JEE Main January 2021 Application Form Last Date and Document Required

Published on : 18th January 2021    Author : Meenakshi
IIT JEE Main Exam

JEE Main January 2021 application form has been released by the exam officials on 16th December 2020. Meanwhile, the last date to fill and submit JEE Main 2021 application form is 23rd January 2021. JEE Main 2021 application form is available for (February, March, April, May). A candidate has option to apply for one Session or more than one Session (February/March /April /May 2021) together and pay exam fee accordingly. The JEE Main 2021 application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of February / March/ April Session.

Every year, this national level entrance exam is conducted under the direction of the National Testing Agency (one of the biggest exam conducting organization) via online mode. The Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main) is performed to offer admission in major reputed courses like B.Tech / B.E, B.Arch, and B.Plan offered in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and another engineering, architecture, and planning institutes. The application process of JEE Main 2021 includes the major steps such as registration, filling the application form, uploading scanned images, payment of application fee and at last taking the printout of the filled-in form. For successfully apply for the JEE Main 2021 January application form, candidates must check the JEE Main eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting authority. The Joint Entrance Exam Main 2021 application form will be available twice a year for the January and April session. Candidates are advised to fill only a single JEE Main application form 2021 as submitting multiple forms will lead to rejection.

For the year 2021, JEE Main is going to be held from 23rd to 26th February 2021 instead of January, owing to the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases across the country. While, the second session will be conducted from 15th to 18th March 2021, followed by third session, which is scheduled to be held from 27th to 30th April 2021. The fourth session is scheduled to be held from 24th to 28th May 2021.

Check Latest: JEE Main to be held four times starting from February 2021 end. Read complete details.

JEE Main 2021 January Exam Notification – Major Highlights

Name of the Exam

Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main) 2021

Conducting Agency Name

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Frequency of the exam

Twice in a year

Duration of the exam

3 hours via online mode for B.Teh

Exam conducted for

B. Tech/ B.E, B.Arch, and B.Plan

Application mode


Official website

JEE Main January 2021 Application Form Dates

Below are the JEE Main 2021 important dates related to JEE Main January application form:

JEE Main 2021 Events

JEE Main 2021 Dates

JEE Main application form availability

16th December 2020

Last date to apply for JEE Main 2021

23rd January 2021

Registration for Test Practice Centres starts

23rd January 2021

Payment of Application Fee, uploading of signature and photograph

23rd January 2021

JEE Main 2021 Application form correction window

To be announced by NTA

Release of exam city for paper 1, 2 and 3

February 2021

JEE Main 2021 application form extended for J&K students

February 2021

Issuance of JEE Main 2021 admit card

February 2021

JEE Main 2021 exam

  • 23rd February 2021 to 26th February 2021
  • 15th March 2021 to 18 March 2021
  • 27th April 2021 to 30th April 2021
  • 24th May 2021 to 28th May 2021

Also Read – JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern with Major Changes

JEE Main January 2021 Application Form

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has already begun the application process for the Joint Entrance Exam Main 2021 by 16th December 2020. Meanwhile, to fill the JEE application form, candidates required to complete the step-by-step guide mentioning below:

How to fill JEE Main January Application Form 2021?

Before filling JEE Main application forms, candidates should ensure that they have all the documents needed to fill the application form along with their debit/credit cards that are required to pay the application fees.

Documents required for the application –

  • Class 10th and 12th academic details
  • Aadhaar Card or Aadhaar Enrollment Number
  • Scanned images of passport, voter ID or any valid Govt ID
  • Valid email ID and Mobile Number
  • Credit/Debit/Net banking details if the fee is paid online

Steps to apply for JEE Main Registration 2021

Step 1: Register yourself for JEE Main 2021 Exam

  • Visit the official NTA JEE Main website.
  • Click on the “JEE main 2021 registration” link and start generating your login id by entering all the asked details.
  • Now, create a Password and then proceed further for the next step.

Note: Already registered candidates are not required to register on the website. Such candidates can sign in to JEE Main's official website with their old credentials.

Step 2: Fill the online JEE Main 2021 January application form

Next, candidates need to enter their personal, academic and contact details in the application form. Below are the details that the candidates should fill in the application form. 

  • Exam - Choice of paper - B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning. Candidates must also select the preference of exam language in which they want to appear.
  • Personal - Here candidates have to provide name, category, father's and mother's name etc.
  • Guardian Details - Provide details about parents/guardian's occupation, qualification and total annual income among others.
  • Communication - Candidates have to provide their residential and correspondence details.
  • Academic - Give details about class X and XII qualifying examination.
  • Preferred exam cities - Candidates have select 4 cities as per preference for JEE Main 2021.

Step 3: Upload scanned copy of necessary documents

Now, applicants are required to upload their scanned photograph and signature in the specifications prescribed by NTA. Before applying for the JEE Main 2021 registration, candidates should have a scanned image of his/her recent photograph and signature.

Here are some of the most important details that candidates should remember before uploading the scanned photograph and signature.

