JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 Question Paper with Answer Key – Download Here

JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 Question Paper with Answer Key – Check and download here JEE Main answer key for 15 March exam. The answer key for shift 1 is available after 12 noon, whereas, for shift 2 it will be available after 6 pm. It is a memory based answer key and can be used for calculating score in the exam. To do so, add 4 marks for correct answer, deduct 1 marks for wrong MCQ answer, and deduct no marks for incorrect NVT answer. The answer keys by Resonance, Allen Kota, etc also available here. Read below to know more on JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 question paper with answer key.

NTA has revised the JEE Main 2021 exam dates. There was no exam on March 15, 2021. Exam will be held from March 16 to 18, 2021.

JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 Question Paper with Answer Key


If you appeared for JEE Main 15 March 2021 exam, then submit questions which you remember. We will provide you the answer key. Click on the button below to submit it.

How to Calculate Marks Using JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 Question Paper with Answer Key?

The candidates can check the steps below to know how they can use the answer key for JEE Main 2021 to calculate their probable scores in the exam:

Step 1 – First of all, make sure the answer key is downloaded / opened for the correct question paper. 

Step 2 – Match the question and answer from the answer key. Then use the marking scheme to calcukate the scores.

Step 3 – If the response matches, then add (+) 4 marks.  However, if the answer is incorrect then deduct marks as instructed below. 

Type of QuestionNegative Marking per Qs. 
NVT– 0

Step 5: Candidates need to repeat this process for all the questions. In the end, add all the marks for the correct and incorrect answers, separately. Lastly, deduct the sum of incorrect answers from that of correct answers. Candidates will know their probable score.

Candidates can also use the formula below:
JEE Main 2021 raw score = Sum of Correct Answers – Sum of Incorrect Answers

JEE Main 15 Mar 2021 Question Paper

On the day of the exam,  memory based JEE Main 2021 question paper is released by different coaching centers like Reliable Kota, Akaash, Allen, Resonance, and Motion IIT. It is based on the questions and answers remembered by the students who appear for JEE Main exam.

However, a few days later, answer key for JEE Mains 2021 is officially released by National Testing Agency. The official question paper has the responses of the candidates too. It i released for all shifts and days in which JEE Main 2021 is being held.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of JEE Main 2021 is as follows:

  • Candidates get 3 hours to solve the question paper.
  • The exam is held in CBT mode.
  • The questions shall be of Multiple Choice Type (MCQ) and Numerical Value Type (NVT).
  • Each question shall be of 4 marks.
  • Negative marking in the exam is of 1 marks.
  • The negative marking is only applicable in MCQs and not NVTs.

Check the paper wise distribution of the questions below:

EE Main 2021 Paper 1 (B.E / B.Tech) Exam Pattern

SubjectsSection A (MCQ)Section B (NVTs)Marks
Answer any 5
Answer any 5
Answer any 5
Answer any 15

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2A (B.Arch) Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo. of questions (MCQ)No. of questions (NVT)Marks
Part I – Mathematics2010
Answer any 5
Part II – Aptitude Test50200
Part III – Drawing Test02100
Answer any 5

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2B (B.Planning) Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. of questions (MCQs)No. of questions (NVTs)Marks
Part I Mathematics2010
Answer any 5
Part II Aptitude Test50200
Part II Planning Based Questions25100
Answer any 5

Previous Years Cut Off

NTA releases the cutoff score for JEE Main entrance exam along with the declaration of the result. JEE Main cutoff is the minimum score required by the candidates to qualify for JEE Advanced. It is to be noted that there are no passing or qualifying marks in JEE Main which means that all candidates who appear for the exam are given ranks for admission in NITS, IIITs, CFTIs.

Candidates can check the past year JEE Main cut off from the table below.

Gen EWS70.243551878.2174869
OBC NCL72.888796974.316655745497070

JEE Main 2021 Result

 NTA will declare JEE Main 2021 result in a few days. The result of JEE Main will be announced at The raw scores calculated via JEE Main 2021 official answer key are converted into  NTA scores. These scores are calculated shift wise for physics, chemistry, maths, and overall. 

On the basis of NTA score, JEE Main 2021 all India rank is decided. If a candidate has appeared for all the attempts of JEE Main then the best score of all the 4 attempts will be used to prepare the AIR. The better the NTA score, the higher is the rank of JEE Main.

About JEE Main 2021

 National Testing Agency i.e NTA conducts the JEE Main 2021 in computer based mode. The exam is of 3 hours and questions asked are of MCQ and numerical answer type. It is conducted in shifts and paper are categorised into B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan. The authority allots 4 marks for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for negative answers. Qualified candidates then have to register and exercise options through the JOSAA counselling 2021.


Can I challenge the unofficial answer key?

No, you cannot challenge the unofficial answer key. The challenges can be submitted against only the official JEE Main answer key.

Are the unofficial answer keys reliable?

The unofficial answer keys of JEE Main can be referred to have an idea about the scores. However, to have to have certainty about the scores, it is advised to refer official JEE Main answer key only.

From where can I download the official JEE Main 2021 answer key?

You can download the official JEE Main 2021 answer key here and from

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