JEE Mains 2021: 3rd & 4th Session, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Fee, How to Apply & More!

JEE Main, formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination, is an all India standardised computer-based test for admission to several technical ug programs in architecture and Planning and engineering across India. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has established the National Testing Agency as an independent, autonomous, self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization. The conduct of JEE Mains 2021 entrance examination has been entrusted to the NTA by the Government of Indian.

NTA is conducting the 3rd phase JEE Main 2021 exam on July 20, 22, 25 & 27, and the examination led authority has also announced JEE Main 4th session exam dates. JEE Main 4th session will be held on August 26, 27 & 31, and September 1 & 2, 2021. NTA has re-extended the last date of JEE Main 2021 application form for session four up to July 20 (5 pm).

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[Page Index]
1 Important Date
2 How to fill the Application form
3 Eligibility Criteria
4 Exam Pattern
5 Syllabus
6 Admit Card
7 Dress Code
8 Exam Centre
9 Answer Key
10 Result
11 Cutoff
12 Counselling
13 Sample Papers
14 Frequently Asked Questions

Quick Facts

The JEE Mains 2021 entrance exam will be conducted in Online mode (Computer-Based Test). The duration of this entrance exam is 3 hours in the examination. The multiple-choice questions asked will be asked in the examination of JEE Mains 2021 exam.

Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination (Main)
Short NameJEE Main
Exam FrequencyFour-Time
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Mode of CounsellingOnline
LanguageAssamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Participating Colleges 1622
Official Website

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JEE Main Exam Dates 2021 (3rd Session)

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of JEE Main application formJuly 6 to 8, 2021
Last date to pay the application feeJuly 8, 2021 (Up to 11.50 pm)
Correction datesJuly 6 to 8, 2021
Admit card of JEE Main release dateJuly 13, 2021
Exam date of  for 3rd sessionJuly 20, 22, 25 and 27, 2021

JEE Main Exam Date 2021 (4th Session)

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of JEE Main application formJuly 9 to 20, 2021 (Up to 5 PM)
Last date to pay an application feeJuly 20, 2021 (Up to 9 pm)
Correction datesJuly 9 to 20, 2021
JEE Main exam date for 4th sessionAugust 26, 27 & 31, 2021 and September 1 & 2, 2021

Exam Dates (Concluded)

Below we have provided all the official JEE Mains 2021 Dates for various events taking place.

ParticularDates (Concluded)
Submission of Online Application Form16 December 2020
Submission of Online Application Form Last Date23 January 2021
Last Date for Payment of the Online Fee24 January 2021
Correction in Application Form (Correction Window)27 January 2021 to 30 January 2021
Downloading of E-Admit CardFebruary 11, 2021 (Wednesday)
Exam Dates23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021
Result7 March 2021

JEE Mains 2021 March Session Dates

ParticularDates (Concluded)
Online submission of Application Form2 March 2021
Last Date of Online submission Application Form6 March 2021 (up to 6:00 pm)
Last date for payment of the online fee6 March 2021 (up to 11.50 p.m.)
Downloading of e-Admit Card11 March 2021
Dates of Exam16 March 2021 – 18 March 2021
Question Paper and Answer Key Challenge20 March 2021 to 22 March 2021
Declaration ResultAnnounced Soon

How to Fill Application Form

There is given below detailed application procedure

  • Registration: Applicants must first fill JEE Mains 2021 registration form by filling in basic details like mobile number, name, email ID etc.
  • Filling Application Form: In this step, applicants must fill detailed JEE Mains 2021 application form by giving education, parents, paper for appearing, category, exam centre, etc.
  • Documents Uploading process: You must upload scanned images of passport size, colour photograph and signature, and if you belong to reserved categories, you also need to upload category certificates.
  • Application Fee Payment: After documents upload, applicants must pay application fees online. The application form will be automatically submitted after fee payment.
  • Take Printout: Applicants must print out the filled application form and keep it safe.

JEE Mains 2021 Application Fee

Fee payable for JEE (Main) April–2021 In India Outside India
B.E./B.Tech or
B. Arch or
B. Planning
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 650/-
Girls- Rs 325/-
Boys-Rs 3000/-
Girls- Rs 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Boys-Rs 325/- Girls- Rs 325/- Boys-Rs 1500/- Girls- Rs 1500/-
B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch or
B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or
B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch &
B. Planning or
B. Arch & B. Planning
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 1300/-
Girls- Rs 650/-
Boys-Rs 6000/-
Girls- Rs 3000/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Boys-Rs 650/-
Girls- Rs 650/-
Boys-Rs 3000/-
Girls- Rs 3000/-

Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the JEE Mains 2021 exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing JEE Mains exam is given below.

