IT JEE 2012- Indian Institute of Technology - Joint Entrance Examination is an Entrance Exam conducted by Indian Institute of Technology for admission to Undergraduate Courses in fifteen IITs located in Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar and Roorkee, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU) Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad.

The IIT JEE exam pattern by bringing certain changes into it, they are following:-

1.) Eradicating 4 attempts, only allowed maximum two attempts - one in qualifying year & other year followed.

2.) Students who have 60% aggregate in boards are allowed to appear & get admission when they qualify only in seven IITís & in case of SC, ST, OBC - relaxation of about 55%.

3.) There will be no final or main exam; this reduced the pressure on students who are appearing.

4.)IIT JEE Cut off is subject wise in each and every section.

5.) A negative marking is there in each and every section.

6.) It has 40 questions in each which are objective type.

7.) There are 10 versions of paper or one can say 10 different sets. Which has same questions but in a jumbled order.

8.) Each question in this engineering entrance exam is of 3 marks & total marks for this paper is 252.

9.) There will be 2 question papers with hrs of duration with multiple choice answers.

There will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. Both the question papers will consist of three separate sections on Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

They will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.

The answers for each of the questions are to be recorded on a separate, specially designed, machine-gradable sheet of paper (ORS Optical Response Sheet).

While answering each of the questions the candidate is expected to darken the bubble(s) against correct answer(s) using hard black (HB) pencils only. In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded negative marks.

IIT JEE 2012 Notification / Important Dates:-
  • Start of Online application process:- Monday October 31, 2011
  • Closing of Online application process:- Saturday, December 10, 2011
  • IT-JEE 2012 examination day:- Sunday, April 8, 2012
  • Declaration of Results:- Friday, May 18, 2012.