Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Question 1: What is JEE Main?
Answer: JEE Main is the entrance examination conducted by the CBSE for admission into the 4-year B.Tech Course and B.Arch Course in the N.I.T.s and other centrally funded institutes/universities.
Question 2: What is the cut-off score in JEE Main?
Answer: The total marks allotted for JEE Main are 360. 90 questions (30 from Physics, 30 from Chemistry and 30 from Mathematics) are set in JEE Main. Each question carries 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for 4 wrong answers. A candidate belonging to the General category needs to score around 120 to qualify in JEE Main and a candidate belonging to SC/ST category needs to score around 50 to qualify in JEE Main. The cut-off score varies from year to year. The cut-off score is set in such a manner that around 1,50,000 students pan India qualify in JEE Main.
Question 3: If a student clears the cut-off score in JEE Main, will he/she necessarily get chance in I.I.T.?
Answer: Not necessarily. In any year, around 13,00,000 students appear in JEE Main. Out of them, top 1,50,000 students clear JEE Main. A composite score is computed for these 1,50,000 students by taking 60% marks from entrance examination and 40% marks from board examination. Based on the composite scores of these 1,50,000 students, they are again assigned All India Ranks (A.I.R.s). Top 1,00,000 students get chance in the N.I.T.s and other centrally funded institutes such as Tezpur University, Assam University, University of Hyderabad, etc. However, any student who clears JEE Main (having an A.I.R above 1,50,000) becomes eligible to appear in the second phase of JEE called JEE Advanced. JEE Advanced is normally conducted by I.I.T. Kharagpur or I.I.T. Kanpur and any student who clears JEE Advanced finally gets a chance in any of the I.I.T.s.
Question 4: Apart from JEE, which other engineering entrance examinations can I sit for?
Answer: Apart from JEE, a student can appear in VITEEE, BITSAT, SRMEEE, NEE, Assam CEE, WBJEE, etc.
Question 5: When does the form fill-up process start for JEE?
Answer: Form fill-up for JEE takes place online. It starts in the 1st week of December and continues till mid-January.
Question 6: As a medical aspirant, which entrance examinations can I sit for?
Answer: As per the verdict of the Honourable Supreme Court, a medical aspirant in India needs to sit for just one common examination called NEET-UG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Undergraduate level). All the state-level entrance examinations and private medical entrance examinations have been done away with. Admission to any medical college (Government or Private) in India recognised by the Medical Council of India shall take place through NEET only. Only A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi has been given the liberty to conduct its own entrance examination. Hence, as a medical aspirant, you need to appear in just two examinations, viz. NEET and AIIMS Entrance Test.
Question 7: When does NEET form fill-up take place?
Answer: NEET form fill-up takes starts in the 3rd week of December and continues till the last week of January. ‘A.I.I.M.S Entrance Test’ form fill-up starts in the first week of March and continues till the middle of April.
Question 8: When does JEE take place?
Answer: JEE Main takes place on the first Sunday of April. JEE Advanced takes place on the 3rd Sunday of May every year.
Question 9: When does NEET take place?
Answer: NEET takes place on the 1st Sunday or 1st Saturday of May every year.
Question 10: What is the cut-off score in NEET?
Answer: The total marks allotted for NEET are 720. A candidate needs to score around 480 to clear NEET and subsequently become eligible for counselling.
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