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Eligibilty Criteria

Before submitting the online application form for JEE Main 2022, candidates should ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements. Please carefully read the details brochure to ensure that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. To be eligible for the JEE Main exam, candidates must meet the following requirements:

Age Requirement (DOB):

JEE Main 2022 candidates must have been born on or after October 1, 1997.
Candidates who are SC/ST/PWD are eligible for 5-year age relaxation and must have been born on or after October 1, 1992. The date of birth of the candidate's high school diploma (10th grade) will be considered.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must have completed 10+2 (Intermediate) or an equivalent exam from a recognised board/institute in 2021 or 2022.
  • Candidates who took the 12th class exam in 2019 but did not pass are ineligible to retake the exam, even if they pass later.
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics must be mandatory subjects in the qualifying exam.
  • Candidates who take the qualifying examination will be considered as well.
  • Candidates who have completed three-year diploma programmes will also be considered.
  • A specified number of tries
  • The number of JEE Main attempts allowed is limited to three. It means that if a candidate fails the JEE main exam on the first try, he or she will take the next two exams.
  • NTA has removed the minimum eligibility criteria of 75% for JEE Main 2022, as it did last year.

Admission to IITs, NITs, and CFTIs is determined by the following factors:

Candidates must achieve a minimum of 75% in their 12th examination or be in the top 20% of their
respective boards to be admitted to IITs, NITs, and CFTIs. SC/ST applicants, on the other hand, must score at least 65 percent.

Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern has not changed this year, but the marking scheme has been revised.
This year, both MCQs and numerical value answers will receive negative marking.

  • +4 for each correct answer
  • -1 for each incorrect answer
  • Unanswered questions will not be graded.
  • For the Drawing Test, there are two 100-point questions.

For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks
JEE Main is conducted through three papers – Paper 1- B.E/ B.Tech; Paper B.Arch (2A) and; Paper B.Planning (2B). JEE Main Exam Pattern had undergone some major changes last year. For the first time choices had been introduced for questions considering the reduction in the syllabus by CBSE and other state boards. Although the total questions in each of the 3 papers have been increased, the total marks for the papers remain the same as in the previous years.

JEE Main 2022 B.E/B.Tech Paper Pattern

Subjects Maximum Questions Asked Maximum Questions to Answer Marks
Chemistry 30 (20+10) 25 (20 + 5) 100
Physics 30 (20+10) 25 (20 + 5) 100
Mathematics 30 (20+10) 25 (20 + 5) 100
Total 90 75 300


JEE Main 2022 B. Arch Paper Pattern

Subjects Maximum Questions Asked Maximum Questions to Answer Marks
Mathematics 30 (20+10) 25 (20 + 5) 100
Aptitude 50 50 200
Drawing 2 2 100
Total 82 77 400


JEE Main 2022 B. Planning Paper Pattern

Subjects Maximum Questions Asked Maximum Questions to Answer Marks
Mathematics 30 (20+10) 25 (20 + 5) 100
Aptitude 50 50 200
Planning 25 25 100
Total 105 100 400

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus and official brochure are now available at jeemain.nta.nic.in, along with the official notification. The JEE Main 2022 Syllabus has not been altered. Last year's syllabus was unaffected by the 30% reduction in CBSE class XI and XII syllabus; instead, internal choices were introduced in the JEE Main Question Paper.

  • The JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) covers Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics topics.
  • The JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 2A (B.Arch) includes topics such as Aptitude, Drawing, and Mathematics.
  • Paper 2B (B.Planning) covers topics such as Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning-based

JEE Main 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates must create a proper plan in order to pass the JEE Main 2022 exam. For better planning, here are some JEE Main 2022 Preparation Tips:

  • Examine the entire JEE Main 2022 syllabus and exam pattern because understanding the syllabus and exam pattern is critical to passing the exam.
  • Candidates must be proficient in 11th and 12th-grade subjects such as physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • Begin by going over NCERT books and previous year's exam papers.
  • Candidates should compile a list of pertinent topics for last-minute review.
  • Work hard to finish the model papers, sample questions, and previous year's papers in the time allotted.
  • Solve the simple questions first, then move on to the more difficult questions, keeping the time limit in mind.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Locations

The number of JEE Main 2022 Exam Centers has been increased by 170 cities, according to NTA. JEE
Main 2022 will be held in 501 cities across India and 13 cities abroad. JEE Main was held in 334 cities across India in 2021. The city of the JEE Main 2022 Exam Center will be determined by the candidates; permanent and current addresses. Candidates must select one of four cities when applying for JEE Main 2022.

Cut Off for JEE Main 2022

The JEE Main 2022 Cut Off is divided into two parts: the qualifying cut off and the admission cut off. The JEE Qualifying Cut off is the lowest score required to sit for JEE Advanced 2022. The minimum rank required for admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs is known as the admission cut off. The cut off is determined by a number of factors, including the difficulty level of the exam, the number of students who took the exam, the candidate's category, the cut-off trend over time, and the number of candidates who applied for a specific course.

JEE Mains 2022 Percentile vs. Marks

  • JEE Main Percentage defines a candidate's marks, whereas Percentile defines the candidate's position in comparison to others.
  • If a student says he or she has a 90 percentile, it means that there are 10% of students who scored higher than him or her.

Admission to NITs under JEE Main 2022

  • The admission policy for NIT states is that 50% of the total number of seats will be
    reserved for students from the state in which the NIT is located.
  • The remaining 50% of seats will be allocated based on the All India Rank (AIR) of students from other states.
  • A candidate may be eligible for a scholarship based on their performance in class XII and JEE Main Score.

Admission Open 2023