The result of the first IIT-Joint Entrance Examination [JEE (Main)] is expected to be declared on May 7, 2013.
The written exam was on April 7, 2013, while online exam was conducted on April 9, 22, 23 and 25, 2013. As many as 10,000 students from the tricity sat in the written exam, while 8,000 took the exam online.
On different dates, there were separate question papers for the online exams.
According to CBSE's declaration, in every set, each subject carries the same percentage of easy, medium and difficult questions. This ensured the same difficulty level of each set of question paper as per the practice of the board in the year 2012.
The merit list for admission to National Institute of Technology's (NIT's), Indian Institute of Information Techonology's (IIT's), Delhi Technological University, Delhi and other centrally funded technical establishments would be prepared by giving 40% weightage to Class 12 (or equivalent examination) or other qualifying examination marks and 60% to the performance in JEE (Main) examination.
The top 1,50,000 rank holders in JEE (Main) across the country, including students from all categories (GE, OBC (non-creamy layer), SC and ST) will be eligible to appear in the JEE (Advanced)-2013, earlier known as IIT-JEE, for admission to IITs, IIT Banaras Hindu University and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. Notice in this regard has been issued by the IIT system separately.
The JEE (Advanced)-2013 will have two objective type papers. Each paper will include physics, chemistry and mathematics and the duration of each paper will be 3 hours. Question papers will be both in English and Hindi.
This exam is expected to be conducted early November this year.