IIT JEE Advanced 2017; Here’s exam analysis, JEE Advanced 2017 answer keys, results date, expected JEE Advanced 2017 cut-off, counselling schedule

Over 2,20,000 students who have qualified JEE Main examinations are appearing for JEE Advanced 2017 at different centres across the country

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According to JAB, the performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the bachelor’s, integrated master’s and dual degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad and in all the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country.

“The decisions of the JAB 2017 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2017 and admission to IITs,” said JAB.

The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hours duration. While Paper 1 had been scheduled from 9 am to 12 pm, Paper was conducted from 2 pm to 5 pm.

According to reports, the overall level of paper was moderate. Some experts and students said, physics and chemistry was tougher than mathematics section.

As per report, the cut off to qualify for JEE Advanced 2017 was 81 for General students, 49 for OBC, 31 for SC and 27 for ST students.

Earlier the JAB has issued JEE Advanced 2017 admit card to all the eligible students. Admit card, along with photo ID card of the candidates will be checked while allowing them to enter the examination hall.

Last year, only the top 2 lakh JEE Main qualifiers were eligible for JEE Advanced 2017.

Once a student qualifies JEE Main examinations, then they are asked to fill the form for JEE Advanced exam. This year the window for registration was opened till May 2, 2017.

The seat allotment process of the selected candidates will be done through JoSAA counselling. Around 10,572 undergraduate engineering seats will be open for admission through JEE Advanced.

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) has been set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to manage and regulate the joint seat allocation for admissions to IITs, ISM, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 other government funded technical institutes.

JEE Advanced Answer Keys 2017

After completion of entrance examination, IIT will release JEE Advanced answer keys 2017 for student so that they can tally with their answers and find out their score. Board is likely to release key on June 4, 2017.

After release of JEE Advance answer keys candidates are likely to be given 2-3 days to send their feedback. Some of the private coaching institutes have started releasing the answer keys today itself.

Following are the answer keys from Rao Academy

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 0

Code 0
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, B Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, D
Q 2 A, B, C Q 20 A, B, C Q 38 B, C
Q 3 B, D Q 21 A, B, C Q 39 B, C, D
Q 4 A, C, D Q 22 A, D Q 40 B, C
Q 5 A, B Q 23 A, B Q 41 A, C
Q 6 A, C, D Q 24 B, D Q 42 B, C, D
Q 7 B, C, D Q 25 A, B, D Q 43 A
Q 8 5 Q 26 6 Q 44 6
Q 9 6 Q 27 6 Q 45 1
Q 10 6 Q 28 5 Q 46 5
Q 11 5 Q 29 2 Q 47 2
Q 12 8 Q 30 6 Q 48 2
Q 13 C Q 31 D Q 49 D
Q 14 A Q 32 D Q 50 A
Q 15 C Q 33 D Q 51 C
Q 16 C Q 34 D Q 52 D
Q 17 B Q 35 C Q 53 B
Q 18 B Q 36 C Q 54 C

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 1

Code 1
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, B, D Q 19 A, B, C Q 37 A, B, C
Q 2 B, C Q 20 B, D Q 38 C
Q 3 A, B, D Q 21 A, B, D Q 39 A, C, D
Q 4 A, B, D Q 22 C, D Q 40 A, B, C
Q 5 B, D Q 23 B, C, D Q 41 B, D
Q 6 B, C Q 24 A, B Q 42 A, B
Q 7 A, C, D Q 25 B, D Q 43 A, B
Q 8 6 Q 26 2 Q 44 2
Q 9 5 Q 27 6 Q 45 2
Q 10 8 Q 28 6 Q 46 1
Q 11 6 Q 29 6 Q 47 5
Q 12 5 Q 30 5 Q 48 6
Q 13 D Q 31 C Q 49 B
Q 14 A Q 32 A Q 50 C
Q 15 B Q 33 C Q 51 D
Q 16 D Q 34 A Q 52 B
Q 17 B Q 35 C Q 53 B
Q 18 D Q 36 D Q 54 C

