JEE Main 2022: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

jee main 2022JEE Main 2022 will be conducted in the month of February 2022 for first session. NTA every year organizes this national level exam of JEE Main. It is an engineering entrance test organized all over India for the engineering aspirants. By qualifying this exam, candidates get admission in B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Arch/ B.Plan into top known engineering institutions like IITs, NITs, CFTIs, etc. As per the new changes introduced, this exam is now conducted four times – in the months of February, March, April & May. The exam will be held separately for Paper 1 (B.Tech/ B.E) and Paper 2 (B.Arch/ B.Plan). Through this article, we have provided complete details regarding JEE Main application, exam dates, eligibility, pattern, etc.

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JEE Main 2022 Exam Dates

Know complete JEE Main Exam dates for 2022 here for various sessions:

Events  Important Dates 2022 (Tentative)
February SessionMarch SessionApril SessionMay Session
Release of Notification2nd week of December 20211st week of March 20224th week of March 2022May 2022
Starting of Registration process2nd week of December 20211st week of March 20224th week of March 2022May 2022
Image correction startsJanuary 2022March 2022April 2022May 2022
End of registration3rd week of January 20222nd week of March 2022April 2022June 2022
Last date of fee payment3rd January 20222nd week of March 20221st week of April 2022June 2022
Application Correction starts3rd week of January 20222nd week of March 20224th week of March – 1stweek of April 2022June 2022
Release of Admit card11th February 20212nd week of March 2022April 2022June/ July 2022
JEE Main 2022 Exam1st Session- 4th week of February 2022

2nd Session- 3rd week of March 2022

3rd Session- Last week of April 2022

4th Session- Last week of May 2022 

Display of Answer keyMarch 20224th week of March 2022April 2022July 2022
Declaration of Result1st week of March 20224th week of March 2022April 2022July 2022
Counselling process startsJune/ July 2022June/ July 2022June/ July 2022June/ July 2022

JEE Main 2022 Application Form

Know complete details about JEE Main 2022 application form in the below given section:

  • The registration process will be conducted in four session – March, April, May & June 2022.
  • Students will be able to register through online mode.
  • Candidates while registering for exam must make sure they are eligible by going through complete eligibility criteria provided below.
  • All the details provided during registration must be valid & authentic otherwise it might lead to rejection of form.
  • Students who have made mistakes while filling the application form and submitted the form will be given option of correction later.
  • Registration process will consist of different steps – Online registration, fill the application form, upload images of photograph/ signature / documents, payment of application fee, etc.
  • After registering successfully, students must take printout of application form and keep it safely for future reference.

Application Fee:

The application fee of JEE Main can be paid through online mode only. Offline mode payment is not available.

Online payment mode: Candidates can pay online application fee using debit card/ credit card /net banking/ PAYTM or UPI method.

Check below category wise application fee for various papers and exam centres:

PapersCategoryApplication Fee
Exam Center in IndiaExam Center Outside India
B.E./ B.Tech
Gen/Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL candidatesBoys – Rs.650
Girls – Rs.325
Boys – Rs.3000
Girls – Rs.1500
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender candidatesBoys – Rs.325
Girls – Rs.325
Boys – Rs.1500
Girls – Rs.1500
B.E./ B.Tech & B. Arch
B.E./ B.Tech & B. Planning
B.E./ B.Tech, B. Arch &
B.Arch & B.Planning
Gen/Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL candidatesBoys – Rs.1300
Girls – Rs.650
Boys – Rs.6000
Girls – Rs.3000
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender candidatesBoys – Rs.650
Girls – Rs.650
Boys – Rs.3000
Girls – Rs.3000
Check Here – How to Fill JEE Main Application Form

JEE Main 2022 Application Correction

Students will be able to make correction in the application form after the completion of registration process. The authority will provide correction window for modification only in few details. No student will be allowed to make correction in the application after the last date.

Also before the JEE Main correction window opens for modification in details, the authority will also open image correction facility. This will be only one -time facility provided to the candidates. Students will be able to make correction by entering their login details on the website.

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Students must check complete JEE Main Eligibility criteria provided in below given section before registering for the exam:

Age Criteria:

  • There is no age limit criteria prescribed for the candidates for appearing in the exam.
  • Irrespective of age, candidates who have passed their 12th (Intermediate) or its equivalent in 2020, 2021 or appearing in 2022 are eligible to apply.
  • Students must note that they have to fulfill the age criteria as prescribed by the Institution they are taking admission.

General Eligibility:

  • Indian Nationals/ International Applicants are eligible to apply.
  • International applicants must obtain necessary marks which are prescribed by AIU to be eligible for JEE Main.
  • There is no attempt limit prescribed to apply for JEE Main.
  • Students applying for B.E/ B.Tech admission, must have passed with 5 subjects in 12th level – Mathematics & Physics as compulsory subjects along with Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or any other technical vocational as optional subject.
  • Students applying for B.Plan admission, must have passed 12th level with Mathematics as mandatory subject.
  • Students applying for B.Arch admission, must have passed 12th level with Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry as mandatory subjects.
  • Also, those having diploma are also eligible to apply. These students are eligible for admission in IITs only.

