JEE Main 2019

JEE Main 2019JEE Main 2019 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) 2019 twice in a year according to the latest announcement by the MHRD minister Prakash Javadekar. JEE Main 2019 will be a computer based test to be held from January 6 to 20 and again from April 7 to 21 for undergraduate engineering admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. Registrations for JEE Main 2019 for the January exam will be available from September 1 to 30, 2018. JEE Main applications for the April exam will be available in the second week of February. NTA will set up mock test practice centres in August to facilitate students with their preparation. There will be no change in syllabus, exam pattern, fee or language of the exam. To know all about the new JEE Main 2019 exam process, dates, salient features, pattern, syllabus and more, read the article below.

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Around 26673 seats will be available to eligible candidates. Details of JEE Main Paper II for B.Arch admissions are not clear as of yet. JEE Main 2019 is a national level engineering entrance examination for which approximately 12 lakh candidates register annually.

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Overview of JEE Main 2019

Specification

Overview

Name of Examination

Joint Entrance Examination Main

Commonly Known As

JEE Main

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Examination Level

National Level

Category

Undergraduate Examination

Purpose of Exam

  • Admissions into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs

  • Qualifying Test for JEE Advanced

Mode of Examination

Computer based test

Number of Attempts

Twice in a year

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Total Marks

360

Number of slots for each exam

8 slots out of which one has to be chosen by students

Number of Applicants

Over 12 Lakh

Number of Test Centres in India

To be notified

Number of Test Centres in Abroad

To be notified

States that are part of the JEE Main system

Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Nagaland

States that accept JEE Main scores

Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh

JEE Main 2019 Official Website

nta.ac.in

What’s New in JEE Main 2019?

  • National Testing Agency (NTA) has taken over from CBSE and will be conducting the exam twice a year – one in January and one in April.

  • The exam will be computer based from 2019

  • Practice centres will be set up across the country where students can go on every Saturday and Sunday to prepare.

  • Mock tests will be released in August for candidates to practice at home or at the centres set up for this purpose.

  • Candidates can appear in one or both the exams. The better of the scores will be considered for admissions.

  • There will be no change in exam pattern, syllabus, fees or language of the exam.

  • The exam will be held on multiple sessions across days with 2 lakh candidates per session. The total slots will be eight for both the January and April exams.

 

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JEE Main 2019 Important Dates

The tentative important dates of JEE Main 2019 have been listed out in the table given below. Candidates can check the important dates to know when the important events related to JEE Main might commence and end.

 

Important Dates of JEE Main 2019 (Tentative)

Events

Tentative Dates

Availability of Mock Test

August 2018

JEE Main 2019 January Exam

Registration dates

September 1 to 30, 2018

Correction Period of Application Form

To be notified

Release of Admit Card

To be notified

JEE Main 2019 January exam

January 6 to 20, 2019 (8 sittings out of which candidates can choose one)

Release of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

To be notified

Declaration of Result

First week of February, 2019

JEE Main 2019 April Exam

Registration dates

First week of February, 2019

Correction Period of Application Form

To be notified

Release of Admit Card

To be notified

JEE Main 2019 April exam

April 7 to 21, 2019 (8 sittings out of which candidates can choose one)

Release of Answer Key and OMR Sheets

To be notified

Declaration of Result

First week of May, 2019

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of JEE Main 2019 lists out all of the conditions and requirements that the candidates have to meet to apply for the exam. Since the application forms of ineligible candidates are rejected by the authorities, it is advised that the eligibility criteria should be read before registration.

 

Eligibility Criteria of JEE Main 2019

Particulars

Details

Age Limit

  • The candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1994

  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates, the date of birth should be on or after October 1, 1989

Qualifying Exam

The candidates should have qualified 12th standard (or equivalent) examination in 2017 or 2018 or must be appearing in 2019.

12th Standard Qualifying Marks

To apply for JEE Main examination, there is no prescribed pass percentage. The candidates should have just qualified their 12th standard examination.

