JEE Main 2018


Introduction To JEE Main 2018:

  • About: Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main 2018) is an eligibility test for admission into undergraduate engineering courses in NITs, IIITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions and Institutions funded by participating State Governments.
  • Conducted By: The Government of India has authorized Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for conducting JEE Main 2018 entrance examination.
  • Level: JEE Main 2018 is National Level Entrance Examination which will be conducted in 248 major cities all across India and also in 10 overseas countries.
  • Courses: JEE Main is considered as biggest engineering entrance exam and it helps candidates to gain admission into B.TECH/B.E and B.ARCH/B.Planning courses offered by Top Engineering Colleges in India.
  • Frequency: JEE Main is conducted only once every year. The candidates will be having 3 attempts to clear the examination.
  • Exam Papers: The JEE Main 2018 has 2 separate question papers. For B.Tech/B.E Programme JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 is applicable and for B.Arch/B.Planning Programme JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 is applicable.
  • Selection: JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in online and offline mode. Candidates need to select the preferred mode of examination, test centre and exam paper while filling the JEE Main 2018 Application Form.
  • Applicants: More than 11.5 Lakh students have been registered for JEE Main 2018 and most of them has selected online mode examination.
  • JEE Advanced: JEE Main is also an eligibility test to appear for JEE Advanced 2018. JEE Advanced 2018 helps candidates to seek admission in  IIT’s, ISM Dhanbad and IISc Bangalore.

JEE Main 2018 Important Details

JEE Main 2018 Examination
Conducting AuthorityCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Exam LevelNational Level Examination
Examination DateOffline Exam: 8th April 2018.
Online Exam: 15th and 16th April 2018.
Course OfferedPaper 1: B.Tech/B.E
Paper 2: B.Arch/B.Planning
Mode of ExaminationOnline (Computer Based Test) & Offline (Pen and Paper Based Test)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
Marking Scheme4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer
Negative Marking1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Paper MediumEnglish & Hindi

JEE Main 2018 Exam Structure:

  • JEE Main 2018 has two papers. Paper 1 is applicable for (B.E/B. Tech) programme and Paper 2 is applicable for (B. Arch/B. Planning) programme. Candidates can take Paper 1 or Paper 2 or both as per the courses they are seeking admission to through JEE Main.

JEE Main 2018 Paper Patten

JEE Main 2018SubjectsType of QuestionsTotal MarksMode of ExamExamination Date
Paper 1 (B.E/B. Tech)Physics, Chemistry & MathematicsObjective type with equal weight-age to all the subjects360(Offline) Pen and Paper based
(Online) Computer based.
Offline: 8th April 2018 (IST 09:30 to 12:30)

Online: 15th & 16th April 2018
Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)Mathematics

Aptitude Test

Drawing Test
Objective Type

Objective Type

Questions to test drawing aptitude
390(Offline) Pen and Paper based only.Offline: 8th April 2018 (IST 14:00 to 17:00)

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates:

  • Admit Card: The candidates can download the JEE Main 2018 Admit card from 10th March 2018 onwards. The candidates are advised to download the admit card from the JEE Main official website.
  • Date of Examination: JEE Main Offline mode examination will be held on 8th April 2018 and the Online mode examination will be held on 15th and 16th April 2018.
  •  To know all the important dates related to JEE Main 2018 examination Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Eligibility:

  • Academic Qualification: Candidates who have cleared their class 12th examination or any qualifying examination in the year 2016 or 2017 and those who are appearing in class 12th or qualifying exams in the year 2018 are eligible to apply for the JEE Main 2018 examination.
  • Age Limit: The applicants whose date of birth falls on or after 1st October 1993 will be eligible to appear for entrance examination. The upper age limit relaxation of 5 years is given for candidates who have reservation benefits.
  • To know all the eligibility criteria implanted be CBSE for JEE Main 2018 examination Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus:

  • Paper 1: Questions related to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics topics of class 11th and class 12th syllabus prescribed by CBSE will be asked in the paper 1 of JEE Main 2018 examination.
  • Paper 2: Questions related to Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing topics will be asked in paper 2 of JEE Main 2018 examination.
  • To know more about the detailed JEE Main 2018 syllabus Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Centers:

