JEE Mains Computer Dependent Examination FAQs

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What are the advantages in appearing for Computer dependent Examination?
  • The candidate can review or re-answer any question at any point of time meanwhile the examination.
  • The candidate can change the appearion of the answer meanwhile the exam duration and it is one of the most crucial characteristic of computer dependent examination
  • The candidate also has the appearion to mark any answer for review at later stage meanwhile the examination.
  • There will be a panel on computer screen showing all the question nos in different colour scheme which will show which are the questions answered, left un answered and marked for review.
  • Candidate will get the flexibility in choosing the exam date of his or her choice as per the convenience of the Candidate.
  • Candidate will also get the choice of shift, if the exam is in 2 shifts dependent on his or her convenience.
  • It will make Candidate feel confident on use of Information technology.
  • You can also save upto ₹ 300 in Exam fees as compared to Pen or Paper mode.
What is Computer dependent Examination i.e.. Online mode?It is a Computer dependent Exam which will be organised using the Local Area Network i.e.. . LAN to make it safe, convenient and un-interrupted.
Is Computer dependent Examination dependent on Internet?No
Does it take more time to answer in Computer dependent Examination as some times internet connection is slow?No, not at all. As this exam is not Internet dependent, so the internet connection speed does not matter. The computer dependent exam is organised on Local Area Network i.e.. . LAN so it is fast to answer in Computer dependent Exam.
How to apply and what is the last date of applying for computer dependent exam?Candidates can apply through JEE (Main) website JEE Mains. The last date is 15th Dec 2012 as per the declared schedule.
Is it possible to change mode of examination from pen and paper dependent exam to computer dependent exam?Yes, the candidate can write mail with the subject caption as “Change of mode of exam from Pen and Paper to Computer dependent” giving his or her registration no and choice of city for computer dependent examination.
What will the dates for Computer dependent Examination?The planned schedule is in between 8th April to 25th April 2013
What will be the time of computer dependent 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 from 14.00 Hours to 17.00 Hours.
When will a candidate has to report at exam centre?One and half hour before the exam time.
What computer knowledge is required to appear for Computer dependent Examination?The candidate need to know only how to use computer mouse.
Can the date of exam once selected be changed, if needed?No
What will be the medium of Computer dependent Examination?Medium of examination will be English, Hindi and also Gujarati for the candidates who have appeared Gujarati Medium; Gujarati medium is available only for the candidates who have appeared centre cities in the state of Gujarat. The Candidate can also switch medium as many times as he or she wants meanwhile the examination.
Can an Candidate get a examination center of his or her choice?The Candidate can appear for city of his or her choice as per list of computer dependent exam cities at the time of filling application form only.
How secure is the Computer dependent examination?It is very secure with zero error possibility as human intervention is minimal.
How a Candidate can practice for Computer dependent 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 dependent Exam in simulated environment.
What will happen in case there is some problem in computer meanwhile 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.
When will the result of Computer dependent Examination be declared?Combined result will be declared along with the Pen and Paper dependent examination candidates.
Will there be a question booklet like in offline examination?In Computer dependent Examination the questions will appear on computer screen along with the answer appearions. Instruction page will also be displayed before the actual test begins. The time of reading of instructions will not be part of examination duration.
Will a Candidate get the question paper of computer dependent examination as he/she gets in Pen and Paper dependent exam?Yes, the question paper will be mailed to each and every candidate after the exam schedule is over:
In case of problem in computer etc will there be some body to help?Yes, there will be qualified IT professionals.
How will a candidate answer a question in the Computer dependent examination?There will four appearions of each question. The candidate has to click one of the appearions using computer mouse which can be reviewed or re-answered any time meanwhile the duration of the examination
How 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 show which are the questions answered, left un answered and marked for review.
Can a candidate change his or her answer?Yes meanwhile the exam duration and it is one of the most crucial characteristic of computer dependent examination.
If a candidate has selected medium of question paper as English but want to see question in Hindi for more clarity or opposite, if possible?Yes, you can easily do with click of a computer mouse.
Will a candidate be getting some practice test? If yes, than how and when?Yes, the mock test is available on CBSE or JEE websites and can be downloaded for the practice.
Is computer dependent examination for BE and B Tech only?Yes
If a candidate wants to appear for both BE or BTech and BPlanning or BArch from city of computer dependent exam, than how will a candidate appear for B. Arch or B Planning exam-His or her BE or B Tech Exam will be organised in computer dependent exam mode and BPlanning or BArch in offline mode in the same city.
Will a candidate receive sheets or papers for rough work or calculations etc?Yes, so much.
Will there be call centre support?Yes. There will be call centre support for candidates appearing in computer dependent examination. The helpline number (s) will be available on the CBSE or JEE websites in January 2013.