JEE Main Exam

Joint Entrance Examination Main (I) & (II) Exam

JEE Main Examination Pattern

The JEE Main 2019 shall have two papers, i.e. Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) and Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) and candidates may take one paper or both papers as per the aspirant seeking admission to.

The examination will be organised in online mode, i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT) and the Drawing Test for Paper 2 will be conducted through offline mode.

Take a look at the below to know more about the detailed scenario on this exam:

Paper Subjects Type of Questions Mode of Examination
Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry Objective Type - MCQ's with Equal Weightage Computer Based Test (CBT) Online Mode Only
Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) Mathematics Part I
Aptitude Test II
Objective Type - MCQ's Computer Based Test (CBT) Online Mode Only
Drawing Test III Question to Test Drawing Aptitude Pen & Paper Based Test Offline Mode only

JEE Main (I) & (II) 2019 Exam Details:

JEE Main (I) Exam Dates: January 08, 2019, to January 20, 2019

JEE Main (II) Exam Dates: April 06, 2019, to April 20, 2019

Examination Schedule Timings:

Exam Schedule First Shift Second
Timing of Examination 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Duration of Examination 3 Hours 3 Hours
Entry in the Alotted Examination Centre 7:00 AM up to 8:30 AM 12:30 PM up to 1:30 PM
Entry in the Allowed Examination Hall/Room 8:45 AM up to 9:00 AM 1:45 PM up to 2:00 PM
Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall 9:15 AM to 9:25 AM 2:15 PM to 2:25 PM
Exam Commences 9:30 AM 2:30 PM
Exam Concludes 12:30 PM 5:30 PM
Medium of Question Paper English, Hindi, and Gujarati English, Hindi, and Gujarati

Paper 1 Exam Pattern (B.E/B.Tech):

  • The candidates with a disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability correctly in the online application form
  • In JEE Main, Paper 1 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses with various optional specialisations and the examination will be a Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • For Paper 1, the questions in this exam will have from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects
  • A total number of 90 MCQs, 30 from each subject and the duration of the examination will be 180 minutes
  • Each correct marked answer will get +4 marks and if the students have marked the wrong answer -1 mark will be deducted from candidates score
  • A medium of paper will be in English and Hindi. If the student filling the exam centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra and Nagar Havel cities will have the option to opt English, Hindi, or Gujarati Medium

Subject-wise Distribution Of Marks For Paper 1:

Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

Paper 2 Exam Pattern (B.Arch/B.Planning):

In JEE Main, Paper 2 will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) and it is going to be conducted for admission to undergraduate architecture courses
For Paper 2 test a candidates aptitude in the field of Mathematics and Drawing Ability and it consist of a total number of 82 question, 50 question for aptitude test, 2 question for drawing test and 30 question from mathematics with a duration of 180 minutes
Each correct marked answer will get +4 marks and if the students have marked the wrong answer +1 mark will be deducted from candidates score
A medium of paper will be in English and Hindi. If the student filling the exam centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra and Nagar Havel cities will have the option to opt English, Hindi, or Gujarati Medium

Subject-wise Distribution Of Marks For Paper 2:

Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude Test 50 200
Drawing 02 70
Total 82 390

Note:

All calculations/writing work is to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the Examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.

JEE Main Cut-Off:

The Joint Admission Board (JAB) of JEE Main will release the JEE Main cut-off scores required to seek admission into B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch/B.Plan programs through the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB).

Based on JEE Main 2019 performance and other parameters the merit list is going to be prepared. JEE Main Cut-off (2019) is indicated in the table mentioned below:

Category Qualifying Marks
General 74
OBC-NCL 45
SC 29
ST 24
PwD 35

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