JEE-Main

JEE MAIN

Joint Entrance Examination Main January Session 2021

Form Date: 23 Oct - 30 Nov 2020 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 23 Oct - 30 Nov 2020

JEE MAIN Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 650
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Courses:B.Tech, B.Arch, B.PLAN, BE
  • Streams:Engineering, Architecture

JEE Main 2021: Application Form, Exam dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - November 25 2020 by Kumar Deepanshu

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in the month of February or May 2021 as per the sources. Dr. Vineet Joshi Director of NTA has confirmed that the first attempt of JEE Main 2021 will not be held in the month of January. However, the exam dates for JEE Main are not confirmed yet. The application form will release in the month of November for January session 2021 by National Testing Agency (NTA). The official notification regarding the syllabus, exam pattern, registration process, and other information of the National Level Engineering entrance exam, will be released soon. JEE Main 2021 or Joint Entrance Examination is held twice a year (January & April) via online mode at the national level. As per the consent of NEP 2020 and JAB, JEE Mains is likely to be conducted in more regional languages from this year. NTA conducts this exam to offer admission in B.Tech, B.E., B.Arch, and B.Plan in 31 NIT's, 25 IIIT's, 28 CFTI's. The questions in the exam are of MCQ and NVT type. Based on the ranks or scores secured in the examination, candidates can get admission into renowned institutions/colleges in India. Candidates can check more details on JEE Main 2021 from this page.
The date of application of JEE Main 2021 has not been announced by the NTA yet. Now as soon as the schedule of JEE Main 2021 is released, the application form of JEE Main 2021 will be made available on the official website given below. 

Latest Updates

  • Dr. Vineet Joshi Director of NTA has confirmed that the first attempt of JEE Main 2021 will not be held in the month of January. However, the exam dates for JEE Main are not confirmed yet
  • The application form will release in the month of November 2020 for January session.
  • JEE Main 2020 CSAB Counselling Schedule has been released. It is commencing from 17 November 2020. 
  • Seat Allocation for Round-6 will commence from 07 November 2020.
  • JEE Main 2020 Seat Allotment (5th Round) has been released on 03 November 2020.
  • There is a demand to reduce JEE Main 2021 Syllabus. But the NTA, or the Education Ministry, is yet to confirm any such move to conduct JEE Main and NEET exams based on the reduced syllabus.
  • As per tweeted by MHRD Minister,  Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, In the line of vision of NEP 2020, the JAB (Joint Admission Board) has decided to conduct JEE (Main) in more regional languages.

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)

The exam dates are yet to be released by the examination conducting body i.e. National Testing Agency. As per newspapers, JEE Main 2021 Notification will be released in November 2021 followed by the online application form. Candidates can refer to the following tables to know about the tentative JEE Main exam date 2021 and schedule for January and April sessions.

JEE Main 2021 January Schedule
JEE Main 2021 January Session Events
JEE Main Exam Dates for January Session (Tentative)

Release of JEE Main 2021 Application Form

To be notified

Last Date to submit Application Form

To be notified

Last Date for application fee payment and uploading of documents

To be notified

JEE Main 2021 application form correction facility

To be notified

Admit Card release date

To be notified

JEE Main Exam Dates 2021

To be notified

Availability of Question Papers and Responses of Candidates

To be notified

Declaration of JEE Main 2021 result for January session

To be notified

JEE Main 2021 April Dates

JEE Main April Exam Schedule
JEE Main 2021 April Session Events
JEE Main Exam Dates for April Session (Tentative)

Release of JEE Main 2021 Application Form

To be notified

Last Date to submit Application Form

To be notified

Last Date for application fee payment and uploading of documents

To be notified

Admit Card release date

To be notified

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

To be notified

Availability of Question Papers and Responses of Candidates

To be notified

Declaration of JEE Main 2021 result for April session

To be notified

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Link

The candidates can check the important points provided below to know the details about the JEE Main 2021 Application Form:
  • If the candidate has applied for January session then in this case, he/she will have to simply have to log in with the January exam application number and password, and fill in the basic details asked in the application form such as, 
    • Selection of Paper
    • Choice of Language
    • Payment of application fee
    • Exam centre
  • If the candidate has not applied for the January session then, the process of JEE Main 2021 April registration will be concluded in the following steps: 
    • Registering online
    • Online filling of application
    • Uploading the images
    • Application Fees payment
    • Taking Print out of the application.
  • The candidates need to submit one application form only. If a candidate submits more than one application form, it would then be rejected.

