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JEE Main 2021: Result (Released), Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Fees Free PDF Download

The result of JEE Main March exam has been published on the website of JEE Main on March 25, 2021. JEE Main 2021 March session’s exam was held from March 16 to March 18, 2021. The February session exam was held from February 23-26, 2021 and the results were declared online on March 8, 2021.

This year due to COVID-19 pandemic JEE Main exam is being conducted in four phases i.e. February, March, August, September. The April session of 2021 JEE Main exam has been postponed, dates to be declared soon and the May session of 2021 JEE Main exam will be held on May 24 - 28, 2021 respectively

The exam pattern has been revised by the JEE Main authority. Through this national level entrance test, candidates can seek admission into UG engineering programmes in various colleges and other renowned institutions across the country. All the relevant updates will be available on our site. You can access all the information related to JEE Main Examination 2021 from the website of Vedantu.

JEE Main 2021 Highlights

Important questions related to the JEE Main 2021 exam.

1. How many phases of the JEE Main exam will take place this year? 

Ans: Four Feb, Mar, Aug, Sep.

2. When is the April session of the JEE Main exam? 

Ans: Yet to be notified.

4. Can I get the admit card offline? 

Ans:  No, only online access is available.

5. Will there be biometric verification during the JEE Main exam? 

Ans: Yes.

6. Is there any change in the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2021? 

Ans: Yes, NTA waived off 75% of the eligibility criteria this year.

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

Important Events

February Session Dates

March Session Dates

July Session Dates (Postponed)

August Session Dates

Submission of online application form

Jan 16- Jan 23

Mar 2- Mar 10

July 6- July 8

July 9- July 20

Last date of payment of the online fee

Jan 24

upto11.50pm

upto11.50pm

March 11

July 8

July 20

Correction in the application form

Jan 23 - Jan 30

NA

July 6 to 8

July 9 to 20

E-admit card publish date

February 2nd week

March 11, 2021

July 13

Yet to be announced

JEE Main 2021 exam

Feb 23- Feb 26

Mar 16 - Mar 18

July 20 - July 27

August 26, 27 & 31 and September 1 & 2

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key Release 

March 1, 2021

March 21, 2021

Yet to be announced

Yet to be announced

JEE Main 2021 Result Declaration

March 8, 2021

March 25, 2021

Yet to be announced

Yet to be announced

JEE Main 2021 All India Ranks Declaration

March 8, 2021

March 25, 2021

Yet to be announced

Yet to be announced

Counselling begins

September/ October 2021

September/ October 2021

September/ October 2021

September/ October 2021

 

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

Generally, NTA conducts JEE Main 2021 four times this year, i.e. once in January and then again in April. But this year there is a slight change in the schedule due to the ongoing pandemic around the world. Hence this year the exam will take place in four cycles.

So, it’s better to check the JEE Mains 2021 Important dates separately for clarity. Check all the exam dates for both in the below-given tables.

 

JEE Main Exam Date 2021

Important Events

Dates (Tentative)

Submission of online application form

Jan 16- Jan 23

Last date of payment of the online fee

Jan 24

upto11.50pm

upto11.50pm

Correction in application form

Jan 23 - Jan 30

E-admit card publish date

February 2nd week

First phase of JEE Main 2021 exam

Feb 23- Feb 26

Second phase of JEE Main 2021 exam

Mar 15 - Mar 18

Third phase of JEE Main 2021 exam

July 20 - July 27

Fourth phase of JEE Main 2021 exam

August 26, 27 & 31 and September 1 & 2

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key Release 

Yet to be notified

JEE Main 2021Result Declaration

Yet to be notified

JEE Main 2021 All India Ranks Declaration

Yet to be notified

 

The JEE main 2021 exam will be held in two shifts – The Morning shift and Afternoon Shift. The detailed shift timings are given below:

 

JEE Main Exam Shift & Timings

Examination Shift

Morning Shift

Afternoon Shift

Timing for B.E/B.Tech and B.Arch

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

B.Plan

One Shift only/ 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Duration

3 Hours

3 Hours

Entry timing in Exam Centre

Exact time will be updated soon

Exact time will be updated soon

Exam Hall entry timing

Yet to be announced

Yet to be announced

 

Note: B.Arch & B.Plan, 3.5 hours will be allotted for each.

 

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021

Qualifying Exam

Candidates should have passed 12th standard (or equivalent) in 2018 or 2019 or 2020 or must be appearing in the year 2021.

