How to apply for JEE Mains 2018

JEE Main 2018 Application has  been started from 1st December. JEE Main is the  most popular engineering entrance exam in India. It is conducted by CBSE for admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses. On the basis of JEE Main, candidates are admitted to NITs, CFTIs and other engineering institutions. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced which offers admission to IITs & ISM. Students can get complete information about JEE Main 2018 such as application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern and syllabus.
JEE Main 2018 Exam Dates
Here we are providing official exam dates of JEE Main 2018.

Events Exam Dates (Announced)

Release of JEE Main 2018 Notification                                  22nd November 2017

Commencement of Online Application Form                        1st December 2017

Facility of Correcting Images                                                          2nd week of                                                                                                                                                     December 2017

Closing Date of Online Application Form                                   1st January 2018

Last Date of Fee Payment                                                                   2nd January 2018

Opening of Application Form Correction Window                 2nd half of                                                                                                                                                    January 2018

Availability of Admit Card                                                                    2nd week of                                                                                                                                                   March 2018

Examination Date for offline

exam(Pen & Paper Based Test)                                                       8th April 2018

Examination Date for online

exam (Computer Based Test)                                                    15th & 16th April 2018

Answer Key & OMR Sheet Availability                                24th – 27th April 2018

Declaration of Result (Paper 1)/AIR rank & candidates

eligible to appear in JEE Advanced                                              30th April 2018

Declaration of AIR rank (paper 2)                                                31st May 2018

Availability of Score/Rank Cards on website

After declaration of AIR of JEE Main 2018



JEE Main 2018 Notifications – Application Released

JEE Main 2018 Application Form has been released. Candidates need to prepare these documents before filling application:

Scanned Copies of:
Adhaar Card
Academic Documents
Valid Mail ID
Valid Mobile No.
Credit/Debit Card for fee payment
JEE Main New Changes Introduced:
In 2017, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has introduced some new changes in the pattern of JEE Mains. Here are the highlights:
Slot Booking: From the year 2018, students will be able to book their slot for the online mode examination.
No weightage will be given to 12th class marks for calculating All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main. No verification will be required for 12th class roll number.
In order to qualify for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, candidates must have at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in higher secondary examination or must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards.
Moreover, candidates should have Aadhaar Card Number to fill the application form. Check here for more details of Requirement of Aadhaar Card.
Candidates from Meghalaya, J & K and Assam are excluded from this provision. Such candidates have to enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number to get examination centre in these states only.
Student must go through the broucher before filling the form
The online registration for JEE Main 2018 has been started from 1st December 2017. Candidates can fill the application through online mode from the official site. No hard copy of the application form is entertained. Candidates are able to fill the application form till 1st January 2018. Aadhaar Card is compulsory to fill the application form. Candidates also have to book slot for the online mode exam while filling up the application form.
The entire application process has only three steps:
STEP 1 – Application Form
STEP 2 – Upload Image
STEP 3 – Fee Payment

Step 1

STEP – 1.1: Visit Official Website
Log on to the official site of JEE Main 2018.
STEP – 1.2: Read Instructions
Read the instructions carefully.
Click on the checkbox and proceed to apply online.
STEP – 1.3: Fill the Authentication Form
Fill the Nationality, State of Eligibility, State, Identification No. (Aadhaar details), D.O.B, Gender, security pin (case-sensitive) and submit the button.
STEP – 1.4: Fill JEE Main Application Details
Exam Related Details: Fill the exam detail like applying for, mode of examination, exam centre and exam medium.
Personal Details: Fill the personal details like name, father/mother name, state of eligibility, category, DOB, nationality, gender and place of residence.
Academic Details: Fill the fields for academic details like year of passing, school board etc.
Mailing Address Details: Fill the mailing details including address, mail ID and contact No.
Guardians Details: Fill the qualification, occupation and annual income of guardians.
Choose Password: create the password, enter security pin and click on the “NEXT” button.
 STEP – 1.5: Review Page
You will be redirected to this review page. You may change your details by press the “edit credential” button or may go to the “final submit” button.


STEP – 2.1: Prepare Scanned Images
This step will contain the procedure to upload the images (candidate signature, parents signature & photograph and other required stuff. Before filling the application form, one needs to collect the class 10th mark-sheet and following information/stuff to complete this step:
The photograph should be passport size with name and date of taking photograph.
The photograph should be coloured or b/w with the clear background (prefer white/blue background).
It should be a scanned image in jpg or jpeg format.
Spectacles are allowed.
Polaroid photos are not acceptable.
The size should be 3.5 x 4.5 cm (width x height).
File size should be more than 4 kb and less than 40 kb.
The photograph should be clear (without blur or smudge).
The signature should be done by the candidates only as it may be checked any time frequently.
Signature will be accepted on the white page only.
Take the white sheet and mark the box size of 3.5 x 1.5 cm.
Sign inside the box.
The scanned image in jpeg/jpg format.
Crop only box area.
Save in file size is not less than 1 kb and not more than 30 kb.
signature jee main
STEP – 2.2: Upload Images
Click on the button for ‘UPLOAD SCANNED IMAGES‘.
Upload the photo and signature one by one.
Click on the preview button and change if found not OK.
Make final upload and go to the next step.

Step 3

STEP – 3: Fee Payment
Here we are discussing that how to remit the application fee:
Click on the link of ‘Pay Exam Fee’.
Select the mode of payment as via credit/debit card/paytm or via depositing fee in cash in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI bank through e-challan.
In case the examination fee is paid through credit/debit cards, the candidate will need to pay an additional processing charge as following:
Credit Card: 1.20% of the examination fee plus GST as applicable.
Debit Card: 0.75% + GST for examination fee up to Rs. 2000 and 1% + GST for examination fee more than Rs. 2000.
Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances
After successful payment, the candidate will be able to print the acknowledgment page.
In case the acknowledgment page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the amount will be refunded to the candidate account within a week and however the candidate has to make another transaction till the Acknowledgment Page is not generated.
In case of selecting challan, an e-Challan will be generated containing specific details of the candidate along with the amount to be paid.
The candidate has to take a printout of the same and take it to the nearest branch of the selected bank for making payment.
After the confirmation of fee deposited from Bank/CBSE, the candidate will be able to print the Acknowledgment Page, by login to their account again.