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JEE Main 2021 Application Procedure

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on January 18, 2021

The National Testing Agency which is the conducting body of JEE Main Exam commenced JEE Main 2021 Registration on 16th December 2020. The commencement of JEE Main 2021 Registration is for JEE Main 2021 Exam scheduled to be conducted in February 2021. As per the official notification released on the official website of JEE Main, the registration window of JEE Main 2021 Exam has been extended till 23rd January 2021. JEE Main 2021 Registration will end on 23rd January 2021. Candidates willing to take JEE Main 2021 must visit the official website of JEE Main and register themselves for the exam. Candidates can process the payment of JEE Main Application Fee till 24th January 2021. JEE Main Eligibility clearly states that students who completed 12th class in 2019, 2020, or appearing in 2021 can apply for the exam irrespective of their age.

With new changes brought in JEE Main Registration, candidates can now apply for JEE Main Exam for all the four sessions conducted in February, March, April, and May. Candidates will also be allowed to process the payment of application fee for all the four sessions. In any case, students are not able to take any of the four exams, the application fees will be refundable. Students may apply for the refund by providing the required details.

Below mentioned are some of the important points apropos JEE Main Exam:

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee

  • JEE Main 2021 Application Fee for boy candidates belonging to General/ Gen EWS/ OBC (NCL) categories will be INR 650 for each paper whereas, the application fee for girl candidates and students belonging to SC/ST/PwD/Transgender will be INR 325 for single paper.

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility

  • Considering the changes brought in JEE Main Eligibility, candidates with commerce and humanities background also stand eligible to take JEE Main 2021 Exam. These candidates will be allowed to take JEE Main Exam for B. Planning. Candidates must have passed senior secondary school or any equivalent examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction Window

  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) will open application form correction window on 27th January 2021 and the window will remain open until 30th January 2021. Here, candidates will be allowed to make changes in their preferences of JEE Main Exam center choices for the coming sessions.

Candidates who appeared in the exam conducted in January 2020 were allowed to directly log in using their previously generated Application Number and Password. Candidates who didn't appear in January Session would be required to register themselves by visiting the official website of JEE Main i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in.

JEE Main 2020 January Session

  • 9,21,261 applications received for B.E./B. Tech
  • 138410 candidates registered for B. Arch
  • 59003 registrations for B. Planning
  • 81,413 registrations for EWS candidates
  • Registration ended on 10th October 2019
  • Exam conducted from 6th January 2020 to 9th January 2020.
  • Exam was conducted in two shifts

JEE Main Application Fee

  • General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC (NCL)/ Boys – INR 650
  • SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender/ Girls – INR 325

JEE Main Eligibility

  • Candidates who have passed 12th class or equivalent from a recognized board can apply
  • Candidates must have completed SSC with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Candidates who have passed 12th class in Commerce are also eligible to apply for B. Planning Paper

JEE Main Application Form Correction

  • The correction window will be made available from 27th January 2021 to 30th January 2021.

JEE Main Reservation

For candidates belonging to below mentioned categories:

  • GEN-EWS
  • Scheduled Caste
  • Scheduled Tribe
  • OBC-NCL
  • Women Candidates
  • Person with Disability

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The basic eligibility criterion that candidates must satisfy is qualifying 12th class with PCM from a recognized board in the academic year 2019 and 2020. Candidates appearing in 12th class in 2021 can also apply for the exam irrespective of their age. Applying for the examination consists of various steps that must be completed by candidates in the right order. While filling the application form of JEE Main, candidates must also upload the scanned copy of their passport sized photograph and signature as per the specification defined by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

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Below mentioned are the important dates concerning JEE Main 2021 Exam:

