JEE Main 2019

JEE Main 2019 Exam - Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Fees & Admit Card

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card has been released by NTA on 17th December 2018 in online mode. This examination is going to be held two times in a year. This year, around 9.5 lakh candidates will be appearing for the gateway top engineering colleges in India, i.e. JEE Main 2019.

From 2019 onwards, JEE Main will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) once in January and then the next in April 2019. The NTA has already released the exam centre, slot, date and admit card for JEE Main. The JEE Mains 2019 exam will be held in 258 cities across India and that overwhelming wave can be easily seen among the aspirants. Candidates can get admission to B.E/B.Tech and B. Arch courses offered by IIITs, NITs and other GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes). You can view your exam centre, date and slot if you know all your JEE Main 2019 Login details, that are – Application Number, password and security pin. Get all the details of JEE Mains 2019 by scrolling down this page.

JEE Main 2019 Exam Date

As mentioned above, the NTA will be conducting JEE Main 2019 twice a year, i.e. once in January and the again April 2019. So, it’s better to check the JEE mains 2019 Important dates for January and April separately for clarity. That’s why we have segregated the important dates for JEE in two parts – January and April. Check all the exam dates for both in the below given tables.


EventJanuary SessionApril Session
Notification of JEE Main 2019 September 2018February 2019
Application Forms Availability1st to 30 September 20188th February – 7th March 2019
JEE Main 2019 Admit Card Availability 17th December 201818th March 2019
JEE Main Exam Date 2019 (Paper 1 and Paper 2)6th January – 20 January 20196th April – 20th April 2019
JEE Main 2019 Answer Key ReleaseJanuary 2019April 2019
JEE Main 2019 Result Declaration31st January 201930th April 2019
Top 2,24,000 Candidates announcementMarch 2019 May 2019
JEE Main 2019 All India Ranks DeclarationMarch 2019May 2019


JEE Main Exam Shift & Timings

The JEE main 2019 exam will be held in two shifts – Morning shift and Afternoon Shift. The detailed shift timings are given below:

Examination Shift Morning ShiftAfternoon Shift
Timing9:30 AM to 12:30 PM2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Duration3 Hours3 Hours
Entry timing in Exam Centre7:30 AM to 8:30 AM12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Exam Hall entry timing 8:45 AM to 9 AM1:45 PM to 2 PM


JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2019

Qualifying Exam

Candidates should have passed 12th standard (or equivalent) in 2017 or 2018 or must be appearing in the year 2019.

Qualifying Marks – 12th Standard

There is no pass percentage set by the authorities to appear for JEE Main 2019. The candidates should just 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

You must have scored a minimum of 75% marks or should be in the top 20 percentile of your respective board. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category require 65% marks.

JEE Main Paper II Criteria

For admission to architecture course, one must have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also an aggregate of 50% marks in the qualifying examination. Diploma holders are not eligible for the entrance exam.

For Exam Centres in India
Paper(s) NameJEE Mains 2019 Application Fee
General/OBCSC/ST/PwD/Transgender
JEE Mains paper I (B.E/B.Tech) JEE Mains Paper II (B.Arch/B.Planning) onlyRs 500 (Boys)Rs 250 (Girls)Rs 250 (Boys)Rs 250 (Girls)
Both papers of JEE Mains 2019 Rs 900 (Boys)Rs 450 (Girls)Rs 450 (Boys)Rs 450 (Girls)


For Exam Centres in Foreign Countries
Paper(s) NameJEE Mains 2019 Application Fee
General/OBCSC/ST/PwD/Transgender
JEE Mains paper I (B.E/B.Tech) JEE Mains Paper II (B.Arch/B.Planning) onlyRs. 2000 (Boys)Rs. 1000 (Girls)Rs. 1000 (Boys)Rs. 1000 (Girls)
Both papers of JEE Mains 2019 Rs. 3000 (Boys)Rs. 1500 (Girls)Rs. 1500 (Boys)Rs. 1500 (Girls)


