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) 2015 are outlined below:
SCHEDULE OF JEE (ADVANCED) 2015
The examination consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, each of 3 hours:
Duration and will be held as per the following schedule:
|Day and Date||Paper 1||Paper 2
|Sunday, May 24, 2015||09:00 to 12:00 IST||14:00 to 17:00 IST
Both the papers are compulsory.
NOTE: Candidates using the services of a scribe will get one hour compensatory time i.e., the end time will be 13:00 IST for Paper 1 and 18:00 IST for Paper 2.
The schedule will remain the same even if the above day is declared a public Holiday.
Type of Examination
There are two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2
- Each question paper will consist of three separate sections viz., Physics, Chemistry and
- The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice) and numerical
- Answer type questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical
Ability of candidates.
- Incorrect answers to some of the questions will be awarded negative marks.
- The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the
- Choice of question paper language while registering for JEE
CITIES AND TOWNS WHERE JEE (ADVANCED) 2015 WILL BE HELD
JEE (Advanced) 2015 will be held in select cities and towns in India and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Candidates should compulsorily choose three cities / towns from a zone of their choice at the time of online registration.
Efforts will be made to allot the city / town of candidate’s choice but a different city / town in the same zone may be allotted under exceptional circumstances. Request for change of city / town will NOT be entertained under any circumstance.
USE OF CALCULATING AND COMMUNICATION AIDS
Candidates will NOT be allowed to carry electronic devices (mobile phones, smart phones, calculators, iPAD, tabs, etc.), abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, etc. to the examination hall.