TANCET 2018 M.Tech Exam

JEE Mains and JEE Advanced are the two most popular entrance exam after the completion of 10+2 level. The Aspirants who are looking their career in an Engineering can appear for this. In 2012, the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) government announced JEE Mains and JEE Advanced that replaces AIEEE and IIT-JEE respectively. In order to attain admissions in NITs, IITs and other CFTIs you have to appear for JEE Examination. And every year there were lakhs of participation of students. Now the question arises that what exactly the difference between the JEE Mains And JEE Advanced?

Difference between the preparation of JEE Main and Advanced

Through this article we are going to focused on the main differences among JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. So, to know more about what is the importance JEE mains and JEE Advanced go through our page.

Admissions Through JEE Main and JEE Advanced

CBSE conducts JEE Mains whereas Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) conducts JEE Advanced. JEE Mains- is for the candidates who are seeking their career in the BE/B.tech courses from the National Institutes of Technology(NIT) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions(CFTIs).

  • Examination Pattern of JEE Mains

Basically, it comprises of two papers named as Paper 1 and Paper 2 each of duration of 3 hours.
Paper 1-  You can attempt this paper for admission in B.E/B.tech courses. Conducted online as well as offline for which a choice is provided while filling up the JEE form. JEE Mains exam unlike JEE advanced has the fixed pattern comprises of objective type questions from the three subjects (Physics,Chemistry,Maths) and negative marking is provided to each incorrect answer.
Paper 2- You can attempt this paper for admission in B.Arch and other B-planning courses. Conducted offline only. It is not necessary to attempt both the papers of JEE Mains who are seeking admission in B.E/B.tech only.

  • Examination Pattern of JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced-is for those candidates who cleared the cut-off of JEE Main. Basically, JEE Main is the eligibility test of JEE Advanced.Through this a student can secure his/her seat in the Indian Institutes of Technology(IIT). If we talk about the the exam pattern of JEE Advanced is a bit different as well as the level of difficulty is also increases as compared to JEE Mains. JEE Advanced also comprises of two parts  Paper 1 and Paper 2 and and in this both the papers are compulsory to attempt.

Differentiation Between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced

For your convenience we listed out the differences in the tabular form. Check it from below.

JEE MainJEE Advanced
By clearing it admissions are provided in
NITs and CFITs.
By clearing it the admissions are provided in the IITs.
It comprises  of two papers
Paper 1- For B.E/B.TechPaper 2- For B.Arch and other B planning courses.
It also comprises two papers:
Paper 1- For B.E/B.Tech Paper 2- For For B.Arch and other B planning courses.
Choice is provided to attempt paper 1 and paper 2 at the time of filling up form.Here,both papers are mandatory to attempt
Paper 1- questions from physics, chemistry, maths.
Paper 2- questions of designing,mathematics,aptitude.
Both Papers have questions from physics,chemistry,maths.
Duration: Both Papers are of 3 hours eachDuration: Each of papers are of 3 hours
The pattern is fixed and it is conducted by CBSE.The Pattern is not fixed. Every year IITs set the pattern.
The difficulty level is average.Here, the difficulty level increases.



  1. If we clear jee advance last yr 2017 shall we eligible for this yrvfor admission or we have to again appear for exam

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