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JEE Mains 2021: April/May Session [Postponed], Exam Pattern, Syllabus & More!

JEE Mains 2020

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) 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.

This article will give you all the detailed information about JEE Mains 2021, including the application form, exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility, and syllabus.

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[Page Index]
1. JEE Mains 2021 Useful Resources
2. Quick Facts
3. Exam Dates (Released)
4. Form Filling Process
5. Eligibility Criteria
6. JEE Main Exam Pattern
7. Sample Paper
8. Syllabus
9. Admit Card

10. JEE Mains 2021 Dress Code
11. Exam Centers
12. Answer Key
13. Result
14. JEE Main Cutoff 2021 (Expected)
15. Counselling
16. Contact Details
17. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

JEE Mains 2021 Useful Resources

Here we have mentioned some useful resources of JEE Mains 2021, that will help you.

JEE Mains 2021 Major NotificationClick Here
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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

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 Exam
Exam FrequencyFour-Time
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Test Takers11,47,125
Accepting Colleges1649 colleges
Official Websitehttps://jeemain.nta.nic.in/

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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

JEE Mains 2021 April Session Dates

Online submission of Application Form25 March 2021
Last Date of Online submission Application Form4 April 2021 (up to 11:50 pm)
Last date for payment of the online fee5 April 2021 (up to 11.50 p.m.)
Downloading of e-Admit CardAnnounced Soon
Dates of Exam27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021 (Postponed)
Declaration ResultAnnounced Soon

JEE Mains 2021 May Session Dates

Submission of Online Application Form3rd May 2021 (Delayed)
Submission of Online Application Form Last Date12th May 2021 (Delayed)
Admit CardAvailable Soon
Exam Date24,25,26,27 and 28 May 2021 (Postponed)
Declaration ResultAnnounced Soon

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Form Filling Process

There is given below detailed application procedure

  • The candidate has to visit the official site https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/
  • Apply for Online Registration.
  • Fill in all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph, signature in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates must note down their unique application number, which will be generated during registration.
  • Candidates can correct the application during the verification process at the designated centres.
  • There is no need to send the printed application to the board.

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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/-

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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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Number of Attempts

According to official instructions, Each Aspirant will be able to attempt the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) no attempt limit.

JEE Main Seat Reservation

1Scheduled Caste15%
2Scheduled Tribe7.5%
3Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)27%
4The seats for General Economically Weaker Sections (General – EWS) candidates.10%
4Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability5%

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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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Paper 2 (B.Arch)

SubjectsNo. of Question Marks
Aptitude Test50200
Total72 questions10400 Marks

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Paper 3 (B. Planning)

SubjectsNo. of Question Marks
Aptitude Test50200
Planning based objective type MCQ25100
Total95 questions10400 Marks

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Sample Paper

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

Physics Sample Papers

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Chemistry Sample Papers

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Mathematics Sample Papers

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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

Syllabus for Chemistry

S. no.Chemistry
1.Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
2.States of Matter
3.Solid State, Liquid State: Properties of liquids

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Syllabus for Mathematics

S. no.Mathematics
1.Sets, Relations and Functions,
2.Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations
3.Matrices and DeterminantsProbabilityStatistics, and Mathematical Reasoning

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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 jeemain.nta.nic.in. Candidates are advised to visit the official site regularly to get updated with the latest buzz around JEE Main 2021 Admit Card details. 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

