JEE 2016: JEE (Main) 2016 dates announced, JEE (Advanced) 2016 Information Brochure released

CBSE has released the Admission Notice for JEE (Main) 2016,
for engineering admissions to institutes around the country. The salient points
of the notice are:

Application Process:


Application Process opens: December 1, 2015


Application Process closes: December 31, 2015


Applications shall be online


Application Fee can be paid online via credit/debit
card or offline through E-Challan submitted at any branch of Syndicate Bank, Canara
Bank, ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank.


The complete process is online and students will
not need to send any physical copy to JEE (Main) Secretariat or CBSE.

Eligibility Criteria:


Date of Birth: October 1, 1991 (General Category
candidates) or October 1, 1986 (SC, ST, PwD category candidates)


Appearance in Qualifying Exam: Students should
have appeared for their Class 12 exam in 2014, 2015 or 2016 as their first
appearance in that exam. Students who had appeared in 2013 and re-appeared in
2014 will not be eligible.


Maximum 3 attempts allowed for appearing for JEE
(Main)

Exam Schedule:

Offline Exam (Pen & Paper): Sunday, April 3, 2016


Paper 1 (For Engineering & Technology
Programmes): 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM


Paper 2 (For Architecture & Planning
Programmes): 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Online Exam (Computer Based): For Paper 1 only


Saturday, April 9, 2016 and Sunday, April 10,
2016


First shift: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM


Second shift (if required): 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand,
Nagaland, and Odisha will be accepting the JEE (Main) scores for state-level
engineering college admissions for the first time.

JEE (Main) rank lists for the NITs, CFTIs & other
institutions will be prepared using 40% weightage to the Class 12 marks (after
normalization) and 60% weightage to the JEE (Main) score.

The JEE (Main) website can be visited by clicking here and the notice can be downloaded by clicking here.

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Meanwhile, the JEE (Advanced) organizing committee, Joint
Admission Board (JAB) 2016 has also released the JEE (Advanced) 2016 Information
Brochure. The salient points of the brochure are:

Application Process:


Registration starts Friday, April 29, 2016


Registration ends Wednesday, May 4, 2016


Registration will be fully online


Scanned documents will need to be uploaded
online


Registration fees will need to be paid. The
process of paying the fees will be available on the site.

Eligibility Criteria:


Age Limit: Same as JEE (Main) above


Maximum 2 attempts allowed for appearing for JEE
(Advanced)


Appearance in Qualifying Exam: Students should
have appeared for their Class 12 exam in 2015 or 2016 only as their first
appearance in that exam. Only those students who had appeared in 2014 but whose
results were declared after June 2014 will also be eligible.


JEE (Main) performance: Candidates should be among
the top scoring 200,000 candidates of JEE (Main) 2016, and should have scored
positive marks. As per the available reservations, the number of candidates to
be eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016 will be: 101,000 candidates in Open
Category, 54,000 candidates in OBC, 30,000 candidates in SC, 15,000 candidates
in ST.


Candidates should not have been admitted in or
accepted any course at the IITs/ISM previously. However, those who did not
accept the seat during the JoSAA process in 2015 will be eligible.

Exam Schedule:


Sunday, May 22, 2016


Paper 1: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


Paper 2: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM


PwD students using a scribe will be allowed 1
hour extra as compensatory time.

The JEE (Advanced) website can be visited by clicking here and the brochure can be downloaded by clicking here.

We shall keep updating you about the JEE 2016 process as more
information is released.

Edit (December 1, 2015): JEE (Main) 2016 Registration has begun. Click here for more details.

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