JEE Main 2021: National Testing Agency is the conducting body of JEE Main. It is an all India level examination through which B.Tech / B.E, B.Arch, and B.Plan admissions are offered in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and other engineering, architecture, and planning institutes. Each year from 2021 onwards, NTA conducts the JEE Main exam twice a year. Two sessions in a year i.e January & April Session take place in a year. Candidates can appear for both the session because the final JEE Main 2021 ranking will be based on the best of the two attempts.

Check Eligibility For NTA JEE Main Exam

Those who will clear the JEE Main 2021 exam will be eligible for the JEE Advanced 2021. Upon clearing the JEE Advanced candidates will be eligible to get admission in IITs. JEE Main 2021 application form will tentatively out in September 2021 for the January session and February 2021 for April Session. Earlier around 9 lakh students applied for the JEE Main 2021. There are two papers in JEE Main 2021 i.e Paper 1 (Engineering) & Paper 2 (Architecture & Planning). The procedure of JEE Main 2021 will take place in online mode whether it is application or exam or answer key or result. One exception is there that drawing section of the Paper 2 will be taken in the drawing sheet.

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PaperMode
Paper 1 (B.E./B. Tech.)Online Mode (CBT – Computer Based Test)
Paper 2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)

Part I & II (Maths & Aptitude Test)
Part III (Drawing Test)

Online Mode (CBT – Computer Based Test)
Offline Mode (Pen & Paper Based Test)

About NTA Joint Entrance Exam / JEE Mains 2021

OverviewParticulars
Full Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination
Common NameJEE Main
Exam conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of ExaminationNational level
Examination TypeUndergraduate
Mode of ExaminationComputer-based
Admission InNITs, CFTIs and IIITs
Counselling conducting BodyJoint Seat Allocation Authority

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

Candidates appearing for the JEE Main 2021 must be aware of the important dates regarding the 2021 session. Look at the January & April session dates for the session 2021.

JEE Main January 2021 Session 
EventsDates
Application Form release date1st September 2020
Last date of the submission of online formOctober 2020
Fee Payment DateOctober 2020
Display of shift allocation and dateOctober 2020
JEE Main Application correctionOctober 2020
Exam centre allotment November 2020
JEE Main Admit Card download December 2020
JEE Main exam date January 2021
(1st Shift: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
(2nd Shift: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
Answer Key release date January 2021
JEE Main result date January 2021
JEE Main April 2021 Session 
Application Form release dateFebruary 2021
Last date of the submission of online formMarch 2021
Fee payment last dateMarch 2021
Display of shift allocation and date1st week of March 2021
JEE Main Application correction2nd week of March 2021
Exam centre allotment3rd week of March 2021
JEE Main Admit Card downloadMarch 2021
JEE Main exam dateApril 2021
Answer Key release date2nd week of April 2021
JEE Main result dateApril 2021

JEE Main Important Changes As Per 2020 

In 2020, NTA has introduced a lot of changes such as :

  1. NTA has stated that science is no longer the eligibility criteria for the students who want to appear for B.Planning courses. Having mathematics in the 12th can also apply.
  2. Application Fee was revised
  3. Exam Pattern Changed. Now in each section, 20 questions are MCQ and 5 questions are numerical value-based.
  4. JEE Main Payment Mode Changed. Now only the online mode is applicable.
  5. Photo Format is changed as of now candidates don’t need to have the photo with name and date.

Eligibility Criteria Of JEE Main 2021

Only the eligible candidates can fill the JEE Main 2021 application form. NTA follows strict guidelines in terms of the JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria. Thus candidates have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria in order to fill the online JEE Main Form. Candidates must look into factors such as age limit, qualifying education, marks, exam, etc. As there are two papers in JEE Main, candidates should look at the eligibility criteria as per the paper wise.

