Joint Entrance exam or JEE is an entrance exam to invite admission in various engineering colleges of India. Mostly government engineering colleges of India ask for the JEE Score and JEE rank.  There is two part of the exam, one is JEE mains and second is JEE Advance.

This exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Only 2.5 lakh top students get a chance to sit in JEE Advance exam. Students who qualify the JEE Advance exam get a chance to enrol in different courses offered by the IITs, NITs, and other government-funded engineering colleges.

History of JEE Exam

The MHRD ministry of Central government and Central Board of Secondary Education have introduced the Exam in 2012. It was the only exam that replaced the AIEEE exam and IIT JEE exam. To get admission in NITs, AIEEE was important, and to get admission in IITs, IIT exam was important. After the introduction, very soon it got all approval and there are 4.80 Lakh students appear in the exam. Later in September 2013, IIT council has given the approval to conduct JEE exam in two phases Mains and advance. It was introduced to reduce stress from students for many exams.

Till, 2018 it was conducted under MHRD ministry and CBSE but from 2019 the National Testing Agency is conducting the exam. The numbers of applicants are increasing every year but only top 2.5 lakh students get a chance to seat in the exam of JEE Advance.

What is NTA (National Testing Agency)

National Testing Agency is a premier and Self Sustained Testing organization owned by the Central Government to conduct entrance exam for higher studies. Apart from JEE exam, it organizes NEET UG exam and other important entrance exams. Now, JEE main exam will be hosted by the NTA and here are some changes

  1. Students should have to appear in JEE Main exam in Online mode only except one subject based on drawing sheet.
  2. Now, NTA will conduct JEE Main exam twice in a year, it will provide more opportunities to students
  3. Students you can chose any slot according to their preferences.
  4. One Exam slot will be in December to January and the second slot is April to May
  5. In case if you have appeared in both exams then best scored exam will be final.
  6. More than 3000 exam centres are finalized for computer based test.
  7. The Scoring process will be normal like before.

Quick Highlights of JEE exam

Full Name of Exam Joint Entrance Exam
Exam frequency  Two times in a year
Exam Mode will be  Online
Duration of exam 180 mins
Appeared students 13,50,000 Students
Official Website of JEE
Number of College who Accepts the JEE score More than 1600 colleges
Question types MCQs
Exam level National Level

 JEE Main Important Dates

For December and January session

Application form September 3, 2019
Last date of form submission October 10, 2019
Registration for test practice August 10 to December 29, 2019
Signature and photograph Upload and Fee payment October 11, 2019
Image correction window open September 12, 2019
Application form correction window October 14 to 20, 2019
Registration starts for Jammu and Kashmir students November 4 to 8, 2019
Admit card release December 6, 2019
JEE Mains 2020 exam date in January January 6 to 11, 2020
Declaration of result for January session January 17, 2020

For Second session of exam

Registration starts 7 February to 7 March 2020
Admit Card starts 1 to 6 September, 2020
JEE Main exam date Dates are not Announced
Exam Results Dates are not announced

 It was scheduled in April before but due to lockdown implemented in the country it has been postponed. Earlier, it was scheduled on 26 July but due to increasing cases of Corona Virus, now it will be organized on 1 to 6 September 2020.

JEE Main Eligibility

Only those candidates can apply for JEE Mains exam who fulfil the eligibility criteria. All eligibility are mentioned below.

  1. Fixed Age limit- Candidates must have completed 16 years and not more than 25 years. It is mandatory that you fulfil the requirements of age limit.
  2. Academics Qualification- You must have pass the 12th board exam from a valid board like ICSE, CBSE or state Board with at least 75% marks or more marks. If you are an appearing student, then you can apply for the exam.
  3. PCM Group- If you have passed the 12th board then make sur Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics should be main subjects.

JEE Main Reservation

The National Testing Agency follow the reservation policy made the government. Reserved category students may get some relaxation in JEE main cut-off. You must check the reservation percentage of your category.

OBC Students 27% reservation
SC Students 15% reservation
ST Students 7.5% reservation
Physically Disabled students 5% reservation

JEE Main Application Process

After fulfilling the eligibility criteria of JEE Main exam, you have to apply for JEE main application through the official website.

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main exam that is
  2. On this page click the on JEE Main application
  3. You will find two different tabs for registration. One for new applicants and other for registered students
  4. Now fill the details of the candidate like Adhar Number, Name, email id, phone number and etc
  5. Fill the application form with correct details
  6. Now verify the mobile number and Email id
  7. Now the fee will be paid separately by online method.
  8. Choose your exam slot
  9. Re check the details before submission and print the detail.

