About JEE Advance

Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.


• The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (MAIN) is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination.

• Those appearing in these examinations in 2015 can also appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2015 provisionally.

• All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and ISM Dhanbad for the year 2015 will have to appear in the JEE (Main)-2015 (Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.)).

• About 150000 top candidates based on the performance of JEE (Main)-2015 (Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.)) (Including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2015.

• Admissions to IITs/ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced) – 2015 website.

• A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination.

Exam Pattern

• The JEE (Advance) will have two objective type papers.

• Each paper will consist of three separate sections: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

• Duration of each paper will be 3-hours.

• Question papers will be in both English and Hindi and of objective type.

Total Seats : 10000


Year Seats Student Selected JEE Advanced JEE Mains
2010 9509 13104 ---- 4.62 Lakh
2010 9509 13104 ---- 4.62 Lakh
2011 9627 13196 ---- 4.68 Lakh
2012 9647 19426 ---- 11.2 Lakh
2013 9718 9867 126990 14 Lakh
2014 9718 9889 128789 13.56 Lakh