Joint Entrance Exam – JEE MAIN 2024

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Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) is a National level entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency for admission in various undergraduate programs like B.E/ B.Tech, B.Arch, and B. Plan offered by NITS, IITs, CFITs, and GFIT. JEE Main is conducted in all states of India.  

JEE (Main), the joint entrance examination, consists of two papers. Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E./B.Tech.) is determined by Paper 1 at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), and Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by state governments that are taking part. JEE (Main) serves as a prerequisite for JEE (Advanced), a test for admission to IITs. For entry into the nation’s B. Arch and B. Planning programs, Paper 2 is administered.

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The JEE (Main) – 2024 will be conducted in 02 (two) sessions for admissions in the next academic session. The candidates will thus benefit in the following ways:  

  • This will give two opportunities to the candidates to improve their scores in the examination if they are not able to give their best in one attempt. 
  •  On the first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and will know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time.  
  • This will reduce the chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste an entire year.  If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control (such as the Board examination), then he/she will not have to wait for one entire year.  
  • A candidate need not appear in both Sessions. However, if a candidate appears in more than one Session then his/her best of the JEE (Main) – 2024 NTA Scores will be considered for preparation of the Merit List/ Ranking

About NTA

The National Testing Agency (NTA) was created by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GoI), as an independent, autonomous, and self-sustaining premier testing organization under the Societies Registration Act (1860), with a mission to improve equity and quality in education by conducting effective, transparent, and international standardized tests.

A system developed by NTA encourages teaching by teachers, learning by students, and assessment by parents and institutions. NTA has a strong commitment to the security, fairness, equity, and efficiency of evaluations. To put these ideals into action, NTA works closely with all of its stakeholders, including students, parents, instructors, specialists, and partner organizations.

The NTA is in charge of administering the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE (Main) commencing From 2019 on behalf of the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

JEE MAIN 2024 Highlights 

Candidates may find all of the key data summary here, such as the official website, exam mode, application fees, amount of questions, and so on.

Exam ParticularsExam Details
Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination (Main) or JEE Main
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam LevelUndergraduate Exam at the National level
Exam FrequencyTwice a year (June and July)
Mode of ExamComputed Based Test (CBT) for BE/ BTech/ BArch/ B.Planning Pen and paper-based test (PBT) for Drawing section in BArch
Courses offered through Entrance ExamBE/BTech, BArch, B.Planning
Exam FeesINR 1000 (male unreserved/OBC/EWS category)
INR 800 (female unreserved/OBC/EWS category)
INR 500 (SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category)
Exam Duration3 hours for BTech/ BArch/ B.Plan
3.5 hours for B.Arch and B.Planning both
4 hours for PwD candidates
Mode of ExamOnline
No. of Papers and Total MarksPaper-1: BE/BTech (300 marks)
Paper-2A: BArch (400 marks)
Paper-2B: BPlan (400 marks)
Total QuestionsBE/BTech: 90
BArch: 82
B.Plan: 105
Marking Scheme4 for each correct response-1 for each incorrect response
No marks for unattempted questions
Language/Medium of ExamEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu
Colleges Accepting Exam ScoreAll NIT, IIIT, CFTIs; JEE Main is the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced for IIT admission
No. of Test Cities501 in India & 13 outside India
Official Websitejeemain.nta.nic.in
Contact DetailsNTA Email ID: jeemain@nta.ac.in

Important Dates For JEE Main 2024 Examination

Schedule First Session

ActivityDate
Online Submission of Application FormNovember 01, 2023, to November 30, 2023 (up to 09:00 P.M.)
Last date of successful fee transactionNovember 30, 2023 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Announcement of the City of ExaminationBy the Second week of January 2024
Downloading Admit Cards03 days before the actual date of the Examination
Date(s) of ExaminationBetween January 24 and February 01, 2024
Centre, Date, and ShiftAs indicated on the Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer KeysTo be announced later on the website
Website(s)NTA Official Website, JEE Main NTA Website
Declaration of ResultFebruary 12, 2024

Duration of Individual Examination of  JEE Main 2024

Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.)orPaper 2A (B.Arch.)orPaper 2B (B.Planning.) 

