JEE Main 2021 Question Paper PDFs with Solutions


Download JEE Main Question Paper 2021 with Solutions PDF

Download free JEE Main 2021 Question Paper Solutions to ace your exams on covering Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. We have curated a list of memory-based questions and these will aid you in preparing and checking the marks efficiently for the exam held in a very short span of time. We have provided a detailed explanation of each question in JEE Main 2021 Question Paper Solutions. These materials are easily available and you may download these materials for free in PDF format. Hope the solutions that we provide for JEE Main 2021 Question Paper Solutions help you in your preparation.

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JEE Main 2021 Question Paper with Solutions

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Marking Scheme of the JEE Main 2021 Question Paper 

In the year 2021, the exam pattern has some changes. The authority has introduced those changes and the same is vivid in their question setting pattern. Let us take a note of such changes:

  1. In paper 1, 90 questions were there in total. 20 questions were from Section A and 10 questions were from Section B. The students should answer 75 questions in total. 20 questions were asked from Section A and 5 questions were asked from Section B. Section B consisted of questions from all the three subjects - Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. 

  2. Paper 2A is for the B.Arch courses. This paper consisted of 82 total questions. The students should attempt 77 questions. Among these 77 questions, 25 were from Mathematics, 50 from Aptitude, and 2 from Drawing. A total of 400 marks was allotted for this paper. 

  3. Paper 2B consisted of 105 questions. The students should attempt only 100 questions. A total of 400 marks was allotted for this paper. 

JEE Main 2021 February session is being conducted now (Feb 23 - 26) across the nation. Hence the official version of the JEE Main 2021 question paper will be released after the completion of the exam by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The official authority will publish the papers online on their official website. Not only that, but the official answer key of the JEE Main 2021 question paper will also be released within the two days of the exam.

However, prior to that, the memory-based question paper of JEE Main will be released on our site after the completion of each day exam. Students can refer to those JEE Main 2021 question paper PDF from our official website ( or app to gain an idea about the type of questions and chapter-wise marks weightage.

JEE Main 2021 Question Paper (February Exam):

As per the JEE Main February 2021 schedule, two days of the exam (i.e. four shifts) have been conducted already. Hence the memory-based question papers for 23 Feb and 24 Feb are out along with the answer sheets. The exams have been conducted across the cities in India while following the proper safety measures against COVID-19. All the candidates must wear a face mask and carry their own sanitiser besides maintaining social distancing.

Day 1 and Day 2 of JEE Main exam have been successfully conducted in two shifts and the difficulty level of the papers was easy to moderate. Neither any questions were asked out of the syllabus nor any question was too difficult.

Below the short summaries are given on the Day 1 JEE Main paper and the JEE Mains 24 Feb 2021 question paper. Take a look:

Day 1: JEE Mains 23 Feb 2021 Question Paper (BArch and BPlan)


In this section, some questions were a little difficult and the rest were easy to moderate. Candidates were able to solve all the questions within the stipulated time. There were many questions asked from Probability, Conics, and Calculus.

General Aptitude

Questions of General Aptitude in both the shifts on 23 Feb were easy. So, all the candidates were able to answer the questions.

Drawing/ Planning-Based Questions

Questions of this section were moderate. The drawing question in shift 1 of the first day JEE Main 2021 exam was related to the COVID-19 vaccination booth.

Day 2: JEE Main 2021 Question Paper 24 Feb (BTech)


In this section, a lot of questions were asked from Physical Chemistry, mostly the numerical ones. These numerical problems were moderately easy while a few were a little difficult and time-consuming. However, no questions were asked out of the NCERT books.


Speaking of the Physics section, these questions were also easy to moderate. Out of all, most of them were formula based and some are based on theories.


All the Maths questions of JEE Main 2021 question paper 24 Feb were easy to moderate.

What are the Benefits of Solving JEE Main 2021 Papers?

Check out the following benefits which the students can obtain by solving the JEE Main 2021 Papers:

  1. Students will get a fair idea about the questions which are asked in the exam. 

  2. They will get to know the pattern of the question paper beforehand.

  3. As they start to solve and practise more from the JEE question papers, they will get familiar with the question papers and the marking scheme of the paper. 

  4. The students can judge their performance by solving these question papers.

  5. By Solving these papers, you will be able to figure out your areas of weakness and revise areas that need improvement. 

JEE Main Mock Tests vs JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers - Which One to Practise?

