Vastavam web: JEE main-2018 for pen paper mode to be held on 8 April, 2018. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that the offline (pen-paper) mode of JEE Main 2018 exam will be conducted on April 8, 2018. The JEE Main 2018 is conducted in online mode as well, but the dates for the online mode has not been declared yet. A national-level exam, JEE Main is conducted every year as a screening test for admission to the IITs. Additionally, scores of JEE Main are used for admission to UG engineering programmes offered by institutes like NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and a host of other institutes. Around 25,000 seats in31 NITs and 23 IITs would be filled through this examination.