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JEE MAIN 2024 : NTA has scheduled JEE MAIN 2024, It will be conducted in 2 phases. 1st Phase will be held from 24th  January 2024 till 1st February 2024 (Except 26th January 2023). 2nd Phase will be held from 1st April 2024 till 15th April 2024.

JEE Main Application Forms for 1st Phase/Attempt will be available from November 01, 2023 till November 30, 2023. Candidates can apply online at For Phase/Attempt 2, NTA will re-open JEE Main Registration from February 02, 2024 to March 02, 2024.

This year like previous year 2023, JEE Main Exam will be conducted in 2 phases. JEE Main Phase-1 exam is scheduled from January 24 to February 01, 2024. JEE Main Phase-2 exam is scheduled from April 01 to April 15, 2024. Unlike 2021 with 4 attempts, JEE Main candidates will get only 2 chances to score well in JEE Main exam.

Latest Changes in JEE MAIN 2024 :

  • Eligibility Criteria – Candidates only need their 12th passing certificate in 2022/2023 or appearing in 2024 to appear for JEE Main, irrespective of the score obtained. Candidates having passed any exam equivalent to class 12 are also eligible to apply.
  • No Form Correction facility in JEE MAIN 2024 – Candidates are therefore advised to fill their JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form very carefully.
  • Number of Attempts in JEE Main : Any candidate can appear in JEE Main Exam in 3 consecutive exams from the year of passing Class 12. 
  • Changes in JEE Main Application Form – Annual Family Income has been made mandatory field in JEE Main Application Form
  • JEE MAIN 2024 marking scheme Revised – In JEE MAIN 2024 there will be a negative marking in both MCQs and numerical value answer. 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • JEE Main Score Card on Mobile– Candidates can now download their JEE Main Result pdf on the registered mobile number.
  • What is JEE Main exam? JEE MAIN 2024 or the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is an undergraduate entrance test for B.Tech admissions in 32 NITs, 23 IIITs and 32 GFTIs.
  • JEE Main is also an eligibility test for admission in IITs through JEE Advanced. JEE Main Paper 1 is conducted for admission to B.E./B.Tech programs and Paper 2 is held for admission to B.Arch & B.Planning courses. ​

No new changes have been made in JEE MAIN 2024 Syllabus. It will include topics from Class 11 and 12 NCERT books. With a 30% reduction in CBSE syllabus for Class 11 & 12, last year, NTA has provided internal choices in the question paper

JEE MAIN 2024 Exam Dates – Session 1 (January)

EventsJEE MAIN 2024 Exam Dates- Session 1 (January)
Release of NotificationNovember 01, 2023
Starting of Registration processNovember 01, 2023
End of registrationNovember 30, 2023 (5 PM)
Release of Admit cardJanuary 2024 (Tentative)
JEE Main ExamJan 24, Jan 25, Jan 27, Jan 28, Jan 29, Jan 30 & Jan 31,Feb 01 2024
Display of Answer keyFebruary 2024 (Tentative)
Declaration of ResultsFebruary 12, 2024

JEE MAIN 2024 Exam Dates – Session 2 (April)

EventsJEE MAIN 2024 Exam Dates- Session 2 (April)
Release of NotificationNovember 01, 2023
Starting of Registration processFebruary 02, 2024
End of registrationMarch 02, 2024 (5 PM)
Release of Admit cardApril 2024 (Tentative)
JEE Main ExamApril 01 to April 15, 2024
Display of Answer keyApril 3rd week
Declaration of ResultApril 25, 2024
Counselling process startsWill be announced shortly

JEE MAIN 2024 Highlights 

ParticularsJEE Main Paper 1JEE Main Paper 2
Full-FormJoint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
SubjectB.E./B.TechB.Arch and B.Planning
Mode of ConductionComputed Based TestComputed Based Test;
Pen and paper-based for Drawing section in B.Arch
Duration3 hours3 hours (3.5 hours for both – B.Arch and B. Planning)
Exam FrequencyTwice
Total Registrants for Previous sessionTotal no. of candidates registered for January 2023 Session 1 : 8.6 LacsTotal no. of candidates registered for April 2023 Session 2 : 9.3 Lacs
Total Marks300 marks400 marks
Total Questions Asked90 questionsB.Arch – 82 questions;
B.Planning- 105
Total Questions to be Answered75 questionsB.Arch – 77 questions;
B.Planning- 100 questions
Marking Scheme+4 for each correct response;
-1 for each incorrect MCQ;
Unattempted questions will not be marked
+4 for each correct response;
-1 for each incorrect MCQ;
Unattempted questions will not be marked;
+50 for each Drawing Question
Negative Marking-1 for each incorrect response for MCQs
Medium of paperEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu
Helpline0120 6895200NTA Email ID : and write at JEE (Main) Query Redressal System (QRS)NTA Helpline : 8178359845 | 8287471852 | 9650173668 | 9599676953 | 8287471852


JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form

You can register for JEE MAIN 2024 online. The applications for JEE MAIN 2024 have been released on November 1, 2024. Valid contact number and email address, credentials and other personal information, payment information, scanned photograph with name and date and scanned signature on a white page within the 3.5 x 1.5 cm box size are all needed. Since no form correction facility will be provided, candidates are advised to fill JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form very carefully.

NTA has upgraded JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form. Candidates can apply for JEE MAIN 2024 in three simple steps- Register Online, Fill Application Form and Pay Application Fee. To fill JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps-

  • To apply for the JEE Main Exam 2024, go to the page “Apply for JEE Main Exam 2024.”
  • Fill in the necessary information, such as exam-related information, medical, mailing, academic, and Guardian information, among other things.
  • One by one, upload the scanned images according to the guidelines.
  • Pay the application fee using a debit/credit card or an e-challan from Canara/Syndicate/HDFC/ICICI Bank in the payment gateway portion.
  • NTA has made the annual family income as a mandatory field in JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form.
  • Candidates have also been given an option to add their AADHAR Number in the application form.
  • Once the candidate has successfully filled JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form, the confirmation page will be sent to the registered email of the candidate. 

JEE MAIN 2024 Application Fee

You may now be interested in learning about the fee for JEE MAIN 2024 application form. The application fees for JEE MAIN 2024 are listed below : 

PapersGenderIn India (In INR)Outside India (in INR)
MaleFemaleThird-GenderMaleFemale        Third-Gender
Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech or
Paper 2A- B.Arch or
Paper 2B- B.Planning
General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL1000800500500040003000
SC/ST/ PwD500500500250025003000
Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2A- B.Arch or
Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2B- B.Planning or
Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech + Paper 2A- B.Arch + Paper 2A- B.Arch or
Paper 2A- B.Arch + Paper 2A- B.Arch
General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL2000160010001000080005000
SC/ST/ PwD100010001000500050005000


JEE Main Form Correction

  • As a recent change, NTA will no longer provide candidates with JEE Main Form Correction window to make corrections to their submitted application forms.
  • Applicants are therefore advised to upload all the required documents and fill JEE MAIN 2024 Application Form with utmost accuracy.
  • Some of the important JEE Main Photo-size Guidelines have been listed in the table below –
ImageFile sizeDimensionsFile Format
Photograph (with name and date of taking photo)10 kb to 200 kb3.5 cm x 4.5 cm JPEG/JPG
Signature of Candidate4 kb to 30 kb3.5 cm x 1.5 cm JPEG/JPG

JEE MAIN 2024 Eligibility Criteria

NTA has released the eligibility criteria for JEE MAIN 2024. Candidates can check here the eligibility criteria prescribed by the NTA required for appearing in the exam. It is necessary that all candidates ensure their eligibility before applying for the exam failing which their candidature will get cancelled. Full details about the JEE MAIN 2024 eligibility criteria can be checked from the information brochure.

Candidates not fulfilling the basic eligibility criteria will not be eligible to apply and their candidature can be cancelled anytime during the admission process. Thus, it is advised to every candidate to ensure they fulfil all the conditions of eligibility before filling the application form :

Eligibility CriteriaConditions
Age LimitThere is no age limit for appearing in JEE Main
Educational QualificationCandidates must have passed class 12 in 2021/2022 or appearing in 2023 from any recognized board. Candidates havingpassed any exam equivalent to class 12 are also eligible to apply
Number of AttemptsCandidates can appear in the exam in three consecutive years from the year of passing class 12
Compulsory Subjects in Qualifying ExamFor B.Tech- Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational SubjectFor B.Arch – Physics, Chemistry, and MathematicsFor B.Plan- Mathematics
Minimum Percentage in Class 12No minimum percentage required


JEE MAIN 2024 Admit Card

NTA will release JEE Main admit card in the second week of April for the first attempt exam. Admit cards will be available online on the official website. For downloading the admit card, candidates will be required to log in using their application form number and password. Only those candidates who fill the application form within the specified last date will be issued JEE Main admit card 2024 by the NTA. Admit card is essential for appearing in the exam, without which no candidate will be allowed to take the test.

