JEE Advanced 2016 is scheduled on May 22, 2016 and will be conducted in seven zonal IIT (Indian Institute of Technology). IIT aspirants who clear JEE Mains with the prescribed JEE Mains Cut-off are eligible to take the JEE Advance 2016.
JEE Advance 2016 – Paper Pattern/Exam Pattern
JEE Advanced Paper pattern 2016 will have 2 papers
- Paper 1
- Paper 2
Both the papers are conducted on the same day. Paper 1 will be the held in the morning session, from 9AM – 12PM and Paper 2 will be held in the afternoon session, from 2PM – 5PM
Each Paper (Paper 1 & Paper 2) has time duration of 3 hours
Both, Paper 1 & Paper 2 has 3 categories, namely
This year JEE Advanced is conducted by IIT Guwahati
The questions asked in JEE Advance 2016 is designed to test the comprehension, analytical and reasoning abilities. The question paper is a mixture of both objective type and multiple choice questions.
JEE Advanced 2016 – Paper 1
Each category has 3 sections,
- Section 1 has 10 MCQ’s. Each question has 4 options with only one correct answer
- Section 2 has 5 MCQ’s. Each question has 4 options with one or more correct answer(s)
- Section 3 has 5 questions with single digit integer ranging from 0 to 9
JEE Advanced 2016 – Paper 2
Just like Paper 1, paper 2 also has 3 sections,
- Section 1 has 8 MCQ’s. Each question has 4 options with only one correct answer
- Section 2 has 8 MCQ’s. Each question will have four options with only one correct answer. This section contains four paragraphs (which includes theory, practical aspects, data)
Two questions will be asked from each paragraph.
- Section 3 has four questions which will be Matching List type questions. Two lists are given with matching options coded as a, b, c, and d. Based on the given codes, correct answers has to be chosen.
JEE Advanced 2016 – Things to Remember
- The top most sheet of the Answer booklet will be Optical Response Sheet (ORS), which is designed for machine reading the answers. It will have two pages stuck together with no carbon in between.
- Candidates have to mark the appropriate bubbles (A, B, C, D) for each question on the front page, which will automatically be marked/imitated in the sheet below.
Hence, students must be extremely careful that they do not disturb the alignment of these two sheets or separate them at any point of the exam.
- Use only black ball point pen for the exam. Read the instructions carefully as one cannot change the answers that have been marked
- While marking an answer, apply adequate pressure on the answer sheet. The pressure should not be too much to pierce the bubbles and tear the sheet or so light that the impressions on the second sheet are not visible properly.
- The invigilator gives the copy of the answer sheet at the end of the JEE Advance exam which can be used to can match and cross check with the JEE Advanced Answer key, which gets published on the official website.