Jee Advanced


JEE Advanced for IITs:

The second exam is called the JEE Advanced. The top 2,00,000 rankers of JEE Main, which includes students from all categories (GE, OBC(NCL). SC and ST as per Reservation policy) will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced Test. The JEE Advanced exam will be held on 22 May, 2016.

Eligibility Criteria for appearing in JEE ADVANCED-2016 :

A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfill each and every one of the following four criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.

1. Performance in JEE (Main) 2016:

The candidate should be among the top 2,00,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) 2016. The percentages of the total number of candidates for various categories is as follows:

50.5% for GEN (from the common merit list)
27% for OBC (NCL)
15% for SC and 7.5% for ST.
Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.


2. Age limit:

The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1991 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1986 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

3. Number of attempts :

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE (Advanced) 2016 should be either the candidate’s FIRST attempt OR the SECOND consecutive attempt.

4. Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination:

The candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2015 or 2016.

Candidates who appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 and wish to re-appear for the same in 2016 (either for improvement or because they failed in one or more subjects), will have to re-appear in all the subjects in 2016.
Those who appeared for the first time in their Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2013-14 were declared after June 2014 are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2016.

JEE Advanced 2016 Paper Pattern:

JEE Advanced 2015 Exam JEE Advanced 2015 Exam Mode Duration
Paper - 1 Offline 3 Hours
Paper - 2 Offline 3 Hours

Admission for IITs and ISMU Dhanbad :

Admission to IITs and ISMU Dhanbad will be based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Advanced and one of the criteria for admission to IITs and ISM is that the candidate should satisfy at least one of these two criteria:

He/she is within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in his/her respective Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination.
He/she has secured 75% (for GEN or OBC-NCL) and 70% (SC, ST or PwD) of aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination.

JEE Advanced 2016 Important Dates

JEE Advanced 2016 Events Dates
Online Application availability from April 29, 2016
Last Date for JEE Application Form (online – EPG/INB) May 4, 2016
Last Date of Payment of Fees through E-Challan Only May 4, 2016
Downloading JEE Advanced 2016 Admit Card May 11- May 22, 2016
Corrections in JEE Advanced 2016 Admit Card before May 22, 2016
JEE Advanced 2015 Exam May 22, 2016
Online Display of ORS June 1 – June 6, 2016
Request for Review of Responses June 1 – June 6, 2016
Online display of Answer Keys June 5, 2016
Feedback for candidates on Answer Keys June 5 -June 7, 2016
Online Dispay of Marks Allotted June 8, 2016
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2016 Results June 12, 2016
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test June 12 – June 13, 2016
Architecture Aptitude Test June 15, 2016
Online declaration of results of Architecture Aptitude Test June 19, 2016
Online filling of choices June 26 – June 30, 2016
Seat Allocation (Round 1) July 2, 2016
Acceptance of Seats (Round 1) July 2 – July 8, 2016
Seat Allocation (Round 2) July 10, 2016
Acceptance of Seats (Round 2) July 11 – July 15, 2016

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