JEE Main Application Form 2021: Last Date, Fees Refund, Correction, Documents Required

Application Form Start Date

Mar 25, 2021

Application Form End Date

Apr 4, 2021

Jun 15, 2021 | Engineering

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The National Testing Agency has postponed the application process for the upcoming session of JEE Main. The candidates will be able to apply for the May 2021 session once the COVID-19 situation comes under control. The NTA will also be refunding the duplicate JEE Main application fee paid by the candidates, after the May 2021 session has concluded. All the important details related to the same are given below.

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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 will be released in online mode, on official website- jeemain.nta.nic.in. The application process of JEE Main 2021 is an essential part of the exam which includes candidate registration, followed by application form filling, uploading of 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 register for all the four sessions of JEE Main at once, when the forms are released in the beginning; or do so when the application process for that particular session commences. The application forms for the May, 2021 session will be released on the official website soon.

JEE Main 2021 Application Dates
Particulars JEE Main Application Form April 2021 Dates JEE Main Application Form May 2021 Dates
JEE Main application form 2021 Start Date March 25, 2021 To be announced
JEE Main application form 2021 Last Date April 4, 2021 To be announced
Last date to pay application fee April 5, 2021 (up to 11:50 PM) To be announced
JEE Main application form correction window Until April 7, 2021 (11:50 PM) To be announced
JEE Main 2021 Admit Card Date To be announced To be announced
Exam Date Postponed Postponed

The dates will be updated in this section once they are released officially. Candidates must check this page regularly for keeping up with all the updates regarding the JEE Main 2021 application process.

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 the examination fee can be done online through debit card, credit card/ internet banking/ UPI/ Paytm. The examination fee varies according to 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.
  • Details on 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 are given below:
Document specifications for JEE Application Form 2021
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 Application Form Fees 2021 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 Application Form Fee 2021 for Exam Centres based 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

JEE Main 2021 Application Fee Refund

The JEE Main 2021 application form fee is generally, non-refundable. The NTA will, however, refund the duplicate or extra application fee paid by the candidates to enroll for the examination. The candidates will be able to claim the refund after the May 2021 session gets over. The JEE Main 2021 refund process will involve the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of NTA JEE Main 2021.
  • Find the link for the application fee refund, and click on it. 
  • The candidates will now be required to enter their credentials to log in. 
  • The eligible candidates will now be able to enter the account details in which they would prefer to receive the refund for the duplicate fees paid. 

The candidates must note that some of the cases in which the application form fees will not be refunded are:

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

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 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 are 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.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Particulars
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 / 2018Note: 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 100000INR 100001 - 200000INR 200001 - 300000INR 300001 - 400000INR 400001 - 500000INR 500001 - 600000INR 600001 - 700000INR 700001 - 800000INR 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 INR 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?

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?

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?

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 the improvement exam in 2021?

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.

Q. Do I have to fill a separate application form for every JEE Main session?

The candidates are given the option to fill the application form for all sessions at once. The application fee will be charged accordingly. If the candidates wish to apply for the next session later, they will have to fill the same application form again.

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