There are a lot of candidates who are still confused between JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers and JEE Main Mock Test papers. Let us see what is the difference between the two and which one should the students adopt for their preparation.

  • Mock test papers are only the replica of the actual exam paper while JEE Main Previous Years’ question Papers are the actual question papers that the candidates of the previous years attempted in the exam centre.  

  • After the exam is held, the official body on their website releases the previous year's question papers so that the students can refer to them for their own preparation. 

  • Now the NTA releases the Previous Year Question paper in the form of a mock test series.

The students can choose both papers and include them in their preparation. Mock test papers should be included first and after gaining knowledge of the exam pattern, they can further proceed to solving the previous year's question papers.

Important Chapters for Maths JEE Main 2022 

Important Chapters for Physics JEE Main 2022 


Important Chapters for Chemistry JEE Main 2022 

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What are the JEE 2021 memory based question papers?

JEE 2021 memory based question papers are nothing but the questions which are collected from the students as per their memory. So that the aspiring students can gain benefits from these question papers and prepare accordingly.

2. How to download 2021 question papers?

In order to download the 2021 JEE Main question papers, you have to visit the official website of Vedantu, where you will find the 2021 question papers in free PDF format. Other than that, NTA will release the question papers officially as well following the commencement of the exam.

3. When JEE Main feb 2021 official answer keys be released?

The JEE Main Feb 2021 official answer keys will be released on the official website of Vedantu and the app as well. You can check the free PDF of the official answer key on our site. Later, the National Testing Agency will also release the same within the two days after the exam on their official site. Candidates can check and download the answer sheet for personal evaluation.

4. What are the benefits of solving JEE Mains previous year's question paper?

Solving previous year's papers is an important part of preparation for any exam. For exams like JEE it is required that students solve previous year's papers thoroughly. In order to get acquainted with the types of questions. Following are some benefits of solving previous year's JEE Main paper : 

  • Solving previous year's papers allows students to become familiar with the marking scheme, JEE Main 2021 test structure, types of questions, chapter weighting, and so on. Students also obtain a sense of recurring topics throughout time. It will help students to get an idea of the kind of questions asked in JEE Mains.

  • The JEE Main question paper has three sections. And it is important to manage time properly to complete all three sections. Solving previous year's papers will help in getting a sense of how much time to spend on a particular section. 

  • Practicing papers help students in increasing their speeds and overall accuracy. Candidates learn new shortcut tricks while solving the previous year's papers.

5. How can previous year's JEE Main question papers be included in the study plan?

The following are a few tips for students who want to use previous year papers to improve their test preparation:

  • Try solving at least one paper daily. Put it somewhere in your schedule and make sure to follow it.

  • Go for books that have chapter/topic wise previous year's questions. This way you will be able to solve questions related to a particular topic right after you finish learning it.

  • In the last month of examination, solve a paper daily on the timing of the actual examination. ie 9-12 or 3-6.

  • Just solving the paper will not. Proper analysis of the paper is required so that the students get to know their weaknesses.

  • At least solve 10 years’ papers.

6. How to score well in JEE Main Math?

Here are a few tips to help you do well in the JEE Mains  Math paper:

  1. It is essential to stick to a rigid timetable. Make sure that all of your topics are given equal weight in your timetable, and that revision time is included.

  2. Spend a lot of time practicing. When it comes to mathematics, it is all about practice. JEE Mains includes a huge number of application-based problems that can only be answered with a good amount of practice.

  3. Revise as much as possible. Ensure that you revise regularly.

  4. Make a list of your strengths and prioritize them first. The objective should not be to receive a perfect score. Concentrate on your strengths and do not make any silly errors there.

  5. Maintain a cool demeanor during the exam preparation and the exam itself. Maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine regularly.

7. What is the best way to solve previous year’s JEE Mains papers?

Solving papers properly is essential; else, you will become demotivated. Make sure you grasp the theoretical ideas before attempting to solve the previous year's papers. After that, work through the textbook questions and examples that come with the theory.


JEE advanced usually features more difficult problems than the textbook. So start by practicing textbook questions until you are sure of your understanding of the concept. Then go back to Vedantu and try the questions from the previous year. Make a list of the questions you missed the first time around and go through them again later.

8. How many years of previous year papers should I solve?

The previous year paper is a very important part of JEE Main preparation. One gets an idea about the exam, question pattern, question difficulty etc. It also helps in building the speed and accuracy needed to clear the examination. As for the question of how many papers you should solve, there are no limits. The more you solve the better you become. But try solving at least  10 years papers.

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