Joint Entrance Exam - Main (JEE-Main)
Exam Date: 23/02/2021 Exam State: All India Last Date: 16/01/2021

Exam Details

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustainedpremier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient,transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidatesfor admissions to premier higher education institutions.

The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Governmentof India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main)to the NTA from 2019 onwards.

 

About JEE (Main) – 2021

The JEE (Main)-2021 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session.

The students will have following benefits of the new pattern:

This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year.

In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time.

This will reduce 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, then he/she won’t have to wait for one full year.

The student’s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking 

The first attempt of JEE (Main) – 2021 will be held in February 2021 whereas the second attempt will be held in March 2021.

Third attempt will be held in April 2021, where as fourth in May 2021.

The test will be held on different shifts/dates in all  the attempts.

Candidates who apply for more than one Session of examination (February/March/April/May), may change their Choice of Cities in the correction window, which will be opened in due course under intimation to them through Public Notice for each Session.

 

Mode of Examination

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.

 

Medium of the Question Papers: Drawing form the National Education Policy (NEP), the JEE (Main) 2021 will now be conducted for the first time in Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu for the first time, in addition to Hindi, Gujarati and English. 

1. English - All Examination Centres

2. Hindi -  All Examination Centres in India

3. English and Assamese - Examination Centres in Assam

4. English and Bengali - Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island

5. English and Gujarati - Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

6. English and Kannada - Examination Centres in Karnataka

7. English and Marathi - Examination Centres in Maharashtra

8. English and Malayalam:  Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

9. English and Odia - Examination Centres in Odisha

10. English and Punjabi - Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi

11. English and Tamil - Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island

12. English and Telugu - Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

13. English and Urdu - All Examination Centres in India

 

Scheme of Examination

Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech.

Subjects:  Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry

Type of Question: Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only. 

 

Paper 2A: B.Arch

Subjects: Part-I: Mathematics: Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value.

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

 

Part-II: Aptitude Test: Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

 

Part-III: Drawing Test: Questions to test drawing aptitude.

Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet

 

Paper 2B: B. Planning

Subjects: Part-I: Mathematics: Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value.

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

 

Part-II: Aptitude Test: Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

 

Part-III: Planning Based Questions: Objective Type - Multiple Choice

Questions (MCQs)

Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

 

Important Note for Multiple Choice Questions:

To answer a question, the candidates need to choose one option corresponding to the correct answer or the most appropriate answer.

However, if after the process of challenges of the key, more than one option is found to be correct then the multiple correct options will be given four marks (+4). Any incorrect option marked will be given the minus one mark (-1).

Unanswered/Marked for Review will be given no marks.

Examination for the May session will be the last Examination for coming academic year. Fees can also be carried forward to another Session of JEE (Main) 2021.

Incase a candidate does not want to appear in the Session for which fee has already been paid, it will be refunded by NTA. For this, the Candidate will have to make a request only during the application process of the session for which he/she wants to withdraw.

Multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate for the same Session(s) will not be accepted at any cost.

Schedule

Session1: 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021

Session2: 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021

Session 3: 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021

Session 4: 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021

 

Timing of Examination:

  • First Shift 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (IST)
  • Second Shift 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (IST)

Eligibility

B.E/B.Tech: Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjectsalong with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject..

B.Arch: Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.

B.Planning: Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics

Minimum marks shall be obtained 75% 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.

There is no limi for the candidates appearing in the JEE MAIN Exam.

Thecandidates who have passed the class 12 / equivalent examination in 2019, 2020, orappearing in 2021 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) 2021 examination. 

Reservations

For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In case of institutes run by Central Government,

10% of the seats are reserved for Category General-Economically Weaker Section(GEN-EWS),

15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste (SC),

7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe (ST) and

27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to the “ Non Creamy layer” (OBC-NCL).

Each category will have 5% reservations for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) as defined in The

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016).

Syllabus

JEE Main Syllabus 2021 will be released by NTA on the official website i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in/ nta.ac.in

Paper 1 Syllabus for JEE Main will cover topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Paper 2 Syllabus for JEE Main 2021 covers topics from Aptitude, Drawing, and Mathematics.

And Paper 2B will be from topics of Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning-based questions.

