Joint Entrance Examination (Main)
Joint Entrance Examination (Main)

JEE Main 2024: Registration (Extended), Exam Date (Out), Syllabus PDF, Pattern, Application, Eligibility

JEE Main registration 2024 extended till December 04, 2023. NTA has also released the JEE Main application form correction window dates. Registered candidates can modify their application forms from December 6 to December 8, 2023.
JEE Main Exam 2024

JEE Main Exam 2024

The deadline for JEE Main 2024 registration has been extended until December 4, 2023. Additionally, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the dates for the JEE Main application form correction window. Registered candidates are allowed to make modifications to their application forms from December 6 to December 8, 2023.

JEE Main 2024 Exam: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the JEE Main 2024 exam dates on the official website. The notification for the same has been released. The JEE Main Session 1 2024 will be conducted between January 24, 2023 and February 1, 2024. JEE Main Session 2 exam will be conducted from April 1-15, 2024. NTA has released the JEE main 2024 application form. The last date to apply for the exam is December 04, 2023.

Along with the notification, NTA will also release the JEE Main eligibility criteria. Candidates who have successfully completed their Class 12th or its equivalent, or those who are currently in the process of appearing for the examinations, are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2024, provided that they have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.

For the upcoming JEE Main 2024, it is important to note that the 75% eligibility criteria has been reintroduced. As per this requirement, General/OBC candidates must obtain a minimum of 75% marks in their Class 12th or equivalent examinations, while SC/ST candidates need to secure a minimum of 65% marks in the same. Meeting these eligibility criteria is crucial for candidates aspiring to secure admissions in NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.

JEE Main 2024 consists of three papers: Paper 1 for admission to BE/BTech courses, Paper 2A for admission to BArch courses, and Paper 2B for admission to BPlan courses. There will be multiple-choice (MCQ) and Numerical value answer-type questions as per the JEE main exam pattern 2023. In comparison to Paper 2A and 2B, which have 82 and 105 questions, respectively, Paper 1 will have a total of 90 questions. 

JEE Main 2024 Exam: Highlights

A detailed description of the highlights of the JEE Main 2024 examination can be found here. Candidates can check the relevant table below:



Name of the Exam

JEE Main

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

JEE Main official Website

Level of Exam

Undergraduate Exam 

Frequency of Exam

Twice a year (January and April)

Exam Mode

Computed Based Test (CBT) for BE/ BTech/ BArch/ BPlan

The Drawing section in BArch Paper is conducted in Pen & Paper Mode

Courses offered 

BE/BTech, BArch, BPlan

Exam Duration

BTech: 3 Hours

BArch and B.Planning: 3.5 Hours

No. of Papers and Total Marks

BE/BTech: 300 marks

BArch: 400 marks

BPlan: 400 marks

Total Questions

BE/BTech: 90 Questions

BArch: 82 Questions

BPlan: 105 Questions

Marking Scheme

+4 for each correct answer

-1 for each incorrect answer

No marks for questions which are unattempted

Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, and Malayalam, 

Colleges Accepting Exam Score


JEE Main 2024 Registration

JEE Main 2024 registration is expected to start from December 2023. NTA will also release the JEE Main 2024 notification in December 2023. The notification will contain the important dates and other exam details. Meanwhile, candidates can check the previous dates to get an idea of the expected dates.

JEE Main Session 1 Exam Dates



Release of JEE Main 2023 Application Form

November 1, 2023

Last Date to fill Application Form

December 4, 2023

Last Date to pay the Application Fee

December 4, 2023

JEE Main Session 1 Admit Card

3 days before the exam

Exam Date

January 24, 2024 to February 1, 2024

JEE Main Session 2 Exam Dates



Release of JEE Main 2023 Application Form

February 2024

Last date to pay the Application Form

March 2024

JEE Main Session 2 Admit Card

7-10 days before the exam

JEE Main Exam Date

April 1, 2024 to April 15, 2024

JEE Main 2024 Admit Card

A few days ahead of the exam date, NTA releases the JEE Main admission card on its official website. The JEE Main 2024 exam admit card can only be downloaded by those who successfully register for the exam. The name of the candidate, their mother's and father's names, the exam venue, the day, the time, and the category are all information that is included on the admission card. Additionally, applicants must verify that the information on their admit card matches what they entered on their JEE Main 2024 application.

How to Download JEE Main Admit Card 2024?

NTA releases the JEE Main admit card on its official website. Following the instructions below will allow candidates who successfully enrolled for the JEE Main 2024 test to download their admit card:

  • Visit the official JEE Main website
  • Click on the JEE Main admit card 2024 link.
  • Enter your application number and birth date.
  • You can access your JEE Main admit card 2024 after entering the above information.
  • Print it after downloading the admit card.

Read More: JEE Main Admit Card

Major Changes in JEE Main 2024 Exam

NTA has brought several changes for JEE Main exam last year. It is expected that these changes will remain for the year 2024 as well. Students can check the major changes brought to the JEE Main exam below:

Reintroduction of the 75% criteria for JEE Mains: In order to be eligible for admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs, General/OBC applicants must have a minimum of 75% in their 12th grade, while SC/ST candidates must have a minimum of 65%.

Increase in JEE Main Registration Fee: NTA has raised the JEE Main 2023 registration fee for all categories of applicants taking the exam.  In India, the registration fee for male candidates taking the exam has gone up from Rs 650 to Rs 1000. SC/ST & transgender applicants must pay Rs. 500, whereas female candidates must pay Rs. 800. A fee of Rs 5000 must be paid by male applicants taking the exam outside of India, and a fee of Rs 4000 must be paid by female applicants.

Single JEE Main Application Form at a Time: Candidates can apply for only one session at a time. In the first session of JEE Main, only Session 1 will be displayed, and applicants can choose that only. The applicants will have the option of choosing Session 2 in the subsequent session. Candidates cannot submit more than one application.

Filling of Parent’s Details in Application Form: Candidates must now give the email address and mobile number of their parents or guardians when registering for JEE Main.

JEE Main 2024 Eligibility

JEE Main 2024 eligibility is released along with the notification. The notification is expected to be released in December 2023. Meanwhile, candidates can read the eligibility criteria for the JEE Main 2024 exam based on previous' year trends. Any changes in the eligibility criteria will be updated here as soon as it is announced.



Age Limit

  • No age limit
  • However, in order to be eligible to take the JEE Main 2024 exam, students must have been born on or after October 1, 1999, in accordance with the admission standards for NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.
  • Candidates who are PWD, SC, or ST are eligible for a 5-year age relaxation; they must have been born on or after October 1, 1994.

Qualifying exam

Class 12 or any recognized equivalent exam

Year of passing the qualifying exam

Students who passed 12the grade or equivalent exam in 2022, 2023 or appearing in 2024 are eligible to apply for the JEE Main exam.

Number of attempts

  • Candidates can appear in JEE Main in three consecutive years from passing their class 12/qualifying exam
  • Two attempts in a year 

Subjects in qualifying exam

  • For JEE Main Paper 1 Physics and Maths are compulsory subjects and any one subject among Biology/Chemistry/Technical Vocational Subject
  • For JEE Main Paper 2A (B.Arch)- Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as compulsory subjects in class 12
  • For JEE Main Paper 2B (B.Plan) - Mathematics as a compulsory subject in class 12

JEE Main 2024 Reservation

Candidates from backward categories are also given reservations in accordance with Government of India regulations. A specific portion of the seats are set aside for candidates fulfilling the reservation criteria. In many institutions, fee reductions are also offered to students from disadvantaged groups.

JEE Main Reservation Criteria

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

The JEE Main exam is conducted for admission to the B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch & B.Plan program. There is a separate exam for each subject. Candidates must select the subject as per their choice or preference. The exam pattern for each paper is discussed below:

JEE Main Paper I Exam Pattern


B.E/B.Tech Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam


Number of sections 

Subjects Covered

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Exam Duration

3 hours/180 Minutes

1 hrs extra will be given to PwD candidates

Question Types

(i) Multiple Choice Questions

(ii) Numerical Value Questions: Questions with numerical values that candidates must filled in a space given

Section A 

20 questions each in Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics

Section B (Numerical Value)

10 questions each in Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics

However, In Section B, candidates have to attempt only 5 questions out of 10 from each subject. 

