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JEE Main 2025 Exam Pattern: Candidates can check here the details of the JEE Main exam pattern released by NTA. The JEE Main exam consists of two papers, Paper 1 for BTech/BE and Paper 2 for BArch/BPlan. JEE Main exam for BE/BTech courses consists of 90 MCQs carrying 300 marks. The JEE Main exam 2025 will be conducted online in 13 languages - Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu in addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati. 

JEE Main Paper 2 is further divided into two papers, Paper 2A and 2B, and is held separately for BArch and BPlan respectively. JEE Main Paper 2A for BArch will consist of 82 questions carrying 400 marks and BPlan will consist of 105 MCQs totaling 400 marks. JEE Main Paper 2 will be conducted online except for the drawing section of paper 2A, which is conducted offline.

Check below for complete details about the JEE Main exam pattern 2025, total marks of jee mains, the total number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme, and mode of conduct of the exam. Students preparing for JEE Main 2025 should understand the exam pattern to know details about the exam.

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Q:   What type of questions are asked in JEE Main?

A:

The JEE Main question paper will have questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as per the prescribed syllabus. Each Subject will have two sections. Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In Section B, candidates have to attempt any 05 (five) questions out of 10. There will be negative marking for both Section A and Section B. For each question in Section B.A. Candidate has to enter the correct integer value of the answer using the mouse and the on-screen virtual numeric keypad in the place designated to enter the answer. For Section B, the answer should be rounded off to the nearest integer.

 

Q:   How many questions are asked in JEE Main exam?

A:
The JEE Main exam has a total of 90 questions from all three subjects. The exam has 30 questions each from Physics Chemistry and Mathematics. Out of 30 questions, 20 are multiple choice questions and 10 are questions with numerical value answers. Students need to answer any 5 out of 10 numerical value type questions whereas all 20 multiple choices questions are compulsory and no choice is provided in them. Students need to complete all the 75 questions in 3 hours.
 

Q:   Is there negative marking in JEE Main?

A:
JEE Main paper have negative marking of one fourth mark for every incorrect answer. In JEE Main exam, each question is of 4 marks and for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted. No marks are deducted for unattempted questions. For any question, if None of the options is found correct or a question is found to be wrong or dropped, then full marks will be awarded to all candidates irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.
 

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2025 for BTech/BE (Paper 1)

The table below covers all the important components of JEE Main Pattern for Paper-1 (BTech):

Particulars

BTech/BE

Exam mode

Online (Computer based)

Number of sections and subjects

3 (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics)

Duration of exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

4 hours for PwD candidates

Type of questions

MCQs: 4 options with only 1 correct option

Numerical Value Questions: Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value

Section A (MCQ)

Mathematics: 20 
Physics: 20
Chemistry: 20

Section B (Numerical Value)

Mathematics: 10  
Physics: 10
Chemistry: 10

In Section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10 from each section.

How many questions in JEE Mains

90

JEE Mains Total Marks

300 marks

Language of paper

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati

Q:   How is JEE Main conducted, online or offline?

A:

National Testing Agency conducts JEE Main exam in online mode as a computer based test. JEE Main exam is conducted for three different courses; B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Plan. The exam for B.Tech and B. Plan is completely online while the exam for B.Arch is partially online and drawing part is conducted offline. The exam is held across various test cities in India and abroad.

 

Q:   What are the numerical value questions in JEE Main exam?

A:
Numerical value questions in JEE Main are the questions for which the answer will be a numerical value. These type of questions have been added by NTA in JEE Main in 2022. In every subject, students will have 10 numerical value type questions out of which students need to attempt only 5 questions. In total, students will need to answer only 15 out of 30 numerical value type questions. For numerical value type questions, the answer should be rounded off to the nearest integer.
 

Q:   Do I need to attempt all the questions in JEE Main exam?

A:
It is not compulsory to attempt all the question in exam. Students can attempt any number of questions out of total 90 questions in the exam. Students also have internal choices in Section B of every subject (Numerical Value Type questions) in which students need to attempt any 5 questions out of 10. Students are advised to attempt only those questions for which they can arrive at the answer/solutions. Questions for which the answer is not sure should be left as incorrect answer would lead to negative marking. Students must note that there are no minimum marks in JEE Main that students need to score. Students gets All India Rank based on the marks they secure in exam and gets admission based on that rank.
 

