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JEE
(Main) 
jk"Vªh; ijh{kk ,tsalh
Excellence in Assessment
2021
Information Bulletin
www.nta.ac.in      jeemain.nta.nic.in   
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JEE
(Main) 
jk"Vªh; ijh{kk ,tsalh
Excellence in Assessment
2021
Information Bulletin
www.nta.ac.in      jeemain.nta.nic.in   
  
 
1 
Index 
 
S. 
No. 
Particulars Page No. 
A IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 3 
1.  Introduction 
1.1      About National Testing Agency (NTA) 
1.2      About Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) 2021 
6 
2.  Scheme of JEE (Main) 2021 
2.1 Mode of Examination 
2.2 Choice of Medium of Question Paper 
2.3 Scheme of Examination  
2.4 Pattern of Examination 
2.5 Syllabus  
7 
3.  
 
 
Eligibility Criteria: 
3.1 Age Limit 
3.2 List of Qualifying Examinations 
3.3 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination  
10 
4.  State of Eligibility 11 
5.  Reservations  12 
6.  Facilities for PwD Candidates to appear in the exam 13 
7.  Choice of Cities  14 
8.  e-Admit Card  14 
9.  Schedule of Examination 15 
10.  Important Instructions 16 
11.  Rough Work 17 
12.  Unfair Means Practices and Breach of Examination Rules 
12.1 Definition 
12.2 Punishment for using Unfair Means Practices 
12.3 Cancellation of Result 
17 
13.  Display of Answer Key Challenges 18 
14.  Display of Recorded Responses 19 
15.  JEE (Main) NTA Score for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch, & B.Planning 
15.1 Compilation and display of result of B.E./B.Tech 
15.2 Compilation & display of result of B.Arch & B.Planning 
19 
16.  Re-evaluation/Re-checking of result 20 
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JEE
(Main) 
jk"Vªh; ijh{kk ,tsalh
Excellence in Assessment
2021
Information Bulletin
www.nta.ac.in      jeemain.nta.nic.in   
  
 
1 
Index 
 
S. 
No. 
Particulars Page No. 
A IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 3 
1.  Introduction 
1.1      About National Testing Agency (NTA) 
1.2      About Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) 2021 
6 
2.  Scheme of JEE (Main) 2021 
2.1 Mode of Examination 
2.2 Choice of Medium of Question Paper 
2.3 Scheme of Examination  
2.4 Pattern of Examination 
2.5 Syllabus  
7 
3.  
 
 
Eligibility Criteria: 
3.1 Age Limit 
3.2 List of Qualifying Examinations 
3.3 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination  
10 
4.  State of Eligibility 11 
5.  Reservations  12 
6.  Facilities for PwD Candidates to appear in the exam 13 
7.  Choice of Cities  14 
8.  e-Admit Card  14 
9.  Schedule of Examination 15 
10.  Important Instructions 16 
11.  Rough Work 17 
12.  Unfair Means Practices and Breach of Examination Rules 
12.1 Definition 
12.2 Punishment for using Unfair Means Practices 
12.3 Cancellation of Result 
17 
13.  Display of Answer Key Challenges 18 
14.  Display of Recorded Responses 19 
15.  JEE (Main) NTA Score for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch, & B.Planning 
15.1 Compilation and display of result of B.E./B.Tech 
15.2 Compilation & display of result of B.Arch & B.Planning 
19 
16.  Re-evaluation/Re-checking of result 20 
  
 
2 
17.  Admission to NITs, IIITs, CFIs, SFIs, State Engineering Colleges for the 
Participating States & Other Participating Institutions including UPSEE. 
17.1 Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating 
though Central Seat Allocation Board 
17.2 B. Tech/ B. Arch Scores of JEE (Main) 2021 will also be used for 
 admission to B. Tech/B. Arch Courses covered under UPSEE. 
17.3 Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions 
17.4 Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure 
18.5 Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2021 
20 
18.  Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 23 
19.  Common Services Centres/Facilitation Centres 23 
20.  National Test Abhyas 24 
21.  Query Redressal System (QRS) 24 
22.  Correspondence with NTA 25 
23.  Weeding Osut Rules 25 
24.  Legal Jurisdiction 25 
Appendices 
I.  Certificate regarding physical limitation to write in an examination  26 
II.  Letter of Undertaking for Using Own Scribe 27 
III.  List of Examination Cities for JEE (Main) 2021 28 
IV.  Procedure for Online Payment of Fee and Helpline for Payment Related 
Queries 
32 
V.  Computer Based Test (CBT) Guidelines 34 
VI.  NTA Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 40 
VII.  Normalization Procedure based on Percentile Score  41 
VIII.  Replica of Online Application Form 45 
     
