Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced) 2017 Complete Info
A note above the JEE Mains, the joint entrance examination advanced (JEE Advanced) is the 2nd stage of examination. The conduct of examination is inclined towards providing admission to eligible students in different courses including Engineering, Science, Architecture or Pharmaceuticals in IITs and ISM. There are two chances provided to the students to clear the examination. Applications are entertained from all the candidates both nationally and internationally. Below is the overview for all the necessary details.

Key Dates

Event  Date
Start of registration Last week of April 2017
Download of admit cards Second week of May 2017
Exam date for JEE Advanced Last week of May 2017
Online publication of ORS and scanned answers First week of June 2017
Answer Key First week of June 2017
Students comment on answer key First week of June 2017
Declaration of result Second week of June 2017
Start of registration of AAT Second week of June 2017
Exam date for AAT Third week of June 2017
Result Third week of June 2017
Allotment of seats  Third week of June or July 2017

Eligibility Criteria

All the students need to follow the below given eligibility criteria in order to go for JEE Advanced 2017.
Clearance of JEE Mains 2017 by scoring at least the cut off marks. Besides, two lakh merit holders from last year’s JEE Mains will also be taken for advanced examination.
All the students must have attained the specified age applicable for JEE Advanced 2017. Apart from this there is a 5 years relaxation in age provided to the students falling under SC/ST category.
Qualified students of higher secondary education with all subjects either in 2016 or 2017. In case of improvement, the student must have already appeared for improvement in particular subject.
In case a student has already attained the seat in IIT or ISM but not joined, he or she is not eligible to apply for JEE advanced 2017. Further the student whose admission is cancelled is also not eligible to apply for examination. Whereas if the student has beforehand paid the seat acceptance fee but not able to join after , then he or she stands eligible to apply for JEE advanced 2017.

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Application Fee

The application fee for JEE Advanced 2017 is mentioned herein.

  • For examination centre in India
  • For female candidates the fee will be Rs. 1000/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD candidates the fee will be Rs. 1000/-
  • For All other candidates the fee will be Rs. 2000/-
  • For examination centre in Dubai for all candidates fee will be Rs. USD 220


In accordance to the government of India, Indian nationals who belong to some categories that are admitted under the seats reserved for them come under reservation. Here is a tabular view of percentage of reserved seats for the students.

  1. SC candidates 15%
  2. ST candidates 7.5%
  3. Foreign Nationals candidates 10%
  4. Defence Services candidates 2%
  5. OBC-NCL candidates 27%
  6. PWD (in each of the open, OBC-NCL,SC & ST) candidates 3%

Examination Pattern

Likewise last year, this year also there will be two papers i.e. paper 1 and paper 2. Both the examinations were held in last week of May 2016. With almost every details of pattern being same here are below mentioned the vital notes to know under pattern for JEE Advanced 2016.
There will be two papers i.e. paper 1 and 2 simultaneously. Whereby it’s compulsory for each student to appear for both of them.
The duration of examination for JEE advanced will remain a total of 3 hours only.
The paper will be fabricated under three sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Further the paper will comprise of multiple choice questions as well as numerical questions also. Here is a brief explanation of what pattern of questions will be followed as per the last year pattern in both the papers.

Paper 1

  • Section 1 will comprise of a total of 10 multiple choice questions.
  • Section 2 will constitute a total of 5 multiple choice questions.
  • Section 3 will have total 5 questions with the solution in single digit integer that may range from 0 to 9.

Paper 2

  • The upper part of solution sheet will be optical response sheet.
  • There will be bubbles provided in front of every question from where the candidate needs to choose right one and answer accordingly.
  • There will be desired penalty for each wrong answer marked or given.
  • The question paper will be language friendly, which means students can appear for JEE advanced 2017 in either English or Hindi as per their suitability.
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Apart from this here is a tabular overview of the pattern making it more clear for students to understand.

Paper  Subject Section No. of Questions Total No of Marks Max. Marks (Per question) Negative Marking
Paper 1 Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics
1 5 15 3 -1
2 8 32 4 -2
3 5 15 3 -1
Paper 2 Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics
1 6 18 3  -1
2 8 32 4 -2
3 4 12 3  0

Another is the architectural aptitude test (AAT) for JEE advanced 2017

  • It is only a pen paper based examination i.e. offline mode.
  • It will comprise of three sections namely Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing Test.
  • Objective type questions will be there in the paper.
  • Duration of examination will be a total of 3 hours.
  • The language in which a student can appear for the same is English only.

Here have a look at pattern based on number of questions and marks that will mark the AAT question paper for JEE Advanced 2017.:

Section Subject Number of Questions Total Number of Marks
1 Mathematics 30 120
2  Aptitude Test 50 200
3  Drawing Test  2 70

So each candidate must evaluate all the above details and check respective eligibility to appear for the joint entrance examination advanced (JEE Advanced) 2017.

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