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JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme & Total Number of Questions

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JEE Main is a national-level entrance exam through which students get admission into courses like B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Plan & B.E in various NITs, IITs, and CFTIs. The NTA, or National Testing Agency, conducts the JEE Main exam. To apply for this exam, candidates can visit the official website and download the application form. 

The National Testing Agency releases the JEE Main exam pattern on its official website on an annual basis since the exam is conducted once every year for two Papers- Paper 1 (B.E, B.Tech) and Paper 2 (B.Arch or B.Plan). For the current academic year, the authority has not released any schedule or details yet. Once the authority releases any details, they will be updated here on the page. On this page, students can currently refer to the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern for reference.  

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JEE Main 2023 Exam Important Dates

JEE Main 2023 Examination schedule has not been released yet. Once released the dates will be updated in the table provided below:

Events JEE Main 2023 2 Exam Dates
JEE Main 2023 Registration Start Date To be Notified
JEE form Last Date To be Notified
JEE Main Application Form (reopen) To be Notified
Intimation of exam centre city To be Notified
JEE Mains 2023 Hall Ticket Release Date To be Notified
JEE Main 2023Exam Date To be Notified
JEE Main 2023 Answer Key Date To be Notified
JEE Main 2023 Answer Key Challenge Slot To be Notified
Release of Official JEE Main 2023 Answer Key To be Notified
JEE Main Result Date 2023 To be Notified

JEE Main Exam Pattern- Highlights

Provided below is the JEE Main exam pattern for Paper 1 and 2 as released by the JEE Main exam conducting authority on the official website. JEE Main exam for Paper 1 (B.E/B. Tech) consists of 90 MCQs for a total of 300 marks. Paper 2A for B.Arch will contain 82 questions for total 400 marks and Paper 2B for B.Plan will contain 105 MCQs for a total of 400 marks.

JEE Main 2022 aspirants can refer to the JEE Main exam pattern table given below: 

JEE Main Exam Pattern: Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) 

Particulars

Details

Exam Mode

Computer-based examination

Test Duration

3 Hours 20 Minutes

Language of Examination

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Type of Questions

- Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

- Numerical questions

No. of Sections

- Mathematics

- Physics

- Chemistry

No. of Questions

Mathematics: 25 (20+10) 10 Numerical based Questions. Out of 10 questions, students can attempt any 5.

Physics: 25 (20+10) 10 Numerical based Questions. Out of 10 questions, students can attempt any 5.

Chemistry: 25 (20+10) 10 Numerical based Questions. Out of 10 questions, students can attempt any 5.

Total: 75 Questions (25 questions each)

Total Marks

300 Marks (100 marks for each section)

Marking Scheme

MCQs: Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer. Negative marking will be given for each wrong answer.

Numerical Based Questions- Students will be awarded four marks for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

JEE Main Exam Pattern: Paper 2 (B. Arch & B. Plan)

Provided below is the JEE Main exam pattern. All exams in JEE Main Paper 2 are conducted in Online mode except for the B.Arch Drawing exam, which is conducted offline. JEE Main 2023 aspirants can refer to the JEE Main exam pattern table given below: 

Particulars

Details

Mode of Exam

Computer-based examination except for the Drawing section in B. Arch - offline.

Language

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Exam Duration

3 Hours 20 Minutes

Total No. of Sections

B. Arch (Paper 2A):

- Part 1 - Mathematics

- Part 2 - Aptitude test

- Part 3 - Drawing test

B. Plan (Paper 2B):

- Mathematics

- Aptitude test

- Planning test (MCQs)

Type of Questions

B.Arch-

Mathematics: MCQs and numerical value based questions.

Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions

Drawing- Drawing aptitude

B.Planning-

Type of questions for each section of B.Planning-

Mathematics- MCQs, and numerical value-based questions.

Aptitude- MCQs (Multiple choice questions)

Planning- MCQs (Multiple choice questions)

Total No. of Questions

B.Arch: 82 Questions

B.Plan: 105 Questions

Total Marks

400 Marks

Marking Scheme

MCQs: Four marks will be provided to students for each correct answer and one negative mark for every wrong answer.

 Students will be awarded four marks for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Drawing Test: Two questions are evaluated out of 100 marks.

JEE Main 2023 Paper Pattern: B.Arch 

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Mathematics

25 (20+10*)

5 out of 10* questions with answers as a numerical value have to be answered.

100

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing Test

2

100

Total

82 Questions

400 Marks

JEE Main 2023 Paper Pattern: B.Plan 

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Mathematics

25 (20+10*)

5 out of 10* questions with answers as a numerical value have to be answered.

100

Aptitude

50

200

Planning Test

25

100

Total

105 Questions

400 Marks

JEE Main 2023 Paper Medium

JEE Main is the national-level engineering entrance exam. Students from all corners of the nation sit for this exam in hope of scoring a seat in the top engineering colleges in India. Considering the multi-lingual status of the country, the JEE exam conducting authorities provide students with an option to appear for the JEE exam in their native languages. JEE Exam 2022 was conducted in 13 languages which are, English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. JEE Main 2023 is expected to be conducted in the same or more languages.

