JEE Main 2019

JEE Main 2019 – National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the JEE Main April 2019 Application Form at Students can either make fresh registration or can re-apply with JEE Main January details. The last date to fill the application form for JEE Main II 2019 is 07 March until 11:50 pm. Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2019 is scheduled to take place from April 7 to 20, 2019, in two shift. The timing for Shift 1 of JEE Main 2019 2nd attempt is 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and for Shift 2 it is 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. It is a 360 marks computer-based test, held for admission in B.Tech / B.E / B.Arch / B.Plan courses offered by NITs, CFTIs, IIITs, etc. Know more from below.

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JEE Main 2019

NTA has also released the JEE Main April 2019 brochure, there have a few changes in the exam in this session. The major changes are exam dates, the pattern of filling the application form, result compilation etc. Candidates can read the further to know the updated details for JEE Main 2019 2nd attempt.

JEE Main Exam 2019 Dates: Check from below the dates for JEE Main April session.

JEE Main 2019 JEE Main II 2019 Exam Date JEE Main I 2019 Exam Dates
Registration for TPCs starts on 08 Feb 2019 01 Sep 2018
JEE Main application form availability 08 Feb 2019 01 Sep 2018
Last date to apply for JEE Main 07 Mar 2019 (11:50 pm)  30 Sep 2018
Facility to correct the application form 11-15 Mar 2019 08 – 14 Oct 2018
Issuance of admit card 18 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
17 Dec 2018
Exam Date for JEE Main April 06 to 20 Apr 2019
07 to 20 Apr 2019
08 to 12 Jan 2019
Publication of Answer key, Question Paper, Response Sheet 23 Apr 2019 (Expected) 15 Jan 2019
JEE Main Result declaration 30 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
31 Jan 2019 19 Jan 2019

5 Reasons to Apply for JEE Main April 2019

NTA conducts JEE Main exam twice a year before the starting of a new session. So, if candidates have already appeared for the first or January session can re-apply now. Moreover, it is a good opportunity for candidates who have missed to register for JEE Main I 2019. These are 5 reasons to apply for the second session of JEE Main 2019.

  1. Chance to improve scores: Candidates can apply again to upgrade their scores. Moreover, the best of the two will be applicable for making the merit list.
  2. Time to learn from the mistakes: In the second session, you can avoid errors that occurred during the first attempt of JEE Main. For example, mistakes in form, how to prepare for exam etc.
  3. No need to drop a year: Usually, candidates who couldn’t score well in the exam have to drop a year and need to wait full one year. But with having two opportunities in a year, candidates can increase their prospects for admission in A.Y 2019.
  4. Failed Registration in First Attempt: In case, you could not able to fill the form in the first session, then you can apply now.
  5. Best of Two for Scoring: Even if you have taken the first attempt then there is no harm to re-appear in the second session. If the score improves in this session, then it will be only used for ranking purpose.

JEE Main 2019 Application Form

JEE Main April 2019 Application Form releases on the official website at Candidates need to fill the application form with authentic and valid details. Other than this, upload photograph and signature in the specified format. It is important that candidates have their name and date of taking the picture mentioned on the photograph.

Candidates who are already registered for JEE Main January exam can directly login with application number and password. Such students have to enter details like paper choice, test centre choice, paper medium etc. Lastly, pay exam fee to submit the form.

How to Apply for JEE Main 2019? – To apply for JEE Main Exam 2019, candidates have to register first. To do so, details like a state of eligibility, class 12 state, identification type, identification number, the name of a candidate, date of birth, gender are required. Once registered, candidates get the registration number and password. With these details, aspirants need to log in and fill the application form of JEE Main April 2019 Exam. The last date to submit the application form is March 07, 2019.

In the application form, candidates have to choose the language of the paper. Once it is submitted, this data is not editable. So, students must submit it with the utmost care. English and Hindi are available all over India. Gujrati option is available only at the centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

How to fill JEE Main 2019 Application Form

JEE Main Exam 2019 Application Fee: The application fee for JEE Main I and II is available in the table below. Candidates must check the examination fee as per their caste category and gender. You can submit the examination fee online, through Net Baking, Debit Card, Credit Card, e-challan.

Category Fees
Paper 1 or Paper 2
Boys of General/OBC (NCL) category Rs 500/-
Girls, ST/ SC/ PWD/ Transgender Rs 250
Paper 1 and Paper 2
Boys of General/OBC (NCL) category Rs 900
Girls, ST/ SC/ PWD/ Transgender Rs 450

Common Mistakes to Avoid in JEE Main April Form 2019

It is advisable that candidates read all the important instructions before filling the application form. However, these are the common mistakes that you must avoid in JEE Main April 2019 Form.

