JEE Main 2018

JEE MainJEE Main 2018 - CBSE has now opened the JEE Main 2018 Application Correction window. Corrections/changes in JEE Main application form can be made till January 22. In case additional fee has to be paid in case of changing category or any other detail, candidates can pay it from January 9 to January 23. Online registration for JEE Main 2018 is closed now, which was available from December 1 to January 1. The last date to pay the application fee for JEE Main was January 2, 2018. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct JEE Main 2018 on April 8 in offline mode (pen-and-paper) while the online exam (CBT) will be conducted on April 15 and 16, 2018. JEE Main 2018 is a national level engineering entrance examination conducted for admissions to UG engineering programmes into 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs. JEE Main Paper 1 is conducted for admission to B.Tech programmes while Paper 2 is conducted for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning programmes. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced for admissions to 23 IITs. Candidates can avail a maximum of 3 attempts for JEE Main 2018. Candidates who have passed or are appearing for Class 12 exam can apply for JEE Main 2018.

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Aadhaar Card number or Aadhaar Enrolment Number was mandatory for filling the application form. Candidates opting for the online exam must book their slots while filling the application form just after the payment of fee is done. JEE Main admit card 2018 will be available tentatively from the second week of March. JEE Main 2018 result will be declared on April 30. To know the complete details of JEE Main like eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, and counselling, go through the article below. Every year, over 12 lakh candidates appear in this national level engineering entrance test. In 2017, as many as 11,98,989 candidates registered for the exam out of which 10,15,349 had applied for the offline test while 1,83,640 candidates applied for the online test.


JEE Main 2018 Overview



Examination Name

JEE Main

JEE Main Conducting Body


Category of Exam

Nation Level Undergraduate Exam

Examination Mode

Online and Offline

Exam Duration

3 hours

Number of Applications

Over 12 lakh

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying test for admissions into IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTI

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Marks


Total Number of Questions in Paper I

90 Questions (30 Questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response/answer

For each incorrect response, -1 (Negative marking)

States that are a part of the JEE main system

Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Nagaland

States that take JEE Main Scores

Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

JEE Main 2018 Helpline


What's New in JEE Main 2018?

  • CBSE has announced that diabetic candidates can take fruits, sugar tablets and drinking water bottles inside the test hall.
  • 4000 additional candidates can now apply for JEE Advanced as the number of candidates eligible to appear for exam has increased to 2,24,000 from 2,20,000.

  • Digital/ scanned copy of signature of Father/ Mother/ Guardian of the candidates has to be uploaded in the application form.
  • The number of exam centre cities has gone up to 258 from 113 last year which is almost twice.
  • Number of CFTIs participating in JEE Main 2018 has increased from 20 to 23.
  • Candidates appearing for the JEE Mains exam from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an additonal choice of appearing for the paper in Gujarati besides English and Hindi. 

Who can avail Scribe Service for JEE Main 2018?


As per CBSE, the services of a scribe (amanuensis) will be available for candidates who are visually impaired, dyslexic, have disability in the upper limbs or have lost fingers/hands. The scribes will be class XI students from Science stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects. 


JEE Main 2018 Important Dates


Candidates can check all the important dates of JEE main 2018 from the table below in order to be completely aware of the schedule and all the events.


JEE Main Important Dates



Notification Released

November 22, 2017

Start of Online Registration

December 1, 2017

Photo and Signature Correction in filled Application form

December 8, 2017

JEE Main Mock test availability 

December 13, 2017

Last date for JEE Main Registration

January 1, 2018 (Over now)

Last Date for Payment of Application Fees through  credit card/debit card or e-challan

January 2, 2018

JEE Main Application Correction

January 9 to 22, 2018 

JEE Main Additional Fee Payment if applicable (During Correction) 

January 9 to 23, 2018

Admit Card availability

Second week of March 2018

JEE Main Paper I Offline Exam (Pen and paper based)

April 8, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 noon)

JEE Main Paper II (Offline)

April 8, 2018 (2 pm to 5 pm)

