Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2016 online application process will start from 1st December, 2015

Date of Examination

JEE (Main) – Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) [Offline examination]:03.04.2016

JEE (Main) – Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) [Online examination]: 09, 10 April, 2016

JEE (Main) – Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) [Offline examination]:03.04.2016


The detailed information bulletin containing details of examination, syllabus, eligibility criteria to appear, examination fee, cities of examination, State code of eligibility, age relaxation, process of normalization of marks, eligibility for admission, reservation policies and important dates will be available on JEE (Main) website on 1st December 2015. The aspiring candidates are requested to download the information bulletin from above mentioned website only and read the same carefully before applying.

Application Form for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2016

The aspiring candidates have to apply online only through JEE (Main) website The online application process will start from 1st December, 2015 onwards.

The last date for application is 31st December, 2015. The eligibility criteria for JEE (Main) & JEE (Advanced) are different. The candidates are requested to read the information bulletin carefully and themselves ensure their eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main) as well as JEE (Advanced).

Details of Examination

JEE (Main) – 2016 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) and Paper-2(B. Arch./ B. Planning). Depending upon on the course (s) candidates are seeking admission, may take Paper-1 B.E. / B. Tech.), or Paper-2 B. Arch./ B. Planning), or both.


Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Paper 2 (B. Arch. / B. Planning)

  • Mathematics – Part I
  • Aptitude Test – Part II
  • Drawing Test–Part III


Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.

All other undergraduate courses (B.E./B. Tech.) – Paper 1

B.ARCH/B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs) – Paper 2


Schedule of Examination for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2016

Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination)

Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.)

Date of Examination – 03.04.2016 (Sunday)

Timings – 0930-1230 Hours (IST)

Duration – 3 Hours

Paper 2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning)

Date of Examination – 03.04.2016 (Sunday)

Timings – 1400-1700 Hours(IST)

Duration – 3 Hours


Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.) Only

Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.)

Date of Examination – 09.04.2016 (Saturday) & 10.04.2016 (Sunday)

Timings – 1st shift 0930-1230 Hours (IST)

2nd shift (*) 1400-1700 Hours (IST)

*If required

Duration – 3 Hours


Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).


Steps to be followed to apply Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2016 online

Step 1: Download the information bulletin and read it carefully to ensure your eligibility.

Step 2: Read the contents of Online Format and instructions for applying online given in the

Information Bulletin and keep the entire information ready.

Step 3: Keep the Scanned Images of your Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression ready in JPG format only.

Step 4: Fill in the Online Application Form.

Step 5: Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression.

Step 6: Pay Examination Fee by Debit/Credit card or e-challan (generated after submission of details in online application form).

Step 7: Download Acknowledgement Slip and keep the same in safe custody for future reference.


NOTE: The candidate should mention only his/her own Mobile No. and E- Mail ID while submitting the ON-line application, as all the communications will be sent to the candidates on their registered Mobile Number and E-mail ID only.

For information about JEE (Advanced), the candidates are advised to visit JEE (Advanced) website


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