JEE(Main)- Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) [Offline examination]:02.04.2017

JEE(Main)- Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) [Online examination ]: 08,09 April, 2017

JEE(Main)- Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) [Offline examination]:02.04.2017

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has notified following two changes in the JEE pattern for 2017:

  1. There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination,
  2. For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

The States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland, Odisha & some other institutions have joined JEE (Main) system; however, their admission criteria will be notified by the concerned authorities. 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)–2017  application form online. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of 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.

All the Indian citizen candidates should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI. At the time of filling application form of JEE (Main)–2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data.  In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main)–2017. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be.

The online application process will start from 01st December, 2017 onwards. The last date for application is 02nd January, 2017 and fee can be paid upto 03rd January 2017.



Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 or 2017; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) - 2017.Candidates who passed Class 12th Qualifying examination in 2013 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2017 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2017. The candidates who appeared in class 12th equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2013, did not pass in 2013, but passed in 2014 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017.


The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03(three)

1.Candidates of JEE (Main) - 2017 have to apply online only. There is no printed application form for JEE (Main).

2.Please ensure that you are filling genuine application form available online at JEE (Main) website (

3.Please ensure your eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced) and participating State Institutions (as applicable).

4.The candidates should select the cites of examination as per their choice of Paper -1or Paper – 2 or both Paper – 1 & Paper - 2 of JEE (Main) – 2017 according to the mode of paper(s) as following:

Note: The candidates choosing the cities Colombo/Kathmandu/Singapore will appear for Paper – 1 in Computer Based Examination only on 10/04/2017.In the cities Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah Paper – 1 will be conducted in both the modes, however, the candidates choosing the mode of Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 will appear for Examination only on 10/04/2017. The Paper – 2 in all these cities will be conducted on 03/04/2017 from 2.00–5.00 PM (IST) in Pen & Paper Based examination.

5.Candidates are allowed to submit only one application form. More than one application i.e Multiple applications from a candidate will be rejected.

6.The name of the candidate and his/her parents name in the application form must exactly be the sameas registered in Class 12th/ equivalent qualifying Examination. No prefix/title such as

Mr/Shri/Fr/Dr/Mrs/Smt/Col etc should be used.

7.The fee may be paid either by credit/debit card or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form. In case of e-challan, the payment should be made in the

Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank in cash.

Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances.

8.No options can be changed at a later stage after submission of an application. However, a chance may be given to the candidates to correct/modify some of the particular(s) of the application form online only, with valid reason(s), during the month of Jan 2017. The candidates are advised to see the website and newspaper regularly to know the exact date when the correction(s)/modification(s) will be allowed online only.

No change will be accepted through offline i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.

9.The JEE (Main) 2017 application has been made completely online i.e. the candidate have to fill the particulars online and also upload their photograph, signature and thumb impression. Due to above, theprovision of sending hard copy of the application i.e. confirmation page to the JEE (Main) office has been done away with. Therefore the candidates are advised not to send hard copy of the application i.e. confirmation page to JEE (Main) Secretariat. However, the candidates are advised to retain hard copy of the application i.e. confirmation page for future reference or correspondence, if any.

10.Candidate(s) may check the status of their application on JEE (Main) website.

11.The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi alone will have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all matters and disputes related to JEE (Main) - 2017 as JEE Apex Board located at CBSE Delhi is organising the JEE (Main) - 2017 examination.

12.The offer of admission shall be subject to verification of original certificates/ documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will be cancelled.

13.If a candidate expects the result of Class 12th/Equivalent qualifying examination to be declared after 25th June 2017by the examining body, the candidate is advised not to attempt JEE (Main) - 2017. Candidates whose result of Class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination is not available by 24th June 2017 will not be considered for allotment of All India Ranking of JEE (Main) - 2017.

14.The marks of Class 12th /equivalent qualifying examination will be displayed on the website of JEE (Main) during the second week of June 2017. The candidates have to verify these marks and confirm it on the website. In case of any discrepancy, the candidates should upload the copy of the mark-sheet online only latest by 24th June 2017 on JEE (Main) website.

15.In case of change in qualifying examination marks due to re-totaling/verification/result revision, the candidate should ensure to upload the copy of the revised mark-sheet online only latest by 25th June 2017 on JEE (Main) website. The revised mark-sheet will not be accepted after 24th June 2017 for whatsoever reason.

16.The candidates must have their own personal and valid email id. They are also advised to have their own mobile number. The candidates are advised to retain the same mobile number and email-id in use which they have furnished in the application form because the important information may be given to the candidates through SMS or e-mail.

17.The decision of the JEE Apex Board regarding the eligibility of any applicant shall be final

18.All correspondence related to JEE (Main)–2017 should be addressed to:

The Executive Director, (JAB),

Central Board of Secondary Education,

H-149, Sector - 63, Noida

Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

19.For latest information related to JEE (Main) – 2017 kindly visit JEE(Main) Website:

20.For latest information related to JEE (Advanced) kindly visit any of the following JEE(Advanced) Websites.










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