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear in the JEE Main exam. Candidates who have passed Class 12th or equivalent in 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 can also apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: 12th board and appearing can also apply.
  • Qualifying Marks: Must score 75% in 12th board (65% for the reserved category )
  • Subjects To be Qualified: PCM for Paper 1 and for Paper 2 science is no longer the criteria. Candidates who have 12th in mathematics but not science can apply for B.Planning. However, for B.Arch, candidates must have PCM in 12th

JEE Main Application Form 2021

Candidates appearing for the JEE Main 2021 exam, can apply for it from the official site of JEE Main. NTA will release the application form online. Candidates must enter the correct credential while filling the form. The filling procedure of the JEE Main Application Form 2021 must take place in a single session. In the process of filling the form, candidates have to enter the personal details, educational details and upload the image, signature and the documents required. Overall candidates must clear fully fill the form with the correct details.

Application Fee Of JEE Main

The registration fee of the JEE Main 2021 online application form will differ as per the category, gender, and residence (India or outside India). Last year in 2020, NTA has revised the application fee and there was a rise in the fee.

PaperExam CentreCategoryBoysGirls
Paper-1 (B.E./ B.Tech.) or Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)In IndiaGeneral/ OBC (NCL)Rs 650/-Rs 325/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs 325/-Rs 325/-
Outside IndiaGeneral/ OBC (NCL)Rs 3000/-Rs 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs 1500/-Rs 1500/-
Both Paper-1 (B.E./ B.Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)In IndiaGeneral/ OBC (NCL)Rs 1300/-Rs 650/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs 650/-Rs 650/-
Outside IndiaGeneral/ OBC (NCL)Rs 6000/-Rs 3000/-
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs 3000/-Rs 3000/-

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction

Candidates are advised to fill the JEE Main registration form with the correct credentials. But many times candidates make mistakes while filling the form. So after the application and payment procedure is done, NTA will activate the link for the correction in JEE Main Application Form. This is the one-time facility for the students to make corrections in the JEE Main 2021 form. As per the session wise, the correction link will be activated. JEE Main Correction link will activate in October 2020  for the January session and in March 2021 for April Session. Students must note that whatever correction is required, must be finished before the due date. NTA will not provide a further spot for correction so make the correction till the allotted time and date.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021

NTA has made the changes in the exam pattern in 2020. The no. of questions were decreased from 90 to 75. Each section of the question paper is subdivided into two categories i.e MCQ and Numerical Based Questions. In order to have a better understanding of the JEE Main 2021 exam pattern look into the table given below:

Marking Scheme:

Marking Scheme for MCQsCorrect AnswerFour marks (+4)
Unanswered /Marked for ReviewNo mark (0)
Incorrect Answer/Multiple AnswerMinus one mark (-1)
Marking Scheme for questions
for which answer is a Numerical
value
Correct AnswerFour marks (+4)
Unanswered /Marked for ReviewNo mark (0)
Incorrect Answer/Multiple AnswerNo mark (0)
Marking Scheme for
Drawing Test –Part III
Two questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks.

 JEE Main Paper 1  Exam Pattern

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTypes of questionsMarks
Mathematics25(20+5)20 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 5 Questions with the answer as a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry100
Chemistry25(20+5)100
Physics25(20+5)100
Total75300

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern

ExamSubjectsTotal Ques.Types of QuestionsMarks
B. Arch.Aptitude Test50Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)200
Drawing Test2Questions for drawing test100
Mathematics25(20+5)20 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 5 Questions for which answer is a numerical value100
Total400
B. Planning


Mathematics – Part I25(20+5)20 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 5 Questions for which answer is a numerical value100
Aptitude Test – Part II50Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)200
Planning Based Questions – Part III25Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)100
Total400

JEE Main Syllabus 2021

Well, this is the most important section which the candidates have to take note of. All the questions in the exam come from the syllabus prescribed by NTA. JEE Main 2021 Syllabus is available in the pdf format. Candidates can download the syllabus and start preparing for the exam. The syllabus differs as per the paper to some extent. Watch out the topics as per the subjects through the JEE Main 2021 Syllabus. Make sure that the syllabus for the JEE Main 2021 will contain the topics from class 11th and 12th.

JEE Main 2021 Preparation Tips

  • Candidates should start with a tough subject/topic as they have more time now so they can do more work on it. Sounds tough but we know you can do it!
  • Many candidates prefer only reference books for preparation. But instead, they should study NCERT books. NCERT Books are very important and helpful in NTA JEE Main 2021 Preparation.
  • Candidates can purchase the Mock Test Series and practice them regularly which will help them to know about their preparation level.
  • Download old question papers and analyze the important topics and pattern of questions. Turn into Sherlock and dig out the web for sample papers.
  • Prepare a sheet of important formulas and paste it near your study table or study area. Revise it regularly to memorize the formulas.

