JEE Advanced 2018 – IIT Kanpur has begun the registration process of JEE Advanced 2018. The last date to register for JEE Advanced 2018 is May 7. Since this is the first time the exam is being conducted as a computer-based exam, candidates can use the JEE Advanced mock test to prepare. A demo/help video facility has also been provided by IIT Kanpur to assist candidates to take the mock test and online exam. The entrance exam will be conducted on May 20, 2018. This is the first time that JEE Advanced 2018 will be held as a computer-based test (CBT). JEE Advanced will have 2 papers which are mandatory for all candidates to qualify. Earlier, on April 18 the registration for Foreign Candidates was opened in online mode. Prior to this, fourth, fifth and sixth JEE Advanced 2018 mock tests were released. The third mock test was released was on February 1, while JEE Advanced 2018 (mock test 2) and 1 were released on January 30 and December 19 respectively.

Registration Website Brochure Mock Test

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is the gateway for admission into the IITs and IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and is conducted by one of the seven zonal coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of JAB every year. Only candidates who have qualified in JEE Main 2018 will be eligible to appear in IIT JEE Advanced 2018 for admissions to B.Tech programmes across 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). From 2018, the top 2,24,000 candidates from JEE Main would be eligible to take JEE Advanced for IIT admissions. The medium of JEE Advanced 2018 will be English as well as Hindi language.

Quick Facts About JEE Advanced 2018
Exam Name Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced
Exam Type National
Exam Category Undergraduate (UG)
Conducting authority IIT Kanpur
Number of candidates eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2,24,000
JEE Advanced selection process Admission through JoSAA counselling on the basis of JEE Advanced Ranks
Mode of exam Completely Online

What’s new in JEE Advanced 2018?
  • JEE Advanced 2018 will be completely online. The exam will now be computer-based, unlike the previous years when it was pen and paper-based.
  • The horizontal reservation for PwD candidates in each category for admission has been increased to 5% from 3%.
  • Supernumerary seats will be created for female candidates to increase their presence from the existing 8% to 14%.
  • Category-wise distribution of candidates for seats has been changed for 2018.
  • An additional 4000 candidates will be able to sit for the JEE Advanced 2018 making the total number of candidates eligible to appear for the exam to 2,24,000.
  • The application fee of JEE Advanced 2018 has been increased for all categories.
  • A total of 5 exam centres must be chosen while filling the application form instead of the earlier three.
  • During the test, if candidates find any malfunctioning or any problem with the computer, then candidates will be allotted another system and care will be taken that the exam duration of 3 hours is given to them.
  • GST will not be applicable to the registration fee of JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Advanced Important Dates 2018

IIT Kanpur will be announcing JEE Advanced 2018 important dates soon. Go through the table below to know all the important dates of JEE Advanced 2018.

Important Dates for JEE Advanced 2018
Events Date
Availability of Mock Test 1 December 19, 2017
Availability of JEE Advanced Mock Test 2 January 30, 2018
Application availability for foreign candidates April 18 to May 7, 2018
Application Form availability May  2, 2018
Deadline of Application Form May 7, 2018
Last date for application fee payment May 8, 2018
Admit Card availability May 14 to 20, 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Exam May 20, 2018

Paper 1 – 9 AM to 12 Noon

Paper 2 – 2 PM to 5 PM

(a) Online Display of ORS and scanned responses

(b) Request for Review of Scanned Responses

May 22 to25, 2018
Online display of Answer Key May 29, 2018
Feedback on Answer Key May 29 & 30, 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Result announcement June 10, 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Architecture Aptitude Test Application begins June 10 &11, 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Architecture Aptitude Test June 14, 2018
Result announcement of Architecture Aptitude Test June 18, 2018
Seat Allotment June 19 to July 15, 2018

JEE Advanced Application Form 2018

IIT Kanpur has released the application form of JEE Advanced 2018 for all other candidates from May 2 to 7, 2018 in online mode. Candidates will get just 5 days to fill JEE Advanced 2018 application form, so they must fill and submit the form before the deadline. JEE Advanced application form 2018 for foreign candidates is available from April 18 to May 7. 2,24,000 JEE Main candidates are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2018. For the academic year 2018-19, the application fee of JEE Advanced 2018 has been increased for all categories.