 
 
 
  
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JEE
(Main) 
jk"Vªh; ijh{kk ,tsalh
Excellence in Assessment
2021
Information Bulletin
www.nta.ac.in      jeemain.nta.nic.in   
  
 
1 
Index 
 
S. 
No. 
Particulars Page No. 
A IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 3 
1.  Introduction 
1.1      About National Testing Agency (NTA) 
1.2      About Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) 2021 
6 
2.  Scheme of JEE (Main) 2021 
2.1 Mode of Examination 
2.2 Choice of Medium of Question Paper 
2.3 Scheme of Examination  
2.4 Pattern of Examination 
2.5 Syllabus  
7 
3.  
 
 
Eligibility Criteria: 
3.1 Age Limit 
3.2 List of Qualifying Examinations 
3.3 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination  
10 
4.  State of Eligibility 11 
5.  Reservations  12 
6.  Facilities for PwD Candidates to appear in the exam 13 
7.  Choice of Cities  14 
8.  e-Admit Card  14 
9.  Schedule of Examination 15 
10.  Important Instructions 16 
11.  Rough Work 17 
12.  Unfair Means Practices and Breach of Examination Rules 
12.1 Definition 
12.2 Punishment for using Unfair Means Practices 
12.3 Cancellation of Result 
17 
13.  Display of Answer Key Challenges 18 
14.  Display of Recorded Responses 19 
15.  JEE (Main) NTA Score for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch, & B.Planning 
15.1 Compilation and display of result of B.E./B.Tech 
15.2 Compilation & display of result of B.Arch & B.Planning 
19 
16.  Re-evaluation/Re-checking of result 20 
  
 
2 
17.  Admission to NITs, IIITs, CFIs, SFIs, State Engineering Colleges for the 
Participating States & Other Participating Institutions including UPSEE. 
17.1 Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating 
though Central Seat Allocation Board 
17.2 B. Tech/ B. Arch Scores of JEE (Main) 2021 will also be used for 
 admission to B. Tech/B. Arch Courses covered under UPSEE. 
17.3 Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions 
17.4 Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure 
18.5 Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2021 
20 
18.  Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 23 
19.  Common Services Centres/Facilitation Centres 23 
20.  National Test Abhyas 24 
21.  Query Redressal System (QRS) 24 
22.  Correspondence with NTA 25 
23.  Weeding Osut Rules 25 
24.  Legal Jurisdiction 25 
Appendices 
I.  Certificate regarding physical limitation to write in an examination  26 
II.  Letter of Undertaking for Using Own Scribe 27 
III.  List of Examination Cities for JEE (Main) 2021 28 
IV.  Procedure for Online Payment of Fee and Helpline for Payment Related 
Queries 
32 
V.  Computer Based Test (CBT) Guidelines 34 
VI.  NTA Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 40 
VII.  Normalization Procedure based on Percentile Score  41 
VIII.  Replica of Online Application Form 45 
     
 
 
 
  
  
 
3 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 
(please refer to Information Bulletin for details) 
1. Dates, fee details and Application Procedure: 
 
 
[Note: (i) A candidate has option to apply for one Session or more than one Session (February/March /April /May 
2021) together and pay exam fee accordingly. In other words, if a candidate wishes to apply only for one Session, he 
/ she has to pay Examination Fee only for that Session during the current application period and will have opportunity 
to apply again for the remaining March/ April / May Sessions.  
 
The application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of February / March/ 
April Session.  
 
Examination for the May session will be the last Examination for coming academic year. Fees can also be carried 
forward to another Session of JEE (Main) 2021.  
 
Incase a candidate does not want to appear in the Session for which fee has already been paid, it will be refunded by 
NTA. For this, the Candidate will have to make a request only during the application process of the session 
for which he/she wants to withdraw. 
 
Multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate for the same Session(s) will not be accepted at any cost. 
(ii) The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI or Paytm Services. 
Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) 
by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator. For details / procedure, please see Appendix-IV 
EVENTS DATES 
Online submission of Application Form 
16.12.2020 to 16.01.2021 
Last date for successful transaction of 
prescribed application fee  
17.01.2021  
Fee payable for JEE (Main) – 2021 
(through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-
Banking/UPI) 
Type of 
Candidate 
In India 
(Fee in Rs.) 
Outside 
India 
(Fee in Rs.) 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech 
or 
Paper 2A: B. Arch 
or 
Paper 2B: B.Planning 
General/Gen-EWS/ 
OBC(NCL) 
Male 650 3000 
Female 325 1500 
SC/ST/PwD 
Male 325 1500 
Female 325 1500 
Transgender 325 1500 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch 
or 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning 
or 
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch &                             
Paper 2B: B.Planning 
or 
Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning 
General/Gen-
EWS/OBC(NCL) 
Male 1300 6000 
Female 650 3000 
SC/ST/PwD 
Male 650 3000 
Female 650 3000 
Transgender 650 3000 
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable. 
Correction in particulars 19.01.2021 to 21.01.2021 (for February Session) 
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA 
website 
Second week of February, 2021 
Date of Examinations
 
