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Indian Institutes of Technology
Joint Entrance Examination, IIT-JEE - 2012

The Indian Institutes of Technology (popularly known as IITs) are institutions of national importance established through an Act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. There are fifteen IITs at present, located in Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar and Roorkee. Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad. Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU), Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad, are amongst the oldest institutions in India and are known for their immense contributions towards society at large and for science and technology in particular.

The primary objectives of these institutions are to:

  • Build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and thus to prepare competent and motivated engineers and scientists
  • Create environment for freedom of thought, cultivate vision, encourage growth, develop personality and self-discipline for pursuit of excellence
  • Kindle entrepreneurial streak

Schedule of IIT-JEE 2012

The examination will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2012 as per the schedule given below:

Paper 1: 09.00 to 12.00 hrs (IST)

Paper 2: 14.00 to 17.00 hrs (IST)

The schedule will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.

Type of Examination

There will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. Both the question papers will consist of three separate sections on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

The answers for each of the questions are to be marked on a separate, specially designed, machine-gradable sheet of paper (ORS – Optical Response Sheet). While answering each of the questions the candidate is expected to darken the bubble(s) against correct answer(s) using black ball point pen only. In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded negative marks.

Important Dates

Start of Online application process Monday October 31, 2011
Closing of Online application process Saturday December 10, 2011
Start of Offline OMR Application Forms sale at Bank Branches Friday November 11, 2011
Close of Offline OMR Application Forms sale Monday December 5, 2011
Last date of receipt completed IIT-JEE 2012 Application Form Thursday December 15, 2011
IIT-JEE 2012 examination day Sunday April 8, 2012
Declaration of Results Friday May 18, 2012
Online filling of CHOICES open to ALL the qualified candidates Saturday to Sunday May 19-June 10, 2012
Last date for receiving category certificates Friday June 1, 2012
Architecture/Design Aptitude Test Sunday June 3, 2012
Medical examination and counselling for qualified PD Candidates (the schedule will be announced on the IIT websites) Monday to Wednesday June 4-6, 2012
Last date for receiving admission form and medical certificate at zonal IITs Friday June 8, 2012
Web Release of First Course Allotment Thursday June 14, 2012
Web Release of Second Course Allotment Monday June 25, 2012
Web Release of Third Course Allotment Friday July 6, 2012

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