JEE Main 2018 Latest news and updates - JEE Main result 2018 is declared by CBSE in online mode on April 30. The computer-based test of JEE Main 2018 was held on April 15 and 16. The pen and paper mode of the national level entrance exam was held on April 8. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had earlier released the information brochure for JEE Main 2018. The registration form for JEE Main 2018 was available from December 1, 2017, till January 1, 2018. The last date to pay the application fee was January 2, 2018. It is important that candidates keep themselves abreast with the latest news and updates of JEE Main 2018. Candidates who qualify the JEE Main entrance exam will be eligible for admission to different undergraduate engineering programmes offered by the NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.
Latest: JEE Main 2018 Result announced
There has been an increase in the number of candidates who will qualify the JEE Main 2018. In 2017, the top 2,20,000 candidates were eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced 2017 entrance exam. In 2018 howeever, top 2,24,000 candidates will be shortlisted to appear for the JEE Advanced entrance exam. Candidates can check this page to know about the latest JEE Main news and updates with regard to any changes in the application form, eligibility criteria, the increase in the number of candidates who will qualify the JEE Main entrance exam. Careers360 brings to JEE Main 2018 latest news and updates on this page.
May 30, 2018
CBSE has announced the result of JEE Main 2018 Paper 2. To check the result, the candidates will have to enter their JEE Main roll number and date of birth.
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April 30, 2018
CBSE has declared JEE Main 2018 result today, April 30. Candidates can check their JEE Main result 2018 by visiting the result portal and entering their roll number and date of birth. The result has been announced for Paper I only. The JEE Main 2018 result for paper 2 will be declared later on May 31.
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April 24, 2018
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the answer key of JEE Main 2018 and recorded responses of the candidates on April 24. Various coaching institutes have already released the JEE Main 2018 answer key and question papers after the offline and online exam concluded.
April 15 & 16, 2018
Day 1- Session- I: JEE Main 2018 Computer-based Test Conducted
The gates of the examination centers were open at 7:00 am for all the JEE aspirants. Candidates reached their respective centres and find out the seating plans which was posted on the wall for their reference. However, a centre in Delhi at Sarita Vihar reportedly put up a list with some roll numbers missing. Candidates and their parents got were seen arguing with the centre administration. Later on, the issue was resolved and new lists were posted.
April 8, 2018
Paper II Concludes
5:00 PM: The exam has ended uneventfully on time.
The general consensus is Mathematics was tough, drawing lengthy while General Aptitude was easy.
JEE Main 2018 Paper II Commences
2: 00 PM: The entrance exam for Paper II commences.
Paper I Concludes
12.30 PM: Pen-and-paper-based mode of Paper I has concluded and candidates are starting to spill out of the exam halls.
The paper codes of the exam were - A, B, C and D.
JEE Main 2018 Paper I Commences
9.30 AM: Doors are closed and no further entry is allowed.
8.50 AM: Students are still trickling in at some centres like Ryan International School.
8:15 AM: Many parents still upset at the irrational timings. In DPS, R. K. Puram all 384 candidates have arrived by now, while last entry will be allowed till 9.30.
8.00 AM: Guards at centres like DPS, R. K. Puram are not allowing candidates to stand near their building gates. CBSE personnel arrives at the centres for inspection and other modalities.
7.45 AM: Authorities are saying candidates would need an ID proof to give the exam. However, if any candidate forgot to bring the ID, they are asked not to panic. Provisions have been made to download the ID inside exam centre.
7.30 AM: Frisking of candidates starts. Phones and bags have to be deposited at counters outside the exam hall; coupons are issued against deposited items. Boys are asked to remove their belts, while in some centres both boys and girls are asked to remove even their shoes. Parents obviously aren't happy with the shoe thing and start complaining to security and authorties at the centres.
Metal detators are in place. While girls are being checked by metal detactors, boys in many cases are manually checked. Watches and wallets are also not allowed inside the exam hall; candidate are however allowed to carry money inside. Candidates are told, pens and water bottles will be provieded inside.
7:12 AM: In some centres like Ryan International School, gates are opened and entry of students starts at 7.12 AM. Entry at the centre would be allowed only till 9.15 AM, informed a parent. Not all were happy with 7 am timing though, as parents complained it was too early and put students under additional pressure.
