did not feature in the top 100 Best Institutes, they have realized that the biggest ...

September 22, 2016 05:10 PM

After completion of all rounds of JoSAA counselling at the IITs, it was found out that some seats were still left ...

September 20, 2016 12:25 AM

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has finally announced the date of IIT JEE Advanced 2017 examination. The test is ...

September 12, 2016 01:51 PM

Another attempt by IITs to establish their brand value at global level includes hiring of teachers and professors from ...


I have taken admission into one of the NITs in 2015. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016? Yes. Candidates who have taken admissions in NITs in 2015 are also eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016, if they satisfy all other eligibility criteria.

I have accepted seat through JoSAA 2015. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016? If you have accepted seat in IITs/ISM then you are NOT eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016. However, if you have accepted a seat in NITs/IIITs/Other GFTIs through JoSAA 2015 then you are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016.

I have taken admission in one of the IITs/ISM for preparatory course. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016? Yes. You are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016 subject to fulfilling other eligible criteria

Writing Paper-1 and Paper-2 in JEE (Advanced) 2016 compulsory? Yes, it is compulsory. If a candidate is absent in one of the papers, then the candidate will be considered as absent in the examination.

Can I get question paper in Hindi language? Yes. JEE (Advanced) 2016 offers question papers in two languages: English and Hindi. Candidates have to choose the language option during the JEE (Advanced) 2016 registration.

Can I get question papers in English as well as in Hindi? Candidates will get only one question paper - either English question paper or Hindi question paper but not both.

Will the question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English)? No. Candidate will get the question papers in only one language (English or Hindi).

If I am absent in one of the papers, will my result be declared? You will be considered absent in the examination and the result will not be prepared. It is compulsory to appear in both the papers for result preparation.

Are PIO and OCI card holders eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016? Yes. All foreign nationals including PIO and OCI card holders are eligible. Please refer to the relevant section of Information Brochure for more information.

I am a defense service personnel. Can my child get a seat under DS category? Not all defense service personnels' children are eligible for DS category seats. DS category seats are earmarked for children of defence / paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations.

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.

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