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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- 

NTA has released the new JEE Main 2021 exam pattern for B.Tech, B. Arch, and B. Planning papers. The exam pattern of JEE Main 2021 is divided into JEE Paper 1 pattern for B.Tech and JEE Paper 2 pattern for B. Arch and B. Planning. As per JEE Main exam pattern 2021, each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Value Questions and out of 10, only 5 have to be done. According to the JEE Main 2021 exam pattern, both the papers will be conducted in online mode except for the Drawing test for B.Arch. NTA JEE Main 2021 paper pattern contains details like JEE Main 2021 examination mode, number of sections, number of questions, type of questions, JEE Main 2021 marking scheme, etc. of the exam. NTA JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in 4 sessions- February, March, April, and May- Paper 1 for B.E/B.Tech and Paper 2 for B.Arch or B.Plan. Read the full article to know the detailed JEE Main exam pattern 2021 for B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan courses.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- What’s New?

  • As per the latest JEE Main 2021 exam pattern, paper 1 will have a total of 90 questions, 25 each from Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. Candidates have to attempt only 75 questions.
  • Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical questions. 5 out of 10 numerical questions are optional.
  • Numerical questions don’t have negative marking.
  • JEE Main 2021 for paper 1 (B.Tech) will be conducted for 300 marks, while paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.
  • Now, JEE Main 2021 will be held in 13 regional languages

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

To qualify for the IIT Joint Entrance Exam, one must be aware of the complete JEE Main exam pattern 2021. The paper 1 pattern and paper 2 pattern of JEE Main 2021 is different. Candidates should refer to the respective JEE Main 2021 exam pattern to make a better JEE Main study plan. So, here we have provided the detailed exam pattern of JEE Main 2021 for both papers.

JEE Main 2021 Languages

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 1 (B.Tech)

Candidates willing to appear for JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 should check the exam pattern for the paper here. The exam will be conducted in online mode and will have multiple-choice questions along with questions with numerical value answers. The following tables can be referred to understand the JEE Main exam pattern 2021 for Paper 1.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern for Paper 1

ParametersJEE Main Exam Pattern Details
Exam ModeComputer-based test mode
Exam Duration3 hours (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Total number of questions90 (need to answer 75 questions) (Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical ques out of which 5 is must)
Type of Questions20 Objective questions having 4 options each with only 1 correct option
10 Numerical questions out of which 5 needs to be answered
JEE Main 2021 Marking SchemeJEE Main Marking Scheme for Paper 1 is-For MCQs – 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answerFor answer with a numeric value – 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 0 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
JEE Main Maximum Marks300
Medium of paperEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021 Paper 1 for B.Tech

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 2 (B.Arch and B.Plan)

Candidates who wish to appear for paper 2 of JEE Main 2021 can check the exam pattern for B.Arch and B.Plan here. Both the papers are conducted in online mode except for the Drawing section in B.Arch. The following tables can be considered to know the detailed JEE Main 2021 exam pattern for Paper 2.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

ParticularsJEE Main Exam Pattern Details
Mode of ExaminationComputer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch
Language of ExaminationEnglish or Hindi – For All Centre CitiesEnglish or Hindi or Gujarati- For Centre Cities in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu
Duration of Examination3 hours
Number of SectionsThere are three sections in both B.Arch and B.Plan papers.B.Arch:MathematicsAptitude testDrawing testB.Plan:MathematicsAptitude testPlanning test
Type of QuestionsB.Arch-Type of questions for each section of B.Arch-Mathematics- Multiple- choice questions and questions with numerical value as answersAptitude- Multiple- choice questionsDrawing- Drawing aptitudeB.Planning-Type of questions for each section of B.Planning-Mathematics- Multiple- choice questions and questions with numerical value as answersAptitude- Multiple- choice questionsPlanning- Multiple- choice questions
Number of QuestionsB.Arch: 77 QuestionsB.Plan: 100 Questions
Total Marks400 Marks
Marking SchemeJEE Main Marking Scheme for Paper 2 is-MCQs- Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark on each incorrect answer.Questions with numerical value answers – Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking.Marking Scheme for Drawing Test – Two questions are evaluated out of 100 marks

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021 Paper 1 for B.Arch and B.Plan

Candidates can check the JEE Main 2021 paper pattern for B.Arch and B.Plan explaining the number of questions in each section and respective makes from the following table.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021 for B.Arch

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics25 (20+5)5 Questions with answers as a numerical value.100
Aptitude50200
Drawing Test2100
Total77 Questions400 Marks

JEE Main B.Plan Exam Pattern 2021

JEE B.Planning will be held in Online mode only.

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics25 (20+5)5 Questions with answers as a numerical value.100
Aptitude50200
Planning Test25100
Total100 Questions400 Marks

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