JEE Main 2021 Application Form Pattern Exam Dates Syllabus Admit Card

JEE Main 2021 Application Form: Central Board of Secondary Education is going to conduct JEE Main 2021 to complete admission process in BTech/BE courses in IITs and NITs colleges. In short, JEE Main stands for Joint Entrance Exam Main is a national level entrance exam for engineering students. CBSE release JEE Main 2021 Application From and conduct JEE Main exam 2021 once in a year. JEE main 2020 score will be valid for 1 year. Every year lakhs of studensts apply for JEE Main. So if you are one of them, here we are shaing all about JEE Main 2021 exam. Follow this article for JEE Main Application form, exam pattern, exam dates admit card and syllabus.



JEE Main is the national level engineering entrance exam for admission in NITs (National Institute of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and other (CFTs) Centrally Funded Technically Institutions. CBSE will release JEE Main 2021 Notification very soon and will conduct this exam in online and offline mode across india. Jee Main is the qualifying step for JEE Advance 2021. Candidates who will clear both JEE Main and Advance exam will secure seat in IITs and ISM.

JEE Main 2021 Conducting Body Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
JEE Main 2021 Official Website
Exam Periodicity Yearly
Exam Level All India Level
Exam Type Under-Graduate
Number of Papers 2 (Paper 1 for B.E./B.Tech and Paper 2 for B.Arch.)
Candidates Expected to Appear in JEE Main 2021 Over 13,00,000
Qualifying Rate in JEE Main 72%
JEE Main Helpdesk 011-7042399520

JEE Main 2021 Important Dates

In 2020 Jee Main, there were 1,176,564 application form. So you can expect how many candidates will apply for JEE Main 2021 exam. There are almost 11,000 seats are available. JEE Exam is organised in both offline and online. So, in JEE 2021, can an apply for either computer based exam or pen paper based exam.

Events Dates
Release of JEE Main 2021 Notification November 2020
Release of JEE Main Application Form 2021 December 2020
Last date to fill JEE Main Application Form 2020 January 01, 2020
JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction Window January 2020
Issue of JEE Main 2021 Admit Card March 12, 2020 (tentative)
JEE Main 2021 Offline Exam Date (Paper 1 and Paper 2) April 8, 2020
JEE Main 2021 Online Exam Date (Paper 1) April 15 & 16, 2020
Release of JEE Main 2021 Answer Key and OMR Sheet April 24 – April 27, 2020
JEE Main 2021 Result Date April 30, 2020
Announcement of Top 2,24,000 candidates April 30, 2020
Declaration of JEE Main All India Ranks Before or on June 30, 2020
  • In 2020, CBSE declared 258 (248 in india and 10 outside india) new exam centers.
  • A Diabetic student can carry eatables or fruits and a transparent water bottle in examination hall
  • Now from 2020, candidates can book their seat for online exam.
  • Candidate must have to submit Aadhar Card at the time of filling JEE Main application form 2021.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form

JEE Main 2021 Notification will be released by CBSE in November 2020. As per past year, JEE Main 2021 application form will be start from 1st december 2020. Intersted candidates can apply online for JEE Main 2021 online from official website.



JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Criteria Eligibility for Appearing in JEE Main Relaxation (for reserved categories)
Age limit Must have been born on or after Oct 1, 1993 5 Years relaxation for SC, ST and PWD
Minimum qualifying marks (for admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs and CFTIs) 75% marks in aggregate 65% marks in aggregate
Year of passing class 12 Passing after 2015 or appearing in 2020
Total number of attempts 3
  • Only those studensts whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1998 will be eligible.
  • Applicants who have passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2020.
  • The number of attempts which applicants can take is limited to 3.

JEE Main 2021 Registration

Before applying online for JEE Main exam, candidates are advised to read all the instructions carefully. Registration for JEE Main exam 2021 will start from first december 2020. And Jee Main 2021 Registration will over on 1st Jan 2020. So we have 1 month to apply for JEE Main 2021 which is an engineering entrance exam and also gateway to take admission in top engineering colleges i.e. IIITs, IITs, NITs and CFTs. Before applying online for JEE main 2020 exam, prepare following documents.

