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JEE Mains -
JEE Mains
Both Online and Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General - Rs.1000 | SC / ST / OBC - Rs.500
Important Dates
Registration Date
Dec 01, 2016
Admit Card Date
Mar 26, 2017
Test Date
Apr 02, 2017
Result Date
Apr 27, 2017

JEE Mains 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Both Online and Pen & Paper    |     Exam Duration : 6.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.)- Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 180 Minutes 360 90
Paper 2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning)- Mathematics, Aptitude Test & Drawing Test 180 Minutes 390 82

JEE Mains comprises of two papers.

1. The candidates seeking for the B.Tech/B.E must avail the paper 1 or the candidates seeking for the B.Arch/B.Planning must avail the paper 2.

Paper I of JEE Mains:

It will consist of 90 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) covering subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The paper will be available in both Hindi & English languages for the convenience of the students and will be conducted in both modes - Paper Based and Online. The total time given for Paper I of JEE Mains will be 3 hours (4 hours for students with a disability) and students will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. For every negative response or multiple responses, 1 mark will be deducted.

Paper II of JEE Mains:

It is conducted for Bachelor of Architecture and will consist of a total of 82 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) questions divided into 30 questions from Mathematics, 50 questions from Aptitude Test and 2 questions (descriptive) from the drawing test. This paper will also be conducted in both Hindi & English languages, only in the offline mode.The duration for the entire paper will be 3 hours (4 hours for differently abled students) and will award 4 marks for every correct answer, apart from the 2 questions in the drawing section, which will carry 70 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer or multiple responses.

