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JEE Main Exam Pattern – 2021

Riddika Grover

Riddika Grover

Sep 19, 2020 . Must read     

National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main has updated its exam pattern for entrance to BE/B Tech, B Plan, and B Arch courses.

JEE Main Examination pattern-2020 has been revised in by NTA (National Testing Agency) looking at the syllabus that has beeen reduced by the CBSE and the other state boards of examinations.

JEE Main Examination

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JEE Main Examination Pattern – New Changes 

The JEE Mains Examination Pattern goes according to the three subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. JEE Mains examination would have in total 30 questions each for all these subjects. All three of these subjects consist of in total of two sections.

 1. Section A – 20 MCQs 

  2. Section B- 10 Numerical value answer based questions. 

JEE Main Aspirants should surely attempt any of the 5 questions out of 10 in section B. Last year as per the JEE Mains examination, the number of questions for the B.Tech examination was cut down from 90 to 75. So, this change has been reversed in the JEE Main 2021 Examination.

JEE-Main-Examination One has to attempt 25 questions per section. This examination will be conducted in a total of 13 languages this time. The new revolution in the JEE Main Examination pattern is that Paper 1 is a computer-based examination with a weightage of 300 marks. The examination would cover MCQ questions as well as Numerical-Value Type questions.

Important information for JEE Main Examination

JEE Main Examination

Criterias B.E/B.Tech(2021) B.Arch(2021) B.Planning(2021)
JEE Main Examination Mode Computer Based Test(CBT)

Subjects-Mathematics  and Aptitude- CBT

Drawing- Pen and paper

Computer Based Test
Time duration of Examination 3 hrs 3 hrs 3 hrs
Total subjects for preparation Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Planning Based Objective Type
Number of questions that would be asked  90 (30 question from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics each) 82  (Mathematics- 30, Aptitude- 50 and Drawing- 2) 105 (Mathematics- 30, Aptitude- 50, Planning Based-25)
Type of Questions that would be asked  60 (MCQs)+ 30 (Questions for Numerical Value)

Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for Numerical Value) +

Aptitude- 50 MCQ +

Drawing- 2 Questions to answer 

Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for Numerical Value) +

Aptitude- 50 MCQs +

Planning Based – 25 MCQs

Marking Scheme

For MCQs ->

+4 for each correct answer and negative -1 for each incorrect answer

Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Non- MCQs -> +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers you answer 

No negative marking for unattempted questions

For MCQs ->

+4 for each correct response and  -1 for each incorrect answer; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Non- MCQs -> +4 for each correct response.

No negative marking for incorrect questions.

No negative marking for unattempted questions

For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks

For MCQs ->

+4 for each correct response and  -1 for each incorrect answer; Unattempted questions will not be marked.

For Non- MCQs -> +4 for each correct response.

No negative marking for incorrect questions.

No negative marking for unattempted questions

For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks

 

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Medium of paper English, Hindi, Urdu  and the Regional Languages English, Hindi, Urdu  and the Regional Languages English, Hindi, Urdu  and the Regional Languages

JEE Main Examination Pattern FAQs

What is the Pattern of JEE Mains Examination for 2021?

JEE Main Examination pattern for the year 2021 has been revised by NTA (National Test Agency) looking at the syllabus that has been redued by the CBSE and the other state boards of examinations.

 

What is the Marking Scheme ?

The marking scheme for JEE Mains Examination is that the correct answers in Multiple Choice Questions and Numerical Value Answer questions would get 4 marks for each question. One mark would be deducted for every wrong MCQ answer. One won’t get any negative marking in Value Answer questions.

 

Can an average student crack JEE Main?

Yes, of course. It does not matter much whether you are highly intelligent or an average student, cracking any competitive exams require immense hard work and dedication.

What is the Total Marks of JEE Main Exam ?

JEE Main Examination would have in total of 90 questions of total 300 marks. The examination would have 30 questions per subject – (PCM) that arePhysics, Chemistry, and Maths. Numerical Value questions have been put down to the JEE Main Examination pattern.