What is JEE MAINS and Why?

JEE Mains(Joint Entrance Examination) is an Engineering Entrance examination for admission into Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments and other Institutions. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be considered for JEE (Advanced), which the candidate should appear for getting admitted into the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

Important Points in JEE Mains 2021:

Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) - 2021

Age Limit:

For appearing in the JEE (Main) 2021, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12 / equivalent examination in 2019, 2020, or appearing in 2021 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) 2021 examination. However, the candidates may be required to fulfil the age criteria of the Institute(s) in which they are desirous of taking admission.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination:

Only those candidates who have passed Class 12 / equivalent examination in 2019, 2020 or 2021; or those who are appearing in Class 12 / equivalent examination in 2021, are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021.

Candidates must note that the IITs permit only two attempts for the JEE (Advanced), i.e. a candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2020 or 2021

State of Eligibility:

State code of eligibility means the code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying examination by virtue of which the candidate becomes eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021. It is important to note that the State code of eligibility does NOT depend upon the native place or the place of residence of the candidate.

Application Procedure:

4 Simple Steps to be followed to apply online

  1. Register for the Online Application Form, choose your Password and note down system generated Application Number.
  2. Complete the Application Form Candidate can login with the system generated Application Number and created Password for completing the Application Form .
  3. Upload Scanned Images of Photograph, Signature & Caste Certificate (If Require).
  4. Pay Examination Fee by debit/credit card/Net Banking

Examination Fees:

JEE MAINS-2021 February/March/April/May exam shall have three papers

The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE(Main)-2021 is as follows:

Fee Payable: FOR EXAMINATION CENTRE OPTED IN INDIA OUTSIDE INDIA
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech
or
Paper 2A: B. Arch
or
Paper 2B: B.Planning
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)Boys - Rs 650/-
Girls - Rs 325/-
Boys - Rs 3000/-
Girls - Rs 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderBoys - Rs 325/-
Girls - Rs 325/
Boys - Rs 1500/-
Girls - Rs 1500/
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch
or
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning
or
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning
or
Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Boys - Rs 1300/-
Girls - Rs 650/-
Boys - Rs 6000/-
Girls - Rs 3000/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderBoys - Rs 650/-
Girls - Rs 650/-
Boys - Rs 3000/-
Girls - Rs 3000/-
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test Only

** For Paper-2 (B. Arch):To be attempted in one sitting. Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in "Computer Based Test (CBT)" mode only and Drawing Test Part III in "Pen & Paper Based" (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet

PAPERSUBJECTSTYPE OF QUESTIONSMode of Examination
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech.Mathematics, Physics & ChemistryObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry"Computer Based Test (CBT)" mode only
Paper 2A: B. ArchPart-I: MathematicsObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value"Computer Based Test (CBT)" mode only
Part-II: Aptitude TestObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Part-III: Drawing TestQuestions to test drawing aptitude"Pen & Paper Based" (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet
Paper 2B: B. PlanningPart-I: MathematicsObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value"Computer Based Test (CBT)" mode only
Part-II: Aptitude TestObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Part-III: Planning Based QuestionsObjective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Paper1: B.E./ B. Tech. in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode:
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and MarksSubjectSection ASection BMarks
Mathematics20*10*100
Physics20*10*100
Chemistry20*10*100
Total90300
*Each Subject will have two sections. Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In Section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10. There will be no negative marking for Section B.
Paper 2A (B. Arch): Mathematics (Part-I) and Aptitude Test (Part-II) in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only and Drawing Test (Part-III) in Pen & Paper Based (offline) mode, to be attempted on drawing sheet of A4 size.
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and MarksSubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics (Part I)20*10*100
Aptitude Test (Part II)50200
Drawing Test (Part III)02100
Total82400
*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. There will be no negative marking for numerical value.
Paper 2B (B. Planning) Part-I: Mathematics, Part-II: Aptitude Test and Part-III: Planning Based Questions in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and MarksSubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
Part-I: Mathematics20*10*100
Part-II: Aptitude Test50200
Part-III: Planning Based Objective Type MCQs25100
Total105400
*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. There will be no negative marking for numerical value.

