JEE Mains 2019 Notification Released (1st Phase Registration starts from 01-09-2018)

JEE Mains 2019 Notification Released (1st Phase Registration starts from 01-09-2018)

JEE Mains 2019

JEE Mains (Joint Entrance Examination) is an Engineering Entrance examination for admission into Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments and other Institutions. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be considered for JEE (Advanced), which the candidate should appear for getting admitted into the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

JEE Mains (Joint Entrance Examination) will be conducted twice before Admissions in the next academic session. The NTA (National Testing Agency) will conduct the JEE Mains (Joint Entrance Examination)- january 2019 for admissions to undergraduate programs.

The NTA (National Testing Agency) has been established by Ministry of Human Resource Development and the conduct of the JEE Mains examination has been entrusted to the NTA by Government of India.

Schedule of Important Dates for First Attempt:


On-line submission of Application Form (Upto 11.50 p.m.)

01.09.2018 to 30.09.2018

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
Correction in Particulars of application form on website only

08.10.2018 to 14.10.2018 (No corrections shall be allowed under any circumstances after this date)

Dates of Examination,

(Exact City, date and shift of examination for Paper-1 and Paper2 may be made available by 15th November, 2018 on NTA‟s website)

Between 06.01.2019 (Sunday) to 20.01.2019 (Sunday)
Timing of Examination

First Shift: 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Second Shift: 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Printing of Admit Cards from NTA‟s website

From 17.12.2018
Centre, Date and Shift of Examination (Those appearing in both the papers i.e. Paper-1 and Paper-2, the Date, Centre and Shift may be different for Paper-1 and Paper-2)

As indicated on Admit Card

Display of recorded responses and Answer Keys for inviting challenges on NTA‟s website

Date shall be displayed on the NTA‟s website
Declaration of Result on NTA‟s website

By 31st January, 2019

Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating through Central Seat Allocation Board:

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.

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.

Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12thclass examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./ B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.


Course Required Criteria based on Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying Examination


Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subjects.

Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions:

The above-mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

Number of seats in various institutions:

For all admission related procedures/ queries, the candidates are advised to refer the website of JoSAA, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) or the concerned State government/ institute after declaration of ranks of JEE (Main)-2019. The letter/ e-mails/ grievances/ RTI cases/ Court cases regarding admission related procedures/queries will not be entertained by NTA.

Mode of Application: ONLINE

Application Fee:



Outside INDIA

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

Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B. Planning)

General/ OBC (Non-creamy layer) * Boys – Rs500/-

Girls – Rs250/-

Boys – Rs 2000/-

Girls – Rs 1000/-

SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender Boys – Rs250/-

Girls – Rs250/-

Boys – Rs 1000/-

Girls – Rs 1000/-

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

Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B. Planning)

General/ OBC (Non-creamy layer) * Boys – Rs900/-

Girls – Rs450/-

Boys – Rs 3000/-

Girls – Rs 1500/-

SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Boys – Rs450/-

Girls – Rs450/-

Boys – Rs 1500/-

Girls – Rs 1500/-

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.

Mode of Examination:

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.


Subjects Type of Questions Mode of Examination
Paper – 1


Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with equal weightage to 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 Choice Questions (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

Exam Pattern:

Paper – 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.):


No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 30



30 120
Chemistry 30



90 360

There is ‘-1’ Negative Marking

Paper – 2 (B. Arch/ B. Planning):


No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics-Part I 30


Aptitude Test-Part II

50 200
Drawing Test –Part III 02



82 390

There is ‘-1’ Negative Marking

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



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

Paper – 1
B. ARCH/ B. PLANNING (At Institutions other than IITs)

Paper – 2

Provisions for Persons with Disabilities:

(a) The candidates with disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability correctly in the online application form for JEE (Main)-2019.

(b) Only the visually challenged candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe/ Reader on the request of the candidate. In no case, the candidates will be allowed to bring their own scribe.

(c) Such candidate will have to submit the request in writing to the Centre Superintendent for the same at least one week before the examination date.

(d) The Centre Superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader students who are appearing in class X. In case a request is received from the candidate, he/she would be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination to verify the suitability of the scribe.

(e) One-hour compensatory (extra) time will also be allowed to the candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the fact that the candidate(s) is/ are availing the facility of scribe/ reader.


1. All participating institutes that do not use the Centralized Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE (Main)-2019 and other criteria as decided by them.

2. Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board

(CSAB)/ Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) to NITs/ IIITs/ CFTIs/ SFIs/ Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.

3. No score/ rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score/rank cards from the JEE (Main) website: only.

4. Result of the examination shall be hosted on NTA‟s website:


The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ state Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.

Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.

Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy

Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs]

A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 years duration. [Only for Admission to IITs]

General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]

High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs].

In case the relevant QE is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level. [Only for Admission to IITs].


The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2019 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12thor equivalent qualifying examination (Appendix–3).  Those appearing in these examinations in 2019 can also appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2019 provisionally.

All the candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the year 2019 will have to appear in the Paper-1 (B. E./ B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019. Based on the performance in Paper-1 (B. E./ B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019, number of top candidates as per the requirement of JEE (Advanced) (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019.

Admissions to IIT’s will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced)-2019 website.

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/ she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who have attempted JEE (Main)/ JEE (Advanced) in 2017 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced)–2019.

The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs in 2018 is eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)–2019 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria

Re-Evaluation/ Re-Checking of Result:

There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of result. No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.

Important Dates for First Attempt and Second Attempt:


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 NTA’s website

By 31st January, 2019 By 30th April, 2019

For further details: