Notification, Application Form, Official Website, Syllabus Dates, Exam Pattern, Eligibility


JEE Main 2022 Application Form for April session is released online on the official website, The last date to fill the application for the April session exam is March 31, 2022. However, you should apply as soon as possible in order to avoid any issue at last moment. JEE Main April session exam is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 21, 2022 and the May session is going to be held from May 24 to 29, 2022. The candidates who have completed their 10+2 or equivalent exam can apply. JEE Main is going to be held as a computer-based test (CBT), except the offline Drawing test for B.Arch admissions. Check below for the details about the JEE Main 2022 application, syllabus, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, etc.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main) every year. The JEE Main 2022 is divided into Paper-1 for admission into undergraduate (UG) engineering courses, and Paper-2 for B.Arch and B.Planning admissions. The UG programmes include B.E. and B.Tech courses in NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities of participating states. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced) which is an entrance test for admission to IITs.

Latest: The JEE Main application form 2022 filled till March 31, 2022. The JEE Main 2022 April session exam is going to be conducted from April 16 to 21, 2022 while the May session exam is scheduled between May 24 & 29, 2022.

JEE Main 2022

The JEE Main 2022 is going to be conducted in 2 sessions in April and May respectively, for which the candidates have to apply separately. The candidates can choose to take the exam in either or both of the sessions. Each session is going to be divided into 2 papers- Paper 1 is for admission into BE/B.Tech courses in NITs, IIITs, other CFTIs, Institutions/Universities of participating states, and Paper 2 is for admissions to B.Arch and B.Plan. courses. Given below is an overview of the JEE Main 2022:

Name of Exam Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Main)
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Academic Session 2022-23
Exam Sessions April and May session
Admission Offered in Paper 1- B.E./B.Tech in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, State universities
Paper 2- B.Arch/B.Plan
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Examination Online Computer-based Test (CBT), except offline Drawing test for B.Arch
Official Website

JEE Main 2022 Important Dates

Given below are some important dates regarding the JEE Main 2022 examination process.

JEE Main 2022 Events April
Application Form Release 01 Mar 2022 08 Apr 2022
Last Date to Apply 31 Mar 2022
(till 5 pm)
03 May 2022
(till 5 pm)
Last Date to pay Application Fee 31 Mar 2022
(till 11:30 pm)
03 May 2022
(till 11:30 pm)
Announcement of Exam City 1st week- Apr 2022 2nd week- May 2022
Admit Card Release 2nd week- Apr 2022 3rd week- May 2022
Exam Date 16-21 Apr 2022 24-29 May 2022
Question Paper & Answer Key Release To be announced To be announced
Answer Key Challenge Window To be announced To be announced
Result Declaration To be announced To be announced

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Latest Updates on JEE Main 2022

03 March 2022: NTA has released the errata notice for JEE Main 2022 exam pattern. Candidates can check the complete notice below image or Download notice PDF.

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must ensure that they satisfy the below given minimum eligibility criteria before applying for the JEE Main 2022.

  • Age Limit- There is no age limit to apply for the JEE Mains 2022.
  • Qualifying Examinations- Passed class 12/equivalent in 2020, 2021, or appearing in 2022. The candidates with any of the following possible class 12 equivalent qualifications are eligible-
  1. Final exam of the 10+2 system.
  2. Intermediate or 2-year Pre-University examination.
  3. Senior Secondary School Examination by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a min. of 5 subjects.
  4. Any Public School/ Board/ University exam in India or any foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  5. Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
  6. Diploma recognized by AICTE or a technical education State board of at least 3 years.
  7. General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  8. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.
  9. International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office,Geneva.
  10. Candidates who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) exam outside India have to produce a certificate from the AIU stating that the examination is equivalent to the Class 12 Exam.
  11. If the Class 12 exam is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least 1 public (Board or Pre-University) exam earlier.

JEE Main 2022 Application Form

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The candidates can follow these steps to fill the JEE Main Application Form 2022 for the respective exam session.

