JEE Main 2022: What’s new this year?

NTA has released the JEE Main 2022 brochure at Many major changes are introduced this year. Know what’s new.

JEE Main 2022: What’s new this year?
Mayank Uniyal | Mar 3, 2022 - 5:16 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the JEE Main 2022 exam dates at The brochure of JEE Mains 2022 consists of details like eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme and more. However, the NTA has introduced major changes in the exam pattern of JEE Main 2022. Candidates must go through the following changes before filling the JEE Main 2022 application form. The JEE Main 2022 registration window is now active on the official website till March 31.

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JEE Main 2022 Important dates



JEE Main 2022 application form release date

March 1, 2022

Last date to fill JEE Main application form 2022

March 31, 2022

JEE Main 2022 Exam Date

Session 1 - April 16 to 21, 2022

Session 2 - May 24 to 29, 2022

JEE Main 2022: What’s new this year?

Candidates must refer the following table for better understanding of important changes in JEE Main 2022:



Number of sessions

JEE Main 2022 will be conducted in two sessions (April/May)

Mobile number and email verification

During JEE Main registration, candidates have to enter the OTP received on their registered number. However, before application fee payment, they have to enter the OTP received on the email address.

JEE Main correction facility

No correction facility will be available under any circumstances.

Selection of exam city

The choice of exam city will be available during JEE Main 2022 application form filling.

Parents/ Guardians Income details

Family annual income is a mandatory field.

Confirmation of details

The confirmation page and final scorecard will be mailed to the candidate's registered email address.

Online JEE Main application form 2022

The application form of JEE Main 2022 will be in small sections like registration form, application form and fee payment.

Cross-checking of photograph

The candidate's photograph will be cross-checked in real-time while filling the JEE Main application form 2022.

Aadhar details

Candidates will be able to add the AADHAR details on a voluntary basis.

Scribble page

Scribe will be made available to the candidates by the NTA.

Umang and Digilocker

Candidates will be able to download their documents like confirmation page, JEE Main admit card 2022 and scorecards from UMANG and Digilocker.

Negative marking

NTA has declared that both Section A (MCQ) and Section B (Numerical value) will contain a negative marking of 1 mark, for every incorrect answer.

JEE Main 2022 Session 1 exam will be conducted between April 16 to 21 followed by Session 2 between May 24 to 29. The authorities have released a statement that the two sessions will ensure that JEE Main 2022 exam will not interfere with the board exams; which may be held at different times in different states and Union territories.

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