JEE Main 2021: Application Form (till 23rd Jan.), Exam (4 Times), Admit Card, Exam Schedule!

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JEE Main 2021: National Testing Agency (NTA) is the responsible body for conducting Joint Entrance Examination Mains 2021. JEE Mains is a national level entrance examination for admission into B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Plan programmes.  Joint Entrance Examination is conducted for admissions in IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. JEE Main Exam is conducted twice every year. It is divided into 2 parts: Paper 1 & Paper 2. For both sessions, the candidate is required to apply separately. These dual session changes were made early in 2018, stating that the changes were initiated for the benefit of the applicants. Read this article for all the important details of the JEE Mains 2020 Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Result, Counselling Procedure, etc.

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JEE Main 2021- Latest News

  • NTA has made certain changes in the Paper 1 & Paper 2 JEE Main Exam Pattern
  • NTA will conduct JEE Mains 2021 4 times in the 2021-22 session (February, March, April, May). This step has been taken to co-ordinate with the Class 12th Board Exams all over India.
  • The JEE Main Question Paper 2021 will now be published in 13 languages. Candidates can pick the choice of language of question paper while filling the application form

JEE Main 2021 Question Paper Medium

  • JEE Main 2021 is going to take place across 329 cities across India. Candidates can check the list of JEE Main Exam Centres 2021 as per their convenience. 
From the new academic session 2021-22 onwards, DASA Admission will be on the basis of JEE Main Scores.

NTA JEE Main 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Joint Entrance Examination Main
Acronym JEE Mains/ JEE Main
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of Admission Undergraduate Admission
Level of Exam National
Frequency Twice
Official Website jeemain.nta.ac.in

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

The examination is conducted by the National Testing Agency. Check the website regularly in order to get updates on JEE Mains 2021 Important Dates. Further, check the schedule in the table available below.

Events Dates (February Session)
JEE Main 2021 Application Form Release Date 16th December 2020
Final Date to submit application form 16th January 2021
23rd January 2021
Last date for successful transaction of prescribed application fee 17th January 2021
24th January 2021
JEE Main Application Form Correction 19th – 21st January 2021
27th- 30th January 2021
JEE Main Admit Card Download  2nd week of February 2021
NTA JEE Main Exam 2021
  • 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th February 2021 (Session 1)
  • 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th March 2021 (Session 2)
  • 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th April 2021 (Session 3)
  • 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th May 2021 (Session 4)
Declaration of JEE Results
Counselling

JEE Main Exam Timing 2021

First Shift 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (IST)
Second Shift 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM (IST)

JEE Mains 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria is the basic qualification a candidate must possess in order to sit for the examination. If you do not fulfill the JEE Mains eligibility criteria, you can not apply for the JEE Mains Examination. The following are the criteria each candidate must fulfill.

  • Passed Class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized Board/ Institute either in 2018 or 2019. Those who will appear in the Class 12th or equivalent examination in 2020 are also eligible. Basically, the candidates appearing in the JEE Main 2020 Examination must have cleared the Qualifying exam.
  • In order to apply for NTA JEE Main 2021 Application Form, the aggregate score of candidates should be 75% in Class 12th as well as 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics each.
  • There are no age limit criteria for appearing in the JEE Main Examination.
  • JEE Main 2020 Application Form

All the candidates aspiring to apply on JEE Main 2021 Online Form must be eligible to do so. Go through the official notification and then only proceed to apply for the Application Form.

Jee Mains 2021 Exam Centres

While filling the application form, the candidates will have to choose a maximum of 4 exam centers- cities from 329 test cities in India and 9 abroad. JEE Main Exam Center availability is based on when the candidate applies for the examination. That is a first come first serve basis. In case, the exam cities are not available for the candidate, then candidates must choose the exam centers as per their availability. The complete name and address of the allotted exam center will be available on the admit card of the candidates.

JEE Main Application Form 2021

In order to apply for NTA JEE Main 2021, follow the below steps to apply on JEE Main Application Form 2021.

  • Registration & Candidate’s Login
  • Fill Online Form
  • Upload Scanned documents
  • Fee Payment
  • Print Confirmation Page
  • Let us discuss each step in detail.

Step 1: Candidate Registration & Candidate’s Login

Visit the official website of the National Testing Agency then follow the JEE Main website through it. Use Your Valid Email ID and Phone Number and submit these details on the official website of the NTA. Further, you will receive an automated generated Email from the National Testing Agency with the details of your Registration Number and Password.

Each Registered Candidate will receive their JEE Main Login 2021 credentials after the successful registration. JEE Main Login can be used to access the Candidate’s Portal. All the important documents such as result scorecard, admit card, etc. are released and can be accessed through the candidate’s portal only. The Login Details include the candidate’s Registration Number and Password. Use these details in order to log onto the Candidate’s Portal. Click on the Application Link and submit the required details.

Step 2: Online Form Filling

Once the candidate makes there login on the Candidate’s Login Portal they can see the Application Link. Then click on the link and fill in your details. Candidates have to submit the details such as Personal Details, Communication Details, Educational Details, and Other Details. The candidate is also required to submit their choices of JEE Main Exam Centers. Once you are filling the form, check and verify all the details filled. Without verifying all the details do not submit your form.

