JEE Main 2021 paper 1 to start from tomorrow; More than 6.5 lakh candidates to appear

The National Testing Agency will start the JEE Main 2021 BTech paper tomorrow, February 24. JEE Main 2021 BArch and BPlan paper was conducted on February 23. Check JEE Main 2021 statistics.

JEE Main 2021 paper 1 to start from tomorrow; More than 6.5 lakh candidates to appear
Ritu Tripathi | Feb 23, 2021 - 6:19 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE Main 2021 paper 1 for BE/BTech from tomorrow, February 24. JEE Main 2021 paper 1 will be held for three days till February 26 in two shifts each day.

JEE Main 2021 shift 1 timings are 9 AM to 12 PM while shift 2 timings are 3 PM to 6 PM. Candidates appearing for the JEE Main 2021 paper 1 should carry all important documents like JEE Main 2021 admit card, undertaking form, valid photo ID proof and PwD certificate (if claiming reservation).

JEE Main 2021 paper 1 will be conducted online and will be of a duration of 3 hours having 90 questions. The question paper will have three sections- physics, chemistry and mathematics. However, out of the 90 questions candidates will have to attempt only 75 questions as the NTA has given options to candidates in attempting questions with numerical value as answers.

As per the official JEE Main 2021 statistics by the NTA, a total of 6,61,776 candidates registered for the February session of the exam. Out of this, 6,52,627 candidates will be appearing for the JEE Main Paper 1 (BE/BTech).

JEE Main 2021 Statistics

Gender/Category wise distribution of Candidates Registered- BE/BTech at 828 Centres (JEE Main Paper 1)

Gender

General

Gen-EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

90,522

18,028

67,181

15,948

6,092

330

1,97,771

Male

1,96,673

45,372

1,54,872

41,626

16,309

1,448

4,54,852

Transgender

1

0

1

0

2

0

4

Total

2,87,196

63,400

2,22,054

57,574

22,403

1,778

6,52,627

Gender/Category wise distribution of Candidates Registered- BArch and BPlanning at 437 Centres (JEE Main Paper 2)

Gender

General

Gen-EWS

OBC- NCL

(Central List)

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

15,262

2095

10,910

2521

1177

55

31,965

Male

13,249

2210

9,888

3714

2039

112

31,100

Total

28,511

4305

20,798

6235

3216

167

63,065

To check the JEE Main 2021 official statistics notice- Click Here

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2 for BArch and BPlan paper was conducted on February 23. As per the student reactions, all the JEE Main 2021 exam day guidelines were followed at the exam centres.

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