Qualifying Marks – 12th Standard

There is no pass percentage set by the authorities to appear for JEE Main 2021. The candidates should have passed their 12th standard examination.

Qualifying Examination Subjects

Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry / Biology / Biotechnology / Technical Vocational Subject / Language and other subjects.

 

Marks Required for Admission into IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs

Earlier the criteria was that a candidate must have scored a minimum of 75% marks or should be in the top 20 percentile of the respective board and candidates belonging to SC/ST category require 65% marks. Now due to the coronavirus outbreak, this criteria has been removed this year. However, candidates scoring a very low percentage and securing a top-notch rank in JEE Mains will not be eligible for further admission.

 

JEE Main Application Form

Candidates can download the JEE Mains application form from the official website of NTA and submit the same online too.

 

For Exam Centres in India

Paper(s) Name

JEE Mains 2021 Application Fee

 

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender

JEE Mains paper I (B.E/B.Tech) 

or JEE Mains Paper II (B.Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs 650(Boys)

Rs 325 (Girls)

Rs 325 (Boys)

Rs 325(Girls)

Both papers of JEE Mains 2021

Rs 1300 (Boys)

Rs 650 (Girls)

Rs 650 (Boys)

Rs 650 (Girls)

 

For Exam Centres in Foreign Countries

Paper(s) Name

JEE Mains 2021 Application Fee

 

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender

JEE Mains paper I (B.E/B.Tech) or JEE Mains Paper II (B.Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs.3000 (Boys)

 Rs. 1500 (Girls)

Rs. 1500 (Boys) 

Rs. 1500 (Girls)

Both papers of JEE Mains 2021

Rs.6000 (Boys) Rs. 3000 (Girls)

Rs. 3000 (Boys) Rs. 3000 (Girls)

 

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021

  • JEE Main 2021 exam has two sections – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each section is three hours long.

  • Paper 1 is for candidates seeking admissions to BTech programmes at IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.

  • Paper 2 is for the aspirants seeking admissions to BArch programmes at NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.

  • JEE Main Paper 1 will be completely online while Paper 2 will be held in online as well as offline mode.

The examination will be held for two papers - Paper I (for B.E/B.Tech) and Paper-II (for  B.Arch./B. Planning). The detailed JEE Main exam pattern for the Paper I and II is shared below:

 

Exam Particulars

Paper I

Paper-II

Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

Online - Maths & Aptitude

Offline - Drawing

Type of questions (Paper I)

Objective type questions

B.Arch & B.Plan

Mathematics: MCQs and numerical value answer based questions.

Aptitude test - MCQs

B.Arch: Drawing aptitude test 

B.Plan - Planning based MCQs

Name of the subjects

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test, Planning

Maximum marks

300 marks

400 marks

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each correct response. 1 mark will be deducted for every response

4 marks for each correct response. 1 mark will be deducted for every response

 

JEE Main Paper I Pattern

Name of the Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Physics

25

100

Chemistry

25

100

Maths

25

100

Total

75

60 MCQs + 15 Numerical Value Answers

300

 

JEE Main Paper II Pattern: B.Arch

Name of the Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Maths

20 + 5

20 - MCQs

5 - Numerical Value answer Questions

100

Aptitude Test

50 MCQs

200

Drawing Test

2 Questions

100

Total

77

400

 

JEE Main Paper II Pattern: B.Plan

Name of the Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Maths

20 + 5

20 - MCQs

5 - Numerical value answer questions

100

Aptitude Test

50 MCQs

200

Planning Test

25 MCQs

100

Total

100

400

 

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Paper I (Physics, Chemistry & Maths)

JEE Main Physics Syllabus 2021

Physics – Section A

Thermodynamics

Laws of motion

Work, Energy, and power

Current Electricity

Rotational motion

Units and measurement

Electronic devices

Properties of solids and liquids

Kinetic theory of gases

Oscillations and waves

Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

Optics

Kinematics

Electrostatics

Gravitation

Communication Systems

Electromagnetic Waves

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

Dual Nature of Matter and radiation

Atoms and Nuclei

 

Physics – Section B

Experimental Skills (Familiarity with the basic approach and observations of experiments)

 

JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus 2021

Physical Chemistry

Some basic concepts in chemistry

Equilibrium

Chemical thermodynamics

Atomic structure

States of matter

Chemical kinetics

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Solutions

Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

Surface Chemistry

 

 

 

Inorganic Chemistry

Classification of elements and periodicity in properties

D – and f – block elements

S-Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)

Hydrogen

Coordination compounds

Environmental chemistry

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals

P-Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements

 

 

Organic Chemistry

Purification and characterization of organic compounds

Organic compounds containing oxygen

Organic compounds containing halogens

Organic compounds containing nitrogen

Hydrocarbons

Some basic principles of organic chemistry

Chemistry in everyday life

Biomolecules

Polymers

Principles related to Practical Chemistry

Chemistry in everyday life

Alcohols, ethers and phenols

Carboxylic Acids

 

 

 

Chemical Principles Involved in the Following Experiments:

Enthalpy of solution of CuSO4

Enthalpy of neutralization of strong acid & strong base.

