JEE Main

JEE Main 2021: New Exam Dates (Released), Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers, Result and Cut off

JEE Main Phase 3 & Phase 4 Exam Dates has been Released Now

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has been released the Phase 3 & 4 Exam dates, The JEE Mains 2021 Registration Process for Phase 3 Exam has been open from 6th July 2021 to 8th July 2021 in the online mode only. The JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 examination will be held from 20th – 25th July 2021 and Phase 4 exam will be held between 27th July 27 – 2nd August 2021.

What is JEE Main?

JEE Main is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the NTA for admission into the B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch./B.Plan. courses that are offered by the IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology), and CFTs (Centrally Funded Institutions). Only the students who qualify for the JEE Main will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced. The counseling cum seat allotment for all the IITs, NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs will be organized by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA).

JEE Main 2021 Latest Update

  • July 6: JEE Main Phase 3 (20-25 July 2021) and Phase 4 ( 27 July – 2 August 2021) Exam dates are announced, Check Here
  • July 6: JEE MainOnlie Registration and Application Form Correction for Phase 3 open till 28th July 2021
  • May 14: JEE Main Score mandatory for Indian Army TES- 46 Course from 2021.
  • May 4: JEE Main April and May sessions Postponed, registration for May session has been delayed.
  • Mar 24: JEE Main Final Answer Key for March has been released.
  • Mar 19: JEE Main 2021 B.Arch Admission Criteria Relaxed for 2021-22.
  • Mar 18: JEE Main 2021 Paper 2 (B.Arch, B.Plan) Result has been announced.
  • Mar 3: NTA adds 3 new cities as JEE Main Exam Centers for March-May sessions.

JEE Main Highlights

Details Description
Exam Name JEE (Joint Entrance Examination)
Known Specify JEE Main
Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA)
Examination Level National Level
Exam Category Undergraduate Level
Motive Provide admission to the student’s IITs, NITs, and GFTIs.
Mode of the Examination Online Mode (Computer Based)

For Paper 2 (Offline Mode)

Number of Attempts Available 4
Times Conducted Yearly 2
Slot Available 8
Average Number of Applicants registration 11 Lac
Test Centres in India 248
Test Centres out of India 10
States that are parts of JEE Main System Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Nagaland
States that accept JEE Main Score Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh
NTA Official Website
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JEE Main Exam Dates 

JEE Main 2021 notification has been released. The exam schedule is tabulated below:

JEE Main 2021 Events JEE Main 2021 Dates
Application form availability (Phase 3) 6th July 2021
Last date to apply 8th July 2021
Last date to pay the application fee 8th July 2021
Image Correction starts 6th July – 8th July 2021
Application form correction 6th July – 8th July 2021
Issue of admit card (Phase 3) 20th July 2021
JEE Main Exam Dates (Phase 3)  20th July – 25th July 2021
Release date of answer key and recorded responses (Phase 3) 1st Week of August 2021
JEE Main 2021 (Phase 3) Result 2nd Week of August 2021
JEE Main 2021 (Phase 4) Registration 9th July – 12th July 2021
JEE Main 2021 (Phase 4 ) Exam Dates 27th July – 2nd August 2021

JEE Main 2021 Application Form

JEE Main Registration Process 2021 has been released for Phase 3 and Phase 4 Exam.

  • The JEE Main Application Form for Phase 3 Exam has been released now, the application form be available from 6th July to 8th July 2021
  • The JEE Main Application Form for the Phase 4 Exam will be available from 9th July 2021 – 12th July 2021.
  • The JEE Mains Application form has been available via only online mode.
  • Candidates could use the JEE Main 2021 Application Form correction facility to edit/change/rectify particulars in their filled application form
  • Aadhar Card Requirement- Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to apply for JEE Main 2021
  • For filling JEE Main Application Form candidates need to upload scanned images in the form, i.e. Passport size photographs, Signature of candidates & mothers/fathers & parents.
  • The dimensions of the passport size photographs should be 3.5*4.5 cm.
  • The size for a signature should be 3.5*1.5 cm.
  • The scanned documents must be in jpeg or JPG format.
  • Submission of multiple applications will lead a candidate’s application towards cancellation.
  • There is no need of sending the JEE Main Application Form’s hard copy to the conducting authority.

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JEE Main Image Format

Dimensions 3.5cm X 4.5cm
Format JPEG
File Size 4kb to 40kb
Preferred Background White

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee

Candidates can pay the JEE Main 2021 application fee via online mode through Internet Banking or by using a Credit/Debit Card. The application fee for various categories and exam centers is as given below:

Exam Center Opted Appearing Papers Online Mode Exam
Paper Type

General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)

(Male) (INR)

SC/ST/PWD/Transgender/Girls (INR)
India Single Paper 650 325

B.E./B.Tech and B. Arch or

B.E./B.Tech and B. Planning or

B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch and B.Planning or

B.Arch and B.Planning

1300 650
Foreign Single Paper 3000 1500

B.E./B.Tech and B. Arch or

B.E./B.Tech and B. Planning or

B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch and B.Planning or

B.Arch and B.Planning

6000 3000

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JEE Main Application Form Correction 2021

The candidates had the provision of modifying and editing the details of their Application Form by conducting authority. Some important details regarding the JEE Main Application Form Correction are mentioned below:

  • Candidates could edit/correct their application forms from 6th July to 8th July 2021 for the Phase 3 exam.
  • Application form correction facility was available via online mode only.
  • JEE Main correction window provides the facility of correction in details like the change in exam mode from PBT to CBT, the city of examination, change in paper-2 to paper-1.
  • Candidates can make changes only in some particular fields.
  • For correcting the application form, an additional fee can be paid through credit/debit card, e-wallet, or e-challan.

