Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018.
JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board 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 12thclass examination.
Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs is as under:-
Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination
Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.
The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.
The date of birth should fall on or after 1st October 1994.
For SC/ST & PwD candidates, the DOB should fall on or after 1st October 1989.
Candidates can attempt for maximum three times for the JEE Mains exam.
Attempt limit is same for all the categories.
For JEE Advanced, candidates can appear for maximum two consecutive years.
Important Dates of JEE Main Application Form 2019 :
JEE Main Application Dates for January Session:
Release of JEE Main 2019 Registration
September 1, 2018
Final Date to Fill and Submit the application form of JEE Main 2019
September 30, 2018
Correction Period of JEE Main 2019 Application Form
To be notified
JEE Main 2019 Examination (January session)
January 6 to 20, 2019
JEE Mains Application Dates for April Session:
Start of JEE Main 2019 Registration
First week of February 2019
Last Date for JEE Main 2019 Registration
Last week of February 2019
Correction Period of Application Form
To be notified
JEE Mains 2019 Exam (April session)
April 7 to 21, 2019
Important points to remember While filling the JEE Main Application Form 2019:
Requirement of Aadhaar card will be mandatory to fill the application.
Candidates are required to apply online for JEE Mains 2019 exam.
JEE Main application form 2019 will be released from 1st September 2018 (Jan exam).
Candidates have to upload the scanned images of passport size photograph and signature of candidate & mother's/father's/guardian.
Photograph dimension should be 3.5 x 4.5 cm and dimension of signature should be 3.5 x 1.5 cm.
The images should be in JPG or JPEG format.
Multiple applications from a single candidate will be rejected.
There is no provision to send the hard copy of the application.
Application fee for JEE mains 2019:
For Exam Centres in India
Paper 1 or 2
Paper 1 and 2 both
For Exam Centres in Foreign Country
Paper 1 or 2
Paper 1 and 2 both
Exam Pattern for JEE Mains 2019:
The examination will comprise of two papers
Paper 1 (for B.E/B.Tech) and paper 2 (for B.Arch/B.Planing).
The detailed JEE Main exam pattern for both papers is mentioned below:
Exam Mode: The examination will be organized in online (computer based) mode. The drawing test for Paper 2 will be conducted through offline mode.
Type of Questions (Paper 1): The question paper will comprise of objective type questions.
Type of Questions (Paper 2): Mathematics and aptitude section will be of objective type questions and drawing test will be subjective.
Duration: The total exam duration will be three hours. The paper 1 will be conducted in two sittings, i.e. 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Paper 2 will be held in one shift only.
Medium: The question paper will be asked in English and Hindi language for all exam cities and English, Hindi and Gujarati languages for exam cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
Marks Criteria: Four marks will be provided for each correct answer.
Negative Marks: One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Pattern for Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech):
Number of Questions
Pattern for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan):
Number of Questions
JEE Main Syllabus 2019
The JEE Main syllabus will contain topics from the 11th and 12th class of CBSE, ICSE and other state boards. Syllabus for paper 1 will contain physics, chemistry and mathematics. The syllabus pdf will be available with the release of application form on official website.
JEE Main Admit Card 2019
Below we have mentioned details about the JEE Main admit card 2019:
Successfully registered candidates will be able to download the admit card via online mode.
The authority also provide JEE Main slot booking facility along form filling.
The admit card will be provided on 17th December 2018 (for January session) and 18th March 2019 (for April session).
For online mode exam, students can also book their slot.
Candidates have to download it by entering their Application Number, Date of Birth and Security Code.
If any discrepancy found in the JEE Mains hall ticket 2019, communicate to the JEE (Main) Secretariat/CBSE immediately.
Candidates have to bring any one photo ID proof along with the admit card.
JEE Mains 2019 Answer Key
After the few days of completion of examination, the answer key will be published through the website. It will be released in the month of January 2019.
JEE Main answer key 2019 will be released along with images of OMR sheets. If candidates are not satisfied with the answer key they can challenge it.
Candidates have to fill an online application and have to pay Rs. 1000/- per question to challenge the answer key. Fee payment can be done through debit/credit card.
JEE Main Question Papers
JEE Main Result 2019
Students who will appear in the exam can check the result within a month after the examination. Here we have mentioned details about the result date, mode, etc.
JEE Main 2019 result will be provided on 31st January 2019 for January session and 30th April 2019 for April session.
Students will be able to check the result only through online mode.
It will also comprise All India Rank and All India Category Rank.
JEE Main score card will not be dispatched to candidates, it can be downloaded from official website.