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All About JEE Main 2024 - Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Application, Admit Card, Result, Counselling, Cutoff

Soham Mitra
Soham MitraUpdated On: November 30, 2023 03:54 pm IST | JEE Main

JEE Main 2024 exam dates for both sessions have been released by NTA. As per the exam schedule, JEE Main Session 1 2024 starts January 24. Check complete details related to JEE Main 2024 on this page.

All about JEE Main

All About JEE Main 2024 - The National Testing Agency released the JEE Main 2024 Notification on November 2023 at the official website. To apply for JEE Main 2024 Exam, candidates are required to complete the JEE Main 2024 registration in online mode. Candidates appearing/qualified for the class 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics can appear for JEE Main. In addition, refer to the previous year's syllabus for the preparation of the NTA JEE Main Exam 2024. Along with the JEE Main syllabus 2024, candidates must be aware of the JEE Main 2024 exam pattern. Candidates should also refer to the JEE Main sample paper, mock test, and question papers to improve their preparation.

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Joint Entrance Examination (Main Paper 1) for admission to BE/ B Tech courses provided at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), and institutions/universities funded/recognized by participating state governments. For admission to B.Arch/B. Plan programmes, JEE Main paper 2 is conducted. JEE Main also serves as an eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which is conducted for admission to IITs. If you are an aspirant of JEE Main 2024, you have landed at the right place. All the details about the entrance exam are available on this page. This page covers a wide range of content/ articles related to JEE Main examination be it pre-exam or post-exam-based. We hope that these links will help to have a complete idea of JEE Main examination.

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Overview of JEE Main 2024

Below we have curated an overview table of the JEE Main 2024 exam.

Sections in JEE Main exam

JEE Main 2024

No. of sessions/ attempts



English, Hindi, Urdu, and 11 other regional languages

JEE Main pattern for BTech

  • Section A: 20 (MCQs) for each subject
  • Section B: 10 (numerical questions) for each subject out of which  5 must be attempted by students

JEE Mains pattern for BArch/ B Planning

  • Part-I: Mathematics- 20 MCQs + 10 (numerical questions) out of which  5 questions have to be answered
  • Part II: Aptitude exam- 50
  • Part-III: Planning-Based Objective Type MCQs - 25

JEE Main 2024 Exam Timing 

  • Shift 1: 9 AM to 12 PM
  • Shift 2: 3 PM to 6 PM

No. of Papers and Total Marks

  • Paper-1: BE/BTech (300 marks)
  • Paper-2A: BArch (400 marks)
  • Paper-2B: BPlan (400 marks)

Total No of Questions exam wise

Marking Pattern

  • 4 for each correct Answer
  • -1 for each incorrect answer
  • No marks for unattempted questions
NTA JEE Main 2024 Official &

JEE Main Exam Date 2024

Given below table can be checked by candidates to have an idea about the JEE Main important dates such as the start and end of registration, the correction window, the release of admit card, and related. 


JEE Main Dates 2024

Official JEE Main notification release date

November 2023

Release of JEE Main 2024 information brochure

November 2023

JEE Main registration 2024 starting date

Session 1 - November 1, 2023 (late night)

Session 2 - February last week 2024

JEE Main application form 2024 deadline

Session 1 - December 4, 2023

Session 2 - March 2024

JEE Main application form correction 2024Session 1 - December 6 to 8, 2023
Session 2 - March 2024

JEE Main 2024 Admit Card Release Date

Session 1 - January 3rd week 2024

Session 2 - March last week 2024

JEE Main 2024 exam date

Session 1 - January 24 to January 31, 2024

Session 2 - April 1 to 15, 2024

JEE Main result date 2024

Session 1 - February 12, 2024

Session 2- April 2024

JEE Main 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility prerequisites for JEE Main 2024 will be released by NTA at the official website- The JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2024 provides information on the basic requirements that a candidate must meet to be qualified for the exam. Given below table is based on 2023 admissions, the 2024 data is updated once officially released by NTA.



Age limit

There is no age limit.

Qualifying Examination

Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized board.

Year of Passing the Qualifying Examination

Only candidates who completed the 10+2 or equivalent examination in 2022, 2023, or are taking it in 2024 will be eligible for JEE Main 2024.

Number of Subjects in the Qualifying Examination

The candidates should have qualified in 12 grade in these 5 subjects:

  1. Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics
  4. Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject
  5. Any other subject

Admission Criteria for IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs

  • For BTech/ BArch/ BPlan admissions in IIITs, NITs and CFITs

Candidates should have secured a minimum of 75% marks (65% for SC/ST category candidates) or should fall under the top 20 percentile of their respective boards.

