Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2018

Submission of Online Application Form: 01.12.2017 –01.01.2018


April 8, 2018(Sunday) (Pen & Paper Based Examination) April 15th & 16th (Sunday & Monday) 2018(Computer Based Examination)

Mode of Examination

The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) (described below) of JEE(Main)will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only.

Type of Examination

JEE (Main) –2018 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech. Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Pen and Paper based OR Computer based
Paper 2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning) Mathematics –Part I Aptitude Test –Part II & Drawing Test –Part III Objective type Objective type Questions to test drawing aptitude Only Pen and Paper based

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.

All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper –1
B.ARCH/B. PLANNING(At Institutions other than IITs) Paper –2

Schedule of Examination

  1. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.)and Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)
Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration
08.04.2018 Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 0930-1230 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
08.04.2018 Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning) Mathematics –Part I Aptitude Test –Part II & Drawing Test –Part III 1400-1700 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
  1. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.)Only
Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration
15/04/2018 (Sunday) 16/04/2018 (Monday) Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 1st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST) 2nd shift (**)1400-1700 Hours (IST) 3 Hours

Choice of Medium of Question Papers

1. All Examination Centre Cities English and Hindi Medium
2. Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli English, Hindi and Gujarati

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