JEE Advanced 2018 likely to be conducted online on May 20

ROHTAK, INDIA - JULY 1: Post-graduation institute of medical science conducted the entrance exams for MBBS courses in PGI campus on July 1, 2012 in Rohtak, India. Students while taking exams at a exam centre. (Photo by Manoj Dhaka / Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur will conduct the Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced) 2018 on May 20.   

Till last year, the JEE Advanced was conducted in Pen and Paper based mode but from this year, the exam is likely to to be held through online mode or Computer Based test (CBT) from next year onwards.

Last month IIT-Madras Director and Chairman Joint Admission Board 2017, Professor Bhaskar Ramamurthi said, “It has been decided that the JEE (Advanced) will be conducted in online mode from 2018 onwards.”

In order to avoid the confusion among students about JEE Advanced 2018, the board revealed that the final decision may come soon for the mode of the exam.  

JEE (Advanced) is the second stage of the exam conducted for admission to undergraduate courses (BTech/BE) at IITs across the country. It is conducted by any zonal IIT in rotation each year. JEE Main is the preliminary stage of it, which is conducted for the admission to NITs, IIITs, and Central and State government funded institutions. JEE (Mains) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).