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JEE Main Exam Dates (Released), Registration Begins, New Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application process

JEE Main 2021 –  National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the Notification for JEE Main 2021.  application form 2021. Online applications are invited from the interested candidates  from 06th July 2021 till 08th July 2021.

This year Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Mains) will be conducted  in multiple sessions – 1st in February, 2nd in March, 3rd in April, and 4th in May.

Interested candidates can check out complete details of JEE Main 2021 including exam date, registration, application form, syllabus, latest news from the post below.

 

Also  see :  JEE Main 2021 Exam dates for April and May Session announced, Check details

 

  1. JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates
  2. JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria
  3. How to Apply for JEE Main – Application Process
  4. JEE Main New Exam Pattern
  5. JEE Main Syllabus 2021

About JEE Main 2021
  • The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) comprises two papers.
  • The Paper1 is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E/B. Tech) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments, as well as an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs. Candidates of UPSEE (2021) will take JEE (Main) 2021.
  • Paper 2 is conducted for admission to B. Arch and B. Planning courses in the Country. From this year, Dr. APJAbdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow will also use the score sheet of JEE (Main) – 2021 for admission to the B.Tech / M.Tech (Integrated)/B.Arch. Courses in its affiliated colleges across the State
  • The JEE (Main) 2021 will be conducted in multiple sessions for admissions in the next academic session.  The candidates will thus benefit in the following ways:

Also  see : JEE Main 2021 March Admit Card released

  • This will give multiple opportunities to the candidates to improve their scores in the examination if they are not able to give their best in one attempt.
  • In the first attempt, the students will get first-hand experience of taking an examination and will know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the next time.
  • This will reduce the chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year.
  • If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control (such as Board examination), then he/she will not have to wait for one full year.
  • A candidate need not appear in all the four Sessions. However, if candidate appears in more than one Session then his/her best of the 2021 NTA Scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking
JEE Main 2021 Important Dates
Session 3 (April 2021) (Postponed) BE/B.Tech (Paper-I)
Submission of Application Form Online: 06th & 08th July 2021
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee Online: 08th July 2021
Dates of Exams: 20th to 25th July 2021
Downloading of E-Admit Card: To be intimated later through JEE (Main) Portal
Declaration of Result: To be intimated later through JEE (Main) Portal
Session-4 (May 2021) (Postponed) – B.E. /B.Tech. (Paper-I) & B.Arch. (Paper-2 A)/B. Planning (Paper-2 B)
Submission of Application Form Online: 09th & 12th July 2021
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee Online: 12th July 2021
Dates of Exams: August 26, 27, 31, and September 1 and 2
Downloading of E-Admit Card: To be intimated later through JEE (Main) Portal
Declaration of Result: To be intimated later through JEE (Main) Portal
JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Also  see : JEE, NEET 2021 Syllabus not reduced, Education Minister

Qualifying Exams (QE)
  • The final exam of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Exams, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University exam conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final exam of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy
  • Senior Secondary School Exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University Exam in India or any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Exam
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) Exam (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level
  • High School Certificate Exam of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Exam
  • Only those candidates who have passed Class 12 / equivalent exam in 2019, 2020 or 2021; or those who are appearing in Class 12 / equivalent exam in 2021, are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021.
  • Candidates who passed Class 12/equivalent exam in 2018 or before as well as those who will appear in such Exam in 2022 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021
  • Candidates must note that the IITs permit only two attempts for the JEE (Advanced), i.e. a candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) exam for the first time in either 2020 or 2021, subject to the condition of not having been admitted at an IIT on an earlier occasion. Details may be obtained from the Information Brochure of the JEE (Advanced) 2021
State of Eligibility
  • State code of eligibility means the code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying exam by virtue of which the candidate becomes eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021. It is important to note that the State code of eligibility does NOT depend upon the native place or the place of residence of the candidate
  • For example, if a candidate appears for the Class XII exam in New Delhi and is a resident of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, the candidate’s State code of eligibility will be that of Delhi and NOT that of Uttar Pradesh
  • If a candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying exam from one State but appeared for improvement from another State, the candidate’s State code of eligibility will be from where the candidate first passed the Class XII (or equivalent) exam and NOT the State from where the candidate has appeared for improvement
  • Candidates passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the State in which the study centre is located.
Age Criteria
  • For appearing in the JEE (Main) 2021, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12 / equivalent Exam in 2019, 2020, or appearing in 2021 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) 2021 Exam. However, the candidates may be required to fulfil the age criteria of the Institute(s) in which they are desirous of taking admission
Reservations
In the case of Institutes run by the Central Government, the reservation would be applicable as mentioned below:
(i) 15% of the seats Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates
(ii) 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates
(iii) 27% seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) candidates as per the Central List*
(iv) 10% of the seats for General Economically Weaker Sections (General – EWS) candidates
(v) Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability
Each category will have 5% reservations for the candidates with 40% or more disability as defined in Section 2 (r) and (zc) of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act 2016
How to Apply for JEE Main 2021 – Application Process
  • All students who wish to appear in the Joint Entrance Examination Mains must first of all apply for it. The important things to note about JEE Main 2021 application form are as follows.
  • Candidates have to apply for JEE Main 2021 Online ONLY by accessing the website www.jeemain.nic.in. The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case
  • Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.
  • It is suggested that you have the following ready before starting the filling of the application form:
  1. A computer with good Internet connectivity
·  All your qualification details
·  Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb) (For First Timers)
·  Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb) (For First Timers)
·  A valid email Id as all communication will be made on this email Id
·   A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number
·  A valid debit/credit card or Net banking account if you want to pay ONLINE
·  A printer connected to your system to print e-challan and confirmation page
  • Download information Bulletin. Read it carefully to ensure your eligibility and acquaint with the requirements for submission of the Online Application Form.
Steps to Apply Online

