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




Paper 1All undergraduate courses (B.E./B. Tech.)
Paper 2B.Arch/B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs)


  • Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) – Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination)
  • Paper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)  – Offline (Pen and Paper based examination)


Paper 1

PaperPaper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Type of QuestionsObjective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
Mode of ExamPen and Paper based OR Computer based

Paper 2

PaperPaper 2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.)
SubjectsMathematics – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III
Type of QuestionsObjective type & Questions to test drawing aptitude
Mode of ExamOnly Pen and Paper based


Offline Examination

Paper 1

Date of Examination02.04.2017 (Sunday)
Timings0930-1230 Hours
Duration3 hours

Paper 2

Date of Examination02.04.2017 (Sunday)
Timings1400-1700 Hours
Duration3 hours

Online Examination

Paper 1

Dates of Examination08.04.2017 (Saturday) & 09.04.2017 (Sunday)
Timings1st Shift : 0930-1230 Hours, 2nd Shift (If Required): 1400-1700 Hours
Duration3 Hours


All Examination Centre CitiesEnglish and Hindi
Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar HaveliEnglish, Hindi and Gujarati


Date Of Birth

  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible.
  • Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC, ST and PwD candidates.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination

  • Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 or 2016.
  • Or Those candidates who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017.


One Paper Only

Pen and Paper Based


Computer Based Examination (Paper-1 only)


Both Papers

Pen and Paper Based


Computer Based Examination (Paper-1 only)


Application Procedure


  1. The aspiring candidate should furnish all the details & choose a password while filling up the Online Application. After successful submission of the data, Application number will be generated which will be used for subsequent logins.
  2. Once the candidate has registered, he/she is required to upload scanned images of his/her photograph & signature.
  3. The candidate is then required to pay the Examination Fee which can be done by Credit card/Debit card/e-wallet (SBI Buddy/Paytm) or e-challan (generated after submission of details in online application form).
  4. Once the payment is done, the application status should say ‘OK’ & the candidate can take the printout of Acknowledgement Page.


  • The candidate should mention only his/her own Mobile No. and Email ID while submitting the online application.
  • The entire application process is online, thus the candidates are not required to send any document to JEE (Main) Secretariat.

Important Dates

Start of filling of JEE Main 2017 Online forms1st December, 2016
Last Date for Online submission of Application2nd January, 2017
Availability of Admit Card2nd week of March 2017 onwards
JEE MAIN – Offline paper2nd April, 2017
JEE MAIN – Online paperDuring 8th & 9th April, 2017
Display of Answer Sheet & OMR Sheet18-22nd April, 2017
Declaration of JEE (Main) Paper–1 Score / All India Rank27th April, 2017
Declaration of All India Rank JEE (Main) Paper – 227th May, 2017
Availability of Score/Rank CardsAfter declaration of AIR of JEE(Main) 2017

Important Information

Materials to be brought on the day of examination:

  • Admit Card
  • Identity Proof
  • Ball Point Pen
  • For Paper-2, clip board, geometry box set, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons.


Rough Work:

  • For Pen-Paper based, All rough work is to be done in the Test Booklet only.
  • For Computer based, Paper for Rough work will be provided at the examination centre.

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