JEE Main 2022

JEE Main 2022 is a computer-based online test conducted by National Testing Agency for students aspiring to pursue undergraduate courses in top engineering institutes in India. JEE Main 2022 is the first phase of the IIT Joint Entrance Exam. Candidates could further opt to appear for one exam or all the exams. The best NTA score was considered by the exam conducting authority in preparing the ranks/merit list. 

More significantly, students are granted admission to IITs, CFTIs, NITs, and other Government funded technical institutes based on the marks obtained in JEE Main. Also, the top 2,50,000 students from JEE Main will qualify to appear for JEE Advanced. In essence, the entrance exam is starting from April and going on until May 2022. As per the latest update from the officials, JEE Main 2022 exam is being held only two times this year.

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JEE Main 2022 Latest Updates

NTA Opens Application Form Correction Facility For JEE Main Session 1 2022 Candidates

After receiving several requests from the candidates regarding giving them an opportunity to edit/modify their particulars in the Online Application Form of JEE (Main) – 2022 Session 1, National Testing Agency has decided to provide the first and final opportunity to the candidates for modifying their particulars in the Online Application Form. The correction window is being opened from April 6th, 2022 and will remain open till April 8th, 2022 (9:00 P.M.)

JEE Main 2022 Exam Dates Revised Amid Clashes with Board Exam Dates 

National Testing Agency (NTA) has now announced fresh dates for the JEE Main 2022 session 1 exam. According to the official notification published by NTA on April 6, 2022, the revised dates of the session 1 exam are June 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on 21, 24, 25, 29 April, and 1, 4 May 2022. 

Session 2 of JEE Main 2022 will be conducted on July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30. Previously, the session 2 exams were supposed to be held on 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29 May 2022.

JEE Main 2022 Registration Begins

NTA has started the JEE Main 2022 registration process. Candidates can visit to submit JEE Main 2022 application forms. The registration window will remain open until March 31st, 2022 (5:00 p.m.) and the last date to pay the fee is also March 31, 2022 (11:30 p.m.)

JEE Main Exam Dates Announced

NTA has finally announced the dates for the JEE Main 2022 entrance exam. The exam will be held in two sessions and conducted in the months of April and May.

Check: All Important JEE Main 2022 Official Notifications

JEE Main 2022 Exam Updates

JEE Main 2022 Overview

Name of Exam JEE Main
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Total Marks 300 Marks
Total Sessions in 2022 Two Sessions
Exam Medium 13 Languages
Examination Category Undergraduate Level Exam
Exam Conducting Authority NTA (National Testing Agency)
Purpose Admissions to 31 NITs, 26 IIITs and 34 GFTIs
Mode of Examination Computer-based
Test Centres The exam centres will be allotted as per the choice of cities of the candidates made in their online Application form.
JEE Main Official Website

About JEE Main

JEE Main is a standardized test that is conducted across different states in India. The exam is held at an undergraduate level for offering admissions in some of the best engineering and technical institutions that are Government funded or privately owned.

JEE Main 2022 is conducted for 3 sets of aspirants:

  • Paper 1 is for students aspiring to take up B.E. or B. Tech. courses.
  • Paper 2A  is for students aspiring to take up B. Arch. course.
  • Paper 2B  is for students aspiring to take up B. Planning course. 

JEE Main 2022 will be conducted in two sessions, one each in April and May.

JEE Main questions are mostly NCERT based, however, it is known to throw up a few tricky questions that are designed to test the candidate’s understanding of the concepts and analytical skills. 

Get the complete JEE 2022 study plan and PDFs by visiting the link given below:

IIT JEE Full Study Plan

Brief Advisory regarding COVID-19 Pandemic:

Candidates are advised to carry only the following with them into the examination venue:

a) Admit card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA Website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.

b) A simple transparent Ballpoint Pen.

c) Additional photographs to be pasted on the attendance sheet.

d) Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml).

e) Personal transparent water bottle.

f) Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic.