How to fill JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form?
  • Online Registration
  • Uploading Scanned Images/Certificates
  • Registration Fee Payment

JEE Advanced Application Fee 2018

 For Exam Centres in India




Application Fee


Indian Nationals (Including PIO/OCIs)

Female candidates

Rs. 1,300


SC, ST, PwD candidates

Rs. 1,300


General/All Other

Rs. 2,600


 For Exam Centres Outside India (SAARC Countries)


Foreign Nationals

All Candidates

USD 160


 For Exam Centres Outside India (Non-SAARC Countries)


Foreign Nationals

All Candidates

USD 300


JEE Advanced 2018 Application Fee for Exam Centres in Foreign Countries
 For Exam Centres in Foreign Countries

Indian Nationals (Including PIO/OCIs)

 All Indian Nationals

USD 160

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC Countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC Countries

USD 300

Important Note for PwD candidates- PwD candidates who want to avail the services of the scribe need to mention it at the time of JEE Advanced 2018 registration.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2018 include eligibility conditions related to age, number of attempts, marks in qualifying examination, number of subjects in qualifying test, etc. Before filling the application, all candidates must carefully check JEE Advanced 2018 eligibility criteria to get complete clarity if they are eligible for the test. All Indian, as well as foreign candidates, are eligible to apply for the entrance exam, however, they meet the JEE Advanced eligibility criteria 2018.

General Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2018
  • Age Limit: General Category candidates must have been born on or after October 1, 1993, while candidates belonging to ST/SC/PwD categories will get 5 years relaxation.
  • Number of Attempts: Candidates can sit for JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • Qualifying Examination: Aspiring candidates are required to have passed their 12th exam in either 2017 or 2018.
  • Earlier Admission at IITs/ISM: Candidates who have been earlier admitted to IITs/ISM will not be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Candidates are required to have qualified JEE Main and meet the required cutoff ranks set by the concerned authorities.

Candidates can check the trends of last year about top candidates of JEE Advanced as per different categories below.

Category-Wise Distribution of Top 2,24,000 Candidates
Order Category Number of “Top” Candidates Total
1 Open 1,07,464 1,13,120
2 Open PwD 5,656
3 OBC-NCL 57,456 60,480
4 OBC-NCL PwD 3,024
5 SC 31,920 33,600
6 SC PwD 1680
7 ST 15,960 16,800
8 ST PwD 840

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018

IIT Kanpur may come up with some changes in the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2018 as the exam has gone completely online from the year 2018. However, the details will be shared in due course of time. Candidates are advised to go through the test pattern of JEE Advanced beforehand to get a grip on how the paper and the type of questions. However, the test pattern of JEE Advanced is not fixed or released, it keeps on changing every year. But candidates can get an overall idea by looking at the test pattern of JEE Advanced of previous years. If a candidate has checked well JEE Advanced exam pattern 2018, then he/she will be able to plan the execute a plan for preparation accordingly. JEE Advanced 2018 paper pattern includes aspects related to test like marking scheme, the total number of questions, type and nature of questions, mode of exam, etc.

As per the exam pattern of previous year,
  • JEE Advanced consists of 2 papers (Paper I and Paper II) and both are mandatory to attempt. Both the papers will be conducted for 3 hours each.
  • The examination will be held in English and Hindi language.
  • Both Paper I and Paper II will have questions from 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Marking Scheme – JEE Advanced 2018 is expected to have full marking, partial marking, zero marking and negative marking.

  • Questions with one or more correct option (s) – in these questions +4 will be awarded if all correct options are answered, +1 for each correct option answered, 0 when no answer is given and -2 for a wrong answer
  • Single digit integer – (0-9) – 3 marks will be awarded in case of correct answer and o in case of no answer. There is no negative marking for these questions
  • Questions with a single correct option – 3 marks will be awarded for a correct answer, 0 for no answer and -1 for a wrong answer.

JEE Advanced Mock Test 2018

IIT Kanpur has released the fourth, fifth and sixth mock test on February 27. The third JEE Advanced mock test  was released on February 1. JEE Advanced 2018 (Mock Test 2) was released on January 30. Earlier, JEE Advanced mock test 1 was released on December 19, 2017. This is the first time JEE Advanced will be a computer-based test and therefore this is also the first time that a mock test for the exam has been announced. Candidates can use the mock test of JEE Advanced to get familiar with the new exam format and computer-based environment of the exam. Candidates may note that the mock test has questions from the previous year papers and can be taken in English or Hindi. The mock test is a tool to aid students and is not indicative of the number of questions, exam pattern, type of questions to expect or the marks awarded. The JEE Advanced 2018 mock test is for 180 minutes and has three sections form each subject namely – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates may note that the total marks in the test for each subject are 80. Candidates can navigate between sections, save their responses, mark some for review and so on in the JEE Advanced mock test 2018.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of JEE Advanced 2018 includes topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from where questions will come in the paper. While preparing for the exam, the aspiring candidates must check JEE Advanced 2018 syllabus in order to know which all topics are important from the exam/preparation point of view. Candidates get clarity through the syllabus of JEE Advanced 2018 as to what to study and what to avoid. For more details about the specific topics from JEE Advanced syllabus 2018, check the table below.

