JEE Main 2024: Counselling (Started), Cut Off (Out), Admission

JEE Main 2024JEE Main 2024 (JoSAA) Counselling Registration has been started from 10th June 2024. Since 2019 onwards, National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting authority to conduct Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. It is a highly renowned engineering entrance exam which is conducted every year on national level. Through this exam, admission is offered to candidates in UG Engineering programs like B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Arch/ B.Plan at NITs, IIITs, CFTIs & various universities/ institutions recognized by participating state government.

The exam is divided into two parts – Paper 1 for B.Tech/ B.E and Paper 2 for B.Arch/ B.Plan. For the candidates desirous of admission into IITs, JEE Main also offers as an eligibility test for appearing in JEE Advanced. To know complete details regarding JEE Main 2024, students must go through the complete article.

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JEE Main 2024 Notifications – Counselling Started

newiconJEE Main 2024 Counselling (JoSAA) Registration has been started from 10th June 2024. Check here for counselling details.

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JEE Main 2024 Result has been released on 19th May 2024 for session II Paper 2. Check here for result details.

JEE Main 2024 Answer key has been released for Paper 2. Check here for answer key details.

JEE Main 2024 Category wise cut off has been released on 25th April 2024. Check here for cut off details.

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JEE Main 2024 Highlights

Is cut off released for JEE Main 2024 ? – Released on 25th April 2024

When will counselling start for JoSAA? – From 10th June, Check JEE Main Counselling

Who is the topper of JEE Main 2024? – Check JEE Main Topper List Here

When will CSAB Counselling start ? – In July 2024

How do I register for CSAB Counselling ? – Via Online mode 

Can I directly apply for CSAB without JoSAA? – One will have to do Fresh registration for CSAB

What is the minimum rank for JoSAA counselling ? – To secure admission in IITs, rank around 5000 in JEE Advanced exam is considered. 

JEE Main 2024 Overview

Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination –(Main) or
JEE Main
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelNational level
Number of SessionsTwo – January & April
Number of papersTwo – Paper 1 & Paper 2
Courses offeredUG Engineering – B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Plan/ B.Arch
Exam modeComputer based test
Application modeOnline

JEE Main 2024 New Changes

Some of the new changes in JEE Main 2024 as per latest details & brochure are as follows:

  • Candidates can use multiple login options to register for the exam.
  • The application fee has been changed for some courses and category.
  • NTA have reduced syllabus for JEE Main 2024 Examination.
  • This time, application dates for session 2 has been also released with the release of brochure.
  • Exam cities have been reduced to 300 from 399.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Dates

Check below official JEE Main Exam Dates 2024 for Session 1 & 2:

EventsExam Dates 2024 (Announced)
Session 1 Session 2
Release of notification1st November 20231st November 2023
Online registration & form filling begins2nd November 20232nd February 2024
Last date to apply4th December 20234th March 2024
Last date to pay fee4th December 20234th March 2024
Correction facility begins6th to 8th December 20236th- 7th March 2024
Advance city intimation slip release13th January 202428th March 2024
Issue of admit cards21st January 20241st April 2024
JEE Main 2024 Exam24th January to 1st February 20244th till 12th April 2024
Release of memory based/ institutional answer keysAfter each shiftsAfter each shifts
Availability of official answer key6th February 202412th April 2024
Declaration of results12th February 202425th April 2024
Counselling begins10th June 2024

JEE Main 2024 Answer Key

The JEE Main 2024 answer key has been released on 6th February 2024. It is released in the form of PDF on the website. The answer key helps the candidates to calculate the probable scores in the exam before the releasing the result.

The NTA also provides an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the provisional answer key with a non-refundable online payment of Rs. 200/- per question. The subject experts examines all the raise challenges by the candidates. The final answer key has been displayed after considering all the objections.

JEE Main 2024 Result

The JEE Main 2024 Result has been declared on the basis of the final answer key through online mode. NTA has declared the result on the website for all the appeared candidates.

To download the result, candidates have to provide their application number and date of birth on the website. Candidates are advised to keep the hardcopy of the JEE Main result for the further admission procedure. There is no facility for re-evaluation or re-checking of the result.

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JEE Main 2024 Score Card

The JEE Main 2024 scorecard is released along with declaration of result by the authority. Candidates can access the scorecard through login on the website.

After downloading the scorecard from the website, candidates must check all the mentioned details in it. In case of any mistake in the scorecard, candidates must contact the authority for rectification. Applicants are advised to keep the hardcopy of the scorecard safe for the admission procedure. NTA also sent the score card to the candidates on their registered address.