Number of Subjects in Qualifying Exam

5 subjects including the following:

  • Language

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject

  • Any other subject

Number of Attempts

To be notified

For admissions into IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs

Candidates should have secured minimum 75% marks (65% for SC/ST category candidates) or should be in the top 20 percentile of their respective boards

Eligibility for Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana and Uttarakhand

As per the individual state rules

JEE Main 2019 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 Application Form 2019

NTA will be releasing the application form of JEE Main 2019 for the January exam on September 1, 2018. The candidates will be able to access the JEE Main 2018 application form in online mode. The final date to fill and submit the application form will be September 30, 2018. All personal and academic information submitted by the candidates has to be valid in nature. The application fee also has to be paid by the candidates.

 

What to Keep Ready before filling JEE Main Application Form 2019?

Image

File Size

Dimensions

File Format

Photograph with name of candidate below and date on which the photograph was taken

4 KB to 40 KB

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

JPEG/JPG

Signature of Candidate

1 KB to 30 KB

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

JPEG/JPG

Signature of Father/Mother/Guardian

1 KB to 30 KB

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

JPEG/JPG

How to Fill JEE Main 2019 Application Form

The main steps to fill the application form of JEE Main 2019 are listed below for the candidates to refer:

  • Authentication through Aadhaar/Identity Card – Details of submitted Aadhaar card is matched with the details stored in UID database.

  • Filling of Online Application Form – Personal, academic, exam related and contact details have to be submitted by the candidates

  • Verifying Mobile Number & Email ID – Next, the candidates will have to verify their mobile number and email ID.

  • Uploading of Scanned Documents – The required documents have to be submitted by the candidates.

  • Payment of Examination Fees – The fee has to be paid in online or offline mode.

  • Print out of Acknowledgement Page – Finally, the acknowledgement slip has to be downloaded and printed out by the candidates.

Payment of Examination Fee

For payment of the examination fee, the candidates will be able to select online or offline mode. If the candidate wishes to pay in offline mode then he will have to download the e-challan and deposit the fees at the nearest Syndicate Bank/ICICI Bank/Canara Bank. For payment through online mode, any one of the following modes can be used:

  • HDFC Bank (Debit Card/Credit Card)

  • ICICI Bank (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking)

  • Syndicate Bank (Debit Card/Credit Card/PAYTM/SBI Buddy Wallet/Cash Cards)

Application Fee

Paper (s) Appearing

JEE Main 2019 Application Fees

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

For Exam Centres in India

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 1000 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Rs. 500 (Boys)

Rs. 500 (Girls)

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 1800 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Girls)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

Rs. 900 (Boys)

For Exam Centres in Foreign Country

JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only

Rs. 2500 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Rs. 1250 (Boys)

Rs. 1250 (Girls)

Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning)

Rs. 3800 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

Rs. 1900 (Boys)

Rs. 1900 (Girls)

JEE Main 2019 Exam Centres

The exam centres of JEE Main 2019 are the venues where the entrance examination is conducted by NTA. The exam centres of JEE Main 2019 have to be selected by the candidates while filling the online application form. All of the details regarding the exam centre will be available in the admit card. The details of the exam centres will be announced by NTA soon.

 

List of Some JEE Main Exam Centres in previous years

State

City

Offline Centres

Online Centres

Manipur

Imphal

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Meghalaya

Shillong

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Mizoram

Aizawl

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Nagaland

Dimapur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Kohima

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Odisha

Balasore

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Berhampur (Ganjam)

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bhubaneswar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Cuttack

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Rourkela

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Sambalpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Angul

 

Computer Based

Jeypore

 

Computer Based

Puducherry

Puducherry

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Punjab

 

Amritsar

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bhatinda

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jalandhar

 

Computer Based

Ludhiana

 

Computer Based

Patiala

 

Computer Based

Phagwara

 

Computer Based

Ropar

 

Computer Based

Sangrur

 

Computer Based

Fathegarh Sahib

 

Computer Based

Pathankot

 

Computer Based

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Bharattpur

 

Computer Based

Bhilwara

 

Computer Based

Alwar

 

Computer Based

Bikaner

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jaipur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Jodhpur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Kota

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Sikar

 

Computer Based

Udaipur

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

Sikkim

Gangtok

Pen Paper based

Computer Based

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2019?