The details which can be Edited/Modified in the JEE Main 2021 Application Form are:

  • Personal Details.
  • Educational Details.
  • Gender.
  • Category.
  • 10% EWS (Economically Weaker Section).

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JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Those who are going to applying for JEE Main 2021 must go through the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria first as only the candidates who fulfill the criteria will be eligible to apply for the examination. The detailed  Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2021 is given below:

Age Criteria: There is no upper age limit for JEE Main 2021 exam.

Qualification Criteria:

  • The candidate must have passed XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019, or appearing in 2020 are eligible for applying in JEE Main 2021.
  • For B.E/ B. Tech, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical as a Vocational subject.
  • For B. Arch, it is essential to have passed XII with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.
  • For B. Planning, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying exam with Mathematics.
  • There are no minimum marks required in the XII. However, the candidates must score 75% or above to get admission into IIITs/ NITs or CFTI.
  • Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2018 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2022 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2021.
  • Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2021, but they will only be eligible for admissions into IITs.

Number of Attempts:

  • A total of three attempts are given for clearing the JEE Main. JEE Advanced can be attempted a maximum of two times in consecutive years. The attempt limit is the same for all the categories.

JEE Main Exam Pattern

JEE Main Exam Pattern comprises a total of 3 papers of three hours each. The paper contains both objective and numerical questions. The three papers are for B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan, respectively. The complete details about the paper pattern are given below:

Features Exam Pattern
Mode of exam BTech/BPlan – CBT mode
BArch – PBTmode | CBT mode
Type of questions Objective (MCQs) and Numerical
Subjective – BArch Drawing Paper
Number of questions 75 for BTech
77 for BArch
100 for BPlan
Total marks Paper 1 – 300 marks
Paper 2 – 400 marks
Paper 3 – 400 marks
Duration 3 hours
Name of sections B.Tech – 3 (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics)
B.Arch – 3 (Drawing, Mathematics, and Aptitude)
B.Plan – 3 (Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning Based Questions)
Marking scheme Correct Response – (+4)
Incorrect Response – (-1)
The difficulty level of the exam Easy to Moderate

JEE Main Admit Card

The NTA has announced that the Admit Card for JEE Main 2021 April Session. Some essential pointers regarding the JEE Main Admit Card are given below:

  • Only the candidates who have successfully registered for JEE Main Examination will be able to download the JEE Main Admit Card.
  • The Admit Card will be released in online mode only.
  • The authority will inform the candidates regarding the release of the admit card on their registered email ID and mobile number.
  • Candidates will be able to download the admit card/hall ticket by entering their application number, date of birth, or security code.
  • If the candidates find any discrepancy after generating the admit card, they must contact the conducting authority.
  • Admit Card contains details like exam schedule, exam center details, candidate’s roll number, etc.
  • Candidates must carry ID Proof along with the admit card.

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JEE Main Syllabus

JEE Main Syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that will be asked in the JEE Main test papers. All three papers have different courses; therefore, the syllabus is also different. The detailed paper-wise division of the syllabus is as given below:

JEE Main (B.E / B.Tech) –  Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Mathematics Syllabus

Unit 1: Sets, Relations, and Functions Unit 2: Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations Unit 3: Matrices and Determinants Unit 4: Permutations and Combinations
Unit 5: Mathematical Induction Unit 6: Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications Unit 7: Sequences and Series Unit 8: Limit Continuity, and Differentiability
Unit 9: Integral Calculus Unit 10: Differential Equations Unit 11: Coordinate Geometry Unit 12: Three Dimensional Geometry
Unit 13: Vector Algebra Unit 14: Statistics and Probability Unit 15: Trigonometry Unit 16: Mathematical Reasoning

JEE Main Physics Syllabus

Section A – Theory
Unit 1: Physics and Measurement Unit 2: Kinematics Unit 3: Laws of Motion Unit 4: Work, Energy, and Power Unit 5: Rotational Motion
Unit 6: Gravitation Unit 7: Properties of Solids and Liquids Unit 8: Thermodynamics Unit 9: Kinetic Theory of Gases Unit 10: Oscillations and Waves
Unit 11: Electrostatics Unit 12: Current Electricity Unit 13: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves
Unit 16: Optics Unit 17: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation Unit 18: Atoms and Nuclei Unit 19: Electronic Devices Unit 20: Communication Systems
Section B – Practical
Unit 21: Experimental Skills

