JEE Advanced 2018: Everything You Need to Know..!!

    JEE Advanced 2017
    JEE Advanced 2017

    Recently I was reading about Top 10 Best Engineering Institution in India and with no surprise, I Found 8 out of 10 colleges were “Indian Institute of Technology. As the Name reflects itself, it is a brand. Every year Lakhs of aspirants apply for JEE Mains and Advance to get selected into these prestigious Colleges of National Importance. A candidate wishes to take admission in various courses offered by these IITs are needs to clear JEE Mains and JEE Advanced Entrance Examination. Read the complete detail about JEE Advanced 2018 Engineering Entrance Examination in the following Article.

    JEE Advanced 2018 examination is conducted to provide admission to eligible candidates in various Bachelor’s degree, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-master Dual Degree in Engineering, Science, Architecture or Pharmaceuticals in IITs and ISM. It is the 2nd stage of JEE Examination and one has to clear JEE Mains first to be eligible for that.  Let us now check the various important things related to JEE Advanced 2018.

    The percentages of aspirants allowed for  of various categories are:

    • 27% for OBC-NCL
    • 15% for SC,
    • 7.5% for ST
    • Remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all.

    A candidate must keep in mind that, within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PWD(Person with Disability) including Dyslexic candidates. Now let us have a look at, the usual order which will be followed while choosing top 2,20,000 candidates in various categories who have scored positive marks in JEE Main 2017.

    Order Category Number of “Top” Candidates Total
    1 OPEN 1,07,767 1,11,100
    2 OPEN-PwD 3,333
    3 OBC-NCL 57,618 59,400
    4 OBC-NCL-PwD 1,782
    5 SC 32,010 33,000
    6 SC-PwD 990
    7 ST 16,005 16,500
    8 ST-PwD 495

    Criterion 2 – Age Limit in JEE Advance

    JEE Board follows strict age regulation and relaxation policies regarding the selection of the candidate. A Candidate applying for JEE Advanced 2018 should have been born on or after October 1, 1993

    ***Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PWD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1987.

    Criterion 3 – Number of attempts in JEE Advance

    With a strong and guided preparation, a student can clear the JEE Cutoff in very first attempt.  But if He/She fails to clear the Entrance in His/Her first attempt then He/She can apply for the second Attempt. Candidates must keep in mind that the maximum number of attempts prescribed for JEE Advanced 2017 is 2 (in consecutive years). Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE Advanced 2016 for the first time are also eligible.

    Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

    JEE selection Committee reserved strict guidelines for the selection of Candidate. A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2015-16 were declared after June 2016 are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.

    Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs

    Every year many of students studying in IITs already reappears for better courses and colleges. Candidates reappearing for JEE Advance 2018 need to read the instruction carefully.

    • A Candidate who has been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2017 can reappear in JEE Advanced 2018.
    • Candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2017) are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.
    • The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are NOT eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.

    Examination pattern of JEE Advanced 2018

    The examination consists of two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of 3 Hours duration each. Both the papers are compulsory. The examination will be held as per the following schedule.

    Exam Date Sunday, 20 May 2018
    Paper 1 09:00 IST to 12:00 IST
    Paper 2 14:00 IST to 17:00 IST
    • Number of papers in JEE Advanced 2018: 2 (Paper 1+Paper2)
    • Time Duration: 3 Hours Each
    • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
    • Type of question paper: Objective MCQ type questions and numerical type questions.
    • Negative Marking: There will be a penalty for the wrong answer.
    • Language: English and Hindi.


    Candidate applying for the B. Arch program must keep in mind that the course is available at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee only. Those who want to opt B.arch will have to PASS in the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) conducted by JEE Board. Only those candidates who have qualified in JEE Advanced 2018 are eligible to appear in AAT 2018.

    Things to keep in Mind

    Candidates must register online at the JEE Advanced 2018 online portal for AAT. The Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2018 will be conducted only at the seven zonal coordinating IITs.

    • The test will consist of one paper of three hours duration.
    • The question paper for AAT will be available only in the English language.
    • No separate admit card will be issued for AAT. The original admit card of JEE Advanced 2018 should be produced in
    • the AAT examination hall.
    • Candidates should bring their own drawing and colouring aids.
    • The Joint Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced 2018 will decide the cut‐off marks for passing AAT.
    • Results of AAT will be declared on the JEE Advanced 2018 online portal.
    • Candidates securing marks above the cut‐off will be declared PASS in the test.
    • There is no separate ranking or cut‐off for students of any category.
    • Allotment of the seat will be solely based on the category‐wise All India Rank in the JEE Advanced 2018
    Portal for AAT Registration
    Registration for AAT Sunday, 11 June 2018, 10:00 IST to Monday, June 12, 2018, 17:00 IST
    Architecture Aptitude Test Wednesday, June 14, 2018, 09:00 to 12:00 IST 
    Declaration of AAT Results Sunday, June 18, 2018


    A candidate applying for JEE Advanced 2018 should satisfy each and every one of the five eligibility criteria set up by the JEE Board. If a candidate makes any false statement regarding His/Her Academic Details, Registration of the candidate will be cancelled at a later date.

    Schedule Dates (Announced)
    Online Registration Starts 2nd May 2018
    Online Registration Closes 7th May 2018
    Last date for fee payment of registered candidates 8th May 2018
    Admit Card Availability 14th – 20th May 2018
    JEE Advanced (Paper 1 & Paper 2) 20th May 2018
    Paper 1: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
    Paper 2: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates 22nd – 25th May 2018
    Answer Key Released 29th May 2018
    Receiving feedback from candidates on answer keys 29th – 30th May 2018
    Declaration of Result 10th June 2018
    Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Online Registration Date 10th – 11th June 2018
    Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam Date 14th June 2018
    AAT Result Declaration Date 18th June 2018
    Seat Allotment Starts 19th June – 15th July 2018

    How to Apply for JEE Advanced 2018?

    A Candidate should register for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018. Here it is to keep in mind that the registration process is made only through the official portal (ONLINE) where detailed instructions will be provided. Let us have a close look at the Registration procedure for JEE Advanced 2018.

    Registration Procedure for JEE Advanced 2018

    The candidate needs to follow these three basic steps to apply for JEE Advanced 2018.


    • At first, a candidate needs to visit the official website for JEE Advanced 2018 and have to log in.
    • After login, one has to provide the basic data including the choice of the language of question paper, choices of the cities for the examination.
    • The candidate will have the option of adding another cell phone number on top of the number/s provided during JEE (Main) registration. Please note that the JEE (Advanced) 2018 result will be sent to one of these numbers by SMS.


    • After successfully registering the choices of cities and mobile number, a candidate has to upload the scanned copies of all requisite documents.


    After uploading all the required documents, the third and final stage is to pay the required registration fee. You can pay the fee by any of the mode using Netbanking/Debit card/Credit card etc. Here students must keep in mind that the Registration fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.

    Documents Required for JEE Advanced 2018

    While registering for JEE Advanced 2018 the second and most important thing is to upload the requisite documentation to the JEE server. Given below is a list of certificates whose scanned copies are to be uploaded at the time of online registration for JEE Advanced 2018.

    CERTIFICATE FORMATS (All candidates)

    • Class X certificate if the date of birth is mentioned in it OR birth certificate.
    • Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared for this examination in 2017 or whose result was declared after June 2016).
    • If the name is not same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.

    For Candidates seeking admission under the OBC‐NCL category

    • OBC‐NCL certificate (FORM‐OBC‐NCL) should have been issued on or after April 1, 2018, in confirmation with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If the candidate fails to collect the OBC‐NCL certificate (issued after
    • If the candidate fails to collect the OBC‐NCL certificate (issued after April 1, 2018) before online registration, he/she may upload a declaration (Declaration in Lieu of OBC‐NCL Certificate) to that effect.

    For Candidates seeking admission under the SC or ST category

    • Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate (FORM‐SC/ST).

    For Candidates seeking admission under the PWD category

    • Physical Disability certificate (FORM‐PwD II/III/IV whichever is applicable]) issued by the notified medical authority.
    • Dyslexia candidate needs to submit FORM‐DYSLEXIC 1 and 2 instead of FORM‐PwD. The certificate must mention ‘SEVERE’ to enable the candidate to get the benefit of PWD category.
    • Individual IITs may constitute a medical board at the time of admission to test the candidate’s level of disability.

    For Candidates needing the services of a scribe

    • Request letter to the Chairman of the respective zonal coordinating IIT (FORM‐SCRIBE).

    For Candidates seeking admission under the DS category

    • Certificate (FORM‐DS) issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.


    After successfully uploading the required documents, a candidate needs to pay the requisite registration charge prescribed by the JEE Board.

    Examination Centres in India Female Candidates: INR 1200
    SC, ST, PWD Candidates: INR 1200
    All Other Candidates: INR 2400
    Late Fee: INR 500
    Exam Centres Outside India (SAARC Countries) All Candidates: USD 135
    Late Fee: USD 80
    Exam Centres Outside India (Non‐SAARC Countries) All Candidates: USD 270 Late
    Late Fee: USD 80


    Those Candidates who have successfully registered for JEE Advanced 2018 can download the admit card from the official portal of JEE Advance. JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card is the foremost document required to appear for the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the site and download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid last minute rush.

    Portal for downloading admit card
    Admit card downloading Monday, May 14, 2018, 10:00 IST
    to Sunday, May 20, 2018, 09:00 IS


    We at Edufever Family wishes for the Best Results to all the aspirants of JEE Advanced 2018. Candidate must keep in mind that the Results for JEE Advanced 2018 will be declared on Sunday, June 18, 2018, 10:00 IST. A Successful candidate can also see the Category‐wise All India Ranks (AIR) on the online portal once the results are declared.

    • Individual rank cards will NOT be sent to candidates.
    • However, qualifying in JEE Advanced (2018), filling up choices and/or participating in the joint seat allocation process does not guarantee a candidate to get admission in IITs.
    • Admission will depend on the availability of seats during various rounds of seat allocation.

    Minimum percentage of marks prescribed for inclusion in the rank list 

    Rank List Minimum percentage of marks in each subject Minimum percentage of aggregate marks
    Common rank list (CRL) 10.0 35.0
    OBC‐NCL rank list 9.0 31.5
    SC rank list 5.0 17.5
    ST rank list 5.0 17.5
    Common‐PwD rank list (CRL‐PwD) 5.0 17.5
    OBC‐NCL‐PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
    SC‐PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
    ST‐PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
    Preparatory course rank lists 2.5 8.75
    We Wish All The very Best for Your Future Endeavours…..!!!

    Review Date
    Reviewed Item
    JEE Advanced 2017: Everything You Need to Know..!!
    Author Rating
    Disclaimer: If you have found any inappropriate or wrong information/data on the site, inform us by emailing us at mail[@] for rectification/deletion/updating of the same.


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here