JEE Advanced 2022 – Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme and Other Details

JEE Advanced 2022 – The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has released details about the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) – Advanced 2022 which is scheduled for 28 August 2022. Applicants can now visit the main website of JEE Advanced to learn about the exam pattern, marking scheme, and other important information related to the exam. IIT- Bombay is conducting the entrance exam this year.

A total of 1.6 lakh students have reportedly applied for advanced engineering entrance – touted as one of the hardest undergraduate exams in the world and passing which is a prerequisite for admission to the 23 IITs across India. To be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced, the students first have to get top scores in JEE Main, which is an entrance test for admission to various undergraduate programs in engineering and architecture.

JEE Advanced 2022 – Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

In order to sit for the JEE Advanced 2022, a candidate must qualify the JEE Main exam with a rank under 2.5 lakh.

The following table will assist the students in understanding the exam pattern and marking scheme for the JEE Advanced 2022. 

Mode of examination  Computer Based Test
Medium of examination  English and Hindi
Number of papers  Two papers including Paper 1 and Paper 2 
Total time duration 3 hours for each exam (4 hours for PwD candidates)
Number of sections Each paper shall consist of 3 sections.


Paper 1  (BE/BTech courses) will have – 

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Paper 2 ( BArch/B Planning courses) will have- 

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  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
Types of questions Each paper will consist of –

  • Multiple-choice questions with a single answer.
  • Numerical value questions along with matching type questions.
  • Questions with multiple answers.
Marking scheme  Negative marks may be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions. 

Details of the marking scheme will be provided in the “Instructions to Candidates” section at the time of examination

Official website

JEE Advanced 2022 – Previous Year Question Papers 

The students can also access previous years’ question papers from the website. The papers can be accessed from the year 2007 till the year 2021. 

JEE Advanced 2022 - Previous Year Question Papers

JEE Advanced 2022 – Mock Exam and Syllabus 

Interested candidates can also take a mock exam by clicking on the examination section on the main website. They can choose from Practise Test 1 or Practice Test 2. 

A combined syllabus of the examination is also available on the website for all the subjects. 

JEE Advanced 2022 – Important Dates 

Here are the important dates related to the JEE Advanced 2022 examination as notified on the official website:

Admit Card available for downloading 23 August 2022 (10:00 IST) to

28 August 2022 (14:30 IST)

Choosing of scribe by PwD candidates 27 August 2022
JEE (Advanced) 2022 examination Sunday, 28 August 2022

Paper 1: 09:00-12:00 IST

Paper 2: 14:30-17:30 IST

Copy of candidate responses to be available on the JEE (Advanced) 2022 website 1 September 2022 (10:00 IST)
Online display of provisional answer keys 3 September 2022 (10:00 IST)
Feedback and comments on provisional answer keys from the candidates 3 September 2022 (10:00 IST) to

4  September 2022 (17:00 IST)

Online declaration of final answer keys 11 September 2022 (10:00 IST)
Result of JEE (Advanced) 2022 11 September 2022 (10:00 IST)
Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2022 Sunday, September 11, 2022 (10:00 IST) to

Monday, September 12, 2022 (17:00 IST)

Tentative Start of Joint Seat Allocation (JoSAA) 2022 Process Monday, September 12, 2022
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2022 Wednesday, September 14, 2022 (09:00-12:00 IST)
Declaration of results of AAT 2022 Saturday, September 17, 2022 (17:00 IST)

In the year 2021, of the nearly 9 lakh students who appeared for the JEE Mains, a total of 1,41,699 were finally able to sit for the JEE Advanced exam. Out of these, 41,862 students eventually qualified for a seat at IITs. However, only 16,296 were finally offered seats.

FAQs –

What is the exam pattern for JEE Advanced 2022?

The JEE Advanced examination will be conducted in online mode and will consist of two papers – Paper 1 for BE/BTech and Paper 2 for BArch/B Planning courses. Both the papers will be of 3 hours each. Each paper will consist of multiple-choice questions with a single answer, numerical value questions along with matching type questions, and questions with multiple answers.

When will the JEE Advanced 2022 be held?

The JEE Advanced 2022 will be held on 28 August 2022.

Where can students download the previous years’ questions papers for JEE Advanced 2022?

Previous years’ questions papers are available under the examination section of the official website of JEE Advanced 2022.

What is the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2022?

To sit for the JEE Advanced 2022, a candidate must have qualified for the JEE Main exam with a rank under 2.5 lakh.

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