  • For B.Arch admission in institutes other than IIITs, NITs and CFITs

Candidates should have scored 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in 10+2 or equivalent.

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JEE Main 2024 Application form

JEE Main application form 2024 is released on the official website at The JEE Main Registration 2024 procedure contains initial registration, filling out an application form with fundamental academic details, uploading documents, paying the JEE Main 2024 application fee, and submitting the application form on time. Check the steps for completing the JEE Main registration form 2024 mentioned below.

Steps to Fill JEE Main Application Form 2024

Step 1- Go to the official website and click on the link "JEE Main Registration 2024" displayed on the screen

Step 2- Fill out the JEE Main Application Form 2024 online 

Step 3- Upload required documents such as a signature, photograph, and other necessary certifications

Step 4- Pay the JEE Mains 2024 application fee 

Step 5- Save and print the JEE Main application confirmation for future reference

JEE Main Syllabus 2024 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the JEE Main 2024 syllabus to inform candidates about the subjects that must be learned while considering how to prepare for JEE Main 2024. The syllabus of JEE Mains 2024 will be based on the topics of Class 11 and 12 - Maths, Physics, and Chemistry. JEE Main syllabus 2024 with weightage pdf will be updated on this page after the official release. General Aptitude, Mathematics, and Drawing are covered in Paper 2A of the JEE Mains 2024 syllabus for Architecture (BArch), whereas General Aptitude, Mathematics, and Planning are covered in Paper 2B (BPlan).

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024

NTA will release the JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern, on the official website for all the streams. Questions containing Numerical Value Answers (Section B) would get negative marks under the revised JEE exam pattern. Paper 1 for BTech or BE and Paper 2 for BArch are incorporated in the JEE Main 2024 exam.  B.Plan, Paper 2 is separated into two parts, Paper 2A, and Paper 2B, and is held separately for B.Arch and B.Plan. Except for the drawing section of paper 2A, which is conducted offline, the JEE Main exam is conducted online.

The JEE Main exam for B.E/B. Tech courses would consist of 90 MCQs worth 300 marks. Paper 2A for B.Arch will have 82 questions for 400 marks, while Paper 2B for B.Plan will have 105 MCQs worth 400 marks. In addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati, the exam will be conducted in 13 languages: Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern





Number of Questions

90 Questions

82 Questions

105 Questions

Total Marks

300 Marks

400 Marks

400 Marks


Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing

Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning

Number of Questions

  • 30 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) + 10 Questions with answer as numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
  • Candidates will have to attempt only 5 questions out of 10 numerical value questions.
  • Mathematics-30 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 10 Questions for which the answer is a numerical value
  • Candidates must  attempt 5 out of 10 questions with numerical value answer
  • Aptitude- 50 MCQs
  • Drawing- 2 questions
  • Mathematics- 20 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 10 Questions for which answer is a numerical value
  • Candidates need to attempt 5 out of 10 questions with numerical value answer
  • Aptitude Test – 50 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 
  • Planning Based Questions -25 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Number of Marks per Section

  • Physics- 100 Marks
  • Chemistry- 100 Marks
  • Mathematics- 100 Marks
  • Mathematics- 100 Marks
  • Aptitude- 200 Marks
  • Drawing- 100 Marks
  • Mathematics- 100 Marks
  • Aptitude- 200 Marks
  • Planning- 100 Marks

JEE Main 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for JEE Main 2024 will be provided to the candidates who have successfully applied for the JEE Main 2024 Exam. Candidates will be able to access it in online mode. The link to download the admit card for JEE Main 2024 will be provided online. Candidates need to log in with the JEE Main login details to download the admit card. The JEE Main 2024 application number and date of birth of the candidates are required to download the JEE Main 2024 admit card. Candidates are mandated to carry the printer form of the JEE Main admit card to the exam centre. Nevertheless, it is recommended to go through the instructions noted on the admit card.

Also Read: JEE Main Passing Marks 2024

JEE Main 2024 Mock Test

National Testing Agency will release the JEE Main Mock Test 2024 on the official website, in online mode for the aspirants. Candidates will be able to practice the mock test of JEE Main absolutely for free. The mock test is a replication of the real exam. Questions asked in the mock test will be based on the JEE Main syllabus 2024. Candidates can rehearse the JEE Main mock test for self-assessment and improve their time management skills. Moreover, candidates will get familiar with the exam difficulty level and online line exam interface. Along with the mock test, candidates should also practice the previous year’s JEE papers and sample papers.

