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JEE MAIN EXAM 2022 : EVERYTHING STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW!

JEE MAIN EXAM 2022 : EVERYTHING STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW!

  • January 21, 2022
  • Posted By : Oswaal
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Since the day you have opted for Science in class XI, you must be hearing god-like voices echoing “JEE Mains - The test of your life” whether from your parents, relatives, teachers or from older siblings you think you have.

 

Well, we are not here to make the same hype. Besides, you are just reading a blog and it's your own voice resonating in your head.

 

So, JEE Mains is just another important exam. Yes it's an important but not a do or die exam.

 

Right!!

 

It's important because it helps you transition from school to college of your choice and dreams.

 

So, Let's look at all the things you need to know about it.

 

 

What is JEE Mains?

 

Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main), is an all India computer-based test for admission to various technical undergraduate programs in engineering, architecture, and planning across India. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

 

For those who like the history of things. Here it is.

 

 

 

History of JEE

 

Formerly called All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). Owing to the rising competition and the goal of maintaining the exclusiveness of institutes of national importance it was introduced in 2002. Renamed to JEE-Main in 2013.

 

Until 2018, the exam was held both in pen-paper and Computer based mode, once every year conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). From the year 2018 National Testing Agency started conducting it.

 

But from 2021 it is being conducted four times a year (February, March, April and May) for the next academic session.

 

Now, If you are wondering, isn't it one time enough! Do I have to give it all four times? No, A big NO!!

 

 

 

Why is it conducted in multiple sessions?

 

So that the candidates benefits in the following ways:

 

         1. To give multiple opportunities to the candidates to improve their scores.

         2. To get first-hand experience in the first attempt and then improve on their mistakes for the next time.

         3. To reduce the chances of dropping a year.

         4. If a candidate appears in more than one session the best of the JEE Main scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking.

 

 

 

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

 

        1. For appearing in the JEE (Main) 2022, there is no age limit for the candidates. However, candidates may be required to fulfill the age criteria of the Institute(s) in which they are desirous of taking admission.


        2. They should have either appeared in Class 12 / equivalent qualifying examination in the same year or passed in 2020 or 2021.


        3. For admissions in NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs: The candidate must secure 75% Marks in class 12. For reserved category candidates, the minimum percentage required is 65%.

 

 

Structure of Exam

 

JEE Main comprises two papers.

 

Paper 1 for B.E./B.Tech courses conducted in four sessions (February, March, April and May).

 

Paper 2 for B.Arch and B.Planning courses conducted in two sessions (February & May) only.

 

A candidate can opt for any or both the papers.

 

 

Medium of Exam

 

The exam is offered in thirteen languages, namely Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu, and Telugu.

 

Pattern of Examination

 

Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech)

 

Total number of questions: 90

Need to Attempt: 75

Total number of marks: 300

Distribution of questions & Marks: Mathematics (100 Marks) - 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical based

Physics (100 Marks) - 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical based

Chemistry (100 Marks) - 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical based

 

Marking Scheme

 

MCQs, 4 marks for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


For numerical-based questions, 4 marks for the correct answer. No negative marking for incorrect answers.


No marks are given for unanswered questions.

 

 

Paper-2A (B. Arch)

 

Total number of questions: 82

Total number of marks: 400

Distribution of questions & Marks: Mathematics (100 Marks) - 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical based.

Aptitude(200 Marks) - 50 MCQs

Drawing Test(100 Marks) - 2 Questions

 

Marking Scheme

 

In the Mathematics and Aptitude section, 4 marks for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

For numerical-based questions, 4 marks for the correct answer. No negative marking for incorrect answers.

For the Drawing test, 2 questions will be evaluated out of 100 marks on the basis of the candidate’s drawing skills.

 

 

Paper-2A (B. Planning)

 

Total number of questions: 105

Total number of marks: 400

Distribution of questions & Marks: Mathematics (100 Marks) - 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical based.

Aptitude Test (200 Marks) - 50 MCQs

Planning Based (100 Marks) - 25 MCQs

 

Marking Scheme

 

In the Mathematics and Aptitude section, 4 marks for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

For numerical-based questions, 4 marks for the correct answer. No negative marking for incorrect answers.

 

 

Syllabus

 

The details of the syllabus are given on the website: jeemain.nta.nic.in.

 

Moreover, to cater to different reduction in syllabus by various Boards, the NTA has decided to provide for choice in the question papers and thus there will be two Sections in each paper.

 

While the JEE Main syllabus is mainly mapped according to the NCERT textbooks, NTA does prescribe a separate syllabus for JEE.

 

Since questions in JEE Main exam are objective type and numerical based, smart work, practice and informed preparation is required.

 

One major challenge students face is time constraint. So to conquer this, development of quick problem-solving and time management skills should be kept in mind.

 

 

So now you know who conducts JEE Mains, the pattern, the scheme, the syllabus. Now Let's Dream.

 

“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”          - APJ Abdul Kalam

 

 

Participating Institutes

      1. The 23 Indian Institutes of Technology,

      2. The 31 National Institutes of Technology.

      3. The 25 Indian Institutes of Information Technology.

      4. 26 other central government funded institutions including the three Schools of Planning and Architecture.

      5. State institutes such as the Jabalpur Engineering College, Pondicherry Engineering College, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow etc.

 

So what's your dream, IIT Bombay or SPA Delhi?

 

The National Testing Agency will announce the JEE Main 2022 exam date at registration deadline soon at jeemain.nta.nic.in. So, lock your looks on the syllabus and start your preparation. Because…

 

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”            -Paul Valery

 

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All the Best!

 

 

 

 

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