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JEE(Main) - April 2019 
Important Dates 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(Upto 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019(through Credit 
card/Debit card/Net banking upto 11.50 p.m. and 
through e-challan upto Bank hours) 
Dates of Examination Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 
20.04.2019(Saturday) 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-1 
By 30.04.2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-2 
By 15.05.2019 
 
     
                
  
 
 
 
 
     
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JEE(Main) - April 2019 
Important Dates 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(Upto 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019(through Credit 
card/Debit card/Net banking upto 11.50 p.m. and 
through e-challan upto Bank hours) 
Dates of Examination Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 
20.04.2019(Saturday) 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-1 
By 30.04.2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-2 
By 15.05.2019 
 
     
                
  
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
Introduction and Scheme of Examination 
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National 
Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under 
Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to 
assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. 
 
The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has 
entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main) to the NTA from 2019 
onwards. 
 
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical 
Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include 
the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE 
(Main). The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which 
the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs. 
 
About JEE (Main) – 2019 
The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session. The students will 
have following benefits of the new pattern: 
 
? This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail 
to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. 
? In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know 
their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time. 
? This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year. 
? If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won?t have to wait for 
one full year. 
? The student?s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking. 
 
The first JEE (Main) – 2019 was held in January, 2019 whereas the second will be held in April, 2019. 
 
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. 
 
Choice of Medium of Question Papers 
The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. 
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot 
be changed at a later stage. 
 
Type of Examination 
JEE (Main)–April 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). 
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. 
 
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given in the 
table below: 
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JEE(Main) - April 2019 
Important Dates 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(Upto 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019(through Credit 
card/Debit card/Net banking upto 11.50 p.m. and 
through e-challan upto Bank hours) 
Dates of Examination Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 
20.04.2019(Saturday) 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-1 
By 30.04.2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-2 
By 15.05.2019 
 
     
                
  
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
Introduction and Scheme of Examination 
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National 
Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under 
Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to 
assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. 
 
The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has 
entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main) to the NTA from 2019 
onwards. 
 
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical 
Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include 
the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE 
(Main). The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which 
the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs. 
 
About JEE (Main) – 2019 
The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session. The students will 
have following benefits of the new pattern: 
 
? This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail 
to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. 
? In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know 
their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time. 
? This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year. 
? If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won?t have to wait for 
one full year. 
? The student?s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking. 
 
The first JEE (Main) – 2019 was held in January, 2019 whereas the second will be held in April, 2019. 
 
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. 
 
Choice of Medium of Question Papers 
The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. 
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot 
be changed at a later stage. 
 
Type of Examination 
JEE (Main)–April 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). 
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. 
 
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given in the 
table below: 
 
 
PAPER SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS Mode of Examination 
Paper-1 
(B.E./B.Tech.) 
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) 
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 
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below: 
COURSE PAPERS 
All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper-1 
B. Arch /B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper-2 
 
 
 
JEE (Main) - 2019 ELIGIBILITY 
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. The candidates should also satisfy themselves about their fulfilling the age limit 
requirements of the Institutes in which they are desirous of taking admission. 
 
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) 
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying 
examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent 
qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in April, 2019 JEE(Main)-2019 Examination. 
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will 
appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2019. 
 
Those candidates who have appeared in JEE (Main) – January 2019 examination, are also eligible to appear in 
JEE(Main)-April2019. 
 
LIST OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS 
i. 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. 
ii. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ 
University. 
iii. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense 
Academy 
iv. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with 
a minimum of five subjects. 
v. 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). 
vi. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
vii. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. 
[Only for Admission to IITs] 
viii. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced 
(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
ix. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate 
Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
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JEE(Main) - April 2019 
Important Dates 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(Upto 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019(through Credit 
card/Debit card/Net banking upto 11.50 p.m. and 
through e-challan upto Bank hours) 
Dates of Examination Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 
20.04.2019(Saturday) 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-1 
By 30.04.2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-2 
By 15.05.2019 
 
     
                
  
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
Introduction and Scheme of Examination 
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National 
Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under 
Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to 
assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. 
 
The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has 
entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main) to the NTA from 2019 
onwards. 
 
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical 
Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include 
the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE 
(Main). The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which 
the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs. 
 
About JEE (Main) – 2019 
The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session. The students will 
have following benefits of the new pattern: 
 
? This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail 
to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. 
? In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know 
their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time. 
? This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year. 
? If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won?t have to wait for 
one full year. 
? The student?s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking. 
 
The first JEE (Main) – 2019 was held in January, 2019 whereas the second will be held in April, 2019. 
 
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. 
 
Choice of Medium of Question Papers 
The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. 
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot 
be changed at a later stage. 
 
Type of Examination 
JEE (Main)–April 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). 
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. 
 
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given in the 
table below: 
 
 
PAPER SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS Mode of Examination 
Paper-1 
(B.E./B.Tech.) 
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) 
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 
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below: 
COURSE PAPERS 
All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper-1 
B. Arch /B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper-2 
 
 
 
JEE (Main) - 2019 ELIGIBILITY 
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. The candidates should also satisfy themselves about their fulfilling the age limit 
requirements of the Institutes in which they are desirous of taking admission. 
 
