Introduction and Scheme of Examination
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying E xamination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) - 2014 application form online.
About JEE (Main) – 2014
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) – 2014 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 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
A. 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
06/04/14 Paper 1 (B.E / B. Tech) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 09.30-12.30 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
06/04/14 Paper 2 (B.Arch / B.Planning) Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II
Drawing Test – Part III
14.00-17.00 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Only
Date of Examination* Paper Subjects Timings Duration
Paper 1 (B.E / B.Tech) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 1st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST)
2nd shift (**) 1400-1700 Hours (IST)
**If required
3 Hours
*The option of date for Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 should be exercised while filling up the application form. The allotment of slots/dates will be on first come first served basis. If a candidate does not make any selection, he/she shall be randomly assigned a slot/date as per the availability of the same. The Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 in Colombo, Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat and Riyadh will be held only on 19/04/2014. In case a candidate, by furnishing the false information, appears in more than one slots/dates of the computer based examination or appears in both the modes of examination i.e. pen & paper based and computer based examination, his candidature will be canceled and his result will not be declared.
AIEEE has been renamed as JEE Main as per the HRD ministry regulations. Kindly refer to the same. For more information on JEE Main 2014, click here
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