JEE Main Exam Centres 2021: Updated Test Cities List, Locations

Exam Date

Apr 27, 2021

Result Date

Mar 24, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 | Engineering


While filling their application forms, the candidates will be asked to choose the cities where it would be most convenient for them to appear for the JEE Main 2021 examination. The candidates must make this decision thoughtfully, as once chosen, they cannot get their exam centres changed under any circumstances. All the details related to the provided JEE Main Exam Centres 2021 are discussed on this page.

Latest Update:

  • NTA has introduced 3 new test centres in India and overseas. These centres include Kargil (Ladakh) in India, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Abuja/ Lagos in Nigeria.


The admit card of JEE Main will hold the information regarding the exam center, the shift, and other instructions to be followed on the exam day. The administrative and all related responsibilities have been transferred to the National Testing Agency (NTA). JEE Main 2021 will be conducted four times a year, in February, March, April and May.

Candidates can write either of the two or both the papers depending on the course they choose.

NTA will set up JEE Main Exam Centres in approximately 330 cities in India for the academic year 2021. Candidates are required to select a total of 4 cities for the exam center in chronological order of preference. Please note that these selections cannot be altered once the application form has been filled in and submitted.

Candidates failing to carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhaar Card / Voter ID Card) with their admit card/hall ticket to the center will not be allowed inside the exam hall.

Most of the exam centers will serve students with English or Hindi JEE Main Question Papers. At exam centers across Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, the Question Paper will be available in Gujarati as well.

How to choose the Test Centre for JEE Main 2021?

The applicants will be allowed to choose a maximum of 4 cities, where they would prefer their exam centre to be located. The candidates must do so in a chronological order. The steps to choose the JEE Main Exam Centre for 2021 are given below:

  1. Choose the top 4 cities closest to you, from the list of JEE Main 2021 Exam Centres given below.
  2. Go to the official website of JEE Mains 2021, i.e.,
  3. In your application form, fill the chosen cities in a chronological way, where no. 1 is your first preference.
  4. NTA generally allots candidate the first city, but in case the test centre is incapable of accommodating the candidate, he/she will be given the second city chosen.

A sample screenshot of the application form is provided below to help candidates understand the process of choice filling for the exam centers.

What to carry to the JEE Main 2021 Exam Centre?

The candidates will have to carry certain articles to the examination centre for JEE Main 2021.

  1. A hardcopy of JEE Main Admit Cards 2021 must be brought to the venue mandatorily. Candidates without the document will not be allowed to enter the exam centre.
  2. A passport-sized photograph of the candidate must be brought to the exam centre. The photograph must be the same as the one uploaded by the candidate on his/her application form.
  3. A government-issued photo identity proof, such as the Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID, or Driving License. The ID proof being carried must be valid and original.
  4. If the candidate is reserved under PwD, he/she must bring along the certificate testifying his/her disability, issued by a competent authority.

JEE Main Exam Centres List 2021

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in major cities and towns of India as well as abroad. The list of all JEE Main 2021 exam centres (state-wise and international) is given in the table below:

