Everything Worth Knowing about JEE – Patterns, Dates, and more

Thousands of science students appear for JEE every single year and 2016 is no different. Students from across the country prepare for their JEE alongside their boards to find their way into noticeable and leading engineering colleges, with the main aim to bag a seat at either of the IITs or NITs. Securing good scores in the JEE tests will help one secure a good All India Rank, which has a lot to do with which institute you get through.

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The Main and Advanced JEE:

The Joint Entrance Exam or as we all know it, the JEE is shrewdly classified into two categories. The first of the JEEs is the JEE Main and the second, JEE Advanced.

  • The JEE Main sees a higher number of candidates appearing for them in comparison to the JEE Advanced. The JEE Main is the first of the two examinations that a student has to clear, to make their place in institutes like the NITs and the IIITs.
  • In case that you are someone aiming for a position in the top rated IITs and the ISM, in that case you will have to appear and conquer JEE Advanced. One can only appear for the Advanced test once they have cleared the JEE Main, with sufficient and necessary margin of marks.

IIT JEE is considered to be the toughest exam of the lot with only a fraction of the appearing students being able to bag a rank and a subsequent spot in the noticeable institute.

All About JEE Main:

The JEE Main is one of the most popular and sought after entrance exams in the country with over 10 lack students appearing for it every single year. The race for acquiring a top rank is cruel. A better rank can help students find their way into some of the most prestigious engineering colleges in the country and built their way to a promising career.

All About JEE Advanced:

One can only appear for the JEE Advanced once they have cleared JEE Main with required marks. It is without a doubt the toughest entrance exam in the country and grants you access to the most noted engineering institutes, like the IITs.

Paper Pattern:

Some of the details as per the paper patterns that all students should be aware about are-

  • Both the tests are held digitally.
  • The total duration of the tests is of 3 hours.
  • The question paper is divided into three parts, Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
  • The question paper can be availed in English and Hindi.
  • You need to choose the language of choice during registration. No changes are allowed post registration.
  • The different question types are- MCQs, test reasoning, Numerical questions, comprehension ability, etc.

JEE Main and Advanced Syllabus:

In case that you are planning to prepare for the JEE Main or Advanced, it is important that you first beware of the syllabus. You can download the syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Maths for free from the official site.

How to prepare for JEE Main and Advanced?

There are a number of ways you can help yourself to ace the JEE Main exam. Here are a few tips that will come in handy-

  • Time Management- Make good use of time. Make a schedule and follow it.
  • Exam pattern- Once you have learned about the syllabus, it is important that you beware of the exam pattern as well.
  • Solve Problems- Solve as many problems as possible.
  • Take professional help- Enrol into a coaching centre for proper help and guidance.
  • Take Mock tests- There are special times practice/ mock test series that you can take to increase speed and efficiency.
  • Previous year papers- Get your hands on previous year’s papers to get into the flow.

Most importantly, it is necessary that you manage the state of your health throughout the span of your prep, stay focused and away from distractions.

Exam Dates:

Exam Date for JEE Main 2016 is- 3rd April 2016 for offline and 9th April 2016 for online.

Paper 1 9.30AM to 12.30AM & Paper 2- 2PM to 5PM.

The result off the two tests will be out by the 4th week of April 2016, which will decide the potentiality of many students for appearing in JEE Advanced.