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Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced

JEE Advanced Date
August 28, 2022 
Name of the Examination
Joint Entrance Examination Advanced
Common Name
JEE Advanced
Conducting Body
IIT Kharagpur
Frequency of the Exam
Once a year
Exam Level
National Level Exam

What is JEE Advanced?

JEE Advanced is one of the most popular engineering entrance examinations in India. It is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology. 

Qualifying this examination helps the students to get into some of the best engineering colleges in India. 

Top institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs, and others grant admission to students based on the scores achieved in this examination. 

Aspirants are ranked according to their marks in exam for the All India Rank (AIR). Candidates can also seek admissions in Bangalore through their JEE Advanced AIR and get into top engineering colleges in Bangalore

The exam is conducted by one of the 7 zonal IITs every year. JEE Advanced will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. 

JEE Advanced exam will be Announced soon.

To qualify for JEE Advanced, aspirants have to clear the JEE Main. They have to be among the top 2,50,000 candidates who have appeared for JEE Main. 

Candidates who have cleared the cut-off criteria in JEE Main 2020 can also appear for JEE Advanced this year. Apart from this, the 20% female quota in each IIT has been removed, and the institutes will be individually deciding the quota. 

In addition to the female quota, 15% of seats have been reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST). Those belonging to the Persons with Disability (PwD) also enjoy a 5% reservation in the institutes.

JEE Advanced Exam Details:

Registration Mode
Mode of Exam
Medium of Exam
English & Hindi
Total Number of Papers
Duration of the exam
3 Hours Each for 2 Papers
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Paragraph-based Questions, and Numerical-value Type

JEE Advanced Exam Dates:

Registration Begins

August 7, 2022 (10 AM)

Last Date for Filling Application Form 

August 11, 2022 (5 PM)

Last Date for Fee Payment
August 12, 2022 (5 PM)
Admit Card

August 23, 2022 (10 AM) to August 28, 2022 (2:30 PM

Exam Date
August 28, 2022 
Copy of Response Sheets
September 1, 2022 (10 AM)
Provisional Answer Key
September 3, 2022 (10 AM)
Final Answer Key
September 11, 2022 (10 AM)
September 11, 2022 (10 AM)

JEE Advanced Exam Time Slots for Paper 1&2:

JEE Advanced Papers
Time Slots for the Papers
Paper 1
9 AM to 12 PM
Paper 2
2 PM to 5 PM

JEE Advanced Registration: 

Candidates can register for the JEE Advanced exam by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of JEE Advanced. 
Step 2: Login using your JEE Main Roll Number, Password, and Security PIN. 
Step 3: After logging in, candidates need to fill up the application form details, i.e., Personal Details and Contact Details. They should note that the details should be the same as that of the details given for the JEE Main registration process. 
Step 4: Candidates should fill up the additional details, as required. 
Step 5: Necessary documents need to be uploaded by the candidates in the given section.
Step 6: Required fees must be paid by the candidates for the registration process. 
Step 7: After paying the fees successfully, candidates can submit the JEE Advanced application form and print the confirmation page.

JEE Advanced Fee Structure: 

Fees (In Rs.)
Female Candidates (Across all Categories)
ST, SC, and PwD Students

Documents Required: 

Documents (In JPEG Format)
File Size
Passport-size photograph
4 KB to 40 KB
1 KB to 30 KB
Class X certificate or Birth Certificate
50 KB to 300 KB
Class XII OR Equivalent Exam Certificate
50 KB to 300 KB
Category Certificate (If Required)
50 KB to 300 KB
Additional Category Certificate (If Required)
50 KB to 300 KB
PwD Certificate
50 KB to 300 KB
Scribe Request Letter (Only for PwD Candidates
50 KB to 300 KB
DS Certificate
50 KB to 300 KB
OCI Card/ PIO Card
50 KB to 300 KB

JEE Advanced Exam Centres:

New Delhi
Port Blair

JEE Advanced Syllabus and Books: 

Section A: Physics

General Physics
Thermal Physics
Electricity & Magnetism
Modern Physics

Books for Physics: 

Name of the Book
Concepts of Physics Vol I and Vol II
H.C. Verma
IIT Physics
D.C. Pandey
Problems in General Physics
I.E. Irodov
Understanding Physics
D.C. Pandey
Fundamentals of Physics
Halliday, Resnick & Walker
Problems in Physics
S.S. Krotov
Understanding Physics
Freedman and Young

Section B: Chemistry

Organic Chemistry
General Chemistry
Gaseous and Liquid States
Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
Chemical Equilibrium
Solid State
Chemical Kinetics
Surface Chemistry
Nuclear Chemistry
Isolation/ Preparation and Properties of Non-metals
Preparation and properties of Compounds
Transitions Elements
Ores and Minerals
Extractive Metallurgy
Principles of Qualitative Analysis
Concepts of Organic Chemistry
Preparation, Properties, and Reactions of Alkane, Alkenes, and Alkynes
Reactions of Benzene
Characteristic Reactions
Amino Acids 
Properties and use of Polymers
Practical Organic Chemistry

