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JEE Main 2023 - Overview, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Latest Updates

30 Jan 2023 11:41:12 AM

JEE Main 2023 exam is an entrance exam that is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for the selection of candidates into B. Tech/B.E/B.Arc/B.Planning. A candidate who qualifies the JEE Mains exam is eligible for taking admission in NITs, IIITs and other CFTIs of the country. In addition to this, a candidate who appears in the top 2,50,000 is eligible to appear for JEE Advanced exam which is used for admission into IITs, IISc and other prestigious institutions of the country.

Any candidate who has passes his/her class 12th in the year 2022/2021 or is appearing in 2023 is eligible to appear for JEE Main 2023. There are two papers for JEE Main, Paper 1 is for the candidates who wish to take admission in B.Tech/B.E. while Paper 2 is for those candidates who wish to take admission to B.Arch and B.Planning courses. NTA has announced JEE Main exam date for session 1 which is on 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 January and 1 February 2023 (revised) while the second session is on  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 April. Get further updates on JEE Main exam date, notification, eligibility, exam centre and other important details here.

JEE Main Latest Updates:

JEE Main 2023 Overview

Overview 

Particulars 

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main

Exam Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Exam Level

National level

Exam Frequency

Twice a year

> Session 1(January) and Session 2 (April)

Mode of Exam

Computed Based Test (CBT) for B. E/ B. Tech/ B. Arch/ B. Plan

Pen and paper-based test (PBT) for Drawing section in BArch

Official Website

jeemain.nta.nic.in

Contact Details

NTA Telephone Number: 0120-6895200

NTA Email ID:jeemain@nta.ac.in and write at JEE (Main) Query Redressal System (QRS)

NTA Helpline: 8178359845 | 8287471852 | 9650173668 | 9599676953 | 8287471852

Courses offered through Entrance Exam

BE/BTech, BArch, BPlan

Exam Duration

3 hours for BTech/ BArch/ BPlan

3.5 hours for BArch and B.Planning both

4 hours for PwD candidates

Number of Papers and Total Marks

Paper -1: BE/BTech 

Paper -2A: BArch 

Paper -2B: BPlan 

Total Marks 

Paper -1: BE/BTech (300 marks)

Paper -2A: BArch (400 marks)

Paper -2B: BPlan (400 marks)

Total Number of Questions

BE/BTech - 90

BArch - 82

BPlan - 105

Marking Scheme

+4 for each correct response

-1 for each incorrect response

No marks for unattempted questions

Language/Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu

Number of Test Cities

399 in India

25 outside India

JEE Main 2023 Registration

NTA has released the JEE Main 2023 application form on its official website for Session 1, i.e. January session. Candidates have to complete the JEE Main registration process. In case of different sessions, candidates will have to fill out different JEE Main 2023 application forms for each session. The JEE Main registration consists of - registration, filling up of application form with personal and academic information, uploading of documents, application fee payment and submission of the application form.

Steps to fill JEE Main Application Form

Step 1 - Go to the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in.

Step 2 - On the homepage, click on the link of JEE Main Application Form. 

Step 3 - Now, click on New Registration and fill in the required details and click on submit button to complete the registration. 

Note: After the completion of JEE Main registration, aspirants will receive an email and a message on their registered mobile number and ID with details of application form number and password. They are required to save the details of registration very carefully.

Step 4 - After registration, candidates will be redirected to fill out the detailed application form. They will have to provide details of education qualifications, address of communication and permanent address, parent details, and the exam centre preferences.

Step 5 - Further, they will have to upload a scanned image of passport-size photograph and signature as per the defined dimensions and size.

Step 6 - Lastly, they need to pay the JEE Main application fee through Net banking/UPI, Debit Card/Credit Card. 

Step 7 - After the successful payment of the fee, the application form will be automatically submitted.

Step 8 - Candidates are advised to download the filled application form and take the printout. The form must be kept safely until the admission process is completed.

JEE Main Application Fee

All the candidates who apply for JEE Main must ensure that they have paid the application fee as per their category for their forms to be considered by the Commission.

The application fee can be paid in online mode or through cash using e-challan. Given below is the JEE Main application fee for male and female candidates.

Papers

Gender

In India (In Rs.)

Outside India (in Rs.)

