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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2022 [Paper 1 and Paper 2], Marking Scheme, Syllabus

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2022 [Paper 1 and Paper 2], Marking Scheme, Syllabus

JEE Main 2022 has been scheduled to take place in the month of  June and July 2022. A new change has been introduced by NTA this year in the exam pattern of JEE Main 2022. As per the new pattern, the questions that have numerical value answers (for section B) will have a negative marking. 


As per the standardised JEE Main 2022 exam pattern, candidates had the option to appear for two papers. While Paper I is compulsory for everyone, for those aspiring to pursue a B.Arch degree, qualifying Paper II is a necessary requisite.


Understanding the JEE Main exam pattern is quite essential for successful preparation. So students willing to take the exam must understand the JEE Main exam pattern clearly. JEE Main 2022 will be held in two shifts– morning and evening. It will consist of three papers.

  • Paper 1: B.E/B.Tech

  • Paper 2A: B.Arch

  • Paper 2B: B.Planning


While the exam design was modified in 2019, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has made additional changes for the upcoming JEE Main exam in 2022.


A Detailed Overview of JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Following is the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern for each of its sessions. 


JEE Main 2022 Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

Computer-based (Online)

Subjects

Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Type of Questions

MCQs: 4 options with only 1 correct option

Numerical Value Questions whose answers need to be filled in as a numerical value

Section A (MCQ)

Mathematics: 20 

Chemistry: 20

Physics: 20

Section B (Numerical Value)

Mathematics: 10

Chemistry: 10  

Physics: 10

In Section B, candidates need to attempt any five questions out of 10.

Number of Questions

90

Total Marks

300 

Medium of the Exam

English, Bengali, Urdu in addition to Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam,  Assamese, Marathi, Odia, Telugu, Punjabi, Tamil, and Gujarati


Note: The official update states: "It is clarified to all the candidates that, if the answer for the numerical value questions is, say 5 then all the values like 5, 5.0, 5.00, 5.000, 5.0000, 05, 05.0, 05.00, 05.000, 05.0000 are correct answers".


JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Particulars

B.Arch Exam Pattern

B.Planning Exam Pattern

Exam mode

Online and Offline

[Mathematics and Aptitude: Online

Drawing test: offline]

Online

Subjects

Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing

Aptitude, Mathematics, and Planning Based Questions

Duration of the exam

3 hours

3 hours

Sections

Mathematics (Part I) - 20 MCQs

10 Numerical Value Questions

Aptitude Test (Part II) - 50

Drawing Test (Part III) - 02

Mathematics: 20 questions

10 Numerical Value Questions

Aptitude: 50

Planning Based Questions: 25

Number of questions

82

105

 

Type of questions

Mathematics and Aptitude: Objective type questions

Drawing: Questions for testing the drawing and sketching skills of the candidates 

Mathematics and Aptitude

Planning Based Questions - Multiple Choice Questions

Total Marks

400 

(Drawing section of 100 marks, marks allotted for every question will be given along with it)

400

Medium of exam

English, Bengali, Urdu in addition to Hindi, Assamese, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Gujarati

English, Bengali, Urdu in addition to Hindi, Assamese, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Gujarati


JEE Mock Tests – A Deeper Insight Into the JEE Main Exam Pattern

NTA develops mock tests under National Test Abhyas to help candidates get familiarised with the JEE Main exam pattern. JEE Main 2022 mock tests (once released) can be easily accessed on the official website of NTA. These tests simulate the actual test environment and, hence, are an ideal way to know the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern. 


Candidates will first need to register to practise the online mock tests. The mock test facility provided online is free of charge and is just a click away. 


JEE Main 2022 Preparation 

Gaining a clear understanding of the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern is the first step to beginning your preparations. Practising previous years’ question papers for JEE Main exam is useful too. Students should practise sums and problems thoroughly. Time management is another vital skill to attain the desired score in JEE Main 2022. For both these purposes, appropriate books are a student’s best aid.


Books that are Useful for JEE Main 2022 Preparation

Subject

Books

Physics

Concept of Physics Vol I and II by HC Verma, Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Waves & Thermodynamics by DC Pandey, Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov, Mechanics Part 1 & 2 by DC Pandey, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker

Mathematics

Trigonometry by S.L. Loney, Higher Algebra by Hall, Knight Problems in Calculus of one variable by I.A. Maron, Integral calculus for IIT JEE by Amit Agrawal, Maths XI and XII by NCERT

Chemistry

Organic chemistry by Morison and Boyd, Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur, textbook of Inorganic chemistry for competitions (JEE Main & Advanced) by OP Tandon, Concise organic chemistry by J.D. Lee, Organic chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis


Few Guidelines and Important Facts for the Exam Day

The rules and exam hall timings for JEE Advanced 2022 will be the same as that of the Main. So, knowing about them ahead of time can be helpful.


A Few Points to Remember

  1. All must carry their JEE Main exam admit cards, along with a recent passport size photograph and a valid photo ID proof. Anyone without an admit card won’t be granted entry into the examination hall.

