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JEE Mains -

JEE Mains (B.Tech) (JEE Mains - 2017)

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 14, 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 : 3.0 Hr

Section Duration Marks # Questions
Physics 60 Minutes 120 30
Chemistry 60 Minutes 120 30
Mathematics 60 Minutes 120 30

JEE Mains comprises of two papers.

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

  • Here is a description of JEE Mains paper 1- 





Total Questions-  90

Total Marks- 360

Test Duration- 3 hrs

Marking System in Paper –1 - 

  • Each question is allotted 4 (four) marks for the correct response.  1⁄4 (one-fourth) marks i.e. one mark will be deducted for indicating the incorrect response of each question.
  • No deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated for a question.

For Details of Paper-2 go to-

JEE Mains Syllabus

  1. Ordinary Differential Equations
  2. Solution Of Differential Equations
  3. Homogeneous And Linear Differential Equations
  1. Measures Of Dispersion
  2. Standard Deviation
  3. probability
  1. Principle Of Counting, Permutation
  1. Application of definite integrals
  2. Definite integrals and their properties
  3. Methods of integration
  4. Integration as the inverse process of differentiation
  1. Mathematical Induction And Applications
  1. Complex Numbers
  2. Algebra Of Complex Numbers
  3. Quadratic Equations
  1. Sets And Their Representation
  2. Equivalence Relations, Functions
  1. Statements
  2. Logical Operations
  3. Contradiction
  4. Converse And Contrapositive
  1. Inverse Trigonometric function
  2. Solution of Triangle
  3. Measurement of angles
  1. Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes
  2. Angle between two lines
  3. Equation of a plane
  1. Binomial Theorem For Integral Index
  1. Matrices & Determinants
  2. Determinants
  3. Inverse of A Square Matrix
  4. Transformations
  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
  1. Cartesian System Of Rectangular Co-Ordinates
  2. Straight Lines
  3. Circles, Conic Sections
  1. Vectors And Scalars, Products
  1. Arithmetic and geometric progressions
  2. Special Series
  3. Geometric Progression
  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.
  1. Measurement
  2. Chemical reactions
  3. Gaseous state
  4. Liquid state
  5. Solid state
  1. Morden Peirodic Law of Periodic table
  1. Alkali and Alkaline
  2. Earth Metals
  1. Alcohols
  2. Phenols
  3. Ethers
  4. Aldehyde and Ketones
  5. Carboxylic Acids
  1. Organic Compound hydroxyl
  2. Inorganic Compound
  3. Titrinilide Excerises
  1. Adsorption
  2. Colloidal State
  3. Enzyme catalysis
  1. Aspects of Kinetics
  2. Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions
  3. Mechanism of Reaction
  4. Surface Chemistry Adsorption
  1. Mole Concentration
  2. Chemical Solutions
  3. Physical Equilibrium
  4. Chemical Equilibria
  5. Ionic Equilibria
  6. Factors Affecting Equilibria
  1. Purification – Crystallization
  2. Quantitative Analysis
  3. Qualitative analysis
  1. Chemicals In Medicines
  2. Chemicals In Food
  3. Cleansing agents
  1. Group 13 elements
  2. Group 14 elements
  3. Group 15 elements
  4. Group 16 elements
  5. Group 17 elements
  6. Group 18 elements
  1. Amines
  2. Diazoniums salts
  1. General Introduction of biomolecules
  1. Halogens Reactions
  2. Environmental Effects Of Chloroform & Iodoform
  1. Valence electrons, Ionic Bond
  2. Molecular Structure
  3. Covalent Bond
  4. Intermolecular Forces
  5. Metallic Bond
  1. Introduction To Co-Ordination Compounds,
  1. Electrolytic Conduction
  2. Redox Reactions
  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
  1. Alkanes
  2. Alkenes
  3. Alkynes
  4. Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  1. Transition elements
  2. Actinoids
  3. Lanthanoids
  1. General Introduction and classification of polymers
  1. Atomic Introduction
  2. Quantum mechanics
  3. Electron atoms
  4. Periodicity
  1. Classification of Organic Chemistry
  2. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond
  3. Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC)
  4. Common types of organics Reactions
  1. Mole concept and molar mass
  2. Atomic And Molecular Masses
  3. Laws Of Chemical Combination
  4. General introduction
  5. Dalton’s atomic theory
  1. Different Concentration Of Solution
  2. Vapour Pressure Of Solutions And Raoult’s Law
  3. Ideal And Non-Ideal Solutions
  1. Principles and Methods of Extraction
  1. Hydrogen as a fuel
  2. Physical and Chemical Properties of water
  3. Hydrogen in periodic table
  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
  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
  1. Newton’s laws
  2. Circular motion
  3. Force and Inertia
  4. Statics and Kinetics friction
  5. Dynamics of uniform circular motion
  1. Gravitational potential energy
  2. Newton’s law of gravitation
  3. Motion of planets
  1. Law Of Equipartition Of Energy
  2. Application Of Specific Heat Capacities
  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
  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
  1. Energy bands in solids
  2. Semiconductor diode
  3. Junction transistor
  4. Logic gates
  1. Thermal equilibrium and temperature
  2. Specific heat, Heat Transfer
  3. Heat, Work and Internal Energy
  4. Second Law of thermodynamics, Carnot engine
  1. Ohm’s law, Joule heating
  2. Electric Cell and Internal Resistance
  3. kirchhof's Law
  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
  1. Progressive sinusoidal waves
  2. Standing waves in strings and pipes
  3. Superposition of waves, beats
  4. Doppler Effect
  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
  1. Units Different systems of units, SI units
  2. Dimensional Analysis
  3. Precision and significant figures
  4. Fundamental measurements in Physic
  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
  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
  1. Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
  2. Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
  3. Forced & damped oscillations
  1. Electromagnetic Waves Characteristics
  2. Electromagnetic Spectrum
  1. Propagation Of Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Bandwidth Of Transmission Medium
  3. Basic Elements Of A Communication System
  1. Pressure, density and Archimedes’ principle
  2. Elasticity
  3. Viscosity and Surface Tension
  4. Bernoulli’s theorem
  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
  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.

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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