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JEE Main May 2021 Application Form & Registration

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 08 Apr, 2021 09:43

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JEE Main May 2021 Application Form

JEE Main May 2021 application form will be released on May 03. The candidates who have not registered earlier can complete the application process for the next phase. This year, almost 22 lakh students are going to appear for JEE Main. Candidates belonging to reserved categories such as EWS/ SC/ ST/ OBC NCL will have to upload the Category Certificate while filling the form. If the candidates can't upload the same, he/ she will have to sign an undertaking and submit the same by May 2021. The exam will be conducted in four phases, i.e., February, March, April, and May. The Phase 4 exam of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted from May 24 to 28.

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Candidates can either appear for all four exams or register for any of the phases. The candidates will have to choose any four exam centres in the order of preference while filling the form. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been given the responsibility of conducting JEE Mains. A provision to select the desired date has been given to the JEE Main test takers. Candidates have to fill in the correct information and personal details and pay the fee simultaneously. Before filling the JEE Main application form, candidates should also go through the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria.

Candidates must check the procedure involved in the application process and then start filling the form. Candidates can access their application forms for JEE Main through online mode. There is no printed application form for JEE Main. Only one application form is accepted from each candidate. If more than one application form is submitted by the candidate, his/her JEE Main application form will most likely be cancelled. 

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JEE Main 2021 Registration Dates

As JEE Main 2021 is being conducted in four phases, the registration dates for all the phases can be checked below -

PhaseExam DateRegistration Dates
February 2021 (Phase 1)February 23 to 26, 2021December 16 to January 23, 2021
March 2021 (Phase 2)March 15 to 18, 2021March 01 to 09, 2021
April 2021 (Phase 3)April 27 to 30, 2021March 25 to April 04, 2021
May 2021 (Phase 4)May 24 to 28, 2021May 03 to 12, 2021

Changes in Application Process of JEE Main 2021

There are few changes recorded in the JEE Main as of the past JEE Main examinations.

  • The examination is taking place four this year - February, March, April and May, for the candidates to avail the opportunity of scoring a better score in a second attempt.

  • The candidates have the flexibility to fill the application form for any session of the exam at a time or after the conclusion of each session. The application form portal will re-open after the conclusion of each session. 

  • Aadhar card is no more mandatory for the candidates to mention in the JEE Main form. Any government-approved identity proof is acceptable while filling the form. These can be a passport, bank detail, ration card, ID proof identified by the government, etc.

  • Parents’ signature is also not required at the time of filling the JEE Main 2021 form.

  • There is no age limit for applying for the examination. NTA has mentioned that candidates who have passed 10+2 in the years 2019 and 2020 along with the candidates appearing in 2021 can apply for the JEE Main 2021.

  • NTA has also started an initiative of Common Service Center (CSC) to help the candidates who are not so familiar with the online form filling process or submission of the application form. The centres will help candidates understand the procedure and guide them through the entire procedure.

  • There are more than 1 lakh CSC at different parts of India to disseminate help and support to the candidates who need it the most.

  • Candidates will also have pay a requisite amount to avail the support system and guidance of CSC. Given below is the fee structure for different services of CSC.

CSC Service

Charges + 18% GST

Complete Print Out + Scanning and Uploading of Images + Submitting Application Form + Preparing E-Mail

Rs 25 + GST

Online Claim for Answer Key

Rs 25 + GST

Processing Online Fee Payment

0.5% of Fee + GST

Uploading Scanned Image

Rs 10 + GST

Downloading OMR Answer Sheet/Admit Card/Answer Key

Rs 10 + GST

Per Page Printout

Rs 5 + GST

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Pre-Preparation for JEE Main 2021 Form Filling

Candidates must be ready with some of the essentials required to fill the application form of JEE Main 2021. These essentials will help candidates to fill in the form successfully and register themselves for the examination. Keeping these essentials ready will also help candidates in quickly filling up the application form. Mentioned below is a list of these essentials for candidates.

  • A good internet connection.

  • Valid Email ID and Phone Number

  • Scanned copy of Aadhar Card or other ID proof

  • Recent Passport Size Scanned Photograph

  • 10th Marksheet along with relevant certificates

  • 12th Marsheet along with relevant certificates

  • Details of the Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking for online payment

Process to Fill JEE Main Registration Form 2021

Candidates should follow the steps mentioned below to successfully fill and submit the application form:

JEE Main Registration Form 2021

  • Register yourself as a New User/ New Candidate /Sign Up, Clicking on indicating tab 'NEW USER SIGN UP HERE'. Then, click the tab to 'Create New User'. The official wesbite to sign up is
  • A new page will appear on your system screen asking for all your login credentials such as Name of the candidate, D.O.B, Gender(Male/ Female), Email address, Security questions & answer and Nationality of the candidate, Identification no. and type.
  • After entering all the requisite information, click on the tab 'Submit'.
  • The candidates are recommended to make a note of the Registration No./User ID and Password, which will be applicable in all further procedures related to the examination.

