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JEE Main Dress Code 2022: For Male & Female Candidates


JEE Main Dress Code 2022: NTA released the admit card for JEE Main 2022 session 1 on June 21, 2022, on the official website. JEE Main session 1 started on June 23 and continued till June 29, 2022. The authority conducted Session 2 from July 21 to 30, 2022. All candidates appearing for the exam must read the instructions provided in this article and learn about the JEE Main dress code before appearing for the exam. It will be relevant for the 2023 JEE Main exam as well.

Along with the JEE Main admit card, the conducting body also released the JEE Main guidelines. In the JEE Main exam centre, thick-soled shoes, headgear, scarves, stoles, jewellery, and metallic things are prohibited. Candidates must adhere to the proper dress code, know the JEE Main do’s and don’ts and stick to it without any excuse. Read the entire article to learn more about the JEE Main dress code 2022.

Latest Updates:
*NTA revised JEE Main 2022 Session 1 exam dates through an official notice. The JEE Main June Session was organised from June 23 to 29, 2022.
*NTA uploaded the JEE Main hall ticket on its official website on June 21, 2022. Aspirants could download it by clicking the NTA’s web link or Examination Service page.
*The JEE Main 2022 Session 2 registration was open from June 1, 2022. The last date to register for the exam was June 30, 2022.

JEE Main Dress Code 2022: Exam Overview

Before getting into the details of JEE dress code 2022, let us have an overview of the exam.

Exam NameJEE Main
Full-FormJoint Entrance Exam
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Frequency of ExamTwo Times a Year
(June and July)
Exam LevelNational Level
SubjectsB.E./ B.Tech: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry
B.Arch: Maths – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II, Drawing Test – Part III
B.Plan: Maths – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II, Planning Based MCQs – Part III
Languages13 languages – Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, English, Hindi and Gujarati
Mode of ApplicationOnline Application
Exam DateSession 1: June 23, 24, 25 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2022.
Session 2: July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2022.
Mode of ExamOnline Examination – Computer Based Test (CBT) |
Pen and Paper-based Offline Test for B.Arch Drawing Test
Question TypeMultiple Choice Questions, Filling Numerical Values
Exam DurationPaper 1 – 3 Hours
Paper 2 – 3:30 Hours
Marking Scheme+4 Marks for Each Correct Answer
-1 Mark for Every Wrong Answer (Only for MCQ)
Official Websitejeemain.nta.nic.in

Dress Code for JEE Mains 2022: What To Wear and What Not?

The NTA has not released specific guidelines on the JEE Mains 2022 dress code. However, it is recommended that candidates follow the below-mentioned guidelines for a comfortable exam-taking experience. Check the section for details on the dress code for male and female candidates.

JEE Main 2022 Dress Code For Male Candidates

Male candidates appearing for the exam are advised to go through the JEE Mains dress code guidelines below.

  1. Male candidates are strongly advised against wearing any cloth consisting of metallic items. Metallic items can cause problems during frisking; thus, they must avoid—for example, belts, wallets, etc.
  2. Candidates are advised to wear half sleeves and comfortable clothes to avoid any problems while writing the exam. Avoid clothes with drapes.
  3. Candidates must not wear a cap/ muffler or any cloth over their heads.
  4. Wearing any jewellery or ornaments is strictly prohibited.
  5. Candidates must not wear goggles, rings, bracelets, or any such items in the exam hall.
  6. Candidates must not wear hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, and mufflers.
  7. Candidates wearing shoes will have to face prolonged checking procedures. So, try to wear sandals or slippers.

JEE Main 2022 Dress Code for Female Candidates

Female aspirants appearing in the JEE Main 2022 exam must follow the below-mentioned JEE Main 2022 dress code for appearing in the exam.

  1. Female candidates must wear light and comfortable clothes considering the season and weather on the exam day.
  2. Candidates must not wear metallic items or any cloth/ items containing metal— like belts, underwired bras, etc.
  3. Normal T-shirt and jeans, or top/ kurta with leggings are advisable. Cotton, Khadi, and other breathable fabrics must be preferred.
  4. Candidates must not wear any jewellery, ornaments, goggles, rings, bracelets, etc.
  5. Do not wear fancy stoles, scarfs, caps, watches, sunglasses, etc.
  6. Do not wear long-sleeved clothes or trousers with too many pockets.
  7. Candidates must avoid wearing hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, stoles, and shawls.
  8. Candidates wearing shoes have to face prolonged checking procedures. So, try to wear sandals or slippers.
  9. Try not to wear clothes with big buttons and badges.
  10. Complicated hairstyles like a bun will lead to a longer frisking session.

