JEE Advanced 2018: From admit card, time table to mock tests, know details

JEE Advanced 2018 exam will be conducted on May 20 | PTI Photo
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)on Monday declared the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018 on its official website —, while the registration for JEE Advanced 2018 ended on Tuesday. IIT Kanpur, the official authority to conduct the JEE Advanced 2018, will release the Admit Card and Hall Ticket of the candidates who have successfully registered for the exam on May 14, 2018 on

According to Hindustan Times, surprisingly, more than 32 per cent of the JEE  candidates who were shortlisted for the final exam has decided to skip the test this year. While 2.31 lakhs JEE-Main candidates were eligible for the JEE Advanced exam, only 1.60 lakhs applicants registered for the test.

"The number of students opting for JEE Advanced has fallen over the years," the senior professor from IIT-Bombay said to Hindustan Times.

JEE Advanced 2018: number of candidates are going down each year

In 2017, 23 per cent of eligible students opted out of JEE-Advanced, while 21 per cent students skipped the same in 2016.

JEE Advanced 2018: Reserved categories opting IITs in large number

Total applicants: 160,000

Applicants from Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC): 97,866

Applicants from General Category: 62,850

JEE Advanced 2018 Time Table

The IIT JEE Advanced will be held as per the following time table

Date of Examination May 20, 2018
Paper 1 09:00 IST to 12:00 IST
Paper 2 14:00 IST to 19:00 IST
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K) on December 19 launched the Mock Test of Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) JEE Advanced 2018 exams on its website.

To access Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) JEE Advanced 2018 Mock Test, or JEE Advanced Online Test Series, students need to follow the steps given below:

Where to access JEE Advanced 2018 Mock Test

Go to JEE Advanced website :
Once on the home page, click on the tab marked with: 'Mock Test for JEE Advanced 2018'
Once on the Log in page, enter your User Name and Password
Click on Sign In

JEE Advanced 2018 exam pattern

The JEE Advanced 2018 examination will be conducted only in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode
Every candidate will be assigned a computer terminal at the examination centre
The exam will consist of two compulsory question papers - Paper 1 (9 am to 12 pm) and Paper 2 (2 pm to 5 pm), which will be of three hours duration each

JEE Advanced 2018: Admission to IIT

Candidates will be eligible for admission to the Bachelor's, Integrated Master's and Dual Degree programmes, based on their performance in IIT JEE Advanced 2018.


* Suraj Krishna from Vijayawada secured All India (AIR) 1st rank in general category.

* The second rank was secured by KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli from Andhra Pradesh.

* As per reports, Parth Laturia from Maharashtra has secured third rank in JEE Main 2018.

* Pranav Goyal from Haryana was AIR 4
* Gattu Mytraya from Telangana AIR 5
* Pawan Goyal from Rajasthan AIR 6
* Bhaskar Arun Gupta from Rajasthan AIR 7
* Bakarapu Bharath from Andhra Pradesh AIR 8
* Simranpreet Singh Saluja from Delhi AIR 9
* Gosula Vinayaka Srivardhan from Telangana AIR 10

Among those who have cleared the exam, 1,80, 331 are boys and 50,693 girls. Besides seeking admission in various engineering colleges across India, the qualified candidates are also eligible to appear for JEE-Advanced which is an entrance test for IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad.

"The JEE question papers are prepared in original by over 100 item writers. These item writers are subject experts. They prepare over 1,500 items over a period of two months during the year of the exam.

"All these questions are prepared by the item writers in original and they are handwritten. After that, 90 questions are drawn randomly and 8-9 sets are created. Anyone set is randomly picked for use in JEE," a senior board official explained.

Category-wise cut off and number of candidates declared eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced 2018)

Category No. of candidates Cut-off
Common Rank list  111275 74
OBC-NCL 65313 45
SC 34425 29
ST 17256 24
PwD 2755 -35
Total 231024  

About JEE Main: 

Regarded as one of the most challenging undergraduate admission tests, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a national-level engineering entrance examination conducted for admission to Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) courses at prominent engineering colleges in India. Only the students selected in JEE Main are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced. The JEE-Main is for admission to the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and some other colleges designated as "centrally funded technical institutes" (CFTIs). The JEE-Advanced, which replaces IIT-JEE, is for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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