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 2

Code 2
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, C Q 19 B, C, D Q 37 B, C
Q 2 A, B, C Q 20 A, B, D Q 38 C, D
Q 3 B, C, D Q 21 B, C Q 39 A, C
Q 4 A, C, D Q 22 B, C Q 40 A, B, C
Q 5 A, C, D Q 23 B, C Q 41 B
Q 6 A, B, C Q 24 A, B, C Q 42 B, D
Q 7 A, D Q 25 A, C Q 43 A, B, C
Q 8 6 Q 26 5 Q 44 6
Q 9 6 Q 27 6 Q 45 2
Q 10 8 Q 28 6 Q 46 2
Q 11 5 Q 29 6 Q 47 1
Q 12 5 Q 30 2 Q 48 5
Q 13 B Q 31 B Q 49 A
Q 14 B Q 32 A Q 50 D
Q 15 D Q 33 C Q 51 A
Q 16 B Q 34 D Q 52 A
Q 17 C Q 35 A Q 53 B
Q 18 B Q 36 D Q 54 C

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 3

Code 3
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, B Q 19 A,C Q 37 D
Q 2 C, D Q 20 A,B,D Q 38 B,D
Q 3 ACD Q 21 C,D Q 39 B,C
Q 4 ACD Q 22 A,B,C Q 40 B,C,D
Q 5 B,D Q 23 A,C Q 41 A,C,D
Q 6 B,D Q 24 B,C,D Q 42 A,B,D
Q 7 A,B Q 25 A,C,D Q 43 C,D
Q 8 6 Q 26 6 Q 44 1
Q 9 5 Q 27 6 Q 45 3
Q 10 6 Q 28 2 Q 46 6
Q 11 5 Q 29 4 Q 47 5
Q 12 8 Q 30 6 Q 48 2
Q 13 D Q 31 C Q 49 B
Q 14 D Q 32 A Q 50 A
Q 15 A Q 33 C Q 51 B
Q 16 B Q 34 B Q 52 B
Q 17 B Q 35 B Q 53 D
Q 18 B Q 36 D Q 54 A

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 4

Code 4
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, B, D Q 19 A, C, D Q 37 A, B
Q 2 B, C Q 20 B, C Q 38 C, D
Q 3 A, B Q 21 B, D Q 39 B, D
Q 4 A, B, C Q 22 B, D Q 40 A, C, D
Q 5 C, D Q 23 A, C, D Q 41 A, B, D
Q 6 A, C, D Q 24 A, C, D Q 42 A, C
Q 7 A, B, D Q 25 A, D Q 43 B
Q 8 6 Q 26 6 Q 44 1
Q 9 8 Q 27 5 Q 45 6
Q 10 5 Q 28 6 Q 46 2
Q 11 5 Q 29 2 Q 47 2
Q 12 6 Q 30 6 Q 48 5
Q 13 C Q 31 C Q 49 A
Q 14 A Q 32 A Q 50 B
Q 15 A Q 33 D Q 51 A
Q 16 A Q 34 D Q 52 D
Q 17 D Q 35 A Q 53 C
Q 18 D Q 36 D Q 54 C

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 5

Code 5
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, D Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, B, D
Q 2 A, B, D Q 20 A, B, C Q 38 A, B
Q 3 A, B, C Q 21 C, D Q 39 A, D
Q 4 A, B, D Q 22 A, B, C Q 40 A, B, D
Q 5 B, D Q 23 A, B Q 41 A, B
Q 6 A, B, D Q 24 A, B, D Q 42 D
Q 7 B, C Q 25 A, B Q 43 B, D
Q 8 5 Q 26 2 Q 44 5
Q 9 6 Q 27 6 Q 45 2
Q 10 8 Q 28 6 Q 46 6
Q 11 5 Q 29 5 Q 47 1
Q 12 6 Q 30 6 Q 48 2
Q 13 C Q 31 D Q 49 C
Q 14 C Q 32 C Q 50 A
Q 15 D Q 33 D Q 51 B
Q 16 B Q 34 A Q 52 C
Q 17 C Q 35 D Q 53 B
Q 18 B Q 36 D Q 54 B

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 6

Code 6
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, C Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, C
Q 2 A, B, C Q 20 A, B, C Q 38 B, C, D
Q 3 B, D Q 21 A, C Q 39 B, D
Q 4 B, C, D Q 22 A, B, C Q 40 C, D
Q 5 B, C Q 23 C, D Q 41 A, B, C
Q 6 B, C, D Q 24 A, C, D Q 42 A, B
Q 7 A, B, C Q 25 C, D Q 43 A
Q 8 5 Q 26 6 Q 44 2
Q 9 8 Q 27 2 Q 45 6
Q 10 5 Q 28 5 Q 46 1
Q 11 6 Q 29 6 Q 47 2
Q 12 6 Q 30 6 Q 48 5
Q 13 C Q 31 A Q 49 B
Q 14 B Q 32 C Q 50 D
Q 15 B Q 33 D Q 51 A
Q 16 C Q 34 B Q 52 C
Q 17 A Q 35 C Q 53 A
Q 18 A Q 36 A Q 54 B

