JEE is a mammoth of all engineering entrance examinations. It is an acronym for Joint Entrance Examination. JEE serves as a platter for grabbing the opportunity of getting enrolled in various engineering colleges all over the country.
In the year 2021, the JEE exam was conducted in four various sessions. First in the month of January, second in February, following the array, the third session was conducted in March, and fourth in April respectively. JEE is conducted under the vigilance of NTA which stands for National Testing Agency.
Perks of one of the most challenging entrance exams in the country. JEE is a doorway for the students who aspire to become an engineer from some of the prestigious educational institutions like IITs, NITs, and Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).
Criteria and Number of parts in which JEE is conducted
JEE is conducted in two parts:
- JEE MAIN
- JEE ADVANCED
- JEE Mains is conducted in the month of January and April.
- JEE Advanced is conducted in May.
- Candidates are provided with the facility of trying their luck twice for JEE Mains at the most can take 3 attempts in each.
- From the year 2019, there are in total six attempts for clearing your examination.
Requirements for being an eligible candidate
- Those students have cleared their Class XII exam or any examination equivalents to its qualification in the year 2019 or 2020; OR those students who are appearing for their Class XII exam, or any examination equivalents to its qualification in 2021, are considered eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021.
- Candidates are allowed to appear for JEE Advanced for a maximum of two consecutive years.
- Those candidates holding a Diploma degree can now also apply for JEE, but only if they aspire to grab a seat in IITs. Moreover, these candidates also need to appear for JEE Advanced.
Redesigned Admission Norms for IITs
- From the year 2013, the process of getting enrolled into the 16 IITs including the Bachelor’s program process of ISM Dhanbad is planned in two-step tests namely JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
- The ratio in which candidates are given weight-age is 60-40 ratio. To grab a seat and make your place in IITs, NITs, and CFTIs, a student would need to:
- Fetch 75% marks in the 12th examination or should make a place in the top 20 percentile in the respective board.
- However, SC/ST candidates are required to score at least 65% marks.