(Session 1): 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021 
(Session 2): 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021 
(Session 3): 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021 
(Session 4): 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021 
Timing of Examination 
First Shift 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (IST) 
Second Shift 3:00 p.m. to 6:00   p.m. (IST) 
Display of Question Paper attempted by the 
Candidate and Answer Keys for inviting 
challenges on NTA website 
To be displayed on the NTA website in due course 
Declaration of Result on NTA website  
 
To be displayed on the NTA website in due course 
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JEE
(Main) 
jk"Vªh; ijh{kk ,tsalh
Excellence in Assessment
2021
Information Bulletin
www.nta.ac.in      jeemain.nta.nic.in   
  
 
1 
Index 
 
S. 
No. 
Particulars Page No. 
A IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 3 
1.  Introduction 
1.1      About National Testing Agency (NTA) 
1.2      About Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) 2021 
6 
2.  Scheme of JEE (Main) 2021 
2.1 Mode of Examination 
2.2 Choice of Medium of Question Paper 
2.3 Scheme of Examination  
2.4 Pattern of Examination 
2.5 Syllabus  
7 
3.  
 
 
Eligibility Criteria: 
3.1 Age Limit 
3.2 List of Qualifying Examinations 
3.3 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination  
10 
4.  State of Eligibility 11 
5.  Reservations  12 
6.  Facilities for PwD Candidates to appear in the exam 13 
7.  Choice of Cities  14 
8.  e-Admit Card  14 
9.  Schedule of Examination 15 
10.  Important Instructions 16 
11.  Rough Work 17 
12.  Unfair Means Practices and Breach of Examination Rules 
12.1 Definition 
12.2 Punishment for using Unfair Means Practices 
12.3 Cancellation of Result 
17 
13.  Display of Answer Key Challenges 18 
14.  Display of Recorded Responses 19 
15.  JEE (Main) NTA Score for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch, & B.Planning 
15.1 Compilation and display of result of B.E./B.Tech 
15.2 Compilation & display of result of B.Arch & B.Planning 
19 
16.  Re-evaluation/Re-checking of result 20 
  
 
2 
17.  Admission to NITs, IIITs, CFIs, SFIs, State Engineering Colleges for the 
Participating States & Other Participating Institutions including UPSEE. 
17.1 Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating 
though Central Seat Allocation Board 
17.2 B. Tech/ B. Arch Scores of JEE (Main) 2021 will also be used for 
 admission to B. Tech/B. Arch Courses covered under UPSEE. 
17.3 Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions 
17.4 Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure 
18.5 Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2021 
20 
18.  Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 23 
19.  Common Services Centres/Facilitation Centres 23 
20.  National Test Abhyas 24 
21.  Query Redressal System (QRS) 24 
22.  Correspondence with NTA 25 
23.  Weeding Osut Rules 25 
24.  Legal Jurisdiction 25 
Appendices 
I.  Certificate regarding physical limitation to write in an examination  26 
II.  Letter of Undertaking for Using Own Scribe 27 
III.  List of Examination Cities for JEE (Main) 2021 28 
IV.  Procedure for Online Payment of Fee and Helpline for Payment Related 
Queries 
32 
V.  Computer Based Test (CBT) Guidelines 34 
VI.  NTA Test Practice Centres (TPCs) 40 
VII.  Normalization Procedure based on Percentile Score  41 
VIII.  Replica of Online Application Form 45 
     
 
 
 
  
  
 
3 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE 
(please refer to Information Bulletin for details) 
1. Dates, fee details and Application Procedure: 
 
 
[Note: (i) A candidate has option to apply for one Session or more than one Session (February/March /April /May 
2021) together and pay exam fee accordingly. In other words, if a candidate wishes to apply only for one Session, he 
/ she has to pay Examination Fee only for that Session during the current application period and will have opportunity 
to apply again for the remaining March/ April / May Sessions.  
 
The application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of February / March/ 
April Session.  
 
Examination for the May session will be the last Examination for coming academic year. Fees can also be carried 
forward to another Session of JEE (Main) 2021.  
 
