JEE Mains 2022

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JEE Mains is one of the most popular engineering entrance exams, conducted by NTA. Based on the scores of JEE Mains and Advanced, students get admission into Bachelor-level Engineering, Architecture, and Planning courses in top Indian universities like IITs, NITs, IIITs, etc. Many state and private universities also depend on JEE Mains scores for the admission process. Let us have a look at important dates, the application process, paper pattern, and syllabus for JEE Mains 2022!

 

What is JEE Main?

The Joint Entrance Examination (Main), often known as JEE Main, is a test used to choose applicants for admission to B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan programs at NITs, IIITs, and Government-Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). JEE Main is also a prerequisite for the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced), which is required for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Every year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) administers the exam in four sessions. The exam is held in 13 languages in all of India’s states as well as various nations outside of the country.

JEE Main 2022 Highlights

Particulars JEE Main Paper 1 JEE Main Paper 2
Full-Form Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
Subject B.E./B.Tech B.Arch and B.Planning
Mode of Conduction Computed Based Test Computed Based Test;Pen and paper-based for Drawing section in B.Arch
Duration 3 hours (3.5 hours for both – B.Arch and B. Planning)
Exam Frequency Four times a year (February, March, April, and May sessions) Two times a year (February and May sessions)
Total Registrants for Previous session 8,58,273
Official Website jeemain.nta.nic.in
Total Marks 300 marks, 400 marks
Total Questions Asked 90 questions B.Arch – 82 questions;B.Planning- 105
The total number of questions to be answered  75 questions B.Arch – 77 questions;B.Planning- 100 questions
Scheme of Evaluation +4 for each correct response;-1 for each incorrect MCQ;Unattempted questions will not be marked +4 for each correct response;-1 for each incorrect MCQ;Unattempted questions will not be marked;+50 for each Drawing Question
Negative Marking -1 for each incorrect response for MCQs
Language of paper English, Hindi, Urdu (All Center Cities) Regional Languages

What’s New in JEE Main 2022

The JEE Main 2022 notice and information brochure are yet to be released. In light of the COVID-19 scenario, NTA is expected to make certain alterations to the number of attempts for JEE Main 2022. The number of attempts in JEE Main 2022 may be reduced, however, no information on this has been released.

The material and exam format are anticipated to remain unchanged from prior years. In the previous year, NTA altered the JEE Main test structure by increasing the total number of questions each subject in Paper 1 from 25 to 30, as well as enabling internal choices within the questions. Once the information brochure is available, more information about changes in JEE Mains 2022, if any, will be provided here.

JEE Main 2022 Important Dates

The following are essential dates to be aware of before taking the JEE main 2022 exam.

Events JEE Main 2022 February Exam Dates JEE Main 2022 March Exam Dates
Release of Notification 4th week of January 2022 4th Week of March 2022
Starting of the Registration process 1st week of February 2022 1st week of April 2022
End of registration 2nd week of February 2022 2nd Week of April 2022
Application Correction starts 3rd week of February 2022 3rd Week of April 2022
Release of Admit card 1st week of March 2022 3rd Week of April 2022
JEE Main Exam March 2022 4th week of April 2022
Display of Answer key 2nd week of April 2022 1st Week of May 2022
Declaration of Result 3rd week of April 2022 2nd week of May 2022
Counseling process starts 4th week of July 2022 4th week of July 2022

JEE Main 2022 Latest News Updates

  • The notification for JEE Main 2022 is anticipated to be released in the last week of January 2022. NTA will also release an official booklet, as well as a complete syllabus and exam format, along with the formal notification.
  • JEE Main 2022 Registration is expected to begin shortly after the official notice is released.
  • On December 20, 2020, the then-Union Cabinet Minister for Education, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, announced the official JEE Main Notification for 2022. Meanwhile, registrations for the first session began shortly after the formal notification was released.
  • The first phase of JEE Main 2022 (February Session) began on February 23, 2022.
  • Candidates can expect JEE Main 2022 to be held in four sessions, identical to the previous year’s timetable. The first session, however, may be postponed and held in March rather than February.

