JEE Exam Pattern 2021 (Revised) – Check New Paper Pattern

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  • Apr 07, 2021
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JEE Exam Pattern 2021 (Revised) – Check New Paper Pattern

JEE Mains is the gateway for admission into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs across India and the first step of eligibility for admission to IITs. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the JEE Mains 2021 exam pattern along with the official notification for the exam. This year, the conducting authority has introduced some changes in the paper pattern.  The JEE Mains 2021 April session will be held from April 27 to 30 in two shifts. 

The JEE Mains exam pattern has been changed which is considered the decrease in the syllabus. The candidates who are appearing in this exam must have a thorough knowledge of the change. This article will provide complete information regarding the recent updates in the JEE Exam Pattern.

The new changes introduced in the paper pattern are given below:

  • According to the recent update, the JEE Paper 1 will have 90 questions in total.  Twenty-five questions will be asked from each subject – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Each subject will have 20 MCQs and ten numerical questions. 5 out of 10 numerical questions will be optional.
  • There will be no negative marking for numerical questions.
  • JEE Mains 2021 for paper 1 (B.Tech) will be conducted for 300 marks, while paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.
  • JEE Mains 2021 will be held in 13 languages.

Highlights of the Revised JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021

ParametersJEE Mains 2021 – B.E./B. TechJEE Mains 2021 – B. Arch.JEE Mains 2021 – B. Planning
Mode of ExaminationCBT ModeMathematics  and Aptitude- CBT ModeDrawing- Pen and Paper modeCBT Mode
Duration of exam3 hours3 hours3 hours
Total subjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and MathematicsMathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing TestMathematics, Aptitude Test, and Planning Based Objective Type
Number of questions(Asked)90 (30 questions from each subject)82  (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)105 (Mathematics- 30; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)
Number of questions(To be Answered)75 (25 questions from each subject)77  (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)100  (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)
Type of Questions60 (MCQs having four options, each with one correct option) + 30 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value)Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +Aptitude- 50 MCQ +Drawing- 2 Questions Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 10 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +Aptitude- 50 MCQs +Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs
Marking SchemeFor MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect answer; Unattempted questions will not be marked.Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions.For MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect answer; Unattempted questions will not be marked.For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questionsFor Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marksFor MCQs:+4 for each correct response; -1 for each incorrect response; Unattempted questions will not be marked.Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct response, no negative marking for wrong answers or unattempted questions.
Maximum Marks300 Marks400 Marks400 Marks
Medium of paperEnglish, Hindi, Urdu (All Centre Cities)Regional LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Urdu (All Centre Cities)Regional LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Urdu (All Centre Cities)Regional Languages

With the changes introduced in the JEE Exam, the candidates have less time to adapt to the new pattern. However, the candidates can take help from a JEE Online Course to quickly go through the pattern and understand it well.

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