JEE Main 2024 Exam Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Application, Admit Card, Answer Key, Result (Out) Details

JEE Main 2024 – The National Testing Agency will conduct the JEE Main 2024 Exam in two sessions: January and April. This exam will be a national level entrance exam which is going to be held with an aim to shortlist the candidates for B.E/B.Tech/B.Planning courses in the top colleges of India. JEE Main Application form for session 1 are invited by in December 2024.

Important Dates for JEE Main 2024

Last year, a huge number of candidates appeared for the JEE Mains exam and also it is expected that more candidates will appear for this exam in the year 2024. The important dates for JEE Mains 2024 is as given below:

Online application to be available fromFor January Session – December 15, 2023
For April Session – February 15, 2024
Deadline for the application form submission For January Session – January 12, 2024
For April Session – March 12, 2024 (9 PM)
Last Date for Application Fee Payment online For January Session – January 12, 2024
For April Session – March 12, 2024 (11:50 PM)
Editing in application formFor April Session – March 13 & 14, 2024
Admit card to be releasedFor Session 1 – Third Week of January 2024
For Session 2 – To be notified
JEE Main 2023 Exam DateSession 1 – January 24 to February 1, 2024
Session 2 – April 1 to 15, 2024
Result announcementSession 1 – February 2024
Session 2 – April 28, 2024
Beginning of counselingJune 2024
Expected Dates

JEE Main 2024 Eligibility Criteria

It is important that the candidates must ensure that they are eligible before applying for the JEE Main 2024 exam.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates should have passed class 12th in the year 2022 or 2023.
  • The candidates who will appear in the class 12th or its equivalent exam in the year 2024 will also be able to apply for JEE Main 2024.
  • Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Chemistry/Biology/ Biotechnology as optional vocational subject.
  • For General Category, 75% of aggregate marks in all subjects of class 12
  • For reserved category, 65% of aggregate marks in all subjects of class 12

Attempt Limit

The National Testing Agency has not prescribed any age limit for taking 2024 JEE Main.

JEE Main 2024 Application Form

The application form will be available in online mode through their official website of JEE Main. The candidates have to provide all the necessary details such as educational and personal details in the application form. It will be mandatory that all the candidates have to enter an Aadhar number or Aadhar enrollment in the application form.

The candidate will also need to upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photographs and signatures. After submitting the application form, the candidate should download the acknowledgement page and keep it for future reference.

JEE Main 2024 Application Form Fee

candidates are directed to pay relevant application fee to complete JEE Main 2024 application process. NTA has prescribed revised application fee as follows:

  • For Unreserved/Gen EWS/ OBC Male candidates – Rs 1000/-
  • For Unreserved/Gen EWS/OBC female candidates – Rs 800/-
  • For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates – Rs 500/-

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2024 exam will be consist of the following two papers:

  1. Paper 1 – BE/BTech
  2. Paper 2A – B.Arch
  3. Paper 2B: B.Planning

Mode of JEE Main Exam 2024

Paper 1: Computer-based test
Mode for Paper 2A

Part I (Mathematics)Computer-based test
Part II (Aptitude Test)Computer-based test
Part III (Drawing Test)Pen and paper test

Paper 2B: Computer-based test

Language Mode of Question Paper: Hindi, English, Assamese, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu, and Urdu.

JEE Main Types of Questions

Paper

Subjects

Type of Questions

Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Multiple choice questions and questions for which answer is a numerical value

Paper 2A

Part I (Mathematics)

Multiple choice questions and questions for which answer is a numerical value

Part II (Aptitude Test)

Multiple choice questions

Part III (Drawing Test)

Your drawing aptitude will be tested

Paper 2B

Part-I: Mathematics

Multiple choice questions and questions for which answer is a numerical value

Part-II: Aptitude Test

Multiple choice questions

Part-III: Planning

Based Questions

Multiple choice questions

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus

The subject-wise JEE Main important topics are given below:

JEE Main Syllabus for Mathematics:

Sets, relations, and functions, Matrices and determinants, Mathematical induction, Mathematical reasoning, Permutations and combinations, Integral calculus, Sequences and series, Continuity and differentiability, Three-dimensional geometry, Coordinate geometry, Vector algebra, Trigonometry etc.

JEE Main Syllabus for Physics:

Electromagnetic waves, Rotational motion, Gravitation, Properties of solids and liquids, Laws of motion, Oscillations and waves, Kinetic theory of gasses, Current electricity, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Electrostatics, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Work, energy and power etc.