  1. The photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast) with the name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it
  2. The photograph should not have the candidate wearing a cap or sunglasses
  3. Spectacles are allowed
  4. Polaroid photos are not acceptable
  5. Candidates with an unclear photograph will be rejected
  6. Candidates are advised to reserve 6-8 identical photographs for all future purposes including the seat allocation and admission process

Specifications for the uploaded documents –

Documents to be kept ready for JEE Main Registration

File Size


Photograph of the candidate in which his/ her name and date of the photograph must be mentioned beneath the photo in JPG/JPEG format

10 KB to 200KB

3.5cm x 4.5cm

Signature of the candidate in JPG/JPEG format

4KB to 30KB

3.5cm x 1.5cm

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Step 4: Pay the application fees

  • The candidates can pay the application fees in online mode only
  • Online payment mode - Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/Paytm/UPI

JEE Main 2021 application fee (For examination centres in India)




BE./BTech or BArch or BPlanning

₹ 650 (Boys)

₹ 325 (Girls)

₹ 325 (Boys)

₹ 325 (Girls)

BE./BTech & BArch
BE./BTech & BPlanning
BE./BTech, BArch & BPlanning
BArch & BPlanning

₹ 1300 (Boys)

₹ 650 (Girls)

₹ 650 (Boys)

₹ 650 (Girls)

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JEE Main 2021 application fee (For examination centre opted abroad)

Paper (s) Appearing



B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning

₹ 3000 (Boys)

₹ 1500 (Girls)

₹ 1500 (Boys)

₹ 1500 (Girls)

B.E./BTech & BArch
BE./BTech & BPlanning
BE./B.Tech, BArch & B. Planning
BArch & BPlanning

₹ 6000 (Boys)

₹ 3000 (Girls)

₹ 3000 (Boys)

₹ 3000 (Girls)

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Step 5: Print the confirmation page

The last step is to take four printouts of the confirmation page, after the successful payment of JEE Main 2021 application fees. Candidates must keep the acknowledgement page till the admission process is over.

Documents to save after submitting JEE Main January application form 2021-

Once JEE Main registration process is over, listed below are the documents candidates need to be preserved:

  1. JEE Main registration confirmation mail and print out of the same
  2. JEE Main admit card 2021 issued by NTA and downloaded from the official website
  3. Few passport size photographs, same as used while filling JEE Main application form

Must Read – Syllabus for JEE Main 2021 January session exam

Steps to check JEE Main application form status for January 2021-

NTA will provide the application status window for the candidates applied and filled the JEE Main application form on the official website. The “Application Form Progress” feature will be available on the left corner of the JEE Main application window. Candidates will be able to check their status for the below-mentioned states of the application process:

  • View Application Form
  • View Scanned Images
  • View Payment Status
  • Payment Status

JEE Main Correction Window

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will activate the correction window, once the application process gets over. During this period candidates can edit/change/update their particulars in JEE Main 2021 application form. Candidates have to enter their application number and password on the JEE Main login window. Below are some of the details that the candidates must keep in mind before editing their application form.

JEE Main application form correction: How to make edits?

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main 2021.
  2. Navigate and hit the tab of ‘JEE Mai application correction window’.
  3. Enter your Application Number, Password, Security Pin (displayed on the screen).
  4. Click the ‘Login’ button.
  5. Click on ‘Manage Form Particulars Correction’ to edit and make changes.
  6. Read the instructions carefully.
  7. Edit the information and make the changes
  8. Pay an additional fee if required via Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI and PAYTM.

Please note that incomplete and incorrect JEE Main 2021 forms will be rejected. Thus, candidates are advised to use this facility wisely. In case of any discrepancy, students can correct the same before the last date

Details you can edit using JEE Main 2021 correction window

  • Name
  • Photo/Image
  • Paper
  • Category
  • Language
  • Aadhaar number
  • Date of Birth
  • Communication address
  • Contact number
  • Exam city

JEE Main 2021 January Application Form – Frequently Asked Questions

Q. By misspelt my mother’s name by mistake so can I change it?

Yes, you can edit your mother’s name in the form during the application form correction within a given period of time.

Q. If email id is entered incorrectly while filling the application form, will it affect the download of the hall ticket?

In this case, candidates need to login to the systems with their roll number and password, which are stored on the email, just check in your personal mail id, else send an email on the helpline to get your credentials.

Q. Can I change my paper appearing mode from Hindi to English?

JEE Main 2021 exam will be conducted online. Candidates can choose the medium of the question paper on their screen during the examination.

Q. When will JEE Main application forms 2021 be released?

JEE Main application form 2021 for the January session is available now at the official website, enrol yourself before 23rd January 2021.

Q. I have submitted more than one form. Will my application be rejected?

No, NTA will merge both of your applications and on this behalf, they will issue an admit card to you. However, such candidates will need to send an email to [email protected] providing both the application number and mentioning the application number, they want to consider.

Q. Who can apply for JEE Main 2021?

Candidates who have passed Class 12th in 2019, 2020, or appearing in 2021 irrespective of their age are eligible to sit for JEE Main 2021.

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