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JEE Main

JEE Main 2024

Joint Entrance Exam

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Conducted Body


Frequency of Exam

Twice a Year

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University Level Exam

Mode of Payment

Online & Offline

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JEE Main Exam detail 2024

Joint Entrance Exam Mains (JEE Main) is one of the entrance exams of engineering which is at the top of the list of National level entrance exams for engineering. JEE (Main) is formerly known as the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). This exam is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) In India.  It was introduced in 2002 and renamed in April 2017. This exam is meant for admission to various undergraduate engineering and architecture courses in institutes accepting the scores of JEE Main. It offers admissions into the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and various Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Initially, this exam was conducted once a year in the first week of April on both paper and electronic mode by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CBSE had been conducting this exam until 2018. But from 2019 onwards it is conducted twice a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) only in online mode. National Testing Agency will be responsible from 2019 for issuing information bulletin, inviting online applications, organizing entrance tests, providing answer keys, and declaration of results.

The JEE Main data is sent by NTA to the concerned State Authority and Seat Allocation Board (SAB) for the admission process. This exam was conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode) till 2010 but as per the orders of the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2011, CBSE started conducting Paper 1 in Computer-Based mode for the first one lakh candidates who opted for the same while rest of the students took the examination in pen and paper mode. Paper 2 is still conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode). Aspirants are actively appearing for this exam as it is the ladder to the top engineering colleges in India. The number of an applicant for JEE Main has varied over the years. The number of applicants in 2012 was 12.20 lakh which rose to 13.56 lakh in 2014. In 2018 the number of applicants who appeared for the JEE Main online exam was 2.16 lakhs while around 10.43 lakh aspirants appeared for the offline exam. Candidates can appear for the JEE Advanced only after clearing their JEE (Main) exam. There are many colleges that take admissions on the basis of the scores of the JEE (Main) for admission in their B.Tech/B.Arch programs.

JEE Main exam Eligibility 2024

To appear for this exam candidates must fulfill the JEE Main Eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for JEE Mains are as follow.

  • For B.E/B. Tech (Paper 1) - Physics and Mathematics are mandatory subjects along with subjects like Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology.
  • For B.Arch/ B.Planning (Paper2) - Mathematics is a mandatory subject
  • Candidate must have passed the 12th or equivalent qualifying examination with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Regarding the NO Age limit, candidates.
  • Indian Candidates must possess Aadhar Card as valid proof and for foreign candidates, a valid passport is required as proof.

Those candidates who do not fall under the eligibility criteria are not allowed to write in the examination.

JEE Main Exam Dates 2024

JEE Main Exam Dates can likely be changed student can verify or reconfirm 

Event Dates
Date of Application
Application form for Session-2 02 February 2024 to 02 March 2024 (up to 09:00 P.M.) 
Fee Payment date 02 March 2024 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
JEE MAINS EXAM DATE JANUARY SESSION -2 Between 01 April and 15 April 2024 
Declaration of results  25 April 2024 

JEE Main Application Process 2024

JEE Main form can be fill out from here JEE Main Application Form. The application forms for JEE Main for January are generally released in the month of September and for JEE Main April Examinations forms are released in the month of February by NTA. These forms are also available on the official website of NTA which is Candidates can fill out the form for both examinations and can apply for admission to any institute with the best scores. 

JEE Main Exam pattern 2024

The JEE Main Exam Pattern consists of two papers. Paper 1 is meant for B.E/B. Tech courses while Paper 2 is for B.Arch courses. Students can opt for anyone or both papers. From 2019, Paper 1 is mandatory for a computer-based test (online mode). Till 2018, students were provided with an option between OMR-based and computer-based modes of the exam. Paper 1 is divided into three sections namely Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. Each section consists of 30 questions with equal Weightage. The questions are objective-type consisting of four choices. Out of the four alternatives provided in every question, only one is correct. Every correct answer will add 4 marks to your total score and there is a negative making of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. No marks will be deducted in case any question is left unanswered. The duration of the paper is three hours. Candidates are not allowed to carry any device, which is restricted like calculators, logarithm tables, or any other electronic devices into the examination hall. Candidates can choose any medium either Hindi or English for giving this exam.

JEE Main Syllabus 2024

The questions asked in the exam are based on the syllabus that is common to syllabi of all the state boards in India and the Central Board of Secondary Education. Questions of JEE Main is generally related to the subjects of the 11th and 12th class. JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) comprises topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of classes 11 and 12 as prescribed by CBSE. The paper consists of 90 questions of 4 marks each. The syllabus for Paper 2 (B.Arch) includes Mathematics of class 12th, Aptitude, and Drawing section. Paper second consists of 82 questions.


The number of attempts that can be availed by the candidate at the examination is limited to two consecutive years. If the candidate has already appeared three times for the JEE Main Examination in consecutive years then he/she is not eligible to appear in the JEE Main Examination. There is no relaxation for those candidates who belong to reserved categories. And if someone has registered for JEE Main Exam but has not appeared for the examination then his/her count is not added.

JEE Main Admit Card 2024

Those candidates who have got themselves registered with NTA and submitted the form before the last date and who have paid the application fee can retrieve the JEE Main Admit Card. Admit Cards of JEE Mains are released by NTA (National Testing Agency) which is conducting the exam. No candidate is allowed to enter the exam test center without the JEE Main Admit Card.  The Admit Card contains all the important information about the candidate like his/her personal details and educational qualification-related details.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Centers

JEE Main Exam is held in all the states of India in all Indian state cities. Exam Center location depends on your state and city You can find the complete information of JEE Main Exam Centres. Take a look at the complete list below.

JEE Main Question Paper 

Students who are willing to clear their entrance exam of JEE Main or JEE Advanced can do regular online practice with searchurcollege. Here we are offering online test series with the last 10 Yrs solved question papers with a solution where students can register themself and start their online practice to qualify & secure a good score in JEE Main Entrance Exam. This online practice test series is extremely comfortable for the student. Candidates can access the online JEE Main Sample Question Paper from anywhere via Mobile, Laptop, and Desktop and start solving the online test series by attempting all the questions. Regular online practice makes students perfect for JEE Main online exam where the student will perform well in their entrance exam.

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