JEE Main Paper I Online Exam

April 15 and 16, 2018 (9.30 am to 12.30 noon)

(2 pm to 5 pm)

Display of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

 April 24-27, 2018

Acceptance of Challenge of Answer Keys

Upto April 27, 2018 (11:59 PM)

Result Announcement

April 30, 2018

Declaration of All India Ranks

April 30, 2018

Paper 2 Result Announcement

May 31, 2018

Availability of Rank Card

After announcement of AIR of JEE Main 2018

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2018


Candidates aspiring to take JEE Main 2018 have to meet the eligibility criteria set by CBSE. JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria include parameters related to age, qualifying exam, qualifying marks, number of subjects in the qualifying examination and number of attempts, etc. Before applying for the entrance exam, aspirants must go through the following eligibility criteria.

  • Age Limit: Aspirants must be born on or after October 1, 1993 (or be 25 years old). In case of SC/ST/PwD candidates, the age limit has been relaxed by 5 years. This means candidates from these categories must be born on or after October 1, 1988 (or be 30 years of age).

  • Academic Requirements: Candidates must have qualified class 12th (or equivalent) examination in 2016 or 2017. Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam or class 12th or equivalent test in the year 2018 can also apply.

  • Qualifying Marks in Class 12: Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent with the prescribed number of subjects. There is no pass percentage prescribed by CBSE to write the entrance exam.

  • Number of Subjects in Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have taken at least 5 subjects in 12th class or equivalent exam.

  • Aadhaar Card Number: All candidates should posses Aadhaar Card and a registered Aadhaar Card Number.

  • Number of Attempts: Aspirants can apply for JEE Main a total of 3 times. 

Eligibility Criteria for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs - General Category candidates need to have secured minimum 75% marks or should be in the top 20 percentile in their class 12th board or equivalent examination. Qualifying marks requirement for candidates belonging to SC/ST category is 65%. This is in addition to qualifying in JEE Main.


Eligibility Criteria for Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana and Uttarakhand: The eligibility criteria for admissions differs for each state. The admissions are on the basis of JEE Main ranks obtained by the candidates in addition to prescribed eligibility criteria by the state admission authority.


JEE Main 2018 Application Correction


The application correction facility for candidates to rectify any incorrect particulars filled in the application form has started. To access the correction facility, the candidates will have to log into their account using their JEE Main application number and password. The final date to make the corrections in January 22, 2018. Candidates can use this facility to make corrections in most particulars of the application form except for the change of mode from computer-based (online) to pen and paper based (offline). It's recommended that candidates don't wait for making corrections on the last date. Additional fees may have to be paid by the candidates.


JEE Main 2018 Photo Correction


The facility of correcting the discrepancies in the uploaded image of application form is now over on January 2. Candidates had to use their application number and password to log in and edit the images they had uploaded. Only candidates who have been sent a message by CBSE to their registered mobile numbers were able to edit their images. In case they had not received any message from CBSE but had found discrepancies in their images and needed to correct them, they were required to email @ [email protected] with their JEE Main application number and correct images to be uploaded. 


JEE Main Application Form 2018


CBSE has now opened the application correction window of JEE Main 2018. Candidates can make the required corrections in their JEE Main application forms till January 22, while additional fee (if applicable) can be paid from January 9 to January 23. JEE Main 2018 Application Form is now closed, on January 1. The application form of JEE Main 2018 was available from December 1, 2017. JEE Main 2018 application form could be filled in online mode only. The last date to pay the application fee for JEE Main was January 2. Before filling the JEE Main 2018 application form, candidates must keep ready scanned copies of photograph and signature (both of the candidate and father/mother/guardian). They had to upload these images while filling in the online application form. After filling the personal and academic details, candidates have to pay the application fee either offline through e-challan or online.


