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JEE Advanced 2016


Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced) 2016 will be conducted by seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to various bachelor’s degree programs in eighteen IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM), along with other reputed engineering institutes.

This national level engineering entrance exam is the second stage of JEE and is held only for top 2 lakh rank holders of JEE Main. A candidate can attempt this exam a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. JEE Advanced 2016 will be held on May 22nd, 2016 for which online registration and filling of application form will commence from April 29, 2016.

Students can check below complete information about JEE Advanced 2016 including its eligibility criteria, application procedure, syllabus, exam pattern, test centres, admit card, participating institutes, important dates, along with closing ranks at IITs and ISM Dhanbad in 2015 after last round of seat allotment.

Exam Name: Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced)

Commonly called as: 
JEE Advanced

Exam type: 

Exam category: 
UG Level

IIT Zones: 
IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay

Conducting IIT for 2016: IIT Guwahati

JEE Advanced 2016 Eligibility Criteria:


Candidates interested in appearing for this national level engineering entrance exam shall satisfy the specified eligibility requirements before filling application form. Only top 2 lakh candidates of JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. A candidate, including a foreign national, must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in this exam-

Criterion 1- Performance in JEE Main 2016

Criterion 2- Age Limit

Criterion 3- Number of Attempts

Criterion 4- Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

Criterion 5- Earlier admission at IITs/ISM

JEE Advanced 2016 Application Form:


Candidates will be able to fill the Application Form to appear in JEE Advanced 2016 from April 29, 2016. They need to register online for appearing in the exam. Only those candidates can fill the application form whose scores are equal or above the JEE Main Cutoff marks specified for JEE Advanced. Also, they are required to satisfy the specified eligibility criteria before registering online.

The online registration procedure of JEE Advanced includes following three steps-

  • Filling registration form
  • Uploading Scanned Certificates
  • Paying Registration Fee

Application Fees-


Category Gender
  Male Female Third
Examination centres in India
General Rs.2000 Rs.1000 Rs.2000
OBC-NCL Rs.2000 Rs.1000 Rs.2000
SC Rs.1000 Rs.1000 Rs.1000
ST Rs.1000 Rs.1000 Rs.1000
PwD Rs.1000 Rs.1000 Rs.1000
Examination centre: Dubai
All categories USD 220 USD 220 USD 220

JEE Advanced 2016 Syllabus:


Syllabus of the entrance exam will be prescribed by the conducting IIT. It will cover topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with which question paper will be prepared. Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced shall prepare these predetermined subject-wise topics thoroughly in order to secure a good score.

Some of the important subject-wise topics are as follows-

  • Physics- Includes General Topics, Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics and Modern Physics
  • Mathematics- Includes topics under Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus and Vectors
  • Chemistry- Includes topics under Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

JEE Advanced 2016 Exam Pattern:


The paper pattern of this national level engineering entrance exam is not fixed and it may year by the conducting IIT. However, there are a total of 2 papers (paper 1 & 2) and candidates have to appear for both. The question paper consists of three separate sections viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It is available in two languages- English and Hindi. Candidates have to attempt objective type (multiple choice) and numerical answer type questions that are designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. Some sections carry negative marking also.
Candidates can check here exam pattern of 2015-

Paper 1- Total 60 questions of 264 marks

Subjects Sections 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 Questions 10 Questions 2 Questions of Match the following type
Chemistry 8 Questions 10 Questions 2 Questions of Match the following type
Mathematics 8 Questions 10 Questions 2 Questions of Match the following type

Marking Scheme –

Subjects Sections 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 2
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -1
Not-attempted 0 0 0

Paper 2- Total 60 questions of 240 marks

Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Physics 8 Questions 8 Questions 2 Questions of Paragraph type
Chemistry 8 Questions 8 Questions 2 Questions of Paragraph type
Mathematics 8 Questions 8 Questions 2 Questions of Paragraph type

Marking Scheme –

Subjects Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
Correct Answer 4 4 4
Incorrect Answer 0 -2 -2
Not-attempted 0 0 0

JEE Advanced 2016 Sample Papers:

Sample Papers available for practice are similar to the actual question paper of this national level engineering test. Candidates can download these model papers and practise anytime as per their convenience. Practising these Sample Papers will help the candidates in knowing their strong and weak areas. The Sample Papers will also aid candidates with the details of types of questions. Those appearing for the exam can download and practice Sample Papers of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of previous years.


