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JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern, Exam Mode, Scheme – Check Here

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JEE MainJEE Main 2024 Session-I Exam will be held from February 2024. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.

JEE Main 2024 Exam pattern has been announced, and according to the NTA, Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted in two shifts per day. According to the latest notification released by NTA, Paper 1 will be Computer Based Test (CBT), and Paper 2 will be Partially CBT Based (Mathematics and Aptitude Test) and Partly Pen Paper Based (Drawing Section).

The students must ensure they are aware of the latest JEE Main Exam pattern declared by NTA. JEE Main Exam Pattern will help the JEE Main Aspirants to understand the whole weight of the questions. Students can also check the JEE Main 2024 Syllabus to check the details about the Subjects.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2024 Examination will be organized in February 2024 for Session-I and April 2024 for Session II. The number of attempts that a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) is limited to 03 (three).

  • The NTA (National Testing Agency) 2024 Exams are Conducted in 11 Languages like English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, Tamil, Urdu & Telugu.

New Pattern

The students will have the following benefits of the new pattern:

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  • This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in the examination if they fail to give their best on the first attempt without wasting their whole academic year.
  • In the first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time.
  • This will reduce the chances of dropping a year, and droppers would not have to waste an entire year.
  • If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won’t have to wait for one full year.
  • The student’s best of the two NTA scores will be considered to prepare Merit List/ Ranking.

JEE 2024 Marking Scheme

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is one of India’s most prestigious engineering entrance examinations. Conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), JEE serves as the gateway for admission into various undergraduate engineering programs in prestigious institutes such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), and other renowned engineering colleges across the country.

The JEE 2024 will follow a well-defined marking scheme that determines how the scores of the candidates are calculated. The marking scheme plays a crucial role in assessing the performance of the candidates and allocating ranks based on their scores.

The JEE 2024 will consist of two papers: JEE Main and JEE Advanced. The JEE Main will be conducted twice a year, in January and April, while the JEE Advanced will be held for the top qualifying candidates of JEE Main.

In the JEE Main examination, each question carries four marks for the correct answer, and there is a negative marking for incorrect answers. For every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted. However, no marks will be deducted for unanswered questions or questions marked for review.

The JEE Advanced examination follows a similar marking scheme, but the questions’ difficulty level is usually higher than JEE Main.

JEE Main 2024 B.E/ B.Tech Marking Scheme

The JEE Main 2024 B.E/B.Tech paper follows a marking scheme of +4 for each correct answer and -1 for each incorrect answer, while no marks are deducted for unanswered questions.

Subject Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Section A Section B
Physics 20 10* 100
Chemistry 20 10* 100
Mathematics 20 10* 100
Total 90 questions 300 marks

JEE Main 2024 B.Arch Marking Scheme

The JEE Main 2024 B.Arch exam follows a marking scheme where each correct answer awards +4 marks, while each incorrect answer results in a deduction of -1 mark. Unanswered questions do not receive any marks.

Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Aptitude 50 200
Mathematics 20 + 10* 100
Drawing 2 100
Total 77 questions 400 marks

JEE Main 2024 B.Planning Marking Scheme

The JEE Main 2023 B. Planning exam follows a marking scheme where each correct answer carries four marks, while for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted. Unanswered questions do not receive any positive or negative marks.

Subjects Maximum Questions Maximum Marks
Aptitude 50 200
Mathematics 20 + 10* 100
Planning-Based Objective Type 25 100
Total 100 400 marks

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is one of India’s most prestigious engineering entrance exams. It serves as a gateway for admission to various undergraduate engineering programs in renowned institutions such as the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other centrally funded technical institutions (CFTIs). Aspiring engineering students nationwide eagerly prepare for this highly competitive exam to secure a seat in their desired engineering college.

The JEE Main 2024 exam pattern is crucial for candidates to understand and plan their preparation strategies accordingly. While the exam pattern is subject to change, it typically consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from physics, chemistry, and mathematics. In recent years, the JEE Main exam has been conducted in two sessions, allowing candidates to improve their scores. It is important to note that the exam pattern might vary based on the exam mode, as JEE Main is conducted in both computer-based test (CBT) and pen-and-paper test (PPT) formats.

In this article, we will explore the expected exam pattern for JEE Main 2024, including the number of questions, marking scheme, duration, and other essential details. Check below-

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024: Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)

Particulars Details
Exam Mode Computer-based examination
Test Duration Three hours
Language of Examination
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Questions with numerical values as answers

No. of Sections Three are three sections:
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
JEE Mains Total questions
Mathematics: 30 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, five questions are compulsory.
Physics: 30 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, five questions are compulsory.
Chemistry: 30 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, five questions are compulsory.
Total: 90 Questions (30 questions each)
JEE Mains total marks 300 Marks (100 marks for each section)
JEE Main Marking Scheme
MCQs: Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.

Questions with numerical value answers: Candidates will be given four marks for each correct answer, and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern Paper 2A

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam
Computer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch (Pen & Paper based mode)
Language
English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
Exam Duration Three hours
No. of Sections B.Arch (Paper 2A):
Part 1 – Mathematics
Part 2 – Aptitude test
Part 3 – Drawing test
B.Plan (Paper 2B):
Mathematics
Aptitude test
Planning tests (MCQs)
Type of Questions B.Arch –
Type of questions for each section of B.Arch.
Mathematics: MCQs and questions with numerical value as answers
Aptitude– Multiple-choice questions
Drawing– Drawing aptitude
B.Planning-
Type of questions for each section of B. Planning.
Mathematics– MCQs and questions with numerical value as answers
Aptitude– MCQs (Multiple choice questions)
Planning– MCQs (Multiple choice questions)
JEE Mains total questions B.Arch: 82 Questions
B.Plan: 105 Questions
JEE Mains total marks 400 Marks
JEE Mains Marking Scheme
MCQs: Candidates will be given four marks for each correct answer and a negative mark of one mark on each wrong answer.

Questions with numerical value answers: Students will be given four marks for each correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Drawing Test: Two questions are evaluated out of 100 marks.

Mode of Examination

JEE (Main)-2024 will be conducted in the following mode:

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  • Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.
  • Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning): Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test -Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on the drawing sheet.

Type of Examination

JEE Main 2024 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B. Planning). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination are given in the table below:

Paper Subjects
B.E./B.Tech. Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
B. Arch
Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II
Drawing Test – Part III
B. Planning
Mathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II
Planning-based Question – Part III
Type of Questions Mode of Examination
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which the answer is a numerical value
“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Questions to test drawing aptitude
Pen and Paper Based (Offline) mode to be Attempted on a Drawing sheet
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

A requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below:

Course Papers
All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper-1
B.Arch/B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper-2

Choice of Medium of Question Papers

The medium of the Question Paper shall be English, Hindi, and Gujarati. The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form, and it cannot be changed at a later stage.

Previous Year Schedule of Examination 

The examination schedule for JEE Main Exam 2024 for both shifts is given below:

Events 1st Shift 2nd Shift
Timing of Exam 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM 2:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Duration of Exam 3 hours 3 hours
Entry in the Examination Centre 7:30 AM – Up to 8:30 AM 12:30 PM – Up to 1:30 PM
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall 9:00 AM 2:00 PM
Instructions by the Invigilators 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM
Test Commences 9:30 AM 2:30 PM
Test Finish 12:30 PM 5:30 PM
Timing of Examination for B.Arch & B.Planning (both) 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
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