JEE Mains 2018

Joint Entrance Examination Mains 2018

The Central Board for Secondary Education conducts JEE Mains 2018, an all India Engineering Entrance Examination to facilitate admission into National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs), and other centrally funded Engineering colleges. Due to a high level of competition, JEE Mains is considered as one of the most challenging entrance exam at the undergraduate level. The students aspiring for JEE Mains Exam 2018, should have a strategic JEE Mains Preparation plan since 30% of the questions asked are directly from NCERT textbook concepts. Also, only students selected in JEE Mains Exam are eligible for JEE Advanced Exam.

JEE Mains 2018 is conducted in two modes—Online and Offline. The offline mode of JEE Mains 2018 examination would be conducted on 8th April 2018, Sunday, while the online mode will be conducted on 15th (Sunday) and 16th (Monday) of April 2018. The application forms for JEE Mains 2018 are available on its official website from 1st December onwards. Around 2,24,000 students from JEE Mains 2018 Exams will become eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.

LATEST: JEE Mains Admit Card 2018 is available now!

 What makes JEE Mains 2018 Exam crucial?

• The exam facilitates admission into various NITs, IIITs and other state funded engineering colleges to students aspiring for engineering.
• It marks as the first step for admission into the prestigious IITs and ISM Dhanbad.

JEE Mains 2018 Structure of Paper:

The Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct the first phase of JEE 2018 i.e. JEE Mains 2018. Further divided into two parts—Paper 1 and Paper 2—JEE Mains 2018 is conducted to facilitate admissions into various courses like B.Tech/B.E., Integrated MSc’s, B.Arch/B.Planning etc.

JEE Mains 2018, Paper 1:

• Conducted to facilitate admission into B.Tech/B.E in various NITs, IIITs, DTU and other state funded universities.
• Time duration: 3 hours.
• 90 objective type questions: 30 each for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
• 4 marks awarded for correct answer, 1 mark deducted for every wrong answer.
• Marks will be deducted for more than one response since they are considered to be wrong. Thus, only one response needs to be filled in.
• Offline Mode of exam: 8th April 2018, Sunday
• Online Mode of exam: 15th-16th April 2018, Sunday and Monday

JEE Mains 2018, Paper 2:

• Conducted to facilitate admission into B. Arch/ B. Planning in various NITs, IIITs, DTU and other state-funded universities.
• Time duration: 3 hours.
• Paper divided into 3 parts: Objective Mathematics (Part 1), Objective Aptitude Test (Part 2) and Drawing test (Part
• 30 Objective Type Questions in Part 1 i.e. Mathematics
• 50 Objective Type Questions in Part 2 i.e. Aptitude test
• 2 Questions in Part 3 i.e. Drawing test which checks the candidates drawing understandings and abilities.
• 4 marks awarded for the correct answer (Part 1 and Part 2), 1 mark deducted for every wrong answer.
• No negative marking for Part 3
• Offline mode of examination available only.

Papers

SubjectsNumber of Questions

Maximum Marks

Paper-1

Physics

30 Questions

120 marks

Chemistry

30 Questions

120 marks

Mathematics

30 Questions

120 marks

Paper-2

Mathematics

30 Questions

120 marks

Aptitude Test

50 Questions

200 marks

Drawing

2 Questions

70 marks

JEE Mains 2018 Important Dates:

Find below the official dates of important events regarding JEE Mains 2018 Exam:

JEE Mains 2018
Important DatesEvents
20th November 2017JEE Main Notification on the Official Website
1st December 2017JEE Mains 2018 Application Form
1st January 2018Last Date to submit JEE Main online application form with scanned images
2nd January 2018Last date of payment of application fees via credit or debit card
2nd January 2018Last date of payment of application fees via e-challan
9th Jan to 22nd Jan 2018Correction window – Changes in the Application form
2nd week of March 2018Availability of Admit Card
8th April 2018JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 and 2 Offline Exam
15th and 16th of April 2018JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Online Exam
24th of April 2018Answer Keys & OMR sheet display
30th of April 2018JEE Mains 2018 Paper 1 Results
31st of May 2018JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 Results
30th of April 2018Declaration of AIR (All India Ranks)
June 2018JoSAA Counselling

JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus:

The syllabus for JEE Mains 2018 is different for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates seeking admission to B. Tech/B.E courses will be appearing for Paper 1 while candidates appearing for Paper to will apply for B. Arch/ B. Planning course. The syllabus for both has been given below.

