JEE (Advanced) on May 24, 2015

Thiruvananthapuram: The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2015 [JEE (Advanced) 2015] for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in the sixteen Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM), will be conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2015, on May 24, 2015 (Sunday). 

Examination pattern: The examination will have two compulsory papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of 3 hours duration. Each question paper will consist of three separate sections in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Paper 1 will be held from 9 am to 12 noon (IST) and Paper 2 from 2 pm to 5 pm (IST) on May 24, 2015 (Sunday). The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice) and numerical answer type questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. Incorrect answers to some of the questions will be awarded negative marks. The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE. The syllabi for JEE (Advanced) is available in the Information Brochure that can be downloaded from 

Examination Cities: JEE (Advanced) 2015 will be held in select cities and towns in India and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The list of Examination Centres is given IIT Zone-wise in the Information Brochure. Applicants have to choose three cities / towns from a zone of their choice at the time of online registration. 

Reservation: Seats will be reserved for various categories as per Rules. Details are available in the Information Brochure.
Eligibility: Those who wish to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2015 must write Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2015 which is likely to be held in April 2015. Details on JEE (Main) 2015 will be available at in due course.

Applicant should be among the top 1,50,000 (all categories included) in JEE (Main) 2015. The percentages of the total number of candidates for various categories are 50.5% for General (GEN) (from the common merit list), 27% for OBCNCL, 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Age: Applicant should have been born on or after October 1, 1990 if belonging to the GEN or OBC-NCL category and on or after October 1, 1985 if belonging to the SC, ST or PwD category.

Attempts: A person can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times only and that too in consecutive years. JEE (Advanced) 2015 should be either the candidate’s first attempt or the second consecutive attempt. 

Qualifying Examination: Applicant should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2014 or 2015. 

Applicant should not have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) or even accepted admission by paying admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past. Even candidates whose admission was cancelled are not eligible. However, candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs in 2014 can appear for JEE (Advanced) 2015. 

The examinations considered as equivalent to class XII are the following
(i) The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (
(ii) Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
(iii) Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy
(iv) Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects
(v) Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
(vi) H.S.C. vocational examination
(vii) A Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education ( or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration
(viii) General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level
(ix) High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva
Those who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination. In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier. 

Registration for JEE (Advanced): Registration for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2015 has to be done at the online portal Online registration begins at 10 am on May 2, 2015 (Saturday) and closes at 5 pm on May 7, 2015 (Thursday). The registration will be activated after the declaration of the list of eligible candidates based on JEE (Main). An applicant who does not opt for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2015 while registering for JEE (Main) 2015, may also register for JEE (Advanced) 2015, subject to qualifying. Detailed instructions for online registration will be provided on the registration portal. 

Registration Fee for JEE (Advanced): Registration Fee for JEE (Advanced) 2015 will be as follows. Males of General, OBC categories: Rs.2000/-. Females of General, OBC categories: Rs.1000/-. Males of SC/ST/PwD categories: Rs.1000/-. Females of SC/ST/PwD categories- Rs.500/-. The fee will be US$220 for all categories choosing Dubai as the Examination Centre. Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee will be given on the online registration portal. 

Results of JEE (Advanced) 2015: The results will be declared at 10 am on June 18, 2015 (Thursday). All India Rank (AIR) and Category Rank of successful candidates will be available on the online portal after the results are declared. Individual rank cards will not be sent to candidates. 

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