Male

Female

Third-Gender

Male

Female

Third-Gender

Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech or

Paper 2A- B.Arch or

Paper 2B- B.Planning

General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL

1000

800

500

5000

4000

3000

SC/ST/ PwD

500

500

500

2500

2500

3000

Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2A- B.Arch or

Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2B- B.Planning or

Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2A- B.Arch + Paper 2A- B.Arch or

Paper 2A- B.Arch + Paper 2A- B.Arch

General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL

2000

1600

1000

10000

8000

5000

SC/ST/ PwD

1000

1000

1000

5000

5000

5000

JEE Main Exam Date 2023

JEE Main exam date has been officially released by NTA on its website for JEE Main session 1 and 2, i.e. January and April sessions. Further, NTA has made revisions on the JEE Main Session exam date on 18 January. Hence, the candidates who will register successfully for JEE Main 2023 exam will be able to appear for the exam as per the date mentioned on the JEE Main admit card. 

JEE Main 2023 Events

JEE Main Session 1 Date

JEE Main Session 2 Date

JEE Main 2023 notification release date

15 December 2023

To be notified

Commencement of JEE Main registration 

15 December 2023

To be notified

Last date for JEE Main registration

12 January 2023

To be notified

JEE Main Correction Form Date

13 to 14 January 2023

To be notified

JEE Main admit card release date

21 January 2023

To be notified

JEE Main exam date

24, 25, 29, 30, 31 January and 1 February 2023

06, 08, 10, 11, 12 April 2023

Answer key release date

1st week of February 2023 (Tentative)

To be notified

JEE Main result release date

2nd week of February 2023 (Tentative)

To be notified

JEE Main Counselling starts on

1st week of June 2023 (Tentative)

To be notified

JEE Main 2023 Notification

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released JEE Main 2023 Notification on its website on 15 December 2023 alon with all the important information. Candidates who will be taking JEE Main 2023 exam must note that the exam is being held in two sessions, January and April, i.e. 1st and 2nd session respectively.  The registration for JEE Main January session is from 15 December to 12 January 2023 while the date for April session is yet to be announced. We have provided to you the JEE Main notification PDF 2023 below.

JEE Main Notification PDF

Get to know about JEE Main exam date, application date, syllabus, and other related information.

JEE Main 2023 Admit Card

JEE Main admit card is released by the NTA on its official website a week before the exam date for session 1 and session 2 separately. Candidates would need to login using their JEE Main application number and date of birth. JEE Main session 1 admit card is expected to be released in the third week of January 2023.

JEE Main admit card will consist of the details such as the address of the exam center, exam date and time, candidate’s name, picture, signature and the details of the paper. Without carrying the admit card of JEE Main, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

How to download JEE Main Admit Card?

Visit the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in

Click on the download link for JEE Main Admit Card

Login by providing the details of the application form and date of birth

Admit Card will be displayed. Candidates must download it and get the printout along with multiple photocopies.

JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates appearing for JEE Main exam must reach the venue before the mentioned reporting time in JEE Main Admit Card.

No one will be allowed to enter the exam centre after the gate closing time. Candidates will also not be permitted to leave the exam hall before the exam concludes formally.

Candidates must carry multiple copies of their JEE Main Admit Card along with any other required document at the exam centre.

Students must follow the instructions as presented by the Center superintendent or invigilators.

Blank paper for the rough work and pen/pencil will be provided to the students at the exam center. They are required to write their name and roll number on the assigned section of the sheet which will be returned to invigilator.

Candidates claiming PwD reservations must carry the PwD certificate to the exam centre.

Candidates will be required to enter the details in the attendance sheet, paste photograph and put signature at the designated place.

JEE Main 2023 Answer Key

National Testing Agency will release the answer key and response sheet of JEE Main 2023 within a few days of the conclusion of the exam. To access answer key, candidates will have to log in with their application details and date of birth. Initially, the provision JEE Main answer key will be released and candidates will be given the facility to raise objections in online mode. The challenge to the answer will be reviewed by NTA and then the final JEE Main final answer key will be released.

JEE Main Result 2023

JEE Main result 2023 is expected to be released in the 2nd week of February 2023 for session 1. Candidates will be able to check their result by visiting the NTA website and download their scorecard. The result consists of the candidate’s AIR, percentile, marks scored, etc. The top 2,50,000 candidates of JEE Main will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. The best of two attempts will be considered by NTA or preparation of JEE Main 2023 result. 

Here is a template of JEE Main result of previous year for your reference:

JEE Main Result

Steps to check JEE Main 2023 Result

Go to the official website

Click on JEE Main Result link

Enter application number and date of birth/password in the login window

Scorecard/result will be displayed on the screen

Download the result and get the printout

 

JEE Main 2023 Eligibility

Candidates are required to ensure that they fulfill theJEE Main eligibility criteria before appearing for the national-level engineering entrance exam. The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the JEE Main eligibility for the candidates to appear in the entrance exam. JEE Main eligibility criteria include the details of the basic parameters that a candidate should meet in order to be eligible for the exam.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains

Details

Age Limit

There is no set age limit to appear for JEE Main exam.