Arunachal PradeshAL 01, AL 02Itanagar, Naharlagun
AssamAM01, AM02, AM03, AM04, AM05Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Andaman & NicobarAN01Port Blair
Andhra PradeshAP01, AP02, AP03, AP04, AP05, AP06, AP07, AP08, AP09, AP10
AP11, AP12, AP13, AP14, AP15, AP16,
AP17, AP18, AP19
Anantapur, Bapatla, Bheemavaram, Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
BiharBR01, BR02, BR03, BR04, BR05, BR06, BR07, BR08Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Biharsharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
ChhattisgarhCG01, CG02, CG03Bhilai / Durg, Bilaspur, Raipur
Chandigarh (UT)CH01Chandigarh
Daman & Diu (UT)DD01Daman & Diu
Delhi / New Delhi (UT)DL01Delhi
Dadar & Nagar haveDN01Dadar nagar Haveli
GujaratGJ01, GJ02, GJ03, GJ04, GJ05, GJ06, GJ07, GJ08, GJ09, GJ10, GJ11, GJ12, GJ13, GJ14Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Jamnagar, Junagarh, Mehsana, Patan, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad
GoaGO01Panaji / Madgaon
Himachal PradeshHP01Bilaspur (HP), Dharamshala, Hamirpur (HP), Kangra, Palampur, Shimla, Solan
HaryanaHR01, HR02, HR03, HR04, HR05, HR06, HR07, HR08, HR09Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Sonepat / Murthal
JharkhandJH01Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Jammu & KashmirJK01, JK02, JK03, JK04Baramulla, Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
KarnatakaKK01, KK02, KK03, KK04, KK05, KK06, KK07, KK08, KK09, KK10, KK11, KK12, KK13, KK14, KK15, KK16, KK17Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysore, Shivamogga(Shimoga), Tumkur, Udupi
KeralaKL01, KL02, KL03, KL04, KL05,  KL06, KL07, KL08, KL09, KL10, KL11, KL12, KL13, KL14, KL15, KL16, KL17Alappuzha, Angamaly, Chengannur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kanjirappally, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Moovattupuzha, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur
Lakshadweep (UT)LD01Kavaratti
Madhya PradeshMP01, MP02, MP03, MP04, MP05, MP06, MP07, MP08, MP09,  MP10, MP11, MP12, MP13, MP14, MP15, MP16Balaghat, Betul, Bhopal, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Khargaon, Mandsur, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Shahdol, Ujjain, Vidisha
MaharashtraMR01, MR02, MR03, MR04, MR05, MR06, MR07, MR08, MR09, MR10, MR11, MR12, MR13, MR14, MR15, MR16, MR17, MR18, MR19, MR20, MR21, MR22, MR23, MR24, MR25, MR26, MR27, MR28, MR29, MR30, MR31Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad (MR), Beed, Bhandara, Bhusawal, Buldana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai / Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Navi Mumbai, Parbhani, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangali, Satara, Solapur, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
NagalandNL01, NL02Dimapur, Kohima
OdishaOR01, OR02, OR03 OR04, OR05, OR06, OR07Angul, Balasore, Berhampur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jeypore, Rourkela
PunjabPB01, PB02, PB03, PB04, PB05, PB06, PB07, PB08, PB09, PB10, PB11Amritsar, Bathinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur
Puducherry (UT)PO01Puducherry
RajasthanRJ01, RJ02, RJ03, RJ04, RJ05, RJ06, RJ07, RJ08, RJ09, RJ10, RJ11Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur
TelanganaTL01, TL02, TL03, TL04, TL05, TL06, TL07Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy, Warangal
Tamil NaduTN01, TN02, TN03, TN04, TN05, TN06, TN07, TN08, TN09, TN10, TN11, TN12, TN13, TN14, TN15, TN16, TN17, TN18, TN19, TN20Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Kanyakumari, Karur, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Tanjore, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar
UttarakhandUK01, UK02, UK03, UK04, UK05, UK06Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Nainital, Pantnagar, Roorkee
Uttar PradeshUP01, UP02, UP03, UP04, UP05, UP06, UP07, UP08, UP09, UP10, UP11, UP012, UP13, UP14, UP15, UP16, UP17, UP18Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshar, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida / Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Sitapur, Varanasi
West BengalWB01, WB02, WB03, WB04, WB05, WB06, WB07, WB08 WB09, WB10, WB11Asansol, Bardhaman, Darjeeling, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Siliguri

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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: jeemain.nta.nic.in, 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.

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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.

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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:-

CategoryCut-off Marks (Expected)
Common Rank List (CRL)90-95
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)70-75

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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 result will be announced separately. To know more about the Counselling procedure and JOSAA, candidates must regularly visit the official website.

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Contact Details

Head OfficeBlock C-20 1A/8 ,Sector- 62
IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar
Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Contact Number0120 6895200
Guideline PdfClick Here

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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. Candidate 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 apply for another session after declaration of 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 are as
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 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.

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