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ABOUT JEE MAIN EXAM ON : 9, 11, 12, 19th APRIL - 2014

 
1. Mode of Examination:
 
 
The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) 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 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) 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 (B. E./B. Tech.) only.
 
2. Type of Examination:
 
 
JEE (Main) – 2014 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.).

Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.

Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
 

 

SUBJECTS

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

MODE OF EXAM

Paper - 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) Physics,Chemistry & Mathematics

Objective type with equal weightage to all 3 subjects. Pen and Paper based OR Computer based Test (CBT )
Paper - 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) Math - Part I Aptitude Test II Drawing Test – Part III

Objective type Objectivetype Questions to test drawing aptitude

Only Pen and Paper Based.

 
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.
 
COURSE PAPERS
All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper – 1
B.ARCH/B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper – 2
 
3. Schedule of Examination:
 
 
A. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) and Paper 2 (B.Arch./B. Planning.):
 

Date of Exam

Paper

Subjects

Timings

Duration

06.04.2014

Paper 1
(B.E./B. Tech.)

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

0930-1230 Hours (IST)

3 Hours

06.04.2014

Paper 2
(B. Arch./B.
Planning.)

Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II and Drawing Test - Part III

1400-1700 Hours (IST)

3 Hours

 
B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only:
 

Date of Exam

Paper

Subjects

Timings

Duration

09.04.2014
11.04.2014
12.04.2014
19.04.2014

Paper 1
(B.E./ B. Tech.)

Physics, Chemistry
Mathematics

1st  shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST)
2nd  shift (**) 1400-1700 Hours (IST)
**If required.

3 Hours

 
The option of date for Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 should be exercised while filling up the application form. The allotment of slots/dates will be on first come first served basis. If a candidate does not make any selection, he/she shall be randomly assigned a slot/date as per the availability of the same. The Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 in Colombo, Kathmandu, Singapore, Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat and Riyadh will be held only on 19/04/2014.

In case a candidate, by furnishing the false information, appears in more than one slots/dates of the computer based examination or appears in both the modes of examination, i.e., pen and paper based and computer based examination, his candidature will be cancelled and his result will not be declared.
 
4. Choice of Medium of Question Papers:
 
 

1.

All Examination Centre Cities

English and Hindi Medium

2.

Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English, Hindi, and Gujarati

3.

Examination Centre Cities in Maharashtra

English, Hindi, Marathi, and Urdu

 
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage.
 
5. Provisions for Persons with Disabilities:
 
 
The candidates with disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability correctly in the online application form for JEE (Main) 2014.

Only the candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe/ Reader on the request of the candidate.

The candidate will have the discretion of opting his/her own scribe/reader or may submit the request to the centre superintendent for the same.

The centre superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader. In case a request is received from the candidate, he/she would be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination to verify the suitability of the scribe.

One hour compensatory (extra) time will also be allowed to the candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the fact that the candidate(s) is/are availing the facility of scribe/reader.
 
6. Cities/Towns of JEE (Main) - 2014 Examination Centers:
 
 
JEE (Main) - 2014 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India as well as abroad. The lists of cities are given in Appendix-2 on JEE Main site. While applying, candidates must select four centre cities in case of Pen & Paper based examination and one city in case of Computer based examination.

However, if the number of candidates for Computer based examination is less than 50 in a city, the candidates will be allotted centre in the nearby city of Computer based examination.

Similarly, efforts will be made to allot candidate’s city of Pen & Paper based examination as per their choice opted for in the application form.

However, in some exceptional circumstances, a different city in nearby area may be allotted.
 
7. Request for Change of Examination City/Town:
 
 
Normally, the requests for change of centre will not be entertained. In this regard, the decision of the Executive Director of JEE (Main) will be final.
 
8. Use of Calculator and Communication Aids:
 
 
Use of electronic devices like mobile phones, calculators, etc. is NOT PERMITTED in JEE (Main) - 2014. Materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should NOT be brought into the examination hall.
 
9. Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) – 2014:
 
 
9.1 Date of Birth:
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1989 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1984 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

9.2 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE):
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2012 or 2013; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) - 2014.

Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2011 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2015 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2014. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2011, did not pass in 2011, but passed in 2012 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014.

9.3 Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE):
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) - 2014. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2014 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2014 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

9.4 Number of Attempts:
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).

Candidates are also advised to note and verify for themselves the eligibility for appearing in JEE(Advanced) – 2014 as well as eligibility for admission to various institutes. being eligible to write JEE (Main) and by obtaining an all India rank in JEE (Main), a candidate does not automatically become eligible for admission.

Candidates seeking admission to the institutions in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Nagaland and Odisha, which were earlier admitting based on their state level examination, are also advised to verify their eligibility as per criteria laid down by these state governments.

9.5 No. of Attempts and Age limit for the states of Maharashtra and Odisha:
Since the states of Maharashtra, Nagaland and Odisha have now joined JEE (Main) system from 2014.

The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only.

The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will however be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs.
 
10. Score and Result for JEE (Main) – 2014
 
 
  1. The score of Paper - I of JEE (Main) – 2014 for all candidates will be declared by 3rd May 2014. This score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2014 along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2014 provided and subject to other conditions of eligibility being met.

  2. Separately, on the basis of score in JEE (Main)-2014 and normalized score in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying exam (60% & 40% weightage respectively), separate rank lists will be prepared for admission to B.E./B. Tech. and B. Arch/ B. Planning (in institutions other than IITs). This will be declared by 7th of July 2014. JEE (Main)-2014 Rank Card indicating All India Rank, State Rank and Category Rank with total marks and marks in each paper will be available on JEE (Main) website after the declaration of result.

  3. Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Counselling Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.

  4. It has been decided that, from this year, no score/rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score/rank cards from the JEE (Main) website http://jeemain.nic.in only.

  5. In case of a tie, i.e., when two or more candidates obtain equal marks (by giving 60% weightage to performance in JEE (Main) and 40% weightage to normalized marks in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination), inter-se merit of such candidates shall be decided in the following order:

  6. Rank list for admission to B.E/B.Tech (in institutions other than IITs)
    Resolution by marks obtained in Mathematics in JEE (Main) – 2014.
    Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by marks obtained in Physics in the JEE (Main) – 2014.
    Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by total normalized qualifying exam marks. Candidate obtaining higher normalized marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks.
    Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.

    If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

    Rank list for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning (in institutions other than IITs)
    Resolution by marks obtained in Aptitude Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2014.
    Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by marks obtained in Drawing Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2014.
    Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by total normalized qualifying exam marks. Candidates obtaining higher normalized marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks.
    Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.

    If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

  7. The answer keys and images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and Computer based examination will be displayed on the website www.jeemain.nic.in during 25-27 April 2014.

    The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form and paying a sum of Rs. 1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.jeemain.nic.in up to 5.00 PM on 27/04/2014 on payment of Rs.1000/- per question.

    The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.

  8. All participating institutes that do not use the centralized counseling procedures will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE (Main)-2014 and other criteria as decided by them.
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