Also  see : JEE Main Exam 2021 Application Correction Window for February Exam Started

Step-1 Register for Online Application Form and note down system generated Application Number. The candidate should enter all the details while filling the Online Application Form and should create a PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her Answer. After the successful submission of the personal details, Application number will be generated, and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form.
Step-2 Complete the Application Form Candidate can log in with the system generated Application Number and created Password for completing the Application Form.
Step-3 Upload Scanned Images of Candidate Photograph and Candidate Signature. 1. Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format. 2. The size of the scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb. 3. The size of the scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb.
Step-4 Payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/e-Challan: The candidate has to select the Debit card/Credit card/Net banking/e-challan option to pay the application fee and follow the online instructions to complete the payment of a fee.
Application Fee
Exam General / EWS / OBC-NCL SC / ST / PwD/ Trans / Females
For centers in India
Any 1 paper Boys – Rs. 650

Girls – Rs 325

Boys, Girls – Rs. 325
Any 2 or All 3 Papers Boys – Rs. 1300

Girls – Rs 650

Boys, Girls – Rs. 650
For centers outside India
Any 1 paper Boys – Rs. 3000

Girls – Rs. 1500

Boys, Girls -Rs. 1500
Any 2 or All 3 Papers Boys – Rs. 6000

Girls – Rs. 3000

Boys, Girls -Rs. 3000
JEE Main 2021 New Exam Pattern

Also  see :  JEE Main 2021 Application Process for April Session begins

JEE (Main)-2021 will be conducted in the following modes:
a) Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.
b) Paper 2A (B. Arch): Mathematics (Part-I) and Aptitude Test (Part-II) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test (Part-III) in pen & paper (offline) mode, to be attempted on drawing sheet of A4 size.
c) Paper 2B (B. Planning): Mathematics (Part-I), Aptitude Test (Part-II) and Planning Based Questions (Part-III) in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
Choice of Medium of Question Papers
S. No. Language Exam Centres
1. English All Exam Centres
2. Hindi All Exam Centres in India
3. English and Assamese Exam Centres in Assam
4. English and Bengali Exam Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island
5. English and Gujarati Exam Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
6. English and Kannada Exam Centres in Karnataka
7. English and Marathi Exam Centres in Maharashtra
8. English and Malayalam Exam Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
9. English and Odia Exam Centres in Odisha
10. English & Punjabi Exam Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi
11. English & Tamil Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island
12. English & Telugu Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
13. English & Urdu All Exam Centres in India
Scheme of Examination
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper, and mode of examination is given in the table below:
Aspect Paper 1 – BE/B.Tech Paper 2A – B.Arch Paper 2B – B.Planning
Mode of exam Computer based test only Part I and Part II as Computer based test only

 

Part III Drawing Test as Pen and Paper based test (Qs will show on computer, attempt answer on sheet)

Computer based test only
Sections Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

Part I – Mathematics

Part II – Aptitude Test

Part III – Drawing Test

Part I – Mathematics

Part II – Aptitude Test

Part III – Planning Based Questions

Qs Type MCQs, NVTs Part I – MCQs, NVT

Part II – MCQs

Part III – Drawing

Part I – MCQs, NVT

Part II, III – MCQs

No. of Qs and Marks Mathematics –

Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs

Physics –

Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs

Chemistry –

Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs

 

Section A – Only MCQs. All compulsory.