Qualification Required

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

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JEE Main Exam Pattern

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains 2021) will be an Online test to be held in India. The questions will be in mix set of multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

Subject wise questions distribution

Paper 1 (B.Tech/B.E.)

SectionSection ASection BMarks
Physic 20*10*100
Total6030300 Marks

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The NTA prescribes JEE Mains 2021 Syllabus. The level of the examination is of 10+2 or equivalent level exam. The detailed syllabus is listed below.

Syllabus for Physics

S. no.Physics
1.Units and Measurement
2.Kinematics, Laws of Motion
3.Work, Energy and Power
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Highly Recommended Books

There is a table related to JEE Mains 2021 Highly Recommended book; the Candidate needs to follow these books for exam preparation.

SubjectImportant Books for JEE Mains 2021
PhysicsNCERT Physics Part-1 and Physics Part-2 texts for Classes XI and XII, Concepts of Physics by HC Verma, Objective Physics by DC Pandey, Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics by Pradeep, Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov
ChemistryNCERT Chemistry textbooks of Class XI and XII, Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon, Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd, ABC of Chemistry for Classes 11 and 12 by Modern, Concise Inorganic Chemistry by JD Lee, Dinesh Chemistry guide and practise books by VK Jaiswal, MS Chauhan and N Awasthi for Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry portions respectively.
MathematicsMaths XI & XII by R. D Sharma, Problems in Calculus in One variable by R.D Sharma.
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Admit Card

The Admit Card for JEE Mains 2021: NTA will release the admit card of JEE Main 2021 for phase 3 at According to the latest update, NTA has released JEE Main admit card 2021 for session 3 (April). JEE Main admit card 2021 download link is available on the official website; you can download your JEE Main 3rd attempt admit card for appearing in the exam. To download the admit card from the official website of JEE Main, candidates must provide their roll number and board details of a 12th class or equivalent exam.

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JEE Mains 2021 Dress Code

Candidates appearing for the exam are advised to go through the below-mentioned JEE Main dress code 2021 guidelines:

Dress Code for Male Candidates

  • Male candidates are prohibited from wearing any cloth consisting of metallic items. Metallic items can cause problems during frisking, and thus they must be avoided, for example – belt, wallets etc.
  • Half sleeve and lightweight, comfortable clothes are advisable to avoid any problems while writing the exam.
  • Candidates are not allowed to wear a cap/muffler or any cloth over their head.
  • Wearing any jewellery or ornaments is strictly prohibited.
  • Candidates must not wear goggles, rings, bracelets or any of such items in the exam hall.
  • Hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets and mufflers must be avoided.
  • Candidates wearing shoes have to face longer checking procedures. So, try to wear sandals or slippers.

Dress Code for Female Candidates

  • Female candidates must wear light and comfortable clothes keeping in mind the season and weather on the exam day.
  • Candidates must not wear any metallic items or clothes/items containing metal—belt, underwired bras etc.
  • Normal T-shirt and jeans, or top/kurta with leggings are advisable. Cotton, Khadi, and other breathable fabrics must be preferred.
  • Candidates must not wear any jewellery, ornaments, goggles, rings, bracelets etc.
  • Do not wear any fancy stoles, scarves, caps, watches, sunglasses, etc.
  • Do not wear long-sleeved clothes or trousers with too many pockets.
  • Hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, stoles, and shawls must be avoided.
  • Candidates wearing shoes have to face longer checking procedures. So, try to wear sandals or slippers.
  • Try not to wear clothes with big buttons and badges.
  • Complicated hairstyles like a bun will lead to a longer frisking session.

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Exam Centers

List of JEE Mains Exam Centers 2021

1Andaman and NicobarPort BlairAN01
2Andhra PradeshAnantapurAP01
3Andhra PradeshBhimavaramAP03
4Andhra PradeshChiralaAP04
5Andhra PradeshChittoorAP05
6Andhra PradeshEluruAP06
7Andhra PradeshGunturAP07
8Andhra PradeshKadapaAP08
9Andhra PradeshKakinadaAP09
10Andhra PradeshKurnoolAP10
11Andhra PradeshNelloreAP11
12Andhra PradeshOngoleAP12
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Answer Key

