JEE Advanced 2017 – Details, Schedule, Fees, Syllabus, Application & Eligibility


  • Two papers each of 3 hours duration – Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode
  • Both papers are compulsory.
  • 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.
  • Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions.


The JEE (Advanced) – 2017 will be held on Sunday, 21st May 2017 as per following schedule:

  • Paper 1: 09:00 to 12:00 IST
  • Paper 2: 14:00 to 17:00 IST


Performance in JEE (Main) 2017

Candidates should be among the top 2,20,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2017.

Category-wise distribution of top 2,20,000 candidates

CategoryNumber of “Top” candidates

Age limit

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.

Number of attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2016 for the first time are also eligible.

Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2016 or 2017.

If a candidate passes Class XII in 2016 but writes one or a few subjects in 2017 for improvement or any other reason, then top 20 percentile cut‐off for 2016 will be considered. However, if a candidate writes all the subjects in 2017, the best of the two performances will be considered.

Candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2014‐15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Earlier admission at IITs/ISM

A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past.

The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible.


Examination centres in India
Female Candidates₹1200
SC, ST, PwD Candidates₹1200
All Other candidates₹2400
Late Fee₹500
Examination centres Outside India (SAARC Countries)
All CandidatesUSD 135
Late FeeUSD 80
Examination centres Outside India (Non-SAARC Countries)
All CandidatesUSD 270
Late FeeUSD 80

Application Procedure


Only candidates declared eligible for JEE(Advanced) – 2017 can register.


  • Step 1: Fill Registration Form at JEE (A) web portal.
  • Step 2: Upload Scanned Certificates.
  • Step 3: Pay Registration Fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1

I have taken admission into one of the NITs in 2016. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017?

Yes. Candidates who have taken admissions in NITs in 2016 are also eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2017, if they satisfy all other eligibility criteria given here.

Question 2

I have accepted seat through JoSAA 2016. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017?

If you have accepted seat in IITs then you are NOT eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017. However, if you have accepted a seat in NITs/IIITs/Other GFTIs through JoSAA 2016 then you are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Question 3

I have taken admission in one of the IITs for preparatory course. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017?

Yes. You are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2016 subject to fulfilling other eligible criteria.

Question 4

Writing Paper-1 and Paper-2 in JEE (Advanced) 2017 compulsory?

Yes, it is compulsory. If a candidate is absent in one of the papers, then the candidate will be considered as absent in the examination.

Question 5

Can I get question paper in Hindi language?

Yes. JEE (Advanced) 2017 offers question papers in two languages: English and Hindi. Candidates have to choose the language option during the JEE (Advanced) 2017 registration.

Question 6

Can I get question papers in English as well as in Hindi?

Candidates will get only one question paper – either English question paper or Hindi question paper but not both.

Question 7

Will the question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English)?

No. Candidate will get the question papers in only one language (English or Hindi).

Question 8

If I am absent in one of the papers, will my result be declared?

You will be considered absent in the examination and the result will not be prepared. It is compulsory to appear in both the papers for result preparation.

Question 9

Are PIO and OCI card holders eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016?

Yes. PIO and OCI card holders are eligible.

Question 10

I am a defense service personnel. Can my child get a seat under DS category?

Not all defense service personnel’ children are eligible for DS category seats. DS category seats are earmarked for children of defense/paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations.

Question 11

During examination can I modify my answers bubbled on ORS?

No. Since the bubbling on ORS is done using only black ball point pen, candidates cannot modify the answers once bubbled.

Important Dates

DescriptionDate and Time
Results of JEE (Main) 201727-04-2017
Registration for JEE (Advanced) 201728-04-2017, 10:00 IST to 02-05-2017, 17:00 IST
Registration with Late Fee02-05-2017, after 17:00 IST to 04-05-2017, 17:00 IST
Admit card available for downloading10-05-2017, 10:00 IST to 21-05-2017, 09:00 IST
JEE (Advanced) 2017 Paper – 121-05-2017, 09:00 – 12:00 IST
JEE (Advanced) 2017 Paper – 221-05-2017, 14:00 – 17:00 IST
(a) Online display of ORS and scanned responses
(b) Request from candidates for review of scanned responses
31-05-2017 10:00 IST to 03-06-2017, 17:00 IST
Online display of answer keys04-06-2017, 10:00 IST
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates04-06-2017, 10:00 IST to 06-06-2017, 17:00 IST
Declaration of JEE (Advanced) results11-06-2017, 10:00 IST
Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)11-06-2017, 10:00 IST to 12-06-2017, 17:00 IST
Architecture Aptitude Test14-06-2017, 09:00 – 12:00 IST
Declaration of AAT results18-06-2017
Seat Allotment (Tentative)19-06-2017 to 18-07-2017

Important Information

Materials to be brought on the day of examination:

  • Admit Card
  • Black Ball Point Pen
  • Original photo identity card

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