JEE Main Entrance Exam 2021 – Check Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates etc

JEE Main Entrance Exam 2021 – The Application Form for JEE Main 2021 will be released in the month of September 2020. National Testing Agency is conducting body for JEE Main Entrance Exam. Every year NTA conducts the exam twice in a year in the month of January and April. Through JEE Main 2021 Entrance Exam, students will get admission in National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and many other centrally funded technical institutes. JEE Main is also a screening test for JEE Advanced Exam. Only those students will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced Exam 2021 who clear cut off marks for the JEE Mains. Read the complete article for more details related to JEE Mains 2021 like Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Result, etc.

JEE Main 2021 Important Details

Students must have knowledge about JEE Main Exam if they are preparing for it. It will help them in the preparation. Check the details in the following table.

Full name of the Exam Joint Entrance Exam Mains
Commonly Known as JEE Mains
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Exam Frequency Twice in a year
Application Form Release Mode Online
Official Website jeemain.nic.in
Courses Available B.Tech and B.Arch

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

All those students who are going to appear for the JEE Main 2021 exam must know important dates related to all the events of the exam. It will keep you updated so that you will not miss any events. Currently, we are providing here the JEE Main 2021 Tentative Schedule. The official dates will be updated here just after the official announcement. Check the dates in the following table.

Name of the Event  Important Dates fot JEE Main 2021 Entrance Exam
January Session Dates April Session Dates
Official Notification August 2020
Application Form Release Date 1st week of September 2020 1st week of February 2021
Image correction window 2nd week of September 2020 February 2021
Last date to fill the Application Form 2nd week of October 2020 1st week of March 2021
Last date of fee payment & uploading of images 2nd week of October 2020 2nd week of March 2021
Application Correction Window will open from 3rd week of October 2020 March 2021
JEE Main Admit Card Release Date 1st week of December 2020 3rd week of March 2021
JEE Main 2021 Entrance Exam Dates 2nd week of January 2021 2nd week of April 2021
Answer key Release Date January 2021 April 2021
Declaration of Result Last week of January 2021 Last week of April 2021
Counselling process will begin from June/ July 2021

JEE Mains 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria defines all the parameters which every JEE Main Aspirant must fulfill to apply for the exam. Your Application Form for JEE Main Entrance 2021 exam will be rejected if you violate any term and condition of the Eligibility Criteria. Check the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021 in the following points.

  • You must pass class 12th or equivalent examination.
  • Qualify exam from a recognized Board/Institute.
  • Must qualify it either in 2019, 2020 or 2021.
  • Score at least 50% in Class 12th.
  • 50% aggregate in each subject is important too to apply for the exam.
  • There is no age limit criteria for JEE Mains Exam.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form

NTA will release the Application Form for the JEE Mains Exam in online mode. Students will be able to fill the Application Form at the official website i.e jeemain.nic.in. In the JEE Main 2021 Application Form, you will be asked to fill your basic details like Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Address, Email Id, Mobile Number, etc. Students are requested to fill all the details in the Application Form as per their certificate records otherwise your form may get rejected.

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Admit Card of JEE Main 2021

National Testing Agency released JEE Main 2021 admit card for both January and April. The admit card will be released in the month of December and March at jeemain.nic.in. Students will be able to download JEE Main admit card 2021 by using their application number and password/ date of birth. The JEE Main hall ticket will describe student’s details, exam date and time, address of exam centres along with the photograph and signature in addition to exam instructions. Students are advised to check all the details on the JEE Main admit card 2021 and contact the NTA official for correction if there is any discrepancy. You must carry Admit Card to the exam centre in order to appear for JEE Main 2021 Entrance exam along with a passport size coloured photograph and photo ID. The admit card will also be required during counselling and admission.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

Students who are preparing for JEE Mains 2021 Entrance Exam must know the Exam Pattern. It will help you in preparation of the exam. By knowing the Exam Pattern, you will get a basic idea of the difficulty level of the JEE Main Entrance Exam. Check the Exam Pattern in the following points.