Educational qualification

Class 12th appearing or passed in 2021/2022 can apply for JEE Main.

A candidate should have scored more than 75% in their class 12th board exams.

No. of Attempts

Three attempts. This means that the candidates who have passed Class 12th in 2021, 2022 or are appearing in 2023 can apply for JEE Main 2023 exam.

Compulsory subjects in qualifying exam

B.Tech: Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject

B.Arch: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

B.Plan: Mathematics

 

JEE Main Exam Center 2023

NTA has released JEE Main exam centre along with the notification. The JEE Main 2023 exam is going to be held in 399 cities in India and in 25 cities outside India. The choice of the exam centre is based on the candidate’s permanent address and present address. A candidate is given four preferences to select the exam centre to appear for JEE Main 2023 exam.

JEE Main Exam Centre List

We have provided to you the list of JEE Main exam centre that has been allocated by NTA in each Indian state.

Exam Centers

Number Of Cities

Exam Centers

Number Of Cities

Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)

1

Leh & Ladakh

2

Andhra Pradesh

29

Madhya Pradesh

29

Arunachal Pradesh

2

Maharashtra

31

Assam

12

Manipur

1

Bihar

35

Meghalaya

2

Chandigarh (UT)

1

Mizoram

1

Chhattisgarh

12

Nagaland

2

Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)

1

Odisha

24

Daman & Diu (UT)

2

Puducherry

2

Delhi

1

Punjab

15

Goa

2

Rajasthan

24

Gujarat

29

Sikkim

1

Haryana

18

Tamil Nadu

31

Himachal Pradesh

10

Telangana

21

Jammu & Kashmir

10

Tripura

1

Jharkhand

15

Uttar Pradesh

57

Karnataka

31

Uttarakhand

10

Kerala

16

West Bengal

19

Lakshadweep

1

Out-side India

25

JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern

JEE Main exam pattern has been notified by NTA along with the official notification. No new changes have been made in the exam pattern. JEE Main exam is divided into paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 is for BE/BTech and Paper 2A for B. Arch and Paper 2B for B. Plan. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. According to JEE Main exam pattern, Section-A is multiple-choice questions and Section B is questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value.

Candidates, under Section-B, will have to attempt any 5 ques out of 10. There will also be negative markings for both Section A and Section B. According to the NTA JEE Mains 2022 information brochure, “It has been decided to provide choices in one section of each subject of Paper 1 and Part-I of Paper 2A and 2B to cater to the decision of different Boards across the country regarding the reduction of the syllabus. However, the total number of questions to be attempted will remain the same (Physics – 25, Chemistry – 25, and Mathematics – 25), wherever applicable.”

JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper

Subjects

No. of questions

Exam Mode

Paper 1: BTech/BE

Part 1: Mathematics

20 MCQ and 10 numerical value

CBT (Computer Based Test)

Part 2: Physics

20 MCQ and 10 numerical value

Part 3: Chemistry

20 MCQ and 10 numerical value

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Paper

Subjects

No. of questions

Exam Mode

Paper 2A: BArch

Part 1: Mathematics

20 MCQ and 10 numerical value

CBT and drawing test to be attempted on sheet

Part 2: Aptitude Test

50 MCQ

Part 3: Drawing Test

2 questions

Paper 2B: BPlan

Part 1: Mathematics

20 MCQ and 10 numerical value

Computer Based Test

Part 2: Aptitude Test

50 MCQ

Part 3: Planning Test

MCQ

JEE Main 2023 Syllabus

JEE main Syllabus has been mentioned below. The syllabus of Paper 1 and Paper 2 varies and includes distinct subject combinations.

