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JEE ADVANCED

JEE ADVANCED

 JEE Main and JEE Advanced are the entrance exams for students to get into engineering colleges in India. On scoring good marks in JEE Mains Exam you get an amazing opportunity to join some well-known engineering colleges of India like the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), IIITs, and GFTIs. JEE Main is conducted by NTA twice in a year for colleges like NITs, GFTIs, IIITs, and other engineering colleges. And on the other hand, JEE Advanced is conducted by the IIT colleges itself for admission into all the IITs in the country. Apart from the fact that these exams are conducted by two entirely different bodies, both these exams are closely related to each other. To appear for JEE Advanced, a candidate should qualify for the JEE Mains exam. Although both exams are conducted for admissions into engineering colleges, there are some differences between JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Following are the key differences:

Number of Attempts
There is little different procedure to enter the NITs through JEE Main, Various factor is considered like difficulty level of exam, number of seats and previous year cutoff trends to determine the JEE Main cutoff for NITs.
The minimum opening and closing ranks required by the candidates to get admission in the top NITs will form the JEE Main cutoff for the institutes. JEE Main cutoff for top NITs is released by the concerned authorities in online mode. Students aspiring for admission in top NITs like NIT Tiruchirappalli, NIT Delhi, NIT Allahabad, NIT Calicut, NIT Jaipur and more must qualify the JEE Main cutoff for top NITs to grab a seat in these institutes.. It must be noted that JEE Main cutoff for NITs varies for all the institutes and will also be different for different programs. 
The JEE exam authorities have set certain rules for the number of times a student can attempt these exams. For JEE Mains the number of times a student can attempt JEE Main is fixed. He/she can give this exam 6 times in 3 consecutive years. For JEE Advanced a student can appear in JEE Advanced Exam for a maximum of 2 times and that too in consecutive years.
Eligibility Criteria
Only Top 2,50,000 candidates from the JEE Main Merit List of various categories will be eligible to apply and appear for Advanced 2020. The Online Application Process for JEE Advanced 2020 is expected to start in the first week of May 2020. Before applying online, you all must be very aware of the Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020. Find below the summary of the eligible criteria and necessary details:
As per the JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria, only the Top 2,50,000 qualified (including all categories) candidates of the Mains Exam will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam. The Qualifying Marks of JEE Advanced 2020 are as follows:
For General Category (OPEN) – 46.5%
For GEN-EWS Category – 4%
For OBC Category – 27%
For SC Category – 15%
For ST Category – 7.5%
For PWD – 5% of each of these 4 Categories
Syllabus
This is one of the key points where these exams differ slightly from each other. There are certain topics in JEE Advanced which are not included in JEE Mains. Find the details below:

Subjects Topics in Advanced but not in Main Topics in Mains but not in Advanced
Physics Thermal Physics Electronic Devices, Electromagnetic Waves, Communication Systems
Chemistry Electrochemistry: Equivalent Conductivity, Nuclear Chemistry Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life
Mathematics  _ Sets, Relations and Functions, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning

Paper Pattern
Along with thorough knowledge and intelligence. A good understanding of the paper pattern of the exam is also equally important. With the help of this paper pattern, the candidate can strategize the study plan accordingly which will benefit in achieving a good score in JEE Mains as well as JEE Advanced. This will also help the candidate to work on time management. The pattern for JEE Mains is as follows:

  JEE Main Paper 1 JEE Main Paper 1 JEE Main Paper 3
Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Maths Aptitude, Maths & Drawing Aptitude, Maths & Planning
Mode of Exam Online Pen & Paper Online
Language English, Hindi English, Hindi English, Hindi
Exam Duration 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Total Marks 300 400 400

The pattern for JEE Advanced is as follows:

  JEE ADVANCED Paper 1 JEE ADVANCED Paper 2
Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Maths Physics, Chemistry & Maths
Mode of Exam Online Online
Language English, Hindi English, Hindi
Exam Duration 3 hours 3 hours
Type of Question MCQ Numerical Answer Type

Opportunities after JEE Mains & JEE Advanced:
With the score of JEE Mains, you can always target for admission into NITs. There are around 20-22k seats available across 31 NITs. Many reputed NITs fall into this list and one can get a seat with a good JEE Mains score. Apart from NITs, IIITs and Government colleges are too a great option for engineering. If you get the engineering stream of your choice in these colleges then you should grab it. Many private engineering colleges are also available to you. With the score of JEE Advanced, you can apply for the stream of your choice among 23 IIT colleges in India. Apart from IIT, you can also apply at IISc, IISER, IIPE, RGIPT, and IIST colleges.
FAQs
1. I appeared in the Class XII examination for the first time in 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
Yes. You are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2020, provided you also satisfy all other eligibility criteria.
2. I appeared in the Class XII examination for the first time in 2018 and my Class XII examination board declared the results by June 2018. I neither appeared in JEE Advanced 2018 nor JEE Advanced 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
NO. You are NOT eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.
3. I appeared in the Class XII examination for the first time in 2018 and my Class XII examination board declared the results by June 2018. I did not appear in JEE Advanced 2018 but appeared in JEE(Advanced) for the first time in 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
NO. You are NOT eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.
4. I appeared in the Class XII examination for the first time in 2018 and my Class XII examination board declared the results by June 2018. I appeared in JEE Advanced 2018 but did not appear in JEE(Advanced) 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
NO. You are NOT eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.
5. I appeared in the Class XII examination for the first time in 2018. My Class XII examination board declared the results of all the candidates of the board after June 2018. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
YES. You are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2020, provided you also satisfy all other eligibility criteria.
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