JEE Advanced for admission to IITs on June 4

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The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Advanced 2023, based on which admissions to the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and some other top institutions in the country take place, will be conducted on June 4. IITs provide training and opportunities for research of the highest standards in the fields of engineering and technology. The website to apply is

Courses available under JEE Advanced are: B Tech / BS of four-year duration; B Arch of five years; Dual B Tech-M Tech / Dual BS-MS of five years (students can earn master as well as bachelor degree on completion of course) and Integrated M Tech / MSc of five years.

In some IITs, B Tech (Honours) / B Tech with Minor courses are offered. At certain other IITs, a Dual system where students can earn Master’s from other departments along with B Tech is available.

Details of programmes which were offered by each IIT last year are explained in Appendix 3 of the brochure. Applicants can learn if there are changes this year during the time of seat allocation.

IIT Guwahati is organizing the exam in 2023. Contact details: Chairperson, JEE (Advanced) 2023, IIT Guwahati – 781039. Phone: 0361 – 2692795; email:

Classes for the 2023 admissions will start in July.

Other institutions
Apart from IITs, the following institutions admit students based on JEE- Advanced scores: Indian Institute of Science – Bengaluru; seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs), including at Thiruvananthapuram; Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram and Indian Institutes of Petroleum and Energy (IIPEs) at Rae Bareli and Visakhapatnam.

Information related to these institutions is available on the respective websites.

Exam format
JEE Advanced has two papers and candidates have to take both compulsorily. Each paper is of three-hour duration and is computer-based. The time of Paper 1 is 9 am to 12 pm and Paper 2 is 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm on June 4, 2023. Both papers will have questions from Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

Questions will be of objective type, including multiple-choice. Time remaining will be displayed on the computer-clock screen and a scribbling pad would be provided to all candidates to carry out rough calculations. Moreover, negative marks will be applied for some questions.

Candidates can check the syllabus in the brochure. Mock test and FAQ also are available on the website.

Differently-abled candidates would be allotted one hour extra time for each paper, for which an application should be submitted during registration. The required form is available in Appendix 2 of the brochure.

There are exam centres all over India, including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kochi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod. Applicants can give their choice of eight centres. There are no exam centres abroad.

Application details
Eligible candidates can register for JEE Advanced after the results of JEE Main are announced. The time to register is from 10 am on April 30 to 5 pm on May 4, 2023 and the website is Registered candidates can submit the fee of Rs 2,900 till 5 pm on May 5. The fee is Rs 1,450 for candidates belonging to scheduled and differently-abled categories and female applicants of all categories. In addition to this amount, there is service and some other charges. For foreign students, the fees are different. Candidates can download admit cards from May 29. The results of JEE Advanced will be published at 10 am on June 18.

Seat allotment
Candidates have to attempt both papers of JEE Advanced and score minimum marks to find a place in the rank-list. For general category, the cut-off marks are 10 % in each subject and an aggregate of 35 %. For scheduled category, the cut-off marks are 5 % and 17.5 % respectively.

Seats will be allotted to IITs, NITs and other technical institutions functioning with funds from Central government by the ‘Joint Seat Allocation Authority’ (JoSAA) from June 19, for which another notification will be issued.

Architecture course
B Arch course is available at the IITs at Kharagpur, Roorkee and Varanasi. Candidates who have qualified in JEE Advanced can take the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2023 scheduled for June 21. Registration for this test will start at 10 am on June 18 and end at 5 pm on June 19.

The three-hour AAT will take place at all IITs on June 21 and results are to be announced at 5 pm on June 25. Candidates need only qualify in AAT as admissions will take place based on the JEE Advanced rank.

A note on preparations
Candidates should prepare well in advance as the exam pattern of JEE Advanced is much different from those of JEE Main and Kerala Engineering Entrance. Only regular practice of JEE Advanced-model questions can help candidates crack the test. Moreover, they have to keep in mind that the exam lasts six hours on a single day.

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