03 Hours 
B.Arch. & B.Planning (both) 03 Hours 30 Minutes 

Timing of Individual Examination of  JEE Main 2024

PaperSubjectsSection ASection BMode of ExaminationTiming of Examination (IST) First ShiftTiming of Examination (IST) Second Shift
Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.)Mathematics2010Computer Based Test (CBT mode)09:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Physics2010
Chemistry2010
Total90
Paper 2A (B. Arch.)Mathematics – Part I2010CBT mode except Drawing Test (Part-III) in pen and paper (offline) mode09:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Aptitude Test – Part II50
Drawing Test – Part III2
Total82
Paper 2B (B. Planning)Mathematics – Part I2010Computer Based Test (CBT) mode03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Planning – Part III25
Total105

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

Chemistry SyllabusPhysics SyllabusMathematics Syllabus
Some Basic Concepts in ChemistryPhysics and MeasurementSets, Relations, and Functions
States of MatterKinematicsComplex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Atomic StructureLaws of MotionMatrices and Determinants
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureWork, Energy, and PowerPermutations and Combinations
Chemical ThermodynamicsRotational MotionMathematical Inductions
SolutionsGravitationBinomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
EquilibriumProperties of Solids and LiquidsSequence and Series
Redox Reactions and ElectrochemistryThermodynamicsLimit, Continuity, and Differentiability
Chemical KineticsKinetic Theory of GasesIntegral Calculus
Surface ChemistryOscillations and WavesDifferential Equations
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrostaticsCoordinate Geometry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of MetalsCurrent ElectricityThree-Dimensional Geometry
HydrogenMagnetic Effects of Current and MagnetismVector Algebra
S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating CurrentsStatistics and Probability
P-Block ElementsElectromagnetic WavesTrigonometry
D- and F-Block ElementsOpticsMathematical Reasoning
Coordination CompoundsDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Environmental ChemistryAtoms and Nuclei
Purification and Characterization of Organic CompoundsElectronic Devices
Some Basic Principles of Organic ChemistryCommunication Systems
HydrocarbonsExperimental Skills
Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Polymers
Biomolecules
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Principles Related to Practical Chemistry

JEE Main Exam Fee 2024

Fee Payable for JEE (Main) for each session

Papers Category Types Of Candidates In India (In Rs.)Outside India (In USD)
Paper 1: B.E/B.Tech
Or
Paper 2A: B.Arch
Or
Paper 2B: B. Planning
General/Gen EWS/OBC [NCL]Male10005000
Female 5004000
SC/ST/PwDMale5002500
Female 5002500
Third Gender5003000
Paper 1: B.E/B.Tech and Paper 2A: B.Arch
Or
Paper 1: B.E/Btech and Paper 2B: B.Planning Or
Paper 1: B.E/Btech, Paper 2A : B Arch and Paper 2B: B Planning
Or
Paper 2A: B.Arch and Paper 2B: B. Planning
General/Gen EWS/OBC [NCL]Male200010000
Female 16008000
SC/ST/PwDMale10005000
Female 10005000
Third Gender10005000

Scheme of Examination

Here’s a table summarizing the scheme of the JEE Main 2024 examination, including the subject combinations for each paper, types of questions, and the mode of examination:

PAPERSUBJECTSTYPE OF QUESTIONSMODE OF EXAMINATION
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech.Mathematics, Physics, and ChemistryObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Questions for which the answer is a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Paper 2A: B. ArchPart-I: MathematicsObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Questions for which the answer is a numerical value“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Part-II: Aptitude TestObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Part-III: Drawing TestQuestions to test drawing aptitude“Pen and Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on a Drawing sheet of A4 size.
Paper 2B: B. PlanningPart-I: MathematicsObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Questions for which the answer is a numerical value“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Part-II: Aptitude TestObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Part-III: Planning-Based QuestionsObjective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