Details about JEE Main exam date and time, address of the exam centre, basic candidate details like name, photo, signature, and details of paper for which appearing will be mentioned in the admit card. Candidates need to download and take the printout of their JEE MAIN 2024 admit card. 

How to download JEE Main Admit Card 2024

  • Open the official website –
  • Click on the JEE Main admit card 2024 download link
  • Login using JEE Main application number and date of birth
  • Admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a printout

JEE MAIN 2024 Exam Centres

The NTA has announced exam cities for JEE MAIN 2024. The total number of exam cities in India are 399 & 25 cities outside India for JEE Mains 2024. Candidates have to fill out four choices of their preferred exam cities at the time of filling JEE Main application form. Candidates will be allotted one exam city out of the four options in which candidates have to appear in the exam. Following are a few details related to JEE Main Exam Centres 2024.

  • Candidates will see the list of exam cities for filling in the form according to the address mentioned at the time of registration.
  • Candidates have to select any four cities of their choice as test centre preference while applying for JEE MAIN 2024. NTA will allot a city out of four options. 
  • The allotted exam centre/city will be mentioned on the JEE MAIN 2024 admit card. To check the exam city allotted to them, candidates will need their login details along with JEE MAIN 2024 application number and date of birth.
  • Please note that the decision of the NTA regarding the allotment of centre, date, and shift will be final. No correspondence or request will be entertained in such a case.

JEE Main Question Papers 2024

Previous year’s JEE Main question papers are a great source of information about the exam. They explain the weightage of topics covered in the exam and also the difficulty level of the exam. Students preparing for JEE MAIN 2024 are advised to practice the previous year’s question papers for at least 10 years. This will help students in understanding the various aspects of the exam like which topics are asked regularly in exams, what is the difficulty level of the paper among others. JEE Main previous year papers also serve the purpose of mock tests and sample papers. Students should also solve JEE Main sample papers regularly to know their preparation level for the exam. JEE Main question papers of previous years can be downloaded from the table below.

The NTA will release JEE Main question papers 2024 after the conclusion of the exam for all four sessions. Question papers will be available online on the official website Candidates will be provided here JEE Main question paper pdf for all the sessions. Memory-based JEE Main question paper 2024 with solutions by coaching institutes will also be provided here.

JEE Main Syllabus 2024

NTA has released JEE Mains 2024 syllabus pdf for both Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates can check here JEE Mains syllabus 2024 by NTA to know the topics which are covered in the exam. The syllabus of Paper 1 and Paper 2 is different and includes distinct subject combinations. Important chapters of JEE MAIN 2024 syllabus can be checked in the table below : 

PhysicsPhysics and measurement, Rotational motion, Thermodynamics, Kinematics; Work, energy, and power; Properties of solids and liquids; Gravitation; Laws of motion; Oscillations and waves; Electronic devices; Kinetic theory of gases; Current electricity; Communication systems
ChemistryPhysical: Some basic concepts in chemistry; States of matter; Atomic structure; Chemical bonding and molecular structure Inorganic: Classification of elements and periodicity in properties; Hydrogen; Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals); P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elementsOrganic: Some basic principles of organic chemistry; Purification and characterization of organic compounds; Hydrocarbons; Chemistry in everyday life
MathematicsComplex numbers and quadratic equations; Differential equations; Matrices and determinants; Binomial theorem and its simple applications; Sets, relations, and functions; Sequence and Series; Mathematical induction;
DrawingSketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.) landscape (riverfront, jungle, gardens, trees. Plants, etc.) and rural life.
PlanningGeneral knowledge questions and knowledge about prominent cities, development issues, government programs, etc.; The idea of nationalism, nationalism in India, pre-modern world, 19th -century global economy, colonialism, and colonial cities, industrialization
AptitudeAwareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment; Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings; Visualizing. different sides of three-dimensional objects; Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal)

JEE MAIN 2024 Exam Pattern

NTA has released the exam pattern of JEE Mains 2024. Candidates can check here the detailed exam pattern to know the total number of questions, type of questions, mode of exam, duration of the exam, total marks and marking scheme. Candidates must know the exam pattern of JEE Main to make an effective strategy of preparation and taking the test.

