JEE Main Exam 2024 Session 2 Result (25 April), Cut Off, & Answer Key

The NTA JEE Mains 2024 April Session result is set to be released on April 25. The result link is on the NTA website, Sometimes, the results may come out earlier than expected.

The JEE Main Session 2 Answer Key 2024 was released on April 12. You can download it from the provided link on this page or the website. If you have any objections, you could challenge the answer key from April 12 to 14. The final answer key for Session 2 will be out before the official result announcement.

The JEE Main Session 2 exam 2024 took place on April 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 for Paper 1 (BE/BTech). You can access the question paper PDF with solutions for all shifts and also find exam analysis by subject experts here.

On this page, you’ll find the question paper PDFs with solutions for sessions 1 and 2 and the JEE Main Syllabus 2024.

JEE Main Result 2024

What is JEE Main?

JEE Main is a national-level entrance exam the NTA conducts for admission into the B.E./B. Tech and B.Arch./B.Plan courses, which are offered by the IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology), and CFTs (Centrally Funded Institutions).

Only those candidates who qualify for the JEE Main will be eligible to appear in 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 Exam Highlights

Particulars Details
Name of exam Joint Entrance Examination (Main) or JEE Main
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Level of exam Undergraduate
Exam frequency Twice a year in January and April
Mode of exam Online as a computer-based test
How many students appeared for JEE Mains 2024 11.7 lakh (Session 1)
Courses offered BTech, BArch, and BPlan
Application fees
  • INR 1000 (Male unreserved/OBC/EWS category)
  • INR 800 (Female unreserved/OBC/EWS category)
  • INR 500 (SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category)
Exam duration
  • 3 hours
  • 4 hours for PwD
Total marks
  • 300 marks for Paper-1 (BE/BTech)
  • 400 marks for Paper-2A (BArch)
  • 400 marks for Paper-2B (BPlan)
Marking scheme
  • +4 for each correct response
  • 1 for each incorrect response
Total Questions
  • 90 questions in Paper 1 (BE/BTech)
  • 82 questions in Paper 2A (BArch)
  • 105 questions in Paper 2B (BPlan)
Language of paper/exam
  • 13 languages- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu
Accepting colleges All NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs
Number of test cities
  • 290 in India
  • 20 outside India
JEE Main 2024 official website
JEE Main contact details
  • NTA Telephone Number: 0120-6895200
  • NTA Email ID:
  • NTA Helpline: 8178359845, 8287471852, 9650173668, 9599676953, 8287471852

JEE Mains 2024 Upcoming Exam Date

  • 25 Apr ’24: JEE Main 2024 Result Session 2

JEE Mains 2024 Past Exam Dates

  • 12 Apr ’24: JEE Main 2024 Answer Key Session 2
  • 12 Apr ’24 – 14 Apr ’24: JEE Main 2024 Answer Key Challenge Session 2
  • 04 Apr ’24 – 12 Apr ’24: JEE Main 2024 Exam Date Session 2
  • 31 Mar ’24: JEE Main 2024 Admit Card Session 2
  • 06 Mar ’24 – 07 Mar ’24: JEE Main 2024 Session 2 correction facility
  • 12 Feb ’24: JEE Main 2024 Result Session 1
  • 07 Feb ’24 – 09 Feb ’24: JEE Main 2024 Answer Key Challenge Session 1
  • 06 Feb ’24: JEE Main 2024 Answer Key Session 1
  • 02 Feb ’24 – 04 Mar ’24: JEE Main 2024 Registration Session 2
  • 25 Jan ’24: JEE Main 2024 Admit Card Session 1
  • 24 Jan ’24 – 01 Feb ’24: JEE Main 2024 Exam Date Session 1
  • 06 Dec ’23 – 08 Dec ’23: JEE Main 2024 Session 1 correction facility
  • 01 Nov ’23 – 04 Dec ’23: JEE Main 2024 Registration Session 1

JEE Main Application Form 2024

The NTA has released JEE Registration Form 2024.

  • There was no JEE Application Form correction facility to edit/change/rectify particulars in the filled-out application form, so candidates had to be extra careful while filling it out.
  • Aadhaar Card Is Required: An Aadhaar Card is not required to apply for the exam.
  • To fill out the Application Form, candidates need to upload scanned images of images in the form, i.e., passport-size photographs and signatures of candidates and mothers/fathers/parents.
  • The size of 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 toward cancellation.
  • There is no need to send the hard copy of the Application Form to the conducting authority.

JEE Main Image Format 2024

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

JEE Main Application Fee 2024

Candidates could pay the JEE Main application fee online through Internet banking or by using a credit or debit card. The application fee for various categories and exam centers is as given below:

Category Fees
Male candidates of Unreserved/ EWS/OBC category For Centres in India – INR 1,000

For Centres Outside India – INR 5,000

Female candidates in the Unreserved/EWS/OBC category For Centres in India – INR 800

For Centres Outside India – 4,000

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category candidates For Centres in India – INR 500

For Centres Outside India – 2,500

JEE Main Application Correction 2024

  • This year, there was no correction facility for changing the application form after completing the registration process.
  • No modification could be made to the photographs or signatures uploaded to the form.
  • Aspirants had to diligently complete and re-check the application form before submitting it.
  • No corrections sent by candidates through post/Whatsapp/ email/ by hand will be entertained by NTA.