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) 
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying 
examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent 
qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in April, 2019 JEE(Main)-2019 Examination. 
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will 
appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2019. 
 
Those candidates who have appeared in JEE (Main) – January 2019 examination, are also eligible to appear in 
JEE(Main)-April2019. 
 
LIST OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS 
i. 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. 
ii. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ 
University. 
iii. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense 
Academy 
iv. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with 
a minimum of five subjects. 
v. 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). 
vi. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
vii. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. 
[Only for Admission to IITs] 
viii. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced 
(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
ix. 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] 
 
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination 
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 eligible to write JEE (Main)- 
2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019. 
Only for B.Arch., the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Qualifying 
Examination 
 
RESERVATIONS 
For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In 
case of institutes run by Central Government, 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste 
(SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to 
the “ Non Creamy layer” (OBC-NCL). Each category will have 5% reservations for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 
as defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016). 
Other Backward Classes - Non Creamy Layer (OBC–NCL) are as per the Central list of Other Backward Classes 
available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website www.ncbc.nic.in 
Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC Candidates who 
are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General. 
Section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 states the following: 
Persons with benchmark disabilities (PwD) means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified 
disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with 
disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying 
authority. 
“Specified Disability” means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. 
The categories of disabilities are: 
(i) Blindness and low vision 
(ii) Deaf and hard of hearing 
(iii) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and 
muscular dystrophy 
(iv) Autism, intellectual disability, specified learning disability and mental illness, and 
(v) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (i) to (iv) 
(vi) Other „specified disabilities? mentioned in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. 
 
No change in the category will be entertained after the last date of JEE (Main)-2019 application form and no 
subsequent changes will be effective for JEE(Main) NTA Score 2019. 
Please refer to Office Memorandum issued by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment dated 29 August 
2018 (F.No.34-02/2015-DD-III), guideline IV, second paragraph. 
The facility of Scribe/Reader/Lab Assistant should be allowed to any person with benchmark disability 
as defined under section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 and has limitation in writing including that of speed 
if so desired by him/her. 
In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, Locomotor disability (both arm 
affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe/reader/lab assistant shall be given, if so desired by the 
person. 
In case of other category of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe/reader/lab assistant 
can be allowed on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation 
to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil 
Surgeon Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per preforms at APPENDIX-I. 
The candidates who require scribe/reader as per above will have to submit the request in writing to the 
Centre Superintendent for the same along with disability certificate issued by the authorized Medical Officer at 
least one week before the examination date. The Centre Superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader from 
the students who are studying one class lower. 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. One hour 
compensatory time will also be allowed to the candidates who are availing the facility of scribe/reader. 
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JEE(Main) - April 2019 
Important Dates 
 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(Upto 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019(through Credit 
card/Debit card/Net banking upto 11.50 p.m. and 
through e-challan upto Bank hours) 
Dates of Examination Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 
20.04.2019(Saturday) 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-1 
By 30.04.2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website 
of paper-2 
By 15.05.2019 
 
     
                
  
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
Introduction and Scheme of Examination 
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National 
Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under 
Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to 
assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions. 
 
The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has 
entrusted the responsibility of conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main) to the NTA from 2019 
onwards. 
 
Admission criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical 
Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include 
the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE 
(Main). The Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which 
the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs. 
 
About JEE (Main) – 2019 
The JEE (Main)-2019 will be conducted twice before admissions in the next academic session. The students will 
have following benefits of the new pattern: 
 
? This will give one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores in examination if they fail 
to give their best in first attempt without wasting their whole academic year. 
? In first attempt, the students will get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to know 
their mistakes which they can improve while attempting for the second time. 
? This will reduce chances of dropping a year and droppers would not have to waste a full year. 
? If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won?t have to wait for 
one full year. 
? The student?s best of the two NTA scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking. 
 
The first JEE (Main) – 2019 was held in January, 2019 whereas the second will be held in April, 2019. 
 
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. 
 
Choice of Medium of Question Papers 
The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. 
The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot 
be changed at a later stage. 
 
Type of Examination 
JEE (Main)–April 2019 shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B.Planning). 
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. 
 
Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination is given in the 
table below: 
 
 
PAPER SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS Mode of Examination 
Paper-1 
(B.E./B.Tech.) 
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) 
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 
Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below: 
COURSE PAPERS 
All other undergraduate courses (B.E. /B. Tech.) Paper-1 
B. Arch /B. Planning (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper-2 
 
 
 
JEE (Main) - 2019 ELIGIBILITY 
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. The candidates should also satisfy themselves about their fulfilling the age limit 
requirements of the Institutes in which they are desirous of taking admission. 
 
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) 
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying 
examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent 
qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in April, 2019 JEE(Main)-2019 Examination. 
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will 
appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2019. 
 
Those candidates who have appeared in JEE (Main) – January 2019 examination, are also eligible to appear in 
JEE(Main)-April2019. 
 
