JEE Main Application Form 2021 (Out): Last Date, Fees, Corrections, Documents Required

Exam Date : February 23, 2021 To February 26, 2021
Result Date : March 10, 2021

The application form for the JEE Main 2021 will start for all candidates from December 16, 2020. However, as per the notification released by the National Testing Agency i.e., NTA, candidates can expect a delay in the availability of the JEE Main application form 2021.

Latest Updates:

  • January 16, 2020: The last date to apply for JEE Main 2021 is extended to January 23, 2021. Interested candidates must apply before this date!

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JEE Main Application Form 2021 Dates

National Testing Agency (NTA) is the official authority that releases the JEE Main 2021 application form date. The application form of JEE Main 2021 was released in online mode and all candidates are required to visit the official website at jeemain.nta.nic.in to fill the application form. The application process of JEE Main 2021 is an essential part of the exam which includes candidate registration, followed by application form filling, uploading scanned images, payment of application form fee, form submission and taking the printout of the filled-in form. It is important that candidates check their form details carefully before final submission to avoid any discrepancy at a later stage.

Candidates can check out the JEE Main Application Form Dates from the below table:

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Dates
Particulars JEE Main Application Form 2021 Dates
JEE Main application form 2021 Start Date December 16, 2020
JEE Main application form 2021 Last Date January 23, 2021
Last Date to pay application fee January 24, 2021
JEE Main application form correction window January 27 - January 30, 2021
JEE Main 2021 Admit Card Date February 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam Date (February Session) February 23 - February 26, 2021
Exam Date (March Session) March 15 - March 18, 2021
Exam Date (April Session) April 27 - April 30, 2021
Exam Date (May Session) May 24 - May 28, 2021

All exam dates have been confirmed by the official authorities for the JEE Main 2021 February Session except the Admit Card. Please keep a lookout in this section for regular updates.

How to fill JEE Main Application Form 2021?

All aspiring candidates need to follow the given below admission procedure while filling the JEE Main 2021 application form.

  • Visit the official website of NTA JEE Mains 2021- jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Register using a name, email ID, and contact number
  • Upon successful registration, access the JEE Mains form 2021 and fill up with all personal and academic details
  • Upload the scanned copies of a passport-size photograph and signature
  • Pay the application form fees and submit the fill-up form.

Steps to apply for JEE Mains 2021 exam

Step 1- Filling up the application form: All the required details including personal details, academic details, contact details, graduation details have to be entered and submitted. You will have to create a password and choose the security question to answer that.

Step 2- Personal Details: Information like Name, Address, Parents Name, Contact Number preferably Mobile number should be given correctly because these will be useful in the future as well for verification as well as communication purposes.

Step 3- Academic Details: Education details such as marks/scores in 10th standard and other academic-related information should be filled correctly in the JEE Main 2021 application form.

Step 4- Contact Details: Phone No, Email ID, Address, and all the details should be given correctly and clearly because this will be used to contact you further.

Step 5- Uploading the required documents: The scanned copy of the required documents which includes your photograph and your signature has to be uploaded in the format prescribed by the authorities. A scanned recent photograph and the signature must be uploaded on the application form and it should be done as per the given specifications. These details will be printed on your admit card.

Step 6- Fee payment: The payment of examination fee can be done online through debit card, credit card/ internet banking/ UPI/ Paytm. The examination fee varies according to the gender, category, etc. The fee once paid using any of the modes will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Step 7- Printout of the acknowledgement page: The acknowledgement slip has to be downloaded and a print out has to be taken for future reference.

