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JEE Main 2022 Exam: Dates, Admit Card, Syllabus, Paper Pattern and Results 

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For engineering aspirants, JEE Main 2022 exam is the golden ticket. To get admission into any engineering college in India, you need to pass the JEE-Main exam. Every year, lakhs of engineering aspirants appear for this exam, making it one of the most competitive entrance exams in the world. However, the good news is that with the right guidance, support, and effort, you can easily get a good rank in it!

JEE Main 2022 will be conducted by JEE Apex Board and will be a computer-based online test. If you aspire to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering or architecture in the top institutes of India, you need to clear this exam.

Prof. Vinay Pathak, Vice-chancellor of Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) has stated “The decision has been taken to scrap UPSEE from 2021. The decision has been made to make preparations from students easier as they prepare for both UPSEE and JEE Main separately. We have decided to implement this from 2021 so as to give students time to prepare in a better manner. Many states are already using JEE Main scores for admissions in their respective states.”

JEE Main 2022 is a computer-based online test conducted by JEE Apex Board (specially constituted for the conduct of JEE Main and JEE Advanced Exam in 2022 and 2023) to pursue undergraduate courses in top engineering institutes in India. JEE Main 2022 is the first phase of the IIT Joint Entrance Exam.

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JEE Main 2022 Latest Updates

Here are some of the latest developments in JEE Main 2022 that you should know about:

JEE Main 2022- Reservation Criteria

  • OBCs - 27%
  • SC - 15%
  • ST - 7.5%
  • According to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, 5% of all seats in all colleges are reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)
  • Telangana provides three different state quotas including Home State Quota, Andhra Pradesh State Quota, and Other State Quota
  • In all the institutes taking part in the seat allocation process through JEE Main 2022, 5% of total seats are reserved for female candidates.
  • 50% of seats in NITs are under Home State Quota and the other 50% fall under the Other State Quota.
  • If any Home State Quota seats are left vacant, they are converted to All India Seats for the same category.
  • Click on JEE Main 2022 Cut off to know more about category wise qualifying marks

JEE Main 2022 Exam Date

One of the first things to do as a JEE 2022 aspirant is to keep a close watch on the important dates related to JEE Main 2022. Here’s a list of the most important JEE Main 2022 Exam Dates you need to remember. Please note that this list is tentative and make sure you check the official website regularly for updates. 

Events

First Session Dates

Second Session Dates

Application forms releases on

March 1, 2022

June 01 to June 30, 2022 (up to 9:00 p.m.)

Last date to fill application forms

April 25, 2022 (up to 11:30 p.m.)

June 30, 2022 (11:50 p.m.)

Release date of admit card

21 June 2022

To be notified

JEE Main exam date

23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29 June 2022

21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 July 2022

Date for the display of JEE Main answer key

To be released

To be released

Declaration of result date

To be released

To be released

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2022 exam pattern has remained consistent with a few updates here and there over the years. The current JEE Main 2022 exam pattern is as follows: 

Exam Name

JEE Main 2022

Conducting Authority

JEE Apex Board (JAB)

Exam Mode

Computer-based (online)

Tentative No. of Applicants

22 Lakhs (approx)

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Seats Offered

~50,000

Courses Offered

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

Number of Sessions

4

Total Marks

300

Negative Marking

Yes

JEE Main Official Website

nta.ac.in

JEE Main 2022- Paper 1 Exam Pattern  

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Total Number of Questions

75 (25 Physics + 25 Chemistry + 25 Maths)

Question Types

20 MCQs & 5 Numerical Questions for Each Subject (PCM)

Maximum Marks

300

Marking Scheme

MCQ: Correct Answer = +4, Incorrect Answer = -1, Unattempted Answer = 0

Numerical Question: Correct Answer = +4, Incorrect & Unattempted Answer = 0

Exam Languages

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

JEE Main 2022- Paper II & III Exam Pattern  

Subjects

Mathematics, General Aptitude, & Drawing (B.Arch.) or Planning (B.Plan.)

Total Number of Questions

B.Arch.: 77 (25 Maths + 50 Aptitude + 2 Drawing )

B.Plan.: 100 (25 Maths + 50 Aptitude + 25 Planning)

Question Types

- 20 MCQs & 5 Numerical Questions for Maths

- 50 MCQs for Aptitude

- 25 MCQs for Planning (B.Plan. only)

- 2 Drawing Questions for Drawing (B.Arch. only).