LIST OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS 
i. 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. 
ii. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ 
University. 
iii. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense 
Academy 
iv. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with 
a minimum of five subjects. 
v. 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). 
vi. H.S.C. vocational examination. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
vii. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. 
[Only for Admission to IITs] 
viii. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced 
(A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs] 
ix. 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] 
 
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination 
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 eligible to write JEE (Main)- 
2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019. 
Only for B.Arch., the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Qualifying 
Examination 
 
RESERVATIONS 
For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In 
case of institutes run by Central Government, 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste 
(SC), 7.5% for the category Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 27% for the category Other Backward Classes belonging to 
the “ Non Creamy layer” (OBC-NCL). Each category will have 5% reservations for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 
as defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016). 
Other Backward Classes - Non Creamy Layer (OBC–NCL) are as per the Central list of Other Backward Classes 
available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website www.ncbc.nic.in 
Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC Candidates who 
are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General. 
Section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 states the following: 
Persons with benchmark disabilities (PwD) means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified 
disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with 
disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying 
authority. 
“Specified Disability” means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. 
The categories of disabilities are: 
(i) Blindness and low vision 
(ii) Deaf and hard of hearing 
(iii) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and 
muscular dystrophy 
(iv) Autism, intellectual disability, specified learning disability and mental illness, and 
(v) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (i) to (iv) 
(vi) Other „specified disabilities? mentioned in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. 
 
No change in the category will be entertained after the last date of JEE (Main)-2019 application form and no 
subsequent changes will be effective for JEE(Main) NTA Score 2019. 
Please refer to Office Memorandum issued by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment dated 29 August 
2018 (F.No.34-02/2015-DD-III), guideline IV, second paragraph. 
The facility of Scribe/Reader/Lab Assistant should be allowed to any person with benchmark disability 
as defined under section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 and has limitation in writing including that of speed 
if so desired by him/her. 
In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, Locomotor disability (both arm 
affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe/reader/lab assistant shall be given, if so desired by the 
person. 
In case of other category of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe/reader/lab assistant 
can be allowed on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation 
to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil 
Surgeon Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per preforms at APPENDIX-I. 
The candidates who require scribe/reader as per above will have to submit the request in writing to the 
Centre Superintendent for the same along with disability certificate issued by the authorized Medical Officer at 
least one week before the examination date. The Centre Superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader from 
the students who are studying one class lower. 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. One hour 
compensatory time will also be allowed to the candidates who are availing the facility of scribe/reader. 
 
 
The reservation policy, as announced by the government from time to time and applicable to the admitting 
institutes will be used. The candidates are advised to look for the details at the time of admission 
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WITH DATES 
 
EVENTS 
 
DATES 
On-line submission of Application Form 08.02.2019 to 07.03.2019(up to 11.50 p.m.) 
Successful final transaction of fee 08.02.2019 to 08.03.2019 (through Credit/Debit Card/ 
Net Banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e-challan 
up to bank hours) 
Fee payable for JEE (Main)–April 2019 In India Outside India 
Paper-1 (B.E./B.Tech) or 
Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) 
General/OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 500/- 
Girls- Rs 250/- 
Boys-Rs 2000/- 
Girls- Rs 1000/- 
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Boys-Rs 250/- 
Girls- Rs 250/- 
Boys-Rs 1000/- 
Girls- Rs 1000/- 
Paper-1(B.E./B.Tech) and 
Paper-2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) 
General/OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 900/- 
Girls- Rs 450/- 
Boys-Rs 3000/- 
Girls- Rs 1500/- 
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Boys-Rs 450/- 
Girls- Rs 450/- 
Boys-Rs 1500/- 
Girls- Rs 1000/- 
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable. 
Correction in particulars except choice of cities 
(applicable only for the candidates who are applying for 
the first time) 
11.03.2019 to 15.03.2019 
Printing of Admit Cards from NTA?s website From 20.03.2019 
Date of Examination Between 07.04.2019 to 20.04.2019 
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. 
Display of Question Paper attempted by the Candidate 
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 of Paper 1  
By 30
th
 April, 2019 
Declaration of Result on NTA?s website of Paper 2  
By 15
th
 May, 2019 
 
EXAMINATION PATTERN 
1  
Dates of Examination 
 
Between 07.04.2019 (Sunday) to 20.04.2019 (Saturday) 
2 Allocation of Date and shift Random 
3 Medium of Question Paper Candidates have to opt language of QP in the Online Application Form. 
English & Hindi All Centre Cities 
English, Hindi and Gujarati. Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and 
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 
4 Type of Questions/ Examination Paper-1 Objective Type- MCQs 
 
 
 
Paper-2 
Mathematics- Part I Objective Type- 
MCQs 
Aptitude Test-Part II Objective Type- 
MCQs 
Drawing Test –Part III Questions to test 
drawing aptitude 
(a) Paper-1 (B.E./B. Tech.) : “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only to be attempted on Computer. 
Syllabus available on NTA?s Website. 
5 Subject wise distribution of 
Questions, 
Subject No of Questions Marks 
Mathematics 30 120 
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