JEE Main Exam 2025: Application, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

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JEE MAIN EXAM PATTERN 2024


JEE-MAIN - B.E / B.TECH EXAM PATTERN: -

 

Exam Pattern Components

Exam Pattern Details

Mode of Examination

Computer-based test mode

Duration of Exam

3 hours, (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)

Subjects of the Exam

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Total number of questions

90 (need to answer 75 questions) (Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical ques out of which 5 is a must)

Type of Questions

20 Objective type questions(mcq)

10 Numerical questions out of which 5 need to be answered

JEE Main 2024 Examination  Marking Scheme

JEE Main Marking Scheme for Paper 1 is-

 

For MCQs - +4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and -1 Mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

 

For an answer with a numeric value - +4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and -1 Mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

Total Marks for JEE 2024 Exam

300

Languages of paper

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

 

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JEE-MAIN - B.E / B.TECH AND B. Arch/ B. Planning EXAM PATTERN: -

 

Exams Parameter

Paper 1 – B.E./B. Tech

Paper 2A– B. Arch

Paper 2B– B. Planning

Mode of Examination

Computer Based Mode (CBT)

Mathematics and Aptitude- CBT Mode

Drawing- Pen and paper mode

Computer Based Mode (CBT)

Exam Duration

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test

Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Planning Based Objective Type

Total Number of questions in paper

 90 (30 questions from each subject)

82  (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)

105 (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)

Number of questions to be attempted

 75 (25 questions from each subject)

77  (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)

100  (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)

Type of Questions

60 (MCQs having 4 options each with 1 correct option) + 30 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value)

Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +

Aptitude- 50 MCQ +

Drawing- 2 Questions 

Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +

Aptitude- 50 MCQs +

Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs

Marking Scheme

For MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Numerical Value: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Numerical Value: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks

For MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Numerical Value: +4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

Maximum Marks

300 Marks

400 Marks

400 Marks

Exam Time

First shift - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Second shift -03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

First shift - 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

Second shift -03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

        03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

 

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FAQs related to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main exam pattern:

 

1. What is the exam pattern for JEE Main?

The JEE Main exam pattern consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The number of questions, marking scheme, and mode of examination vary for B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch/B.Planning papers.

 

2. How many papers are there in JEE Main?

JEE Main comprises two papers:

  • Paper 1: For B.E./B.Tech courses
  • Paper 2: For B.Arch courses (Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing tests) or B.Planning courses (Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning-based questions)

 

3. What is the marking scheme for JEE Main?

For each correct answer in the MCQ section, candidates are awarded four marks, while for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted as a penalty (negative marking).

 

4. Is the JEE Main exam conducted online or offline?

The JEE Main exam is conducted in both online (Computer-Based Test - CBT) and offline (Pen and Paper-Based Test - PBT) modes, depending on the paper chosen by the candidate.

 

5. What is the duration of the JEE Main exam?

For Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech), the duration is 3 hours, while for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning), the duration is 3 hours for B.Arch and 3.5 hours for B.Planning.

 

6. Are there any changes in the JEE Main exam pattern for different sessions (January and April)?

The overall JEE Main exam pattern remains the same for both the January and April sessions. However, the question sets might vary, ensuring fairness in the JEE Main examination.

 

7. Are the difficulty levels the same for all subjects in JEE Main?

The difficulty levels for each subject (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) may vary across different sets of JEE Main question papers, but the aim is to maintain a similar level of difficulty overall.

 

8. Are calculators allowed in the JEE Main exam?

No, candidates are not allowed to carry calculators or any electronic devices into the examination hall. However, a virtual calculator is provided on the computer screen during the exam.

 

9. Is there sectional timing in JEE Main?

No, as of the last update, there is no sectional timing in JEE Main. Candidates have the overall allotted time for the entire paper.

 

10. Are there any breaks between different sections in JEE Main?

As of the last update, there are no specified breaks between different sections or subjects within the JEE Main examination. Candidates need to manage their time accordingly.

 

Understanding the JEE Main exam pattern thoroughly helps aspirants prepare strategically and efficiently. Staying updated with any changes in the exam pattern through official notifications from the National Testing Agency (NTA) is crucial for effective preparation.

 

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