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JEE Exam Pattern

Learn about the latest JEE exam pattern and marking scheme. Read on to find out more about it in detail.

JEE Examination

The National Testing Agency (NTA) releases an official notification about the JEE Main exam pattern. The JEE Main exam consists of two papers: Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and Paper 2 (B.Arch & B.Plan). Both the papers are held online except the Drawing test for B.Arch. The JEE Advanced exam is also held in online mode. It consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The duration of both the papers is 3 hours. Students must know the examination pattern to understand the exam mode, types of questions, marking scheme and the total number of sections.

JEE (Main) Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 1 (B.E./ B.Tech)

The exam conducting authority is yet to release the JEE Main exam pattern for 2022.
The table below contains information about the JEE Main exam pattern 2021:

Particulars Details
Duration 3 hours
Languages

English – All Examination Centres

Hindi – All Examination Centres in India

English and Assamese – Examination Centres in Assam

English and Bengali – Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Gujarati – Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English and Kannada – Examination Centres in Karnataka

English and Marathi – Examination Centres in Maharashtra

English and Malayalam – Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

English and Odia – Examination Centres in Odisha

English and Punjabi – Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi

English and Tamil – Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Telugu – Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

English and Urdu – All Examination Centres in India

Type of Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Numerical Value Questions
Section A (MCQs)

Physics: 20

Mathematics: 20

Chemistry: 20

Section B (Numerical Value Questions)

Mathematics: 10

Physics: 10

Chemistry: 10

Candidates need to attempt any 5 questions out of 10. There is no negative marking in Section B.

Number of Questions 90
JEE Main Total Marks 300
Marking Scheme

MCQs: Candidates will get 4 marks for each correct answer. There will be a deduction of one mark for each wrong answer. No mark is awarded or deducted for an unanswered question.

Numerical Value Questions: Candidates will get 4 marks for each correct answer. There is no negative marking.

JEE (Main) Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 2 (B. Arch/B. Planning)

Particulars Details
Examination mode Online. However, the drawing test will be offline.
Duration 3 hours
Language

English – All Examination Centres

Hindi – All Examination Centres in India

English and Assamese – Examination Centres in Assam

English and Bengali – Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Gujarati – Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English and Kannada – Examination Centres in Karnataka

English and Marathi – Examination Centres in Maharashtra

English and Malayalam – Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

English and Odia – Examination Centres in Odisha

English and Punjabi – Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi

English and Tamil – Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Telugu – Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

English and Urdu – All Examination Centres in India

Number of Sections

B.Arch (Paper 2A)

  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude Test
  • Drawing Test

B. Plan (Paper 2B)

  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude Test
  • Planning Based Objective Type MCQs
Question Type
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Numerical Value Questions
B.Arch Part I

Mathematics (MCQs): 20

Mathematics (Numerical Value Questions): 10

20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions have to be filled as a numerical value out of 10.

B.Arch Part II Aptitude Test: 50
B.Arch Part III Drawing Test: 02
B. Planning Part I

Mathematics (MCQs): 20

Mathematics (Numerical Value Questions): 10

20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions have to be filled as a numerical value out of 10.

B. Planning Part II Aptitude Test: 50
B. Planning Part III Planning-based objective-type MCQs: 25
Total Questions

B.Arch: 82 Questions

B.Planning: 105 Questions

Total Marks

B.Arch: 400

B.Planning: 400

Marking Scheme for B.Arch and B.Plan

MCQs: For MCQs, candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer. There will be one mark deduction for each wrong answer. An unanswered question will fetch zero marks.

Numerical Value Questions: Candidates will get 4 marks for each correct answer. There is no negative marking.

Drawing Test: Two questions will be evaluated out of 100 marks.

JEE (Advanced) Exam Pattern 2021

The exam conducting authority is yet to release the JEE Advanced exam pattern for 2022.
The table below contains information about the JEE Advanced exam pattern 2021:

Particulars Details
Exam mode Online
Languages English and Hindi
Number of Papers 2 compulsory papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2
Duration 3 hours for each paper (4 hours for PWD candidates)
Sections

Each paper will have 3 sections-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

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