JEE Main 2022 – Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Registration

JEE Main 2022 – The National Testing Agency is responsible for conducting JEE Main. NTA hold the exam 4 times a year, in February, March, April, May. Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission to B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan courses offered by NITs, IIITs, and CFITs. JEE Main 2022 exam dates are expected to be announced in the month of December, at Candidates who qualify JEE Main and rank in the top 2.5 lakh toppers are then termed eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. In this article, you will find more details on JEE Main 2022 dates, application form, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation, etc.

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JEE Main 2022

This year, JEE Main will be conducted in four sessions (Feb, March, April, and May). The schedule of all the sessions will be released along with the information bulletin. Applicants can check the tentative schedule and more details for the entrance exam from below.

Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Name of the entrance examJoint Entrance Examination (Main) or JEE Main
Exam ModeComputed Based Test for BE/BTech/BArchBPlanning
Pen and paper-based for Drawing section in BArch
Duration of the exam3 hours for BTech/BArch/BPlan
3 and half hours for BArch and B.Planning or both
How many times entrance exam is conducted?Four times a year (February, March, April, and May sessions)
PapersPaper-1:  BE/BTech
Paper-2A: BArch
Paper-2B: BPlanning
Total Marks for the examBE/BTech: 300
BArch and BPlanning: 400
Total Questions Asked (Increased in 2021)BE/BTech: 90
BArch: 82
BPlanning: 105
Marking SchemeFor correct answers – 4 marks
For incorrect answer – 1 marks
For unattempted questions – No marks
For Non-MCQ questions – No negative marking
Language of the paperEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu
Helpline0120 – 6895200

What’s New Happened in JEE Main Last Year

For the year 2022, NTA shall introduce the following changes in the national level engineering entrance exam.

  • NTA conducted JEE Mains in 13 regional languages.
  • There was a change in the exam pattern. Now there are 2 sections for each subject – section A, B. Section B has optional questions.
  • JEE Main is now conducted 4 times a year in Feb, March, April, and May.
  • Now, age is not a tie breaking criteria this time.
  • The challenge fee has been reduced. Now it is Rs 200/- per question.
  • UPSEE has been scrapped. Now JEE Main 2022 will be used for UP engineering admissions, bringing 1.4 lakh seats directly under it, for 750 colleges.

JEE Main 2022 Important Dates

From the section below, candidates can check the tentative schedule for JEE Main 2022 entrance exam for all the sessions. As soon as NTA releases the official JEE Main 2022 dates, the same will be updated below.

EventsFebruary Exam DatesMarch Exam DatesApril Exam DatesMay Exam Dates
JEE Main 2022 registration starts on3rd week of Dec 20221st week of Mar 20224th week of Mar 20221st week of May 2022
Last date to submit JEE Main 2022 application form4th week of Jan 20221st week of Mar 20221st week fo Apr 20222nd week of May 2022
Last date to pay the application fee4th week of Jan 20221st week of Mar 20221st week fo Apr 20222nd week of May 2022
JEE Main 2022 application form correction starts from4th week of Jan 20222nd week of Mar 20221st week fo Apr 20222nd week of May 2022
JEE Main 2022 Admit card releases on2nd week of Feb 20222nd week of Mar 20223rd week of Apr 20223rd week of May 2022
JEE Main 2022 Exam dates2nd week of Feb 20223rd week of Mar 20224th week of Apr 20224th week of May 2022
Release of NTA JEE Main 2022 Answer key1st week of Mar 20223rd week of Mar 20221st week of May 20221st week of Jun 2022
Challenge of Answer key1st week of Mar 20224th week of Mar 20221st week of May 20221st week of Jun 2022
JEE Main 2022 Result date1st week of Mar 20224th week of Mar 20221st week of May 20221st week of Jun 2022

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates who are going to appear for JEE Main 2022 entrance exam must be well aware of the exam pattern. There will be three papers – Paper-1 and Paper-2A and Paper-2B. Moreover, NTA has made a few changes in the exam pattern for JEE Main. The paper is divided into two sections – Numerical, and MCQs. Check the complete exam pattern below.

