JEE Main 2024 Session 2 | Joint Entrance Examination

JEE Main 2024: NTA has started the JEE Mains registration for the April session 2024 from February 2 onwards. Candidates who wish to appear for JEE Main 2024 exam session 2 can complete the NTA JEE registration process by March 2. Applicants who have passed 10+2 from a recognized board can fill out the JEE Main 2024 application form. National Testing Agency will conduct the JEE Main Session 2 exam from April 4 to 15. The authority has announced the JEE Main 2024 topper list for JEE Main 2024 on the official website. 

Session 2: JEE Main April 2024 Importance Dates

Application Start Date02-02-2024
Last Date02-03-2024
Date of Exam JEE1 to 15 April 2024
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JEE Main Syllabus 2024

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JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus


Mathematics: Unit 01

Sets, relations, and functions
Sets and their representation: Union, intersection, and complement of sets and their algebraic properties, power set, relation, type of relations, equivalence relations, functions; one-one, into and onto functions, the composition of functions

Mathematics: Unit 02

Complex numbers and quadratic equations
Complex numbers as ordered pairs of reals, representation of complex numbers in the form a + ib and their representation in a plane, Argand diagram, algebra of complex number, modulus, and argument (or amplitude) of a complex number
Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions, relations between roots and coefficient, nature of roots, the formation of quadratic equations with given roots

Mathematics: Unit 03

Matrices and determinants
Matrices, algebra of matrices, type of matrices, determinants, and matrices of order two and three, evaluation of determinants, area of triangles using determinants
Adjoint, and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and, test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using matrices

Mathematics: Unit 04

Permutations and combinations
The fundamental principle of counting, permutation as an arrangement and combination as section, meaning of P (n,r) and C (n,r), simple applications

Mathematics: Unit 05

Binomial theorem and its simple applications
Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, general term and middle term, and simple applications

Mathematics: Unit 06

Sequence and series
Arithmetic and geometric progressions, insertion of arithmetic, geometric means between two given numbers, relation between A.M and G.M

Mathematics: Unit 07

Limit, continuity, and differentiability
Real-valued functions, algebra of functions, polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions, inverse function
Graphs of simple functions
Limits, continuity, and differentiability
Differentiation of the sum, difference, product, and quotient of two functions
Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite, and implicit functions, derivatives of order up to two, applications of derivatives: Rate of change of quantities, monotonic-increasing and decreasing functions
Maxima and minima of functions of one variable

Mathematics: Unit 08

Integral calculus
Integral as an antiderivative, fundamental integral involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions
Integrations by substitution, by parts, and by partial functions, integration using trigonometric identities
Evaluation of simple integrals of the type: ∫dx/ x² + a², ∫dx/ √x² ± a², ∫dx/ √a² – x², ∫dx/ √a² – x², ∫dx/ ax² + bx + c, ∫dx/√ax² ± bx + c, ∫(px + q) dx/ ax² + bx + c, ∫(px + q) dx/ √ax² + bx + c, ∫√a² + x² dx, ∫√x² – a² dx
The fundamental theorem of calculus, properties of definite integrals, evaluation of definite integrals, determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves in standard form

Mathematics: Unit 09

Differential equations
Ordinary differential equations, their order, and degree, the solution of differential equation by the method of separation of variables, solution of a homogeneous and linear differential equation of the type – 𝑑𝑦/𝑑𝑥 + 𝑝(𝑥)𝑦 = 𝑞(𝑥)

Mathematics: Unit 10

Coordinate geometry
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates in a plane, distance formula, sections formula, locus, and its equation, the slope of a line, parallel and perpendicular lines, intercepts of a line on the coordinate axis
Straight line: Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concurrence of three lines, the distance of a point form a line, coordinate of the centroid, orthocentre, and circumcentre of a triangle
Circle, conic sections: A standard form of equations of a circle, the general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and central, equation of a circle when the endpoints of a diameter are given
Circle, conic sections: Points of intersection of a line and a circle with the centre at the origin and sections of conics, equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola) in standard forms

Mathematics: Unit 11

Three dimensional geometry
Coordinates of a point in space, the distance between two points, section formula, directions ratios, and direction cosines, and the angle between two intersecting lines
Skew lines, the shortest distance between them, and its equation
Equations of a line

Mathematics: Unit 12

Vector algebra
Vectors and scalars, the addition of vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions and three-dimensional space, scalar and vector products

Mathematics: Unit 13

Statistics and probability
Measures of discretion; Calculation of mean, median, mode of grouped and ungrouped data calculation of standard deviation, variance, and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data
Probability: Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability, Bayes theorem, probability distribution of a random variate

Mathematics: Unit 14

Trigonometrical identities and trigonometrical functions, inverse trigonometrical functions, and their properties

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus

Session 1: JEE Main Jan 2024

Application Start Date01-11-2023
Last Date30-11-2023
Date of Exam JEE24 to 1st February 2024

JEE Main 2024 Eligibility Criteria

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2024
Age limit to appear for JEE Main 2024No age limit prescribed
Qualifying ExaminationCandidates must have cleared class 12 or equivalent exam in 2021 or 2022. However, class 12 appearing candidates are also eligible.
Required subject in class 12A minimum of 5 subjects with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects. Along with a language, one vocational subject shall have been studied.
Minimum percentage required in class 12Candidates should have secured at least 75% in the class 12 for admission. For BArch admissions, at least 50% marks should have been secured.
Maximum attemptsA candidate can attempt JEE Main two times a year for three years consecutively. Hence, a candidate can appear for the JEE Main exam for 6 attempts.