  2. Candidates appearing for Paper-II of JEE Main must carry their own geometry set, pencils, erasers, colours, and crayons.

  3. In the light of COVID-19, candidates are required to bring a duly filled in self-declaration form (undertaking) from NTA’s official website. 

  4. A personal transparent hand sanitiser is also required.

  5. The examination hall entry will be allowed 1 hour to 30 minutes prior to the examination.

  6. PWD candidates are required to bring their own certificates in the format prescribed by NTA.

  7. All electronic gadgets are barred from the examination hall. Other items like log tables, notebooks, books, and calculators are also not allowed.

  8. Diabetic students will have the provision to carry food items like sugar tablets, fruits, and transparent water bottles. However, packaged food items like chocolates and sandwiches are forbidden.

  9. Candidates are required to maintain social distancing and take their seats as soon as the entry is permitted. 

  10. Rough sheets will be provided for calculations. A student must return those sheets to the invigilator before exiting the examination hall.


Conclusion

In this article, we have covered all the important and detailed information about the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern. We have also discussed the section-wise marks distribution for Paper 1 and Paper 2 in detail. Hopefully, now you are well prepared for the JEE Main 2022.

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JEE Main Important Dates

JEE Main Important Dates

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JEE Main 2022 June and July Session exam dates and revised schedule have been announced by the NTA. JEE Main 2022 June and July Session will now be conducted on 20-June-2022, and the exam registration closes on 5-Apr-2022. You can check the complete schedule on our site. Furthermore, you can check JEE Main 2022 dates for application, admit card, exam, answer key, result, counselling, etc along with other relevant information.
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JEE Main Information

JEE Main Information

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NTA has announced the JEE Main 2022 June session application form release date on the official website https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/. JEE Main 2022 June and July session Application Form is available on the official website for online registration. Besides JEE Main 2022 June and July session application form release date, learn about the application process, steps to fill the form, how to submit, exam date sheet etc online. Check our website for more details. July Session's details will be updated soon by NTA.
JEE Main 2022 applicants should be aware of the eligibility criteria before applying to the exam. NTA has released all the relevant information on the official website, i.e. https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/. JEE Main 2022 aspirants should have passed Class 12th or any other equivalent qualifying examination in 2021, 2020, or students appearing in the Class 12th final exam in 2022 can also apply. For further details, visit our website.
As per the union government’s norms, NTA has released the JEE Main 2022 June and July session reservation criteria for different candidates’ categories (SC/ST/OBC/PwD), All India Quota, State Government Quota, Deemed Universities, and more. You can check more details on NTA website.
NTA will release the admit card for JEE Main 2022 June and July Session at https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/, 15 days prior to the exam date for the registered candidates. The admit card will contain information such as the name and contact details of the candidate, the exam centre, reporting time, and examination schedule along with other important instructions for JEE Main 2022 June and July Session.
It is crucial for the the engineering aspirants to know and download the JEE Main 2022 syllabus PDF for Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Check JEE Main 2022 syllabus here along with the best books and strategies to prepare for the entrance exam. Download the JEE Main 2022 syllabus consolidated as per the latest NTA guidelines from Vedantu for free.
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JEE Main 2022 Study Material

JEE Main 2022 Study Material

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JEE Main 2022 Study Materials: Strengthen your fundamentals with exhaustive JEE Main Study Materials. It covers the entire JEE Main syllabus, DPP, PYP with ample objective and subjective solved problems. Free download of JEE Main study material for Physics, Chemistry and Maths are available on our website so that students can gear up their preparation for JEE Main exam 2022 with Vedantu right on time.
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JEE Main Question Papers

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Download JEE Main Question Papers & ​Answer Keys of 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 PDFs. JEE Main Question Paper are provided language-wise along with their answer keys. We also offer JEE Main Sample Question Papers with Answer Keys for Physics, Chemistry and Maths solved by our expert teachers on Vedantu. Downloading the JEE Main Sample Question Papers with solutions will help the engineering aspirants to score high marks in the JEE Main examinations.
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JEE Main 2022 Book Solutions and PDF Download

JEE Main 2022 Book Solutions and PDF Download

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In order to prepare for JEE Main 2022, candidates should know the list of important books i.e. RD Sharma Solutions, NCERT Solutions, RS Aggarwal Solutions, HC Verma books and RS Aggarwal Solutions. They will find the high quality readymade solutions of these books on Vedantu. These books will help them in order to prepare well for the JEE Main 2022 exam so that they can grab the top rank in the all India entrance exam.
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NCERT Book for Class 12 Maths
Physics
NCERT Book for Class 12 Physics
Chemistry
NCERT Book for Class 12 Chemistry
Physics
H. C. Verma Solutions
Maths
R. D. Sharma Solutions
Maths
R.S. Aggarwal Solutions
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JEE Main Mock Tests

