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All you need to know about JEEMAIN

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About JEEMAIN

JEE is an all India Engineering Entrance Examination conducted for admission into various prestigious engineering colleges for Undergraduate Engineering programs by students after their 12th  grade of schooling all over the country.

Who conducts ?

The exam has been conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from the year 2012 onwards in replacement to AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Examination) and IIT-JEE (Indian Institute of Technology- Joint Entrance Exam).

Exam Centers

The exam will be conducted in 382 centers (major cities and towns) of India as well as 8 centers abroad. No request for change of examination centers is entertained once the application is filled.

Universities considering the scores

Colleges like IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology), NITs (National Institutes of Technology), CFTIs (Central Funded Technical Institute) and IIEST (Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology, Shibpur) consider the JEE Mains scores along with the 12 th grade marks for admission to its dual degree programs.  


The following are the tentative list of the participating institutions including IIITs and NITs:

National Institutes of Technology (NITs)

1. National Institute of Technology, Agartala (Tripura)

2. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)

3. National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.

4. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP)

5. National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)

6. National Institute of Technology, Delhi

7. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (West Bengal)

8. National Institute of Technology, Goa

9. National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)

10. Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)

11. Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)

12. National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)

13. National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana)

14. National Institute of Technology, Manipur

15. National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

16. National Institute of Technology, Mizoram

17. National Institute of Technology, Nagaland

18. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)

19. National Institute of Technology, Patna (Bihar)

20. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry

21. National Institute of Technology, Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

22. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (Odisha)

23. National Institute of Technology, Sikkim

24. National Institute of Technology, Silchar (Assam)

25. National Institute of Technology, Hazartbal, Srinagar (J & K)

26. Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)

27. National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Mangalore (Karnataka)

28. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)

29. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand

30. National Institute of Technology, Warangal

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs, IIITM & IIITDM)

1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)

2. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information Technology, Amethi, (A campus of IIIT Allahabad) (U.P.)

4. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad (UP) 5. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur (M.P.)

6. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)

7. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)

8. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chitoor (A. P.) 9. Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)

10. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Una, Himachal Pardesh

11. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kalayani, West Bengal

12. Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana

Type of Exam

JEE Mains has 2 papers. Paper-I (B.E/B.Tech.) and Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning). Candidates can choose to attempt from wither one or both the papers according to their area of interest.

Syllabus

The syllabus includes the following:

Paper-I (B.E/B.Tech.) - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning) - Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing Test

Mode of Examination

The exam will be conducted in 2 separate modes i.e. Offline and Online. Students can therefore take the exams according to their convenience. The offline mode is nothing but Pen and Paper based Exam while the On-line mode is Computer based Exam. For Paper-I (B.E/B.Tech.) both modes are available but for Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning) only offline mode is available.

Score needed to clear the exam

A minimum score of 75% in board exams and at the least 185 (out of 360) in JEE Mains is needed for clearing the exam in the General category and 140 for the SC/ST Candidates.

JEEMAIN Examination description

The total exam duration is about 3 hour’s time. The total questions will be 90 and the maximum marks 360. Therefore, each question carries 4 marks. There is negative marking allotted i.e. each wrong answer carries -1 mark and so it is safe to leave the unknown question answered.

Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern is explained as below.

Paper - I (B.E/B.Tech.) – Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Paper - II (B.Arch./B.Planning) – 3 parts namely Mathematics (objective type), Aptitude Test (objective type) and Drawing (questions to test drawing aptitude).

JEEMAIN Preparation Strategy

Fee

The Fees for JEE Main is as follows:

FOR EXAM CENTERS OPTED IN INDIA
Either JEE Main Paper-I (B.E./B.Tech.) or JEE Mains Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning)
For Offline Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 1000
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 500
For Online Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 500
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 250
Both JEE Main Paper-I (B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE Mains Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning)
For Offline Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 1800
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 900
For Online Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 1300
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 650
FOR EXAM CENTERS OPTED IN FOREIGN COUNTRY
Either JEE Main Paper-I (B.E./B.Tech.) or JEE Mains Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning)
For Offline Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 2500
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 1250
For Online Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 2500
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 1250
Both JEE Main Paper-I (B.E./B.Tech.) and JEE Mains Paper-II (B.Arch./B.Planning)
For Offline Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 3800
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 1900
For Online Mode of Exam
(General/OBC) - 3800
(SC/ST/PWD/Girls) - 1900
 

Important Dates

Contact Details

Website: www.jeemain.nic.in

Address:

The Executive Director, (JAB),
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE),
H-149, Sector – 63, Noida

Phone: 0120- 2427 342, 0120- 2427 350

Email: jeemain@nic.in 

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