JEE Mains 2021: Registration Fee, Eligibility, Exam Date & Pattern, Results

JEE Mains 2021: Registration Fee, Eligibility, Exam Date & Pattern, Results

A brief note to all JEE Aspirants :

JEE Mains 2021 i.e Joint Entrance Examination 2021 is going to be unique in many ways. Many additions have been attempted by the Ministry of Education formerly known as the Ministry for Human Resources. All the changes that have taken place will be shared in this article.

From 2021 onwards JEE Mains 2021 is going to be held 4 times a year. The very first entrance exam will be held from 23-26th of Feb 2021 and will be concluded consecutively in Mar, April, and May 2021. This is the very first change that has been introduced by the Ministry of Education Govt. of India, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal the Education Minister of the country himself stated the changes in the pattern and scheme of the exam. The next alteration that has been made in JEE Mains 2021 Exam is its pattern. According to NTA, National Testing Agency there will be 90 questions asked at the entrance carrying 300 marks in total. Separately Section B needs to be attempted. The pattern is discussed in the article. Desired candidates can certainly get through the entire article for better understanding.

JEE Mains 2021: Important events

Important Events            Important Dates 2021
Release of Notification                 16th of Dec 2020
Registration process starts                 16th of Dec 2020
End of registration                 16th of Jan 2021
Last date of Fee Payment & uploading of Images                 17th of Jan 2021
Release of Admit Card           2nd week of Feb 2021
      JEE Mains Exam                      23-26th Feb 2021                   15-18th Mar 2021                   27-30th Apr 2021                  24-28th May 2021
Answers Key will be available                         Feb 2021
Results will be Out             1st week of Mar 2021

JEE Mains 2021: Am I Eligible for JEE Mains

For appearing in JEE Mains 2021, certain criteria need to be fulfilled. Students are advised to go through the complete eligibility criteria details so that they can avoid edit stress or disqualification. Following are the eligibility criteria that need to be followed:

Nationality: students across the globe can appear in the JEE Mains 2021 exam.

Age: There is no age limit for JEE Mains 2021. Students who have passed 12th in 2019,2020 or appearing in 2021 can certainly appear in this exam irrespective of his/her age.

Attempt Limit: Candidates will be having 3 consecutive years to attempt in JEE Mains 2021. They can appear separately in Jan and Apr sessions but will be considered as a single attempt.

Educational Qualification: Candidates need to be passed 12th with PCM stream and must obtain 50% marks in Mathematics and must have studied Physics, Chemistry along with Biology and Biotechnology.

JEE Mains 2021: Payment of Application Fee

The entrance exam fee can only be paid Online. No offline payment is allowed to be made. Students can pay through various payment gateways. They can either choose to pay the fee through Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking, or any UPI mode. Students need to pay separately for every attempt in the sessions from Feb to May. However, if a candidate expressed his/her inability to appear in the exam then the registration fee will be refunded. Category-wise application fee details are mentioned below.

StreamsCategoryFee Exam Center In IndiaFee Exam Center Outside India
    B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch/B.plan    Gen/Gen EWS/OBCBoys               Girls 650                   325Boys                  Girls 3000                  1500
 SC/ST/PwD Transgender            325              1500

JEE Mains 2021: Application Process

The application form for JEE Mains 2021 exam is needed to be properly filled up. Students are advised to be aware of all the steps and fill the form in the most suitable manner. Highlights of the whole application process are mentioned below.

  • JEE Mains 2021 application process has started from 16th of Dec 2020 and will be on till 16th of Jan 2021. However, the application fee can be deposited by the 17th of Jan 2021.
  • Students need to register for JEE Mains 2021 on the NTA website through a valid mail id and phone number. All important texts will be sent to it by NTA officials.
  • Candidates are required to select the language of the paper in which they are appearing because it can’t be changed at a later stage.
  • Candidates can register themselves for more than 1 session at the same time and pay the application fee accordingly.
  • Students are required to keep an eye on the mail id and phone together because all necessary information is sent here by NTA during the application process.
  • Students are advised to have a print of the application form and proof of fee payment for any future use.