Total Number of Questions


Total Marks

300 marks

Language of paper

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

JEE Main Paper 1 Marking Scheme (B.E/B.Tech)


Number of MCQs

Number of Numerical Questions

















Note: For Numerical Questions, only 5 questions to be attempted out of 10 for each subject.

JEE Main Paper 2A Exam Pattern


B.Arch Exam Pattern

Number of Sections



Mathematics, Aptitude & Drawing

Mode of Exam

Mathematics and Aptitude: Online

Drawing: Offline

Exam Duration

3 hours

Total number of Questions



Part I (Mathematics): 30 Questions (20 MCQ & 10 Numerical Value Questions)

Part II (Aptitude Test): 50

Part III (Drawing Test): 02

Type of questions

Mathematics and Aptitude: Multiple Choice Questions


Total Marks

400 Marks (300 Marks for Mathematics & Aptitude, 100 Marks for Drawing)

Language of paper

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

JEE Main Paper 2A Marking Scheme


Total Number of Questions



30 (20 MCQs +10 numerical type questions)











Note: From 10 numerical questions, only 5 questions to be attempted.

JEE Main Paper 2B Exam Pattern


B.Planning Exam Pattern

Number of sections 


(i) Mathematics

(ii) Aptitude

(iii) Planning-Based Questions

Mode of Exam


Exam Duration

3 hours


Mathematics: 30 questions (20 MCQ questions & 10 Numerical Value Questions)

Aptitude: 50

Planning-based questions: 25

Total Number of Questions



Total Marks of JEE Mains


Language of paper

Hindi, English, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu

JEE Main Paper 2B Marking Scheme


Total Number of Questions



30 (20 MCQs +10 numerical type questions)











Note: Only 5 questions to be attempted out of 10 numerical questions

JEE Main Syllabus

The official brochure and JEE Main 2023 Syllabus are available online at The JEE Main 2023 Syllabus is not anticipated to change. The JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) includes subjects like mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The Aptitude, Drawing, and Mathematics subjects are included in the JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 2A (B.Arch) whereas questions focused on mathematics, aptitude, and planning are covered in Paper 2B (B.Planning).

JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations 

Matrices and Determinants 

Sets, Relations, and Functions 

Permutations and Combinations 

Differential Equations 

Coordinate Geometry 

Integral Calculus 

Three Dimensional Geometry 

Statistics and Probability 


Vectoral Algebra 

Mathematical Reasoning

Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications 

Sequences and Series 

Mathematical Induction

Limit Continuity, and Differentiability 

JEE Main Physics Syllabus

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism 


Current Electricity 

Electromagnetic Waves 

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents 

Atoms and Nuclei 


Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Communication Systems 

Electronic Devices 



Properties of Solids and Liquids 

Oscillations and Waves 

Kinetic Theory of Gases 

Laws of Motion 

Physics and Measurement 


Rotational Motion 

Work, Energy, and Power 

Note: Experimental Skills of candidates will be assessed in Section B (Practical)

JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus

Organic Chemistry


Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds 

Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry 


Organic Compounds Containing Halogens


Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen 

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen




Chemistry In Everyday Life 

Principles Related to Practical Chemistry



Inorganic Chemistry


Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals 


Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals) 


P-Block Elements 

d-and-f Block Elements 

Coordination Compounds 

Environmental Chemistry 


Physical Chemistry


Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry 

States of Matter 

Atomic Structure 

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 


Chemical Thermodynamics 



Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry 


Chemical Kinetics 

Surface Chemistry 



JEE Main Aptitude Syllabus (B.Arch & B.Plan)

  • Objects, Texture related to Architecture and Build environment Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. 
  • Three-dimensional- perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportions of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture harmony and contrast Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. 
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual. Numerical and Verbal) 
  • Different sides of three-dimensional objects. 
  • Transformation of forms in both 2D and 3D union, subtraction rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of plans, elevations, and 3D views of objects, Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms. 

