JEE Main 2021: Exam Date Out For 4th Session

The Union Education Minister announced the revised JEE Main Fourth Session Exam Date on official website nta.ac.in. The fourth session of JEE Main 2021 will be held from 26th August to 2nd September 2021. Earlier, the third and fourth session were scheduled for April & May which were postponed due to the second wave of Coronavirus.

JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination Main) is a national level entrance exam conducted by the NTA to select students for admission in BE/BTech, BPlan, and BArch courses at the IIITs, NITs and other CFTIs across the country. It is also the eligibility exam for the JEE Advanced for admission in various UG and dual engineering programmes offered by the IIT's in the country.

 

Update: The JEE Main Exam Date for 4th Session has been announced officially.

 

JEE Main 2021

Check all important details of Joint Entrace Examination (JEE Main 2021) in the table given below.

Full Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination (Main)
Short Exam NameJEE Main
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency
Frequency of Conduct4 times a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Urdu (All Center Cities) Regional Languages
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamComputed Based Test (Pen and paper-based for Drawing section in B.Arch)
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Total Questions Asked (Increased in 2021)B.E/B.Tech – 90; B.Arch – 82; B. Planning- 105
Total Questions to be AnsweredB.E/B.Tech – 75; B.Arch – 77; B. Planning- 100
Marking Scheme4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked; No negative marking for Non-MCQ questions
Total MarksB.E/B.Tech – 300; B.Arch – 400; B. Planning- 400
Exam Duration3 hours (3.5 hours for both – B.Arch and B. Planning)
Official Websitejeemain.nta.nic.in

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

JEE Main 4th Session exam dates are declared officially. The candidates can check the important dates of JEE Main 2021 along with other related dates from below table:

JEE Main Exam Date 2021 for 3rd Session
EventsDates
JEE Main application formJuly 6 to 8, 2021
Last date to pay application feeJuly 8, 2021 (Upto 11.50 pm)
Correction datesJuly 6 to 8, 2021
JEE Main Admit Card 2021July 14, 2021
JEE Main exam date for 3rd sessionJuly 20 to July 25, 2021
JEE Main Exam Date 2021 for 4th Session
EventsDates
JEE Main application formJuly 9 to 20, 2021 (Upto 5 PM)
Last date to pay application feeJuly 20, 2021 (Upto 9 pm)
Correction datesJuly 9 to 20, 2021
JEE Main 4th Session Admit Card 2021To be notified soon
JEE Main exam date for 4th sessionAugust 26, 27, 31 & September 1, 2, 2021

JEE Main Application Fee

The application fee for the exam has to be paid online.

Fee payable for JEE (Main) 2021GenderIndia CenterForeign Center
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech orPaper 2A: B. Archor Paper 2B: B.PlanningGeneral/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL)Male6503000
Female3251500
SC/ST/PwDMale3251500
Female3251500
Transgender3251500
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Archor Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning or Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning or Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.PlanningGeneral/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL)Male13006000
Female6503000
SC/ST/PwDMale6503000
Female6503000
Transgender6503000
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

JEE Main Photo Size

Check the image size as prescribed by NTA for the JEE Mains Application Form.

ImageFile sizeDimensionsFile Format
Photograph (with name and date of taking the photo)10 kb to 200 kb3.5 cm x 4.5 cmJPEG/JPG
Signature of Candidate4 kb to 30 kb3.5 cm x 1.5 cmJPEG/JPG

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates can check and must fulfill all the eligibility conditions to be eligible for JEE Mains. The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2021 is as follows:

Age Criteria

There is no age limit for aspirants appearing in the JEE Main

Educational Qualification

Candidates who have passed their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 or 2020 are eligible.

Those who are appearing in their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2021 are also eligible to appear in January and April session

Candidates who passed Class 12th/ Qualifying examination before 2019 as well as those who will appear in such examination after 2021 are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021.

Qualifying subjects:

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be eligible

Qualifying marks

To appear in JEE Mains 2021, there are no minimum qualifying marks for admission in NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and CFTIs.