  • Election: Candidates can prefer for an exam centre which is convenient for him/her while filling the online application form.
  • Seat Allocation: There are 248 exam centres in India and 10 exam centres outside India and the allotment of the seat will be based on the availability of the seats in the JEE Main 2018 exam centre.
  • To know all the offline and online mode exam centre where JEE Main 2018 examination is conducted Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Paper 1: JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 will have a total of 90 MCQ’s and it will be divided into 3 sections (30 MCQ’s from each section). Each section carries 120 marks and the candidates can score a maximum of 360 marks in Paper 1 examination.
  • Paper 2: JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 will have a total of 80 MCQ’s and it will be divided into 2 sections (Section one 20 MCQ’s and Section two 50 MCQ’s) and 2 drawing questions where each question carries 35 marks. The candidates can score a maximum of 390 marks in Paper 2 examination.
  • To know more about to get the JEE Main 2018 exam pattern Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Application Form:

  • Availability: JEE Main 2018 Application Form is released on 1st December 2017 and the registration process will end on 1st January 2018. Candidates should provide the genuine details while filling up the online application form.
  • Application Fee: JEE Main 2018 Application Fee is INR 1000 for (General / OBC Candidates) and INR 500 for (SC / ST / PWD / Girl Candidates). The application fee payment can be made through credit/debit card/Paytm or by depositing fee in cash in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI bank through e-challan.
  • For the detailed stepwise instruction on how to submit JEE Main 2018 Results Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Admit Card:

  • Availability: The JEE Main 2018 Admit Card can be downloaded from 10th March 2018 onwards. Admit Cards will be generated only for the eligible applicants who complete the registration process successfully without any mistakes.
  • Credentials: To download the JEE Main 2018 Admit Card the candidates must submit their Application Number, Date of Birth and Security Pin in the admit card portal on the JEE Main official website.
  • For details stepwise instruction on how to download JEE Main 2018 Admit Card Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Results:

  • Scorecard: The score and rank for all candidates who have appeared in JEE Main 2018 examination will be declared on 30th April 2018. The score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in JEE Main entrance exam along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Rank Sheet: The JEE Main 2018 rank sheet shall comprise of All India rank and All India category rank. Only the All India Rank (AIR) will be used as a valid score for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board to NIT’s/IIIT’s/CFTI’s/SFI’s/Others while other ranks are for information purposes.
  • To know more about how to download JEE Main 2018 results and inter-se-merit of candidates scoring equal marks Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Counselling:

  • Conducting Authority: The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is the responsible authority for the seat allotment process, document verification and JEE Main 2018 counselling.
  • Reservation: In JEE Main 2018 out of all the admission seats available 47.5% of seats will be reserved for General Merit, 27% of seats will be reserved for OBC candidates, 15% of seats will be reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% of seats will be reserved for ST candidates and remaining 3% of seats will be reserved for PwD candidates.
  • To know more about the JEE Main 2018 Counselling Process and Participating Colleges in counselling rounds Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Registration Statistics:

JEE Main 2018 Registration

JEE Main 2018 Code Of Conduct:

  • Code 1: Candidates should maintain perfect silence and attend to their JEE Main 2018 Question Paper only. Any conversation or gesture or disturbance in the Examination Room/Hall shall be deemed as misbehaviour.
  • Code 2: If an applicant is found using unethical means or impersonating then his/her candidature shall be cancelled and (s)he will be liable to be debarred from taking JEE Main examination either permanently or for a specified duration of time according to the nature of the offence.
  • Code 3: Applicants are not allowed to carry any Calculators, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, Docu Pen, Textual material, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the admit card inside the Examination Hall.
  • Code 4: If an applicant is in possession of any of the above item then his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current JEE Main 2018 examination will be cancelled & (s)he will also be debarred for future examinations & the equipment will be seized.
  • Code 5: The candidate shall not remove any page from the Test-Booklet (in case of Pen and Paper Based Examination) and if he/she is found to have removed any pages from his/her Test Booklet then he/she will be presumed to have used unfair means and shall be liable for criminal action.

JEE Main 2018 Contact Details:

JEE Main 2018 Contact Information
AddressJEE(Main) Unit Central Board of Secondary Education,
Plot No. 149, Block - H,
Sector - 63, Noida - 201309
Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh)
Helpline Number7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526
Computer Based Examination Helpline Number18002669778 (The queries related to Computer Based examination only will be attended from 1st March 2018 onward)
Computer Based Exam Email (The E-mails related to Computer Based examination only will be attended from 1st March 2018 onward)
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