Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all India common engineering entrance examination conducted by CBSE for admission in various engineering colleges across India. JEE is conducted in two parts, JEE Main and JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) is used for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs, State Engineering Colleges for participating states and other participating institutions.
CBSE is only an examination conducting body. After declaration of result the data is handed over to SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD or the concerned state Government/institute for Seat Allocation Process and admission procedure. Before applying for JEE (Main & Advanced) candidates are requested to read the eligibility criteria prescribed in detail.
JEE (Main) has two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is conducted as Computer Based Examination as well as Pen & Paper Based Examination. The marks obtained in Paper 1 is used for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses. Paper-2 is conducted as Pen & Paper Based Examination only and is used for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses.
The Syllabus for JEE (Main) Paper 1 consist of Three Sections – Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Each section carries equal weightage. The Examination is of THREE hours duration and contains 30 questions from each section (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry), totaling to 90 questions. The questions are of MCQ type with four choice of answers and carries FOUR marks. The maximum mark for the Exam is 360 and for each incorrect response, ONE mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated for a question. The language of the question will be English & Hindi.
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