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee

The given table contains the category-wise details about JEE Mains 2021 Application Fees for January session:
JEE Main Application Fee 2021
Paper

 

Category

Application fee

Exam Center in India

Exam Center outside India

Boys
Girls
Boys
Girls

B.E./B.Tech

or

B.Arch

or

B.Planning

For Gen/Gen-EWS/OBC-NCL Candidates
Rs.650
Rs.325
Rs.3000
Rs.1500
For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates
Rs.325
Rs.325
Rs.1500
Rs.1500

B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch

or

B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning

or

B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning

or

B.Arch & B.Planning

For Gen/OBC-NCL candidates
Rs.1300
Rs.650
Rs.6000
Rs.3000
For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates
Rs.650
Rs.650
Rs.3000
Rs.3000
Mode of Payment: The fees can be paid by the candidates using online mode through Net banking/debit card/credit card/UPI/Paytm.

JEE Main 2021 Form Correction 

It is to be noted that NTA does not accept any request for a change in details by post/fax or email. Any detail which is to be changed has to be corrected online through JEE Main candidate login. 

How to Edit Details in JEE Main Application Form? 

To edit details in JEE Main 2021 online form, you may follow the steps as provided below: 

  • Go to the JEE Main correction portal on the official website. 
  • Next, the candidates need to log in using application number and password. 
  • Click on the ‘sign-in’ button to submit the login details and in the next screen, candidate dashboard appears. 
  • After this, candidates need to click on the blue button for correction.
  • Candidates must ensure that all the changes are done correctly and then make the final submit.

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates must carefully go through the JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) eligibility before they start filling the application form. Below is the detailed and updated JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria, given for the candidates to dwell into:
General Eligibility:
  • Qualifying Exam: The candidates who are applying must have cleared the Class 12th exam or any equivalent exam from any recognised board or university.
  • Diploma Holders: The candidates who have done a diploma can also apply for the exam but in IIITs only.
  • Age criteria: There is no age limit now to apply for JEE Main.
  • Number of Attempts: There is no limit on the number of attempts to apply for this exam.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates who are appearing for the 10+2 exam this year are also eligible to apply.
  • Year of Appearance: Those candidates can only apply who have passed their Class 12th board exam in 2019 or 2020. The candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam in the year 2021 can also apply.
Institutions wise Eligibility:
  • The candidates need to score at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class / Qualifying examination conducted by the respective Boards to get admissions to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other institutions through CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board)/JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).
  • The admission will be provided to the candidates based on All India Rank which they have scored in the exam.
  • Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under:
CourseRequired Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination (QE)
B.E/ B.TechPassed QE with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
B. ArchPassed QE with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
B. PlanningPassed QE with Mathematics

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates need to check the latest changes introduced in JEE Main Exam pattern before they start preparing for the exam. Please refer to the table below for the same:
  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (Pen-paper mode for B.Arch Drawing) 
  • Duration of Examination: 3 Hours (180 Minutes); Candidates who wish to appear for B.Arch, as well as B.Planning, will have the duration of examination 3.30 hrs
  • The medium of Question Paper: English, Hindi & Gujarati
  • Marking Scheme: +4 for every correct answer, -1 for every wrong answer, No Negative Marking for Numerical Value-Based Questions
Section-wise distribution of Questions and Marks
  • For B.E./B.tech
SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Physics25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Chemistry25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Mathematics25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Total75300
  • For B.Arch
SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Mathematics - Part 125 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Aptitude test - Part2 50 (MCQ)200
Drawing Test - Part 302100
Total77400
  • For B.Planning
SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Mathematics - Part 125 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Aptitude test - Part2 50 (MCQ)200
Planning Based Objective Type MCQs –Part III25100
Total100400

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus

The candidates can check the whole JEE Mains Syllabus 2021 online. Candidates must know the syllabus and Recommended books. The Paper wise subjects for exam preparation are given in the points below:
  • Paper for B.E/B. Tech will have questions from multiple topics from 11th and 12th level Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.
  • Paper for B.Arch will have topics from the sections of Aptitude, Mathematics and Drawing.
  • Paper for B.Planning will have topics from Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning Based Questions.