JEE Main Mock Tests

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JEE Main 2022 free online mock test series for exam preparation are available on the Vedantu website for free download. Practising these mock test papers of Physics, Chemistry and Maths prepared by expert teachers at Vedantu will help you to boost your confidence to face the JEE Main 2022 examination without any worries. The JEE Main test series for Physics, Chemistry and Maths that is based on the latest syllabus of JEE Main and also the Previous Year Question Papers.
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JEE Main 2022 Cut-Off

JEE Main 2022 Cut-Off

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NTA is responsible for the release of the JEE Main 2022 June and July Session cut off score. The qualifying percentile score might remain the same for different categories. According to the latest trends, the expected cut off mark for JEE Main 2022 June and July Session is 50% for general category candidates, 45% for physically challenged candidates, and 40% for candidates from reserved categories. For the general category, JEE Main qualifying marks for 2021 ranged from 87.8992241 for general-category, while for OBC/SC/ST categories, they ranged from 68.0234447 for OBC, 46.8825338 for SC and 34.6728999 for ST category.
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JEE Main 2022 Results

JEE Main 2022 Results

JEE Main 2022 June and July Session Result - NTA has announced JEE Main result on their website. To download the Scorecard for JEE Main 2022 June and July Session, visit the official website of JEE Main NTA.
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Rank List
Counselling
Cutoff
JEE Main 2022 state rank lists will be released by the state counselling committees for admissions to the 85% state quota and to all seats in NITs and CFTIs colleges. JEE Main 2022 state rank lists are based on the marks obtained in entrance exams. Candidates can check the JEE Main 2022 state rank list on the official website or on our site.
The NTA will conduct JEE Main 2022 counselling at https://josaa.nic.in/. There will be two rounds of counselling for admission under All India Quota (AIQ), deemed and central universities, NITs and CFTIs. A mop-up round of JEE Main counselling will be conducted excluding 15% AIQ seats, while the dates of JEE Main 2022 June and July session counselling for 85% state quota seats will be announced by the respective state authorities.
NTA is responsible for the release of the JEE Main 2022 June and July Session cut off score. The qualifying percentile score might remain the same for different categories. According to the latest trends, the expected cut off mark for JEE Main 2022 June and July Session is 50% for general category candidates, 45% for physically challenged candidates, and 40% for candidates from reserved categories. For the general category, JEE Main qualifying marks for 2021 ranged from 87.8992241 for general category, while for OBC/SC/ST categories, they ranged from 68.0234447 for OBC, 46.8825338 for SC and 34.6728999 for ST category.
Want to know which Engineering colleges in India accept the JEE Main 2022 scores for admission to Engineering? Find the list of Engineering colleges accepting JEE Main scores in India, compiled by Vedantu. There are 1622 Colleges that are accepting JEE Main. Also find more details on Fees, Ranking, Admission, and Placement.
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FAQs on JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

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1. How are JEE Main 2022 Paper 1 and 2 different from each other?

Previously known as AIEEE, the paper is currently known as JEE Main and is divided into two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2.


Paper-1 admits students to B.Tech programmes at NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and SFIs, whereas Paper-2 admits students to B.Arch and B.Planning programmes at various colleges around the country. Paper 1 is for engineering students, while paper 2 is for architectural students.


While paper 1 is required of all students, qualifying marks in paper 2 are required of those wishing to pursue architecture courses and acquire a B. Arch degree.

2. What was the difficulty level of  JEE Main?

JEE Main is a relatively difficult exam to pass. Months, if not years, of diligent effort and planning, may be required. While some start their preparation a month or two before the exam date, the majority of applicants begin their preparations for JEE Main at least a year ahead of time.


The JEE Main 2022 exam will have moderate difficulty level overall. Overall, the 12th-grade curriculum received greater attention in the paper. Maths section was the most challenging of the three sections, and it was a little tricky. The section was dominated by Probability, Statistics, and Calculus, followed by Algebra and Trigonometry.

3. What are the tips to score well in JEE main 2022 apart from regular studies?

Below are the tips to score well apart from your regular studies:

  • A few hours of concentrated learning is far superior to several hours of scattered studying. Remove any distractions from your study life.

  • Online video lectures are undoubtedly the finest technique to obtain a thorough understanding of the numerous major JEE topics. Give it a try to see how effective this new learning method is.

  • Spend some time looking for patterns in what works well. Examine the papers and tests from previous years.

4. What is the new JEE Main 2022 exam pattern set by NTA?

The NTA JEE Main 2022 exam will consist of two papers, Paper 1 is for B.Tech/B.E. and Paper 2 is for B.Arch. and B.Plan. For the B.Tech candidates, Paper 1 consists of three sections, 25 questions for each subject (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics). The total mark is 300 marks. 


For B.Arch. and B.Plan candidates, Paper 2 is held separately and is divided into two papers, i.e., Paper 2A and 2B. JEE Main 2022 exam will be conducted online except for the drawing section of Paper 2A, it will be conducted offline. Paper 2A is for B.Arch candidates which will consist of 82 questions carrying 400 marks and Paper 2B is for B.Plan candidates which will consist of 105 MCQs carrying 400 marks.