After the JEE (Mains) 2021 examinations, The NTA displays Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website:, with a Public Notice, issued to this effect on the said website, to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Keys with a non-refundable online payment of Rs. 200/- per question challenged as processing charges. The provisional Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days. NOTE: To check the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key, Click Here


According to Official instructions, NTA will declare the result of JEE Mains 2021. The result will release via online mode through the website. Students can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details. The scores secured by the candidates in JEE Mains 2021 exam will be available in the result. Note JEE Mains 2021 March Session Question Paper And Answer Key Challenge. Click Here

JEE Mains Cutoff 2021 (Expected)

The cut-off is the candidates’ minimum score to get admission to the top colleges of the country. Here is given below expected cut-off for Jee Mains 2021 category wise:-

Common Rank List (CRL)90.3765335
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)72.8887969
Scheduled Caste (SC)50.1760245
Scheduled Tribe (ST)39.0696101
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Counselling Procedure

Successful Candidates who clear the cutoff will be called for counselling procedure as per their rank obtained in the merit list. Counselling will be handled by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). The counselling has been divided into various rounds. After each round, allotment results will be announced separately. To know more about the Counselling procedure and JOSAA, candidates must regularly visit the official website. NOTE: To know more about JEE Main 2021 Counselling. Click Here

Sample Paper

Here we have provided JEE Mains 2021 Sample Papers that will help you crack the JEE Mains 2021 examination.

SubjectsSample Paper (Download Here)
Physics Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Physics Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here
Chemistry Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Chemistry Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here
Mathematics Set-1 Sample PaperClick Here
Mathematics Set-2 Sample PaperClick Here
NOTE: Download JEE Main 2021 Sample Papers and Previous Years Papers for JEE Main 2021 Exam

JEE Main 2021 Useful Resources

Here in this section, we have provided some important links related to JEE Main Exam.

JEE Mains 2021 Major NotificationClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Exam PatternClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 SyllabusClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 BooksClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Previous Year PaperClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Sample PaperClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Admit CardClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 CutoffClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 CounselingClick Here
JEE Mains 2021 Seat MatrixClick Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. In how many Sessions will JEE (Main)-2021 be conducted?

A. JEE Mains 2021 will be conducted in Four Sessions (February/ March/ April/ May) from this year.

Q. Candidates can apply for one session or more than one session together?

A. Candidate can apply for one session or for more than one Session (February/March /April /May 2021) together and pays the exam fee accordingly.

Q. Candidate. Can you apply for another session after the declaration of the result?

A. Yes, the opportunity will be given to applying for the next session to be held in March/ April / May Sessions. The application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of the February / March/ April Session.

Q. How can a candidate submit the application fees?

A. The fees can be submitted only ONLINE through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI or Paytm Services.

Q. What is the mode of examination?

A. JEE (Main) 2021 Examination will be held in “Computer Based Test” (CBT) Mode only, except that the Drawing Test for B.Arch. will be held in “Pen & Paper” (offline) mode.

Q. What are the dates of Examinations?

A. The JEE (Main) -2021 will be conducted in Four Sessions. The tentative date of examinations areas
Session- 1: 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021
Session -2: 16, 17 & 18 March 2021
Session -3: 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021 (Postponed)
Session -4: 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021 (Postponed)

Q. Will B. Tech/ B. Arch Scores of JEE (Main) 2021 will use for admission to UPSEE 2021?

A. Yes, B. Tech/ B. Arch Scores of JEE (Main) 2021 will also be used for admission to B. Tech/B. Arch Courses covered under UPSEE-2021

Q. What is the age limit to appear in JEE (Main) -2021?

There is no age limit for the candidates to appear in the JEE (Main) 2021. The candidates who have passed the class 12 / equivalent examination in 2019, 2020, or appearing in 2021 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main)- 2021 examination.

Q. Is the Aadhaar Card number mandatory for JEE Main 2021?

A. No, the Aadhaar Card number will not be necessary. Applicants will use any Government identity number such as a Passport, voter ID, ration card and more.

Q. What precautions should I take while appearing for JEE Main 2021 during the pandemic?

Applicants should keep their nose and mouth covered all the way during commutation and while in the JEE Main exam centre. Touching any surface should be avoided, and regular use of sanitiser is recommended.

Q. Who will conduct the JEE Main 2021 Counselling?

A. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be responsible for counselling JEE Main 2021 qualified candidates.

Q. Can a candidate with fracture hands apply for JEE Main exam?

A. Yes, if you can take the exam, you can apply for JEE Main Exam.

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