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JEE Main 2025 Exam Pattern for BArch and BPlan (Paper 2)

Particulars

BArch Exam Pattern

BPlanning Exam Pattern

Exam mode

Online (Mathematics and Aptitude) and offline (Drawing test)

Online

Number of sections and subjects

3 (Drawing, Mathematics, and Aptitude)

3 (Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning Based Questions)

Duration of exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

3 hours (180 minutes)

Sections

Mathematics (Part I) 20 MCQ and 10 Numerical Value Questions
Aptitude Test (Part II) 50
Drawing Test (Part III) 02

Mathematics: 20 questions and 10 Numerical Value Questions

Aptitude: 50

Planning Based Questions: 25

Number of questions

82

105

 

Type of questions

Mathematics and Aptitude: Objective-type questions

Drawing: Questions to test the candidate’s drawing and sketching skills

Mathematics and Aptitude

Planning-Based Questions - Multiple-Choice Questions

Total Marks of JEE Mains

400 marks (Drawing section will be of a total of 100 marks, marking of every question will be given along with it)

400

Language of paper

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu in addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati

Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu in addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati

Q:   Are calculators allowed inside exam centre in JEE Main exam?

A:
Students are not allowed to carry calculators inside the exam centre in JEE Main exam. Students can use the virtual calculator available on the screen during the exam. Virtual calculators will be available on the computer screen of students during the JEE Main exam.
 

Q:   Will there be any break in JEE Main 2023 exam?

A:
The total duration of JEE Main exam is 3 hours and the exam is conducted continuous without any break. Candidates are allowed to enter the exam hall as per the scheduled time and can leave only after the completion of paper. The exam will have a total of 90 questions from 3 subjects, Physics Chemistry and Mathematics. Students have to answer 75 questions out of 90 in 3 hours without any break. Also, there is no separate time for subjects and students can appear any subject based on his/her choice.
 

JEE Main 2025 Marking Scheme for BE/BTech & BArch/BPlan

The table given below provides details of the marking scheme of the JEE Main 2025 exam for Paper 1 & Paper 2.

Particulars

BE/BTech Marking Scheme

BArch Marking Scheme

BPlan Marking Scheme

Correct Answer

+4 (Four marks awarded)

+4 (Four marks awarded)

+4 (Four marks awarded)

Incorrect Answer

-1 (One mark deducted)

-1 (One mark deducted)

-1 (One mark deducted)

Un-attempted Question

0 (No marks deducted)

0 (No marks deducted)

0 (No marks deducted)

Marks per section

 

Mathematics: 25 questions X 4 marks = 100 marks

Physics: 25 questions X 4 marks = 100 marks

Chemistry: 25 questions X 4 marks = 100 marks

Mathematics: 25 questions X 4 marks = 100 marks

Aptitude Test: 50 questions X 4 marks = 200 marks

Drawing test: 2 questions X 50 marks = 100 marks

Mathematics: 25 questions X 4 marks = 100 marks

Aptitude Test = 50 questions X 4 marks = 200 marks

Planning Based Questions = 25 X 4 marks = 100 marks

JEE Main 2025 Mock Test is a comprehensive Test including Questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. This test will help you to get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked, the exam pattern, and the marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and explanations for Free. 

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JEE Main 2025 Exam Pattern: Total Number of Questions

JEE Main 2025 will have three separate papers for BTech, BArch, and BPlan. The total no of questions will be different for each of these papers. The breakup of subjectwise questions is given below:

Total Questions in JEE Mains Paper-1 (BTech)

There will be a total of 90 questions in JEE Main Paper-1. The paper is conducted by the NTA for admission to BTech courses. Check the table below for the details related to the total questions in JEE Mains Paper-1 (BTech):

Subjects in Paper-1

Section-A

Section-B

Question Paper Design

Mathematics

20

10

  • Each subject will have two sections, sections A and B.
  • Section A will have Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Numerical Value Questions.
  • In Section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10
  • There will be no negative marking for Section B

