To Crack the IIT-JEE – Knowing the Pattern Is Must

To Crack the IIT-JEE – Knowing the Pattern Is Must

JEE is a PAN India common engineering entrance exam foradmission to various engineering colleges and courses around the country. IIT-JEE has replaced mainly two sets of exams which were held earlier i.e. AIEEE (carried out by CBSE) and IIT-JEE which was carried out by IITs for admission to various IITs around the country.

JEE consists of two parts-

  1. JEE Mains
  2. JEE Advanced.

TheJEE-Main exam is for admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and some other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes, while the JEE-Advanced is specifically for admission to the Prestigious  Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).


Only the students who get selected in JEE Mains are eligible for JEE Advanced. Also, there are some institutes which use scores of the candidates, obtained in the JEE advanced exam for admission to their institutes.

Around 2500 institutes participate through JEE for a total of 5.5 lakhs (approx.) seats.

JEE Mains has two papers, namely Paper-1 and paper-2. Paper-1 is for candidates seeking admission to B.E/B.Tech courses and is conducted in both offline and online modes while Paper-2 is conducted only in offline mode for B.Arch. and Planning courses.

A prospective candidate can apply for one or both of the papers. The papers contain multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry and mathematics subjects.

The JEE exam pattern has gone to changes from time to time and following are the changes to JEE Mains 2017 Pattern:

  • The class 12th marks will no longer be used to determine the rank of the candidate in JEE Mains Exam.
  • For a candidate to qualify for admissions to IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs they have to secure a minimum of 75% in their 12th class examination or they have to be in Top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination of their respective school boards.SC/ST candidates are given a relaxation of 10% and are required to secure a minimum of 65% for admission through JEE Exams.
  • The new eligibility criterion does not allow candidates to submit their application for theexam unless they provide their aadhar

For JEE advanced about 1.5 lakh candidates who have already qualified for JEE Mains are eligible. IIT-Madras is conducting the JEE advanced examination for 2017.Thechanges to JEE Advanced 2017 Pattern are as follows:

  • All India rank of the candidate will hold no bearing on his 12th class score.
  • Top 2.2 Lakh candidates from JEE Mains will be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2017 as opposed to 2 lakhs in 2016.

Questions asked in JEE (Main) are not very difficult rather they are different

Each question has a bit of surprise in it & student who is prepared to tackling such surprise questions is most likely to sail through.

The general conception is that the JEE (Advanced) is a difficult examination and the questions are complex and tough. That is only partially true. It is merely a different exam.

All it requires is a proper examination temperament and different approach to the subject. It requires in-depth subject knowledge and also through understating of various concepts involved. There are various coaching institutes available nowadays, that a candidate can opt for thepreparation of JEE Exam in order to acquire above-mentioned skills and succeed.

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