Candidates who are willing to apply for JEE Main 2018 need to hurry up as the last date to register for the national level engineering entrance exam is January 1. The online registration for the JEE Main 2018 has been opened for all the eligible candidates from December 1. Candidates need to make sure that they pay the JEE Main 2018 application fee till January 2. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the exam conducting body will be conducting JEE Main on April 8 in offline mode (pen-and-paper), whereas the online exam (CBT) will be conducted on April 15 and 16, 2018. Through JEE Main 2018, candidates will get admissions to Undergraduate engineering programmes into 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, and 23 GFTIs. There are 2 set of papers in JEE Main- JEE Main Paper 1 exam will be conducted for admission to B.Tech programmes while Paper 2 will be conducted for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning programmes. Not only this, by clearing JEE Main 2018, candidates also get eligible to give JEE Advanced exam through which they can get admissions to 23 IITs.
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JEE Main 2018 Important Dates
Availability of Application Form (Online registration)
December 1, 2017
Last date for JEE Main 2018 Registration
January 1, 2018
Last Date for Payment of Application Fees through credit card/debit card or e-challan
January 2, 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)
What Candidates Need to Know Before Applying for JEE Main 2018?
No application form of JEE Main 2018 will be accepted after January 1, 2018.
Every candidate will get total number 3 attempts to clear the JEE Main 2018.
Candidate applying for entrance exam must check and meet the JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria.
Candidates who will be appearing for Class 12 exam can also apply for JEE Main 2018.
Applicants must note that Aadhaar Card number or Aadhaar Enrolment No is mandatory for filling the JEE Main application form 2018.
Candidates who will be opting for the online exam must book their slots while filling the application form just after the payment of fees is done.
Every applicant must be aware of all the Important dates of JEE Main 2018 so that they do not miss any information related to entrance exam.
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If we look at the numbers, every year, over 12 lakh candidates appear for JEE Main. For JEE Main 2017, around 11, 98,989 candidates registered for the entrance exam out of which 10,15,349 had applied for the offline test while 1,83,640 candidates applied for the online one.
This year a good news came to all the JEE Main aspirants as 4000 additional candidates can now apply for the entrance exam. Initially 2, 20,000 candidates can apply for the exam, but from this year number has been increased to 2, 24,000.