JEE Main Admit Card 2019

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card Released - Download JEE Mains Hall Ticket Here

This year, the National Testing Agency or NTA had released JEE Main admit cards on March 21, 2019. The final or main examination was held on April 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 across 370+ centres in India and abroad. Every aspiring engineer who wants to enroll at a premier university or institute has to procure JEE Main admit card to sit for the next exam.

This card proves the identity of the examinee and consists of various data like the applicant’s name, date of birth, address, category and date of the examination.

Without JEE Main admit card 2019, also known as JEE Main hall ticket, you would be unable to appear for this crucial final exam. It is true for JEE 2020 exams too. If there are any discrepancies in the admit card, like wrong DOB, misspelled name, mistaken age or roll number or improper address of venue, you must immediately contact NTA for modifications.

All candidates must carry with them one photocopy of your original admit card. This card has to be stored, under safekeeping. If by mistake, the original card is misplaced or lost, NTA will replace it. However, this entire process is time-consuming, and you have to be careful.

In this article, you shall find information about all the necessary points to remember about the exam. Besides preparing for the examination itself with discipline and vigor, you must also know about all details of the admit card itself.

How to download JEE Mains admit card 2019?

National Testing Agency or NTA usually releases admit cards for its April exams around 20 March. Candidates have to log in to the official website to download the admit card. The main steps to download an admit card, are as follows:

  • 1. Log on to www.jeemain.nic.in. On the left-hand side, you will notice a section which says Current Events. Under that, you will find the link that says “Download JEE Main Admit Card 2019”. Click on it.

  • 2. You will now see 2 options to sign in. One requires your application number and the password. Another involves putting in application number and Date of Birth.

  • 3. Note that only pre-registered candidates can sign in using the password option. If you are not pre-registered, you will need to sign in using just the application number and your DOB.

  • 4. Once you are signed in, you will see the link to download JEE Main admit card.

  • 5. Ensure that you check all the details that are present on the card and that they are completely correct.

  • 6. If there are any discrepancies and/or mistakes, contact NTA immediately.

  • 7. Once you have downloaded your admit card, print it and make a photocopy of it for later use.

  • Details that are mentioned on an admit card

    Your JEE admit card consists of a lot of details which help prove your identity and let you appear for the exam. All this information must, therefore, be accurate. The details include:

  • • Candidate’s name

  • • His or her roll number

  • • Candidate’s application number

  • • Father’s name

  • • Name of the course applied for

  • • Date of birth

  • • Gender

  • • Category (as in General or Reserved categories)

  • • State of eligibility

  • • Candidate’s photograph

  • • Test city as well as centre code

  • • Examination’s date, shift and timing

  • • Reporting time at the centre and the gate closing time

  • • JEE Main paper (whether I or II)

  • • Both candidate’s and parent’s signatures

  • Note: The two papers - I and II - may not fall at the same city or same location. Allocation of these specifics is done randomly. If you are appearing for both the tests, you will have to check the details of the venue and other particulars from time to time.

    What happens if you are unable to download the admit card?

    It is not a very uncommon problem. At times, some candidates are unable to download JEE Main admit card. If it happens to you, you must immediately contact JEE Main helpline numbers. The numbers are: 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526

    Also, you can email them at jeemain-nta.nic.in

    The official contact address of NTA is:

    National Testing Agency

    Block C-20 1A/8, Sector- 62,
    IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar
    Noida: 201309, Uttar Pradesh

    Essential documents to carry to JEE Main exam centers


  • • A printed copy and a photocopy of the original JEE Main admit card.

  • • One passport-sized photograph. It has to be affixed on the attendance sheet at the exam centre. Note that this photo should be identical to the one you uploaded during the application process. Otherwise, you will not be allowed inside the venue.

  • • Candidates who are physically disabled (People with Disabilities or PwD) must show a copy of PwD certificate to the venue coordinator.

  • • Candidates also require a valid ID for reasons of safety. Multiple Identification certificates can be carried, although only one is required. Valid IDs include PAN card/voter ID card/passport/aadhaar card with photograph/aadhaar enrolment number (if the card has not been made available yet)/ration card/driving license.

  • Note: All ID cards/certificates must be updated.

    Exam schedule

    The following was the schedule followed in 2019 Joint Main exams. The same format is likely to be followed next year too.

    Examination particulars First ShiftSecond Shift
    Exam timing9.30AM to 12.30PM2.30PM to 5.30PM
    Duration of examination3 hours3 hours
    Exam centre entry time7.30AM to 8.30 AM12.30PM to 1.30PM
    Exam hall entry time8:45 AM to 9 AM1:45 PM to 2 PM
    Checking of admit cards9 AM to 9:15 AM2 PM to 2:15 PM
    Final seating time9:15 AM2:15 PM
    Instructions by the invigilator9:15 AM to 9:25 AM2:15 PM to 2:25 PM
    Test commences at9:30 AM2:30 PM
    Test ends at12.30PM5.30PM


    Items not allowed inside the exam hall

    The following is a list of all the items that are disbarred from the examination hall. If you are caught carrying any of the items, disciplinary action may be taken against you.