Event

Dates

JEE Main 2021 Registration Starts

16th December 2020

JEE Main 2021 Registration Ends

23rd January 2021

Last Date to Fill Application Form with Fee Submission

24th January 2021

JEE Main Application Form Correction Window Opens

27th January 2021 to 30th January 2021

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card Issuance

2nd Week of February 2021

JEE Main 2021 Dates for Other Sessions

Session

Dates

JEE Main 2021 – February Session

23rd February 2021 to 26th February 2021

JEE Main 2021 – March Session

15th March 2021 to 18th March 2021

JEE Main 2021 – April Session

27th April 2021 to 30th April 2021

JEE Main 2021 – May Session

24th May 2021 to 28th May 2021

As per the latest information, there are some few changes introduced by the national testing agency. Candidates are required to follow a set of simple instructions while filling the application form. These steps include:

  1. Registration
  2. Filling in applicant's details
  3. Uploading passport sized photograph and signature
  4. Payment of application fee (online mode)

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While filling in the personal, academic, and contact details during the procedure of registration, candidates must make sure that the details filled in by them are correct. Besides, candidates must process the payment of JEE Main application fee through online mode only such as net banking/credit card/debit card/UPI/Paytm.

After the registration process is completed, a confirmation page showing all the details filled in by a candidate would show up that can later be saved by candidate for future reference.

Note* Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria defined by NTA would be allowed to fill JEE Main 2021 Application Form.

JEE Main 2021 Registration – Highlights

Official website

jeemain.nta.nic.in

Eligibility

Graduation

Mode of application

Online

Application fee

Male – INR 650

Female – INR 325

Helpdesk

nationaltestingagency@gmail.com

Check if you are eligible for JEE Main 2021 or not:

There are four parameters based on which the eligibility or taking JEE Main exam is defined and it is imperative for candidates to know if they are eligible to take JEE Main 2021 examination or not. Candidates can check these requirements before filling out the application form. JEE Main Eligibility would remain the same for exam conducted in all the four sessions i.e. JEE Main 2021 February, March, April, and May.

Following are the requirements one must follow to take JEE Main 2021:

Educational qualification

  • B. Planning – Candidates must score 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate in 12th class or qualifying examination.
  • B. E/B. Tech – Candidates must pass 12th class with Physics and Mathematics as main subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biology.
  • B. Arch – Candidates must pass qualifying examination with Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics as main subjects.

Number of attempts

  • Candidates can take the exam for 3 years consecutively.
  • Candidates can appear in both the sessions when the exam is conducted twice a year.
  • Sitting through the exam in the same year would be taken as one attempt.

Age limit

  • There is no such age limit defined by NTA for taking JEE Main Exam.
  • Candidates who completed their 12th class in 2019, 2020, and appearing in 2021 exams would be eligible to take JEE Main irrespective of their ages.

Year of appearing

  • Candidates who completed their 12th class in 2019, 2020, and appearing in 2021 exams would be eligible to take JEE Main.
  • Candidates who completed their school in 2018 and would be completing in 2022 are not considered eligible.

JEE Main 2021 Registration – Required Documents

While filling the application form, candidates would come across a few options which require some of the documents to complete the application procedure. Following are the documents one must keep ready before starting with the registration procedure:

  • Class 10th certificate
  • Class 12th marksheet
  • Scanned copy of passport sized photograph
  • Scanned copy of signature
  • Caste certificate of SC or ST (if required)
  • Domicile certificate
  • Passport

The requirement of documents is different for candidates belonging to outside India. The documents required by foreign candidates are given below:

  • Birth Certificate
  • 12th class marksheet with at least 75% marks in aggregate
  • A valid ID proof
  • Citizen certificate or Passport of parents

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Important Instructions:

  • Candidates' photograph should be uploaded only in JPEG format.
  • The signature image uploaded by candidates should be of JPEG format.
  • Aadhar no./passport no./ration card no./bank account no. or any valid government id no. would be considered a valid id proof.