Image Specifications for JEE Main Application Form 2021

Some essential documents are required to be uploaded as images as part of the JEE Main 2021 form filling process. The scanned copies of the required documents, including your photograph and digital signature, have to be uploaded in the format prescribed by the authorities. All candidates who wish to apply need to follow the below-given instructions:

  • A scanned copy of the recent photograph and the signature is to be uploaded in the application form, and it should be done concerning the specifications given by the authority. The same will be printed on your admit card.
  • The prescribed file format, file size and dimension of the documents as per the official authorities which are to be uploaded in the application form is,
Formats for Uploads for JEE Main 2021 application form
Image File Format File Size Dimension
Photograph of Candidate JPEG format 4 KB to 40 KB 3.5cm x 4.5cm
Signature of Candidate JPEG format 1 KB to 30 KB 3.5cm x 1.5cm

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Fee

The JEE Main 2021 Application form fee amount varies based on the Category, Gender, and the number of Exam Papers that a candidate is appearing for. The fee also varies for the Computer-based Test (CBT) and the Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT). Candidates can keep a lookout at this section for more details regarding the JEE Main 2021 Application form fee.

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee For Examination Centres opted in India

All candidates are required to pay the application form fees as part of the JEE Main 2021 application process. The mode of payment is online via credit card, debit card or net banking. Given below is the fee structure for candidates who plan to opt for exam centres within India.

JEE Main 2021 application form fees for Indian Exam Centres
Papers Exam Fees
Category General/OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS SC/ST/PwD
Paper-I: B.E./B.Tech.
OR
Paper-II: B.Arch./B.Planning
  • INR 650 for Boys
  • INR 325 for Girls
  • INR 325 for Boys
  • INR 325 for Girls
Both Paper-I: B.E./B.Tech.
AND
Paper-II: B.Arch./B.Planning
  • INR 1300 for Boys
  • INR 600 for Girls
  • INR 650 for Boys
  • INR 650 for Girls

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee For Examination Centres opted in Foreign countries

Candidates residing in foreign countries outside India can also appear for JEE Main 2021 examination across the exam centres as declared by NTA. However, the application form fee for candidates who will be attempting from those exam centres is different and is mentioned below.

JEE Main 2021 application form fees for Exam Centres in Foreign Countries
Papers Exam Fees
Category General/OBC-NCL/Gen-EWS SC/ST/PwD
Paper-I: B.E./B.Tech.
OR
Paper-II: B.Arch./B.Planning
  • INR 3000/- for Boys
  • INR 1500/- for Girls
  • INR 1500/- for Boys
  • INR 1500/- for Girls
Both Paper-I: B.E./B.Tech.
AND
Paper-II: B.Arch./B.Planning
  • INR 6000/- for Boys
  • INR 3000/- for Girls
  • INR 3000/- for Boys
  • INR 3000/- for Girls

NOTE: JEE Mains 2021 application form fee is non-refundable in any scenario.

JEE Main Application Form Correction Window 2021

  • Correction: You will be able to modify all the particulars (including images of the photo, thumb impression, exam centre, and signature) of your application form. The balance fee, if any due to correction in particulars, will have to be paid during the correction period. In the case of fee payment, any changes done in the application will be updated only after the successful payment.
  • Conditions: Corrections in JEE Main Application Form 2021 can be done only if the candidates have paid the fee and completed all the steps of the online application form of the exam.

Note: Candidates are required to mention the details as per the Aadhaar Card according to the instructions given in the table.

  • You can make the changes or correct the information in the JEE Main 2021 application form only once when the correction window is open.
  • You can only make corrections in certain fields. If applicable, you will have to pay the extra application form fee to make changes in the application form.
  • You can make the changes in the particulars of JEE Main application form 2021 only if you have paid the application fee and submitted the application form successfully.
  • Changes in the Examination Cities will not be accepted under any circumstances.

How to access the JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction Window?

Step by step procedure on how to access JEE Main 2021 application form correction window is given below:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of NTA.
  • Step 2: Enter your login credentials such as Application Form Number and Password.
  • Step 3: JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction Window will appear on the screen
  • Step 4: Make the changes that you wish to be rectified.
  • Step 5: Click on Submit.

Note: Pay the amount for the changes (if applicable). Once the application form is submitted, no changes will be entertained via email.

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee Refund

JEE Main 2021 application form fee is non-refundable, no matter what is the case.

