JEE Advanced | Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Official Notification & More

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced) is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted by IIT every year. It has been the second round for the admission in Top Engineering colleges after JEE Main. For the year 2019, JEE Advanced will be conducted by IIT Roorkee. Although only those candidates, who have cleared JEE Main will be able to appear for the second stage. Every year almost AIR 2 Lakh candidates from JEE Main appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced).

Likewise its name, this exam has been the Advanced stage for the Engineering aspirants after the declaration JEE Main result. Only those candidates who have clear the JEE main will be able to move forward for the Advanced exam. Know highlights, important dates, official notification, registration, syllabus, exam centre, question paper pattern, result and more details regarding the JEE Advanced Exam for the year 2020 below.

JEE Advanced 2019 Highlight & Details

Joint Entrance Examination Advanced is a National Level exam that has been conducted online to carry out admission for Engineering courses. Out of the 7 IITs, one of them conducts the JEE Advanced yearly for admissions. This is an online mode exam and it only happens in English and Hindi language. Check out more details regarding the exam here-

Exam Name: JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Advanced

Conducted by: Indian Institute of Technology

Exam Level: National Level

Language: English and Hindi

Exam Mode: Online

Official Website:

Here are the 7 IITs- IIT Kharagpur, Madras, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Bombay and Roorkee. Out of these, every year one will act as the conducting body for the JEE Advanced exam. Although earlier JEE Main was also conducted by IITs, but 2019 onwards it has been conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). Also, all the admissions will be carried out via JEE Advanced rank only. No other mode of admission will be entertained by any of the IIT/ NIT in its centres for Engineering courses. Know about the official notification, important dates and more information for the same below.

Official notification and Important Dates For JEE Advanced

IIT will announce the official notification for the exam after the declaration of JEE Main result. The official website will be active once the main result is out. Online application for JEE Advanced will start from 3 May 2019 or first week of May month only. Whereas the window will close for the online application on 9 May 2019. After that, the conducting body will release the respective Admit cards on 20 May 2019 and candidates can download it from the official website only.

Further, the JEE Advanced will be held on 27 May 2019 and the answer key will be out on 4 June 2019. Whereas the JEE Advanced result 2019 will be out on 14 June or mid of June month. On the other hand, students willing to get admission in B.Arch courses will get to appear for AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) Exam. The online for AAT will commence on 14-15 June 2019. The AAT Exam will be held on 17 June and the result will be declared on 21 June 2019. Further seat allotment for Engineering course admission will be conducted on the last week of June month only. Whereas for all the other details candidates must refer to the official website of the exam. There will be no change in the exam date even if there will be a public holiday on the same day.

Difference Between JEE Main & JEE Advanced Exam

There are a few difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced, check out some difference between these 2 exams here-

JEE Main will be conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) and JEE Advanced will be held by IIT.

Only those candidates who have cleared JEE Main will be able to appear for this exam.

Candidates can appear for JEE Main for 3 consecutive years, whereas one can appear for JEE Advanced for 2 consecutive years only.

There has been no fixed exam pattern for this particular exam, although there has been a fixed exam pattern for JEE Main.

Check more details regarding the JEE Advanced exam for Engineering course admission below.

Registration & Application Form Process for JEE Advanced 2019

All those candidates who scored, All Indian Rank in top 2,45,000 will be eligible to register themselves for JEE Advanced. The registration and online application process will begin from 3 May 2019. The candidates who cleared the JEE Main will have to register themselves for the same. Here is the process to apply for the exam-

Firstly candidates have to log in with the use of JEE Main 2019 registration id and password. Further, the desired information has to be filled.

Then the candidates have to upload the scan documents required for the same, like- 10 and 12th certificate, birth certificate, category certificate (if applicable).

Further, the candidates will move on to the payment mode via net banking, credit/ debit card. Also one can submit the same

After clicking on the submit button, candidates must take a print out of the confirmation page for future reference.

Candidates applying for JEE Advanced have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1300 (Female candidates, SC/ST, OBC) and Rs. 2600 for all other candidates. Whereas foreign candidates have to pay the application fee in between USD 160 to 300. Before paying for the same, candidates must check the payment details on the official website for the Exam.

Further for JEE Advanced AAT, the online application will be released by the admission authority for a short period of time. So the candidates need to register themselves for the same as soon as possible and fill the application form. Here are the steps to be filled by candidates-

One can register using the JEE Advanced registration details, DOB, mobile number and E-mail.

After that candidates have to opt yes for the question, Are you interested in AAT 2019?

Then one has to opt for the exam centre as per their choice and need to fill other information before you click on the submit button.

