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In pursuance of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Notification, the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2016 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.

For admission to NITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) like IIITs etc. and other participating Institutions, the merit/rank list shall be prepared based on 40% weightage to school Boards marks in class 12th or equivalent examination and 60% weightage to JEE(Main). The weightage to school Board/Equivalent examination marks shall be considered only after normalization.

Information Bulletin:
The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fee, cities of examination, State code of eligibility, age relaxation, process of normalization of marks, eligibility for admission, reservation policies and important dates will be available on JEE (Main) website

Application Form::
The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) website

Details of Examination:
JEE (Main) 2016 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2(B. Arch./ B.Planning). Depending upon on the course (s) candidates are seeking admission, may take Paper-1 B.E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 B. Arch./ B. Planning), or both.

Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

Paper Subjects Types of Questions Mode of Exam
Paper 1 (B.E./B.
Physics, Chemistry
& Mathematics
Objective type with
equal weightage to
Physics, Chemistry &
Pen and Paper based Exam OR Computer based Exam
Paper 2 (B.
Arch./ B.
Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part
II & Drawing Test–
Part III
Objective type
Objective type
Questions to test
drawing aptitude
Only Pen and Paper based Exam

Schedule of Examination:

a. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination):

Date of Examination Paper Timings Duration
03.04.2016 (Sunday) Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) 0930-1230 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
03.04.2016 (Sunday) Paper 2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning) 1400-1700 Hours(IST) 3 Hours

b. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) Only

Date of Examination Paper Timings Duration
During 09.04.2016 (Saturday) & 10.04.2016 (Sunday) Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) 1st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST) 2 nd shift (*) 1400-1700 Hours (IST) *If required 3 Hours

Online Application Form Submission::
Online application has to be submitted through JEE (Main) -2016 website only;

Seven (7) Steps to be followed to apply online.

  • Step 1: Download the information bulletin and read it carefully to ensure your eligibility.
  • Step 2: Read the contents of Online Format and instructions for applying online given in
    the Information Bulletin and keep the entire information ready.
  • Step 3: Keep the Scanned Images of your Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb
    Impression ready in JPG format only.
  • Step 4: Fill in the Online Application Form.
  • Step 5: Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb
  • Step 6: Pay Examination Fee by Debit/Credit card or e-challan (generated after submission
    of details in online application form).
  • Step 7: Download Acknowledgement Slip and keep the same in safe custody for future
For further details and clarifications, candidates may visit or write to:
E-mail Website
JEE (Main) 2016