This year, a slight drop in JEE Main registration is reported by some sources as compared to previous year. Around 11.5 Lac students registered for JEE Main 2018 which was around 12 Lac in 2017. Moreover, CBSE has reported that this year number of candidates opted for online examination has also increased. Last year only 1.8 lac candidates opted for online mode but this year the number is 2.25 lac. The number also goes decreased those who opt for offline mode exam. 9.25 Lac candidates opt for offline exam, 10.2 lac students opted last year for offline mode.
The Executive director of CBSE (Rajbir Singh) stated in their press conference that “the number goes increased in this year those who opt for online mode(computer based examination)”.
The national level engineering entrance exam conducted by CBSE. The offline mode exam will be held on 8th April 2018 and the online mode exam will be held on 15th & 16th April 2018. Those who want to take admission in IITs, JEE Main is the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2018. IIT Kanpur will conduct it on 20th May 2018.
From 2017, while calculating JEE Main rank, No weightage will given to the 12th marks.
The correction window is now available. Candidates can correct their particular details from the application form.
Currently aspirants are looking for the correction form through which they can correct their particulars which they mistakenly wrote wrong in their JEE Main Application Form. As CBSE stated in their information bulletin that “ However, a chance may be given to the candidates to correct/modify some of the particular(s)of the application form online only, with valid reason(s), after one week of closing date. The candidates are advised to see the website and newspaper regularly to know the exact date when the correction(s)/modification(s) will be allowed online only.”
“No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.”
Candidates who are seeking to admission in B.E./B.tech and B.arch/B.plan courses offered by the IITs, NITs and government funded institutions need to appear in JEE Main and JEE Advanced. If they are seeking to admissions in 23 IITs then they must secured 75% in their board exam or in top 20% in their respective board. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks is 65%.
Aadhaar Card is mandatory for JEE Main Registration. JEE Main Paper 1 is for admission in the engineering courses and Paper 2 is conducted for architectural and planning courses. The admit card will be released in the second week of March 2018(Expected). JEE Main Result will be declared on 30th April 2018 for Offline mode exam.
Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Odisha and some other institutions have joined the JEE (Main) system from this year. However, State Authorities will be responsible for admission criteria. Those who are seeking to admission in these college or state need to fill the JEE (Main), 2018 application form online.