All About JEE Main 2021

Mar 23, 2020 - 15:09

JEE Main 2021 - Joint Entrance Exam

JEE Main serves as the first tear of the Joint Entrance Examination. The score of the JEE Main will decide the admissions to the B.Tech, B.E, or B.Arch courses in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and Institutions funded by the participating State Governments. Furthermore, the JEE aspirant can only sit for the JEE Advanced if they qualify in the Main.

As per the official website of the NTA - “B. E or B. Tech paper of JEE Main is also an eligibility test for the JEE Advanced. The students have to take it if he or she wants to get admission in any of the undergraduate courses offered at any of the (Indian Institute of Technology)”.

Although these two examinations are connected in a step format, these two are conducted by different examination authorities. Before 2019, the JEE Main was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Later on from 2019 onwards, the responsibility of conducting JEE Main was shifted to the newly formed NTA, the National Testing Agency. As usual, the JEE Advanced is being conducted under the supervision of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). It is done by one of the 7 zonal IITs every year on a rotational basis.

Now there are two papers in JEE Main for engineering (B.E/B.Tech) and architecture (B.Arch/B.Planning) courses respectively. That is Paper 1 for B.E or B.Tech and Paper 2 for B.Arch or B.Planning. Therefore, the students who wish to pursue Engineering or Architecture courses can appear in their respective papers.

Details of JEE Main 2020 Examination

Following are the available subject combinations for each type of JEE Main 2021 question paper, the type of questions asked in each paper, and the mode in which the examination will be conducted.

B.E./B.Tech.

SUBJECTS

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Following are the available subject combinations for each type of JEE Main 2021 question paper, the type of questions asked in each paper, and the mode in which the examination will be conducted.

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

B. Arch

SUBJECT-Mathematics Part I

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value.

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

SUBJECT-Aptitude Test – Part II

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

SUBJECT-Drawing Test – Part III

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Questions to test drawing aptitude.

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Pen and Paper Based (offline) mode to be attempted on drawing sheet

B. Planning

SUBJECT-Mathematics Part I

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value.

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

SUBJECT-Aptitude Test – Part II

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

SUBJECT-Planning Based Questions - Part III

TYPE OF QUESTIONS

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

MODE OF EXAMINATION

Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

There is no age limit for appearing in the JEE Main 2021 examination. The students who have either passed their class 12th Boards or any equivalent examination in the year 2019, 2020, or appearing in the 2021 board examinations can appear in JEE Main 2021 irrespective of their age. However, the candidates need to fulfill the required age limit of the Institution where they wish to take admission. Additionally, you must know that the IITs have an age limit. As mentioned in the information Broucher of JEE Advanced 2021, the Candidates who wish to get admission in any one of the IITs must be born on or after 1st October in the year 1996. Also, there relaxation of Five years in the pre-defined age limit for SC, ST, and PwD candidates.

The new pattern of JEE Main 2021 question paper

B.E./B.Tech.

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Physics

30 (20 MCQs + 10 Numericals of which 5 Numericals are to be answered)

100

Chemistry

30 (20 MCQs + 10 Numericals of which 5 Numericals are to be answered)

100

Maths

30 (20 MCQs + 10 Numericals of which 5 Numericals are to be answered)

100

B. Arch.

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Mathematics – Part I

25 (20 MCQs + 5 Numericals are to be answered)

100

Aptitude Test – Part II

50 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

200

Drawing Test – Part III

2

100

B. Planning.

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Mathematics – Part I

25 (20 MCQs + 5 Numericals are to be answered)

100

Aptitude Test – Part II

50 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

200

Planning Based Questions - Part III

25 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

100

Important Dates and Schedule of JEE Main 2021 examination

JEE Main 2021 Events

                       Dates

Online Submission of Application Form

To be Notified

Correction in Particulars of Application Form on the website only

To be Notified

Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website

To be Notified

Date of Examination

To be Notified

Duration of Examination

180 minutes i.e. 3 hours

Timing of Examination

To be Notified

Centre of JEE Main-2021 Examination

As indicated on the JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys

To be announced later on the official website of NEET (jeemain.nic.in).

Declaration of Result on the NTA website

To be Notified 

If you are looking for all JEE Main Previous Year Question papers in year-wise format, then you can download them from the respective links mentioned below. These question papers include detailed solutions prepared by the expert faculties of the Kota Coaching and are available on the eCareerPoint in PDF for free.

JEE Main Previous Year Question papers

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