Total attempts

A candidate is allowed to attempt the exam for three consecutive years

The number of attempts will be four in total a year from 2021

JEE Main 2021 Online Registration

The application form of JEE Main 2021 for 4 sessions was released in online mode. Candidates will be able to fill and submit their JEE Main 2021 application form for papers 1 (BE/BTech), paper 2 (BArch and BPlan). The JEE Main 2021 registration for the April session is open until April 4 in online mode.

Click for the online application of Jee Mains 2021

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted through three papers for B.E/ B.Tech, B.Architecture, and B.Planning. JEE Main 2021 Exam pattern has undergone some drastic changes this year. For the first time choice has been introduced for questions considering the reduction in the syllabus by CBSE and other state boards. Although total questions in each of the 3 papers have been increased, the total marks for the papers remain the same as the previous years.

ParametersJEE Main 2021- B.E./B. TechJEE Main 2021- B. ArchJEE Main 2021- B. Planning
Mode of ExaminationCBT Mode
  • Mathematics and Aptitude- CBT Mode
  • Drawing- Pen and paper mode
CBT Mode
Duration of exam3 hours3 hours3 hours
Total subjects
  • Physics,
  • Chemistry, and
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics,
  • Aptitude Test, and
  • Drawing Test
  • Mathematics,
  • Aptitude Test, and
  • Planning Based Objective Type
Number of questions (Asked)90 (30 questions from each subject)82 (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)105 (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)
Number of questions (To be Answered)75 (25 questions from each subject)77 (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)100 (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)
Type of Questions60 (MCQs having 4 options each with 1 correct option) + 30 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value)Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) + Aptitude- 50 MCQ + Drawing- 2 QuestionsMaths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) + Aptitude- 50 MCQs + Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs
Marking Scheme
  • For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
  • For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.
  • For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
  • For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions
  • For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks
  • For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
  • For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.
Maximum Marks300 Marks400 Marks400 Marks

JEE Main Syllabus

NTA has released the syllabus for JEE. Its syllabus comprises topics that are covered in class 11th and 12th standard in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry subjects.

Having said that, here is the subject-wise breakdown of important chapters for JEE Main 2021. Students need to pay proper attention to these chapters to ace the examination.

Maths

Vectors3D Geometry
Sequence and SeriesDeterminant and Matrices
CirclesStraight Lines
Definite IntegralProbability Distribution
FunctionsLimits and Continuity
Conic SectionsApplication of Derivatives
Quadratic EquationComplex Numbers
Binomial TheoremThe area under the Curve
Differentiability 

Physics

Ray OpticsThermodynamics
SemiconductorsEM Waves
GravitationMagnetism
Alternating CurrentWave Optics
Electromagnetic InductionOscillations
KinematicsRotation
Current ElectricityElectrostatics
Magnetic Effects of CurrentProperties of Matter
Bohr’s Atomic ModelWaves and Sound

Chemistry

Gaseous and Liquid StateAtomic Structure
Chemical KineticsElectrochemistry
Chemical BondingSurface Chemistry
Coordination CompoundD Block Elements
Aromatic CompoundsAlkyl Halides
P Block ElementsThermodynamics
IsomerismGeneral Organic Chemistry
Carboxylic AcidsAldehydes and Ketones
Nuclear Chemistry 

JEE Main 2021

Q1. When will be the JEE mains 2021 4th session admit card released?

The admit card of the JEE Mains 4th session will be released soon.

Q2. Does NTA open registration for each session of the JEE Mains exam?

Yes, candidates get a chance to register themself for each session of the JEE Mains exam. The NTA opens a window for each session of the exam.

Q3. In how many sessions JEE Mains 2021 exam will be conducted?

The JEE Mains 2021 exam is conducted in 4 sessions from February to September 2021.

Q4. How many subjects are asked in the JEE Mains exam?

A total of three subjects are asked in the JEE Mains exam. These are Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

Q5. What is the exam date for JEE Main 4th session?

The fourth session of JEE Mains 2021 will be held from 26th August to 2nd September 2021.