Chemistry Syllabus 

Section A: Physical Chemistry
Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry Unit 2: States of Matter Unit 3: Atomic Structure Unit 4: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Unit 5: Chemical Thermodynamics Unit 6: Solutions Unit 7: Equilibrium Unit 8: Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Unit 9: Chemical Kinetics Unit 10: Surface Chemistry
Section B: Inorganic Chemistry
Unit 11: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Unit 12: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals Unit 13: Hydrogen Unit 14: Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Unit 15: P-Block Elements Unit 16: d-and-f Block Elements Unit 17: Coordination Compounds Unit 18: Environmental Chemistry
Section C: Organic Chemistry
Unit 19: Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds Unit 20: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry Unit 21: Hydrocarbons Unit 22: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
Unit 23:  Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen Unit 24: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Unit 25: Polymers Unit 26: Biomolecules
Unit 27: Chemistry In Everyday Life Unit 28: Principles Related to Practical Chemistry

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JEE Main (B. Arch / B. Planning) – Aptitude Test

Part 1 Part 2
Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials, textures related to architecture, and build-environment. Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings, visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects, analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical, and verbal). Three-dimensional perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements, color texture, harmony, and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencils. Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces, and volumes. Generation of the plan, elevations, and 3D views of objects. Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2021?

Some highly beneficial JEE Main Preparation Tips are as given below:

  • Make a proper study timetable.
  • Exam pattern plays a vital role in exam preparation; therefore stay updated with the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Students are advised to thoroughly prepare the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) of classes XI and XII to score well in the examination.
  • Candidates must have a good command of NCERT books as they cover a significant chunk of the JEE Main syllabus.
  • Candidates must also go through the past year’s question papers to know about the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Practice mock tests to identify the weak areas.
  • Time Management is crucial. Set your timetable so that you can easily decide your study hours. Divide your time well among school, coaching classes, exercise, entertainment, etc.
  • Do not take the stress and keep yourself healthy.

JEE Main Exam Centers

The NTA JEE examination is conducted all around the country. The complete state-wise list of exam centers is as given below:

JEE Main 2021 Exam State JEE Main 2021 exam city City code
Haryana Faridabad 28
Gurgaon 29
Hisar 30
Karnal 31
Kurukshetra 32
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur 33
Shimla 34
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu 35
Srinagar 36
Uttarakhand Dehradun 88
Haldwani 89
Haridwar 90
Roorkee 91
Punjab Amritsar 73
Bathinda 74
Uttar Pradesh Agra 92
Allahabad 93
Bareilly 94
Gorakhpur 95
Jhansi 96
Kanpur 97
Lucknow 98
Varanasi 99

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JEE Main Cut Off

Cut off is the minimum mark required to qualify for the JEE Main Examination. It will be released along with the JEE Main Results. The expected JEE Main Cut off is given below:

Category Cut Off
General 88-91
GEN- EWS 77-80
OBC – NCL 73-76
Scheduled Caste (SC) 53-56
Scheduled tribes (ST) 43-46
PwD 0-1

JEE Main Counselling 2021

Once the NTA JEE Mains Result is declared by the conducting authority, the Joint Admission Boards will release the counseling dates. The schedule will be different for All India Rank counseling and state-level counseling.

  • The JEE Main Counselling process will be done in Online mode.
  • To appear in the counseling process; candidates need to register themselves first.
  • JoSAA/CSAB are the authorities that conduct centralized counseling for admission to NITs/IITs/IIITs and CFTIs.
  • Admission will be offered to the candidates based on AIR and choices filled by them.
  • The candidates must participate in the counseling and seat allocation process to get a seat allotted.
  • The seat will be allotted based on filled choices, rank, category, and seat availability.
  • Candidates need to download the provisional seat allotment letter and need to pay the seat acceptance fee.
  • Once candidates pay the acceptance fee, they need to report to the allotted centers for verifying their documents.
  • There are a vast number of colleges in every state that also offer admission through JEE Main. To get admission to these colleges, students have to apply separately in state counseling.

JEE Main Result 2021

Candidates who will appear in the NTA JEE Main 2021 examination can able to download their scorecard from the official website. Here we are proving some details about the JEE Mains Result:

  • The JEE Main Result 2021 will be declared via online mode.
  • JEE Main 2021 result indicates actual scores and rank secured in the entrance examination.
  • All India Rank (AIR) will also be published along with the result.
  • Based on the JEE Main result, students will get to know if they are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced or not.
  • All India Rank (AIR) will be considered for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and STIs.
  • JEE Main scorecard will not be sent to the students individually via post or offline mode.

JEE Main 2021 Official Help Desk Details

If a candidate is facing any problem regarding the JEE Exam, they can contact the conducting authorities on the details given below:


National Testing Agency

Block C-20 1A/8 ,Sector- 62

IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar

Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)

Contact No. :  0120 6895200

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