JEE Main 2022: Answer Key Challenge (Jul 4), Phase 2 Results (Jul 14), Response Sheet (Out)

Exam Date

Jul 21, 2022

JEE Main 2022 answer key challenge has been extended by NTA till Jul 4, 2022, at 11:50 pm, the provisional answer key was released on Jul 2, 2022, online. JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 result is likely to come out by Jul 14, 2022, according to the NTA helpline operator. JEE Main 2022 response sheet was released on Jul 3, 2022.

JEE Main Phase 2 application form correction facility began on Jul 1, 2022, and was opened until Jul 3, 2022, at 11:50 PM. JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 registration link will be reopened. NTA will release the official dates after JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 result. JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 will be held from Jul 21 - Jul 30, 2022.

Candidates can check out paper analysis for Jun 29, Jun 28, Jun 27, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, and Jun 23, 2022, Shift 1 and Shift 2. JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 unofficial answer key was released for Jun 29, Jun 28, Jun 27, Jun 26, Jun 25, and Jun 24, 2022. JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 exam commenced on Jun 23, 2022, and ended on Jun 29, 2022. 

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JEE Main exam is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for B.E/B.Tech and B.Arch/B.Plan courses across various IITs, NITs, and other Government funded and Government aided colleges. Aspirants interested in taking JEE exam should apply for the exam by filling out the application form on the official website at the mentioned time. 

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JEE Main 2022 Answer Key

JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 provisional answer key was released on Jul 2, 2022, the last date to challenge has been extended to Jul 4, 2022, at 11:50 pm. Candidates are free to report grievances against the provisional answer key within the given dates. A few days after that window closes, the final version of JEE Main answer key will be released on the official website. 

JEE Main 2022 exam was successfully administered by NTA on Jun 29, Jun 28, Jun 27, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, and Jun 23, 2022, in two shifts. Candidates can check and download all JEE Main 2022 unofficial answer keys (Shift 1 and 2) from our page.

The steps to download both the provisional and the final JEE Main answer keys are given below.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Step 2: Locate the 'News & Events' column on the homepage.
  • Step 3: Find 'JEE (Main) 2022 Final Answer Key', and click on it.
  • Step 4: The PDF file containing the answer key will open up in a new tab.
  • Step 5: The candidates can download this file and preserve it for further reference.

JEE Main 2022 Result

JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 results are tentatively to be out by Jul 14, 2022, as per the NTA helpline operator. Candidates can check JEE Main 2022 results on the official website. JEE Main 2022 results for all the programs, B.Tech., B.E., B.Arch, and B.Planning, are declared separately. The result will be compiled and normalized for all the phases once the exam is complete.

JEE Main 2022 Response Sheet

JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 response sheet was released by NTA on Jul 3, 2022. JEE Main response sheet is the official copy of students' responses to the questions asked in the JEE Main exam. The JEE Main response sheet is usually released within 2-3 days after the National Testing Agency conducts the exam. Candidates should remember that the response sheet and the answer key are two different things. Candidates will be able to use the response sheet to calculate their tentative exam scores, and they can use the provisional answer key and final answer key released by NTA to cross-check answers and calculate total marks. A JEE Main response sheet contains the candidate's details, exam details, types of questions asked, etc. 

About JEE Main Exam

The full form of JEE Main is Joint Entrance Examination-Main. JEE Main is one of the premier engineering examinations in India. Lakhs of candidates from across the country apply for this examination to have a shot at studying at any one of the most prestigious educational institutes in India. NTA conducts this national level entrance exam for admission into Engineering (B.E./B.Tech) and Architecture (B.Arch/B.Plan) courses in the top CFTIs, like the NITs, IIITs, and SFIs, State Engineering Colleges of the participating states, and other participating institutions.

JEE Main 2022 Highlights
Exam Name JEE Main
Full Form Joint Entrance Examination Main
Exam Level National
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Category Undergraduate
Mode of Application Online
Frequency Two times a year (June and July)
Official Website jeemain.nta.nic.in
Medium of Question Paper English, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odiya, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, and Urdu
Helpline Number 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526

National Testing Agency (NTA) has been developed as an autonomous, specialist, and self-sustained testing organization responsible for conducting entrance examinations for admission to top educational institutions by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India, and it is responsible for conducting Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) since 2019. In addition, the examination is conducted for two individual papers, where Paper 1 is for Engineering (B.E./ B.Tech) courses, and Paper 2 is for Architecture (B.Arch/B.Plan).

JEE Main 2022 Courses Offered

Clearing JEE Main 2022 will help students pursue different engineering degree programs in various engineering colleges. For IITs, after JEE Mains, a candidate must clear JEE Advanced to be eligible for admission. For other colleges such as the NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs, including various other institutions, JEE Main 2022 scores and Class 12 board marks are the educational criterion for admission. The table below shows the important courses offered through this exam. Specializations under each of these courses vary among colleges.

JEE Main 2022 Courses Offered
Streams Courses
Engineering B.E.
B.Tech
Architecture B.Arch
B.Plan

JEE Main 2022 Exam Date

JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 provisional answer key was released on Jul 2, 2022, last date to challenge it is Jul 4, 2022, at 11:50 pm. JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 results are likely to release by Jul 14, 2022, (tentative). JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 exam response sheet was released on Jul 3, 2022. JEE Main Phase 2 application form editing window has been opened from Jul 1, 2022, and was opened until Jul 3, 2022, 11:50 PM. JEE Main Phase 1 exam began on Jun 23, 2022, and concluded on Jun 29, 2022. NTA released the JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 exam advisory and test instructions for candidates on Jun 22, 2022

JEE Main admit card for phase 1 was released on Jun 21, 2022. JEE Main Exam city notification slip for Phase 1 was released on Jun 14, 2022. JEE Main Phase 2 exam will be held from Jul 21 to 30, 2022. Check JEE Main Exam Dates here.

JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 exam registration process began on Jun 1, 2022, and ended on Jun 30, 2022. Candidates who appeared in JEE Main phase 1 exam can re-appear in the JEE Main phase 2 exam. For JEE Main 2022 exam, NTA has added 12 extra overseas cities to the 13 already listed.

The schedule for the upcoming phase of JEE Main 2022 is mentioned below.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Dates
Important Events Dates (June Phase) Dates (July Phase)
Application Form Start Date Apr 18, 2022 (Reopened) Jun 1, 2022
Application Form Last Date Apr 25, 2022 Jun 30, 2022
Correction Window Apr 6, 2022 - Apr 8, 2022 Jul 1 - 3, 2022
Admit Card Availability Jun 21, 2022 Jul 2022
JEE Main Exam Date 2022 Jun 23 - 29, 2022 Jul 21 - 30, 2022
JEE Main Provisional Answer Key Jul 2, 2022 To be Announced
JEE Main Objection Window Jul 4, 2022, 11:50 pm To be Announced
JEE Main Official Answer Key To be Announced To be Announced
Results Announcement Jul 14, 2022, (tentative) To be Announced

Direct Link to Check JEE Main 202 Phase 1 Exam Advisory and Test Instructions

JEE Main 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates planning to write JEE Main 2022 need to make sure that they fit the eligibility requirements put forth by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The basic eligibility requirement for all candidates is to have passed Class 10 and 12 examinations or the equivalent. In addition, the other aspects of the eligibility criteria are listed below:

  • Age Limit: The NTA does not specify an age limit for the candidates willing to appear for the exam. However, each candidate must understand that a majority of the participating colleges, such as the IITs, NITs, GFTIs, etc., have prescribed age limits. Details regarding the same will be made available in the information brochure for JEE Main 2022. It is important to plan one's attempts accordingly.
  • Educational Qualifications: The candidates who have passed 10+2 or any other equivalent examination in the year 2021 or 2020 or are appearing in 2022, from a recognized educational board are eligible to appear for JEE Main 2022.

Admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs Participating through the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)

The following are the educational requirements for candidates seeking admission in B.E, B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan courses across the various participating NITs, IIITs and GFTIs through the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB).

For B.E./B.Tech

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 or any other equivalent examination with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects, along with one among the following subjects - Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects, with a minimum of 75% marks for general category candidates and 65% for SC/ST category candidates from a recognized educational board.

For B.Arch

  • The eligibility criteria for B.Arch have been relaxed for the current academic phase. The candidates were earlier required to score a minimum of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, combined. However, for JEE Main phase 2022-22, the aggregate is relaxed to 'just pass' 12th Class with PCM subjects/10+3 diploma in Mathematics or the aforementioned subject combination.

JEE Main 2022 Reservation

As per the set of rules laid out by the Government of India, a fixed percentage of seats is reserved for certain categories. The applicants who belong to these categories are also given several relaxations in age and marks scored in the qualifying examination.

Categories JEE Main Reservation Percentage
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
OBC NCL with family annual income < Rs. 8 lakh 27%
General Economically Weaker Section (General- EWS)  10%
A person with Disabilities (PwD) (Within Every Category) 5%

Availing the relaxation for the above categories of students is subject to the verification of the relevant documents and certificates at the time of application and counselling.

Provisions for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

The applicants must specify the type and percentage of their disability accurately in the online form for JEE Main 2022.

  • Scribe/Reader: The applicants who have a disability that exceeds the 39% mark have the discretion of opting for a scribe or a reader. They may submit the request to the centre superintendent for the same.
  • Essentials for Reader or Scribe: Once the request is made, the centre superintendent will identify the scribe/reader. The candidate would be permitted to meet the scribe one day prior to JEE Main 2022 examination, to verify the scribe's suitability.

Read More: JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2022

JEE Main 2022 Registration

JEE Main application form correction facility was started for Phase 2 on Jul 1, 2022, online, and ended on Jul 3, 2022, at 11:50 pm. JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 registration window will be reopened soon by NTA, probably after declaring Jun 2022 session result. JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 registration process was started by NTA on Jun 1, 2022, and the last date to fill out the form was Jun 30, 2022. The entire application process for JEE Main was held online. Candidates had to pay the application fee through online payment gateways such as credit cards, debit cards, net banking, or UPI to complete the application process.

The registration process for JEE Main has been shortened with an upgraded application form. The step by step procedure on how to apply for JEE Main 2022 is given below.

Step 1: Registration

Candidates will require to register on the official website of JEE Main 2022 by entering valid credentials in the fields provided. The candidates will also have to pay the fee through net banking, credit card, or debit card.