Medium of Question Papers:

MediumExam Centers
EnglishAll Examination Centres
HindiAll Examination Centres in India
English and AssameseExamination Centres in Assam
English and BengaliExamination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and GujaratiExamination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
English and KannadaExamination Centres in Karnataka
English and MarathiExamination Centres in Maharashtra
English and MalayalamExamination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and OdiaExamination Centres in Odisha
English and PunjabiExamination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi
English and TamilExamination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and TeluguExamination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and UrduAll Examination Centres in India

Syllabus of JEE Mains - 2021:

Examination Centers:

Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure:

List of Participating Institutions In Centralised Seat Allocation Process:

  1. National Institute of Technology , Agartala (Tripura)
  2. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)
  3. National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
  4. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP)
  5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)
  6. National Institute of Technology, Delhi
  7. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (West Bengal)
  8. National Institute of Technology, Goa
  9. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
  10. Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  11. Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)
  12. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)
  13. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana)
  14. National Institute of Technology, Manipur
  15. National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  16. National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
  17. National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  18. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
  19. National Institute of Technology, Patna (Bihar)
  20. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
  21. National Institute of Technology, Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
  22. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (Odisha)
  23. National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
  24. National Institute of Technology, Silchar (Assam)
  25. National Institute of Technology, Hazartbal, Srinagar (J & K)
  26. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)
  27. National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Mangalore (Karnataka)
  28. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
  29. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand
  30. National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  31. National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh, Vatluru, Eluru - 534007
  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)
  2. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (TamilNadu)
  3. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad (UP)
  4. Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur (M.P.)
  5. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)
  6. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)
  7. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chitoor (A. P.)
  8. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)
  9. Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal 795001
  10. Indian Institute of Information Technology Srirangam,Tiruchirappalli
  11. Indian Institute of Information Technology Lucknow
  12. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Dharwad
  13. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kurnool
  14. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kottayam
  15. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kalyani, West Bengal
  16. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana
  17. Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh
  18. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi, Jharkhand
  19. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Nagpur , Maharashtra
  20. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune , Maharshtra
  21. Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur
  22. Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhopal
  23. Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat
  24. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Agartala
  25. Indian institute of information technology, Raichur, Karnataka
  1. Assam University, Silchar (Assam)
  2. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi (Jharkhand)
  3. Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
  4. Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi (U.P.)
  5. Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management, Ahmedabad
  6. Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishawavidyalaya, Bilaspur (C.G.)
  7. J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad- 211002 (U.P.)
  8. Mizoram University, Aizwal-796009
  9. National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, P.O. Hatia, Ranchi (Jharkhand).
  10. School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
  11. School of Planning and Architecture, I.P. Estate, New Delhi (SPA, Delhi).
  12. School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)
  13. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra-182320 (J & K)
  14. Tezpur University, NAPAAM, Tezpur (Assam)
  15. Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology, Shibpur, Distt Howrah (Formerly Bengal Engineering & Science University Shibpur)
  16. Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu
  17. National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  18. Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology Longowal - 148106, Distt. Sangrur (Pb.), India
  19. Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur (U.P.)
  20. Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy, Visakhapatnam.
  21. Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Salem, Tamil Nadu.
  22. JamiaHamdard University, Delhi.
  23. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
  24. Central institute of Technology Kokrajar, Assam
  25. Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
  26. Ghani Khan Choudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology, Malda, West Bengal
  27. Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
  28. National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat, Haryana

Complete Schedule For JEE Mains 2021:

EVENTSDATES
Online submission of Application Form16.12.2020 to 23.01.2021
Last date for successful transaction of prescribed application fee 24.01.2021 (upto 11.50 PM)
Correction in particulars27.01.2021 to 30.01.2021 (for February Session)
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA websiteSecond week of February, 2021
Date of Examinations(Session 1): 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021
(Session 2): 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021
(Session 3): 20th to 25th July 2021
(Session 4): 27th to 02nd August 2021
Timing of ExaminationFirst Shift:- 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (IST)
Second Shift:- 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (IST
Display of Question Paper attempted by the Candidate and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA websiteTo be displayed on the NTA website in due course
Declaration of Result on NTA websiteTo be displayed on the NTA website in due course

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