Around 14 lakh aspirants had registered for JEE Main 2013 for both Online and Offline examination.
The Computer based exam will be held on April 9, 22, 23 and 25 in 26 cities in India, Colombo Kathmandu and Singapore. In Bangalore, the JEE Main online exam will be held on April 09, 2013.
JEE Main 2013 have different sets of question papers which are used on the different dates of the examination.
JEE Main exam, Paper-I has three sections - chemistry, mathematics and physics - with 30 questions in each section.
For every correct answer, the candidate will get four marks and minus 1/4 mark for an incorrect ranswer. No marks will be deducted if a question is left unattempted.
The test will held on an optical reader sheet. The results are scheduled to be declared on May 7. Out of 14 lakh students who have registered for the JEE Main exam, only 1.5 lakh aspirants will be selected to take up JEE Advanced exam.
Clearing JEE Main would ensure admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes at National Institutes of Technology, Indian Institutes of Information Technology and other centrally-funded technical institutions. Institutions funded by participating state governments and several other institutions shall include the performance in the JEE Main while giving admission.