JEE Main 2015 is the first tire of JEE. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts JEE exam every year. Almost 13 lakh aspirants write JEE which makes it one of the biggest engineering exam being conducted in India. Some of the most prestigious colleges like CFTIs, SFTIs, IITs and NITs refer to JEE result for in take of candidates. JEE is classified into two part. Part-1 is JEE Main and part-2 is called as JEE Advanced. JEE Main 2015. This article summarizes information about JEE Main 2015.
Top 1.5 lakh candidates who qualify JEE Main, are eligible to write JEE Advanced. JEE Main was earlier called as AIEEE but 2012 CBSE merged it with JEE-IIT. Through JEE Main candidates are allotted admission in undergraduate courses related to engineering, B.E/B.Tech. etc.
Colleges and Universities which Refer to JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2015 scores are:
CFTIs, SFTIs, NITs, IIITs – JEE Main 2015
IITs, ISM Dhanbad – JEE Advanced 2015
JEE Main 2015 Overview
Name of the exam: JEE Main 2015
Also known as: Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015
Exam type: Undergraduate
Exam level: All India Level/ National Level
Conducting body: CBSE
To Know About JEE Main 2015
In 2014, Maharashtra and Odisha have dropped MT CET and OJEE and adopted JEE Main for in take of candidates. All the admissions in engineering undergrad courses in these states were being held by JEE Main 2015 All India Rank. But Odisha conducted Special OJEE 2014 exam to fill the vacancies in colleges.
Process of JEE Main 2015 Application Form online i.e. Exam will be conducted in online mode. Offline form and prospectus has been dropped. Candidates have to fill the application form online on the official website of JEE. No documents or certificates are to be sent to JEE office.
Selection Criteria in JEE Main 2015
Candidates will be selected on the basis of All India Rank (AIR), which will be calculated with JEE Main 2015 Score and Class XII marks in 60:40 ratio (normalization method). This similar method would be adopted, by nearly, all the colleges and universities.
Before filling JEE Main 2015 Application Form, candidates must go through all the terms mentioned in the eligibility criteria to see if they are fit to apply or not. Eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced differs from JEE Main 2015. The conditions and terms in the JEE Main 2015 Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
Candidate must have passed Class XII qualifying examination (or its equivalent) in 2012 or 2013.
If the result of qualifying exam is to be announced after June 2015, it is rather not advised to apply.
If a candidate has already attempted three times, he/she is ineligible for JEE Main 2015.
Candidate must be born on or after 1 October 1989 (1984 for SC, ST or PwD).
If a candidate has passed Class XII with four subjects in 2012 or 2013, he/she may apply as well however a candidate passing in 2015 must have five subjects in Class XII.
All the eligibility norms will be equally applied to candidates from Odisha and Maharashtra as well.
Candidates must read the JEE Main 2015 Exam Pattern thoroughly to get familiarized with the actual exam and its architecture. It will consequently help them to devise a strategy to solve the questions correctly in the given time constraint.
Exam would be conducted in online as well as offline mode.
JEE Main 2015 Exam would be based on the Class XI and XII syllabus of Math, Chemistry and Physics.
Duration of the exam would be three hours net.
For every correct answer, 1 mark will be rewarded and for every wrong answer, ¼ marks will be cut.
Number of questions: 90 (30x3)
Total marks: 90
Questions will be multiple choice in nature where candidate will select one correct option from the given set.
Candidates will be assigned All India Rank (AIR) as per their respective categorical reservation policy. The following categories will be considered in JEE Main 2015:
NCL-OBC (Non Creamy Layer - Other Backward Class) : 27%
Scheduled Castes (SC) : 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) : 7.5%
Persons with Disability (PwD) : 3%
To avail the reservation claims, candidates have to report at the time of counselling along with all the documents and certificates in originals. They must be duly attested by competent authorities. In case of absence of proper documents and certificates, claims for reservation would stand invalid and candidates would be considered in general category.
Candidates have to fill JEE Main 2015 application form online. To apply, candidates can access the official website. It must be noted that the online application form process requires uploading of scanned images of photo, thumb impression and signature. No document must be sent to the JEE Main 2015 Office. Candidates are advised to follow the steps below to fill the JEE Main 2015 Application Form:
Click the link given to open the official application form page:
Fill in all the personal, educational and contact information in the fields as asked.
Mark the options of exam mode, exam center, paper choice and applying for JEE Advanced 2015.