Andaman & Nicobar
City Code
Port Blair AL01
Andhra Pradesh
City Code
Anantapur AP01
Bapatla AP02
Bheemavaram AP03
Chirala AP04
Chittoor AP05
Eluru AP06
Guntur AP07
Kadapa AP08
Kakinada AP09
Kurnool AP10
Nellore AP11
Ongole AP12
Rajahmundry AP13
Srikakulam AP14
Tadepalligudem AP15
Tirupati AP16
Vijayawada AP17
Visakhapatnam AP18
Vizianagaram AP19
Narasaraopet AP20
Prodattur AP21
Surampalem AP22
Arunachal Pradesh
City Code
Itanagar AL01
City Code
Dibrugarh AM01
Guwahati AM02
Jorhat AM03
Silchar AM04
Tezpur AM05
City Code
Aurangabad (Bihar) BR01
Bhagalpur BR02
Bihar Sharif BR03
Darbhanga BR04
Gaya BR05
Muzaffarpur BR06
Patna BR07
Purnea BR08
Arrah BR09
City Code
Chandigarh / Mohali CH01
City Code
Bhilai/Durg CG01
Bilaspur CG02
Raipur CG03
Dadra Nagar Haveli
City Code
Dadra Nagar Haveli DL01
Daman & Diu
City Code
Daman DN01
Diu DN02
City Code
Delhi DL01
City Code
Panaji / Madgaon GO01
City Code
Ahmedabad GJ01
Anand GJ02
Bhavnagar GJ03
Gandhinagar GJ04
Godhra GJ05
Jamnagar GJ06
Junagarh GJ07
Mehsana GJ08
Patan GJ09
Rajkot GJ10
Surat GJ11
Vadodara GJ12
Valsad GJ13
Himatnagar GJ14
City Code
Ambala HR01
Bahadurgarh HR02
Faridabad HR03
Gurugram HR04
Hisar HR05
Karnal HR06
Kurukshetra HR07
Panipat HR08
Sonipat HR09
Yamuna Nagar HR10
Himachal Pradesh
City Code
Bilaspur HP01
Dharamshala HP02
Hamirpur HP03
Hamirpur HP04
Palampur HP05
Shimla HP06
Solan HP07
Mandi HP08
Una HP09
Kullu HP10
Jammu & Kashmir
City Code
Baramullah JK01
Jammu JK02
Srinagar JK03
City Code
Bokaro Steel City JH01
Dhanbad JH02
Jamshedpur JH03
Ranchi JH04
Hazaribagh JH05
City Code
Bagalkot KK01
Belgaum KK02
Bellary KK03
Bengaluru KK04
Bidar KK05
Devanagere KK06
Dharwad KK07
Gulbarga KK08
Hassan KK09
Hubballi (Hubli) KK10
Kolar KK11
Mangaluru (Mangalore) KK12
Manipal KK13
Mysore KK14
Shivamogga (Shimoga) KK15
Tumkur KK16
Udupi KK17
Mandya KK18
City Code
Alappuzha KL01
Angam Aly KL02
Chenganur KL03
Ernakulam / Kochi KL04
Idukki KL05
Kanjirappally KL06
Kannur KL07
Kasaragod KL08
Kollam KL09
Kothamangalam KL10
Kottayam KL11
Kozhikode KL12
Malapuram KL13
Moovattupuzha KL14
Palakkad KL15
Pathanamathitha KL16
Thiruvananthapuram KL17
Thrissur KL18
City Code
Kavaratti LD01
City Code
Leh LL01
Madhya Pradesh
City Code
Balaghat MP01
Betul MP02
Bhopal MP03
Chhatarpur MP04
Chhindwara MP05
Gwalior MP06
Indore MP07
Jabalpur MP08
Khargaon MP09
Mandsur MP10
Rewa MP11
Sagar MP12
Satna MP13
Sehdol MP14
Ujjain MP15
Vidisha MP16
City Code
Ahmednagar MR01
Akola MR02
Amravati MR03
Aurangabad MR04
Beed MR05
Bhandara MR06
Bhusawal MR07
Buldana MR08
Chandrapur MR09
Dhule MR10
Gadchiroli MR11
Gondia MR12
Jalgaon MR13
Kolhapur MR14
Latur MR15
Mumbai MR16
Nagpur MR17
Nanded MR18
Nashik MR19
Navi Mumbai MR20
Parbhani MR21
Pune MR22
Raigad/Alibaug MR23
Ratnagiri MR24
Sangali MR25
Satara MR26
Solapur MR27
Thane MR28
Wardha MR29
Washim MR30
Yavatmal MR31
City Code
Imphal MN01
City Code
Shillong MG01
City Code
Aizawl MZ01
City Code
Dimapur NL01
Kohima NL02
City Code
Angul OR01
Balasore OR02
Berhampur (Ganjam) OR03
Bhubaneswar OR04
Cuttack OR05
Dhenkanal OR06
Jeypore OR07
Rourkela OR08
Sambalpur OR09
City Code
Puducherry PO01
City Code
Amritsar PB01
Bhatinda PB02
Fatehgarh Sahib PB03
Jalandhar PB04
Ludhiana PB05
Pathankot PB06
Patiala PB07
Phagwara PB08
Ropar PB09
Sangrur PB10
City Code
Ajmer RJ01
Alwar RJ02
Bharatpur RJ03
Bhilwara RJ04
Bikaner RJ05
Jaipur RJ06
Jodhpur RJ07
Kota RJ08
Sikar RJ09
Sriganganagar RJ10
Udaipur RJ11
City Code
Gangtok SM01
Tamil Nadu
City Code
Chennai TN01
Coimbatore TN02
Cuddalore TN03
Dindigul TN04
Kanchipuram TN05
Kanyakumari TN06
Karur TN07
Madurai TN08
Nagercoil TN09
Namakkal TN10
Salem TN11
Thanjavur TN12
Thoothukudi TN13
Tiruchirappalli TN14
Tirunelveli TN15
Tiruvallur TN16
Tiruvannamalai TN17
Vellore TN18
Villipuram TN19
Virudhunagar TN20
City Code
Hyderabad TL01
Karimnagar TL02
Khammam TL03
Mahabubnagar TL04
Nalgonda TL05
Warangal TL07
City Code
Agartala TA01
City Code
Dehradun UK01
Haldwani UK02
Haridwar UK03
Nainital UK04
Pantnagar UK05
Roorkee UK06
Uttar Pradesh
City Code
Agra UP01
Aligarh UP02
Allahabad UP03
Bareilly UP04
Bulandshahar UP05
Faizabad UP06
Ghaziabad UP07
Gorakhpur UP08
Greater Noida / Noida UP09
Jhansi UP10
Kanpur UP11
Lucknow UP12
Mathura UP13
Meerut UP14
Moradabad UP15
Muzaffarnagar UP16
Sitapur UP17
Varanasi UP18
West Bengal
City Code
Asansol WB01
Bardhaman WB02
Durgapur WB04
Haldia WB05
Hooghly WB06
Howrah WB07
Kalyani WB08
Kolkata WB10
Siliguri WB11
City Code
Bahrain ZZ01
Colombo ZZ02
Dubai ZZ03
Kathmandu ZZ04
Muscat ZZ05
Qatar ZZ06
Riyadh ZZ07
Sharjah ZZ08
Singapore ZZ09