JEE Main 2022 Application Fee

JEE Main 2022 Form Fees as per Category
JEE Main 2022 Test Papers Categories In India (Boys) In India (Girls) Outside India (Boys) Outside India (Girls)
Paper-I - Engineering (B.E./B.Tech.) OR  General/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ Gen-EWS INR 650 INR 325 INR 3000 INR 1500
Paper-II - Architecture (B.Arch./B.Plan.) General/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ Gen-EWS INR 650 INR 325 INR 3000 INR 1500
Paper-I - Engineering (B.E./B.Tech.) OR SC/ST/PwD/Transgender INR 325 INR 325 INR 1500 INR 1500
Paper-II - Architecture (B.Arch./B.Plan.) SC/ST/PwD/Transgender INR 325 INR 325 INR 1500 INR 1500
Both Paper-I - Engineering (B.E./B.Tech.) AND Paper-II - Architecture (B.Arch./B.Plan.) General/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ Gen-EWS INR 1300 INR 650 INR 6000 INR 3000
Both Paper-I - Engineering (B.E./B.Tech.) AND Paper-II - Architecture (B.Arch./B.Plan.) SC/ST/PwD/Transgender INR 650 INR 650 INR 3000 INR 3000

Step 2: Uploading the Documents

While filling out the registration form for JEE Main 2022, candidates will have to upload scanned copies of a recently clicked passport-size photograph and signature as per the dimensions mentioned in the table below. Use relevant resizing and compressing tools available on the internet to make sure this is a smooth process.

JEE Main 2022 Document Specifications
Upload Documents Dimensions Size Format
Photograph - 10 KB to 200 KB .jpg/.jpeg
Signature 3.5 cm width x 1.5 cm height 4 KB to 30 KB .jpg/.jpeg

JEE Main Application Form 2022

NTA will again open the registration window for JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 exam after Phase 1 results. NTA earlier started registration on Jun 1, 2022, and the last date to apply was Jun 30, 2022. Candidates will also be allowed to make particular corrections within the window span. 

JEE Main Application Form Correction 2022

JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 correction window was opened on Jul 1, 2022, and ended on Jul 3, 2022. The correction window for JEE Main 2022 Phase 1 was open from Apr 6, 2022-Apr 8, 2022. All candidates were allowed to make changes to certain fields in the JEE Main application form. However, candidates were not able to alter all the fields. Hence, students are advised to carefully fill out the form so as to avoid mistakes in the first place. Details which were allowed to change were category, address, photo, and signature.

JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 admit card will be released soon. Candidates are required to download the same from the official website of NTA. Those who are unable to access the JEE Main 2022 phase 1 hall ticket from the official website for any reason can approach the provided helpline numbers from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

JEE Main 2022 Helpline Number: 0120-6895200

Direct Link to Download JEE Main Phase 1 Admit Card

How to Download JEE Main 2022 Admit Card?

The hall ticket will not be sent to any candidate's residence. It has to be downloaded from the official website once it has been released. The candidates can do so by following the steps given below:

  • Step 1: Go to the NTA JEE Main's official website.
  • Step 2: Find the "Download Admit Card" link given on the homepage, and click on it.
  • Step 3: The candidates will now be directed to a login link.
  • Step 4: They must enter their Application Numbers, Date of Birth, Password, and Security Pin correctly.
  • Step 5: The candidates will now be able to view and download their JEE Main 2022 hall tickets.
  • Step 6: Cross-check all the details on the admit card before downloading it.

Details Provided in JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can find the below-mentioned details on their JEE Main 2022 admit card.

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Application Number
  • Roll Number
  • Course Name
  • Gender
  • State of Eligibility
  • PwD Status
  • Test City
  • Time of Examination (Paper-I / Paper-II / Paper-III)
  • Father's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Candidate's Signature and Photograph
  • Centre Code
  • Date of Examination
  • Candidate’s Parent Signature
  • Important Instructions

Documents to be Carried Along with JEE Main 2022 Admit Card

On the day of the exam, the candidate must mandatorily carry JEE Main 2022 Admit Card. However, it is not the only document that is to be carried. A candidate may also be asked to show a government-issued photo ID as valid proof of identity. To be considered admissible to the centre on the date of the exam, the candidates must bring the below-listed documents to the venue.

  • A Government-issued photo ID (Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID)
  • A recent passport size photograph
  • PwD Certificate

JEE Main 2022 Self Declaration

The candidates are required to fill up and carry the self-declaration form on the day of the examination. The JEE Main Self Declaration form is printed on the first page of the admit card that contains the details of the health status and travel history of the candidate. The candidates are required to declare the following,

  • Details of any symptoms of cough, fever, breathlessness, sore throat, runny nose, or body ache in the last 14 days.
  • Information regarding any contact with a COVID-19 positive person in the last 14 days.
  • Information regarding any travel history in the last 14 days. 

JEE Main 2022 Exam Centres

Exam city intimation was released by NATA for phase 1 on Jun 14, 2022. It notified candidates of the assigned exam city, as well as the name and address of the venue.

On Apr 1, 2022, NTA announced that JEE Main 2022 exam will be conducted in a total of 501 Indian and 25 foreign cities as they added 15 foreign cities as JEE Main exam centres. These foreign cities include the following.

