Get Complete Details about JEE Main 2019 Application Process

Published on : 22nd August 2018
IIT JEE Main Exam

Finally, the National Testing Agency has declared the dates for the registration of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019. Students who were bit apprehensive or concerned about the precise dates can now start filling in the JEE Main online application form 2019 from 01 September 2018 till 30 September 2018 at the official website of NTA. Before going ahead with the registration process, candidates are advised to check their eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2019 and keep all the necessary documents (digital passport-size photograph and signature with designated format and size) ready. Remember, the required registration fee will be paid through the online mode (via credit card and debit card); hence, preserve the banking details.

Before moving ahead with the step-by-step method for filling the application form, let’s keep an eye on ‘what’s new in JEE Main 2019’.

  • Two times commencement of the exam ultimately leads to two times registrations
  • Candidates can choose their dates and slots (8 sittings)
  • Exam to held in the CBT mode
  • 258 exam centres, including 10 international venues.
  • PTC (practice training centres) can be accessed by candidates on Saturdays and Sundays at designated schools and colleges for free of charge
  • The better score of the two exams would be considered for admission

Complete Guide to Fill in JEE Main 2019 Online Application Form:

There are 7 simple steps to fill out the application form. The steps are well-elaborated below.

  1. Step I - Click on the ‘Fill Application Form’ button on the JEE Main home-page.
  2. Step II - Filling in the fields
  3. Step III - Mobile number and email ID verification through OTP
  4. Step IV - Uploading documents
  5. Step V - Application fee payment
  6. Step VI - Booking dates and slots
  7. Step VII - Take the printout of the confirmation page

Let’s understand the complete process step-by-step -

Step I – Registration (authentication through aadhaar details):

Step 1 requires candidates to register for the exam through aadhaar card. Remember, aadhaar card is mandatory to appear in the 2019 JEE Main exam.

  • Visit the official website www.nta.ac.in or www.jeemain.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘Apply for JEE (Main) – 2019’ link. 
  • Read the instructions carefully before selecting the ‘Proceed to Apply Online’ button
  • This section would ask you to provide details like nationality, state of eligibility, DOB, name of the applicant, aadhaar card number or identification number, gender, identification type and state of the 12th standard school.

Step II - Filling in the Fields:

Details that you need to provide as per the application form –

Exam Details

Personal Details

Academic Details

Address Details

Guardian Details

Applying for

Candidate’s Name

School Board

Home address

Qualification

Examination Mode

Parents’ name (Father/Mother)

Passing year of Class 10th

Email ID

Occupation

Centre or Venue

Category

Passing year of Class 12th

Contact Number

Income per annum

Medium of the Exam

DOB

Percentage of Class XII

 

 

 

State of Eligibility

 

 

 

 

Home Address

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

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Before clicking on the ‘SUBMIT’ button, it is advised to review all the entries and ensure that they are correct. Edit the fields that have incorrect data and then head to the next step.

Choose Password for Future Login: After giving out all the details, candidates will be asked to create a password and security pin for future logins. How to choose the password?

  • It should be 8 to 13 characters long with at least one upper case alphabet, one numeric value, one special character (&^#$@!) and one lower case alphabet.

Documents Required:

  • DOB proof
  • Certificate of Class X and XII exam
  • Certificate of caste
  • Valid mobile number and email ID
  • Domicile certificate

Step III – Mobile Number and Email ID Verification through OTP:

The next step would take you through the verification process. The mobile number and the email ID will be verified through One Time Password. An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID. Acknowledge and verify both the modes for future communication.

Step IV – Uploading Documents (Signature and Photograph):

To upload the documents, make sure that you have got the right format and size ready. The scanned images of your photograph and signature along with the signature of your father or mother or guardian need to be submitted by clicking ‘Upload Scanned Images’. The specifications of the documents are mentioned underneath.

