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    All About Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2013

    CBSE has announced the details of the first Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2013. The information regarding various aspects of JEE Main like eligibility criteria, paper pattern,syllabus,marking scheme, final merit list etc., has been clearly spelt out by the CBSE, who has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting JEE Main 2013.

    General perception of the student community is that JEE Main is AIEEE in its new avatar. AIEEE in its previous form had no bearing on the IIT admissions, had given no weightage to the class XII board marks. But from 2013, JEE Main, apart from the admissions into the NITs,IIITs,possibly other CFTIs, is also the first tier of the two-tier IIT selection process.

    The relevant information on Joint Entrance Examination(JEE) Main has been presented in the form of FAQs for easy assimilation.

    1.What is Joint Entrance Examination?

    Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is the all India entrance examination conducted for the admissions into the Engineering courses. From 2013,under the direction of MHRD, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is being conducted in two parts, JEE-MAIN andJEE-ADVANCED. JEE MAIN is for the admission into NITs,IIITs and possibly CFTIs and other participating institutes. JEE ADVANCED is for the admission into IITs only.

    2. Who are eligible to appear for JEE MAIN 2013?

    Candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalentqualifying examination. Those appearing in 10+2 (ClassXII) final or equivalent examination in 2013 may also appear in JEE(MAIN) 2013provisionally.

    Candidates who are aspirants for NITs, IIITs, CFTIs , IITs and ISM Dhanbad - for one or more than one of them - must confirm to the eligibility criteria of the relevant institutions.

    Candidates are allowed maximium of 3 consecutive attempts.

    For JEE MAIN 2013, candidates who passed +2 exam in 2011 or2012 or appearing in +2 in 2013 are only eligible to appear.

    3.What is the age limit to apply for JEE-Main exam ?

    Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1988 areeligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) andPersons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC,ST and PWD candidates who were born on or after October 01, 1983 are eligible. Date ofbirth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will betaken as authentic.

    4. What is the mode of the examination?

    For Paper 1(B.E/B.Tech courses), it is in both off and online modes.

    For Paper 2(B.Arch/B.Planning),it is in offline mode only.

    5. What are the dates of the JEE MAIN 2013?

    Offline Exam - 7th April 2013
    Online Exam - Between 8th April to 25th April 2013

    6. From when are the JEE MAIN 2013 forms available?

    JEE MAIN 2013 forms are available at the website,www.jeemain-edu.in. fromNov,1st,2012. The forms have to be filled up online only since they are not available offline. CBSE has announced the setting up of facilitation centres that will assist students in the online form filling without any charge.

    Click here for the list of facilitation centres

    7. What are the names of the relevant qualifying examinations?

    1. The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognizedCentral/State Board of Secondary Examination, such as Central Board of SecondaryEducation, New Delhi, and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, NewDelhi

    2. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognizedBoard/University.

    3. Final Examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the NationalDefence Academy.

    4. Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system. v) H.S.C. Vocational Examination.

    5. H.S.C. Vocational Examination.

    6. A pass grade in the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the NationalOpen School with a minimum of five subjects.

    7. 3 or 4-year diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

    8.What is state code of eligibility ?

    1. State Code of eligibility means the Code of the State from where a candidate haspassed +2 examination by virtue of which he/she becomes eligible to appear in the JEEMain for admission to B.E/B.Tech and B.Arch/B. Planning Courses of the institutions/Colleges of the States/UT.

    2. Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from anyinstitution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address given in the Passport of the candidate.
      The list of state code of eligibility will be put up on JEE-MAIN websitewww.jeemain-edu.in

    9. What is the pattern of JEE MAIN 2013?

    Paper 1 - for B.E/B.TECH courses

    • Duration: 3 hrs
    • Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
    • Four options with single correct answer
    • Negative marking - for each incorrect response, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted. No response will mean no deduction of marks.
    Paper 2 - for B.ARCH/B. PLANNING
    • Mathematics - Part I - objective questions
    • Aptitude Test - Part II - objective questions
    • Drawing Test - Part III - to test drawing aptitude
    • Duration - 3 Hours

    10.How will the All India final merit list of JEE MAIN 2013 be arrived at?

    A candidate's All India Rank(AIR) will be a combination of 40% weightage to normalised 10+2 or other equivalent qualifying examination and 60% weightage to his JEE MAIN score.

    11.What are the reservation rules for JEE-Main Exam 2013 ?

    As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories areadmitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:
    • Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)
    • Scheduled Castes (SC)
    • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
    • Persons with Physical Disability (PD)
    Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in therespective central list published by the Govt of India.

    12. What are the institutes that require an AIR JEE MAIN rank?

    All NITs,IIITs admit students based on their AIR JEE MAIN ranks . Some of the CFTIs and other participating institutes may also use the JEE MAIN AIR ranks.

    13.How about the engineering colleges of a state? Do they admit students based on the AIR JEE MAIN rank? Will the same weightage be given to the 10+2 board Marks and the JEE MAIN score?

    In case any State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to state Universities where States require separate merit list to be provided based on relative weightages adopted by the states, then the merit list shall be prepared with such relative weightages as may be indicated by States. The examination will be conducted in the Regional Languages of the State(s) on the requests of such State(s)

    14. Will a student with AIR JEE MAIN automatically qualify to write JEE ADVANCED(the second part of the examination required to get into IITs)?

    NO. Only the top 1.5 lakh candidates of JEE MAIN from all categories will be eligible to attempt JEE ADVANCED.

    15.Is the JEE MAIN syllabus similar to AIEEE 2012 syllabus? What is the syllabus for JEE ADVANCED?

    The syllabus for JEE MAIN is same as last year's AIEEE. Click Here To Know More About the Syllabus for JEE MAIN

    The syllabus for JEE ADVANCED is similar to that of IIT JEE 2012. Click Here To Know More About the Syllabus for JEE ADVANCED

    16. What is the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE MAIN 2013?

    For Paper 1:




    For Paper 2:

    Paper 2

    17.Is the use of calculator for calculations in the JEE-MAIN exam permitted?

    NO. Students are not permitted to use electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, iPod, etc. and materials likelog table, book, notebook, etc. will not be allowed intothe examination hall.

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