Upload scanned images of left hand thumb impression (right hand for female), signature and photograph.
Verify the credentials and submit the form.
Deposit the JEE Main 2015 Fee by e-challan or credit/debit card.
Download the acknowledgement slip, take its printout and preserve for future use.
JEE Main 2015 Application Fee- Payment Modes
Two modes of paying the application form fee are described as follows:
If the candidate chooses credit/debit card as payment mode, overhead service cost would be charged as follows:
Credit Card -1.20% of the exam fee + service tax
Debit Card - 0.75% + taxes for exam fee up to Rs.2000 and 1% + taxes for exam fee more than Rs.2000
JEE Main 2015 Admit Card
Candidates will be able to download JEE Main 2015 Hall Ticket otherwise known as admit card, from the official website of JEE. They have to enter date of birth and application number for the same. On downloading the hall ticket, it is mandatory that the candidate brings it to the exam venue.
No entry will be granted in case of its absence. Only those candidates would be issued admit card, who have successfully filled the application form. JEE Main 2015 Admit Card is an important document which must be preserved by the candidate till the admission process ends. Candidate might be asked to produce JEE Main 2015 Hall Ticket along with JEE Main 2015 Rank Card.
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JEE Main 2015 Result will state marks achieved by candidate in the JEE Main exam. To check result, candidates have to enter roll number and date of birth or any other required information. Based on the result, JEE Main 2015 AIR will be issued.
Candidates must take printout of the result and preserve it till the end of admission process. Result would be decisive of the rank of the candidate. It is necessary to know the higher marks, the lower will be the ranking. JEE Main 2015 Result would be accounted by various institutes and colleges as well for admission into their respective courses.
JEE Main 2015 Result would often be normalized along with class XII marks to produce a fair system of score for admission purpose. This would take into account the marks obtained in JEE Main 2015 in 60 parts and class XII marks in 40 parts.
Candidates would be counseled and allotted seats in various colleges based on JEE Main 2015 AIR. This AIR will show their position in India. Also, categorical rank and state wise rank would be mentioned on the JEE Main 2015 Rank Card. Various state colleges would consider this state ranking too.
JEE Main 2015 Counselling comprises of various steps – choice filling, choice locking, allotment, confirmation of seat, upgrade of seats, reporting to the allotted institute, participation in spot and extra spot rounds (if needed). It is necessary that the candidate abides by the schedule of JEE Main 2015 Counselling cum Seat Allotment so that he doesn’t misses any crucial date or event.
If a candidate wishes to drop the default allotment, he can choose to participate in the next round for upgrade. If there are vacant seats from all the four rounds of JEE Main 2015 Allotment, spot round and extra spot round will be held. Candidate can participate in these rounds if he is not satisfied with any allotment from previous rounds.
JEE Main 2015 Rank Card
JEE Main 2015 Rank Card would mention the details of JEE Main 2015 All India Rank, state rank and categorical rank. Candidates have to enter roll number, application number to download the JEE Main 2015 Rank Card. Rank card must be preserved till the admission process ends.
Rank card of JEE Main 2015 is an important document which must be preserved till the admission process completes. Care must be taken that it is not mutilated or soiled. It is necessary to produce the JEE Main 2015 AIR Card at the time of counselling and seat allotment. Only original rank card is allowed and no photocopy would be validated. Candidates are required to make sure that the name, photograph mentioned on the rank card is theirs only, else they must contact the JEE officials for correction.
JEE Main 2015 Choice Filling
JEE Main 2015 Choice Filling would enable candidates to mark the options of colleges and courses as per their desire. Based on the All India Rank, state ranks, categorical rank and availability of seats, allotment would be made. JEE Main 2015 Choice Filling can now be done on the official website of JEE whose link has been given ion the top of the article.
Before marking the choices, candidates must acquire the list of participating institutes and their respective courses. Choices in the JEE Main 2015 Option Filling round must be filled in decreasing order of preference. Candidate must fill as many colleges as possible since sometimes due to insufficient list, a candidate might not get allotment of his desire.
Note: Candidates must note that they are allowed to participate in JEE Main 2015 Online Choice Filling till 5 pm on 12 July 2015.
JEE Main 2015 Contact
JEE (Main) Secretariat
Central Board of Secondary Education,
PS-1-2, Institutional Area, I.P.Extn. Patparganj
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