Specifications of Uploading Documents -

Candidates are advised to adhere to the size and format of the requisite documents. Failing to keep up the desired format or size would lead to the cancellation of the application form. To avoid the rejection, take a look at the particulars given below –

Photograph

Signature

A recent coloured photograph without spectacles

It should be the applicant’s signature, not anyone else

It must carry the name of the candidate and date of the photo taken

Signature should be done on white paper

Dimension should be 3.5cm x 4.5cm

Draw a rectangle of 3.5cm x 1.5cm and then sign inside the drawn box

Size must be 10KB to 200KB

Scan and crop the signature

The format of the photograph should be JPEG or JPG

Dimension should be 3.5cm x 1.5cm

It should be clear, bright and clean

Size must be 4KB to 30KB

 

The format of the photograph should be JPEG or JPG

Step V – Application Fee Payment:

This phase will commence after you have successfully uploaded the scanned documents. The JEE Main 2019 application fee structure requires the applicants to release the application fee payment through the online mode.

  • The online payment involves the usage of credit card, debit card, e-challan, etc. Candidates paying through the e-challan must ensure that the payment is made in the Canara, ICICI and Syndicate bank in cash.
  • Payment through money order, IPO, DD, etc. Will be rejected.
  • The application fee once paid won’t be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Additional service charges and GST will be charged on fee payment. Here are the details:

Mode of Payment

Bank

Service/Processing Charges (GST applicable @ 18%)

Net Banking

SBI

₹ 5.00+GST

Other Banks

Debit Card

SBI or other banks

Nil

Credit Card

Domestic

0.80% of fee + GST (minimum ₹ 11/-)

International

3.50% of fee + GST (minimum ₹ 11/-)

Cash Deposit through e-challan

SBI branches (only in India)

Nil

UPI

 

Nil

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Fee Classification -

There are different exam fee set for different papers and students appearing in different venues. Candidates applying for Paper I, i.e. admission to B.Tech/B.E. programmes are required to pay a different amount than that of those who are appearing in Paper II, i.e. admission to B.Arch/B.Planning courses. Anyone applying for both Paper I and Paper II will have to pay a larger amount. Go through the JEE Main 2019 fee classification below to know how much you are going to pay for your preferred courses.

Application Fee in India -

Paper

 

Application Fee

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

 

Paper I or II

INR 500 (for men)

INR 250 (for women)

INR 250 (for men)

INR 2500 (for women)

 

Paper 1 & 2

INR 900 (for men)

INR 450 (for women)

INR 450 (for women)

INR 450 (for women)

Application Fee in International Exam Centres -

Paper

 

Application Fee

General/OBC

SC/ST/PWD

Paper 1 or 2

INR 2000 (for male candidates)

INR 1000 (for female candidates)

INR 1000 (for male candidates)

INR 1000 (for female candidates)

Paper 1 & 2

INR 3000 (for male candidates)

INR 1500 (for female candidates)

INR 1500 (for male candidates)

INR 1500 (for female candidates)

How to Check Fee Payment Status?

What sometimes happens, due to technical glitches the payment doesn’t get through successfully. Since this can happen to anyone, just be wise and check the status of fee payment at the NTA official website. If it shows ‘OK’, you will be able to get a printout of the confirmation or acknowledgement page. What if the status shows ‘Not Ok’? Here’s what you should do –

  • Check whether the fee is paid through e-challan by depositing cash, get in touch with the particular bank and update the status on the web portal.
  • In case, you have paid through the credit or debit card and the status is still not okay, be assured that you are going to get a refund. The transaction is not successful, and you will receive the amount back to the original mode of payment within 7-10 days. It is advised to make the payment once again and recheck the status.

Step VI – Booking Dates and Slots:

The JEE Main (I) 2019 will begin in the CBT mode from 6th to 20th January in 8 different sittings. This is certainly a convenient move and candidates can choose their dates and slots as per their wish.

Step VII – Take Printout of Confirmation Page:

Reaching Step no. 7 ensures that you have successfully filled out the application form and submitted. Simply go ahead and take a printout of the acknowledgement page for future reference.

JEE Main 2019 Application Correction:

After submitting the online application form, you realise that there are a couple of areas where you have put incorrect information, or there’s a discrepancy in the uploaded images. What’s next then? Worried?

The good thing is that NTA will give you one more chance to correct the errors. The JEE Main application correction window for the January session exam will be open after one week of the application closing date (in the first week of October 2018). However, this date is tentative.

Steps to Correct Details –

  • Log in using your application number, security pin and password.
  • Go to the fields where you have put the incorrect details.
  • If you have made errors in the image, select ‘View Scanned Images’.
  • Edit the particulars and then upload.

