The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs) are institutions of
national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence
ineducation. There are sixteen IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Bombay (Mumbai),
Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras (Chennai),
Mandi, Patna, Punjab, Rajasthan, Roorkee and IIT (BHU). Over the years IITs have created world
class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized
research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of
IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad.
Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), Varanasi and Indian
School of Mines University (ISM), Dhanbad, are the oldest institutions in India
and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science
and technology in particular.
The primary objectives behind such institutions are to:
Build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and thus to prepare
competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
Create environment for freedom of thought, cultivate vision, encourage growth, develop
personality and selfdiscipline for pursuit of excellence.
Kindle entrepreneurial streak. All of the above help to prepare the students admitted
to these institutions for successful professional and social lives. Today, alumni
of these institutions occupy key positions in industry and academia in India and
Each institute has well-equipped modern laboratories, state-of-the-art computer
network and well stocked technical library. Teaching methods rely on direct personal
contact between the teachers and the students and the use of traditional and modern
instructional techniques. Students live in a pleasant and intellectually stimulating
environment with people having similar goals and aspirations, which is an exciting
and unique experience.
Credit-based academic programmes offer flexibility to students to progress at their
own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress.
The medium of instruction is English. These institutions offer courses leading to
Bachelor’s degree in a number of engineering, technological and scientific disciplines.
M.Sc. Integrated courses in pure and applied sciences and M.Tech. Integrated courses
in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these Institutions. In addition,
some IITs offer Dual-Degree M.Tech. programmes. The admissions to the Undergraduate
Programmes at these institutions for all Indian and Foreign nationals are made through
the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
The details of the pattern and the dates of examination, eligibility criterion and
how to apply for JEE(Advanced) 2014 are outlined below:
The JEE(Advanced) will have two objective type papers. Each paper will consist ofPhysics,
Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of each paper will be 3-hours.Question papers will be
in both English and Hindi. Admissions to IITs will bebased only on category wise All India
Rank (AIR) in JEE(Advanced) subject tothe condition that such candidates are in the top 20
percentile of successfulcandidates of their Boards in applicable categories.
Schedule of JEE (Advanced) 2014
The examination will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 as per the schedule given
9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon (IST)
Paper-II: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (IST)
schedule will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.
Type of Examination
There will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. Both the question
papers will consist of three separate sections on Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Questions in these papers will be of objective type. The answers for each of the
questions are to be recorded on a separate specially designed machine-gradable sheet
of paper (ORS – Optical Response Sheet). While answering each of the questions the
candidate is expected to darken the bubble against correct answer(s) using hard
black (HB) pencils only. In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded negative
Choice of Language of Question Paper
A candidate can opt for question papers either in English or in Hindi. This option
should be exercised while filling the application form. It cannot be changed at
any later stage.
Choice of Font of Question Paper
Candidates with poor vision can ask for question paper with enlarged font. They
must send a request letter addressed to the Chairman, JEE of the respective zones
along with the application form.
Cities/Towns of JEE(Advanced) 2014 centres
JEE(Advanced) 2014 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India as well as in Dubai.
While applying, candidates should choose any two towns/cities in the same zone.
Efforts will be made to allot candidate’s first or second choice. However, in some
exceptional circumstances, a different city in the same zone may be allotted. Requests
for a change of centre within a city, will not be entertained. However, under exceptional
circumstances, a change of city within the zone or outside the zone may be permitted
with a request letter.
Use of Calculating and Communication aids
Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, I-Pod etc. is NOT PERMITTED
in JEE(Advanced) 2014. Materials like Log table, book, notebook, etc. should not be brought
into the examination hall.