State of Eligibility:

  • Candidates must fill the state code of eligibility during registration process. Students must choose the state code of eligibility from which they have qualified their Intermediate exam.
  • Indian nationals who will pass 12th level from an institution situated abroad their state code of eligibility will be determined as per their mentioned permanent address of India given in the passport.
  • It will not be dependent on the residence or native place of the candidate.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check complete JEE Main exam pattern in the below given section:

  • Exam mode: JEE Main will be held in online computer-based test mode. However, the drawing test of paper 2 will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • Papers: There will be two papers in JEE Main – Paper I for B.E/ B.Tech and Paper II for B.Arch & B.Plan.
  • Time Duration: Time of 3 hrs will be provided to complete the paper. For PWD candidates 1 hour will be provided extra.
  • Type of Questions: There will be objective type of questions in the exam. The drawing paper will be subjective in nature.
  • Language: JEE Main paper can be attempted by the students in various languages. These languages are – Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Punjabi, Urdu and Telugu.
  • Total Questions: There will be total 90 questions in Paper I (B.E/ B.Tech) and 82 questions in Paper IIA (B.Arch) and 105 questions in Paper IIB (B.Plan).
  • Marks: Paper I (B.E/ B.Tech) will be of 300 marks ; Paper IIA (B.Arch) and Paper IIB (B.Plan) will be of total 400 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 4 marks will be given. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No negative marking will be done in Section B.

Know subject wise distribution of number of questions and marks

JEE Main Paper – I (B.E/ B.Tech)

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks Distribution
 Section ASection B

JEE Main Paper – II (B.Arch)

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks Distribution
 Section ASection B
Aptitude Test50200
Drawing Test2100

JEE Main Paper – III (B.Plan)

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks Distribution
 Section ASection B
Aptitude Test50200
Planning Based Questions -Part II25100

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of JEE Main can be checked online on the website of NTA. The JEE Main syllabus is prescribed from CBSE – 11th and 12th level syllabus. Candidates can go through NCERT syllabus.

  • For JEE Main (B.E /B.Tech) Paper, the questions will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • For JEE Main (B. Arch) Paper, the questions will be from Mathematics, drawing and Aptitude.
  • For JEE Main (B. Plan) Paper, the questions will be from Mathematics, planning based and Aptitude section.

We have provided various topics which have been covered under various subjects coming in JEE Main exam:

JEE Mains Paper I (B.Tech/ B.E) Syllabus:


Physics and measurement, Rotational motion, Laws of motion, Thermodynamics, Electronic devices, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Oscillations and waves, Current electricity, Optics, Work, Electrostatics, Energy and power, Kinetic theory of gases, Kinematics, Gravitation, Properties of solids and liquids, etc.


Sets, Relations and functions, Integral calculus, Mathematical induction, Matrices and determinants, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Sequences and series, Statistics and probability, Trigonometry, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Vector algebra, Permutations and combinations, Mathematical reasoning, etc.


Physical Chemistry: Some basic concepts in chemistry, Atomic structure, Chemical thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Chemical kinetics, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, States of matter, etc.

Organic Chemistry: Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Organic compounds containing halogens, Chemistry in everyday life, some basic principles of organic chemistry, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, etc.

Inorganic Chemistry: Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, D – and f – block elements, Environmental chemistry, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, etc.

JEE Mains Paper II & III (B.Arch/ B.Plan) Syllabus:

Part I: Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials, Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings, Visualizing, Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), etc.

Part II: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, color texture, Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, building forms and elements, harmony and contrast, subtraction, rotation, creating two dimensional and three -dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms, etc.

JEE Main Preparation Tips

To secure good rank in JEE Main, it is very essential to follow some good preparation tips. Students can check below various given JEE Main preparation tips:

  • Students must make a good strategy which must contain proper study hours along with other activities.
  • Students must attempt online and offline mock tests available on the website.
  • Candidates are advised to start their preparation early so that they get enough time for their revision before the exam.
  • Know complete syllabus, pattern and other details of JEE Main online before starting the preparation.
  • Students must go through the previous year question papers and sample papers for preparation.
  • While taking mock test, also analyze your preparation standards and make changes accordingly.
  • Students must study for the exam from the study material available online and offline which is highly recommended by the students and experts.

Also Check:

JEE Main Video Lectures

JEE Main Mock Test

JEE Main Exam Centres

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: It will be conducted in four sessions in the months of – February, March, April & May.
Answer: It will begin from second week of December 2021.
Answer: Yes, it may be postponed according to the situation of pandemic. However it is not confirmed yet.
Answer: The application form can be filled through online mode only.
Answer: There are no changes in the syllabus but the officials have decided to provide choice in one section. You can check the pattern provided in the article.
Answer: Yes, candidates can make correction in the uploaded images and details entered in the JEE Main application form during the correction period.
Answer: No, only online mode is available for filling the application form.
Answer: Yes, students can appear one or more than one session.
Answer: Yes, appearing candidates are eligible to apply for JEE Main.
Answer: Yes, as per the new changes the candidates who have just passed 12th with PCM subjects are eligible for B.Arch.
Answer: To make corrections in the admit card details students must contact the official authorities. Students must note that the correction is important to be made in the admit card before the exam date as the scorecard is issued based on the details present in the admit card.
Answer: Yes, candidates can take JEE Main exam in Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati language.
Answer: Candidates will be awarded score in each session based on their performance. The best score of all sessions in which candidates have appeared will be considered for preparation of rank/ merit list.