Physics

20

10

Chemistry

20

10

Total

90

Total Questions in JEE Mains Paper-2A (BArch)

There will be a total of 90 questions in JEE Main Paper-2A. The paper is conducted by the NTA for admission to BArch courses. Check the table below for the details related to the total questions in JEE Mains Paper-2A (BArch):

Subjects in Paper-2A (BArch)

Section-A

Section-B

Question Paper Design

Mathematics – Part I

20

10

  • Part -1 will have two sections. Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value
  • In Section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10
  • There will be no negative marking for Section B

Aptitude Test – Part II

50

-

Drawing Test – Part III

02

-

Total

82

Total Questions in JEE Mains Paper-2B (BPlan)

There will be a total of 90 questions in JEE Main Paper-2B. The paper is conducted by the NTA for admission to BPlan courses. Check the table below for the details related to the total questions in JEE Mains Paper-2B (BPlan):

Subjects in Paper-2B (BPlanning)

Section-A

Section-B

Question Paper Design

Mathematics – Part I

20

10

  • Part -1 will have two sections.
  • Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value
  • In Section B, candidates have to attempt any five questions out of 10. There will be no negative marking for Section B

Aptitude Test – Part II

50

-

Planning-Based Questions – Part III

25

-

Total

105

Important Topics in JEE Main 2025

Candidates can check here for details about important chapters in JEE Main 2025 which should be prepared for the exam. The JEE Main important chapters have been compiled based on the previous year's weightage of topics in the JEE Main exam 2025. 

Mathematics

  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions,
  • Circles and Family of Circles,
  • Sequence and Series,
  • Probability,
  • Vectors,
  • Quadratic equations and expressions, Complex numbers,
  • Matrices,
  • Parabola,
  • Hyperbola in coordinate geometry
  • Functions
  • Limits
  • Continuity and Differentiability
  • Application of derivatives
  • and Definite integral in calculus.

Physics

  • Current Electricity & Heat Transfer, Dimensional Analysis, Gravitation & Electro-statistics,
  • Geometrical Optics
  • Waves & Sounds, Thermodynamics,
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases and Rotational Dynamics Electromagnetic Induction.

Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry: Mole concept & the concept of equivalents, Redox reactions, Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, and Chemical Equilibrium
  • Organic Chemistry: Carbonyl Compounds & their derivatives
  • Inorganic Chemistry: Coordination chemistry, Chemical bonding, and Qualitative analysis

JEE Main Syllabus 2025

JEE Main 2025 for BTech/BE, BArch, and BPlan are divided into three sections. Check the three sections below for all three papers.

Paper

Subjects

JEE Main Paper 1

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

JEE Main Paper 2A

Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing skills

JEE Main Paper 2B

Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Planning Based Questions

Download JEE Main Syllabus 2025 here for all three papers.

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JEE Main 2025 Exam Pattern FAQs

Check below for the frequently asked questions related to JEE Main exam pattern 2025.

Q:   In how many languages JEE Main exam is conducted?

A:
National Testing Agency conducts JEE Main exam in a total of 13 languages. The languages in which paper is conducted are Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi English and Gujarati. Students can select the language of their choice from the available options while filling the application form. The language of JEE Main question paper during the exam will be available in a total of 4 languages, English Hindi Urdu and the language selected by the candidates. The language of paper can be switched among these 4 languages during the exam.
 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of JEE exam? What is it all about?

A:
The difficulty level of JEE Main exam is a little high than the class 12 board exams. Students who are studying in class 12 can score good marks in JEE Main by studying a little extra for the JEE. Students who have studied NCERT textbooks of Physics Chemistry and Mathematics thoroughly can get good marks. The joint Entrance Examination, popularly known as JEE Main is for admission into NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs for B.Tech and architecture courses in India.
 

Q:   Can I change the language of the question paper during the exam?

A:
Question paper during the exam will be visible in English Hindi Urdu and the language selected by the candidate while filling the JEE Main application form. Candidates can switch the language of question paper between the default languages which is English Hindi Urdu and selected language in the application. In total, JEE Main is conducted in 13 languages and candidates have the option to select any language out of the available options. Candidates cannot switch the language of question paper between all 13 languages during the exam.
 

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