JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Day Guidelines


JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Day GuidelinesJEE Advanced 2017 Exam Day GuidelinesJEE Advanced 2017 to be conducted by the examination conducting authority, IIT Madras on May 21 in pen and paper mode. JEE Advanced 2017 consist two compulsory papers; paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 will be held in the morning session and paper 2 to be conducted in the forenoon session. JEE Advanced 2017 will be held in 120 exam cities across the country and in 6 foreign countries. As only few days are left for the exam, it is very important for candidates to go through the exam day guidelines. As per the experts, a systematic approach while attempting JEE Advanced 2017 exam will help candidates to score good marks and perform better in the exam. The exam day guidelines provide details about the reporting time, dress code, do’s and don’ts, materials allowed inside the examination centre, and other vital information that candidates must adhere to. Candidates are advised to follow the instructions as provided in JEE Advanced 2017 exam day guidelines provided below to avoid any chaos or confusion on the examination day.


Reporting time for JEE Advanced- Before 7:45 am

reporting-time-for-jee-advancedCandidates are advised to reach the allotted JEE Advanced 2017 exam centre two hours in advance to complete all the pre- examination formalities on time. As per the instruction in the admit card, candidates must reach the examination hall before 7:45 pm. The JEE Advanced 2017 Paper I will start from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The paper II of JEE Advanced 2017 will be conducted in forenoon session beginning from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall after the commencement of exam in both the session. At the exam centre, candidates also have to undergo physical frisking and biometric verification. Therefore, to avoid rush, candidates must report at least 2 hours 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the examination.


Time Schedule for JEE Advanced 2017

The time schedule for both paper 1 and paper 2 of JEE Advanced is given below in the table:

S.No. JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Day Events Timings
1. Enter the exam centre before 7:45 am
2. Last entry to the exam hall

Paper 1: 9:00 am
Paper 2: 2:00 pm

3. Commencement of exam Paper 1: 9:00 am
Paper 2: 2:00 pm
4. Exam concludes Paper 1: 12:00 pm
Paper 2: 5:00 pm

jee-advanced-2017-dress-codeJEE Advanced 2017 Dress Code

As per the guidelines defined by the examination conducting authority, candidates are advised to wear half sleeves. Candidates should not wear clothes with big buttons and they should wear open footwear like chappals and sandals. Also, candidates should avoid wearing ornaments such as Charms, veil, metallic items such as rings, bracelet, earrings, nose pin, pendants, necklace etc.

Things to be carried to JEE Advanced Exam Centre

things-to-be-carried-to-jee-advanced-exam-centreOn the exam day, candidates will require carrying the following materials along with them to the exam centre:
JEE Advanced 2017 admit cardIt is mandatory for each and every candidate to carry the printed copy of the downloaded admit card to the exam hall. Candidates have to produce JEE Advanced admit card 2017 in the examination hall for verification. Candidates must verify all the details mentioned in the admit card. In case of any discrepancy, candidates should contact the Chairman of the respective zonal coordinating IIT for rectification. Without the hall ticket, no candidate will be allowed to appear for the entrance test. The original admit card will be issued at the exam hall during the paper 1 examination.

Stationary itemsCandidates will be allowed to carry a black ball point pen with a transparent body, pencil and eraser to the examination hall.

Identity ProofAs per the instructions provided in JEE main admit card, candidates have to carry any of the following original photo identity cards:

  • Aadhaar card
  • School or College ID
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • Pan card

Items not allowed in JEE Advanced 2017

things-not-allowed-in-jee-advanced-2017Candidates are advised not to carry any baggage to the exam centre of JEE Advanced. No arrangement will be made at the centres for keeping any article/item/mobile/purse etc. of the candidates. If any candidate is found to be in possession of the following items, it will lead to the cancellation of the candidature.

Stationary ItemsAbacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, written or white (blank) paper/piece of paper, writing pad

Electronic Devicesmobile phones, smart phones, calculators, iPad, tabs, digital watches etc.

