Tuesday, 12 November 2013

JEE Main 2014 Information Bulletin | Exam date | Syllabus | Eligibility | Pattern

JEE Main 2014 – Gateway for admission to NITs/CFTIs/SFTIs in academic year 2014-15
JEE Main 2014 – eligibility test for JEE Advanced 2014
jee main 2014 examination
JEE Main is entrance examination for Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other CFTIs and SFTIs. JEE Main also serve as an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
CBSE conducts JEE Main examination.

JEE Main 2014 Public Notice (Released on 1/11/2013)

The JEE (Main)-2014 will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, participating State Government Institutions etc.
The admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions under several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions shall include the performance in the JEE (Main).
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.
The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) – 2014 application form online.
The JEE (Main) will also be the eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs/ ISM Dhanbad.
The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fees, 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)-2014 website www.jeemain.nic.in by
the second week of November 2014. The aspiring candidates are requested to download the information bulletin from above mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying.
The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main)-2014 website www.jeemain.nic.in. The online application process will start from 15th November 2013 onwards. The last date for application is 26th December 2013. The eligibility criteria for JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) are different. The candidates are requested to read the
information bulletin carefully and themselves ensure their eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main) as well as JEE (Advanced). In order to facilitate the aspiring candidates, the JEE (Main) secretariat has designated Facilitation Centres across the country who will help the candidates in filling online application without any charge. The list of such institutes is available on the JEE (Main) website and in JEE (Main)-2014 information bulletin.
JEE (Main) – 2014 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Depending upon the course(s) candidates are seeking admission, they 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:-
PAPERSUBJECTType of QuestionsMode of Exam
Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)Physics, Chemistry and MathsObjective type with equal weightage to Physics Chemistry and MathsPen and Paper based OR Computer based test
Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) onlyMathematics – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part IIIObjective type Objective type Questions to test drawing aptitudeOnly Pen and Paper Based Exam
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.
All other undergraduate courses (B.E./B.Tech.)   Paper –1Paper 1
B.ARCH/B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs)Paper 2
Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination)
Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)06.04.20140930-1230 Hours(IST)3 Hours
Paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)06.04.20151400-1700 Hours(IST)3 Hours
Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Only
Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)09.04.20141st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST), 2nd shift (*) 1400-1700 Hours(IST) * – if required3 Hours
General CandidatesBorn or after October 01, 1989
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with DisabilitiesBorn or after October 01, 1984
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2012 or 2013; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2014.
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2011 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2015 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2014. The candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2011, did not pass in 2011, but passed in 2012 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2014.
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
d.No. of Attempts and age limit for states of Maharashtra and Odisha
Since the states of Maharashtra and Odisha have now joined JEE (Main) system from 2014. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will however be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs.
The fee can be remitted in the following ways:
  • By Debit/Credit Card
  • Through e-Challan generated after successful submission of online application form. The fee through e-Challan may be deposited in any branch of Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank and ICICI Bank.
The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE (Main)-2014 is as follows:
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Online Application has to be submitted through JEE (Main)-2014 website www.jeemain.nic.in. The aspiring candidate should furnish all the details and upload scanned image of his/her photograph and signature while filling up the ‘On-line’ Application.
Candidates are required to take a print out of the computer enerated acknowledgement slip after successful submission of data and payment of fees and keep the same in the safe custody for any future reference.
Important Note – As for this year and for the first time, the entire application process is online, including uploading of photograph & signature and payment of fees; the candidates are required NOT to send any document to JEE (Main) Secretariat.
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 Thumb Impression.
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
JEE Main 2014 Application form – Complete Process

JEE Main 2014 Exam Dates

Check this link to know all important dates related to JEE Main 2014 and JEE Advanced 2014

JEE Main 2014 Syllabus

While JEE Main Syllabus is divided in two parts
Part A – Carry 80% weight-age, pertains to the Theory Part
Part B – Carry 20% weight-age, contains practical component
For complete Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics syllabus check this link

For complete details on JEE Main 2014 eligibility criteria check this

JEE Main 2014 examination pattern

JEE Main 2014 will consist of two papers:
  • Paper 1 for aspirants of Engineering courses (Candidates can opt for a Online Test OR Offline Test)
  • Paper 2 for aspirants to the Architecture/Planning courses (available only as Pen & Paper Based Test)
CourseJEE Main 2014 PapersJEE Main 2014 SubjectsDuration of ExamJEE Main 2014 Exam Mode
B.E/B.TechPaper – 1Physics,Chemistry,Maths3 hoursOffline
B. Arch/B. PlanningPaper – 2Part 1 – MathematicsPart 2 – Aptitude testPart 3 – Drawing test3 hoursOffline
JEE Main 2014 Exam Medium:
  • Candidates can opt to write the exam in English OR Hindi.
  • Students of Gujarat can opt for Gujarati medium.
JEE Main 2014 Exam Pattern for Paper 1
1. Online – Computer Based Test (CBT):
  • Facilitation Centres (in cities where the online exam will be conducted) will be operational in March 2014 to aid hands on practice for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the online paper pattern.
  • The list of the JEE Main 2014 facilitation Centres will be announced in March 2014 by CBSE.
  • The CBT will be covering questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with equal weightage to all subjects.
  • The JEE Main 2014 Question Paper will consist of three parts with equal weightage to all the three subjects
  • The candidates will have to opt for the correct response for each question out of four responses given.
  • The exam will be for 3 hours in duration
  • Each question will be allotted 4 marks
  • Every wrong answer will result in deduction of one mark due to negative marking of ¼ (one fourth) of the total marks
  • Zero marks will be deducted for no answer
2. Offline – Pen & Paper Based:
  • The exam will be of 3 hours duration
  • 30 questions from each subject namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be asked making the total number of questions to be 90.
  • The JEE Main 2014 Question Paper will be of multiple choice with one correct answer from a choice of four answers for each question.
  • All subjects carry equal weightage with each question carrying 4 marks for a correct answer.
  • Every wrong answer will result in deduction of one mark due to negative marking of ¼ (one fourth) of the total marks
  • Zero marks will be deducted for no answer
Want to know, JEE Main 2014 Online or Offline, which is better and Why, follow this discussion
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JEE Main 2014 Exam Pattern for Paper 2:
The JEE Main 2014 Paper 2 will be for the admissions to the Architecture/Planning courses.
The Paper will consist of Objective type of questions
The JEE Main 2014 Paper 2 will consist of three parts:
  • Part I – Mathematics
  • Part II – Aptitude Test
  • Part III – Drawing Test

: Candidates have to bring their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons. A card board or a clip board is also advisable

JEE Main 2014 Score

Final JEE Main score will be prepared by giving 60% weight-age to JEE Main score and 40% weight-age to XII board marks. 40% weight-age to XII board marks will be given after normalization of XII marks.

How can a Eligible candidate can apply for JEE Main 2014

  • Step 1- Check if you are eligible for JEE Main 2014
  • Step 2- If yes,then go and fill online application form
  • Step 3 – After filling application form pay examination fee for JEE Main

how can you pay examination fee for JEE Main

The fee may be submitted either by credit/debit card or through Demand Draft. In case of Demand Draft, the same may be made in favour of Secretary, CBSE, payable at Delhi.
  • Step 4- Download confirmation page, that you get after submission of online application
  • Step 5 – Computer generated Confirmation Page with photographs pasted, address written, signed by the candidate, signed by the parent and counter countersigned by the Principal/Gazetted Officer must reach the JEE (Main) Secretariat before last date, that will be announce later
Important Note: JEE Main 2014 Application forms will be available in first week of November 2013