Completing the Online Form (all requisite information):

After successful registration of JEE Main 2021, candidates will be redirected to the new page, where they will need to complete all the basic (personal) as well as academic (educational) details like:

  • Medium of Language

  • Father's and Mother's name

  • Guardian name, occupation, Income

  • Exam applying for

  • Examination Mode

  • UIDAI (Aadhaar card number)

  • Year of Passing, Board, Percentage, Marks, Roll Number

  • Category of the candidate (General, OBC, SC & ST)

  • Married status

  • Residence

  • Address details and so on

If all submitted information is right, then click on the 'Submit' tab. A registration number/ID will be generated after the final submission.

In addition to providing all the above-mentioned details, the applicants will also be asked to select any four cities of their preference for the examination centre. 

Uploading Scanned Documents:

In this step, candidates should scan all the required documents such as photograph, signature, academic documents and upload the scanned copy in the given format and size. Documents may include Caste Certificate (only if the candidates belongs to reserved category), Passport size picture, Academic Documents, Identification Proof, and other necessary documents.

After uploading scanned copy of documents, candidates must click on preview button and check whether all the details have been filled correctly or not, and make changes wherever required.

Image Size for Upload

Before uploading the scanned copies, the candidates will have to scan the images as per the following specifications -

Document TypeFile SizeDimensionFormat
Photograph10 KB to 200 KB3.5 cm X 4.5 cmJPEG/ JPG
Signature4 KB to 30 KB3.5 cm X 1.5 cmJPEG/ JPG

Registration Fees:

Candidate can pay Registration Fee via E-Challan or Credit/Debit card. Now, fill all the essential details that require you to pay the fees online. 

Those who want to pay the fee through E-Challan must know the procedure for successful submission of the Challan.

  • The E-Challan forms will be available on the official website of SBI.

  • Candidates are supposed to look for SBI MOPS page and download the challan in a PDF format on an A4 size plain sheet.

  • If the candidates are paying online then the amount is to be paid first and then the print out is to be taken out.

  • Those who want to make the payment through offline mode will also have to follow the same steps as that of the online mode for getting the E-Challan, as the CBS system of SBI is merged with the MOPS system.

  • The form with the amount attached or mentioned on the form is to be submitted at the nearest SBI branch within 12 hours of the E-Challan generation.

JEE Main 2021 Application Fees (Category Wise)

Paper Name

Category GenderOnline exam
B.E or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.PlanningGeneral and OBC



Rs. 650

Rs. 325

B.E or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning




Rs. 325

Rs. 325

B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch or B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Planning or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning

General and OBC



Rs. 1300

Rs. 650

B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch or B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Planning or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning or B.Arch & B.PlanningSC/ ST/PWD



Rs. 650

Rs. 650

After the payment, candidates can submit their application form.

Downloading Registration Form:

  • After successfully submitting the registration form, take a print out for future references.

Acknowledgement Page Printout

After the completion of the application filing process, candidates are supposed to download the 4 pages of the acknowledgement section and take a print out of it. The acknowledgement page is an essential document stating the details of the candidates and prescribing the completion of the application process. The document must be kept safely for future reference in JEE Main 2021 examination.

Checking the Application Form Progress of JEE Main 2021

Candidates attempting to fill in the JEE Main 2021 application form are provided with a feature called 'Application Form Progress' to check the status of the form. The feature will be available on the left side of the application page for candidates to check the status. Candidates can track and view the Application Form, the Scanned and Uploaded Images and the status of the Payment made by the candidates.

Correction of JEE Main 2021 Application Form

Applicants who will successfully fill in and submit the application form of JEE Main 2021 can avail the opportunity of making corrections (if any) in the form. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will schedule a date slot for the form correction process for the applicants of JEE Main 2021. Any editing done in the Application Form will be chargeable for the candidates. It must be noted that not all the sections of information provided in the form can be edited at the candidates’ end. Other than exam cities, JEE Main aspirants will be allowed to change other details like category, language, name, image, etc. The correction is open for a few sections only. Once the final correction is done, no further changes can be made in the application form. Only the candidates who have paid the JEE Main 2021 application fee are allowed to make the corrections.