JEE Main Colleges List

Here some list of colleges who accept JEE Main scores

S.NoName of the Institute (NITs)Seats
1Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar786
2Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur710
3Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal937
4Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad811
5National Institute of Technology, Agartala867
6National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh480
7National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh184
8National Institute of Technology, Calicut937
9National Institute of Technology, Delhi180
10National Institute of Technology, Durgapur725
11National Institute of Technology, Goa150
12National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur714
13National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur565
14National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra832
15National Institute of Technology, Manipur180
16National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya150
17National Institute of Technology, Mizoram135
18National Institute of Technology, Nagaland155
19National Institute of Technology, Patna638
20National Institute of Technology, Puducherry235
21National Institute of Technology, Raipur955
22National Institute of Technology, Rourkela850
23National Institute of Technology, Sikkim200
24National Institute of Technology, Silchar660
25National Institute of Technology, Srinagar632
26National Institute of Technology, Surathkal740
27National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli814
28National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand150
29National Institute of Technology, Warangal800
30Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat873
31Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur922
S.NoName of Institutes (IITs)Seats
1Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh248
2Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota, Rajasthan180
3Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, Assam200
4Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalayani, West Bengal130
5Indian Institute of Information Technology Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana90
6Indian Institute of Information Technology Una, Himachal Pradesh160
7Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh270
8Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara, Gujarat200
9Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh300
10Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu420
11Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh300
12Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur100
13Indian Institute of Information Technology Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli60
14Indian Institute of Information Technology Lucknow75
15Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad180
16Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh120
17Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam, Kerala90
18Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi120
19Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Nagpur210
20Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune120
21Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur150
22Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhopal180
23Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat120
24Indian Institute of Information Technology, Agartala38
25Indian Institute of Information Technology, Raichur, Karnataka30
S.No.Name of the Institute (CFTIs)Seats
1Assam University, Silchar135
2Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi762
3Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar368
4Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi60
5Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management-Ahmedabad90
6Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur, (C.G.)400
7J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad- Allahabad92
8National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)60
9National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi120
10Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology249
11Mizoram University, Aizawl95
12School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur116
13School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal105
14School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi137
15School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada105
16Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir194
17Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur590
18HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal)84
19International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur42
20University of Hyderabad421
21Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh608
22Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi100
23International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar150
24Central Institute of Technology Kokrajar, Assam18
25Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry240
26Ghani Khan Choudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology, Malda, West Bengal114
27Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan30
28National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management Sonipat, Haryana169
Sr. NoName of the Institute (GFTIs)Seats
1Assam University168
2Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi1029
3Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar460
4Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi33
5Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management-Ahmedabad114
6Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh500
7J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad- Allahabad112
8National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi210
9Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology311
10Mizoram University, Aizawl102
11School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur145
12School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal132
13School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi175
14School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada132
15Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir195
16HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal)95
17International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur63
18University of Hyderabad30
19Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh703
20Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi126
21International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar165
22Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar, Assam20
23Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry318
24Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering and Technology, Malda, West Bengal95
25Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan90
26National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat, Haryana180
27Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu90
28North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh16
29Indian Institute of Handloom Technology(IIHT), Varanasi33
30Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University (CSVTU), Bhilai90
31Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai: Indian Oil Odisha Campus, Bhubaneswar66
32North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong80
Sr.NoName of IIITsSeats
1IIT Hyderabad (Non-JoSAA)130
2IIIT Guwahati200
3PDSM IIITDM Jabalpur300
4ABV IIITM Gwalior248
5IIIT Allahabad300
6IIITDM Kancheepuram420
7IIIT Pune120
8IIIT Kota180
9IIIT Sri city270
10IIIT Vadodara200
11IIIT Nagpur110
12IIIT Kalyani130
13IIIT Lucknow75
14IIIT Dharwad180
15IIIT Bhagalpur150
16IIIT Bhopal180
17IIIT Kottayam90
18IIIT Ranchi120
19IIIT Una160
20IIIT Surat120
21IIIT Manipur100
22IIIT Kurnul120
23IIIT Trichupulli60
24IIIT Sonepat90
25IIT Hyderabad (Non-JoSAA)130
26IIIT Guwahati200
27PDSM IIITDM Jabalpur300
28ABV IIITM Gwalior248