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus (Paper I)

JEE Main Physics Syllabus 2018 

JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus 2018

JEE Main Math Syllabus 2018

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus (Paper 2)

Part IAwareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment. Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualising. different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).
Part IIThree dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, substraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.

 

Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, ect.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.) and rural life,

JEE Mains 2018 New Changes Announced:

 The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has presented some new changes in the pattern of JEE Mains 2018. Here are the highlights:
• CBSE has announced to held the JEE Mains 2018 Exam in 258 exam centers, out of which 248 are in India and 10 in foreign countries.
• The board has given permission to the Diabetic students to carry sugar tablets or fruits such as banana or an apple and a transparent bottle of water.
• Students will be able to book their slot for the JEE Mains 2018online mode examination.
• For calculating All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main 2018, no weightage will be given to 12th class marks. Also, no verification will be required from students for 12th class roll number.
• The board has given permission to the Diabetic students to carry sugar tablets or fruits such as banana or an apple and a transparent bottle of water.
• Students will be able to book their slot for the JEE Mains 2018online mode examination.
• For calculating All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main 2018, no weightage will be given to 12th class marks. Also, no verification will be required from students for 12th class roll number.

Some Changes done in the Past:

• Candidates must have at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in 10+2 examinations or must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards in order to be eligible for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs.
• CBSE made registration with Aadhar Card mandatory for students applying for JEE Mains Exam. Candidates must fill their Aadhar Card number in the application form.
• The above provision, however, does not include candidates from Meghalaya, J&K and Assam. Such candidates can fill in their passport number, ration card number or any other valid Govt. identity proof to get their JEE Mains 2018 Examination Center in these states only.

JEE Mains 2018 Admit Card:

The tentative date to release JEE Mains 2018 Admit card by CBSE is in the second week of March 2018. To download the admit card of JEE Main 2018, the candidates will have to login by entering their application number, password and security pin on the official website of JEE Mains 2018. Details such as the candidate’s name, exam timings, information about the exam center, application number and more will be present in JEE Main 2018 admit card.Candidates must confirm that there are no discrepancies in the details about them before downloading JEE Main admit card 2018. The admit card will act as an identity document that all candidates have to safeguard at all costs and produce in the JEE Mains examination center at the time of the exam. If candidates somehow, fails to bring the JEE Main admit card 2018 to the examination center, then they will not be allowed to sit for the JEE Main exam.The candidate needs to safeguard the JEE Mains admit card even after the exam since it will satisfy the eligibility criteria by candidates during admission.

Documents to carry at JEE Main 2018 Exam Centers:

• The candidates must carry their JEE Main 2018 admit card while reporting at the examination center for the exam.
• PwD candidates must carry a copy of the PwD certificate in the prescribed format (Appendix 9) issued by the Competent Authority.

Items allowed to carry to the Exam Hall along with the JEE Main Admit Card:

• For JEE Main 2018 examination, candidates do not have to carry a pen or pencil along with them since they will be provided with a black ball point pen by the authorities.
• For JEE Mains 2018 Offline mode of examination, candidates can carry a cardboard or writing pad with nothing written on it to place their answer sheet on it while answering.
• The drawing sheet needed for JEE main Paper 2 will be provided by the authorities. Candidates must carry their own Geometry Box Set, Pencils, Erasers and Color pencils or Crayons for the drawing paper.

Items NOT to carry to the JEE Main Exam Hall:

• Any electronic devices like Cellular phone, Mobile, Pager, Calculator, Log Tables or copying materials, books, notebooks, bits of paper must not be carried to the examination hall.
• Candidates will not be permitted to wear or carry any type of watch into the exam hall.