JEE Main Syllabus for Physics

  • Physics and measurement
  • Rotational motion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Laws of motion
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electronic devices
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Current electricity
  • Optics
  • Electrostatics
  • Work
  • Energy and power
  • Kinematics
  • Gravitation
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Communication system

JEE Main Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Some basic concepts in chemistry
  • Atomic structure
  • Equilibrium
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical kinetics
  • States of matter
  • Solutions
  • Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of metals
  • Hydrogen
  • S-block elements( Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • P-block elements
  • d- and f- block elements
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Purification and Characterisation of organic compounds
  • Some basic principles of organic chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen & nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry

JEE Main Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Sets
  • Relations and functions
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Sequences and series
  • Mathematical induction
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Integral calculus
  • Statistics and probability
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Vector algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
  • Differential Equations
  • Co-Ordinate Geometry
  • Three Dimensional Geometry

JEE Main Syllabus for Aptitude test

  • Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials/objects
  • Texture related to architecture and build environment
  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
  • Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental ability (visual, numerical, verbal)
  • Three-dimensional Perception
  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape, landscape, and rural life.
Candidates can check the JEE Main 2021 detailed syllabus.

JEE Main 2021 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips for JEE Main 2021 which would help the candidates to score well and hence qualify this exam are given below:
  • The candidates must have complete knowledge regarding the pattern of exam, syllabus, and the marking scheme.
  • The candidates must make short notes which must comprise of the following: key points, formulas and concepts.
  • The candidates must study from study material which the qualified candidates and experienced teachers have recommended for JEE Main 2020 exam.
  • The candidates need to practice from sample papers and exam papers of the previous year to get knowledge about the trend of the exam and the type of questions that can be asked in the exam.

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

The registration process is followed by JEE Main 2021 Admit Card. The important points regarding JEE Main Admit Card is given below:
  • JEE Main 2021 April Admit Card has been released by National Testing Agency.
  • The candidates can click on the online link, and by entering their password and registration number, they can download their admit card.
  • The candidates are informed when the admit card would be released through the mail or SMS.
  • The admit card is also needed during final admission and counselling. Hence, candidates must secure a hard copy and soft copy of it.

Along with the hall ticket, candidates also need to carry:

  • 1 valid id proof.
  • 1 passport size photograph.
  • PwD certificate, if applicable.
Note: Candidates should download the admit card and generate a print copy of it, on an A4 sheet. The copy should be neat with a clear print.

JEE Main 2021 Schedule

JEE Main 2020 will be held in 2 shift, which will be in morning and afternoon. The timing of these is as follows:
JEE Main Schedule
ShiftsTiming
19:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
23:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Official Mock Test - National Test Abhyaas

As per MHRD Minister, JEE Main 2021 applicants can practice a free online mock test called National Test Abhyaas. As per MHRD Minister, JEE Main 2021 applicants can now practice a free online mock test called National Test Abhyaas. One full question paper (3 hours) will be available each day, for both JEE (Main) & NEET. Students can take the test anytime as per their convenience, get immediate scores, correct answers with explanations, and analyze the time spent on different sections.

  • As per Minister Tweets, One full question paper (3 hours) will be available each day, for both JEE (Main) & NEET.
  • Candidates can take this mock test anytime as per their convenience, get immediate scores, correct answers with explanations, and analyze the time spent on different sections.
  • Direct Link To Access "National Test Abhyaas" Android Application.

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key

NTA releases JEE Main Answer Key via online mode. Following are the main points regarding the same:
  • The candidates can access the answer key by entering their password and the application number.  Click here>JEE Main Answer Key
  • The candidates can cross-check their answers by downloading the answer key and tallying the response with the answers given, hence calculating their probable score.
  • NTA will upload the Answer key for candidates to challenge.
  • Candidates are required to pay an amount of Rs. 1000/- for submitting proof for challenging each answer.