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility CriteriaDescription
Age CriteriaThere is no age limit for candidates appearing in JEE (Main) – 2024. Candidates who passed Class 12 or equivalent examination in 2022, 2023, or are appearing in 2024 can apply. The age criteria for admission depends on the institute.
List of Qualifying Examinations (QE)1. 10+2 examination from recognized Central/State Boards.
2. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination from a recognized Board/University.
3. Final examination of the two-year course of the National Defence Academy.
4. Senior Secondary School Examination from the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
5. Any public examination recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
6. Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
7. AICTE recognized Diploma of at least 3 years duration.
8. GCE examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
9. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma.
10. Candidates who completed Class 12 (or equivalent) outside India or from a Board not specified above must produce an AIU certificate confirming equivalence.
11. If the Class 12 Examination is not public, the candidate must have passed at least one public examination earlier.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying ExaminationEligible candidates include those who passed Class 12/equivalent examination in 2022, 2023, or are appearing in 2024. Those who passed in 2021 or earlier, as well as those appearing in 2024 or later, are not eligible.
State of EligibilityThe state code of eligibility is determined by the state where the candidate passed the Class 12 (or equivalent) qualifying examination. It’s not based on native place or current residence. Candidates who appeared for improvement from another state should use the state where they first passed Class 12.
For NIOS candidates, the state of eligibility should be the location of their study center. Indian nationals from Nepal/Bhutan should use the permanent address in their Indian passport. OCI candidates’ eligibility is the same as Indian nationals if they pass the Class 12 examination in India.
If they pass abroad, they are eligible for Other State quota seats or All India quota seats, but not Home State quota seats in NITs, IIITs, and Other-CFTIs.

Reservations

CategoryReservation PercentageEligibility and Criteria
General category belonging to Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS)10%Reservation is available only to General category candidates who meet the conditions specified in the OM No. 20013/01/2018-BC-II dated 17 January 2019, issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
GEN-EWS criteria are as per prevailing norms and Government of India notifications.
Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)27%OBCs must be listed in the current updated central list of OBCs.
OBCs present in the State list but not covered in the central list are not eligible for reservation.
OBC-NCL criteria are as per Government of India notifications. Creamy layer OBC candidates are not eligible for reservation and are considered under the unreserved category (GEN).
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%Reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste.
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%Reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribe.
Persons with Disability (PwD)5%Reserved for candidates with disabilities.
Candidates with at least 40% impairment, irrespective of the type of disability, are eligible.
Leprosy-cured candidates fit for the courses are also included. Candidates with less than 40% disability but with difficulty in writing, as prescribed by the competent authority, are included in this category.

JEE Main Application Process 2024

Step 1: Registration Form

  1. Visit the official JEE Main 2024 website.
  2. Register for the Online Application Form.
  3. Note down the system-generated Application Number.
  4. Provide the required details in the Online Application Form.
  5. Create a PASSWORD and choose a Security Question with an answer.
  6. After successful submission of personal details, you will receive an Application number. This number will be used for all future reference and correspondence.
  7. This application number will also be used for both Sessions of JEE (Main) – 2024. For subsequent logins, use the system-generated Application Number and created Password.

Step 2: Application Form

  1. Log in using the system-generated Application Number and pre-created Password.
  2. Complete the Application Form, which includes filling up personal details, selecting the Paper, choosing Examination Cities, providing Educational Qualifications details, and uploading images and documents (if required).

Upload Scanned Images

  1. Upload Scanned Images of the Candidate’s:
    • Photograph (recent, in color or black & white, with 80% face visible against a white background).
    • Signature.
    • Category Certificate (if applicable).
    • PwD Certificate (wherever applicable).
  2. Ensure that the scanned photograph and signature are in JPG/JPEG format and clearly legible.
  3. The size of the scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb, and the scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb.
  4. The size of the scanned copy of the Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS, etc.) should be in PDF format and between 50 kb to 300 kb.
  5. The size of the scanned copy of the PwD certificate should be in PDF format and between 50 kb to 300 kb.

