JEE Main FAQs 2019

Frequently Asked Questions for JEE Mains 2019

About 11.99 lakh students appear for the JEE Main exam every year!

Considered as one of the toughest exams worldwide, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is going to be conducted by the NTA from this year. Until 2018, the exam used to be led by CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education.

This year, students undertaking this exam shall face a new experience owing to the recent changes initiated by the conducting body. Not only has the mode of exam changed from offline to online, but it shall also be held bi-annually, in January and April. As many doubts are likely to arise, knowing about the JEE Main FAQs is, therefore, imperative.

To ease all sort of miscommunication, here are a few JEE Main 2019 FAQs for you:

Question 1: How can I apply for JEE Main 2019?

Answer: First of all, you need to fill out the 2019 online application form for this exam on the official website www.nta.ac.in. Before filling it, read every single instruction carefully. The application form is to be filled online only. Any kind of wrong information found will get your form rejected right at that moment.

Question 2: What is the eligibility criterion for 2019 JEE Main?

Answer: Another of those pertinent JEE Main frequently asked questions, the eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • • Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam for the academic year 2017/2018.

  • • Those who shall be appearing for their Class 12 exam or equivalent ones in 2019.

  • • Students who appeared for their Class XII exam/equivalents in 2016 or before are not eligible. Also, students who will appear for their final school exam in 2020 or after are not qualified.

  • • There is no upper age limit in JEE Main. Candidates who have passed in 2017/2018 or will be giving exam in 2019 are entitled to appear for it.

  • [Note: In case a student had passed in 2018, and let’s say, has appeared again in 2019 for improvement, then also, he or she is qualified to sit for the exam.]

    Question 3: Is there any provision for candidates with disabilities?

    Answer: Every student category (GEN/SC/ST/Others) as prescribed by the official body of JEE holds a 5% reservation provision for Persons with Disabilities (PwD). This has been adhered as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

    *Special Mention: Persons with benchmark disabilities such as blindness, cerebral palsy and locomotive disability shall get the facility of a reader, a scribe or a lab assistant as needed.

    Question 4: How many times can you apply for JEE Main 2019?

    Answer: As stated earlier, this exam will be held twice in a year. So, your number of attempts within an academic session shall be counted as one. Candidates are usually allowed to appear for 3 consecutive years.

    Question 5: What are the photographs to be uploaded for the 2019 application form?

    Answer: Applicants shall have to upload scanned photos of their own along with a scanned image of their signature. Signature (again scanned) of their official guardian also has to be uploaded.

    Question 6: Is the exam going to get tougher due to NTA conducting it?

    Answer: There is no need to get paranoid! The examination pattern and also the JEE Main syllabus remains the same as that of the previous year. The exam paper is going to remain similar only.

    Question 7: Can you tell me about the examination pattern?

    Answer: It is common amongst the frequently asked questions on JEE. The exam consists of 2c papers; I and II. Check out the table below to know the question types and subject combinations –


    PAPERSUBJECTSQUESTION TYPESEXAM MODE
    PAPER IPhysicsMathsChemistryObjective type questions giving equal weightage to all 3 subjects.CBT (Computer Based Mode)
    PAPER IIMaths – Part IAptitude Test – Part IIFor Part I, you have Objective Type questions.For Part II, you have question testing your drawing aptitude.Part I – CBTPart II – Pen & Paper on drawing sheet.

    Question 8: Can you use calculator in the online examination?

    Answer: No, candidates are NOT allowed to use calculators or any electronic devices as such.

    Question 9: What shall candidates appearing from Assam/ Jammu & Kashmir/Meghalaya do where the Government has not issued Aadhaar Card yet?

    Answer: This is a crucial query amidst other JEE Main FAQs. Applicants from such states where Aadhaar has not yet been issued are to submit details such as passport, ration card or voter ID.

    Question 10: In case I forget my JEE Main password for application, what shall I do?

    Answer: You can reset your password for the JEE Main 2019 application form via a security question and correct answer selected during the process. A verification code shall be sent to your registered mobile number. Otherwise, a reset link will be sent to your provided email ID.

    Question 11: How much is your JEE Main Application fee?

    Answer: The application fee will be set according to your category and gender. Payment has to be made online via credit or debit card. You can also opt for offline payment mode through an e-challan. The fee shall be shown to you while you are filling out the form.

    Question 12: How do you check your JEE Main 2019 exam fee status?

    Answer: You have to check your status by visiting the official website of NTA which is www.jeemain.nic.in. Take out a printout of your confirmation page for future convenience. If you have paid through e-challan, then visit your nearest SBI branch to update your fees status. In case you have paid online, then wait for 48 hours before checking.

    JEE Main 2019 FAQs – Now your issues are sorted!

    Every year, a number of issues are raised owing to misinformation regarding official matters. NTA, therefore, asked every single candidate to be extra cautious when they are filling their application form.

    Once you have submitted your form, there will be no further scope of rectification. Keep your Aadhaar card or Voter ID handy while putting down your and your parent’s name. Often, the spellings are different. So, double check if possible!

    Now that the basic doubts have been cleared with the above-mentioned JEE Main FAQs, get ready! Prepare yourself well, and give your best shot to give your career a great start soon.