What is the full form of JEE
JEE: Joint Entrance Examination
JEE stands for Joint Entrance Examination. It is conducted for admission and selection in engineering colleges across the country. The JEE entrance exam is conducted in two parts (two separate exams), one is JEE Main, and the other is JEE Advance.
The erstwhile AIEEE exam is replaced by the JEE-Main exam, and erstwhile IIT-JEE has now become the JEE-Advanced exam. The candidates who pass the JEE Main exam are eligible to appear in the JEE Advance Exam. JEE Main examination is held twice a year in online mode.
Eligibility for JEE:
The candidates who have passed 10+2 (class XII) exam or appearing in this exam can appear in JEE Main provisionally.
JEE Main is conducted for admission into the top NITs (National Institutes of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology), and some other universities. In other words, it is for those candidates who are seeking admission to BE or B.Tech courses in the NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs) and engineering colleges of the participating states. Furthermore, it is also the eligibility test for the JEE Advanced exam, which is meant to admission in IITs or the Indian School of Mines (ISM).
The JEE Main comprises two papers Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is for those candidates who want admission in BE and B.Tech courses. Paper 2 is for those who want admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses. However, the candidates are required to specify for which paper they want to appear either Paper 1 or Paper 2 or both.
JEE Advanced is a paper-based test. The candidates are required to appear in both the papers 1 & 2 in this exam. The candidates can appear for the JEE Main exam for three consecutive years but can appear for JEE Advanced exams only for two consecutive years.