CBSE JEE Mains is the exam which is conducted every year for the potential engineering who wants to pursue their further studies in engineering field. This is the largest entrance exam of engineering which is held in both offline and online format. We can also say that if someone wants to become and engineering then he/she have pass through JEE Mains exam. It is very easy say in words to become a engineer but the reality is different, CBSE JEE Mains is one the toughest exam to crack which need lots of hard work and preparation.

Central Board of Secondary Examination conducts the JEE exam every year which was earlier known as AIEEE. In the 2012, Government replaced the name of the exam and replaced with JEE. The Joint Entrance Examination is conducted is two parts every year, i.e. JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

You may be wondering what is the difference between JEE mains and JEE Advanced right? Here we will see what is the difference between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

JEE Advanced: JEE Mains is basically conducted for the admission of potential engineering students in IITs(Indian Institutes of Technology) and in Indian School of mines based in Dhanbad.

JEE Main: JEE Main is conducted for admission basically in NITs (National Institutes of Technology) and as well in IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology). There are some options to get admission in CFTI or Centrally Funded Technical Institutes and in dual degree courses in IIEST based In Shibpur.

In this article we are going to learn in depth information about the CBSE Mains exam. So let’s check out the details of CBSE JEE Mains examination:

If you want to know the importance of this exam then JEE mains is the key to open the door of engineering world. If you want to pursue your further studies in Engineering field then you must have to sit for the JEE mains exam and crack it with good rank. The better your rank, the better Engineering College you will get.

JEE Mains is the every year JEE Mains exam is conducted during the month of April. In the year 2014, record three million students sit for the examination but the number of candidates varied in recent years. This year JEE Mains exam was conducted in offline on 3rd April and 9th April and online on 9th April. But the number candidates were very few comparing to previous years. The results are announced on 27th April.

Eligibilitycriteriafor JEE Mains 2016:

There are some eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfill before applying for this exam which are discussed below:

Age limitations: Candidates date of birth must be on or after 1st October 1991, but 5 years age relaxation is applied for SC ST and PWD students.  You should keep in mind that date of birth mentioned in the Board examination admit will be considered while calculating the age.

Number of chances: candidates can make maximum three attempts to sit for the JEE main exam.

Year of appearance in the exam: All the candidates must appeared in qualifying exam in 5 different subjects in the year 2014 or 2015.

JEE Main result system:

JEE Main Result is declared in two different stages ie, Score obtained in Paper 1 which was declared on 27th April, 2016 for this year’s candidates and the second stage is All India Rank which will be declared on 30th June 2016.

Candidates can easily check their rankings online via official JEE mains site easily.

JEE Mains Counselling System:

Central board of secondary education and Central Seat Allocation Board combined do the counselling for the JEE mains. JEE Mains exam is conducted by Central Board ofSecondary Education every year and declare a merit list, the rest work is done by the CSAB board who allocate the seats based on the merit list published by CBSE. Earlier this process was conducted via Central counselling board or CCB which later changed as CSAB.

Future of JEE mains:

Candidates who successfully pass the JEE mains exam will get direct admission to the top Engineering colleges of India based on their rankings obtained. In case of pattern of the exam, in 2015 it has been decided that form2017 onwards anew test willbe conducted named as Science aptitude in the first phase and another objective paper to decide ranks of the candidates.


So this is the end of this detailed information based article on CBSE JEE Mains. We hope you got all the information from how to apply for the exam and which way all the procedures are conducted. We wish you all the best for your JEE Mains Exams.