JEE Main 2021 Question Paper

After the exam is over NTA releases JEE Main 2020 question papers for all shifts and days on the official website. For the first time, the exam pattern of JEE Main was changed this year. NTA made few major changes, like:

  • Instead of Paper 1 and 2, now there are 3 papers for B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan.
  • Numerical value type questions have been added.
  • Number of questions in the paper has been changed.

JEE Main 2021 Result

NTA JEE Main 2021 Resultwill be declared on the official website. The candidates will have to enter their Application number and birth date to check their results. The scorecard will be released online after the announcement of results.
  • JEE Main Scorecard is released separately for the first and second attempt of the exam.
  • The authority announces the rank after the second attempt only.

NTA JEE 2021 Tie Breaker Rule

In case the candidate's score after the declaration of result is found equal with the other candidate then the tie would be resolved in the following descending order:
  • Score in Mathematics.
  • Score in Physics / Score in Aptitude Test (in case of B.Arch/B.Planning).
  • Score in Chemistry / Score in Drawing Test (in case of B.Arch) / Score in Planning Based Questions (in case of B.Planning).
  • Candidates having a lesser number of negative responses in the paper.
  • Candidates older in Age.

JEE Main 2021 Scorecard

The scorecard of JEE Main 2021 is very important as it will contain the following details about the candidates:
  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Name of Parents
  • Eligibility state code
  • Category
  • Marks secured
  • All India Rank
  • Category-wise rank
  • Status of qualifying the exam
The scorecards can be downloaded through online mode only, and no dispatching of the scorecards will take place through the online mode.

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off will be released by NTA by online mode. The candidates need to score the cut off marks to appear in the All India centralised counselling process. The cut-off marks for various categories will be released.
  • Through JEE Main cut off candidates will get admission into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs and can also qualify for the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam.
  • Out of the total number of candidates appeared for Joint Entrance Exam Main every year, only 18.18% - 22.72% of candidates are selected for JEE Advanced Examination.
The previous year cut off trends is provided in the table given below for various categories:
Previous Years Cut Off Trends of JEE Results
YearGeneralOBC-NCLSCSTGEN-EWSPwD
201989.75488974.3166557

54.0128155

44.334517278.2174869

0.11371730

201874452924-35
201781493227--
2016100705248--
2015105705044--
Candidates can see the Opening and Closing ranks of the NITs from the last year as per NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) in the table below:
Top NITs Highest and Lowest Rank
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli121 - 21596
National Institute of Technology Rourkela1278 - 49400
National Institute of Technology Karnataka960 - 31770
National Institute of Technology Warangal826 - 25745
National Institute of Technology Calicut321 - 33618

JEE Main 2021 Counselling

The candidates who will get minimum cut-off marks would be eligible to participate in the online JEE Main Counselling Process. Following are the points candidates must go through regarding counselling information:
  • The JEE Main 2021 counselling process will take place through online mode only. The first step is that the students need to get themselves registered.
  • JoSAA,  i.e. the Joint Seat Allocation Authority will organise the counselling process.
  • The candidates would be allotted seats into the institutions such as IIT's, NIT's, CFTI's etc.
  • The seats would be allocated based on the category of the applicant, rank secured availability of seats and other factors.
  • The candidates will have to report to the institutions allotted to them after the seat allocation for the process of verification of documents.

List of Participating Institutes in JEE Main 2021

The list of institutes of the country which are participating, includes 31 National Institute of Technology (NITs), 25 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and 28 Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).