JEE Main Syllabus for Chemistry: 

Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Organic compounds, Hydrocarbons, Polymers, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), General principles and processes of isolation of metals, D-block elements and f-block elements, Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, Equilibrium, Surface chemistry, Redox reactions and electrochemistry, Chemical bonding and molecular structure etc.

Books for JEE Main 2024

It is recommended that candidates should focus on NCERT Books rather than going through other books. Given below are the books that candidates may follow for preparing in JEE Main 2024 after going through the NCERT Books.

  • For Physics: Concepts of Physics by HC Verma (Volume 1 and 2), Complete physics for JEE Main by Irodov
  • For Mathematics: IIT Mathematics by R.D Sharma, The Pearson Guide to Complete Mathematics for JEE by SL Loney.
  • For Chemistry: IIT Chemistry by O.P Tandon, Arihant Publication (Organic Chemistry).

Preparation tips for JEE Main 2024

Cracking the JEE Main 2024 is not an easy task. There is still a lot of time for candidates to prepare and plan accordingly. Given below are some tips for the candidates in order to prepare for the JEE Main exam in a better way and score good marks.

  • Maintain a daily study plan – Regular study is the key to success for every entrance exam. So, understand the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly to make JEE Main preparation time table.
  • Focus on your weakness to improve – Regular study will help you to identify your strengths and weaknesses as well. Spend more time improving your weaknesses.
  • Clear concepts – Clearing basic concepts will help you in understanding other related topics.
  • Solve more and more sample papers – Solving more and more sample papers will make you more confident and prepared in order to appear in the exam. Candidates get an idea that how to give exams on time as time is very much important in order to clear JEE Main 2024 exam.

JEE Main 2024 Admit Card

Candidates can download the JEE Main 2024 admit card from the official website of the board. Important and necessary details such as Candidate’s name, Date of birth, JEE Main 2024 test centre, City, Category, etc will be mentioned on the admit card. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card. At the time of the examination, the candidates will also be required to carry one photo id proof with the admit card. 

JEE Main 2024 Mock Test

The authority will release the official mock test of JEE Main 2024 on the official website. Candidates have to open the website and click on the mock test link to attempt the JEE Main 2024 mock test. Candidates should keep in mind that without the credentials they will not be able to attend the JEE Main 2024 mock test. 

JEE Main 2024 Answer Key

The JEE Main answer key is an important and essential document for candidates as it contains all the correct options for the questions asked in the JEE Main exam paper. The JEE Main answer key 2024 for session 2 will be released by the exam authority, the National Testing Agency (NTA) on their official website.

Students can go through the JEE Main answer key to check and compare their answers and generate a tentative score for the exam. These scores will be useful to estimate rank with the help of JEE Main Rank Predictor 2024. The provisional answer key is objected against the given option till April 21, 2024 till 5PM.

JEE Main 2024 Result

JEE Main 2024 exam result is published on within a month after the exam. Result date is announced at appropriate time. The JEE Main result 2024 will be announced along with JEE Main topper list PDF. The rank card will consist of All India Rank and All India Category Rank. The authorities will not send the rank card or scorecard to the candidates. 

JEE Main 2024 Counseling

The schedule for JEE Main 2024 counseling or seat allocation process will be updated online on the official website i.e. jeemain.nic.in. At the time of counseling, the candidates have to fill the choices of branch and JEE Main participating institute.

The JEE Main 2024 seat allotment will be held by respective admission committee. The seats will be allotted to the candidates after the proper verification of documents. 

JEE Main 2024 Cut Off

The JEE Main 2024 cut-off will be of two types: admission cut-off and qualifying cut-off. Candidates who meet the qualifying cut-off should at least score the required number of marks to be eligible to compete in the JEE Main exam. Those candidates who achieve the minimum entrance cut-off marks are eligible to propose their candidature for admission to IITs. In the table given below, candidates can check expected cut-off for JEE Main 2024:

JEE Main Expected Cutoff 2024

CategoryQualifying Cut Off
General category90-95
EWS category70-75
OBC- NCL70-75
SC50-55
ST40-45
PWD0-2

FAQs Related to JEE Main 2024

  1. Will there be four attempts for JEE Main 2024?

    No, there will be 2 attempts for JEE Main 2024. NTA will conduct the JEE Main Exam 2024 in two sessions which is likely in Janaury and April.

  2. Is 75% criteria removed from JEE Main 2024?

    In 2022, 75% criteria has been removed from JEE Main but there is no such announcement for JEE Main 2024.

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