  • • No candidate can carry any manner of pen or pencil inside the examination hall or room.

  • • No candidate can wear a wristwatch or any other device that displays the time. There will be a clock inside the exam hall. That is the time candidates must refer to.

  • • No candidate can carry any mobile phones, pagers, Log tables, copybooks, text or reference books, paper of any manner, and any other item which may help them during the test.

  • • If anyone is caught breaching any of these rules, he or she will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

  • Exam day essentials

    There are some specific instructions on what to do during the exam. 

  • • You must check the admit card beforehand and identify where the exam centre lies. They can then reach the venue on time on the day of the examination.

  • • You must reach the venue well in advance. That will assist you in checking the seating arrangements.

  • • Once the exam starts, you will not be allowed to enter the room under any situation.

  • • You must carry the JEE Mains admit card 2019 with you in the original. Without that, you will not be allowed to sit for the exam.

  • Did you forget your JEE Main 2019 application number and/or password?

    Often, candidates end up losing or misplacing their application numbers and the associated passwords. In case it happens with you as well, you can follow these steps to recover them with minimum fuss.

  • • Click on the website “jeemain.nic.in/jeemainapp/root/loginpage.aspx” immediately.

  • • There is a section which says, “I cannot access my account.” Click on that.

  • • You will now find two options: “Forgot my application number” or “Forgot my password.”

  • • Click on the option which is suitable for you. You will, then, notice the following sub-options.

  • 1. Use the security question. Your answer must match the one you gave during the registration process accurately.

  • 2. The second method involves requesting the website to send a verification code by SMS to your mobile phone.

  • 3. There is a ‘reset’ link on the page as well. If nothing works, click on reset, and a link will be sent to your registered email ID. Click on that, and access will be restored.

  • • Once you click on any of the links mentioned above, a new page will open with the option “Continue.” Click on it.

  • • You will then be re-directed to another page where you will have to refill all the details that you had input earlier.

  • • Some of the details which are needed are:

  • 1. Your name

  • 2. Your father’s name

  • 3. Your mother’s name

  • 4. DOB

  • 5. Place of birth

  • 6. A security PIN (may be case-sensitive)

  • Dos and don’ts for the JEE Main exam

    Being one of the most prestigious competitive examinations, there are certain codes of conduct. These have been mentioned below.

    Do’s Don’ts
    Carry the original JEE Main admit card plus coloured photographsNever carry any prohibited on outlawed content.
    A photo ID proof. Wristwatches are not allowed
    Report on time at your exam venue.No other electronic devices are allowed.
    All guidelines of the exam hall have to be abided by.Do not wear any accessories


    Circumstances when the JEE Mains 2019 results may be withheld

    The following are the circumstances:

  • 1. When the candidate has been caught with unwanted electronic devices.

  • 2. Anyone found talking during the exam’s duration will be disbarred and have results withheld.

  • 3. Anyone found disturbing others inside the venue will have his or her results withheld.

  • 4. Results will also be disbarred for those candidates who use other’s seats rather than their own, or someone who is appearing at a centre other than the one on the admit card. It is, thus, important to go through the JEE Main admit card 2019 thoroughly.

  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs) on JEE Mains admit card

  • 1. When can I get the JEE Main admit card 2019?

  • The admit card 2019 is available online since 21 March. 

  • 2. From where can I find the admit card?

  • You can now easily download the JEE Main admit card from the website that is mentioned above. It is www.jeemain.nic.in. 


  • 3. Do I have to carry any identifying document, besides the admit card, to gain access to the examination hall?

  • Yes, you must carry at least one Photo ID card besides the admit card to prove your identity. All PwD candidates must carry a valid PwD certificate in original. The certificate must be signed and witnessed by a competent authority.

  • 4. How do I know on which day my exam is?

  • After downloading, carefully note down the JEE Main admit card date. You can then plan your study schedule accordingly. Be sure to memorize the date if necessary

  • 5. I have forgotten my Photo ID. Can I appear for the exam?

  • You cannot. All examinees must carry at least one Photo ID certificate besides their admit card. If you are carrying only the admit card, you will be barred from entry.

  • 6. What will happen if I lose my JEE admit?

  • If you lose the original admit card, you will not be able to appear for the exam. However, you can always access the official website of the JEE and download it from there. It is advisable to always keep a soft copy of the admit card with you offline as well.

    Once you have cleared both Papers I and II, you will be eligible for admission to some of the country’s best-known institutions. You must preserve the JEE Main admit card for posterity as you will also have to sit for a counselling exam.
    Best of luck.