The top engineering colleges and institutes in India conduct an entrance exam for admission to engineering courses. This exam is known as Joint Entrance Examination and in short, it is called JEE. The colleges run by the central government and some institutes of the state government conduct this exam. The states that hold the exam are Gujarat, M.P, Odisha in the west and central India. North Indian states of Punjab and Uttarakhand conduct the exam. Another north Indian state Haryana and East Indian state Nagaland conduct the exam.

**Admission to IIT and ISM **

The examination is important for students who want admission in the IITs. The marks obtained in the first paper determine a student’s fate in JEE Advanced program and it is mainly for IIT. Apart from this, admission in the ISM or the Indian School of Mines is also determined by the JEE. In 2016, a fewer number of students participated in the JEE Main.

**How to Find the Rank Of JEE Mains 2016 **

The examination is conducted by CBSE. The scores and rank obtained by students in the JEE Mains exam 2016 can be found on the CBSE website. For this, the student has to enter roll number and date of birth on the website. Apart from this, many websites give the facility of an online predictor known as jee main rank predictor 2016. It is a useful tool for finding if the students have a chance of clearing the exam. This is done by analyzing the board marks. The tool gives an insight of your position in the examination. It also analyzes the difficulty level while prediction the scoring pattern.

**How Is the JEE Main Rank Calculated **

The JEE Main examination is a national level exam that is held all over the country in different places for admission to the B.Tech or undergraduate courses of engineering. For calculating the rank of students appearing in the exam, the marks of JEE are calculated along with the board examination of the class twelfth. For this, sixty percent marks are taken from the JEE Main exam while the remaining forty marks are taken from the board exam. Thus, apart from the entrance exam, the students also need to pay attention to their studies in school for getting a good score in the board exam.

**Eligibility Criteria For JEE Mains 2016 **

The students had to fill a form for the entrance examination. In the form of JEE Mains exam, the students had to enter the age and qualifications. The students who were born after 1991 only were eligible for the exam. However, the age limit was relaxed for the reserved categories of students. Students born after 1986 could give the JEE exam under the reserved category. Students who gave the board exam in 2014, 2015 and 2016 were allowed in the exam. The exam allowed only those students to appear in the exam who had the PCM scheme of subjects that includes physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

**Topics Covered In JEE Mains Exam **

In the JEE Main exam, the students had to appear for physics, chemistry and mathematics paper. The main topics covered in the physics paper are electricity, magnetism, modern physics, and unit and measurements. Apart from this, the paper also covers heat and thermodynamics, mechanics, optics, and waves. This paper is for total 30 marks. The chemistry paper covers organic, inorganic and physical chemistry. This paper is also for 30 marks. The last paper of mathematics covers the topics of calculus, algebra of class twelfth, statistics and 3-D. Apart from these topics, the paper also covers trigonometry, algebra of class eleventh, coordinate geometry, reasoning, and vectors. This paper has total 30 marks. The students have to prepare well for these topics in the JEE Main exam.

**How the JEE Main Rank Predictor Tool Works **

The students who wish to calculate their performance can take help of jee main rank predictor 2016, which is an online tool available on many websites. It is important to know how this tool works and calculates the rank of students. For this purpose, the students have to enter the expected marks in the JEE exam along with the board percentage. The website collects percentages of a large number of students who have appeared in the exam. Based on this, the rank of a student is calculated by comparing the performance and rank with other students. After this, the data is compared with the performance of the CBSE students who have taken the exam. The marks obtained by students in a particular board along with the all-India level are added and after that percentage in taken out. Based on this, a final prediction is made that helps students in guessing and knowing their rank.