JEE Main 2019-20 Preparation Tips, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Books, Form Fee, Result

JEE Main Entrance Exam

JEE exam is an engineering entrance examination. It constitutes of two levels JEE Main and JEE Advance.

JEE Exam formerly consist of two exams, AIEEE and IIT JEE. JEE is an entrance test for getting admission into various prestigious engineering colleges like the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT's) and several other Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI's).

It is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) all over India and also in 8 cities abroad. A total of more than 10 lakhs applicants appear for the IIT entrance exam. Out of which nearly 2 lakhs candidates qualify for JEE Advance (a step closer towards IIT).

JEE Main consists of two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2 Syllabus. Candidates may opt for either or both of them depending on the course they want to pursue, BTech/B. E or B.Arch./ Planning.

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate must be a citizen of India. However, NRI, POI, OCI and Foreign Nationals can also apply.
  2. Candidate must have an Aadhar card registered by his/her name to apply for the JEE exam. Similarly, foreign applicants must hold a valid passport.
  3. There is no age limit for the candidates.
  4. Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced 2019 must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 5 subjects from a recognized board.
  5. Candidates appearing in class XII or equivalent exam in 2019 can also apply for JEE Main.
  6. Candidates can appear for 3 consecutive years. Two attempts in a year will be considered as one.
  7. For General and OBC category, a candidate must have scored 75%, 65% for SC, ST, and PWD in Higher Secondary examination.