JEE Main 2017 Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus

JEE Main 2017 stands for Joint Entrance Examination Main Exam. JEE Main 2016 is conducted to grant admission into the undergraduate programs for engineering. The chosen institutions are NITs and IIITs. Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, institutions that the State Governments fund, and those that simultaneously consider the scores of 10+2 examination (or its equivalent examinations) and JEE Main. The Paper 1 of this examination is for admission into B.E. or B.Tech. The score obtained in this paper will be one of the major determining factors for cracking JEE Main 2017 . The next stage of JEE Main is for taking admission into the IITs for the UG programs. JEE Main is recently entertained by the states of Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab and Uttarakhand. The institutions of these states used to enquire about the applicants’ State Level Examination. However, since recent times, they have been requiring the scores obtained in JEE Main. To know more about JEE Main 2017, its eligibility, important dates and pattern, please read below.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name Joint Entrance Examination (Main)
Commonly known as JEE Main 2017
Exam level National Level
Exam Stream Engineering Entrance Exam

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Criteria - The applicants of JEE Main 2017 must have been born on or after 01.10.1993 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category. S/he must be born on or after 01.10.1988 if applying against the SC, ST or PwD quota.

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  • Nationality -Indian citizens are allowed to apply for JEE MAIN 2017.
  • Educational Qualification -An applicant can apply for JEE Main 2017 at the most thrice.The applicant must have appeared for the 12th grade examination in either 2015 or 2016.

JEE Main 2017 Application Form

Applicants who are interested must fill and submit the application form of AEEE 2017.
The steps for applying for JEE Main 2017 are enlisted below:
  • The Application Form for JEE Main 2017 is an online one.
  • It requires to be filled online at their official website:
  • The applicant must decide if s/he wants to attempt for Paper 1 or 2 or both.
  • The Confirmation Page is advised to be preserved by the applicant for future references.
  • Entries like Examination Details, Personal Details, Academic Details, Contact Details and Guardian Details must be inserted accordingly.
  • A scanned photograph must be uploaded to complete the procedure.
  • The form has to be submitted along with the corresponding fees.
  • Later, the applicants must download and print the admit card when it is available for printing.

JEE Main 2017 Application Fees

  • The fee for JEE Main 2017 can be paid through a debit or a credit card.
  • It can also be paid through an e-challan at the following banks: Syndicate, Canara, ICICI or HDFC

The fee structure for Indian applicants is as follows:

GEN/OBC 1 or 2 Offline INR 1000/- INR 500/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 or 2 Offline INR 500/- INR 500/-
GEN/OBC 1 or 2 Online INR 500/- INR 250/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 or 2 Online INR 250/- INR 250/-
GEN/OBC 1 & 2 Offline INR 1800/- INR 900/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 & 2 Offline INR 900/- INR 900/-
GEN/OBC 1 & 2 Online INR 1300/- INR 650/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 & 2 Online INR 1300/- INR 650/-

The fee structure for Foreign applicants is as follows:

GEN/OBC 1 or 2 Offline INR 2500/- INR 1250/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 or 2 Offline INR 1250/- INR 1250/-
GEN/OBC 1 or 2 Online INR 2500/- INR 1250/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 or 2 Online INR 1250/- INR 1250/-
GEN/OBC 1 & 2 Offline INR 3800/- INR 1900/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 & 2 Offline INR 1900/- INR 1900/-
GEN/OBC 1 & 2 Online INR 3800/- INR 1900/-
SC/ST/PwD 1 & 2 Online INR 1900/- INR 1900/-

JEE Main 2017 Hall Ticket

The admit card has to be printed and carried for the examination. Any mistakes on the card is changeable. Regarding that, communication must be made with the JEE (Main) Secretariat immediately.

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JEE Main 2017  Exam Pattern

  • For JEE Main 2017, there will be two papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • Paper 1 will be held in both the modes – online and offline.
  • The online mode is termed as Computer Based examination.
  • The offline mode is termed as Pen and Paper Based examination.
  • The applicant has to select which mode s/he wants to opt for.
  • Paper 2 will be held only in the Pen and Paper mode.
  • Paper 1 is for admission into B.E. or B.Tech.
  • Paper 2 is for admission into B.Arch. or B.Planning.
  • Please follow this table carefully, as it carries vital information:

Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry &
Objective type with equal weightage
to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Paper 2 Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II &
Drawing Test – Part III
Objective type
Objective type
Questions to test drawing aptitude

JEE Main 2017 Selection Mode

The selection for names appearing in the rank list is based on the applicants’ appearance for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Main 2017 . The marks obtained in this examination will determine the rank obtained by the applicant. Also, the 10+2 score will be given weightage. 60% and 40% weightages will be given to the scores of JEE Main 2016 and 12th grade, respectively.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Dates

Date of Examination April, 2017 (Both Online and Offline)

Submission of Online Registration November to December, 2016
Result of Paper 1 April, 2017
Result of JEE Main 2017 July, 2017

The above dates are only approximate. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

JEE Main 2017 RESULT

The result declared in April, 2017 (approximately) will be the result of Paper 1. Also, the names of the eligible applicants for JEE Advanced 2017 will be displayed.
The AIR will be declared through a separate Rank List. This will be the actual result of JEE (Main) 2016.

JEE Main 2017 Preparation Tips

  • The mode of selection of the examination must be done thoughtfully. If you are very comfortable with the computer, you must opt for the Computer Based mode.
  • Your preparation must match with the mode that you have selected.
  • You must start with whichever subject you find difficult so that you have time to focus more on it.
  • The preparation must start very early, as the syllabus is definitely vast.
  • Since JEE (Main) considers the 10+2 score, your 11th and 12th score must be high too. So, your preparations must’ve started during your 11th
  • Follow the question paper pattern closely for better results.
Wish you luck for taking up the challenge!

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