  • Scanned Copies of:
    • Adhaar Card
    • Photograph
    • Signature
  • Academic Documents
  • Valid Mail ID
  • Valid Mobile No.
  • Credit/Debit Card for fee payment

Once you have above details, then you can fill JEE Main 2021 Application form in three steps. These three steps are as follows.

  • Application Form: Fill Basic Information
  • Upload Scanned Images
  • Fee Payment

Here after take a look at complete JEE Main 2021 application process.

Application Form: Fill Basic Information

  • First of all, candidate need to open the official website of JEE Main 2021.
  • Then you have to click on “Apply for JEE Main 2021” button.
  • Before proceding furher, read all instructions carefully. Then click “Proceed to Apply Online” button by ticking check box.
  • Now fill Nationality, State of Eligibility, State, Identification No. (Aadhaar details), D.O.B, Gender, security pin and proced by filling captcha.
  • Next select mode of exam, and medimum of question paper.
  • Then enter your personal details like your name, parents name and all.
  • In next step, enter Academic Details like school name and passing year.
  • Next enter your adress, mobile number and eMail Id.
  • You also need to submit Guardians Details (Their Qualification,Occupation, annual income)
  • Next create password and click on Next Button.
  • Again it will show review page, You have to double check your entries and click submit button.

Upload Scanned Images

  • Next you have to upload your scanned passport size photograph, signature. Read important information regarding to uploading scanned images below.

Jee Main 2021 Photograph:

Before uploading scanned copy of photograph, check these points.

  • Should be in passport size with name and date of birth.
  • Should be colored or with clear background (white and blue).
  • Photographs should be in JPG and JPEG Format.
  • Blurred images are not allowed.
  • Size should be 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm(width*height).
  • Size between 4 kb to 40 kb. More than this size not accepted.

Jee Main 2021 Signatures:

Before uploading scanned copy of Signatures, check these points.

  • Signatures should be done by candidates, because it may check frequently in future.
  • Signature should be in white background.
  • Size should be 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm.
  • Size should fall between 1 kb to 30 kb.
  • Should be JPG and JPEG format.

After submitting images, click preview tab and check your image and signature. If everything is fine,  click Next step otherwise use edit opton to update photograph and signature.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form
JEE Main 2021 Application Form

Pay Jee Main Fee Payment

After submitting images, next you have to pay JEE Main 2021 application fee. Check below table to check Jee Main Applcation Fee 2020.

The application fee varies for applicants depending on their Category and Gender.

Offline Exam (Pen or Paper Based)
Paper/Category Paper I or II Paper I and II Both Paper I or II Paper I and II both
Exam Center in India Exam Centre in out of India
1000 1800 2500 3800
SC/ST/PwD/All Girls 500 900 1250 1900
Online Mode (Computer Based)
Paper/Category Paper I or II Paper I and II Both Paper I or II Paper I and II both
500 1300 2500 3800
SC/ST/PwD/All Girls 250 650 1250 1900

Here is complete guide to pay JEE Main Application fee.

  • After submitting images, you will see Pay Exam Fee link. Simplly open that link.
  • You can make payment by via credit card, debit card or through net banking. If you want to pay offline you can pay via e-challan from Syndicate/Canara/ICICI bank.
Important Information
  • There is additional charges applicable i.e. 1.20% of the fee with GST  for credit Card and 0.75% of the fee with GST for debit card.
  • JEE Main 2021 Application fee is not refundable.

So, after paying application fee/ JEE Main 2021 registration fee, take a printout of acknowledgment page for future purpose.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

JEE Main Paper 1 

JEE Main Paper 1 Total Questions 90
JEE Main Paper 1 Total Marks 360
Total questions in each section Physics: 30, Chemistry: 30, Maths: 30
Marks in each question 4
Question Type Multiple Choice
Negative Marking For all incorrect answers, 1 mark is deducted. No mark is deducted for un-attempted questions.

