Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017 is held by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on April 02, 08, 09, 2017. Known as IIT-JEE or JEE Mains 2017, the exam comprises of two Papers. Paper 1 is for B.Tech and B.E admissions, whereas, B.Arch and Plan admission are done through Paper 2. JEE Main was held in offline mode on 02.04.2017, while on 08.04.2017 and 09.04.2017 it was held in CBT mode. However, it should be noted that Paper 2 of JEE Main 2017 was held only in pen & paper exam mode. The answer key of JEE is released online by CBSE and objections was invited till 22 Apr 2017. Now the JEE Main 2017 Result will be announced on 27 Apr 2017 along with JEE Main 2017 Rank.

Check the latest news of JEE Main 2017 exam. Get JEE Mains 2017 all details of JEE Main dates, pattern, eligibility, syllabus, answer key, result, cut off.

JEE Main Latest News: CBSE will announced Result of Paper 1 on 27 Apr 2017

B.Tech Admission 2017 – 2018 on the basis of JEE Main


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.

JEE Main Eligibility

JEE Main 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 Exam Pattern

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

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

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)

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 Result

CBSE will announce JEE Main 2017 Result and All India Rank on April 27, 2017. It will be announced for the Paper 1 first. Then, on May 27, 2017, the AIR of JEE Main 2017 Paper 2 will be disclosed. It will be disclosed through To check the result, candidates will need their Application Number and Date of Birth.

JEE Main 2017 Cut Off

JEE Main 2017 Cut Off usually mean the minimum marks required in JEE Mains 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  97
OBC  68
ST  45
SC  49


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 Syllabus

The JEE Main 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 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 Application Form

JEE Main Application Form process is over now. The registered candidates can download the admit card from the link above.

Availability of JEE Main Application Form December 1, 2016
Last date to submit JEE Main Application Form January 16, 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 Application Form Correction

You could edit the mistakes in Application Form of JEE Main 2017. The dates for corrections are as below:

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 Admit Card

After the online application form submission process is over, the JEE Mains Forms are scrutinized. JEE Main 2017 Admit Card is now available for download. 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 date of birth as login credentials.

Download JEE Main admit card 2017 14 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 Question Paper

Along with the answer key, the Question Paper of JEE Main 2017 is also published. It is uploaded online on April 02, 2017. Candidates who will be taking the examination of April 08 and 09, 2017, can refer to the question papers for knowing the level of IIT-JEE 2017. Candidates who will appear in the upcoming exam can check the question paper and answer key of JEE Main for previous years.

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 Answer Key

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key will be accessible on the day of the examination, i.e. April 02, 2017. However, it will be unofficial answer key which will be provided by various coaching institutes. Some of the institutes are expected to release it are – FIITJEE, Rao IIT, Aakashh Institute, Allen Kota, etc. The candidates will be able to download it all – From Here

The official answer key by CBSE will also be released for JEE Main 2017. It will be accessible from April 18 to 22, 2017. The candidates will be able to avail and challenge it online, from JEE Main 2017 Login. The challenges against the answer key will only be accepted if the candidates will submit Rs. 1000, per objection.

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.

About JEE Main 2017 & Navigation Links

JEE Main is a national level examination which is held for the admission of candidates in B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch / B.Plan courses. The participating institutes include NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. However, JEE is also a qualifying eligibility test for JEE Advanced exam which is conducted for IITs admissions.

Application Form & Status Important Dates
Form Correction Admit Card
Candidate Login Answer Key
How to fill Application Form Paper Analysis
Eligibility Result
Exam Pattern Rank Predictor
Syllabus Counselling
Previous Year Question Papers B.Tech Admission through JEE Score

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 23
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 345


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