Question:

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) about JEE(Advanced) - 2014

Answer:

Question 01:  
When would the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 be held?

Answer:
The JEE (Advanced) - 2014 will be held on 25 May, 2014 (Sunday).


Question 02:  
What is the format of JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
It is an offline (pen and paper based) examination. There will be two separate objective type (Multiple Choice Question) papers, namely Paper-1 and Paper-2, each having separate parts of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The duration of each paper will be of 3 hours. The question papers (QP) will be available either in Hindi or in English. The candidate will have to choose the language of QP while registering for JEE(Advanced)-2014.


Question 03:  
What will be the syllabus for JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
The syllabus is there in the Main Menu of the web site of JEE (Advanced) – 2014 and also as Appendix-1 in the Information Brochure (IB) available at JEE (Advanced)-2014 website.


Question 04:  
What will be the eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
The candidates have to first appear in Paper-1 of JEE(Main)-2014. Only 1,50,000 of the top scorers of Paper-1 of JEE(Main)-2014, including all categories, will be eligible to write JEE(Advanced) – 2014. Candidates who appeared in their qualifying examination (QE) (10+2 or equivalent) earlier than 2013 are not eligible.


Question 05:  
What would be the admission eligibility criteria for candidates who have passed their QE in 2013 or are appearing in 2014?

Answer:
For those candidates who appeared QE in 2013 (for the first time) or who will be appearing in 2014, the eligibility criteria for admission is that they must be within the ‘top 20 percentile of successful candidates’ in their respective boards and categories of the corresponding year.


Question 06:  
What is the age limit for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
Candidates of GE and OBC categories must have been born on or after 1st October 1989 and those of SC/ ST/ PwD categories must have been born on or after 1st October 1984.


Question 07:  
When would the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 registration / application start?

Answer:
Online Registration can be done from 4th - 9th May 2014 at the website http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in. Only those candidates who are in the top 1,50,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2014, will be eligible to register .


Question 08:  
Would the percentile score be based on Science stream subjects or on all the subjects?

Answer:
The percentile score calculation will be based on all the subjects of the QE (10+2 or equivalent). The cut off marks for all the categories will be provided by the respective boards and the same will also be made available in the websites of the Zonal IITs.


Question 09:  
How many attempts are permitted, for a candidate, to write JEE (Advanced)?

Answer:
A candidate can write JEE (Advanced) only twice and that too in two consecutive years starting from the year of appearing 10+2 (QE) for the first time. Candidates who had appeared in IIT JEE – 2012 or earlier are not eligible to appear JEE (Advanced) – 2014.


Question 10:  
What is the registration / application fee for JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
The registration fee for JEE (Advanced) – 2014 is:

  1. Rs. 2000 (Two thousand rupees only) for the GE/OBC/OBC(NCL) male candidates,
  2. Rs. 1000 (One thousand rupees only) for the SC/ST/PwD male candidates and
  3. No fee for the female candidates of all categories
  4. US$ 220 for ALL candidates appearing from Dubai centre.

Question 11:  
How does a candidate pay the registration fee for JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
To pay the registration fees for JEE (Advanced) – 2014, a candidate needs to follow the following steps:

  1. Fill up the online registration form completely.
  2. On completion of registration process, a bank payment challan will be generated.
  3. Print the generated challan.
  4. Make the payment against the generated challan at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) having Core Banking Solution (CBS).
  5. Get the counterpart of the challan endorsed by the bank.

Additionally, provision for electronic mode of payment is under process, if implemented, will be notified in the website at the appropriate time. 

The payment / registration will be possible (on the JEE(Advanced)-2014 website) only after declaration of results of Paper-1 of JEE(Main)-2014.


Question 12:  
What are the documents needed to be uploaded/communicated for completion of JEE(Advanced)-2014 registration process ?