Important Conditions and Latest Changes in JEE Main 2022

  • The number of sessions has been decreased from four to two sessions in 2022.
  • There will be negative marking for both sections A (MCQs) and section B (numerical value questions).
  • Candidates are to download and install the SANDES app on their smartphones. This will be a secondary channel to receive notifications from the NTA.
  • The application process has been slightly tweaked to enable candidates to fill the form easily and in smaller sections.  During the registration process for the exam, only Session 1 will be visible at first and candidates can only opt for that. Session 2 registration will be opened at a later stage.
  • A mandatory field in the JEE Main 2022 application form to be filled is the annual income of the family, including father’s or guardian’s gross annual income, mother’s gross annual income, and annual income of parents from other sources, if any.
  • Choice of exam cities for the test will be based on the permanent and present addresses filled during registration.
  • During the registration process candidates will have to enter the OTPs received at their registered mobile number or e-mail address before submitting the application fees.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Schedule

The exam schedule for JEE Main 2022 is released by NTA. As per the examination notification, the first session of JEE Main exam will be conducted starting in April 2022. We have provided the exam dates for two JEE Main sessions below:

Date of Examination (Session 1): June 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29

(Session 2): July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30

Timing of Examination First Shift 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (IST)
Second Shift 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (IST)
Declaration of Result on the NTA website The date shall be updated soon


JEE Main Registration

The exam authority usually opens the registration process for JEE Main quite early before the final exam. For 2022, the registration is being held in two instances. The registration for session 1 began in the month of March and it will be opened again at a later stage for session 2.  Candidates can register for JEE Main 2022 via online mode only by visiting the official website. They also have to pay the application fees. Candidates are suggested to check all the academic and personal details thoroughly before submitting the JEE Main application form.

NTA has also announced the dates for the April session and it is as follows.

Events Dates
Application Form Release March 1st, 2022
Last date to submit the application form March 31st, 2022 (5:00 p.m.)
Application Fee Payment March 31st, 2022 (11:30 p.m.)
Application Correction Availability Corrections cannot be made once the application form is submitted.

Dates for the May session

Events Dates
Application Form Release April 8, 2022
Last date to submit the application form May 3, 2022 (5:00 p.m.)
Application Fee Payment May 3, 2022 (11:30 p.m.)
Application Correction Availability Corrections cannot be made once the application form is submitted.

Learn everything about JEE Main application form and the steps to complete the registration by following the given link.

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

The JEE Main eligibility criteria describe all the terms and conditions that aspirants should satisfy in order to be eligible for the exam. Hence, to avoid rejection in later stages, the students go through and understand the eligibility criteria before registering for the exam. We have highlighted some of the important ones below.

Age Limit: There is no age limit for candidates who wish to appear for JEE Main exams. However, candidates must note that the IITs can set age criteria for admissions. The details are usually published in the JEE Main Information Brochure.

Qualifying Exam: Irrespective of the age the applicant can qualify if they have cleared their class 12th or any equivalent exam such as a two-year Pre-University exam, Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy exam, senior secondary school examination, Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination, Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination, a diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board, General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level, High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Year: Only those candidates who have passed the Class 12 or equivalent examination in 2020, 2021 or those who are appearing for it in 2022 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2022.

Qualifying Marks: There is no minimum pass percentage for appearing in JEE Main exam. However, the applicants must pass their class 12 board or other equivalent examinations.

Number of Attempts: Candidates can appear for the exam for 3 consecutive years.

Subjects Pursued in the Qualifying Exam:

The applicants must have passed the qualifying exam with a minimum of five subjects: Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational Subject, and any other subject.

B.E or B.Tech Courses
1. Physics
2. Mathematics
3. Language Subject
4. Any of the following: Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Technical Vocational Subject
5. Any Optional subject


B.Arch/ B.Planning Courses
1. Physics
2. Language Subject
3. Mathematics (Compulsory Subject)
4. Any of the following: Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Technical Vocational Subject
5. Any Optional subject

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main Paper 2 and 3

Total Attempts: The candidates can appear for JEE Main for three consecutive years.

  • The candidate must have secured 50% marks in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry along with 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Mathematics is compulsory for candidates applying for B.Arch./B.Planning courses.

