AIEEE stands for All India Engineering Entrance Examination. AIEEE is a national level competitive exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This entrance exam is conducted for the students seeking admission into under-graduate engineering and architecture courses. The candidates are admitted to the National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Candidates are given rank on All India basis & state basis. The examination is conducted in two mode: Offline and Online. The AIEEE test is usually held in the last week of April. The examination was replaced by JEE Mains in April 2013 as per the HRD Ministry Regulations.


• Candidate must have passed 10+2 Grade or an equivalent exam from a recognized board in India.
• General category candidates should have 50% aggregate marks.
• SC/ST/OBC/PH category candidates should have 40% aggregate marks.
• Those appearing for the qualifying examination in the same year may also appear in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE).
• The upper age limit to be eligible for the exam is 25 years. However, there is relaxation of 5 years for SC/ ST/ PH candidates.
• A student can attempt the entrance examination consecutively for a maximum of three years.

Papers to be covered:

This examination is divided into 2 papers:
  • PAPER-1 Marking Scheme:
    Physics752253 Hours
  • PAPER-2 Marking Scheme:
    Mathematics752253 Hours
    Aptitude Test50150
    Drawing TestQuestions to test drawing aptitude75
    • Each section comprises of multiple choice objective-type questions each of which has four choices.
    • Out of the four choices for a given question, only one choice is correct.
    • Each correct will be awarded 3 marks
    • Paper 1 has a negative-marking scheme wherein a wrong answer is negatively marked with one fourth of the maximum marks allotted to the question.
  • For Examination Centre opted in India:
    Paper(s) AppearingPen and Paper Based ExaminationComputer Based Examination
    (General/OBC)(SC/ ST/ PWD/)(General/ OBC)(SC/ ST/ PWD/)
    JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning) only1000 (Boys)500 (Girls)500 (Boys)500 (Girls)600 (Boys)300 (Girls)300 (Boys)300 (Girls)
    Both JEE (Main) Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning)1800 (Boys) 900 (Girls)900 (Boys)900 (Girls)1400(Boy)700 (Girls)700 (Boys)700 (Girls)