Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is conducted by the seven zonal IITs with guidance from the Joint Admission Board (JAB). Only the top 2.4 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. Till 2017, 2.2 lakh students were eligible to sit for the exam.
General topics: Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton’s atomic theory; Mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.
Advanced will be held completely online.
Number of Top Candidates
GEN – PwD
OBC (NCL) – PwD
SC – PwD
ST – PwD
However, candidates are eligible to appear for it if they have been granted admission in any of the preparatory courses on offer (at any of the IITs) in 2017.
Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)
Candidates belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer of backward classes which are mentioned in the central list of OBCs as on June 1, 2018 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2018 under this quota.
Note: Candidates who belong to the creamy layer of OBC are not eligible for this reservation and such candidates are treated as belonging to the general (GEN) category.
Check OBC central list here.
of seats in every course
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Candidates belonging to those castes which are mentioned in the central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India are only eligible for reservations.
Check SC central list here.
15% of seats in every course
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Candidates belonging to those tribes which are mentioned in the central list of corresponding states published by the Government of India are only eligible for reservations.
Check ST central list here.
7.5% of seats in every course
Persons with Disability (PwD)
Reservation would be given to candidates who have at least 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability which can be visual, locomotor or dyslexic. Also, Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the course are also included in this type of reservation.
3% of seats in every category
JEE Advanced notification states that candidates have to apply for this engineering entrance exam online through the official website of JEE Advanced 2018.
Candidates can register for JEE Advanced 2018 even if they did not opt to give the examination while registering for JEE Main 2018.
JEE Advanced application cannot be withdrawn after the registration process had been completed by the candidate.
JEE Advanced 2018 registration requires candidates to submit a list of certificates and documents which are mentioned below:
Candidates who apply for the exam under the OBC-NCL category have to enclose a copy of their OBC-NCL certificate (FORM EC2) issued to them on or after June 1, 2018 with the JEE Advanced registration form.
Candidates who have to apply for the exam under the SC category need to enclose a copy of their Caste certificate (FORM EC1) issued to them with the registration form of JEE Advanced 2018.
Candidates who have applied for the exam under the ST category have to enclose a copy of their Tribe certificate (FORM EC1) issued to them with the registration form.
Candidates who have applied for the exam under this quota have to enclose a copy of their Disability certificate (FORM EC3) issued by a district medical board /competent authority to them on or after June 1, 2017 with the registration form.
Candidates who applied for the exam admissions under this category have to enclose a copy of the certificate (FORM EC4) issued to them by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
After the registration process for JEE Advanced gets over, candidates can download their JEE Advanced admit card from official online registration portal of this engineering entrance examination.
The admit card for JEE Advance includes the candidate’s details such as their:
At the time of JEE Advanced registration, candidates can select from a list of exam centres and the address of the examination centre. The same was displayed in their admit card.
The exam conducting board will notify candidates to carefully examine all the information printed on their admit card and in case of any discrepancy in the same, candidates will be advised to contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2018 of the respective zonal IIT where they reside.
Eligible candidates will be asked to produce a copy of their downloaded admit card at the time of examination. The original JEE Advanced admit card must be retained by the candidates till all the admission formalities of the exam are not completed.
The admission notification states that the candidates will be shortlisted for admissions in bachelor’s, integrated master’s and dual degree programmes on offer at the 21 IITs and ISM on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination. It is further shared that, “The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2018 and admission to IITs and ISM”.
. The primary change here included that in order to be eligible for admissions at the IITs and ISM, candidates had to fulfill any one of the below mentioned two criteria:
IIT Bombay Zone
IIT Delhi Zone
Jammu & Kashmir
IIT Guwahati Zone
IIT Kanpur Zone
IIT Kharagpur Zone
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Kolkata (Salt Lake)
IIT Madras Zone
IIT Roorkee Zone
Gautam Budh Nagar(Noida)