Step-by-Step About JEE Advanced 2014: The Entry Point to the IITs!
Candidates must qualify in the JEE Main 2014 first and be in the Top 1, 50,000 rank holders for the exam. They must also be in the Top 20 percentile list of their respective board exams to appear for Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2014.
General and OBC category students should not be more than 25 years old while SC, ST, and PwD category students should not be more than 30 years old on October 1 in 2014 to be eligible for the exam.
Students cannot sit for JEE Advanced 2014 for more than two times – that too in consecutive years only!
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Selection to IITs is based solely on the All India Rank of a candidate in the exam which is based solely on one’s scores in the IIT JEE exam.
Unlike JEE Main, there is no weightage given to Class 12 board marks in JEE Advanced Merit List. The requirement for students to be in Top 20 percentile of their respective boards in their respective categories is limited to eligibility criteria of the exam.
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JEE Advanced 2014 Exam is conducted only in offline mode. It has two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both have duration of three hours and will be held on the same day.
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Online registration for JEE Advanced will start as soon as the JEE Main 2014 exam gets over – on May 4, 2014. Eligible candidates can apply online till 5 pm on May 9, 2014.
The exam date for JEE Advanced 2014 is May 25, 2014.
Paper 1 will be held in the Morning Shift from 9 am to 12 noon while Paper 2 will be held in the Afternoon Shift from 2 pm to 5 pm.
JEE Advanced Admit Card can be downloaded from May 10 to May 24, 2014.
IIT JEE Result 2014 will be announced on June 19, 2014 and the registration for counseling will take place from June 20 to 24, 2014.
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Candidates can register for JEE Advanced online only. They can pay the application fees through e-challan generated during the process at all SBI branches that have the facility of core banking solution (CBS).
The application fee for male students of General Category (GE) and Non-Creamy Layer of Other Backward Classes (OBC (NCL)) is Rs 2,000. Male students of SC, ST and PwD categories have to pay Rs 1,000. All female candidates are exempted from paying the fees of JEE Advanced 2014 application form.
- Candidates who appear for the exam at the Dubai Centre will have to pay USD 220 to apply.
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JEE Advanced 2014 Counselling Process:
The seats in the various courses of the institutes (IITs and ISM Dhanbad) will be allotted strictly on the basis of the student’s All India Rank of JEE Advanced 2014, category rank, and the choices he or she indicates in terms of institutes, courses and branches.
Other institutes also use the JEE Advanced results for admission to their programs too but their names will be announced later. To seek admission to such institutes, candidates will have to contact them directly.
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- Go through JEE Main syllabus and JEE Advanced syllabus carefully. There are slight variations between the two. Note the topics that are solely covered in the ‘Advanced’ syllabus. Also, make a note of subjects and topics you need to prepare only for Class 12 board exams.
Study Strategy: You can prepare for all the common topics first. A month before the boards, you can focus on topics only covered in your Qualifying Exam (QE) syllabus. After your board exams are over, you can pay more attention to topics in JEE Main. Once you have appeared for JEE Mains, you can concentrate on topics you need to study only for IIT JEE.
- Note down the important books for the exam, buy a suitable set of study material and scout for free resources. askIITians offers free IIT JEE study material that has been designed by a team of ex-IITians and core askIITians subject experts.
Study Strategy: Start with your school textbooks and NCERT books. Refer to other books only for topics you are not able to understand from those books. Do not try to study from too many books at a time. Once you have covered all the syllabus once, refer to other books for solved examples and practice problems. Coaching institutes’ study material often has relevant and important extracts from various institutes and might help you find everything at one place. askIITians paid study material includes books, regular assignments and daily practice papers that cover almost everything – from formula sheets to well-explained solutions to wide range of problems to revision notes.
- Solve past year papers, take an All India Test Series (AITS), and get help for topics you are not able to understand. While Past Year Papers are a good resources to get a feel for the exam, askIITians AITS tests have been especially designed according to the latest exam pattern, trends and syllabus of the JEE exam.
Study Strategy: Once you solve a previous year question paper or sample paper, analyze your performance in the test with the help of given solutions. Also, check out the most efficient method to solve a question correctly as ‘Time’ is a crucial factor in the IIT JEE exam. You may also want to use askIITians Rank Predictor Tool to check where you stand amongst your peers.
Do not hesitate to seek timely help to get your doubts cleared. askIITians offers you not only full-fledged 1-yr and 2-yr online coaching programs but also a quick crash course for JEE aspirants and the facility to subscribe just for doubt removal sessions with ex-IITians. In these one-on-one sessions, students can interact with ex-IITians and askIITians faculty to get their last-moment doubts cleared on any topic they like.
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