JEE Advance 2016 – FAQ’s

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JEE stands for joint entrance examination that is conducted for admissions to various engineering colleges. JEE is now conducted in two parts: JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JEE aspirants who are giving the exam for the first time generally have several doubts and confusion regarding the examination. Hence, we at Byju’s have assembled the most frequently asked questions in order to help the JEE aspirants.

JEE Advanced Questions

Question 1:  When will be the next JEE Advance exam conducted?

Answer: The exam date for JEE Advance 2016 is 22nd May 2016. The exam is conducted once in a year.

Question 2:  What is the format of JEE Advance examination?

Answer: JEE Advanced exam, like the IIT JEE, is conducted only in pen-and-paper or offline mode. JEE Advance consists of two separate papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers have objective-type and multiple-choice questions which are further divided into three parts – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of both Paper 1 and Paper 2 is three hours each. The question paper comes in two languages namely Hindi and English. Candidates are given an option to choose the language of their question paper while registering for the examination.

Question 3:  Is there an age limit imposed on IIT aspirants?

Answer: Yes, there is an age limit for the candidates appearing for JEE, the GE (general) and OBC candidates must be born on or after October 1st, 1991. Whereas the SC, ST, and PwD category candidates must be born on or after October 1st, 1986 in order to take JEE Advanced 2016.

Question 4:  How many times a candidate can attempt JEE Advance?

Answer:  A candidate can appear for JEE Advance for a maximum of two times in two consecutive years of his lifetime. Hence, in 2016, only candidates who have appeared for Class 12 board exams for the first time in 2015 or 2016 are eligible to write the exam. Students who gave their qualifying exam in 2013 are not eligible for JEE – Advance 2016.

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