JEE Advanced | IIT JEEIndian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance established through Acts of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. Over the years, IITs have created a world-class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. Through JEE Advanced, IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences or Architecture. Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded to candidates enrolled in the dual degree programs upon successful completion of the course curriculum. Candidates who wish to pursue Engineering at IIT have to appear in JEE Advanced which is hosted every year. Interested candidates can check all the details regarding JEE Advanced from this page below.

JEE Advanced 2018 JEE Advanced 2019

JEE Advanced

Exam is held as a computer-based test . Important dates of JEE Advanced are as follows.

Events JEE Advanced 2018 JEE Advanced 2019
Application Form starts 02 May 2018 May 2019
Application Form ends 08 May 2018 May 2019
Entrance Exam Date 20 May 2018 May 2019

Indian nationals (including PIO/OCI) who wish to appear in JEE (Advanced) must write Paper-1 of JEE (Main) which is held in the month of April.

About JEE Advanced

Schedule of exam

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is the entrance exam for IIT admissions to following programs:

  • B.Tech (4-years program)
  • BS (4-years program)
  • B.Pharm (4-years program)
  • B.Arch (5-years program)
  • Dual degree B.Tech – M.Tech (5 years program)
  • Dual degree BS – MS (5 years program)
  • Integrated M.Tech (5 years program)
  • Integrated M.Sc (5 years program)
  • Dual degree B.Pharm – M.Pharm (5 years program)

How to prepare for JEE Advanced?

Preparation for JEE Main and JEE Advanced go hand in hand. A more detailed guide can be read here for JEE Advanced Preparation.

Key points to keep in mind are:

  • You should have strong calculating powers.
  • Focus on improving your speed and accuracy.
  • Take mock tests, solve previous year question papers (solve at least past 10-year papers), solve sample papers.
  • Do not fear the exam.

Most importantly: The last lap of preparation should be more about revision, strength building, gap filling (studying to get some idea of topics which have been left untouched until now).

JEE Advanced Syllabus

The official syllabus of JEE Advanced is been provided here. There is no change in the exam syllabus.


  • General topics
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern physics


  • General topics

Physical chemistry

  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Energetics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry

Inorganic chemistry

  • Isolation/preparation and properties of the non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of the compounds
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Preparation and properties of compounds
  • Ores and minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Principles of qualitative analysis

Organic chemistry

  • Concepts
  • Preparation
  • properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes
  • Reactions of benzene
  • Phenols
  • Characteristic reactions
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Practical organic chemistry


  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors

Architecture Aptitude Test

  • Freehand drawing
  • Geometrical drawing
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
  • Architectural awareness

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

Only two things in JEE Advanced are certain: online mode and 3 hours each for paper 1 and paper 2.

Those who get services of a scribe get one hour extra.

There are two papers namely paper 1 and paper 2 in JEE Advanced; both are compulsory. Their exam pattern is not revealed before the exam actually takes place. Hence candidates can only look at past year papers and prepare with the mindset that anything may come in exam.

Here is an analysis of past three years of JEE Advanced.

Each year there were three parts of each paper.

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

Further, there were three sections in each part.

Each section had a different type of question. Types of the questions and their marking scheme were as follows.

Seats In IITs

The rank obtained in JEE Advanced examination forms the basis for admission in twenty-three IITs in India. In addition, there are some other institutes also which use the score for admissions.

As per JoSAA seat matrix of IITs (since JoSAA counselling is the gateway for admissions to IITs as well as NITs, IIITs, CFTIs), the total number of seats in IITs is 10,988 which are offered on an all-India basis.

A break up of the seats is as follows.

S.No. Name of IIT Number of seats
1 IIT Bhubaneswar 350
2 IIT Bombay 929
3 IIT Mandi 150
4 IIT Delhi 851
5 IIT Indore 260
6 IIT Kharagpur 1341
7 IIT Hyderabad 285
8 IIT Jodhpur 180
9 IIT Kanpur 827
10 IIT Madras 838
11 IIT Gandhinagar 180
12 IIT Patna 225
13 IIT Roorkee 975
14 IIT (ISM) Dhanbad 912
15 IIT Ropar 260
16 IIT (BHU) Varanasi 1090
17 IIT Guwahati 645
18 IIT Bhilai 120
19 IIT Goa 90
20 IIT Palakkad 120
21 IIT Tirupati 120
22 IIT Jammu 120
23 IIT Dharwad 120
Total All IITs 10988

Other institutes that use JEE Advanced rank

  • Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli

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