JEE Main 2015 Eligibility Syllabus and exam details

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JEE Main 2015 exam

The Joint Entrance Examination Main 2015 (JEE Main 2015) is an all India entrance exam which will be conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a single gateway for admission to undergraduate engineering programs in Central Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) such as National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Self-Financed Technical Institutions (SFTIs), institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions for courses B.E./B.Tech. and B. Arch./B. Planning. Also, many private engineering colleges across India have also set their admission criteria based on JEE Main 2015 ranks.

The JEE Main 2015 is also the first step in the two tier examination for admission into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The second and final step for IITs is the JEE Advanced 2015. The basic criteria for the second step is that the candidate should be one among the top 1.5 lakh (general) and in top 20 percentile in Qualifying Board to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2015. The list of qualified candidates who come in this category for JEE Advanced 2015 will be declared on JEE Main website. Hence a candidate willing to take JEE Advanced 2015 has to clear JEE Main 2015 with high scores as an initial step.

Eligibility Criteria

Listed below is the Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2015

1. Pass Percentage in Class XII/Qualifying Exam

The candidate must compulsorily have studies Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and must have any one of these as optional subjects – Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology and Bio-technology. Candidates must have secured a minimum 50% marks in total in PCM.

2. Passing Year of XII/Qualifying Examination

The eligibility for JEE Main 2015 will also be defined as per the year in which the candidate first appeared for Class XII exam. The candidate must have qualified their Class XII or any equivalent qualifying examination in the year 2013 or 2014; or those who are appearing in their class XII examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2015. The candidates who had appeared for Class XII exam in 2012 or before and did not clear the test, but qualified in 2013 are also NOT eligible. The candidates who appeared in class XII/equivalent qualifying examinations in 2012, did not pass in 2012, but passed in 2013 are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE Main 2015. The candidate must have studied a minimum of five subjects in Class XII/qualifying examination. The candidates who have studied just four subjects will NOT be eligible for JEE Main 2015.

3. Number of Attempts allowed

Along with other eligibility criteria, the maximum number of attempts per student targeting JEE Main 2015 is limited to three.

4. Date of Birth

General category candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1989 to be eligible for JEE Main 2015. SC/ST/PwD candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1984. Only the date of birth (DOB) recorded in Class X Certificate will be considered.

JEE Main 2015 – Application and Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2015 exam dates are yet to be announced by CBSE. The online application form for JEE Main 2015 will be available in November 2014. The last date for applying online will be in December 2014. The candidates have to enter their details such as personal details, educational qualification, contact details in the application form. The probable date of JEE Main 2015 will be in the second week of April 2015. As per our choice, the mode of exam can be online or offline. JEE Main 2015 exam is a 3 hour duration single paper of 3 hour duration with 90 questions. Each correct answer will be awarded with (+4) mark and each negative answer will result in (-1) mark.

JEE Main 2015 Syllabus


Kinematics; Laws of Motion; Work, Energy and power; Rotational Motion; Gravitation properties of Solids and Liquids; Thermodynamics; Kinetic theory of gases; Oscillation and waves; Electrostatics; Current electricity; Magnetic effects of current and magnetism; Electromagnetic waves; Optics; Dual nature and radiation; Atoms and nuclei; Electronic devices; Communication system; Experimental skills.
Detailed Physics Syllabus for IIT Mains 2015


Physical Chemistry: Some basic concepts in chemistry; States of matter; Atomic structure; Chemical bonding and molecular structure; Chemical thermodynamics; Solutions; Equilibrium; Redox reactions and electrochemistry; Chemical Kinetics; Surface Chemistry.
Inorganic Chemistry: Classification of elements and periodicity in properties; General principles of isolation of metals; Hydrogen; S – block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals); P – block elements; D- and f – block elements; Co-ordination compounds; Environmental chemistry.
Organic chemistry: Purification and characterization of organic compounds; Some basic principles of organic chemistry; Hydrocarbons; Organic compounds containing halogens; Organic compounds containing oxygen; Organic compounds containing nitrogen; Polymers; Biomolecules; Chemistry in everyday life; Principles related to practical chemistry.
Detailed Chemistry Syllabus for IIT Mains 2015


Sets, relations and functions; Complex numbers and quadratic equations; Matrices and determinants; Permutations and combinations; Mathematical induction; Binomial theorem and its simple applications; Sequences and series; Limit, continuity and differentiability; Integral calculus; Differential equations; Co-ordinate geometry; Three dimensional geometry; vector algebra; Statics and probability; Trigonometry; Mathematical reasoning.
Detailed Chemistry Syllabus for IIT Mains 2015

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      Yashwant Kale

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