Size/format of Photograph and Signature


File size


File Format

Photograph with name of candidate below and date on which the photograph is taken

4 KB to 40 KB

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm 


Signature of Candidate

1 KB to 30 KB

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm 


Signature of Father/Mother/Guardian

1 KB to 30 KB

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm


JEE Main 2018 Application Procedure

  • Authentication through Aadhaar/Identity

  • Filling of Online Application

  • Verifying Mobile Number and Email ID
  • Uploading of Scanned Documents

  • Application Fee Payment

  • Slot Booking (only for CBT)
  • Printing of Acknowledgement Page

To check complete procedure of How to fill JEE Main Application Form 2018 - Click here


Mode of payment - The details of the payment modes for the application fee are given below:


Online Mode:  Candidates can pay the fee in online mode as follows using any one mode

  • Syndicate Bank (Debit card/credit card/PayTM/SBI Buddy Wallet/Cash Cards

  • HDFC Bank (Debit card/Credit Card)

  • ICICI Bank (Debit card/Credit Card/Net Banking)

Offline Mode: Candidates have to download the echallan and pay the fees in cash at  the nearest Syndicate Bank/ICICI Bank/Canara Bank.  


Application Fee

Paper (s) Appearing

Pen and Paper Based Exam

Computer Based Examination (Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) only)






For Exam Centres in India

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 1000 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Rs. 500 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Rs. 500 (Boys)

Rs. 250 (Girls)

Rs. 250 (Boys)

Rs. 250 (Girls)

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 1800 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Girls)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

Rs. 1300 (Boys)

Rs. 650 (Girls)

Rs. 650 (Boys)

Rs. 650 (Girls)

For Exam Centres in Foreign Country

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 2500 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 1250 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 2500 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 1250 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 3800 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 1900 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 3800 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 1900 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

JEE Main registrations over the years (2012-17)


JEE Main 2018 Mock Test


CBSE has released the mock test of JEE Main 2018 on December 13, 2017 for all the candidates taking up the exam. The mock test will help the candidates practice and understand the type of questions that will be asked in the exam. It is important that candidates choose to take up JEE Main mock test 2018 to be able to know their weak areas and analyse their performance. This will give them enough time to work and improve on their shortcomings and perform better in the main exam. The mock test can be accessed by candidates easily just by signing in. Candidates will have to read the general instructions, navigate the question and then answer the question as provided in the mock test of JEE Mains 2018.


JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018


It’s quite important for aspiring candidates to know about the exam pattern of JEE Main 2018 well in advance so that they can plan their preparation accordingly. The exam pattern includes details about marking scheme, nature of the questions, time duration to attempt the paper, mode of paper, medium of exam, etc.


Salient points of JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Course - JEE Main 2018 has Paper I for B.Tech and Paper II for B.Arch. Candidates can take either of the two or both the papers. The exam pattern differs for both the exams

  • Types of Questions - The paper carries objective type or multiple choice questions (MCQs). Drawing test is subjective.

  • Language - The entrance test will be held in English, Hindi and Gujarati languages.

  • Exam Mode - The entrance test is conducted in Online (computer based test) and Offline (Pen & Paper based test) mode for Paper 1. Paper 2 however is pen and paper based only.

  • Exam Duration - The duration of both the papers is 3 hours each.
  • Marking Scheme - Total marks for paper I are 360 against total 90 questions. This means that each question carries a weightage of 4 marks. Each correct answer will fetch 4 marks each, while each incorrect answer carries negative marking (-1 or 1/4th marks will be deducted).The total marks for JEE Main Paper II are 390

JEE Mains Exam Pattern - Paper 1


No. of Questions

Max. Marks










JEE Mains Exam Pattern - Paper 2


No. of Questions

Max. Marks







Aptitude Test



JEE Main 2018 Syllabus


CBSE has released the syllabus of JEE Main 2018 to help candidates in knowing the topics and chapters from where they must study in order to prepare for the engineering entrance test. JEE Main 2018 syllabus gives the candidates an idea about the important topics they must invest time in studying:

  • JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus contains important topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) taught in class 11 and 12 standard of CBSE, ICSE and state boards.

  • JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus comprises of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. 