JEE Main 2024 Result

National Testing Agency will release the JEE Main 2024 result at will be able to access the results of JEE Main 2024 through online mode only. The authorities do not send any photocopies of the rank card through posts or any other offline assistance. Candidates have to provide the JEE Main login credentials to check the JEE Mains 2024 result. Candidates will require their JEE Main 2024 application number and date of birth to check the result. Candidates can check the JEE Main 2024 scorecard to have an idea of the category-wise rank, marks obtained in All India Rank (AIR), and much more. Along with the result, the authorities will release the state-wise topper list will be through online mode. To get their hands on the JEE Main Scorecard 2024 online, candidates are mandated to provide their login information, which contains their password, application number, and date of birth. Candidates need to know that the JEE Main result 2024 is announced by the authorities operating the normalization process.

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Candidates should log in to the official website using their application form number, password, and date of birth to see the JEE Main result. The result will provide information on each subject's percentile score as well as the overall percentile score. Candidates should download and print a copy of their scorecard since it will be necessary during the counselling and admissions process.

JEE Main Cutoff 2024

NTA will release the JEE Main 2024 cutoff along with the result in online mode. The cutoff of JEE Main is the lowest mark required to qualify for the JEE Main 2024 Exams. Nonetheless, the JEE Main qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff are distinguishable. The admission cutoff will be released by JoSAA. It is the minimum rank required to get admission to the participating institutes. The cutoff of JEE Main 2024 will vary for all the branches, categories, and institutes.

JEE Main Exam Materials

You can click on the link below to access various exam-related materials pertaining to JEE Main exam -

JEE Main 2024 Preparation TipsJEE Main Previous Year Question Papers

JEE Main Coaching Institutes

Best Books for JEE Main 2024

JEE Main 60-Day Study Plan and Time -Table

JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan Syllabus

JEE Main Mathematics Important Topics

JEE Main Chemistry Important Topics

JEE Main Physics Important Topics

JEE Main Free Practice Papers with Answer Key

JEE Main Predicted Question Paper

JEE Main Exam Analysis, Question Paper Analysis

JEE Main Results, Merit List, Rank List, Normalization

You can click on the links below to find all the details pertaining to JEE Main results -

JEE Main 2024 Response Sheet

JEE Main 2024 Answer Key

JEE Main 2024 College Predictor

JEE Main 2024 Marks vs Rank

JEE Main 2024 Rank Predictor

JEE Main 2024 Normalization Process

Steps to Challenge JEE Main 2024 Answer Key

JEE Main Counselling and Admission-Based Articles

You can click on the links below to check information on JEE Main/ JoSAA counselling and admission-related content -

JEE Main Counselling Process

JEE Main Merit List

JEE Main Seat Allotment

JoSAA 2024 Dates & Counselling Process

List of NITs in India

List of IITs in India

List of IIITs in India

Opening and Closing Ranks for NITs

Opening and Closing Ranks for IITs

IITs Fee Structure

NITs Fee Structure

NIT Warangal BTech CSE Closing Ranks

NIT Trichy BTech CSE Closing Ranks

List of JoSAA Participating Institutes

List of JEE Main Participating Colleges

Colleges for Low Rank in JEE Main

Admission without JEE Main Rank

List of Colleges Accepting 50000 to 75000 Rank in JEE Main

List of Colleges Accepting 75000 to 100000 Rank in JEE Main


Other Similar Entrance Exams for BTech Admission

Below given is a list of alternative exams that students can go for other than JEE Main 2024 to get enrolled in an engineering program.























Assam CEE





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We hope that the above articles shall help you in having complete awareness of JEE Main examination. More articles are updated on this page from time to time.

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Do candidates need to submit a different application for each session?

Yes. Candidates can submit their applications and make the necessary examination fee payments for each session independently at the time the portal for that session opens. The candidate cannot submit applications for both sessions at once.

Which are the entrance exams other than JEE Main for BTech admission?

SRMJEE, WBJEE, TANCET, OJEE, GUJCET, LPUNEST, VITMEE, VITEEE, AEEE, AP EAMCET, and NATA, are some of the entrance exams other than JEE Main for BTech admission.

Who will conduct JEE Mains in 2024?

The National Testing Agency or NTA is responsible for conducting the JEE Main 2024 Examination.

What is the date of JEE Main 2024?

The dates of JEE Main 2024 Examination are yet to be confirmed by the NTA. 

How many times can I give JEE Mains?

You can appear in JEE Main for three consecutive years from the year of passing your class 12 exam.

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