Steps to Make Corrections in JEE Main Application Form 2021

  • Visit the official portal of JEE Main 2020.
  • Click on the ‘Login For Image Correction’ icon.
  • Enter your Application Number, Password and Security Pin to log in.
  • Look for the ‘Manage form particulars correction’ tab.
  • Click on the tab.
  • Go through the mentioned instructions carefully.
  • Begin editing.
  • Pay the required fee

Details that can be Edited in JEE Main 2021 Application Form

  • Photograph/Image (without a name and date on it)  
  • Name of the candidate
  • Choice of paper
  • Aadhaar number
  • Category
  • Date of birth
  • Language of medium
  • Contact number
  • Correspondence address

Note: Candidates will not be allowed to change the examination centre and mode of examination.

JEE Main Application Correction Fee Charges

  • Candidates who have made changes in their category and opted for Paper II in addition to Paper I will have to pay additional charges.

  • Reserved category students will get relaxation in the additional application fee charges.

  • Applicants will have to deduct the already paid application fee from the fee that is to be paid now for paying the balance fee.

  • The aspirant who choose both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Main 2021 but after correction, he/she wants to opt for only one of the papers will not receive a refund of fee.

JEE Main Registration Trends

The registration trends denote the number of applicants registering for the JEE Main examination. This statistics, however, has shown a downward trend in the number of candidates registering for this examination. Let’s take a look at these statistics and make an assumption of the total number of candidates that will apply for JEE Main 2021 examination.

Phase Wise Total No. of Candidates Registered for JEE Main 2021

The phase-wise total number of candidates appearing for JEE Main 2021 is as follows -

PhaseTotal No. of Candidates Registered
February 2021 (Phase 1)6,61,761
March 2021 (Phase 2)5,04,540
April 2021 (Phase 3)4,98,910
May 2021 (Phase 4)5,09,972

Year-Wise JEE Main Registration Trends 

Number of Applicants

Year of Examination

















13 LakhJanuary 2020
8,00,000 +April 2020
22,00,0002021 (All Phases)

JEE Main Registration Statistics


What After the Application Process

After the completion of the Application Process of JEE Main 2021, candidates will be able to get their JEE Main 2021 Admit Card. The admit card is the ticket to the examination hall for the candidates who were successful in submitting the Application Form. Without the admit card no candidates will be permitted in the examination hall to write the test. Candidates must also know that the admit card contains the details of the candidates and the examination. Date, time and venue of the examination along with the name of the examination is visible on the admit card.

JEE Main Helpline 2021

NTA has different helpline numbers, which will be active during JEE Main registrations. These helpline centres will address all queries related to the application process, payment related queries, refund details etc. Students can contact these helpline centres on all working days. The helpline centre is located  in the following location -

Block C -20 1A/8, Sector 62

IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddha Nagar

Noida -201309

Uttar Pradesh

Contact Number - 0120 - 6895200


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Can I apply for JEE Main entrance exam 2021?

-AswathyUpdated on February 22, 2021 06:41 PM
  • 2 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

You cannot apply for JEE Main 2021 exam as the registration process has been already closed on January 23, 2021. The application form correction is going to start from January 27 to 30, 2021.

However, you can try again for Phase 2 exam registration which will start in March 2021. You can also check JEE Main Registration to check the complete details.

Also, do not forget to check out the JEE Main Eligibility before filling up the application form.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us ...


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
  • 1 Answer
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.


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
  • 1 Answer
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!

You can check JEE Main How to Apply to get all the details regarding document uploading.

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FAQs about JEE Main Application Form

When will registration open for JEE Main 2021 Phase 2?

The registration for JEE Main 2021 Phase 2 opened on March 01, and the last date to fill the form is March 06. 

What is the last date for registration of JEE Main Paper 1 & 2, 2021?

For JEE Main 2021 Phase 1, the last date to register is January 23, 2021.

I have already registered for JEE Main Phase 1 exam. Should I pay the registration fee for Phase 2, 3 & 4 exam?

Yes. You will have to pay a separate registration fee if you are aspiring to appear for multiple phases of JEE Main.

I have registered for JEE Main January. Is it necessary to fill application form and upload photographs for JEE Main Phase 2, 3 & 4 exam?

You will just need to pay the exam fee. However, you do not need to upload the photograph and signature again.

When will NTA release JEE Main Phase 1 application forms 2021?

JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 application form released on December 16.

When is registration opening for JEE Main Paper 2 2021?

JEE Main 2021 paper 2 registration for Phase 1 opened on December 16, 2020.

What is the application fees for JEE Main Paper 2 2021?

JEE Main Paper 2 application fee for General and OBC category is Rs. 650 and Rs. 325 for reserved categories.

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