NTA JEE Main 2021 April Session Postponed Exam Date, New Exam Pattern, Syllabus PDF Download

JEE Main 2021 for April session 2021 has been postponed until further notice. Due to the second wave of coronavirus, NTA has decided to postpone the exams to be scheduled for April 27, 28, 30, 2021 of the Main examination followed by the board exams conducted at the national and state level. As per the official notification released on jeemain.nta.nic.in students would inform about the JEE exam dates 15 days prior to the examination.

JEE Main 2021 News: NTA has postponed the April session JEE 2021 exams until further notice. Students will get the final exam dates 15 days prior to the examination.

JEE Main 2021 Entrance Exam – Overview

JEE Main 2021

Joint Entrance Exam is one of the biggest engineering entrance exams that conducted in India. Based on stats, NTA JEE Main is attended by over 9 lakh students.

Entire JEE Main Question paper is divided into 3 papers.

  1. First Paper is for B.E/B.Tech aspirants
  2. Second paper is for B.Arch aspirants
  3. Last one is for B.Plan aspirants

Based on the performance of student in this exam, admission in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs are given based on the rank secured by the candidate. Also, student who qualifies JEE Main 2021 will become eligible for JEE Advanced 2021 Exam for admission in IITs.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Date – February (1st session)

As the information brochure released by the National Testing Agency, the application process has been started and last date to submit the form is January 16, 2020. Let’s have a look at the entire schedule released by the NTA to conduct exam.

JEE Main 2021 Exam DatesDates
JEE Main registration 2021 starts on
Note – you can apply for Feb, March, Apr, May exams together also
15 Dec 2020
Last date to apply15 Jan 2021
Last date to pay fee16 Jan 2021
Form correction Window18 to 21 Jan 2021
Download hall ticket1st week of Feb 2021
JEE Main 2021 Feb Exam Date22-25 Feb 2021
Release of official answer key08 Mar 2021
release of NTA score/ JEE Main 2021 Result18 Mar 2021
JEE Main 2021 Mar Exam Date 16- 18 Mar 2021
Release of NTA score/ Main 2021 Mar Result24 Mar 2021
JEE Main 2021 Apr Exam Date Postponed!
JEE Main 2021 May Exam Date To be announced
JEE Main 2021 resultTo be announced

JEE Main 2021 Registration, Application Form – 15 Dec

Students who wish to appear for JEE Main 2021 have to fill an online registration form. Direct link to fill the application form is also given below for your conveinance.

Application Form: You be able to fill application by Clicking here

JEE Main Application Form 2021 filling is a 4-step process which are:

  1. Register for NTA for JEE Mains 2021
  2. Fill the application form
  3. Upload required documents
  4. Pay Application fee and download receipt and filled application form

Application Fee of JEE Main 2021

ExamFee for SC / ST / PwD/ Trans / FemalesFee for General / EWS / OBC-NCL
For centers in India
Any 1 paperBoys, Girls – Rs. 325Boys – Rs. 650
Girls – Rs 325
Any 2 or All 3 PapersBoys, Girls – Rs. 650Boys – Rs. 1300
Girls – Rs 650
For centers outside India
Any 1 paperBoys, Girls -Rs. 1500Boys – Rs. 3000
Girls – Rs. 1500
Any 2 or All 3 PapersBoys, Girls -Rs. 3000Boys – Rs. 6000
Girls – Rs. 3000

Documents to upload after the filling application form

Document NameSizeDescription
Photograph10 to 200 kb– Clear passport photograph
– Color or black and white but of clear contrast
Signature4 to 30 kb– Sign on white paper
Class 12 admit card / mark sheet / certificate50 to 500 kb(-)

JEE MAIN 2021 New Update / Changes

Changes in JEE Main Exam 2021NewOld
NTA will hold JEE Main 2021 in more regional languages.Languages of question papers will be English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, UrduLanguages of question paper were English, Hindi, Gujarati
Exam Pattern ChangedNow there are 2 sections in each subject – section A, B. Section B has optional questions.All questions were compulsory
JEE Main 2021 will be held 4 timesIn 2021, JEE Main will be held for 4 times – Feb, March, April, May.Exam was held 2 times – Jan and April (in 2020, the exam dates were pushed due to pandemic but held twice only)
Tie breaking criteria changedIn JEE Main 2021 information brochure, age is not mentioned as a tie breaking criteria.Earlier, age was also a criteria for tie breaking. If all other tie breaking rules failed, then candidate older in age was given higher rank.
Fee for answer key challenge reducedThis year the fee is Rs 200 per question.Last year the fee to challenge each question was Rs 1000