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JEE Main 2022 Registration & Application Form

You can register for the JEE Main 2022 exam online. You will apply for JEE Main 2022 starting in February 2022. Valid contact number and email address, credentials and other personal information, payment information, scanned photograph with name and date, and scanned signature on a white page within the 3.5 x 1.5 cm box size are all needed.

  • Go to the official webpage.
  • Select JEE Main Application Form 2022 from the drop-down menu.
  • Select “New Registration” from the drop-down menu.
  • To finish the registration, fill in the essential information and click the “Submit” button.

After completing the JEE Main registration process, aspirants will receive an email and a text message with the application form number and password in their registered email ID and mobile phone number. The registration details must be kept safe/saved by the candidates.

  • Candidates will be redirected to the page where they may fill out the detailed application form after completing the registration process. Candidates must supply information about their educational qualifications, parents’ information, communication and permanent addresses, and exam center preferences at this step.
  • Upload scanned copies of your passport photo and signature.
  • Payment of the application fee
  • Following the successful payment of application fees, the application form will be instantly submitted.

JEE Main 2022 Application Fee

You might now be curious about the cost of the JEE Main 2022 application form. The following is a list of the application costs for JEE Main 2022.

Papers Category Fees
Paper 1: B.E./B. TechPaper 2A: B. ArchPaper 2B: B.Planning Male candidates of Unreserved/ OBC category For Centres in India – INR 650For Centres Outside India – INR 3,000 
Paper 1: B.E./B. TechPaper 2A: B. ArchPaper 2B: B.Planning Female candidates of Unreserved/ OBC category For Centres in India – INR 325For Centres Outside India – 1,500
Paper 1: B.E./B. TechPaper 2A: B. ArchPaper 2B: B.Planning SC/ST and Transgender category candidates For Centres in India – INR 325For Centres Outside India – 1,500

JEE Main 2022 Documents Requirement

The documents that must be uploaded in the JEE Main Application Form, as well as their specifications, are listed below.

Document Size and Dimension Format
Photograph Size – 10 KB to 200 KBDimension- 3.5 x 4.5 CM  JPEG
Signature Size – 4 KB to 30 KBDimension- 3.5 x 1.5 CM  JPEG
Category Certificates Files size note exceeding 1 MB PDF

JEE Main 2022 Exam Centres

Along with the release of the information brochure, the exam cities for JEE Main 2022 will be disclosed. Candidates must select four exam cities from a list of four when filling out the JEE Main application form. Candidates will be assigned one of the four exam cities from which to take the exam. The cities listed below are some of the JEE Main Exam Centers for 2022.

SN. City Name SN. City Name
1. Andaman and Nicobar 19. Arunachal Pradesh
2. Andhra Pradesh 20. Bihar
3. Assam 21. Chandigarh
4. Dadra Nagar Haveli 22. Daman & Diu
5. Chhattisgarh 23. Delhi
6. Goa 24. Haryana
7. Gujarat 25. Jharkhand
8. Himachal Pradesh 26. Kerala
9. Karnataka 27. Jammu and Kashmir
10. Madhya Pradesh 28. Lakshadweep
11. Manipur 29. Maharashtra
12. Odisha 30. Mizoram
13. Meghalaya 31. Nagaland
14. Puducherry 32. Rajasthan
15. Punjab 33. Telangana
16. Sikkim 34. Tamil Nadu
17. Tripura 35. Uttar Pradesh
18. West Bengal 36. Uttarakhand

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before filling out the online application form for JEE Main 2022. Make sure you meet all of the qualifying conditions by carefully reading the information booklet. To be eligible for the JEE Main exam, candidates must meet the following requirements:

Eligibility Conditions
Age Limit There is no age limit for appearing in JEE Main
Educational Qualification Candidates must have passed class 12 or appeared in 2022 from any recognized board. Candidates having passed any exam equivalent to class 12 are also eligible to apply
Number of Attempts Candidates can appear in the exam in three consecutive years from the year of passing class 12
Compulsory Subjects For B.Tech- Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational subject for B.Arch – Physics, Chemistry, and MathematicsFor B.Plan- Mathematics