List of National Institute of Technology (NITs)

  • Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • National Institute of Technology, Agartala
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • National Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  • National Institute of Technology, Goa
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
  • National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  • National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  • National Institute of Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
  • National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh
  • National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • National Institute of Technology, Manipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology, Silchar
  • National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand
  • National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

List of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kota
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kalyani
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Sonipat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Una
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Chittoor
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Vadodara
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Manipur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Dharwad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Tiruchirappalli
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram
  • Pt. Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacture, Jabalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Nagpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bhagalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bhopal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Surat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Agartala
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Raichur, Karnataka 

List of Central-Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs)

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi
  • Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
  • Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi
  • Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management, Ahmedabad
  • Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur
  • J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad
  • National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad
  • National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Ranchi
  • Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Mizoram University, Aizawl
  • School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napalm, Tezpur
  • School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal
  • School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
  • School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
  • HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur
  • University of Hyderabad
  • Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Central Institute of Technology, Assam
  • Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
  • Ghani Khan Choudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology, West Bengal
  • Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
  • National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat

Query Redressal System

National Testing Agency(NTA) has introduced a Query Redressal System(QRS) which is an online web-enabled system. QRS primary aim is to enable submission of queries or grievances by the registered candidate(s) of JEE Mains 2020 with 24/7 facility for speedy and favourable redressal of the queries/grievances. Once submitted, a Unique Registration Number will be generated for tracking status of the Queries or grievances raised by candidates. Candidates are thus advised to use the QRS portal for fast response before mailing their queries on the official email id- [email protected]

Major changes in JEE Main 2020

The national testing agency has introduced the following changes in the JEE Main 2020 exam
  • JEE Main 2020 application process has been changed and the registration fee is increased for all categories candidates. The payment of registration fee will be done in online mode only.
  • There will be two separate papers for BArch and BPlan courses. So, from 2020, JEE Main will be conducted for three papers - BE/BTech, BArch, and B.Plan.
  • NTA has reduced the number of exam cities in India from 264 to 233
  • NTA has introduced some major changes in JEE Main 2020 exam pattern. The total number of questions has been reduced to 75. Previous years, the number of questions for BE/BTech paper was 90.
  • The JEE Main 2020 question paper will also contain NAT i.e. numerical based questions in the test.

JEE Main 2020 New Changes Introduced

The following are the new changes introduced in the JEE Main 2020 exam by the NTA:
  1. National Testing Agency (NTA) now holds the responsibility for conducting the Joint Entrance Examination since 2019 onwards.
  2. The NTA JEE Main exam will be conducted twice in a year. Once in January and the other one is scheduled in April, both through the online CBT - (Computer Based Test) mode.
  3. There is no age limit now to apply for this exam. The candidates who will fulfil the eligibility criteria from now onwards can appear for this exam.
  4. The candidates to appear for the online mode exam will need to book their exam slots.
  5. There is no need for Aadhar card now while applying for the entrance exam of JEE Main.
  6. Those candidates would be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced who would be amongst the top 224000 qualified candidates.
  7. The NTA to help the candidates with their preparation has set up more than 3400 Practice centres.
  8. The candidates who have diabetes are allowed to take the following things inside the exam hall: sugar tablets, water bottles, and fruits.
Candidates can refer to the JEE  website or can visit our pages for the latest news and updates.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Centres

List of JEE Main April 2021 Centres for the exam is mentioned below:
JEE Exam Centres
S.NoStatesNumber of Cities
1Arunachal Pradesh02
2Assam05
3Andaman and Nicobar Islands01
4Andhra Pradesh20
5Bihar07
6Chattisgarh03
7Chandigarh02
8Daman & Diu02
9Delhi01
10Dadra and Nagar Haveli01
11Gujarat13
12Goa02
13Himachal Pradesh09
14Haryana09
15Jharkhand05
16Jammu & Kashmir04
17Karnataka16
18Kerala16
19Lakshadweep01
20Meghalaya01
21Manipur01
22Madhya Pradesh11
23Maharashtra22
24Mizoram01
25Nagaland02
26Odisha07
27Punjab08
28Puducherry01
29Rajasthan09
30Sikkim01
31Tripura01
32Telangana08
33Tamil Nadu16
34Uttarakhand06
35Uttar Pradesh19
36West Bengal08
37Ladakh01
38Outside India09

Candidates living in other countries can also give the examination. Cities outside India are also marked in the Map given at the end of this article.

JEE Main 2021 Important Links

Candidates can download JEE Main (Jan 2020) Information Brochure here
The above information is provided based on the previous year's brochure.

Candidates can download JEE Main 2020 Information broucher Pdf here.