JEE Main Previous Years Question Paper

The candidates preparing for the JEE Main 2021 exam, must look at the previous year’s question paper. This is beneficial to the students as they will familiarize themselves with the type of questions asked in the exam. They will also get an idea about their preparation level indicating the weak and strength zone. Thus accordingly the students will work in their respective areas. It is very easy to get the JEE Main previous year’s question as it is in PDF format. Check Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics question paper. One of the important things which the question papers reflect is the weightage of the chapter with respect to the subject.

JEE Main Mock Test 2021

The National Testing Agency will release the JEE Main Mock test. But what is a Mock test? The mock test will give the candidate an idea of how the real-time exam will look like. It is, in easier terms, “a copy of the real exam”. Since JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in the computer-based mode, the JEE mains 2021 mock test will help in practicing the test before taking the actual exam. NTA has set up a lot of practice centers of JEE Main mock test 2021 to help the aspirants with their preparation for the examination. So, there is an option for candidates to either take the JEE Main mock test 2021 sitting at home or to take it in the test practice centres near them. Mock tests will be beneficial for all candidates as they will be able to practice whatever they have studied, know the exam pattern and manage time.

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JEE Main Admit Card 2021

In order to carry the exam, candidates must have the Admit card. It acts as an identity for the person who takes the exam. One can download the hall ticket from the website as it will be available online. To download the JEE Main admit card, candidates have to log in their id by entering the application no. and Password/D.O.B. Only the candidates who will successfully submit the application form will be able to download the Admit Card. It will carry the list of information in it such as the candidate’s name, application no., centre name etc. Candidates must keep the note that NTA will not send the admit card in their email or address. All candidates should check the details very carefully printed on the admit card

Note: Any kind of discrepancy in the admit card should be informed to NTA before the exam. The contact address is given below.

Things Required To Enter The Examination Hall

  • Photocopy of JEE Main Admit card/hall ticket.
  • A passport size photograph.
  • A photo ID issued by any Government agency such as PAN card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar Card.
  • PwD certificate, if claiming the relaxation under the PwD category.

JEE Main Exam Centres 2021

JEE Mains 2021 will take place in many cities across the country. The NTA will release a list of JEE Main Exam centres for the academic session of 2021-22. While filling the application form, candidates will be required to fill in at least 4 test centres from the list provided. Exam centres for all the registered candidates will be allotted after the application procedure is over.

NTA JEE Main Answer Key 2021

The JEE Main 2021 answer key for Paper 1 & 2 will be available in the official site of JEE Main. After the commencement of the exam, an answer key will be released. Before the official answer key, the unofficial answer key is released by different institutes like Resonance, Aleen, Career Point, Aakash, etc. One can download the answer key to estimate their percentile. Along with the answer key candidates can also check the Memory Based Question Paper.  Candidates who had appeared in the examination will be able to compare their responses with the answer key. The JEE Main answer key can be downloaded by a candidate by using the link available here. With the help of answer key, a candidate can predict the score and the rank.

JEE Main Result 2021

NTA will release the JEE Main result once both the session will over. However, session wise result will also be declared in terms of percentile scored by the candidates.  One can download the JEE Main result 2021 from the official site of JEE Main. Important credentials like application no., Password/D.O.B is required in order to have the result.

The JEE Main Final Result will contain the qualifying status for JEE Advanced. Candidates who will qualify the JEE Main 2021 and meet the specified cutoff will be eligible to take the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam. On the Basis of Result of JEE Main 2021, candidates can take admission into various institutes like NITs, IITs, and GFTIs for B.Tech Courses. The NTA Result of JEE Main percentile will be calculated corresponding to the raw marks obtained by candidates. The calculated NTA scores for all the shifts/sessions will be merged and declared by 4th week of April 2021.

