JEE Main 2022 is scheduled to be conducted in two sessions- the first in June and the second in July. The first exam for JEE Main June session is set to be held on the 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th of June 2022. The JEE Registration window for the June session will be active till 5th April 2022. Candidates can register for JEE Main 2022 on the official website of the National Testing Agency. Due to the reduction in the 10+2 syllabus of several state boards, NTA has released an updated syllabus and exam pattern for the upcoming sessions of JEE Main.
Keep reading to know the eligibility criteria, registration, syllabus, exam patterns, and all other Important Dates About JEE Main 2022.
This year, NTA has introduced several changes to the JEE Main exam pattern. The marking scheme, exam centres, correction window, etc. are revised for the June and July sessions of JEE Main 2022. Candidates can refer to the below points to know more about these changes.
Number of Sessions: NTA will conduct JEE Main in two separate sessions this year. The first session will be conducted on selected dates between 24th June to 29th June 2022. The second session will be conducted on consecutive days from 21st July to 30th July 2022.
Marking Scheme: NTA has declared that there will be negative marking for Section B in JEE Main 2022 Paper 1, Paper 2A, and 2B.
No Correction Window for Applications: Once candidates submit their JEE Main 2022 Application no corrections can be made to the application forms. NTA will not provide any correction window for the JEE Main application process this year.
Exam Centres: This year there are 501 in India and 13 in overseas JEE Main Exam Centres are allotted. Candidates can select 4 choices for exam centres in their applications.
No Age Limit: Candidates completing their Class 12 examination in 2020, 2021, and 2022 can appear for JEE Main irrespective of their age.
As already stated, this year JEE Main will be conducted in two sessions, one in June and the other in July. The registration process, as well as the admit card release, of both sessions, will have separate schedules. So, the important events and the corresponding dates for JEE Main 2022, are tabulated below for the reference of candidates.
The Joint Seat Allocation process will begin after the results.
Candidates aspiring to take JEE Main this year are advised to go through the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria for the same before registering for the exam. The NTA authorities have chalked out a list of criteria pertaining to age, academic qualification, nationality, etc. that candidates must fulfil so as to be eligible for taking JEE Main 2022.
The eligibility criteria for JEE Main June and July sessions are listed below for the reference of candidates.
Age Limit: There is no upper age limit for candidates aspiring to take JEE Main 2022. However, candidates will have to meet the age criteria of their preferred colleges at the time of admission.
Academic Qualification: Candidates who passed the 12th Board examination (or any other equivalent examination) in 2020 and 2021 are eligible for JEE Main 2022. Also, candidates who are going to take their 12th Board examination in 2022 are eligible for both the upcoming sessions of JEE Main.
It must hereby be noted that candidates who have passed the 12th Boards or equivalent examinations in 2019 or earlier will not be eligible for JEE Main 2022. Also, candidates who are going to appear in their 12th Boards or equivalent examinations in 2023 or later will not be eligible for JEE Main this year.
The registration for the first session of JEE Main 2022 to be conducted in June is closed on 5th April. The application for the June session began on Mar 1, 2022, and the application for the July session will begin on Apr 8, 2022. Candidates will have to pay a nominal fee for JEE Main registration when they fill up the application form.
NTA has declared a concession in the registration fee for candidates belonging to the ST, SC, PwD, categories. Also, female candidates will be allowed a concession in the JEE Main 2022 registration fee. The registration fee for overseas candidates is likely to be higher than that for candidates applying from India.
The registration fee details for JEE Main 2022 are tabulated below.
Candidates can pay the JEE Main registration fee 2022 using their debit or credit cards (Master and Visa cards will not be permitted) through net banking, or UPIs. If a candidate is found to submit more than one application form, his or her candidature will be cancelled. Also, no candidate will be allowed to apply for both June and July sessions together.
The exam dates for the June and July sessions of JEE Main 2022 are tabulated below for the reference of candidates.
JEE Main Admit Cards for the June has been released on 21st June 2022 and July sessions will be released as notified by NTA. Candidates will have to use their application number and date of birth (DOB) to login into the official site of JEE Main 2022 to download their admit cards.
For every candidate, a JEE Main Admit Card or hall ticket is mandatory to carry on the exam day along with a government-issued 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 2022 admit card might contain an advisory for candidates regarding safety measures to be taken for the pandemic.
NTA has released the updated JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern . The exam will be conducted for 3 hours. JEE Main Paper 1 will be completely computer-based while Paper 2 will be partly computer-based and partly pen-and-paper-based. Check the below table to know more details about JEE Main exam pattern 2022.
Candidates will get a +4 for every question they answer correctly and a -1 for every question they answer incorrectly. For Section B of Paper 1, Paper 2A, and Paper 2B, there will be negative marking for incorrect answers.
NTA will release a provisional answer key for each paper of JEE Main 2022 for the reference of candidates, on the official website of the exam. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key with a payment of a processing charge of Rs. 200 per question. However, they must note that the fee will not be refunded even if the answer is found to be correct. The provisional answer keys will be available for two to three days. After the verification of all challenges raised by candidates, NTA will release the JEE Main 2022 Final Answer Key. The scores of candidates will be calculated on the basis of the final answer key.
The JEE Main Result 2022 will be released online by NTA. The results for both June and July sessions are expected to be released on the same day. The date of the result declaration will be notified by NTA. You can easily obtain your JEE Main Result/Scorecard on the official website of the exam. To check the result, you will need your login credentials like JEE Mains 2022 Roll number and Date of Birth.