⇒ Click here to know the complete JEE Main eligibility criteria

JEE Main Reservation Criteria

The examination authority follows the reservation criteria laid by the government of India for granting admissions through JEE Main. All India ranks will be provided based on the categorical reservation policy. The percentage reservations of categories for admissions through JEE Main are as follows:

OBC candidates: 27% reservation
SC candidates: 15% reservation
ST candidates: 7.5% reservation
PwD candidates: 5% reservation
GEN-EWS candidates: 10% reservation
Women candidates: 5% reservation

This reservation applies to institutes run by the Central Government. For reservation details regarding a participating institute, candidates can check in the details with that particular institute.

JEE Main Exam Pattern

Knowing the JEE Main exam pattern is vital for candidates who want to have a smooth preparation for JEE. It helps students develop a clear idea of the marking scheme, distribution of questions, sectional weightage and exam duration. There is a new pattern for JEE Main exam. There are three papers instead of two. Paper 1 is for students aspiring for B.E./B.Tech courses in NITs, IIITs, DTU, and other GFTIs whereas Paper 2A is for B.Arch. Paper 2B is for B.Planning courses offered by these institutes.

Understanding the exam pattern enables candidates to gain a valuable opinion about the whole exam structure. Therefore, for better results, students are advised to get a complete overview of the paper pattern and devise a suitable study plan or strategy.

JEE Main Paper 1 comprises Maths, Physics, and Chemistry whereas Paper 2A has Maths, Aptitude, and Drawing Test. Paper 2B will consist of Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning based questions. The candidates can attempt the test in either one or both sessions. On the same lines as last year, there will be 90 questions overall, with candidates getting to attempt a total of 75 questions. The total marks allotted is 300.

All the papers are entirely computer-based online tests whereas the Paper 2A drawing section is conducted offline in a pen and paper-based mode. The exam duration for all three Papers is 3 hours.

JEE Main Paper 1 (B.E or B.Tech Courses)

  • Exam Mode: Computer-based offline exam. The students will have to mark their responses on already downloaded answer sheets.
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours
  • The Questions will be from topics covered in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.
  • Nature of Questions: Objective-type multiple-choice questions as well as numerical-based questions.
  • The paper will have a total of 90 questions with 20 questions in section A and 10 in section B. Candidates can attempt 75 questions (300 marks) with 20 questions in section A and 5 questions in section B for each subject – Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.

JEE Main Paper 1 Marking Scheme

  • Unlike the earlier years, negative marking has been introduced in Section B.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 4 marks while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. This is applicable for both MCQs and numerical-based questions.
  • No marks are awarded for unanswered questions.

JEE Main Paper 2A (B.Arch Courses)

  • Exam Mode: Part-I: Mathematics and Part-II: Aptitude Test in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only Part-III: Drawing Test in “Pen and Paper” (offline) mode, to be attempted on the Drawing sheet of A4 size. 
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours
  • The Mathematics part consists of 20 MCQs and 10 numerical value-based questions. Only 5 out of 10 numerical based questions are to be attempted.
  • The Aptitude part consists of 50 MCQs.
  • The Drawing Test will evaluate the sketching and drawing skills and consists of 2 Questions.

JEE Main Paper 2A Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer in the Mathematics and Aptitude sections, while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • Negative marking of 1 mark is applicable for both MCQs and numerical-based questions.
  • There is no negative marking in case of an unattempted question.
  • For the Drawing test, marks will be allotted on the basis of the candidate’s drawing skills.

JEE Main Paper 2B (B.Planning Courses)

  • Exam Mode: Computer-based test mode.
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours
  • The exam consists of 3 parts – Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Planning Skills.
  • The Mathematics part consists of 20 MCQs and 10 numerical value-based questions. Only 5 out of 10 numerical based questions are to be attempted.
  • Aptitude consists of 50 questions, Planning consists of 25 questions. Both parts have MCQ based questions.

JEE Main Paper 2B Marking Scheme

  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • Negative marking of 1 mark is applicable for both MCQs and numerical-based questions.
  • There is no negative marking in case of an unattempted question.

Note: All the calculations/writing work should be done only in the Rough Sheet provided at the Test

Centre or the examination Room/Hall. Once the exam is over candidates should hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator.