JEE Mains 2021: Pattern of Examination

Many additions have been introduced by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India implemented by NTA (National Testing Agency) so it is better to have broad information regarding the pattern so that candidates can avoid that last hour hustle for the entrance exam. Main points have been mentioned below to provide the essential information of the JEE Mains 2021 exam.

  • JEE Mains 2021 exam will be held in Online mode only. NTA is the sole authority to conduct JEE Mains 2021. Aspirants who want to appear in paper 2 i.e B.Arch are only allowed to appear in the pen and paper mode.
  • The question paper will be available in 13 different languages including Hindi, English, and Gujarati.
  • The entire entrance test has been divided into three papers.
  • Paper 1 is for B.E/B.Tech aspirants while paper 2 and paper 3 are for B.Arch and B.Plan.
  • The type of questions that is to be attempted by the candidates of JEE Mains 2021 is of MCQ type however part B of the same subject’s question paper needs to be answered in Numerical Values which is the new introduction as per the Ministry of Education and for the students of B.Arch and B.Plan, Part B will be of subjective type.

A total number of questions along with carrying marks and marking patterns has been discussed further in this article. Students need to be aware of the latest changes that have taken place so far so that they can prepare accordingly.

JEE Mains 2021: Subjects and Marking Pattern

Many introductions have been attempted this year and the Honourable Minister of Education Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal himself stated those changes so students are advised to take a note of the subjects which they have opted for and the marks distribution of the respective subjects. Here are the details.

JEE Mains 2021 Paper- 1 (For B.E/B.Tech Courses)

                 Subjects          No. of Questions asked   Section A          Section B         Marks Distribution
Physics30                             10100
Chemistry30                             10100
Mathematics30                             10100
Total90                       300

JEE Mains 2021 Paper- 1 (For B.Arch Course)

                 Subjects          No. of Questions asked   Section A          Section B         Marks Distribution
Aptitude Test50                            200
Mathematics20                             10100
Drawing Test2                            100
Total82                       400

JEE Mains 2021 Paper- 1 (For B.Plan Course)

                 Subjects          No. of Questions asked   Section A          Section B         Marks Distribution
Mathematics20                              10100
Aptitude Test50                            200
Planning based questions part 225                            100
Total105                       400
JEE Mains 2021: Some Preparation Tips for the Aspirants

Every aspirant wishes to study in a reputed Engineering college like IITs, NITs, CFTIs, etc and for that, they need to be equipped with a preparation strategy and proper planning. Hence some very important tips are being shared here to benefit the aspirants.

  • Candidates are advised to be aware of all the exam syllabus and marking patterns.
  • Candidates must be gone through more than once, the previous year’s question bank so that they be aware of the latest question trends.
  • Every candidate needs to be well practiced so a mock test is kind of mandatory so that students are well prepared to appear in the test.
  • Study materials must be specific and the most recommended for having the best preparation. NCERT books are the best for preparation and a number of mock tests are out there on the Internet so here it will play a very important role in the entire period of preparation.
  • A complete detailed note is always good for the candidates to prepare a relevant and precise composition of the very important Chapters of the subjects and revise it regularly.

Frequently Asked Questions About JEE Mains

Ques: Is JEE Mains 2021 examination syllabus reduced?

Ans: No, only some changes have taken place in the pattern. The syllabus remains unaltered.

Ques: How can I apply for the JEE Mains 2021 Exam?

Ans: Candidates can only apply through online mode. Candidates need to register on

Ques: Can I appear for attempting multiple sessions?

Ans: Yes, candidates can surely appear in more than one or for all sessions.

Ques: When will JEE Mains 2021 be held?

Ans: This year with some relevant changes the entrance tests will be started from 22nd Feb 2021 to 25th Feb 2021.

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