JEE Main 2019 Counselling, Seat Allotment, Cutoff, and Result
JoSAA Counselling has been started from June 16, 2019. The result for the April session has been declared by the official authority on April 29, 2019. NTA has merged the JEE Main January and April scores to prepare the final merit list. For candidates who have taken both the attempts, their best score is taken into account.
Latest: JoSAA has released the seat allotment result of round 7 on July 18, 2019 at its official website – Check Here
Candidates are allocated All India Rank (AIRs) and All India Category Rank based on their JEE Main performance. Check How JEE Main Marks Vs Rank is calculated?
JEE Main Latest News
- Institutes which will not participate in centralized counselling will conduct their own counselling process. Check List of Institutes accepting low JEE Main Score
- JEE Main cut off has been released along with the declaration of result on May 14, 2019.
- NTA has also released official answer keys and students’ responses for JEE Main 2019 April session on jeemain.nic.in.
Paper 2 for B.Arch/B. Planning was successfully conducted in two shifts on April 7, 2019. Around 1, 67,475 students appeared for the exam. As per exam takers, Mathematics was difficult and time-consuming section, Aptitude test was slightly tricky while drawing section was the easiest section. The paper was set from the syllabi of Class 11 and 12 only. Read Complete details about JEE Main Paper-2
JEE Main Paper Analysis 2019
A total of 958,619 students had registered for JEE Main 2019 April Session which was conducted from April 7 – 12. Most students referred to Physics as the toughest section and Chemistry as the easiest one. Mathematics had many questions from previous years’ papers. Check Detailed Analysis
- Students found Physics as the toughest section in JEE Main 2019.
- Mathematics section was quite tough as compared to last year. And it was lengthy too.
- The chemistry was easy than Physics and Mathematics. But a few questions were tricky like the Kjeldahl method and Frenkel defect.
Must Read: Normalisation Process in JEE Main 2019
JEE Main 2019 Result
For January Session: January 31, 2019|| For April Session: April 30, 2019
NTA has released JEE Main Result online on the official website i.e. nta.ac.in. After the result declaration, NTA also releases All India Ranks of qualified candidates.
How to check JEE Main Result 2019?
Candidates can check their result of JEE Main exam by following the steps mentioned below.
- Visit JEE Main 2019 Result portal
- Enter roll number and date of birth
- Click on submit button and you will be redirected to JEE Main result 2019 window
- Check your score and ranks and download the Rank Card of JEE Main 2019
JEE Main Rank List 2019 includes All India Rank of the candidate along with the All India Category Rank. Furthermore, JoSAA uses JEE Main AIR for admissions. The following details are mentioned on JEE Main 2019 Rank Card:
- All India Rank in JEE
- National Rank
- Category Rank
- Total Marks in JEE Main
- Marks obtained in each paper
- Qualifying Status for JEE Advanced
JEE Main 2019 Cut Off
NTA has released the cut off of JEE Main 2019 along with the result. Based on the cut-off, a merit list of the candidates is also prepared depending on which the candidates are called for the counselling process. Cut off is released by considering the factors such as difficulty level, number of candidates and category of the candidates.
JEE Main Cut off for April 2019 is mentioned below:
|Category||Cut off for Paper 1|
|Common Rank List||89.7548849|
|General - EWS||78.2174869|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||74.3166557|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||54.0128155|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||44.3345172|
CheckJEE Main Cut off
JEE Main 2019 Counselling
The process for JEE Main counselling has already commenced. Seat allotment procedure is based on All India Ranks. The verification of documents for admission is done at the time of seat allotment process. In 2017, the counselling and seat allotment was held in 7 rounds. Counselling is done in two parts one is for 15% All India Quota Seats and another is for 85% State Quota. There are 3 counselling processes for JEE Main 15% All India Quota seats viz.
- JoSAA Counselling (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) manages combined counselling and seat allotment procedure for all the IITs, IIITs, NITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).
- CSAB NEUT is conducted for seats reserved in AICTE approved Institutes in India that are not covered under CSAB for the North Eastern States & Union Territories (NEUT).
- CSAB SFTI is conducted for admission in Self-Funded Technical Institutes.
