IIT JEE ADVANCED 2016 – Details, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus

IIT JEE Main 2016 or the Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by CBSE. Students aspiring to get admission in engineering courses appeared for the JEE Mains 2016 in the month of April (both online and offline). This year’s JEE Mains and Advanced are being conducted by IIT Guwahati.

JEE Mains is conducted for admission into NITs and other government engineering colleges except IITs. It is also a screening test for JEE Advanced. On the basis of JEE Advanced ranks, the students get admission to various IITs.

Contents :

  1. IIT JEE Advanced 2016
  2. Important Dates
  3. Eligibility for JEE ADVANCED 2016
    1. Prformance
    2. Age Limit
    3. No. of Attempts
    4. Appearance in Class 12th
    5. Earlier Admission in IIT /ISM
  1. Question Paper Pattern and Analysis
    1. Paper Pattern
    2. Paper 1 Analysis
    3. Paper 2 Analysis
  1. Previous Year Question Paper with Answer Keys
  1. JEE ADVANCED 2016 Application Form
    1. Procedure
    2. Documents Required
    3. Registration Fee

IIT JEE ADVANCED 2016

IIT JEE Advanced 2016 is going to be held on May 22, 2016. This time 2 lakh students are being allowed to sit for the exam but only 1.5 lakh would be allowed in the upcoming year. About 40 % weightage will be given to board marks and 60 % to JEE Main scores.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR JEE ADVANCED 2016

JEE Advance - Important Dates | IIT | JEE Advanced Exam

ELIGIBILITY FOR JEE ADVANCED 2016

The eligibility criteria remains the same as that of JEE Mains, though students who have already accepted a seat in any of the IITs or ISM in 2015 will not be allowed to sit for JEE Advanced 2016.

Following are the five criteria that one must fulfill so as to appear in JEE Advanced (Foreign candidates are included) :-

  1. Performance (JEE Main)

The candidates should have ranked in Top 2,00,000 (all categories included) in Paper -1 of JEE Main.

Category wise percentage are mention below :

Order Category No. of Candidates Total
1 GEN 97970 101000
2 GEN – PwD 3030
3 OBC – NCL 52380 54000
4 OBC-NCL – PwD 1620
5 SC 29100 30000
6 SC – PwD 900
7 ST 14550 15000
8 ST -PwD 450
  1. Age Limit

The age of the candidate should be according to following table :

Born on or after Category
October 1, 1991 GEN or OBC-NCL
October 1, 1986 the SC, ST or PwD
  1. Number of Attempts

Only two consecutive attempts (NO GAPS ALLOWED BETWEEN 1st and 2nd  ATTEMPT) are allowed for the candidate i.e. candidate appearing in JEE ADVANCED 2016 should be his First Attempt or the second consecutive attempt.

  1. Appearance in class 12th (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 2015 or 2016.
  • Candidates who appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 and wish to re-appear in the same in 2016 (either for improvement or because they failed in one or more subjects), will have to re-appear in all the subjects in 2016.
  • Those who appeared for the first time in their Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible. However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2013-14 were declared after June 2014 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.
  1. Earlier Admission in IITs/ISM
  • A candidate should not have already taken admission in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program).
  • Also the candidate should not have accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a reporting center in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT applicable to apply

QUESTION PAPER PATTERN AND ANALYSIS

The JEE Advanced 2016 exam will be inclusive of two papers

  • Paper 1
  • Paper 2

JEE Advanced Paper Pattern

  1. Each paper is divided into 3 parts : Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  2. Each paper will have duration of 3 hours each
  3. Both exams will be conducted on May 22, 2016
  4. Paper Timings : Paper 1 will be held from 9 am to 12 noon and Paper 2 will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm.
  5. The question papers will be available in only two languages – English and Hindi.
  6. This exam is designed to test the comprehension, analytical ability and reasoning skills of students.
  7. Questions will be objective-type i.e. Multiple Choice Type Questions (MCQs) or Numerical Answer Type Questions.

Students appearing for JEE Advanced 2016 may use the exam pattern of  JEE Advanced 2015 for an insight to the question pattern, provided as follows :-

In both the papers, parts 1, 2, and 3 contained 20 questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics respectively.

Paper 1 Analysis :

  • Paper 1 (60 questions of 264 marks) :
 Subjects Section 1

(Numerical Answer Type)

Section 2

(Multiple Choice Type)

Section 3

(Match the Following type)

Physics 8 questions

-no negative marking

10 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 Questions

-negative marking(-1)

Chemistry 8 questions

-no negative marking

10 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 Questions

-negative marking(-1)

Mathematics 8 questions

-no negative marking

10 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 Questions

-negative marking(-1)

  • Marking scheme for Paper 1 :
Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct answer 4 4 2
Incorrect answer 0 -2 -1
Not attempted 0 0 0

Paper 2 Analysis :

  • Paper 2 (60 questions of 240 marks) :
 

Subjects

Section 1

(Numerical Answer Type)

Section 2

(Multiple Choice Type)

Section 3

(Paragraph Type Questions)

 

Physics

8 questions

-no negative marking

8 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 para – 2 questions

each para

-negative marking(-2)

 

Chemistry

8 questions

-no negative marking

8 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 para – 2 questions

each para

-negative marking(-2)

 

Mathematics

8 questions

-no negative marking

8 questions

-negative marking(-2)

2 para – 2 questions

each para

-negative marking(-2)

  • Marking scheme for Paper 2:
Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct answer 4 4 4
Incorrect answer 0 -2 -2
Not attempted 0 0 0

Previous Year IIT JEE ADVANCED Question Papers with Answer Key :

 JEE ADVANCED 2016 APPLICATION FORM

The shortlisted student can fill the JEE Advanced Application form on dates mentioned below :

Online Registration Portal Click Here (LINK OF IIT JEE REGISTRATION PORTAL )
Online registration begins Friday, April 29, 2016 10:00 IST
Online registration closes Wednesday, May 4, 2016 17:00 IST

Procedure for JEE Advanced – 2016 Application Form :

Steps :

  • Fill the Registration Form.
  • Upload the Scanned documents.
  • Pay the Registration Fees.
  • Chill for a while then start studying.

Documents Required :

The documents whose scanned copy are required at the time of JEE Advanced Registration are mentioned below :

1.All Candidates :

  • Class X certificate if the date of birth is mentioned in it OR birth certificate.
  • Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared for this examination in 2015).
  • If the name is not same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.
  • Color photo of Candidate with format rules as follows :
  • Face covering 70-80 % of the whole photo frame.
  • Photo must be taken within last 6 months.
  • Photo should allow a clear identification of candidate.
  • Full Signature of Candidate (Scanned Copy)
  • Left – hand thumb impression (Scanned Copy)
  • Full Signature of Candidate (Scanned Copy)

2. OBC – NCL Category :

  • OBC-NCL certificate which is issued on or after June 1, 2015 and conforming to the latest guidelines of the Government of India. For latest guidelines and updates regarding the above, candidates are advised to visit :ncbc.nic.in

3. SC – ST Category :

  • Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate

4. PwD Category :

  • Disability certificate issued by a district medical board / competent authority.
  • Class 12 Examination Board (Outside India) :
  • A certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination qualified by the candidates is equivalent to the Class XII examination.

5. DS Category :

  • Certificate issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Registration Fee :

Examination Center in India Fee
Female Candidates Rs 1000
SC, ST, PwD Candidates Rs 1000
All Other Candidates Rs 2000
Examination Center in Dubai Fee
All Candidates $ 220

Note: –

The registration fee shown above DOES NOT INCLUDE service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may charge.

Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee will be given on the online registration portal.