JEE Main Exam Pattern 2019


  • • JEE Main 2019 exam have 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 ParticularsPaper IPaper II
    Mode of ExamOnline (Computer Based Test)Online (Mathematics and Aptitude) & Offline (Drawing Test)
    Type of questions (Paper I)Objective type questionsMathematics and aptitude – Objective typeDrawing test - Subjective
    Name of the subjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and MathematicsMathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test
    Maximum marks360 marks390 marks
    Marking Scheme4 marks for each correct response. 1 mark will be deducted for every response4 marks for each correct response. 1 mark will be deducted for every response


    JEE Main Paper I Pattern

    Name of the SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
    Physics30120
    Chemistry30120
    Maths30120
    Total90360


    JEE Main Paper II Pattern

    Name of the SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
    Maths30120
    Aptitude Test50200
    Drawing Test270
    Total82390


    JEE Main 2019 Syllabus for Paper I

    Physics – Section A

    ThermodynamicsLaws of motionWork, Energy, and powerCurrent Electricity
    Rotational motionUnits and measurementElectronic devicesProperties of solids and liquids
    Kinetic theory of gasesOscillations and wavesElectromagnetic induction and alternating currentsOptics
    KinematicsElectrostaticsGravitationWork
    Electromagnetic WavesMagnetic Effects of Current and MagnetismDual Nature of MatterAtoms and Nuclei
    Communication Systems


    Physics – Section B

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


    Chemistry

    Physical Chemistry
    Some basic concepts in chemistryEquilibriumChemical thermodynamics
    Atomic structureStates of matterChemical kinetics
    Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureSolutionsRedox Reactions and Electrochemistry
    Surface Chemistry


    Inorganic Chemistry

    Classification of elements and periodicity in propertiesD – and f – block elementsS-Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
    HydrogenCo-ordination compoundsEnvironmental chemistry
    General Principles and processes of Isolation of MetalsP-Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements


    Organic Chemistry

    Purification and characterization of organic compoundsOrganic compounds containing oxygenOrganic compounds containing halogensOrganic compounds containing nitrogenHydrocarbons
    Some basic principles of organic chemistryChemistry in everyday lifeBiomoleculesPolymersPrinciples related to Practical Chemistry
    Chemistry in everyday life


    Mathematics
    Sets, Relations, and functionsSequences and seriesMathematical induction Integral calculus
    Statistics and probabilityBinomial theorem and its simple applicationsMatrices and determinantsVector algebra
    Mathematical reasoningComplex numbers and quadratic equationsTrigonometryPermutations and combinations
    Limit, Continuity, and DifferentiabilityCoordinate GeometryDifferential EquationsThree-Dimensional Geometry


    JEE Main 2019 Syllabus Paper II
    Part I
    Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materialsAnalytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawingsVisualizing


    Part II
    Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objectsColour textureBuilding forms and elementsharmony and contrast
    SubtractionTransformation of forms both 2D and 3D unionRotationCreating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms


    JEE Main 2019 Result

    The JEE Main Result 2019 for January exam will be declared by the National testing Agency on 31st January 2019. The JEE Main 2019 April’s exam will be announced on 30th April 2019. You can easily obtain your JEE Main Result/Scorecard on the official website. To check the result, you will need certain log in credentials like JEE Mains 2019 Roll number and Date of Birth. This year, the NTA will use process of normalization for determining the results for eligible candidates.

    JEE Main 2019 Slot Booking

    The slot booking feature for JEE Main allows you to choose the preferable date and time for the exam. However, this feature can be utilized only by those candidates who are taking up the online examination. This feature works on first come first serve basis and there is no compulsion to book a slot.

    JEE Main Cut off 2019

    JEE Main Cut off 2019 will be released along with the result in the first wee of February 2019. You can check your JEE Mains 2019 cutoff 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 result are declared.

  • • The cutoff of JEE Main 2019 will depend on certain factors; some important ones are listed below:

  • • Total number of candidates appearing in the exam

  • • Total available seats

  • • Total applications received for the programme which a candidate a seeking admission for

  • • Difficulty level of the exam

  • • Admission Category

  • Below given is the cut off for the year 2018 to help you estimating the cut off pattern for JEE Mains:

    CategoryMaximum marksMinimum MarksQualified
    Common Rank List35074111275
    OBC-NCL734565313
    SC732934425
    ST732417256
    PwD73-352755
    Total--231024


    What to Conclude?


    As JEE Main 2019 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 on 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 2019 latest news.

    All the Best!