JEE Main Syllabus

While the JEE Main syllabus is mainly mapped according to the NCERT textbooks, NTA does prescribe a separate syllabus for JEE. It comprises topics that are covered in class 11th and 12th standard including subjects such as Maths, Physics and Chemistry.

The syllabus for JEE Main 2022 looks to be the same as the previous years. There is no reduction.

Students can also refer to the subject-wise detailed syllabus of JEE Main from the links given below.

The questions asked in the JEE Main exam are easy but require a lot of smart work, practice and effective preparation. One of the major challenges generally faced by students is the time constraint. To overcome this, students need to develop adept problem-solving skills as well as time management skills to ensure the successful completion of the examination. Moreover, before starting their preparations students should acquire an in-depth and clear understanding of each and every topic covered in the syllabus of JEE Main. 

Therefore, candidates should read the syllabus at least once before studying. This exercise will help them gain insight into all the important chapters or topics that they should focus on. Additionally, they can formulate a proper study plan accordingly.

Having said that, here is the subject-wise breakdown of important chapters for JEE Main 2022. Students need to pay proper attention to these chapters to ace the examination.

Important Chapters for JEE Main


Vectors 3D Geometry
Sequence and Series Determinant and Matrices
Circles Straight Lines
Definite Integral Probability Distribution
Functions Limits and Continuity
Conic Sections Application of Derivatives
Quadratic Equation Complex Numbers
Binomial Theorem Area under the Curve


Ray Optics Thermodynamics
Semiconductors EM Waves
Gravitation Magnetism
Alternating Current Wave Optics
Electromagnetic Induction Oscillations
Kinematics Rotation
Current Electricity Electrostatics
Magnetic Effects of Current Properties of Matter
Bohr’s Atomic Model Waves and Sound


Gaseous and Liquid State Atomic Structure
Chemical Kinetics Electrochemistry
Chemical Bonding Surface Chemistry
Coordination Compound D Block Elements
Aromatic Compounds Alkyl Halides
P Block Elements Thermodynamics
Isomerism General Organic Chemistry
Carboxylic Acids Aldehydes and Ketones
Nuclear Chemistry  

Students can also check our JEE Main study material which covers all the important topics included in the syllabus with a detailed explanation of the concepts, solved examples and frequently asked questions.

JEE Main Study Material

JEE Main Mock Test

Since the JEE Main exam can be taken only in the computer-based online test the conducting authority has set up several practice centres to help the engineering aspirants get acquainted with the exam format.

Students can access the mock test for JEE Main online by visiting the link ( for hands-on practice. Earlier, students could also visit the practice centres set up by the National Testing Agency and take the test. This facility might now be available this time. We will keep this space updated when we get the information.

They can train themselves for the “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode of examinations. Experienced and professional Nodal officers and staff are said to be available at the TPC. Candidates could take their help and clear their doubts regarding the exam.

The benefit of taking the mock test is that the pattern of the test is similar or exact to the real JEE Main exam. Therefore, it will have a good impact on the preparation as well as the performance of the candidates.

Click Here to Practice JEE Main Sample Papers

Importance of JEE Main Mock Test

  • Practising mock tests will help candidates get familiar with the type of questions, marks distribution, difficulty level and the topics relevant to the examination.
  • It helps to evaluate the performance before the final examination. From an in-depth evaluation of the section-wise performance report, a suitable JEE Main preparation strategy can be planned.
  • Regular practice of mock tests increases the speed and accuracy of students in completing the exam. It familiarizes them with the real exam scenario and drives away any nervousness for the test.

JEE Main Answer Keys

Soon after the examination, National Testing Agency also releases or publishes the set wise answer keys representing the correct options of all the questions asked in JEE Main. With the help of these answer keys, students can calculate their expected scores before the results are announced. After successful completion of the exam, the official link for answer keys will be made available on the website using which the applicants can download and access the documents.

Read More: JEE Main 2022 Answer Key

How to download JEE Main Answer Keys?

