Sunday, 25 November 2012

JEE Mains Online Vs Offline - Advantage of Online JEE


JEE Main is scheduled to be held on 7th April 2013. CBSE Officials had released the instructions regarding FEE Structure of Examination. 

There's a difference of Rs 300 in examination fee between Online and Offline mode of examination. First online AIEEE was held on 2012, which turned out to be a successful attempt. Both the Examination mode have MERITS and DEMERITS.


S. NoQuestionsAnswer 
1What 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 will get the flexibility in choosing the exam date of his/her choice as per the convenience of the Candidate.
  • Candidate will also get the choice of shift, if the exam is in two shifts based on his/her convenience.
  • It will make Candidate feel confident on use of Information technology.
  • You can also save upto Rs. 300 in Exam fees as compared to Pen/Paper mode.
2What 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.
3Is Computer Based Examination based on Internet ?No
4Does it take more time to answer in Computer Based Examination as some times internet connection is slow ?No, not at all. As this exam is not Internet based, so the internet connection speed does not matter. The computer based exam is conducted on Local Area Network (LAN) so it is fast to answer in Computer Based Exam.
5How to apply and what is the last date of applying for computer based exam ?Candidates can apply through JEE(Main) website ( The last date is 15th Dec 2012 as per the declared schedule.
6Is it possible to change mode of examination from pen and paper based exam to computer based exam ?Yes, the candidate can write mail with the subject caption as “Change of mode of exam from Pen and Paper to Computer Based” giving his/her registration no and choice of city for computer based examination.
7What will the dates for Computer Based Examination?The planned schedule is between 8th April to 25th April 2013
8What will be the time of computer based examination ?The exam will be twice a day i.e. in two shifts. First shift from 9.00 Hours to 12.00 Hours and Second shift (if required) from 14.00 Hours to 17.00 Hours
9When will a candidate has to report at exam centre ?One and half hour before the exam time.
10What computer knowledge is required to appear for Computer Based Examination ?The candidate need to know only how to use computer mouse.
11Can the date of exam once selected be changed, if required ?No
12What will be the medium of Computer Based Examination ?Medium of examination will be English, Hindi and also Gujarati for the candidates who have opted Gujarati Medium (Gujarati medium is available only for the candidates who have opted centre cities in the state of Gujarat). The Candidate can also switch medium as many times as he/she wants during the examination.
13Can an Candidate get a 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.
14How secure is the Computer based examination?It is very secure with zero error possibility as human intervention is minimal.
15How 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 simulated environment.
16What 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.
17When will the result of Computer Based Examination be declared?Combined result will be declared along with the Pen and Paper based examination candidates.
18Will 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.
19Will a Candidate get the question paper of computer based examination as he/she gets in Pen and Paper based exam?Yes, the question paper will be mailed to each and every candidate after the exam schedule is over.
20In case of problem in computer etc will there be some body to assist ?Yes, there will be qualified IT professionals.
21How 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
22How will a candidate come to know which 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.
23Can a candidate change his/her answer ?Yes during the exam duration and it is one of the most important feature of computer based examination.
24If 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.
25Will 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.
26Is computer based examination for B.E. and B.Tech only ?Yes
27If 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 examHis/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.
28Will a candidate get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc ?Yes very much.
29Will there be call centre support ?Yes. There will be call centre support for candidates appearing in computer based examination. The helpline number(s) will be available on the CBSE/JEE websites in Jan 2013

Subscribe Now!