Joint Entrance Examination Main – 2019 (JEE Main 2019)

Joint Entrance Examination Main – 2019 (JEE Main 2019)

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Last updated on August 2nd, 2018 at 03:18 pm

As per latest notification, JEE Main 2019 conducted twice a year by National Testing Agency. Click here to know the newly released exam dates.


JEE Main 2019 is a national-level premier engineering entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). Implemented in 2013, the exam is the stage one of the 2-stage Joint Entrance exam system for admission to IITs. JEE Main scores fulfill the basic eligibility for candidates willing to study B.Tech programs at NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other Technical Institutions across the nation. Apart from the central institutions, JEE Main scores also serve as the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2019, to be conducted for IIT admissions. Official notification for JEE 2019 will be published by NTA in mid-November 2018. 

Beginning from 2019, JEE Main will be conducted by the newly established National testing agency (NTA) taking charge from the CBSE, who conducted the exam since inception. As of 2018, 11.3 lakh students registered for the examination.

Read our article on JEE Main in Hindi.

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Important Dates of JEE Main 2019 (Tentative)

The tentative schedule for JEE Main 2019 has been tabulated below.

JEE Main 2019 Important Dates
Infographic listing the important dates for JEE Main 2019

January Exam

Official Notification1st September 2018
JEE Main 2019 Registration begins1st September 2018
JEE Main 2019 Registration closes30th September 2018
Slot booking for CBT3rd week of October 2019
Release of Admit Card1st week of December 2018.
JEE Main 2019 Exam Date6th – 20th Jan 2019.
JEE Main Result 20191st week of Feb 2019

April Exam

Official Notification2nd week of Feb 2019
JEE Main 2019 Registration begins3rd week of Feb 2019
JEE Main 2019 Registration closes2nd week of March 2019
Release of Admit Card last week of March 2019
JEE Main 2019 Exam Date7th – 21st April 2019.
JEE Main Result 20191st week of May 2019


The counselling for JEE Main 2019 will begin after successful conduction of JEE Advanced 2019.

JEE Main 2019 Exam Date

As per latest notice, JEE Main 2019 will be conducted twice a year, the first one being in January 2019 and second session being in April 2019.

The exam dates for JEE Main 2019 (January exam) will be 6th Jan – 20th Jan 2019 while it will be 7th April – 21st April 2018 for April Exam.

Mode of Answering

Offline Based exam

Here students will be given OMR Sheets for filling answers and Question paper + one sheet for doing rough work.

Computer Based exam

Students will be given only a rough sheet as answers needs to be filled online. Unlike offline based you can demand for more rough papers for rough work. 

Medium of Examination

English and Hindi will be available medium of question papers for JEE Main exam 2019. Students from Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli can also opt for Gujarati medium.

JEE Main Conducting Body

JEE Main 2018 will be conducted by National Testing Agency for the first time.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for JEE Main examination has been briefed below:


Candidates belonging to all nationalities can apply for the exam.

Qualifying Examination

Aspirants must have studied minimum five subjects in the qualifying examination.

Age Limit

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1994 are eligible.

How to Apply?

JEE Main registrations 2019 is not yet open.

NTA will start accepting the forms from 1st Sept for Jan Session while they will be accepted from 2nd week of Feb for April Session.

Application will be available online on the official website of JEE Main.

Application Fee

Fees are respective to gender and caste as detailed below.


(Male/female) – Offline Exam


(Male/female) – Offline Exam

General/OBC (Male/female) -Online ExamSC/ST/PWD/BPL

(Male/female) – Online Exam

Paper I or II1000500500250
Paper I & II both18009001300650


The Application fee can be paid online via Credit/Debit cards or Paytm. Offline fees can be submitted via bank challan.

In case of e-challan fees must be submitted to Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank in cash. Any other forms of payments such as Demand Draft, Money order, IPO, etc will be rejected and is not refundable.

Documents to be uploaded

JEE Main 2019 registration requires following documents:

  • Scanned photograph – JPEG – 4-40 kb – 3.5 X 4.5 cm
  • Scanned Signature – JPEG – 1-30 kb – 3.5 X 1.5 cm
  • Signature of Father/Mother/Guardian– JPEG – 1-30 kb – 3.5 X 1.5 cm
  • Aadhar Card.

JEE Main 2019 Examination Pattern

JEE Main 2019 will be a 3-hour long examination irrespective of paper I or II.

There are two papers, one for engineering courses and other for architecture courses. Candidates can appear for either of the papers or both of the papers based on streams chosen.

Paper I

This is for engineering entrances only. It consists of 90 Multiple choice questions.

There will be a total of 360 marks. The questions from these 3 subjects will be asked:

  1. Physics -30MCQ,
  2. Maths -30MCQ,
  3. Chemistry -30MCQ

Every correct answer gets you 4 marks and each wrong answer loses one mark.

Paper II

This is for architecture admissions only. There are 82 questions on 3 sections mentioned below:

  1. Mathematics -30 questions
  2. Aptitude -50 questions
  3. Drawing -2 questions

Marking scheme shall remain same as of paper I which is 4 marks for correct answer and a minus one for negative response.

Admit Card 

JEE Main admit card 2019 will be released on JEE Main official website in 1st week of December 2018 for January Exam. It will be available online only.

For April Exam, the cards will be available from 3rd week of March 2019.

Candidates must download their admit card/hall ticket and carry a printout during examination.

Answer Key

JEE Main 2019 official answer key will be released before the publication of the result. The answer key will help the candidates in cross-checking their answers. It will help them get an approximate idea of their score in the JEE Main 2019 examination.


JEE Main result 2019 will be published in the month of Feb 2019 for January Exam.

In case of April Exam, result will be declared in May 2019.

Result will be available online only. Candidates must check their results on JEE Main official website. A merit list will be published after results and eligible candidates can further give JEE Advance 2019 examination.


Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSSA) is responsible for conducting counselling for admissions to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Technical Institutions, or any other Engineering College. Seats for Engineering colleges are allocated according to the All India Rank in JEE Mains and Advance for IIT’s. This is an important procedure if one wishes to take admission. In-person counselling is done at allocated centres. You will get one ID by which you can fill an online application and choose the engineering colleges you wish to take admission in.

Application of LinkLink
Official website of CBSE
JEE Main website
Official Brochure(To be updated)


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