As per CBSE's official data, as many as 1043739 candidates have registered for JEE Main 2018 offline paper held on April 8, out of which 646814 were boys, 266745 girls and 3 transgenders. Apart from the test on April 8, the official data for JEE Main 2018 Online held on April 15 and 16 is not available. For JEE Advanced also, we can know the figures once the registration of JEE Advanced 2018 closes.
Around 11.99 lakhs student apply for JEE exam.
Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE), which is the exam conducting authority for JEE Main, has registered a dip of nearly 1% in registrations as compared to the previous year. This is the 3rd year in a row that JEE Main applications have shown a dip. As per CBSE officials, as many as 11,98,989 students have registered for the national level engineering entrance examination this year. Out of the 11,98,989 registered candidates, 8,62,526 are male candidates, while 3,36,460 are female and 3 are transgenders. This means that around 72% male candidates will be sitting for JEE Main 2017, while the female test takers will be over 27%.
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As per CBSE's official data, 1186454 candidates registered for Paper I of JEE Main, out of which 856897 were male, while 329554 were female candidates and 3 were transgenders. Out of the 1186454 registered candidates, 956716 candidates took the test in offline mode, while 165635 appeared for the online test of JEE Main 2017.
For JEE Advanced 2017, as many as 221427 candidates qualified from JEE Main 2017 to take the test. Further, as per the result data of JEE Advanced, out of the total 1,59,540 candidates who had taken JEE Advanced 2017, a total of 50,455 qualified for IIT admission making it to the rank list.