JEE Main 2017 application submission last date extended - here is the info

The apex body of JEE Main 2017 has extended the application last date to 16th January 2017. CBSE has released a press note stating application date extension and candidates can pay the application fee up to 17th January 2017. Earlier the deadline was 2nd of January 2017 for submission of online application.

The candidates, who have failed to procure AADHAAR and not applied for JEE main 2017, now can utilize the date extension to apply.

Important changes in JEE Main 2017

  • AADHAAR number is mandatory for applying JEE main 2017.
  • Candidates shall score 75% (65% for SC/ST) in 12th class or be in top 20 percentile of board exams if seeking admission in IITs, NITs and other CFTIs.
  • No weightage for 12th marks while computing JEE Main 2017 ranks.

AADHAAR roll in JEE Main 2017 application

From this year onwards AADHAAR was made mandatory to apply for JEE Main 2017. The candidates who don’t have AADHAAR can enroll via facilitation centers provided by CBSE all over India. Check the list of facilitation centers available to know the nearest AADHAAR facilitation center to enroll. The candidates shall ensure the data entered in the JEE main 2017 application shall match with AADHAAR card data.

In such facilitation centers where AADHAAR enrollment is not available candidates can give a request for AADHAAR enrollment. Facilitation center will issue a registration number to the candidate, which can be used to fill in the application form instead of AADHAAR id.  The candidates from J&K, Assam and Meghalaya have to enter the passport number/ ration card number/ bank account number or any other valid Government identity number.

Application process at a glance

Applications for JEE Main 2017 are accepted through online only. The candidates have to do a onetime registration to start applying online. Here are the steps to finish online application.

  • Step 1 AADHAAR authentication
  • Step 2 Selection of exam details
  • Step 3 filling up personal data
  • Step 4Filling up academic details
  • Step 5 Filling up contact details
  • Step 6 Filling up guardian details
  • Step 7 Uploading soft copy of photograph and signature
  • Step 8 Payment of application fee

Fee Payment for JEE main 2017

Candidates applying for JEE Main 2017 can pay the fee either online or through e-challan.  Candidates who wish to pay the fee online can pay through credit card/debit card/net banking or through SBI buddy and PAYTM mobile wallets. Applicants who wish to pay by e-challan have to download the same selecting the bank (Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC) to deposit the application fee.

Candidates can go through the step by step application process following this link.

Important dates

Online applications start from

1st December 2016

Last date to apply

16th January 20017

Las t date for Fee payment

17th January 2017

Admit card available for  download from

2nd week of March 2017 onwards

Offline exam date

2nd April 2017

Online exam dates

8th and 9th April 2017

Display of answer keys

18th to 22nd April 2017

JEE Main 2017 results

27th April 2017 (tentative)

Declaration of AIR (all India rank)

27th May 2017

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