JEE Mains Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Ordinary Differential Equations
  2. Solution Of Differential Equations
  3. Homogeneous And Linear Differential Equations
Chapters
  1. Measures Of Dispersion
  2. Standard Deviation
  3. probability
Chapters
  1. Principle Of Counting, Permutation
Chapters
  1. Application of definite integrals
  2. Definite integrals and their properties
  3. Methods of integration
  4. Integration as the inverse process of differentiation
Chapters
  1. Mathematical Induction And Applications
Chapters
  1. Complex Numbers
  2. Algebra Of Complex Numbers
  3. Quadratic Equations
Chapters
  1. Sets And Their Representation
  2. Equivalence Relations, Functions
Chapters
  1. Statements
  2. Logical Operations
  3. Contradiction
  4. Converse And Contrapositive
Chapters
  1. Inverse Trigonometric function
  2. Solution of Triangle
  3. Measurement of angles
Chapters
  1. Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes
  2. Angle between two lines
  3. Equation of a plane
Chapters
  1. Binomial Theorem For Integral Index
Chapters
  1. Matrices & Determinants
  2. Determinants
  3. Inverse of A Square Matrix
  4. Transformations
Chapters
  1. Real – Valued Functions
  2. Algebra Of Functions
  3. Polynomials
  4. Rational, Trigonometric
  5. Inverse Functions
  6. Rolle’s And Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems
  7. Applications Of Derivatives
  8. logarithmic and exponential function
Chapters
  1. Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
  2. Straight Lines
  3. Circles, Conic Sections
Chapters
  1. Vectors And Scalars, Products
Chapters
  1. Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  2. Special Series
  3. Geometric Progression
Chapters
  1. Memory drawing
  2. Perspective drawing
  3. Correct Proportions
  4. Pencil Rendering
  5. Creating 2-Dimensional composition from given geometric or non-geometric shapes
  6. Colour Rendering
  7. Creating Logos
  8. Colour Schemes
  9. Creating 3-Dimensional composition from given geometric or non-geometric forms
  10. Creating the effect of light and shadow
  11. Creating structural forms from 3- D elements.
Chapters
  1. Measurement
  2. Chemical reactions
  3. Gaseous state
  4. Liquid state
  5. Solid state
Chapters
  1. Morden Peirodic Law of Periodic table
Chapters
  1. Alkali and Alkaline
  2. Earth Metals
Chapters
  1. Alcohols
  2. Phenols
  3. Ethers
  4. Aldehyde and Ketones
  5. Carboxylic Acids
Chapters
  1. Organic Compound hydroxyl
  2. Inorganic Compound
  3. Titrinilide Excerises
Chapters
  1. Adsorption
  2. Colloidal State
  3. Enzyme catalysis
Chapters
  1. Aspects of Kinetics
  2. Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions
  3. Mechanism of Reaction
  4. Surface Chemistry Adsorption
Chapters
  1. Mole Concentration
  2. Chemical Solutions
  3. Physical Equilibrium
  4. Chemical Equilibria
  5. Ionic Equilibria
  6. Factors Affecting Equilibria
Chapters
  1. Purification – Crystallization
  2. Quantitative Analysis
  3. Qualitative analysis
Chapters
  1. Chemicals In Medicines
  2. Chemicals In Food
  3. Cleansing agents
Chapters
  1. Group 13 elements
  2. Group 14 elements
  3. Group 15 elements
  4. Group 16 elements
  5. Group 17 elements
  6. Group 18 elements
Chapters
  1. Amines
  2. Diazoniums salts
Chapters
  1. General Introduction of biomolecules
Chapters
  1. Halogens Reactions
  2. Environmental Effects Of Chloroform & Iodoform
Chapters
  1. Valence electrons, Ionic Bond
  2. Molecular Structure
  3. Covalent Bond
  4. Intermolecular Forces
  5. Metallic Bond
Chapters
  1. Introduction To Co-Ordination Compounds,
Chapters
  1. Electrolytic Conduction
  2. Redox Reactions
Chapters
  1. The Biological Cell
  2. Carbohydrates
  3. Nucleic Acids
  4. Vitamins
  5. Polymers
  6. Pollution
  7. Chemicals in medicine, health-care and food
  8. Proteins
Chapters
  1. Alkanes
  2. Alkenes
  3. Alkynes
  4. Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chapters
  1. Transition elements
  2. Actinoids
  3. Lanthanoids
Chapters
  1. General Introduction and classification of polymers
Chapters
  1. Atomic Introduction
  2. Quantum mechanics
  3. Electron atoms
  4. Periodicity
Chapters
  1. Classification of Organic Chemistry
  2. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
  3. Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
  4. Common types of organics Reactions
Chapters
  1. Mole concept and molar mass
  2. Atomic And Molecular Masses
  3. Laws Of Chemical Combination
  4. General introduction
  5. Dalton’s atomic theory
Chapters
  1. Different Concentration Of Solution
  2. Vapour Pressure Of Solutions And Raoult’s Law
  3. Ideal And Non-Ideal Solutions
Chapters
  1. Principles and Methods of Extraction
Chapters
  1. Hydrogen as a fuel
  2. Physical and Chemical Properties of water
  3. Hydrogen in periodic table
Chapters
  1. Description of rotation velocity
  2. Rotational motion
  3. Moment of inertia
  4. Torque and angular momentum
  5. Conservation of angular momentum
  6. Rolling motion
Chapters
  1. Bio-Savert’s law and its applications
  2. Ampere’s law and its applications
  3. Magnetic moment of a current loop
  4. Lorentz force Law
  5. Force in Uniform Magnetic Field
Chapters
  1. Newton’s laws
  2. Circular motion
  3. Force and Inertia
  4. Statics and Kinetics friction
  5. Dynamics of uniform circular motion
Chapters
  1. Gravitational potential energy
  2. Newton’s law of gravitation
  3. Motion of planets
Chapters
  1. Law Of Equipartition Of Energy
  2. Application Of Specific Heat Capacities
Chapters
  1. Coulomb’s law
  2. Electric field
  3. Electrostatic potential and Electrostatic potential energy
  4. Gauss’ law and its applications
  5. Electric dipole
  6. Capacitance and dielectrics
Chapters
  1. Dual Nature Of Radiation
  2. Hertz And Lenard’s Observations
  3. Photoelectric Effect
  4. Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation
  5. Particle Nature Of Light
  6. Matter Waves-Wave Nature Of Particle
  7. De Broglie Relation
  8. Davisson-Germer Experiment
Chapters
  1. Energy bands in solids
  2. Semiconductor diode
  3. Junction transistor
  4. Logic gates
Chapters
  1. Thermal equilibrium and temperature
  2. Specific heat, Heat Transfer
  3. Heat, Work and Internal Energy
  4. Second Law of thermodynamics, Carnot engine
Chapters
  1. Ohm’s law, Joule heating
  2. Electric Cell and Internal Resistance
  3. kirchhof's Law
Chapters
  1. Laws Of Reflection And Refraction
  2. Lenses and mirrors
  3. Optical instruments
  4. Interference
  5. Interference in thin films
  6. Diffraction due to a single slit
  7. Polarization
  8. Electromagnetic waves
Chapters
  1. Progressive sinusoidal waves
  2. Standing waves in strings and pipes
  3. Superposition of waves, beats
  4. Doppler Effect
Chapters
  1. Work done by a force
  2. Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem
  3. Power
  4. Conservative forces and potential energy
  5. Conservation of mechanical energy
Chapters
  1. Units Different systems of units, SI units
  2. Dimensional Analysis
  3. Precision and significant figures
  4. Fundamental measurements in Physic
Chapters
  1. Properties of vectors
  2. Position, velocity and acceleration vectors
  3. Motion with constant acceleration
  4. Projectile motion
  5. Uniform circular motion
  6. Relative motion
Chapters
  1. Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law, eddy currents
  2. Self and mutual inductance
  3. Transformers and generators
  4. Alternating current
  5. AC circuits, LCR circuits
Chapters
  1. Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
  2. Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
  3. Forced & damped oscillations
Chapters
  1. Electromagnetic Waves Characteristics
  2. Electromagnetic Spectrum
Chapters
  1. Propagation Of Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Bandwidth Of Transmission Medium
  3. Basic Elements Of A Communication System
Chapters
  1. Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
  2. Elasticity
  3. Viscosity and Surface Tension
  4. Bernoulli’s theorem
Chapters
  1. Alpha-Particle Scattering Experiment
  2. Bohr Model, Energy Levels
  3. Hydrogen Spectrum
  4. Composition And Size Of Nucleus
  5. Isotones
  6. Radioactivity-Alpha
  7. Beta And Gamma
  8. Radioactive Decay Law
  9. Mass-Energy Relation And Defect
  10. Binding Energy Per Nucleon
  11. Nuclear Fission And Fusion
  12. Rutherford’s model of atom
Chapters
  1. Awareness of Persons, Places, Buildings, Materials
  2. Objects, Texture related to Architecture
  3. Build - Environment
  4. Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings
  5. Visualising different sides of three dimensional objects
JEE Mains Exam Pattern News
CBSE Launches JEE Main 2017 Website, Aadhaar Card Mandatory for Applying
CBSE Launches JEE Main 2017 Website, Aadhaar Card Mandatory for Applying
November 21, 2016 10:26 AM