Subjects

Syllabus

Physics

Work, energy, and power; Properties of solids and liquids; Kinetic theory of gases; Current electricity; Gravitation; Laws of motion; Oscillations and waves; Electronic devices; Communication systems; Physics and measurement, Rotational motion, Thermodynamics, Kinematics

Mathematics

Matrices and determinants; Binomial theorem and its simple applications; Complex numbers and quadratic equations; Sequence and Series; Mathematical induction; Differential equations; Sets, relations, and functions

Chemistry

Physical: States of matter; Atomic structure; Chemical bonding and molecular structure; Some basic concepts in chemistry

Inorganic: P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements

Hydrogen; Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals);

Organic: Some basic principles of organic chemistry; Purification and characterization of organic compounds; Chemistry in everyday life; Hydrocarbons

Aptitude

Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal);Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings; Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects; Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials, Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment

JEE Main Sample Paper 

For the aspirants preparing for the upcoming JEE Main 2023 exam, sample papers are a great source to gather relevant information about the exam. JEE Main Sample Papers inform candidates about the weightage of topics that will be covered in the exam as well as the difficulty level. Candidates who are preparing for the entrance exam are advised to go through JEE Main Sample Papers of the past 10 years to gather the form of questions that are asked repeatedly. It will also help in preparing certain topics well. Candidates appearing for JEE Mains are also suggested to solve the sample papers on a regular basis. It will help them in strengthening their practice methods as well as also assist in time management.

 

JEE Main Cut Off 2023

The National Testing Agency will release JEE Main 2023 Cut-Off on the official website. Candidates must note that JEE Mains Cut Off 2023 will be released along with the declaration of JEE Main results. JEE Main 2023 cut off is the minimum percentile score that the candidates who appeared for JEE Main exam will have to secure to qualify for appearing in JEE Advanced exam. JEE Main Cut-off will only be for appearing in JEE Advanced. To keep yourself updated with the cut off trends, find the cut off of JEE Main 2021 from table below. 

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off Marks

Category

MIN_PS_TOT

MAX_PS_TOT

General

88.4121383

100

Gen-PwD

0.0031029

88.3784882

EWS

63.1114141

88.4037478

OBC-NCL

67.0090297

88.4081747

SC

43.0820954

88.4037478

ST

26.7771328

88.4072779

JEE Main Cut-Off 2021

Category

Cut Off

General

87.8992241

OBC-NCL

68.0234447

SC

46.8825338

ST

34.6728999

Gen-EWS

66.2214845

PwD

0.0096375

JEE Main Rank list 2023

NTA releases the JEE Main rank list 2023 along with the result. The rank can be checked on NTA website by logging in using the candidate’s registration number and password,

JEE Main rank list is important as the participating institutes will use the rank obtained by the candidates to offer admissions into the opt courses. In the rank list, the authorities will compile the NTA scores after the normalization process of marks secured by the candidates. While preparing the rank list, the best of four scores will be considered by the exam agency.

JEE Main Counselling Process 2023

The JEE Main Counselling Process is conducted for admission to the NITs, IIITs, IITs, and GFTIs will be organized by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Candidates qualifying in JEE Main 2023 have to register themselves for JoSAA counselling for admission to the preferred institutes. Those who appeared in JEE Advanced will also have to register themselves for JoSAA for admission to IIITs. The process of counselling registration will be done online and the seat allotment will be based on the All India Rank of candidates.

JEE Main 2023 Seat Allotment

JoSAA will release the JEE Main 2023 seat allotment results in online mode at its official portal. Only those candidates who will complete the JoSAA registration and choice-filling process will be considered for JEE Main seat allotment process. As an online JEE Main counselling 2023 will be conducted by JoSAA in several rounds, JEE Main Seat Allotment will also be announced accordingly. After each round of seat allotment, candidates will be provided with a particular window to decide whether they will accept the admission or proceed for next round. Candidates will have to select out of float, freeze, slide or withdraw during the seat allotment process of JEE Main 2023.

JEE Main Participating institutes

JEE Main 2023 Participating institutes are those colleges that participate in JoSAA counselling for admission in Engineering, Architecture and Planning courses. Apart from the participating institutes, many colleges also offer admission on the basis of the JEE Main score but are not part of JoSAA counselling. Such colleges organize their own separate counselling process for the admission. In India there are total 25 IIITs, 31 NITs and 19 other GFTIs that participate in JoSAA counselling for admission to engineering courses.

JEE Main 2023 Helpline

If a candidate is facing any difficulty at any stage of JEE Main application process or while downloading result, etc. then he/she can connect the officials at the following:

  • JEE Main Helpline Contact: jeemain@nta.ac.in
  • JEE Main Helpline for Transactions: For transaction-related queries, Click Here
  • JEE Main Helpline for Mock test: For mock test related queries, contact - tpc@nta.ac.in
  • NTA Address: 

National Testing Agency, 

Ministry of Education, Government of India

NSIC-MDBP Building First Floor,Okhla Industrial Estate 

New Delhi-110020 

Contact No. : 01169227700, 011-40759000

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