What is JEE Main?
JEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam Main) is national level engineering entrance exam organized and conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency).
JEE Main exam will be conducted twice every year in month of January and April.
It is the first stage exam for appearing in second stage exam JEE Advance by clearing a cut-off.
Every year, over 12 Lakhs students across the country appear in it while 220000 students gets qualified for JEE Advance. It is regarded internationally as one of the most challenging engineering admission tests.
Through JEE Main score, you can get admission to Engineering and Architecture Courses at NITs (National Institute of Technology) and major private and government colleges across India.
IITs and ISM Dhanbad admissions will be done through JEE Advance score.
JEE Main-2019 will be only in CBT (Computer Based Test) mode.
What’s The Eligibility Criteria?
Eligibility criteria to appear in JEE Main Exam are based on following:
1) Date of Birth:
For General & OBC Category Candidates: Interested candidates whose DoB falls on or after October 1, 1995 can apply for JEE Main exam for upcoming year 2020.
For SC, ST, PwD Category Candidates: DoB should falls on or after October 1, 1990.
2) Educational Qualification:
Candidates who have cleared 12th or equivalent exam in year 2018, 2019.
Candidates who are going to appeared for 12th exam or equivalent exam in year 2020.
3) No. of Attempts:
Candidate can attempt JEE Main exam twice in year, first in January and second in April
month. Your best score in one of these attempts will be considered for qualifying in JEE Advance exam as well as admissions to colleges.
You can attempt for maximum 2 consecutive years.
There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE Main ranks.
For the candidates to qualify for admission in IITs/NITs/IIITs, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class exam, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class exam conducted by the respective boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class exam.
Student needs registered Aadhar Card Number to be eligible to apply for JEE Main.
How to Apply for JEE Main?
JEE Main application form is to be filled online on the official website, www.jee.nic.in, in the month of September for first phase of exam to be conducted in January and for second phase in April, forms to be filled in February month. You need to register by selecting username and password with some basic details.
Step 1 –
Register with username and password by entering details like name, email id, mobile number etc.
Step 2 –
Fill the application form and upload documents. You will require following information and scanned copies of some documents.
SSC and HSC board exam details.
Personal details like your name, father and mother name, mobile numbers, address, email id, etc.
Scanned copies of your photograph, signature, left thumb print and other required documents in JPEG format.
Step 3 –
Give your choice of exam centers.
Step 4 –
Payment of Fees
You can do payment of exam fees online through credit card or debit card.You can also pay fees offline mode by downloading e-challan and depositing fees in HDFC, ICICI, Canara or Syndicate banks.
|Papers||For OBC & General Category (Boys)||For SC, ST, PWD & All Girls|
|For Paper 1 or Paper 2||500/-||250/-|
|For Paper 1 + Paper 2||1300/-||650/-|
For Centers outside India (Computer Based Test)
|Papers||For OBC & General Category (Boys)||For SC, ST, PWD & All Girls|
|For Paper 1 or Paper 2||2500/-||1250/-|
|For Paper 1 + Paper 2||3800/-||1950/-|
Once the application process is successfully completed, you have to download admit card. Admit card will be made available by NTA on their website in month of December for JEE Main attempt in January and in month February for attempt of April month.
What is Schedule of JEE Main?
Important dates for JEE–2020:
|Exam Events||January, 2019 Exam||April, 2019 Exam|
|Online Registration and Application process starts from||1st Sept 2019||8th Feb 2020|
|Last Date to submit online application including upload of scanned photo & signature||30th Sept 2019 (up to 11.50 pm)||7th Mar 2020 (up to 11.50 pm)|
|Last Date for successful Payment of fee (through Credit/Debit Card/ Net Banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e-challan up to bank hours)||1st Oct 2019||8th Mar 2020|
|Admit Card Download||From 17 Dec 2019||Mar 2020|
|Online Computer Based JEE Main Exam Date||6th Jan 2020 (Sunday) to 20th Jan 2020 (Sunday)||6th Apr 2020 (Saturday) to 20th Apr 2020 (Saturday)|
|Answer key and OMR Sheet Display||January 2020||April 2020|
|Challenge against Answer Key (Rs. 1000 per Que)||January 2020||April 2020|
|Declaration of Result of Paper 1 and 2||By 31st January, 2020||By 30th April, 2020|
|Paper||January, 2019 Exam||April, 2019 Exam|
|Paper 1 & 2 : First Shift||9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.||9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.|
|Paper 1 & 2 : Second Shift||2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.||2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.|
What’s the Pattern of JEE Main Exam?
JEE Main exam has two papers where
Paper-1 is for engineering (B.E./B.Tech.) courses (Computer Based Only)
Paper-2 is for B. Arch. And B. Planning (Pen & Paper Based)
Paper – 1 :
JEE Main paper-1 will be objective type.
Duration of exam will be 3 hours but for the person with 40% or more disability, duration of exam will be 4 hour.
There will be +4 marks for each correctly answered question and negative marking of -1 marks for each wrong answer.
Its only Online computer based mode.
|Sr. No.||Paper||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration of Exam||Duration of Exam for Disabled Person|
|1||Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.)||Physics||30||120||3 Hours||4 Hours|
Paper – 2 :
Section 1 : Mathematics Test (MCQs)
Section 2 : Aptitude Test (MCQs)
Section 3 : Drawing Test
What is the Syllabus for JEE Main Exam?
Physics and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Properties of Solids and Liquids
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Oscillations and Waves
Magnetic Effects of Electric Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Inductions and Alternation Currents
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Atoms and Nuclei
Some basic concepts in chemistry
States of matter
Chemical bonding and Molecular Structure
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Classification of Elements and Properties
General Principles of Isolation of Metals
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen (Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers; Carboxylic Acids)
Organic Compounds Containing Halogen
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
d and f Block Elements
Principles Related to Practical Chemistry
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Sets, Relation and Functions
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Matrices and Determinants
Permutations and Combinations
Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
Sequences and Series
Limits, Continuity and Differentiability
Three Dimensional Geometry
Statistics and Probability
What are Institutions you get Admission through JEE Main?
|01. NIT, Tiruchirapalli||10. NIT, Rourkela||19. NIT, Srinagar|
|02. NIT, Warangal||11. NIT, Hamirpur||20. NIT, Agartala|
|03. NIT, Suratkal||12. NIT, Surat||21. NIT, Sikkim|
|04. MNNIT, Allahabad||13. NIT, Jalandhar||22. NIT, Manipur|
|05. NIT, Calicut||14. NIT, Jamshedpur||23. NIT, Mizoram|
|06. MNIT, Jaipur||15. NIT, Raipur||24. NIT, Nagaland|
|07. MANIT, Bhopal||16. NIT, Patna||25. NIT, Durgapur|
|08. VNIT, Nagpur||17. NIT, Goa||And many more...|
|09. NIT, Kurukshetra||18. NIT, Goa|