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus
Subjects Topics
  • Mechanics
  • General
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Thermal Physics
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Algebra
  • Integral Calculus
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Vectors

JEE Advanced Sample Papers 2018

The sample papers of JEE Advanced 2018 are the model papers that are similar to that of the actual test papers. JEE Advanced 2018 sample papers are also the previous years’ question papers of the entrance test for IIT admission. As per various coaching experts and previous years JEE Advanced toppers, practising more and more sample papers is a must to ensure success in the test. By practising the model papers of JEE Advanced 2018, candidates will have a strong grip over the type and nature of the questions that come in the paper, marking scheme, the total number of questions, etc.

JEE Advanced Admit Card 2018

The Admit Card of JEE Advanced 2018 will be available in online mode from May 14 to 20, 2018. Only registered candidates, those who have successfully filled in the application form within the time frame will be able to download their JEE Advanced 2018 admit card. Candidates will be able to download JEE Advanced admit card 2018 till a couple of days before the actual exam. In order to get access to download IIT JEE advanced admit card, the candidates have to go to the admit card official link and enter their registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID.

Note: All candidates are required to bring their admit cards to the examination centre without which they will not be allowed to enter the exam centre and take the test.

What does JEE Advanced 2018 Admit Card carry?
  • Candidate’s name and photograph
  • Schedule and time of the paper
  • Parent’s Guardian’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Question Paper Language
  • Zone
  • Address of the examination centre
  • Exam related instructions

JEE Advanced Exam Centres 2018

The Exam Centres of JEE Advanced 2018 are the examination venues where the national level engineering entrance test will be held. The JEE Advanced 2018 exam centres include multiple test centres in 155 exam cities in India and 6 outside India. Apart from the test centres in India, JEE Advanced 2018 will also be held in 6 cities of Singapore, Bangladesh, Srilanka, Nepal, United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia. Last year, the test was conducted across 115 cities in India and 6 cities in different countries outside India.

JEE Advanced Exam Centres
S.No Zones States
1 IIT Bombay Zone Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Ethiopia (Outside India)
2 IIT Delhi Zone Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Nepal (Outside India)
3 IIT Guwahati Zone Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tripura, Singapore (Outside India)
4 IIT Kanpur Zone Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
5 IIT Kharagpur Zone Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh (Outside India)
6 IIT Madras Zone Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, United Arab Emirates (Outside India)
7 IIT Roorkee Zone Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Sri Lanka (Outside India)

JEE Advanced Answer Key 2018

The answer key of JEE Advanced 2018 will be released on May 29 in online mode.  The responses of the candidates will be mailed to them from May 22 to 25. With the help of the answer key of JEE Advanced 2018, the candidates can compare their correct answers which they have marked in the test and get to know their expected score/marks. Candidates may also get the facility of sending their feedback or complaints or raising their objections against any answer or question in the JEE Advanced 2018 answer key from May 29 to 30.

JEE Advanced Rank Predictor 2018

Careers360 has developed a simple yet innovative tool called JEE Advanced 2018 Rank Predictor which helps the candidates predict their ranks before the ranks/rank list is prepared. In order to know their expected rank in the exam, the candidates have to date of birth, expected marks in all sections, expected total marks, category and date of the exam. After clicking on the “Predict Now” button, the probable rank of the candidates.

How to use JEE Advanced Rank Predictor?
  • Click on the Rank Predictor tool
  • Enter your date of birth, expected marks in all sections, expected total marks, category and date of the exam.
  • Click on “Predict now” button.
  • Your expected ranks will be in front of you.

JEE Advanced Result 2018

IIT Kanpur will declare the result of JEE Advanced 2018 on June 10, 2018. JEE Advanced 2018 result will be announced in online mode only for those candidates who have taken the test. Candidates must check their JEE Advanced result 2018 by logging into the result portal and entering their registration number and date of birth. Candidates can check their marks in individual subjects as well as the total marks scored with the name, roll number and application number of JEE Advanced along with category-wise All India Rank (AIR) through the result.

How to check JEE Advanced 2018 result?
  • Go to the result portal of JEE Advanced 2018 (Link will be provided here later)
  • Enter your registration/application number and date of birth.
  • Click on login button

In order to download their JEE Advanced rank card 2018, the candidates have to log in to the candidate’s portal and enter their registration number and date of birth, mobile number and email ID

Note: Individual rank cards of JEE Advanced 2018 will not be sent to the candidates.

JEE Advanced 2018 College Predictor

The college predictor of JEE advanced 2018 is a user-friendly tool developed by Careers360 that gives the opportunity to the candidates to predict colleges where their admission chances are high based on their score/marks in the entrance exam. While using the JEE advanced 2018 college predictor tool, candidates have to complete 3 stages wherein they are required to enter Rank, Category, Preferred B.Tech branches and exams appeared in. After clicking on the “Predict Now” button they will get the list of probable colleges with B.Tech branches where they may get admission.