Highlights of JEE Main Counselling
|JoSAA Counselling begins from||June 16, 2019|
|Number of Institutes participating in JoSAA||100 (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, and 23 GFTIs)|
|Total Seats offered through JoSAA||36208 seats (approx.)|
|Number of institutes participating in CSAB SFTI||18 Self-Financed Technical Institutes|
|Total seats in CSAB SFTI||12966 seats (approx.)|
|Total NEUTs offering admissions||213 AICTE approved institutes|
|Seats offered through CSAB NEUTs||981 seats (approx.)|
Highlights of JEE Main 2019
JEE Main 2019 Dates
The official schedule for JEE Main 2019 is now available at nta.ac.in. NTA, coordinating body of the exam will hold the exam in January and April 2019. The updated schedule for JEE Main 2019 (January and April session) is tabulated below:
|Events||January Session||April Session|
|JEE Main 2019 Notification||September 2018||February 2019|
|Availability of Application Forms||September 1 – 30, 2018||February 8 – March 7, 2019|
|JEE Main Form Correction Window||October 8- 14, 2018||March 11 – 15, 2019|
|Issue of JEE Main 2019 Admit Card||December 17, 2018||March 21, 2019|
|JEE Main 2019 Exam Date (Paper 1 and Paper 2)||January 8 – 20, 2019||April 7 – 20, 2019|
|Release of JEE Main 2019 Answer Key||January 15, 2019||April 14, 2019|
|JEE Main 2019 Result Date|
Paper 1: January 19, 2019
|Paper 1: April 30, 2019|
|Paper 2: January 31, 2019||Paper 2: May 15, 2019|
JEE Main Eligibility
Even though the regulating body has changed, the eligibility criteria for JEE Mains 2019 remained the same. The standards will vary as per the program opted. A brief about the same is as follows:
|Criteria||Eligibility for Appearing in JEE Main||Relaxation (for reserved categories)|
|Age limit||Must have been born on or after Oct 1, 1993||5 Years relaxation for SC, ST and PWD|
|Minimum qualifying marks (for admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs, and CFTIs)||75% marks in aggregate||65% marks in aggregate|
|Year of passing class 12||Passing after 2015 or appearing in 2019||-|
|Total number of attempts||3||-|
- Only candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe/Reader on the request of the candidate. Read More
- Those who are applying for B.E./B.Tech must have Physics and Mathematics along with one of these subjects Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology.
- The candidates who have applied for B.Arch./B.Planning must have studied Mathematics.
- There is no pass percentage prescribed by NTA to write JEE Main.
- While JEE Advanced can be attempted twice in consecutive years.
JEE Main 2019 Reservation
NTA follows the Reservation Rules laid by GOI for admission process through JEE Main. Candidates will be assigned All India Ranks (AIR) as per their respective categorical reservation policy.
The following categories will be considered in JEE Main along with the percentage of reservation-
|Category||Reservation (in %)|
|Scheduled Castes (SC)||15|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7.5|
|Persons with Disability (PwD)||3|
JEE Main Application Form 2019
For January Session: September 1 – 30, 2018|| For April Session: February 8 – March 7, 2019
The application process contains 7 steps to complete the JEE Main Application Form. They are:
- Registration through Aadhaar Number
- Fill the Online Application Form
- Verification of Mobile Number and Email ID
- Uploading of Images
- Fee Payment
- Slot Booking (only for Computer Based Test)
- Printing of Acknowledgement Page
Check Here How to Fill JEE Main Application Form?
JEE Main Application Fee
After uploading the images, candidates have to remit the application fee online through debit/credit card or Net Banking. Given below is the category wise fee:
|Paper/Category||Paper 1 or 2||Paper 1 and 2 Both||Paper 1 or 2||Paper 1 and 2 both|
|Those who’s Exam Centre is in India||Those who’s Exam Centre is out of India|
|Offline Modes (Pen & Paper Based)||General/OBCs (Boys)||1000||1800||2500||3800|
|Online Modes (Computer Based)||General/OBCs (Boys)||500||1300||2500||3800|
- Payment via Credit Card: to remit the fee, 1.20% of the examination fee will be charged additionally along with service tax as applicable.
- Payment via Debit Card, a fee of 0.75% of the examination fee will be charged additionally along with taxes for exam fee.
- A candidate using SBI Buddy will be charged INR 20 per transaction plus the service tax as applicable.
- Using Paytm will cost 1.50% of the examination fee plus the service tax as applicable.
JEE Main Slot Booking
This feature allows a candidate to choose the date and time for the exam. However, this feature is only accessible for candidates opting JEE Main in online mode. JEE Main Slot Booking work on a first come first serve basis and it is not mandatory to book a slot. Check Conditions and Procedure for JEE Main Slot Booking.
A proposal is going around and it might be possible that NTA (National Testing Agency) will organize JEE Main from next year and ensures that the test “will be online, duly scrutinized and standardized”. Read More.