Step 3: Upload Scanned Documents

In the official notification, it is clearly mentioned the size and format of the scanned documents. So, candidates are supposed to scan their Passport size image and maintain it into the prescribed measurements and upload the same. The photo of the candidate must be colored and fresh. Do not submit an old photograph of yours. Also, submit a scanned copy of your signature. Both the files should be in JPG/ JPEG format.

Step 4: Payment of JEE Main Application Fee

The candidate is required to pay their fees for the completion of the Application Form. Verify all the details submitted, check that scanned documents are correctly uploaded. Then proceed to pay the fee, the candidate can pay the Application Fee through Net Banking, Challan, or Debit / Credit Card. The candidate would in 2 days be able to see their Fee submission status.

Step 5: Print JEE Main Application Form 2021 Confirmation Page

After all the process and fee confirmation, the candidates can log in again and download their Confirmation Page. This is proof that the candidate has filled in the application form and submitted their fee successfully. The confirmation page will mention the candidate’s Registration Number as well as the Application Number. The candidate can use their Application Number along with the Date of Birth detail to Log on to the Candidate’s Login Portal.

JEE Main 2021 Application Correction

It is advisable to go through the brief steps properly before filling the application form to avoid any mistakes. However, in case you make a slight mistake, there is no need to worry. NTA launches a link to correct the application form. So, the candidates can correct the application form in the given time period. Once the link is closed, no candidate can make any corrections. Therefore, it is important to stay up-to-date with the official dates.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

In the official notification, complete details of the JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern will be given. The candidates who are appearing for the examination must check the details before appearing for the examinations. NTA will conduct the exam in online mode except for the drawing paper. The examination of Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be of 3 hours. The examination contains 75 questions in Paper 1 and 77 in Paper 2. For each correct answer, a candidate will score 4 marks and for each incorrect response, 1 mark will be subtracted from the total marks.

JEE Main Syllabus 2021

The Exam patterns help the candidate in preparing for the examination as well as to maintain their time management. JEE Main 2021 Syllabus will be almost similar to the syllabus in 2020. The candidates can download the JEE Main 2020 Syllabus PDF from here and prepare for all the subjects and topics mentioned. The question papers would be based on the syllabus of 11th & 12th standard, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics Syllabus.

NTA JEE Mains Admit Card 2021

JEE Main Hall Ticket 2021 is an authority letter that provides proof that the candidate is eligible to apply for the examination. The Admit Card mentions all the important details of the candidate and the examination itself. Candidates should download the NTA JEE Main Hall Ticket for appearing in the examination. Without JEE Main 2021 hall ticket, no candidate will get permission to appear in the examinations. To download the hall ticket of JEE Main, submit the login details on the Candidate’s Login Portal and download the JEE Main Admit Card 2021.

Jee Mains Exam Answer Key 2021

National Testing Agency will release the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key on its official website. After the exams are over, various academic institute releases their own Answer Keys which are unofficial. Later in a few days, NTA releases the Provisional JEE Main Answer Key on the official website. Candidates have the opportunity to challenge the provisional answer key. Further, the authorities will carefully analyze the doubts and queries. Then finally, NTA will publish the JEE Main Final Answer Key 2021. The candidates can check their answers and see to it if they have submitted correct answers or not.

NTA JEE Main Response Sheet 2021

The Response Sheet is the OMR sheet of the candidate that the candidate submitted during the examination. Exam appearing candidates can visit the official website and then download the response sheet of JEE Main 2021. Compare your answers and calculate your marks. You can predict the rank as well as marks using the final answer keys. After the declaration of the result, candidates will get to know about the final marks.

JEE Main Result 2021

NTA JEE Main Result 2021 will be available on the official website of NTA. The candidates can visit the official website of the National Testing Agency and download the Result. To view the result, candidates have to login to their JEE Candidate Portal enter their login credentials. In the scorecard, candidates will find marks and qualifying, status. The candidate should bring this scorecard at the time of the counseling process. Check JEE Main Cut off

JEE Main Counselling 2021

The counselling of JEE Main begins after both sessions exams are over. Also, Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) conducts NTA JEE Mains 2021 Counselling every year. Candidates who will clear the examination can participate in the counseling for admission in NITs, IITs, IIITs, CFITs, and others. The candidate aspiring for the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) must clear IIT JEE Advanced to claim the seats.

JEE Main FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    What are the files/ documents a candidate needs to upload while filling the application form?

    Candidates are required to upload a passport size photo, signature, and father/ mother/ guardian’s signature.

    Who can apply for JEE Main 2021?

    Such candidates who have passed Class 12th either in 2019, 2020, or will appear in the final exam in 2021 can apply.

    What is the advantage of appearing in both sessions’ examination?

    NTA will consider the best percentile out of the two for preparing the rank list/merit list for admission. So, if a candidate fails to score a good percentile in the 1st attempt then he has the chance to score good marks in the 2nd attempt.

    What is the percentage criteria if a candidate wants admission in NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs?

    For admission in IIT first, a candidate has to qualify JEE Main with the marks by which he/she becomes eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced. After that the candidate has to qualify for JEE Advanced then he/she will get admission to IIT. Apart from this, a candidate should have secured 75% in class 12th.

    In case you have any queries or doubts, then ask us in the comment section. We will answer your queries as soon as possible.
    Updated: January 17, 2021 — 11:17 am

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