JEE Main 2018: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is the popular engineering entrance exam in India. JEE main is conducted to offer admissions to interested candidates in undergraduate engineering programmes. JEE Main offer candidates are admitted to NITs(National Institutes of Technology), CFTIs(centrally funded technical institutions), IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology)  and other engineering institutions which located across the country. Here aspirant can get complete information about JEE Main 2018 such as application form correction, exam dates, exam pattern and syllabus. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced which offers admission to IITs & ISM.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has notified following two changes in the JEE pattern from 2017:


  1. There shall be no weightage for the 12thclass marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination,
  2. For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12thclass examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

Important dates of JEE main exam 2018:

Here we show you exam related  important dates.


Exam Dates

Notification Release date 22nd November 2017
Application Type online
Starting date to apply JEE Main 1st December 2017
Last date of Online Application Form 1st January 2018
Application Form Correction Window 9th – 22nd January 2018
Last Date of Fee Payment 2nd January 2018
Examination Date for offline exam(Pen & Paper Based Test) 8th April 2018
Examination Date for online exam (Computer Based Test) 15th & 16th April 2018
Declaration of Result (Paper 1)/AIR rank & candidates eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 30th April 2018
Answer Key & OMR Sheet Availability 24th – 27th April 2018
Facility for Correcting Images starts 8th December 2017
Mock test release date 13th December 2017
Availability of Admit Card March 2018(2nd week)
Declaration of AIR rank (paper 2) 31st May 2018


Eligibility Criteria of JEE main exam 2018:


Aspirant must have passed 12th examination for JEE Main 2018.

Aspirant  must have passed in science background and must have physics & mathematics as compulsory subjects.

For General student should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination and For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th  class examination.

Only 2016 and 2017 appeared and passed higher secondary student  are also  eligible to apply and 2018th final year student can also fill up the JEE Main application form.

Diploma holders will be eligible for JEE Main so that they can further apply for JEE Advanced but not eligible for admission on the basis of JEE Main scores.



Age limit:

Candidates, who born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible for this exam.

SC/ST and PWD candidates relaxation 5 years in upper age limit (i.e. DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988).

Date of Birth will be granted as mentioned in secondary education board certificate.


Number of Attempts:

Aspirant can attempts total 3 times for this exam.


Application Fee:

Offline mode (only paper 1or2) Fee for General/OBC   –   1000/-     [paper 1&2 – 1800/-]

Offline mode (only paper 1or2)  Fee for SC/ST/PWD/All Girls – 500/-  [paper 1&2 – 900/-]


Online mode (only paper 1or2)  Fee for General/OBC  – 500/-  [paper 1&2 – 1300/-]

Online mode (only paper 1or2)  Fee for SC/ST/PWD/All Girls –  250/-  [paper 1&2 – 650/-]


Admit Card of JEE Main 2018:

CBSC will release the admit card through online mode.

After submitting the application form, candidates start searching the admit card. JEE Main 2018 admit card will be issued in the second week of March 2018.

Admit card will contain exam schedule, exam centre details, candidate’s roll number, etc.

The board has also provide the facility to book slot for the online mode examination


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