The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, has released the syllabus for JEE Advanced 2018 at www.jeeadv.ac.in. All the candidates who will be appearing for the JEE Exam can check the syllabus at the official website.
The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 will be conducted by the IITs. Candidates performance will help to form the basis for admission to Bachelor's Integrated Master's and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs.
The decisions of the JAB 2018 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2018 and admission to IITs.
The examination will be held on May 20, 2018. The entire JEE (Advanced) 2018 Examination will be conducted in fully computer-based test mode. The exam consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of three hours' duration, and will be held in two sessions. Both the papers are compulsory.
All the candidates must fulfil each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2018: Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.
Number of attempts:
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination:
A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018.
Shortlisted candidates Category-wise:
# OBC-NCL: 27 per cent
# SC: 15 per cent
# ST: 7.5 per cent
# Open to all: 50.5 per cent