Answer:
The following necessary documents are needed to be uploaded at the time of registration:

  1. Class X mark sheet (if DoB is not mentioned in it, then you have to upload a DoB certificate instead of it.);
  2. Class XII mark sheet, if available;
  3. Caste / category certificate (as applicable) in the prescribed format (ANNEXURE-4 and Annexure-5 available in Information Brochure and also downloadable from this web site);
  4. PwD certificate in the prescribed format (ANNEXURE-6 available in Information Brochure and also downloadable from this web site), if applicable;
  5. Duly filled in Scribe Form (ANNEXURE-2 available in Information Brochure and also downloadable from this web site), if applicable.

Candidates are advised to keep the scanned copy of the above documents ready well in advance.


Question 13:  
Where can we get JEE (Advanced) – 2014 Information Brochure (IB)?

Answer:
IB will be available online and can be accessed / downloaded through any of the following zonal sites

IIT Bombay

http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in

IIT Delhi

http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in

IIT Guwahati

http://jeeadv.iitg.ac.in

IIT Kanpur

http://jeeadv.iitk.ac.in

IIT Kharagpur

http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in

IIT Madras

http://jeeadv.iitm.ac.in

IIT Roorkee

http://jeeadv.iitr.ac.in

   

Question 14:  
Those who are appearing for their 10+2 board examination (or equivalent) in 2014 (or have passed QE in 2013) and after all efforts if the percentile score is not available for their board, then what will be the admission eligibility criteria?

Answer:
In case the percentile score of QE is not made available by any duly recognized Board, the CBSE score for ‘top 20 percentile of the successful candidates’ in the student’s category of the corresponding year will be used for determining the admission eligibility.


Question 15:  
When does a candidate need to fill-up necessary form to appear JEE (Advanced) – 2014 ?

Answer:
Online Registration can be done from 4th to 9th May 2014 at the website http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in. Only such candidates who are in the top 1,50,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2014, will be eligible to register .


Question 16:  
Do the students have to pay single application fee for both JEE (Main) – 2014 as well as for JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
No. The application fee for JEE (Advanced) will have to be paid separately.


Question 17:  
How does a candidate find out his/her registration status for JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
The registration status, including the receipt of payment, will be available on the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 website. If the receipt is not indicated within 72 hours of the payment, then the candidate should contact JEE (Advanced) – 2014 office at IIT Kharagpur.


Question 18:  
How does the candidate get his/her admit card for the JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
The admit card for JEE (Advanced)-2014 can be downloaded from 11th May 2014 onwards from the following websites:

IIT Bombay

http://jeeadv.iitb.ac.in

IIT Delhi

http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in

IIT Guwahati

http://jeeadv.iitg.ac.in

IIT Kanpur

http://jeeadv.iitk.ac.in

IIT Kharagpur

http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in

IIT Madras

http://jeeadv.iitm.ac.in

IIT Roorkee

http://jeeadv.iitr.ac.in


To download his/her admit card the candidate needs to enter his/her

  • JEE (Main) – 2014 registration number,
  • Date of Birth (DoB) (dd/mm/yyyy),
  • Password (Necessary instruction will be mentioned in JEE(Advanced)-2014 website).

This downloaded admit card must be produced before the invigilators at the examination hall. 

The original hard copy of the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 admit card will be handed over to the respective candidate in the examination hall. Candidates are advised to keep the hardcopy of the original admit card safely.


Question 19:  
When and where will the results of the JEE (Advanced) - 2014 be available?

Answer:
The results of the JEE (Advanced)-2014 will be declared on 19th June 2014 (Thursday). It will be available at the website http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in


Question 20:  
Will the ORS of the candidates who have appeared in JEE (Advanced) – 2014 be displayed?

Answer:
Yes, the ORS of the candidates who will appear in JEE (Advanced) – 2014 will be made available on the website of JEE (Advanced) – 2014 from 8th June 2014 (Sunday) to 11th June 2014 (Wednesday). Note that only those candidates who would have written both the papers of JEE (Advanced) – 2014 will be able to view their ORS. Results of candidates who would have written either of the two papers, will not be declared.


