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IIT Kanpur has started the JEE Advanced Registration 2018 for foreign candidates from 18 April 2018. The foreign applicants can directly register online for JEE Advanced without appearing in JEE Main. Only foreign candidates who fulfil the set eligibility can participate in JEE Advanced exam for IIT admission. The registration for JEE Advanced closes on 7 May 2018. JEE Advanced registration 2018 for foreign nationals can be submitted in 4 steps – registration, filling of application form, uploading of certificates and payment of requisite fee. During JEE Advanced online Registration, candidates have to upload scanned copies of documents. The online registration fee can be paid in online or offline mode. After the submission of JEE Advanced online registration form, the candidates should take a printout of the confirmation page for future references. For more information on JEE Advanced Registration 2018 for foreign nationals, the procedure to apply, amount to be paid and others, read the article below.

Who is treated as Foreign Nationals for JEE Advanced 2018?

Candidates who are not citizens of India by birth, who are not part of  OCI/PIO category, and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under OCI/PIO category at the time of  JEE Advanced registration are treated as foreign nationals. 10% supernumerary seats in every course at IIT is reserved for foreign nationals.

JEE Advanced Exam Centres for Foreign Nationals - Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Singapore.

If the candidate is also registering for Architecture Aptitude Test then they have to come to India for appearing in the architecture exam conducted by IITs.

JEE Advanced 2018 is to be conducted on 20 May 2018, for admission to 23 IITs located across the country. From JEE Main, the top 2,24,000 candidates will be eligible to participate for JEE Advanced. The exam will be conducted in the computer-based mode in 155 centres across the nation and 6 outside India. The foreign candidates will appear for JEE Advanced on the same day.

JEE Advanced Registration Dates 2018 for Foreign Candidates

The application form of JEE Advanced for foreign candidates has begun. Check the dates for filling the application form below.

JEE Advanced registration events

Important Dates

Online application form started on

18 April 2018 (10:00 am IST)

Last date to apply for JEE Advanced

7 May 2018 (03:00 pm IST)

Last date for payment of application fee

8 May 2018 (03:00 pm IST)

JEE Advanced exam date

20 May 2018


JEE Advanced 2018 Online Registration – Document required

While filling the application form, aspirants must keep the scanned images following documents ready and as per the specifications mentioned in the brochure.

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Birth certificate for age proof
  • Class 12 mark sheet/certificate
  • Identity proof of the candidate
  • Citizenship certificate/passport of both parents
  • Testimonial (if required)
  • Debit/Credit card or net banking details for payment of the fee

JEE Advanced 2018 Registration - Process

To perform the online registration for JEE Advanced 2018, follow the step-wise procedure mentioned below.

Step 1: Registration: The link for registration to JEE Advanced 2018 is available on JEE Advanced Candidate Portal.Candidates can use the link for JEE Advanced online registration. In order to register, follow the steps as provided.

  • As soon as candidates will click on the link, the important instructions page will pop-up. It is mandatory to read all the instructions carefully to avoid any mistakes.
  • Thereafter, scroll down and click (√) on the confirmation.
  • The link to proceed for JEE Advanced online registration will be active.

Click Here to  Apply for JEE Advanced 2018

Step 2: Filling of JEE Advanced online registration form: Once the registration part is over, aspirants will be redirected to the ‘home page’. A link ‘Foreign Candidates Direct Registration’ will appear on the top of the page. Click on the link for filling the application form. In this process, the details which must be submitted are as follows:

Personal details

  • Candidate’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Mother’s name
  • Category
  • Father’s name
  • Gender
  • Nationality

Qualification details

  • Year of passing/appearing
  • Name of class 12/equivalent examination
  • School board
  • Roll number
  • Name and address of the school/college

Address details

  • Country
  • Address
  • Locality
  • City/town/village
  • Pin code/postal code
  • Landline number
  • Email address
  • Mobile number

Other details

  • Guardian’s name
  • Year of the first attempt in JEE Advanced
  • Selection of JEE Advanced exam centre – Candidates have to select the exam centres either inside India or outside.


After that, if all the details mentioned above are correct as per candidate’s knowledge, they must click on ‘I Agree’ and ‘save and next’ for next step.

The review page will appear on the screen. If there is any mistake, applicants can modify it. Later, after the submission of online registration form, no modification can be done.

Step 3: JEE Advanced Registration: uploading of scanned images: Once the details are verified, the scanned images of the below-mentioned document/certificate must be uploaded as per the specifications.







4-40 KB



1-30 KB

Class 10 for birth certificate


50-300 KB

Class 12/equivalent mark sheet


50-300 KB

Identity proof


50-300 KB

Parent’s passport


50-300 KB

Testimonial if applicable


50-300 KB


Step 4: Payment of JEE Advanced 2018 registration fee: For submission of application form, the fee must be paid by the aspirants. The admit card of JEE Advanced will be issued to those candidates who will successfully pay the registration fee. The payment of requisite amount can be paid in the following mode.

The fee to be paid: The payment of above amount can be paid either in online or offline mode.


Fee to be paid

Foreign nationals (exam cities in India)

SAARC countries – USD 160

Non-SAARC countries – USD 300

Foreign candidates (exam cities outside India)

SAARC countries – USD 160

Non-SAARC countries – USD 300


Online modeThe online payment can be done by credit/debit cards or Internet banking. Click on ‘pay registration fee’ and candidates will be directed to SBI Multi Option Payment System (MOPS). Aspirants can select any online mode of payment and pay the amount. Once the payment is done, the registration details with ‘Unique Registration Number’ will be available which must be printed.

Offline modeThe offline payment can be done through cash using SBI branch option. Click on the link ‘pay registration fee’ In case of cash payment, select ‘SBI branch’ and the e-challan will be generated to the candidates. Take a printout of generated E-challan and take it to the SBI bank for payment of the fee. After the payment is successfully done, download the registration details along with the ‘Unique number’ mentioned in it.

How to reset the password for JEE Advanced registration 

If any candidate forgets their password to log-in, no need to worry. Follow the simple procedure below to retrieve it.

You can reset your password by:

  • Using security question and its answers; this was filled while filling the application form.
  • A verification code can be sent through SMS to the registered mobile number.
  • Using reset link button which will be sent to the registered email ID

Last Year JEE Advanced registration statistics

Last year, the IITs attempted to spread a more global look, which was not as successful as the engineering institutes expected it to be. Though 11,000 seats were pledged for overseas candidates. Just 222 aspirants from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore, Ethiopia and Dubai took the entrance test.

It was the first time that the exam was conducted in six foreign locales. The number of foreign candidates who registered for the entrance test was as follows.

Name of country Number of candidates appeared
Dubai 153
Kathmandu 33
Dhaka 13
Singapore 12
Colombo 9
Addis Ababa 2
Total 222

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