JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme – Know Schedule Here

JEE Main 2021JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021 can be checked by the aspirants through online mode. The pattern indicates the exam mode, type of questions, marking scheme, etc. New Changes have been introduced in JEE Main 2021 exam pattern & syllabus which candidates can check in the article. The JEE Main exam is a national level examination, which will be organized to provide admissions in undergraduate engineering and architecture courses provided by NITs, IIITs and IITs.

The exam will be conducted for B.E/ B.Tech, B.Arch & B. Planning. It will be conducted through online mode. Through this article we are providing the detailed information about JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021

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JEE Main 2021 Registration has been started from 9th July 2021 for May session exam.

JEE Main 2021 Exam dates have been announced for April & May session. The exam for April session will be held from 20th, 22nd, 25th & 27th July 2021. For May session exam, it will be held from 26th, 27th, 31st August & 1st, 2nd September 2021. There is no attempt limit in Jee Main examination.

Check the JEE Main 2021 Exam pattern for B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Plan papers from below given section:

JEE Main (B.E/ B.Tech) Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be held through online CBT mode. Drawing test for Jee Main Paper II (B.Arch) will be held through offline mode.
  • Subjects: JEE Main will contain questions from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type -Multiple Choice questions and numeric type questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Number of Questions: Question paper will contain 90 questions, in which candidates will have to attempt 75 questions. Choices will be given in section B.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: The question paper medium is in English, Hindi, tamil, Urdu, Odia, Assamese, punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali for all centre cities. Students have to make option of language medium at the time of application process. No changes can be done later.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct question will carry 4 marks.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. There will be no negative marking in section B.

Note: In section B candidates will have to attempt any 5 questions out of 10.

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.E/B.Tech:

SubjectsSection A Questions Section B Questions Marks
Chemistry2010100
Physics2010100
Mathematics2010100
Total90
300

Also Check:

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus

Admit Card

Preparation Books

JEE Main B.Arch Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The mode of exam for B.Arch will be online only. The drawing test of Paper 2 will be conducted through offline mode on a sheet of A4 size.
  • Subjects: The JEE Main will comprises of three subjects which are mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type -Multiple Choice questions will be asked in section A & section B will contain questions whose answers to be filled as numerical value.
  • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be there in mathematics section; 50 questions in Aptitude test; 2 questions in drawing test. In mathematics, In section B candidates have to attempt 5 questions out of 10. There will be total of 82 questions in the paper.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: Question paper medium will be Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati.
  • Marking System: Each question will carry 4 marks for the correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score. There will be no negative marking for numerical value answer type of questions.

Note: In section B candidates will have to attempt any 5 questions out of 10.

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.Arch:

Subjects 
Number of Questions
Marks
Section ASection B
Aptitude Test50200
Mathematics2010100
Drawing Test2100
Total82 questions
400

JEE Main Paper (B.Plan) Exam Pattern:

  • Courses: The paper of B.Plan of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate planning courses.
  • Exam Mode: The mode of exam of the paper is CBT mode only.
  • Subjects: The Paper comprises of three parts – Mathematics, Aptitude test and planning based objective type MCQs.
  • Type of Questions: Section A will contain Multiple Choice questions & Section B will contain questions whose answers are to be filled in as numerical value.
  • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be there in mathematics section; 50 questions in Aptitude test; 25 questions in planning. In mathematics, 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 10 questions answers to be filled as numerical value. There will be total of 105 questions in the paper.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: Question paper medium will be Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati.
  • Marking System: Each question will carry 4 marks for the correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted from the total score. There will be no negative marking for numerical value answer type of questions or in Section B.

Note: In section B candidates will have to attempt any 5 questions out of 10.

Click here to view pattern. 

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.Plan:

Subject
Number of Questions
Marks 
Section ASection B
Aptitude Test50200
Mathematics2010100
Planning Based Questions-Part II25100
Total105 questions 400

Also Check:

JEE Main 2021 Preparation Tips

JEE Main 2021 Video Lecture

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, NTA has introduced new changes in exam pattern.

Answer: 30 questions will be there in each PCM section. 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 10 numerical answer questions.

Answer: Numerical answer question will not have four options. You have to answer in integer or decimal value.

Answer: You can apply for JEE Main 2021 by online mode.

Answer: There is no attempt limit to apply for JEE Main exam.

