JEE Main 2016 Information Bulletin

JEE Main Exam:

             Joint Entrance examination (JEE Main) is a very important national level engineering entrance exam for the admission to the top most engineering colleges in India. JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which declared JEE Main exam as the common entrance examination in the place of AIEEE and IIT-JEE.

JEE Main is conducted in two types. JEE Advanced which is carried out for the admission to the top Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and JEE Main is carried out for the admission to the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) , National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Central Funded Technical Institute (CFTI).

JEE Main consists of two papers such as

Paper 1 which is for the admission to the B.E and B.Tech

Paper 2 which is for the admission to the B.Arch and B. planning


Upcoming JEE main exam and Important dates:

  • JEE Main online application starts from first week of November 2015
  • Last date for the online application: Last week of December 2015
  • Application checking: January 2016
  • Issuance of Admit card: March 2016 onwards
  • JEE Main pen and paper based test: First week of April, 2016
  • JEE Main computer based test: Second or third week of April, 2016
  • Displaying OMR sheet and answer key on: Fourth week of April, 2016
  • Result declaration: First week of July 2016
  • Availability of score card: As soon as the results are declared, score cards will be available from official site of JEE Main.


How to apply for JEE Main 2016?

  1. Visit JEE Main official website during the first week of November, 2015.
  2. Register for JEE Main You will be getting a username and password to your registered email id.
  3. Now log in with that username and password. Fill in all the details such as name, father’s name, choice of test city, paper preferred, application number, roll number of 12th board examination, certificates of 10th and 12th, etc.,
  4. Upload your digital photograph along with your left thumb impression in JPEG format.
  5. Pay the application fees either through debit or credit card.
  6. Click on submit button.
  7. Take a copy of confirmation page.

Eligibility criteria:

  • General and OBC candidates must have born on or after October 1, 1991.
  • There is no minimum age limit for JEE Main exam
  • Candidate must have cleared 12th board exam or equivalent qualifying exam with PCM group as their major subjects.
  • He/she must have cleared all major subjects with more than 50% of marks.
  • Students are allowed maximum of three attempts in JEE Main exam


Pattern and Syllabus:

                   JEE Main exam are conducted both in online and offline mode.

 Online vs offline exam:

  • Online test is the most preferred test mode for most of the students. This is because, in online mode it is easy to change the answer (By just tapping other radio button), facility to check the quick view of unanswered questions, navigation between the questions, etc.,
  • Students taking online exam will get more time for JEE Main preparation since they are conducted only after offline exam.
  • Online exam application fee cost less than offline exam.
  • Even exam authorities are trying to bring more students in online mode which helps to cut down money and time.


Pattern for JEE Main 2016:

Total duration of the exam: 3 hours

Total questions: 90

Maximum marks: 360

Each correct attempt carries +4 mark

Each incorrect attempt carries -1 mark

No marks for unanswered questions

Paper 1 consist of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Paper 2 consist of Physics, Chemistry, Drawing and aptitude test, Mathematics



For AIPMT Syllabus and free practice papers with year wise you can follow the below url:


Admit card for JEE Main 2016:

              Admit card for JEE Main 2016 will be available from March 2016 onwards. This Admit card contains important details of the student such as name, father’s name, date of birth, choice of city, paper choice, examination date, venue, etc. This is a very important document which must be kept safely even after the exam gets over.

You can download the admit card from the official site of JEE Main (i.e.,

While downloading, students have to provide their application number and password which you would have received during the time of registration. Admit card is available only to those who have updated their board exam roll number while registration.

If you have not updated your roll number, please visit the following link:


Result announcement:

                 JEE Main is planned to be conducted on April, 2016. Results are expected to be declared on first week of July, 2016. On the basis of the marks secured in JEE Main and 12th board exam (60% and 40% marks respectively) separate rank list will be declared for B.E and B.Planning courses.

Ranks cards will be available for download which consist of details such as:

  • Category rank of the candidate
  • State rank of the candidate
  • All India rank of the candidate


Counselling for JEE Main:

                  CBSE releases the meritorious students list as soon as the results are announced. JEE Main counselling is to be done through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOAA) which allows students to select their seat preference and courses according to the ranks secured.

