Thursday, 20 October 2016

JEE (Advanced) 2017: Eligibility criteria and examination schedule

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The examination date and schedule of the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 have been released after its new website was launched. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 21, 2017 by IIT Madras.
The JEE (Advanced) 2017 will be conducted by the seven zonal IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, integrated Master’s and dual degree programmes (entry at the 10 plus 2 level) in all the IITs.

Eligibility criteria
Educational qualification:
The candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017.
The percentages of various categories are:
  • OBC-NCL: 27 per cent
  • SC: 15 per cent
  • ST: 7.5 per cent
  • 50.5 per cent is open for all
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
Examination schedule:
The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. The duration of each paper will be three hours.
Following is the schedule of the same:
Paper Day Date Time
Paper 1 Sunday May 21, 2017 9 am to 12
Paper 2 Sunday May 21, 2017 2 pm to 5 pm
Age limit:
The candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.

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