Admit Card for JEE Mains 2022

  • For the January session of JEE Main 2022, NTA will issue the JEE Main Admit Card.
  • Applicants may use their application number and DOB to download their admission card by logging on to the official website (jeemain.nta.nic.in/nta.ac.in).
  • Last session, the JEE Main 2021 Admit Card had four pages, including information on “Important Candidate Instructions” on Page No. 2 and “Candidate Advisory on COVID-19” on Pages No. 3 and 4.
  • The hall ticket is a required paper that a candidate must bring along with a valid ID certificate on the exam day.
  • It contains essential candidate and exam details, i.e., the name and address of the exam centre, test day directions, photograph and signature of the candidate, and more.
  • Candidates must remember that for applicants participating in the JEE Main January and April sessions, a separate JEE Main Admit Card will be given.

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus

Here is the syllabus for Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech.)- Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry-

Mathematics 

  •  Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical inductions
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiation
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability 
  • Trigonometry

Physics

  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
  • Experimental Skills

Chemistry

  • Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry- Classification of elements and periodicity
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals
  • Hydrogen
  • S. Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals  
  • P- Block Elements 
  • d – and f- Block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds
  • Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compounds containing Halogens, Nitrogen and Oxygen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Carbohydrates
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Principles related to Practical Chemistry

Syllabus for Architecture

Mathematics

  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Inductions
  • Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  •  Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Coordinate Geometry 
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  •  Mathematical Reasoning

Aptitude 

Awareness of persons. Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and Built-environment. Visualising three dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualising. Different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning & Mental Ability 

Drawing

The Drawing section is to test the candidates’ proficiency to recall a wide range of topics and objects and draw them with precision.

Syllabus for B. Planning

Maths

  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Inductions
  • Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  •  Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Coordinate Geometry 
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  •  Mathematical Reasoning

Other Sections

  • Aptitude
  • General knowledge 
  • Social Sciences
  • Thinking Skills: Comprehension, map reading skills, scale, distance, direction, area, critical reasoning; understanding of charts, graphs and tables; basic concepts of statistics and quantitative reason

For JEE Main preparation, the following are the best and most highly recommended books.

Recommended Physics Books Recommended Chemistry Books Recommended Maths Books
NCERT Class 11 and 12Concepts of Physics (Vol.1 & 2) by H.C. VermaProblems and Solutions of Physics by Sashi Bhusan Tiwari NCERT Class 11 and 12Concepts of Physical Chemistry by P. BahadurOrganic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon NCERT Class 11 and 12Differential & Integral Calculus by Amit AggarwalTrigonometry and Coordinate Geometry by S.L. Loney

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Paper 1: B Tech

Exam Mode Computer-based Test
Exam Duration 3 hours (4 hours for PWD)
Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Maths
Total No. of Questions 90 (75 to be answered)
Type of Questions Objective and Numerical questions
Marking Scheme 4 marks for correct answer-1 mark for incorrect answer

Paper 2: B Plan & BArch

Exam Mode Computer Based Test 
Exam Duration 3 hours (4 hours for PWD)
Subjects Mathematics, Aptitude Test & Drawing/Planning Test
Total No of Questions BArch: 82 questionsBPlanning: 100 questions
Type of Questions Objective, Numerical and Drawing
Marking Scheme 4 marks for correct answer-1 mark for incorrect answer

JEE Main Question Paper

The JEE Main question paper for 2022 is available on the NTA website. By clicking on the link- Question Paper and Answer Key, aspirants can download the pdf and use it for practice.

JEE Main Mock Test

NTA is the official body that conducts JEE Main amongst other nationwide tests. To help candidates prepare for these exams, NTA releases a set of mock tests for exams like JEE, NEET, UGC-NET, GPAT, etc. JEE Main aspirants can get mock tests on the official website of NTA.

Click here to get the mock tests

Candidates can also use NTA Abhyas App for topics-wise or full practice tests.

JEE Mains 2022 Result

The results for JEE Main sessions in February and March are available on the official website. Candidates can download their scorecard using their application number and date of birth.