Maximum Marks

400

Marking Scheme

- MCQ: Correct Answer = +4, Incorrect Answer = -1, Unattempted Answer = 0

- Drawing Section = 2 Questions for a Total of 100 Marks

Exam Languages

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

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The first thing you need to do as a JEE 2022 aspirant is to make sure that you fulfill all the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2022. In this, you need to take care of aspects such as academic qualifications, nationality, and age. There are also many relaxations available for certain categories, so you do check if you fall under those categories as well. Here is an overview of the main eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main 2022:

JEE Main Academic Qualifications

  • You should have cleared or appeared in a 10+2 or equivalent examination in 2020 or 2021. If you are appearing for your class 12 exams in 2022, you can apply for JEE Main 2022.
  • Your 10+2 subjects will depend on the papers you are opting for.
  • You need to get a qualifying aggregate in your qualifying exam. The qualifying aggregate for different categories is given below:
     

Category

Qualifying Aggregate in Qualifying Exam

General

75% (or top 20 percentile)

SC / ST / OBC

65%

Physically Disabled - General

65%

Physically Disabled - SC / ST / OBC

65%

JEE Main 2022 Nationality Criteria

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.

JEE Main 2022 Age Criteria

  • There is no limit on the upper age for appearing in JEE Main 2022.

JEE Main 2022 Application Form

The candidates can visit NTA’s official website - nta.ac.in or jeemain.nta.nic.in - to check and fill the JEE Main 2022 application form. The candidates need to fill and submit the application form online. There is no provision for offline submission of the JEE Main 2022 application form. NTA will not accept any forms that are not submitted online. Once NTA releases the JEE Main application form, you will be able to see an ‘Apply Online’ link which will lead you to the application form.

JEE Main 2022: Step-By-Step Process to Fill JEE Main 2022 Online Application Form

Here are the steps you need to follow to fill out the JEE Main 2022 application form:

  1. Visit the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in - for applying for the JEE Main 2022.
  2. Click on ‘Apply Online’.
  3. An application form page will open up.
  4. Fill up this application form.
  5. When prompted, select New Registration. You may be asked some basic details such as your name, phone number, email address, date of birth, category, nationality, academic details, and your exam centre preference.
  6. Once registered, you will be asked to upload a scanned copy of your documents in a specific format and size. Make sure you stick to the document specifications to avoid rejection of your application.
  7. Pay the application fee through online or offline mode.
  8. Check all the information you have entered in the application form. You may not be able to change some of these details later.
  9. Submit your application form.
  10. Once submitted, you will see a confirmation page. Take a print of this page for reference purposes.
  11. Upon the completion of this process, you will receive a provisional registration number on your registered mobile number and email address.

JEE Main 2022- List of Documents Required for Application Form

Here’s a list of documents you will need to upload when filling out the JEE Main 2022 application form:

  • Age Proof: Birth certificate
  • Class 12 mark sheet with 75% or above aggregate marks
  • Identity proof
  • Citizenship certificate
  • Passport size photograph
  • Candidate’s signature

There is a very specific format you need to follow while uploading these documents. Make sure you follow the instructions so that your application is not rejected.

JEE Main 2022- Application Fee

Besides this, GST and processing charges are levied on the application fee.

JEE Main 2022- Application Fee Mode of Payment

You can pay the fee for the JEE Main 2022 application form either through offline mode or online mode. 

Online mode

Offline mode

Credit Card / Debit Card / Paytm / Net Banking

Bank Challan

JEE Main 2022 Application Form Correction

It is important to note that once you have submitted your JEE Main 2022 application form, you cannot edit some details. This is why candidates are advised to go through the details they enter in the application form very carefully.

However, you are allowed to edit some details through online mode. NTA has made a provision of a Correction Window wherein you can log in and correct any details that you may have entered by mistake.

The dates for the correction window are announced by NTA, so candidates must keep a close watch on the official website for updates in this regard.

JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

JEE Main 2022 admit card was released on 21 June 2022. Candidates are first issued a provisional JEE Main 2022 admit card. It will only be considered valid if all the eligibility criteria are met. The admit cards for the June session are available on the official JEE Main website. Some of the important details that will be mentioned on the admit card are:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Roll number
  • Category
  • Date of examination
  • Exam centre venue
  • Reporting time
  • Exam Duration
  • Photograph

As soon as you download JEE Main admit cards, you should make sure that all these details are correct. In case of any discrepancy, you should contact JEE Main’s helpline immediately.

On the day of the exam, you need to present your JEE Main 2022 admit card to the exam coordinators and invigilators, failing which you will not be allowed to appear in the exam. You should keep the admit card safe even after the exam, as you will need to carry it to the counselling rounds as well. Experts suggest that you should keep your admit card safe until you finally get admission to an institute.

Here are a few points to note regarding JEE Main 2022 admit cards:

  • You can download admit cards online mode only.
  • NTA does not issue duplicate admit cards at the exam centre.
  • Pay attention to the guidelines to affix a postcard size photograph on the admit card.
  • In case of any discrepancy, you can contact the official authorities at NTA.

