How to Apply for JEE Main 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 08 Feb, 2019 16:46 IST

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How to Apply for JEE Main 2019

The JEE Main 2019 application process for January exam is over. For the April exam, the application form has now been released. 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 will be accepted from each candidate. If more than one application form is submitted by the candidate, his/her JEE Main 2019 application form will be cancelled.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has described the procedure of filling the form on its official website for the candidates to fill it in a correct manner. There are few changes recorded in the JEE Main 2019 as of the past JEE Main examinations. A provision to select the desired date has also been given to the JEE Main test takers. Candidates are required 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.

Changes in Application Process of JEE Main 2019

  • The examination will take place twice in a year, first in January and then in April, for the candidates to avail the opportunity of scoring better score in a second attempt.

  • This also enables candidates to fill the form twice for the two brackets of examination.

  • JEE Main 2019 application fee has also been revised from that of the previous amount.

  • 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 2019 form.

  • There is no age limit for applying for the examination. NTA has mentioned that candidates who have passed 10+2 in the year 2017 and 2018 along with the candidates appearing in 2019 can apply for the JEE Main 2019.

  • 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 centers 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 Prinout

Rs 5 + GST

JEE Main Registration Dates 2019

For January 2019 Examination

Events Dates
JEE Main Registration Start Date 1st September 2018
JEE Main Registration End Date 30th September 2018
Form Correction Date 8th October to 14th October 2018
JEE Main Exam Date 8th January to 12th January 2019

For April 2019 Examination

Events Dates
JEE Main Registration Start Date 8th February 2019
JEE Main Registration End Date 7th March 2019
Form Correction Date      Last Week of March 2019 
JEE Main Exam Date 6th April to 20th April 2019

Essentials Required Before Starting the JEE Main 2019 Application Process

Candidates must be ready with some of the essentials required to fill the application form of JEE Main 2019. 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 2019

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

JEE Main Registration Form 2019:

  • 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'.
  • 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 2019, 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 'Submit' tab. A registration number/ID will be generated after the final submission.

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 review button and check whether all the details have been filled correctly or not, and make changes wherever required.

Selecting Exam Center

The exam center can be selected at the time of form filling. Candidates are allowed to select four centers for both the papers or for Paper 1 and Paper 2 separately.

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 Application Fee for Exam Center Opted in India

Paper Name Category Gender Online exam
Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech) or
Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)
General and OBC











Both Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) and Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.) only

General and OBC










JEE Main Application Fee for Exam Center Opted in Foreign

Paper Name Category Gender Online exam
JEE Main Paper-1 B.E./B.Tech. or
JEE Main Paper-2 B.Arch./B.Planning only
General and OBC










Both JEE Main Paper-2 B.Arch./B.Planning and JEE Main Paper-1 B.E./B.Tech. only

General and OBC










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 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 2019 examination.

Checking the Application Form Progress of JEE Main 2019

Candidates attempting to fill in the JEE Main 2019 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 the Application Form

Applicants who have successfully filled in and submitted the application form of JEE Main 2019 can avail the opportunity of making corrections (if any) in the form submitted by them. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has scheduled a date slot for the form correction process for the applicants of JEE Main 2019. The corrections can be made from 8th October to 14th October 2018 respectively. Any editing done in the Application Form will be chargeable for the candidates. It must be noted by the candidates that not all the sections of information provided in the form can be edited by the candidates’ end. The correction is open for few sections only. Once the final correction is done no further changes can be made in the Application Form.

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 of this statistics and make an assumption of the total number of candidates that will apply for JEE Main 2019 examination.

Number of Applicants

Year of Examination















11,20,000 (assumption)


What After the Application Process

After the completion of the Application Process of JEE Main 2019, candidates will be able to get their JEE Main 2019 Admit Card. The admit card is the ticket to the examination hall for the candidates who were successful in submitting the Application Form for JEE Main 2019. 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.

FAQs on JEE Main 2019 Application Process

1. What should I do if I forgot the password of my JEE Main 2019 Application Form at the time of form correction?

In such a case candidates can answer the security questions and reset the password. Once the candidates create the request for password change, an automated verification code will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number of the candidates. This number needs to be added in the password change window, after which the password change request will be accepted allowing candidates to change the password.

2. How to access the Application Number if lost or forgotten?

Candidates, in this case, need to follow a few steps to get the Application Number back. The first step is to click on ‘I cannot access my account’ in the application window of the JEE Main site. A new page will appear stating “I forgot my JEE Main application number” click on that link and proceed further. Enter the asked credentials correctly and submit it. Once the credentials are entered and submitted correctly, the Application Number will be generated.

3. Can the JEE Main 2019 Application Form be available through offline mode?

No, the Application Forms are available only on the official website for the candidates to fill in and submit through online medium.

4. What should I do if the Fee payment transaction fails mid-way?

If the transaction made by Debit or Credit card fails mid-way due to any unwanted reasons then the candidates will have to make the payment again following the same process. If the amount gets deducted form the candidates’ account then it will be refunded within 7 working days from the authorized end.

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