About JEE (Mains)

The Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main) comprises two papers. Paper1 is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E/B.Tech.) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), and Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs. 

JEE (Main) Paper Pattern

Particulars Exam Details
Exam Mode Computer based examination
Test Duration 3 Hours
Types of Questions Multiple Choice Questions Questions with numerical value as answers
No. of Sections There are three Sections –
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Section A (MCQ)
  • Mathematics: 10
  • Physics:10
  • Chemistry:10
  • In Section b, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10.
    JEE Main Marking Scheme MCQs: Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of one mark on each wrong answer.