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JEE Main 2016 (Formerly known as AIEEE)

To appear in JEE-ADVANCED, one has to appear in JEE-MAIN first and should be in top 1.5 lakh candidates (Category wise).
Admission to NITs will be based on 40% weightage for performance in Class XII board/ equivalent examination marks (normalized and the remainder 60% weightage would be given to performance in JEE Main and a combined All India Rank (AIR) would be decided accordingly.
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE(MAIN) is that a candidate must have passed in the final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination. Those appearing in 10+2 (Class XII) final or equivalent examination may also appear in JEE (MAIN) 2015 provisionally.

Subject combination for each paper in JEE Main and type of questions in each paper are given in the table below:


Part 1

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
3 Hours
(9:30 - 12:30)

Part 2

Mathematics – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III
Objective type questions, Objective type questions & Questions to test Drawing Aptitude
3 Hours
(2:00 - 5:00)

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below:
B.E/ B.Tech
Paper - 1
B.Arch/ B. Planning
Paper - 2

In JEE Main There will be objective type questions with four options having single correct answer. For each incorrect response, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for a question in the answer sheet.

For more and most updated information please visit official JEE Main website