JEE Main 2017 dates are out and the exam will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on April 2, 2017. JEE Mains is conducted every year in offline mode i.e. pen and paper mode. The information related to the exam has been released by IIT Madras, the exam conducting authority.

Also Read: JEE Mains 2017 Mandatory to Join Indian Navy as Officers

The institute had announced information related to the exam on the JEE Advanced 2017 portal in October. The official website of the exam was launched by CBSE on November 18. IIT Madras has released all important dates and details regarding JEE Advanced 2017 on the official website. Students who aspire to pursue engineering from premier Indian institutes such as IITs, NITs, IIITs, etc. can apply for the exam from December 1.

Candidates must complete their application and register latest by January 2, 2017. Other important dates are given below.

2017 JEE Mains Important Dates:

Application Forms for JEE Main 2017 December 1, 2016 to January 2, 2017
Last Date for Payment of Fees January 3, 2017
Correction Window for Application forms One week in the second half of January, 2017
Admit Card Release First week of March, 2017
JEE Main offline exam (Pen and Paper Based exam) April 2, 2017
JEE Main online exam (Computer Based exam) April 8 & 9, 2017
Announcement of 2017 JEE Result April 27, 2017
Counselling Schedule First week of July, 2017

There are various new developments in JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2017 that all aspirants must be aware of.

Also Read: JEE 2017 Will Go International: Additional 10% seats to be Reserved for Foreign Students

Find out what’s new about JEE Mains 2017 and JEE Advanced 2017:

  • Admissions to engineering colleges for the session 2017-18 will not be done on the basis of normalized score of class 12th marks and JEE results. Till 2016, JEE Main All India Ranks was determined by evaluating both, JEE Main marks and the normalized result of Class XII in the ratio 60:40
  • The intake capacity after JEE mains has been increased and 20000 more students will be able to apply for JEE Advanced 2017 once they have cleared the JEE Main
  • JEE Eligibility Criteria for students who wish to take admission in IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs that shortlist students based on their JEE ranks, the students must have secured minimum 75% marks in the 12th Board exam or must be among the top 20 percentile in 12th board exam of a recognized board. (For SC/ST, eligibility would be 65% in the 12th Class exam)
  • JEE aspirants should also possess Aadhaar card issued by UIDAI in order to apply for JEE exam. Candidates who do not possess Aadhaar cards or those whose credentials (Aadhaar number, name, date of birth & gender) do not match with the database of UIDAI will not be allowed to appear for the exam
  • Eligibility criteria of IIT, IIIT, NIT and CFTI has been revised. Please refer to the official website for details

Exam Pattern for JEE Mains 2017:

Paper I of JEE Mains 2017 will consist of 90 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) covering subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The paper will be available in both Hindi & English languages for the convenience of the students and will be conducted in both modes - Paper Based and Online. The total time given for Paper I of JEE Mains 2017 will be 3 hours (4 hours for students with a disability) and students will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer. For every negative response or multiple responses, 1 mark will be deducted.

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Maths 30 120
Total 90 360

Paper II of JEE Mains 2017 is conducted for Bachelor of Architecture and will consist of a total of 82 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) questions divided into 30 questions from Mathematics, 50 questions from Aptitude Test and 2 questions (descriptive) from the drawing test. This paper will also be conducted in both Hindi & English languages, only in the offline mode. The duration for the entire paper will be 3 hours (4 hours for differently abled students) and will award 4 marks for every correct answer, apart from the 2 questions in the drawing section, which will carry 70 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer or multiple responses.

Subject No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude Test 50 200
Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390