Further candidates need to take a print out of the confirmation page for further reference. Even the candidates need to fill up the application fee at the time of registration.

Eligibility Criteria and Age limit details

According to the official notification of JEE Advanced 2019, candidates who are in Top 2,45,000 All India Ranking of JEE Main are eligible for the same. Whereas the age of the candidates must not exceed 26 years. Also, those who have appeared for Class 12 Board exam in 2019 can appear for this exam provided they have scored AIR 2,45,000 in main. Even the applicant must not have appeared for the same exam on or before 2017.

Although, those who have earlier rejected the IIT seats are not eligible for the same. Whereas those who have joined IIT preparatory courses in the previous academic can apply for it. Even those candidates who have paid for the seat acceptance but not yet accepted the same are also eligible for this.

JEE Advanced Exam Admit Card & Download Process

Further, once the application filling process is over, candidates will have to wait for the JEE Advanced admit card. The hall ticket for the same will be out for a week prior to the exam date. Like the JEE Advanced 2019 has been scheduled on 27 May, the admit cards for the same will be available for download from the official website on 20 May. Here’s how to download the JEE Advanced hall ticket-

Firstly candidates have to visit the official website i.e

Then click on the link stating- JEE Advanced Admit card

Once the link gets opened, one has to enter the registration number and password

After the same, candidates will be able to download the JEE Advanced admit cards

Also, candidates need to carry their respective admit cards along with them to the exam centre as well. As no candidates will be allowed to enter the same without a valid hall ticket. Even no admit cards will be sent to any candidates via post. All candidates need to download it from the official website only. Also regarding any misprint or error, candidates need to contact JEE Advanced authority as soon as possible for the instant correction.

Check out the Syllabus here

As far as the syllabus for the JEE Advanced exam is concerned, aspirants need to refer to Class 11 and 12 NCERT textbooks for the same. There are basically 4 subjects, that needs to be focused, that is- Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and AAT. Here are the full syllabus details subject-wise for Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced):

Physics: Thermal Physics, Optics, Modern Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Mechanics.

Mathematics: Trigonometry, Algebra, differential calculus, vectors, integral calculus, analytical geometry.

Chemistry: Energetics, gaseous & liquid states, chemical kinetics, solid state, surface chemistry, solutions, Oreos & minerals, extractive metallurgy, alkenes & alkynes, electrochemistry, chemical equilibrium, properties & reactions of alkanes, preparation, extractive metallurgy, amino acids and peptides, phenols, reactions of benzene, carbohydrates.

AAT: 3-dimensional perception, architectural awareness, geometrical drawing, freehand drawing, imagination and aesthetic sensitivity.

Mostly the question consists of Class 11 and 12 NCERT books only. So the candidates must thoroughly follow NCERT Class 11 and 12 syllabus of Physics, chemistry and maths subject to clear the JJE Advanced exam and get admission in Top Engineering college.

Preparation Tips

For all those who are looking forward to clear JEE Advanced needs to follow a few preparation tips. Candidates need to have a good strategy for the preparation of the same. Proper preparation for the same will increase your chance to clear the exam. Check out some preparation tips for JEE Advanced exam here-

Candidates must go through the syllabus in details before making a good study plan.

Afterwards, aspirants need to make a proper schedule, which must be evenly distributed for every subject and each topic.

Mostly candidates must go through NCERT Class 11 and 12 books and other referred books.

Even aspirants must check out previous year question paper of JEE Advanced.

Not rote learning, but the students must focus on studying in a conceptual method.

Also, the adequate amount of rest is required to keep yourself free from tension and restlessness.

Furthermore, candidates can take a mock test to find out their respective understanding regarding the JEE Advanced syllabus.

Exam pattern and marking details of JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced exam will be divided into 2 papers, Paper I and Paper II. Both the papers are equally compulsory to clear the exam for admission purpose. Paper I will be divided into 3 sections, Section 1 will have 7 questions of 28 marks, Section 2 will carry 5 questions of 15 marks and Section 3 will total 6 questions of 18 marks. Whereas for Section 1 and Section 3, there will be negative marking of -2 and -1 for each incorrect answer respectively. For Section 2, there will be no negative marking.

Further Paper II will also be divided into 3 different sections- Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3. Section 1 will contain a total of 7 questions and total marks will be 28. Whereas Section 2 and 3 will have 7 questions of 21 marks and 4 questions of 12 marks respectively. There will be a negative marking of -2 and -1 for each incorrect answer in Section 1 and 2 respectively. Whereas there will be no negative marking for any incorrect answer in Section 3 of Paper II of JEE Advanced exam.

