What is Computer Based Examination (Online mode)?

It is a Computer Based Exam which will be conducted using the Local Area Network (LAN) to make it safe, secure and un-interrupted.

What are the advantages in opting for Computer Based Examination?
  • The candidate can review or re-answer any question at any point of time during the examination.
  • The candidate can change the option of the answer during the exam duration and it is one of the most important feature of computer based examination. 
  • The candidate also has the option to mark any answer for review at later stage during the examination.  
  • There will be a panel on computer screen showing all the question nos in different colour scheme which will indicate which are the questions answered, left un answered and marked for review.
  • Candidate gets the flexibility in choosing the exam date of his/her choice as per his/her convenience.

  • It will make Candidate feel confident on use of Information technology. 
  • You can also save upto Rs. 400 in Exam fees compare to Pen/Paper mode.
Is Computer Based Examination based on Internet?

No

When a candidate can select the date of computer based examination ?

At the time of filling the form for JEE(Main) itself.

What will be the time of computer based examination?

The exam will be twice a day i.e. in two shifts. First shift from 09.30 – 12.30 Hours [IST] and Second shift (if required) from 14.00 – 17.00 Hours [IST]

When will a candidate has to report at exam centre ?

30 minutes before the exam time.

What computer knowledge is required to appear for Computer Based Examination ?

The candidate need to know only how to use computer mouse. That is at the most required.

Can the date of exam once selected be changed, if required ?

No

What will be the medium of Computer Based Examination ?
All Examination Centre CitiesEnglish and Hindi Medium
Examination Centre Cities in Gujarat,
Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar
Haveli
English, Hindi and Gujarati
Examination Centre Cities in MaharashtraEnglish, Hindi, Marathi and Urdu

Note : The Candidate can also switch medium as many times as he/she wants during the examination.

Can a candidate get an examination center of his/her choice?

The Candidate can opt for city of his/her choice as per list of computer based exam cities at the time of filling application form only.

How secure is the computer based examination?

It is very secure with zero error possibility as human intervention is minimal.

How a candidate can practice for Computer Based Examination?

The Mock Test is available on CBSE/JEE websites. The Candidate can download the same and practice
as many times as he/she wants. This will give look and feel of the format of Computer Based Exam in
simulation environment.

What will happen in case there is some problem in computer during the examination?

There will be enough buffer computers available at the examination centers to take care of such problems and the time lost in change of system will be duly compensated as each and every second will be recorded by the server.

When will the result of Computer Based Examination be declared?

Combined result will be declared along with the Pen and Paper based examination candidates.

Will there be a question booklet like in offline examination?

In Computer Based Examination the questions will appear on computer screen along with the answer options. Instruction page will also be displayed before the actual test begins. The time of reading of instructions will not be part of examination duration.

Will a Candidate get the question paper of computer based examination as he/she gets in Pen and Paper based exam?

Yes, the question paper along with the options marked will be mailed to each and every candidate after the exam schedule is over.

In case of problem in computer etc will there be some body to assist ?

Yes, there will be qualified IT professionals.

How will a candidate answer a question in the Computer Based examination?

There will four options of each question. The candidate has to click one of the options using computer mouse which can be reviewed or re-answered any time during the duration of the examination

How will a candidate come to knowwhich are the questions left unanswered?

There will be a panel on computer screen showing all the question nos in different colour scheme
which will indicate which are the questions answered, left un answered and marked for review.

Can a candidate change his/her answer ?

Yes during the exam duration and it is one of the most important feature of computer based examination.

If a candidate has selected medium of question paper as English but want to see question in Hindi for more clarity or vice-a-versa, is this possible ?

Yes you can easily do with the click of computer mouse.

Will a candidate be getting some practice test? If yes, than how and when ?

Yes, the mock test is available on CBSE / JEE websites and can be downloaded for the practice.

Is computer based examination for B.E. and B.Tech only?

Yes

If a candidate wants to opt for both B.E./B.Tech and B.Planning/B.Arch from city of computer based exam, than how will a candidate appear for B.Arch/B Planning exam

His/Her B.E./B.Tech Exam will be conducted in computer based exam mode and B.Planning/B.Arch in offline mode in the same city.

Will a candidate get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc?

Yes very much.

Is there any call centre support?

Yes. There is a call centre support for candidates appearing in computer based examination. The helpline number(s) are available on the JEE website.