Note:No change will be accepted through offline mode, i.e. through fax/application including e-mail, etc.’

Importance of Aadhaar Card:

Aadhaar card is mandatory for appearing in the JEE Main exam. As per the official statement, “The use of Aadhaar for the candidates of JEE (Main) 2019 will result in the accuracy of the candidates’ details. This will also help in ascertaining identities of the candidates at the examination centres in a convenient and hassle-free manner. Aadhaar obviates the need for producing multiple documents to prove one’s identity.” It further says, “Candidates, who are in possession of Aadhaar, shall enter Aadhaar number, name, date of birth & gender in the online application for JEE Main 2019 for his/her identity and authentication thereof”.

Forgot JEE Main 2019 Login Password or Application Number?

If you have forgotten the login password or the application number, here are a few steps to bring you back to normalcy.

To Retrieve Password

  • You need to answer the security question. This is the security questions that you must have selected during the registration process.
  • You will receive a verification code in your inbox. Click on the reset link to create a new password.

To Recover Application Number

  • You have to find the link that says ‘I cannot access my account.’
  • Now select ‘I forgot my JEE Main Application Number
  • Follow the instructions carefully and provide details that are asked such as date of birth, father’s name, mother’s name, security pin, etc.
  • Now that all the steps are filled, you will be sent the application number

What Next after Submission of Online Application Form - Download JEE Main Admit Card 2019:

NTA will issue the JEE Main 2019 Hall Ticket for the January session exam on December 16, 2018. The JEE Main (II) 2019 admit card can be accessed from 18 March 2019.

Applications that are filled in correctly and submitted successfully become eligible for the JEE Main 2019 Hall Ticket. These applicants will be able to download the call letter and check the details such as exam date, time & venue, the name of the candidate, roll number, etc. The admit card needs to be carried to the exam centre along with one photo ID (passport, DL, school ID card, etc.)

Click here to check out the steps to download JEE Main Call Letter 2019!

Sneak Peek into JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2019:

Several key factors determine the eligibility criteria of the JEE Main Exam. Candidates who meet all the prescribed requirements including nationality, age limit and education qualification will be able to fill up the application form between 1st September and 30th September 2018 for the JEE Main (I) 2019.

Follow the link to know more about the reservation criteria, improvement exam, aadhaar card criteria, number of subjects in qualifying exam, number of attempts, etc. (https://www.examsplanner.in/articles/jee-mains-exam-eligibility-criteria/)

A Quick Glance at JEE Main 2019 Exam Schedule:

Candidates unaware of the latest announcement are encouraged to take a look at the following table to know the dates of registration, availability of admit card, commencement of exam and the declaration of result.

JEE Main 2019 Events

Important Dates (Announced)

JEE Main I Registration Starts

September 01, 2018

JEE Main I Registration Ends

September 30, 2018

JEE Main I Admit Card Available

December 17, 2018

JEE Main I Exam Commences

January 6 to 20, 2019

JEE Main I Result Announcement

January 31, 2019

JEE Main II April Session

JEE Main II Registration Starts

February 08, 2019

JEE Main II Registration Ends

March 07, 2019

JEE Main II Admit Card Available

March 18, 2019

JEE Main II Exam Commences

April 6 to 20, 2019

JEE Main II Result Announcement

April 30, 2019

Keep Track of JEE Main Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019:

Aspirants who wish to get into the best engineering colleges of India must clear the Joint Entrance Examination. To crack the exam, you need to brush up with the exam pattern and syllabus. The online test will have two papers – Paper I and Paper II.

  • The first paper is conducted for B.E/B. Tech admission and covers Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • The second paper is held for B.Planning/B.Arch admission. It comprises Mathematics and Aptitude Test.

To have a detailed view of JEE Main syllabus and exam pattern, click here

About NTA JEE Main 2019:

For the first time in the history of competitive entrance exams, the Joint Entrance Examination Main will be held twice before admissions in the next academic session. This brings a wide range of opportunities and more chances to the aspirants and also helps them bring out the best (while reducing stress). The exam will be held in the online (computer-based) mode, in multiple sittings. Scores of students in different sittings will be equated using the standardisation techniques.


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