Preparation of lyophilic & lyophobic solutions.

Kinetic study of reaction of iodide ion with hydrogen peroxide at room temperature.



 

JEE Main Syllabus 2021 Maths

Maths

Sets, Relations, and functions

Sequences and series

Mathematical induction

Integral calculus

Statistics and probability

Binomial theorem and its simple applications

Matrices and determinants

Vector algebra

Mathematical reasoning

Complex numbers and quadratic equations

Trigonometry

Permutations and combinations

Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

Coordinate Geometry

Differential Equations

Three-Dimensional Geometry

 

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus Paper II Part I

Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials

Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)

Visualizing different sides of 3-D objects.

Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings

Texture related to Architecture and build—environment

 

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus Paper II Part I

  • Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials.

  • Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).

  • Visualizing different sides of 3-D objects.

  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings.

  • Texture related to Architecture and build — environment.

Part II

  • Three-dimensional Perception:

  • Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects.

  • Building forms & elements.

  • Colour texture.

  • Harmony and Contrast.

  • Subtraction.

  • Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union.

  • Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.

  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape like Public space, Market, Festivals, Street scenes, Monuments, Recreational Spaces, etc., Landscapes: River fronts, Jungles, Plants & Trees, and rural life.

  • Development of surfaces and volumes.

  • Generation of Plan.

  • Rotation.

  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

JEE Main 2021 admit cards are expected to be released in the second week of February. According to some reports, NTA might release the admit cards on February 14, 2021. Candidates can use their application number and date of birth (DOB) to login into the official site.

For every candidate, a JEE Main admit card or hall ticket is mandatory to carry on the exam day along with a valid ID proof. It is important for all the candidates to carry this as it contains all the important information such as the candidate’s name, address, photograph, exam date instructions, exam slot etc. Like last year, the JEE Main 2021 admit card might contain “Advisory for Candidates regarding COVID-19” as the coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing in the country.

This year there will be no slot booking as announced by NTA. There will be no provision for slot booking, hence the authority will randomly allot the exam dates and times to the candidates. 

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key

NTA releases the OMR sheet along with the answer sheet so that every candidate can tally their responses with the answer key.

These answer keys will be released on the official website of NTA. Candidates can also raise objections against the answer key of JEE Main 2021 against a fee of Rs. 200. However, they must note that the fee will not be refunded even if the answer is found to be correct. Afterwards, NTA will publish the final answer key for the JEE Main 2021 exam. The results will also be published on the basis of assessment as per the final answer key. 

JEE Main 2021 Result

The JEE Main Result 2021 for February and March sessions have been declared on March 8, 2021 and March 25, 2021 respectively. The result announcement dates for other sessions will be released shortly. You can easily obtain your JEE Main Result/Scorecard on the official website. To check the result, you will need certain login credentials like JEE Mains 2021 Roll number and Date of Birth. This year, the NTA will use the process of normalization for determining the results for eligible candidates.

As the exam is being conducted in four sessions, the result will be calculated in a certain procedure as given below:

1. If a candidate takes multiple attempts for the exam, the best of all the scores will be considered as the final score.

2. If a candidate attends all the four sessions of JEE Main exam, then the best score out of the four sessions will be considered for the rank list.

JEE Main 2021 Scorecard

Upon declaration of the result, the JEE Main scorecard will be published online on the official website of JEE Main by NTA. This document is absolutely important for all the candidates as they will have to carry this during the counselling. A scorecard is also proof of the candidate’s performance. Students can only access the scorecard via online mode.

