IIT JEE (Advanced)

Every student dreams of getting through one of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to pursue a course in engineering, technology, sciences, mathematics and related disciplines. The JEE (Advanced) is the gateway to fulfill that beautiful dream. The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) or JEE (Advanced) previously known as IIT-JEE is the most popular common engineering entrance test in India. The entrance exam is held for admission to the integrated master’s programmes, bachelor’s programmes as well as dual degree programmes at all the IITs and the Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad. The candidates who are under those top 1.5 lakh rank in JEE (Main) make themselves eligible to appear for the JEE-Advanced. The JEE-Advanced is conducted by one of the Indian Institute of Technology in fully computer based mode.

IIT JEE Advanced Important Dates

The IIT JEE Advanced examination consists of two compulsory papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, of three hours duration. Generally registration starts in September/October and Examination is held in May. The academic session of IITs starts in July.

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IIT JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who qualify in JEE Main and found fit according to JEE Advanced Guidelines will be eligible to appear for the test. However, for admission candidates must need to possess minimum eligibility criteria as set by Joint Admission Board (JAB) regarding performance in last qualifying examination and performance in JEE Advanced. 

Number of attempts for JEE (Advanced)

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

The qualifying exam (QE) for JEE (Advanced)

  • The class 12 exam, conducted by any recognized central or state Board, such as CBSE, ICSE Board, etc.
  • The two years PU or Intermediate examination that is conducted by a University or a recognized Board.
  • Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy final two-year course examination.
  • The National Institute of Open Schooling conducts the Senior Secondary School Examination with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any University, Board or Public school examination in India or abroad which is recognized and is equivalent to the plus 2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Vocational examination.
  • A state board of technical education or AICTE recognised Diploma course of 3 years duration.
  • The Advanced (A) level General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (Sri Lanka/Cambridge/London).
  • The Cambridge University High School Certificate Examination or International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva’s International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Who is not eligible to appear for JEE Advanced

Any candidate who have been admitted to IIT in previous years and discontinued the study program in between or expelled is not eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.

JEE (Advanced) Exam Pattern

There are two question papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) for JEE (Advanced), with three hours of duration for each paper. The question papers for both the papers are in Hindi as well as in English language. (The choice of language must be mentioned during the time of registration). There are three sections of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in both the question papers.

The candidate's analytical ability, reasoning and comprehension are checked through objective type questions. Incorrect answers result in negative marking in some sections. The candidates are required to mark the on a separate carbon paper of two sheets. It is to be noted that, the candidates must not separate the alignment of both the sheets (upper and lower) during the examination. They must use a black ball pen to mark the answers on the upper sheet (ORS or Optical Response Sheet) and should mark in such a manner that its impression is seen on the lower sheet. Hence, after the exam the candidates can take away the lower sheet with them.

JEE (Advanced) Syllabus

The main topics that may be covered in both paper 1 and paper 2 of JEE Advanced:


Physical Chemistry

  • General topics
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Energetics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
  • Isolation/preparation and properties of non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of various compounds
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Ores and minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Principles of qualitative analysis 
Organic Chemistry
  • Concepts
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes & alkynes
  • Reactions of benzene
  • Phenols
  • Characteristic reactions
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Practical organic chemistry
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry (2 dimensions)
  • Analytical geometry (3 dimensions)
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors
  • General
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern physics

List of IITs accepting JEE (Advanced)

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) use the JEE (Advanced) scores for admission to its various undergraduate degree programs in engineering and sciences. Giving below is the list
  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneshwar (IITBBS)
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI)
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ)
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP)
  11. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
  12. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi)
  13. Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP)
  14. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IITRPR)
  15. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)
  16. Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), Varanasi
  17. Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad / IIT (ISM), Dhanbad
  18. Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad (IITPKD)
  19. Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai (IITBh)
  20. Indian Institute of Technology Goa (IIT Goa)
  21. Indian Institute of Technology Jammu (IITJM)
  22. Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad (IITDH)
  23. Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (IITTP)
Other than the IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, there are also some other institutes that uses JEE (Advanced) score for Under Graduate admission listed below:

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IIT JEE Advanced Application Process

The application procedure for JEE Advanced is completely online. Candidates who fulfills the eligibility criteria can apply. The Under Graduate (UG) seats across IITs, NITs, IIITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) are offered through a common process by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

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