  • Language of the Exam – Once submitted, the option to edit it will not appear even in the correction form.
  • Labeled Documents – Candidates must upload the picture with name and date on it.
  • Valid Communication Details – Provide an active and valid mobile number for future communication.
  • Paper Choice – Fill the paper choice after proper consideration to avoid inconvinience later.
  • Remember to submit the form – The JEE application form can be filled in multiple sessions but don’t forget to submit and pay the fee before the last day.
  • Test city – Candidates must choose the test city wisely. As NTA does not option to edit this data at the later stage of application process.

JEE Main 2019 January Statistics

This year, 11,09,250 candidates have registered themselves for the JEE Main examination between which was held from January 08 to 12, 2019. A total of 9,29,198 students have registered for Paper-I & 1,80,052 for Paper-II. The examination was conducted at 467 Centres in 258 Cities out of which 09 centers were outside India. It is the first time that JEE Main exam was moduled to conduct in Computer Based Test (CBT).

JEE Main 2019 Correction Form

In case, candidates have made any mistake in the JEE Main April 2019 form, then NTA gives an opportunity to rectify the errors. In the application correction window, candidates can edit personal, education details in the form. Students also have to pay the applicable fee in case of changing paper choices or caste category.

In the JEE Main April Form, only candidates who are registering for the first time will able to correct details. This facility is not available for candidates who have already applied in the previous session.

The JEE Main application form window opens for 5 days only. In the last session, it opened for 7 days. Candidates who have submitted the application form can login to edit the filled in data in the form. If required, students also need to submit the required documents to update the information in the form. Importantly, NTA does not edit the language of the paper and test cities, once chosen by a candidate.

JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To appear for the JEE Main Exam 2019 it is important to satisfy the eligibility criteria for the test that is as follows.

Age Criteria

  • There is no age limit to appear for the JEE Main April 2019.
  • Importantly, students must satisfy the age criteria laid down by the different institutes accepting JEE Main Scores.

Year of passing the qualifying exam

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 in 2017, 2018 or appearing it in the year 2019 are eligible.
  • Students who have passed 12th standard in or before 2016 are not eligible to apply. Similarly, aspirants who are appearing for 12th after 2020 are not eligible to take JEE Main this year.

List of Qualifying Exam

  • 10+2 by any central or state board.
  • Intermediate or 2-year Pre-University examination by recognized board.
  • The final examination of Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • 10+2 exam from National Institute of Open Schooling.
  • Any School in India or Foreign recognized by AIU.
  • For IITS – H.S.C. vocational examination, Techincal education of minimum3 years, higher education from (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka/Cambridge University).

 Education Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed class 12th from a recognized institute, with at least 5 subjects. Students who have four exams are not eligible to take admission.
  • For B. Arch, it is important to have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in 12th. As per the notice released in the last session, it is mandatory to clear 10+2 with atleast 50% aggregate. Also, a minimum of 50% marks in the given subjects.

Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • To get admission through JEE Main, a candidate should be among 20 percentile in the class 12th Board exams. Or must have got above 75% aggregate in boards.
  • SC / ST candidates need to get more than 65% marks in Boards exams.

JEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern

As per the information brochure, JEE Main 2019 exam pattern is as follows. Candidates can check here the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Moreover, the syllabus for either session of JEE Main is the same.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2019 for Paper 1

The detailed exam pattern of JEE Main Paper 1 ie B.E/ B.Tech is written below. Candidates must prepare for the exam as per the exam pattern and syllabus only.

Duration of the examination

  • JEE Main is a 3-hour exam in two shift in a day. Candidates must check their shift from the admit card.
  • There is no sectional limit in the examination. Candidates can attend any section in any order.

Mode of Examination

  • JEE Main takes place in computer-based mode only.
  • The language of the exam is English, Hindi, Gujarati.

Type or Number of Questions in Examination

  • There are 90 questions in the exam. 30 questions in each section.
  • All questions are Multiple Choice Type. NTA gives 4 answer choices for each question.

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for each correct answer and no deduction of marks for unattended questions.
  • There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer. This is applicable in all the sections.

Check marks and question distribution in JEE Main Test 2019 from below:

Section Question Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

JEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern for Paper 2

The exam pattern for B.Arch/ B.Planning in JEE Main is as follows.