  • Visit
  • Click on the “Registration for JEE(Main) 2022” option.
  • On the application portal, click on the “New Registration” button.
  • Read the instructions and click on the “Click here to Proceed” button at the bottom of the page.
  • Fill the registration form details including the personal and address details and choose the password.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.
  • The JEE Main 2022 application no. will be generated and displayed on the screen.
  • Login using the application no. and password.
  • Fill the application form with the personal, Aadhaar, exam, exam centre, and qualifications details.
  • Upload the documents and pay the application fee to successfully apply for the JEE Main 2022.

Note- The same registration will be applicable for both the JEE Main sessions. So, the already registered candidates don’t have to register again for the May session. The candidates cannot make any corrections to the JEE Main application form once it is submitted.

Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the below given JEE Main 2022 application fee (with additional charges & GST) for each session as per their courses and categories.

Mode of Payment: Online- Credit Card/Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card)/Net Banking/UPI.

Uploaded Documents Image Specifications

The candidates have to upload the following documents in the prescribed format:

Documents Format Size
Photograph JPG 10 – 200 kb
Signature JPG 4 – 30 kb
Category Certificate PDF 50 – 300 kb

Note- If the candidates appear in more than one Session then their best of the JEE (Main) 2022 NTA Scores are going to be considered for the preparation of Merit List/ Ranking.

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus

The JEE Main 2022 syllabus is going to have 2 papers covering the topics of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry which are generally touched upon in classes 11 and 12. Both the papers will have questions from the following subjects:

Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech)

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Paper 2A (B.Arch)

  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude
  • Drawing

Paper 2B (B.Plan)

  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude
  • Planning

The complete list of syllabus across the 3 subjects can be found here – Syllabus of Physics | Syllabus of Chemistry | Syllabus of Maths

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Given below is the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern:

The pattern of the JEE Main examination can be sub-divided into 3 categories – the paper I examination for students aspiring for higher studies in BE/B.TECH and paper 2A examination for students aspiring for higher studies in BArch. and B Planning.


  • Mode of examination : Online (Computer based test)
  • Time Limit : The time limit for the paper is 3 hours.

Language : The examination can be given in English / Hindi and Gujarati (for Gujarat region), this has to be specified at the time of filling up the application form and this cannot be changed.

Marking :

Sections Number of Questions
Mathematics 25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)
Physics 25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)
Chemistry 25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)
Total 75


Mode : Online and offline

Subjects : Mathematics Part I, Aptitude Test Part II and Drawing test part III.


Sections Number of Questions
Mathematics – Part I 25 (20 MCQ + 5 NAT)
Aptitude Test – Part 2 50 (MCQ)
Drawing Test – Part 3 2
Total 77


Mode : Online

Subjects : Mathematics Part I, Aptitude Test Part II and Planning part III.


Sections Number of Questions
Mathematics – Part I 25 (20 MCQ + 5 NAT)
Aptitude Test – Part 2 50 (MCQ)
Planning Based Question 25
Total 100

JEE Main Preparation

JEE Main 2018 Preparation

Significance of school studies

The first step towards JEE Main preparation is paying attention in school in classes 11 and 12. The syllabus of JEE Main and JEE Advanced has more or less the same topics that are taught in recognized boards in India in classes 11 and 12.

Next in line is knowing JEE Main pattern. This, you can refer to exam pattern followed insofar, until information brochure of JEE Main is released; exam pattern has been consistent for JEE Main in past years.

All students who are in class 12 right now are benefited from 1-year study plan for IIT JEE. This consists of how to plan preparation and SWOT analysis.

Know which areas you need to study more for JEE Main Preparation – Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis for JEE Preparation.

JEE Main Old Papers

JEE Main Sample Papers

JEE Main Syllabus

JEE Main Mock Test

JEE Main Question Bank

JEE Main Notes

Which are best books for JEE Mains

These are the most important books

Concept Of Physics Set Vol 1 & 2 by HC Verma  Buy Online
Challenger Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced  Buy Online
Understanding Physics Optics & Modern Physics for IIT JEE by DC Pandey  Buy Online
A Textbook Of Organic Chemistry For Jee Main & Advanced by Dr. R K Gupta  Buy Online
Wiley’s J.D. Lee Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE (Main & Advanced) by Sudarsan Guha  Buy Online
Modern approach to chemical calculations by R. C. Mukherjee  Buy Online
Objective Mathematics by RD Sharma  Buy Online
Plane Trigonometry by SL Loney  Buy Online

For extensive list of JEE Preparation books – List of most recommended books for JEE.