Dimensions of scanned images must follow the below mentioned requirement:

Image

Format

Size

Dimension

Photograph

JPG/JPEG

10 kb to 200 kb

3.5 cm * 4.5 cm

Signature

JPG/JPEG

4 kb to 30 kb

3.5 cm * 1.5 cm

JEE Main 2021 – Application Process

A step by step guide has been mentioned below to understand the procedure of registration and help students get through this application process successfully. The registration process is completed in 4 steps mentioned below:

  • Registration
  • Filling of Application Form
  • Uploading of Documents
  • Payment of Application Fee

JEE Main 2021 – Registration Procedure

  • Candidates must visit the official website of JEE Main/NTA.
  • Click on the tab “Apply for JEE Main 2021”
  • Click on “Fresh Candidates Registration” tab on the redirected tab if you are applying for JEE main for the first time.
  • Click on the checkbox of “Proceed to Apply”

Candidates would be redirected to a page where they can fill the registration form available online. Candidates must register themselves for online application form. Right after the registration procedure completes, candidates would receive and application/registration number and password on their registered email id and mobile no. The application number and password shared with candidates would later come in handy for other steps of application.

The registration form requires the following details that candidates must enter correctly:

  • Candidate's name
  • Mother's name
  • Father's name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth

Candidates must provide their correct contact details such as email and mobile number they would be intimated on for further communication. These contact details include Address, City, Email Address, Pin Code, Mobile Number, etc.

After these details are filled, candidates must choose a password and a security question and confirm them at the end of the registration procedure.

JEE Main 2021 – Application Form

Post completion of registration procedure, candidates would be redirected to fill the application form for JEE Main 2021. Candidates have to log in by entering the application number and password sent to them on their email registered during registration. Candidates must fill the below mentioned details correctly.

  • Personal Details
  • Academic Details
  • Paper Name
  • Exam City Preferences
  • Question Paper Medium
  • Educational Details
  • Parents' Income Details

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When these details are correctly filled by candidates, they must click on the checkbox of Declaration and proceed further to complete other steps of application form. And after reviewing the details filled in by them, submit the details by clicking on “Final Submit” tab.

JEE Main 2021 – Documents Uploading

Post successful completion of filling out the application form and verification of contact details, candidates will be allowed to upload the required documents. Click on “Upload Scanned Images” to upload the documents.

They must keep in mind the following format and instructions to upload the scanned images:

Image

Format

Size

Dimension

Photograph

JPG/JPEG

10 kb to 200 kb

3.5 cm * 4.5 cm

Signature

JPG/JPEG

4 kb to 30 kb

3.5 cm * 1.5 cm

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Note* Application forms with images that do not follow the instructions and format given above will be rejected. Candidates are also advised to keep more copies of uploaded photograph for future use such as seat allotment and admission.

JEE Main 2021 – Registration Fee

The next step after uploading the documents is processing the payment of application fee. JEE Main 2021 Registration Fee can be paid through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI/PayTm, or E-challan. The application fee varies for each category of students.

Note* While processing the application fee, candidates would also have to process the pay service charges and GST with each transaction.

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The registration fee for Indian and Foreign students varies and it has been given below in tabular form:

Exam Center

Exam

Online

 

Paper Type

General/Gen- EWS/OBC

(Male)

 

SC/ST/PWD/Transgender/Girls

India

Single Paper

INR 650

INR 325

B. E./B. Tech and B. Arch or

B.E./B. Tech and B. Planning or

B. E./B. Tech, B. Arch and B. Planning or

B. Arch and B. Planning

INR 1300

INR 650

Foreign

Single Paper

INR 3000

INR 1500

 

B. E./B. Tech and B. Arch or

B. E./B. Tech and B. Planning or

B. E./B. Tech, B. Arch and B. Planning or

B. Arch and B. Planning

INR 6000

INR 3000

Note* If the payment is made by Money order, demand draft, and IPO, the application form will be rejected by the authority.

After Making the Payment:

  • After making the payment of registration fee, candidates can print out the payment confirmation page.
  • In case the payment in not made properly or gets cancelled during transaction, the candidates would be advised to contact bank authority.
  • Candidates can also check the status of their payment on the official website of NTA or JEE Main i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in and nta.nic.in.
  • The application fee will not be refunded in case of any circumstances.

