JEE MAIN 2019 Exam: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Cut-off Marks, Results, Counselling

IIT JEE Main Exam

The JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is one of the most competitive Engineering entrance exams conducted at national level. The exam is conducted in two stages, namely JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced). Since 2012, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting JEE Main exam on yearly basis to select candidates for admission into various private, government and centrally-funded engineering institutions.

By qualifying the JEE (Main) exam, students can get admission into the Undergraduate Engineering programmes in NIT’s (National Institute of Technology), IIIT’s (Indian Institute of Information Technology) and CFTI’s (Centrally Funded Technical Institutes). They can also appear for the JEE (Advanced) to get admission into the eminent IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology). Besides IITs, reputed institutions such as IISER (Indian Institution of Science Education and Research), Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology and the Indian Institute of Science also enrol students on the basis of their marks in JEE (Advanced).

Important Changes in the JEE Main Exam

The Ministry of Human resource and development has brought significant changes into the JEE Main exam from the year 2017.

  • From the year 2017 onwards, the candidate’s Class 12th marks will not be given weightage while determining his/her ranks in the JEE (Main).

  • The General category candidates are required to have scored 75% marks in Class 12th for getting admission in the IIT’s, NIT’s, IIIT’s or CFTI’s whereas SC/ST candidates are required to have scored 65% marks. The candidates who come within the top 20 percentile of their respective boards are also given preference during admission.

  • The AADHAR Card issued by UIDAI is made mandatory to appear in the JEE (Main) exam.

  • The states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland and Odisha have also joined the system of JEE (Main) Exam since 2017.



Available Application Forms

IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Important Dates

Exam events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Avail Application Form From

1st Week of December 2018

End date to Avail Application Form

1st Week of January 2019

Opening of Correction window

January 2019

Get Admit Card from

2nd week of March 2019 onwards

Exam Date for JEE Main 2019 (offline - Pen and Paper-based Test)

 1st Week of April 2019

Exam Date for JEE Main 2019 (online - Computer Based Test)

 2nd Week of April 2019

Display of answer key and OMR images Last Week of April 2019

The announcement of Result

April 2019 (for Paper-1)

May 2019 (for Paper-2)


IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

As earlier mentioned, the Joint entrance examination has two papers. The candidates seeking admission in the Bachelors of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) programs should attend the 1st Paper, while those seeking admission to the Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) should also appear in the 2nd Paper.

JEE Main 2019 Exam: Details of the Question Paper 1 and 2

Particulars of Question Paper 1

  • It is held for the B. Tech/B.E.

  • Subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • Total number of questions – 90 questions. Each subject has 30 objective type questions.

  • Total marks -360.

  • Duration is 3 hours. But for candidates with 40% disability, the duration of the exam is extended to 4 hours.

  • Marking scheme – 4 marks for correct answer

  • Negative marking scheme- 1 mark deducted for every incorrect answer.

  • Mode of Exam –Both Pen and Paper based as well as Computer based.

Particulars of Question Paper 2

  • It is held for the B.Architecture course.

  • Subjects – Maths, Aptitude and Drawing.

  • Total number of questions – 82 questions.

  • Total marks – 390.

  • Duration is 3 hours. But for candidates with 40%disability, the exam duration is extended to 4 hours.

  • Marking scheme – 4 marks for correct answer and

  • Negative marking scheme - 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.

  • Mode of Exam – Pen and Paper based only.

Marking distribution in various subjects -

Subjects

No. of questions

Marks

Mathematics

30

120

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing

2

70

Total

82

390

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IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Eligibility

JEE Main 2019 Age Limit

  • Only those born on or after October 1st, 1994 are eligible to appear for the JEE Main 2019 exam.

  • The SC/ ST and PwD (Persons with Disabilities) candidates are given relaxation of 5 years in the Upper age limit. This means that an SC/ST/PwD candidate born on or after October 1st, 1989 can appear for the JEE Main 2019 exam.

Year of passing or appearing in 10+2 

  • If you are appearing for the JEE Main 2019 Exam, you should have passed 10+2 in 2017 or 2018, or you should be a Class 12th appearing candidate in 2019 itself.

  • Students who have passed their 10+2 exam in 2015 are not eligible to appear for the JEE Main 2019 Exam.

Number of Attempts – Candidates can appear for the JEE Main exam for maximum three times only.

Number of Subjects Studied in 10+2 – Candidates must clear Class 12th or equivalent exam with at least five main subjects to become eligible for the JEE 2019 Main exam. Those candidates who have passed Class 12th with four subjects cannot appear in the JEE Main 2019 exam. 


IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Application Process

JEE Main 2019 Application Form and Process

  • Candidates can apply for the JEE 2018 Mains exam online.

  • He/she should visit the official website of the exam at www.jeemain.nic.in.

  • Here the candidate can access the JEE 2018 Mains application form.He/ She should fill the application form by providing the necessary details about one’s educational qualifications, age, choice of institutes, etc. The personal details entered in the application form should match with the AADHAR card.

  • A candidate should pay the requisite application fee.

  • The application form should be submitted by January 1st, 2018.

  • The printed slip of the application form is not required to be sent to the CBSE.

JEE Main 2019 Application Fee

The Application Fee can be paid -

  • Either by Debit Card or Credit Card.

  • Through the bank e-challan by the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC banks.

Following is the Application Fee structure -

For Examination Centres opted in India

Papers

Application Fee for Pen and Paper Based Mode

Or Offline mode

Application Fee for Computer Based Mode

Or Online mode

 

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

 

Paper 1 or 2

₹1000 (for male candidates)

₹ 500 (for female candidates)

₹500 (for male candidates)

₹ 500 (for female candidates)

₹500 (for male candidates)

₹ 250 (for female candidates)

₹250 (for male candidates)

₹250 (for female candidates)

 

Paper 1 & 2

₹1800 (for male candidates)

₹ 900 (for female candidates)

₹900 (for male candidates)

₹ 900 (for female candidates)

₹1300 (for male candidates)

₹ 650 (for female candidates)

₹650 (for male candidates)

₹ 650 (for female candidates)

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For Examination Centres opted outside India

Paper

Application Fee for Pen and Paper Based Mode

Or Offline mode

Application Fee for Computer Based Mode

Or Online mode

 

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

General/OBC

SC/ST/PwD

Paper 1 or 2

₹2500 (for male candidates)

₹ 1250 (for female candidates)

₹1250 (for male candidates)

₹ 1250 (for female candidates)

₹2500 (for male candidates)

₹ 1250 (for female candidates)

₹1250 (for male candidates)

₹ 1250 (for female candidates)

Paper 1 & 2

₹3800 (for male candidates)

₹ 1900 (for female candidates)

₹1900 (for male candidates)

₹ 1900 (for female candidates)

₹3800 (for male candidates)

₹ 1900 (for female candidates)

₹1900 (for male candidates)

₹ 1900 (for female candidates)

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Other Details

IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Admit Card

  • The Admit Cards from the 2nd week of March till the exam date. A candidate can download it from the IIT JEE Main website; www.jeemain.nic.in.
  • Once you receive the admit card, be sure to check it minutely for any errors or typographical mistakes. If you notice any mistake, report it to the JEE Main Secretariat and try to get it rectified as soon as possible.
  • You should keep the copy of your admit card for future use.

IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Result

The results will be announced on 30th April 2018 (for Paper-1) and 31st May 2018 (for Paper-2). Candidates can check their results online on the official website of the JEE Main.

IIT JEE Main 2019 Cut off Marks

Although the cutoff marks in any given year are determined by various factors, however, as per the previous year’s trend analysis the cutoff marks for JEE Main exam for different categories of candidates can be checked here - JEE Main 2018 Cut-Off.

IIT JEE Main Exam 2019 Counselling

The counselling is likely to begin 1st week of July 2019. It will be done by the Joint Seat allocation authority.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q)

Q. What is the date of the JEE Main 2019 Exam?

JEE mains exam (pen and paper-based) in 1st Week of April 2019 and (Computer-based) in 2nd Week of April 2019.

Q. How many attempts a candidate is given to appear in the JEE Main Exam 2019?

Three attempts are given per candidate for the JEE Main exam.

Q. What is the fee for the JEE Main exam for the reserved category?

It is ₹500 for offline mode and ₹ 250 for online mode.

Q. What is the minimum percentage of marks in 12th class required to appear for the JEE Main exam 2019?

General category students are required to have scored 75% marks while those belonging to SC/ST category require 65% marks in class 12.

Q. If the marks of 12th class will be counted in the final list of rank preparation?

No.

Q. Are the diploma holders eligible to appear for the exam?

Those candidates holding a diploma of three years are eligible.

Q. How many times the JEE Main exam is held in a year?

It is held only once a year.

Q. In which colleges a candidate can be given admission after passing JEE Main exam?

Candidates passing JEE Main Exam will be given admission in NIT’s, IIIT’s and CFIT’s.


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