JEE Main 2021 March session: NTA opens answer key challenge window at

NTA has started JEE Main 2021 answer key challenge facility at Last date to raise an objection is March 22, 2021.

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Gargi Tomar | Mar 20, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the JEE Main provisional answer key 2021 on March 20, 2021. NTA JEE Main answer key is available at To download the NTA answer key, candidates should log in on the official website using their JEE Main 2021 application number and password/ date of birth. JEE Main answer key 2021 has been released for both Paper 1 (BTech) and Paper 2 (BArch/ BPlan).

JEE Main 2021 answer key contains the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Along with the answer key of JEE Main 2021, the authorities have also released the JEE Main response sheet 2021. Using the JEE Main 2021 answer key and response sheet, students can calculate their probable secured marks before the declaration of results.

The authorities have also allowed candidates to raise objections to the provisional JEE Main official answer key 2021. Candidates are required to fill an online form and pay the processing fee of Rs 200 in order to raise objections. The facility to raise objections against the answer key of JEE Mains 2021 is available till March 22, 2021 (1 PM).

Steps to challenge of JEE Main answer key 2021:

  • Visit

  • Click the “Challenge regarding Answer Key” link

  • Log in with your application number and date of birth and enter the security pin as displayed and click the “Submit” option.

  • Click the “Challenge(s) regarding Answer Key” tab.

The following Question IDs in sequential order will be displayed

Paper 1: BE /BTech (if applied)

30+30+30 Questions


Paper 2A: BArch. (if applied)

30+50 Questions

Mathematics/Aptitude Test

Paper 2B: BPlanning (if applied)

30+50+25 Questions

Mathematics/Aptitude Test/ Planning based Objective Type MCQs

  • The ID next to the question under the column “Correct Option” stands for the correct NTA answer key.

  • Use any one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by clicking the check box.

  • Upload supporting documents by selecting “Choose File” and upload (all documents to be put in a single PDF file).

  • Click on the “Save your Claim” button.

  • All the challenged option IDs will be displayed.

  • Click on the “Save your Claim and Pay Fee Finally” link.

  • Select the mode of payment and pay a non-refundable processing fee of Rs 200 for each question challenged.

  • Make payment through debit/ credit card/ net banking/ Paytm.

What after the JEE Main 2021 answer key?

The authorities will soon release the JEE Main result 2021 on the official website. The JEE Main March result date 2021 is not announced yet, however, it is likely to be out by March 27. To download the result of JEE Main 2021, candidates will have to log into the result portal using valid credentials. Along with the result, the authorities will also announce the JEE Main 2021 March toppers.

The JEE Main 2021 March exam was held from March 16 to 18. The registrations for JEE Main 2021 March session has already begun.

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