JEE Main 2019 Frequently Asked Questions List Released by NTA
1. Whether the examination will be offline or online?
This will be computer based test and will be conducted through online mode only.
2. Who is eligible for JEE (Main)- 2019? 1)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017, 2018 or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in JEE(Main)-2019. Candidates who had passed Class XII/qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE(Main)-2019. Candidate who appeared in Class XII/ equivalent qualifying examination in 2016, did not pass in 2016, but passed in 2017 are not eligible to appear in JEE(Main)-2019. 2) Age Limit For appearing in the JEE (Main)-2019 examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main)- examination 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.
3. If a candidate has passed in 2018 and appearing for improvement in 2019. Is he eligible?
4. What is the state of eligibility for theImprovement Candidates/Institution Abroad/NIOS?
If a candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one State but appeared for improvement from another State, his/her State code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination and not the State from where he/she has appeared for improvement. Indian Nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate. Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the State in which the study centre is located. The state of eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal /Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.
5. How many times a student can appear in one year?
As per the new scheme, the JEE (Main)-2019 exam would be conducted twice in a year.
6. What is eligibility for Diploma Students in JEE (Main) – 2019?
To appear in JEE (Advanced) a diploma holder can apply in JEE (Main) – 2019but his/her rank and NTA score for JEE (Main) will not be declared as diploma holders cannot apply for admission to NITs and CFTIs through JEE (Main) channel.
7. How can I apply for JEE (Main) – 2019?
Application form for JEE (Main)-2019 can be submitted only online through website www.nta.ac.in. Details are available under Chapter-5 “Application procedure for JEE (Main)- 2019” as provided in the Information Bulletin of JEE (Main) – 2019. Keep the correct details ready before submission of form after carefully reading of Information Bulletin
8. Which scanned images have to be uploaded in the JEE (Main) – 2019 application form?
The candidates had to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature and their father/ mother/ guardian’s signature in the application form of JEE (Main)-2019
9. Is there any change in the syllabus of JEE (Main) – 2019?
There is no change in the Syllabus of JEE (Main) – 2019.
10. What will be the pattern of examination?
JEE (Main) – 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.
SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS MODE OF EXAMINATION Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Computer based Paper 2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning) Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III Objective type Objective type Questions to test drawing aptitude Computer Based. Computer Based On a drawing sheet (offline mode)
11. Will the JEE exams get tougher from 2018 onwards due to the involvement of National Testing Agency?
No. The syllabus and the pattern of the examination would remain the same.
12. When JEE (Main) – 2019 will be conducted?
It will be conducted twice in January, 2019 and in April, 2019.
13. Can I use a calculator in an online examination conducted by NTA?
No. Candidates are not allowed to carry calculators or any other electronic device in the examination centre. Detailed information in this regard is available in the Information Bulletin
14. I have no access to a computer and no experience NTA will be identifying schools, colleges and other institutions with internet and computer facilities in due course of time. with the online examination. How can I prepare for the examination?
The same will be designated as Test Practice Centers (TPCs) for facilitating free practice sessions on every Saturday and Sunday for JEE (Main) – 2019 aspirants.
15. Is it necessary to appear in JEE (Main) Examination twice?
If I give the examination on both the occasions, which score will be considered? No it is not necessary to appear in JEE(Main) twice. This would be optional for the candidate to appear once or twice for the current academic session. In case they have attempted both the examinations, best of the scores would be taken for the merit list.
16. Will there be any changes in the JoSSA counselling process?
No, there is no change in JoSSA counselling process.