JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021, Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

JEE Main exam pattern has been announced, and according to the NTA, Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted in 2 shifts per day.

According to the latest notification released by NTA, Paper one are going to be computer based test (CBT) and Paper two are going to be partially CBT based (Mathematics and aptitude Test) and partly Pen Paper based (Drawing Section). It’s very important for the students to make sure that they’re aware of the latest JEE Main exam pattern that is declared by NTA. JEE Main Exam Pattern can help the JEE Main Aspirants to understand the whole weighted of the questions.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern:

This will offer one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores within the examination if they fail to give their best within the 1st attempt without wasting their whole year.
In the 1st attempt, the students can get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to understand their mistakes that they will improve while attempting for the second time.
This will reduce the chances of dropping a year and droppers would not ought to waste a full year.
If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won’t have to wait for one full year.
The student’s better of the 2 NTA scores are going to be considered for preparation of merit List/ Ranking.

Highlights of JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021:

Examination Mode Online (CBT)
Examination Duration 3 Hours (180 Mins)
Exam Sections ( Paper 1): Total Questions (90)
Maximum Marks 360 Marks
Physics 30 Questions
Chemistry  30 Questions
Mathematics 30 Questions
Exam Sections ( Paper 2), Total number of queries 82
Aptitude Test 50 Questions
Drawing 2 Queries
Mathematics 30 Queries
Types of Question Objective (MCQs)
Medium of Exam English, Hindi and Other Regional Languages
Marking Scheme Correct Answer: +4Marks
Incorrect Answer: 1 Mark
No Attempts: No Marks

Mode of Examination:

JEE (Main)-2021 are going to be conducted within the following mode:
Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode solely.
Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning): Mathematics- part I and aptitude test-Part II in “Computer based test (CBT)” mode solely and Drawing Test -Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on the drawing sheet.

Type of Examination:

JEE (Main)-2021 shall have 2 papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2. Candidates might take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 or each as per the course(s) they’re seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of queries in each paper and mode of examination is given within the table below:

Subjects Paper Type of Queries Mode of Exam
Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry Paper-1


Multiple Choice Questions “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Drawing Test – Part III (to be attempted in one sitting) Questions to test drawing aptitude “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet


Choice of Medium of Question Papers:

The option of question paper language ought to be exercised while filling up the application form and it cannot be modified at a later stage.

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