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“You don’t drown by falling in the water;
you drown by staying there.”

                                                  -- – Ed Cole

Every year the Joint Entrance Examination Mains is held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). JEE Main is the single gateway for admission to NITs, IIITs, Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) as well as other engineering colleges and technology institutes run by the state governments and private institutions who have adopted JEE.

The most decisive point about the JEE Main exam is that only top 1.5 lakh candidates of JEE Main are eligible for JEE Advanced Examination. Hence, it is very important for the JEE Main aspirants to be thoroughly prepared for the upcoming test.

IIT JEE MAIN / ADVANCE

JEE Main : Old Papers, Answer Key, Solution, Cutoff, Syllabus (Unit/Section wise) , Exam Pattern / Scheme etc.
JEE Advance : Old Papers, Answer Key, Solution, Cutoff, Syllabus (Unit/Section wise) , Exam Pattern / Scheme etc.

Highlights

Particulars JEE Main JEE Advanced
Number of Attempts 3 (Attempting both the sessions of the same year is counted as 1) 2
Mode of Language English, Hindi and Gujrati English and Hindi
Eligibility Qualified class 12th from a recognized Government Organization Ranked among top 2,50,000 JEE Main rank holders
Number of Papers 3 2
Topics Covered Physics: Electronic Devices, EM Waves and Communication Systems Chemistry: Biomolecules and Chemistry in Everyday Life Mathematics: Sets, Relations and Functions, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry and Mathematical Reasoning Physics: Blackbody radiation, Kirchoff’s law, Newton’s law of cooling, Absorptive and Emissive powers, Wien's Displacement Law, Stefan’s Law. Chemistry: Biomolecules and Chemistry in Everyday Life Mathematics: Algebra, Vectors, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus,
Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT, Delhi)

JEE Main Eligibility

JEE Main is the basic examination that has to be given by the students to seek admission in top engineering colleges. The students need to clear the following eligibility criteria to appear for JEE Mains.

Eligibility Particulars Details
Qualifying exam The applicants should have passed class 12 or qualifying the exam in Previous or this year; The Candidates who are currently appearing in class 12 or have cleared the equivalent exam in this year can apply for JEE Main
Number of attempts Students can participate in the JEE Main examination for 3 consecutive years. The exam is conducted twice a year.
Subjects and their combination for admission into top engineering colleges  Should have passed the qualifying examination with

  1. B.Tech/ B.E
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Any one of the following (Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Technical Vocational Subject),
  2. B.Arch
  3. B.Plan
    • Mathematics
Age Limit The candidates do not have any age limit to appear for JEE Main. Any applicant who cleared class 12th or it’s equivalent in the current years in this year can apply for JEE Main.

JEE Advanced Eligibility

JEE Advanced eligibility criteria are the basic criteria that the students have to clear to appear for the JEE Advanced examination. To appear for JEE Advanced, the candidates have to clear JEE Mains. The criteria for appearing for the examination has changed over the years, the table for eligibility criteria is given below.

Eligibility Particulars Details
Qualifying exam The candidates must have cleared class 12 examination in previous year or the candidates who are appearing for the exam in this year will also be eligible for JEE Advanced.
Number of attempts The candidates are only allowed to attempt the examination two times in two consecutive years.
Age Limit The students of the General category should be born on or after October 1, 1996. Relaxation is provided to candidates of SC/ST/PwD of 5 years

Difference in Number of Attempts

The Maximum number of attempts each student can make for each exam is mentioned below -

JEE Main JEE Advanced
3 attempts (Attempting both the sessions of the same year is counted as 1) 2 times in consecutive years

JEE Main Exam Pattern

The JEE Main examination will be held in 3 different papers. The students must check the official website and go through the exam pattern and reconfirm the syllabus at the time of preparation. The candidates must keep in mind the duration of the examination, the language and number of questions included in the question paper. Here is the exam pattern for JEE Main-

Specifications JEE Main Pattern for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) JEE Main Pattern for Paper 2 (B.Arch.) JEE Main Pattern for Paper 3 (B. Planning)
Exam Mode CBT Mathematics and Aptitude- CBT Mode Drawing- Pen and paper mode CBT
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Aptitude test, Mathematics and Drawing Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Planning Based Objective Type
Type of Questions 60 (MCQs having 4 options each with 1 correct option) + 15 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 5 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) + Aptitude- 50 MCQ + Drawing- 2 Questions Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 5 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) + Aptitude- 50 MCQs + Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs
Medium of Exam English and Hindi (All Centre Cities) English, Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli) English and Hindi (All Centre Cities) English, Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli) English and Hindi (All Centre Cities) English, Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli)
Duration of Exam 3 Hours 3 Hours 3 Hours
Total Marks 300 400 400
Marking Scheme For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non-MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.
For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non-MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.
For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks
For MCQs: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non-MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced examination is held in two different papers and the candidates must be updated about the exam pattern. The students are advised to go through the previous year papers, over the years the JEE Advanced exam pattern has not changed much. The students must be well updated about the duration of the examination, several questions asked and a few more things. Here is the exam pattern for JEE Advanced 2021-

Specifications JEE Advanced Pattern for Paper 1 JEE Advanced Pattern for Paper 2
Exam Mode CBT CBT
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Type of Questions MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) Numerical type Questions
Medium of Exam English and Hindi English and Hindi
Duration of Exam 3 Hours 3 Hours

FAQs

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs?

Ans. The candidates should have obtained a minimum of 75% marks (65% for SC/ST category) to apply for NIT’s, IIIT’s or get top percentile in class 12 or equivalent.

Ques. How many times can a Candidate appear in the JEE Main examination?

Ans. Candidates can appear in the JEE Main for 3 consecutive years. The JEE Main examination will be conducted twice a year and the candidates can make 6 attempts.

Ques. What are the compulsory subjects for admission into the B.Tech programme offered by NITs?

Ans. For admission into B.Tech/B.E programme, students must have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subjects.

Ques. Which syllabus should the candidate focus on JEE Mains or JEE Advanced?

Ans. The candidate must know that JEE Main is the qualifying examination for JEE Advanced. There is no major change in the syllabus of both, only minor differences. The candidate should focus on JEE Main syllabus first and after qualifying the mains the candidate can prepare for Advanced and go through the syllabus.

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