What is the full form of JEE?
The full form of JEE is the Joint Entrance Examination. This is a national level engineering entrance exam which is held yearly all across India. It is an examination which enables students to secure a seat in different engineering colleges based on their score in this exam.
Eligibility for JEE Main
The eligibility for this examination is to have secured a minimum of 75% marks in class XII ( ISC, CBSE, etc). Otherwise, they must be in the top 20 percentile in their Class XII exam conducted by their respective board. For SC/ST candidates, the eligibility criteria is to secure at least 65% marks in their Class XII board examinations.
Eligibility for JEE Advanced
To appear in JEE Advanced, a student must get a rank less than 2,24,000 in JEE Main exam. Only such a student will have a chance for securing a seat in B.tech programmers in IITs.
Structure of JEE
JEE is constituted by two different examinations; JEE Main and JEE advanced. Out of these JEE advanced is considered one of the toughest entrance exams for the undergraduate courses. JEE Main is also the eligibility test that allows students to appear for JEE advanced and eventually leads them to admission in IITs, NITs, etc.
Although JEE Main exam is held twice a year, the number of attempts for admission in a particular academic session is considered as one. Aspirants can opt for one or both the papers. It is conducted online.
The examination is three hours long. Paper 1 consists of thirty multiple-choice questions in each of the three subjects; physics chemistry and math. There is negative marking for incorrect answers. The passing marks for JEE Main is 81 for general, 49 for OBC, 32 for SC, 27 for ST and 1 for PWD. The cutoffs for JEE main is decided by NTA(National Testing Agency). It is different for general, OBC, SC, ST and PwD. The students get an all India rank.
Toppers of JEE 2019
The top five of JEE main 2019 who put in sheer hard work and determination to get that proud moment were Shubhan Srivastava from Delhi, Kevin Martin from Karnataka, Dhruv Arora from Madhya Pradesh, Jayesh Singla from Punjab and Battepati Karthikeyan from Telangana.
Best Books for Preparation
Few of the best books recommended by toppers and professors include the concept of physics part 1 and 2 by HC Verma, understanding physics by DC Pandey, NCERT, Objective mathematics by RD Sharma.