Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an all India common entrance examination which is conducted for admission in various engineering courses like B.Tech, B.E, B.Arch and B.Planning under the direction of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
In 2012, CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has announced this common examination in place of AIEEE and IIT-JEE. JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is being conducted into two parts, JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced. JEE-Main exam is to admission in NITs (National Institute of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), CFTIs (Central Funded Technical Institute), etc. and JEE-Advanced is for admission in IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology), Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) and the Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad. In September 2013, IIT Council approved the decision of the JAB (Advanced) to continue with the two-phase JEE pattern for 2014
The Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) that met on 15 September, have decided to continue with the offline format (paperand pencil) of JEE Advanced for the next year, 2014.
JAB has also decided that the JEE-Advanced 2014 will be held on 25 May, 2014. The date will soon be announced officially. JEE Main 2014 is tentatively scheduled to take place on 6 April, 2014. The official dates for JEE Main will soon be confirmed by CBSE.
Meanwhile, JAB has decided against an online JEE Advanced this year. They will also soon set up a committee to study the online process and implement it in future
There will no changes for the 2014 exams. We will follow a systematic approach before implementing the computer-based test. The board will set up a committee to study the online process and only then will implement it in future.