JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Pattern

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JEE Advanced 2017 Exam PatternJEE Advanced 2017 Exam PatternThe examination conducting body, IIT Madras has defined the exam pattern of JEE Advanced. Candidates can check JEE Advanced exam pattern 2017 such as the total number of papers, language medium, total number of questions, duration etc. as defined in JEE Advanced exam pattern 2017 here. Both paper I and paper II comprises questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The language medium of both the papers is in English or Hindi. Candidates were given the option to select the language medium of the paper at the time of filling the application form. JEE Advanced 2017 paper 1 and paper 2 both had a total number of 54 questions. The maximum marks in paper 1 and paper 2 was 183 respectively. Through JEE Advanced 2017, the 23 IITs will fill approximately 11,000 B.Tech seats. Interested candidates may go through the article given below to get more details about the JEE Advanced 2017 exam pattern for both Paper 1 and 2 along with important guidelines for the exam.

JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2017 have two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers are compulsory. As per the information Brochure, IIT Madras, the examination conducting body, has provided details about the mode, language medium, type of questions, subjects, and duration. Candidates can check the exam pattern of JEE Advanced given below:

Mode of ExaminationJEE Advanced 2017 is held in the offline mode, i.e. it is a pen and paper based examination

Type of QuestionsThe question paper consists of objective type multiple choice and numerical type questions. The paper is set to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates

Subject CombinationIn both Paper 1 and Paper 2, candidates have to attempt questions from the following subjects:

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry

Language medium of Question paperThe question paper is either be in Hindi or English. Candidates have to choose the medium of the question paper while filling the application form of JEE Advanced.

DurationFor both Papers 1 and 2, candidates is given a total duration of 3 hours. The schedule for both the papers is given below in the table:

S.No. JEE Advanced 2017 Papers Timing
1. Paper 1 9:00 pm to 12:00 pm
2. Paper 2 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Note: Candidates using the services of a scribe gets compensatory time of 1 hour i.e. Paper 1 ended at 1:00 pm and Paper 2 ends at 6:00 pm.

Marking Scheme– In both paper 1 and paper 2, there is negative marking for of the incorrect answer

JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 of JEE Advanced had questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Paper 1 had a total number of 54  questions with maximum marks of 183. Candidates can check the section wise type of question, section wise number of questions and marking scheme from the table given below:

Section Question type Number of questions Full Marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks of the section
1 One or more correct option(s) 7 +4 (If only the bubbles corresponding to options is (are) darkened +1 (For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct options provided no incorrect options is darkened) 0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened) – 2 (In all other cases) 28
2 Single Digit Integer (0-9) 5 + 3(If only the bubbles corresponding to options is darkened   0 (In all other cases)   15
3 Single Correct Option 6     0 (In all other cases) – 1(In all other cases) 18
 

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 2 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

JEE Advanced paper 2 had a total number of 54 questions with maximum 183 marks. All the three subjects were divided into three sections. Candidates can check the exam pattern of JEE advanced paper 2 from the table below:

Section Question type Number of questions Full Marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks of the section
1 Single correct option 7 +3 (If only the bubbles corresponding to correct options is darkened   0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened) – 1 (In all other cases) 21
2 One or more correct option(s) 7 + 4(If only the bubbles corresponding to all the correct option(s) is(are) darkened +1 (For darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct option provided no incorrect options is darkened) 0 (If none of the bubbles is darkened) – 2(In all other cases) 28
3 Comprehension 4 +3 (If only the bubbles corresponding to correct options is darkened   0 (In all other cases)   12

Candidates must note that every year, the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2017 changes. Last year, JEE Advanced was conducted by IIT Guwahati. Candidates can change previous year’s exam pattern of JEE Advanced for both paper 1 and paper 2 below:

JEE Advanced 2016 Paper 1

Particulars Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Question Type Single correct answer One or more correct option Single digit integer
Total no. of questions 5 8 5
Maximum marks 15 32 15
Marking scheme Full marks: +3
Negative mark: -1
Full marks: +4
Partial mark: +1
Negative mark: -2
Full marks: +3
No negative marking

 

JEE Advanced 2016 Paper 2

Particulars Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Question Type Single correct answer One or more correct option Single correct answer
Total no. of questions 6 8 2
Maximum marks 18 32 12
Marking scheme Full marks: +3
Negative mark: -1
Full marks: +4
Partial mark: +1
Negative mark: -2
Full marks: +3
No negative marking

JEE Advanced 2017 Optical Response Sheet (ORS)

  • The answer sheet of both Papers 1 and 2 of JEE Advanced 2017 is a machine‐readable ORS
  • The ORS contains two pages with the same lay‐out. The first page of the ORS is machine readable. It is designed so as to leave impressions of the responses on the second page
  • Candidates should not separate or disturb the alignment of the two pages of the ORS at any stage and under any circumstance
  • The answers to all the questions should be marked on the first page of the ORS by darkening the appropriate bubble or bubbles
  • Candidates should use black ball point pen for darkening the bubbles
  • The second page of the ORS will be handed over to the candidates by the invigilator at the end of the examination

Service of Scribe

Candidates who are persons with 40% or more disability and have applied under the PWD category will be provided Scribe/ Reader on the request of the candidate. Details are as given below:

  • The service of scribe will be available for candidates who are dyslexic, visually impaired, have disability in the upper limbs or have lost fingers/ hands
  • Candidates who want to avail the benefit will require requesting the Chairman of the respective zonal IIT at the time of filling up JEE Advanced 2017 application form
  • A panel of scribes will be provided by the zonal coordinating IITs, through the presiding Officer (PO) of the examination centre. Candidates will not be allowed to bring their own scribe
  • Candidates will be allowed to meet the scribe one day prior to the examination, i.e. on May 20, 2017. IIT representatives, Presiding officer and invigilator will be present as well
  • If a candidate is found to be using the benefit of a scribe without possessing the extent of disability required, it will lead to the cancellation of admission

JEE Advanced 2017 Exam Guidelines

IIT Madras has defined important instructions to be followed in the examination centre. Candidates can check JEE Advanced 2017 exam guidelines given below:

  • Candidates must carry the printed copy of their admit card along with their original photo identity card to the examination hall. Candidates without their admit card will not be allowed to write any of the paper
  • The invigilator present in the examination centre, as well as IIT representatives, will verify the identity of the candidates. Candidates, who fail to verify their identity they will not be allowed to appear in the examination. However, candidates might get permitted to appear in the examination with the approval of the authorities after completing certain formalities
  • Upon successful identity verification, candidates will be given the original admit cards
  • Candidates will only be allowed to carry ball point pens, pencils, downloaded admit card along with an original photo identity card to the JEE Advanced 2017 exam centre. Any kind of electronic devices (e.g. mobile phones, calculators, I PAD etc.), geometry box, written or blank paper/ pieces of paper, slide rule, abacus, log books, wallets etc. will not be allowed inside the exam hall
  • Candidates must reach at the allotted examination centre well in advance. No student will be allowed to enter the hall after the commencement of the examinations
  • No student will be allowed to leave the examination hall before 12:00 pm for Paper 1 and before 5:00 pm for Paper 2
  • Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory. Therefore, the ORS of only those candidates who have appeared in both the papers will be evaluated/graded

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