JEE Main 2021: Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Notification

JEE Main elaborated as Joint Entrance Exam (Main) is a popular exam for Engineering in India. The examination system is handled by the CBSE and is undertaken for the admissions to Bachelor in Engineering (B.E.)/Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech) & Bachelor in Architecture (B.Arch) courses.

Therefore, after passing the scoring good marks in the JEE Main Entrance Exam students are allotted admission into many engineering institutions of NITs, CFTIs etc.  JEE Main 2021 is also used for eligibility test of JEE Advanced offering admissions to IIT and ISM.

Also, from 2019 the JEE Education Authority has made some new rules for filling the application forms. Yes, you need to have Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI for filling the application form of JEE Main Exam 2021.

All the candidates who are willing to become an Engineer need to firstly apply for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) held in the year 2021.

For appearing in this examination, you need to have all the knowledge regarding JEE Main 2021 application form, exam pattern, eligibility, syllabus and exam dates. So, we have shared all the information here.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

Providing you with the tentative exam dates of JEE Main 2021 based on last year.

Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
Notification of JEE Main 2021 Release November 2019 (3rd week)
Online Application Form Commencement December 2019 (1st week)
Correcting Images Facility December 2019 (2nd week)
Online Application Form Closing Date January 2021 (1st week)
Fee Payment Last Date January 2021 (1st week)
Application Form Correction Window Opening January 2021 (2nd half)
Admit Card Availability March 2021 (2nd week)
Offline Exam Examination Date (Pen & Paper Based Test) April 2021 (1st week)
Online Exam Examination Date for (Computer Based Test) April 2021 (2nd week)
OMR Sheet and Answer Key Availability April 2021 (3rd week)
Result Declaration (Score & Rank) April 2021 (4th week)

JEE Main New Changes Introduced Last year:

Firstly, we would like to introduce the new rules amended in last year for applying in the JEE Main Examination, here are the follow: –

  1. While calculating the All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main Examination, the authority won’t count the weightage of 12th class marks.
  2. Also, the students need to compulsorily have the Aadhaar Card for filling and applying the JEE Main exams.
  3. In addition, the students from locations of Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya are excluded from this provision. Because if they need to get examination center in these states only, they are required to have filled up bank account number, passport number, ration card number or any other valid Govt. identity number.
  4. For qualifying to get admissions in IIITs, CFTIs, IITs, NITs, the students need to at least score 75% marks and SC/ST students need to have 65% in higher secondary examination.
  5. Either need to have their name listed in the top 20 percentile from a 12th class examination conducted by respective boards.

JEE Main Application Form 2021 @ jeemain.nic.in

Now coming up to the JEE Main Application forms for 2021, all the students need to carefully get through the brochure and get details regarding how to apply for application forms, application fee & payment mode. The details are as follows: –

  1. They can fill this application form only through online mode i.e.  jeemain.nic.in
  2. They are expected to release in the December month of 2019 (1st Week)
  3. To apply for JEE Main, no printed copy will be provided
  4. You need to have Aadhaar Card registration numbers for applying to JEE Main Application forms
  5. You need to additionally upload scanned images of your photograph and signature along with academic and personal details.
  6. For proof, the students have the facility to download acknowledgment page after successfully submitting the application form.

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee & Payment Mode

Here is the list in table format with all the details:

Papers Offline mode (Pen & Paper Based) Online mode (Computer Based)
Appearing General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls
For Examination Centres opted in India
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For Examination Centres opted in foreign country
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900

Now coming onto payment mode, the students need to pay credit card/debit card or e-challan. If you opt for the E-Challan option for payment, candidates are required to make payment through ICICI/Syndicate/Canara/HDFC Bank in cash.

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Here are the following Eligibility criteria shared below: –

  • Students with a birth date on or after 1st October 1993 gets eligible for appearing in the JEE Main examination for 2021.
  • For SC/ST & PWD candidates, the upper age limit shall be provided for 5 years. (DOB falls on or after 1st October 1988)
  • As mentioned in the secondary education board certificate, the Date of Birth will be considered according to that.

JEE Main Exam Pattern

According to the Exam Pattern of JEE Main 2021,

For JEE Main Paper 1

  1. Negative Marking: 1 marks deduction
  2. Marking Scheme: +4 marks for each correct answer.
  3. Course: B.E./B.Tech courses.
  4. Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics consist in Paper-1
  5. Number of Question: 360 marks includes 30 questions from each subject, total 90 questions
  6. Language: Medium Choice English and Hindi (For Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli includes extra Gujarati with these two)
  7. Duration: 3 hours

For JEE Main Paper 2

  1. Negative Marking: 1 marks deduction
  2. Marking Scheme: +4 marks for each correct answer.
  3. Course: B.Arch/B.Planning courses
  4. Subjects: Drawing subject will be subjective, Mathematics and Aptitude test will be objective type
  5. Number of Question: 30 marks for Mathematics Part 1, 50 for Aptitude Test Part 2, and 2 question in Drawing. Total marks 360.
  6. Language: Medium Choice English and Hindi (For Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli includes extra Gujarati with these two)
  7. Duration: 3 hours
Papers Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper-1 Physics 30 Questions 120 marks
Chemistry 30 Questions 120 marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Paper-2 Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Aptitude Test 50 Questions 200 marks
Drawing 2 Questions 70 marks

JEE Main Syllabus

The JEE Main Syllabus contains two types of examination for Paper 1 and Paper 2

JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus: For Paper 1 Syllabus, it contains subjects like Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. These subject’s syllabus is almost same taught in the 11th and 12th standard of ICSE, CBSE, and other boards.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: For Paper 2, the subjects include an Aptitude test, Mathematics, and Drawing. CBSE will release the whole syllabus and candidates and download its whole file.

