IIT JEE Main 2014
The last date to submit online application form has been extended from December 26, 2013 to January 6, 2014.
IIT JEE Main exam is the first step of the Joint Entrance Exam held by the CBSE to screen engineering aspirants to NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) as well as engineering colleges and technology institutes run by the state governments and private institutions who have adopted JEE.
States of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Odisha have given the green signal to JEE Main 2014. Hence, they will not conduct any state-level engineering entrance exam such as Maharashtra CET, Odisha JEE and GUJCET next year.
IIT JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced or IIT JEE exam conducted by the JEE Apex Bard to exclusively select students for undergraduate courses offered by the IITs and ISM Dhanbad.
JEE Main 2014 Pattern
Despite all controversies related to the Top 20 percentile norm and normalization of board marks, the Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the IITs has decided not to introduce changes in the JEE Mains 2014 paper pattern or the JEE Advanced 2014 exam pattern. Hence, the duration of the exam, types of questions asked, scoring pattern and selection procedure will remain largely same as the JEE Main 2013 exam pattern.
Two papers are conducted for the JEE Main exam:
- Paper 1 for engineering aspirants (available in both online and offline mode), and
- Paper 2 for architecture aspirants targeting institutes other than IITs (available only in pen and paper mode or offline mode).
Both the papers have duration of three hours. Language of the question paper can be chosen from English and Hindi. For the students from state of Gujarat, JEE Main question papers are available in Gujarati too.
Exam pattern of Paper 1
Paper 1 will have three sections:
- Chemistry, and
All the sections carry equal weightage.
30 objective-type questions will be asked from each section. Each question will carry four marks.
There is a negative marking system. One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer from the total score of a student.
Exam pattern of Paper 2
Paper 2 will have three sections too:
- Aptitude Test, and
- Drawing Test.
The first two sections will have objective-type questions while the last section will have questions related to drawing aptitude.
Students will have to carry geometry box, colour pencilsor crayons, eraser, pencils and of course, a clip board to the exam.
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JEE Main 2014 Date
Here are the exam dates for JEE Main 2014 along with the time slots. When you apply for the exam, make sure you specify the preferred date and time slot for the online exam (for candidates who choose computer based test), otherwise you will be assigned one randomly depending on the availability of seats:
JEE Main Entrance Exam 2013 Application Form
Online application form for JEE Main 2014 is out. The application submission process will be completely online this year and will continue from November 15 to December 26, 2013. You will not need to dispatch any documents to the JEE Secretariat.
Before you apply for the exam, read the information bulletin carefully, especially the eligibility criteria for the JEE Main exam, eligibility criteria for the JEE Advanced exam (it varies slightly) as well as eligibility criteria for admission to institutes you are targeting.
This bulletin will also include info on exam details, exam fees, test centres, reservation policies, exam schedule and instructions on how to fill up the form correctly.
Be ready with the scanned copies of your photograph and signature in the specified size and choose your options carefully.
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Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2014
- General category candidates applying for JEE Main 2014 should not be more than 25 years old on born on or after October 1, 2014 and SC, ST and PwD category candidates should not older than 30 years.
Date of birth in Class X Board/ Secondary Education Board/University Certificate will be considered final.
- Candidates can only appear for the Main exam next year if they have appeared for Class 12 board exams in 2012 (for the first time), 2013 or will appear for it in 2014.
- Students are normally allowed only three attempts to crack JEE Main but for students from the states of Odisha, Maharashtra and Gujarat targeting state-run institutions, number of attempts they get will be as per past practice of their respective state-level engineering entrance exams.
IIT Entrance Exam 2014 Coaching
JEE Main is less than five months away. It’s time for intensive preparation and lots of revision.
For those who are yet to sit down with books, AskIITians offers QUARK 2014
- a rigorous 4-month online capsule classroom coaching program for JEE 2014 aspirants just like you.
Those who are confident of their preparation can opt for our All India Test Series (AITS), a set of 30 tests designed by ex-IITians and IIT professors based on latest JEE Main pattern. These tests will not only give you a feel of the exam but also offer excellent practice problems.
An All India Rank (AIR) prediction feature adds fun element to our test series while the detailed analysis report you receive after each test will help you know your weak points. These reports will help you improve upon the topics in which you are weak, formulate a precise strategy for your examination day, and get your doubts removed in time.
JEE Main 2014 rank will be valid for two years. Hence, those who make it to the Top 1,50,000 rank holders this year will be able to sit for JEE Advanced 2014 as well as the JEE Advanced exam next year.
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