Step 3: Fee Payment

  1. After completing Step 1 and Step 2, you must pay the required examination fee.
  2. The fee can be paid online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, or UPI.
  3. Processing charges and applicable GST are chargeable by the concerned Bank in addition to the examination fee.
  4. The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the candidate.
  5. If the Confirmation Page is not generated after fee payment, the candidate may need to contact the concerned Bank for resolution.

Admit Card

The JEE Main Admit Card is an important document that candidates need to carry to the examination center. It provides important information about the examination and the candidate. Below is information on the JEE Main Admit Card and how to download it:

e-Admit Card

The e-Admit Card for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main will be issued provisionally to candidates through the official National Testing Agency (NTA) website: https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/. However, this issuance is subject to the fulfillment of eligibility conditions and the receipt of the prescribed application fee by NTA.

Downloading the Admit Card

Candidates are required to download their Admit Card from the NTA website. The Admit Card contains information about the examination center, date, and shift/timing for the exam. It is essential that candidates appear for the examination as per the details provided in their Admit Card. No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center on a different date or at a different shift/time other than what is specified in their Admit Card.

Additional Notes:

  • Admit Cards will not be sent by post, so candidates must download them from the NTA website.
  • Duplicate Admit Cards for JEE Main 2023 will not be issued at the examination centers.
  • Candidates must not alter or change any information on the Admit Card.
  • It is advisable to keep the Admit Card in good condition for future reference.
  • Admit Cards will not be issued to candidates with incomplete applications or those who do not meet the eligibility criteria.
  • The issuance of Admit Cards does not guarantee eligibility, which will be further verified during subsequent stages of the admission process.

Mode of JEE Main 2024

JEE (Main) – 2024 will be conducted in the following modes:

  • Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.
  • Paper 2A (B. Arch): Mathematics (Part-I) and Aptitude Test (Part-II) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test (Part-III) in pen and paper (offline) mode, to be attempted on drawing sheet of A4 size.
  • Paper 2B (B. Planning): Mathematics (Part-I), Aptitude Test (Part-II), and Planning-Based Questions (Part-III) in Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode only.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

The NTA has released  the JEE Mains 2024 exam pattern. Candidates can view the detailed exam pattern here to learn about the total number of questions, the type of questions, and the style of the exam. Candidates must understand the JEE Main exam pattern in order to develop an effective strategy for preparing for and taking the exam.

SubjectSection ASection BMarks
Mathematics2010100
Physics2010100
Chemistry2010100
Total90300
Marking Scheme for MCQsCorrect Answer or the Most Appropriate AnswerFour marks (+4)
Incorrect AnswerMinus one mark (-1)
Unanswered / Marked for ReviewNo mark (0)
Marking Scheme for Questions for which the Answer is a Numerical ValueCorrect AnswerFour marks (+4)
Incorrect AnswerMinus one mark (-1)
Unanswered / Marked for ReviewNo mark (0)
Method of Determining MeritConversion of the raw score in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and the conversion of the total into NTA scores. Overall merit shall be prepared by merging NTA scores of all shifts of all days.
Method of Resolving TiesTie between candidates obtaining equal Total NTA scores in Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech. will be resolved in the following manner in descending order:
1. NTA score in Mathematics, followed by
2. NTA score in Physics, followed by
3. NTA score in Chemistry, followed by
4. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in all the subjects in the Test, followed by
5. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Mathematics in the Test, followed by
6. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Physics in the Test, followed by
7. Candidate with less proportion of a number of attempted incorrect answers and correct answers in Chemistry in the Test followed by
8. Older in Age followed by
9. Application Number in ascending order

JEE (Main) Answer key

The NTA will post the Provisional Answer Keys for the questions on the NTA website: https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/, along with a Public Notice on the same website, to allow candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Keys for a nonrefundable online payment of 200/- per question challenged as processing charges. The provisional Answer Keys will most likely be available for two to three days.

Only paid challenges submitted during the specified time frame via the key challenge link will be considered. Challenges filed without justification or evidence, or on any other medium than the prescribed link, will not be considered.

The NTA decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained. NTA will not inform the Candidates individually about the outcome of the challenges made.

The subject experts will examine all the challenges received and then a final answer key will be displayed and declared.

