The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018 in pen-paper based (offline) mode on April 8, 2018.
Meanwhile, CBSE is yet to announce the dates for the computer-based test.
About JEE exam:
The JEE exam is held by CBSE for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions etc.
This year, the pen-paper based JEE Main exam was held on April 2, while computer-based JEE Main exam was scheduled on April 8 and April 9. As reported, more than 13 lakh students took the JEE-Mains exam, with less than 10 per cent of them going online.
Further, the results of the same were declared on April 27. For the very first time, a 17-year-old boy from Udaipur topped the JEE Main 2017 scoring an astonishing 360 out of 360 marks in the examination.
IIT JEE Advanced 2018 to be conducted online:
In order to make logistics and evaluation process less complicated for all, the Joint Admission Board (JAB) which is the policy-making body on IIT admissions has decided to make the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) completely online.