JEE Main Registrations Stats: 2014 vs 2015
Nancy Johri, 02 Mar 2015, #JEE Main

JEE Main 2015
has witnessed a reduction of over 50,000 registrations as compared to the year 2014. JEE Main Exam is the first screening test for admissions to the prestigious IITs and this year, as many as 13.04 lakh students have applied for JEE Main 2015. Last year, the total number of JEE Main registrations was 13.56 lakhs. While the states like Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana and Kerala witnessed a significant decline in JEE Main 2015 registrations, the number of applicants from states like Goa, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu increased in comparison with the year 2014.



Careers360 brings here “JEE Main Registrations Statistics: 2014 vs 2015” that comprises of a comparative analysis of JEE Main Applications on various parameters- total number of registrations, male & female applicants, states with the highest & lowest applicants and much more. Read below to understand the trend in detail.


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Comparison of total JEE Main 2015 Registrations in 2014 & 2015:

In comparison with 2014, this year, the number of JEE Main applicants has decreased by 3.8%. As many as 52,311 lesser number of candidates has registered for JEE Main 2015.

Total Male Candidates in JEE Main 2014 & 2015 (in lakhs):

The total number of male applicants has also reduced in 2015. In comparison to the academic year 2014, there has been a reduction of 3.5% in total number of male candidates, who have registered for JEE Main 2015.


Total Female Candidates in JEE Main 2014 & 2015 (in lakhs):

This year, there has been a reduction in the total number of female applicants as well. In comparison to 2014, JEE Main 2015 Registration saw a reduction of female applicants by 4.6%.


Top 5 states with highest JEE Main 2015 Registrations:

  • The highest number of JEE Main 2015 Registrations are from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

  • These five states alone contribute to 50% of the total registrations for JEE Main this year.

5 states with least JEE Main 2015 Registrations:

  • The least number of JEE Main 2015 applicants are from the north-eastern states of India that includeSikkim, Mizoram,Meghalayaand Nagaland.

  • Apart from the north-eastern part of India, Goais also among the states with the least number of JEE Main 2015 Registrations.

States from where JEE Main 2015 Registrations increased (in comparison to 2014):

  • Goa, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu are the only states with increased number of registrations for JEE Main 2015 as compared to last year.

  • Among these, Maharashtra is the only one having the highest number of JEE Main 2015 applicants.

  • Apart from these four states, all the other states show a decline in total number of applications for JEE Main 2015 this year.

Top 5 states from where JEE Main 2015 Registrations decreased (comparison with 2014):

  • As compared to 2014, the top states with decreased JEE Main 2015 registrations are Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana and Kerala.

  • Moreover, among these states, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar have the highest number of JEE Main 2015 registrations.

The trend above shows that in JEE Main 2015, the interested number of students appearing for this entrance exam is reduced by a significant number, which is more than 50 thousand.The apparent reasons for the reduced number of JEE Main aspirants this year might be decreasing interest of students in engineering education or quality issues of engineering colleges in India that are unable to provide 100% placement to its students. There are many unemployed engineers, who opt for management courses in order to get a good job.

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