Upon declaration of the result, the JEE Main 2022 Scorecard will be published online on the official website of JEE Main by NTA. Candidates must take along their scorecards for the counselling sessions conducted by JoSAA.
The following details of candidates will be displayed in their JEE Main Scorecard 2022.
Category of the student
Nationality of the candidate
State code of eligibility
Marks obtained in JEE Main 2022 (Subject-wise and total)
All India Rank
JEE Main Cut-off 2022 will be released online for each session of counselling. The cut-off for JEE Main will be declared category-wise. Candidates will have to qualify for the JEE Main cut-off for their preferred college and course to get admission. Three major factors that will help to determine the JEE Main Cut-off 2022 are listed below.
The total number of candidates appearing in the exam
Total number of available seats
Difficulty level of the exam
Candidates will be allotted seats and admission on the basis of their JEE Main 2022 All India Ranks through the seat allocation process. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA conducts this process. Candidates must furnish all required documents for verification at the time of the seat allocation or admission.
As JEE Main 2022 is the gateway to the top engineering institutes of India, you must put in all the effort and hard work to succeed in it. So refer to the reliable study resources on Vedantu and prepare well for the exam. You can solve and practice the JEE Main Sample Papers, JEE Main 2022 Previous Year Question Papers for a better understanding of the question pattern. Also, the JEE Main Mock Test series on Vedantu will be of great help for your exam preparation, as it simulates the real-time exam scenario. So prepare well and stay tuned for more updates on JEE Main 2022 Seat Allocation.
1. Where can I Access the JEE Main 2021 Application Form Online?
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1. What is the mode of examination for JEE Main 2022?
JEE Main 2022 Paper 1 consisting of three sections, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry will be conducted in online mode. The sections on Mathematics and Aptitude in JEE Main Paper 2A and 2B will be conducted in an online mode. The section on Drawing in Paper 2A will be conducted offline.
2. Will there be four attempts in JEE Main 2022?
NTA (National Testing Agency) will conduct JEE Main 2022 twice a year in two sessions i.e. June and July. Therefore, now students will be able to appear in the exam two times a year. In addition, students can take JEE Main for three consecutive years after passing their Class 12 exam.
3. What is the difference between JEE and JEE Main?
There are two exams that make up JEE: JEE Main and JEE Advanced. The first stage of the IIT JEE entrance exam is JEE Main. It is held twice a year (in January and April) by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to offer admission to various government and private colleges based on the candidate's rank.
4. Is it possible for me to pass JEE main 2022 in two months?
Yes, it is possible to pass JEE Main 2022 in two months. If you have already covered your syllabus, then you just need to revise all the syllabus and give the mock test to boost your preparations. Your focus should be on your preparation rather than the result.
5. What is the age limit for JEE Main 2022?
There is no age limit for the candidates appearing in the JEE Main 2022. The candidates who have passed the class 12/equivalent examination irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2022 examination. Candidates should appear in JEE Main 2022 exam with class 12th or within the next 3 years.
6. Is JEE 2022 restricted to engineering students only?
JEE Exam 2022 is conducted for getting admission in B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning courses. So it is conducted for admission in engineering, architecture, and planning across colleges in India.
7. Is JEE Main 2022 exam tough?
JEE Main 2022 is considered one of the toughest exams in India but with a good preparation strategy it can be cleared easily. Students need proper planning and study strategy to clear this exam.
8. Which subjects are there in JEE Main 2022?
In JEE Main 2022 Paper 1 subjects are Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. JEE Main 2022 Paper 2A includes subjects Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing, while Paper 2B includes Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Planning topics.
9. What are the minimum marks required to clear JEE main 2022?
Students can get an idea of the minimum marks required to clear JEE Main 2022 through the category wise cut off list of JEE Main 2021. The list is given below.
Cut-Off as per JEE Main 2021
Common Rank List
OBC – NCL
10. In JEE Main 2022, how many questions are expected to be there?
There are 75 questions in Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech), Paper 2A (B.Arch) 82 questions, and Paper 2B (B.Plan) 105 questions in JEE Main.
11. Is it possible for me to take JEE Main 2022 without maths?
Candidates taking JEE Main 2022 must have completed class 12th with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects, as well as one of the following: Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, or Technical Vocational.
12. Is it possible for a student of PCB to take the JEE Main 2022 exam?
Yes , biology students can also appear for the JEE Main 2022 Exam.
13. When should I begin studying for the JEE Main 2022?
It is always good to start early preparation for JEE. Students can begin their JEE Main 2022 preparation in any class. Starting JEE Main preparation in class 9 or 10 covers the fundamentals (key skills). Many aspirants believe that class 11 is the best time to begin preparing for JEE Main.
14. Is biology included in JEE Main 2022?
As JEE is mainly for Engineering courses, biology is not included in JEE Main 2022. You can take biology in your class 12th along with mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
15. What are the important chapters for the JEE Main 2022 exam?
In Physics important chapters are Mechanics, Oscillations And Waves, Rotational Motion Electrostatics, etc. In Mathematics important Chapters are Integration, Differentiation, Probability, Three Dimensional Geometry and Trigonometry etc. In Chemistry, important chapters are Organic Compounds, Containing Oxygen, Equilibrium, Chemical Kinetics , Transition Elements (d and f block) etc.
16. Is the JEE Main online easier than the offline?
In the level of difficulty of the examination both online and offline modes of examination are the same.