- Main Changes in JEE Main Exam 2019
- Joint Entrance Exam – Main 2019 ( JEE Mains )
Main Changes in JEE Main Exam 2019
- JEE Main will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) instead of CBSE.
- The exam will be conducted in the online mode only.
- The Exam will be conducted twice in a year. The exam will be conducted in January and April months every year.
- Each session will have 8 sittings, with candidates having the option to book their session (only one session allowed though)
Note: With the exam slated to go completely online, provisions are being made to ensure candidates get familiar to functionalities of the computer-based test through mock tests. NTA will set up mock test centers across the country in August where candidates can go and practice during the weekends.
Joint Entrance Exam – Main 2019 ( JEE Mains )
The process will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) and the applications can be submitted on the official website of JEE i.e., jeemain.nic.in. The JEE Main entrance examination 2019 will be organized for the aspiring engineering students who look forward to getting admissions to various courses in the country. JEE Main Paper-1 evaluates the aptitude of candidates who want to pursue BE/BTech at NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs.
JEE Mains 2019 Important Dates
JEE Main 2018 Online Exam (Computer-based) will be conducted from 6th to 20th January 2019. There will be a total of eight settings, with candidates having the flexibility to pick any one of them
Display of Answer Key and OMR SheetsThird week of January 2019
|1||Start of Online Registration||1st September 2018|
|2||Last Date for Submission of Application Form||31st September 2018|
|3||Last Date for Payment of Application Fees through|
credit card/debit card or e-challan
|31st September 2018|
|4||Admit Card availability||the Second week of December 2018|
|5||JEE Main 2018 Online Exam (Computer-based)||from 6th to 20th January 2019|
|7||Acceptance of Challenge of Answer Keys||Up to last week of January 2019|
|8||JEE Main 2018 Result||First week of February 2019|
|9||Declaration of All India Ranks||Last week of February 2019|
|10||JEE Main 2018 Result for Paper 2||Last week of March 2019|
|11||Availability of Rank Card||Last week of March 2019|
Important Changes in JEE Main 2019 over Last Year
The eligibility criteria for admission to JEE Main participating institutes was changed. As per the new eligibility, in order to be considered for admissions, candidates must secure either 75% aggregate marks (General Category) and 65% percent (Reserved Category) in the qualifying examination or they have to be in top 20 percentile in their respective class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination board.
Weightage given to class 12th marks in calculating All India Ranks of candidates in JEE Main was scrapped.
Aadhaar Card number was made mandatory for filling JEE Main application form last year. However, candidates from the states of Assam, Meghalaya, and J&K were excluded from this provision. In place of Aadhaar Number, candidates from these states had to enter their passport number, bank account number, ration card number or any other valid identity number (by the government) to get exam center in these states only.
The number of candidates filtered for appearing in JEE Advanced from JEE Main was increased to 2,20,000 from 2,00,000.
The registration process for JEE MAINS 2019:
- The candidate will have to get registered using details like their email id, mobile number, and Aadhaar number. In case of candidates belonging to regions where Aadhaar details are not available, they may use some other identification document for registration.
- In the next step, fill in personal, academic and contact details. Also, verify the entered mobile number and email id.
- Candidate have to upload photograph and signature (of both the candidates and their parents/guardian). The image specifications for the same are as follows:
Document File Size Dimension Format Photograph of Candidate ( Clearly mention your name and date on which photo was taken) 4-40 KB 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm JPEG/JPG Signature of Candidate 1-30 KB 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm JPEG/JPG Signature of father, mother or guardian 1-30 KB 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm JPEG/JPG
JEE Mains 2019 Eligibility Details
Both online and offline modes are available. To make offline payment, first download e-challan and then deposit the fees at a nearby Syndicate Bank/ICICI Bank/Canara Bank.
|JEE Main Paper I or Paper II||Rs 500 (Boys)Rs 250 (Girls)||Rs 250 (Boys)Rs 250 (Girls)|
|Both Paper I and Paper II||Rs 1300 (Boys)Rs 650 (Girls)||Rs 650 (Boys)Rs 650 (Girls)|
Age Eligibility (Date of Birth)
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1993 will be eligible.
However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PH candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1988 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2015 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2019 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2018. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2015, did not pass in 2015, but passed in 2016 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2018.
After paying the fees, the candidate has to book a slot from the available options. Please note, slots will be on offered first-come, first served basis.
General Category candidates need to have secured minimum 75% marks or should be in the top 20 percentile in their class 12th board or equivalent examination. Qualifying marks requirement for candidates belonging to SC/ST category is 65%.
Number of Subjects in the Qualifying Examination
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) – 2018.
Number of Attempts
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) is limited to 03 (three).
Aadhaar Card Number
All candidates should possess Aadhaar Card and a registered Aadhaar Card Number.
JEE Mains 2019 – Examination Structure
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions||Max. Marks|
JEE Main 2019 Syllabus
Will be updated soon