JEE Main

1. 
Overview of JEE Main
2. 
JEE Main Important Dates
3. 
JEE Main Eligibility Criteria
4. 
JEE Main Application Process
5. 
JEE Main Exam Syllabus
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1. Overview of JEE Main


JEE Main as explained elsewhere, is one of the toughest exams in the world and it comprises of two papers: Paper-1 and Paper-2. Further, candidates have the option of choosing either or both of these papers. Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 contain multiple choice questions.

Paper 1  is for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses and will be conducted in an online mode in 2019. This paper will cover the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and the mode of the examination will be computer-based. Also, it will comprise of objective-types questions with equal weightage accorded to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Paper 2  is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses and will be conducted in online and offline mode. This paper will cover Mathematics and Aptitude. Part-I of this paper will comprise of objective-type questions and it will a computer-based test only. Part-II will comprise of questions designed to test the drawing aptitude of students. Further, Part-II will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based), and students will attempt the questions on a drawing sheet.

In terms of the key difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced, the former has a structure which is fixed and it is not expected to change year on year. The duration of Paper 1 is three hours and it consists of thirty multiple-choice (single-correct) questions in each of the three subjects (physics, chemistry, and maths). There is negative marking for incorrect answers. For every correct answer, 4 marks are awarded, for incorrect answers, 1 mark is deducted and 0 marks are awarded for an Unanswered / Marked for Review answer.

2. JEE Main Important Dates


Since the exam is being held twice before admissions in the next academic session, registrations will also be available separately for each exam. JEE Main 2019 registrations for the January 2019 exam lasted from September 1 to 30, 2018 and the fees could be paid till October 1, 2018. Registrations for the April 2019 exam will start from February 8 and will remain open till March 7, 2019. It is not mandatory for the student to appear for the JEE Main exam both the times. In case a student appears for the exam both the times, the better of the two scores will be considered for admission/counselling. The following table depicts a list of important dates for JEE Main 2019:

EVENTS
DATES
JEE Main Jan'19
Online Registration
01st Sep'18 to 30th Sep'18
Release of JEE Main Admit Card
17th Dec'18
Exam Date
06th Jan'19 to 20th Jan'19
Declaration of JEE Main Result
31st Jan'19

JEE Main Apr'19
Online Registration
08th Feb'19 to 7th Mar'19
Release of JEE Main Admit Card
18th Mar'19
Exam Date
06th Apr'19 to 20th Apr'19
Declaration of JEE Main Result
30th Apr'19

Counselling
Jul'19

3. JEE Main Eligibility Criteria


Age limit
For appearing in the JEE Main examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main Examination 2019.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE Main-2019 Examination. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)– 2019.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE Main-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE Main-2019.

4. JEE Main Application Process


Provision of Aadhaar
Candidates, who are in possession of Aadhaar, may enter Aadhaar number, name, date of birth & gender in online application for JEE (Main)-2019. However, it should be noted that in a public notice issued by the NTA on 11/09/2018, it was clarified that while filling in online Application Form, the Aadhaar number is only one of the types of identification and is not mandatory. Also, the UGC-NET Bulletin December, 2018 clearly states that the candidates can also enter Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number or any other valid Government identity number.

Online Application
The online submission of particulars, uploading of scanned photograph and signatures may be made at JEE (Main) website. The candidates should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. On submission of details, a Confirmation Page with Application Number shall be generated. Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page and keep it for reference. The application fee payment can be made by credit/debit card/Net Banking/e-challan using SBI-MOPS facility of State Bank of India.

Application Fee
The following tables provide the details of the fee payable:

5. JEE Main Exam Syllabus


Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Sets, Relations, and Functions
Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Matrices and Determinants
Permutations and Combinations
Mathematical Induction
Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications
Sequences and Series
Limits Continuity and Differentiability
Integral Calculus
Differential Equations
Coordinate Geometry
Three-dimensional Geometry
Vector Algebra
Statistics and Probability
Trigonometry
Mathematical Reasoning
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