  • Exam Mode – NTA will conduct the exam in online mode only which is known as CBT (Computer Based Test).
  • Duration of the Exam – 3 hours. In the case of PWD students with 40% disability, 1 hour will be provided extra for completing the paper.
  • Medium – English & Hindi. For the aspirants appearing for the exam in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli exam centers, the language of paper will be in English, Hindi & Gujarati.
  • Number of Papers – 3 Papers. For B.E/ B.Tech course, JEE Main Paper – I will be conducted. While for B.Arch & B.Plan admission, JEE Main Paper 2 and 3 will be held.
  • Type of Questions – Multiple Choice Questions. According to the latest changes in the pattern of JEE Main, there will be questions in which answers are to be made in numerical values. Drawing test in JEE Main Paper 2 will be of subjective type.
  • Total Questions – The total number of questions in JEE Main Paper -1 (B.E/ B.Tech) – 75 questions; JEE Main Paper -2 (B.Arch) – 77 questions; JEE Main Paper -3 (B.Plan) – 100 questions.
  • Maximum Score – JEE Main Paper – 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) will be of total of 300 marks. While, JEE Main Paper -2 & 3 for B.Arch/ B.Plan will be of total 400 marks.
  • Marking Scheme – For each correct answer, 4 marks will be given. For every incorrect response, 1 mark will get deducted.

JEE Main Paper – I (B.E/ B.Tech)

Name of the Subject Number of Questions Marks Distribution
Physics 25 100
Mathematics 25 100
Chemistry 25 100
Total 75 300

JEE Main Paper – II (B.Arch)

Subject Number of Questions Marks Distribution
Aptitude Test 50 200
Mathematics 25 100
Drawing Test 2 100
Total 77 400

JEE Main Paper – III (B.Plan)

Subject Number of Questions Marks Distribution
Aptitude Test 50 200
Mathematics 25 100
Planning Based Questions -Part II 25 100
Total 100 400

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus

Check the syllabus for JEE Main in this section. Before starting the preparation go through the JEE Main Syllabus 2021.

Mathematics – Sequences and series, Mathematical induction, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Vector algebra, Trigonometry, Integral calculus, Statistics and probability, Permutations and combinations, Mathematical reasoning, Sets, relations and functions, Matrices and determinants,

Physics – Thermodynamics, Laws of motion, Oscillations and waves, Electronic devices, Gravitation, Kinetic theory of gases, properties of solids and liquids, Electromagnetic induction, and alternating currents, Current electricity, Optics, Electrostatics, Work, energy and power, Kinematics, Physics and measurement, Rotational motion,


Inorganic Chemistry – Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, D – and f – block elements, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Hydrogen, Environmental chemistry, Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements

Physical Chemistry – Some basic concepts in chemistry, Equilibrium, Chemical thermodynamics, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Chemical kinetics, States of matter,  Atomic structure

Organic Chemistry – Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Chemistry in everyday life, Some basic principles of organic chemistry, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Organic compounds containing halogens

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key

NTA releases the JEE Main Answer Key 2021. This answer key will be released just a few days after the exam. Students must visit the official website and download the JEE Main Answer Key 2021. Login details are required to access the portal and download it. Aspirants should check their answers and verify all the mentioned solutions. In case they have any doubts or find any mistakes in this JEE Main provisional answer key, they can raise queries. On the official website of JEE Main i.e jeemain.nic.in, they can submit their doubts and the re-checking fees. If the doubt raised is correct then NTA makes the necessary changes in the Answer key, the candidates would receive the refund of this fee also. With the help of the answer key, you can calculate the marks before the result declaration.

JEE Main 2021 Result

JEE Key 2021 Result on the website will be announced in online mode during the last week of January 2021 (January session). By entering their date of birth & roll number, students will be able to know the results. The outcome of the April session exam will be revealed in April 2021, in the last week. NTA will not send the JEE Main Result individually to any student via mail, post or any other medium. You need to visit the official website to check the Result.

JEE Main Counselling 2021

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA) organizes JEE Main 2021 Counselling from the second week of June 2021 onwards. It will commence from the fourth week of July 2021. Students will be expected to register, make payment of counseling fees & fill the option. Admission to the colleges will be provided on the basis of performance in the JEE Main 2021 Entrance Exam. You will require the following list of documents at the time of the counselling process.

  • JEE Main Score card of the student
  • Provisional seat allotment letter
  • Date of birth proof or 10th Certificate
  • Three passport size photographs
  • 12th class performance
  • Medical certificate of the candidate
  • Photo ID card
  • JEE Main admit card
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate
  • Category certificate
  • PwD certificate

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