Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2018
ABOUT JEE (Main) - 2018
Mode of Examination
The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) (described below) of JEE(Main)will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only.Type of Examination
JEE (Main) - 2018 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.
A. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.)and Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)
B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Only
*The option of date for Computer Based Examination for Paper - 1 should be exercised while filling up the
application form. The allotment of slots/dates will be on first come first served basis. If a candidate does not
make any selection, he/she shall be randomly assigned a slot/date as per the availability of the same.
The Computer Based Examination for Paper - 1 in Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai,
Muscat, Riyadh, Qatar, Sharjah and Dhaka will be held on 15thApril 2018.
Choice of Medium of Question Papers
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage.
Provisions for Persons with Disabilities
Cities/Towns of JEE (Main)- 2018 Examination Centres
JEE (Main) - 2018 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India as well as abroad. The list of cities is given in Appendix-2. While applying, candidates must select four centre cities in case of Pen & Paper based examination and one city in case of Computer based examination. In case the candidate opting for Paper-I in the city where the examination is conducted only in computer based mode but also wants to appear in Paper-II, he/she has to select four other centre cities of pen & paper mode of examination for Paper-II.
However, if the number of candidates for Computer based examination is less than 50 in a city on a particular date than all such candidates will be allotted last day of the computer based examination in the same city.
Similarly, efforts will be made to allot candidate's city of Pen & Paper based examination as per their choice opted for in the application form. However, in some exceptional circumstances, a different city in nearby area may be allotted.Requests for Change of Examination City/Town
Normally, the requests for change of centre will not be entertained. In this regard, the decision of the Executive Director (JAB)will be final.Use of Calculator and Communication Aids
Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator etc. is NOT PERMITTED in JEE (Main) - 2018. Materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should NOT be brought into the examination hall.