Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance 2018 is conducted by the IITs. The aspirants can take admission in the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs in IITs. Students who have already cleared the cut off for JEE mains are eligible to submit application form of JEE Advanced 2018 and take this exam for securing admission in IITs. The admission process is carried out by JoSAA. The candidates are offered these courses in the colleges on the basis of the ranks given to them. Some seats are reserved for certain categories like OBCs, SCs, STs, PwD in accordance with the rules of government of India.

Expected IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Dates

Events Expected Dates
IIT JEE Main 1st week of April
IIT JEE Advance 4th week of may or 1st week of June

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance 2018 exam date is not available yet. As per previous trends, it is expected to be held in either the 04th week of May 2018 or the 01st week of June 2018.

JEE Advanced 2018


Indian Institute of Technology (organizing institute) will hold JEE Advanced 2018. It will be engineering entrance exam for admission to IITs and few other institutions in India that accept JEE Adv score. Exam will be held a little while after declaration of result of JEE Main 2018 (which CBSE shall hold). It is only for those who fulfill eligibility criteria given below.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility

  • The candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) in JEE Mains.
  • The students should be born on or after 1st October 1993. Although 5 years relaxation is given to SC, ST, PwD candidates
  • The candidates can take JEE advance a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018. The students who have given class XII boards before 2016 and their results have been declared can also appear in JEE Advance 2018
  • Candidates already admitted to IITs or if they have accepted a seat in IITs but didn’t continue or if their admission was cancelled are not eligible for JEE Advance 2018. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2016 can appear in JEE Advance 2017. The candidates who took part in counselling last year but didn’t accept a seat or get a seat in IIT are also eligible for JEE Advance 2018.

Top 20 Percentile Cut off Marks for NIT and System (Out of 500) as Received from Different Boards

Above is top 20 percentile cut off of last held JEE Advanced. For JEE Advanced 2018, cut off will be published after or with results.

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam consists of three sections Physics, Chemistry, Maths. The number of questions and question types varies every year for the exam. JEE Advance is a paper-pen based exam. The JEE advanced paper is 6 hours paper with a set of two papers each to be attempted in a span of 3 hours. The student can take paper 1 in the first 3 hours after which there is a lunch break and paper 2 is to be attempted in the next 3 hours All the 3 sections have equal weighting of marks. The question types in the recent years have been integer type questions, MCQs, Multiple answer type questions, Passage-based questions etc. The marks distribution for questions varies. The generally a question carries 3-5 marks with 0 to -2 negative marking. Although no sure predictions can be made about the pattern of the exam.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018

The question paper consists of following subjects: – Maths, Physics and Chemistry. The syllabus is given by IITs. Most of the topics are common with what has been taught to you in your 11th and 12th class but the difficulty level is high. You can start your preparation with the subjects that interest you the most. The description of the syllabus has been provided below.You can shuffle through the syllabus and find the topics as per your interest


Algebra: Quadratic equations, sequences and series, logarithms, permutations and combinations etc.

Trigonometry: Trigonometric equations and functions, identities, graphs etc.

Analytical Geometry: Straight line, circle, parabola, other conics in both 2 and 3 dimensions.

Differential Calculus: Limits and continuity of a function, derivatives, differential equations etc.

Integral Calculus: Integration by parts, definite integrals, indefinite integrals, area under curve etc.

Vectors: Addition, scalar multiplication, dot product, cross product etc.


Physical Chemistry: Atomic structure, chemical kinetics, gaseous state, electrochemistry, solid state etc.

Inorganic Chemistry: Extractive metallurgy, s,p,d-block elements, qualitative analysis of compounds, preparation and properties of compounds etc.

Organic Chemistry: General organic chemistry, reactions of benzene, phenols, carbohydrates, practical organic chemistry etc.


General: Units and dimensions, measurements using vernier callipers, errors etc.

Mechanics: Kinematics, laws of motion, rotational motion, system of particles, pressure in fluids etc.

Thermal physics: Thermal expansion, heat transfer, thermodynamics etc.

Electricity and Magnetism: Coulomb’s law, capacitance, electric current, electromagnetic induction etc.

Optics: Reflection and refraction of light, prism, wave nature of light etc.

Modern physics: Atomic nucleus, photoelectric effect etc.

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form

The application forms for JEE Advance will be released shortly after the results of JEE Mains. You can refer to registration process to know step by step details on how to fill the application form.

JEE Advanced 2018 Admit card

Once you have cleared the JEE main cut off, you can appear for JEE advance. The link to download the admit card is at official website. The admit card is needed to be carried to exam center on the day of the exam. To download the admit card the candidates need their application number and date of birth as login credentials. Without the admit card the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key

The unofficial answer key would be available for the candidates on the websites of different coaching centers. The official answer key will also be released by the IITs. The students can avail the key through the login on the official website of JEE advance.

JEE Advanced 2018 Result

The result of the exam will be announced by IITs. A minimum cut off will be released and all the students who have cleared the cut offs will be given a rank on the basis of their score. The result would be available on the official website of the IITs. The students will need their roll no. and date of birth to check the result.

JEE Advanced Counselling

Candidates who have cleared the cut off of JEE Main and JEE Advance can appear for Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) counselling. The candidates have to register online for the counselling and then proceed with choice filling.

Some important points related to JoSAA

  • The candidates who have secured 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates should be at least 65%. Or they need to be in the top 20 percentile of their category in class XII are eligible for the counselling.
  • The candidates can seek admissions in IITs, NITs, IIITs and other Govt. Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) through Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).
  • All the candidates who are eligible for admission will have to participate in the joint seat allocation process by filling in their choices of the courses. The candidate with better rank in their category will be preferred during admissions.
  • The list of courses offered by the IITs for admission for the academic year 2018-19 will be made available at the time of online filling-in of choices.

Best JEE Preparation Books

Physics Link
Mechanics by DC Pandey Mechanics Part-1 and Part-2
Concepts Of Physics by HC Verma Vol. 1 and  Vol. 2
Optics & Modern Physics by DC Pandey Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Optics & Modern Physics
Problems in general physics by I.E. Irodov Problems In General Physics
New pattern by DC Pandey New pattern Physics Book
Chemistry Link
Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon New Pattern Textbook of Physical Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced )
Physical Chemistry by R.C. Mukherjee Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations
NCERT 11th and 12th
Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
Maths Links
Vector and 3D geometry by Arihant Vectors & 3D Geometry
Practice Book of Mathematics by Arihant A Practice Book of Mathematics JEE Main and Advanced
Problems in Mathematics by A. Dasgupta Problems Plus In IIT Mathematics
IIT Mathematics by M.L. Khanna IIT Mathematics by ML Khanna

Apart from these books, IIT KGpian Nishant Mehrotra says that “Past year 36 papers are good enough if you have seriously prepared for JEE Advanced for the past 1/2/whatever number of years.” Hence, apart from daily practice books candidates should solve the previous year questions to get a fair idea of the difficulty of the exam.

Previous year papers

To get the feel of the exam you can download the previous year papers and try solving them. Previous year papers are a very important part of your preparation as it gives a fair idea about the difficulty of the paper.

Other Institutes offering admission by using Rank List of JEE (Advanced).

These institutes also have used JEE (Advanced) ranks in the past.

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