JEE Main 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 21 Jan, 2021 07:50

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About JEE Main 2021 (Phase 1 Registrations till Jan 23)

JEE Main 2021 registration for the February cycle will close on January 23, 2021, and the application form correction process will start on January 27. JEE Main Phase 1 will be conducted from February 23 to 26, 2021. The old question papers of JEE Main are available for download. JEE Main 2021 syllabus remained unchanged, and the official syllabus PDF has been released by NTA. This year, JEE Main has some changes, and the Paper 1 (B.Tech) exam will be conducted four times, i.e., February, March, April, and May. Paper 2A & 2B (B.Arch & B.Planning) will be conducted in Phase 1 & Phase 4. The phase-wise exam dates of JEE Main 2021 are as follows: -

  • Phase 1 Exam Dates - February 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2021 (Paper 1, 2 A & 2B)
  • Phase 2 Exam Dates - March 15, 16, 17 &18, 2021 (only Paper 1)
  • Phase 3 Exam Dates - April 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2021 (only Paper 1)
  • Phase 4 Exam Dates - May 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28, 2021 (Paper 1, 2A & 2B)

Candidates aspiring for admission in IIT must note that the mandatory requirement of 75% of marks in CLass 12th has been scrapped.

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As board exams for Class 12th are scheduled in May, it is a great opportunity for students to prepare effectively for the first three phases of JEE Main 2021. Click on the link below to check the preparation strategy for all phases here -

JEE Main 2021 Study Plan & Time Table for 60 Days

NTA has also released the FAQs for JEE Main 2021 and addressed all common queries of students with regard to the exam. An undertaking is mandatory if the candidates do not submit a category certificate (EWS/ SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL) while filling the form. 

As the CBSE board exams will not take place in February, candidates can make use of the opportunity of appearing for Phase 1 JEE Main 2021. The candidates have the flexibility to appear for multiple phases of JEE Main 2021, and the number of exam centres has been increased this year. Except for the Phase 2 exam, there is almost 30 days gap between Phase 3 & 4. There is no scope for the postponement of the JEE Main 2021 exam until or unless any unavoidable circumstances. 

JEE Main 2021 Information BrochureList of Documents Required to Fill JEE Main 2021 Application Form

The exam pattern of JEE Main 2021 has been revised, and the candidates will have 90 questions now out of which 75 questions have to be answered. However, the choice will be given in only Section B of each subject, which means out of 10 Numerical questions, the candidates will have to answer any 5. On the other hand, JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in 13 languages

This year, the applicants have been given an option to register and pay the exam fee for any phase of JEE Main 2021 at a time. On the other hand, the application window will re-open after the conclusion of each phase. Applying for multiple phases will be an advantage to students so that they can improve their percentile in the JEE Main 2021. 

HRD minister's webinar on Exams 2021 took place on December 10, 2020, and the minister assured that enough gap will be maintained between board exam dates and JEE Main 2021.

JEE Main is a popular national-level engineering exam, which is conducted for admission premier engineering colleges across the country. National Testing Agency (NTA) is the authority to conduct the JEE Main 2021 exam, and the exam is being conducted four times a year. It has also notified that the JEE Mains merit list will be based on the percentile scores

Organized in four phases - Paper 1 & Paper 2 (2A, 2B), candidates can appear for JEE Main exam four times every year to get admission in the premier National Institutes of Technology (NITs), the prestigious Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) as well as other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). Students can use the best score out of the four slots for admission to engineering colleges in India. The programmes offered by these institutions are Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)/Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)/Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan). 

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JEE Main 2021 Latest Updates