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 7

Code 7
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, D Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, C
Q 2 A, C Q 20 A, B, C Q 38 C, D
Q 3 A, B, D Q 21 A, C Q 39 A, C
Q 4 A, C, D Q 22 A, B, D Q 40 A, B, D
Q 5 A, C, D Q 23 C, D Q 41 A, B, D
Q 6 A, C, D Q 24 A, C, D Q 42 A, B
Q 7 A, B Q 25 B, C Q 43 B
Q 8 5 Q 26 6 Q 44 2
Q 9 8 Q 27 6 Q 45 5
Q 10 5 Q 28 5 Q 46 6
Q 11 6 Q 29 6 Q 47 2
Q 12 6 Q 30 2 Q 48 1
Q 13 D Q 31 A Q 49 D
Q 14 B Q 32 D Q 50 A
Q 15 D Q 33 C Q 51 C
Q 16 C Q 34 B Q 52 D
Q 17 A Q 35 A Q 53 A
Q 18 B Q 36 B Q 54 B

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 8

Code 8
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, D Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, C
Q 2 A, D Q 20 B, C Q 38 C, D
Q 3 B, C, D Q 21 B, D Q 39 B, D
Q 4 A, B, D Q 22 A, B, D Q 40 C, D
Q 5 A, B, D Q 23 A, B Q 41 A, B, D
Q 6 A, B, D Q 24 A, C, D Q 42 B
Q 7 C, D Q 25 A, B, C Q 43 A, B, D
Q 8 8 Q 26 6 Q 44 2
Q 9 5 Q 27 5 Q 45 5
Q 10 6 Q 28 2 Q 46 6
Q 11 5 Q 29 6 Q 47 2
Q 12 6 Q 30 6 Q 48 1
Q 13 B Q 31 B Q 49 B
Q 14 B Q 32 C Q 50 A
Q 15 C Q 33 A Q 51 C
Q 16 A Q 34 D Q 52 D
Q 17 A Q 35 A Q 53 D
Q 18 D Q 36 B Q 54 C

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 – Code 9

Code 9
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A, B, D Q 19 B, C Q 37 A, B
Q 2 A, B, C Q 20 A, B, D Q 38 D
Q 3 A, C Q 21 A, B, D Q 39 A, D
Q 4 A, D Q 22 A, C Q 40 A, D
Q 5 A, C, D Q 23 A, B, D Q 41 A, C, D
Q 6 A, B Q 24 A, C, D Q 42 B, C, D
Q 7 A, B, D Q 25 B, C Q 43 B, D
Q 8 6 Q 26 6 Q 44 6
Q 9 5 Q 27 5 Q 45 2
Q 10 5 Q 28 6 Q 46 1
Q 11 8 Q 29 6 Q 47 5
Q 12 6 Q 30 2 Q 48 2
Q 13 A Q 31 B Q 49 D
Q 14 C Q 32 D Q 50 A
Q 15 D Q 33 D Q 51 D
Q 16 B Q 34 D Q 52 D
Q 17 A Q 35 A Q 53 D
Q 18 D Q 36 B Q 54 D

JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key for Paper 2 – Code 7

Code 7
Physics Chemistry Maths
Q 1 A Q 19 A Q 37 C
Q 2 C Q 20 C Q 38 A
Q 3 A Q 21 A Q 39 C
Q 4 D Q 22 C Q 40 B
Q 5 B Q 23 D Q 41 B
Q 6 C Q 24 C Q 42 D
Q 7 B Q 25 D Q 43 C
Q 8 B, C Q 26 A, C Q 44 B, C
Q 9 B, D Q 27 B, C Q 45 A, B
Q 10 A, B Q 28 A, B, C Q 46 B, C
Q 11 A, D Q 29 A, B, D Q 47 A, D
Q 12 A, D Q 30 A ,C Q 48 C, D
Q 13 A, B, C, D Q 31 A, B Q 49 C, D
Q 14 A, B, C Q 32 A, B, D Q 50 A*, C*
Q 15 D Q 33 A Q 51 D
Q 16 C Q 34 A Q 52 A
Q 17 B Q 35 B Q 53 D
Q 18 C Q 36 C Q 54 A

JEE Advanced Official Answer Keys

S.No JEE Advanced 2017 Answer Key Download Link
1 Paper I Ye to be released
2 Paper II Ye to be released

 

JEE Advanced Result 2017, JEE All India Ranks

According to JAB, the JEE Advanced Result 2017 will be announced on June 11, 2017 (10 am). Once announced, the student will be able to check it from official website of the government jeeadv.ac.in.

