All About JEE Mains exam.

 Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains is a very important and well-known entrance examination in India that is administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to various engineering colleges in India, including NITs, IIITs and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes. It is also a qualifying exam for JEE advanced through which the aspirants get admission into various IITs across India for technical courses.

Since engineering has become a very popular career path among students pursuing PCM in class 12, this exam has grown in popularity among the youths which in turns leads to arduous competition.

So, in this article, I will go over everything about this exam, including the eligibility criteria, paper pattern, syllabus, cracking strategies, and some frequently asked questions (FAQs). 

*Eligibility criteria*

All candidates taking JEE Mains must have completed a class 12 or senior secondary education qualifying examination that including physics, chemistry, and math as compulsory subjects. No age limit is being set for this exam.

*Exam application fees*

The following are the application fees for the exam: 

General/OBC/EWS candidates:-

1. Boys — 650 Rs or $8.8

2. Girls — 325 RS or $4.4

SC/ST/PWD candidates:-

For all — 325 Rs or $4.4.

*Paper pattern*

JEE Mains is a three-hour objective-based exam. The paper is divided into three sections: physics, chemistry, and math. Candidates must answer 75 questions. For each correct answer, the candidate will receive +4 marks, while each incorrect answer will result in a -1 mark. There will be no points awarded or deducted for questions that are not attempted.


The syllabus for JEE Mains is entirely based on class 11 and 12 physics, chemistry, and math topics.

* Tips to crack*

1. Goal setting

First and the foremost tip is to set your goal and have faith in yourself to achieve the target . Aspirants are advised not to lower their motivation and morale.

2. Consistency 

Consistency is the very important key to success everywhere and so in JEE Mains as well . JEE mains preparation requires consistent hard and smart work . Aspirants should stick towards the study schedule.

3. Revision

Aspirants should focus on all three subjects i.e physics, chemistry and maths equally. He/she should also refer to the previous year question papers. Take the mock tests that will show your preparation and the fields where more improvement is being required. In the last days candidates should revise all the topics thoroughly very well.

*Frequently asked questions about JEE Mains*

1. Is JEE Mains easy to crack?

JEE Mains is not easy to crack as it requires months or even years of preparation and hard work.

2. How many times an aspirant can write JEE Mains?

A student can give JEE Mains exam for consecutive three years.

3. What is the mode of Jee Mains exam?

JEE main is being held in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode expect drawing test for BArch.