JEE Main 2024 Cut Off

Students can check JEE Main Cut off for 2024 with the declaration of session 2 results. Students are required to obtain category wise cut off scores in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced. The paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) cut off is given below:

CategoryCut Off PercentileCandidates
EWS-ALL93.2312696 – 81.326641225,029
OBC-ALL93.2312696 – 79.675788167,570
SC-ALL93.2312696 – 60.092318237,581
ST-ALL93.2312696 – 46.697584018,780

JEE Main 2024 Counselling

JEE Main Counselling process 2024 will begin from 10th June 2024. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) & Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) will organize the centralized counselling process through online mode.

The students will be offered admission on the basis of their choices and All India Ranks of JEE Main through seat allocation process. During admission/ seat allocation process, the verification/ authentication of appropriate documents will be done. Those failing to produce documents may not be considered for admission.

JEE Mains 2024 Quick Links

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JEE Main Preparation Tips 2024

Exam preparation plays an important role for achieving good score in exam. Here we have provided various JEE Main preparation tips for the aspiring candidates:

  • Check complete pattern & syllabus details briefly so as to avoid any confusion later.
  • For the ones appearing for JEE main exam for first time, make sure you have complete knowledge about the exam.
  • Start with making a strategy or planned routine for every day study.
  • Follow the strategy every day in a disciplined manner.
  • After completing syllabus, do a quick revision.
  • Side by side prepare notes separately and go through it once a week.
  • Revision is the key, so must revise all the prepared notes few days before appearing for exam.
  • Analyze you level of exam preparation by taking mock tests. You can also appear for ‘National Test Abhyas’ which is a mobile app launched by NTA for competitive exams.
  • Solve sample papers or previous year papers to check level.
  • Study only from the books or study materials recommended by the experts.

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JEE Main 2024 FAQs:

Answer: No, As per UGC chairman there are no such chances.

Answer: No, as last year two attempts will be there.

Answer: Yes, as reviewed by NTA in 2023, the students must obtain 75% marks (65% for ST/SC) in 12th conducted by respective boards OR be in top percentile in 12th.

Answer: Yes, correction facility will be opened after the registration process is over.

Answer: The application form for JEE main 2024 for Session 1 has been started from 2nd November 2023.

Answer: Yes, candidates passed their 12th in 2022, 2023 or appearing in 2024 are eligible.

Answer: Those appearing for both sessions of JEE Main, will be considered for admission on the basis of best score of two sessions.

Answer: Yes, JEE Main 2024 syllabus has been reduced. Many topics have reduced from each subjects.

Answer: Yes, one have to submit fee for both sessions if he/ she wants to apply for both Session & II both.

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JEE Main 2024 Registration

Candidates must check various important details about JEE Main 2024 Application form here:

  • The registrations for JEE Main 2024 is open twice – 2nd November 2023 for Session 1 and from 2nd February 2024 for Session 2.
  • Registrations can only be done through online mode. Offline mode is not entertained for application submission.
  • Students while filling the application form must be sure that it is filled correctly. No corrections is permitted once it is submitted.
  • Tamil Nadu state board of Education students who have passed their class 10th in year 2021 are also eligible to apply for JEE Main 2024. The result mode field will be disabled & the associated field for marks / CGPA will be invisible for TN state candidates.
  • Candidates can apply either for any of the session or for both sessions as per their preferences.
  • Submission of multiple application forms cannot be accepted and leads to cancellation.
  • Applicants must use one accessible mobile number and email address while registering for JEE.
  • While filling application form, one must not forget to upload passport size photograph & signature for future use.

Application Fee:

The payable application fee for each session is discussed below:

Payment mode: Application fee can be paid online using debit/ credit card/ net banking method/ UPI:

PapersCategoryApplication Fee
Exam Centres in IndiaExam Centres Outside India
B.E./ B.Tech
GeneralBoys – Rs. 1000
Girls – Rs. 800
Boys – Rs.5000
Girls – Rs.4000
Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL candidatesBoys – Rs. 900
Girls – Rs. 800
Boys – Rs. 4500
Girls – Rs. 4000
SC/ ST/ PwDBoys – Rs. 500
Girls – Rs. 500
Boys – Rs. 2500
Girls – Rs. 2500
Third Gender5003000
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. 2000
Girls – Rs. 1600
Boys – Rs. 10000
Girls – Rs. 8000
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender candidatesBoys – Rs. 1000
Girls – Rs. 1000
Boys – Rs. 5000
Girls – Rs. 5000
Third Gender10005000

How to Apply for JEE Main 2024

Complete procedure to apply for JEE Main 2024 is provided below:

  • Visit the online website. (Link is given above)
  • Now in the Candidate Activity section, click on ‘JEE Main (Session 1/2): Registration’
  • You will be redirected to new page where you have completed instructions of filling the application form.
  • Go through the instructions and keep the required documents ready.
  • Firstly, register for online application form and note down system generated application number.
  • Provide essential details as asked for registration.
  • Login with generated application number and password and start filling the application form with personal details, choosing paper, exam cities, education qualification, etc.
  • Now upload the scanned image of applicants photograph, signature, category certificate as per prescribed format and size.
  • Now pay the prescribed application fee using the payment gateways provided to you.
  • After completion of all steps confirm the details and finally submit the form. Take print of form for any reference in future.
Check Here – How to Fill JEE Main Application Form

JEE Main 2024 Correction Facility

Once the registration process gets over, the authority open the JEE Main application correction window. With this, students get one time facility to make changes in details of application form. Only online mode is provided for making corrections in details of application.

For Session 1, the correction window is opened from 6th December 2023. For Session 2, correction facility will begin from April 2024.

JEE Main 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before starting to fill application, students must make sure to go through complete JEE Eligibility Criteria:

Basic Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian nationals are eligible to apply. Also, international applicants are eligible to apply but they must obtain necessary marks as prescribed by AIU for JEE main.
  • Age Limit: As per age criteria, there is no age limit for students to apply. However, students must fulfill age criteria of the Institution they are hopeful for admission.
  • Qualifying exam: The basic qualification for appearing applicant is – he/she must have passed 12th/ equivalent level from a recognised board/ university/ institution.
  • Attempt Limit: There is no attempt limit to apply for JEE main.

Year of Appearance:

  • Candidates passed their 12th level/ equivalent in the year 2022, 2023 OR appearing in 2024 are eligible for exam.
  • Those who have passed their 12th/ equivalent in 2021 or before that are not eligible. Students appearing in their 12th in 2025 or later are also not eligible.


  • In order to be eligible for appearing in JEE Main, candidates must have passed 12th / equivalent level from a recognized board/ university/ institution.
  • Besides that, candidates must have qualified in total 5 subjects – language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ technical vocational or any other subjects.

State Code of Eligibility:

While registering for JEE Main, students are required to fill the state code of eligibility:

  • State Code of Eligibility does not depend upon the native place/ residence of candidate.
  • Students have to choose the state code of eligibility from which they have passed their 12th level exams.
  • For Indian nationals passing their 12th in foreign countries are required to choose their state code of eligibility as determined according to their permanent address mentioned in their passports.

Eligibility As per Institutions:

  • For admission in B.E/ B.Tech, B.Arch & B.Plan courses in IIITs, CFTIs, NITs, students must have passed their 12th with certain subject combinations as –
    • B.E/ B.Tech – Passed 12th with Physics & Mathematics as mandatory subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ technical vocational subjects.
    • B.Arch – Passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as mandatory subjects.
    • B.Plan – Passed 12th with Mathematics.
  • For admission through CSAB counselling in these institutions, candidates appearing in JEE Main must have secured minimum of 75% marks in 12th level (65% for ST/SC) or be in top 20 percentile in 12th conducted by respective boards.

JEE Main 2024 Advance City Intimation Slip

After the registration process of JEE Main 2024 is get over, NTA has released the advance intimation slip. It consist of the city of exam, exam date & other details of the candidate.

Students are required to enter their login details – application number and date of birth for checking the allotted city. For Session 1, JEE Main City Intimation slip has been released on 13th January 2024 & for Session 2 on 28th March 2024.

JEE Main 2024 Admit Card

After few days of releasing the city intimation, the admit card has been released through online mode. It has been made available for downloading on 21st January 2024 for Session 1. For Session 2, it is released from 1st April 2024. 

For each paper, JEE Main admit card is published 3 days before the scheduled exam date. Students must go through & follow complete instructions provided on admit card. One must bring the documents as mentioned along with the admit card on the exam day.

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JEE Main 2024 Exam Centers

The exam is conducted at various exam centres in 300 cities. Option of opting for JEE Main exam centres (any four) will be available only at the time of applying. This year, no. of cities have been reduced from 399 to 300.

