IIT JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Mains
It is a competitive exam conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for admission to undergraduate engineering programs offered at IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad. This exam is considered to be one of the toughest engineering entrance exams in India. The exam consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, and candidates must pass both papers to be eligible for admission. The exam tests the candidate’s knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
IIT JEE Mains is a computer-based test (CBT) that is held twice a year, usually in January and April. The exam is conducted over a period of three days, with Paper 1 held on the first day, and Paper 2 held on the second and third days. The duration of each paper is 3 hours.
Paper 1, also known as B.E./B.Tech, is for candidates seeking admission to undergraduate engineering programs. It consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical-answer type questions (NATs) that test the candidate’s knowledge of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
Paper 2, also known as B.Arch/B.Planning, is for candidates seeking admission to undergraduate architecture and planning programs. It consists of MCQs and free-response questions (FRQs) that test the candidate’s aptitude for architecture and planning, as well as their knowledge of mathematics and general aptitude.
The marks obtained in IIT JEE Mains are used for admission to NITs and other centrally-funded technical institutions (CFTIs) as well as for providing ranking for JEE Advanced which is a gateway for IITs.
It’s important to note that the eligibility criteria, syllabus, and the pattern of the exam are subject to change as per the discretion of the conducting body, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Joint Admission Board (JAB).