JEE Main 2019 is a national level engineering entrance examination which has a high difficulty level. To prepare well, the candidates should be aware about the exam pattern, syllabus and more of the examination.

 

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of JEE Main 2019 consists of information regarding how the pattern of the examination will be. By knowing the pattern beforehand, the candidates will be able to have an idea about how the exam will be conducted.

 

JEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern

S.No

Particulars

Paper I

Paper II

1

Mode

Online

Offline

2

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

3

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Mathematics, General Aptitude, Drawing Skills

4

Number of Questions

  • Physics – 30

  • Chemistry – 30

  • Mathematics - 30

  • Mathematics - 30

  • Aptitude - 50

  • Drawing - 2

5

Nature of Questions

Objective Multiple Choice Questions

Mathematics and Aptitude will have objective questions. Drawing test will assess the drawing and sketching abilities

6

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks will be awarded for correct answer

  • 1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer

  • 4 marks will be awarded for correct answer

  • 1 mark will be deducted for wrong answer

  • Drawing questions will be of total 70 marks. For each question, the corresponding mark will be mentioned

JEE Main 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of JEE Main 2019 will be the same as in the previous year. Candidates will be able to know which chapter and topics have to be studied for the examination through the prescribed syllabus. Topics from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry of class 11 & 12 will be present in the syllabus for JEE Main 2019 Paper I. For Paper II, the syllabus will consist of Mathematics, aptitude test and drawing. Before preparation, the candidates are advised to check the detailed syllabus, since this will allow them to know which topics are likely to come and accordingly prepare their schedule.

 

JEE Main Mock Test 2019

The mock test of JEE Main 2019 will be made available from August, 2018. Using the released mock test, the candidates will be able to prepare well for the upcoming examination. Since the mock test will have the same structure as the JEE Main 2019 examination, the candidates will be familiar with the pattern and analyze their preparation. Time management can also be practiced using the mock test.

 

JEE Main Admit Card 2019

Registered candidates will be able to access the admit card of JEE Main 2019  for the January exam tentatively in December, 2018 though the dates are yet to be notified. The admit card will consist of all the details regarding the examination venue, timings, roll number, personal details of the candidates and more. JEE Main 2019 admit card is an important document because the candidates will have to present it while reporting for examination at the allotted centre. Inability to produce the admit card may lead to disqualification of the candidate. Along with the admit card, the candidates will also have to take a photo id proof (College/ School ID Card, Driving License, Passport) to the exam centre.

 

The admit card for JEE Main 2019 April exam will be tentatively available in March. The process will be the same for both January and April exams as given below.

 

Steps to download JEE Main 2019 Admit Card

Candidates can follow the given steps to download the admit card of JEE Main 2019:

  • To check the admit card, the candidates will have to submit their JEE Main 2019 application number, password and security pin.

  • Click on “Submit”

  • When the admit card is displayed on the screen, the candidates will have to check for any discrepancies. In case of any error, the candidates will have to report immediately to the JEE Main Secretariat.

  • After downloading the admit card, the candidates will have to print it out.

JEE Main 2019 Answer Key

After the entrance examination concludes, NTA will be releasing the answer key of JEE Main 2019. The answer key will consist of all the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination. Using the JEE Main answer key 2019, the candidates will be able to know their probable scores before the results are announced. The released answer key will also be open for challenge and the candidates will have to submit proof and pay certain fee to do the same. Coaching institutes may also be releasing their own answer key after the conclusion of the examination.

 

How to access JEE Main 2019 Answer Key?

  • The link to the answer key will be made available.

