JEE Main Vs JEE Advanced difference | Joint Entrance Exam

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is an All India Common Entrance Exam for admission to engineering colleges across India. It is conducted in two phases – JEE Main and JEE Advanced. The IITs and ISM grant admission based on the results of JEE Advanced. The NITs, IIITs and other central or state-funded institutes grant admission based on JEE Main. Students are eligible to write JEE Advanced only if they clear the cut-off marks in JEE Main. Also, IIT JEE is considered as one of the toughest exams in the world.

Although both these national level entrance exams are conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses across the country, there are some differences between the two exams.

JEE Main

JEE Advanced

The JEE Main exams can be sat for three consecutive years

Speed and accuracy is focused on in JEE Advanced exams

The JEE Main exams is on the same lines of the CBSE Class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry and Math syllabi

The JEE Advanced requires a few extra topics to be covered for the exam.

The JEE Mains exam comparatively doesn’t need in-depth knowledge

JEE Advanced questions, the candidates must have in-depth knowledge of the concepts and their applications

JEE Main is for those candidates who wish to get into BE or B. Tech courses in the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) and engineering colleges of the participating states.

JEE Advanced is for those who would like to take admission in various IITs and ISM Dhanbad.

The paper 1 of JEE Main has multiple choice questions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

The paper 1 of JEE Advanced has objective type questions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

A major difference lies in the cut off for both the exams. About 2.23 lakh students qualify JEE Main whereas about 35,000 students of them qualify JEE Advanced. Students need to clear the cut-off marks to qualify for the exam. However, the admission cut-off will be declared separately by the participating institutes.

Also Read : JEE MAIN Frequently asked Questions 2018

The main difference between both examinations is difference in their accepting institutes. Through JEE Main candidates get admission in NITs/IIITs/CFITs on the other hand IITs and ISM Dhanbad provide admissions through JEE Advanced.

Click here:  JEE Main College Predictor 2018

Click here:  JEE Advanced College Predictor 2018

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