JEE stands for Joint Entrance Exam and it is a national entrance exam held for candidates seeking to pursue an engineering course from various colleges across the country.
IIT stands for Indian Institute of Technology and these are the most prestigious colleges to study engineering in India. Candidates who qualify the JEE exam which consists of JEE Main and JEE Advanced exam will be eligible to seek admission in some of the top colleges and IITs. The difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced is given below.
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JEE is constituted by two different exams: JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
JEE Main is the first stage of the IIT JEE entrance exam. It is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) twice in a year (January and April) to offer admissions into various government and private colleges depending upon the rank of the candidate. Read More.
JEE Advanced is the second and final phase of JEE. The exam is conducted by selected IITs on a rotational basis to offer admission in 23 IITs. Candidates who qualify the JEE Main and are in the top ranks can only appear for JEE Advanced. Read More.
JEE Main and JEE Advanced are two different exams. The top 2.5 lakh candidates of JEE are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam.