JEE Advanced 2018 – Joint Admission Board (JAB) has announced the examination date and schedule of JEE Advanced 2018. IIT Kanpur will conduct JEE Advanced 2018 completely in online mode on May 20. The entrance exam will be a computer-based test (CBT) for the first time as till 2017, the test has been conducted in offline mode. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018 is the gateway for admission into the IITs and ISM (IIT) Dhanbad and will be conducted by the seven zonal coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of JAB. JEE Advanced 2018 is the second stage test of IIT JEE Main for admissions to B.Tech programmes across 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Top 2,24,000 candidates from JEE Main would be eligible to take JEE Advanced for IIT admission. Registrations for JEE Advanced 2018 will tentatively begin from the last week of April till the first week of May 2018. There are 2 papers in JEE Advanced and it’s mandatory for all candidates to take both the papers in order to qualify in the test. From the article below, candidates will get to know all details about IIT JEE Advanced 2018 like eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, sample papers, admit card, result, counselling, seat allotment, etc.
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Quick Facts About JEE Advanced 2018
Details of the exam
Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced
Number of candidates eligible to sit for JEE Advanced
JEE Advanced selection process
Admission through JoSAA counselling on the basis of JEE Advanced Ranks
Mode of exam
What's new in JEE Advanced 2018?
JEE Advanced 2018 will be completely online. The exam will now be computer based unlike the previous years when it was pen and paper based
An additional 4000 candidates will be able to sit for the JEE Advanced 2018 making the total number of candidates eligible to appear for the exam to 2,24,000.
IIT Kanpur will be announcing JEE Advanced 2018 important dates which include dates related to the availability of application form, admit card, slot booking, dates related to exam, result, counselling, seat allotment, etc. Go through the table below to know all the important dates of JEE Advanced 2018.
Important Dates for JEE Advanced 2018
Application Form availability
Last week of April 2018
Deadline of Application Form
First week of May 2018
Application Form deadline with late fee
First week of May 2018
Admit Card availability
Second week of May 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Exam
May 20, 2018 (Announced)
Paper 1 - 9 AM to 12 Noon
Paper 2 - 2 PM to 5 PM
(a) Online Display of ORS and scanned responses
(b) Request for Review of Scanned Responses
Last week of May 2018 to first week of June 2018
Online display of Answer Key
First week of June 2018
Feedback on Answer Key
First week of June 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Result announcement
Second week of June 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Architecture Aptitude Test Application begins
Second week of June 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Architecture Aptitude Test
Second week of June 2018
Result announcement of Architecture Aptitude Test
Third week of June 2018
Third week of June 2018
The eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2018 include eligibility conditions related to age, number of attempts, marks in qualifying examination, number of subjects in qualifying test, etc. Before filling the application, all candidates must carefully check JEE Advanced 2018 eligibility criteria to get complete clarity if they are eligible for the test. All Indian, as well as foreign candidates, are eligible to apply for the entrance exam, however, they meet the JEE Advanced eligibility criteria 2018.
General Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2018
Age Limit: General Category candidates must have been born on or after October 1, 1993, while candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories will get 5 years relaxation.
Number of Attempts: Candidates can sit for JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
Qualifying Examination: Aspiring candidates are required to have passed their 12th exam in either 2017 or 2018.
Earlier Admission at IITs/ISM: Candidates who have been earlier admitted to IITs/ISM will not be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2018.
Candidates are required to have qualified JEE Main and meet the required cutoff ranks set by the concerned authorities.
Candidates can check the trends of last year about top candidates of JEE Advanced as per different categories below.
Category-wise distribution of “top candidates”
Number of "Top" Candidates
IIT Kanpur is expected to release the application form of JEE Advanced 2018 in the last week of April in online mode. Candidates may get just 4-5 days to fill JEE Advanced 2018 application form, so they must fill and submit the form before the deadline. However, the exam conducting authority may also give 1-2 days to fill JEE Advanced application form with late fee of Rs. 500 (For centres in India). Though officially 2,24,000 JEE Main candidates are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced. However, out of this number, only the JEE Main 2018 qualifying candidates whose scores are either equal or above JEE Main 2018 cutoff marks specified for JEE Advanced 2018, will be considered eligible to fill the application form for IIT admission.
How to fill JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form?
Uploading Scanned Images/Certificates
Registration Fee Payment
Application Fee for Exam Centres in India
SC, ST, PwD candidates
All other categories
Application Fee for Exam Centres outside India (SAARC countries)
All candidates (Late fee)
Application Fee for Exam Centres outside India (Non-SAARC countries)
All candidates (late fee)
The Exam Centres of JEE Advanced 2018 are the examination venues where the national level engineering entrance test will be held. The JEE Advanced 2018 exam centres include the cities and towns in Indian states and cities outside India where candidates will be able to write the test. Apart from the test centres in India, JEE Advanced will also be held in cities of different countries outside India. Last year, the test was conducted across 115 cities in India and 6 cities in different countries outside India.