JEE Main Cutoff

It is important that you must obtain marks equal to or more than the JEE Main cut off. The National Testing Agency will publish the cutoff list after the exam. There will be two types of cut off list one is for qualifying cut off and second one for admission to a particular college and course.

The important factor of JEE Main Cutoff

  • Total number of seats available
  • Level of exam
  • number of candidates appeared in Exam
  • previous year cutoff

JEE Main cutoff 2019

JEE Main 2019 Cut off

General Category is 89 Marks.

For OBC Category is 74 Marks.

For SC Category is 54 Marks.

For ST Category is 44 Marks.

JEE Main Syllabus


Unit 1: Sets, relations, and functions

Unit 2: Complex numbers and quadratic equations

Unit 3: Matrices and determinants

Unit 4: Permutations and combinations

Unit 5: Mathematical induction

Unit 6: Binomial theorem and its simple applications

Unit 7: Sequences and series

Unit 8: Limit, continuity, and differentiability

Unit 9: Integral calculus

Unit 10: Differential equations

Unit 11: Co-ordinate geometry

Unit 12: Three-dimensional geometry

Unit 13: Vector algebra

Unit 14: Statistics and probability

Unit 15: Trigonometry

Unit 16: Mathematical reasoning



Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry

Unit 2: States Of Matter

Unit 3: Atomic Structure

Unit 4: Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure

Unit 5: Chemical Thermodynamics

Unit 6: Solutions

Unit 7: Equilibrium

Unit 8: Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry

Unit 9: Chemical Kinetics

Unit10: Surface Chemistry


Section B: Inorganic Chemistry

Unit 11: Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties

Unit 12: General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals

Unit 13: Hydrogen

Unit 14: S – Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)

Unit 15: P – Block Elements

Unit 16: D – And F – Block Elements

Unit 17: Co-Ordination Compounds

Unit 18: Environmental Chemistry

Section C: Organic Chemistry

Unit 19: Purification And Characterization Of Organic Compounds

Unit 20: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

Unit 21: Hydrocarbons

Unit 22: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens

Unit 23: Organic Compound, Containing Oxygen Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Carboxylic Acids

Unit 24: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Unit 25: Polymers

Unit 26: Biomolecules

Unit 27: Chemistry In Everyday Life

Unit 28: Principles Related To Practical Chemistry



Unit 1: Physics And Measurement

Unit 2: Kinematics

Unit 3: Laws Of Motion

Unit 4: Work, Energy, and Power

Unit 5: Rotational Motion

Unit 6: Gravitation

Unit 7: Properties Of Solids And Liquids

Unit 8: Thermodynamics

Unit 9: Kinetic Theory Of Gases

Unit 10: Oscillations And Waves

Unit 11: Electrostatics

Unit 12: Current Electricity

Unit 13: Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism

Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents

Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves

Unit 16: Optics

Unit 17: Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation

Unit 18: Atoms And Nuclei

Unit 19: Electronic Devices

Unit 20: Communication Systems


JEE Main Admit Card

To appear in the exam you must need to download the Admit card of the exam. You need to log in the website and follow the process mentioned below

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main Exam
  2. Log in with the email ID and password
  3. Download the admit Card

Don’t forget to take your admit card to the exam centre along with a valid ID proof issued by the government such as Adhar Card, Voter ID Card, Passport or etc.

JEE Main Results

To download this exam results you have to visit the official website with log in ID and password.

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main Exam
  2. Log in with the email ID and password
  3. Download the results.

