Know your Test – JEE

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE – MAINS) is the sole admission criteria for NITs, IIITs, CGFI and other institutes including the IITs into undergraduate (B.Tech., M.Sc.) and dual degree (BT-MT) programs. However, to get placed into IITS and IIST, one must take an additional (JEE – ADVANCED) test.

To write the JEE – ADVANCED test, one must have already qualified the JEE – MAINS Examination.


  1. Total Number of IIIT Colleges: 21          |          IIIT Seats: 3788
  2. Total Number of NIT Colleges: 31          |         NIT Seats: 18013
  3. Total Number of CFGI Colleges: 18       |         IIIT Seats: 3874
  4. Total Number of IIT Colleges:  23          |         IIT Seats:  10572

Exam Information:

Syllabus 11th & 12th Std CBSE syllabus 11th & 12th Std CBSE syllabus
Exam Model Multiple Choice Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions with single Answers & Multiple Answers
  • Paragraph questions
  • Matrix matching
  • Numerical
  • Assertion & Reasoning
Total No. Of Questions 90Marks

(Phy-30 | Chem-30 | Math-30)

Varies every Year
Weightage 4 Marks / Question Varies every Year
Negative Marks Yes – (-1 Mark for wrong attempted question) Yes – for selected sections
Duration 3 Hours 3 Hours
Tentative Exam Date 1st Week of April 3rd / 4th Week of May
Tentative Result Date 2nd Week of May 2nd Week of June

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