Incase a candidate does not want to appear in the Session for which fee has already been paid, it will be refunded by 
NTA. For this, the Candidate will have to make a request only during the application process of the session 
for which he/she wants to withdraw. 
 
Multiple Application Forms submitted by a candidate for the same Session(s) will not be accepted at any cost. 
(ii) The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI or Paytm Services. 
Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) 
by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator. For details / procedure, please see Appendix-IV 
EVENTS DATES 
Online submission of Application Form 
16.12.2020 to 16.01.2021 
Last date for successful transaction of 
prescribed application fee  
17.01.2021  
Fee payable for JEE (Main) – 2021 
(through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-
Banking/UPI) 
Type of 
Candidate 
In India 
(Fee in Rs.) 
Outside 
India 
(Fee in Rs.) 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech 
or 
Paper 2A: B. Arch 
or 
Paper 2B: B.Planning 
General/Gen-EWS/ 
OBC(NCL) 
Male 650 3000 
Female 325 1500 
SC/ST/PwD 
Male 325 1500 
Female 325 1500 
Transgender 325 1500 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch 
or 
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning 
or 
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch &                             
Paper 2B: B.Planning 
or 
Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning 
General/Gen-
EWS/OBC(NCL) 
Male 1300 6000 
Female 650 3000 
SC/ST/PwD 
Male 650 3000 
Female 650 3000 
Transgender 650 3000 
Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable. 
Correction in particulars 19.01.2021 to 21.01.2021 (for February Session) 
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA 
website 
Second week of February, 2021 
Date of Examinations
 
(Session 1): 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021 
(Session 2): 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021 
(Session 3): 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021 
(Session 4): 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021 
Timing of Examination 
First Shift 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (IST) 
Second Shift 3:00 p.m. to 6:00   p.m. (IST) 
Display of Question Paper attempted by the 
Candidate and Answer Keys for inviting 
challenges on NTA website 
To be displayed on the NTA website in due course 
Declaration of Result on NTA website  
 
To be displayed on the NTA website in due course 
  
 
4 
(iii) Candidates who apply for more than one Session of examination (February/March/April/May), may change their 
Choice of Cities in the correction window, which will be opened in due course under intimation to them through 
Public Notice for each Session. 
(iv) The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the 
Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee, then the candidate may have to 
approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline no. and email given in Appendix- IV of the 
Information Bulletin) for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate / multiple 
payments]. 
2. Candidates must read carefully the Instructions (including how to fill up Application Form online) 
given in the Information Bulletin available on the NTA Website. Candidates not complying with 
the Instructions shall be summarily disqualified.  
3. Candidates can apply for JEE (Main) 2021 through “Online” mode only. The Application Form 
in any other mode will not be accepted.  
4. Submission of Application Form could be made by the candidate online through NTA website: 
jeemain.nta.nic.in.   
 
5. Instructions for filling Online Application Form: 
? Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to 
ensure your eligibility. 
? Follow the steps given below to Apply Online: 
Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using own Email Id and Mobile No. 
 
Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application 
Number.  
 
Step-3: Upload scanned images of: (i) the recent photograph (file size 10Kb – 200Kb) should 
be either in colour or black & white with 80% face (without mask) visible including 
ears against white background; (ii) candidate’s signature (file size: 4kb - 30kb); (iii) 
duly verified result awaited attestation form (file size: 50kb to 500kb), (iv) category 
certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) (file size: 50kb to 300KB), (v) PwD certificate (file 
size: 50kb to 300kb) in jpg/jpeg format. 
 
Step-4: Pay fee using SBI/Canara Bank/HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway 
through Debit Card/Credit Card / Net Banking/UPI and keep proof of fee paid. 
? Download, save and print a copy of Confirmation Page of the Application Form (which would 
be downloadable only after successful remittance of fee) for future reference. 
? All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate timings. The submission of Application of 
a candidate could be considered as successful and his/her candidature would be confirmed 
only on the successful transaction/receipt of the prescribed application fee from him/her. 
6. Candidates shall ensure that the information entered by them in their respective online 
Application Form are correct.  
7. Information provided by the candidates in their respective online Application Forms, like, name of 
candidate, contact/ address details, category, PwD status, educational qualification details, date 
of birth, choice of exam cities, etc. will be treated as final. Any request for change in such 
particulars after the closure of correction period will not be considered by NTA under any 
circumstances. 
8. NTA does not edit /modify/alter any information entered by the candidates after completion of 
application process under any circumstances. Any request for change in information thereafter 
will not be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to exercise utmost caution before filling 
up correct details in the Application Form.  
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