Steps to Check JEE Advanced Result 2017

  • Go to official website jeeadv.ac.in
  • Click on the results link
  • Enter your JEE Advanced 2017 registration number, date of birth and other details.
  • After submission, the result will be displayed.

CBSE Class 12 results 2017, CBSE Class 10 results 2017 to be declared at cbseresults.nic.in

JEE Advanced Cut-off 2017

Once JEE Advanced results 2017 are announced. Students will be able to know the Cut-off marks for JEE Advanced 2017.

Following are the comparison of ranks of general category in 2014, 2015, 2016 across IITs

S.No. Institute Closing Rank
2014 2015 2016
1 IIT Bombay 2776 2637 4880
2 IIT Indore 4446 4250 7732
3 IIT Delhi 4669 4706 5431
4 IIT Ropar 4152 4900 7372
5 IIT Madras 4658 4950 5319
6 IIT Kanpur 5162 4973 7469
7 IIT Jodhpur 6895 5125 6006
8 IIT Hyderabad 5342 5862 6844
9 IIT Mandi 5146 6313 7124
10 IIT Kharagpur 6107 6449 6312
11 IIT Guwahati 6578 6859 8000
12 IIT Patna 6190 6949 8891
13 IIT Gandhinagar 6299 7024 6869
14 IIT Tirupati 7197 8536
15 IIT Roorkee 6575 7220 7531
16 IIT Palakkad 7330 8648
17 IIT Bhubaneswar 6423 7352 8482
18 IIT BHU 7015 7484 9805
19 ISM Dhanbad 7144 8118 9530

 

JEE Main Cut-off 2016 for different categories

Category Cutoff Score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2016
General 100
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) 70
Scheduled Caste (SC) 52
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 48

 

JEE Advanced Rank List 2017

JEE Advanced Rank List 2017 will be released after the result of JEE Advanced 2017 are announced. Students marks in Paper I and Paper II of JEE Advanced 2017 will be considered for deciding ranks in JEE Advanced 2017.

JEE Advanced Counselling and Seat Allotment 2017

The Counselling and Seat Allotment of JEE Advanced 2017 will be conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) from June 19 to July 18, 2017. The number of seats offered through JEE Advanced 2017 counselling and seat allotment may varyr. In 2016, admissions to qualifying candidates were offered at 10,572 undergraduate engineering seats across all 23 IITs.

The counselling and seat allotment process of JEE Advanced 2017 involves the following steps:

  • JEE Advanced 2017 Online registration
  • JEE Advanced 2017 Online choice filling
  • JEE Advanced 2017 Online seat allotment
  • JEE Advanced 2017 Online seat acceptance
  • Online Payment to book their provisional seat allocation
  • Physically appearing at the Reporting Centres with the required documents

JEE Advanced Participating Institutes 2017

Apart from the 23 IITs, the following institutes will also use JEE Advanced 2017 ranks for B Tech admissions

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli (RGIPT)
  2. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore(IISc)
  3. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER): IISER Bhopal, IISER Kolkata, IISER Mohali, IISER Pune, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, IISER Tirupati
  4. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017

Students need to appear in both Paper 1 and Paper II. JEE Advanced 2017 paper I and II will carry objective type questions and numerical answer type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

The entrance exam is for 3 hours and some sections carry negative marking too. Paper I of JEE Advanced will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern Paper-1

Section Question Type Number of Questions Full Marks Partial marks Zero marks Negative Marks Sectional Maximum Marks
1 Single correct option 5 +3
If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened
0
If none of the bubbles is darkened
-1
In all other cases
15
2 One or more correct option(s) 8 +4
if only the bubble(s) corresponding to all the correct option(s) is or are darkened
+1
For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option, provided NO correct option is darkened
0
If none of the bubbles is darkened
-2
In all other cases
32
3 Single digit integer (0-9) 5 +3
If only the bubble corresponding to the correct answer is darkened
0
In all other cases
15

 

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern Paper 2

Paper 2 of JEE Advanced will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks.

