Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main), previously All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), is an examination composed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. Introduced in the year 2002, this national competitive test is for admission to different undergrad building and design courses in establishments tolerating the AIEEE score, mostly 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and 23 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs).

The examination comprises of just two papers: Paper 1 for B.E./B. Tech courses and Paper 2 for BArch courses. An applicant can decide on any or both the papers. Paper 1 is compulsorily a PC based test (called online mode) from 2019. Till 2018, there was an alternative between OMR based and PC based mode.

The procedure of Normalization is a well-established practise for contrasting competitor scores crosswise over multi session papers and is like those other educational based entrance tests directed in India. For normalization crosswise over segments, NTA will utilize the percentile proportionality. A link has been given to make everyone understand the procedure of normalisation in the official website of JEE (Mains), 2019. is the landing page where candidates and other interested parties can understand the process used to normalise the scores of the test taking candidate by the National Testing Agency.

Percentile Scores: Percentile scores will be scores dependent on the overall execution of each one of the individuals who show up for the examination. Essentially the marks acquired are changed into a scale extending from 100 to 0 for every session of examinees.

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The first JEE (Main) Examination for the year was directed by NTA between 8th and12th January 2019 through two shifts for every day over 258 urban areas in the nation and abroad. Totally, 9, 29,198 candidates had enrolled for Paper – I (B.E. /B. Tech.) in this examination. There were 467 examination centres the nation over and abroad. A complete number of 566 Spectators, 254 City-Coordinators and 25 State Coordinators were sent at these focuses to regulate the smooth and fair conduct of the examination. The Paper-I was led in 8 shifts from ninth to twelfth January 2019.

This year the scores were released on 19th January 2019, 12 days ahead of the scheduled date of result announcement. The toppers list has been listed out by National Testing Agency. There are 15 candidates who have received an NTA score of 100 in their exam. Apart from these 15, 30 state toppers’ list has also been announced by the National Testing Agency. gives detailed information regarding the results and toppers.

The link for seeing the answer key has been provided in the official website of JEE (Mains), 2019 and the answer key can be seen at The answer key has been given medium specific for both first and second session during for the paper-1.

The next Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) will be conducted in the month of April. The application process for the next JEE (Main) examination will start by 8th February 2019 and will last until 7th March 2019 (1 month). The candidates who wish to give a second try to improve their scores may do so during this time. However, those candidates who feel that their first attempt has given them high results can submit the same. The best of the two scores from the two examinations will be considered during the time of admission.

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