Modes of registration fee payment:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking
  • UPI/PAYTM
  • E-Challan

Usefulness of Official Website of JEE Main

JEE Main Exam was previously conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and after the partnership of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) with the Government of India, the National Testing Agency (NTA) was introduced to conduct transparent tests with international standards. The Department of Higher Education (MHRD) takes the responsibility along with Indian Government to conduct JEE Main Exam. NTA was authorized to conduct examination from the academic year 2019.

Interested candidates will be advised to visit the official website of JEE Main i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in regarding more information. Aspirants of JEE Main can get the latest developments related to the examination on the official website of JEE Main. These details are regularly released in the form of official notices. Besides latest information, candidates can also check other details such as Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus etc. related to the exam. These details are also regularly updated on the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) i.e. nta.ac.in.

Feature of the Official Website of JEE Main:

  • Previous Year Question Papers

This is one of the most important aspects in order to prepare for the examination. JEE Aspirants can download or have a look at the previous years' question papers available on the official website of JEE Main and prepare accordingly for the upcoming exams. It will help them understand the detailed analysis of type of questions asked in the exam. Practicing more question paper will not only help them prepare for the exam but will make them more efficient in solving the question paper. They would also be able to divide their time efficiently in order to improve their performance.

  • Contact Information

All the contact information that students can directly reach out to are available on the official website of JEE Main.

Email Id for Helpdesk – merchant@sbi.co.in

Aspirants can mark mail to – customercare@sbi.co.in

  • Brochure

Brochure is the booklet which gives you detailed information on upcoming and previous events of JEE Main and it also contains the procedure using which one can apply for the examination. Interested candidates can visit the official website of JEE Main and download the exam brochure from there. 

JEE Main 2021 – Medium of Question Paper

The candidates are allowed to choose the medium of question paper as per their convenience. There are three options namely English, Hindi, and Gujarati as medium of the question paper. Candidates with their exam centers at Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli would be able to choose medium as Gujarati.

List of choices of medium of question paper is:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

JEE Main 2021 Eligibility

The Eligibility Criteria of JEE Main examination has been declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The candidates aspiring to appear for JEE Main examination must fulfill the determined Eligibility Criteria to apply for the examination. The JEE Main eligibility criteria include the following factors - Qualification, Age limit, Attempt number, year of appearing and other relevant details.

It must be noted that the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria determines whether the candidate can appear for the examination or not. It doesn't deal with eligibility for admissions in NITs, IIITs, SFTIs and CFTIs. Earlier the examination was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) but from the current year, the examination will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). From the year 2019, the examination will be conducted twice a year i.e. in the month of January and April.

JEE Main Eligibility criteria have been detailed as follows:

  • Date of birth of the applicant
  • Qualifying Examination
  • Subjects of the Qualifying Examination
  • Marks secured by the candidate in the Qualifying Examination
  • Remaining number of attempts

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria in Detail:

JEE Main Eligibility

Details

Age Limit

  • There is no maximum age limit to appear for JEE Main examination.
  • The candidate must have passed Class XII or an equivalent examination from a recognized Board in the year 2017 or 2018.
  • The candidate appearing for Class XII or an equivalent examination in the current year can also appear for JEE Main examination.

JEE Main 2021 Admit Card

The JEE Main Admit Card will be released on March 18, 2019. Candidates who register would alone be able to log in and download JEE Main Admit Card. In order to access the Admit Card, the candidates would be required to submit their application number, personal details like pin and date of birth. The Admit Card is an important document that the candidates would be required to keep it safe and produce in the examination venue.

The JEE Main Admit Card will have details of the candidate such as their name, timings of the exam, exam center information, application number and other related details. The candidates will be required to bring in JEE Main Admit Cards with their Identity Proof on the examination day.

The National Testing Agency will be conducting JEE Main examination twice a year. According to the notification released by the NTAPaper 1 will be conducted in Computer-based mode whereas Paper 2 will be Computer-based for Mathematics and Aptitude test and Paper-pen-based for Drawing testJEE Main Paper 1 & Paper 2 are scheduled to be conducted from April 6 to April 202019JEE Main January attempt was conducted from January 8 to 12, 2019. The Admit Card for April attempt will be released on March 18, 2019.


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