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JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme for B.Tech Paper 1

Chinmayai Ajay Bobade
Chinmayai Ajay BobadeUpdated On: November 28, 2022 04:08 pm IST
JEE Main 2023 will be held by NTA in two sessions and for B.Tech Paper 1, it is conducted in three subjects for a total of 300 marks. Here is the detailed JEE Main 2023 exam pattern and marking scheme.
JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern

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JEE Main 2023: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is one of the most popular and toughest entrance examinations for undergraduate admissions. The exam is held for engineering as well as architecture admissions, however, on this page, only JEE Main 2023 exam pattern for engineering Paper 1 is discussed. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JEE Main 2023 in two sessions as an online computer-based test. The official website of the exam is

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JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern: Overview

JEE Main 2023 B.Tech paper 1 will be held for a total of 300 marks and is divided into three subjects as follows:



Mode of Examination

  • Online (Computer-Based Test) conducted at exam centres

Duration of Examination

  • 3 Hours (180 minutes) for regular candidates

  • 4 Hours (240 minutes) for PwBD candidates

Total Marks

  • 300 Marks


  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Types of Questions

  • Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Numerical Aptitude Test (NAT) Questions

Total Number of Questions

  • 90 Questions

Internal Choice

  • No choice in MCQs

  • 50% choice in NAT questions

Marks per Question

  • 4 Marks

Negative Marking

  • Applicable

JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern: Subject-Wise

Subject-wise distribution for sections, marks, and questions as per JEE Main exam pattern 2023 is tabulated below:


Section A (MCQ)

Section B (NAT)



20 questions

10 questions (any 5 to be answered)

100 marks


20 questions

10 questions (any 5 to be answered)

100 marks


20 questions

10 questions (any 5 to be answered)

100 marks


60 questions

30 questions

300 marks

JEE Main 2023 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for MCQ as well as NAT questions is the same, which is as detailed here:


Marking Scheme

Correct Answer

+4 marks

Incorrect Answer

-1 mark


No marks

Also Read: JEE Main 2023 Eligibility Criteria

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