Mode of the exam – Computer-based with an exception of Drawing test which will be held offline.

Type of questions – MCQ and Numerical type.

Number of questions in Paper 1 – In the B.Tech question paper, a total of 90 questions are asked in the exam out of which the applicant has to attempt 75 questions or 20 questions out of 30 questions (for each section). 

Marking scheme – For every correct response, 4 marks are awarded and there is a negative marking of 1 marks for incorrect response marked. However, there is no negative marking on Non-MCQ type questions.

Medium of the exam – The JEE Main 2022 question paper is available in 13 languages (English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Urdu, Telugu, Odia, and Punjabi).

Candidates can check the subject-wise exam pattern below. 

JEE Main 2022 Paper 1 Exam Pattern

In paper 1, each subject will have two sections. Section A will consist of Multiple-Choice Questions, and Section B contains 1 questions for which answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In section B, candidates will have to attempt only 5 questions out of 10. There is no negative marking in Section B.

Subjects in Paper-1 (BTech)Section-ASection-B

JEE Main 2022 Paper-2A Exam Pattern

  • Mathematics section carries 20 MCQs with 10 numerical-based questions. Total marks for this section is 100 marks.
  • The Aptitude section carries 50 questions, with a total mark of 200 marks.
  • Drawing section carries 2 questions of 100 marks. 
  • Hence, the total questions asked is 82 questions, with 400 marks.
Subjects in Paper-2A (BArch)Section-ASection-B
Mathematics – Part I2010
Aptitude Test – Part II50
Drawing Test – Part III02

JEE Main 2022 Paper-2B Exam Pattern

  • Maths section consists of 20 questions with 10 numerical-based questions of 100 marks.
  • The aptitude test consists of 50 questions of 200 marks.
  • Planning based objective type question comprises 25 questions of 100 marks.
  • Hence, a total of 105 questions are asked of 400 marks.
Subjects in Paper-2B (BPlanning)Section-ASection-B
Mathematics – Part I2010
Aptitude Test – Part II50
Planning-Based Questions – Part III25

Medium of JEE Main 2022 Question Papers

JEE Main will be conducted in 13 languages. Question papers in regional languages will be available according to the exam center. The list of the languages are –

LanguagesExam Centers
EnglishAll exam centers
HindiAll exam centers in India
English and AssameseExam Centers in Assam
English and BengaliExam Centers in West Bengal, Tripura, and Andaman and Nicobar
English and GujaratExam Centers in Gujarat, Daman, and Diu, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli
English and KannadaExamination Centers in Karnataka
English and MarathiExamination Centers in Maharashtra
English and MalayalamExam Centers in Kerala and Lakshadeep
English and OdiaExam Centers in Odisha
English and PunjabiExam Centers in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi
English and TamilExam Centers in TamilNadu, Puducherry, and Andaman Nicobar Island
English and TeluguExam Centers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and UrduAll exam centers in India

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus

The detailed syllabus will be available in the information brochure of JEE Main. In the section below, we have given JEE Main 2022 exam syllabus based on the previous year’s information brochure. Candidates can take a look below.

Physics Syllabus

  • Physics And Measurements
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetics Theory Of Gases
  • Oscillations And Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms And Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communications System
  • Experimental Skills

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Sets, Relations And Functions
  • Complex Number And Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices And Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequence and Series
  • Limit, Continuity And Differentiability
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics And Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning

Chemistry Syllabus (Physical Chemistry)

  • Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry
  • States Of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Reox Reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry

Chemistry Syllabus (Inorganic Chemistry)

  • Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties
  • General Principles And Process Of Isolation Of Metals
  • Hydrogen
  • S – Block Elements – Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals
  • P-Block Elements
  • D And F – Block Elements
  • Co-ordinations Compound
  • Environmental Chemistry

Chemistry Syllabus (Organic Chemistry)

  • Purification And Characteristics Of Organic Compounds
  • Some Basic Principles Of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
  • Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen
  • Polymers
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry In Everyday Life
  • Principles Related To Practical Chemistry

Important Books for JEE Main 2022 Preparation

One of the best books to start preparing for the JEE Main entrance exam is with the NCERT Textbooks. Other than this, the candidates can take a look at the following books referred to for exam preparation.

