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In pursuance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Notification, the 4th Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2016 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.
The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main).
For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weighting to school
Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE (Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization. The States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, and Nagaland & Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in the
JEE (Main) -2016 application form online.
The JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs/ISM Dhanbad.
Information Bulletin –
The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fee, cities of examination, State code of eligibility, age relaxation, process of normalization of marks, eligibility for admission, reservation policies and important dates will be available on JEE (Main) website www.jeemain.nic.in on 1st December 2015. The aspiring candidates are requested to download the information bulletin from above mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying.
Application Form for JEE 2016
The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) website www.jeemain.nic.in. The online application process will start from 1st December 2015 onwards. The last date for application is 31st December 2015. The eligibility criteria for JEE (Main) & JEE (Advanced) are different. The candidates are requested to read the information bulletin carefully and themselves ensure their eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main) as well as JEE (Advanced).
Details of JEE examination 2016
JEE (Main) – 2016 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) and Paper-2(B. Arch./ B. Planning). Depending upon on the course (s) candidates are seeking admission, may take Paper-1 B.E. / B. Tech.), or Paper-2 B. Arch./ B. Planning), or both. Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
Schedule of JEE 2016 Examination
a. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination)
b. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) Only
Dates of JEE Examination Paper Timings
During 09.04.2016 (Saturday) & 10.04.2016 (Sunday)
Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) 1st shift 0930-1230 hours (IST) 2nd shift 1400 - 1700 Hours (IST) *If required 3 hours
Date of Examination Paper Timings Duration
03.04.2016 (Sunday) Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) 0930-1230 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
03.04.2016 (Sunday) Paper 2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning) 1400-1700 Hours(IST) 3 hours
Eligibility for Appearing in JEE 2016 Examination:-
1> Date of Birth - General Candidates Born or after October 01, 1991
2> Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Person with Disabilities (PwD) candidates - Born or after October 01, 1986
JEE 2016 Examination fee
The fee can be remitted in the following ways;
• By Debit/Credit Card
• Through E-challan generated after successful submission of online application form. The fee through E-challan may be deposited in any branch of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/ HDFC Bank. The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE (Main) – 2016 is as following: Paper(s) Appearing Pen and Paper Based Examination Computer Based Examination (Paper – 1 (B.E./ B. Tech. )only)
Online application form submission –
Online application has to be submitted through JEE (Main) 2016 website www.jeemain.nic.in.
The aspiring candidate should furnish all the details and upload scanned image of his/her photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression while filling up the ‘On-line’ Application. Candidates are required to take a print out of the computer generated acknowledgment slip after successful submission of data and payment of fee and keep the same in the safe custody for any future reference. Important Note- The entire application process is online, including uploading of photograph & signature and payment of fee the candidates are required NOT to send any document to JEE (Main) Secretariat.
Steps to be followed to apply online
Step 1: Download the information bulletin and read it carefully to ensure your eligibility.
Step 2: Read the contents of Online Format and instructions for applying online given in the Information Bulletin and keep the entire information ready.
Step 3: Keep the Scanned Images of your Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression ready in JPG format only.
Step 4: Fill in the Online Application Form.
Step 5: Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression.
Step 6: Pay Examination Fee by Debit/Credit card or e-challan (generated after submission of details in online application form).
Step 7: Download Acknowledgement Slip and keep the same in safe custody for future reference.
For information about JEE (Advanced), the candidates are advised to visit JEE (Advanced)