JEE Main 2022 Foreign Exam Centres
Country City City Code
Bahrain Manama ZZ01
Sri Lanka Colombo ZZ02
Qatar Doha ZZ03
UAE Dubai ZZ04
Indonesia Jakarta ZZ13
Nepal Kathmandu ZZ05
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur ZZ11
Kuwait Kuwait City ZZ10
Nigeria Lagos/Abuja ZZ12
Oman Muscat ZZ06
Saudi Arabia Riyadh ZZ07
UAE Sharjah ZZ08
Singapore Singapore ZZ09
Australia Canberra ZZ14
Austria Vienna ZZ15
Brazil Brasilia ZZ16
Canada Ottawa ZZ17
China Beijing ZZ18
Hong Kong Hong Kong ZZ19
Mauritius Port Luis ZZ20
Russia Moscow ZZ21
South Africa Cape Town ZZ22
Thailand Bangkok ZZ23
USA Washington D.C. ZZ24
Vietnam Hanoi ZZ25

JEE Main 2022 exam centres are based in all the major cities across India. However, the candidates may choose up to 4 centres where they would prefer to take the exam. NTA will make the best efforts to allocate the exam centre in the order of preference. NTA has introduced 3 more test centres, which are based in India (Kargil, Ladakh), and overseas, at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Abuja/ Lagos in Nigeria

JEE Main 2022 Exam Practice Centres

To help students prepare for JEE Main 2022 exam, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has set up a network of Exam Practice Centres all over India. Students can get familiar with the Computer-Based Exam Mode by practising there. There will be experienced, qualified, and professional Nodal officers and staff to help the candidates clear their doubts.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern

Being thorough with JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern shall give the candidate a strategic advantage. Given below are the various modes in which JEE Main 2022 will be conducted for different courses:

JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern Specifications
Course/ Programme Test Type/ Subjects Included
B.E./ B.Tech. Online, as a computer-based test
B.Arch. Part-I: Mathematics and Part-II: Aptitude Test in Online mode, i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)
Part-III: Drawing Test in Offline mode, i.e., Pen & Paper Based (PBT)
B.Planning Part-I: Mathematics, Part-II: Aptitude Test, and Part-III: Planning Based Questions in Computer-based Test (CBT) mode only

Some of the important facts relevant to JEE Main Exam Pattern 2022 are given below,

  • Question Type: The first and the second paper will have various Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Drawing is a subjective type of paper.
  • Topics: JEE Main Question Paper 2022 will comprise the following topics:
    • Paper-I: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
    • Paper-II: Aptitude Test, Mathematics, and Drawing
  • Duration: The candidates will be given 180 minutes to solve the entire JEE Main 2022 question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be awarded for every correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for incorrect answers. For drawing, two questions will be asked for 100 marks.
  • Alternative Section: A new pattern has been introduced in JEE Main 2022 exam; there will be no negative marking in the additional 15 alternative questions. All candidates must attempt 75 questions out of 90, which can be further identified as 25 out of the 30 in each section, i.e., Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Language: NTA JEE Main 2022 can now be attempted in 13 different languages, including English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Odiya, and Urdu.
  • No. of Attempts: The latest information from the ministry suggests that in 2022, NTA might return to the usual practice of having two attempts per year, as opposed to four attempts in 2021. The agency, however, is yet to release official confirmation regarding the same.

Section-wise Exam Pattern for JEE Main 2022 Paper-I (Revised)

Each subject will have two sections. Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain questions with numerical values as answers. In Section B, candidates will be required to answer any five questions out of 10. Incorrectly attempted questions in section B will lead to negative markings according to the revised marking scheme.

JEE Main 2022 Section-Wise Exam Pattern for Paper 1
Subjects Section A Section B Marks
Mathematics 20 10 100
Physics 20 10 100
Chemistry 20 10 100
Total 90 300

Section-wise Exam Pattern for JEE Main 2022 Paper-II (B.Arch)

There will be a total of 82 questions in JEE Main Paper 2 for B.Arch courses. This paper will have 20 MCQs and 5 compulsory questions that are numerical value-based. One mark will be deducted for each incorrectly attempted question.

JEE Main 2022 Section-Wise Exam Pattern for Paper 2 (B.Arch)
Subjects Questions Marks
Part-I: Mathematics 20 10 100
Part-II: Aptitude Test 50 200
Part-III: Drawing 2 100
Total 82 400

Section-wise Exam Pattern for JEE Main 2022 Paper-II (B.Planning)

20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. Incorrectly attempted questions will lead to negative markings according to the revised exam schedule. 

JEE Main 2022 Section-Wise Exam Pattern for Paper 2 (B.Planning)
Subjects Questions Marks
Part-I: Mathematics 20 10 100
Part-II: Aptitude Test 50 200
Part-III: Drawing 25 100
Total 105 400

What's New in JEE Main 2022?

NTA made numerous changes in 2021 due to the pandemic. These changes are also to be followed for JEE Main 2022. Some of these changes are listed below.

  • Tie-Breaking Rules: NTA has modified the tie-breaking criteria. They re-introduced age criteria and included the application number in ascending order as a new rule.
  • Phase Numbers: The conducting body increased the total number of JEE Main phases in 2021. However, for JEE Main 2022, there are only 2 attempts available per year for candidates to clear the exam.
  • Exam Languages: JEE Main 2022 will be held in 13 languages, including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
  • New Exam Pattern: NTA revised the exam pattern in 2021, which is to be followed for this year. To know more, visit JEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern.
  • Registration Fee Refund: In case a candidate is unable to appear for JEE Main exam, they can claim a refund for their registration fee. They claim the refund during the same registration phase.
  • Class 12 Score: In order to be eligible for admission via JEE Main, candidates should have a minimum of 75% in Class 12th. However, this criterion is removed for the actual exam, but it is required for admissions to accepting colleges.