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus NTA

Most Important Topics

ChemistryPhysicsMaths
Organic Compounds containing OxygenOpticsIntegral Calculus
Chemistry in Everyday LifeDual Nature of Matter and RadiationLimit, continuity and differentiation
SolutionsElectronic devicesCo-ordinate geometry
EquilibriumElectrostaticsComplex numbers and quadratic equations
Some basic concepts in chemistryCurrent ElectricityMatrices and Determinants
p- Block ElementsThermodynamicsStatistics and Probability
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureThree Dimensional Geometry

Moderately Important Topics

ChemistryPhysicsMaths
Organic Compounds Containing NitrogenCommunication SystemsSets, Relations and Functions
PolymersPhysics and MeasurementPermutations and combinations
BiomoleculesAtoms and NucleiBinomial theorem and its simple applications
Principles Related to Practical ChemistryMagnetic Effects of Current and MagnetismSequence and series
States of matterCurrent ElectricityThree Dimensional Geometry
Atomic StructureElectromagnetic WavesVector Algebra
Chemical ThermodynamicsLaws of motionTrigonometry
Redox Reaction and ElectrochemistryGravitationMathematical reasoning
Chemical kineticsOscillations and WavesDifferential equations
Surface ChemistryWork Energy and PowerMathematical Induction
General Principle and process of Isolation of metalsRotational Motion
Classification of Elements and Periodic tableProperties of Solids and Liquids
HydrogenKinetic theory of Gases
S – Block Elements Alkali and Alkaline Earth MetalsElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating currents
d – and f – BLOCK ELEMENTSExperimental skills
Co-ordination CompoundsKinematics
Environmental Chemistry
Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Hydrocarbons
Organic Compounds containing Halogens

JEE Main 2020 Pattern – Feb Exam

DescriptionPaper 1 – BE/B.Tech
Mode of examComputer based test only
SectionsMathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Qs TypeMCQs, NVTs
No. of Qs and MarksMathematics – Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs
Physics – Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs
Chemistry – Section A: 20 Qs, Section B: 10 Qs

Section A – Only MCQs. All compulsory.

Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

Total 90 Qs (Attempt 75), 300 Marks
Marking SchemeMCQs >> +4, -1
NVTs>> +4, no negative marking
Exam Duration3 hours
DescriptionPaper 2A – B.Arch
Mode of examPart I and Part II as Computer based test only
Part III Drawing Test as Pen and Paper based test (Qs will show on computer, attempt answer on sheet)
SectionsPart I – Mathematics
Part II – Aptitude Test
Part III – Drawing Test
Qs TypePart I – MCQs, NVT
Part II – MCQs
Part III – Drawing
No. of Qs and MarksPart I Mathematics – 20 MCQs in section A, 10 NVTs in section B– 100 Marks
Part II Aptitude Test – 50 Qs – 200 Marks
Part III Drawing Test – 2 Qs – 100 Marks

Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

Total 82 Qs (Attempt 77) Qs, 400 Marks
Marking SchemeMCQs >> +4, -1
NVTs>> +4, no negative marking
Drawing qs >> 50 marks per qs
Exam Duration3 hours
DescriptionPaper 2B – B.Planning
Mode of examComputer based test only
SectionsPart I – Mathematics
Part II – Aptitude Test
Part III – Planning Based Questions
Qs TypePart I – MCQs, NVT
Part II, III – MCQs
No. of Qs and MarksPart I Mathematics – 20 MCQs in section A, 10 NVTs in section B– 100 Marks – 100 Marks
Part II Aptitude Test – 50 Qs – 200 Marks
Part III Planning Based Questions – 25 Qs – 100 Marks

Section B – Only NVT questions. Answer any 5 questions out of 10.

