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JEE Main 2021 Exam Details You Should Know

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) Exam Is Conducted Every Year By The National Testing Agency. Through This Exam Candidates Can Get Admission In UG Engineering Programmes In IITs, NITs And CFTIs Institute.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Krishnendu Chatterjee | Updated on: 24 Jan 2020, 02:15:19 PM
JEE Main 2021 Exam Details

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New Delhi:

JEE Main 2021 examination will be conducted to offer admission to B.Tech, B.Arch. and B.Plan courses. JEE Main 2021 is a national level entrance examination which is conducted two times in a year, i.e. in January as well as in April session.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) exam is conducted every year by the National Testing Agency. Through this exam candidates can get admission in UG engineering programmes in IITs, NITs and CFTIs institute.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Timetable

Here we have mentioned the tentative dates for JEE Main 2021 in the table:


January Session Dates

April Session Dates

Starting of applications

1st week of September 2020

1st week of February 2021

Last date to submit online applications

2nd week of October 2020

1st week of March 2021

Correction in application

3rd week of October 2020

March 2021

Availability of admit card

1st week of December 2020

3rd week of March 2021

Exam dates

2nd week of January 2021

2nd week of April 2021

Result declaration

Last week of January 2021

Last week of April 2021

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Details

JEE Main application form will be released through online mode only. Candidates must fill their application form correctly to avoid any type of mistake. Upload required images in the prescribed format and submit the application fee.

Authorities will also provide correction facility to the candidates who have done mistakes in their application form. After filling of application form candidates must take printout of the application form and keep it safe for other processes.

Application fee will be submitted through credit card/ debit card/ net banking and PAYTM or UPI mode. Fee will be different for the candidates as per their categories and courses.

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for JEE Main 2021 examination must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent in year 2019 or 2020 from a recognized board. There will be no age limit criteria and attempt limit.

Candidates who have passed their 12th in year 2018 or before will not be eligible while, those candidates who are appearing their 12th in year 2021 will be eligible to apply.

To apply for B.Tech courses candidates must have passed their 12th with physics and mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one from chemistry, biology, biotechnology subjects.

For B. Arch courses candidates must have mathematics, physics and chemistry in their qualifying exam and for B. Plan courses candidates must have mathematics as compulsory subjects.

For admission into NITs, IITs, CFTIs students must have obtained 75% marks (65% for SC/ ST category) in their 12th class.

JEE Main 2021 Examination Pattern

JEE Main 2021 examination will be conducted through online mode, while drawing test in paper II (B.Arch.) will be held through pen paper based. Examination will be held in 3 hours duration and 1 extra hour will be provided to the PWD candidates.

For every correct answer 4 marks will be provided and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Question paper will be available in Hindi, English and some other state languages.

B.E. / B.Tech paper will be of total 300 marks while B.Arch. / B.Plan will be of 400 marks.  

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

Admit card will be released through online mode on the website. Candidates can download their admit card by entering login credentials such as application number and password. SMS or mail will also be send to the candidates regarding admit card.

It will be necessary for the candidates to bring admit card with one photo ID proof on the day of examination. In case of any discrepancy in details candidates must contact to the officials before the exam.

JEE Main 2021 Answer key

National Testing Agency will release answer key after completion of the examination. Answer key will be released in PDF format. Candidates will be able to check their answer key through online mode.

Through the answer key candidates can get an estimate idea of their scores. Candidates can also submit objections against the answer key by paying some fee.

JEE Main 2021 Result and Rank List

JEE Main 2021 Result will be declared by the authorities in last week of January 2021 for January session. Candidates can check their results through online mode using login details.

NTA will also release rank list after declaration of result. In the rank list all India rank and category wise ranks will be mentioned.

After declaration of result, cut off will be released through online mode. To attend counselling process it will be necessary for the candidates to obtain minimum cut off marks.  

JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment

JEE Main counselling will be organized by JOSSA. It will be necessary for the candidates to attend counselling process if they want admission into IITs, NITs and CFTIs. Counselling will be organized through online mode.

After seats allotment candidates will have to report at the allotted college with required documents for further procedures.

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First Published : 24 Jan 2020, 02:15:19 PM