JEE Main Answer Key 2021: NTA conducts the JEE Main twice a year that means the answer key is going to be released twice i.e January & April session. As soon as the exam is over, candidates seek the answer key to analyze their performance in the exam. Well, both the official and unofficial JEE Main answer key is released for the students. Candidates can check the answer key for B.E/B. Tech, B.Arch & B.Planning paper. NTA will release the JEE Man 2021 answer key after the commencement of the exam as per the session. Before the announcement of the official JEE Main answer key 2021, many coaching institutes release their answer keys. Institutions such as Aakash, Narayan, Resonance, Allen & Career Point releases the Unofficial JEE Main 2021 answer key.

Check Eligibility For NTA JEE Main Exam

JEE Main response sheet 2021 will carry the correct answers to the questions that are going to be asked in the JEE Main 2021 exam. NTA releases the JEE Main Provisional Answer key before the final answer key. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key but no changes are allowed in the JEE Main final answer key. JEE answer key will reflect the question ID and the answer ID.

JEE Main Answer Key Dates 2021

Candidates who are going to take the JEE Main 2021 exam must be aware of the important dates related to the JEE Main response sheet 2021. Look at the tentative dates related to JEE Main Answer Key.

JEE Main January 2021 Session
JEE Main 2021 ExaminationJanuary 2021
Provisional Answer KeyJanuary 2021
Answer Key ChallengeJanuary 2021
Final Answer KeyJanuary 2021
JEE Main April 2021 Session
JEE Main 2021 ExaminationApril 2021
Provisional Answer KeyApril 2021
Answer Key ChallengeApril 2021
Final Answer KeyApril 2021

Check The JEE Main 2021 Official & Unofficial Answer Key

JEE Main 2021 key

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key (Official)Links
B.E/ B.TechDownload Here
B.Arch & B.PlanningDownload Here


JEE Main 2021 Answer Key Coaching Institutes (Unofficial )Links
JEE Main Answer Key 2021 by ResonanceDownload Here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key AakashDownload Here
JEE Main Answer Key 2021 by BYJU’SDownload Here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key by Allen KotaDownload Here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key by Career PointDownload Here

How To Check The JEE Main Official & Unofficial Answer Key?

Candidates have to follow certain procedures in order to download the answer key. However, the link will be available at the time of the event. So look at the process which has to be followed in order to view the answer key.

JEE Main Official Answer Key  2021

  • Visit the official site of the JEE Main
  • A home page will appear in front of the screen
  • Locate the tab to download the “JEE Main Answer Key”
  • Click on it and view the answer key.
  • Download it and analyze the performance.
  • If at any point, candidates feel to challenge the answer key the click on the ” Challenge JEE Main answer key” link provided by NTA.

Note : (Make sure to do the things on time because the link to challenge the answer key is available for the short period.) 

JEE Main Unofficial 2021 Answer Key

  • Visit the official site of the respective institute.
  • Look for the link for answer key.
  • Click on the link and the answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Make sure to look at the paper analysis through videos provided by the institutes
  • Download the paper for your reference.

How To Challenge The JEE Main Answer Key 2021?

After the candidates have taken the JEE Main 2021 examination, they will be able to challenge the provisional key. If the candidate feels that there is a discrepancy in the answers key provided and has a justifiable reason for it, he/she will be able to challenge it. Candidate can challenge JEE Main 2021 answer key through the online mode only. The student has to visit the official website, fill the form and pay Rs. 1000 per answer challenged.

The fee paid is non-refundable. Candidates will be able to challenge the Answer key in the month of January and  April 2021 as per the sessions. If the challenges made by candidates is accepted, NTA will make the necessary changes and then only release the final answer key. The final answer key cannot be challenged.

Look At The Steps To Challenge JEE Answer Key

JEE Main 2021 Answer Challenge

Step-1: Login To The Website

  • Visit the official website of JEE Main
  • Click the “Challenge JEE Main Answer Key” which reflect on the home screen
  • Enter the application no. & password/D.O.B

 Step-2: Choosing The Options

  • Questions and their Correct Answer ID will appear as per the section.
  • Candidates can select any one or more than one of the Option ID(s) by clicking the checkbox. (The one who they want to challenge it.)
  • Now click on the ‘Save your Claim Finally’
  • The ID which has been challenged will appear on the screen

Step-3: Upload Supporting Documents

Candidates have to upload the documents which are required to challenge the answer key. They have to choose the pdf file of the required documents

Note: Have the pdf file to upload it. 

Step-4: Payment Of The Fees

In order to complete the challenging process, candidates have to make the payment of Rs. 1000-/ per answer through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking.

NOTE: If the challenge accepted by NTA then the processing fee will be refunded to the candidate’s account. Otherwise, it is not refundable.

How To Calculate The Score By Using NTA JEE Answer Key?

By having the JEE Main 2021 Key, candidates can check their performance in the exam. In order to calculate the score from the answer key, candidates must understand the marking scheme. Look at the JEE Main 2021 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
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.

Thus accordingly through this process candidates must check the response sheet and calculate their estimated score.


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