The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence ineducation. There are sixteen IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Bombay (Mumbai), Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras (Chennai), Mandi, Patna, Punjab, Rajasthan, Roorkee and IIT (BHU) . Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad. Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), Varanasi and Indian School of Mines University (ISM), Dhanbad, are the oldest institutions in India and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science and technology in particular.
The primary objectives behind such institutions are to:
Build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and thus to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
Create environment for freedom of thought, cultivate vision, encourage growth, develop personality and self discipline for pursuit of excellence.
Kindle entrepreneurial streak. All of the above help to prepare the students admitted to these institutions for successful professional and social lives. Today, alumni of these institutions occupy key positions in industry and academia in India and abroad.
Each institute has well-equipped modern laboratories, state-of-the-art computer network and well stocked technical library. Teaching methods rely on direct personal contact between the teachers and the students and the use of traditional and modern instructional techniques. Students live in a pleasant and intellectually stimulating environment with people having similar goals and aspirations, which is an exciting and unique experience.
Credit-based academic programmes offer flexibility to students to progress at their own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction is English. These institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s degree in a number of engineering, technological and scientific disciplines. M.Sc. Integrated courses in pure and applied sciences and M.Tech. Integrated courses in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these Institutions. In addition, some IITs offer Dual-Degree M.Tech. programmes. The admissions to the Undergraduate Programmes at these institutions for all Indian and Foreign nationals are made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
The details of the pattern and the dates of examination, eligibility criterion and how to apply for JEE(Advanced) 2014 are outlined below: The JEE(Advanced) will have two objective type papers. Each paper will consist ofPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of each paper will be 3-hours.Question papers will be in both English and Hindi. Admissions to IITs will be based only on category wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE(Advanced) subject to the condition that such candidates are in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates of their Boards in applicable categories.
The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of 3 hours
Duration and will be held as per the following schedule:
|Sunday||May 24, 2015|
|Paper 1||09:00 to 12:00 IST|
|Paper 2||14:00 to 17:00 IST|
Both the papers are compulsory .
NOTE: Candidates using the services of a scribe will get one hour compensatory time i.e., the end time will be 13:00 IST for Paper 1 and 18:00 IST for Paper 2.
The schedule will remain the same even if the above day is declared a public Holiday.
Type of Examination
There are two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2
Each question paper will consist of three separate sections viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice) and numerical answer type questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
Incorrect answers to some of the questions will be awarded negative marks.
The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE.
JEE (Advanced) 2015 will be held in select cities and towns in India and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Candidates should compulsorily choose three cities / towns from a zone of their choice at the time of online registration.
Efforts will be made to allot the city / town of candidate’s choice but a different city / town in the same zone may be allotted under exceptional circumstances. Request for change of city / town will NOT be entertained under any circumstance.
Type of Examination
USE OF CALCULATING AND COMMUNICATION AIDS
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
The States of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system.Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State Level Examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main) - 2015 application form online.
A. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)
B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) Only
Date of Birth
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1990 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, 1985 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/Universitycertificate 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 2013 or 2014; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) - 2015. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2012 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2016 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2015. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2012, did not pass in 2012, but passed in 2013 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2015.
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) - 2015. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2015 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2015 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).
I . The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ state Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
II. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
III. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
IV. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
V. Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
VI. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]
VII. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. [Only for Admission to IITs]
VIII. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
IX. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs]
In case the relevant QE is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
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