                 As soon as the results are announced, you can find the official announcement of Counselling for JEE Main in the website of JOAA. Only those candidate who has secured higher marks than the cut-off benchmark, will be called for the counselling process.

Steps for counselling:

  1. JEE Main counselling registration
  2. Fill your choice of college and course
  3. Locking of your choice
  4. Allotment of seat
  5. Payment of fees
  6. Reporting to the reporting centres
  7. Reporting to the allotting institute

For the year 2015, JOAA was about to fill 10006 in IIT’s, 17390 seats in NIT’s, 2228 seats in IIIT’s and 3741 seats in the GFTI’s.

Students, who have not selected in IIT’s and NIT’s don’t panic. There are lot of best private and Government colleges in India which accepts JEE Main scores.

Other option is, if you are among the top 1, 50,000 students in JEE Main ranks, there is also a possibility to attend JEE Advanced examination which leads to the admission of top IIT’s of the country.




JEE Main 2014 Guidelines to Candidates (Offline Exam)

1. Please check the Admit Card carefully for your Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Test Center Name, City, State Code of Eligibility and Category. In case of any discrepancy, communicate to JEE (Main) Secretariat immediately for necessary action.

2. The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions.

3. The examination rooms/hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of the test. Candidates should take their seats immediately after opening of the examination hall. If the candidates do not report in time, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Hall.

4. The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the Admit Card issued by the Board shall not be permitted for the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

5. For Aptitude Test in Architecture, candidates are advised to bring their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons.

6. Candidates are advised to bring with them a cardboard or a clip board on which nothing should be written, so that they have no difficulty in filling responses in the Answer Sheet even if the tables provided in the examination room/hall do have smooth surface. They should also bring with them their own Ball Point Pens (Black/Blue) of good quality.

7. The candidates are advised to also bring with them a copy of document (as per following applicable criteria) on the day of their JEE (Main) – 2014 and submit the same to the invigilator at the examination centre. The Candidates have to write Roll No. of JEE (Main) Examination on the copy of the document being submitted in support of class 12th/Qualifying examination.

S. No Applicable Criteria to candidates Copy of Document required to be brought and submitted to the invigilator at the Centre after writing  JEE Main Roll No. on it.
1 Candidates, who qualified in class 12th / qualifying  Examination in 2012 or 2013, and have not opted for improvement of
performance in 2014.
Copy of their Final marks- sheet/ marks statement of Class 12th /Qualifying Examination of year 2012 or 2013.
2 Candidates, who qualified in class 12th / qualifying  Examination in 2012 or 2013, and have opted for  improvement of performance
in 2014 in all subjects.
Copy of their Admit card/Hall ticket for improvement of performance in Class 12th /Qualifying Examination
3 Candidates, who are appearing in class 12th /  qualifying examination in 2014. Copy of their Admit card/Hall ticket for class 12th/Qualifying Examination 2014.

This is in addition to the candidates bringing their Admit Card for JEE (Main) 2014.

8. No candidate, under any circumstances, will be allowed to enter the Examination Center after the commencement of the  examination.

9. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidate should find out and occupy their allotted seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room or the seat on his/her own other than allotted, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted for it.

10. Ten minutes before the commencement of the paper, each candidate will be given sealed Test Booklet with an Answer Sheet placed inside it.

11. Immediately on receipt of the Test Booklet the candidate will fill in the required particulars on the cover page of the Test Booklet with Ball Point Pen only. He/She will not open the Test Booklet until asked to do so by the Invigilator. Do not open/break the seal before the announcement.

12. No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room until the full duration of the paper. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre

13. No Candidate will be allowed to carry any baggage inside the Examination Center. JEE Apex Board will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises.

14. Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card, identity proof, document as required. If any candidate is in possession of any of the above items, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.

15. Smoking and eating is strictly prohibited in the examination room.

16. Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken into the examination rooms during examination hours.

17. No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room until the full duration of the paper. Candidates should not leave the room/hall without handing over their Answer Sheets to the Invigilators on duty.

JEE Main 2014 Online Application Form

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