Answer: No, candidates are not allowed to use calculators or any other electronic device during JEE Main 2021 entrance test.
 

Schedule of Examination

The examination schedule of previous year JEE Main exam for various papers (both shifts) released by NTA is provided below:

Events1st Shift2nd Shift
Timing of Exam (B.E/ B.Tech)9:00 AM – 12:00 PM3:00 PM  – 6:00 PM
Timing of Exam (B.Arch)9:00 AM – 12:00 PM3:00 PM  – 6:00 PM
Timing of Exam (B.Planning)3:00 PM  – 6:00 PM
For both B.Arch/ B. Planning3:00 PM  – 6:30 PM
Duration of Exam3 hours3 hours
Entry in the Examination Centre /
Entry in the Examination Hall Room/
Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator
7:30 AM – Upto 8:30 AM2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Instructions by the Invigilators8:30 AM – 8:50 AM2:30 PM – 2:50 PM
Candidates login for reading instructions8:50 AM2:50 PM
Test Starts9:00 AM3:00 PM

Note: Candidates appearing for both B.Plan and B.Arch, the time duration of the paper will be of 3 hrs and 30 minutes (from 3:00 PM  – 6:30 PM). 
If you have any queries related to JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021, you may leave your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Yogendr Singh says:

    What happens if a question is answered and also marked for review in the JeeMains? Does this answer given marks if found to be correct?

  2. Ritesh Nemade says:

    Which book must prepare to jee mains

  3. Priyanshu says:

    What is the correct way of answering numerical type questions in jee mains 2021.
    For example if answer is 2 then the correct answer will be 2.00 or simply 2 ?
    Or both are correct ?

    Please help me with this queary.

  4. Dev says:

    We have to answer all 75 questions in jee mains

  5. Mukkamala archana says:

    Is there any negative mark for not answering a question in jee main B/tech paper

  6. HK MAHAPATRO says:

    On 24th May2021 biology board exam will be held,so how can my son can appear JEE MAIN 2021 on that day,if coincides.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The candidates appearing for the Class 12 Board as well as JEE (Main) exam will have to provide information under “Whether appearing for Board Examination on any of the dates for May session” and select the ‘Date of their Class 12 Board Examination’ in their online Application Form so that there will be no clash of their schedule of JEE (Main) with Class 12 Board Examination.

  7. B. Keerthanaraman says:

    Is the same exam pattern for both B.Arch and B.planning exam

  8. ANKAJ KUMAR says:

    Admit card for March when released ??? Please reply?

  9. ANKAJ KUMAR says:

    When admit card is released for exam apply for March session (s)

  10. Satyajit hazarika says:

    Am I eligible for pass jee with 60% overall marks in PCM

    Please reply fast

  11. Shabana says:

    Sir, I am appearing for both B.arch and B.planning …I wanted to know weather the marks for each are calculated together or separately and will it affect my ranking if I failed to score good Marks in anyone. Kindly help me out. Thank you

  12. Mrunal pandav says:

    I have summbited the jee paper2 form for2021 in march and may will I get the admit card for feb exam

  13. Aditya madhav yadav says:

    Sir I can’t download my admit card / hall ticket

  14. Bhavesh Kumar says:

    Sir I want this exam any attempt . Please sir I request you to conduct jee main exam 2021.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, if any candidate did not apply for February Session, then he/she can apply for remaining Sessions. The JEE Main 2021 application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of February / March/ April Session.

  15. Revathipathi Dokkari says:

    I have applied for Feb attempt only and fee is also payed for that only, can I apply for March attempt seperately..?

  16. Shifana k says:

    Which are the exam centers for kerala students?

  17. Om Desai says:

    Does we have choice to select date and time for JEE main exam?

  18. Altaf Sayyad says:

    I have paid fees of February session and April session and now i want to give only February session how can I get my April session fees refunded.

  19. Mukta tukaram panchal says:

    I want any other information

  20. Laxmi narayan sahu says:

    Sir I got 77percent in board exam and in science in overall I got 64 am I eligible for jee main

  21. wajida says:

    what is eligibility of JEE Main

  22. BHUPENDRA KUMAR MEENA says:

    what is the processor add or change New exam center KOTA Rajasthan

  23. Sateesh says:

    Sir please tell me about exam pattern for lateral entry

  24. Kaliraj N says:

    Sir I am vocational stud

  25. Krisdapyrto Khonglah says:

    In connection with JEE Main 2107 Examination I am from Meghalaya and I do not have the Aadhaar no. Where do students from places like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam,Mizoram and Union Territories like Lakshdweep, Dadar & Nagar Haveli stand if our application form is rejected in the name of Aadhaar? Please enlighten me.