Previously, the candidates had the provision to modify and edit the details of their Application Form by conducting authority.

  • Candidates could edit/correct their application forms.
  • The application form correction facility was available only online.
  • JEE Main correction window provided the facility of correction in details like the change in exam mode from PBT to CBT, the city of examination, and paper-2 to paper-1.
  • Candidates could make changes only in some selective fields.
  • An additional fee for correcting the application form could be paid through a credit/debit card, e-wallet, or e-challan.

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2024

Those who applied for the exam had to go through the JEE Main eligibility criteria first, as only those candidates who fulfill the criteria are eligible to sit for the examination. The detailed eligibility criteria are given below:

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

Qualification Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed the XII or equivalent exam in 2022 and 2023 or appear in 2024 to be eligible to apply for the JEE exam in 2024.
  • For B.E/B. Tech, it is essential to have passed the XII/qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, along with Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, and Technical as a Vocational subject.
  • For B. Arch, passing XII in physics, mathematics, and chemistry is mandatory.
  • For B. Planning, passing the XII/qualifying exam in Mathematics is required.
  • There are no minimum marks required in the XII. However, the candidates must score 75% or above to get admission into IITs, NITs, or CFTI.
  • Diploma holders may also apply for JEE but will only be eligible for admission into IITs.

Number of Attempts

  • A total of three attempts are made to clear 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 2024

The JEE Main Exam Pattern comprises three papers that are 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 of the paper pattern are given below:

Features Exam Pattern
Mode of exam B.Tech/B.Plan – CBT mode
B.Arch – PBT mode | CBT mode
Type of questions Objective (MCQs) and Numerical
Subjective – B.Arch Drawing Paper
Number of questions 75 for B.Tech
77 for B.Arch
100 for B.Plan
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 2024

The NTA releases the admit card before the exam. Some essential pointers regarding the JEE Main Admit Card are given below:

  • Only the candidates who have successfully registered for the exam can download the JEE Admit Card.
  • The Admit Card will be released only online.
  • The authorities will inform the candidates regarding releasing the admit card using their registered email ID and mobile number.
  • Candidates can download the admit card/hall ticket by entering their application number, date of birth, or security code.
  • Candidates must contact the conducting authority if they discover errors after generating their admit cards.
  • The admit card contains the exam schedule, exam center details, the candidate’s roll number, etc.
  • Candidates must carry proof of ID, and an admit card to the examination hall.

JEE Main Syllabus 2024

The JEE Main Syllabus details the topics and chapters covered in the test papers. All three papers have different courses, so the syllabus is also different. The detailed paper-wise division of the syllabus is 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

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

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

Part 1 Part 2
People, places, buildings, materials, and textures related to architecture and the built environment are all things to be aware of. Analytical reasoning and mental ability (visual, numerical, and verbal) are required. Three-dimensional perception: understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements; color, texture, harmony, and contrast. Design and draw geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. 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 is challenging.

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2024?

Some highly beneficial JEE Main Preparation Tips are:

  • Make a proper study timetable.
  • The exam pattern is very important in exam preparation; therefore, keep up to date with the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • To score well in the examination, students must thoroughly prepare for the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) of classes XI and XII.
  • Candidates must have a good command of NCERT books as they cover a significant chunk of the JEE Main syllabus.
  • Aspirants must also go through the past year’s question papers to get an idea of 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.
  • Keep yourself healthy by not succumbing to stress.

JEE Main Exam Centers

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

Exam States Exam Cities 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

JEE Main Cut-Off

The “cut-off” is the minimum mark required to qualify for the exam. It will be released along with the main results of the JEE. 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) 43-46
Scheduled tribes (ST) 43-46
PwD 0-1

JEE Main Counseling 2024

Once the conducting authority declares the NTA JEE Main results, 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 Counseling process will be done online.
  • 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 their AIR and choices.
  • The candidates must participate in the counseling and seat allocation processes to get a seat.
  • The seat will be allotted based on filled choices, rank, category, and availability.
  • Candidates must download the provisional seat allotment letter and pay the acceptance fee.
  • Once candidates pay the acceptance fee, they must report to the allotted centers to verify their documents.

Many colleges in every state also offer admission through JEE Main. Students must apply separately through state counseling to get admission to these colleges.


Every year, lakhs of students appear for this prestigious examination to gain admission into prestigious institutes like IITs, NITs, etc. Cracking this exam with flying colors requires hard work, determination, and consistency.

Do not neglect to understand the exam pattern diligently before preparation. This will give you a better understanding of the nature of the exam. This article provides in-depth details about the JEE Main exam 2024. We hope that this information helps you in the best way possible.

Good luck!

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