Those of you aspiring to pursue engineering through the IITs need to clear the two most important exams – JEE Main & JEE Advanced. Approximately 13 lacs people appear in the JEE exam every year for admission to prestigious colleges such as IITs, NITs, Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other 19 Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs).
Before you move on to the preparation, it is important to understand the structure of the exam.
- The JEE Main Paper 1 is an objective type test conducted in both online and offline modes and assesses students on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
- There are 90 questions in total with each section consisting of 30 questions each.
- Each question is for 4 marks, and hence each section carries 120 Marks. The whole exam is for 360 marks.
- The JEE Advanced has two papers, and the pattern for the exam changes from year to year.
- JEE questions are based on the NCERT syllabus with an advanced level of difficulty. The trick to solve the exam is comprehensive knowledge and speed. You are required to solve a question within one to two minutes.
- In JEE 2018, no weightage will be given to class 12th marks. However, you require at least 75% in your class 12th in order to be eligible.