  • Jan 21, 2021 07:50 AM: Only 2 days left to register for JEE Main 2021. No further extension will be given. 
  • Jan 19, 2021 03:40 PM: Union HRD Minister announced that 75% in Class 12th not mandatory for admission in NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and SPA institutes. 
  • Jan 19, 2021 09:50 AM: A lot of confusion surrounded on JEE Main 2021 syllabus among students. Students must note that there is no change in the syllabus of JEE Main 2021, and no confirmation on the reduction of the syllabus has been made by the HRD Minister.
  • Jan 18, 2021 08:00 PM: Union HRD Minister did not confirm that JEE Main 2021 will be based on reduced CBSE syllabus. Click on the link to read the full story. 
  • Jan 18, 2021 11:00 AM: Apart from JEE Main 2021, check the dates of various B.Tech entrance exams here. 
  • Jan 17, 2021 10:05 AM: Apart from extending the JEE Main 2021 registration date till January 23, NTA has announced that Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur will also accept JEE Main score for B.Tech admission 2021.
  • Jan 16, 2021 10:25 PM: The last date to submit the application form for JEE Main 2021 has been extended till January 23, 2021.
  • Jan 16, 2021 09:40 AM: Today is the last date to register for JEE Main 2021, and the deadline to pay the fee is January 17, 2021.
  • Jan 15, 2021 08:55 AM: Only one day left to register for JEE Main 2021. Candidates who are yet to register are advised to complete the registration & payment process by today to avoid last-minute rush.
  • Jan 12, 2021 09:30 AM: Candidates who are not able to register for JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 need not worry, as the registration window for Phase 2, 3 & 4 will re-open after the conclusion of Phase 1 exam
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JEE Main 2021 Application Form (Closes on January 23)

JEE Main 2021 application form for Phase 1 will close

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JEE Main Eligibility 2021 (Revised)

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JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern (Revised)

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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus PDF (Not Reduced)

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JEE Main 2021 Admit Card (Phase 1)

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JEE Main 2021 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the JEE Main exam are as follows -

Name of the ExamJEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam)
Exam Date for Phase 1February 23 to 26, 2021
Exam Date for Phase 2March 15 to 18, 2021
Exam Date for Phase 3April 27 to 30, 2021
Exam Date for Phase 4May 24 to 28, 2021
PurposeThe entrance exam is conducted for admission in NITs, IIITs & GFTIs. Candidates aspiring for admission in IIT must clear JEE Main & Advanced.
Minimum EligibilityClass 12th
Frequency of ExamTwice a Year
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-Based Test)
Total No. of Papers3 – Paper 1 for B.Tech, Paper 2A for B.Arch and Paper 32B for B.Planning
Total Marks for Paper 1300
Total Marks for Paper 2400
Total Marks for Paper 3400
Admission ProcessJoSAA counselling will be conducted after the announcement of results.

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JEE Main Conducting Body

NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the JEE Mains exam four times a year. JEE Main exam is conducted in online mode, and NTA is responsible for allocating exam centres, releasing admit card, declaration of results etc. Controlled and managed by Union Government of India, NTA is a national level agency that has been constituted to conduct national level entrance exams in India. Prior to the formation of NTA, CBSE was in charge of creating, conducting & executing JEE entrance exam in India. 

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JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

As JEE Main 2021 will be conducted four times, i.e., February, March, April and May, you can check the phase-wise exam dates here -

JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 (February) Exam Dates 

EventsDates
JEE Main Phase 1 Registration Start DateDecember 16, 2020
JEE Main Phase 1 Registration End DateJanuary 23, 2021
Correction of Application Form of JEE Main 2021January 27 to 30, 2021
JEE Main Phase 1 Admit Card Availability DateSecond Week of February 2021
JEE Main Phase 1 Exam DatesFebruary 23 to 26, 2021
JEE Man 2021 Phase 1 Result first week of March 2021

JEE Main 2021 Phase 2 (March) Exam Dates

EventsDates
JEE Main Phase 2 Registration Start DateMarch 2021
JEE Main Phase 2 Registration End DateTo be Notified
JEE Main 2021 Application Fee DatesTo be Notified
JEE Main 2021 Application Form CorrectionTo be Notified
JEE Main April 2021 Admit Card Availability DateTo be Notified
JEE Main 2021 Exam DatesMarch 15 to 18, 2021
JEE Main Answer KeyTo be Notified
JEE Main 2021 Result To be Notified
JEE Main 2021 B.Arch/B.Plan ResultTo be Notified

JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 (April) Exam Dates 

The phase 3 exam dates of JEE Main 2021 are as follows -

EventDate
Registration Start DateApril 2021
Registration Last DateTo be Notified
Form CorrectionTo be Notified
Admit Card DateTo be Notified
Exam DateApril 27 to 30, 2021
Answer Key DateTo be Notified
Results DateTo be Notified

JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 (May) Exam Dates

The phase 4 exam dates of JEE Main 2021 are as follows -

EventDate
Registration Start DateMay 2021
Registration Last DateTo be Notified
Form CorrectionTo be Notified
Admit Card DateTo be Notified
Exam DateMay 24 to 28, 2021
Answer Key DateTo be Notified
Results DateTo be Notified

JEE Main 2021 Dates

 

JEE Main 2021 Exam Timings

The exam timings for JEE Main 2021 can be checked below -

Shift 1 (Morning)9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shift 2 (Afternoon)3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

JEE Main 2021 Exam Schedule (Phase 1)

The exam schedule for JEE Main 2021 can be checked below -

Name of the CourseDateTimings
B.Arch and B.PlanFebruary 23, 2021
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
B.Tech/ B.EFebruary 24 to 26, 2021
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

JEE Main 2021 Exam Centers

JEE Main 2021 exam centres list has been released, and the number of exam centres has also been increased this year. NTA has exam centres for JEE Main in all parts across the country. We have provided you with the complete list of JEE Main exam centres here, and please click on the link below to check the same.

JEE Main Exam Centres List

Contact Details

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Address: C-20 1A/8, Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre, 
NOIDA-201309

Email: ntanationaltestingagency@gmail.com

 

Important Dates

JEE Main 2021 Important EventsDates
Exam Date 23 Feb to 26 Feb, 2021
Registration Date 16 Dec to 23 Jan, 2021

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Related Questions

I am currently studying in class 11. Can I fill the JEE Main application form?

-Dhiraj Bhosale Updated on January 21, 2021 01:20 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, you cannot apply for JEE Main if you are still in class 11th. As per the JEE Main eligibility requirement, the candidate must have passed class 12th in Science or must be appearing for the final examination. You can apply for the exam next year. Till then, you have sufficient time to prepare for the exam.

You can check How to Prepare for JEE Main to help you through the preparation.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

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I have submitted the JEE Main 2021 application in the OBC NCL category, and if I have not submitted the OBC NCL certificate, then will my application be accepted or not?

-Gayake h pUpdated on January 19, 2021 01:12 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

As per the latest clarification issued by NTA, if you have filled the JEE Main 2021 application form in the OBC NCL category and do not have the certificate, then you can upload the certificate by May 2021. For that, you will have to sign an undertaking considering that you will submit the certificate before the prescribed date.

You can download the undertaking to be submitted by clicking on the link below:

JEE Main 2021 Undertaking: Download Here!

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I have not uploaded the EWS certificate for JEE Main. Though, I have uploaded the BPL Ration Card. Is it accepted or do I have to produce the EWS certificate after the verification of certificates?

-parchuri swetha navyaUpdated on January 18, 2021 02:17 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Every state has its different norms for considering a candidate from the EWS quota. Hence, in order to get the EWS quota for JEE Main, you need to submit the following documents at the time of document verification:

  • Income certificate issued by a Revenue Officer which should not be below the rank of Tehsildar
  • BPL Ration Card
  • AAY Ration Card
  • Food Security card, to be issued by the Food & Supply Department

You can also check JEE Main Counselling to learn about all the documents that you need to submit for JEE Main and other details.

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FAQs about JEE Main

When will JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 take place?

JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 exam will be conducted from May 24 to 28, 2021.

When will JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 exam take place?

JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 exam will be conducted from April 27 to 30, 2021.

When will JEE Main 2021 Phase 2 exam take place?

JEE Main 2021 Phase 2 exam will take place from March 15 to 18, 2021.

When will JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 exam take place?

JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 exam will be conducted from February 23 to 26, 2021. 

What is the qualifying marks for JEE Mains 2021?

Candidates must score a minimum of 50 percentile to clear JEE Main 2021. 

Is NTA conducting JEE Advanced 2021?

NTA conducts only JEE Mains, and the advanced exam is conducted by IIT Council.

Who is the conducting body for JEE Main Paper 2 2021?

NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts JEE Main Paper 2 exam.

What is JEE Exam?

JEE is a national-level B.Tech entrance exam conducted for admission in NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and IITs. Candidates aspiring for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs should clear JEE Main, while JEE Advanced is mandatory for admission in IITs. The JEE Main exam is conducted by NTA (National testing AGency)

Is NTA conducting JEE Advanced?

NTA conducts only JEE Mains. JEE Advanced is conducted by IITs on a rotational basis.

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