On 6th July, The Union Education Minister announced the revised JEE Main Third & Fourth Session Exam Date on official website nta.ac.in. The third session of JEE Main 2021 will be held from 20th to 25th July 2021 and 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 was 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 3rd & 4th Session has been announced officially.
Check all important details of Joint Entrace Examination (JEE Main 2021) in the table given below.
|Full Exam Name||Joint Entrance Examination (Main)|
|Short Exam Name||JEE Main|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|Frequency of Conduct||4 times a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Languages||English, Hindi, Urdu (All Center Cities) Regional Languages|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Computed Based Test (Pen and paper-based for Drawing section in B.Arch)|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Total Questions Asked (Increased in 2021)||B.E/B.Tech – 90; B.Arch – 82; B. Planning- 105|
|Total Questions to be Answered||B.E/B.Tech – 75; B.Arch – 77; B. Planning- 100|
4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked; No negative marking for Non-MCQ questions
|Total Marks||B.E/B.Tech – 300; B.Arch – 400; B. Planning- 400|
|Exam Duration||3 hours (3.5 hours for both – B.Arch and B. Planning)|
JEE Main 3rd session & JEE Main 4th Session exam dates are out. The candidates can check the important dates of JEE Main 2021 along with other related dates from below table:
|JEE Main application form||July 6 to 8, 2021|
|Last date to pay application fee||July 8, 2021 (Upto 11.50 pm)|
|Correction dates||July 6 to 8, 2021|
|JEE Main Admit Card 2021||July 14, 2021|
|JEE Main exam date for 3rd session||July 20 to July 25, 2021|
|JEE Main application form||July 9 to 20, 2021 (Upto 5 PM)|
|Last date to pay application fee||July 20, 2021 (Upto 9 pm)|
|Correction dates||July 9 to 20, 2021|
|JEE Main 4th Session Admit Card 2021||To be notified soon|
|JEE Main exam date for 4th session||August 26 to September 2, 2021|
The application fee for the exam has to be paid online.
|Fee payable for JEE (Main) 2021||Gender||India Center||Foreign Center|
|Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech orPaper 2A: B. Archor Paper 2B: B.Planning||General/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL)||Male||650||3000|
|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.Planning||General/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL)||Male||1300||6000|
|Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.|
Check the image size as prescribed by NTA for the JEE Mains Application Form.
|Image||File size||Dimensions||File Format|
|Photograph (with name and date of taking the photo)||10 kb to 200 kb||3.5 cm x 4.5 cm||JPEG/JPG|
|Signature of Candidate||4 kb to 30 kb||3.5 cm x 1.5 cm||JPEG/JPG|
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:
There is no age limit for aspirants appearing in the JEE Main
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.
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be eligible
To appear in JEE Mains 2021, there are no minimum qualifying marks for admission in NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and CFTIs.
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
The application form of JEE Main 2021 for 4 sessions has been 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.
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.
|Parameters||JEE Main 2021- B.E./B. Tech||JEE Main 2021- B. Arch||JEE Main 2021- B. Planning|
|Mode of Examination||CBT Mode||
|Duration of exam||3 hours||3 hours||3 hours|
|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 Questions||60 (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 Questions||Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) + Aptitude- 50 MCQs + Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs|
|Maximum Marks||300 Marks||400 Marks||400 Marks|
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.
|Sequence and Series||Determinant and Matrices|
|Definite Integral||Probability Distribution|
|Functions||Limits and Continuity|
|Conic Sections||Application of Derivatives|
|Quadratic Equation||Complex Numbers|
|Binomial Theorem||The area under the Curve|
|Alternating Current||Wave Optics|
|Magnetic Effects of Current||Properties of Matter|
|Bohr’s Atomic Model||Waves and Sound|
|Gaseous and Liquid State||Atomic Structure|
|Chemical Bonding||Surface Chemistry|
|Coordination Compound||D Block Elements|
|Aromatic Compounds||Alkyl Halides|
|P Block Elements||Thermodynamics|
|Isomerism||General Organic Chemistry|
|Carboxylic Acids||Aldehydes and Ketones|
Q1. When will be the JEE mains 2021 3rd session admit card released?
The admit card of the JEE Mains 3rd session has been released on July 14, 2021.
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 3rd & 4th session?
The third session of JEE Mains 2021 will be held from 20th to 25th July 2021 and the fourth session of JEE Mains 2021 will be held from 26th August to 2nd September 2021.