 

Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

 

Total 90 Qs (Attempt 75), 300 Marks

Part I Mathematics –

20 MCQs in section A, 10 NVTs in section B– 100 Marks

Part II Aptitude Test –

50 Qs – 200 Marks

Part III Drawing Test –

2 Qs – 100 Marks

 

Part I Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

 

Total 82 Qs (Attempt 77) Qs, 400 Marks

Part I Mathematics – 20 MCQs in section A, 10 NVTs in section B– 100 Marks – 100 Marks

Part II Aptitude Test – 50 Qs – 200 Marks

Part III Planning Based Questions – 25 Qs – 100 Marks

 

Part I Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

 

Total 105 Qs (Attempt 100 Qs), 400 Marks

Marking Scheme MCQs >> +4, -1

NVTs>> +4, no negative marking

MCQs >> +4, -1

NVTs>> +4, no negative marking

Drawing qs >> 50 marks per qs

MCQs >> +4, -1

NVTs>> +4, no negative marking

Exam Duration 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Updated Paper Pattern
Paper1: B.E./ B. Tech. in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode:
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks Subject Section A Section B Marks
Mathematics 20* 10* 100
Physics 20* 10* 100
Chemistry 20* 10* 100
Total 90 300
Marking Scheme for MCQs Correct Answer or the best Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer Minus one mark (-1)
Unanswered / Marked for Review No mark (0)
Marking Scheme for questions for which

answer is a Numerical value

Correct Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer No mark (0)
Unanswered / Marked for Review No mark (0)
Paper 2A (B. Arch): Mathematics (Part-I) and Aptitude Test (Part-II) in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only and Drawing Test (Part-III) in Pen & Paper Based (offline) mode, to be attempted on drawing sheet of A4 size.
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks Subject No of Questions Marks
Mathematics (Part I) 20* 10* 100
Aptitude Test (Part II) 50 200
Drawing Test (Part III) 02 100
Total 82 400
*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. There will be no negative marking for numerical value.
(a) Marking Scheme for MCQs Correct Answer or the most appropriate Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer/Multiple Answer Minus one mark (-1)
Unanswered /Marked for Review No mark (0)
(b) Marking Scheme for questions for which answer is a Numerical value Correct Answer or the most appropriate Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer No mark (0)
Unanswered / Marked for Review No mark (0)
(c) Marking Scheme for Drawing Test (Part III)  

Two questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks.

Method of determining merit Conversion of the raw score in Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test, and Total into NTA Scores.

Overall merit shall be prepared by merging NTA Scores of all shifts of all days.

Method of resolving ties Tie between candidates obtaining equal Total NTA scores in Paper 2B: B. Arch will be resolved in the following manner: NTA score in Mathematics, followed by NTA score in Aptitude Test, followed by NTA score in Drawing Test, followed by Candidates having a lesser ratio of negative to positive responses
Paper 2B (B. Planning) Part-I: Mathematics, Part-II: Aptitude Test and Part-III: Planning Based Questions in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks Subject No of Questions Marks
Part-I: Mathematics 20* 10* 100
Part-II: Aptitude Test 50 200
Part-III: Planning Based Objective Type MCQs 25 100
Total 105
*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. There will be no negative marking for numerical value.
Marking Scheme for MCQs Correct Answer or the most appropriate Answer Four marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer/Multiple Answer Minus one mark (-1)
Unanswered /Marked for Review No mark (0)
JEE Main Syllabus 2021 
  • The details of the syllabus are given on the website: jeemain.nta.nic.in.
  • Moreover, to cater to different reductions in syllabus by various Boards, the NTA has decided to provide for choice in the question papers and thus there will be two Sections in each paper.
JEE Main e-Admit Card 2021 
  • The e-Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates through the NTA website: jeemain.nta.nic.in, subject to the fulfilment of the eligibility conditions and receipt of prescribed application fee by NTA.
  • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. The candidate will appear in the examination at the given Centre on the date and shift/timing as indicated in his/her e-Admit Card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit card.
  • In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 0120-6895200 between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

Also see : NTA rectified one of the rules for JEE Main 2021

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