Question 21:  
I appeared both in IIT JEE - 2012 and also JEE (Advanced) - 2013. Will I be eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 22:  
I appeared in IIT JEE - 2012, but did not appear in JEE (Advanced) – 2013. Am I be eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014 once I qualify in JEE (Main) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 23:  
I qualified in JEE (Advanced) – 2013, was allotted a seat and I paid the admission fee, but did not join a programme at any of the institutes (IIT/ISM Dhanbad). I also did not apply for withdrawal within the deadline stipulated by JEE (Advanced). Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014 .


Question 24:  
I passed 10+2 examination in 2013 and also qualified in JEE (Advanced) - 2013. I appeared for counselling for JEE (Advanced) - 2013 and was offered admission in one of the IITs/ISM, Dhanbad, but did not report for certificate verification and did not pay the admission fee. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
Yes. You are eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014, if you are within the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories), who qualify with their respective category wise cut-off scores in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2014.


Question 25:  
I passed 10+2 examination in 2013 with less than minimum marks in qualifying examination (MMQE). I wrote JEE (Advanced) - 2013 but did not qualify. I will be appearing for board re-examination in the year 2014 so that I can obtain MMQE. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
Yes, you are eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014 only if:

  1. You are writing all the subjects of the QE in 2014, and
  2. You are within the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories), who qualify with their respective category wise cut-off scores in JEE (Main) – 2014.

Question 26:  
I passed 10+2 examination in 2013 with less than the 20 percentile cut off marks in the qualifying examination (MMQE). I did not write JEE (Advanced) - 2013. Now I will be appearing for board re-examination in the year 2014 so that I can improve the percentage of aggregate marks to be in top 20 percentile of my examination. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
Refer to the answer of Q25 of this FAQ.


Question 27:  
I appeared and passed 10+2 examination in 2012 but obtained less than minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I appeared for an improvement examination of 10+2 in the year 2013 and obtained aggregate marks above the 20 percentile cut-off of my Board. I took JEE(Advanced)-2013 but could not qualify. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 28:  
I appeared in 10+2 examination in 2012 and obtained more than minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I did not attempt IIT JEE-2012. I took JEE (Advanced) -2013 and did not qualify. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 29:  
I appeared in 10+2 examination in 2012 and obtained more than minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I did not attempt IIT JEE-2012 and JEE (Advanced) - 2013. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 30:  
I appeared in 10+2 examination in 2012 and obtained less than minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE) in the aggregate. I wrote IIT JEE-2012 but did not qualify. I took 10+2 examination in 2013 and got more than the MMQE. I took JEE (Advanced) - 2013 but did not qualify. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 31:  
I appeared in 10+2 examination in 2011 and obtained less than the minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I wrote JEE-2011 but did not qualify. I took 10+2 examination in 2012 and obtained more than the MMQE. I did not write IIT JEE -2012. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 32:  
I appeared in 10+2 examination in 2012 and failed. I qualified IIT JEE-2012 but my admission was cancelled. I appeared in 10+2 examination again in 2013 and obtained more than the minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I wrote JEE (Advanced) - 2013 but could not qualify. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 33:  
My 10+2 Board/QE results will not be announced by 15th July, 2014. Should I attempt JEE (Advanced) – 2014 ?

Answer:
If your QE results are not available latest by 15th July, 2014, you are suggested to attempt JEE(Advanced) – 2015.


Question 34:  
I passed the 10+2 exam in 2013 and wrote JEE (Advanced) - 2013. I was admitted to the Preparatory Course of an IIT in July 2013. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014, if I qualify in JEE (Main) - 2014?

Answer:
Yes. You are eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014 if you are within the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories), who qualify with their respective category wise cut-off scores in JEE (Main) – 2014.


Question 35:  
I passed the qualifying examination in 2012 or before, with aggregate marks less than minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). I have taken admission in another Board (QE) in 2013 and obtained MMQE. Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced) – 2014.
For further clarification refer to answer of Q9 of this FAQ.


Question 36:  
I am a NRI/PIO/OCI/ foreign national. Is there any special treatment offered for admission through JEE (Advanced) – 2014?

