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Joint Entrance Examination (Main) January 2019, JEE (Main)- 2019

Joint Entrance Examination (Main) January 2019, JEE (Main)- 2019

About Exam:

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Human Resource Development, Government of India)
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Help Line: For Technical support, contact following during working days between 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. The Examination Section (JEE (Main)-2019, NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main) to the NTA from 2019 onwards. Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs.

ABOUT JEE (Main)–2019:

The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session.

The students will have following benefits of the new pattern: 

·         This will give one more opportunity to the student to improve their scores in examination if they fail to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. 

·         In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time. 

·         This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year.

·         If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she wont have to wait for one full year. 

·         The students best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking.

The first attempt of JEE (Main) – 2019 will be held in January, 2019 whereas the second attempt will be held in April, 2019. The test will be held on different shifts/dates in both the attempts. The NTA will release the application form of JEE (Main)-2019 for the first attempt in September, 2018 and for the second attempt in February, 2019.

The result of the first attempt of JEE (Main)-2019 will be declared by 31st January, 2019 and for the second attempt by 30th April, 2019.

Mode of Examination:

JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted in the following mode:

(a)   Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.

(b)   Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning): Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based”(offline) mode to be attempted on drawing sheet.

Type of Examination:

JEE (Main)–2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given in the table below:




Mode of Examination

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

Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry

Objective Type - Multiple ChoiceQuestions (MCQs) with equal weightageto Mathematics, Physics &Chemistry

“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning) (to be attempted in one sitting)

Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II

Objective Type - Multiple ChoiceQuestions (MCQs)

“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

Drawing Test – Part III

Questions to test drawing aptitude

“Pen &Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below:



All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.)


B.ARCH/B. PLANNING(At Institutions other than IITs)


Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) – 2019:

Age Limit:

For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) examination – 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE):

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE(Main)-2019 Examination.

Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2019.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE):

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)- 2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

Examination Fees:

The fee (in Indian Rupees) for JEE(Main) 2019 is as follows:


Paper(s) Appearing



JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or 
JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) only



JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) and 
JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)




Paper(s) Appearing



JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) or 
JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) only



JEE (Main) Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech.) and 
JEE (Main) Paper-2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)



Service Charges & Service Taxes (as applicable) will be charged extra by the Bank

The fee may be submitted through SBI MOPS (Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card/e-Challan).

How to apply:

·         Candidates have to apply for JEE (Main) January, 2019 “Online” ONLY. The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.

·         Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website only.

·         Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin available on NTAs website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.

·         Please ensure your eligibility as per the criteria laid down for JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced) and participating State Institutions (as applicable).

·         The National Testing Agency (NTA) is only an examination conducting body. After declaration of result, the data is handed over to CENTRALISED SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD (CSAB)/JoSAA or the concerned State government/institute for Seat Allocation Process and admission procedure. The NTA does not collect the information regarding total number of seats available in the institutions and reservation criteria followed by the institutions.

·         Candidate must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile No. provided in the Online Application Form are his/her own as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA throughe-mail one-mail address or SMS on given Mobile No. only. The candidates are advised to retain the same mobile number and e-mail-id in usewhich they have furnished in the application form because the important information may be given to the candidates through SMS or e-mail. Candidate himself/herself shall be held responsible for non-receipt of latest information/ communication due to wrong e-mail address and Mobile No. provided in the Online Application Form.

·         The candidates should select four cities of examination as per their choice of Paper-1 or Paper-2 or both Paper-1 & Paper-2 of JEE (Main) – 2019.


·         Read the “Instructions and Procedure for Online Application Form of JEE (Main) 2019”.

·         Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility and acquaint with the requirements for submission of Online Application Form. 

·         Follow following 4 (Four) Steps to Apply Online:

Step-1: Fill in the online Application Form and Note down the system generated Application Number.

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidates Photograph (between 10 kb–100 kb) and Candidates Signature (between 4kb – 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI_MOPS and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least four printout of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee.

·         All the 4 Steps can be done together and separately also.


1.      The final submission of online Application form will remain incomplete if Step 2 and Step – 3 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.

2.      No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained

3.      The entire application process of JEE (Main) January 2019 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees and Printing of Confirmation page. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation page to NTA through Post/Fax/ By Hand.

4.      Candidates are advised to keep visiting the NTAs website regularly for latest updates and to check their e-mails.

5.      The NTA can make use of the data generated for the purpose of research and analysis.

The fee may be paid either by credit/debit card/ Net Banking or e-challan generated during the online filling of the application form using on-line payment gateway facility in State Bank of India. Please note that fee submitted by any other mode like money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will be rejected. Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances. No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.

Service/Processing charges & Service Taxes (ST) to be paid and Procedure for Payment of Fee is given in information bulletin.

·         Applying Online and Submission of Application:

The online submission of particulars, uploading of scanned photograph and signatures may be made at JEE (Main) website. The candidates should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. On submission of details, a Confirmation Page with Application No. shall be generated. Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page and keep it for reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to NTA.The application fee payment can be madeby credit/debit card/Net Banking/echallan using SBI-MOPS facility of State Bank of India.

·         Instructions for Applying Online:

Before filling up the application form the candidate should have a scanned image of his/her recent photograph and signature in running hand. These scanned images are to be uploaded during the submission of application form. The photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast) with name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it as shown below. It should be without cap orgoggles. Spectacles are allowed. Polaroid photos are not acceptable. Candidates with unclear photograph are liable to be rejected. Candidates may keep 6-8 identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of entrance examination, Seat Allocation Process and Admission.

Application Format:

Note: The name of the candidate and his/her parents name in the application form must exactly be the same as registered in Class 12th/ equivalent qualifying Examination. No prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Fr/Dr/Mrs/Smt/Col etc should be used.

Choice of Medium of Question Papers:

The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage.

Important Dates:




First Attempt

Second Attempt

On-line submission of Application Form upto 11.50p.m. (including uploading of photograph and signature)

01.09.2018 to 30.09.2018

08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019

Date for successful final transaction of fee (through Credit/Debit Card/ Net Banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e-challan upto bank hours)

01.09.2018 to 01.10.2018

08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019



Dates of Examination

Between 06.01.2019 (Sunday) to 20.01.2019 (Sunday)

Between 06.04.2019 (Sunday), to 20.04.2019 (Saturday)

Declaration of Result on NTAs website

By 31st January, 2019

By 30th April, 2019



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