The CBSE has released admit cards for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main, to be held on April 8 (pen-paper mode) and April 15-16 (online mode).
The admit card will be mandatory for appearing the exams. Without it, candidates may be denied entry.
Those who clear Main qualify for the Advanced in May.
Here’s how you can download your admit card
The admit cards are available on the JEE Main 2018 official website (www.jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/Public/Home.aspx).
Click on ‘Download admit card’ at the bottom of the page and sign in with your application number, password and security pin.
The admit card will be displayed on the screen. Ensure you save a copy and take a printout.
In case of discrepancies, notify the JEE-M secretariat immediately.
Keep these guidelines in mind
The admit card is issued provisionally to candidates, subject to their satisfying eligibility conditions. Candidates are advised to reach the exam hall at least 2.5 hours before the commencement of the paper. Those claiming benefits under Persons with Disability (PwD) category must carry relevant certificates.
The Joint Entrance Examination decides admissions into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology.
Only those among the top candidates in Paper-1 of Main can attempt the Advanced, subject to reservation.
A maximum of two attempts are allowed in two consecutive years.
There are some changes this time: the Advanced is going completely online, and question papers are designed scientifically with difficulty levels of 1-10.
For JEE-2018, the candidate must have been born on or after October 1, 1993. For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the limit is October 1, 1988.
They must have appeared and qualified in the Class 12 exam in 2016 or 2017 or preparing to appear for it in 2018.
Those admitted to IITs before, or who had their admission cancelled, can’t appear in the Advanced.