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JEE (Advanced) - 2013

ABOUT JEE (Advanced) - 2013

JEE (Advanced) - 2013 will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. These institutes are henceforth referred to as the zonal IITs. The
details of the pattern and the dates of examination, eligibility criteria and how to apply are outlined below.


The JEE (Advanced) - 2013 examination will be held on Sunday, 2 June, 2013 as per the schedule given below:

  • Paper 1: 09.00 to 12.00 hrs (IST)

  • Paper 2: 14.00 to 17.00 hrs (IST)

The schedule will remain unaltered even if the above day is declared a public holiday.

Type of Examination:

In JEE (Advanced) - 2013, there will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. The question papers will be bilingual (in English and Hindi). Each of the question papers will consist of three separate sections
on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The detailed syllabi are given in APPENDIX - 1. The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning  and analytical ability of candidates. In some
sections, incorrect answers will be awarded negative marks.

The answers for each of the questions are to be marked on a separate, 2-sheet carbonless paper. Candidate must not separate or disturb the alignment of the upper and lower sheets at any stage during the examination. The upper sheet is specially designed machine readable sheet of paper (ORS-Optical Response Sheet). While answering each of the questions the candidate is expected to darken the bubble(s) against correct answer(s) only on the upper sheet using black ball point pen. The darkening on the upper sheet should be done in such a manner that the impression is seen on the  lower sheet. Responses recorded on the uppersheet only will be taken as final. The candidate can take away the lower sheet with the permission of the invigilator(s) at the end of the examination.

Eligibility For JEE(Advanced) - 2013:

Candidates who wish to write JEE (Advanced) - 2013 must write Paper - I of JEE (Main) - 2013 in the month of April 2013. For eligibility conditions to appear in JEE (Main) - 2013, please refer http://www.jeemain.nic.in. Only top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories) who qualify in Paper - I of JEE (Main) - 2013 will be eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) - 2013.

Distribution of top 1,50,000 candidates across various categories is as follows:

  • Top 75750 (50.5 %) Common Merit List

  • Top 40500 (27%) Other Backward Classes- Non creamy layer OBC (NCL)

  • Top 22500 (15 %) Scheduled Caste (SC)

  • Top 11250 (7.5 %) Scheduled Tribe (ST)

3% of the total candidates in each category are reserved for PD candidates as per GoI norms.

Minimum Marks in Qualifying Examination (QE)

Admission to IITs and ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced) – 2013, subject to the condition that such candidates are in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates of their Boards in respective categories.

For candidates who passed their Board examination for the first time in 2012, the eligibility criteria for admission to any of the IITs or ISM Dhanbad is 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PD) in their 12th Standard or equivalent qualifying examination.

In case a Board does not provide the information regarding the cut-off for top 20 percentile of successful candidates, the candidate will have to produce a certificate from the concerned Board stating that he/she
falls within the top 20 percentile. In case the percentile score is not available from any testing agency, the CBSE cut-off score for top 20 percentile for the student’s category will be used.

If the candidate fails to do so, then the CBSE percentile will be used as the criteria for deciding minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination. If any Board awards only letter grades without providing an equivalent percentage of marks on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the equivalent marks, and submit it at the time of counselling. In case such a certificate is not provided the decision taken by the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) of JEE (Advanced) - 2013 will be final.

Number of JEE Attempts:

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum two times in consecutive years. Candidates who had attempted IIT JEE 2012 for the first time (having passed QE in 2012) can appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2013, by
qualifying in Paper - I of JEE (Main) - 2013. Those who attempted IIT-JEE in 2011 or earlier are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced) - 2013.

Reservation of Seats:

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)

  • Scheduled Castes (SC)

  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)

  • Persons with Physical Disability (PD)

Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Government of India.

How To Register For JEE (Advanced) - 2013

Scores of JEE (Main) - 2013 will be declared by 7 May, 2013. Top 1,50,000 candidates qualified in Paper - I (including all the categories) are eligible to register for JEE (Advanced) - 2013. To write JEE (Advanced) -
2013 all eligible candidates should register through online at [http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in/] during 8 May to 13 May, 2013.

After online registration, candidates must pay the examination fee as applicable through challan (generated during registration process) of all SBI branches having core banking solution (CBS) on or before 13 May, 2013.
The examination fee for GE and OBC(NCL) male candidates is Rs.1800/-. The fee for SC, ST, PD male candidates is Rs. 900/-. There is no fee for female candidates of all categories. Registration is complete only after the payment.

Important: The applicants must note that application for JEE (Advanced) - 2013 cannot be withdrawn after registration and payment of fee. Claims for refund of registration fee will not be entertained under any

While registering for JEE (Advanced) - 2013, candidate need to provide following information.

  • Attempt(s) at JEE

  • Choices of Examination Cities/Towns Entitlement for DS category

Admit Card For JEE (Advanced) - 2013

After successful registration and payment of required fee through bank, the candidates can download their admit card for JEE (Advanced) - 2013 from 14 May to 31 May, 2013 from their Zonal IIT JEE (Advanced) - 2013 portal. Addresses of Zonal IITs JEE portals are available in Appendix - 7. The admit card will bear registration number of JEE (Advanced) - 2013, photograph and the personal details of the candidate, along with
name and address of the Examination Centre allotted.

If the admit card is not available in the Zonal IIT Portal by 15 May, 2013, candidates can contact immediately the Zonal IIT through Phone/Email/Fax (Details of Zonal IITs are available in Appendix - 7).

Candidate should carefully examine their Admit Card for all the entries made therein. In case of any discrepancy, candidate should inform the Zonal IIT immediately. Candidate must bring the hard copy of the downloaded admit card to the examination centre. Only those candidates, who carry valid Admit Cards to the examination hall, will be allowed to write the examination.

Results of JEE (Advanced) - 2013

  • The answer sheets of JEE (Advanced) - 2013 are a machine-readable Optical Response Sheet (ORS). These sheets are graded and scrutinized with extreme care after the examination.

  • Candidates can view the answer keys of JEE (Advanced) - 2013 on Zonal IIT JEE (Advanced) portal.

  • Candidates will get to know their All India Ranks (AIR) / Category ranks of JEE (Advanced) – 2013 through Zonal IIT websites on 23 June, 2013.

Last Date : 13 May, 2013.

Courtesy : JEE Advanced