JEE Main 2022 Session 1

Joint Entrance Examination – Main, formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination, is an all India standardized computer-based test for admission to various technical undergraduate programs in engineering, architecture, and planning across India. The exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency. JEE Main has two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II.

Important Dates
Registration Begins :
December 15, 2022
Last Date for Application :
January 12, 2023
Admit Card Release :
Available Now
Exam Date :
24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31 January 2023
Result :
February 2023
Exam Details
Website :
Mode :
Online & Classroom (Both)
Exam Fee :
₹650 for GENERAL, ₹325 for WOMEN, ₹325 for SC, ₹325 for PWD, ₹650 for OTHERS
Reservation :
Exam Frequency :
There will be 2 papers in JEE Main – Paper I for B.E/ B.Tech and Paper II for B.Arch & B.Plan.
Duration :
Time of 3 hours will be given to complete the paper. For PWD candidates 1 hour will be given extra.
Conducted By :
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Programmes :
JEE Main Paper 1 is to B.E./B.Tech programs and Paper 2 is held for admission to B.Arch & B.Planning courses.
Languages :
Hindi, English, Malayalam, Urdu, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamee, Uriya
Min Age : There is no age limit criteria prescribed for the candidates for appearing in the exam.
Number of Attempts : No attempt limit
Qualification Criteria : Candidate in their 12th level should passed with at least 5 mandatory subjects– Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, or any other technical vocational.
Aggregate Percentage / Marks Required : Applying candidates should have passed their 10+2 level exams or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Marking Scheme, Pattern & Cut-Offs
Exam Mode :
JEE Main will be held in online computer-based test mode. However, the drawing test of paper 2 will be held in pen and paper mode.
Negative Marking :
-1 for each incorrect response for MCQs
Number of Ques. :
There will be total 90 questions in Paper I (B.E/ B.Tech) and 82 questions in Paper IIA (B.Arch) and 105 questions in Paper IIB (B.Plan).
Maximum Marks :
For Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech) - Total 360 Marks (+4 for each correct response) and For Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) - Total 390 Marks
Cut-Offs :
To be released.


Before appearing for this exam candidates must have a complete information about the JEE Main syllabus. The JEE Main 2022 syllabus for B.Tech/ B.E paper consists of total three subjects that are Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • For JEE Main (B.E /B.Tech) Paper, the questions will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

  • For JEE Main (B. Arch) Paper, the questions will be from Mathematics, drawing and Aptitude.

  • For JEE Main (B. Plan) Paper, the questions will be from Mathematics, planning based and Aptitude section.

The JEE Main syllabus for different subjects will be as mentioned below:

JEE Mains Paper I (B.Tech/ B.E) Syllabus:




Physics and measurement, Rotational motion, Laws of motion, Thermodynamics, Electronic devices, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Oscillations and waves, Current electricity, Optics, Work, Electrostatics, Energy and power, Kinetic theory of gases, Kinematics, Gravitation, Properties of solids and liquids, etc.


Sets, Relations and functions, Integral calculus, Mathematical induction, Matrices and determinants, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Sequences and series, Statistics and probability, Trigonometry, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Vector algebra, Permutations and combinations, Mathematical reasoning, etc.

Physical Chemistry

Some basic concepts in chemistry, Atomic structure, Chemical thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Chemical kinetics, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, States of matter, etc.

Organic Chemistry

Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Organic compounds containing halogens, Chemistry in everyday life, some basic principles of organic chemistry, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, etc.

Inorganic Chemistry

Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrogen, D – and f – block elements, Environmental chemistry, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, etc.


JEE Mains Paper II & III (B.Arch/ B.Plan) Syllabus:


Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials, Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings, Visualizing, Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), etc.


Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, color texture, Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, building forms and elements, harmony and contrast, subtraction, rotation, creating two dimensional and three -dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms, etc.

Reservation Criteria

JEE Main 2022 Reservation


JEE Main Reservation Percentage

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


OBC (Non-Creamy Layer – NCL)


General Economically Weaker Section (General- EWS) 


Person with Disabilities (PwD) (Within Every Category)



Latest Exam Updates

JEE Main Exam Timings 2022


First Shift

Second Shift

JEE Main 2022 exam time

9 am to 12 pm

3 pm to 6 pm

Entry in the examination centre

7:30 am to 8:30 am

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

JEE Main 2022 instructions given by the invigilator

8:30 am to 8:50 am

2:30 am to 2:50 pm

Candidate login to read instructions

8:50 am

2:50 pm

Commencement of JEE Main 2022 exam

9:00 am

3:00 pm


Exam Information & Centers

The allocation of exam date, shift and exam centers are done by NTA. It’ll be done few days before the release of admit card. To check the assigned exam date, time, shift and center, students ought to log in through their registered ID and password.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the age limit for appearing in JEE Main?

Answer: There is no age limit criteria prescribed for the candidates for appearing in the exam. Candidates who have passed their 12th (Intermediate) or its equivalent in 2020, 2021 or appearing in 2022 are eligible to apply.

Question: What ought to be the number of subjects within the Qualifying exam?

Answer: To become eligible for appearing in JEE Main, Students applying for B.E/ B.Tech admission, must have passed with 5 subjects in 12th level with 5 fundamental subjects- Mathematics & Physics as compulsory subjects along with Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or any other technical vocational as optional subject.

Question: Tell me the basic eligibility for admission into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs.

Answer: Candidates need to score a minimum of seventy fifth marks in class twelfth examination or they must be in top 20 percentile within the class twelfth examination organized by the respective board. This criterion is sixty fifth for SC/ST class candidates.

Question: What ought to be the size of photograph and signature?

Answer: The size of photograph ought to be in between 10 kb–200 kb. On the other hand, the size of the signature ought to be 4kb – 30 kb. each the images ought to be in JPG/JPEG format.

Question: What are available mediums of question papers?

Answer: The medium of question paper include Hindi, English and Gujarati. Candidates need to exercise their option at the time of filling application form. Keep in your mind that the choice, once exercised, won’t be changed further.

Question: Can i appear for JEE Advanced without appearing in JEE Main?

Answer: No, you can’t appear for JEE Advanced without appearing and qualifying the JEE Main. If you would like to urge admission into IITs then you have to clear JEE Advanced after clearing JEE Main exam.

Question: How many times will be JEE Main Conducted?

Answer: It will be conducted for four sessions in the months of - February, March, April & May.

Question: When will the registration process begin for first session?

Answer: The first session will begin from 2nd week of December 2021.

Question: Candidate can apply for one session or more than one session together.?

Answer: Candidate has option to apply for one Session or for more than one Session (February/March /April /May 2021) together and pay exam fee accordingly.

Question: Whether candidate has to fill up the separate Application Form for each session?

Answer: No, candidate has to fill up one Application Formfor all session. If he/ she fills up now, there will be only one Application Form. If he fills up now (for a few sessions), and choses to fill up the application for the other sessions later, the same Application Form will be shown to him later on, once the Application Forms

Question: Are the candidates appearing in the 12th level exams eligible to apply?

Answer: Yes, appearing in 12th level candidates are eligible to apply for JEE Main.