JEE Main 2021 Result Normalization

National Testing Agency will use the policy of ‘Normalization Procedure based on percentile Score’ in order to overcome such a problem of the unequal gain of marks. Now the normalization Procedure will be used for the JEE Main Result (jeemain.nic.in result 2021) which will be based on Percentile Score in order to ensure that the level of exam is equal for every candidate appearing for JEE Mains Exam. Normalization will be done to make sure there is no uneven difficulty level in the exam.

JEE Main Merit List 2021

JEE Main merit list 2021 will consist of the performance of the students in both the session i.e January & April 2021. The best of the two examinations will be taken into consideration to prepare the merit list of JEE Main 2021. Thus accordingly the rank is given to the candidates. And thus through this rank, the candidates get to know about the institution or college they will get. Many times candidates acquire the same score, so in this type of situation following things are taken into the note to rank the candidates.

  • If there is a tie then, candidates having more percentile in Mathematics will be preferred.
  • Tie still persists then candidates who secure more in Physics will be considered.
  • Still, the tie is not gone, then higher percentile score in Chemistry will be taken into consideration
  • Lastly when the tie is not resolved then the candidates older in age will be preferred.

JEE Main 2021 Rank List

  • NTA will release the Rank List in the 4th week of  April 2021
  • The rank list will be prepared based on the candidate’s score in JEE Main.
  • The JEE Main Rank list will reflect the All India Rank (AIR) of the candidate and the category ranks.
  • Admission to NITs, CFTIs and IIITs will be done based on the Rank List published by NTA.
  • Candidate can access the rank list list by entering their roll number and date of birth.

JEE Main Cutoff 2021

The NTA will be in charge of releasing the cutoff for JEE Main  2021. The JEE Main cut off 2021 is the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate needs to obtain in order to get a good rank and thus admission to the specific institute he/she wants to apply to. The cutoff publishes as per the category wise also.

JEE Main 2019 Cut Off

CategoryJEE Main Paper 1 Cut Off 2019
PwD0.11371730
Common Rank List (CRL)89.7548849
General-EWS78.2174869
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)74.3166557
Scheduled Tribe (ST)44.3345172
Scheduled Caste (SC)54.0128155

JEE Main Cutoff Previous Years

CategoryGeneralOBC-NCLSCST
2018 74452924
201781493227
2016100705248
2015105705044

Reservation Criteria Of JEE Main 2021

Certain seats are reserved for the reserved category. Candidates must keep the knowledge regarding the reservation percentage as per the category. The below table shows the percentage as per the category. Check JEE Main Seat Reservation

S.NoCategoriesReservation Percentage
1Scheduled Caste15%
2Scheduled Tribe7.50%
3OBC (Non-Creamy Layer – NCL, where annual income of family < Rs. 8 lakh)27%
4Person with Disabilities5%
5Economically Weaker Section10%

JEE Main 2021 Counselling

The JEE Main counselling 2021 will be conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). This is the most crucial and career-deciding Phase of the whole JEE Mains 2021 Process. Read it Carefully!

  • The Counselling will be conducted by JoSAA/ CSAB for admission to  NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs.
  • For the seat allotment procedure, the candidate will have to mandatorily participate in the counselling.
  • Admission to the institute will be based on AIR and choices filled by the candidate.

Have you read our team member’s story about getting the last rank in JEE Main and still getting admission in NIT? Read the Full Story HERE

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2021

NTA JEE Main will be conducted for admission to 31 NITs (National Institute of Technology), 23 IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), 20 GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes), and 23 IITs (Indian Institution of Technology). Candidates appearing for JEE Main will be getting admission to any one of these depending on their ranks. Check JEE Main Participating Institutes

Contact Details

National Testing Agency
C-20 1A/8 ,Sector 62 IITK Outreach Centre, NOIDA-201309
Email: [email protected]
Official Website: www.nta.ac.in

185 COMMENTS

  1. Sir mere 76.4% nmbr nta jee mains 1 paper me h kya mai pass hoon kya muje ab advance ka test nikalna hoga please sir muje ap btaye

    • If you haven’t paid the application fee in the April form or it is incomplete in any other manner, you can login with your January application details and fill up the form.
      However, if you have paid the fee and submitted the April application form with all requirements, both your applications of January and April might get cancelled.

