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Know the difference between Paper-1 and Paper-2 of JEE Main

Here in this article you will get to know the difference between paper-1 and Paper-2 of JEE Main. Basically Paper-1 is for the aspiring Engineers and Paper-2 for those who want to become architecture.

Jul 26, 2017 18:53 IST
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Why there are two papers in JEE Main? Some students might get confused about the difference between Paper-1 and Paper-2 of JEE Main. Here in this article you will get to know the difference between them.

Difference between Paper-1 and Paper-2 of JEE Main

Earlier the paper that was known as AIEEE, now known as JEE Main is divided into two papers-Paper1 and Paper-2.

Paper-1 offers admission in B.Tech in NIT , IIIT, CFTIs and SFIs whereas Paper-2 offers admission B.Arch and B.Planning course in different colleges of the country. In simple language Paper 1 is for engineering aspirants whereas Paper 2 is for architecture students.

Now let’s know more about both the papers.

Paper-1

Timing – 3 hours

Divided into 3 sections: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Subject

Questions

Marks

Chemistry

30

120

Physics

30

120

Mathematics

30

120

Total

90

360

  • Each question is allotted 4 marks for correct response.
  • 1/4 marks will be deducted for indicating incorrect response of each question
  • There is only one correct response for each question.
  • Filling up more than one response in any question will be treated as wrong response and marks for wrong response will be deducted as per given above.

Paper- 2

Timing- 3 hours

Divided into 3 sections:  Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing Aptitude

Subject

Questions

Marks

Mathematics

30

120

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing Aptitude

2

70

Total

82

390

Part III (Drawing aptitude) consists of 2 questions carrying 70 marks which are to be attempted on a separate drawing sheet.

You can also give both the exams. It depends on your choice.

You have option to choose the mode of the paper like given below:

JEE Main Paper(1 or 2)

Mode of the exam

Paper-1

Offline(Pen and paper based)

Online

Paper-2

Offline(Pen and paper based)

Both Paper1 and Paper 2

Offline(Pen and paper based) for both the exams

Online for Paper-1 and Paper based for Paper-2

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