PaperSubjectsType/Number of QuestionsMode of Exam
Paper 1: BE/BTechPart 1: Mathematics20 MCQ and 10 Numerical ValueComputer Based Test (CBT)
Part 2: Physics20 MCQ and 10 Numerical Value
Part 3: Chemistry20 MCQ and 10 Numerical Value
Paper 2A: B.ArchPart 1: Mathematics20 MCQ and 10 Numerical ValueComputer Based Test (CBT)
Part 2: Aptitude Test50 MCQ
Part 3: Drawing Test2 QuestionsTo be attempted on the drawing sheet
Paper 2B: BPlanPart 1: Mathematics20 MCQ and 10 Numerical ValueComputer Based Test (CBT)
Part 2: Aptitude Test50 MCQ
Part 3: Planning TestMCQ

JEE MAIN 2024 Answer Key

The answer key of JEE MAIN 2024 will be released by the NTA within a few days of the conclusion of the exam. As the exam will be held in multiple sessions, NTA will release the answer key separately for all sessions after the exam. JEE MAIN 2024 answer key will be available online on the official website. Correct answers to all the questions asked in JEE MAIN 2024 paper will be provided in the answer key. Along with the answer key, NTA will also release a candidate response sheet. Candidates will be required to log in using their application form number and password/date of birth for checking the answer key.

The NTA will first release the provisional JEE Main answer key that will be open for challenges. Candidates having objections to any answer in the provisional JEE Main answer key can challenge it online from the official website. The NTA will review the challenges and then release the final answer key. The JEE Main final answer key is unchallengeable and is final in all respect. The result of JEE Main is calculated using the final answer key. 

JEE Main Result 2024

The NTA will release JEE MAIN 2024 result online separately for all sessions. The final result will be declared after JEE Main session 2 exam and will have details of the candidate’s All India Rank and JEE Main cut-off.

To check the JEE Main result, candidates will have to log in on the official website using their application form number and password/date of birth. Details about the percentile score of subjects and aggregate percentile score will be mentioned in the result. Candidates have to download and take a printout of their scorecard as it is required at the time of the counselling and admission process. 

How to Check JEE Main Result 2024

  • Open the official website
  • Click on JEE Main Result link
  • Login using application number and date of birth/password
  • Result/Scorecard will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the result copy and take its printout

JEE Main Cutoff

The NTA will announce JEE MAIN 2024 cutoff along with the announcement of session 2 results. JEE Main cutoff is the minimum percentile score that candidates have to score to qualify for appearing in JEE Advanced. JEE Main cutoff will be different for various categories.

Candidates must note that there are NO minimum marks or cutoffs which students need to obtain for passing JEE Main exam. The score that candidates get in JEE Main decides the All India Rank and admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs is purely based on the All India Rank. The JEE Main cutoff is only for appearing in JEE Advanced.

JEE Main Cutoff Trends


JEE Main Counselling 2024 

The counselling process for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs is organised by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Candidates who will appear in JEE MAIN 2024 and obtain a score have to register for JoSAA counselling for admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. Candidates who appear in JEE Advanced also need to register for JoSAA 2023 counselling for admission to IIITs. The process of registration is done online and the allotment of seats is based on the All India Rank of candidates. Candidates can check here the participating institutes of JoSAA 2023 counselling. 

JEE Main Participating Institutes

The participating institutes of JEE Main are the colleges that participate in the JoSAA counselling for admission in various Engineering, Architecture and Planning courses. Besides JEE Main participating institutes, many colleges offer admission based on the scores of JEE Main but are not a part of JoSAA. Such institutes organise their counselling process for admission.

There are a total of 32 NITs, 23 IIITs and 32 other GFTIs that participate in JoSAA counselling. The number of seats in these institutes can be checked below. Other institutes which offer admission based on JEE Main scores are from the states which do not conduct their entrance exams for engineering admission and include U.P., Bihar, M.P., Delhi, among others.

ExamLast Date to ApplyExam Date
JEE MainJune 20, 2023
July 20-22, 2023
BITSATJune 30, 2023
August 12-13, 2023
VITEEEJune 30, 2023
August 26-27, 2023
SRMJEEEJuly 15, 2023
August 27-28, 2023
COMEDK UGETJuly 31, 2023
September 10-11, 2023
KIITEEAugust 15, 2023
September 17-18, 2023
WBJEEAugust 25, 2023September 24, 2023

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