Home » About JEE » JEE 2022 Notifications » JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

The JEE or Joint Entrance Examination Main consists of 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The following is the examination pattern for JEE Main 2022:

1. For Paper 1 (B.E. /B. Tech.), Computer Based Test (CBT) mode will be followed.

2. For Paper 2A (B. Arch), there will be two subtests-

a) Mathematics (Part-I) and Aptitude Test (Part-II) will take place in CBT mode, and Drawing Test (Part-III) in pen and paper, that is offline mode will be followed

3. Paper 2B (B. Planning): there will be two subtests-

a) Mathematics (Part-I), Aptitude Test (Part-II), and Planning Based Questions (Part-III) will take place in CBT mode

4. The medium of the question papers – According to the National Education Policy (NEP), the JEE (Main) – 2022 will be conducted in the following languages-

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

5. The examination scheme will be followed in the following manner –

a) For Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) – (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) – MCQ-type and Numerical value type questions will be asked. The tests will be taken in CBT mode only

b) For Paper 2A (B. Arch) –

i) Mathematics – MCQ-type and Numerical Value type questions in CBT mode will be conducted.

ii) Aptitude Test – MCQ-type questions, CBT mode will be conducted.

iii) Drawing Test – Pen, and Paper Based offline mode will be followed.

c) For Paper 2B (Planning) –

i) Mathematics – MCQ-type questions and numerical value type questions in CBT mode will be conducted.

ii) Aptitude Test – MCQ-type questions, CBT mode will be conducted.

iii) Planning and based test – MCQ-type questions, CBT mode will be conducted.

6. The examination pattern is as follows –

A. Paper1: B.E./ B. Tech. (CBT Mode)

Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Marks and QuestionsSubjectSection ASection BMarks
Mathematics2010100
Physics2010100
Chemistry2010100
Total90300

Note: 

  • Section A contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B has numerical value type questions
  • For every correct response, +4 marks will be given
  • For every incorrect response, -1 marks will be deducted
  • For every unanswered response, 0 marks will be given
  • In section B, candidates need to attempt any 05 out of 10 questions. There will be no negative marking for Section B. For every question, the candidate has to enter the correct integer value of the answer. The answer needs to be rounded off to the nearest integer

B. Paper 2A (B. Arch):

Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Marks and QuestionsSubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Part 1: Mathematics20 (Section A) and 10 (Section B)100
Part 2: Aptitude Test50200
Part 3: Drawing Test2100
Total82400

Note: 

  • Section A of Part 1 contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B has numerical value type questions
  • For correct response, +4 marks will be awarded
  • For incorrect responses, -1 marks will be deducted
  • For unanswered responses, 0 marks will be given
  • For the drawing test, two questions will be evaluated out of 100 marks

C. Paper 2B (B. Planning)

Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Marks and QuestionsSubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Part 1: Mathematics20 (Section A) and 10 (Section B)100
Part 2: Aptitude Test50200
Part 3: Drawing Test25100
Total105400

Note: 

  • Section A of Part 1 has Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B has numerical value type questions
  • For every correct response, +4 marks will be given
  • For every incorrect responses, -1 marks will be deducted
  • For every unanswered responses, 0 marks will be given

Test Duration

Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech)

       Paper        Subjects Total Time Duration
For Non-PwD CandidatesFor PwD Candidates 
Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.)Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics3 hours4 hours

Paper 2A (B. Arch), Paper 2B (B.Planning), and Paper 2A (B. Arch) & Paper 2B (B.Planning)

PaperSubjects Total Time Duration
For Non-PwD CandidatesFor PwD Candidates
Paper 2A (B.Arch) OnlyMathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test3 hours4 hours
Paper 2B (B.Planning) OnlyMathematics, Aptitude Test, and Planning Based Questions3 hours4 hours
Paper 2A (B.Arch) and Paper 2B (B.Planning) bothMathematics, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test, and Planning Based Questions3 hours 30 minutes4 hours 10 minutes

Crack IIT JEE with Unacademy

Get subscription and access unlimited live and recorded courses from India’s best educators

Notifications

Get all the important information related to the JEE Exam including the process of application, important calendar dates, eligibility criteria, exam centers etc.

See all
Access more than

10,505+ courses for IIT JEE

Get the learning app

Download lessons and learn anytime, anywhere with the Unacademy app