  26. Venkatachalapathy says:

    Is it possible 2017jee questions in language otherthan English and Hindi Especially Tamil?

  27. Your Name... says:

    can we give jee main both the papers i.e. paper 1 and paper 2

  28. abhay says:

    Is NIT degree or not

  29. Shahjahan Alam says:

    Sir my 12th board percntge is 68% … m i elligble to appear in jee mains ….is there any boundation of %…..

  30. Your Name... says:

    What is the job offered for b.tech

  31. krishan says:

    is in jee mian 2017, board marks weightage included or not

  32. Nandlal says:

    I gave 1st entrance exam after 12th in 2016
    Now if i drop 2017
    Then can i give exam of 2018 ?
    Please tell me .

  33. LAKHAN CHAUDHARY says:

    Dir jee mains 2017 ka test done me Liye kitni percent chahiye

  34. Lavesh singhal says:

    if we give online paper the we take a duplicate omr sheet

  35. vinoth says:

    Sir I’m st caste and I scored 80 marks in paper 1 and in paper 2 I scored 164.in 2016 jee main exam.this mark is valid for the next year josaa rounds counseling or u want to write the exam again.

  36. vinoth says:

    Sir I had scored 80 marks in paper 1and 164 mark in paper 2 in 2016 jee exam this mark r taken in next year jee round is it valid or I want to write the exam again.I’m a st category.

  37. Rahul says:

    If i want to get seat in nit hmirpur with state quote with gen. Cat. How many marks i have to score in jee mains???????

  38. Sarvgyan Team says:

    It will depend upon the cut-off.

  39. amir says:

    sir i have got 62% overall and 65 in chem 59 in physics 50 in maths am eligible for jee exam

  40. sangeetha says:

    Negative marking deduction is of mark 1or 5 for each wrong question..? For nt attempting question marks are nt alloted or deducted .does those marks include in our total.please reply

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer…no marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

  41. when will jee paper 2 result 2016 will pulished says:

    jee paper 2 result 2016

  42. rahul gupta says:

    Sir what is a cutt off jee mains paper 2 in 2015 and what are expected cutt off jee mains paper 2 in 2016

  43. varsha says:

    Is our pu marks considered while anouncing her marks

  44. Abhiram says:

    Are ipe marks also considered in percentile

  45. Dipang Patel says:

    is there any negative marking for not answering the question?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For each incorrect response 1/4 of the total marks allotted to that question will be deducted from the total score.

  46. Ayubul ali chisti says:

    which marks should be govermant calllege

  47. Ayubul ali chisti says:

    what is cutoff marks for Bc-1

  48. Amanat ali says:

    Mai bhi jee main ka paper1dena hai

  49. JyotiPrakash says:

    What is the minimum marks to get a good NIT OR IITS

  50. JP says:

    What is the cut off Marks for sc

  51. Pradeep says:

    I have applied for obc NCL certificate , can I change my community to OBC-NCL from General in my application form now…..

  52. mukesh says:

    How we get maximum score in iit????
    Within limited time period…

  53. Mahipal godara says:

    How many student selacted in iit mains exam?

  54. priyanshi singh says:

    What is eligibility criteria for jee advanced 2016?

  55. Sahil sharma says:

    What is the job offered in mechanical engeniring

  56. Ravi kiran says:

    What is the cutoff marks for SC…?

  57. kalyan Moy Sarkar says:

    what is the cut off in IIT

  58. Ashish says:

    what is the process of qualify jee main…..

  59. SanjaY says:

    Is There any NEGATIVE marks for Drawing..

  60. swati says:

    What is the job scope for B.Arch.?

  61. Mayur Gongle says:

    cut off for IIT??

  62. sujatha says:

    what is cutoff marks for st?

  63. ShubhamKumar says:

    What is the cutoff to get into IIT?

  64. Joydeb Saha. says:

    I want to know the entire details of drawing test of Jee Main paper II.

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