The result will be compiled based on the final answer key declared. No grievance with regard to answering key(s) after the declaration of result/NTA Score of JEE (Main) – 2024 will be entertained. 

JEE Main Cut off 2023

Along with the publication of session 2 results, the NTA will announce the JEE Main 2024 cutoff. The JEE Main cutoff is the minimum percentile score that students must get in order to be eligible to take the JEE Advanced. The cutoff for JEE Main will fluctuate depending on the category.

Candidates should be aware that there are no minimum marks or cutoffs required to pass the JEE Main test. The All India Rank is determined by the score that students receive in JEE Main, and admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs is solely based on the All India Rank. Although NTA JEE Main serves as a screening test for JEE Advanced, NTA publishes the qualifying cutoff for appearing in JEE Advanced alongside the result.

Category/the Year2022202120202019
General88.412138387.899224190.376533589.7548849
OBC-NCL67.009029768.023444772.888796974.3166557
SC43.082095446.882533850.176024554.0128155
ST26.777132834.672899939.069610144.3345172
Gen-EWS63.111414166.221484570.243551878.2174869
PwD0.00310290.00963750.06185240.11371730

JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

JEE Main Marks vs Rank has also been presented for the candidates below based on past year analysis to help them get an estimate of the rank they might secure depending on the marks in JEE Main 2024.

JEE Main Marks (out of 300)JEE Main Rank
288- 29420-11
281-28544-22
269- 280108-66
249- 267520-106
231-2471382-543
214-2292796-1420
200-2124665-2861
189-1996664- 4830
175-18810746-7152
160-17416163-11018
149-15921145-16495
132-14832826-22238
120-13143174-33636
110-11954293-44115
102-10965758-55269
95-10176260-66999
89-9487219-78111
79-88109329-90144
66-87169540-92300
44-63326513-173230
1-421025019-3340780

Documents Required 

  • Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter
  • JEE Main admit card
  • 3 passport size photographs (the same as uploaded during registration)
  • Photo identity card
  • Date of birth proof
  • Class XII mark sheet
  • JEE Main score card
  • Category certificate (if applicable)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the responsibility of NTA for, JEE (Main)?

NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous, and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations (JEE Main) for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State

Can anyone cancel the application submitted for JEE (Main) 2024?

Online Application forms once submitted successfully cannot be canceled/ withdrawn.

Is there any Negative Marking in the JEE (Main) – 2024?

There is a negative marking in both Sections i.e. Section A (MCQ-type questions) and Section B (Numerical value).

Whether the JEE (Main) – 2024 will be held in a different medium?

Yes, drawing from the National Education Policy (NEP), the JEE (Main) – 2024 will be conducted in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi and English.

What are the age limit/relaxation criteria for the candidates appearing in JEE (Main) – 2024?

For appearing in the JEE (Main) – 2024, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12/equivalent examination in 2021, 2022, or appearing in 2023 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) – 2024 examination. However, the candidates may be required to fulfill the age criteria of the Institute(s) in which they are desirous of taking admission. 

At what time JEE Main result will be declared?

The JEE Main 2024 Result is scheduled to be unveiled in the form of a scorecard on February 12, 2024, following Session 1, and subsequently on April 25, 2024, after the conclusion of JEE Main 2024 Session 2.

When will JEE Main 2024 admit card release?

You can download your Admit Cards from the NTA website starting three days before the scheduled examination date.

What is JEE Main and jee advanced?

JEE Main, or the Joint Entrance Examination – Main, is a national-level competitive examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. JEE Advanced, formerly known as the IIT-JEE (Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination), is the subsequent stage of the Joint Entrance Examination. JEE Main is primarily for admission to NITs, IIITs, and other government engineering institutions, while JEE Advanced is exclusively for securing a seat in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

What is the difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced?

JEE Main serves as the entrance examination for admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs, and it additionally acts as the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced. In contrast, JEE Advanced is exclusively conducted for securing admission to IITs.

how to calculate JEE Main percentile?

Percentile = 100 x (Number of students who secured a score equal to or less than the student) / (Total number of students who appeared in a particular examination session).

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