Click here to read more FAQs on JEE Main

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JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download JEE Main admit card from the website of NTA. It will be available for download on the website few days before the examination. Students can download hall ticket by entering their login details.

The admit card must be kept safely as it is an important document which will contain various details about the candidates and exam. Students must go through complete instructions mentioned on the hall ticket before appearing for the exam.

JEE Main 2022 Answer Key

Students will be able to know /check answers of the JEE Main exam questions through answer key. JEE Main Answer key will be made available through online mode on the website after the successful conclusion of exam.

With the help of answer key students will be also able to calculate the probable marks obtained in JEE exams. Also, in case any candidate finds that answer key has any error then they can submit their objections with payment amount for each challenging option.

JEE Main 2022 Result

Candidates can check their JEE Main Result online on the website. To check the result students will be provided an online link in which they have to submit their login details (roll number, date of birth, etc.) to view their result. It will be available in the form of PDF.

The result will be compiled based on the answer key. Students must note that no re-evaluation or re-checking of result will be done.

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off

For qualifying JEE Main, students must obtain cut off marks as prescribed by various institutions for admission. Only those candidates name will be included in the merit list who will be successful in obtaining the prescribed cut off marks.

After this, students will be eligible to appear for counselling and admission into participating institutions.

JEE Main 2022 Scorecard

Students will be able to download their JEE Main scorecard after the declaration of results. To download scorecard, candidates need to enter their login details. It will mention details of the candidates and his/ her performance in the entrance exam.

Students must keep their scorecard safely as it is an important document which will be required for their admission procedure.

JEE Main 2022 Rank List

Those candidates who will successfully qualify the entrance exam will be called out in the JEE Main rank list. NTA will publish the rank list online on the website in the form of PDF. It will mention the name of the candidates, their category, rank obtained all over India and state-wise, etc.

Various states and their universities will also prepare their rank list in order to admit the candidates into the engineering institutions.

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off

For qualifying JEE Main, students must obtain cut off marks as prescribed by various institutions for admission. Only those candidates name will be included in the merit list who will be successful in obtaining the prescribed cut off marks.

After this, students will be eligible to appear for counselling and admission into participating institutions. Various renowned institutions like IITs, CFTIs, NITs will release cut off marks on the basis of which candidates will be counted eligible for counselling process.

Check below the cut off trends of JEE Main for various previous years:

CategoryCut Off 2020Cut Off 2019Cut Off 2018Cut Off 2017Cut Off 2016
General EWS70.243551878.2174869

Also Check:

JEE Main College Predictor

JEE Main Rank Predictor

JEE Main 2022 Counselling

JEE Main Counselling process will be organized by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) and CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board). Only All India Rank will be used for admission through CSAB and JoSAA into IITs/ NITs/ SFIs/ CFTIs, etc.

The centralized process of counselling/ seat allotment process will be organized from June/ July 2022 for all sessions. Candidates have to register for counselling through online mode. The procedure of counselling will include – online registration, payment of counselling fee & choice filling.

Complete schedule of counselling and other details will be released online on the website. Students will have to login using their details to check their allotment status. Also, the procedure of document verification will take place in which all the certificates and documents of the candidates will be verified.

Complete list of these essential documents/ certificates includes: –

  • JEE Main Score card
  • Date of birth proof (10th class mark sheet)
  • Provisional seat allotment letter
  • Registration-cum-locked choices for seat allotment
  • Three passport size photographs (same as uploaded in the JEE Main application)
  • Proof of seat acceptance fee payment
  • Undertaking by the candidate
  • 12th class performance check
  • Photo ID card (issued by govt./last attended school/12th class admit card)
  • Medical certificate
  • JEE Main admit card
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI certificate or PIO card
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate (if available)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.

If you have any other query regarding JEE Main 2022, you can ask us in the comments section given below.

Displaying 7 Comments
  1. Ryan says:

    I am thinking of sitting for the jee mains exam of 2022. But I’m not well prepared.

  2. sourav kumar panda says:

    sir,i am passed in 12 on to prepare jeemain exam without couching.cause i m a poor boy.

  3. Hemlata Dayma says:

    How to prepare for this exam in online classes because there is warior YouTube channel for preparing…but there language is English. So ..pls suggest us a best online classes channel for hindi medium students for preparing JEE mains examination.

  4. amitesh mandal says:

    sir. my son amitesh now class 12 ,joint entrance exam from filup date?

  5. Fareed says:

    In which website we have to apply for her mains first session and when

  6. GOUTAM KUMAR says:

    I have completed diploma in mechanical engineering in 2020 ,
    Am I eligible for JEE 2022

  7. Rajendra chalan says:

    If JEE main exam eill be held in 2022, february then what will be the registration dates

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