IIT Kanpur has released the information brochure for JEE Advanced 2018 on January 26. The brochure gives all the pertinent information about the exam in three sections – institutes, examination and admission. The complete date sheet has also been released for the exam.
Apart from the online mode of the exam, the other new thing about JEE Advanced this year is the increase of supernumerary seats for female candidates up to 14%to promote participation and admission of qualified female candidates. This decision is to ensure that the female ratio of students in the IITs increase from 2018 onwards.
IIT Kanpur has also released a mock test to enable students to get familiar with the online pattern of the exam.
A total of 2,24,000 candidates will be eligible from the JEE Main qualified candidates to appear for JEE Advanced 2018. Such candidates must have met the cutoff issued by CBSE to be eligible for JEE Advanced. It is also advisable for students to check whether they meet the prescribed eligibility criteria as they may face problems during the admissions if they fail to meet any one of the eligibility parameter prescribed by IIT Kanpur.
The result of the candidates who appeared in JEE Advanced will be announced on June 10, 2018. The JEE Advanced 2018 answer key will be released on May 29 while the responses of the candidates will be mailed from May 22 to 25, 2018.
The counselling for JEE Advanced will be held through JoSAA and will be held from June 19 to July 15, 2018.