- JEE Advanced is conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The seven IITs are IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIT Roorkee.
- Note that it is essential for all candidates to qualify JEE Main 2019 with the required marks to be eligible for JEE Advanced examination. There are 11,279 seats in IIT’s for admission to B.Tech programmes.
- Admissions to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the 23 IITs is on the basis of JEE Advanced 2019 ranks.
- JEE Advanced 2019 will be conducted by IIT Roorkee aided by the remaining six IITs mentioned above. IIT Roorkee has also announced that the JEE Advanced 2019 will be conducted in computer-based mode on May 19 (Sunday) in two different sessions for Paper 1 & 2. Both the papers have to be attempted by candidates to be included in the rank list.
- Examination is conducted as a gateway for IIT admissions. Qualified candidates will be able to apply for IIT admissions through JEE Advanced 2019. Only the registered candidates will be able to access the admit card of JEE Advanced 2019.
- The official result of JEE Advanced 2019 will be announced tentatively in the second week of June. Counselling and allotment of seats will be done through JoSAA.
JEE Advanced 2019 – Eligibility Criteria
All aspiring candidates who wish to apply for JEE Advanced 2019 are required to meet a set of eligibility criteria set by the concerned authorities. If the candidates are not able to meet the eligibility criteria, then they will not be allowed to attempt the examination. Therefore it has to be strictly adhered to.
- Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1994. Age relaxation of five years is given for SC/ST/PwD candidates, provided they should have been born on or after October 1, 1989.
- Number of attempts: JEE Advanced can be attempted by the candidates two times in two consecutive years.
- Qualifying examination: The candidates should have appeared and qualified 12th standard (or equivalent) examination in 2018 or 2019.
- IIT Admissions: Should not have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the programme or accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Those candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining will also not be considered eligible for JEE Advanced.
- JEE Main: All of the candidates have to qualify JEE Main and satisfy the determined cut off for admissions into IITs through JEE Advanced examination.
JEE Advanced 2019 – Application Process
IIT Roorkee releases the application form of JEE Advanced 2019. It will be tentatively released by the first week of May. Note that a very short time will be given to fill in the JEE advanced 2019 application form, the candidates must complete the process quickly. Remember to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before filling in the form. It is important for the candidates to fill and submit the JEE Advanced 2019 application form since only the registered candidates will be generated admit cards and will be allowed to participate in the examination.
- Mode of Application: The candidates will have to log in using JEE Main 2019 roll number and password. Additional information has to be submitted.
- Mode of Payment: Candidates will be able to make their payment through online (debit card/credit card/internet banking) or offline mode (cash using SBI option).
- Application fee: The candidates will have to pay the registration fee. The fee to be paid is different as per the category that the candidate belongs to.
JEE Advanced 2019 – Admit Cards
- The admit card of JEE Advanced 2019 will be released tentatively in the second week of May.
- Candidates who register for the examination will be able to download their admit card within the allotted time.
- JEE Advanced 2019 admit card is an important document which the candidates are required to bring along to the examination centre.
- Without the admit card, the candidates will not be allowed to attempt the examination.
- A photo identity proof also has to be carried by the candidates.
- Details about the examination venue, timings and more will be available in the admit card.
JEE Advanced 2019 – Exam Dates
The JEE Advanced important dates 2019 are listed below for all candidates. Since the official dates are not released, the candidates can check the tentative dates to know when the various admission events may commence. JEE Advanced 2019 has been declared to be held on May 19.
- Release of mock test: Third week of December 2018
- JEE Advanced 2019 mock test 2: Fourth of January 2019
- Commencement of registration for JEE Advanced 2019: First week of May 2019
- Final date to submit filled application form of JEE Advanced 2019: Second week of May 2019
- Availability of JEE Advanced 2019 admit card: Second week to Third week of May 2019
- JEE Advanced 2019: May 19, 2019 (Announced)
- Session 1: Paper 1 – 9 am to 12 pm
- Session 2: Paper 2 – 2 pm to 5 pm
- Release of official answer key of JEE Advanced 2019: Fourth week of May 2019
- Declaration of result: Second week of June 2019
- Allotment of seats: Third week of June to Third week of July 2019
JEE Advanced 2019 – Exam Pattern
Around 2 lakh top candidates (including all categories) in the merit list of JEE (Main) Paper-1 will be eligible to write JEE (Advanced).
The exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2019 offers information about how the question paper will be like along with details such as the type of questions asked, marking scheme and more. While the candidates are advised to check the exam pattern, it is also important to know that the pattern of JEE Advanced 2019 is not fixed in nature i.e., it may change every year. Still, the candidates will be able to have a good idea about the various aspects of the examination through the pattern.
- Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test
- Language of Exam: English and Hindi
- Duration of Exam: 3 hours per paper
- Papers: Paper I and Paper II
- Division of Papers: Each paper is divided into three parts – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each part is further divided into three sections – Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3
- Types of Questions asked : Multiple Choice, Numerical Questions, Matching List Questions
- Marking Scheme : Full marks, partial marks, zero marks and negative marks are allotted as per the questions.
Difference Between JEE Advanced and JEE Main
There are several differences between JEE Main and Advanced. Some of the major ones include:
- Every candidate clearing the eligibility criteria can appear for the JEE (Main). However, the JEE (Advanced) is an option only for the top 2.5 (approx.) lakh JEE Main
- The JEE Main can be appeared for only three times in a lifetime. The JEE Advanced can be attempted for a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
JEE Advanced 2019 – RESERVATION OF SEATS
- Distribution of top 2.5 (approx.) candidates across various categories and the extent of reservation are as follows:
- Other Backward Classes-Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL): 27% of seats in every course
- Scheduled Caste (SC): 15% of seats in every course
- Scheduled Tribe (ST): 7.5% of seats in every course
- Persons with Disability (PwD): 3% of seats in every category, viz., GEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST
- Defence Service (DS): Two seats are available for preferential allotment in each Institute
- Foreign Nationals: Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course.
JEE Advanced 2019 – Few preparation tips from us!
Here are few tips from our side to help you, aspirants, to get through the exam.
- Attempt JEE Advanced 2019 mock test to feel actual exam environment
- Solve numerous previous years sample papers and analyse your speed, accuracy after each practise session.
- Revise your syllabi thoroughly
- Regularly revise your syllabus to avoid forgetting
- Take breaks and relax yourself to avoid tiredness and monotony
- Understand the exam pattern well
- Keep a study plan handy in advance
- Refer topics and books recommended by the toppers and experts.
- Keep short notes handy for last minute revision
- Avoid comparisons with your fellow beings, stay positive and be confident
- Stay fit and healthy