Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018.JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC / ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) 2019
For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination – 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he / she is desirous of taking admission.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE (Main)-2019 Examination.
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th / qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank / result will not be declared.
|07/04/2019 to  12/04/2019||-|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||08/02/2019||07/03/2019 05:30 am|
|Application Form Correction||11/03/2019||15/03/2019 05:30 am|
|JEE Main (Second Attempt) 2019 Exam Date||
Online Dates |
|Declaration of result||29/04/2019||-|
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below:
|All other undergraduate courses (B.E. / B. Tech.)||Paper-1|
|B.ARCH / B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs)||Paper-2|
‘*’ Candidates are advised to report at the Examination Center well in time i.e. 2 hours before commencement of the examination. Candidates will not be permitted to enter in the Examination Center after 8.30 a.m. in First Shift and after 1.30 p.m. in Second Shift.
Candidates are also advised to report at the Examination Hall / Room in the Examination Centre by 9.00 a.m. in First Shift and by 2.00 p.m. in Second Shift.
In case a candidate, by furnishing the false information, appears in more than one shifts / dates, his candidature will be cancelled and his result will not be declared.
Cities / Towns of JEE (Main)- 2019 Examination Centres
The Centres (Cities) where the JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted are given at Appendix-2. (in Prospectus) While applying candidates have to select any four cities of their choice of Paper-1 or Paper-2 or both Paper-1 & Paper-2 for examination of JEE (Main)-2019. The efforts will be made to allot city of examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their application form. However, due to administrative reasons, a different city of near by area may be allotted.
Allocation of Examination City / Town
The decision of the NTA regarding allotment of Centre, date & shift shall be final. No further correspondence or request shall be entertained in such case.
(Exact City, date and shift of examination for Paper-1 and Paper-2 may be made available by 15th November, 2018 on NTA’s website)
Admission to Nits, Iiits, Cftis, Sfis, State Engineering Colleges for Participating States and other Participating Institutions
Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10 subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC / ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination. Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E. / B.Tech. & B. Arch. / B.Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under
|Course||Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent
|B.E. / B.TECH.||Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics
as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry /
Biotechnology / Biology /Technical Vocational subject.|
|B.ARCH. / B.PLANNING||Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.|
Eligibility for Admission to other Institutions
The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating
in counselling through JoSAA / CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering
Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on
criteria decided by them.
Number of seats in various institutions
As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:
Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs / IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes / castes / tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt. of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main)- 2019, the reservation rules of that State shall apply. The letter / e-mails / grievances / RTI cases / Court cases regarding reservation criteria will not be entertained by NTA.
Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure
Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)- 2019 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches / programs and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website: www.jeemain.nic.in for latest information.
The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process / admission. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility, category and disability (if any) of the candidate. On failing to produce any of the authentic documents, the candidate will not be considered for admission. SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate as per prescribed formats given in Appendix – 7 (in Prospectus), issued by the competent authority at the time of Seat Allocation Process as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission.
Eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2019
(Please refer to JEE (Advanced) website for the latest information)
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2019 is that the
candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th or equivalent qualifying
examination (Appendix–3 in prospectus). Those appearing in these examinations in 2019 can also appear in
JEE (Advanced)- 2019 provisionally.
All the candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the year 2019 will have to appear in the Paper-1 (B. E. / B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019. Based on the performance in Paper-1 (B. E. / B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019, number of top candidates as per the requirement of JEE (Advanced) (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019.
Admissions to IITs will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced)–2019 website. A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he / she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in 2017 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced)–2019.
The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs in 2018 is eligible to
appear in JEE (Advanced)–2019 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria.
