JEE Main 2017 is most important engineering entrance exam for admission to B.Tech / B.Arch courses in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.. Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2017 is conducted by CBSE in both offline mode and online mode. JEE Mains 2017 is also also an eligibility test for the JEE Advanced 2017, which the candidate has to take for admission to IITs. Candidates who are eligible for the Joint Entrance Examination can fill the JEE 2017 Online Application form, upload documents, pay requisite application fees online. Applicants can download JEE Main 2017 Admit Card using application number and password. Students who appears for Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) 2017 can check their JEE Main 2017 Answer Key followed by JEE Main 2017 Result. At last JEE Main 2017 Counselling which is conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

JEE Main 2017 Latest News: Facility for correction in their Aadhar details is now operational on the website. Click Here


First of all check What’s New in JEE Main 2017

No weight-age for class 12 marks in calculating JEE 2017 ranks.
Candidate should have secured at least 75% marks (65% for SC / ST), or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class.
Aadhaar Card mandatory this year to apply for JEE Mains.
Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland, Odisha, and also some other institutions joined.

JEE Main 2017

JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction

You can now edit Mistakes in Application Form of JEE Main 2017. The facility for Application Form Correction is open now. Before last date you can do application form correction of JEE Main 2017 details, for data other than images.

Commencement of JEE Main Application Form Correction 2017 25 Jan 2017
Last date to make corrections in application form of JEE Main 03 Feb 2017

If an applicant has inadvertently made a mistake in application form of JEE Main 2017, they can correct mistakes by following proper procedure.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Date

Like each year JEE examination is scheduled as per the class 12 board examination date sheet in the month of April 2017. Schedule of JEE Mains Exam 2017 is as follows.

Date of JEE Mains 2017 offline exam April 2, 2017
Date of JEE Mains 2017 online exam April 8 & 9 , 2017

JEE Main 2017 Application Form

JEE Main 2017 Application Form can be submitted online at The JEE Main application form 2017 is released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). To apply candidate need to register and go to JEE Main 2017 Login page.

Availability of JEE Main Application Form December 1, 2016
Last date to submit JEE Main Application Form January 16, 2017
Fee can be paid until January 18, 2017
Facility for correction in the data (particulars) January 25, 2017 to February 03, 2017

Get HERE complete details of JEE Main 2017 Application Form such as application fee, last date for JEE Main 2017 Registration, documents required, step by step instructions on how to apply and check status of JEE Main 2017 Application Form. Also refer to Step by Step Registration Guide before applying online. It explains step by step procedure to fill and submit JEE Main Online Application Form.

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria is laid down by CBSE. Eligibility criteria for JEE Mains specifies class 12 marks, age limit of applicant, and maximum number of attempts. Moreover subject combination in qualifying examination is specified.

Criteria Eligibility for Appearing
Age Limit 25 Years
Marks in class 12 At least 75% marks; or be in top 20 percentile in respective board
Number of attempts Three (3)
Year of passing 12th class Passed in year 2015 or 2016, or appearing in year 2017

JEE Main 2017 Admit Card

Once the online application form submission process is over, the JEE Mains Forms are scrutinized. JEE Main 2017 Admit Card are published to be downloaded online around 20-25 days prior to the examination date. You will need to present JEE Main Admit Card 2017 on day of exam. And to download JEE Main Admit Card you need to enter application number and password as login credentials.

Download JEE Main admit card 2017 March 2017
JEE Main Admit Card 2017 download link Click Here

It is one of the few things that should be carried to the exam center. The significance of admit card can be understood by the fact that any candidate not carrying it will not be allowed to appear for JEE Main 2017 exam.

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper

Candidates who have appeared in exam can know all the questions asked and match them with answer keys. Students who will appear for JEE Mains in the future will have easy access to preparation material in the form of question papers.

JEE Mains Question Paper with Answers – 2016 (Paper 1 & Paper 2 for Offline and Online Exams)
JEE Mains Question Paper with Answers – 2015 (Paper 1 & Paper 2 for Offline and Online Exams)
JEE Mains Question Paper with Answers – 2014 (Paper 1 & Paper 2 for Offline and Online Exams)
JEE Mains Question Paper with Answers – 2013 (Paper 1 & Paper 2 for Offline and Online Exams)

View or download JEE Mains question papers of past years to prepare for the Joint Entrance Examination Main. CBSE will also release officially the JEE Main question paper 2017 after conducting exam. The purpose of this activity is twofold

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key will be released online for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 held on separate dates for each set. Join Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2017 Answer Key contain correct answers to questions asked in the question papers.

Publishing of official JEE Main answer keys April 18, 2017
End of OMR and answer sheet display April 22, 2017

There will be a separate answer key of JEE Main 2017 exam for each date and session. CBSE is the sole body that is in charge of releasing official answer keys. Answer key of JEE Main 2017 published by CBSE will be considered final and binding and marks of candidates will be calculated on basis of that. At the same time, several coaching centers and individual education experts also publish JEE Main answer keys a few hours after exam only.

JEE Main 2017 Result

CBSE will announce JEE Main 2017 Result on the decided date and time. 2017 result is hosted and made available for checking online. All test takers can log in and check Result of JEE Main which indicates marks obtained and rank.

End of OMR and answer sheet display April 22, 2017
Declaration of JEE Main Result 2017 April 27, 2017

All test takers can log in and check JEE Main Result which indicates marks obtained and rank. Usually what happens is that first CBSE displays score and announces which candidates are eligible for JEE Advanced, and then after a few days displays ranks. As this time rank will only depend on marks of JEE 2017 and not on class 12 board marks, hence it is possible that JEE Mains 2017 Score Display, and All India Rank announcement be done at the same time.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern

JEE (Main) exam pattern has not been mentioned by CBSE in the information brochure. We have given below the exam pattern of last year’s JEE Main.

