The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are Twenty two IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Bombay (Mumbai), Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras (Chennai), Mandi, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar and IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Tirupati, Palakkad, Bhilai, Jammu, Goa and Dharwad . Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad.Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) , Varanasi and Indian School of Mines University (ISM), Dhanbad, are the oldest institutions in India and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science and technology in particular.
TYPE OF EXAMINATION
The JEE(Advanced) will have two objective type papers.Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Duration of each paper will be 3-hours.
The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions
The candidates must carefully read and adhere to the detailed instructions given in the question paper.
The question paper will be in either English or Hindi. Candidates must exercise the choice of question paper language while registering for JEE (Advanced) 2017. Change of question paper language will NOT be entertained after the registration. The question paper will be in either English or Hindi..
PERFORMANCE IN CLASS XII (OR EQUIVALENT) BOARD EXAMINATION
The candidates should satisfy at least one of the following two criteria for admission to IITs and ISM:
Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates should be at least 70%.
Must be within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective Class XII (or equivalent) board examination.