JEE Main Important Dates 2018

Dec. 8, 2017 Plabita

JEE Main Important Dates 2018JEE Main Important Dates 2018 - The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the important dates of JEE Main 2018. Application form of JEE Main 2018 has been released online on December 1. CBSE has provided the facility to correct uploaded images in application form of JEE Main on December 8 for registered candidates. The last date to apply for JEE Main is January 1, 2018. However, candidates can pay the application fee till January 2. The pen and paper-based test of JEE Main will be held on April 8. While JEE Main 2018 in computer-based test mode will be conducted on April 15 and 16. JEE Main important dates 2018 provide exam schedule, dates related to application form, admit card, answer key, result etc. Students who are keen to apply for the entrance examination must be well acquainted with JEE Main 2018 important dates. By keeping a track of JEE Main important dates candidates can ensure not to miss any significant event. The important dates of JEE Main will also help students to be ready with all the requirements in advance for events such as online registration, downloading of admit card among others to avoid any last minute hassle. JEE Main important dates also include the counselling schedule for admission to the 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs and 23 IITs which is conducted by JoSAA. Aspirants can check JEE Main important dates 2018 below on this page.
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JEE Main Important Dates 2018

CBSE has announced all the important dates of JEE Main 2018. Aspirants who wish to appear in JEE Main 2018 can check all important dates from the table given below:
JEE Main 2018 important dates


JEE Main events

JEE Main important dates 2018


Availability of JEE Main application form 2018

December 1, 2017


Correction of uploaded image in application form December 8, 2017


Last date for JEE Main online form submission

January 1, 2018


Last date to pay JEE Main 2018 application fee

January 2, 2018


JEE Main admit card releases on

Second week of March 2018


JEE Main 2018 offline exam

April 8, 2018


JEE Main 2018 online exam

April 15 and 16, 2018


Display of JEE Main paper answer key and OMR sheet

April 24 to 27, 2018


Last date to challenge JEE Main 2018 answer key

April 27, 2018 (until 11.59 pm)


JEE Main paper 1 score/All India Rank (AIR) and top 2,24,000 candidates eligible for JEE Advanced 2018

April 30, 2018


Declaration of JEE Main paper 2 AIR

Fourth week of May 2018


Availability of score/rank cards

Fourth week of May 2018


JEE Main Exam Schedule 2018

The official shift and timings of JEE Main 2018 for both paper 1 and paper 2 have been declared by CBSE. Candidates can check JEE Main exam schedule for JEE Main offline as well as online mode from the tables given below:

JEE Main 2018 Exam Schedule- Pen and paper-based test




April 8, 2018

Paper 1

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Paper 2

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

JEE Main 2018 Exam Schedule- Computer Based Test





April 15 and 16, 2018

Paper 1


9:30 am to 12:30 pm


2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

About JEE Main 2018

CBSE will conduct JEE Main 2018 in 248 cities in India and 10 foreign cities. Candidates can appear in either or both paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.). As per JEE Main eligibility criteria, those who have cleared class 12 or equivalent examination in 2016 or 2017 or appearing in 2018 can apply for the entrance examination. Based on candidates’ performance in JEE Main, its member institutes will offer admission to various undergraduate engineering and technology, architecture and planning courses. The top 2,24,000 JEE Main rank holders will be shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2018 which is conducted for admission into the 23 IITs.

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