JEE Advanced 2017 Date

JEE Advanced 2017 Date - May 21, 2017

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras will conduct the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2017 exam on May 21, 2017.

IIT Guwahati organised the Jee Advanced 2016 exam. Jee Advanced is a national level exam conducted for admissions into various Bachelor's degree programmes in eighteen IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), along with other reputable engineering institutes.

As compared to 2017, around 20,000 more candidates will be eligible to write the JEE (Advanced) after clearing JEE (Main) thus taking the total number of such candidates to 2.2 lakh.

IIT JEE Advanced was held on May 22, 2016 and around 11.28 lakh students had appeared in the prestigious exam.

Students need to have at least 75 per cent score marks or be in top 20 percentile in class 12 examination so as to qualify for appearing in the exam. The SC, ST students must have 65 per cent marks. All other JEE examination system remain the same.

New change in JEE Exams:

From now onwards by the decision of HRD Ministry class 12 marks of the students will not be taken into account while admitting them to undergraduate courses of engineering. This rule is applicable to all engineering aspirants from 2017 onwards.

The percentages of various categories are as follows:

27 per cent for OBC-NCL
15 per cent for SC
7.5 per cent for ST
50.5 per cent is open for all

Total attempts:
A candidate can appear for JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. It means that candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2016 for the first time are also eligible.

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