  • If you have earlier opted for both Paper-I and Paper-II, but now you want to appear in any one paper only, then you will not be refunded with the money.
  • You will not be refunded even if you change your category to any of the reserved categories in the correction window.

JEE Main 2021 Common Service Centres (CSC's)

NTA has started an initiative to help out candidates with the form filling process of JEE Mains 2021 exam. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, has set up Common Service Centres (CSC) to guide candidates who are not very well-versed with the JEE Main 2021 application form. Around 1.5 lakh common service centres (CSC's) spread across different parts of the country to help and support the candidates with fundamental difficulties that they might face while filling or submitting the form. The services range from filling the application form, paying the application fees, uploading the required documents, among many more essential aspects. All of this is there for the candidates to avail at a nominal charge. Given below is the fee structure for different services of JEE Main CSC.

JEE Main 2021 CSC service charges
CSC Service Charges
Scanning and Uploading of Images + Application Form Submission + E-Mail + Complete Print Out INR 25 + GST
Online Claim for Answer Key INR 25 + GST
Processing Online Fee Payment 0.5% of Application Fee + GST
Image Upload (Scanned Photograph and Signature) INR 10 + GST
OMR Answer Sheet/Admit Card/Answer Key Download INR 10 + GST
Printout (per page) INR 5 + GST

Note: GST Charges for the above services is 18%.

Documents required to fill JEE Main Application Form 2021

All candidates must note down the details essentially required to fill the JEE Main application form 2021 and ensure that all the required documents are available with them before they start the form filling process. The table given below has all information regarding the details to be filled in the application form for your reference.

Details to be filled in JEE Main 2021 Application Form
Details/Documents Required to fill JEE Main Application Form
Nationality Indian / OCI / PIO
State of Eligibility State from where the candidate has passed/appearing in Class XII or any other equivalent examination, or the state mentioned in the Passport
State from where the candidate has passed/appearing in Class XII or equivalent examination ---------
State mentioned in the Passport ---------
Aadhaar Number, Aadhaar Enrolment ID, Aadhaar Registration number, Passport Number, Ration Card Number, Bank Account Number, any other valid Government ID Number ---------
Candidate's Name As per Aadhaar or other ID (*)
Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) As per Aadhaar or other ID (*)
Gender Male / Female (as per Aadhaar or other ID) (*)
JEE Main 2021 Exam Details
Applying for JEE Main Paper-I (B.E./B. Tech.),
JEE Main Paper-II (B. Arch./B. Planning),
or both JEE Main Paper-I & Paper-II
Mode of Examination Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT) or
Computer-based Test (CBT)
Choice of Examination Centre (any four) --------
Question Paper Medium English / Hindi / Gujarati
Personal Details
Mother's Name Maximum 46 Character
Father's Name Maximum 46 Character

Category

General / SC / ST / OBC-NCL (Central List)
State list OBC Candidates who are not in the Central List of OBC–NCL, must choose General.
State admission boards shall verify the State OBC list separately.

Persons with Disability (PwD) Yes / No
If PwD, mention the percentage of disability ---------
Whether you need a scribe/reader? Yes / No
In the case of a girl candidate,
are you the only child of your parents?
Yes / No
Place of Residence Rural / Urban
Complete Mailing Address ---------
Pin code for mailing address ---------
Academic Details
Year of Passing Class X or its Equivalent 2004 - 2018
Place of Schooling for Class XII Village / Town / City

Year of Passing or Appearing Class XII / Qualifying Examination

2016 / 2017 / 2018

Note: Candidates from Madhya Pradesh and Odisha please see section 2.9.5

School Board of Class XII / Qualifying Examination ---------
Roll Number of Class XII / Qualifying Examination (if allotted) ---------
Whether appearing for improvement examination of Class XII in all subjects Yes / No
If, yes, Roll Number of improvement Examination (if allotted) ---------
Name of the Qualifying Examination passed / appearing ---------
Type of Institution of Class XII / Qualifying Examination Government / Private
Mode of Preparation Self Study / Individual Tuition / Coaching / Correspondence Courses / Others
Name & Address of the School / College from where passed/appearing ---------
Contact Details
Email Address ---------
Mobile No ---------
Landline no. with STD code or any other contact no. ---------
Guardian Details
Father's Qualification Illiterate / Matriculate / Graduate / Post-Graduate / Others
Father's Occupation Agriculture / Business / Medical / Engineering / Law Practice / Government Service / Public Sector Service / Private Service / Teaching or Research / Architecture / Pharmacy / Self Employment / Others

