NEW DELHI: With the declaration of JEE Advanced Result 2018 on June 11, 2018, the seat allocation will begin on and from Friday, June 15, 2018. In a first, the JEE Advanced 2018 was conducted completely on online mode.
Qualifying JEE or participating in the joint seat allocation process, however, does not guarantee a candidate's admission in IITs. Admission will depend on the availability of seats during rounds of seat allocation.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had conducted the JEE Advanced 2018 exam on May 20. The Board had released the answer keys by the month end at jeeadv.ac.in.
This year, the JEE (Advanced) was conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Candidates who are able to secure all India rank up to 2,24,000 in JEE (Mains) appear for JEE (advanced) conducted by one of the IITs. Seat allocation will be declared on June 19.
Nearly 2.33 lakh students qualified for the JEE Advanced 2018 examination. The overall JEE Main cut-off to be eligible for JEE-Advanced had dropped this year. As per the CBSE, the cut-off in common rank was 74 as compared to 81 in 2017 and 100 in 2016. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will announce the first seat allotment on June 27.
Admission to IITs is conducted in two stages. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) first conducts Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) and then the candidates who secure all-India rank up to 2,24,000 appear for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted by one of the IITs.
The mains exams are held in a single day over two papers of 180 marks each - 60 marks for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.