To download the answer keys, open the official link published by the conducting authority. Submit your application number and password followed by the selection of your date and slot of JEE Main examination. The answer keys will be displayed. The students can also download it for future references.

Challenging JEE Main Answer Keys: Initially, the provisional answer keys are released. After comparing the results applicants can raise their objections. This should be done within a certain time frame. After considering all the valid objections, the final answer keys of JEE Main are announced.

JEE Main Previous Year Question Paper with Solutions and Answer keys

Along with the mock tests, students are also advised to practice previous year’s JEE Main question papers to boost their success rate in such a highly competitive entrance exam.

⇒ For a Complete Set of JEE Main Question Papers With Solutions Please Visit Here: JEE Main Question Papers

JEE Main Marks vs Ranks

We have prepared a predicted range of JEE Main Marks vs Ranks from the previous year’s trend. Engineering aspirants can check marks vs expected ranks from the table provided below.

Score out of 300 Rank Percentile
286- 292 19-12 99.99826992- 99.99890732
280-284 42-23 99.99617561 – 99.99790569
268- 279 106-64 99.99034797 – 99.99417236
250- 267 524-108 99.95228621- 99.99016586
231-249 1385-546 99.87388626-99.95028296
215-230 2798-1421 99.74522293-99.87060821
200-214 4667-2863 99.57503767- 99.73930423
189-199 6664- 4830 99.39319714- 99.56019541
175-188 10746-7152 99.02150308 – 99.3487614
160-174 16163-11018 98.52824811-98.99673561
149-159 21145-16495 98.07460288-98.49801724
132-148 32826-22238 97.0109678-97.97507774
120-131 43174-33636 96.0687115-96.93721175
110-119 54293-44115 95.05625037-95.983027
102-109 65758-55269 94.01228357-94.96737888
95-101 76260-66999 93.05600452 -93.89928202
89-94 87219-78111 92.05811248 -92.88745828
79-88 109329-90144 90.0448455 -91.79177119
62-87 169542-92303 84.56203931-91.59517945
41-61 326517-173239 70.26839007-84.22540213
1-40 1025009-334080 6.66590786-69.5797271

JEE Main Results

The results of JEE Main is declared by NTA. For students appearing in all the phases of JEE Main, the best result will be taken into consideration while preparing the final rank.

They can also check out the JEE Main Rank Predictor page for further details.

How to Check JEE Main Results?

  • Open JEE Main result portal
  • Enter your roll number and date of birth
  • Click the Submit button

The JEE Main result will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to download the scorecard for future references, especially for the counselling and admission process.

JEE Main Cutoff Marks

Soon after the exam, National Testing Agency also declares the JEE Main cut off marks along with the detailed results consisting of subject wise marks secured, All India Rank, category rank and the qualifying status for JEE Advanced.

However, based on the percentile score, candidates are shortlisted for counselling. The cutoff marks for JEE Main will be determined by the following factors.

  • Total candidates appeared
  • The difficulty level of questions
  • The overall performance of the students
  • The cutoff trends of previous years

Previous Year’s JEE Main Cutoff Trends

JEE Main Cutoff Trends
JEE Main Counselling Procedure

Joint Seat Allocation Authority is set by the HRD Ministry to regulate the admission process for IITs, IIITs, NITs, and government-funded technical institutes. The students qualifying JEE Main will be able to apply for NITs, IIITs and CFTIs through JoSAA counselling.

The seat allocation in the preferred technical institute is done based on merit, eligibility, preferences and seat availability. The qualifying students are required to register for JoSAA counselling whose registrations will commence after the declaration of the results.

JoSAA Participating Institutes

A total of 114 engineering institutes comprising 23 IITs, 32 NITs, 26 IIITs and 33 GFTIs participate in the seat allocation procedure through JoSAA.

Indian Institute of Technology (23 Colleges)
National Institute of Technology (32 Colleges)
Indian Institute of Information Technology (26 Colleges)
Government Funded Technical Institutes (33 Colleges)

Top 10 NIT Colleges

Acquiring admission in a top NIT college is a dream for every JEE Main aspirant. However, to grab a seat in NIT colleges demands a meritorious rank. The leading NIT institutes include NIT Warangal, NIT Trichy, NIT Surathkal, NIT Rourkela, and MNNIT Allahabad.