JEE Main Statistics
JEE Main 2019 registration Statistics – Available shortly
For JEE Main 2018, around 11.5 lakh candidates registered. Out of which, 2.25 lakh had opted for Online mode examination while 9.25 lakh candidates took JEE Main in offline mode. As compared to last year, the numbers show an overall dip in registrations but rise in test takers for computer-based examination.
JEE Main Form Correction
Dates for JEE Main Form Correction: Available shortly
The organizing body also provides JEE Main Form Correction for making changes in the online form. Applicants can check their form status later by logging into their portal. Also, the link for image correction in JEE Main application form is activated at the official website.
Candidates who have been sent a message or email by JEE Main Exam Authority can only remove the discrepancy in uploaded images. Read More.
JEE Main Photo Size
|Image||File size||Dimensions||File Format|
|Photograph (with name and date of taking photo)||4 kb to 40 kb||3.5 cm x 4.5 cm||JPEG/JPG|
|Signature of Candidate||1 kb to 30 kb||3.5 cm x 1.5 cm||JPEG/JPG|
|Signature of Father/ Mother/ Guardian||1 kb to 30 kb||3.5 cm x 1.5 cm||JPEG/JPG|
JEE Main Admit Card
For January Session: December 17, 2018 || For April Session: March 18, 2019
- The admit card is available online at nta.ac.in.
- To download JEE Main Admit Card, enter Application Number and Password.
- The exam is conducted in 258 cities across India and 10 international cities.
- JEE Main exam center has to be chosen at the time of registration.
Steps to download JEE Main 2019 Admit Card
- Enter JEE Main Application Number, date of birth and security pin in the admit card window
- Click on the “Submit” button.
- Check the admit card on your computer screen.
- Ensure all the details are correct before taking a print out.
JEE Main Exam Centers
- The examination is conducted in the major cities and towns across India as well as abroad.
- Candidates must select one city while registering for the exam.
- In case the candidate opts for Paper 1 in the city where JEE Main 2019 is conducted but also wants to appear in Paper 2, select four other center cities.
- However, if the number of candidates for online mode is less than 50 in a city on a particular date than all such candidates will be allotted last day of the online mode exam in the same city.
Following documents have to be carried along with the admit card at the exam center:
- Copy of Passing Certificate of class 12 or equivalent examination of the year 2016 or 2015 if not opted for improvement
- Copy of improvement exam admit card if opted for an improvement exam
- Copy of Admit card for class 12th examination if appearing for class 12th examination
Download Previous Year Question Paper/Sample Papers
|Practice Papers||Download Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (1)||Click Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (2)||Click Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (3)||Click Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (4)||Click Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (5)||Click Here|
|Practice Paper for JEE Main (6)||Click Here|
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JEE Main Mock Test
For January Session: October 2018|| For April Session: February 2019
NTA has released JEE Main mock test 2019 at its official website (https://ntatpc.in/). This test should not be taken as a sample paper for the exam. It is provided for the test takers to understand the type of pattern of the online exam. The test can be accessed from the official website of JEE Main and it doesn’t need any login detail. Read the general instructions before attempting the mock test. Read More
JEE Main Exam Pattern
|Specifications||JEE Main 2019 Pattern|
Paper 1 – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper 2 – Aptitude test, Mathematics and Drawing
|Type of Questions||MCQ; Drawing Questions for Paper 2|
|Medium of Exam||English, Hindi and other regional languages|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Total Marks||Paper 1 – 360 | Paper 2 – 390|
Each question carries 4 marks
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI has notified few changes in JEE pattern from 2017:
- The exam will be purely a computer based one.
- No weightage for Class 12th marks in calculating ranks in JEE Main.
- In order to get admissions in IITs/ NITs/ IIITs & other CFTIs based on JEE Advanced/ Mains rank must secure 75% marks in Class 12th or be in top 20 percentile in Class 12th exam conducted by respective Boards.
- For SC/ ST candidates, the qualifying marks will be 65% in Class 12th exam.
JEE Main 2019 Syllabus
JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 comprises of PCM of class 12 of CBSE board. While for Paper 2, the questions will be based on Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. CheckBest Books for JEE Main
Here are some of the important topics in JEE Main for both the papers:
|Physics||Units and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases|
|Chemistry||Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Solid State, Liquid State: Properties of liquids, Gaseous State, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Covalent Bonding, Molecular Orbital, Chemical Thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Equilibrium involving chemical processes, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry|
|Mathematics||Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series, Permutations and Combinations, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.|
|Aptitude Test||Awareness of places, persons, buildings and materials, Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment, Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings, Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), Analytical Reasoning, Three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, colour texture, building forms and elements, contrast and harmony.|
|Drawing Test||Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, Elevations and 3 D views of objects Rotation, Development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, Sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, riverfronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College