  • JEE Mains Paper 1 is for BE / B.Tech.
  • JEE Mains Paper 2 is for B.Arch . B.Planning.

Paper 1 has objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.

Paper 1

Subject Questions Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

Paper 2 has objective type questions for Mathematics (Part I) and Aptitude Test (Part II). Questions to test drawing aptitude are asked for Drawing Test (Part III)

Paper 2

Subject Questions Marks
Part I – Mathematics 30 120
Part II – Aptitude Test 50 200
Part III – Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390

Please note that Paper 1 will be held in offline and online modes, both. Whereas Paper 2 will be held only offline.

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus

The JEE Main 2017 Syllabus indicates various topics of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry subjects for the examination. Therefor if you are preparing for the upcoming Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) you must study all the topics given in the Syllabus for 2017. Questions in the exam will be on Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry taught in +2 level. Complete syllabus is given in the official information brochure and also on the website. Study all topics well to score high in the exam. In addition the syllabus is prepared by the exam conducting body, therefore its very useful.

JEE Main 2017 Preparation

JEE Main Preparation

Books recommended for JEE Main Exam Preparation

14 Years’ Solved Paper JEE Main Buy Online
New Pattern Mathematics – A master practice book for JEE Main and Advanced Buy Online
Understanding Physics for JEE Main and Advanced Waves and Thermodynamics Buy Online
Organic Chemistry for Joint Entrance Examination Buy Online
Wiley’s Solomons & Fryhle’s Organic Chemistry for JEE (Main and Advanced) Buy Online
38 Years’ Chapter-wise Topic wise Solved Papers IIT JEE Physics Buy Online
38 Years’ Chapterwise Topic-wise Solved Papers IIT JEE Mathematics Buy Online
38 Years’ Chapter wise Topicwise Solved Papers IIT JEE Chemistry Buy Online

Check out the complete list of important books for JEE Preparation.

JEE Main 2017 Cut Off

JEE Main 2017 Cut Off usually mean the minimum marks required in JEE Mains 2017 exam to get admission in one the colleges. Based on the previous year examination data here are the expected cut off for year 2017. You can also refer to previous year cut off JEE Mains examination to get an idea of marks / ranks required to get admission through JEE in various insinuates.

General 100
OBC  75
ST  48
SC  52

JEE Main 2017 Cut Off To Be Eligible for JEE Advanced 2017

Candidates must be in top 2,20,000 including all categories as per JEE Main 2017 result scores and also have obtained positive marks in Paper 1 of JEE Main 2017 so as to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2017. Number of top candidates for each category will be as indicated in below table.

Order Category Number of top candidates Total
1 Open 107767 111100
2 Open PWD 3333
3 OBC NCL 57618 59400
4 OBC NCL PWD 1782
5 SC 32010 33000
6 SC PWD 990
7 ST 16005 16500

JEE Main 2017 Counselling

JEE Main 2017 Counselling for admission / seat allotment is done by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority. Candidates who have appeared either only in JEE 2017 or both JEE Mains and JEE Advanced can participate in counselling to get admission through counselling and seat allotment process.

  • JoSAA will be for admission to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), National Institute of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Government Funded Technical Institute (GFTI).
  • Candidates can register for JoSAA 2017 as per schedule and select preferences for colleges and branches.
  • Seat allotment will be on the basis of All India Rank, preferences of seats, and seat availability.
  • On getting a seat allotted, candidate can either chose to confirm it or try next available option. There will be a limited rounds of seat allotment for the colleges.
To know more about JEE Mains 2017, download information brochure – EnglishHindi | Corrigendum.

B.Tech Admission on the basis of JEE Main 2017

Candidates may please note that JOSAA 2017 will be the centralized counselling for NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, IITs. However there are a large number of colleges in every state that are also offering Engineering Admission on the basis of JEE 2017 All India Rank. To get admission in one of these colleges, candidates have to apply for them separately. Most of the colleges have started application form submission. Visit website of college / university to get information on B.Tech Engineering Admission 2017-2018 on basis of JEE Mains 2017.

About JEE Main 2017 & Navigation Links

JEE Main Paper 1 (BE / B.Tech) & Paper 2 (B.Arch / B.Plan) offline pen and paper based exam will be on April 2, 2017. Only Paper 1 (BE / B.Tech) online computer based test will be on April 8, 2017, and April 9, 2017JEE Main 2017 application form is available online at from December 1, 2016. Candidates are advised to ensure eligibility before filling the form and submitting fees. Certificates and documents that need to be referred to fill information in application form such as names, date of birth, Aadhar number, class 10 and 12 marks can be kept handy.

Important Dates Update Board Roll Number
Application Form and Check Status Admit Card
Know All About Aadhar Card Mandatory Answer Key
Form Correction Paper Analysis
How to fill Application Form Score Display
Eligibility Rank Predictor
Exam Pattern Result
B.Tech Admission through JEE Score Counselling

JEE Main Notification

JEE Mains

JEE Main Statistics

Every year approximate number of students that appear for the Joint Entrance Examination Main More than 1 million
Out of this, approximate number of candidates that qualify for JEE Advanced 1.2 lakh
Total institutes participating in Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) 92
Number of IITs and ISM in India 22
Number of National Institute of Technology (NIT) that take admission on basis of JEE Mains 31
Number of IIITs that take admission on basis of JEE Mains 20
Other Government Funded Technical Institutes 18
Total seats in JoSAA 34895


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