Friday, December 30, 2016


CBSE has extended the deadline for filling JEE MAIN application forms in view of difficulties faced due to mandatory AADHAAR usage this time.

Friday, December 16, 2016


This is the question everyone asks "Which exams I should appear in?"
To answer that I will divide entrance exams into different categories:

CATEGORY 1: Mandatory

A)  JEE MAIN and JEE ADVANCED- Online application has already started and last date is 2 January. The website URL is

JEE is an all India common engineering entrance examination which is conducted for admission in various engineering colleges and courses all over the country.
JEE is being conducted in two parts, JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced.

JEE-Main exam is for admission in IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology), NITs (National Institutes of Technology), CFTIs (Central Funded Technical Institute) and IIEST Shibpur, for admission to its dual degree programme.
Examination Pattern: JEE-Main Exam has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may opt for either or both of them. Both papers contain multiple choice questions.
·   Paper-1 is for admission in B.E./B.Tech (online and offline).This usually has 30 questions each of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
·    Paper-2 is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning (offline only).
Official Website:

JEE-Advanced is for admission in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).The merit list is purely on basis of performance in JEE ADVANCED examination.Students who qualify JEE-Mains can appear for JEE-Advanced examination. Approximately 200,000 students qualify to appear for JEE-Advanced examination.
A candidate can attempt this exam a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years.
Examination Pattern: It consists of 2 papers of three hour duration each taken in two shifts on same day. Both papers have equal number of questions of Physics, Chemistry and Maths. 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.
Official website:

Other Colleges taking admissions on basis of JEE ADVANCED 
Following are the colleges which gives admissions on basis of performance in JEE ADVANCED examination
1.      Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs)
To promote high quality scientific education, research and training, Ministry of HumanResource Development (MHRD), Government of India has set up six Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs). They offer a five year BS-MS Dual Degree program. It has three channels for admitting students
1.Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream
2.Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)
3.State and Central Boards
Applications are invited in June month.
Official Website:
2.      Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)
 It is the first university in Asia to be solely dedicated to the study and research of outer space.It was inaugurated on 14 September 2007 by G. Madhavan Nair, the then Chairman of ISRO.[3] IIST was set up by the Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) under the Department of Space, Government of India.It offers  three different courses in B.Tech were offered, namely B.Tech in Aerospace, Avionics and Physical Sciences. 
Admissions are based on performance in JEE ADVANCED. Forms and detailed advertisement is published around month of April.
3.      Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
 It is a training and education institute that gives technical and management training to the petroleum industry and was formally opened on July 2008. It has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status and admits undergraduate students from the rank list of students who have qualified JEE(Advanced) Examination.
Official website:

4.      Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bachelor of Science (Research) Program is a new program offered from 2011. It is designed to serve as a launching pad for research and doctoral studies in science and technology. Major disciplines currently offered include Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Materials, Mathematics and Physics. Admissions are based on scores from the following national examinations: KVPY-SA, KVPY-SB, KVPY-SX/SB+2, JEE(Mains and Advanced), AIPMT.
Official website:

Following are some prominent colleges which admit students on basis of JEE MAIN examination:
 IIITH is one of the top Computer Science institutes of the country. The institute runs Computer Science courses and research projects and is focused on research. Admissions are based on performance in JEE MAIN Paper-1 examination. Also it admits students qualified in Olympiads/KVPY on basis of a separate written test.
Forms are generally filled in May or June.
Official website:

2.      IIIT Delhi/NSIT/DTU
Admissions to these institutes are done on basis of JEE MAIN rank. A separate Joint counseling is done for them. Separate forms are filled in June end.
Official website:

3.      DAIICT, Gandhinagar
The institute's offers B.Tech program in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) .Admissions are done on basis of JEE MAIN. Separate forms are to be filled in May/June.

4.    LNMIIT, Jaipur
It is one of the better private colleges in India. Admissions are based on JEE MAIN Paper -1 Score. Applications are invited generally in March/April.
Official website:
5.    NIRMA, Ahmedabad
Institute of Technology, NIRMA University admits students on basis of JEE MAIN examination. Applications are invited in June month.
Official website:

There are also many other colleges which admits students on basis of JEE MAIN viz TIET Patiala, IIIT Bhubaneswar,etc.

B) BITSAT-Application are generally filled in Dec-Jan. For exact details visit

Also if your state is conducting seperate examination for engineering entrance, you must apply for them.
The other exams you can think of if you feel admission in above colleges will be a tough task for you you can apply in one or two of below mentioned examinations.

A)VITEEE- For admission in VIT. This year it will be in month of April and will be a computer based Test. The forms are already on their website.

B) SRMJEEE: Forms are already available.
C) MANIPAL University-Forms will be available soon

Well in case you want to know more about exams and forms do feel free to contact me through your comments on the blog.


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

How to Fill JEE MAIN 2017 Form: Step by Step Guide

Dear Readers,
To help you fill the JEE MAIN form correctly I am writing this step by step guide so that you don't feel any problem.
First of all read these instructions given on JEE MAIN website carefully, you must keep with you your 10 class marksheet/certificate, Aadhaar card and scanned images of your photograph with date of photograph and your name printed on it and your signature.

Step1: Log on to the website (I will advice to use Chrome)

Step 2: On the home page just scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Apply For JEE MAIN -2017 Link

Step 3:A pop up regarding Aadhaar will open up close that 

Step 4:On the Root Login Page now you will see New Candidate Registration written on left. Click on Apply For JEE MAIN 2017 LINK below that.