Details that will be Mentioned in the JEE Main Scorecard:

  • Name

  • Roll number

  • Father’s name

  • Mother’s name

  • Category of the student

  • Sub-category

  • Nationality of the candidate

  • State code of eligibility

  • Marks obtained in JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 (Subject-wise and total)

  • All India Rank

  • Category rank

  • Cut-off for JEE Advanced2021

  • Important instructions

JEE Main 2021 Rank List

As mentioned earlier, JEE Main scorecard and rank list will be declared by NTA online once the result is out. The JEE Main rank list will contain candidates’ All India Rank (AIR) and category wise rank. Candidates must be aware that their ranks will be completely based on the percentile score secured by the students in the JEE Mains exam.

JEE Main 2021 Slot Booking

This time, a major update has been made by the NTA for the JEE Main Exam 2021. The National Testing Agency will not provide a provision for slot booking of JEE Main 2021. Since the aspirants cannot do the slot booking, the authorities will randomly allot the exam dates and timings.

JEE Main Cut off 2021

JEE Main Cut-off 2021 will be released along with the result after each session. You can check your JEE Mains 2021 cut-off by logging into the result portal online by entering application number and password. The cut off for JEE Main will be declared category-wise. The cut off can only be checked once the results are declared.

The cut-off of JEE Main 2021 will depend on certain factors some important ones are listed below:

1. Total number of candidates appearing in the exam.

2. Total available seats.

3. Total applications received for the programme which a candidate seeking admission for.

4. Difficulty level of the exam.

5. Admission Category.

Category

Qualified

Cut-Off Score

Open

96187

90.3765335

GEN - EWS 

23750

70.2435518

OBC-NCL

64125

72.8887969

SC 


35625


50.1760245

ST 

17812

39.0696101

PwD

Open - 5063

Gen - EWS - 1250

OBC - NCL - 3375

SC - 1875

ST - 938 

0.0618524

Total

2.5 lakh


Aspirants' JEE Main Exam Preparation Strategy

The following are the most crucial suggestions for preparing for the JEE Main exam:

1. Use the Appropriate Books - You do not need to reference 10 books for one topic to prepare for the IIT JEE Exam. The most fundamental study tools are the NCERT books, which are highly recommended, however, there are additional important publications that you may utilise to gain a deeper knowledge of certain topics and subjects. Make sure you have a limited amount of materials that you can go over again and again to ensure that you understand all of the subjects included in the syllabus.

2. Examine the syllabus thoroughly - There are various advantages to knowing the JEE Main curriculum. A thorough examination of the syllabus will provide you with critical insights and information on key chapters and concepts to concentrate on as well as the objectives of the subject experts and question setters. It will also assist you in developing a well-organized strategy for the JEE Main exam preparation.

3. The JEE Main Question Papers must be used for practice - It's an ancient adage that practice makes perfect and it does hold some value. The more you practise, the better you'll be at figuring out how to respond to test questions.  To ensure that you succeed in your JEE Main preparation, study the chapter exercises, mock exams, sample papers, and any other practice chances accessible to you. Only by practising will you be able to achieve your objective.

You should solve a lot of question papers during your JEE Main preparation, whether they are sample papers or previous year problems. As you complete more question papers, you will get more familiar with the question format, types of questions, test duration, and marking scheme.

4. Take Mock Exams to acquire a sense of what it's like to take a real test - To succeed in the JEE test, you must practise, take mock exams and solve question papers. Mock examinations will assist you in preparing for the real exam, which is normally held on a computer for JEE Main. Mock exams will also assist you in greatly enhancing your exam-taking and time-management skills.

5. Take part in any recreational activity that you enjoy - This is the most critical thing you can do in the last few months of your JEE Main preparation. Alternatives include playing, taking a stroll, listening to music, watching funny shows, or singing in the bathroom. During JEE preparation, the difference in attitude is the most essential factor that separates the toppers from the others. Only by combining the appropriate attitude with the perfect preparation strategy will you be able to pass this extraordinarily challenging test.

JEE Main Exam Preparation Tips Subject-Wise

When it comes to subject-specific preparation, we recommend allocating enough time and attention to each of the three subjects: physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

1. Physics

Physics is a subject that requires a thorough grasp of concepts as well as their application in a variety of real-world and mathematical scenarios. Avoid rote learning and gain a thorough comprehension of all key ideas. You may improve your performance in the subject by using the IIT JEE Physics Study Material that is accessible online.

2. Chemistry

In most cases, chemistry entails a large number of reactions, processes and equations. When studying chemistry for JEE, you need also to become familiar with and grasp all of the vocabulary, symbols and diagrams. To prepare for this area, you should ideally use the NCERT books. IIT JEE Chemistry Study Materials are also available on the internet.