How to use JEE Advanced College Predictor Tool?
  • Go to the college predictor link (Will share the link here later)
  • Enter JEE Advanced Rank, Category, Preferred B.Tech branches and exams appeared in
  • Click on “Predict Now” button
  • The list of colleges with B.Tech programmes will be in front of you.

JEE Advanced Rank List 2018

IIT Kanpur will announce the rank list of JEE Advanced 2018 along with the result on June 10, 2018. The JEE Advanced 2018 rank list will be prepared based on candidates performance in Paper I and Paper II. The rank list will be prepared only for those candidates who will have appeared in the national level engineering entrance test for IIT admissions.

JEE Advanced Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018 will be released by IIT Kanpur which is the exam conducting authority. The cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018 is the minimum rank at which admission/seat to any particular college or course has been allotted to a candidate. In other words, candidates having ranks below than the JEE Advanced cutoff 2018 will not be considered eligible for admissions. Only candidates having cutoff rank equal to or above the cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018 will be eligible for admissions.

Previous Year JEE Advanced Cutoff Ranks




Closing Rank
2014 2015 2016
1 IIT Bombay 2776 2637 4880
2 IIT Indore 4446 4250 7732
3 IIT Delhi 4669 4706 5431
4 IIT Ropar 4152 4900 7372
5 IIT Madras 4658 4950 5319
6 IIT Kanpur 5162 4973 7469
7 IIT Jodhpur 6895 5125 6006
8 IIT Hyderabad 5342 5862 6844
9 IIT Mandi 5146 6313 7124
10 IIT Kharagpur 6107 6449 6312
11 IIT Guwahati 6578 6859 8000
12 IIT Patna 6190 6949 8891
13 IIT Gandhinagar 6299 7024 6869
14 IIT Tirupati 7197 8536
15 IIT Roorkee 6575 7220 7531
16 IIT Palakkad 7330 8648
17 IIT Bhubaneswar 6423 7352 8482
18 IIT BHU 7015 7484 9805
19 ISM Dhanbad 7144 8118 9530

JEE Advanced 2018 Counselling & Seat Allotment

The counselling and seat allotment of JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) in seven round for admissions to B.Tech programmes across IITs. JEE Advanced 2018 counselling & seat allotment will tentatively begin from the third week of June and will continue till the third week of July 2018. Qualifying candidates will be offered admission into IITs based on their marks/score in JEE Advanced, choice-filled and registration for JoSAA counselling and seat allotment.

JEE Advanced 2018 counselling and seat allotment involve the following steps:

  • Online registration
  • Online choice filling
  • Online seat allotment
  • Online seat acceptance
  • Online Fee Payment to book their provisional seat allotment
  • Physically appearing at the Reporting Centres with the required documents for document verification

JEE Advanced Participating Institutes 2018

The participating institutes of JEE Advanced 2018 are the institutes which will offer admission to the qualified candidates on the basis of their score/marks/ranks in their respective B.Tech programmes. There are 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including ISM Dhanbad (now converted to IIT) which are the participating institutes of JEE Advanced 2018. These 23 IITs will offer around 10,572 B.Tech seats through JEE Advanced 2018.

Apart from the 23 IITs, the following institutes will also offer admissions to candidates on the basis of JEE Advanced score/marks:

  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli (RGIPT)
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
  • IISER Bhopal
  • IISER Kolkata
  • IISER Mohali
  • IISER Pune
  • IISER Thiruvananthapuram
  • IISER Tirupati
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)


JEE Advanced FAQs 2018

Q1. Which mode will JEE Advanced 2018 be conducted in?

Ans: JEE Advanced 2018 will be held in online mode by IIT Kanpur.

Q2. Will there be any change in JEE Advanced exam pattern 2018?

Ans: Yes, some changes are expected in the test pattern of JEE Advanced 2018. As per JAB officials, short-answer type questions and concept based questions are likely to be included in JEE Advanced 2018 paper. However, further details are awaited.

Q3. With the exam going completely online, will there be any change in terms of result announcement of JEE Advanced 2018? 

Ans: The result of JEE Advanced 2018 may be announced a little in advance this year, as the logistics and evaluation will get smoother and easier.

Q4. What benefits would JEE Advanced 2018 bring in online mode for candidates?

Ans: Candidates can now easily correct/edit their answer options. The scope of printing errors has been reduced. The evaluation process would become much smoother and error-free now. The online mode of the test will also save time for candidates and the result may be declared early.

Q5. Wouldn’t it be difficult for candidates from rural areas?

Ans: Yes, it can be tough for rural candidates, however, IIT Kanpur may release mock tests a week before the test for candidates to get acquainted with the online exam.