JEE Main 2021: Exam Date Out For 3rd & 4th Session

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.

JEE Main 2021

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
Marking Scheme

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)
Official Website jeemain.nta.nic.in

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

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 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 to September 2, 2021

JEE Main Application Fee

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
Female 325 1500
SC/ST/PwD Male 325 1500
Female 325 1500
Transgender 325 1500
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
Female 650 3000
SC/ST/PwD Male 650 3000
Female 650 3000
Transgender 650 3000
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.

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

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:

Educational Qualification:

Qualifying subjects:

Qualifying marks

Total attempts

JEE Main 2021 Online Registration

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 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.

Parameters JEE Main 2021- B.E./B. Tech JEE Main 2021- B. Arch JEE Main 2021- B. Planning
Mode of Examination CBT Mode
  • Mathematics and Aptitude- CBT Mode
  • Drawing- Pen and paper mode
CBT Mode
Duration of exam 3 hours 3 hours 3 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 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
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 Marks 300 Marks 400 Marks 400 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

Vectors 3D Geometry
Sequence and Series Determinant and Matrices
Circles Straight Lines
Definite Integral Probability Distribution
Functions Limits and Continuity
Conic Sections Application of Derivatives
Quadratic Equation Complex Numbers
Binomial Theorem The area under the Curve
Differentiability

Physics

Ray Optics Thermodynamics
Semiconductors EM Waves
Gravitation Magnetism
Alternating Current Wave Optics
Electromagnetic Induction Oscillations
Kinematics Rotation
Current Electricity Electrostatics
Magnetic Effects of Current Properties of Matter
Bohr’s Atomic Model Waves and Sound

Chemistry

Gaseous and Liquid State Atomic Structure
Chemical Kinetics Electrochemistry
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
Nuclear Chemistry

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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.