JEE MAIN 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
JEE Main exam comprises 2 papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is held in online and offline modes while JEE Main Paper 2 is conducted in offline mode only. Paper 1 consists of 3 sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics whereas, Paper 2 has 3 sections- Aptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing Test.
Candidates can opt for one or both the papers of JEE Main. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer, while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. There will be no change in the JEE Main exam pattern and syllabus this year. JEE Main 2018 Result will be declared on April 30, 2018.
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The following article informs about the exam mode, type of questions, medium of the exam and marking scheme of JEE Main 2018.
|Specifications||JEE Main 2018 Pattern|
Paper 1 – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper 2 – Aptitude test, Mathematics and Drawing
|Type of Questions||MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)|
|Medium of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Duration of Exam||3 Hours|
Paper 1 – 360 | Paper 2 – 390
Each question carries 4 marks and For every incorrect attempt, 1/4 marks will be deducted
2 drawing questions contain total 70 marks
JEE Main Paper 1 is held in online and offline mode. The offline paper is scheduled for April 8, while the online exam will take place on April 15 & 16. Check JEE Main 2018 Important Dates
As per JEE Main Brochure, exam pattern of JEE Main Paper 1 such as question paper, duration of exam details are given below:
Subject-wise distribution of questions with marks is tabulated below:
|Subjects||Maximum Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Total||90 questions||360 marks|
The exam schedule for JEE Main Papers is elucidated in the following table:
|April 8, 2018 – Offline Mode||Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech)||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||9:30 AM to 12:30 PM|
|Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)||Mathematics, Aptitude Test & Drawing Test||2:00 PM to 5:00 PM|
|April 15 & 16, 2018 – Online Mode||Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech)||Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||9:30 AM to 12:30 PM |
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
JEE Main Paper 2 is scheduled for April 8, 2018. The exam is held in offline mode. JEE Main exam pattern for paper 2 includes objective as well as drawing questions. This paper is a gateway for admission to UG architecture courses.
Tabulated below is the subject wise distribution of questions with marks in JEE Main is provided:
|Subjects||Maximum Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Total||82 questions||390 marks|
CBSE released mock test for JEE Main 2018 on December 13, 2017, at jeemain.nic.in. It is provided for the test takers to understand the type of online exam pattern. However, this test should not be taken as a sample paper for the exam and it doesn’t need any login detail. Click Here
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Ans. Yes, the exam pattern of JEE Main and JEE Advanced are different. JEE Main can be taken in either online or offline mode but JEE Advanced will not be held in completely online mode. Unlike JEE Main 2018, JEE Advanced exam pattern is not set.
Ans. No calculator will be allowed to carry at the exam center and there will not be any online calculator. All of the calculations have to be done on the rough sheet.
Ans. There are high chances of the moderately high level of difficulty for JEE Main 2018 exam due to its high competency level.
Ans. JEE Main Paper 1 will be available in both English and Hindi languages. However, for the exam centres chosen in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the paper will also be available in Gujarati language.
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