Exam Cities Outside India: Brasilia, Manama, Paris, Beijing, Toronto, Dubai, Doha, Oslo, Muscat, Belin, Sharjah, Kathmandu, Sharjah, Riyadh, Kuwait City, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Vienna, Jakarta, Moscow, Lagos/ Abuja, Port Louis/ Reduit and Bangkok.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

Checkout the complete JEE Main exam pattern for Paper 1 & 2 in below given section:

  • Number of Papers: JEE Main exam is held for two papers – Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) & Paper 2 (B.Arch/ B.Plan).
  • Mode of examination: The paper is carried out in computer- based test/ online mode. However, Paper 2 (B.Arch) drawing test will be held in offline mode.
  • Number of Shifts: For Paper 1, exam is conducted in two shifts – Shift 1 (9 am to 12 noon) & Shift 2 (3 pm to 6 pm). For Paper 2, exam duration is 3.5 hours.
  • Type of Questions: For Paper 1, objective type of questions is asked. Paper 2, consists of objective as well as subjective type questions.
  • Medium Paper Language: Exam will be conducted in 13 languages – English, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Odia, Telugu, Tamil & Urdu.
  • Marking Scheme: +4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer. -1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. No mark for unanswered question.

Check the distribution of subject, number of questions and marks stated below for Paper 1 & 2:

Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech):

SubjectsSection wise QuestionsMarks
Section ASection B

Paper 2A (B.Arch):

SubjectsSection wise QuestionsMarks
Part 1: Mathematics20 (Section A) & 10 (Section B)100
Part 2: Aptitude Test50200
Part 3: Drawing Test02100

Paper 2B (B.Plan):

SubjectsSection wise QuestionsMarks
Part 1: Mathematics20 (Section A) & 10 (Section B)100
Part 2: Aptitude Test50200
Part 3: Planning25100

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

Complete JEE Main Syllabus 2024 can be checked by the candidates online from the website. The topics in the syllabus are mostly from the 11th & 12th level syllabus. This year, syllabus has been revised. Fewer topics have been reduced from each subjects.

For catering the decision of various Boards in the country related to syllabus reduction, National Testing Agency provides a choice in one section of each subject of paper 1 & paper 2A/B (part 1). The total number of questions attempted remains same as (Physics-25; chemistry-25; Mathematics-25), wherever relevant.

For Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech):

The questions will be asked from various topics covered in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects:

Physics – Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Work, Energy & Power, Gravitation, Rotational Motion, Physics & Measurement, Properties of Solids & Liquids, Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Current Electricity, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation, Electronic Devices, Atoms & Nuclei etc.

Chemistry – Physical Chemistry- Atomic structure, chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, some basic concepts in chemistry, equilibrium, states of matter etc.

Organic Chemistry– Purification & characterization of organic compounds, some basics principles of organic chemistry, chemistry in everyday life, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, organic compounds containing halogens etc.

Inorganic Chemistry– Block elements (alkali & alkaline earth metals), environmental chemistry, d & f block elements, Hydrogen, classifications of elements & periodicity in properties, block element group 13 to group 18 elements, etc.

Mathematics – Sets, Relations & Functions, Matrices & Determinants, Permutations & Combinations, Complex Numbers &  Sequences & Series, Differential Equations, Integral Calculus, Limit, Continuity & Differentiability, Three Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra,Trigonometry etc.

For Paper 2 A (B.Arch):

Part I: The topics in Part 1 of Paper 2A will contain questions from Mathematics subject. The topics are similar to the ones as mentioned above in Paper 1 of Mathematics.

Part II: An aptitude test will be conducted in this part. Questions will be asked from topics -Awareness of person, places, texture & objects related to architecture & building, visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings, buildings &materials, analytical reasoning, etc.

Part III: This part covers the drawing test in which candidates are asked to sketch scenes & activities from memory of urbanscape (festivals, public space, street scenes, market, monuments, recreational spaces, etc). rural life & landscape (riverfronts, Jungle, Gardens, trees, Plants, etc.). This part is conducted in drawing sheet and students are advised to bring pencils, geometry box, crasets, pencils, crayons, etc.

For Paper 2 B (B.Plan):

Part I: The topics in Part 1 of Paper 2B will contain questions from Mathematics subject. The topics are similar to the ones as mentioned above in Paper 1 & 2A of Mathematics.