Books for Chemistry: 

Name of the Book
Organic Chemistry
O. P. Tandon
Physical Chemistry
O. P. Tandon
Concise Inorganic Chemistry
J. D. Lee
Organic Chemistry
Peter Sykes
Physical Chemistry
P.W. Atkins
Organic Chemistry
M. S. Chauhan
Organic Chemistry
Morrison and Boyd
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations
R. C. Mukherjee

Section C: Mathematics

Analytical Geometry
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus

Books for Mathematics: 

Name of the Book
Maths XI & XII
R.D. Sharma
Advanced Problems in Mathematics for JEE (Main & Advanced)
Vikas Gupta & Pankaj Joshi
Objective Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced and Other Engineering Entrance Examinations
R.D. Sharma
Algebra- Higher Algebra
Hall and Knight
Coordinate Geometry - Plane Coordinate Geometry
S.L. Loney
Trigonometry & Geometry - Plane Trigonometry Part 1
S.L. Loney
Calculus - Problems in Calculus of One Variable
I.A. Maron
Differential Calculus
A. Das Gupta
Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE
Tata McGraw-Hill Publications

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern:

JEE Advanced question paper will be a mix of MCQ, Numerical Value-type, and Paragraph-based questions. 

Following is the JEE Advanced Pattern and the marking scheme for the exam's question paper: 

Types of Questions
Number of Questions (Maximum Marks Allotted)
Section A: Multiple Choice Questions (With 1 or more than 1 correct answers)
6 (24)
Section B: Numerical Value-type Questions
8 (24)
Section C: Paragraph-based Questions
4 (12)

Below is the JEE Advanced Marking Scheme for Paper 1 & Paper 2: 

Full Marks
Section 1

Full Marks: +4

Partial Marks: 

  • +3: All 4 options are correct and only 3 correct options are chosen.
  • +2: If 3 or more options are correct but only 2 of the correct options are chosen. 
  • +1: If 2 or more options are correct but only 1 of the correct option is chosen

Negative Marking: -2 for all cases other than the ones mentioned

Section 2
Full Marks: +3 (Only if the correct numerical value is mentioned)
Section 3

Full Marks: +3 (Only if the correct option is selected)

Negative Mark: -1 for wrong options selected

JEE Advanced Preparation Tips:

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned preparation tips for JEE Advanced: 

  • Hold the Right Guiding Hand: 

JEE Advanced is a tough exam, and candidates should have the right mentor to guide you through the process. Whether it's a coaching centre or a private tutor, they should be able to grasp the concepts in a detailed and strategic manner.

It's much better to go for a mentor who has prior experience in this area. He/ She should have a proper grasp over the syllabus. Candidates should go for someone who has been through the rigours of the exam and has come out with flying colours. 

  • Pluck the Right Fruits: 

Just like selecting the right mentor, books also play a huge part in the preparation process. Hence, candidates should select the right books and other resources for exam preparation.  

  • Time Your Success: 

The exam requires a meticulous preparation approach. Candidates need to prepare a full-fledged schedule for the examination. The schedule should give priority to weaker areas to help you focus on them better. 

It should have provisions of break that would help them rejuvenate and come back to the study table. Time Management is the key to succeed in these examinations, and candidates should be doing it effectively with the help of a schedule. 

  • Flashbacks helps tasting success: 

Concepts can take many days to learn but do not take much time to be forgotten. Hence, it's recommended that aspirants should go through their preparation notes regularly or revise them to be in touch with the concepts. 

Candidates should go through the syllabus of JEE Advanced in a proper manner and determine the topics which require more revision and do them accordingly. 

Aspirants should solve the previous year's Question Paper to get an idea of what they can expect on the exam day. It will help them to know about the pattern and the kind of questions in a better manner.

  • Success seeks Healthy Efforts: 

Exam preparation doesn't give candidates the ticket to compromise on their health. Candidates should take proper care of their health by eating right and drinking right.

They should also incorporate exercise in their routine before they go on to start with their preparation. 

JEE Advanced Admit Card:

Candidates can download the admit card by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Visit the official website of JEE Advanced. 
Step 2: Go to the notification section and click on "Admit Card".
Step 3: Log in using your Application Number and Password. 
Step 4: The JEE Advanced Admit Card will now be displayed on your screen. 
Step 5: Check for any discrepancies. If there isn't any then download the admit card. 
Step 6: Take a print out of the admit card. 

JEE Advanced Results:

Candidates can check the JEE Advanced results by following the below-mentioned steps: 

Step 1: Go to the official website of JEE Advanced. 
Step 2: Click on the "Results Tab".
Step 3: Enter your Registration Number, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, and Email-ID to access your Scorecard. 
Step 4: Download and take a printout of the JEE Advanced Scorecard. 

