NTA has Released Official Notification for JEE Main 2019 CBT Exam

JEE Main 2019 Registration closed on September 30, 2018. Meanwhile, NTA has released guidelines regarding the new CBT (Computer Based Test) mode. Several changes have been introduced by the new governing body NTA. One of the major changes is that JEE Main 2019 will be completely online and no pen-paper mode will be available. JEE Main 2019 CBT will be a completely new experience for many aspirants who have never appeared for any entrance in an online mode. However, the syllabus remains unchanged.

Note- Check complete list of JEE Main 2019 Exam centers here.

JEE Main is the gateway for admission into the engineering courses in top universities across the nation. Thus, JEE Main 2019 CBT might make aspirants anxious, and the authorities understand it. NTA has therefore started Test Practice Centers for the aspirants to get comfortable for the upcoming exam.

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Let us now have a look at the calendar of events planned for JEE Main 2019 January Session:

  • Registration process was available between Sep 1 and 30, 2018.
  • Payment of fees can be done till Oct 1, 2018 using credit card/debit card/net banking or through e-challan.
  • Application correction window was open between Oct 8 and 14, 2018.
  • Admit card for JEE Main 2019 can be downloaded from official website on Dec 17, 2018.
  • The exam would be held between Jan 6, 2019 and Jan 20, 2019.
  • Declaration of result and cut off would take place on Jan 30, 2019.

JEE Main 2019 CBT Exam

Guidelines for JEE Main 2019 CBT Exam

  • To start the exam, candidates need to login on their respective allotted computers using ID and password in the application form
  • After login, candidates would see a page of instructions which consist of the types of questions, allotted time and marking scheme. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions very carefully at least once
  • There would be facility of changing the saved answers. You just have to go to the particular question, chose the new option you want to save and click on “save and next”
  • You can erase an answer too which has been saved previously. Select the question number from question bar and click on “clear response”
  • On the right side top of the computer screen, a timer is placed for candidates to manage their speed
  • After the countdown timer reaches zero, the exam would get automatically submitted i.e. the exam will get over by itself and you need not submit your exam
  • Unsaved answers of the exam would not be considered for marking procedure
  • Rough sheets would be provided to the students for doing rough work/calculations

 

 

The main highlights of JEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern are referenced in the table below:

JEE Main Paper I
Exam Mode Computer-based test mode
Exam Duration 3 hours
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Total number of questions 90 (30 questions from each subject)
Type of Questions Objective, having 4 options each with only 1 correct option
Marking Scheme 4 marks for every correct response; for incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted. No marks will be given for unattempted questions
Maximum Marks 360 Marks
Medium of paper English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)
JEE Main Paper II
Exam Mode Mathematics and Aptitude test will be computer-based, whereas Drawing test will be conducted in pen-and-paper mode
Exam Duration 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing skills
Total number of questions 82 (Mathematics 30 questions, Aptitude 50 and Drawing 2)
Type of Questions Maths and Aptitude will be objective type while drawing section will have questions to test the drawing and sketching skills
Marking Scheme 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response; for incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted. No marks will be given for unattempted questions
Maximum Marks Total of 390 Marks (Drawing section will be of total 70 marks, marking of every question will be given along with it.)
Medium of paper English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)

Latest Changes Introduced in JEE Main

  • Exams would be conducted by NTA (National Test Agency) replacing CBSE as the new organizing authority
  • The exam would be held in just online mode. Pen and paper mode would not be used any further
  • Practice centers has been set up for the students across the country to help students with exam preparation
  • Online lectures will be provided by IIT professors on every subject (IIT PAL Lectures)

Result for JEE Main 2019 CBT Exam

Candidates can check the JEE Main 2019 result only at the official site of NTA using their login credentials. There will no other other source of downloading the result. For the January session, result would be declared on January 31, 2019. For the April exam, result would be out on April 30, 2019.

Counselling for JEE Main 2019

JEE Main counselling will be conducted in July 2019. You can register and fill the choices from 3rd week of June 2019 using your login credentials. It will be an online process and you need to report to the center by second week of July 2019. You can read the complete details of counselling here.


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