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December 02, 2016

JEE Main 2017


JEE 2017

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all India common engineering entrance examination conducted by CBSE for the admission in NITs and IITs. JEE-Main Exam has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may opt for either or both of them. Both papers contain multiple choice questions.
  • Paper-1 is for B.E./B.Tech (online and offline).
  • Paper-2 is for B.Arch and B.Planning (offline only)
Candidates who qualified the JEE Main can appear for JEE-Advanced examination test or admission to technical courses in IITs. However, only top 1.5 lakh candidates in JEE-Main can take JEE-Advanced. IITs and ISM Dhanbad pick up candidates on the basis of All India Rank (AIR) in JEE-Advanced. These candidates must feature in the top 20 percentile of Boards in respective categories.
  1. A candidate can take JEE-Main only thrice in his/her lifetime.
  2. A candidate can attempt JEE-Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

April 2, 2017 (Sunday) (Pen & Paper Based Examination) April 08th & 09th, 2017 (Computer Based Examination)

Note: In the cities Bahrain, Dubai, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah Paper – 1 will be conducted in both the modes, however, the candidates choosing the mode of Computer Based Examination for Paper – 1 will appear for Examination only on 09th April, 2017. The Paper – 2 in all these cities will be conducted on 02/04/2017 from 2.00–5.00 PM (IST) in Pen & Paper Based examination.

JEE Main 2017 Participating States

 The States of  Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland & Odisha had participated in JEE Exam. The students seeking the admission in these states are advised to fill the JEE Main 2016 application form through online.

JEE Main 2017  Application Fee

As per the last year:

Paper(s) Appearing Pen and Paper Based Examination Computer Based Examination (Paper-1 only)
General/OBC SC/ST/PwD General/OBC SC/ST/PwD
JEE (Main) Paper-1 OR JEE (Main) Paper-2 only 1000 (Boys)
500 (Girls)
600 (Boys)
600 (Girls)
600 (Boys)
250 (Girls)
250 (Boys)
250 (Girls)
BOTH JEE (Main) Paper-1 and JEE (Main) Paper-2 1800 (Boys)
900 (Girls)
900 (Boys)
900 (Girls)
1400 (Boys)
650 (Girls)
650 (Boys)
650 (Girls)
JEE (Main) Paper-1 OR JEE (Main) Paper-2 only 2500 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)
1250 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)
2500 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)
1250 (Boys)
1250 (Girls)
BOTH JEE (Main) Paper-1 and JEE (Main) Paper-2 3800 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)
1900 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)
3800 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)
1900 (Boys)
1900 (Girls)

The fee may be paid either by credit card/debit card/e-wallet (SBI Buddy/Paytm) or through e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form. In case of e-challan, the payment should be made in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank in cash. Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected. Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances.
In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit card, the candidates will need to pay an additional processing charge as following:-
Credit Card:- 1.20% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable
Debit Card:- 0.75% + taxes for examination fee up to Rs.2000 and 1% + taxes for examination fee more than Rs.2000.
SBI Buddy:- Rs.20/- per transaction plus the service tax as applicable.
SBI Buddy:- Rs.20/- per transaction plus the service tax as applicable.

Application Form

Candidates need to fill the particulars, upload their photograph, signature and left thumb impression in JPEG formats and submit the Online JEE Main 2017 Application form before the last date.  Also, the last date for payment of application fee through debit/credit cards as well as through E-Challan (upto working hours of banks). Candidates can edit their Online JEE Main 2017 Application Form only before payment of the Application Fees.

JEE Main 2017 important dates

Start of JEE Main 2017 Online Applications
December 1, 2016
Last Date for submitting Online Applications and uploading of scanned images
JEE Main 2016 Admit Card Download
2nd week of March 2017 onwards
JEE Main 2016 Pencil-Paper Based Exam (Paper 1 & 2)
JEE Main 2016 Computer Based Test
08/04/2017 (Saturday) 09/04/2017 (Sunday)
Display of Answer Key and OMR sheets
April 18, 2017 to April 22, 2017
Acceptance of challenge of Answer Keys
4th week of April, 2016
JEE Main 2017 Results (Scores)
April 27, 2017
Declaration of All India Ranks
Availability of JEE Main 2017 Rank Card
After declaration of All India Rank (AIR) of JEE (Main)-2017


1. Candidates of JEE (Main) – 2017 have to apply online only. There is no printed application form for JEE (Main).

2. Please ensure that you are filling genuine application form available online at JEE (Main) website (

3. Please ensure your eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced) and participating State Institutions (as applicable).