JEE Advanced 2016 Exam Centres:

The Exam Centres are the selected zone-wise centres where this national level engineering entrance exam will be conducted. JEE Advanced 2016 will be held in designated cities and towns in India and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. All the exam centres are divided into seven IIT zones- IIT Bombay Zone, IIT Delhi Zone, IIT Guwahati Zone, IIT Kanpur Zone, IIT Kharagpur Zone, IIT Madras Zone and IIT Roorkee Zone. Candidates appearing for the exam shall choose three cities / towns from a zone of their choice at the time of filling online application form.


JEE Advanced 2016 Admit Card:

The hall ticket will be available from Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:00 AM to Sunday, May 22, 2016, 09:00 AM. Candidates appearing for this national level exam have to download it online and furnish this identity proof at the exam hall. It will be handed over to the candidates at the exam hall after verification. There is no provision of dispatch of admit cards by any other means. Candidates shall login first to download hall ticket using their registration number and date of birth. The admit card is a crucial document to be kept safe till the admissions are completed.


The Admit Card of JEE Advanced 2016 will bear following info-

  • Name of candidate
  • JEE Advanced roll number
  • Photograph of candidate
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Category of candidate
  • Name and address of exam centre allotted
  • Language opted for question paper

JEE Advanced 2016 Participating Institutes:

Designated Participating Institutes are the engineering colleges that will grant admissions to undergraduate programmes on the basis of candidates’ JEE Advanced rank. The list includes 18 Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and ISM Dhanbad.

Other institutes using JEE Advanced ranks for admissions are-

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli (RGIPT)
  2. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)
  3. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER): Bhopal,KolkataMohaliPuneThiruvananthapuram, Tirupati
  4. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)

JEE Advanced 2016 Important Dates:

IIT Guwahati has announced the detailed schedule of exam. The important dates will include schedule of application form, admit card, entrance exam, answer key, result, seat allotment and counselling. Complete schedule of the entrance exam can be checked below-


JEE Advanced 2016 Events Dates
Online Registration/Application availability Friday, April 29th, 2016 10:00 IST
Online Registration/Application closes Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 17:00 IST
Downloading JEE Advanced 2016 Admit Card Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:00 IST


Sunday, May 22, 2016, 09:00 IST

JEE Advanced 2016 Exam



May 22, 2016

09:00 – 12:00 IST

14:00 – 17:00 IST

Online Display of ORS Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:00 IST


Saturday, June 4, 2016, 17:00 IST

Request for Review of Responses Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 10:00 IST


Saturday, June 4, 2016, 17:00 IST

Online display of Answer Keys Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:00 IST
Feedback for candidates on Answer Keys Sunday, June 5, 2016, 10:00 IST


Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 17:00 IST

Declaration of JEE Advanced 2016 Result Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10:00 IST
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10:00 IST


Monday, June 13, 2016, 17:00 IST

Architecture Aptitude Test Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 09:00-12:00 IST
Online declaration of results of Architecture Aptitude Test Sunday, June 19, 2016, 10:00 IST
Seat Allotment (Tentative) Monday, June 20, 2016


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Closing ranks (for academic session 2015-2016) across IITs and ISM Dhanbad (open category)

IIT Bombay continued to be the most preferred IIT and the admissions to this prestigious institute was closed at AIR 2637. While the last allotted seat continued to be of ISM Dhanbad.  Most of the IITs witnessed lower closing rank as compared to last year with four IITs – IIT Bombay, IIT Indore, IIT Kanpur and IIT Jodhpur – being the exception. IIT Mandi was the worst hit with the closing rank for the institute falling by over 1000 ranks. The institute witnessed a closing rank of 6313 this year as compared to last year’s closing rank of 5146.

Check below the comparison of closing ranks of general category in 2014 and 2015 across IITs & ISM Dhanbad-


Closing Rank

  2014 2015
IIT Bombay 2776 2637
IIT Indore 4446 4250
IIT Delhi 4669 4706
IIT Ropar 4152 4900
IIT Madras 4658 4950
IIT Kanpur 5162 4973
IIT Jodhpur 6895 5125
IIT Hyderabad 5342 5862
IIT Mandi 5146 6313
IIT Kharagpur 6107 6449
IIT Guwahati 6578 6859
IIT Patna 6190 6949
IIT Gandhinagar 6299 7024
IIT Tirupati 7197
IIT Roorkee 6575 7220
IIT Palakkad 7330
IIT Bhubaneswar 6423 7352
IIT BHU 7015 7484
ISM Dhanbad 7144 8118

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