Joint Entrance Examination - The primary or commonly referred to as JEE Main is a national entry exam conducted by the NTA to give admission to BE/B.Tech, BPlan, and BArch courses. Throughout the country at IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), NITs (National Technology Institute), and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs).
|Exam||JEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam)|
|Organized by||National Testing Agency|
|Category||National level Exam|
|The Frequency||Four times a year|
|JEE Manis Official Website||https://jeemain.nta.nic.in|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test – online|
|Total Questions||75 Questions|
|Exam pattern||Objective: 25 questions from Mathematics, 25 from Chemistry, and 25 from Physics|
|No. of Accepting Colleges||1668 colleges|
|Score Validity||One year|
|Total Marks||300 Marks|
|Events||Dates ( April Session)|
|Application form Starts From||25-March-2021|
|Last date to apply for the JEE Mains 2021||04-April-2021|
|Application form correction window||06-April-2021 to 07-April-2021|
|Admit card issue||To Be Announced|
|JEE Mains 2021 exam date (April Session)||Postponed Due to Covid-19|
|Release of response sheet||To Be Announced|
|Answer key release date Paper 1, 2, 3||To Be Announced|
|Declaration of result (April Session)||To Be Announced|
NTA has released the JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria for BTech, BArch, and BPlan exams. To be considered for the JEE Main Test, candidates should fulfill all the eligibility criteria. Following criteria for JEE Main 2021 must be checked by the candidates to fill the application form.
Age Criteria: no age cap for aspirants appearing in the main JEE
Year of Appearance
In JEE (Main)-2020, applicants who have passed the Class 12/Qualifying examination in 2017 or earlier, as well as those who will be examined in 2021 or later, are not eligible.
Qualifying subjects: In order to be qualified, candidates must have taken at least five subjects in the class 12 / qualifying test.
Follow the instructions to apply for Jee Main 2021:
Step-1: Use your own email address and phone number to register online for Jee Mains through the official website of NTA
Step-2: Fill out the Online Application Form and keep track of the Application Number created by the system.
Step-3: Upload scanned photgraph of: (i) the recent images(file size should be 10Kb – 200Kb) should be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including ears against white background; (ii) applicant's signature (file sizeshould be : 4kb - 30kb); (iii) duly verified result awaited attestation form (file size should be: 50kb to 500kb), (iv) reserved category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) (file size should be: 50kb to 300KB), (v) PwD certificate (file size should be: 50kb to 300kb) in jpg/jpeg format.
Step-4: Pay the Application Fee with a debit card, credit card, net banking, or UPI at SBI/Canara Bank/HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway and keep a copy of the receipt.
For future reference, download, save and print a copy of the Application Form's Confirmation Page (which will be available only after effective fee remittance).
Application form fees for Jee Mains 2021:
Candidates can pay the application form fees through Credit card / Debit Card (except Master Card / Visa Card) / Net Banking / UPI, Fees structure is described below:
|Jee Mains 2021 (Application Fees||Type of Applicants||Indian Students (Fee in Rs.)||Other Country Students (Fees in Rs.)|
|a) Paper 1: B.E./ B. Tech or b) Paper 2A: B. Arch or Paper 2B: B. Plan||General / Gen-EWS / OBC (NCL)||Male||650||3000|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||Male||325||1500|
|a) Paper 1: B.E./ B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch or b) Paper 1: B.E./ B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Plan or c) Paper 1: B.E./ B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B. Plan or d) Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B. Plan||General / Gen-EWS / OBC (NCL)||Male||1300||6000|
|SC/ ST/ PwD||Male||650||3000|
Note: Application can be filled only through online mode in the official website of NTA.
Exam Time Table
9:00 A.M. To 12:00 P.M.
3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
|Mode of Exam||B.Arch: CBT & PBT mode|
|B.Tech/ B.Plan : CBT mode|
|Type of Questions||Subjective B.Arch Drawing Paper|
|Objective (MCQs) and Numerical|
|Number of Questions||82 for B.Arch|
|90 for B.Tech|
|105 for B.Plan|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Response : (+4)|
|Level of Exam||Easy to Moderate|
|Incorrect Response||-1 for each|
Paper 1: (B.Tech)
|Subject||Section A||Section B||Marks|
*Each subject will be divided into two sections. Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) will cover Section A, while Questions with numerical values to fill in will be Section B. Candidates must attempt any five of the ten questions in Section B. For Section B, there would be no negative marking.
On the official website, NTA has released the JEE Main 2021 syllabus for Papers 1, 2, and 3 in online mode. This year, BPlan has been divided from BArch by the authorities. The syllabus will allow candidates to better prepare for the exams.
All the aspirants are advised to check the syllabus before starting with preparations. Going through the JEE Main syllabus, students get to know the topics of every subject that are important from JEE Main exam point of view.
JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Paper 1
|Sets, relations, and functions||Section A||Section A (Physical Chemistry)|
|Complex numbers and quadratic equations||Physics And Measurement||Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry|
|Matrices and determinants||Kinematics||States Of Matter|
|Permutations and combinations||Laws Of Motion||Atomic Structure|
|Mathematical induction||Work, Energy, and Power||Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure|
|Binomial theorem and its simple applications||Rotational Motion||Chemical Thermodynamics|
|Sequences and series||Gravitation||Solutions|
|Limit, continuity, and differentiability||Properties Of Solids And Liquids||Equilibrium|
|Integral calculus||Thermodynamics||Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry|
|Differential equations||Kinetic Theory Of Gases||Chemical Kinetics|
|Co-ordinate geometry||Oscillations And Waves||Surface Chemistry|
|Vector algebra||Current Electricity||Section B (Inorganic Chemistry)|
|Statistics and probability||Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism||Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties|
|Trigonometry||Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents||General Principle and Processes of Isolation of Metals|
|Mathematical reasoning||Electromagnetic Waves||Hydrogen|
|Optics||S-Elements of the block (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)|
|Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation||P – Block Elements|
|Atoms And Nuclei||D – And F – Block Elements|
|Electronic Devices||Co-Ordination Compounds|
|Communication Systems||Environmental Chemistry|
|Section B||Section C: Organic Chemistry|
|EXPERIMENTAL SKILLS||Purification And Characterization Of Organic Compound|
|Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry|
|Organic Compounds Containing Halogens|
|Chemical compound of alcohols of oxygen, phenols and ethers, carboxylic acids|
|Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Chemistry In Everyday Life|
|Principles Related To Practical Chemistry|