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus for Paper 1




  • Dimensional Analysis

  • Current Electricity & Heat Transfer

  • Electromagnetic Induction Gravitation & Electrostatics

  • Waves & Sound

  • Geometrical Optics

  • Thermodynamics

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases

  • Rotational Dynamics

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Electronic Devices

  • Atoms and Nuclei

  • communication system


  • Electrostatics

  • Magnetic effect of current

  • Electromagnetic Induction, etc

  • Chemical equilibrium in physical chemistry

  • Redox reactions,

  • Electrochemistry,

  • Thermodynamics

  • Carbonyl Compounds & their derivatives in organic chemistry and Coordination chemistry

  • Chemical bonding

  • Mole concept and the concept of equivalents

  • Qualitative analysis in inorganic chemistry complete as a topic, etc.


  • Quadratic equations and expressions

  • Circles and Family of Circles

  • Sequence and Series,

  • Probability

  • Complex numbers

  • Matrices

  • Parabola

  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions

  • Continuity and Differentiability

  • Application of derivatives

  • vectors

  • Hyperbola in coordinate geometry

  • Functions

  • Limits

  • Definite integral in calculus, etc.


Important link:

JEE Main 2018 Admit Card


The admit card of JEE Main 2018 will be made available by the CBSE tentatively in the second week of March. The JEE Main admit card 2018 will only be available online for candidates who have successfully submitted their application form. Candidates have to login and enter details like application number and date of birth to download the admit card.


Particulars on JEE Main 2018 Admit Card

  • Roll Number and Centre Number

  • Centre of examination and Date of Exam with timings

  • Candidate’s name and Father’s name

  • Address and Email ID

  • Mobile number

  • Course and Category

  • Application Number

  • Medium of the paper

  • Candidate’s gender

  • PwD status

  • State of eligibility

JEE Main 2018 Exam Centres


JEE Mains 2018 will be conducted across 258 exam centre cities in India and abroad, out of which 248 are in India, while 10 exam centre cities are outside India. The exam centres of JEE Main 2018 are the venues where the engineering entrance examination will be conducted. Candidates opting for pen-and-paper based test had to choose 4 exam centres in the order of preference while filling the application form. If less than four centres are available, for example in case of Assam, the candidate had to opt for the available centres only. Meanwhile, candidates opting for online mode have to select only 1 exam centre while filling the application form. The final exam centre details will be provided by CBSE on the admit card. Last year, the entrance exam was held across 113 exam centre cities across India and abroad.


JEE Main Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q1. When is JEE Main 2018 expected to be conducted?

Ans: The entrance exam will held in offline mode on April 8 and in offline mode on April 15 and 16, 2018.


Q2. What are the modes in which JEE Mains 2018 will be held?

Ans: JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in online as well as offline mode.


Q3. If one enters incorrect information while filling in the application form of JEE Main 2018, can one correct the information later?

Ans: Yes you can. You should do within the time given for application correction. After the last date for application correction of JEE Main 2018, noone can make any changes.


Q4. If Aadhaar Card details or Enrolment number is entered incorrect in the application form, can I correct it?

Ans: Yes, you should update the details immediately by using the correction facility.


Q5. How can I pay JEE Main 2018 application fee?

Ans: You can pay the application fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/E-challan/Paytm and SBI Buddy.


Candidates wishing to check all the frequently asked questions on the various aspects IIT JEE  can do so by referring here


Exam Day Guidelines for JEE Main 2018


To ensure there are no last minute distractions, candidates need to ensure they come fully prepared and reach the exam centre in time. Here are some exam day guidelines that can help candidates stay from any missteps:


General guidelines:

  • Candidates must not forget to bring their admit cards

  • They must reach exam centre at least 2½ before exam starts to complete formalities like frisking and registration in time. Registration desk will close 5 minutes before exam starts.

  • Textual items, calculators, electronic watches with calculator, writen or printed material, mobile phones, log tables, etc. are not allowed inside exam hall.

  • Diabetic candidates can carry eatables like sugar tablets and fruits to the exam hall. However, packed foods are not allowed.

  • PwD candidates must bring copy of PwD certificate in prescribed format.

  • All calculations should be done on rough sheet provided at the centre.