3. Mathematics

Mathematics is a subject in which both theoretical and problem-solving abilities are required. Both of these abilities are necessary and before applying the notion to other scenarios, make sure you fully understand it. Repetition is the only way to build confidence, master and improve your arithmetic fluency.

JEE Main 2021 Counselling

Following the declaration of JEE Main 2021 result, JEE Main counselling process will begin under the supervision of the Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA. This year the counselling process is expected to begin in the month of June 2021. The counselling and seat allocation procedure of JEE Main is based on the All India Rank of the candidates. Candidates must remember that JEE Main rank will help them to get admission into well known colleges. 

As JEE Main 2021 is the gateway to the top engineering institutes of India, one must put all the efforts and hard work to achieve success. There are many ups and downs while preparing for such competitive examinations but it is you who should have complete faith in yourself and your preparation. Just do your research well, take proper breaks and solve a lot of JEE Main Online Mock Test and JEE Main Online Practice Test.

Key Takeaway

As JEE Main 2021 is the gateway to the top engineering institutes of India, one must put all the efforts and hard work to achieve success. There are many ups and downs while preparing for such competitive examinations but it is you who should have complete faith in yourself and your preparation. Just do your research well, take proper breaks and solve a lot of JEE Main Online Mock Test and JEE Main Online Practice Test.

Stay tuned for more updates on JEE Main 2021 latest news.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Where can I Access the JEE Main 2021 Application Form Online?

NTA releases the JEE Main application form on its official website.

2. When will the JEE Main 2021 Admit Card be Released?

JEE Main 2021 admit cards are expected to be released in the second week of February 2021.

3. Will I be Able to Book an Exam Slot as per my Choice?

No, this year you will not be able to book an exam slot as per your choice. The authority will provide exam slots on their own to the JEE Main candidates this year.

4. Are There any Changes in the Exam Pattern this Year due to COVID-19?

There are quite a few changes in the exam pattern due to the ongoing pandemic situation. Due to that, this year, JEE Main exam will be conducted in four phases i.e. February, March, April, and May.

5. Can I Carry Hand Sanitiser in the Exam Hall?

Yes, you must carry a hand sanitiser (50 ml) in the exam hall. Along with this, you should also carry JEE Main admit card, photo identity proof, transparent ballpoint pen, a passport size photograph (to be pasted on the attendance sheet), and your personal water bottle (it should be transparent).

6. What is the mode of examination for JEE Main?

Both the papers of JEE mains are held in the online mode that is the computer-based mode. The exam is conducted digitally instead of the traditional non-digital paper-based exam. Therefore, candidates appearing for the upcoming JEE mains examination must ensure that they are fully comfortable in appearing for the computer examination mode. They must practice giving mock computer tests before the examination to get adapted to answering questions on the computer screen. 

7. Is NCERT enough for JEE?

NCERT textbooks are one of the most important study materials for JEE Mains aspirants. NCERT books are enough and in fact, essential for you to gain conceptual clarity on the syllabus topics. Several toppers of the JEE Mains have also suggested that the aspirants should lay their primary emphasis on building a strong conceptual foundation with the aid of the NCERT books. Thus, to successfully clear the JEE mains examination, never ignore and underestimate the importance of NCERT books. 


You can avail all the well-researched and good quality chapters, sample papers, syllabus on various topics from the website of Vedantu and its mobile application available on the play store. 

8. Is 300 a good score in JEE Mains?

The score in JEE mains examination in the range of 300 and above is considered an excellent score. This score is sufficient to help you get two digit ranks and under 200 rankings, based on the previous years' score analysis of the candidates.  Considering the other factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, this score can surely help you clear the JEE mains examination with flying colours. 

9. How can I succeed in the JEE examination?

You can succeed in the upcoming JEE Mains exams by, first of all, analyzing the latest syllabus and previous year questions to get a comprehensive idea about the examination. The sooner you will start your preparation, the better will be your chances of selection due to extra preparation time. Prepare a detailed study plan based on your weak and strong areas, instead of copying the strategies of the toppers blindly. 

10. Is it possible to get AIR 1 in JEE without coaching?

It is possible for you to get an AIR 1 in JEE Mains examination without coaching which is evident from the fact that several candidates in the past have cleared the exam with topmost ranks without coaching classes. Through self-studies and extensive use of online sources of study, you can devise a smart strategy to clear the JEE Mains examination with rank one. Visit Vedantu’s website or download the app for more details.  

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