Part II: An aptitude test will be conducted in this part. Questions will be asked from topics -Awareness of person, places, texture & objects related to architecture & building, visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings, buildings &materials, analytical reasoning, etc.

Part III: This part will contain questions related to various topics of planning. The part will cover various questions from topics – General Awareness, Social sciences & Thinking skills.

JEE Main Reservations

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce the JEE Main 2024 reservation criteria through online mode on the website. The reservation percentage of JEE Mains will be provided for the candidates belonging to categories of EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and persons with disabilities.

CategoriesReservation Percentage
General Economically Weaker Sections (GEN-EWS)10%
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Non-Creamy Layer of Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)2.7%
Persons with Disabilities5% in each category

If you have any other query related to JEE Main 2024, you can ask your query in comments section below.


  1. JEE MAIN session 2 exam centre does not take the admit card in the date on 04/04/2024 shift 2 in idz vellore

  2. I was compart in my science exam so I have filled up the application for compartment exam and I got good scores but the problem is the result come in August so can you tell me colleges that will accept me in August

  3. Given helpline num does not exist pls give the authority num or mail id its emergency can u convey this and reply us(to change the examination centre )

  4. Sir, can u pls give me the email id of the concerning authority. Can u able to convey this orelse guide me to convey this query to suitable authority ( to change the city of examination becos 9hrs travel from my hometown. Dr advised to avoid long travel. So can they change my centre of examination to my home town or near place to it) Tnq

  5. I have mistakenly entered an extra letter in my name and I didn’t correct it during correction window can I modify it during second session

  6. I filled my session 1 form as a EWS candidate but I get my EWS certificate in jan 2024. Will I face any problem with that?

  7. Should I change my photograph of application form while the photo is of passport size with withe background?

  8. Hlw sir I make a payment of 2000 for both session and fill the application form of first session so sir I want to ask when sir second session application window open then I fill the application again with 1000 payment again please confirm my doubt

  9. We have applied in general category as we doesn’t bear obc certificate at the time if application only on 08 th Dec we got our obc certificate. Due to network issue we couldn’t edit the details is there any chance for extension for correction

  10. Jab jee mains ka exam dete hai aur hum exam me pass nhi hote hai for all attempt (mtlb appearing 12th+ 1st dropper +2nd dropper)

    Toh kya hum fir se 12th me admission kra ke jee ka exam de sakte hai
    Plz explain me

  11. I have applied for OBc certificate, application process takes time , can I fill in application form as OBC? , what if I fails to submit obc certificate later on process?

  12. Sir I have mistakenly choosen all the three paper but now I want to correct it.Please provide me a solution how can I do it, I can’t pay for all the three papers.Can I register again with different email Id.

  13. Maine jee mains ke form me a.arch b.planning tino option select kiye to mere tino exam ke kaise honge ak hi din ya alag alag day/shift mein

  14. I am in class 12th,will appear in CBSE board in 2024, can I give both the session exam? After that if I want to appear in exam after drop then I will be eligible or not?

  15. Sir, I had mistakly fill up jee main form photo with light sky background, sir please tell me any problem will happen with me in examination center

  16. I have issue with my payment
    My payment was successful at the time of application form submission But the payment was refunded after 2-3 days and application status shows it is completed but I haven’t received any confirmation email… what should I do?

  17. Sir can I complete my payment after the correction window opens as i applied under the general category whereas I have eligibility under EWS ! Please sir do clarify!

  18. Sir i paid fee through atm card amount debited my account but payment pending in application how is solve this problem

  19. Respected sir as we registered application for my son on Saturday 18th nov and paid fees also but it’s showing that payment not completed so pls rectify it ….

  20. Sir, my sign is uploaded in vertical manner though I had uploaded in horizontally. cause any issue? If yes how to correct it.

  21. Sir while compressing signature became too small and it is visible clearly and I submitted the application and fee payment also done .how can I change that now

  22. While filling the application for emergency contact no it’s not working the country name.why sir?it’s not high lighted.and giving × mark instead of tick√ mark.

  23. Sir, if my application rejected for any reason I submitted a form for both session. Can i reapply for second session.

    1. Through JEE Main exam, admission is offered to candidates in UG Engineering programs like B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Arch/ B.Plan at NITs/ IITs/ CFTIs.

  24. we have done payment process and transaction shows completed but in status it shows payment process not completed.we have sent email in details but no reply

  25. Sir I have already paid my jee fees and It came as payment successful but now its showing as incomplete payment so now what to do…….how do I contact them plz send me the number of the authorities

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