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The Joint Engineering Entrance Examination– Mains


Admission to undergraduate engineering and architecture programs in reputed Indian institutes such as IITs, NITS, CFTIs and other participating institutes are offered on the basis of The Joint Engineering Entrance Examination. The examination is conducted in 2 stages i.e. Stage 1- JEE Main & Stage 2- JEE Advance. JEE Advance is the second stage for admission to IITs and only top 2 lakh students from Stage 1 will appear in the Stage 2 of the examination.

Every year more than 13 lakh candidates appear in JEE Mains for admission into 32 National Institute of Technology (NITs), 18 Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) along with other participating institutions. Stage 1 examination is for both Engineering as well as Architecture Aspirants. For the year 2016, the schedule of the examination has been announced and the applications will be accepted till December 31, 2015.

The entrance examination for the year 2016 will be conducted in 2 modes i.e. Pen & Paper as well as Computer based. Pen & Paper based exam will be conducted on April 3, 2016 while the computer based examination will be on April 9-10, 2016. Candidates willing to get admission in in B.E./B.Arch. courses can opt for any of the given modes but B.Arch/B.Planning students will appear in Pen & Paper based examination only.

States like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Uttarakhand will not conduct State level entrance examination and will accept JEE Main 2016 score for filling the state Engineering college seats. In this article we will discuss details related to Joint Engineering Entrance Examination such as eligibility, application process etc.:

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