JEE Advanced Exam Centres
IIT Bombay Zone
Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan
IIT Delhi Zone
Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
IIT Guwahati Zone
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, West Bengal
IIT Kanpur Zone
Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,
IIT Kharagpur Zone
Andman and Nicobar Island, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
IIT Madras Zone
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
IIT Roorkee Zone
Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
How to Prepare for JEE Advanced 2018?
IIT Kanpur may come up with some changes in the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2018 as the exam has gone completely online from the year 2018. However, the details will be shared in due course of time. Candidates are advised to go through the test pattern of JEE Advanced beforehand to get a grip of how the paper and the type of questions. However, the test pattern of JEE Advanced is not fixed or released, it keeps on changing every year. But candidates can get an overall idea about looking at the test pattern of JEE Advanced of previous years. If a candidate has checked well JEE Advanced exam pattern 2018, then he/she will be able to plan the execute a plan for preparation accordingly. JEE Advanced 2018 paper pattern includes aspects related to test like marking scheme, total number of questions, type and nature of questions, mode of exam, etc.
As per the exam pattern of previous year,
JEE Advanced consists of 2 papers (Paper I and Paper II) and both are mandatory to attempt. Both the papers will be conducted for 3 hours each.
Both Paper I and Paper II will have questions from 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
JEE Advanced 2018 is expected to have full marking, partial marking, zero marking and negative marking.
The syllabus of JEE Advanced 2018 includes topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from where questions will come in the paper. While preparing for the exam, the aspiring candidates must check JEE Advanced 2018 syllabus in order to know which all topics are important from the exam/preparation point of view. Candidates get clarity through the syllabus of JEE Advanced 2018 as to what to study and what to avoid. For more details about the specific topics from JEE Advanced syllabus 2018, check the table below.
JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus
The sample papers of JEE Advanced 2018 are the model papers that are similar to that of the actual test papers. JEE Advanced 2018 sample papers are also the previous years' question papers of the entrance test for IIT admission. As per various coaching experts and previous years JEE Advanced toppers, practising more and more sample papers is a must to ensure success in the test. By practising the model papers of JEE Advanced 2018, candidates will have a strong grip over the type and nature of the questions that come in the paper, marking scheme, total number of questions, etc.
The Admit Card of JEE Advanced 2018 will be available in online mode tentatively from the second week of May 2018. Only registered candidates, those who have successfully filled in the application form within the time frame will be able to download their JEE Advanced 2018 admit card. Candidates will be able to download JEE Advanced admit card 2018 till a couple of days before the actual exam. In order to get access to download IIT JEE advanced admit card, the candidates have to go to the admit card official link and enter their registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID.
Note: All candidates are required to bring their admit cards to the examination centre without which they will not be allowed to enter the exam centre and take the test.
What does JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card carry?
Candidate’s name and photograph
Schedule and time of the paper
Parent’s Guardian’s name
Date of Birth
Question Paper Language
Address of the examination centre
Exam related instructions
JEE Advanced Answer Key 2018
The answer key of JEE Advanced 2018 may or may not be released this year, as the entrance examination has gone completely online. Till 2017, the exam conducting IIT would release the answer key as it was held in offline mode. However, candidates must know the various aspects associated with JEE Advanced 2018 answer key to have a grasp of how to check and what to check and how to compare their correct answers from the answer key. If IIT Kanpur releases the JEE Advanced answer key 2018, then it is expected to be made available in the first week of June 2018. With the help of the answer key of JEE Advanced 2018, the candidates can compare their correct answers which they have marked in the test and get to know their expected score/marks before the result announcement. Candidates may also get the facility of sending their feedback or complaints or raising their objections against any answer or question in the JEE Advanced 2018 answer key.
JEE Advanced Rank Predictor 2018
Careers360 has developed a simple yet innovative tool called JEE Advanced 2018 Rank Predictor which helps the candidates predict their ranks before the ranks/rank list is prepared. In order to know their expected rank in the exam, the candidates have to date of birth, expected marks in all sections, expected total marks, category and date of the exam. After clicking on the “Predict Now” button, the probable rank of the candidates.
How to use JEE Advanced Rank Predictor?
Click on the Rank Predictor tool
Enter your date of birth, expected marks in all sections, expected total marks, category and date of the exam.
Click on “Predict now” button.
Your expected ranks will be in front of you.