Difference Between JEE Main and JEE Advanced

The major differences between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced are as follows:

  • JEE Mains is a pre-requisite for JEE Advanced
  • The conducting body for JEE Mains is National Testing Agency (NTA), and that for JEE Advanced is the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
  • 3 attempts are allowed in JEE Mains exam, while only 2 are allowed in JEE Advanced. NTA considers attempting both the sessions, i.e., June and July of the same year, as 1 attempt.
  • JEE Advanced is far more difficult than JEE Main exam.

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for JEE Main 2022 will be based on the subjects and topics from Classes 11 and 12. This is common for both NTA JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. Just the difficulty level of these sections is higher in JEE Advanced Exam. JEE Mains syllabus 2022 for Paper-I and Paper-II is discussed below:

Subjects

  • Paper-I: Physics, Chemistry (Organic and Inorganic), and Mathematics
  • Paper II: Aptitude Test, Mathematics, and Drawing. [Aptitude Test is for B.Arch./B.Planning]

The lists below will give an idea about the topics included in each subject.

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus for Mathematics

The mathematics syllabus for JEE Main 2022 can be found below. The exam will include 30 questions in mathematics. Section A and Section B will be the two portions. Section A will be made up of multiple-choice questions (MCQs), whereas Section B will be made up of questions that require numerical answers. Candidates must attempt any five of the ten questions in Section B. Section B will not receive any bad marks. In Section A, however, one mark will be deducted for each poorly answered question. In the table below, you'll find a thorough mathematics course.

Complex numbers and quadratic equations Differential equations
Matrices and determinants Binomial theorem and its simple applications
Sets, relations, and functions Sequence and Series
Mathematical induction Vector algebra
Permutations and combinations Statistics and probability
Mathematical reasoning Trigonometry
Limit, continuity, and differentiability Coordinate geometry
Integral calculus -
Three-dimensional geometry -

JEE Main 2022 Physics Syllabus

Physics is a significant part of the JEE Syllabus 2022. The physics paper will be divided into two portions, A and B. MCQs will make up Section A, which will cover the theory side of Physics and account for 80% of the syllabus, while Numerical Value Questions will make up Section B, which will incorporate practical components (experimental skills) and account for 20% of the course. The complete Physics syllabus can be seen below.

Section A (Theory)

Section B (Experimental Skills)

Physics and measurement

Vernier callipers-its use to measure the internal and external diameter and depth of a vessel

Rotational motion

Screw gauge-its use to determine the thickness/ diameter of a thin sheet/wire.

Thermodynamics

Simple Pendulum-dissipation of energy by plotting a graph between the square of amplitude and time.

Kinematics

Metre Scale - the mass of a given object by the principle of moments.

Work, energy, and power

Young's modulus of elasticity of the material of a metallic wire.

Properties of solids and liquids

The surface tension of water by capillary rise and the effect of detergents.

Gravitation

Co-efficient of Viscosity of a given viscous liquid by measuring terminal velocity of a given spherical body

Laws of motion

Plotting a cooling curve for the relationship between the temperature of a hot body and the time

Oscillations and waves

Speed of sound in air at room temperature using a resonance tube

Electronic devices

Specific heat capacity of a given (i) solid and (ii) liquid by method of mixtures.

Kinetic theory of gases

The resistivity of the material of a given wire using a meter bridge.

Current electricity

The resistance of a given wire using Ohm's law.

Communication systems

Potentiometer -

(i) Comparison of emf of two primary cells.

(ii) Determination of internal resistance of a cell.

Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

Resistance and figure of merit of a galvanometer by half deflection method.

Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

The focal length of; (i) Convex mirror (ii) Concave mirror, and (ii) Convex lens, using the parallax method

Optics

The plot of the angle of deviation vs angle of incidence for a triangular prism.

Electromagnetic waves

Refractive index of a glass slab using a travelling microscope.

Atoms and nuclei

Characteristic curves of a p-n junction diode in forward and reverse bias

Electrostatics

Characteristic curves of a Zener diode and finding reverse break down voltage

Dual nature of matter and radiation

Characteristic curves of a transistor and finding current gain and voltage gain.

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Identification of Diode. LED, Transistor. IC. Resistor. A capacitor from a mixed collection of such items.

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Using a multimeter to (i) Identify the base of a transistor (ii) Distinguish between NPN and PNP type transistors (iii) See the unidirectional current in the case of a diode and an LED. (iv) Check the correctness or otherwise of a given electronic component (diode, transistor, or IC).

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus Chemistry

JEE Mains Syllabus 2022's chemistry portion includes both numerical and theoretical questions. A total of 30 questions from the whole JEE Main Chemistry syllabus will be asked. The chemistry section of the JEE Main syllabus is divided into three parts.

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry
Some basic concepts in chemistry Classification of elements and periodicity in properties Purification and characterization of organic compounds
States of matter Hydrogen Hydrocarbons
Atomic structure Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals) Chemistry in everyday life
Chemical bonding and molecular structure P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements Principles related to practical chemistry
Chemical thermodynamics d- and f – block elements Organic compounds containing halogens
Solutions Co-ordination compounds Organic compounds containing oxygen
Equilibrium Environmental chemistry Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Redox reactions and electrochemistry General principles and processes of isolation of metals Polymers
Chemical kinetics   Some basic principles of organic chemistry
Surface chemistry   Bio-molecules

JEE Main 2022 Syllabus (B.Arch)

The full JEE Main syllabus for B.Arch paper 2 can be found below. The syllabus for JEE Main Paper 2 includes themes in math, aptitude, and drawing. The Maths syllabus for Paper 2A is comparable to the Maths syllabus for Paper 1.