Time Table – topper of JEE MAIN explain how to efficiently manage time to prepare for JEE

A daily time table for IIT JEE aspirants is a must. You may have heard of the saying “routine sets you free”. This is applicable for all students. While many of you may be looking for a readymade timetable for JEE studies, we recommend you draft your own based on overall daily activities. For instance a lot depends on school timings, how far school and coaching are from home, whether student prefers to study early morning or late night.

Some really useful pointers are provided here for JEE Main preparation time table which will help in creating ideal time table for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Keep in mind that more than making a preparation time table, it is important to follow it!

In daily study schedule for JEE preparation divide how many hours you should study for JEE in three to four slots rather than one long slot.

Previous years toppers of JEE give some key guidelines about cracking JEE Main – with due emphasis on time table and strategy. Here are key pointers from his tips for time table for JEE Main.

  • Start preparing a time table to study from class 10th onwards, do not waste time.
  • Self-studying is most crucial to attain good marks, Sankalp did 6 hours of self-study and 3 hours in coaching.
  • Systemically studying is important, develop an yearly/monthly plan of chapters you need to cover and go about doing it in a set manner.
  • Take break between studying, do what you like – play games, keep yourself fit and energetic.
  • On the day of examination, keep following strategy. Start with the subject that you think is the most time consuming and go about doing it with calm.
  • Be focused on your goal and take help from your seniors to clarify doubts.

Books for JEE Main Preparation

Recommended books for JEE Main and JEE Advanced preparation provide a handy guide to students for textbooks to study from. This includes books recommended by toppers and education experts. You can purchase books in the list of best books for IIT JEE preparation online or from market. Along with them, take note of all that is taught in classes 11th and 12th in school. All toppers emphasize on self studies. Especially in last few days it is vital to have self made notes to study from. So, while referring to best books for JEE preparation , keep making notes.

It is quintessential to choose the correct book to study the key chapters with utmost precision and no confusion. One of the key reasons to get confused is technical jargon and use of language by authors that is not simplistic.

We recommend going ahead with buying NCERT books, where key materials are explained in detail and by imminent scholars of their respective fields. The language is simple and does not cloud your understanding.

Upon studying through NCERT books (which probably be your school prescribed books as well, during 11th and 12th), you can go ahead with an advanced book but put in due consideration as to which one is the best.

Difference between JEE Main and Advanced

The JEE Main is for those students who are aspiring to study in India’s top-most engineering colleges including NITs, IIITs, CFTIs. To get admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad student has to go through JEE Advanced.

Those students who clear JEE Main are allowed to take the JEE advanced – which is prerequisite requirement for admission in the Indian Institute Of Technology and Indian School Of Mines (Dhanbad).

Want to know more about JEE Main and JEE Advanced? Ask queries in comments and get all answers.

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JEE Main 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q.1 Can I apply for both the JEE Main 2022 sessions?

A.1 Yes, the candidates can apply for both the JEE Main 2022 sessions during their respective application windows.

Q.2 Which documents have to be uploaded on the JEE Main 2022 application form?

A.2 The candidates have to upload their recent passport size photograph, signature, and category certificates for the JEE Main 2022 application form.

Q.3 Can the students who passed class 12th in 2019 apply for the JEE Main 2022?

A.3 No, only the candidates who passed class 12th in 2020, 2021, or appearing in 2022 can apply for the JEE Main 2022.

Q.4 Do I have to register for the May session of JEE Main 2022 again?

A.4 No, the candidates who have registered before do not have to register again for the May session of the JEE Main 2022.

Q.5 If I get less marks in the May session than in the April session of the JEE Main 2022, then which marks will be considered for admission?

A.5 The session in which the candidate scores more will be considered while preparing the JEE Main 2022 merit list.

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