Other itemspouch, wallets, health band, handbag, goggles, eatables

How to mark response in JEE Advanced 2017 ORS

how-to-mark-response-inThe answer sheet of each paper of JEE Advanced 2017 is a machine‐readable Optical Response Sheet (ORS). Candidates need to keep the following points in check at the time of marking the answers in JEE Advanced 2017 ORS

  • The ORS has two pages with the same lay out. The first page is machine readable. It is designed so as to leave impressions of the responses on the second page.

  • Candidates must ensure not to separate or disturb the alignment of the two pages of the sheet
  • For marking the answers in the ORS, candidates have to use black ball point pen only
  • Candidates must mark the answers to all the questions on the first page of the ORS by darkening the appropriate bubble or bubbles
  • Adequate pressure must be applied by the candidates while marking the answers to ensure that a proper impression is made on the second page of the ORS.
  • At the end of the examination, the second page of the ORS will be handed over to the candidates by the invigilator

Check JEE Advanced question paper medium

The question paper will either be in English or Hindi. Candidates must check the medium of paper provided to them as per the language chosen by them at the time of applying for JEE Advanced. If the question paper is in a language other than the medium opted by the candidates, they should immediately report about the same to the invigilator.

JEE Advanced 2017 paper attempting strategy

On the exam day, candidates must develop a strategy to follow while attempting the section wise questions. For each paper, candidates will be given a total duration of three hours. Therefore, candidates must plan their approach smartly to handle exam pressure and manage time efficiently. Below are some of the strategy to guide you through exam day.

Mark the answer to question wiselyBefore attempting the questions, candidates are advised to go through the entire paper once and start with the section they are more comfortable with. Also, as there will be negative marking for some of the questions in both paper 1 and paper 2 of JEE Advanced, candidates must mark the answers carefully.

Time Management– A strategy that candidates must follow while attempting the paper is managing the time. Candidates will be given a total duration of 3 hours to complete each paper. Hence, it is important that candidates strategies their time accordingly. According to JEE Advanced toppers and experts, if candidates find a particular question to be difficult, they should not invest much time there and move towards the next question to complete the paper on time.

Stay focused and maintain your composureTo perform well in the exam, candidates must keep calm and stay focused. In case candidates become nervous or overwhelmed, they should take deep breathes to reduce the anxiety level. A positive and cool temperament will help candidates to concentrate and reduce exam pressure. Therefore, candidates must maintain their temperament and be confident to ace JEE Advanced 2017

dos-and-donts-for-jee-advanced-2017Do’s and Don’ts for JEE Advanced 2017

It is important for the candidates to be aware of the things that must be done and avoided on and before the exam day. Candidates must visit the exam centre allotted to them one day prior to the exam to avoid any last minute hassle. They must revise all the topics in each section and should not start any new topic. It is also necessary to get proper sleep. On the exam day, candidates must reach the centre on time and adhere to all the rules and regulation during the examination. Candidates may go through the checklist given belowto be followed one day prior to the exam and during the D-day:

Do’s and Don’ts before JEE Advanced 2017 exam day

Do’s before JEE Advanced 2017 exam day Don’ts before JEE advanced 2017 exam day
Visit the exam centre one day prior to the examination to avoid any last minute rush Do not be nervous or impatient
Revise all the topics thoroughly Do not start any new chapter
Get a proper sleep of 7-8 hours Do not be sleep deprived or oversleep
Read the instructions mentioned in JEE Advanced admit card carefully and collect all the requirements for the exam day Do not carry debarred items mentioned above to the exam centre

Do’s and Don’ts during JEE Advanced 2017 exam day

Do’s during JEE Advanced 2017 exam day Don’ts during JEE Advanced 2017 exam day
Read instructions mentioned in the question paper and ORS Do not rush while reading the instructions
Fill all the details such as name, roll number etc. correctly in the question booklet and ORS sheet Do not attempt unsure questions which have negative marking
Attempt easy questions/section first Do not devote too much time on a single question.
For marking the responses, use only black ball point pen Do not tick mark or fill the bubbles lightly


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