Section

Topics

Aptitude Part I

  • Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, and Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment.
  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings.
  • Visualizing. different sides of three-dimensional objects.
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal).

Aptitude Part II

  • Three-dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements, colour texture, harmony, and contrast.
  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
  • Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations, and 3-D views of objects.
  • Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.), and rural life.

Drawing

  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc), landscape (riverfronts. Jungle. Gardens, trees. Plants, etc.) and rural life.

Most Important Chapters for JEE Mains 2022

Some chapters are generally allotted more weightage than others from the syllabus. Given below is a list of the most important chapters to study for JEE Mains:

Physics

Bohr’s Atomic Model Current Electricity & Capacitors Electromagnetic Waves
Error & Instrument Analysis Electrostatics Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current
Gravitation Heat & Thermodynamics Kinematics
Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism Oscillations Photoelectric Effect
Properties of Matter Ray Optics Rotation
Semiconductors Wave Optics Waves & Sound

Mathematics

3 Dimensional Geometry Application of Derivatives Binomial Theorem & M. I.
Circle Conic Sections Complex Number
Determinant & Matrices Definite Integral & Area Under the Curve Functions
Limits, Continuity & Differentiability Probability Distribution (Binomial + Mean & Variance) Quadratic Equation
Sequence & Series Straight Line Vectors

Chemistry

Atomic Structure Alkyl Halides Aromatic Compounds
Aldehydes and Ketones Chemical Kinetics Coordination Compound
Chemical Bonding Carboxylic Acids & Its Derivatives d-Block Elements
Electrochemistry Gaseous & Liquid State General Organic Chemistry
Isomerism Nuclear & Surface Chemistry p-Block Elements
Thermodynamics - -

JEE Main 2022 Reference Books

Candidates are advised to refer to the following books, which are recommended by the conducting authority (NTA) itself, for JEE Main 2022 preparation.

JEE Main 2022 Reference Books
Book Author / Publication
Concepts of Modern Physics (SIE) Arthur, Sobita Mahajan, and S. Rai Choudhury
Understanding the Physics of Electricity & Magnetism DC Pandey
Understanding Physics for JEE Main & JEE Advanced for Waves & Thermodynamics DC Pandey
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations RC Mukherjee
Organic Chemistry Objective Arihant
Organic Chemistry Robert Thornton Morrison
A Master Resource Book in Chemistry Sanjay Sharma
Maths 12th Grade Text Book NCERT
Maths 10th Grade Text Book NCERT
Mathematical Analysis G.N. Berman
Trigonometry for JEE Main & JEE Advanced Arihant

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JEE Main 2022 Preparation

Given below are pointers to enhance the preparatory efforts for JEE Main 2022 exam:

  • Know your syllabus thoroughly.
  • Understand the exam pattern and the topics included.
  • Make a realistic timetable and map out a preparation plan
  • Invest in quality reference material and practice books. Coaching centres can help with gathering information and adequate guidance.
  • Practice until you are perfect using mock tests and previous year's papers available.
  • Do not neglect your health and well-being, they are important too. Rest well and eat well.
  • For your exam day strategy, try to keep calm and focused, and go according to a plan that is the most time-efficient for you.

JEE Main 2022 Previous Year Question Papers

JEE Main 2022 paper will be published once it is released post the conclusion of the exam. JEE Main Question papers of all sets and sessions will be made available as soon as they are released. Candidates are advised to go through the previous year's question papers in order to understand the exam pattern and the weightage allotted to various topics. Solving previous year's question papers will allow candidates to track their accuracy and will enable efficient time management.

JEE Main 2022 Paper Analysis

JEE Main paper analysis for Jun 29, 2022, Shift 1 and Shift 2 was released. JEE Main 2022 Paper analysis was also released for Jun 28, Jun 27, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, and Jun 23, 2022, Shift 1 and Shift 2. The paper analysis will provide students with much-needed insights on the exam. It will allow students to understand the true levels of difficulty of the paper and the reactions of the student community on the same. Experts will provide the analysis in order to ensure accuracy. JEE Main 2022 paper analysis is as follows.

  • The paper was well-balanced in terms of difficulty, with a good number of easy-moderate level questions.
  • The Math section was the toughest, followed by Physics, and Chemistry.
  • The paper was not lengthy and could be easily completed in the given amount of time.

JEE Main Mock Test 2022

JEE Main is one of the most difficult exams conducted by the NTA agency. Therefore, the candidates are advised to take JEE Main mock tests and also go through the question papers of the last 4-5 years. Candidates can understand how well they have prepared by taking the mock tests which the NTA makes available on its official website. For practice, candidates can also download various sets of question papers from previous years.

JEE Main 2022 Tie-Breakers

On Apr 21, 2022, NTA released the modified rules for tie-breaking. They have re-introduced age criteria as one of the rules, along with the application number in ascending order as another criterion. If none of the other rules did help in breaking the tie, the age criteria and application number will be considered.

The number of candidates appearing for this exam is in the millions. The chances of a tie are fairly high. In such situations, NTA considers a candidate's best score in the below-listed subjects in descending order to determine who ranks higher (in B.E/ B.Tech courses).

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

If the scores in the given subjects are the same, the candidate chooses the given two options to decipher the high ranker.

  • Candidates have a lesser number of negative responses in the paper.