4. All the candidates who have submitted the online application and paid the examination fee till last date will be allowed to appear in JEE (Main) and their admit cards will be uploaded on the website as per schedule. The JEE (Main) secretariat/CBSE do neither verify the information filled by the candidates in the application form nor verify any certificate of category/educational qualification for deciding the eligibility of candidates. The certificates of educational qualification and category (if applied under reserved category) will be verified by the concerned institution. The candidates are, therefore, advised to ensure their eligibility and the category (if applying under reserved category). The CBSE will, in no way, be responsible for any wrong/incorrect information furnished by the candidate(s) in their online application form. The letter/e-mails in this regard will not be entertained by JEE (Main) Secretariat/CBSE.

5. The use of Aadhaar for the candidates of JEE (Main) 2017 will result in accuracy of the candidates’ details. This will also help in ascertaining identities of the candidates at the examination centres in a convenient and hassle free manner. Aadhaar obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove one’s identity.

6. The provisions of the Aadhaar Act and Regulations under the Act have come into effect from 14th September 2016 and notifications to this effect have been published in the Official Gazette. Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act 2016 permits the use of Aadhaar number for establishing the identity of an individual for any purpose pursuant to any law or any contract to this effect.

7. Accordingly, CBSE has decided to use Aadhaar for the candidates of JEE (Main) 2017, and hereby notifies the following:
7.1 Candidates, who are in possession of Aadhaar, shall enter Aadhaar number, name, date of birth & gender in online application for JEE (Main) 2017 for the purpose of his/her identity and authentication thereof.

7.2 Candidates not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, are hereby required to make application for Aadhaar enrolment in case he/she is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per section 3 of Aadhaar Act. Such applicant may visit any Aadhaar enrolment centre (list available at to get enrolled for Aadhaar.

7.3 In order to facilitate such candidates who are not having Aadhaar, the CBSE has specially set up facilitation centres in each city of examination for the purpose of Aadhaar enrolment. The candidates can approach such facilitation centres who will not charge any amount from any applicant for Aadhaar enrolment. The list of the facilitation centre is available on These candidates who have enrolled for Aadhaar and have not received Aadhaar should enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip at the time of filling online application form for JEE (Main) 2017.

7.4 In case Aadhaar enrolment facility is not available at the facilitation centres, the candidates should submit a request for Aadhaar enrolment. The facilitation centre will issue a registration number to such candidates. This registration number should be entered by the candidates at the time of filling online application form for JEE(Main) 2017.

8. The above provisions shall be applicable in all states except J&K, Assam & Meghalaya.

9. The candidates who have passed or appearing in Class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya need to enter the passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number provided they should select the city of examination in these states only.

10. Candidates are allowed to submit only one application form. More than one application i.e. Multiple applications from a candidate will be rejected.

11.The name of the candidate and his/her parents name in the application form must exactly be the same as registered in Class 12th/ equivalent qualifying Examination. No prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Fr/Dr/Mrs/Smt/Col etc should be used.

12. No options can be changed at a later stage after submission of an application. However, a chance may be given to the candidates to correct/modify some of the particular(s) of the application form online only, with valid reason(s), after one week of closing date. The candidates are advised to see the website and newspaper regularly to know the exact date when the correction(s)/modification(s) will be allowed online only. No change will be accepted through offline i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.

13. The JEE (Main) 2017 application has been made completely online i.e. the candidate have to fill the particulars online and also upload their photograph and signature. Due to above, the provision of sending hard copy of the application i.e. acknowledgement page to the JEE (Main) office has been done away with. Therefore the candidates are advised not to send hard copy of the application i.e. acknowledgement page to JEE (Main) Secretariat. However, the candidates are advised to retain hard copy of the application i.e. acknowledgement page for future reference or correspondence, if any.

14. Candidate(s) may check the status of their application on JEE (Main) website.

15. The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi alone will have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all matters and disputes related to JEE (Main) - 2017 as JEE Apex Board located at CBSE Delhi is organising the JEE (Main) - 2017 examination.

16. The offer of admission shall be subject to verification of original certificates/ documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will be cancelled.

17. The candidates must have their own personal and valid email id. They are also advised to have their own mobile number. The candidates are advised to retain the same mobile number and email-id in use which they have furnished in the application form because the important information may be given to the candidates through SMS or e-mail.

18. The decision of the JEE Apex Board regarding the eligibility of any applicant shall be final.

19. All correspondence related to JEE (Main)–2017 should be addressed to: The Executive Director, (JAB), Central Board of Secondary Education, H-149, Sector - 63, Noida Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar 201309 (UP)

20. For latest information related to JEE (Main) - 2017 kindly visit JEE(Main) Website:

21. For latest information related to JEE (Advanced) kindly visit the website

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