JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018


JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates seeking admission to B.E/B.Tech take up JEE Main which will be conducted on 8th April 2018, (Offline), 15th April 2018 and 16th April 2018,(Online) in two shifts. JEE Main entrance exam consists of two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2). JEE Main aspirants can take up exam either in Online mode or Offline mode. Paper 1 is for admission to B.Tech courses and paper 2 is for admission to architecture courses.

Paper 1 is conducted for the candidates aspiring to get into B.E/B.Tech whereas Paper 2 is for the candidates who choose B.Arch/B.Planning. It is completely candidate's choice to opt for Paper 1 exam or paper 2 exam or both the exam. Exam duration will be 03 hours for each paper.

Note: Paper 1 exam (B.E/B.Tech) is conducted in both online and offline mode whereas Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) is conducted only in offline mode.

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)
Mode of the Examination Both Online and Offline
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Duration 03 hours
Number of questions 90 questions (Physics -30, Chemistry-30, Mathematics-30)
Total marks 360 Marks (90 Q x 4 Marks)
Marking scheme +4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
-1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
No mark will be deducted for unanswered question
Type of questions Objective type questions (MCQs) with 4 options
Syllabus Class 12th syllabus
Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)
Mode of the Examination Offline
Subjects Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing
Duration 03 hours
Number of questions 82 Questions (Mathematics-30, Aptitude-50, Drawing-2)
Total marks 390 Marks (200 + 120 + 70)
Marking scheme +4 marks awarded for each MCQ question
-1 mark will be deducted for each wrong
No mark will be deducted for unanswered question
Type of questions Both Objective type and Subjective type
Syllabus *syllabus link to be updated

JEE MAIN 2018 Questions and Marks Distribution for Paper 1

Subject Questions Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Total 90 360

JEE MAIN 2018 Questions and Marks Distribution for Paper 2

Subject Questions Marks
Mathematics 30 200
Aptitude 50 120
Drawing 02 70
Total 82 390

JEE MAIN 2018 Marking Scheme

Status Marks
Correct answer +4 Marks
Wrong answer -1 Mark
Unattempted question No Marks

Note:

  • The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
  • No. of Attempts and Age limit for the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha: Since the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system from 2014. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will however be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs
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