JEE Main 2023 Syllabus

The National Testing Agency (NTA) had not yet published the 2023 JEE Mains syllabus along with the official brochure on the official website. To score well in the JEE Main exam, students must know the NTA JEE Main 2023 Syllabus thoroughly along with the JEE Main exam pattern. Knowledge of JEE Main Syllabus 2023 will help students to create a proper study plan and study important topics for the entrance exam.

The JEE Mains Syllabus 2023 will be based on Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry subjects in grades 11 and 12. Therefore, students must start their exam preparation with the NTA JEE Syllabus and completing it on time is also important. Students are advised to practice the JEE Main 2023 mock test papers as much as possible to get an idea about JEE Main difficulty level. Students can view or download the JEE Main Syllabus 2023 from the official NTA website or from Aakash JEE Main 2023 Syllabus page once it is released by the NTA. 

JEE Main 2023 Exam Pattern: Total Number of Questions

JEE Main is conducted for three separate exams which are, B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan. Each exam consists of a different syllabus and is based on different exam patterns. The total number of questions in all 3 exams also varies. Provided below are details for JEE Main Total Number of questions:

JEE Mains Paper-1 (B.Tech) Total Questions

JEE Main Paper-1 consists of total of 90 questions. Details are provided below: 

Subjects in Paper-1

Section-A

Section-B

Question Paper Design

Mathematics

20

10

  • Each subject is divided into two sections, A and B.
  • Section A will contain Multiple-Choice Questions(MCQs) and Section B will have Numerical Questions.
  • In Section B, candidates must attempt any five questions out of 10
  • Section B will have no negative marking.

Physics

20

10

Un-attempted Question

20

10

Chemistry

20

10

Total

90

Total Questions in JEE Mains Paper-2A 

JEE Main Paper-2A total questions are 90. The details are provided below: 

Subjects in Paper-2A (BArch)

Section-A

Section-B

Question Paper Design

Mathematics – Part I

20

10

  • Part -1 will contain two sections. Section A comprises Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs), and Section B will have questions with numerical values that must be filled in.
  • In Section B, candidates must attempt any five questions out of 10
  • Section B will have no negative marking.

Aptitude Test – Part II

50

Drawing Test – Part III

02

Total

82

JEE Main 2023 Marking Scheme

JEE Main 2023 marking scheme is expected to be the same as 2022. In both sections of the JEE Main 2023 there will be a negative rating of -1 in case of wrong answers. These details are provided below: 

JEE Main 2023 B.E/ B.Tech Marking Scheme

Subject

Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Section A

Section B

Physics

20

10*

100

Chemistry

20

10*

100

Mathematics

20

10*

100

Total

90 questions

300 marks

JEE Main 2023 B.Arch Marking Scheme

Subjects

Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Aptitude

50

200

Mathematics

20 + 10*

100

Drawing

02

100

Total

77 questions

400 marks

JEE Main 2023 B.Planning Marking Scheme

Subjects

Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Aptitude 

50

200

Mathematics

20 + 10*

100

Planning Based Objective Type 

25

100

Total

100

400 marks

 

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JEE Main Exam Pattern- FAQs

 Question. What is the JEE Main exam pattern for the year 2023?
 Answer : The JEE Main exam pattern for B.Tech will have three sections with 25 questions from each subject- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The paper will consist of total of 300 marks is considered the JEE Main 2022 details. 

Question. What will be the marking scheme of the JEE Main 2023 exam?
Answer : The JEE Main 2023 exam is expected to have 25 questions from each subject, and the paper will be out of 300 marks. For the multiple-choice based questions, students will be provided four marks for each correct answer. There will be a negative marking of one mark each for every wrong answer. In the numerical section, there will be no negative marking for a wrong answer.

Question: What is the distribution of sections and questions in JEE Main Paper 2 Arch?
Answer : The JEE Main B.Arch question paper will consist of three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing. The maths section will comprise 30 questions, the aptitude section will consist of 50 questions, and the third section, Drawing will contain 2 questions. 

Question: What is meant by numerical questions in JEE Main 2023 exam?
 Answer : In accordance with the NTA JEE Main 2023 exam pattern, numeric questions will have numeric values as their answers and are usually accurate to four decimal places. Unlike multiple-choice questions, these answers must be answered and calculated by the candidate.

Question: What is the best method to answer the numerical questions in JEE Main question paper?
Answer : The numerical value questions have to be calculated by the aspirants and the reduced value should be entered as the answer which can be considered right upto 4 decimal places. To prepare for JEE Main numerical questions, it is best to practice as many JEE Main Sample papers and JEE Main Mock-tests as possible.

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