  • JEE Main application number and password has to be submitted to access the answer key.

  • After submission of the required credentials, the answer key will be displayed on the screen, which the candidates will have to download and save.

  • Comparison between the candidates’ response and the correct answers has to be done to calculate the probable scores.

JEE Main Result 2019

The result of JEE Main 2019 will be declared in online mode tentatively in the first week of February for the exam held in January. The scores secured in the examination by the candidates along with the rank will be present in the result.  The JEE Main 2019 result for the exam held in April will be announced in the first week of May.

 

Steps to check JEE Main Result 2019

 

The following steps can be followed by the candidates to check their result:

  • The candidates will have to submit their JEE Main 2019 roll number and date of birth.

  • Click on “Submit”

  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

  • After checking the result, the candidates will have to download the score-card.

 

Some Details Mentioned in JEE Main 2019 Result

  • Candidate’s name

  • Category and Nationality

  • Marks obtained in each subject – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)

  • Total marks obtained

  • All India rank (AIR)

  • Category Rank

  • Qualifying Status for JEE Advanced 2018

JEE Main 2019 Rank List

NTA will be releasing the rank list of JEE Main 2019 in the first week of May. The scores obtained by the candidates will be evaluated and ranks allotted. The better of the two scores of candidates who have appeared for both the January and April exams will be considered for the purpose of allotting the rank. Information regarding the candidates’ All India and Category Ranks will be present in the rank list. During allotment, the position of the candidate in the rank list will be taken into consideration.

 

JEE Main Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of JEE Main 2019 acts as a screening process for admissions. The minimum marks required to be qualified for JEE Advanced will be available in JEE Main 2019 cutoff. The cutoff will be different according to the category of the candidates.

 

JEE Main Cutoff Trends

S.No.

Category

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

1

General

74

81

100

105

115

113

2

OBC-NCL

45

49

70

70

74

70

3

SC

29

32

52

50

53

50

4

ST

24

27

48

44

47

45

JEE Main 2019 Counselling

Joint Seat Allocation Authority is responsible for the counselling of JEE Main 2019. Candidates who qualify JEE Main examination will have to apply for counselling through JoSAA which is a centralized process for allotment into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The registrations for JoSAA 2019 will commence tentatively in the second week of June. Candidates will be allotted seats according to their eligibility, merit, preferences selected and availability of seats.

 

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2019

Candidates will be able to apply for NITs, IIITs and CFTIs through JEE Main 2019. Allotment of seats is done in these institutes on the basis of JEE Main score. Excluding these premium institutes, many state colleges and private institutes also provide admissions based on JEE Main scores. States like Haryana, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha accept admissions according to the candidates’ scores in JEE Main.

 

Participating Institutes of JEE Main 2019

S.No

Type of Institute

Number of Institutes

Total Number of Seats

1

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

23

4023

2

National Institute of Technology (NITs)

31

17967

3

Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other GFTIs)

20

4683

Total

74

26673

Contact Details:

National Testing Agency

New Delhi

Website: nta.ac.in

 

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Anshu kumar 8 hours ago

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Can i attempt January jee main and April jee main both if I qualified 12th in 2017?

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Anshu kumar 8 hours ago

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Dear sir,can I attempt both jee main exam of 2019 if I qualified 12th in 2017?

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Hello Anshu, 

Yes you can give JEE Mains in 2019, as 3 attempts are allowed to a candidate to clear Mains.


Hope this helps, Thank You 

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Sir I attempted 2017,2018. I can attempt 2019 both January and April exam please reply sir

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Hello, 

Yes you can give JEE Mains in 2019, but you only have 1 attempt left. As total no. of attempt for a student is 3.


Hope this helps, Thank You

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Sir I am in PWD category if I score 120 plus marks in jee mains 2019 so can I get good nit any pridiction

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Hello Aman Srivastava

It depends on the State you belong to and the branch you want to take, Please mention your state and the branch in which you want admission, so we can provide with more detail

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