JEE Mains which is also known as Joint Entrance Examination Manis is conducted by National Testing Agency. We have gathered the important information about JEE mains exam in this page.
What is JEE Mains Exam ?
JEE Mains exam is conducted by National Testing Agency which is a premier testing organisation in India. The vision of JEE Mains Exam is to select the right candidate for the best institution.
JEE Mains Exam score is used for getting Admission to B.E / B.Tech / B. Arch/ B. Planning courses NIT( National Institute of Technology), IIITs( Indian Institute of Information Technology) and CFTIs ( Centrally Funded Technical Institute). Admission is decided on All India Ranking method through seat allocation process.
The JEE Mains exam is also the eligibility exam for appearing in JEE Advance exam. JEE Advance Exam is conducted for admission in Indian Institute of Technologies. An IITs are the the best institutes for becoming an engineer.
JEE Mains Exam is Computer based based exam and compare to JEE Advance the toughness of question is easy. JEE exam is conducted twice in a year and candidate can choose to give either or both exam. The exam in which candidate perform best will be used for calculation JEE Mains score.
What is the eligibility for appearing JEE Mains Exam ?
There is no age limit for applying for JEE Mains examination but candidate should be in class 12th in current year or have passed class 12th in last two year.
Class 12th is also known as final examination of 10+2 system or Intermediate or two year Pre-University exam.
A Diploma recognised by AICTE or State Board of technical education which is of at least 3 years duration can also be considered as eligibility for appearing for JEE Mains Exam.
While applying for the exam a candidate have to mention its state of eligibility. The State of Eligibility is the State from where the candidate is appearing in his/her 12th or equivalent exam.
How to Apply for JEE Mains Exam ?
For Applying to JEE Mains Exam, a candidate have to visit the official website of JEE Mains. Only online application are accepted by NTA for JEE Exam. A candidate have to fill all the necessary information in online application form.
Before starting filling the Exam Application form, a candidate should be ready with following details.
- Candidate Name
- Father Name
- Mother Name
- Candidate Date of Birth
- Identity Type
- ID Number
- State from where 12th exam passed
- Whether PwD candidate, if yes then upload document
- Annual Family Income
- Aadhar Details
Qualification details for class 10th or equivalent.
Candidate have to upload scanned photograph and signature of the self,
Finally candidate have to pay the application Fees by online payment method via net banking or debit/credit card. The Fees is decided by NTA but generally it is below Rs 700/- for Indian citizen candidate.
JEE Mains Paper Pattern and Syllabus
JEE Mains Exam is mainly divided in 3 Papers.
- Paper 1 : – This Paper is for the candidates who wants to take the admission in B.E or B.Tech course. This paper is completely computer based.
- Paper 2A :- This Paper is for the candidates who wants to take the admission in B. Arch course. This paper is taken in two modes one is computer based and other is pen and paper mode. Drawing test is taken in pen and paper mode. A candidate has been given a drawing sheet of A4 size to answer the questions.
- Paper 2B :- This Paper is for the candidates who wants to take the admission in B.Planning course. This paper is also a computer based exam.
A candidate can select the medium of language for given the exam the English language is default language for questions. With English language a candidate can select language from following set of language while filling the application form.
- English and Hindi
- English and Assamese
- English and Bengali
- English and Gujrati
- English and Kannada
- English and Malayalam
- English and Marathi
- English and Odia
- English and Punjabi
- English and Tamil
- English and Telugu
- English and Urdu
The Scheme of The examination is as follows:
For Paper 1 (B.E /B.Tech) : Paper 1 consist of 3 Subjects viz. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and the paper is computer based paper
Each subject consist of 2 section Section A and Section B
In Section A MCQs type question will be asked and in Section B candidate have to fill the numerical value for answering the question. In section B candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10 questions and there will be a negative marling for both section A and section B. For each correct answer candidate will be awarded with +4 marks and for each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from total marks obtained.
For Paper 2A ( B. Arch ) : Paper 2A consist of 3 subjects viz. Mathematics, Aptitude test and Drawing test. Mathematics and Aptitude Test is computed based paper whereas Drawing Test is taken on A4 paper sheet.
In mathematics 20 questions will be MCQs type and 10 questions candidate will have to fill the numerical value for answering the question. In aptitude test all questions will be MCQs type. In Drawing paper 2 design have to be drawn for 100 marks. In this paper 4 marks is awarded for right answer and 1 mark is deducted for wrong answer.
For Paper 2B (B.Planning) : Paper 2B consist of 3 subjects viz. Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning. Paper 2B is completely computer based exam.
Mathematics and aptitude is same as Paper 2A. For Planning subject 25 questions is asked in paper. Marks for correct question is +4 and wrong answer is -1.
Duration of Test:
For Paper 1 ( B.E/B.Tech ) : 3 hours
For Paper 2A (B.Arch) : 3 hours
For Paper 2B (B. Planning ) : 3 hours
A candidate who is giving both Paper 2A and Paper 2B will be given 3 hours 30 minutes of time to solve the paper.
The details of syllabus is given on the JEE Mains website.
JEE Mains Exam Preparation Tips
While preparing for any Exam remember one thing, the early you start preparation, chances of success is more. Hence if candidate have planned to go for engineering then they must start reading about is from passing 10th exam.
Before going to exam a candidate should cover full syllabus, because, if questions comes easy from untouched topic, it will leads you to loss of ranking.
Solving previous year questions is one of most important method of preparation. By doing so candidate will know their strength and weakness for exams. This will help in their preparation.
While doing study candidate must prepare short notes with formulas and they should revise them regularly. In JEE Mains exam many questions are formula based. So if you easily recall the formula it will be easy for you to solve the problem.
Don’t stop studying by getting nervous. If you are getting nervous take a break and motivate yourself. Then start you study with passion.
Most of the student don’t take chemistry paper seriously and it affects their overall ranking. If you are bad at chemistry give more time and try to understand the core of the subject it will help you to get good marks in this subject.
Collect good notes and books and start your preparation. You can also appear for the IMU CET exam with the same preparation, appearing more exams will boost your confidence in exams.
Yes, you can crack but you need proper books and notes for preparation.
250 or higher is consider as a good score for JEE Mains exam.
Yes , 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
No, Calculators are not allowed in JEE Mains exam.