About 2 lakh candidates are likely to appear for JEE Advanced exam on May 21. The aspirants who have qualified after giving  JEE Advanced Exam 2017 must prepare well to secure good ranks and to get admissions to IITs and NITs. It is important to note that JEE Advanced paper will include two objective papers .Three hours are allotted to each paper and every wrong answer will lead to negative marking. JEE Advanced need to carefully mark their answers, as one wrong answer will lead to negative marking.

Those aspirants who are seeking admissions to IITs and NITs , the category-wise cut-off marks for the top 20 percentile are calculated based on the marks scored by all the successful” candidates in their respective boards in the particular year. The cut-off marks for PwD candidates will be the same as the lowest of the cut-off marks for GEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST categories .It is important to note that the top 20 percentile cut-off for the academic year 2017 will be considered for the candidates who pass the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2017. Also Read: JEE Advanced 2017 on May 21: Important instructions for the candidates

The top 20 percentile cut-off for the academic year 2016 will be considered for the candidates who clear the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2016. It is important to aspirants to note that it is an important part of the pre-exam procedure is taking a fingerprint of your index finger. Remember the same fingerprint is used when you come for the seat acceptance after qualifying in the examination. It is important to note that the candidates who have taken admissions in NITs in 2016 are also eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2017, if they satisfy all other eligibility criteria given in the information brochure.