Mode of Examination

  • Mathematics (part I), Aptitude test (part II) are computer-based tests.
  • Drawing test (part III) is an offline exam to be done on drawing sheets.
  • Candidates have to maximize their attempts in a maximum of 3 hours.
  • The language of the exam is English, Hindi, Gujarati.

Type and Number of Questions

  • In all, there are 82 questions in the exam.
  • Maths and General Aptitude are MCQ based. Whereas, in Drawing Skill test need to be attempted on the drawing sheet.

Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks for each MCQ and 70 marks for drawing test. No marks deduction for unattempted questions.
  • NTA is going to deduct 1 marks for the incorrect responses.
  • The maximum score of paper 2 is 390.

Check the distribution of question and from the table below.

Sections Question Marks
Mathematics 30 120
General Aptitude 50 200
Drawing Skill 2 70
Total 82 390

JEE Main 2019 Syllabus

NTA has published the detailed syllabus on the JEE Main 2019 brochure. It is divided into three sections ie Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. The topics to be prepared in each section of the exam are as follows.

  • Mathematics –  Sets, Number System, Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equation, Permutation & Combination, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem, Sequencers & Series, Limit, Continuity & Differentiability, Integral Calculus, etc.
  • Physics – Physics & Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, etc.
  • Chemistry – Basic Concepts of Chemistry, States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solution, Equilibrium, etc.

Note: The candidates can download the detailed syllabus of JEE Main Exam 2019 – From Here

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card

JEE Main admit card 2019 for April session releases on the official website, The scheduled date for the availability of hall ticket is March 20, 2019. To download it, candidates need to enter application number with password or date of birth. The hard copy of it is not sent to the candidate’s postal address.

The admit card of JEE Main holds details such as the name of candidates, date of birth, center code, center address, date of exam, timing, etc. The reporting time for the first shift is 09:30 am and for the second shift is 01:30 pm. The reporting time is 07:30 am and 12:30 pm respectively.

In case of any grievances regarding the admit card, candidates can contact the NTA in a 7-days helpline window.

Along with the admit card, the candidates need to carry the following items on the exam day.

  • Photo id proof – Any 1 from Aadhaar Card, Voter Id Card, College ID, Passport, Bank Passbook with Photo, etc.
  • PwD certificate if claiming relaxation under PwD category.
  • 1 Passport size photograph

JEE MAIN 2019 important documenrts to carry

JEE Main 2019 Mock Test by NTA

National Testing Agency (NTA) releases the mock test for JEE Main 2019. Candidates can take this test to practice and get well versed with the upcoming exam. Registered candidate can login with username and password to attempt the free mock test provided by NTA. Before taking the test, candidates must read all the instructions properly. Also, do not use the keyboard while taking the test. The link to take the mock test is provided below.

Mock Test: Click Here to take the JEE Main Exam 2019 Mock Test.

JEE Main 2019 Test Practice Centers (TPC)

For Joint Entrance Examination Main 2019 NTA has decided to established 2,697 Test Practice Centers (TPC). Through these test centers, candidates can learn and understand the type of questions that could appear in JEE Main online exam 2019. Also, candidates can practice for the examination and score better marks.

For JEE Main April 2019 TPC registration starts from February 08, 2019. Candidates must not miss this opportunity and do register it. The registration is to be done at

JEE Main 2019 Question Paper

NTA releases the JEE Main Question Paper 2019 at its official website. The aspirants can download the question paper for their respective shift by online mode only. You can download it, by entering Application Number and password or Date of Birth. Along with the JEE Main Question Paper, the candidates also get the Response Sheet.

The JEE Main Response Sheet 2019 consists of the Question ID, option ID, status of the option, and the option selected by the candidates during the examination. It is helpful at the time of cross-checking the answers and submitting an objection in JEE Main Answer Key 2019. The question paper and response sheet of JEE Main remain at login for the limited time window only. Candidates must download it before the last date.

JEE Main 2019 Answer Key

The answer key for JEE Main releases by NTA for both Paper 1 and 2. However, before the official authorities, various coaching institute releases the Unofficial JEE Main 2019 Answer Key. The candidates can use the Unofficial answer key first, cross-check their answers and calculate their rough score.

Further, when the NTA releases the Answer key for JEE Main at its website, you can use it and the question paper and response sheet for verifying your answers. The JEE Main Exam 2019 Official key is downloadable through the JEE Main candidate login only.

Note: NTA also provides a facility for the candidates to submit an objection in the JEE Main Answer Key 2019. The window for downloading the JEE Main Answer Key and submitting challenge opens for 3-4 days only.

