CBSE is conducting the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) – 2018 on April 8, 15 and 16. Around 11.5 lakh candidates have applied. The admit cards will be issued by CBSE for only those candidates who successfully submitted their form by January 1, 2018.

JEE Main 2018 Admit Card Date

The information brochure states that JEE Main 2018 admit card will be released in the second week in the month of March. As can be seen in the calendar, the second week of March starts on 4th and ends on 10th. So this suggests that admit card should be released between March 4 and March 10.

A recent newspaper report suggests that the date of release of admit card will be by March 12. The report claims that CBSE officials have confirmed the same. Thus, students can and should check the official website around that date.

Of course, the possibility of admit card coming sooner also exists. Therefore it is advisable to check official website at least once a day to get latest update.

It may help you to know that last year the exams were scheduled to be held on April 2, 8 and 9 and admit card was released on March 14.

Once CBSE issues it, candidates can download JEE Main 2018 admit card from Already the website has a candidate login page, but when admit card will be available, it will be accessible from a separate link and not the usual candidate login page. The latter can only be used to see application form and print it.

Login credentials to download JEE Main 2018 admit card

  • Application ID
  • Date of birth

Only two details are required to login to download admit card. If either is forgotten then one has to go through the general process of retrieving application number and password which is explained here.

Bonus topic: Important chapters for JEE Main 2018

With the exam date so near, candidates are enquiring about the most important chapters for JEE Main. In this regard they are informed that a list of topics is compiled based on past year paper analysis. However, under no circumstances can it surpass the importance of a complete syllabus. You should only refer to this list for revision, or if you have not studied anything at all and wish to study limited things.


Newton’s laws of motion, rotational mechanics, fluid mechanics, Heat and thermodynamics, Electrodynamics, Current electricity, magnetism, Modern physics, semiconductors.


Transition Element and Coordination Chemistry, Periodic Table and Representative Elements, Gaseous State, Atomic structure, Amines, Solution and Colligative Properties,
General Organic Chemistry, Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives, Hydrocarbons, Carbohydrate, Amino Acids and Polymer.


Functions, Differentiation, Integration, differential equations, probability, permutation and combination, quadratic equations, complex numbers, Straight lines, Conic sections.

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