JEE Main 2019: Important Dates, Eligibility, Registration Process, Pattern & Syllabus

Published on : 12th November 2018    Author : Tanvi Mittal
IIT JEE Main Exam

The Joint Entrance Exam Main is conducted for admission to B.E/ B. Tech and B.Arch/B.Planning courses. JEE Main is the eligibility test for NITs and CFTIs. The candidates who will qualify the Main exam can appear in the JEE Advanced 2019 for admission into IITs and ISM. 

JEE Main 2019 Schedule (Announced):

For the first time, the National Testing Agency will administer the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2019 in two sessions (January and April). Interested candidates can take the test two times in a year and the Agency will give importance to the better score of the two exams for admission to undergraduate programmes such as Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology and Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Planning.

JEE Main 2019 Events

January Session Exam Dates

April Session Exam Dates

Application releases

1st September 2018

8th February 2019

Closing date to submit form

30th September 2018

7th March 2019

Admit card download

17th December 2018

18th March 2019

JEE Main dates

6th-20th January 2019

6th-20th April 2019

Result announcement dates

31st January 2019

30th April 2019

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JEE Main 2019 New Changes -

Some of the notable changes brought in the JEE Main 2019 are -

  • The class 12th marks will not be accountable while calculating the All India Rank (AIR) in JEE Main.
  • The general candidates must have at least 75% marks to qualify for the admission process to IITs, NITs, and CFTIs. For the SC/ST candidates, it is 65%.
  • Candidates must possess the Aadhaar Card to fill up the form.
  • Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya and Assam can provide passport number/ration card number/bank account number or any other govt verified identity number.
  • The exam will be conducted in the CBT mode.
  • There will be 3,000 practice training centres to be set up across the nation at various colleges and institutes.
  • The total number of exam centres is 258 (including 10 international venues).
  • An aspirant can appear for both the January as well as the April exams.

JEE Main 2019 Pattern and Syllabus:

The JEE Main 2019 exam pattern comprises several details such as numbers of questions, subject, marking scheme, etc. The exam will have two papers – Paper I and Paper II.

Paper 1:

Course

For admission to B.E/B.Tech programmes

Exam Mode

CBT

Subject

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Number of Questions

90 questions (30 questions per subject of); Total 360 marks

Type of Question

Objective

Language

English & Hindi (for Gujrat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli; Gujrati is an additional language). Students need to choose the preferred language during form filling

Exam Duration

3 hours

Marking Scheme

+4 for each right answer

Negative Marking

-1 for each wrong answer

Paper 2:

Course

For admission to B.E/B.Tech Planning programmes

Number of Questions

30 questions for Mathematics(Part1), 50 questions for Aptitude Test (Part 2) and 2 questions for drawing; total 390 marks

Type of Question

Objective (drawing will be subjective)

Exam Duration

3 hours

Marking Scheme

+4 for each right answer

Negative Marking

-1 for each wrong answer

Papers and Subjects Classification –

Papers

Subjects

Number of Questions

Maximum marks

Paper 1

Physics

30 questions

120 marks

Chemistry

30 questions

120 marks

Mathematics

30 questions

120 marks

Paper 2

Mathematics

30 questions

120 marks

Aptitude Test

50 questions

200 marks

Drawing

2 questions

70 marks

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JEE Main Syllabus:

Mathematics Syllabus for JEE Main (Paper 1)

Sets, Relations & Functions, Matrices & Determinants, Permutations & Combinations, Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations, Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Induction, Limit, Sequences & Series, Differential Equations, Integral Calculus, Continuity & Differentiability, Three Dimensional Geometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Statistics & Probability, Vector Algebra, Mathematical Reasoning and Trigonometry, etc.

Physics Syllabus for JEE Main (Paper 1)

Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Work, Energy & Power, Gravitation, Rotational Motion, Physics & Measurement, Properties of Solids & Liquids, Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Oscillations & Waves, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Currents, Current Electricity, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation, Electronic Devices, Atoms & Nuclei, Communication Systems, etc.

Chemistry Syllabus for JEE Main (Paper 1)

  • Physical Chemistry: Some Basic concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Atomic Structure, Solutions, Redox Reactions & Electrochemistry, Equilibrium, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, etc.
  • Inorganic Chemistry: General Principles & Process of Isolation of Metals, Hydrogen, p – Block Elements, s – Block Element, Co-ordination Compounds, d – and f – Block Elements, Classification of Elements & Periodicity in Properties, Environmental Chemistry, etc.
  • Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Organic Compounds Containing Halogens, Purification & Characterisation of Organic Compounds, Hydrocarbons, Polymers, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen, BioMolecules, Principles Related to Practical Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday Life, etc.

Mathematics Syllabus for JEE Main (Paper 2)

Sets, Relations and Functions , Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Complex Numbers, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series , Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Permutations and Combinations, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Trigonometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.

Aptitude Test Syllabus 

PART 1:

Awareness of places, persons, Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment, buildings and materials, Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Analytical Reasoning.

PART 2:

Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, contrast and harmony. Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, colour texture, building forms and elements, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surface & volumes, Generation of Plan, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, Elevations and 3 D views of objects, Sketching of scenes & activities from memory of urbanscapes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces, monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, riverfronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.

For B.Arch course in IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur, the candidates have to appear for AAT (Aptitude Awareness Test).

Eligibility for JEE Main 2019:

  • Date of Birth: The aspirants, who have been born on or after 1st October 1994, can appear for this exam.
  • Relaxation: The SC/ST/PWD candidates will have 5 years relaxation in upper age limit.
  • Educational Qualification: The aspirants must have passed the 12th standard examination with 5 subjects.
  • Subjects: Among the five subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects are compulsory.
  • Minimum Marks: No minimum marks
  • Passing Year: The candidates who have appeared in 2017 and 2018 and those who will appear in the 12th examination in 2019 can also fill up the form.
  • Diploma Holder: The diploma holders can apply for IITs only.
  • Number of Attempts: 3 attempts to clear the examination.

JEE Main 2019 Application Process:

The candidates need to go through the information brochure with utmost care before filling in the online application form 2019. Here is the detailed information on how to fill up the form and what are the criteria:

  • The application process is entirely online.
  • There will be no printed copy to apply for JEE Main.
  • The Registration will begin on 1st September 2018
  • Candidates must possess aadhaar card details
  • The scanned copies of photograph and signature need to be submitted.
  • After successful submission, the acknowledgement page needs to be downloaded for future use.

The application fees are based on the gender and category of the candidates and the mode of examination.

Paper

Fee Payment Amount

Appearing

General/OBCs (Boys)

SC/ST/PWD/All girls

Genera/OBCs (Boys)

SC/ST/PWD/All girls

For Examination Centres Opted in India

Paper 1 or 2

1000

500

500

250

Paper 1 and 2 (both)

1800

900

1300

650

For Examination Centres Opted in Foreign Country

Paper 1 or 2

2500

1250

2500

1250

Paper 1 and 2 (both)

3800

1900

3800

1900

Other Details Related to Payment -

  • The payment for the application form can be done via Credit card/Debit card or e-challan.
  • GST will be applicable.
  • Candidates going for e-challan have to make the payment in Syndicate/ICICI/Canara Bank in cash.

How To Apply for JEE Main 2019 -

  • Go to the official website (www.nta.ac.in or www.jeemain.nic.in)
  • Select the link for the registration of application
  • Fill up the form with verified credentials
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature
  • Release the payment
  • Click Submit
  • Print the acknowledgement page for future reference

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