Online examinations will be held on April 15 and 16.
JEE Main 2018: Offline (Pen And Paper Mode) Live Updates
April 24, 12:00 pm: CBSE has released the answer key and recorded response for JEE Main 2018 offline exam.
April 8, 05: 00 pm: After the conclusion of the exam on April 16, CBSE, the official organiser of the JEE Main 2018 will release the official answer keys of both offline and online examinations on or after April 24. The aspirants may now access the unofficial answer keys released by coaching centres like Brilliant, Resonance and Allen.
April 8, 05: 00 pm: First day of JEE Main (pen and paper exam) 2018 has been concluded. The next process in JEE Main 2018 exam is the Computer based examination of paper 1 and paper 2. These examinations will be held on April 15 and 16, 2018.
April 8, 04: 00 pm: The Paper II of JEE Main 2018 offline exam will be concluded in one hour.
April 8, 03: 30 pm: Several coaching centres are expected to release the unofficial answer keys soon. Note this: The official JEE Main 2018 answer keys will be released only on or after April 24. Read more details here.
To access the answer key published by a coaching institute, click here.
April 8, 03: 05 pm:
Hope that the students did well today in JEE main. The selection of the questions was smarter this year as usual.- Dinesh Sharma (@dineshchd) April 8, 2018
A good balance between the straight questions and application based.
April 8, 02: 30 pm: In terms of difficulty level, according to an expert, this year's paper 1 of JEE Main offline mode was similar to the last two years' papers. "The paper was moderately easy. A student should not have had much trouble completing the paper as well", said Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP Educational Content, Toppr.com. Read complete review here: Click here
April 8, 01: 42 pm: JEE Main offline exam for Paper-II for B.Arch. and B.Planning. will begin from 02.00 pm. The candidates will not be allowed to enter after 2.00 pm for the examination.
April 8, 12: 50 pm: Several coaching centres are expected to release the unofficial answer keys soon. Note this: the official JEE Main answer keys will be released only on or after April 24. Read more details here
April 8, 12: 40 pm: The paper 1 offline morning shift is over now. According to initial reports, the paper was not as tough as expected
April 8, 12: 37 pm: Entry in the Examination Hall for frisking for afternoon shift will start from 12.45 pm onwards.
April 8, 12: 35 pm: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the official organiser of the examination. This the major competitive entrance examination the board is conducting after the paper leak fiasco. After the completion of the paper 1 first shift, no untoward incidents have been reported.
April 8, 12: 05 pm: JEE Main 2018 in Pen and Paper mode is being held at different centres located in 112 cities throughout the country and abroad now.
April 8, 09: 30 am: Entry in the Examination Hall for frisking for morning shift was started at 7.00 am while the test commenced from 9.30 am and it will be concluded by 12.30 pm.
JEE Main 2018 Answer Key: Updates
CBSE will release the official answer keys of both offline and online modes on the official website on or after April 24, 2018. The JEE Main 2018 answer keys will be released on the official website jeemain.nic.in.
However, the candidates may expect unofficial answer keys from various other private agencies soon after the completion of the examination.
Read more on Paper 1 and Answer Keys here
According to reports, due to the strict frisking rules, the students and parents were confused after reaching the exam centres.
#JEEMain exams, students-parents highly confused whether to bring aadhar card, whether to arrive 2 hrs early, whether to wear collared shirt ???? never ending- Purvi Shah (@purvishahNGS) April 8, 2018
The candidates were asked to visit the examination center a day before the conduct of examination to know the exact location of the center to avoid any delay in reporting at the examination center as per schedule. No candidate was allowed to enter the examination hall after the time of last entry (i.e. 9.30 AM for Paper-I).
JEE Main 2018 Computer Based Examination (CBT) of Paper-1 will be held at different centres located in 258 cities throughout the country and abroad on April 15 (in two shifts in some cities) and 16, 2018.
The e-Admit Cards of candidates (who have paid the fees) have been uploaded on the JEE website www.jeemain.nic.in earlier.
In case any applicant is not able to download his/her e-Admit card, he/she may contact CBSE Helpline No.: 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525 and 7042399526, between (10.00 AM to 5.30 PM) on working days. The candidates may note that no eAdmit Card will be sent to them by post.
Read: JEE Main Offline Exam Tomorrow; Know Guidelines Issued By CBSE
JEE Main score is being used along with marks of class 12/equivalent qualifying examination for admission to undergraduate engineering programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded technical institutions, institutions funded by participating state governments, and other institutions. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE Main will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.
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