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JEE Mains

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an engineering entrance examination conducted for admission to various engineering colleges in India.

About Exam

This is the current all India engineering entrance examination named by combining AIEEE and IIT-JEE into one brand. Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other centrally financed Technical Institutions, funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions might include the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The JEE (Main) will likewise be a qualification test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergrad programs offered by the IITs.


1. 10+2 or any equivalent exam that is conducted via a regulatory authority like CBSE, ICSE, Indian school certificates exam

2. Pre-university/ Pre-degree course examination conducted via a recognized Board

3. exam conducted by the 2-year course of the Joint services Wing NDA

4. HSC Vocational examination

5. SSSE conducted via national Institute of Open schooling with as a minimum 5 subjects.

6. course from a school/ college recognized via AIU equivalent to the 10+2 system

7. general certificate education examination at an advanced degree for ensuring admission to IITs.

8. HSC examination via Cambridge university/ international Baccalaureate diploma

Application Procedure

  • Details regarding the mode of exam, the course that they would be applying for and the medium would need to be provided by the candidate. once the preferred exam mode is given the JEE main exam center can be selected. For the pen and paper mode, applicants would be required to choose four centers in the order of preference and for CBT one center choice would be required to be indicated.
  • Applicants would be entering their private details which includes name, contact quantity, class, date of birth, gender and nationality. applicants would also be required to give their Aadhar Card number and address.
  • Qualifying exam details which includes Grade 12 percentage, year of passing and other related information about the institution they're from would be required to be provided. applicants appearing for the qualifying exam in 2018 would also need to give information about the examination that they're qualifying.
  • Candidates would be offering their contact information along with their address of residence.
  • Details about parents/Guardians, their occupation and compensation would be required to be provided.
  • applicants would also be required to choose their password before Signing in to the account along with the choice of a security question and solution.

Exam Pattern

A total of 30 questions from each subject will be given and each correct answer contains 4 marks and whereas each incorrect answer contains -1 mark. Around 1.2 million students are writing this exam every year.

Study Material


  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma - Volume 1 and Volume 2
  • Complete Physics for JEE Main by Irodov


  • NCERT books (only for Theory)
  • IIT chemistry by O.P Tandon
  • Complete Chemistry for JEE Main by NCERT


  • IIT Mathematics by R.D Sharma

Test Centres

Some exam centers of the exam are as follows:-

Andaman and Nicobar
Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh
Guntur, Tirupati, VIjayawada
Arunachal Pradesh
Guwahati and Silchar
Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Patna
Dadra Nagar Haveli
Dadra Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Daman and Diu
New Delhi
New Delhi
Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Karnal and Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh
Hamirpur and Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Srinagar
Bengaluru, Hubli and Mangalore
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Rewa and Ujjain
Amravati, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune and Thane
Amritsar and Bathinda
Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Kota
Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai
Hyderabad, Khammam and Warangal
Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar and Roorkee


Q. If I appear for improvement in 5 subjects, which scores will be taken into consideration for JEE Main 2018?

Ans: The better of the scores will be taken in to consideration.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for NITs, IIITs and GFTIs?

Ans: The candidates should have secured atleast 75% marks (65% for SC/ST category) or be in the top 20 percentile in 12th standard (or equivalent) board examination.


  • Physics
  • Biotechnology/Biology/Chemistry/Vocational subject
  • Mathematics
  • Language

Documents to be Carried

  • JEE Main Admit Card 2019
  • Photo Identity Card
  • PwD Certificate (only for PwD candidates)
  • Clip Board
  • For Paper 2, pencils, geometry box, color pencils, crayons, erasers


JEE Mains score can be utilized for various private colleges.applicants qualifying JEE Mains give the JEE advanced out of which just 11,000 candidates are qualified for IIT's and ISM.however, these scores can be utilized for going into various prestigiou universities.

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