JEE Main 2018: CBSE announces date for pen & paper based test

Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main) 2018 pen and paper based test date has been announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). JEE Main 2018 will be conducted on April, 2018.

JEE Main 2018 entrance will be conducted in two modes: One the pen and paper based test or offline mode and other is computer-based test or online mode. The board is soon expected to announce the date for computer-based test.

JEE Main is the first stage of the exam conducted for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). For admission to premier engineering colleges of India, students also have to qualify JEE Advanced after passing the JEE Main.

JEE Main – the largest engineering entrance exam in the country acts as an entrance test for admission to undergraduate engineering courses (B Tech) institutes like NITs, IIITs, central and state funded universities/institutes and various private universities and institutes.

Last year, about 12 lakh candidates had registered for the JEE Main 2017 exam, of which the pen-based and computer-based test were scheduled on April 2 and April 8 respectively. Its result was declared on April 27 and around 2.21 lakh candidates had made their way into different engineering colleges in India.