JEE Main Exam 2019 Paper Pattern

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is a popular engineering exam for 10+2 students conducted by NTA. It is for admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTI’s. It has two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2 containing multiple choice questions. Paper -1 is for admission in B.E. and B.Tech while Paper-2 is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses. The main and most basic thing to know about an exam is its pattern.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the pattern of the paper for the year 2019. There will be two shifts per day for both Paper-1 and Paper-2. The mode in which the paper will be conducted will be fully computer-based for Paper-1 and partly computer-based and partly pen and paper-based for Paper-2. Also, they have mentioned on their website that there is no change in the syllabus. Both the papers will be held twice i.e. in January and in April.

JEE Main 2019 Paper Pattern for Paper-1

The Paper-1 is held for admission in B.E. and B.Tech courses. The first attempt of JEE Main 2019 Paper-1 was held from January 9-12 in 8 different slots. The second attempt will be held in April.

Exam Mode

From this year onwards, the NTA has declared that the Paper-1 will be held only in computer-based mode. The paper will be available in both English and Hindi languages. For candidates from Gujarat, Daman, and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarati medium is also available.

Duration of Exam

The total duration of the exam is 3 hours without any sectional limit.

Subjects

There are three subjects i.e. physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

Marking Scheme

For each right answer 4 marks are allotted and for every wrong answer, 1 mark is deducted. No marks are given for un-attempted questions.

Types of questions

The paper will be consisting of multiple choice questions. There will be 4 options for each question with only one right answer.

Number and marks of questions

The question paper consists of a total of 90 questions 4 marks each. The total marks of the exam are 360. The various sections constitute of the subjects physics, chemistry, and maths.

Sections Number of questions Marks allotted
Mathematics 30 120
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Total 90 360

 

JEE Main Paper Pattern 2019 for Paper-2

The Paper-2 is held for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses. The first attempt of JEE Main 2019 Paper-1 was held on January 8 in 2 slots. The second attempt will be held in April.

Exam Mode

From this year onwards, the NTA has declared that the Paper-2 will be held in both computer and paper and pen mode. Mathematics and aptitude test will be computer-based while drawing test will be computer based. The paper will be available in both English and Hindi languages. For candidates from Gujarat, Daman, and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarati medium is also available.

Duration of Exam

The total duration of the exam is 3 hours without any sectional limit.

Subjects

There are three subjects i.e. Mathematics, General aptitude, and Drawing skills.

Marking Scheme

For each right answer 4 marks are allotted and for every wrong answer, 1 mark is deducted. No marks are given for un-attempted questions.

Types of questions

The paper will be consisting of multiple choice questions for mathematics and aptitude sections. There will be 4 options for each question with only one right answer.

Number and marks of questions

The question paper consists of a total of 82 questions 4 marks each for mathematics and aptitude section. There will be 2 questions of drawing skills of 35 marks each. The total marks of the exam are 390. The various sections constitute of the subjects mathematics, aptitude, and Drawing.

Sections Number of questions Marks allotted
Mathematics 30 120
General Aptitude 50 200
Drawing 02 70
Total 82 390

 

JEE Main Mock test paper

The JEE Main Mock test paper is now available on the website for practice. As the computer-based exam pattern is new, the NTA has established various test practice centers for students to practice mock tests. Various schools and engineering colleges are identified by NTA where practice centers are opened for JEE aspirants to get familiar with the new computer-based mode.

JEE Main Syllabus 2019

The syllabus comprises of class 11th and 12th syllabus with variation in difficulty level. Paper-1 and Paper-2 both comprise of 3 sections with variation in subjects. Paper-1 comprises of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics while Paper-2 comprises of Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing.

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