Total 105 Qs (Attempt 100 Qs), 400 Marks
Marking SchemeMCQs >> +4, -1
NVTs>> +4, no negative marking
Exam Duration3 hours

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
Age LimitNo age limit
Year of passing class 122019, 2020, 2021
Qualifying exams– Class 12 from CBSE or any recognized state board
– NIOS with 5 subjects
– AICTE recognized Diploma
– Final exam of 2-yr course of NDA
– AIU recognized board in India or abroad
– Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination
– General Certificate Education exam (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at Advanced (A) level
– Cambridge University HSCE or IB Diploma of International Baccalaureate Office Geneva (only for IITs)
Attempts LimitNo attempts limit

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card – Download

Admit cards of all the candidates who will apply for JEE Main 2020 will also be issued. JEE Main 2020 Admit Card will be issued only to those candidates who have completed and submitted their application on time. 

The admit cards of all the candidates will be issued on the official website of JEE Main. Candidates will have to download their admit card through online. 

After downloading the admit card, the candidate should take out its color printout and do not forget to take it to the examination center with a valid ID proof. Admit card is very important for the exam. The information related to the exam such as exam date, examination center, etc. is given on the admit card.

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key – Official PDF Download

The Provisional answer key will be released a few hours after the JEE Main 2021 exam. Different coaching releases the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key. Through the answer key, candidates can check their questions and answers. 

The JEE Main Exam answer key will be released by the official on NTA website. 

JEE Main 2021 Selection Process

You can easily understand the selection process of JEE Main 2021 from the steps given below.

  1. Online Application
  2. Application fee payment
  3. Admit card download
  4. Entrance exam
  5. Answer key download
  6. Result in progress
  7. Merit list released
  8. Admission

JEE Main 2021 Result – Check here

The JEE Main 2021 result will be released on the official website. All the candidates appearing in the examination have to download their results online. To download the online result , candidates have to provide their login ID and password. You can also download your results from our page. You will be notified when the result is released.

JEE Main 2021 Scorecard

JEE Main Score card is an important document. It consist of various important details of candidates like Name, Roll Code, Category, Parents name, Marks, All India Rank of Candidate, qualifying status e.t.c

Candidates can download their Score Card through online mode mode. NTA will not send it through any offline mode

JEE Main 2021 Rank List

JEE Main 2021 Rank List will be released by NTA once the result is declared. Rank will be allotted to candidates on the basis of marks he /she have secured in the exam. In the official rank lists candidates Category and all india rank will be mentioned.

JEE Main 2021 Merit List

Merit list of JEE Main 2021 papers 1 and 2 will be released by NTA.  The candidates must know that the merit list of both the exams will be taken out simultaneously. The candidates who will pass the JEE exam will be admitted on the basis of All India Rank. After passing the JEE Main , you can take admission in different IITs, NITs, private institutes.

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off

NTA will the JEE Main 2021 Cut off through online mode. in order to appear for the centralized counselling, it is mandatory for the candidates to get the minimum cut off marks required. The cut of marks will be released category wise.

previous years cut off

CategoryCut-off 2018Cut-off 2017Cut-off 2016Cut-off 2015
General7481100105
OBC45497070
ST24274844
SC29325250

JEE Main 2021 Counseling

Counseling rounds will be organized by different NITs, IITs and private technical institutes after the declaration of JEE Main result. Admission will be given to the candidates based on the JEE Main score. Candidates will also have to pay registration fees for appearing in the counseling round. You can get more information of JEE Main Counseling 2021 from the official website.

JEE Main 2021 FAQ

  1. How many times can a student appear in the JEE Main Examination in a year?

    Four

  2. When will JEE Main 2021 be organized?

    Next session is going to be organized in February

  3. What is the difference between JEE Main Exam and JEE Advanced Exam?

    JEE Main Exam is the preliminary examination which is done to check your knowledge and skills. After passing this exam, you can take admission in NIT, IIT and CFRTI. JEE Advanced exam can only be given by the candidates who can clear the JEE Main exam and get admission in IIT.

  4. Can I edit my application form, after the form submission?

    Only, if application correction window is open.

  5. If I appear for multiple sessions which score of the two exams will be considered for admission?

    The one with better score will be considered

  6. I am appearing for improvement in 2021 ? Am i eligible to apply?

    Yes

  7. Is calculator allowed in JEE Main entrance exam?

    None of Electronic device is allowed at the Exam hall

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