The colorful blend of students are in full display at exam centers. For example, while some one like Chandan Sharma, CBSE Board, is coming to the exam with high hopes targeting a score in the 240-250 range, then there is Atul who is appearing in the exam just to please his parents. Atul wants to get into NDA if JEE Main doesn't work out for him.
7 A.M: Student starts trickling in. Early arrivers were mostly following CBSE guidelines which advised candidates to reach exam centres at least 2 1/2 hours in advance to complete frisking and registration formalites. Sitting plans are pasted at almost all the walls of exam centres so the candidate don't have to rush at last moment. In fact, sitting plans are pasted inside, outside and on every floor.
March 12, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Admit Card released
The admit card of JEE Main 2018 is available in online mode from March 12 and can be downloaded by logging into the admit card link by entering one's application number and password; the candidate also has to enter the security code displayed on screen. JEE Main 2018 admit card contains details like roll and application number, time and date of exam, and also exam-day guidelines, along with other details.
January 9, 2018
JEE Main application correction facility begins
CBSE provided the candidates with a facility to make changes in the information they have filled in their submitted JEE Main application form 2018. Candidates could make changes in any information they had filled wrongly in the application form. This facility was available from January 9 to January 22. Candidates could not make any changes in the application form after the last date.
December 13, 2017
JEE Main 2018 mock test available
The exam conducting body, CBSE has released the mock test of JEE Main 2018 for all the candidates appearing in the exam. Candidates will have to sign in, read the instructions given carefully and take up the JEE Main mock test 2018. It is important for all the candidates to participate in taking up the JEE Main 2018 mock test to know their flaws and weak areas in preparation. They will have time to analyse and better their performance in the process.
December 8, 2017
Image discrepancy facility available in JEE Main application form
CBSE has enabled the facility of removing discrepancy in uploaded images in JEE Main 2018 application form from December 8, 2017 onwards. Candidates have to login to their registered accounts by visiting the application portal of JEE Main 2018 and enter their JEE Main application number 2018 and password in order to make corrections in the uploaded images.
December 1, 2017
JEE Main application form released by CBSE
The online application form of JEE Main 2018 was released by the official authorities.The candidates had to fill and submit the application form to be registered for the entrance examination of JEE Main 2018. All of the information submitted had to be valid and according to their documents. The application of JEE Main closed on January 1, 2018.
November 22, 2017
JEE Main information brochure 2018 released
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the information brochure for JEE Main 2018. The computer-based entrance exam will be conducted on April 15 & 16, 2018. The result of JEE Main 2018 will be announced on April 30, 2018 for Paper 1 and on May 31, 2018 for Paper 2. Candidates planning to appear in JEE Main 2018 can go through the complete information brochure which has been provided by the CBSE.
November 21, 2017
JEE Main 2018 registration to begin from December 1
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced that the registration for JEE Main 2018 will commence from December 1, 2017. Candidates were able to fill the application form of JEE Main 2018 until January 1, 2018. Meanwhile, the last date to pay the application fee for JEE Main 2018 is January 2, 2018.
November 10, 2017
JEE Main 2018 Notification to be out soon
According to media reports, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the body which conducts the JEE Main will soon issue the notification for JEE Main 2018 entrance exam. Earlier the CBSE had notified that the JEE Main 2018 entrance exam will be conducted in offline mode on April 8, 2018. The official dates for the JEE Main 2018 online exam are yet to be announced. However, the online exam will probably be conducted tentatively in the third week of April 2018.
October 20, 2017
JEE Main 2018 for pen-paper mode to be held on April 8
The JEE Main 2018 will be conducted in offline mode on April 8, 2018. There will be two papers of JEE Main which will be held on April 8, 2018. Candidates aspiring to pursue B.Tech, they will have to clear the JEE Main Paper 1. However, those candidates who want to take up B. Arch, they will have to write Paper 2 of JEE Main also and clear the entrance exam. In all probability, the JEE Main 2018, will be conducted all over India in 100 cities. The engineering exam will be held abroad in Colombo and Dhaka.
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