    • If you can download the admit card but it does not mention the exam centre, then contact NTA immediately.
      If you cannot download the admit card itself, then your application has been rejected. You can fill the application form for April Session.

    • Hi, you must be entering the wrong password which is the reason, you cannot login to pay the application fee/upload the scanned images. Please check the procedure given HERE to change/recover your registration password.

    • The registration for both the exams will be the same but you will be required to fill a separate application form that will be released on 8th February 2019.

    • Hey Divyansh,
      NTA has officially stated that there will be no slot booking from now on. NTA will randomly allot the exam centre and shift timings on 5th October.

  2. Hi my name is Abhishek i uploaded my image without entering date and name below the image is it right /not & i will get hall ticket/not
    pls reply me

    • The photograph has to be uploaded with the name and date of taking the photograph. In case you have not submitted the form. make sure to change the image and if you have submitted the form, you must wait till the application form correction that will be opened on 8th October 2018.

  3. i didnt get my center of mock test that i applied on 23rd september what shall i do to attempt a mock test
    and how to know exact jee portion

    • The mock test can be practiced either by taking it online or by downloading it. You will be allotted a centre for Test Practice. If you haven’t been allotted the centre, try again through NTA app.
      Check the Mock test here and JEE main syllabus here.

  4. I have got 72.2% in 12 class board exam .May I appear in improvement exam in less than 5 subjects for getting admission in NIT and IIT ? Please reply in detail.

  5. Sir, Im not clear 12th cbse 2018 but apearing nios board eXam held on oct -2018(blocK II) & result declared month of dec -2018.I’m eligible jee main eXam I 2018

    • Yes, you are eligible to take the exam but you must enter your qualified exam as 12th Appearing in 2019. Because the year of passing class 12th should be 2017, 18 or appearing in 2019. Since you haven’t passed class 12th in 2018, you will be considered class 12th appearing candidate of 2019. You will be asked to enter your class 12th result score after all class 12th board exams of 2019 have been declared.

      • Since you have given JEE Main 2018 for the first time, you are now left with only two attempts that you can take in 2019 and 2020. In both these years, you can take the JEE Main twice which is in January and April.

    • As per the new scheme, the JEE Main 2019 exam will be conducted twice in a year. The Number of attempts for admission in a particular academic session will be treated as One. The age eligibility as prescribed for appearing JEE Main 2019 allows a
      candidate to appear in JEE (Main) for three consecutive years. You can give JEE Main 2 times in a year now (January and April) but it will be counted as 1 attempt.
      JEE Advanced is conducted once in a year, the candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in 2 consecutive years.

  6. I have submitted the jee main 2019 form for January. I have scanned photograph without name and date on which it was clicked. Is there correction for this. I what should I do now?

    • The photograph must have your name and date of taking the photograph printed on it. Photographs without these two will lead to rejection of application form.
      Till last year, there was a correction window where candidates could correct the uploaded photographs. This year NTA JEE Main for correction will start on 8th October. So, let us wait for NTA to release a notification about what all can be changed in the application form.

  7. January 2019 me jee exam dena hé Wo jee main he ya jee advance i Mean first Konsa exam dena hota hé jee main ya jee advance What thé différence between them

    • January aur April mein jo exam hai vo JEE Main 2019 hai. Jo students JEE Main qualify krke, cut-off obtain krtey hain, wahi JEE Advanced de saktey hain. JEE Advanced May mein hota hai.
      JEE Main is an engineering entrance exam for admission to NITs, CFTIs and IIITs and other engineering Institutes/universities that accept the JEE Main score for admission.
      JEE Advanced is an engineering entrance exam for admission to IITs only.

  8. In JEE main form 2019 there a block as candidates name so in what format should I write d name…like….. Surname-name-fathers name or in any other format pls tell…

    • You have to write your first name and last name in the Candidate’s name bar.
      Please make sure that the name you enter is exactly the same as that which is registered in Class 12th / equivalent qualifying Examination.

  9. Kya offline exam nahi hoga. Sc/st ke liye form price kya hai. Kya % me bhi change hua hai. Pahle gen/obc. 75%and sc/st 65%tha. now kitna hai.