Click here to check the March JEE Mains Result 2021

JEE Mains 2022 Preparation Tips

  • Start from Class XI: Beginning the preparation from Class XI is always advisable, as you have chosen your stream and are conscious if you are going to sit for JEE Main. As two years are more than enough for healthy and good planning, starting at XI will also save you from taking a drop after XII.
  • Be comprehensive with the topics: keeping the concepts simple is really important for students, as the questions can be set in every way. Students should also answer complicated questions with simple definitions.
  • Practice Test Focused Questions: After the learning process, candidates must practice exam-oriented questions, which often allow them to evaluate and correct their errors.
  • Get Good Study Material: Each book uses different principles to clarify methodologies. Some texts, while some use technical jargon, provide simple explanations. Candidates should use books that are most suitable for them in a language that they are familiar with.
  • Practice Sample Papers: Sample papers are the blueprints of real paper that familiarize students with the pattern of the test, degree of complexity, relevant topics replicated through the years, scheme of marking and time constraint. Students must therefore prepare Sample Papers or Previous Year Issue Papers.

JEE Mains 2022 Marks vs Percentile

For the 2022 session, here is an estimate of JEE Main Marks vs Percentile Range.

JEE Main Marks JEE Main Percentile
300 100
271 – 299 99.9946- 99.999
263 – 270 99.9904 – 99.9943
250 – 262 99.977 – 99.987
241 – 250 99.962 – 99.974
231 – 240 99.931- 99.955
211 – 220 99.854 – 99.897
201 – 210 99.792 – 99.846
191 – 200 99.712 – 99.782
181 – 190 99.599 – 99.681
171 – 180 99.454 – 99.577
161 – 170 99.278 – 99.435
151 – 160 99.08- 99.26
131 – 140 98.42 – 98.78
121 – 130 97.81- 98.15
111 – 120 97.50 – 97.79
101 – 110 96.53 – 97.26
91 – 100 95.99 – 96.06
81 – 90 93.23 – 95.32
71 – 80 91.81 – 93.76
61 – 70 87.91 – 91.03
51 – 60 82.06 – 86.63
41 – 50 73.43 – 81.15
31 – 40 58.25 – 71.88
21 – 30 37.70 – 56.63
11 – 20 13.50 – 33.23
0 – 10 0.89 – 0.90
(-19) – (-10) 0.86 – 0.88

JEE Main 2022 Accepting Top Colleges & Cut-Off

Following are the top colleges in India accepting jee the main score for 2022

Name NIRF Score NIRF Ranking 2020
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras 89.93 1
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi 88.08 2
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay 85.08 3
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur 82.18 4
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur 80.56 5
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee 76.29 6
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati 74.90 7
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad 66.44 8
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Tiruchirappalli 64.10 9
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore 62.88 10

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off can be divided into the Qualifying Cut off and the Admission Cut off.JEE Main 2022 Qualifying Cut off will be released by NTA after the declaration of results. Meanwhile, for admissions to NITs, IIITs, and other GFTIs, JEE Main Admission Cut off will be released by JoSAA in the form of opening and closing ranks. 

Category Minimum Scores Maximum Scores
Unreserved Category (UR) 87.8992241 100.0000000
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 66.2214845 87.8950071
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) 68.0234447 87.8950071
Scheduled Caste (SC) 46.8825338 87.8950071
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 34.6728999 87.8474721
People with Disabilities (PwD) 0.0096375 87.8273359
Is JEE Main easy?

JEE Main is considered one of the toughest exams in India. It is conducted every year for candidates interested in getting admissions in universities like IITs, NITs and other engineering colleges in India.

What if we fail in JEE mains?

Candidates who fail to qualify JEE mains have three attempts in total to crack the exam in the near future. Reserved category students get more attempts for appearing for the exam.

How can I do BTech without JEE?

There are various exams for BTech courses offered by state and private universities like BITSAT, VITEEE, SRMJEE, WBJEE, MET, KEAM and more.

Is NCERT enough for JEE?

NCERTs are extremely important for JEE Mains and all candidates use NCERTs along with other books for preparing for the exam.

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  1. This blog covers all the important topics to be covered for preparing for the exam, thanks for sharing such useful information.

  1. This blog covers all the important topics to be covered for preparing for the exam, thanks for sharing such useful information.

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