About JEE Main

Applying for JEE Main

Applications for JEE (Main) - 2018 have to be filled in ONLINE only; ensure that you fill application form available online at JEE (Main) website ONLY (www.jeemain.nic.in).

  • you will need your Aadhaar Number/ Aadhaar Enrolment ID/ Aadhaar Registration number for Registration. Your name, Date of Birth and Gender will be cross checked with your Aadhaar details.
  • You will also need SCANNED copies of photograph and signature for uploading.
  • Provide a valid mobile number and an e-mail ID. ALL communications from JEE Main will be through them.


Online submission of application on website www.jeemain.nic.in 01.12.2017 to 01.01.2018

Application Process:

  • Decide about Online/ Offline Exam

    Candidates who wish to appear for Paper-1 AND Paper-2: Note that Paper-2 will be conducted ONLY in Pen and Paper based examination mode. So either the candidate can appear for BOTH Paper 1 and Paper 2 in Pen and Paper mode (Exam date: 08.04.2018) OR the candidate can opt for Paper-1 in Computer based examination mode, and Paper 2 in Pen and Paper examination mode.

  • Fill in details and Register. Password (chosen by you) and computer generated Application number have to be meticulously noted.

  • Important Instruction about PASSWORD: During online form filling, candidate will be required to choose PASSWORD and Security Question and its Answer. Candidate is advised to record/ remember their password for all future logins. The Password must be as per the following Password policy.

    Password must be 8 to 13 characters long.

    Password must have at least one Upper case alphabet, at least one Lower case alphabet, at least one numeric value and at least one special character like: !@#$%^&*-

    For subsequent logins, candidate will be able to login directly with their respective system generated Application Number and the chosen Password.

  • Upload Images:

    ALL Files in JPG/ JPEG format File Size Dimension
    Photograph of Candidate 4KB to 40KB 3.5cm x 4.5cm
    Signature of Candidate 1KB to 30KB 3.5cm x 1.5cm
  • Photograph: The photograph must INDICATE clearly the name of the candidate along with the date of taking the photograph. Clear spectacles are allowed. High Contrast

    B & W or Colour photographs should clearly show the face of the candidate. Retain 6 – 8 copies of the same photograph with you.

  • Make your payment either Online (using a credit/ debit card) OR print an e-challan and pay in cash through Syndicate/ Canara/ ICICI/ HDFC banks.

    The fee* (in Indian Rupees) for JEE (Main)-2018 is as follows:

    Paper(s) Appearing Pen and Paper Based Examination Computer Based Examination (Paper-1 only)
    General/OBC SC/ST/PwD General/OBC SC/ST/PwD
    JEE (Main) Paper-1ORJEE (Main) Paper-2 only 1000 (Boys)
    500 (Girls)
    500 (Boys)
    500 (Girls)
    500 (Boys)
    250 (Girls)
    250 (Boys)
    250 (Girls)
    BOTHJEE (Main) Paper-1andJEE (Main) Paper-2 1800 (Boys)
    900 (Girls)
    900 (Boys)
    900 (Girls)
    1300 (Boys)
    650 (Girls)
    650 (Boys)
    650 (Girls)

    * If the candidate is paying the examination fee using a credit/debit card, they have to pay an additional processing charge as given below:

    Credit Card: 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable; Debit Card: 0.75% + taxes for examination fee up to Rs.2000; SBI Buddy: Rs.20/- (per transaction) + service taxes as applicable

  • Candidates opting for Computer Based Examination of Paper 1, should select the date/slot after payment of Examination Fee.

  • If you are paying Online, you can take a print out of the Acknowledgement Page immediately. If you are paying using an e-challan you can take a print out of the Acknowledge Page in two days time.