IIT- JEE (Indian Institute of Technology - Joint Entrance Examination)
The IIT-JEE is the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the IITs for the admission in the seven IITs.
The standard of excellence maintained by these institutes are recognized and respected world over. Ranked amongst the top institutes of the word, the degree awarded by the Indian Institute of Technology is at par with that awarded by the University in the world, Every year the IITs conducts Joint Entrance Examination to select candidates for the four year B.Tech., B.Pharm., Five year B.Arch., M.Tech., and M.Sc. courses offered at campuses located in central Delhi , Guwahati , Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mumbai and Roorkee. The IT-BHU Varansi and ISM Dhanbad also select students on the basis of JEE.
No.of Seats :
App. 4000 seats are available in 7 IITs for 4 year B.Tech. and 5 year integrated M.Tech/M.Sc programmesss.
The students who have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent examination or a pass in the three/four year diploma recognized by AICTE by a state board of Technical Education. The candidate appearing in any of these examination is also eligible to apply.
Age Limit :
Candidates appearing in JEE should not be completing 25 year on 30th September of the year in which he/she actually appears for the JEE.
Test Centres : Screening : IIT-JEE screening is conducted at 115+ centres across the nation . In Gujarat , It is conducted in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Rajkot and Surat.
Mains : IIT-JEE Main examination is conducted at almost 35 centresss across the nations .In Gujarat , It is conducted at Ahmedabad.
Notification for IIT-JEE test appears usually in the month of December. Availability of application appears in details in the same.
About The Tests :
JEE is conducted annually in two stages (1) Screening (2)Mains
The screening test is of 3 hours duration, in physics, chemistry and mathematics with equal weightage in all the three subject. Test is pure objective in nature. For each correct response students gets 3 marks and for each incorrect response one mark is deducted. No penalty for unattempted questions. Main examination have three separate papers(non objective) in physics, chemistry and mathematics, each of two hour duration. The students who have qualified in Screening are only eligible for Main. All the papers are kept on the same day. In both the Screening and the Mains, Calculators, Log tables are not allowed.
The Language of Test :
The screening test is conducted in English and in Hindi. The option has to be exercised at the time of filling the application form. For the Main examination, students have choice of selecting one of the following language. Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil & Telugu. Option has to be exercise at the time of filling the application form.
Based on the performance in individual subject as well as aggregate in the Main examination, final merit list is prepared. The result gets out by middle of June. It is also made available on website.
Aptitude Test for B.Arch and B.Des. :
Candidates called for counseling and desirous of joining the B.Arch and B.Des. courses have to qualify in an aptitude test conducted by respective Institutes.
Syllabus of IIT-JEE is from both 11th and 12th standard roughly divided equally in both the standards.