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JEE Main 2021 application form for Phase 1 will close on January 23, 2021, and the fee payment ends on January 24. 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 1 exam of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted from February 23 to 26, 2021. 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.
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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.
Exam date: 03 Jul, 2021
The registration dates for JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 exam be checked below -
JEE Main Registration Start Date
December 16, 2020
JEE Main Registration End Date
January 23, 2021
Form Correction Date
January 27 to 30, 2021
JEE Main Exam Date for Phase 1
February 23 to 26, 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.
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
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
Candidates should follow the steps mentioned below to successfully fill and submit the application form:
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
UIDAI (Aadhaar card number)
Year of Passing, Board, Percentage, Marks, Roll Number
Category of the candidate (General, OBC, SC & ST)
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 Type||File Size||Dimension||Format|
|Photograph||10 KB to 200 KB||3.5 cm X 4.5 cm||JPEG/ JPG|
|Signature||4 KB to 30 KB||3.5 cm X 1.5 cm||JPEG/ JPG|
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.
|B.E or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning||General and OBC|
|B.E or B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning|
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|
|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||SC/ ST/PWD|
After the payment, candidates can submit their application form.
Downloading Registration Form:
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.
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
Details that can be Edited in JEE Main 2021 Application Form
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.
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.
Number of Applicants
Year of Examination
|13 Lakh||January 2020|
|8,00,000 +||April 2020|
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.
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
Contact Number - 0120 - 6895200
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For JEE Main 2021 Phase 1, the last date to register is January 23, 2021.
Yes. You will have to pay a separate registration fee if you are aspiring to appear for multiple phases of JEE Main.
You will just need to pay the exam fee. However, you do not need to upload the photograph and signature again.
JEE Main 2021 Phase 1 application form released on December 16.
JEE Main 2021 paper 2 registration for Phase 1 opened on December 16, 2020.
JEE Main Paper 2 application fee for General and OBC category is Rs. 650 and Rs. 325 for reserved categories.