JEE-Advanced on Aug 28, online registration begins from Aug 7

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The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)- Advanced, the national-level entrance test for admission to 23 Indian Institutes of Technology in various cities, including Palakkad, has been scheduled on 28 August. Aspirants can register from 10 am on 7 August until 5 pm on 11 August. The results will be out on 11 September. The exam will be organised by the IIT, Bombay.

Website: https://jeeadv.ac.in.

Email: jeeadv2022@iitb.ac.in.

Registered candidates may pay an application fee of Rs 2,800 until 5 pm on 12 August. SC/ST candidates, persons with disabilities and women of all categories need to pay only Rs 1,400.

There will be additional service charges too.

Exam centres
There are exam centres at all the major cities in India including in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kochi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod. The applicants should choose at least eight centres, in order of preference, in the application form. There are no overseas centres.

Programmes
BTech/BS – 4 years, BArch – 5 years, Dual B Tech- M Tech/Dual BS-MS – 5 years and Integrated M Tech/MSc – 5 years.

Some IITs offer dual programmes which allow the students of BTech programmes to simultaneously earn a Masters degree too. The category-wise programmes that were offered by each IIT, last year, are given in paragraph 3 of the brochure. In case there are any changes this year, the candidates would be able to know them during the seat allocation.

Exam pattern
The online entrance exam will have two papers of 3 hours each. The first session would be held from 9 am to 12 pm and the next session will be from 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm on 28 August.

There will be questions from Maths, Chemistry and Physics in both the papers.

The objective-type exam will have multiple-choice questions that evaluate the reasoning and analytical skills of the candidates.

A count-down timer will be displayed on the computer screen. Besides, there will be negative marks for the wrong answers in some sections. After logging in, the details of the candidate will appear on the screen.

The syllabus has been published in the information brochure. Previous question papers from 2007 onwards, mock tests and FAQ are available on the website.

Persons with disabilities should request for additional one hour for the examination, during the time of registration. The application format of this could be found in paragraph 2 of the brochure.

Eligibility
The applicants will be eligible to apply only if they satisfy the following conditions:

To be eligible for JEE-Advanced, 2022, the aspirants should rank within top 2,50,000 successful candidates in the BTech/BE papers of JEE-Main, 2022.

The candidates shouldn’t be born before 1 October, 1997. Age relaxation of 5 years would be allowed for aspirants of scheduled categories and persons with disabilities.

A candidate can attempt the JEE-Advanced twice in consecutive years.

The applicants should have passed Plus-Two with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as core subjects. They should have attended the Plus-Two exams in 2021 or 2022 for the first time.

Those who have written the Plus-Two exam in 2020, but their results got published only after 15 October too would be considered. It is enough that the respective boards had published the results even if the public exams weren’t held.

(Those who wrote the Plus-Two exam for the first time in 2020 or 2021 and had registered for the JEE- Advanced in 2021, but couldn’t attend even one paper, can avail a one-time relaxation, owing to the COVID-19 rules. They will be exempted from the above guidelines).

The candidate shouldn’t have secured admission in IIT previously.

The applicants should have studied at least 5 subjects in Plus-Two, including Maths, Physics, Chemistry, one language and any other subject. Instead of Plus-Two, three-year engineering diploma courses too would be considered.

Even though Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of Indian can apply, they will be considered as foreign students. Foreigners who studied Plus-Two abroad can directly register for JEE-Advanced without attending the JEE-Mains.

Check the website https://jeeadv.ac.in/foreign.html for details.

The applicants shouldn’t be colour blind for admission to Mining and Geology courses.

Reservation
The quantum of reservation available for various categories:
General: 40.5%
General (Economically Weaker Sections): 10%
Other Backward Classes: 27%
Scheduled Castes: 15%
Scheduled Tribes: 7.5%
NB: 5% seats in each category would be reserved for persons with disabilities.

There is a special rule that allows additional seats, if required, so that each institute would have at least 20% women students. Reservation guidelines are applicable to these seats too.

Other institutions accepting score
The JEE-Advanced score is valid for admission to Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru; 7 Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (including the one in Thiruvananthapuram); Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology in Thiruvananthapuram; Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Rae Bareli; and Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Vishakhapatnam.

The details about the courses and admission procedure at these institutes are available on the respective websites.