About IIT JEE
The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs)
are institutions of national importance established through an Act of
Parliament for fostering excellence ineducation. There are fifteen IITs at
present, located in Bhubaneswar, Bombay (Mumbai), Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras (Chennai), Mandi, Patna, Punjab, Rajasthan
and Roorkee. Over the years IITs
have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through
internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural
facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue
making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and
abroad. Institute of Technology, Banaras
(IT-BHU), Varanasi and Indian
School of Mines University (ISM), Dhanbad, are the oldest institutions in India and are
known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science
and technology in particular.
primary objectives behind such institutions are to:
Build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge
and thus to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists.
Create environment for freedom of thought, cultivate vision,
encourage growth, develop personality and selfdiscipline
for pursuit of excellence.
Kindle entrepreneurial streak. All of the above help to prepare
the students admitted to these institutions for successful professional and
social lives. Today, alumni of these institutions occupy key positions in
industry and academia in India
Each institute has well-equipped modern laboratories,
state-of-the-art computer network and well stocked technical library. Teaching
methods rely on direct personal contact between the teachers and the students
and the use of traditional and modern instructional techniques. Students live
in a pleasant and intellectually stimulating environment with people having
similar goals and aspirations, which is an exciting and unique experience.
Credit-based academic programmes offer
flexibility to students to progress at their own pace. A minimum level of
performance is necessary for satisfactory progress. The medium of instruction
is English. These institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s degree
in a number of engineering, technological and scientific disciplines. M.Sc.
Integrated courses in pure and applied sciences and M.Tech.
Integrated courses in a few disciplines are also offered by some of these
Institutions. In addition, some IITs offer
Dual-Degree M.Tech. programmes. The admissions to the Undergraduate Programmes at these institutions for all Indian and Foreign
nationals are made through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
The details of the pattern and the dates of examination,
eligibility criterion and how to apply for JEE 2010 are outlined below:
examination will be held on Sunday, the April 11, 2010as per the schedule given
Paper-I: 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon (IST)
Paper-II: 2:00 PM – 5:00
will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.
There will be
two question papers, each of three hours duration. Both the question papers
will consist of three separate sections on Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
Questions in these papers will be of objective type. The answers for each of
the questions are to be recorded on a separate specially designed
machine-gradable sheet of paper (ORS – Optical Response Sheet). While
answering each of the questions the candidate is expected to darken the bubble
against correct answer(s) using hard black (HB) pencils only. In some sections,
incorrect answers may be awarded negative marks.
of Language of Question Paper
can opt for question papers either in English or in Hindi. This option should
be exercised while filling the application form. It cannot be changed at any
of Font of Question Paper
with poor vision can ask for question paper with enlarged font. They must send
a request letter addressed to the Chairman, JEE of the respective zones along
with the application form.
of JEE-2010 centres
be conducted in major cities and towns of India
as well as in Dubai.
While applying, candidates should choose any two towns/cities in the same zone.
Efforts will be made to allot candidate’s first or second choice.
However, in some exceptional circumstances, a different city in the same zone
may be allotted. Requests for a change of centre within a city, will not be entertained. However, under exceptional circumstances, a change of
city within the zone or outside the zone may be permitted with a request
letter. The letter should clearly indicate the Registration Number with valid
reasons for the change and should be received on or before March 28, 2010 along
with a draft of ` 500/-
(` 250/- for SC/ST/ PD candidates)
drawn in favour of “Chairman, JEE” of the
concerned IIT. The application should be sent to the IIT from where the
candidate received the admit card. In this regard, the decision of the
Chairman, JEE-2011 will be final.
of Calculating and Communication aids
electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, I-Pod
etc. is NOT PERMITTED in JEE-2010.
Materials like Log table, book, notebook, etc. should not be brought
into the examination hall.