JEE Main Exam Centres

  • Itanagar / Naharlagun
  • Dibrugarh
  • Guwahati
  • Jorhat
  • Silchar (Assam)
  • Ongole
  • Rajahmundry
  • Srikakulam
  • Tirupathi
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Narasaraopet
  • Proddatur
  • Surampalem
  • Bhagalpur
  • Darbhanga
  • Gaya
  • Muzaffarpur
  • Patna
  • Purnea
  • Arrah
  • Tezpur
  • Port Blair
  • Anantapur
  • Bhimavaram
  • Chirala
  • Chittoor
  • Eluru
  • Guntur
  • Kadapa
  • Kakinada
  • Kurnool
  • Nellore
  • Bhilai Nagar/Durg
  • Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)
  • Raipur
  • Chandigarh/Mohali
  • Daman
  • Diu
  • Delhi/New Delhi
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar
  • Anand
  • Bhavnagar
  • Jamnagar
  • Junagadh
  • Mehsana
  • Rajkot
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Valsad/Vapi
  • Himatnagar
  • Panaji/Madgaon
  • Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Hamirpur(Himachal Pradesh)
  • Kangra/Palampur
  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Mandi
  • Una
  • Kullu
  • Ambala
  • Faridabad
  • Gurugram
  • Hissar
  • Karnal
  • Kurukshetra
  • Panipat
  • Sonipat
  • Yamuna Nagar
  • Bokaro Steel City
  • Dhanbad
  • Jamshedpur
  • Ranchi
  • Hazaribagh
  • Baramulla
  • Jammu
  • Samba
  • Srinagar (J & K)
  • Belagavi(Belgaum)
  • Bellary
  • Bengaluru
  • Bidar
  • Davanagere
  • Gulbarga
  • Hassan
  • Dharwad/Hubballi(Hubli)
  • Mangaluru(Mangalore)
  • Mysuru(Mysore)
  • Shivamoga(Shimoga)
  • Tumakuru
  • Udupi/Manipal
  • Mandya
  • Alappuzha/Chengannur
  • Ernakulam/Angamaly/Moovattupuzha
  • Idukki
  • Kannur
  • Kasaragod
  • Kollam
  • Kottayam
  • Kozhikode
  • Malappuram
  • Palakkad
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Kavaratti
  • Leh
  • Shillong
  • Imphal
  • Balaghat
  • Betul
  • Bhopal
  • Chhindwara
  • Gwalior
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Rewa
  • Sagar
  • Satna
  • Ujjain
  • Ahmednagar
  • Akola
  • Amravati
  • Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
  • Chandrapur
  • Dhule
  • Jalgaon
  • Kolhapur
  • Latur
  • Mumbai/Navi Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nashik
  • Pune
  • Raigad
  • Ratnagiri
  • Sangli
  • Satara
  • Solapur
  • Thane
  • Wardha
  • Aizawl
  • Dimapur
  • Kohima
  • Balasore
  • Berhampur-ganjam
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Cuttack
  • Dhenkanal
  • Rourkela
  • Sambalpur
  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Jalandhar
  • Ludhiana
  • Pathankot
  • Patiala/Fatehgarh Sahib
  • Sangrur
  • Puducherry
  • Ajmer
  • Alwar
  • Bikaner
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kota
  • Sikar
  • Sriganganagar
  • Udaipur
  • Gangtok
  • Agartala
  • Hyderabad/Secunderabad/Ranga Reddy
  • Karimnagar
  • Khammam
  • Mahbubnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Warangal
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuddalore
  • Kanchipuram
  • Kanyakumari/Nagercoil
  • Madurai
  • Namakkal
  • Salem
  • Thanjavur
  • Thoothukudi
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Tiruvallur
  • Vellore
  • Virudhunagar
  • Dehradun
  • Haldwani
  • Haridwar
  • Nainital
  • Pantnagar
  • Roorkee
  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Allahabad
  • Bareilly
  • Faizabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gorakhpur
  • Noida/Greater Noida
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur
  • Lucknow
  • Mathura
  • Meerut
  • Moradabad
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Sitapur
  • Varanasi
  • Asansol
  • Burdwan(Bardhaman)
  • Durgapur
  • Hooghly
  • Howrah
  • Kalyani
  • Kolkata
  • Siliguri

Indian Institute of Technology Across the Country

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kurnool
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology
  • Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kottayam
  • Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology
  • Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur (M.P.)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Kalyani, West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi, Jharkhand
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chitoor (A. P.)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara (Gujarat)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhopal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri
  • Imphal Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Dharwad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad

National Institute of Technology Across the Country

  • National Institute of Technology Agartala
  • National Institute of Technology Sikkim
  • National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh
  • National Institute of Technology Srinagar
  • National Institute of Technology Delhi
  • National Institute of Technology Surathkal
  • National Institute of Technology Durgapur
  • National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
  • National Institute of Technology Goa
  • National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand
  • National Institute of Technology Hamirpur
  • National Institute of Technology Warangal
  • National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)
  • National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra
  • National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
  • National Institute of Technology Manipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP)
  • National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)
  • National Institute of Technology Mizoram
  • Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  • National Institute of Technology Nagaland
  • B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)
  • National Institute of Technology Patna
  • National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  • National Institute of Technology Puducherry
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)
  • National Institute of Technology Raipur
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
  • National Institute of Technology Rourkela