The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) has been declared today (7 April)
This is the first time that a common two-tier JEE examination - JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) - is being held for admissions in prestigious institutions including the IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology) , other centrally funded technical institutions and some deemed universities. The first of the JEE exam (ie JEE-Main) was held in April.
While 40 percent weightage will be given to Class XII (or equivalent examination) marks or other qualifying examination marks, the rest 60 percentage weightage is given to the performance in JEE (Main). Students can check their scores online through the website cbseresults.nic.in
Only 1.5 lakh students, including students from all categories (GE, OBC (NCL), SC and ST), who qualify for the JEE (Main) exam will be eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) test which will be held on 2 June. To write the JEE (Advanced) - 2013 all eligible candidates should register online at jeeadvonline.iitd.ac.in or jeeadv.iitd.ac.in between 8 May and 13 May.
After registering online, candidates have to pay the registration fee through challan (generated during registration process) of all SBI branches having core banking solution (CBS) on or before 14 May. For details of the fee structure, check the website - jee.iitd.ac.in/PressOnlineRegistration.php.
Once they have registered online and paid the fees, students can download the admit card for JEE (Advanced) which will be available from 15 May to 31 May. Candidates who carry the admit cards will be allowed to sit for the examination. The JEE (Advanced) exam will have two papers, each scheduled for three hours.
Besides the 15 IITs, other institutes that admit students based on the JEE results include Institute of Technology at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Bhopal Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram.
This year, a total of 10.5 lakh students appeared for the JEE (Main) exam.
Where to look for results
Official Website: jeemain.nic.in
Direct link to results cbseresults.nic.in