JEE Advanced 2016 information

By | 28/01/2016

Information on JEE Advanced 2016 ExamThis post gives all important information on JEE Advanced 2016 exam. JEE (Advanced) exam is for admission to UG engineering courses offered by IITs and ISM, Dhanbad. JEE Advanced 2016 which is to be preceded by JEE Main 2016 is a another difficult challenge in front of the students. Student qualifying JEE Main become eligible for this important step. However, lack of information about the exam might cause enough trouble to the students.

To make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of important information that you need to be aware if regarding JEE Advanced.

JEE Advanced 2016 Important Dates

The JEE Advanced 2016 date is May 22, 2016 wherein eligible candidates will take the final test for their entry into the undergraduate programs of prestigious engineering colleges like the IITs and ISM Dhanbad.

Events Dates
Online Registration/Application availability Friday, April 29th, 2016 10:00 IST
Online Registration/Application closes Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 17:00 IST
Downloading JEE Advanced 2016 Admit Card Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:00 IST


Sunday, May 22, 2016, 09:00 IST

JEE Advanced 2016 Exam



May 22, 2016

09:00 – 12:00 IST

14:00 – 17:00 IST

(a) Online display of ORS and scanned responses
(b) Request from candidates for review of scanned responses
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10 IST to
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 17:00 IST
Online display of Answer Keys Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:00 IST
Feedback and Comments on Answer Keys from the Candidates Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10 IST to
Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 17 IST
Declaration of JEE Advanced 2016 Result Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10:00 IST
Seat Allotment (Tentative) Monday, June 20, 2016


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Admit card

Candidates are required to produce their admit card on the day of the examination compulsorily. Candidates shall login first to download hall ticket using their registration number and date of birth.

The Admit Card of JEE Advanced 2016 will bear following info-

  • Name of candidate
  • JEE Advanced roll number
  • Photograph of candidate
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Category of candidate
  • Name and address of exam centre allotted

Registration Fee For JEE (Advanced) 2016

Examination centres in India

Female Candidates : INR 1000

SC, ST, PwD Candidates : INR 1000

All Other Candidates : INR 2000

Examination centre in Dubai

All Candidates : USD 220

-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.

Eligibility Criteria For Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2016

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1986

1- 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.

2- Candidates should be among the top 2,00,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2016.

The percentages of various categories are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexic) candidates.

3- A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT eligible.

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2015 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat by reporting at the reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2015 are also eligible.

Number of attempts
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2015 for the first time are also eligible.

Required documents for registration

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.

Seeking admission under OBC-NCL category
OBC-NCL certificate (FORM-OBC-NCL) issued on or after June 1, 2015 and conforming to the latest guidelines of the Government of India.

Seeking admission under SC or ST category
Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate (FORM-SC/ST).

Seeking admission under PwD category
Disability certificate (FORM-PwD [II/III/IV], which ever is applicable]) issued by a district medical board / competent authority. Dyslexic candidate needs to submit FORM-DYSLEXIC instead of FORM-PwD.

Syllabus for JEE Advanced 2016

  • Physics- Includes General Topics, Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics and Modern Physics
  • Mathematics- Includes topics under Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Vectors
  • Chemistry- Includes topics under Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

You can check the detailed syllabus and download the PDF file for it at:

JEE Advanced 2016 Exam pattern and marking scheme

The IIT JEE Advanced 2016 examination will be paper based and the option of taking the exam online in not available. Like JEE Main, the examination consists of two papers which are to be solved by the candidates in shifts on the same day. Unlike the multiple-choice based questions in JEE Main objective questions would be asked in the paper.

Paper I
Exam pattern

Subject Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following
Chemistry 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following
Mathematics 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following

Marking scheme

Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct answer 4 4 2
Incorrect answer 0 -2 -1
Not attempted 0 0 0

Paper II
Exam pattern

Subject Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following
Chemistry 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following
Mathematics 8 questions 10 questions 2 questions of match the following

Marking scheme

Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct answer 4 4 4
Incorrect answer 0 -2 -2
Not attempted 0 0 0

JEE Advanced 2016 Exam Centres

Usually the centres are zone-wise selected places forexams conducted in India. All the exam centres are divided into seven IIT zones- IIT Bombay Zone, IIT Delhi Zone, IIT Guwahati Zone, IIT Kanpur Zone, IIT Kharagpur Zone, IIT Madras Zone and IIT Roorkee Zone. Candidates appearing for the exam shall choose three cities / towns from a zone of their choice at the time of filling online application form.

Official Website:
Candidates are advised to regularly check JEE Advanced official site. You can also down load JEE Advanced 2016 – Information Brochure by visiting the site.

Candidates are primarily required to practice well and be in touch with syllabus in a thorough manner. Good performance for 2016 JEE Main (explore our JEE Main online test series) is also necessary to become eligible for JEE Advanced 2016. Well-covered topics and mock-tests could serve as the key to cracking these exams.

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