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Changes in JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018

New Changes: The candidate who is desirous of getting admission to prestigious engineering colleges in India needs to be aware of Changes JEE Main 2018 & JEE Advanced 2018. IIT JEE Main and IIT JEE Advanced are two of the most illustrious entrance exams in India. Admission to upper echelon colleges such as IIT’s, NIT’s, IIIT’s, etc. is through these two examinations. The Main exam will be conducted on 08 April 2018, whereas JEE Advanced 2018 will take place on 20 May 2018. Also, around 13 Lakhs aspirants appear for the JEE Main Entrance Exam and out of these only 2.24 Lakhs Students will qualify for JEE Advanced. Therefore, candidates can see the Changes in JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018 in the article below.

A decision has been taken at the level of the IIT Council to, inter alia, improve the gender balance in the undergraduate programs at the IITs from the current (approximately) 8% to 14% in 2018-19 by creating supernumerary seats specifically for female candidates, without any reduction in the number of seats that was made available to non-female candidates in the previous academic year (i.e the academic year 2017-2018).JEE Advanced

Changes JEE Main 2018 & JEE Advanced 2018

Following are the changes in JEE Main 2018 & JEE Advanced 2018 eligibility criteria. Please read these changes for admission into the Indian Institute of Technology.

  • No weightage of Class 12th Marks. 
  • No weightage to the performance of the candidate in the (10+2) or equivalent qualifying examinations. Candidate will have to get a minimum percentage to qualify for JEE Mains. Candidates will have to be in score 75% marks in the qualifying examination or be in the top 20 percentile in their board in order to be eligible for appearing in JEE Main 2018.
  • Earlier, there was 40% weightage of marks scored in boards and 60% weightage of performance in Joint Entrance Examination (Main).
  • Seats for girl students are increased from 8% to 14%.

For reserved category

Candidates who belong to SC/ Category will have to score a minimum aggregate of 65% in boards or be in the top 20 percentile.

Important Points regarding JEE Main 2018
Important Points regarding JEE Main 2018

JEE Advanced 2018

Following are the changes in Joint Entrance Examination Advanced:

Changes in JEE Advanced: IIT Kanpur to conduct JEE advanced exam 2018.

Qualification for JEE Advanced

A total of 2.24 Lakhs Aspirants will qualify for writing JEE Advanced. Last year, 2 Lakhs students qualified for writing JEE Advanced (2018).

Type of questions: As per new format type of questions will be more descriptive.

Category-wise distribution of the above mentioned 2.2 Lakhs students is given below.

Category Candidates Division
General 1,11,100 107,767
General – PwD 3,333
OBC-NCL 59,400 57,618
OBC-NCL-PwD 1,782
SC 33,000 32,010
SC-PwD 990
ST 16,500 16,005
ST-PwD 495

Last year cutoffs for the same was:

Category Score (Out of 360)
General 100
OBC 70
SC 52
ST 48

Jee Main Information Brochure 2018

Candidates can see the other details regarding JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018 on our website EntranceZone.

JEE Main 2018 New Rule

Aadhar is compulsory for registration in JEE Main & Advanced 2018.

Changes JEE Main 2017 & JEE Advanced 2017
New Changes JEE Main 2018 & JEE Advanced 2018

Important Information regarding IIT JEE changes

Conducting body for JEE Main: CBSE.

Conducting body for JEE Advanced: IIT Kanpur.

Resource: information brochure.

Test Mode: Computer-based & Pen & Paper.

Level of exam: National level.

Admission Board: Joint Admission Board (JAB), JoSAA, CSAB.

Short form: jee adv

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