In its latest notification, the IITs have announced that the JEE Advanced for the year 2018 will be conducted on May 20th, Sunday. The JEE Advanced 2018 would be conducted by IIT Kanpur where the meeting of JAB (Joint Admission Board) was convened. While JEE Main is conducted by the CBSE, the JEE Advanced is set by the IITs.
JEE Main and JEE Advanced: Other important Details
In the JEE 2017, almost 11 lakh candidates sat for JEE Main out of which 2.21 lakh competed for JEE Advanced. This JEE Advanced 2018 is the first time that the IIT entrance is going to be conducted online. Read more on our blog titled JEE Advanced to be held online completely.
Also, there are some major changes in this JEE. JEE Advanced is going to witness a paradigm shift starting from the year 2018. The new online JEE 2018 has made it easier for diligent students who are strong in their core concepts.
JEE Advanced had MCQs for which the candidates marked on optical mark reading (OMR) sheets and were evaluated by machines later. Introduction of a Keyboard based answer writing system would ensure that students conceptual knowledge is tested. The answer would not be marked solely by the solution. The student would rather have to authenticate his concepts and approach by demonstrating the method used to arrive at the solution. This change would curb the malpractices further.
In view of these changes, students need to make certain changes to their strategy to perform online. In this blog, we would discuss the most frequently made mistakes and how students can tackle those. We discussed the changes that the students need to incorporate to perform online. With the announcement, it is more important for the students to check to it that their concepts are strong.
Read more on our blog titled Online JEE Advanced 2018: Short Answer Questions.
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