S.No.Book Name Buy Online Here
1Concepts of Physics by H. C. VermaBuy Now
2Understanding Physics (Set of 5 Books) by DC PandeyBuy Now
3Practice Book Physics for JEE Main and Advanced by DC PandeyBuy Now
4Wiley’s Halliday / Resnick / Walker Physics for JEE (Main & Advanced) by Halliday, Resnick and WalkerBuy Now
5Problems in General Physics by I. E. IrodovBuy Now
6Cengage Maths Set Of 5 Books by G TIWANIBuy Now
7Comprehensive Mathematics for JEE by Tata McGraw Hill publicationsBuy Now
8Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics by A Das GuptaBuy Now
9Arihant Problem Book in Mathematics for IIT JEE by SK GoyalBuy Now
11Problems in Physical Chemistry for JEE (Main & Advanced) by Narendra AwasthiBuy Now
12Organic Chemistry by Morrison and BoydBuy Now
13Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J. D. LeeBuy Now

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are the most important factor in the JEE Main Admission process. Applicants who are interested must check the factors before applying. The criteria include age limit, educational qualifications, qualifying examination.

  • There is no age limit for appearing the JEE Main 2022.
  • Candidates must have passed 12th or any other equivalent exam in 2020, 2021, or appearing in 2022. 
  • The applicants must have passed B.E/B.Tech in Physics, Mathematics, or Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject).
  • Students who are appearing for B.Arch must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • For B.Plan, Mathematics is a compulsory subject.
  • Applicants can attempt JEE Main 2022 for three consecutive years.
  • For admissions into IITs, NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs, the candidates must have secured 75% marks and 65% for reserved category. 
  • For B.Arch, the minimum qualifying marks is 50% in 10+2 or equivalent. 

JEE Main 2022 Application Form

The application for JEE Main will be released along with the information bulletin. Candidates who meet the criteria or eligible to fill and submit the form. The mode of the application form is online.

How to apply for the JEE Main application form?

The step by step procedure to fill and submit the registration form of JEE Main is as follows-

  • Firstly, visit the official website of jee main-
  • Then click on the “New Registration”
  • Enter the basic details such as name, mobile number, date of birth etc.
  • After successful registration, candidates will receive user id and password. These are the login credentials for further admission process. 
  • Now login using the credentials and fill in the rest of the details. 
  • Upload the photograph and signature as per the specifications. 
  • Lastly, make the payment of the application form and submit.
  • Take the printout of the application form for future references. 

JEE Main 2022 Application Fee

Candidates shall have to pay the following amount of the application fee for JEE Main 2022. The fee given below is based on the previous year’s information.

CoursesJEE Main 2022 Application form fee General/OBC/EWSJEE Main 2022 Application form fee SC/ST/PWD/Transgender
BE./BTech or BArch or B.PlanningBoys (Rs 650/-)Girls (Rs 325/-)Rs 325/-
BE./BTech & BArchorBE./BTech & BPlanningorBE./BTech, BArch & B. PlanningorBArch & BPlanningBoys (Rs 1300/-)Girls (650/-)Rs 650/-

JEE Main 2022 Exam Centers

Candidates who are applying for JEE Main must mention the examination centers as per their preferences. The list of the test cities will be available in the information brochure. However, the applicants must note that only 4 exam centers are allowed to submit. 

JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

NTA issues JEE Main 2022 admit card online for the registered candidates only. It is released for download online at To download it, aspirants will require to log in by entering their application number, date of birth. The JEE Main Admit Card carries important details of the candidate and the examination. It serves as identity proof for the applicant. Candidates must carry the admit card to the exam hall. Without the admit card, the applicants are not allowed to appear for the exam.

What to carry to the examination center of jee main?

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

  • JEE Main Admit Card (in A4 Size Paper)
  • Simple transparent Ball Point Pen
  • Additional passport size photograph, to be pasted on attendance sheet
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • transparent water bottle
  • Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic.

JEE Main 2022 Answer Key

The answer key of JEE Main is generally released a week or two after the exam is over. It is released for download under the individual candidate login. The answer key consists of all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. With the help of the solution key, candidates can tally and estimate their jee main scores. There will be two types of answer keys released by NTA- Provisional and Final. Also, the aspirants can challenge the answer key if they find the answer is not correct.

JEE Main 2022 Result

The JEE Main Result releases soon after the release of the final answer key. Candidates can check their results online. The NTA declares the result in the form of a merit list and scorecard. Students can check their results by submitting their application number and password. Candidates whose name is on the merit list are eligible for the counseling.

JEE Main 2022 Cutoff

It is to be noted that there is no minimum cut-off required to pass JEE Main entrance exam. However, to be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced, aspirants will need to secure the minimum cut-off percentile. The authorities release two types of cutoffs – admission and qualifying cutoff marks. The admission cutoff is the opening and closing ranks for admissions into the participating institutes, whereas the qualifying cutoff is released by JoSAA during the counseling process.

NTA JEE Main 2022 Counselling

The counseling is conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Qualified candidates have to register and submit their college and course preferences before the deadline date. The counselling process is conducted online. There will be around 5 to 7 rounds of counseling to offer admission into the B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Planning courses. However, the seat allocation is done based on the availability of the seats, preferred choices, and merit scores. 

JEE Main 2022 Reservation Criteria

There shall be the reservation of seats for the following different categories as explained in the table below.

CategoryReservation Criteria
Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribe7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) candidates as per the Central List27%
General EWS10%

About JEE Main 2022

The National Testing Agency conducts JEE Main 2022. It is a National Level Entrance Test that is organized all over India. The exam takes place in four sessions- February, March, April, and May. The registration process starts in the month of November. However, to participate in the admission process the applicants have to meet the eligibility criteria. With the help of NTA JEE Main 2022, candidates can get admission in NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). By qualifying for this exam, the applicants can get admission in B.Tech/B.E/B.Arch/B.Plan. So, in this article, we have provided complete details regarding JEE Main Admission. Therefore, go through the article carefully.

FAQs on JEE Main 2022

Q. What is the expected date for releasing JEE Main 2022 application form?

Answer-  The application form is expected to release in the month of November.

Q. Is there any age limit to appear for JEE Main?

Answer – No. There is no age limit to apply for JEE Main exam.

Q. Who is the conducting body for JEE Main 2022?

Answer- The National Testing Agency is responsible for conducting admissions.

Q. How many times a student can appear for the JEE Main examination?

Answer- A candidate can appear 4 times in a year. The exam will be conducted in 4 sessions- February, March, April, and May.

Q. Is it mandatory to appear in all four sessions of the exam?

Answer- No, it is not mandatory to appear in all four sessions of the exam.

Q. Will JEE Main 2022 will be held 4 times?

Answer – Yes, JEE Main 2022 and onwards also JEE Main entrance exam will be held 4 times. Conducting the entrance exam multiple times will give the candidates multiple opportunities to improve their scores.

Q. Will JEE 2022 be tough?

Anwer – JEE Main has a history of surprising students with difficulty level. Over the years, most of the candidates shared that Chemistry is more on the easy level and the majority of the questions are from the NCERT textbook. However, whatever the difficulty level be, you should be mentally prepared to perform good in the entrance exam.

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