JEE Main 2021 Final Day Final Session Started Today

# Sep 02, 2021 by Harshita Nandal

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JEE Main 2021 Final Day Final Session Started Today

The National Test Agency (NTA) is going to hold session 4, final session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2021),final session Day 5 Starts today. The session of JEE Main 2021 exam will be held over a period of  5 days  I.e. August 26, 27, 31, and September 1 and 2 . The exam  will be held as a computer-based test (CBT). The agency will conduct the exam throughout India, across 334 cities and 828 centres.

Keeping in mind the safety of students and smooth conduct of the examination, NTA has issued detailed exam guidelines, COVID-19 precautions and dress code details.

Along with the JEE Main 2021 admit card, students have to carry a valid photo ID card and the self-declaration undertaking. 

A national level entrance test, JEE Main is conducted for admission to various undergraduate engineering programmes. JEE Main is a national level entrance test conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes. JEE Main is held for multiple choice questions in online mode at designated exam centres across the country.

With the pandemic situation still quite serious, the agency has released a detailed set of guidelines and precautionary measures to ensure safety of students and smooth conduct of the examination. The key among them are as follows:

  • Shoes with Thick Soles and Garments with Large Buttons are not allowed
  • The seating area of the exam halls to be thoroughly sanitized before start of the new shift
  • All equipment and components including monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk, and chair and all All door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons, etc, to be disinfected thoroughly
  • Social distancing guidelines to be implemented thoroughly with students required to maintain minimum of 6-feet distance between them at all times
  • Queue manager/ropes and Floor Marks will be arranged outside the center, follow the instructions provided by center staff.
  • 3-Ply Face Masks will be provided to the students at the exam hall which will have to used by the students compulsorily during the examination. The candidate will be required to remove the mask worn by him/ her from home and use the mask provided at the center only.
  • Lab numbers will not be displayed outside the center to avoid any crowding at any one place in any situation.
  • Hand Sanitizer will be available at entry and inside the exam venue at various places for candidates and center staff to use.

JEE Main 2021: Things to keep in mind during Exam

  • JEE Mains 2021  held from 26th August , Candidates who have registered for the exam must make sure that they have downloaded their JEE Main 2021 admit cards. Those who are unable to download their admit card can contact the helpline number- 0120-6895200 or mail at [email protected] Candidates will not be allowed to take the exam without admit card. They should take a print-out of the admit card and carry it with them to the exam center. A valid photo-ID proof issued by any government body (PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhar Card, etc) and two passport size photos should also be brought.
  • Read the important instructions and Covid-19 related guidelines mentioned in the admit card.
  • Download the self-declaration undertaking form that is attached with the admit card. Take its print out and fill it as per requirement. The self-declaration form is a must to declare that they have not been in contact with any Covid infected persons and whether they have or not travelled outside the city in the last two weeks.
  • Pen/ Pencil and blank paper sheets for rough work will be provided in the examination Hall/Room. Candidates must write their name and Roll Number at the top of the sheet and must return the sheets and Admit Card to the Invigilator, before leaving the Examination Hall/Room


The exam pattern of JEE Main 2021 is divided into JEE Paper 1 pattern for B.Tech and JEE Paper 2 pattern for B. Arch and B. Planning. As per JEE Main exam pattern 2021, each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Value Questions and out of 10 only 5 have to be done. According to the JEE Main 2021 exam pattern, both the papers will be conducted in online mode except for the Drawing test for B.Arch 

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 2 (B.Arch and B.Plan)

Candidates who wish to appear for paper 2 of JEE Main 2021 can check the exam pattern for B.Arch and B.Plan here. Both the papers are conducted in online mode except for the Drawing section in B.Arch. The following tables can be considered to know the detailed JEE Main 2021 exam pattern for Paper 2.



Mode of Examination

Computer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch

Language of Examination

English or Hindi - For All Centre Cities

English or Hindi or Gujarati-For Centre Cities in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu


Duration of Examination

3 hours

Number of Sections

There are three sections in both B.Arch and B.Plan papers.


  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude test
  • Drawing test


  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude test
  • Planning test


Number of Questions

B.Arch: 77 Questions

B.Plan: 100 Questions


Total Marks

400 marks

Marking Scheme

JEE Main Marking Scheme for Paper 2 is-

MCQs- Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark on each incorrect answer.

Questions with numerical value answers - Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking.

Marking Scheme for Drawing Test - Two questions are evaluated out of 100 marks





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Harshita Nandal
Harshita Nandal

Harshita Nandal has worked as a Creative head in Mitrakshar, University of Delhi. She has done her Graduation from the University of Delhi in English Honours. In her free time, she prefers to play the guitar, take short walks in between work and loves to watch Korean dramas. Currently, she is an author at Educere India to fulfil the desire of her passion for writing.