JEE Advanced Cut off:

JEE Advanced Cut off is divided into the following 2 parts:

  • Qualifying JEE Advanced Cut off: 

Clearing this cut off means that the candidate has cleared the exam. This cut off ensures that students are now eligible for the counselling process of JEE Advanced. 

  • Admission JEE Advanced Cut off: 

This cut off implies that aspirants can choose their preferred courses at their preferred colleges. They have a higher chance of getting these courses as a result of clearing this cut off. 

JEE Advanced Cut off depends on the following factors:

  • The total number of candidates who appear for the Exam. 
  • The combined performance of all the candidates appearing for the JEE Advanced Exam. 
  • The difficulty level of the Exam. 
  • Category of the respective candidates appearing for the JEE Advanced Exam. 

Aspirants must note that just clearing the cut off won't help them get into their desired colleges. They shall be given their preferred option based on the marks scored by them. 

JEE Advanced Selection Process:

Following is the shortlisting criteria of students according to categories: 

Percentage of Students to be shortlisted

3% of the categories mentioned above will belong to the PwD category. 

JEE Advanced Counselling:

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) carries out the counselling process of JEE Advanced. The counselling session of JEE Advanced admits students into the following institutions:

  • Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
  • National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)
  • Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)

Following are the steps for the counselling process: 

Step 1: Candidates have to visit the official website of the respective counselling committee. 
Step 2: They have to create their login using JEE Advanced credentials. 
Step 3: Candidates need to fill their choices and lock the seats. 
Step 4: Respective counselling committee shall allot the seats. 
Step 5: Candidates have to pay the fees and verify the documents for JEE Advanced Counselling. 
Step 6: They have to report to the allotted college before the stipulated time. 

Documents required during the JEE Advanced Counselling process: 

  • Photo Identity Card
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • JEE Main Admit Card 
  • PwD certificate (If Applicable)
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment
  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
  • 3 Passport-size Photographs


- Candidates should be in the top 2,50,000 candidates who answered the JEE Mains Examination. In addition to this, they should have passed their Class X and Class XII Examination, with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths, from a recognised educational board in India.

- Yes, both Paper 1 and Paper 2 are mandatory for exam aspirants.

- All the IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs accept the JEE Advanced scores. Along with this, some of the renowned private colleges also accept the JEE Advanced scores.

- JEE Advanced tests students on concepts that need to be studied and mastered meticulously with the right approach. If this is done, then it's not the toughest exam to crack. Otherwise, you can expect the worst.

- No, Class XII marks don't affect the JEE Advanced scores.

- Candidates will be awarded 3 hours each for the 3 Question Papers.

- No, you won't get admission into IITs, NITs, and IIITs without participating in the counselling process.

- Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) conducts the JEE Advanced counselling process.

-The application fee for general boys is Rs. 2,800.

- There can be upto 6 rounds of counselling for JEE Advanced.
Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to meet the following eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced: 

Eligibility Criterion 1:

The aspirant has to be among the top 2,50,000 candidates who appeared for JEE Main. The given number can vary depending on the number of tied ranks or scores. Both JEE Main 2020 and JEE Main qualified candidates can appear for the exam. 

Eligibility Criterion 2: 

Aspirants belonging to the general category should be below the age of 25. While those belonging to the SC, ST, and PwD category should be below the age of 30. 

Eligibility Criterion 3:

The aspirant shouldn't be attempting for the 3rd time in 3 consecutive years. They are allowed to appear for the exam just twice in 2 consecutive years. 

Eligibility Criterion 4:

The aspirant must have passed their Class XII examination or Equivalent in the examination year or in the year before that. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics must be the compulsory subject of the aspirant in his/ her Class XII examination. There are no minimum or maximum eligibility marks to qualify for the examination. 

But there is an exception in this criterion. If the candidate appeared for the Class XII examination 2 years before the year of examination, and if his/ her results are declared after June that year, then the candidate is eligible for the exam. 

For example, an aspirant who wants to appear for JEE Advanced after completing their Class XII Examinations in the 2018-19 session must have got their Class XII scores before June 2019. Failing to do so, he/ she cannot appear for the exam. 

Presuming the result of other students was released before June 2019 and the aspirant's result was withheld, then the aspirant is not eligible to answer JEE Advanced. 

Eligibility Criterion 5: An aspirant isn't eligible for undertaking JEE Advanced if he/ she had been admitted to IIT in the previous year or has accepted an IIT seat at a reporting centre. Even though he/ she had decided not to continue with the program, they cannot undertake the exam.

If the candidature of an aspirant was cancelled after taking admission at any IIT, then he/ she won't be allowed to appear for JEE Advanced.

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