Fees

JEE MAIN 2021 Application fee for various categories

JEE MAIN 2021

Category

In India

Outside India

B.E/ B.Tech

Or

B.Arch

Or

B.Planning

General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)

Rs. 650/- Boys

Rs. 325/- Girls

Rs. 3000/- Boys

Rs. 1500/- Girls

SC/ST/PWD/ Trandgender

Rs. 325/- Boys

Rs. 325/- Girls

Rs. 1500/- Boys

Rs. 1500/- Girls

B.E/ B.Tech and B.Arch

Or

B.E/ B.Tech and B.Planning

Or

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

B.Planning

Or

B.Arch & B.Planning

General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)

 

Rs. 1300/- Boys

Rs. 650/- Girls

Rs. 6000/- Boys

Rs. 3000/- Girls

SC/ST/PWD/ Trandgender

 

Rs. 650/- Boys

Rs. 650/- Girls

Rs. 3000/- Boys

Rs. 3000/- Girls

 

Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Admission process

Candidates have to apply for JEE (Main) January - 2021 “Online” ONLY.

The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website www.jeemain.nic.in only.

Instructions for filling online Application form

Read the “Instructions and Procedure for Online Submission of Application Form of JEE (Main) 2021”.

Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility and acquaint with the requirements for submission of Online Application Form.

 

Follow following 4 (Four) Steps to Apply Online

Step-1: Fill in the online Application Form and Note down the system generated Application Number

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10 kb–200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4kb – 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI_MOPS and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least four print out of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee

All the 4 Steps can be done together and separately also.

Note: A candidate has option to apply for one Session or more than one Session (February/March /April /May2021) together and pay exam fee accordingly. If a candidate wishes to apply only for one Session, he/ she has to pay Examination Fee only for that Session during the current application period and will have opportunityto apply again for the remaining March/ April / May Sessions.

Admit Card

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.

Test Centres

State wise list of Cities in India for Paper-1 and Paper-2

ARUNACHAL PRADESH: ITANAGAR, NAHARLAGUN

ASSAM: DIBRUGARH, GUWAHATI, JORHAT, SILCHAR (ASSAM), TEZPUR

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR: PORT BLAIR

ANDHRA PRADESH: ANANTAPUR, BAPATLA, BHEEMAVARAM, CHIRALA, CHITTOOR, ELURU, GUNTUR, KADAPA, KAKINADA, KURNOOL, NELLORE, ONGOLE, RAJAHMUNDRY, SRIKAKULAM, TADEPALLIGUDEM, TIRUPATI, AYAWADA, VISAKHAPATNAM, VIZIANAGARAM

BIHAR:  AURANGABAD (BIHAR), BHAGALPUR, BIHARSHARIF, DARBHANGA, GAYA, MUZAFFARPUR, PATNA, PURNEA 

CHHATTISGARH:  BHILAI/DURG, BILASPUR, RAIPUR

CHANDIGARH (UT:  CHANDIGARH

DAMAN & DIU (UT): DAMAN & DIU

DELHI/NEW DELHI: DELHI

DADRA & NAGAR HAVE: DADRA NAGAR HAVELI 

GUJARAT: AHMEDABAD, ANAND, BHAVNAGAR, GANDHINAGAR, GODHRA, JAMNAGAR, JUNAGARH, MEHSANA, PATAN, RAJKOT, SURAT, VADODARA, VALSAD

GOA: PANAJI/MADGAON 

HIMACHAL PRADESH: BILASPUR (HP, DHARAMSHALA, HAMIRPUR (HP), KANGRA, PALAMPUR, SHIMLA, SOLAN 

HARYANA:  AMBALA, BAHADURGARH, FARIDABAD, GURGAON, HISAR, KARNAL, KURUKSHETRA, PANIPAT, SONEPAT/MURTHAL 

JHARKHAND: BOKARO, DHANBAD, JAMSHEDPUR, RANCHI 

JAMMU & KASHMIR: BARAMULLA, JAMMU, SAMBA, SRINAGAR 

KARNATAKA: BAGALKOT, BELGAUM, BELLARY, BENGALURU, BIDAR, DEVANAGERE, DHARWAD, GULBARGA, HASSAN, HUBLI, KOLAR, MANGALORE, MANIPAL, MYSORE, SHIVAMOGGA (SHIMOGA), TUMKUR, UDUPI 