As there are multiple security checks involved on the day of the exam, be sure to reach the venue well ahead of the entry time. Also, note that only candidates with valid admit cards are allowed to enter the examination centre.

JEE Main 2022 Answer Key & Solutions 

Once the exams are over, JEE Main 2022 Answer Key will be released by the National Testing Agency. It will be a provisional answer key and students will be provided an opportunity to raise objections, if any, against the JEE Main Answer Key by NTA. After evaluation of answer key objections raised by the candidates, NTA will release JEE Main Final Answer Key. Subject experts at Aakash Byju's will also release JEE Main Answer Key and Solutions for the reference of students.

JEE Main 2022- Best Reference Books

The NCERT books are the best source of preparation for JEE Main 2022 Syllabus. Most of the questions asked in JEE Main are from NCERT books. Use other books for reference to understand concepts and to practice more. Here are some books that experts recommend you should follow to crack JEE Main 2022:

Best Reference Books for JEE Main 2022 Physics Preparation

  • NCERT Books – Class 11 and Class 12
  • Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
  • Organic Chemistry - J.D. Lee
  • Inorganic Chemistry - Morrison and Boyd

Best Reference Books for JEE Main 2022 Chemistry Preparation

  • NCERT Books - Class 11 and 12
  • H.C. Verma – Concepts of Physics Vol I and II
  • I.E. Irodov – Problems in General Physics
  • Halliday, Resnick, and Walker – Fundamentals of Physics

Best Reference Books for JEE Main 2022 Maths Preparation

  • NCERT Books - Class 11 and 12
  • S. L. Loney – Trigonometry
  • S. L. Loney – Coordinate Geometry
  • Hall and Knight – Higher Algebra
  • I.A. Maron – Problems in Calculus of One Variable

JEE Main 2022 Mock Tests

You need to take multiple JEE Main 2022 mock tests as they are the closest you can get to experiencing what a JEE exam feels like. Like any other competitive field, sufficient practice is the key to cracking the JEE exam. When you practice more, you get better at handling things like exam pressure, managing your time, prioritizing the questions, and revising answers.

Mock tests help you prepare for JEE Main 2022 in a competitive way. Make sure that you go through as many mock tests, previous years’ papers, and sample papers as possible to leave no stone unturned in your exam preparation. When you sit for the actual JEE Main 2022 exam, you will be confident and able to tap into your strengths to perform your best.

JEE Main Result 2022

Once the exam has been conducted all over India, the answer scripts are evaluated based on standard protocols. To find out the result of JEE Main 2022, you will have to check out NTA’s official website. Once the results are out, you can download your result from the website. A JEE Main merit list is created based on these results.

How to Download JEE Main 2022 Results

  • Go to the official JEE Main website - www.nta.ac.in
  • Log in with your roll number and other details
  • Click on ‘Download JEE Main 2022 Result’
  • Keep the printout safe for counselling and admission processes.

JEE Main 2022 FAQs

1. What is the full form of JEE Main?
Ans. JEE Main full form is the Joint Entrance Examination (Main). It's an engineering entrance exam conducted for admission in BE/BTech/BArch/BPlan courses offered by various public and private engineering colleges across India.

2. What is the purpose of JEE Main?
Ans. The purpose of the introduction of JEE Main was to replace AIEEE. JEE Main serves as a singular engineering entrance exam to get admission into any engineering or architecture college in India.

3. What is the updated date of JEE Main 2022 exam?
Ans. In a public notice dated 6 April 2022, NTA notified that the dates of JEE (Main) – 2022 Session 1 have been rescheduled to 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29 June 2022. 

4. How do I find my JEE Main 2022 exam city details?
Ans. NTA has released the JEE (Main) 2022 Session 1 Exam City Intimation Slip on the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in. Candidates can log in to the NTA website and download the intimation slip to find out details of their exam city and centre. 

5. Which colleges accept JEE Main scores?
Ans. Engineering colleges that accept JEE Main scores for the purpose of admission are NITs, IIITs, GFTIs as well as some state engineering colleges and private colleges.

6. What is the difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced?
Ans. You need to qualify for JEE Main to get admission into any engineering or architecture college in India. JEE Advanced is required to get admission into an IIT.

7. Will there be a JEE Main in 2022?
Ans. JEE Main is held every year to facilitate the process of admission of engineering and architecture aspirants into colleges and institutes. It is likely to be held twice a year. 

8. Who will conduct JEE Main 2022?
Ans. The JEE Main or Joint Entrance Exam is an engineering entrance test conducted across India once a year. JEE Main 2022 is to be conducted by JEE Apex Board (JAB).

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