NTA JEE Main 2021 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the JEE Main exam:

Vital points of the JEE Main exam
Name of ExamJoint Entrance Examination (Main) Alias JEE Main
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
LevelNational Level
CourseEngineering, Architecture, B.Pharma
Official Website

https://jeemain.nta.nic.in

NTA Official Websitehttps://nta.ac.in
Exam ModeComputer-based test (CBT)
Previous Exam Conducting BodyCBSE
Exam PurposeFor the admission into top engineering colleges/institutes. Also, as an eligibility test for appearing in JEE Advanced.
Start Date for 2021 RegistrationNovember 2021

Exam Conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)

National Testing Agency is a newly formed testing organization to organise entrance examinations for higher educational institutions admission or fellowship. NTA is formed to improve quality and equity in education by providing research and transparent assessments. National Testing Agency (NTA) is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 of Government of India.

The National Testing Agency will conduct all examination in the following domains:

StreamEntrance Exam NameValid for Admission in 
Engineering & ArchitectureJoint Entrance Exam (Main) - JEE MainEngineering & Architecture Courses at NITs, CFTIs and other premium institutes.
MedicalNational Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UGMBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India.
Management Common Management Admission Test (CMAT)Entry into management programmes.
PharmacyGraduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT)Entry into M.Pharm programmes.
College/University Teaching & Fellowship ExamUGC-NETJunior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both or Eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
SWAYAM TestStudy Web of Active Learning by Young and Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM)SWAYAM is providing best On-line e-learning teaching-learning resources to all
Hotel ManagementNational Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE)Admission to the B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration(B.Sc.HHA).
Delhi University Entrance TestDelhi University Entrance Test (DUETAdmission into Delhi University Colleges
College/University Teaching & Fellowship ExamCSIR-UGC NETJunior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Lectureship (LS)
PG level Exam -M. D / M.S. / Diploma courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy System of MedicineAIAPGET All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test

 

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JEE MAIN Important Dates

TitleDates
JEE Main 2020 Application Form Submission Date23 Oct - 30 Nov 2020 (Tentative)
JEE Main 2020 Exam Date06 Jan, 07 Jan 2021

Joint Entrance Examination Main January Session 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

300

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:1 mark will be reduced on every wrong response.

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Physics254100
2Chemistry254100
3Mathematics254100

Instructions:*Duration of Exam: Shift One - 3 Hours and Shift Two - 3 Hours. The timing of Examination 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. **20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

400

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Subjective

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:1 mark will be reduced for every wrong response

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics254100
2Drawing250100
3Aptitude Test504200

Instructions:*Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only. Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet. **20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

Paper 3
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

400

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE: 01 mark deducted for every incorrect answer

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics254100
2Aptitude Test504200
3Planning Based Objective Type MCQs254100

Instructions:*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

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what is last application date for jee main 2021

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when do jee main 2021 exam dates will be announced

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JEE MAIN 2019 SCORE IS 74.01299% IT IS GOOD % THIS YEAR WHICH COLLEGE ARE ELIGIBLE ?

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52%ile in b. Arch 59.9%ile in b. Planing and st category arunachal pradesh

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your question is not clear, can you please ask the question

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My b. Arch %ile is 52 and b. Planing %ile is 59.9 will i get any institude also m from st

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I have got 26 in chemistry, -8 in physics and 63 in maths, JEE Main 2020. Will I be eligible for JEE Advanced?

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Check our Rank Prediction and Rank Calculator, that will give idea and probable rank

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Is 173 a good score?

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Yes you can consider it good score but your rank may lie between 5753 - 18377.

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Form Start Date:

23 Oct 2020

Form End Date:

30 Nov 2020

Number of days left to submit the form:

5

DAYS

Examination Date (Online):

06 Jan 2021, 07 Jan 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 650

Admissions open for

KIIT University Admission 2020

30 Dec 2020-26 Jan 2021

GNIOT, Noida Admission 2020

01 Jan 2020-17 Sep 2020

DIT University Admission 2020

08 Nov 2020-21 May 2021

REVA University Admission 2020

05 Mar 2021-10 May 2021

Acharya Institutes, Bangalore Admission 2020

01 Jun 2020-10 Dec 2020