Name of Top 10 NITs NIT Ranking 2021 (MHRD) B.Tech Programmes
NIT Trichy (NITT), 1964 9 9
NIT Karnataka (NITK), 1960 10 8
NIT Rourkela (NITRKL), 1961 20 14
NIT Warangal (NITW), 1959 23 8
NIT Calicut (NITC), 1961 25 11
NIT Durgapur (NITDGP), 1960 29 8
NIT Nagpur (VNIT), 1960 30 8
NIT Jaipur (MNIT), 1963 37 8
NIT Allahabad (MNNIT), 1961 42 9
NIT Kurukshetra (NITKKR), 1963 44 7

Apart from IIITs, NITs and GFTIs several private engineering institutes like BIT Mesra, HBTI Kanpur, Thapar University, Assam University, Tezpur University, JAYPEE Institute, and LNMIIT Jaipur offer admission based on the marks in JEE Main exam. Other technical institutes like DTU (Delhi Technical University), NSIT Delhi, IIIT Delhi are excluded from JoSAA counselling. However, these institutes offer admissions based on JEE Main scorecard and the students are required to apply separately.

JEE Main Paper Analysis by IIT JEE Experts Available here!

How To Prepare For JEE Main 2022?

For most of the students, coaching classes are considered to be one of the main solutions to secure a good ranking. However, an aspirant can achieve their desired result without coaching provided they put in a fair amount of effort and develop an effective preparation strategy.

Candidates need to devise a well-organized study plan. Furthermore, they need to have a smart approach to everything. They need to learn what the exam is all about, read the syllabus, use the right study materials, practice solving questions, etc. They should also be mentally and physically fit to write the exam. In any case, we have listed some of the key tips that will help each candidate to boost their JEE Main preparation.

Read More: IIT JEE Preparation Tips and Study Hacks

JEE Main Preparation Tips

  • Begin from scratch – Fundamentals play a vital role in JEE Main. Always concentrate on structuring and understanding the basics of all the subjects. When the basics are strong, learning becomes easier.
  • Prepare a timetable – JEE Main preparation curriculum is extensive. Hence, it should be scheduled to gain the best results. Split the syllabus into different parts according to your benefit. It can be limited to a chapter or a unit. Follow the timetable and avoid distractions in between.
  • Know the syllabus and pattern – For better preparations, the most significant factor is to keep oneself updated with the complete syllabus along with the paper pattern.
  • Befriend books – For JEE Main preparations, NCERT textbooks are a must, no matter which subject it is. Therefore solve NCERT textbooks before moving to other references. Also, remember to choose the right study resources which will help you study productively.

JEE Main 2022 Preparation Tips Video

JEE Main 2022 Preparation Tips

Best books for JEE Main Preparation

Here is a list of all the relevant textbooks that students can follow to boost their JEE Main preparation.


  • NCERT – Maths XI and XII
  • S. L. Loney – Trigonometry
  • S. L. Loney – Coordinate Geometry
  • Hall and Knight – Higher Algebra
  • I.A. Maron – Problems in Calculus of One Variable

  • NCERT Books – Class 11 and Class 12
  • Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
  • J.D. Lee (Organic Chemistry)
  • Morrison and Boyd (Inorganic Chemistry)

  • H.C. Verma – Concepts of Physics Vol I and II
  • I.E. Irodov – Problems in General Physics
  • Halliday, Resnick, and Walker – Fundamentals of Physics
  • Read, Revise and Rehearse – Revise each and every topic that is learned. Do not keep it pending. Be a smart learner. Revision helps the candidates to recall everything that is studied.
  • Take up the Mock tests – Another important key to succeed in JEE Main is to take mock tests. Attend the tests that are released by the official websites. This indeed provides you with an actual feel of writing the online exams.
  • On a final note, do not compromise on hard work and perseverance. Choose the best books for JEE preparation and follow the preparation tips mentioned earlier to secure a meritorious position in the exam.

