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October 27, 2021 • 5:48 pm

Top 20 Frequently Asked Questions by Aspirants in JEE Main

JEE Main Exam FAQs

JEE Main 2020 Model Papers

We as a human are always flooded with doubts and queries. Yes, we want to make sure not a single mistake would affect us.

That’s same with the JEE Main Exam as well. Students ask many doubts, questions and queries. Obviously, they don’t want to make any mistake and would not take any risk that will affect their chances to appear in the exam.

So, to help those students, Eduncle has come up with the JEE Main FAQs. We have answered the Frequently Asked Questions related to JEE Main Exam.

Let’s have a look at them all.


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JEE Main FAQs- Answers to Most Asked Questions!


Question 1: What is JEE Main Exam?

Answer: JEE Main Exam is an Engineering Entrance exam that is conducted for providing admission to UG Engineering and Architectural courses in Top IITs and NITs.


Question 2: Who is eligible for JEE Main Exam?

Answer: Students who satisfy the following JEE Main Eligibility Criteria factors will be eligible for the exam:

Nationality & Citizenship.

Age Limit.

Year of Appearance in 12th Class/Diploma Degree/Equivalent Exam.

No. of Subjects in the Qualifying Examination.

No. of Attempts.

JEE Main Eligibility Marks.


Question 3: Whether the JEE Main Exam will be offline or online?

Answer: The exam will be conducted in online mode only i.e. Computer Based Test.


Question 4: How many times a student can appear in JEE Main Exam in one year?

Answer: According to the new rules set by the new exam conducting body (NTA), you can appear in JEE Main Exam twice a year.


Question 5: How can I apply for the JEE Main Exam?

Answer: The first thing you should do is, check whether you are eligible for the exam or not. After that, you have to fill the online application form. Steps to fill the application form are provided here- JEE Main Application Form.


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Question 6: Will the JEE Main Exam be tougher from 2019 as the exam conducting body has been changed to National Testing Agency (NTA)?

Answer: No, that will not be the case. The JEE Main Syllabus and JEE Main Exam Pattern will be the same as they were earlier.


Question 7: For JEE Main Exam, whether the photograph without name and date of the photograph is accepted?

Answer: If a candidate accidentally uploaded the photograph without date and time, then his/her photograph will be accepted.


Question 8: When and how can I download my JEE Main Admit Card?

Answer: You can download your admit card till the exam is conducted. You can check the complete process to download your admit card here- JEE Main Admit Card.


Question 9. Can I use the calculator in the JEE Main Exam?

Answer: No, you are not allowed to bring the physical calculator in the exam hall. You will be provided with a virtual calculator during the exam.


Question 10: Do I need to appear in the JEE Main Exam twice? If I appeared twice then, which score will be considered?

Answer: It’s not necessary to appear in the JEE Main Exam twice. If you appeared in the exam twice then, the best score will be considered.


Question 11: How many subjects one must have in 12th Board exam for appearing in JEE Main Exam?

Answer: You must have at least 5 subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, best of two optional subjects) in Class 12th if you want to be eligible for the JEE Main Exam.


Question 12: In how many cities does the JEE Main Exam is conducted?

Answer: In 200+ cities the JEE Main Exam has been conducted. You can check the list of all the JEE Main Exam Centres and choose as per your convenience.


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Questions 13: If I entered the wrong details in the JEE Main Application Form, will I be able to correct it?

Answer: Yes, you can. JEE Main Correction Form is the facility provided to the candidates to correct their details in the application form.


Question 14: Will the JEE Main Exam be conducted in the Hindi Language?

Answer: Yes, JEE Main Exam is conducted in two languages: English and Hindi. For the exam centres located in the cities of Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Nagar Haveli, the exam paper will be in Gujarati.


Question 15: When will the result of JEE Main Exam be declared?

Answer: JEE Main 2020 Result for Paper 1 was declared on 17th January 2020 and Paper 2 & Paper 3 result on 23rd January 2020.


Question 16: Are there any changes in JoSAA Counselling Process?

Answer: The JEE Main Counselling Procedure will remain the same as it was.


Question 17: Is Aadhar Card mandatory for JEE Main Exam?

Answer: No, Aadhar card is not mandatory for JEE Main Exam. You can use any of your IDs like Passport, voter ID, ration card etc.


Question 18: What If I forget my JEE Main Application No./Password?

Answer: No worries. You can reset your password through the security question and answer chosen during the application process. After this, a reset link will be sent on your registered email ID or the verification code will be sent to your registered mobile number.


Question 19: Is it compulsory to appear in the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

Answer: No, it’s not. If you want to purse the B.Arch. and B.Planning courses then, you have to appear in the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam.


Question 20: How many exam centres can I choose for the JEE Main Exam?

Answer: You can choose up to 3 exam centres as per your convenience.


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With this, we have answered the Most Asked Questions regarding JEE Main Exam. Hope you are now clear with all your doubts.

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