JEE Main 2017 – One of the most popular engineering national entrance exams is the JEE Main. The date for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2017 (offline exam) has been announced as April 02, 2017. The JEE Main Application Form is expected to be available tentatively in December 2016. JEE Main 2017 will be held in both online and offline modes for admissions. JEE Main exam is also considered as a qualifying exam to JEE MAIN 2017appear JEE Advanced exam. Engineering aspirants may check eligibility criteria, application process, important dates, institutes, syllabus, exam pattern in this article.

JEE Main 2017 Important Dates:

Applicants can track the important deadlines for the JEE Main exam like the application dates, exam schedule, result, answer key and more with the help of the important dates given below. .All the deadlines are given below, Please plan your application process accordingly.

Events Dates
Official notification release November, 2016
Application form release first week of December, 2016
Application form correction window one week in the second half of January, 2017
Release of Admit Card first week of March, 2017
JEE Main offline exam (Pen and Paper Based exam) 2nd April 2017 (Declared)
JEE Main online exam (Computer Based exam) second week of April, 2017
Result declaration 27th April 2017 (Declared)
Counselling schedule first week of July, 2017

Jee Main 2017 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card Download

JEE Main 2017 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age Limit: Candidate’s date of birth should fall on or after 01 October, 1992 for general candidates and 01, October 1987 for SC, ST and PwD candidates.
  • Candidates appearing/passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2015 or 2016 with PCM are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th or equivalent exam in 2014 are not eligible to apply.
  • Number of Subjects in 12th: Aspirants should have minimum five subjects in 12th/qualifying examination.
  • Number of Attempts: Candidate can attempt JEE Main exam for a maximum of three times only.
  • Diploma (3 years) holders are also eligible to apply.

JEE Main 2017 Application Process:

Application Form:

  • Candidates are required to fill the JEE Main Application Form 2017 only through online process.
  • No other modes will be entertained to fill and submit the application form.
  • The application form will be released from the first week of December, 2016.
  • Candidate can submit only one application form. More than one application form filling will lead to rejection.
  • There is no need to send the printed application form to the CBSE Board.

Application Fee:

The application fee payment can be made through online mode (debit/credit card) or offline mode (e-challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank).

The application fee is mentioned below:

Papers Pen & Paper Based Test Online mode
Appearing General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls General/OBCs SC/ST/PWD/Girls
For examination centres opted in India
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For examination centres opted in foreign country
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900

JEE Main 2017 Admit Card:

  • Applicants must log in by entering their application number and date of birth.
  • They can access their admit card and print it.
  • It is advisable to check the details given on the admit card before printing it.
  • The admit card will display the candidate’s information along with the Roll No and the exam schedule as well as the photograph and signature of the candidate.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their Class XII in 2017 or for improvement in 2017 must enter their Class XII Roll No before downloading and printing their admit card.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern:

JEE Main Paper I:

  • Courses: It is held for engineering courses (B.Tech/BE).
  • Number of Questions: It is consisted of 90 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
  • Mode: It will be commenced via both; online & offline.
  • Duration: 3 hours.  (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
  • Marking : 4 marks for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

JEE Main Paper II:

  • Courses: It is held for Architecture course. (B.Arch).
  • Number of Questions: It is consisted of 82 questions (MCQs) out of which 30 questions mathematics, 50 questions aptitude test and 2 questions of drawing test.
  • Subjects: The paper will be asked from subjects as Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing.
  • Language: Hindi, English (candidates can select while filling the application form)
  • Mode: It will be commenced via offline mode.
  • Duration: 3 hours. (4 hours for the candidates having 40% or more disability)
  • Marking : 4 marks for each correct answer (2 questions of drawing will carry 70 marks).
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect or multi-responses.
Subjects Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude test 50 200
Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus:

Subject wise JEE Main Syllabus is listed below:

The syllabus contains two Sections- A and B.

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus for Physics


  • Physics and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of motion
  • Work, energy and power
  • Rotational motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atoms and nuclei
  • Electronic devices
  • Communication systems


  • experiment skills

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Sets, relations and functions
  • complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Mathematical induction
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequences and series
  • Limit, continuity and differentiability
  • Integral calculus
  • Evaluation of simple integrals of the type
  • Differential equations
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Straight lines
  • Circles, conic sections
  • Three dimensional geometry:
  • Vector algebra
  • Statistics and probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical reasoning

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus for Chemistry

Section: A Physical chemistry

  • States of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Equilibrium
  • Meaning of equilibrium, concept of dynamic equilibrium.
  • Redox reactions and electrocheimstry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Surface chemistry

SECTION-B: Inorganic chemistry

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • General principles and processes of isolation of metals
  • S – block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  • P- block elements
  • Group -13 to Group 18 Elements
  • D- and f – BLOCK Elements
  • Transition Elements
  • Environmental chemistry

SECTION-C :Organic chemistry

  • Purification and characterization of organic compounds
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Bio-molecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life

JEE Main 2017 Result:

The result will be announced on April 27, 2017. Candidates must log in to check their result for JEE Main 2017. In addition candidates will also be intimated whether they have qualified to appear for JEE Advanced 2017 along with the criteria as specified.

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