NTA JEE Main Eligibility 2024 Paper-wise

CourseRequired Criteria
B.E/ B.Tech.Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.
Candidates must have a required percentage of 75% marks in board exams. For SC/ST, the required percentage is 65%.
B.ArchPassed 10+2 exam with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or 10+3 Diploma with Maths.
Candidates must have a required percentage of 50% marks.
B.PlanningPassed 10+2 exam with Mathematics

IIT JEE Main 2024 Reservation Criteria

Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)27%
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability3% horizontal
Female Category (supernumerary) only in NITs8 to 14 %
EWS (Supernumerary)10%

Note: Reservation for the NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs will be as per the central list and not as per the state of eligibility.

JEE Main 2024 Registration: Documents Required

  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Registered mobile number and email ID 
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Valid ID proof details 
  • Date of birth proof 
  • Class 12 mark sheet 
  • Caste certificate (If applicable) 
  • Debit/Credit card, net banking details for JEE Main application fee payment

JEE Main 2024 Application Fees

OBC, General, EWSOnlineMale₹ 1000
ST, SCPWDOnlineFemale, Transgender, Male₹ 500
OBC, General, EWSOnlineFemale₹ 800

JEE Main 2024 Previews Question Paper

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JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Aspirants appearing for JEE Main Paper 1 must be conversant with the exam pattern. NTA will soon release the JEE Main 2024 exam pattern for Paper 1 on the official website.  Students can know what to expect in the exam in terms of types of questions, marking scheme, language, mode, and more. Candidates can check the exam pattern of JEE Main 2024 Paper 1 below.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024: Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)

Exam ModeComputer-based examination
Test DurationThree hours
Language of ExaminationEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice questions (MCQs)Questions with numerical values as answers
No. of SectionsThree are three sections:MathematicsPhysicsChemistry
JEE Mains Total questionsMathematics: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.Physics: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.Chemistry: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.Total: 75 Questions (25 questions each)
JEE Mains total marks300 Marks (100 marks for each section)
JEE Main Marking SchemeMCQs: Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of one mark on each wrong answer.Questions with numerical value answers: Candidates will be given four marks for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer.
JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern

B.Arch or B.Plan aspirants appearing for JEE Main Paper 2 must be conversant with the exam pattern. With the help of JEE Main exam pattern 2024 for paper 2 , candidates can know details on types of questions, marking scheme, language, mode, and more. Paper 2 of JEE Main is separate for B.Arch and B.Plan applicants. While both have aptitude and mathematics in common, B.Arch students must take up the drawing test while the B.Plan applicants must answer JEE Main 2024 questions on planning.  Candidates can check the exam pattern of JEE Main 2024 below.

JEE Main Exam Pattern (Paper 2) – B.Arch

Exam modeComputer-based
Exam duration3 hours
Languages/ MediumCandidates can answer JEE main 2024 questions in 13 languages. The details and guidelines for languages are the same as for Paper 1.
Duration3 hours
JEE main 2024 Number of shiftsTwo shifts per day:
(9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
Type of Questions in JEE Main 2024For Maths and Aptitude -Multiple choice questions (MCQs) and Numerical Questions (NQs)
Drawing – questions requiring drawing
JEE Main Question Paper detailsSubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
Part 1 – Mathematics20 MCQs + 10 Numerical (5 out of 10)100
Part 2 – Aptitude50 MCQs200
Part 3 – Drawing2100
Total (tentative)82 (77 questions are compulsory)400
Marking Scheme for MCQs Mathematics-Part I
Aptitude Test-Part II
Correct AnswerFour marks (+4)
Incorrect Answer/Multiple AnswerMinus one mark (-1). No negative marks for NQs
UnansweredNo mark (0)
Drawing Test – Part IIITwo questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks
Difficulty levels of questionsMaths and Aptitude – Class 11 and Class 12  standard

JEE Main Exam Pattern (Paper 2B) – B.Plan

Exam ModeComputer-based test (CBT)
Exam Duration3 hours (3.00 pm to 6.00 pm)
SubjectsMathematics, General Aptitude, and Planning
Total number and type of questionsMaths – 20 MCQ questions and 10 numerical questions (5 out of 10)Aptitude – 50 MCQsPlanning – 25 questions.Total Questions – 105 (100 questions are compulsory)
Marking Scheme4 marks for a correct answer-1 for an incorrect answer. No negative marks for numerical questions
Maximum Marks400

JEE Main Statistics of previous years

Documents Required at Exam

  • JEE Main admit card
  • A valid photo ID (passport, college/school ID card, driving license)
  • One passport size photograph
  • PwD category candidates will have to carry a copy of the PwD certificate in the prescribed format.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter
  • JEE Main admit card
  • 3 passport size photographs (the same as uploaded during registration)
  • Photo identity card
  • Date of birth proof
  • Class XII mark sheet
  • JEE Main score card
  • Category certificate (if applicable)

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