JEE Main Admit Card 2021 (Hall Tickets)

According to the reports, the admit card containing exam centre details, candidate’s roll number, exam schedule etc. will be officially released by CBSE on their official website.

After you submit your applications form further the Admit Card for JEE Main 2021 will be provided in the month of March 2021.

JEE Main Result

JEE Main 2021 Result for Paper 1 will be declared only in the online mode in the last week of April 2021. The result will be announced at cbseresults.nic.in for JEE Main Paper 1 on the same day (both online and offline mode). JEE Main 2021 Result for Paper 2 will be announced at the end of May 2019. Download and print multiple copies of the scorecard for future use. Enter your roll number and date of birth to view the JEE Main Scorecard. After the JEE Main Result is announced, CBSE releases All India Rank list which displays the All India Rank obtained by the candidate. JEE Main Scorecard contains the normalized scores of the candidate. CBSE announced that class XII marks will not be considered to calculate the normalized score. JEE Main Cut off is prepared on the basis of the normalized score. check all the details about JEE Main 2021 Result in the below article.

JEE Main 2021 Result: Important Dates

Result Date
Paper 1 Result Date April 2021 (Last Week)
Paper 2 Result Date May 2021  (Last Week)

JEE Main Cut Off Marks

Cutoff Marks is the minimum score necessary to clear or pass the test. Thus it is important for a candidate to obtain the minimum JEE Main Cut Off Score in order to clear the exam and appear for the next level of the examination which is JEE Advanced 2021.

The Cutoff marks for JEE Main 2021 will be declared by CBSE & IITs along with result at the same time. The JEE Main Cutoff is indicating each candidate eligibility of JEE Advanced 2021 which is a gateway of admission to B.E/B.Tech programmes in IITs. The examination authority will publish the Cut-Off marks in each category wise for JEE Advanced Examination which is scheduled on May 2021.

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off Marks will be declared after the completion of JEE Main 2021 examination. Candidates thereby check out the previous year JEE Main Cut Off Marks mentioned in the Table below.

Category JEE Main 2014 Cut Off Marks JEE Main 2015 Cut Off Marks JEE Main 2016 Cut Off Marks
General 115 105 100
Other Backward Category (OBC) 74 70 70
Schedule Caste (SC) 53 50 52
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 47 44 48

JEE Main 2021 Registration

The JEE Main 2021 Registration Process will commence soon from December 2020. The registration process will continue till January 2021. Candidates applying for the JEE Main 2021 examination need to apply only through Online mode. Also, the authorities will conduct the Pen and Paper examination on 8th April 2021. Also, the Computer-based Online examination will be conducted in April 2021.

How to Register for JEE Main 2021 Exam

  1. Applicants have to fill all the required details in the IIT JEE Main Online Application Form.
  2. Then, applicants have to upload a passport size photo (jpeg format). Also, the candidate has to upload signature and thumb impression with recommended size as specified.
  3. After the submission of all the particulars, an acknowledgement page with applicant number will appear on the screen. It is important for the applicant to take a print of this acknowledgement page and keep it safe for future reference.
  4. Finally, the Applicant has to pay the Application Form fee which can be paid in both Online and Offline form.

JEE Mains Counselling 2021

For admissions in institutes like NIT, IIT, IIIT, and CFTI, you will be consoled by the JoSAA/CSAB authorities. The choices you fill up and the rank scored in AIR will take your admission process. To get the seats in colleges, it is mandatory to participate in counseling.

JEE Main 2021 Most Asked Questions:

  1. Question: Is Aadhaar Card compulsory for filling the application form?

Answer: Yes

  1. Question: Can candidates of NIOS apply for this Entrance Exam?

Answer: Yes, the one who are appearing or have passed in class 12th from NIOS

  1. Question: If students of J&K, Assam, and Meghalaya don’t have Aaadhaar card, how can they apply?

Answer: You need to have it compulsory. Either you can have any government identity or passport number, ration card number, bank account.

  1. Question: Am I eligible if I have passed 12th in March 2015?

Answer: No

  1. Question: How can candidates of OCI/PIO/NRI apply for JEE Main Exams if they don’t have Aadhaar card?

Answer: Need to have passport details.

  1. Question: Candidates will be eligible for admission to B.Arch in IITs if appeared for Paper-2?

Answer: No, they are eligible for admission to NITs/SPAs and other CFTIs where B.Arch is available.

  1. Question: Will the correction facility for changing the exam centre is available?

Answer: Yes during the correction period.

  1. Question: My school records name is different from the Aadhaar card. Will it create a problem later on?

Answer: You need to submit a correction request for Aadhaar centre and apply for JEE Main by entering 14 digits Aadhaar Enrollment ID (including slash)

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