Answer:
No. All OCI/PIO/NRI/ foreign national applicants have to satisfy the eligibility conditions meant for the GE candidates. The candidate has to appear in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2014 and has to qualify to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014.


Question 37:  
I am studying in a foreign country. How do I get admission after qualifying in JEE(Advanced)-2014 on the basis of the diploma/certificate that I would obtain from my board?

Answer:
You have to provide a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), when you submit your completed application form, stating that the diploma/certificate you will receive is equivalent to the 10+2 system of Indian Boards.


Question 38:  
I appeared for JEE (Advanced) -2013 and qualified. I got an admission offer in an IIT/ISM Dhanbad based on my JEE (Advanced) - 2013 All India Rank (AIR). I failed to obtain the required minimum marks for qualifying examination (MMQE). Am I eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
Yes, you are eligible to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014 only if: 
(1) You have written QE for the first time in 2013 for all the subjects, and 
(2) You are within the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories), who qualify with their respective category wise cut-off scores in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) – 2014.


Question 39:  
What is the registration fee for candidates who take the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 examination in Dubai centre?

Answer:
The registration fee for JEE (Advanced) - 2014 for candidates who opt for the Dubai Centre is US$ 220 (two hundred and twenty US dollars) irrespective of categories and genders.


Question 40:  
A candidate who qualified JEE (Main) in 2013 and admitted in NITs and wants to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014. Does he need to write JEE (Main) - 2014?

Answer:
Yes. He needs to write the Paper-1 of JEE (Main) - 2014. If selected within the top 1,50,000 (including all categories), the candidate will be able to write the JEE (Advanced) - 2014.


Question 41:  
How will I know whether I am qualified to write JEE (Advanced) - 2014?

Answer:
The list of 1,50,000 qualified candidates (including all categories) of Paper-1 of JEE (Main) - 2014 will be available at the IIT Kharagpur website: http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in once the result is announced by CBSE.


Question 42:  
I am only interested to study B.Arch in IIT. Do I need to write only Paper-1 or only Paper-2, or both Paper-1 and Paper-2 of JEE (Main) - 2014?

Answer:
All candidates aspiring for undergraduate courses in IIT (irrespective of any branch) should write Paper-1 only of JEE (Main) – 2014. If selected within the top 1,50,000 (including all categories), the candidate will be able to write the JEE (Advanced) - 2014. Moreover, candidates desirous of joining the B. Arch. courses will be required to qualify in an Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) to be conducted at all zonal IITs on 26th June 2014. However the seat allotment will be done based on the JEE (Advanced) – 2014 rank only. Online registration (http://jeeadv.iitkgp.ac.in) for appearing in AAT need to be done from 20th to 24rd June 2014.


Question 43:  
Will the examination structure for JEE (Advanced)-2015 remain the same as that of 2014?

Answer:
The examination structure for JEE (Advanced) – 2015 and beyond may change. If so, details regarding this will be made available at a later date.


Question 44:  
I am interested to pursue B. Arch. in IIT. What procedure I have to follow to appear in the Architecture Aptitude Test?

Answer:
First, you have to give B. Arch (available in IIT Kharagpur and Roorkee) as your choice while filling the choice sheet online at the JEE (Advanced) portal. Additionally, the page on which you will view your result of JEE (Advanced) – 2014, will have a link to follow in case you are interested to write Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT). The link will take you to a page where you will be asked to Register for AAT. You have to register between 20th – 24th June, 2014.


Question 45:  
If I am interested to write Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT), do I get a separate Admit Card for that?

Answer:
No. You have to use your original Admit Card which you would have received during writing the JEE (Advanced) – 2014.


Question 46:  
When will the result for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) be declared?

Answer:
The result will be declared on the 29th June, 2014 and will be displayed in this web site.


Question 47:  
Do the candidates qualifying in the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) get separate ranks?

Answer:
No. There is no separate ranking based on the result of AAT. Seat allocation will be done only on the basis of AIR obtained in JEE (Advanced) - 2014