March 25, 2017

JEE (B.Arch) Scoring Process

Score and Result for JEE (Main) – 2017

I. The score and rank of Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2017 for all candidates will be declared by27th April2017.
II. Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.
III. No score/rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score/rank cards from the JEE (Main) website only.
IV. In case of a tie, i.e. when two or more candidates obtain equal marks, inter-se merit of such candidates shall bedecided in the order mentioned on next page:
Rank list for admission to B.Arch. /B.Planning(in institutions other than IITs)
• Resolution by marks obtained in Aptitude Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2017. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
• Resolution bymarks obtained in DrawingTest in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2017. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be givenbetter rank.
• Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.
• If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

V. The answer keys &images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and answer keys of Computer based examination will be displayed on the website during 18-22 April 2017. The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website up to 5.00 PM on 22/04/2017 on payment of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The JAB‟s/CBSE‟s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.
VI. All participating institutes that do not use the centralised Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE(Main)-2017 and other criteria as decided by them.


Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIsparticipating through SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD

Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10subject to thecondition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12thclass examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination.

Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.

Course Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination
B.ARCH./B.PLANNING Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions

The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to state Universities,the Statemay prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

Number of seats in various institutions

The JEE (Main) secretariat/CBSE is only an examination conducting body. After declaration of result the data is handed over to SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD or the concerned state government/institute for Seat Allocation Process and admission procedure. The JEE (Main) secretariat does not collect the information regarding total number of seats available in the institutions and reservation criteria followed by the institutions. For all admission related procedures/queries,the candidates are advised to refer the website of JoSAA, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) or the concerned state government/institute after declaration of ranks of JEE (Main)– 2017.The letter/e-mails regarding admission related procedures/queries will not be entertained by JEE (Main) secretariat /CBSE.

Reservation of seats

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria.These categories are:

I. Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL)
II. Scheduled Castes (SC)
III. Scheduled Tribes (ST)
IV. Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability

Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE(Main)-2017, the reservation rules of that state shall apply.The letter/e-mails regarding reservation criteria will not be entertained by JEE (Main) secretariat/CBSE.

Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure

Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)-2017 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later.The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programmes and institutes at appropriate time.

Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE(Main) website for latest information. Theverification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/admission. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility , category and disability (if any) of the candidate. On failing to produce any of the authentic documents, the candidate will not be considered for admission.

SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of Seat Allocation Process as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission.


Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their Question Paper only. Any conversation or gesture or disturbance in the Examination Room/Hall shall be deemed as misbehaviour. If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she wil l be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of offence.

Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card inside the Examination Room/Hall. If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his/her candidature will be treated as unfairmeans and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarredfor future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.

The candidate shall not remove any page(s) from the Test-Booklet (in case of Pen and Paper Based Examination) and if he/she is found to have removed any page(s) from his/her Test Booklet, he/she will be presumed to have used unfair means and shall be liable for criminal action.


I. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ stateBoard, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the IndianSchool Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
II. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
III. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
IV. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
V. Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
VI. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]
VII. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. [Only for Admission to IITs]
VIII. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
IX. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs]
In case the relevant QE is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.[Only for Admission to IITs]