JEE Main Drawing Test Syllabus (B.Arch)

Sketching scenes and activities from memory of an urban setting (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc). Rural life and the environment (riverfronts, jungle, gardens, trees, plants, etc.).

JEE Main 2024 Preparation

To ace the exam, candidates must stick to a handful of JEE preparation strategies. The applicants should adhere to the few preparation guidelines listed below if they are taking the JEE Main examination:

  • A solid understanding of the syllabus is essential while preparing for the JEE Main.
  • Start by studying the subject in which you are most comfortable before moving on to your weaker subject. It's important for candidates not to overlook their weak areas completely.
  • According to the weightage given to each topic in the JEE Main previous year question paper, students must plan their study time. Less time must be spent on things that merely need to be skimmed through and more time should be devoted to learning difficult topics.
  • Make it a habit to take notes on significant topics. This is important since you won't have much time left to go through each chapter before the exam. That's when your notes will be useful. You can learn important formulae, quick techniques to solve questions, and other pertinent notes you made while reading the subject or topic.
  • Multiple practice tests must be solved by students. This would make it easier for students to understand how JEE Main exam papers are structured. Numerous practice tests can also help students increase their speed and accuracy.
  • Candidates need to resolve their doubts.  If the students will have unaddressed doubts, they will not be able to solve tricky questions.
  • Time management is one of the key pillars of success in the JEE Main examination. strategic changes in preparation plan.
  • Maintain a regular study routine and stick to it.
  • Evaluate your learning and preparation for each subject each and every day.

Read More: JEE Main Preparation

JEE Main 2024 Books

Candidates should study the best books for JEE Main 2024, which are listed in the tables below. The applicants' preparation would be aided by selecting the appropriate book for JEE Main 2024. Candidates must read Class 11th and 12th NCERT to cover their syllabus and prepare for the exam effectively.

JEE Main Physics Books

Name of the Book


NCERT Class 11 and 12 Textbooks


Concepts of Physics (Vol. 1 and 2) 

H.C Verma

Fundamentals of Physics 

Halliday, Resnick & Walker

Problems in General Physics 

I.E Irodov

Understanding Physics 

Freedman and Young

Problems in Physics

SS Krotov

Understanding Physics: Set of books for

  • Electricity & Magnetism
  • Mechanics (Vol. 1 & 2)
  • Optics & Modern Physics
  • Waves & Thermodynamics

D C Pandey (Arihant Publications)

Problems and solutions of physics 

Shashi Bhushan Tiwari

JEE Main Chemistry Books

Name of Book


NCERT Textbooks for classes 11 and 12


Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations 

R.C. Mukherjee

Organic Chemistry

O P Tandon

Morrison & Boyd

Concise Inorganic Chemistry 

J D Lee

Concept of Physical Chemistry

P Bahadur

Physical Chemistry 

P.W. Atkins

JEE Main Math Books

Name of the Book


NCERT Class 11 and 12 Textbooks


Objective Mathematics 

R D Sharma

The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry 

S L Loney

Plane Trigonometry 

S L Loney


Dr S K Goyal (Arihant Publications)

Integral Calculus 

Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Differential Calculus 

Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Play with Graphs 

Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Best Books for JEE Main B.Arch & B.Plan Paper

Name of the Books


A complete Self-Study Guide for B.Arch Entrance Examinations

P.K. Mishra

Architecture Entrance Book

P K Mishra

B.Arch/B.Plan Aptitude Test for JEE Main 

S C Garg

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Book 

R S Agarwal

A Guide to B.Arch Entrance Exams with Solved Papers


NATA & B.Arch Full Package 

NATA 360

Read More: JEE Main Books

JEE Main 2024 Result

The NTA publishes the JEE Main Paper 1 result separately on the official website. JEE Main Session 1 result 2024 for Paper 1 is expected to be released in February 2024.

The B.Arch and B.Planning exam candidates will receive their JEE Main Result 2024 paper 2 results. Results for Phase 1 (January Session) and Phase 2 (April Session) of the JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 are anticipated from NTA in May 2024. On the official website,, students can check the JEE Main Result 2024 Paper 2 for both Sessions 1 and 2.

