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JEE Mains 2018 Exam: Percentile Criteria To Qualify For JEE Exam


Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a common entrance examination for engineering conducted for admission to various colleges in India. JEE is considered to be one of the toughest examinations for engineering in the world and every year millions of students appear for this examination.

JEE Mains 2018

JEE Mains 2018

JEE examination is conducted in two phases, namely JEE mains and JEE advanced, to get admission into IITs, NITs, IIITs & other government engineering Institutes. The various number of courses offered by the Institute for the JEE aspirants are B.Tech/B.E., B.Arch, Integrated MSc etc.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE 2018

  1. Age Limit-

(a) Age Criteria: The candidates (General & OBC) born after October 1st, 1993 are eligible to apply for JEE Mains 2018.

(b) For candidates belonging to reserved category (SC, ST and PwD), there is a relaxation in the age limit where applicants born after October 1st, 1988 are eligible to apply for JEE mains 2018.

  1. Number of Attempts-

An aspirant can avail a maximum of 3 attempts in JEE Mains 2018, whereas, for JEE advanced 2018, a student can appear only 2 consecutive times.

  1. Aadhar Card for Registration

A new criterion for JEE Mains has been introduced, where students must have a valid registered Aadhar card number for the examination.

  1. Minimum marks required for IIT JEE Mains:

(a) The eligibility criteria for JEE mains for students belonging to general category- The students must score at least 75% marks in their class 12th board examination or must rank amongst the top 20 percentile scorer in their qualifying examination.

(b) For students belonging to reserved categories (SC, ST or PWD) – The students belonging to this category must score at least of 65% marks in their class 12th board examination.

JEE Mains 2018: No Weightage of Class 12th in Rank Calculation

One of the major changes implemented in JEE examination is that the marks obtained in class 12th shall not be considered in calculating the overall rank of the student. The percentage obtained shall only serve a qualifying criterion for candidates to appear for the JEE mains 2018 examination.

JEE Main 2017 Syllabus

The subject wise syllabus for JEE Main 2017 is given below.

Mathematics Chemistry Physics
●       Sets, Relations and Functions  

●       General Organic Chemistry

●       Electrostatics
●        Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations ●       Alcohol Phenol Ether ●       Thermodynamics
●       Permutations and Combinations ●       Redox reactions ●       Wave Motion
●       Mathematical Induction ●       Chemical Bonding ●       Rotational Motion
●         Matrices and Determinants ●       Coordination Compound ●       Laws of Motion
●        Binomial Theorem and its simple applications ●       P–block elements ●       Ray Optics
●         Limit, Continuity and Differentiability ●       S-block elements ●       Magnetic effect of current and Magnetism
●        Differential Equations ●       Aldehyde & Ketones ●       Simple Harmonic Motion
●        Integral Calculus ●       Solutions ●       Wave optics
●       Sequences and Series ●       Solid State ●       Units Dimension Errors
●        Coordinate Geometry ●       Chemical Thermodynamics ●       Work Energy Power
●        Three Dimensional Geometry ●       Ionic Equilibrium ●       Modern Physics
●        Trigonometry – 02 ●       Chemical Equilibrium ●       Current Electricity
●        Statistics and Probability ●       Surface chemistry ●       Electromagnetic Induction
●        Mathematical Reasoning ●       Atomic Structure ●       Physics of Nucleus
●        Vector Algebra ●       Gaseous State ●       Fluids
●       Transition Elements ●       Gravitation
●       Polymers ●       Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum
●       Nuclear Chemistry ●       Kinetic Theory of Gases
●       Chemical Kinetics ●       Radioactivity
●       Alternating Current
●       EM waves


 After the board exams, the students need to prepare and revise all the concepts efficiently to be able to complete the whole syllabus. The JEE aspirants are suggested to subscribe BYJU’S YouTube channel and learn various important JEE topics easily and effectively.


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