Fee Payable: FOR EXAMINATION CENTRE OPTED
Paper-1 (B.E. / B.Tech.) or Paper-2 (B. Arch / B.Planning)
General / OBC (Non-creamy layer)*
Boys - Rs 500/-
Girls - Rs 250/-
SC / ST / PwD / Transgender
Boys - Rs 250/
Girls - Rs250/-
Both Paper-1 (B.E. / B.Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. / B.Planning)
General / OBC (Non-creamy layer)*
Boys - Rs 900/-
Girls - Rs 450/-
SC / ST / PwD / Transgender
Boys - Rs 450/-
Girls - Rs 450/-
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:
Follow following 4 (Four) Steps to Apply Online:
Step-1: Fill in the online Application Form and Note down the system generated Application Number
Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10 kb–200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4kb – 30 kb) in JPG / JPEG format.
Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI_MOPS and keep proof of fee paid.
Step-4: Print at least four print out of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee
All the 4 Steps can be done together and separately also.
Application procedure for JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced)–2019
In order to appear in JEE (Main)-2019 and JEE (Advanced) 2019, the candidates are required to apply only online as per procedure detailed below (Please also see section 5.6 (in Prospectus) for JEE (Advanced)).'
Provision of AADHAAR
Note: The candidates can also enter the passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Government identity number.
Applying Online and Submission of Application
The online submission of particulars, uploading of scanned photograph and signatures may be made at JEE (Main) website. The candidates should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. On submission of details, a Confirmation Page with Application Number shall be generated.
Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page and keep it for reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to NTA. The application fee payment can be made by credit / debit card / Net Banking / e-challan using SBI-MOPS facility of State Bank of India.
Instructions for Applying Online
Before filling up the application form the candidate should have a scanned image of his / her recent photograph and signature in running hand. These scanned images are to be uploaded during the submission of application form. The photograph should be coloured or black / white (but clear contrast) with name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it as shown. It should be without cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed. Polaroid photos are not acceptable. Candidates with unclear photograph are liable to be rejected. Candidates may keep 6-8 identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of entrance examination, Seat Allocation Process and Admission.
The information given in the first column of the following table will be asked in the Online Application form. The instructions to fill up the form have been given in the second column.
Note: The name of the candidate and his / her parents name in the application form must exactly be the same as registered in Class 12th / equivalent qualifying Examination. No prefix / title such as Mr / Shri / Fr / Dr / Mrs / Smt / Col etc should be used.
Status of receipt of Online Application Form with Fee
Information regarding the applications of candidates received with fees will be put on the NTA’s website on 17.12.2018 along with their Roll Nos, Centres, Date and Shift of Examination. The candidature of the candidate, whose fees has not been received upto the prescribed last date, will not be considered for the examination.
In case the particulars of the candidate is not shown in the final list of candidates on the NTA’s website on 17.12.2018 and the candidate has paid the fee, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from 17.12.2018 to 23.12.2018 with the following documents for considering his/her candidature for the examination:
Additional Information of Candidates for JEE (Advanced)-2019
The candidates who are declared eligible for JEE (Advanced)-2019 will have to again register
later on at the JEE (Advanced) website: www.jeeadv.ac.in after the declaration of the JEE
(Main)-2019 NTA score. They may note that it is compulsory to appear in both the papers of
JEE (Advanced)-2019 to be eligible for admission to IIT. For latest information related to JEE
(Advanced) kindly visit the JEE (Advanced) website: www.jeeadv.ac.in
Fee Pay Date: 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019
Paper-1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) : “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only to be attempted on Computer
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks
|Subject||No of Questions||Marks|
Paper-2 (B. Arch. / B.Planning): To be attempted in one sitting.
Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet
Subject wise distribution of
Total Number of Questions
|Subject||No of Questions||Marks|
|Mathematics-Part I ||30||120|
|Aptitude Test-Part II ||50||120|
|Drawing Test –Part III ||02||70|
For Syllabus Description Kindly Visit: https://jeemain.nic.in/WebInfo/Handler/FileHandler.ashx?i=File&ii=14&iii=Y
Use of Calculator and Communication Aids
Candidates are advised to go through following carefully before going for the Examination
Procedure to be followed during conduct of Examination:
Important Instructions for Computer Based Test (CBT)
Code of Conduct for candidates during JEE (Main) – 2019
Candidates shall maintain perfect silence and attend to their Question Paper only. Any conversation or gesture or disturbance in the Examination Room / Hall shall be deemed as misbehavior. If a candidate is found using unfair means or impersonating, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he / she will be liable to be debarred for taking examination either permanently or for a specified period according to the nature of offence. Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, and bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card inside the Examination Room / Hall. If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his / her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his / her current examination will be cancelled & he / she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.
All calculations / writing work are to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the examination Room / Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room / Hall.
|Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s website||From 17.12.2018|
|Centre, Date and Shift of Examination
(Those appearing in both the papers i.e. Paper-1 and Paper-2, the
Date, Centre and Shift may be different for Paper-1 and Paper-2)||As indicated on Admit Card|
|Result URL||Check your result here|
NTA Score and Compilation of Result of Paper-1 and Paper-2 for JEE (Main)-2019
NTA Score for Paper-1 and Paper-2:
Compilation and display of Result of Paper-1
Since, JEE (Main)-2019 Paper-1 first attempt will be conducted in multi-shifts, NTA scores will be calculated corresponding to the raw marks obtained by a candidate as per 2.10.1 (d) above. The calculated NTA scores for all the shifts / sessions will be merged and declared by 31st January, 2019. This shall comprise of the four NTA scores for each of the three subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry) and the total in Paper-1 of JEE (Main)–2019 for the first attempt.
Compilation and display of Result of Paper-2
Since, JEE (Main)-2019 Paper-2 may be conducted in single-shift only, the raw marks obtained by all the candidates who appeared in first attempt will be declared by 31st January, 2019. This shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper-2 of JEE (Main)– 2019 for the first attempt.
All participating institutes that do not use the Centralized Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE (Main)-2019 and other criteria as decided by them.
Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) / Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) to NITs / IIITs / CFTIs / SFIs / Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.
No score / rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score / rank cards from the JEE (Main) website: www.jeemain.nic.in only.
Result of the examination shall be hosted on NTA’s website www.jeemain.nic.in
Re-Evaluation / Re-Checking of Result
There shall be no provision for re-evaluation / re-checking of result. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
The Honorable High Court of Delhi alone will have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all
matters and disputes related to JEE (Main)-2019.
All disputes pertaining to the conduct of JEE (Main)-2019 Examination including Results shall fall
within the jurisdiction of Delhi only. Further, any legal question arising out of the Examination
shall be entertained only when raised within 30 days from the declaration of result.
The Director (Admin) of the NTA shall be the official by whose designation the NTA may sue or
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June 02, 2019
If you don’t clear the JEE Advanced or have decided not to take JEE Advanced, its not the end of the road. There are lot of good options as you belong to that group pf students who have done very well in JEE Mains. So no need to feel dejected! One can search on the google or take help of higher education portals in the country. The road map is to first look at top engineering colleges in India, then look at college list of one’s state.
There is a long list of Engineering colleges in India; lot of them are very popular and are listed as top colleges in India. These engineering colleges are ranked among the best in the world and accept admissions based on JEE Mains score.
There are some engineering colleges, which have an entrance exam of their own. VIT, BITS and a few more have their own entrance exam and might not accept JEE Mains as its primary mode of enrolling students. Some states also don’t accept JEE Main marks and conduct their own Exams.
List based on the MHRD’s NIRF rankings:
|Anna University, Chennai||9|
|National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli||10|
|National Institute of Technology, Rourkela||16|
|Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore||18|
|Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala||23|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pillani||25|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology||31|
|Birla Institute of Technology, Goa||33|
|Delhi Technological University, Delhi||34|
|SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai||36|
|Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering ||37|
|International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad||39|
|Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal ||43|