JEE Advanced Result 2018
IIT Kanpur will declare the result of JEE Advanced 2018 tentatively in the second week of June 2018. JEE Advanced 2018 result will be announced in online mode only for those candidates who have taken the test. Candidates must check their JEE Advanced result 2018 by logging into the result portal and entering their registration number and date of birth. Candidates can check their marks in individual subjects as well as the total marks scored with the name, roll number and application number of JEE Advanced along with category-wise All India Rank (AIR) through the result.
How to check JEE Advanced result 2018?
Go to the result portal of JEE Advanced 2018 (Link will be provided here later)
Enter your registration/application number and date of birth.
Click on login button
In order to download their JEE Advanced rank card 2018, the candidates have to log in to the candidate’s portal and enter their registration number and date of birth, mobile number and email ID
Note: Individual rank cards of JEE Advanced 2018 will not be sent to the candidates.
JEE Advanced College Predictor 2018
The college predictor of JEE advanced 2018 is a user-friendly tool developed by Careers360 that gives the opportunity to the candidates to predict colleges where their admission chances are high based on their score/marks in the entrance exam. While using the JEE advanced 2018 college predictor tool, candidates have to complete 3 stages wherein they are required to enter Rank, Category, Preferred B.Tech branches and exams appeared in. After clicking on the “Predict Now” button they will get the list of probable colleges with B.Tech branches where they may get admission.
How to use JEE Advanced College Predictor Tool?
Go to the college predictor link (Will share the link here later)
Enter JEE Advanced Rank, Category, Preferred B.Tech branches and exams appeared in
Click on “Predict Now” button
The list of colleges with B.Tech programmes will be in front of you.
JEE Advanced Rank List 2018
IIT Kanpur will announce the rank list of JEE Advanced 2018 along with the result in the second week of June 2018. The JEE Advanced 2018 rank list will be prepared based on candidates performance in Paper I and Paper II. The rank list will be prepared only for those candidates who will have appeared in the national level engineering entrance test for IIT admissions.
JEE Advanced Cutoff 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 cutoff will be released by IIT Kanpur which is the exam conducting authority. The cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018 is the minimum rank at which admission/seat to any particular college or course has been allotted to a candidate. In other words, candidates having ranks below than the JEE Advanced cutoff 2018 will not be considered eligible for admissions. Only candidates having cutoff rank equal to or above the cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018 will be eligible for admissions.
Previous Year JEE Advanced Cutoff Ranks
JEE Advanced Counselling & Seat Allotment 2018
The counselling and seat allotment of JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) in seven round for admissions to B.Tech programmes across IITs. JEE Advanced 2018 counselling & seat allotment will tentatively begin from the third week of June and will continue till the third week of July 2018. Qualifying candidates will be offered admission into IITs based on their marks/score in JEE Advanced, choice filled and registration for JoSAA counselling and seat allotment.
JEE Advanced 2018 counselling and seat allotment involve the following steps:
Online choice filling
Online seat allotment
Online seat acceptance
Online Fee Payment to book their provisional seat allotment
Physically appearing at the Reporting Centres with the required documents for document verification
The participating institutes of JEE Advanced 2018 are the institutes which will offer admission to the qualified candidates on the basis of their score/marks/ranks in their respective B.Tech programmes. There are 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including ISM Dhanbad (now converted to IIT) which are the participating institutes of JEE Advanced 2018. These 23 IITs will offer around 10,572 B.Tech seats through JEE Advanced 2018.
Apart from the 23 IITs, the following institutes will also offer admissions to candidates on the basis of JEE Advanced score/marks:
JEE Advanced Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018
Q1. Which mode will JEE Advanced 2018 be conducted in?
Ans: JEE Advanced 2018 will be held in online mode by IIT Kanpur.
Q2. Will there be any change in JEE Advanced exam pattern 2018?
Ans: Yes, some changes are expected in the test pattern of JEE Advanced 2018. As per JAB officials, short-answer type questions and concept based questions are likely to be included in JEE Advanced 2018 paper. However, further details are awaited.
Q3. With the exam going completely online, will there be any change in terms of result announcement of JEE Advanced 2018?
Ans: The result of JEE Advanced 2018 may be announced a little in advance this year, as the logistics and evaluation will get smoother and easier.
Q4. What benefits would JEE Advanced 2018 bring in online mode for candidates?
Ans: Candidates can now easily correct/edit their answer options. The scope of printing errors has been reduced. The evaluation process would become much smoother and error-free now. The online mode of the test will also save time for candidates and the result may be declared early.
Q5. Wouldn’t it be difficult for candidates from rural areas?
Ans: Yes, it can be tough for rural candidates, however, IIT Kanpur may release mock tests a week before the test for candidates to get acquainted with the online exam.
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