Section Question Type Number of Questions Full Marks Partial marks Zero marks Negative Marks Sectional Maximum Marks
1 Single correct option 6 +3
If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened
0
If none of the bubbles is darkened
-1
In all other cases
18
2 One or more correct option(s) 8 +4
if only the bubble(s) corresponding to all the correct option(s) is or are darkened
+1
For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option, provided NO correct option is darkened
0
If none of the bubbles is darkened
-2
In all other cases
32
3 Comprehension 4 +3
If only the bubble corresponding to the correct answer is darkened
0
In all other cases
12

 

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2017

The syllabus of JEE Advanced 2017 is based on topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

S.No Subjects Topics
1 Physics ·         General

·         Mechanics

·         Thermal Physics

·         Electricity and Magnetism

·         Optics

·         Modern Physics

2 Chemistry ·         Physical Chemistry

·         Inorganic Chemistry

·         Organic Chemistry

3 Mathematics ·         Algebra

·         Trigonometry

·         Analytical Geometry

·         Differential Calculus

·         Integral Calculus

·         Vectors

 

JEE Advanced Exam Centres 2017

The entrance examinations are being conducted in different cities and towns of various states in India, along with 8 different countries for 2017-18. The exam centres are divided into seven IIT zones – IIT Bombay zone, IIT Delhi zone, IIT Guwahati zone, IIT Kanpur zone, IIT Kharagpur zone, IIT Madras zone and IIT Roorkee zone.

S.No. Details of the exam Specifications
1 Exam Name Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced)
2 Commonly known as JEE Advanced
3 Exam Type National
4 Exam Category Undergraduate (UG)
5 Conducting authority IIT Madras
6 Number of JEE Advanced takers 2,20,000
7 JEE Advanced 2017 Selection process Admission through JoSAA counselling on the basis of JEE Advanced Ranks
8 Mode of exam Offline
9 Release of application form From last week of April to first week of May 2017

 

JEE Advanced Important Dates 2017

The Important Dates of JEE Advanced 2017 are the dates related to all the events associated with the engineering entrance exam for admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Events Date
Online Registration/Application availability April 28, 2017 (11 am onwards)
Online Registration/Application closes May 2, 2017 (till 5 pm)
Registration with Late Fee May 3 (Wednesday) to May 4, 2017 (Thursday)
Downloading JEE Advanced 2017 Admit Card May 10, 2017 (12 noon) to May 21, 2017 (9 am)
JEE Advanced 2017 Exam

Paper I

Paper II

May 21, 2017 (Sunday)

9 am to 12 pm

2 pm to 5 pm

(a) Online Display of ORS and scanned responses

(b) Request for Review of Scanned Responses

May 31, 2017 (10 am) to

June 3, 2017 (5 pm)

Online display of Answer Keys June 4, 2017 (10 am)
Feedback for candidates on Answer Keys June 4, 2017 (10 am) to June 6, 2017 (5 pm)
Online Declaration of JEE Advanced 2017 Result June 11, 2017 (10 am)
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test June 11, 2017 (10 am) to June 12, 2017 (5 pm)
Architecture Aptitude Test June 14, 2017 (9 am to 12 pm)
Online declaration of results of Architecture Aptitude Test June 18, 2017 (Sunday)
Seat Allotment (Tentative) June 19 to July 18, 2017

 

 

JEE Advanced Admit Card 2017

The Admit Card of JEE Advanced 2017 was made available from May 10, 2017 (12 noon) to Sunday, May 21, 2017 (9 am). Candidates, who have filled and submitted JEE Advanced 2017 application form were supposed to download the admit card of JEE Advanced 2017 online by entering their JEE Advanced 2017 registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID.

The JEE Advanced admit card 2017 were not sent through any other means.

The students had to produce the admit card of JEE Advanced 2017 at the examination hall, without which no candidate were allowed to enter or appear in the entrance exam.

How to Download JEE Advanced Admit Card 2017

  • Go to jeeadv.ac.in
  • Enter your JEE Advanced 2017 registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen after submitting the required details.
  • JEE Advanced 2017 admit card carries important particulars like the name & roll number of the applicant, address, photographs, signature, date of birth, category, language opted and details/address of the exam centre allotted.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2017

According to JEE Advanced 2017, there are different sets of critireia students need t o fulfil for being eligible to considered for JEE Advance entrance examination. These are related to performance in JEE Main exams, age limit, qualifying marks in 12th class and total number of attempt left etc.

All the Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI) must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017, said JEE Board.

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2017

Candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017.

The percentages of various categories are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexic) candidates.

As shown in the following table, the usual order 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

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. 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

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times 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

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2016 or 2017.

However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2014-15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs

A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2016 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2016) are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

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