Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all India common engineering entrance examination conducted for admission to various engineering colleges and courses all over the country. The JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs/ISM Dhanbad. The candidates are advised to see the JEE (Advanced) website for information related to JEE (Advanced). 

Mode of Examination

The Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) (described below) of JEE(Main) will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) only.

Type of Examination
JEE (Main)  shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. 

Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below

 SubjectsMode of Exam
Paper 1 BE/ Physics, Chemistry & Math Pen and Paper OR Computer based 
Paper 2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning)Math -Part I Aptitude -Part II & Drawing -Part IIIOnly Pen and Paper based