    • 1. Nahi, exam offline nahi hoga.
      2. SC/ST candidates ke liye JEE Main application fee Rs. 250 hai agar ap paper 1 ya paper 2 mein se ek ke liye apply kar rhe ho. In case ap dono papers ke liye apply kar rhe ho toh, application form fee Rs. 450 hai.
      3. Qualifying Percentage for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs is the same. Koi change Nahi aya hai.

    • You should keep the following documents/things ready with you:
      1. Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI/ Student Id/ Passport/ Ration Card/ Voter Id
      2. X and XII Certificate
      3. Valid Mobile Number
      4. Valid Gmail Id
      5. Scanned images of Photograph, Signature, Parent’s/Guardian Signature

    • Yes, the photograph must have your name and date of taking the photograph printed on it. Photographs without these two will lead to rejection of application form.

    • There are lots of complaints regarding the candidates not being able to pay the JEE Main application fee in the online mode. Therefore, NTA has released a notification about the same. Find your solution in this article.

    • There is no age limit to appear for JEE Main 2019. You should have passed class 12th in either 2017, 2018 or 2019 (must be appearing).

    • Hi,
      You need to have minimum 75% in class 12th qualifying exam to be eligible for admission into NITs, CFTIs, or IIITs.
      Please note that there is no requirement of percentage to appear in JEE Main 2019.

    • The JEE Main 2019 exam for January and April will be counted as one 1 attempt. If you are taking JEE Main for the first time ever in 2019, you will have 2 more attempts left in the year 2020 and 2021. If you have taken JEE main in 2018, you will have only 2 attempts (in 2019 and 2020). And if you have taken JEE main in 2017, then this year (2019) will be your last attempt.

  10. Is jan and April attempts of her her m counted as one attempt or two and what are the total no of attemps?A aspirant who gives the Jan and April exam is eligible to give the examination next year or not?

    • The JEE Main 2019 exam for January and April will be counted as one 1 attempt. If you are taking JEE Main for the first time ever in 2019, you will have 2 more attempts left in the year 2020 and 2021. If you have taken JEE main in 2018, you will have only 2 attempts (in 2019 and 2020). And if you have taken JEE main in 2017, then this year (2019) will be your last attempt.

    • Let us wait for the NTA to release a notification regarding what all details can be edited in the JEE Main 2019 application form correction period. We will inform you as soon as possible

    • There is no correction form. The correction facility for JEE Main 2019 application form will be made available on 8th October 2018. Get all the details HERE.

  11. Oh man who has written the preparation tips. You reminded me of sherlock now I’ll have to watch that a bit. Then gonna dig internet.

  12. While filling the JEE-mains form I gave my passport sized picture and the other required stuff..the man who was filling the form told me that the photo must have a white background instead of black as it can create some problems…so is it true that the photo must have white background instead of any other dark colour? Because I haven’t heard about anything yet..

    • Yes, the photograph must have a light background instead of a dark one. according to the Information Brochure of JEE Main 2019 “The photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast) with name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it as shown. It should be without cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed. Polaroid photos are not acceptable. Candidates with unclear photograph are liable to be rejected.”

      Therefore to avoid rejection, upload the photograph with light background.

    • It is better that you get it clicked from a photo studio as the photograph must be clear and have your name and date of taking the photo printed on it.

    • Hi, there is no percentage of marks required to appear in JEE Main 2019. You must have passed class 12th. However, Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank subject to the condition that the
      candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

    • Application Fee for JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2

      General and OBC Male candidates RS 500/
      General and OBC Female Candidates Rs 250/
      SC/ST/PWD/ Male and Transgender Candidates Rs 250/
      SC/ST/PWD Female Candidates RS 250/

      Application Fee for Both JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2

      General and OBC Male candidates RS 900/
      General and OBC Female Candidates Rs 450/
      SC/ST/PWD/ Male and Transgender Candidates Rs 450/
      SC/ST/PWD Female Candidates RS 450/

  13. I am repeating 12 in 2019 as i done my 10 in 2016 what should i fill in application form either for improvement or appeared in 2019 plz help me ???

