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Facts, Syllabus and Pattern

What is JEE Main?

JEE Main is among the toughest exams in the world. Every year, over 12 lakh students appear while only 2,20,000 qualify for JEE Advanced.

  • The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an All-India Common Entrance Exam for getting admissions into engineering colleges across India
  • JEE Main will be conducted twice a year in the month of January and April respectively by National Testing Agency (NTA).
  • If you clear the given cut-off for JEE Main, you qualify for JEE Advanced
  • With a JEE Main score you can apply to institutions like NITs, IIITs and other Central or State Funded Institutes
  • Whereas, IITs and ISM, Dhanbad consider results of JEE Advanced for admissions
  • From 2019 the examination will be held only in the computer based mode.

For More information, visit website:

https://nta.ac.in

https://jeemain.nic.in

Important dates

Exam Dates for JEE Main

Exam dates for JEE Main 2019 are announced.
Registration Deadlines
January 2019 Exam April 2019 Exam
Start of online registration & submission of application form 1st September 2018 2nd week of February 2019
Last date for submission of application form 30th September 2018 4th week of February 2019
Last date for payment of application Fees through Credit or Debit Card 30th September 2018 4th week of February 2019
Last date for payment of application fees through E-Challan 30th September 2018 4th week of February 2019
Admit card available December 2018 March 2019
Exam Dates
Online JEE Main 2019 Exam 6th to 20th January 2019 7th to 21st April 2019
Result Dates
Answer Key and OMR Sheet Declaration January 2019 April 2019
Acceptance of Challenge to Answer Keys (Rs. 1000/question) January 2019 April 2019
Paper 1 - Result Declaration (Scores and AIR) 1st week of February 2019 1st week of May 2019
Paper 2 - Result Declaration 1st week of February 2019 1st week of May 2019

Previous Year Papers

Previous Years’ Papers for JEE Main

Practising previous years’ JEE papers is important as it helps you simulate the real exam. Toppr provides you with a complete set of all question banks from previous years which you can practice to sharpen your skills.

We have provided the links to download JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers. The question papers are segregated according to year and paper. It is suggested that students first download the JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers and then solve it in order to get an idea of the pattern of questions coming in JEE Main Exam.

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2018):


JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2017):

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2017) (Paper 1)

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2017) (Paper 2)


JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2016):


JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2015):


JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2014):

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2014) (Paper 1)

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers (2014) (Paper 2)

Results and Cut-off

Cut-off for JEE Main

The JEE Main cut-off indicates the closing ranks or minimum scores that you need to score to qualify for JEE Advanced . Candidates who don’t meet the cut-off will be considered ineligible. However, in that case, they can still participate in the JEE Main counselling, conducted by JoSAA.

JEE Main 2018 Category-wise Cut-off:
Category Cut-Off
General 74
OBC - NCL 45
SC 29
ST 24
PWD 1
Check out the opening and closing ranks for some of the best colleges for JEE Main.