Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall involve the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The 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.
          In pursuance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Notification, the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2013 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc. Now, AIEEE will be known as JEE (Main) and IIT - JEE as JEE (Advanced).
          For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization.
Mode of Examination  
          The Paper - 1 (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 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 only.
Type of Examination  
          JEE (Main) - 2013 shall have two papers, Paper - 1 and Paper - 2. Candidates may take Paper - 1, or Paper - 2, or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
  Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Pen and Paper based OR Computer based  
  Paper 2 Mathematics - Part I Objective type Only Pen and Paper based  
  Aptitude Test  - Part II & Objective type  
  Drawing Test - Part III Questions to test drawing aptitude  
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.  
  B.ARCH/B. PLANNING(At Institutions other than IITs) Paper - 2  
  All other undergraduate courses Paper - 1  
Schedule of Examination  
A. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 and Paper 2  
  Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration  
  07.04.2013 Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 0930 - 1230 Hours(IST) 3 Hours  
  07.04.2013 Paper 2 Mathematics - Part I 1400 - 1700 Hours (IST) 3 Hours  
  Aptitude Test  - Part II &  
  Drawing Test - Part III  
B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 Only  
  Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration  
  During 08.04.2013 and 25.04.2013 Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 1st Shift 0900 - 1200 Hours (IST) 2nd Shift (*) 1400 - 1700 Hours (IST)  *If Required 3 Hours  
*The exact slots/dates for computer based examination shall be displayed on the website by 1st February 2013. The candidates will be required to make their slot/date selection through online mode during 1st Feb-13 - 15th February 2013. A candidate who opts for computer based examination and does not make this selection, for whatever reasons, shall be randomly assigned a slot based on the availability.
Online Registration for JEE(Main)  
         In order to appear in JEE (Main) and/or JEE (Advanced) 2013, the candidates are required to apply only online. The candidates are further advised to visit the website before filling up the application form for ascertaining their eligibility for appearing in examination as well as for admission.  The online registration form will be available on JEE Main website from 8th November, 2012 to 15th December 2012.
          For more details of JEE (Main) , the candidates are advised to visit JEE(Main) website For information about JEE(Advanced), the candidates are advised to visit JEE(Advanced) website
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