    • JEE Main 2019 Application Form correction or modification has not started yet. As soon as National Testing Agency release any notification regarding modification in JEE Main Application Form 2019 we will update it here

    • Yes Vipin you can fill the JEE Main 2019 Online Form National Testing Agency has stated in information brochure there is no age limit for applicants

  14. Plsssss tell that total how many attempts do we have for JEE MAINS ……total 6 attempt including or total 3 …if we r taking 1 year attempt as two ??? Plss reply

    • NTA has released the information brochure for JEE Main 2019 Exam clearly stating that there is no limit to number of attempts fulfilling the criteria that you have passed class 12th in 2017,2018 and 2019(currently in 12th)

      • If you have not submitted the Application form till now, you can edit the income details. However, if you have submitted the form, you must wait for NTA to release a notice about the information that can be edited in JEE MAin application form 2019 during application form correction period.

  15. I want to appear both paper1 and paper2 exams. But mistakenly while apply i applied only for paper1 . What should I have to do to write paper 2 also? How should I have to apply for paper 2 exam ?

    • Hi Vikash,
      Please tell us your JEE Main 2019 Application Form whether you have paid the fees or not.
      If you haven’t paid the fee amount then you will be able to apply for both of the exams.
      Follow these steps:
      1. Visit jeemain.nic.in & login to your account
      2. you will be taken to the Fee payment page.
      3. Go to View Application and click on Edit Application
      4. Under Exam Related Details change the JEE Main Paper 1 to JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2 Both Option.
      5. Submit and review the application form

    • NTA has not released any notification or updates regarding the percentage or marks required to qualify the JEE Main 2019 Exam. But as soon as NTA releases the cut off criteria we will update it here

    • NTA has released these details in the JEE Main 2019 Information Brochure:
      “Candidates not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, are hereby required to make application for Aadhaar enrolment in case he/she is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per section 3 of Aadhaar Act. Such applicant may visit any Aadhaar enrolment centre (list available at uidai.gov.in) to get enrolled for Aadhaar.”

    • There is no minimum percentage to qualify. Just give your best. But in case if you want to take JEE Advanced, you need to rank in top 200000 Candidates to qualify for JEE Advanced.

    • Hi,
      You must have passed class XII or qualifying exam to appear in JEE Main. Even if you are going to take class XII exam in 2019, you can take the JEE Main 2019.

    • No, it is not compulsory to appear for JEE Main Paper 1 and 2. if you want admission in engineering courses, then go for Paper 1 and if you want to take admission in architecture courses, then you have to appear in Paper 2.

    • Hi,
      you can now take the JEE Main twice in an academic session which means that for 3 consecutive years from 2019, you can take the exam 6 times.

    • Hi,
      Your age criteria allows you to take the JEE Main 2019. But since you have taken 1 attempt in 2016, you cannot take the 2019 JEE Main because 3 attempts are allowed in only 3 consecutive years.

  16. how many attempts will be allowed for a candidate appearing 1st time in jee main exams going to be held during Jan, 2019, whether appearing in Jan. & April exam will be counted as one attempt or two

    • If you are taking JEE Main 2019 for the first time then you will be eligible to take the JEE Main in 2020 and 2021. Both January and April session will be counted as one attempt.

    • Hi Arun,
      You must have scored a minimum aggregate of 75% marks (general category candidates) and 65% (in case of SC/ST/PWD category) in your 12th Board exams.

    • Nahi, JEE Main 2019 exam pattern pichli baar ki tarah same hai. We will inform you if there are any announcements made regarding the change in NTA JEE Main 2019 Exam patter.

    • Considering the previous years’ eligibility criteria where the number of maximum attempts was 3, you can take the JEE Main 2019 January and April exam as both taken together will be counted as one attempt.

        • Hey Aafan, NTA has stated in the information brochure that there is no age limit for JEE Main 2019 but you need to fulfill the criteria that you have passed Class 12th in 2017 or 2018 or you are currently studying in class 12th i.e in 2019.
          Therefore for 2017 candidates, the number of remaining attempts will be 2, for 2018 candidates the number of remaining attempts are 4 and for 2019 candidates there will be 6 attempts.
          Hope this solves your query.

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