JEE Main 2021 Third Session Day 3 Concluded

# Jul 25, 2021 by Harshita Nandal

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JEE Main 2021 Third Session Day 3 Concluded

The National Test Agency (NTA) is going to hold session 3 of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2021). The session of JEE Main 2021 exam will be held over a period of 4 days I.e. 20,22,25 & 27. Today  3rd day was conducted of third session for JEE Main. The exam  will be held as a computer-based test (CBT), for around 7.09 lakh candidates. 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 conducted from July 20, 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

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021- Paper 1 (B.Tech)

Candidates willing to appear for JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 should check the exam pattern for the paper here. The exam will be conducted in online mode and will have multiple-choice questions along with questions with numerical value answers. The following tables can be referred to understand the JEE Main exam pattern 2021 for Paper 1.



Exam Mode

Computer-based test mode

Exam Duration

3 hours (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)


Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Total number of questions

90 (need to answer 75 questions) (Each subject will have 20 MCQs and 10 numerical ques out of which 5 is must)

Type of Questions

20 Objective questions having 4 options each with only 1 correct option
10 Numerical questions out of which 5 needs to be answered

JEE Main 2021 Marking Scheme

JEE Main Marking Scheme for Paper 1 is-

For MCQs - 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

For answer with a numeric value - 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 0 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer


JEE Main Maximum Marks


Medium of paper

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.



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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.