JEE Change In Pattern
A major landmark in the education systems, 2013 heralds the change of engineering examination. The common aptitude test has been replaced by JEE
Mains and Advanced which have a 60% weight in deciding admission while the 40% marks are considered by CBSE/ICSE school.
Eligibility for IIT JEE
In the new JEE Change in Pattern The JEE Mains has replaced the AIEEE and the JEE Advanced has replaced the IIT-JEE exam. Only 1, 50, 000 students qualify for the second-stage of the JEE which is JEE Advanced.
The admission to the IIT is based on the All-India Rank in the JEE Advanced examination. By the admission to the IIIT and NIT is given to the basis of 40% CBSE/ICSE 12th class exam and 60% JEE Mains examination. The major eligibility is the students passing the Class XII exam from CBSE or any other State Board or equivalent university. The admission criteria ensure that the candidate appearing for the Class 12th, two year Pre-University examination conducted by recognized University or board. All candidates passed out from schools in foreign countries recognized by Association of Indian Universities or 10+2 by an equivalent board. Other eligibility category includes students passing out from HSC with 3 or 4 year Diploma from State Board of technical education approved by AICTE.
Pattern of new JEE exams
The JEE Main 2013 examination has a fixed pattern with the Paper 1 covering Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with equal weightage given to all subjects. It is for 3 hours. While the Paper 2 has mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test with objective type questions. It is also for 3 hours.
Negative marking is there and for every question that you do wrong, ¼ marks will be cancelled. But if you do not answer any question, no marks will be canceled for not responding to a question.