Step 5:Again Aadhaar Notification Notice will pop up and you will have to close it again.

Step 6:On the Registration page scroll down to bottom check the box saying I have read the information.... and click on Proceed to Apply Online
Step 7: Now first an Authentication Form will open up asking you for your Nationality(A drop down menu is given where you have to select ) , State of Eligibility(from where you have passed your XII examination) and when you fill this another field open up asking for state from where you have appeared for class XII examination. Then you have to select Identification Type which has three drop down fields to choose from: AADHAAR Number, AADHAAR Enrollment Number, Number obtained from CBSE office.
Fill all these details as can see from the attached pictures and also you have to give your consent for using your AADHAAR details from UIDAI and finally click on SUBMIT.

Step 8: Then the Application Form comes up in which first you have to provide Exam Related Details, First you have to select the papers you are applying for PAPER-1 only(for B.E./ B.Tech) or Paper II only(for Architecture) or for both. Then Mode of Examination : Pen and Paper Based or ONLINE mode and then you will have to select CHoice of Examination Centres.

Step 9 : Then you will be asked about your Personal Details as shown in the pic below

Step 10: Then you will have to fill the academic details as shown below
Step 11: Then you have to fill your Mailing details

Step 12: Then you have to provide details of your Guardians education and Income and then select a password and then fill the security key displayed and click on NEXT

Step 12: Then you will asked to be review your Application details and if correct click on Submit

This completes the first Part of you APPLICATION and now you will be displayed your Application Number


  • The scanned images of photograph and Signature should be in jpg/jpeg format only.
  • Size of the photo image must be greater than 4 kb and less than 40 kb.
  • Size of the signature image must be greater than 1 kb and less than 30 kb.
  • Dimension of photograph image should be 3.5 cm(width) x 4.5 cm(Height) only.
  • Dimension of signature image should be 3.5 cm(length) x 1.5 cm(Height) only.

NOTE : The Candidate will be able to modify/correct the particulars before the payment of fees. Once the payment of fee has been made / e-Challan downloaded, candidate particulars cannot be edited.

Step 14: Pay Examination Fee by debit/credit card or e-Challan of Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC Bank  

  • Payment by Debit/Credit Card: The candidate has to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the acknowledgment Page. In case the acknowledgment page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and amount will be refunded to the candidate account with in a week and however the candidate has to make another transaction till the Acknowledgment Page is not generated

  • Payment by Bank e-challan: The candidate has to select bank (Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC) to deposit the application fee through e-Challan mode. As soon as he/she selects, an e-Challan will be generated containing specific details of the candidate along with amount to be paid. The candidate has to take a printout of the same and take it to the nearest branch of the selected bank for making payment. After the confirmation of fee deposited from Bank/CBSE, the candidate will be able to print the Acknowledgment Page. In case the Acknowledgment Page is not generated, the candidate should contact the concerned bank/branch to update his/her transaction.

Hope this post helps you in filling you JEE MAIN FORM.
For any more clarification you can post your querry in comments

Thursday, December 01, 2016


In reference to admission notice for JEE(Main) 2017 published in the news papers on 22/11/2016 regarding provision of Aadhaar at the time of filling online application for JEE (Main) 2017, following is being clarified ;

 1. The use of Aadhaar for the applicants of JEE (Main) 2017 will result in accuracy of the applicants’ details. This will also help in ascertaining identities of the applicants at the examination centres in a convenient and hassle free manner. Aadhaar obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove one’s identity.

 2. The provisions of the Aadhaar Act and Regulations under the Act have come into effect from 14th September, 2016 and notifications to this effect have been published in the Official Gazette. Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act 2016 permits the use of Aadhaar number for establishing the identity of an individual for any purpose pursuant to any law or any contract to this effect. 

3. Accordingly, CBSE has decided to use Aadhaar for the applicants of JEE (Main) 2017, and hereby notifies the following:
 3.1 Applicants who are in possession of Aadhaar, shall enter Aadhaar number, name, date of birth & gender in online application for JEE (Main) 2017 for the purpose of his/her identity and authentication thereof. 
3.2 Applicants not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, are hereby required to make application for Aadhaar enrolment in case he/she is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per section 3 of Aadhaar Act. Such applicant may visit any Aadhaar enrolment center (list available at to get enrolled for Aadhaar.
 3.3 In order to facilitiate such applicants who are not having Aadhaar, the CBSE has specially set up facilitation centres in each city of examination for the purpose of Aadhaar enrolment. The applicants can approach such facilitation centres who will not charge any amount from any applicant for Aadhaar enrolment. The list of the facilitation centre is available on These applicants who have enrolled for Aadhaar and have not received Aadhaar should enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip at the time of filling online application form for JEE(Main) 2017.
 3.4 In case Aadhaar enrolment facility is not available at the facilitation centres, the applicants should submit a request for Aadhaar enrolment. The facilitation centre will issue a registration number to such applicants. This registration number should be entered by the applicants at the time of filling online application form for JEE(Main) 2017. 

4. A Circular to all CBSE affiliated schools is being issued for the awareness of applicants regarding the requirement of Aadhaar to apply for JEE (Main) 2017.

5. The above provisions shall be applicable in all states except J&K, Assam & Meghalaya.

6. The applicants who have passed or appearing in Class XII examination from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya need to enter the passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number provided they should select the city of examination in these states only.