KERALA: ALAPPUZHA, ANGAMALY, CHENGANUR, ERNAKULAM, IDUKKI, KANJIRAPPALLY, KANNUR, KASARAGOD, KOLLAM, KOTHAMANGALAM, KOTTAYAM, KOZHIKODE, MALAPURAM, MOOVATTUPUZHA, PALAKKAD, PATHANAMATHITHA, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, THRISSUR 

LAKSHADWEEP (UT): KAVARRATI 

MEGHALAYA: SHILLONG

MANIPUR: IMPHAL 

MADHYA PRADESH: BALAGHAT, BETUL, BHOPAL, CHHATARPUR, CHHINDWARA, GWALIOR, INDORE, JABALPUR, KHARGAON, MANDSUR, REWA, SAGAR, SATNA, SHAHDOL, UJJAIN, VIDISHA 

MAHARASHTRA: AHMEDNAGAR, AKOLA, AMRAVATI, AURANGABAD (MR), BEED, BHANDARA, BHUSAWAL,  BULDANA, CHANDRAPUR, DHULE, GADCHIROLI, GONDIA, JALGAON, KOLHAPUR, LATUR, MUMBAI/MUMBAI SUBURBAN, NAGPUR, NANDED, NASIK, NAVI MUMBAI, PARBHANI, PUNE, RAIGAD, RATNAGIRI, SANGALI,SATARA, SOLAPUR,THANE,WARDHA,WASHIM, YAVATMAL 

MIZORAM: AIZWAL

NAGALAND: DIMAPUR, KOHIMA  

ODISHA: ANGUL,BALASORE, BERHAMPUR, BHUBANESWAR, CUTTACK, DHENKANAL, JEYPORE, ROURKELA,SAMBALPUR  

PUNJAB: AMRITSAR, BATHINDA, FATHEGARH SAHIB, JALANDHAR,LUDHIANA,MOHALI, PATHANKOT, PATIALA,  PHAGWARA, ROPAR, SANGRUR 

PUDUCHERRY (UT): PUDUCHERRY 

RAJASTHAN: AJMER, ALWAR, BHARATPUR, BHILWARA, BIKANER, JAIPUR, JODHPUR, KOTA, SIKAR, SRIGANGANAGAR, UDAIPUR

SIKKIM: GANGTOK

TRIPURA: AGARTALA 

TELANGANA: HYDERABAD, KARIMNAGAR,  KHAMMAM, MAHABUBNAGAR, NALGONDA, RANGA REDDY, WARANGAL 

TAMIL NADU: CHENNAI, COIMBATORE, CUDDALORE, DINDIGUL, KANCHIPURAM, KANYAKUMARI, KARUR, MADURAI,  NAGARCOIL, NAMAKKAL, SALEM, TANJORE, THOOTHUKUDI, TIRUCHIRAPPALLI, TIRUNELVELI, TIRUVALLUR, TIRUVANNAMALAI, VELLORE, VILLIPURAM, VIRUDHUNAGAR 

UTTARAKHAND:  DEHRADUN, HALDWANI, HARIDWAR, NAINITAL,PANTNAGAR, ROORKEE 

UTTARPRADESH: AGRA, ALIGARH, ALLAHABAD, BAREILLY, BULANDSHAR, FAIZABAD, GHAZIABAD, GORAKHPUR, GREATER NOIDA/NOIDA, JHANSI, KANPUR, LUCKNOW, MATHURA, MEERUT, MORADABAD, MUZAFFARNAGAR, SITAPUR, VARANASI

WEST BENGAL: ASANSOL, BARDHMAN, DARJEELING, DURGAPUR, HALDIA, HOOGHLY, HOWRAH, KALYANI, KHARAGPUR, KOLKATA, SILIGURI 

OUTSIDE INDIA: BAHRAIN, COLOMBO, DOHA, DUBAI, KATHMANDU, MUSCAT, RIYADH, SHARJAH, SINGAPORE, KUWAIT.

Qualifying Marks

For JEE MAIN exam

Minimum marks shall be obtained 75% 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.

Important Dates

JEE MAIN 2021 Dates

Date of examinations (JEEMAIN 2021)

Session 1: 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021

Session 2: 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021

Session 3: 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021

Session 4: 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021

Online application starts

16 December 2020

Last date to submit

16 January 2021

Last date for successful transaction of

prescribed application fee

17 January 2021

Correction in particulars

19 January to 21 January 2021 for 1st session

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