To appear in JEE Advance Examination, clearing JEE Mains is compulsory along with attaining rank among 1,50,000 of merit list. JEE Mains is scheduled in April 2014. Of total 1,50,000 top rankers, 75,750 are reserved for general merit list and the rest are for reserved category candidates.

Admission to IITs and ISM Dhanbad will be only based on top ranks attained in JEE Advanced. Candidates must be among the top 20 percent of successful examinees in their board exams in respective categories.

The JEE (Advanced)-2014 Exam is scheduled on May 25. Paper – I is to be held from 9 am - 12 pm, followed by paper – II to be taken from 2 pm - 5 pm on the same day.

The questions in JEE Advance would be of objective and multiple choice type. They question paper is designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of each candidate. The exam would only be online. In some sections, the wrong answers are liable to negative marking.