If there's a tie between two B.Arch candidates, the following criteria in descending order help in determining who ranks higher:

  • Mathematics
  • Aptitude Test
  • Drawing Test
  • Candidates having a lesser number of negative responses in the paper

As mentioned earlier, if the tie persists after applying the above rules, the age of the candidates will be considered, and the older candidate will be given a chance. If this does not break the tie, the candidate who applied for JEE Main 2022 exam first will be considered for the admission process.

JEE Main 2022 Marks vs Percentile Scores

The percentile score is based on the relative performance of all those who appear for the examination. For all the phases, the marks obtained in JEE Main exam are transformed into a scale that ranges from 100 to 0. The formula for calculating the percentile score can be found below.

  • Percentile Score Calculation: (100 * Number of Candidates Appearing in a Phase with Raw Score Equal To or Less Than the Candidate) / Total Number of Candidates Appearing in a Phase.

Re-evaluation/ Re-checking: Any requests made from the end of the candidates to re-check or re-evaluate JEE Main 2022 result will not be entertained.

Marks Corresponding Percentile
300 100
271 - 299 99.9946- 99.999
263 - 270 99.9904 - 99.9943
250 - 262 99.977 - 99.987
241 - 250 99.962 - 99.974
231 - 240 99.931- 99.955
211 - 220 99.854 - 99.897
201 - 210 99.792 - 99.846
191 - 200 99.712 - 99.782
181 - 190 99.599 - 99.681
171 - 180 99.454 - 99.577
161 - 170 99.278 - 99.435
151 - 160 99.08- 99.26
131 - 140 98.42 - 98.78
121 - 130 97.81- 98.15
111 - 120 97.50 - 97.79
101 - 110 96.53 - 97.26
91 - 100 95.99 - 96.06
81 - 90 93.23 - 95.32
71 - 80 91.81 - 93.76
61 - 70 87.91 - 91.03
51 - 60 82.06 - 86.63
41 - 50 73.43 - 81.15
31 - 40 58.25 - 71.88
21 - 30 37.70 - 56.63
11 - 20 13.50 - 33.23
0 - 10 0.89 - 0.90
(-19) - (-10) 0.86 - 0.88

JEE Main 2022 College Calculator

Candidates can calculate their college options based on their rank, counselling data, and score. 

  • Candidates can use opening and closing ranks for previous years' counselling data and derive suitable engineering colleges for themselves across India. 
  • After preparing the list based on the factors mentioned above, candidates can cut down the list as per city, courses available, seats available, and other preferences.
  • Calculating the colleges prior will allow the candidates to determine the scoring possibility and the rank required for admission to their desired colleges.

JEE Main 2022 Login

National Testing Agency (NTA) released the application form for JEE Mains 2022. Candidates could apply for JEE Main after successfully registering and logging in on the official website. The JEE Main 2022 login details, such as the application number and password, will be required for almost every step of the examination process. Candidates willing to appear in the JEE Main 2022 exam should keep the login details handy before every event, as these credentials are used for filling out the JEE Main application form, admit card download, answer key download, and result download and more. 

JEE Main 2022 Marks vs Rank

JEE Main marks vs. rank data is considered to predict a candidate's ranks based on the marks scored in the examination. Knowing the JEE Main rank helps the candidates predict which NIT, IIIT, or CFTIs, they can seek admission to. Candidates will be able to check the JEE Main marks vs. ranks after the exam is conducted and the result is out. 

JEE Main 2022 Toppers

The list of toppers for JEE Main 2022 will be announced once the results are out. The exam authority will release a list of toppers for all sessions, and also a list of state-wise toppers for JEE Main 2022. The results will be uploaded on the official website after the successful conduct of the test.

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JEE Main 2022 Slot Booking

JEE Main 2022 slot booking process has been changed by NTA. Currently, no candidates are allowed to book slots manually. The conducting authority will release the allotted slot details through the admit card. The date, shift, and timings for JEE Main 2022 will be randomly allotted by the authorities to the registered candidates.

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off

Candidates who qualify for JEE Main exam can apply for admission to various colleges that accept JEE Main scores or appear for JEE Advanced which will be held later in the year. The cut off for this exam will be released along with the result, by the conducting authority, NTA, on the official website of JEE Main 2022. Candidates can check the same by logging into the designated portal.

JEE Main 2022 Cut Off Trends

This section discusses JEE Main cut off trends of the last three years (2021, 2020 & 2019). Understanding the cut off trend will help candidates figure out the expected cut off even before it is released and help them to prepare themselves to achieve the desired score.

Cut Off Trends for JEE Main 2022
Category 2021 2020 2019
General 89.89 90.37 89.75
OBC - NCL  68.02 72.88 74.31
SC 46.88 50.17 54.01
ST 34.67 39.06 44.33
Gen - EWS 66.22 70.24 78.21
PwD 0.009 0.061 0.113

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JEE Main 2022 Counselling

Candidates who clear JEE Main 2022 successfully will be called to participate in the counselling rounds. The aspirants can take admitted into any of the institutions such as NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs for the B.E, B.Tech, B.Planning, and other offered courses, based on their respective All India Ranking (AIR).

It is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility conditions laid out by the institute that which they want admission. They should have secured a minimum of 75% marks in their 12th standard board examination, or be one among the top 20 percentile in their All India Senior School Certificate Examination or equivalent.

The admission process for each institute shall vary from the other. Hence, candidates must visit the JoSAA/CSAB or the concerned state university website for updates regarding counselling. Before applying for JEE Main counselling, it is important for the applicants to understand the ranking system and the dual allotment system.