JEE Main Paper 1 Question

Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry 30 120
Physics 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

JEE Main Paper 2 

 Total Questions 100
 Total Marks 390
Total questions in each section Part 1: 50 questions, Part 2: 30 questions, Part 3: 2 questions
Marks in each section 4 marks for each question in Part 1 and Part 2, 35 marks for each question in Part 3
Question Type Part 1, Part 2 Objective Type; Part 3 Drawing Test
Negative Marking For all incorrect answers in Part 1 and Part 2, 1 mark is deducted. No mark will be deducted for un-attempted questions. No negative marking in Part 3.

JEE Main Paper 2 questions

Subjects Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 120
Aptitude test 50 200
Drawing 2 70
Total 82 390

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus

Jee Main 2021 Physics Syllabus

                                                    JEE MAIN 2020 PHYSICS SYLLABUS
Dimensional Analysis
Gravitation & Electrostatics
Current Electricity & Heat Transfer
Electromagnetic Induction
Waves & Sound
Geometrical Optics
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Rotational Dynamics

Jee Main 2021 Mathematics Syllabus

                                              JEE MAIN 2020 MATHEMATICS SYLLABUS
Quadratic equations and expressions
Complex numbers
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Circles and Family of Circles
Sequence and Series
Hyperbola in coordinate geometry
Definite inte gral in calculus

Jee Main 2021 Chemistry Syllabus

                                                 JEE MAIN 2020 CHEMISTRY SYLLABUS
Chemical equilibrium in physical chemistry
Carbonyl Compounds & their derivatives
Coordination chemistry
Chemical bonding
Mole concept & the concept of equivalents,
Redox reactions
Qualitative analysis in inorganic chemistry

JEE Main 2021 Reservation Criteria

Category Reservation
Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 27%
Scheduled Castes (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7.5%
Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability 3% horizontal

JEE Main 2021 Seat Intake

Institutes Total No. of Institutes Total Seats Itake Category
General + General PwD OBC + OBC PwD SC + SC PwD ST + ST PwD
NITs 31 17868 8903 4639 2639 1687
IIITs 23 3433 1719 928 521 265
CFTIs 22 3919 2223 769 556 371
Total 76 25220 12,845 6,336 3716 2323

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

JEE Main Admit Card 2021 will be release by CBSE in March 2020. As national level exam will be conducted in both online and offline mode, but JEE 2021 Hall Ticket will be available only online. Authority will not send admit card through post. By using user id and passowrd, aspirant can download JEE main 2020 Call Letter from official website.

Candidates who applied for JEE main 2020 exam, their JEE Main Hall Ticket will be available. To get entry in exam hall, student must have valid admit card and ID proff as well. Following documents can be used as ID Proof.

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License

Candidates from PwD Category need to carry category certificate.

Details On JEE Main Admit Card 2021

JEE Main Call letter 2020 will contain following details.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Roll Number
  • Exam Center Name And Address
  • State of eligibility
  • Applicant Photo
  • Applicant Signature
  • Mode of question paper

Candidates can download JEE 2021 hall ticket online from the official website.

How To Download JEE Main Admit Card 2021

To download admit card, hall ticket or call letter, you can follow these steps.

  • First open the official site i.e.
  • Enter Application number, Date of birth and the Captcha Code.
  • After filling the form, click on login button.
  • Now the admit card will be shown on your screen.
  • You can first download the admit card, and then take a print out of it.

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off Marks

Cut off marks are minimum marks to appear in JEE Advance exam and as well to take participate in counselling round.

The expected cut off for JEE Main 2021 is given below:

Category Cut-off Marks (Expected)
General 81
Scheduled Caste 32
Scheduled Tribe 27
PWD 01

JEE Main 2021 Couselling

JEE Main 2021 Counselling process will be done thorough JoSSA. Jossa is responsible for both JEE Main and JEE Advance Counselling. Counselling for JEE Main 2021 will be start from first week of july 2020.

JoSAA Counselling begins from 1st week of July 2020
Number of Institutes participating in JoSAA 97 (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 GFTIs)
Total Seats offered through JoSAA 36208 seats
Number of institutes participating in CSAB SFTI 17 Self-Financed Technical Institutes
Total seats in CSAB SFTI 12966 seats
Total NEUTs offering admissions 213 AICTE approved institutes
Seats offered through CSAB NEUTs 981 seats


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