JEE Main 2019 Result

NTA announces the result of JEE Main Exam 2019 January and April session on and The candidates can check their result using their Application Number with Date of Birth or Password. The JEE Main Result consist of the NTA score and all India rank obtained by the candidates.

In the last session, Dhruv Arora along with other 9 JEE aspirants, secured the perfect 100 percentile.

Compilation of Result: NTA converts marks of all the three sections into NTA scores. Then the marks of all students across different shifts and session are combined to get the merit. Which means the performance of students in January and April session will be merged for the evaluation of ranks. In case of candidates appearing in both the sessions, then the best of two scores will be used to make a merit list.

Preparation of Merit List – In case two or more candidates having the same scores, then the preference is given to a candidate who scores the highest marks in the Mathematics section. If a tie still doesn’t resolve then the marks in Physics and further in Chemistry will be considered. In last, if the tie is still there, then a candidate older in age is given preference. If a decision is still impending, then two students will be given the same rank.

Normalization in JEE Main 2019 Result – NTA conducts the normalization process to maintain fairness among different session of the exam. With this process, candidates marks are either increased or decreased to maintain equity according to the difficulty level across each session. Candidates can check their marks in the form of percentile. It shows the percentage of candidates that have scored marks equal to or less than you.

Formula to Calculate NTA Score

(100*Number of candidates in a session who have a raw score less than or equal to you) / Number of candidates in that particular session

Will Class 12th Marks Used in Result Calculation? – NTA has made clear that it does not use class 12th marks for the score or JEE Main Exam 2019 rank calculation. But the marks of class 12th are important criteria for admission.

What After the JEE Main 2019 Result? On the basis of NTA scores, JoSAA calls candidates for counseling and seat allotment. Top colleges like IIT accept the exam score.

JEE Main 2019 Cut Off

Cut off is the minimum marks that a candidate should secure to qualify an exam. However, the last rank at which a college grants admission is also known as the cutoff. Hence, we have mentioned below both the JEE Main cutoff for the exam held last year:

JEE Main Cutoff for JEE Advanced was as follows: There is no cut off for JEE Main. But in the scorecard, a cutoff is available and it for JEE Advanced. For JEE Advanced, those candidates qualify who score more than the cutoff. In the previous year it was as follows:

Last Year’s JEE Main Cut Off for JEE Advanced
Category Minimum Marks Maximum Marks
ST 24 73
SC 29 73
OBC – NCL 45 73
General 74 350
PwD -35 73

In the previous year, the cut off to be qualified for JEE Advanced exam was as follows:

JEE Advanced Previous year cut-off

JEE Main Closing Rank Cut Off: The closing for each college differs. Candidates can check it for each college From Here

What to Expect from JEE Main Exam 2019 Cut Off – It is too early to expect anything from NTA. According to the difficulty level of exam, NTA score, number of seats, number of candidates appeared etc, the exam score accepting institutes will decide the cut-off. When the result of both the sessions is out, then one can predict the cut off for the exam.

JEE Main 2019 Counselling

The Joint Seat Allocation Board (JoSAA) conducts the counseling for JEE Main Exam 2019. NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs participate in counselling round. The seat allocation procedure will be announced later on the official website. The number of the Institute that appeared for the counseling last time is as follows:

  • National Institute of Technology (NITs) – 31
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) – 23
  • Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) – 23

Other than this, there are numerous other institutes which consider the score of JEE Main. In the counselling seat allocated on the basis of JEE Main AIR.

JEE Advance 2019

Candidates seeking admission to IIT have to appear for JEE Advance. Only candidates who will clear the cut-off by IITs are eligible to appear for this examination. The schedule for it will release later. Candidates can appear for JEE Advance only two times in a consecutive year, whether qualified or not. Which means who have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in the year before or on 2017 are not eligible for JEE Advance 2019.

JEE Main 2019 Reservation

NTA follows the reservation policy as per the policy of the Government of India. In the government institutes, there are 15%, 7.5%, 27% of seats are reserved for SC, ST, and OBC (NCL). Moreover, in each category, there is a reservation of 5% for PwD candidates. The admission to various colleges via JEE Main 2019 scores will be done according to the category chosen by a student in the application form.

About NTA

National Testing Agency has been established under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI). The agency is responsible to conduct national level exams like JEE Main, NEET etc. The main role of the body is to conduct an exam in transparent and as per international standards. NTA JEE Main scores are valid for admission for the undergraduate programmes at centrally funded institutes.

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