JEE Main 2017

Online Crash Course for JEE Main and Advanced - 2017 : Fee Details and Admission Process

What's new in JEE Main 2017?

  • All the Indian citizen candidates (except students of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya) should possess AADHAAR card issued by UIDAI.
  • Weightage to School Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination will not be considered for JEE Main 2017.
  • The eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2017 will be the same like JEE Advanced i.e. 75% marks or be in top 20 percentile in class 12th or equivalent examination. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
  • The States of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland, Odisha & some other institutions have joined JEE Main system. The candidates in these states are advised to fill the JEE Main 2017 application form.

JEE Main 2017 Application Form

The aspiring candidates have to apply online through JEE Main website. The online application for JEE Main 2017 can be filled from 1st December, 2016 to 2nd January, 2017. The fee can be paid upto 3rd January, 2017.

Updated : Apply Online for JEE Main 2017

JEE Main 2017 Exam Date: JEE Main 2017 Offline Exam (Paper 1 and Paper 2) on April 2, 2017. JEE Main 2017 Online Exam on 8th and 9th April 2017.

JEE Main 2017 AADHAAR Card Requirement

At the time of filling application form of JEE (Main)–2017, the candidates will have to enter their AADHAAR number, name, date of birth & gender which will be validated with the UIDAI’s data. In case, these particulars do not match, the candidates will not be able to fill the application form for JEE (Main)–2017. Therefore, the candidates are advised to ensure that their AADHAAR card has correct details of their name, date of birth & gender as per school records. If there is some mismatch in these details, the candidates should immediately get it corrected in AADHAAR data or school records, as the case may be.

The Aadhaar Card is not required for students of states – J&K, Assam & Meghalaya. They need to enter any other valid Govt. identity number (like ration card number, bank account number, etc.) provided they should select the city of examination in these states only.

In order to facilitiate applicants who are not having Aadhaar, the CBSE has specially set up facilitation centres in each city of examination for the purpose of Aadhaar enrolment. The applicants who have enrolled for Aadhaar and have not received Aadhaar should enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip at the time of filling online application form for JEE(Main) 2017.

In case Aadhaar enrolment facility is not available at the facilitation centres, the applicants should submit a request for Aadhaar enrolment. The facilitation centre will issue a registration number to such applicants. This registration number should be entered by the applicants at the time of filling online application form for JEE(Main) 2017.

NRI students can apply for JEE Main 2017 using their Passport details. No Aadhaar Card required for NRI aspirants. Notice for NRI Students

JEE Main 2017 Information Bulletin (Brochure)

The detailed JEE Main 2017 information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fee, cities of examination, State code of eligibility, age relaxation, eligibility for admission, reservation policies and important dates will be available on JEE Main website on 01/12/2016.

Updated : JEE Main 2017 Information Bulletin

JEE Main 2017 Exam pattern

The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) of JEE Main 2017 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.

  • The duration of exam (both Paper-1 and Paper-2) will be 3 hours.
  • Paper-1 would contain 3 sections: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Paper-2 would contain Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing test.
  • There will be total 90 questions in Paper-1 with 30 questions from each section. Total marks will be 360.
  • Every correct answer gives you 4 marks while one 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

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JEE Main 2017 Exam Schedule

Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper 2 (B.Arch./B. Planning.)

Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration
April 2, 2017 Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 0930-1230 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
April 2, 2017 Paper 2 (B. Arch. / B.Planning.) Mathematics – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III 1400-1700 Hours(IST) 3 Hours


Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Only

Dates of Examination* Paper Subjects Timings Duration
8th and 9th April, 2017 Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 1st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST)
2nd shift (**) 1400-1700 Hours (IST) **If required
3 Hours


JEE Main 2017 Exam centres

JEE (Main) - 2017 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India as well as abroad. While applying, candidates must select four centre cities in case of Pen & Paper based examination and one city in case of Computer based examination.

If the number of candidates for Computer based examination is less than 50 in a city on a particular date then such candidates will be allotted last day of the computer based examination in the same city.

JEE Main Past Year Papers

JEE Main 2016 Paper (Offline): Set E | Set F | Set G | Set H

JEE Main 2016 Paper (Online): 9th April | 10th April

JEE Main 2015 Paper: Paper 1

JEE Main 2014 Paper: Paper 1 and Paper 2

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