JEE Mains 2022 Dress Code: List of Barred Items

Candidates must avoid carrying the below-mentioned items on exam day.

  1. Metallic Objects
  2. Purse Or Handbags
  3. Electronic Gadgets – Calculators, Slide Rules, Camera, Mobile, Smartwatches, Etc.
  4. Water and Eatables
  5. Any Digital/ Smartwatch
  6. Any Stationery Materials Like Paper, Books, Notebooks, Etc.

Note: Candidates appearing for the B.E. Architecture test (Paper 2) are allowed to carry a geometry box set, pencils, erasers, colour pencils, and crayons.

Things To Carry for JEE Main Centres 2022

Candidates are advised to carry the following documents/things to the JEE Main test centres.

  1. The hard copy of JEE Main hall ticket.
  2. One passport-size photograph.
  3. One Photo ID proof – PAN Card, driving license, voter ID, passport, or Aadhaar card (With Photograph).
  4. One hand sanitiser of 50 ml.
  5. Transparent ball pen.
  6. PwD certificate issued by the authority if claiming relaxation under the PwD category.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates are advised to follow the exam-day guidelines below before appearing for the JEE Main exam.

  1. Candidates must maintain the code of conduct during the exam. They must not indulge in any malpractice.
  2. Candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam without a hard copy of admit card, photograph, and photo ID proof.
  3. Candidates are advised to reach the exam venue at least one hour early to avoid the last-minute hassle.
  4. Candidates must visit the exam venue one day before the exam date to know the route and travel time to avoid unavoidable conditions on exam day.
  5. Any conversation, gesture, or disturbance in the examination hall shall be considered misbehaviour.
  6. NTA will not be responsible for re-testing candidates under any circumstance.

JEE Main 2022 Guidelines for Diabetic Candidates

Check the below-mentioned JEE Main 2022 guidelines for diabetic candidates.

  1. Candidates with diabetes can carry sugar tablets and fruits like bananas, oranges, or apples in a transparent box.
  2. Diabetic candidates are advised to check their health before and between exams to avoid health issues.
  3. However, they will not be allowed to carry any packed foods, including candy, chocolates, sandwiches, canned juices, biscuits, etc.

FAQs on JEE Mains 2022 Dress Code

In the below-mentioned section are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding JEE Main 2022 dress code.

Q.1: What is the JEE Main dress code?
Ans: The National Testing Agency has not specified any specific dress code for JEE Main 2022 but has specified what dresses should not be worn to the exam hall.

Q.2: Can candidates wear full sleeves to the exam hall?
Though there is no mention of full sleeves not being allowed, to be on the safer side, it is best to avoid wearing full sleeves to the examination hall as some centres might have objections.

Q.3: Can we wear a scarf for JEE Main 2022?
Ans: Candidates are not allowed to wear a scarf or stole to the exam hall. Items like thick soles, footwear, cap, jewellery, and other metallic items are restricted in JEE Main exam centres.

Q.4: Is there any specific checking for boys wearing a turban in JEE Mains?
Ans: There would be no specific checking or objections for turban-wearing boys in JEE Mains. However, the exam hall strictly barred items like lockets, chains, wallets, and rings.

Q.5: Should we wear gloves and a mask to the JEE Main exam?
According to COVID-19 guidelines, candidates attending the JEE Main exam must wear hand gloves and a mask inside the exam hall.

Q.6: Is it acceptable for females to wear jeans to JEE Main 2022?
On exam day, female applicants should dress light and comfortable, considering the season and weather. Candidates are prohibited from wearing metal or metal-containing clothing or products, such as belts or underwired bras. Wear a regular T-shirt and jeans, or a top/kurta with leggings.

Q.7: In JEE mains, can I wear a watch?
While taking the JEE Main 2022 exam, candidates are not authorised to carry metallic objects. So it is not allowed to wear any watch, jewellery, ornaments, or other devices in the exam room.

Q.8: Is it alright to wear trousers during the JEE mains?
Candidates should not wear long-sleeved clothing, attire/trousers with too many pockets/deep pockets, or shoes with thick soles.

Q.9: Can I wear a full-length gown For JEE Main?
For JEE Main, there is no set dress code. However, because specific centres are strict, we would recommend that candidates do not wear a full-length gown or a sleeved shirt.

Important links:

JEE Main Application Form 2022JEE Main Notification 2022
JEE Main Exam Call LetterJEE Main Syllabus 2022
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2022JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines 2022
JEE Main Preparation 2022JEE Main Mock Test Series

The article gives detailed information about the JEE Main dress code 2022 with particular reference to items that the concerned authorities have specifically prohibited.

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