JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 exam: Check exam pattern

NTA will be conducting the JEE Main 2021 3rd session exam from July 20 to 25. Check the detailed exam pattern.

JEE Main 2021 Phase 3 exam: Check exam pattern
Team Careers360 | Jul 18, 2021 - 4:09 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is all set to conduct the JEE Main April 2021 exam from July 20, 22, 25 and 27. The 3rd session of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in two shifts on each exam day. Since the NTA announced major changes in the JEE Main 2021 exam this year, students are advised to check the exam pattern carefully and strategize accordingly.

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The JEE Main Paper 1 2021 will consist of three sections - physics, chemistry and mathematics. Each subject will have two sections. Section A will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and section B will contain questions to which answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In section B, candidates have to attempt any five out of 10 questions. There will be no negative marking for section B.

JEE Main Phase 3 exam 2021: Exam pattern for BTech

Paper 1: BE/ BTech in computer-based test (CBT) mode:


1.


Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks


Subject






Section A

Section B

Marks

Mathematics

20*

10*

100

Physics

20*

10*

100

Chemistry

20*

10*

100

Total

90

300

*Each subject will have two sections. Section A will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10. There will be no negative marking for section B.

2

Marking Scheme for MCQs

Correct Answer or the best Answer

Four marks (+4)

Incorrect Answer

Minus one mark (-1)

Unanswered / Marked for Review

No mark (0)

3.

Marking Scheme for questions for which answer is a Numerical value

Correct Answer

Four marks (+4)

Incorrect Answer

No mark (0)

Unanswered / Marked for Review

No mark (0)

4.

Method of determining merit

Conversion of the raw score in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Total into NTA scores.Overall merit shall be prepared by merging NTA scores of all shifts of all days.

5.

Method of resolving ties

Tie between candidates obtaining equal Total NTA scores in Paper1: BE/BTech will be resolved in the following descending order:

  • NTA score in Mathematics, followed by

  • NTA score in Physics, followed by

  • NTA score in Chemistry, followed by

  • Candidates having a lesser ratio of negative to positive responses


NTA has announced to conduct the 4th session of JEE Main 2021 on August 26, 27, 31, September 1 and 2. Earlier, the authorities had conducted JEE Main February session from February 23 to 26 and March session from March 16 to 18.

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