JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Advanced 2018

Last Updated - March 09 2018

In a recent development, it has been decided that 10% additional seats for foreign students are inducted. It will be done not by expanding the campuses but by inviting foreign nationals to be a part of the programs. The foreign aspirants would have to pass JEE Advanced and they do not need to appear for JEE Main examination to get an IIT seat. Therefore, foreign participants need to qualify in only one application.

  • The official clarified that the there would be no decrease in the number of the seats for Indian students. "The 10% intake is in addition to the existing seats available in each of the 23 IITs,” he added.
  • A lot of interactive features have been introduced to JEE Advanced Application Form, payment of fees and JEE-Advanced result releasement etc. have become less complex now. Certain other features such as video tutorials and SMS services are being planned to be launched for helping the aspirants.
  • According to official reports – “Twenty thousand more aspirants will be applicable to write the exam after qualifying the JEE Main and hence getting the total number 2,20,000. 
  • For admission to M. Tech course in IITs, GATE would be also held across 6 international centres i.e. Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, UAE, Singapore and Ethiopia.

JEE Advanced Registration fee Revised

At the beginning of next year, aspirants who register late for JEE Advanced will be charged an extra fee for INR 500. The JEE-Advanced registration fees have also increased to INR- 1200 from INR- 1000 for females and reserved category students.

  • As stated by IIT official – “The JEE-Advanced cutoff for the aggregate marks in class 12th for the scheduled caste/ scheduled tribe aspirants has been reduced to 65% from 70% in the JEE Advanced 2018.
  • For aspirants of the unreserved category, they will now have to pay INR- 2400 instead of INR- 2,000.
  • In other modification, the aspirants having PwD category with dyslexia must submit a certificate from a doctor specializing in psychiatry and affiliated with Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) or Dyslexia Associations. 
  • Foreign Candidates from SAARC countries need to pay INR- 9,000 and those from other countries would pay INR- 18,000. The late registration fee for them INR- 5330.
Category of AspirantApplication Fee
Female aspirantsINR 1200
SC, ST, PwD aspirantsINR 1200
All other aspirantsINR 2400
Late feeINR 500

Read About JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria


About JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Advanced 2018

JEE Advanced is a national level exam organizeed by on rotational basis. Only the top 2,20000 rank holders in JEE Main are applicable to take the exam. JEE Advanced 2018 is scheduled for May 21, 2018 (tentative). The exam is held for admission to B.E/ B.Tech programs into 23 IITs.

  • Paper 1 consists of MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and Paper 2 carries numerical type of questions. 
  • Participants have to attempt all the questions in the period of three hours.
  • The exam is held in offline method (pen and paper-based). There are two papers in JEE Advanced, aspirants required to qualify both papers to qualify the exam.
  • JEE Advanced 2018 Registration will start from April 28, 2018, and ends on May 02, 2018. The JEE-advanced exam date is May 21, 2018.
  • The question paper includes questions from three sections namely- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.


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