Importance of NCERT Books for JEE Main 2022

NCERT textbooks are essential as far as cracking JEE Main is concerned. These textbooks allow candidates to have a firm grasp of the fundamental concepts discussed in all three subjects. Let us go through the importance of the NCERT curriculum for cracking JEE Main 2022.

JEE Main Chemistry:

NCERT Chemistry textbook is the most helpful resource for JEE Main Preparation. Some of the questions from organic and inorganic chemistry are taken directly from the textbook. So, make sure to study these textbooks thoroughly and get enough practice from solving exercises, question papers and mock tests.

JEE Main Maths:

Math is the toughest paper in the exam. Candidates will need more study material to fully master the concepts. However, they can start with this textbook first. The explanation and exercises given in this book will help students improve their analytical and problem-solving skills.

JEE Main Physics:

Physics paper is a bit tricky and the NCERT textbook is of minimal help here. However, the best place to start is still the CBSE curriculum which is based on the NCERT syllabus. Make sure to go through the points to ponder section in the textbook thoroughly.

⇒ Check: Important Physics Formulas for JEE Main

Frequently Asked Questions On JEE Main

What is the difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced?

JEE Main is conducted for candidates aspiring for B.Tech courses offered in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs. It is also an eligibility test for candidates preparing for JEE Advanced, which eventually leads to admission to IITs. The students can appear for JEE Main three consecutive times; however, JEE Advanced can be taken only for two consecutive years.

What are the new exam dates for JEE Main 2022 sessions?

JEE Main 2022 sessions will be conducted from April and will go on on until the month of May. The first session will be held between April 21, 24, 25, 29 and May 1 and 4. Whereas the second session is scheduled to be held from May 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29.

When will NTA release JEE Main 2022 Admit Card for the upcoming session?

JEE Main Admit cards for the  2022 session will be released by the National Testing Agency on the official website after the applications are completed. Successfully registered candidates can download JEE Main Admit card from or  in the second week of April for session 1 and the third week of May for session 2.

Is NCERT important for JEE Main?

JEE Main syllabus is mapped as per the topics covered in NCERT textbooks. Every year around 35% to 40% of questions in JEE Main are picked directly from the concepts covered in NCERT books.

What should I do to get admission in an IIT?

The students are granted admission to IIITs, NITs, and GFTIs based on the marks scored in JEE Main. For admissions in IIT colleges, the students have to clear JEE Advanced exam. The top 2.50 lakh students who qualify JEE Main will be eligible for JEE Advanced.

How many attempts are granted for JEE Main?

JEE Main 2022 will be conducted in two sessions. The students can attempt any no. of sessions.

Can I change my paper appearing mode from Hindi to English?

The option of language for Question Paper should be exercised while filling up the Application Form online and it cannot be changed at a later stage.

Can I apply for two sessions together in JEE Main 2022?

No. In the first session, only Session 1 will be visible and candidates can opt for that. In the next session, Session 2 will be visible, and the candidates can opt for that Session. The application window for Session 2 will be re-opened on 3rd April.

Is it mandatory to appear for all the sessions of JEE Main exam?

No, it entirely depends on the choice of the candidate. They can opt for either one or both attempts. In case they have appeared for all the exams, the better scores will be taken into consideration.

Is the syllabus of JEE Main and JEE Advanced the same?

No, there are several differences in the syllabus of JEE Main and JEE Advanced. There are a lot of topics included in JEE Main but excluded in JEE Advanced and vice-versa. Topics like Electromagnetic Waves, Electronic Devices, and Communication Systems are included in JEE Main but excluded from the JEE Advanced syllabus.

I uploaded the wrong photo in my JEE Main application form. What should I do?

No corrections will be permitted after the form has been submitted.

What are the new changes in the JEE Main exam pattern?

The JEE Main exam pattern more or less remains the same. The only major change this year is in terms of the marking scheme. There will be negative marking for both Sections A and B. JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

I got a “Transaction Failed” message while paying the application fee online, but the money was deducted from my account. What should I do?

This might occur due to some technical errors with the payment network and the money will most likely be refunded within 7 to 10 working days. Any candidates coming across such a situation must, therefore, pay the application fees again.

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