Guidelines for Pen and Paper Based Mode

  • The test booklet provided to the candidate should be filled with Ball Point Pen only. Also, take care not to break the seal on the booklet until the invigilator asks to do so.

  • After breaking the seal, the candidate must take out the Answer Sheet and check that Test Booklet Code printed on Side-2 of the Answer Sheet is the same as the one on the Test Booklet. If there is any discrepancy, the candidate must immediately get it replaced.

  • The candidate may bring with them a cardboard or clip board, but it should be scribble free.

  • Candidates appearing in Paper II are advised to bring their geometry box set, crayons (or color pencils), erasers and pencils.


Guidelines for Computer Based Mode

  • Candidates need to ensure that the medium of the question paper displayed on alloted computer is same as the opted choice.

  • In case of any technical issue, candidates need to approach Centre Superintendent or Invigilator.

Student Reaction of JEE Main


Last year, many candidates felt chemistry was the easiest section. Deepak, for example, had this to say, “The paper was easy overall, with Chemistry being the easiest.”


In comparison, Mathematics was a bit on the difficult side, as was felt by Nandini, “"I found the exam was overall easy, but questions from Mathematics were a bit tough."


JEE Main exam is also a colorful mix of different type of students, take for example, Advik, who went against the prevailing norm of enrolling in coaching institutes, instead preferring to do it on his own. This is what he had to say, “This is my second attempt for JEE Main. I completely relied on self-studies and did not take any coaching. My strong area is Mathematics.”


This year too, the exam will throw many interesting tidbits that we would like to keep you posted!!


JEE Main Exam Analysis 2018


After the exam is over, many students look up to see the expert analysis of the IIT JEE exam so that they can understand how the it will affect the cutoffs for the admissions. Many experts from leading coaching centres as well as students who have appeared for the exam share their insights about the exam, the difficulty levels of the paper section wise and subject wise in the form of an analysis. The exam analysis will be available here after the exam concludes on April 8 for pen & paper and on April 15 as well as April 16 for the CBT. Candidates in the meantime can check the exam analysis of the previous year to get an idea of how the exam went by clicking here.


JEE Main Answer Key 2018


Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the answer key of JEE Main 2018 from April 24 to 27, 2018. Along with the JEE Main 2018 answer key, CBSE will also release the recorded responses of the answer sheets of the candidates. Candidates will be given the option to check/ view/ challenge the answer key. Candidates can check the answer keys and compare their answers with the answer key. This will give them the idea how many marks they will score in the JEE Mains paper. Challenge of answer key must be done by April 27, 2018. The decision of CBSE will be final and binding after the consideration of any such challenges.


JEE Main Rank Predictor 2018


The rank predictor of JEE Main 2018 is a unique tool developed by Careers360 wherein candidates inputs their estimated marks to get to know their probable rank. The tool – JEE Main 2018 rank predictor makes use of details of the candidates like their score and performance in the entrance exam. Based on these inputs, the rank predictor predicts the probable rank a candidate is likely to get.


Check your Marks Vs Ranks - After the exam is over, it is but natural that candidates check for sources that allow them to gauge their performance. The data from past years has been compiled such that candidates can use it as a measure to get an idea of the rank they may get on the basis of the marks they are expecting.It is to be noted that this is just a probable scenerio. The actual ranks will depend upon a lot of factors like number of applicants, difficultuy of the papers etc to name a few.


Details of JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

JEE Main Total Marks

CRL Rank (JEE Main)

From Rank

To Rank

1 to 20



21 to 40



41 to 60



61 to 80



81 to 100



101 to 120



121 to 140



141 to 160



161 to 180



181 to 200



201 to 220



221 to 240



241 to 260



261 to 280



281 to 300



301 to 326


JEE Main Result 2018


The result of JEE Main 2018 will be made available by CBSE in online mode. JEE Main 2018 result for Paper I will be declared by April 30, 2018, while for Paper II, the result will be declared on May 31, 2018. To check the result, the test takers have to enter their roll number and date of birth. The result will display to the candidates their score in the test and the qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2018 for admissions to the IITs.


