JEE Mains 2017 Notification, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates :

By | September 20, 2016

JEE Mains 2017 Notification : Joint Entrance Examination is most popular exam for to get the admission to undergraduate B.E/B.Tech/B.Arc/B.Plan programmes in IITs, IIITs, NITs, state funded institutes and centrally funded institutes all over India. But the candidate aspiring the admission in IITs must clear the JEE Advanced 2017 as well. JEE Mains 2017 is a preliminary exam to qualify the jee advanced. CBSE will announce the JEE Main 2017 Notification in first week of November 2016. All the details regarding JEE Main 2017 official notification, exam fee, Eligibility Criteria, Exam dates, Paper pattern, Application form, result, other information given below.

JEE Mains 2017 Notification, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, Paper pattern


Official notification : All the candidates who are waiting for the JEE notification 2017 can check the complete article for further information. Those who wants to apply for the JEE Mains and Advanced Entrance Test can follow the guidelines which are provided on the page. The notification will be declared officially by the CBSE Board on the official website. According to the latest information, it is expected that the official jee notice will be released in the November month.

JEE Mains 2017 Notification & Paper pattern

Mode of Examination : The Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) (described below) of JEE (Main) will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) only.

Type of Examination : JEE (Main) – 2017 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. / B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. / B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. / B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch. / B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.


JEE Mains 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) 2017

Date of Birth

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 or 2016; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2017. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2014 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2017 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2014, did not pass in 2014, but passed in 2015 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) – 2017. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2017 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2017 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).

Fee : The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE (Main)-2016 is as follows:



  • April 2, 2017 (Sunday) (Pen & Paper Based Examination)
  • April 08th & 9th, 2017 (Computer Based Examination)

JEE Main Syllabus 2017

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