JEE Advanced – the gateway to the most prestigious engineering institution of the Country was conducted on 24 May and the results will be announced on 18 June at around 10 am. The provisional answer keys of JEE Advanced-2015 were published on 8 June and the responses were invited by the authority from candidates for correction, if any. Now as per the schedule, final answer keys of paper 1 & paper 2 will be released online on 13 June (12 pm).
The feedback option was updated after the release of provisional answer key and objections were invited only through Fax. The authorities will consider the received feedback and will make changes (if applicable). The final answer keys will be displayed online at 12 pm and will be accessible at the official web portal of JEE Advanced-2015.
Around 1.22 lakh candidates the JEE Advanced paper out of total 1.5 lakh qualified candidates and the ORS (Optical Response Sheet) and scanned copies were also published online in an effort to make the exam process more transparent and trust worthy. Cut off marks, rank list and revised qualifying marks also made available for candidates.
JEE Advanced-2015 paper was much tricky compared to previous years and students also raised the issue for excessive negative marking. The paper pattern was unexpected and shocking for most of the students as there were multiple choice questions with negative marking and also some questions with more than one correct answers. It became difficult for students to answer the questions they were unsure about, with so much negative marking. Negative marking system was increased as compared to previous year.
JEE Advanced 2015 included two papers, both compulsory. Each paper carried equal questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each subject carried 20 questions, divided in three sections. There were total 60 questions in each paper, carrying total 264 marks.
Candidates are required to score minimum qualifying marks for inclusion in the rank list, both aggregate and subject-wise. Minimum qualifying marks (aggregate) for General category candidates is 124 while for OBC-non creamy layer candidates, it is 112. The subject wise cut off marks for both category students are 12 and 11 respectively. Qualifying marks for rest of the candidates being 62 (aggregate) and 6 (each subject).