CBSE to conduct JEE exams next April

Published: 17th September 2012 10:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2012 10:02 AM   |  A+A-

Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission into undergraduate courses in engineering in two parts—JEE—Main and JEE—Advanced.

JEE-Main for BE and B Tech will be held in offline and online modes. The offline test will be held on April 7, 2013 and the online test after that in the same month.

The examination for admissions to B Arch/B Planning courses at (NITs),  IIITs, Delhi Technological University (DTU) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) will be held on April 7, 2013, in offline mode only.

The merit list for admission to NITs, IIITs, DTU, Delhi and other CFTIs will be prepared by giving 40 per cent weightage to class XII or equivalent examination and 60 per cent to the performance in JEE Main exam.

The JEE Main will have one objective type question paper in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and the duration will be three hours. The Paper II B Arch/B Planning courses will have one question paper on Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test  in three hours as per the practice of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE).

Only 1,50,000 of the top rankers in JEE (Main), from all categories will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced-2013.


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