It will be a CBT (Computer-based Test) and will be conducted in 2 sessions. According to the exam schedule, Paper I will be conducted in the morning session from 9 Am to 12 Noon and Paper II will be held in session 2 i.e the afternoon from 2 pm to 5 pm.

JEE Advanced Exam Centre

Candidates will get to choose from numerous JEE Advanced exam centres all over India as well as Abroad. At the time of filling Joint Entrance Examination Advanced application form candidates will have to opt for 3 preferences of their nearby exam centres. Although at the time of scrutinising, candidates will be allotted with their first or second preference of exam centre only. Then the JEE Advanced admit card of the respective candidates only reveals the exam centre allotted to him/ her.

Also, all candidates have to reach out to their respective exam centres 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the exam. Even one must carry their respective JEE Admit card as well as a valid photo id proof to the same. As no candidates will be allowed to enter the same without any of these.

Score Calculation for JEE Advanced Rank

The score/ marks of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of both the papers and it will be considered as CRL (Common Rank List). For a particular candidate, the rank will be calculated taking into consideration the marks obtained in Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Like- Marks obtained in physics = Marks obtained in Physics (Paper 1) + Marks obtained in Physic section (Paper 2). Similarly, the total marks for Chemistry and Mathematics will also be calculated to get the aggregate marks for JEE Advanced.

Further, the JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Advanced rank list will be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by the student. Like- aggregate marks in JEE Advanced= Aggregate marks in (Physics + Chemistry+ Mathematics).

JEE Advanced Result & Here’s How to Check

Before the result, IIT will release the Answer key for the same onĀ  Joint Entrance Examination Advanced result for the year 2019 will be out on the official website on 14 June. Mostly IIT uses to declare the JEE Advanced result by the mid of June month on the official website. Candidates awaiting for the JEE Advanced result will surely get to check the same after a month of the exam. Here are the steps to check the JEE advanced result for 2019-

Once the result gets declared on the official website, candidates need to open it.

Then have to click on the link stating- JEE Advanced result 2019.

Afterwards, candidates have to log in themselves using the registration id and password.

Once the login is done, candidates will get to see their respective ranking on the scorecard.

Whereas candidate must download the result for any further future reference.

JEE Advanced Cut-off

As far as the cut-off for JEE Advanced 2019 is concerned, the same differ from the category of the rank list as well. Also, the candidates have to meet the minimum marks in each subject as well as the minimum percentage of aggregate marks. For Common Rank list (subject%- 10.0, aggregate%-35.0), OBC NCL Rank list (9.0 and 31.5), SC/ST/ Common PwD/ OBC NCL PwD/ SC PwD and ST PwD Rank list (5.0 and 17.5) and Preparatory course rank list (2.5 and 8.75). Although for more details candidates must check out the official notification for the same.

Those candidates who will fall under the JEE Advanced rank list of the various colleges will further move for the counselling process. This process has been fully computerized and candidates have to report directly at the allotted college as per their rank scored in JEE Advanced exam. All the engineering colleges will hold the AIR counselling session for JEE Advanced candidates in the first week of July month. Not just according to their choice but candidates will be allotted the branch and college as per the rank as well.

Here are the documents, candidates require to bring along at the time of counselling- Provisional seat allotment letter, 2 passport size photos, valid photo id proof, candidates undertaking, 10th and 12th mark sheet, JEE Advanced 2019 admit card, medical certificate and proof of seat acceptance fee payment.

More Instructions to be Followed by the Candidates

Here are some instructions for the candidates appearing for the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced. Check out what you must follow if you are student and all set to appear for JEE Advanced-

One must carry all the necessary items required by him/her during the exam.

Candidates must reach to the allotted exam centre 30 minutes before the commencement of exam. Also, no student will be allowed to leave the exam hall before 3 hours.

No change in the exam centre will be entertained by the conducting body.

Candidates will not be allowed to carry any kind of electronic items (calculator, mobile, Bluetooth, pen drive) or paper inside the JEE Advanced exam centre.

Even no one will be allowed to appear for the exam if he/she fails to present the admit card and valid id proof.

Also, JAB (Joint Admission Board) decision will be final for JEE Advanced. No one will be allowed to challenge the same regarding any purpose.

If any candidates caught cheating during the exam his/ her candidature will be suspended.

Whereas for the further more details regarding the same, candidates must visit the official website on a regular basis. Also, I hope this article must be a great help for you, if you are one of the candidates who is all set to appear for JEE Advanced this year. Even we wish all the best to the candidates appearing for the JEE Advanced exam for the year 2019.


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