JEE Main Notification 2014

The last date to submit online application form has been extended from December 26, 2013 to January 6, 2014.

 

JEE Main Notification 2014JEE Main Notification 2014 is out! It will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board to screen students for undergraduate engineering programmes at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and institutions of the states participating in the exam system.

From this year, the states of Maharashtra, Odisha and Gujarat have also joined the examination system. Thus, JEE Main 2014 has replaced the state-level entrance exams, such as Maharashtra CET, Odisha JEE and GUJCET – for admission to the engineering institutes of these states too.

JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which leads to admission in the undergraduate programmes of the IITs or ISM Dhanbad.

JEE Main merit list or rank list gives 60% weightage to JEE Main scores and 40% weightage to the normalized marks of the 10+2 board examination.

Information Bulletin

The detailed information bulleting about the JEE Main 2014 will be available on its official website – www.jeemain.nic.in – by second week of November. It will contain all the minutae you need to know about:

  • exam fees,

  • eligibility criteria for the exam as well as eligibility criteria for admission,

  • exam syllabus,

  • exam details,

  • cities where there exam centres will be situated,

  • state code of eligibility,

  • relaxation in age limit for reserved categories,

  • reservation policies, and

  • examination schedule.

Students are advised to download it and read it carefully before applying for the exam.
  • Application Form

The JEE Mains notification specifically states that students can only apply for the 2014 exam online. The online application process will start from November 15, 2013. The last date for online application form submission for JEE Main will be December 26, 2013.

Since the eligibility criteria for JEE Main and JEE Advanced are different, students should check whether they are eligible for both the exams or not – if they are targeting IITs.

To help JEE aspirants, JEE Main secretariat will set up facilitation centres all over India which will help students fill up online application form for free. The list of these facilitation centres can be found in the JEE Main information bulletin as well as on its official website.

Engineering aspirants will have to take Paper 1 while architecture aspirants will have to take Paper 2. Candidates may also choose to appear for both the exams.

Here are details you need to know:

 

Mode of Exam

Subject Combinations

Question Types

Paper 1

Offline as well as Online

Math, Physics and Chemistry

Objective type questions with equal weightage to all the three subjects

Paper 2

Offline only

Math (Part 1), Aptitude Test (Part 2, and Drawing Aptitude (Part 3)

Objective type questions for the first two sections and questions related to drawing aptitude for last section

  • Exam Schedule

 

Mode of Exam

Date of Exam

Time Slot

Duration

Paper 1

Pen and Paper based exam (Offline)

April 6, 2014

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

3 hours

Computer based exam (Online)

April 9, 11, 12 and 19

First Shift: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

3 hours

Second Shift: 2 pm to 5 pm (will be conducted only if required)

Paper 2

Pen and Paper based exam

April 6, 2014

2 pm to 5 pm

3 hours

  • Date of Birth

General category candidates born on or after October 1, 1989 and SC, ST and PwD category candidates born on or after October 1, 1984 are eligible for the exam.

Date of birth as recorded in Class X Board/ Secondary Education Board/University Certificate will be considered for this purpose.

Year of appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)

Candidates who have appeared for Class 12 board exams in 2012, 2013 or will appear for it in 2014 will be eligible for JEE Mains.

Candidates who have appeared for re-examination in Class 12 board exams in 2012 will not be eligible for JEE 2014.

  • Number of Attempts

A candidate will get a maximum of three chances to crack JEE Main. Students seeking admission to institutes in Odisha, Gujarat and Maharastra (other than IITs, NITs, CFTIs, and IIITs) will as many attempts as per the past practice of their respective state-level exams.

  • Exam Fees

Students can pay exam fees either through e-challan or through debit or credit card.

E-challan is generated after you submit online application form successfully. You can carry it to any branch of Canara Bank, ICICI Bank or Syndicate Bank and deposit the fee.

If students pay through debit or credit card, they will have to pay an additional processing charge of 1.20% of the exam fee along with the service tax as applicable.

As per the JEE Mains notification 2014, there have been changes in JEE Main exam fees:

Paper(s)

Computer Based Test

Pen and Paper Based Exam

For examination centers in India

Paper 1 or Paper 2

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

Boys

Rs 600/-

Rs 300/-

Boys

Rs 1000/-

Rs 500/-

Girls

Rs 300/-

Rs 300/-

Girls

Rs 500/-

Rs 500/-

Both Paper 1 and Paper 2

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

Boys

Rs 1400/-

Rs 700/-

Boys

Rs 1800/-

Rs 900/-

Girls

Rs 700/-

Rs 700/-

Girls

Rs 900/-

Rs 900/-

For examination centers abroad

Paper 1 or Paper 2

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

Boys

Rs 2500/-

Rs 1250/-

Boys

Rs 2500/-

Rs 1250/-

Girls

Rs 1250/-

Rs 1250/-

Girls

Rs 1250/-

Rs 1250/-

Both Paper 1 and Paper 2

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

 

General/ OBC

SC/ ST/ PwD

Boys

Rs 3800/-

Rs 1900/-

Boys

Rs 3800/-

Rs 1900/-

Girls

Rs 1900/-

Rs 1900/-

Girls

Rs 1900/-

Rs 1900/-

  • Online Application Form Submission

The JEE Mains notification outlines how to submit application form for the exam online. Candidates should visit the official website of the JEE Main exam, fill up all the details and upload their scanned photograph and signature in application form as instructed.

Make sure that the mobile number and Email ID you mention is correct and remain functional until admission process in the institutes get over. All the communication related to the exam will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID only.

Once students submit the form and pay the fees successfully, an acknowledgement slip will be generated which they should print out and keep it safe to be used in future.

For the first time this year, the complete process will be done online. Students do not need to send any documents to the JEE (Main) Secretariat.
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