JEE Main 2024 Result Dates (Tentative)


JEE Main Session 1


JEE Main Session 2


JEE Main 2024 Answer Key Release

February 2024

May 2024

JEE Main 2024 Result date

February 2024

May 2024

Read More: JEE Main Result 2024

JEE Main 2024 Cutoff

The JEE Main Cutoff 2024 will be made public by the National Testing Agency following the successful completion of session 2. JEE Main cutoffs are divided into two categories: admission and qualifying. The JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off is the minimal percentile that candidates must achieve in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced. On the other side, the JEE Main Admission Cut Off is the opening and closing rank for candidates seeking admission to NITs, IIITs, or GFTIs for the B.E./B.Tech programme.

JEE Main Cutoff 2022


JEE Main 2022 Cutoff (Percentile)

Common Rank List (UR)












JEE Main Previous Year Cutoff

Students can check the JEE Main previous year cutoff in the table below:




































JEE Main 2024 Counselling

There are two forms of counselling available for JEE Mains: JoSAA Counselling and CSAB Counselling.  Here is a thorough description of each type of counselling:

JoSAA Counselling

Both JEE Main and Advanced qualified students seeking admission to IITs and NIT+ systems are invited to apply in the Joint Seat Allocation Authority Counselling, or JoSAA Counselling. In JoSAA counselling, there are a total of 6 rounds.

In India, 114 institutes participate in the counselling round, including 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs), 26 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), IIEST Shibpur, and 33 Other Government Funded Technical Institutes.).

CSAB Counselling

There are four different forms of CSAB counselling, which is done in multiple rounds. The table below provides detailed information on CSAB counselling for candidates.



CSAB Special

After the six rounds of JoSAA Counselling, the CSAB Special is held to fill the seats left vacant at NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.


Candidates from the eight North Eastern states and four Union Territories apply to the CSAB NEUT for admission to engineering, technology, and architecture courses.

AICTE-approved institutions lacking facilities for instruction in particular sectors of Technical Education and for certain groups are offering these seats under its policy with regard to "Reservation of seats in Degree Level Technical Courses for States / UTs".

CSAB Supernumerary

For the Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the CSAB Supernumerary counselling is conducted.

The CSAB conducts supernumerary counselling for NITs like NIT Calicut, NIT Durgapur, and SVNIT Surat.


Admissions to Self Financing Technical Institutes are conducted by CSAB SFTI Counselling.

JoSAA 2024 Seat Matrix

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other participating institutions offer a variety of undergraduate programmes. The JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) is in charge of coordinating the centralised seat allocation process for admissions to these programmes. The number of seats available in various divisions and branches of these participating institutions is referred to as the JoSAA seat matrix.

According to JoSAA seat matrix, seats are allocated into four major categories:

  • All Indian Quota
  • State Quota
  • Gender-Neutral
  • Females Only

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is JEE Main 2024 exam dates?

JEE Main 2024 exam dates are announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The JEE Main 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted in January & April 2024.

What should the minimum number of subjects in the qualifying exam be in order to take the JEE Main exam in 2024?

To take the JEE Main 2024 exam, candidates must have completed a 12th grade or its equivalent with at least five subjects. Candidates for JEE Main 2024 are ineligible if they took four subjects in Class 12.

How many sessions will be conducted for JEE Main 2024 exam?

JEE Main 2024 exam will be conducted in two sessions. JEE Main Session 1 will be conducted in January 2024, while Session 2 will be conducted in April 2024.

What distinguishes JEE Main from JEE Advanced?

JEE Advanced grants admission to IITs, but JEE Main results are for admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. This is the main distinction between JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Additionally, passing JEE Main is required in order to take JEE Advanced. Those students who place in the top 250 000 in JEE Main are eligible to qualify for JEE Advanced.

When will JEE Main 2024 registration start?

JEE Main 2024 registration will start in December 2023. The National Testing Agency will soon release the JEE Main 2024 notification soon after which the registration process will start.