Map Representation of JEE Main Exam Centres 2021

All the cities where the exam will be held are displayed in the JEE Main exam centre locator 2021 given below. The candidates can go through the map provided and choose their hometowns and/or the cities closest to their hometown, where they would prefer to appear for the exam.

Practice Test Centers for JEE Main 2021

NTA provides candidates with the opportunity to appear for the mock test at practice centres. To avail the famility, candidates need to register on the official website. Some advantages for appearing the mock test at these practice centres are:

  • This facility is free.
  • These tests familiarize candidates with the exam pattern.
  • It'll give candidates a hands-on experience of the actual exam.
  • Candidates will be able to assess their strengths and weaknesses.

It is mandatory for candidates to register for this practice exam on the official website. Candidates who haven't registered can't take this test.

COVID-19 Specific Guidelines for JEE Main 2021

  • The candidates would be made to sit at least 1 meter apart from each other.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the JEE Main 2021 exam centre without a face mask.
  • Candidates must report to the venue on time, as they will have to undergo various screening procedures.
  • Candidates must carry their own hand sanitizers in transparent dispensers.
  • Candidates must carry their own water bottles. The bottles must be transparent.
  • Candidates are strictly advised against standing in groups at the exam centre, before or after taking the exam.

JEE Main Exam Centre 2021 FAQs

  • How many exam centers will be set up by for JEE Main 2021?

Ans. Around 330 exam centres will be set up by the NTA for session 2021. Candidates can check the exam/test center allotted to them and also the time & shift of their exam by logging on to the official JEE Main website using their application number, password, and the security pin as shown.

  • What is the process to choose the JEE Main exam center? Does it involve the candidate's own choice?

Ans. Candidates are required to select a total of 4 cities for the exam center in chronological order of preference. Please note that these selections cannot be altered once the application form has been filled and submitted.

  • When is the reporting time at exam centers for the candidates?

Ans. The reporting time will be mentioned on JEE Main 2021 Admit Card. The candidates are advised to reach the exam center at least an hour before the mentioned reporting time.

  • What are the documents required at the exam center along with the admit card?

Ans. Candidates are required to bring their Admit Card and Aadhar Card to the exam center. In case the candidate hails from Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, and Meghalaya, and do not possess an Aadhar Card, they will have to bring their Passport or any other valid Government identity proof along with their admit card to the exam center.

  • Is there any way to change the JEE Main Exam Centre 2021 after submitting the application form?

Ans. NTA gives a window in which all applicants can make certain changes to their JEE Main 2021 application forms. Exam centre is one of the fields that the candidate can make changes to, even at a later stage. They must log into their accounts on the official website, and change the preference of cities on the provided dates for application form correction.

  • How can I check the JEE Mains 2021 Exam Centre allotted to me?

Ans. NTA is responsible for JEE Main exam centre 2021 allotment. The allotted test centre for JEE Main 2021 will be mentioned on the candidate's admit card.


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