JEE Mains Notification – Dates, Notification, Application, Syllabus

By | May 4, 2021

Jee Mains 2021 May Session Postponed: 

The JEE (Main) -2021 May Session is scheduled for 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 May 2021. However, looking at the present situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and also taking into account the safety and well-being of the candidates and examination functionaries, it has been decided to postpone the JEE (Main) – 2021 May Session. The revised dates for the JEE (Main) – 2021 May session will be announced later on and at least 15 days before the examination.

JEE Mains Notification – Dates, Notification, Application, Syllabus:

JEE Mains Notification 2021 applications for April/May exam begins from May 24-28 2021
The JEE Main online application window for April/May 2020 examination opening from 24th to 28th May 2021. The candidates who wish to appear for the JEE Main May 2021 examination can apply for the same through the official website –

The candidates need to register on the website first using their name, date-of-birth, mobile number, email address etc. The candidates should note down the username and password created. The same can be used by the students for future login.

The last date to apply for the JEE Main May 2021 examination is 24th to 28th May 2021. The last date to pay the application fee online is 15 days before the examination.

The JEE Main May 2021 examination will be conducted for two papers – Paper 1 for BE/B.Tech admissions and Paper 2 for B.Arch/ B.Planning. The candidates can appear for with one paper or for both papers.

The JEE Main May 2021 examination will be held from May 24 to 28, 2021. The results of the examination will be announced by June, 2021.

JEE Mains May 2021:
National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting first attempt of JEE Main 2021 between May 24 to 28, 2021. in eight different slots. Candidates may keep track of the JEE Main 2021 April important dates to avoid missing any event.

The important dates of JEE Main 2021 consist start and end date of the application process, issue of admit card, result announcement and more of January attempt. Candidates can go through the full article to check the JEE Main important dates 2021 for January exams:

JEE Mains Important Dates May 2021
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the JEE Main 2021 February Examination dates. As per the notification released on the official website of the exam – – the examination for JEE Main 2021 will be conducted between May 24 to 28, 2021.

Events Dates
Online availability of application form December 2, 2020
Last date of online application form submission and uploading of scanned images January 30, 2021
Admit Card availability February 6, 2021
Exam starting Date February 23, 2021
Exams End Date February 26, 2021
Answer Key and OMR sheets March 7, 2021
Answer Key challenge acceptance March 4th, 2021
JEE Main Result March 8, 2021
All India Ranks declaration March 8, 2021

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card Dates – Candidates can download their JEE Main 2021 admit card for February attempt from February 23rd to 26th  onwards.

JEE Main 2021 Result Dates – NTA will announce the result JEE Main 2021 for the first attempt on February 23. The scores obtained by the candidate will be mentioned in the result.

Check the JEE Mains 2021 exam pattern for paper-1 and paper-2 from here:
Courses: The paper-1 of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses.
Exam Mode: The examination will be held through online mode.
Subjects: JEE Main Paper 1 will contain questions from chemistry, physics and mathematics subjects.
Number of Questions: It will contain total 90 objective type questions. Weightage to all subjects are given equal. Total 30 questions will be asked from each subject.
Type of Questions: Objective type -Multiple Choice questions will be asked.
Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability. It will be conducted in two sittings, i.e. 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
Question Paper Medium: For all exam cities centres, the question paper medium is English and Hindi. Students filling the exam centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Havel cities have the option to opt the question paper in English, Hindi and Gujarati medium. Candidates have to exercise the option of question paper language at the time of filling the application form.
IIT JEE mains Notification 2021
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2021 onwards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2021.

JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination.

JEE Mains Notification – Eligibility Criteria:
Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs is as under:-

Course Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination
B.E/B.TECH Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
B.ARCH./B.PLANNING Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

JEE Mains Notification – Age Eligibility:
The date of birth should fall on or after 1st October 1994.
For SC/ST & PwD candidates, the DOB should fall on or after 1st October 1989.
Attempt Limit:
Candidates can attempt for maximum three times for the JEE main exam.
Attempt limit is same for all the categories.
For JEE Advanced, candidates can appear for maximum two consecutive years.

JEE main Application Dates for February Session:

S.No Event Important dates
1 Start of JEE Main 2021 Registration Dec 7th 2020
2 Last Date for JEE Main 2021 Registration Jan 30th 2021
3 Correction Period of Application Form To be notified
4 JEE main 2021 Exam (February session) Feb 23 to 26, 2021
4 JEE main 2021 Exam (February session) results March 8th, 2021

Important points to remember While filling the JEE Mains Application Form 2021:

  1. Requirement of Aadhaar card will be mandatory to fill the application.
  2. Candidates are required to apply online for JEE main 2021 exam.
  3. JEE Main application form 2021 will be released from 23rd February 2021 (February exam).
  4. Candidates have to upload the scanned images of passport size photograph and signature of candidate & mother’s/father’s/guardian.
  5. Photograph dimension should be 3.5 x 4.5 cm and dimension of signature should be 3.5 x 1.5 cm.
  6. The images should be in JPG or JPEG format.
  7. Multiple applications from a single candidate will be rejected.
  8. There is no provision to send the hard copy of the application.
Papers Offline Exam Online Exam
General/OBC SC/ST/PwD/All Girls General/OBC SC/ST/PwD/All Girls
For Exam Centres in India
Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250
Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650
For Exam Centres in Foreign Country
Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900

Exam Pattern for JEE mains 2021:

The examination will comprise of two papers
Paper 1 (for B.E/B.Tech) and paper 2 (for B.Arch/B.Planing).
The detailed JEE Main exam pattern for both papers is mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be organized in online (computer based) mode. The drawing test for Paper 2 will be conducted through offline mode.
  • Type of Questions (Paper 1): The question paper will comprise of objective type questions.
  • Type of Questions (Paper 2): Mathematics and aptitude section will be of objective type questions and drawing test will be subjective.
  • Duration: The total exam duration will be three hours. The paper 1 will be conducted in two sittings, i.e. 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Paper 2 will be held in one shift only.
  • Medium: The question paper will be asked in English and Hindi language for all exam cities and English, Hindi and Gujarati languages for exam cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
  • Marks Criteria: Four marks will be provided for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marks: One mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

JEE Mains Notification – Pattern for Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech):

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

Pattern for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan):

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude Test 50 200
Drawing Test 2 70
Total 82 390

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