JEE Main 2017 pen & paper based exam has finished on 12.30 pm today, on April 2. The offline entrance exam for admissions to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) will be conducted in offline mode began at 9.30 am. As many as 10,15,349 are appearing for the offline or pen and paper based test in Paper I and Paper II of JEE Main 2017. The pen & paper base exam for Paper I has come to a close, while the Paper II will be conducted in the evening session – from 2 pm to 5 pm.
JEE Main Paper I is held for admissions to B.Tech/B.E., while Paper II is conducted for admissions to B. Arch and B. Planning programmes. The entrance test for B.Tech/B.E. admissions will also be conducted on April 8 and 9 in online mode wherein a total of 1,83,640 candidates will be appearing.
Various coaching centres and CBSE will release the answer key of JEE Main 2017 Paper I and Paper II after the exam. The official answer key of JEE Main 2017 by CBSE and the coaching institutes will be made available for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. For more details, click on JEE Main official answer key 2017 and JEE Main 2017 answer key by coaching institutes.
JEE Main 2017 result will be announced by CBSE on April 27, while the All India Ranks will also be declared on the same day.
JEE Main 2017 is being held across 113 cities in India and outside India. Outside India, the national level entrance test conducted in Colombo, Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah and Dhaka. To know the complete list, click on JEE Main 2017 exam centres.
In the year 2017, 11,98,989 candidates have registered for appearing in the entrance examination.
Last year, the number of applications for JEE Main stood at 12.07 lakh.
Since 2015, JEE Main registrations have been witnessing a decline. 2017 is the consecutively 3rd year where JEE Main applications have seen a dip. In 2015, the number of applications for JEE Main was 13.03 lakh, which reduced to 12.07 in 2016 and 11.99 (approx) lakh in the current academic year.
Every year Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts JEE Main for admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes across NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. Over 12 lkah candidates appear in this national level entrance test. JEE Main is also the first stage exam for admissions to IITs through JEE Advanced.
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