JEE Main 2022 Seat Allocation Procedure

Aspirants are offered admission by following JEE Main 2022 seat allocation procedure. They will be given seats based on their AIR ranks, as well as their choice of courses. To choose a program, the candidates have to visit the concerned institute's website regularly and make their choices within the stipulated time.

Document Verification for JEE Main 2022 Counselling

The document verification process is an important part of JEE Main counselling. It aims to check the below-listed particulars:

  • Identification
  • Age
  • Qualifying examination
  • State of eligibility,
  • Category and disability (if any)

Candidates have to produce the below-tabulated documents at the time of JoSAA 2022 registration:

Documents Required for JoSAA 2022 Registration
3 Passport size photographs in white background Provisional Seat Allotment Letter
Class XII Performance Check Proof of Fee Payment (Receipt)
Admit Card of JEE (Mains and Advanced) Scorecard of JEE (Mains and Advanced)
Class X Marks Sheet Class XII Marks Sheet
Medical Certificate Category Certificate (if applicable)
Registration cum locked choices for the seat allotment DS certificate (if applicable)
Passport of the students and parents (if applicable) -

Top Institute Participating in JEE Main 2022

A total of 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 19 other GFTIs participate in the counselling process. All of these institutes accept JEE Main scores and offer admission to candidates on its basis. The list of participating colleges is as follows:

List of participating NITs

  • Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • National Institute of Technology, Agartala

List of participating IITs

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Kota, Rajasthan
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, Assam
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalayani, West Bengal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology Kilohrad, Sonepat, Haryana

JEE Mains 2022 Candidate Queries

This section addresses the general queries put forward by the applicants for JEE Mains 2022.

  • JEE Main Education Criteria: The educational criteria of a minimum of 75% marks in class 12 is expected to be waived off for this year as well. Applicants must note that the requirement of this particular criteria may not be there for JEE Main; however, it will be required for admissions to the accepting colleges.
  • Reduction in Number of Phases for JEE Main: Candidates can expect a reduction/change in the number of attempts for JEE Main 2022; NTA is most likely to consider this change concerning the COVID-19 situation. However, no official information has been announced.
  • Changes in Exam Pattern for JEE Main: NTA changed the exam pattern of JEE Main in 2022 by increasing the total number of questions per subject in Paper 1 and allowing internal choices within the questions. Any further information related to the changes in JEE Mains 2022 will be given in the brochure, which is yet to be released.

JEE Main Helpdesk

For any doubts or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities using the contact details given below.

  • Address: Block C-20/1A/8, Sector 62, Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida -201309 (UP)
  • Helpline: For Technical Support, you can contact me only during working days between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
  • JEE Main 2022 Helpline Number: 0120-6895200
  • Official Website: jeemain.nta.nic.in

FAQs

When will JEE Main 2022 be held?

JEE Main 2022 will be held in two phases - Phase 1 and Phase 2. Phase 1 will be held from Jun 20 to Jun 29, 2022. Phase 2 will be held from Jul 21 to Jul 30, 2022.

How many times JEE Main is conducted in a year?

JEE Main is conducted 2 times in a year. In 2022, it will be held in the month of June and July.

Will papers 2A and 2B be held four times a year?

No, the candidates must note that they can only attempt papers 2A and 2B during the June and July sessions. It involves a drawing test, which is conducted in offline mode. 

How will the candidates get the important updates about JEE Main 2022?

Candidates will have to register with their active mobile number and email ID to receive important updates. JEE Main 2022 updates will be sent on the registered mobile number and email ID of the candidates.

How many languages will JEE Main 2022 be conducted in?

JEE Main 2022 can be attempted in 13 languages which include Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and others.

Will JEE Mains 2022 be postponed?

JEE Main 2022 phase 1 was postponed to June 2022 owing to widespread requests by students. The dates for Session 1 are Jun 20, 2022-Jun 29, 2022, and for Session 2 are Jul 21, 2022-Jul 30, 2022

How many marks are required to qualify for JEE Mains?

Students in the general category are required to score a minimum of 75%, and those in the SC/ST category are required to score a minimum of 65% marks in 10+2 to qualify for JEE Mains.

How many attempts candidates get in JEE Main 2022?

Students can attempt the exam twice in a given year. Also, candidates are allowed to appear for JEE Mains for three consecutive years after completing their 10+2 exam.

Is there any change in JEE Main 2022 eligibility criteria?

Any change in the eligibility criteria will be mentioned in the official brochure.

Is it mandatory to appear for all sessions of JEE Main 2022 or can I take the JEE Main once?

No, it is not mandatory to appear in all sessions.

How many students appeared for JEE Mains 2021?

A total of 9,39,008 students appeared in JEE Mains in 2021.

Is self study enough to crack JEE Main?

Yes, it is possible to crack JEE Main without joining a coaching centre with a well-organised strategy and plan.

Is JEE Main 2022 Syllabus reduced?

MHRD’s announcement of 30% reduction in CBSE class XI and XII syllabus led to changes in the paper pattern of JEE Main 2021.

Is there a negative marking in JEE Main 2022?

Yes, students will be awarded +4 points for every correct answer, and -1 points for every wrong answer.

Will JEE Main 2022 be held in both the modes – online and offline?

For B.Tech, JEE Mains will be conducted in online mode only. For B.Arch, the math paper will be conducted online, while the drawing test will be in pen-and-paper format.

When will NTA start JEE Main session 2 registration?

Registration forms for session 2 will be released soon. Updates will be posted as soon as more information is available.

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