Father's Annual Income

Up to 100000

INR 100001 - 200000

INR 200001 - 300000

INR 300001 - 400000

INR 400001 - 500000

INR 500001 - 600000

INR 600001 - 700000

INR 700001 - 800000

INR 800001 and above

Mother's Qualification Illiterate / Matriculate / Graduate / Post-Graduate / Others
Mother's Occupation Agriculture / Business / Medical / Engineering / Law Practice / Government Service / Public Sector Service / Private Service / Teaching or Research / Architecture / Pharmacy / Self Employment / Others (including Housewife)
Mother's Annual Income

Up to 100000

INR 100001 - 200000

INR 200001 - 300000

INR 300001 - 400000

INR 400001 - 500000

INR 500001 - 600000

INR 600001 - 700000

INR 700001 - 800000

INR 800001 and above

Declaration by the candidate I hereby declare that all the particulars stated in this application form are true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I have read and understood the JEE procedures for both JEE Main 2021 and JEE Advanced 2021. I shall abide by the terms and conditions thereon.
To be uploaded during the submission of online application form ---------

JEE Main Application Form 2021 FAQs

Q. What to do in case I forget my JEE Main login password?

A. In case you forget your credentials, you need to correctly answer your security question selected during the application process by clicking on the Forget Password link. A verification code will be sent to your registered mobile number along with a reset link to your registered email ID to reset your password.

Q. Will I get rejected if I fill more than one JEE Main application form?

A. In this scenario, the exam conducting authorities use information from both the applications and merge them into one to issue an admit card to you. However, you must send an email to [email protected] providing both the application numbers and mention the one they have to consider for releasing the admit card.

Q. My transaction failed while paying the JEE Main application form fee, what to do now?

A. Candidates are required to pay the JEE Main application form fees again before the deadline. In case the amount is deducted even adter the transaction failure, it is refunded to the payer's account within seven working days.

Q. What should I fill in the roll number and year of passing if I am appearing for improvement exam in 2021?

A. All candidates appearing for improvement in 2021 must fill the roll number and year of their first attempt in the application form in the year of passing. The pass percentage determined by the improvement exam will be considered later during the JEE Main Admissions.

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Discussion Forum

Q.

A.

The application form will not be rejected, however the date and the session will be randomly allotted and will be mentioned in the admit card .

Answer By: Getmyuni

16 Sep 2017

A.

Hi Mayur,

Your Father's Qualification is " Matriculate" and Mother's Annual income is " Upto 100000".

To know more about JEE Main Application Form details, you can go on to read JEE Main Application Form section.

Good Luck.

Answer By: Getmyuni

03 May 2018

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Hi, Suparna...

Suparna while the application form for JEE Mains 2020 you have to enter the impression of left-hand thumb. If in case you don't have a lefthand thumb, you can upload the right-hand thumb impression. If you don't have any thumb then you can enter the impression of any finger.

Answer By: Getmyuni

04 Oct 2017

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A.

Hi Amir, the photograph should be in JPEG format and the file size should be between 4kb and 40kb. The signature should be in JPEG format and file size should be between 1kb and 30kb. Make sure your photo and signature are clearly visible when you upload.

Answer By: Getmyuni

27 Sep 2017

A.

Hello Vatsal,

Name of the candidate and the date of birth should be according to the Aadhar Card or other Official Id proofs. Contact the JEE helpline centre to address your queries as you are about to reach the maximum limit of corrections. Check out the details about application form here: JEE Mains 2020

Answer By: Getmyuni

02 Jul 2020

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