JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern provides details about the total number of questions, time duration, marking scheme, different subjects, and sections. While no other changes have been introduced in the JEE Advanced exam pattern, the only change announced by the Joint Admission Board (JAB) is that the exam will be conducted in a computer-based format.

This exam is taken after JEE Main exam by only those candidates who qualify the JEE Main exam. Only the top 2.24 lakh candidates in JEE Main exam become eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.

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Features of JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

  • The exam is divided into two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours (180 minutes) duration each.

  • Both Paper 1 and 2 are compulsory for JEE Advanced.

  • Paper 1 will carry a total of 48 questions.

  • Paper 2 will carry 46 questions

  • Maximum marks for Paper 1 is 168

  • Maximum marks for Paper 2 is 174

  • The question paper consists of multiple-choice and numerical answer type questions, which test the comprehension skills, analytical and reasoning abilities of candidates.

  • Candidates must carry a Blue or Black ballpoint pen only to the examination center.

  • There is negative marking for both papers 1 and 2.

  • In numerical type questions, negative marking is not applicable.

  • The questions come from the topics covered in class 11 and class 12.

  • Each question paper consists of three separate sections and subjects:

    • Mathematics

    • Physics

    • Chemistry

Highlights of JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

Particulars

Details

Mode of Exam

Online

Total Number of Papers

2

Total Number of Sections

3

Type of Question Paper

2 (MCQs and Numerical answer)

Total Marks

342

Time Duration

3 hours for each paper

Language of Exam

English & Hindi

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JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021 - Question and Mark Distribution

The detailed exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2021 exam has been provided below - 

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme - 

  • ​Physics and Chemistry sections will contain 18 questions each - Part one 4 questions, Part two 08 questions and part three 06 questions

  • Mathematics section will contain 12 questions - Part one 04 and part two 08 question

Section NamePart 1Part 2Part 3
Physics
  • +3 for each correct response

  • -1 for each wrong response

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +3 for each correct response

  • 0 otherwise

Chemistry
  • +3 for each correct response

  • -1 for each wrong response

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +3 for each correct response

  • 0 otherwise

Mathematics
  • +3 for each correct response

  • -1 for each wrong response

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

N/A

JEE Advanced Paper 2 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme -

  • ​Physics and Chemistry sections will contain 16 questions in total each - Part one 08, part two 06 and part three 02 questions

  • Mathematics section will contain 14 questions - part one 8 and part two 6 questions

Section NamePart 1Part 2Part 3
Physics
  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +3 for each correct response

  • 0 otherwise

  • +3 for each correct response

  • -1 for each wrong response

  • 0 for unattempted questions

Chemistry
  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +3 for each correct response

  • 0 otherwise

  • +3 for each correct response

  • -1 for each wrong response

  • 0 for unattempted questions

Mathematics
  • +4 for choosing all the correct answers

  • +3 for choosing one less correct answer

  • +2 for choosing 2 less correct answers

  • +1 for choosing 3 less correct answers

  • -1 for incorrect attempts

  • 0 for unattempted questions

  • +3 for each correct response

  • 0 otherwise

N/A

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FAQs about JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

Is JEE Advanced question paper available in Hindi?

Yes, JEE Advanced question paper is available in two languages i.e. English and Hindi. Candidates can choose one of the language modes as per their choice.

Will the JEE Advanced question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English)?

No. You will get the question paper in only one language (English or Hindi).

What is the total number of marks in JEE Advanced Exam?

The paper is divided into three sections - Physics, Chemistry, Maths where each section carries 183 marks, which brings the total to 306 marks.

What is the total number of question for JEE Advanced Exam?

JEE Advanced Paper 1 and Paper 2 comprise a total of 54 questions each.

When should I reach my examination center to appear for JEE (Advanced)?

Try to reach your examination center well in advance on the day of the exam. You may also familiarise yourself with the venue a day before to avoid the unnecessary stress on the day of the exam.

Is JEE Advanced question paper available in Hindi?

Yes, JEE Advanced question paper is available in two languages i.e. English and Hindi. Candidates can choose one of the language modes as per their choice.

Will the question paper be bilingual (both in Hindi and English)?

No. You will get the question papers in only one language (English or Hindi).

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