JEE Main 2018 Rank List


The rank list reflects the All India Ranks and Category Ranks of candidates who have appeared for the JEE Mains exam. The rank list of JEE Main 2018 is expected to be released along with the result. The rank list will be prepared on the basis of the actual scores of the candidates in the entrance test. The All India Ranks (AIRs) are used for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs and others. Candidates can download their rank card after checking their result.


Details of JEE Mains 2017 Toppers



Rank (AIR)



Kalpit Veerwal




Vasu Jain




Ananay Agarwal




Vedant Raval




Vishwajeet Agarwal




Mohan Abhyas




Akshat Chugh




Shafil Maheen




Varun Teja Chaudhury




Anany Sharma



How Percentile Calculation is done for JEE Main


Percentage and percentile are different entities, and one shouldn’t be confused with the other. Here are some important differences:

  • Percentage is how much the candidate would score out of 100.

  • Percentile score, on the other, is not how much you score, but how many candidates are below you. For example, if you score 50 percentile, it means that are 50 percent candidates who scored below your score.

How is percentile calculated:


               100 X Number of candidates in the ‘group’ with aggregate marks less than the candidate


                                             Total number of the candidates in the ’group’


JEE Main Cutoff 2018


The cutoff of JEE Main 2018 determine the admission opportunities for the candidates. JEE Main 2018 cutoff will be released by CBSE along with the result. The cutoff of JEE Mains 2018 is the minimum marks required by the test takers to score in order to be eligible for admissions. Candidates must note that no candidate will be eligible for admissions who secure marks lesser than JEE main cutoff 2018. Thus, candidates must either secure marks equal to cutoff or more than that. The cutoff is the minimum marks which show the qualifying status of the candidates for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. Further, the cutoff marks are also the qualifying marks for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018 for admissions to the IITs.


JEE Main Cutoff Trends (2013-2017)




































JEE Main College Predictor 2018


JEE Main 2018 College Predictor is a simple yet unique tool developed by Careers360 to help candidates finalize the colleges they want to seek admission in. Thus, if you are worried about which college you will get on the basis of score/marks, just try College Predictor. While using the college predictor tool, the candidates have to just go to the tool and enter details like Date of Birth, Rank, Category, Home State and Preferred Branches. After entering these details, the tool will predict the highly probable colleges where the candidates can get admission in B.Tech programmes. 


JEE Main Counselling & Seat Allotment 2018


The counselling of JEE Main 2018 will tentatively begin from the third week of June and will continue till the third week of July 2018. It must be noted that CBSE does not conduct the JEE Main 2018 counselling and seat allotment. The counselling and seat allotment will jointly be conducted by JoSAA, which also conducts seat allocation procedure for admission to IITs. The counselling and seat allotment process will be held online for admission to 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 22 CFTIs. Last year, the counselling and seat allotment was held in 7 rounds.


JEE Main Reservation Criteria



Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL)


Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)


Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability

3% horizontal

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2018


The participating institutes include engineering institutes/colleges that will offer admissions into B.Tech programmes to the JEE Mains 2018 qualifying candidates. JEE Main 2018 participating institutes include 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 CFTIs. These institutes are the official participating institutes, however, there are some state colleges and private institutes which offer admissions into B.Tech programmes based on candidates' score in the entrance exam. Engineering colleges in states like Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha will also offer admission to candidates on the basis of JEE Main 2018 scores.


JEE Main Seat Intake


Total Number of Institutes

Total Seats Itake


General + General PwD




National Institutes of Technology (NITs)







Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)







Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) 
* may vary in 2018














Note: The seat intake on the basis of previous year.


JEE Main 2018 official Brochure



Contact Information

JEE (Main) Secretariat

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

H-149, Sector - 63, Noida Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

JEE Main 2018 Official Website:

Helpline Number: 7042399520


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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 2 min 18 sec agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016
Firstly I would suggest you to go through well with NCERT books as it will help you for the basic concepts then the other books you can prefer:    IIT Mathematics - M.L. Khanna &nb...Read More

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