JEE Advanced Exam Pattern FAQs 2018
Manashjyoti, 07 Dec 2017, #JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern FAQs 2018: Candidates can get their preparation off the ground more effectively by being conversant with the JEE Advanced exam pattern FAQs 2018. It is because the JEE Advanced 2018 exam pattern FAQs will guide the candidate on the types of questions they need to prepare for the exam, apart from helping them get aquinted with the exam mode. It must be noted that from this session onwards, JEE Advanced will be conducted in computer-based test mode. The JEE Advanced exam pattern FAQs also dwells on questions relating to difference between question Paper I and Paper II and the subjects covered in each. Additionally, JEE Advanced 2018 exam pattern includes information on minimum marks candidates need to score in each paper to be included in the merit list.

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JEE Advanced Exam Pattern FAQs 2018


Q. Is JEE Advanced conducted in online or offline mode or both?

Ans: The entrance exam will be conducted completely in online mode (computer-based test) for the first time in 2018. Previously, it was held in offline mode.


Q. What is the JEE Advanced exam pattern for Paper 1?

Ans: The exam conducting body doesn’t release the exam pattern for either Paper I or Paper II before the exam. Consequently, it can only be known after the exam is over. Also, it has been observed that there is no set exam pattern as such, apart from some standard features like duration of the exam and subjects from which questions are asked. To learn more about JEE Advanced 2018 exam pattern – Click Here


Q. How is the exam pattern for JEE Advanced Paper 1 & 2 different?

Ans: Candidates appearing in JEE Advanced 2018 have to attempt both Paper I and Paper II to be considered for admission. Both the papers will be of 3 hours duration each and include questions from – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.


Important difference between exam pattern of Paper I and Paper II:

  • Paper I may include Single digit integer – (0-9) type questions, while Paper II may not

  • Paper II instead may include questions on comprehension, which is generally not included in Paper I.

Q. Which languages in the JEE Advanced available in?

Ans: The JEE Advanced 2018 entrance exam will be available in both English and Hindu languages.


Q. Is it mandatory for students to pass both the JEE Advanced Papers or the aggregate is considered?

Ans: To be included in the rank list and, consequently, considered for admission at the IITs, candidates need to not only meet the prescribed minimum marks in each subject but also in aggregate. It may be noted that the minimum marks may vary from category to category.

In case of general category candidates, the minimum percentage of marks required in each subject to be included in the Common Merit List (CML) is 10%. Meanwhile, the minimum aggregate requirement is 35%.


Q. Is there a pass mark for each subject in JEE Advanced or the overall marks are considered for each paper?

Ans: To be included in the JEE Advanced rank list 2018, candidates need to meet both the prescribed minimum percentage of marks for each subject and in aggregate. If a candidate meets only any one of these two conditions, the candidate will not be included in the rank list.

To check category-wise minimum marks for inclusion in JEE Advanced Rank List 2018 – Click Here


Q: Can I change the language (from English to Hindi and vice versa) of viewing the questions during the exam?

Ans: Yes, you can toggle betweeb English or Hindi anytime during the examination. You will also be having the option of changing default question viewing language anytime during the exam.  


Q: Will I be given rough sheets for my calculations during the exam?

Ans: Yes, you will be given  a "Scribble Pad" (containing blank sheets, for rough work) at the start of every paper . You can do all your calculations on this. Candidates MUST submit their signed Scribble Pads at the end of each paper of the examination to the invigilator.   


Q: During examination can I change my answers?

Ans: Candidate will have the option to change their previously saved answer of any question, anytime during the entire duration of the test.    


Q: How can I change a previously saved answer during the test?

Ans: To change the answer of a question that has already been answered and saved, first select the corresponding question from the Question Palette, then click on "Clear Response" to clear the previously entered answer and then answer it. 


Q: Will I be given a printout/hard copy of the questions papers along with my responses to questions in Paper-I and Paper-II after the completion of the respective papers?

Ans: No.


Q: How will I be getting a copy of the questions papers and my responses to questions in Paper-I and Paper-II?

Ans: The responses of all the candidates who have appeared for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be electronically mailed to their registered email ids by May 25, 2018 (10 am).


Candidates can check FAQs related to other topics like exam pattern, application form and cutoff by following the corresponding links given in the table below.


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