JEE Main February 2022: Latest News & Updates - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 01-08-2022
  • Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 01-08-2022

JEE Main February 2022: Application Form, Last Date

NTA JEE Main February 2022: National Testing Agency (NTA) used to conduct JEE Main 2022 in four sessions—February, March, April, and May; however, based on the most recent decision taken by NTA and JEE Apex Board (JAB), the number of attempts for the entrance test has been reduced to two. Therefore, JEE Main 2022 was conducted only twice—the first attempt took place from June 23 to 29, 2022, and the second attempt was conducted from July 25 to 30, 2022, following the latest COVID-19 pandemic protocols.

Due to COVID-19 and board exam dates clashing with the JEE Main 2022, NTA had to introduce several changes to the JEE Main 2022 schedule. Having conducted both sessions successfully, NTA is now about to conclude the JEE Main 2022 for the year 2022. Based on the most recent news, NTA is likely to declare JEE Main 2022 session 2 (July attempt) results on August 6, 2022. Continue reading to learn more about JEE Main 2022 February session.

Latest Updates:
JEE Main 2022 result is likely to be declared by August 6, 2022.
JEE Main paper analysis is now available. Aspirants who took the JEE Main 2022 July from July 25 to 30, 2022, can check out the memory-based questions, students’ reactions, and the test difficulty level.
– The JEE Main 2022 session 2 admit card is now available for download. The candidates can find the download links on the official website of NTA.

JEE Main February 2022 — Overview

If NTA decides to conduct the NTA JEE Main February session next year, its overview will likely be as follows:

Name of the ExamJoint Entrance Exam Main
Commonly Known AsJEE Main
Conducting AuthorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of the ExamTo facilitate admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.
To shortlist candidates for JEE Advanced
Frequency of the ExamTwice this year (June and July)
Application ProcessOnline
Number of PapersTwo:
Paper-I for B.E./B.Tech.,
Paper-II for B.Arch./B.Plan
Mode of ExamOnline except for the Drawing section of Paper 2
SubjectsPaper 1: Physics, Chemistry, Maths
Paper 2: Maths, Aptitude Test, and Drawing (for B.Arch.)/Planning Based section (for B.Plan.)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs), Numerical Answer Type Questions
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: +4 marks
Incorrect Answer: -1 (MCQs and Numerical)

JEE Main 2022 Important Dates

Since JEE Main 2022 was not conducted for the February session, no important dates for the same were released; however, we have added the important dates for JEE Main June and July sessions below:

JEE Main 2022 June Session Important Dates

JEE Main 2022 June EventsImportant Dates
JEE Main 2022 June Online Application SubmissionMarch 1, 2022
Last Date for JEE Main 2022 June Online ApplicationApril 18 to 25, 2022
Last Date to Make JEE Main 2022 June PaymentApril 25, 2022
Correction of JEE Main 2022 June Application FormApril 6 to 8, 2022
JEE Main 2022 June Admit Card DateJune 21, 2022
JEE 2022 June Session Exam DateJune 23 to 29, 2022 (Revised Dates)
Release & Challenging of JEE 2022 June Answer KeyJuly 06, 2022 (Released)
Declaration of JEE 2022 June ResultJuly 11, 2022 (Released)

JEE Main 2022 July Session Important Dates

JEE Main 2022 July EventsImportant Dates
JEE Main 2022 July Online Application SubmissionJune 1, 2022
Last Date for JEE Main 2022 July Online ApplicationJuly 12, 2022
Last Date to Make JEE Main 2022 July PaymentJuly 11 to 12, 2022 (till 11.00 p.m)
Correction of JEE Main 2022 July Application FormTo Be Announced
JEE Main 2022 July Admit Card DateJuly 21, 2022
JEE 2022 July Session Exam DateJuly 25 to 30, 2022 (Revised Dates)
Release & Challenging of JEE 2022 July Answer KeyTo Be Announced Shortly
Declaration of JEE 2022 July ResultAugust 6, 2022 (Tentative)

JEE Main February Eligibility Criteria

Candidates planning to apply for the JEE Main 2022 February exam must be aware of the eligibility criteria. They should meet all the criteria related to age limit, the number of attempts, qualifying examination, the percentage in qualifying examination, etc. If any of the criteria mentioned by the NTA is not met, the candidature will be cancelled.

The JEE Main eligibility criteria are tabulated below. Candidates can also check the detailed criteria from the linked article:

Age Limit There is no age limit for JEE Main 2022
Qualifying Examination Candidates should have passed the Class 12 Board Exam (10+2) or any equivalent exam from a recognised board of education.
Year of Passing the Qualifying Exam Candidates should have passed the qualifying exam. Candidates appearing for board exams in 2022 can also apply for the exam.
Subjects in Qualifying Exam Candidates must have passed their Class 12 (or equivalent) exam with five subjects:
1. Language
2. Physics
3. Mathematics
4. Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject
5. Any other subject

JEE Main February Application Form

Only eligible candidates can fill up the JEE Main application form and apply for the exam- whenever NTA issues the online form. The online application form for JEE Main shall be available on the official website. Please note that the NTA JEE Main registration is done only in online mode.

However, if a candidate wants to apply only for the February 2023 session, they can only do so if NTA introduces JEE Main for the February session next year.

It is important to note that the fee, once paid, can be carried forward to the next sessions. Also, in case a student does not want to appear for a session for which he/she has already paid the fee, they can get the fee refunded.

Prerequisites to Fill Up JEE Main February Application Form 2022

Candidates should be ready with the following before they apply for the exam:

  1. Valid/Active mobile number and Email ID
  2. Academic details of Class 12 (if available) and Class 10
  3. Scanned images of photographs, signatures, and other documents
  4. Details of identity proof
  5. Debit card/Credit card/Net banking details

Steps of JEE Main Application Process

The various stages of JEE Main registration process are as under:

  • Registration: Candidates must first register by providing their basic details, like Email ID and mobile number.
  • Filling Up of Application Form: Once registered, candidates will have to proceed to fill up the online application form by providing their personal, academic, and other details.
  • Uploading Scanned Images: Candidates will then have to upload scanned images of their Photograph, Signature, Caste Certificate (if applicable), PwD Certificate (if applicable), etc. in the prescribed format.
  • Payment of Application Fee: Candidates will then have to pay the requisite JEE Main application fee online (Credit card/Debit card/Net banking) and submit the application form.

NTA JEE Main Application Fee

The application fee for JEE Main for different categories is as under:

JEE Main Paper


JEE Main Application Fee

Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.)


Paper 2A (B.Arch.)


Paper 2B (B.Plan.)

General/General-EWS/OBC (NCL)

In India: Rs 650

Outside India: Rs 3000


In India: Rs 325

Outside India: Rs 1500

Paper 1 & Paper 2A


Paper 1 & Paper 2B


Paper 1, Paper 2A & Paper 2B


Paper 2A & Paper 2B

General/General-EWS/OBC (NCL)

In India: Rs 1300

Outside India: Rs 6000


In India: Rs 650

Outside India: Rs 3000

JEE Main February Exam Centres

If NTA decides to conduct the JEE February session again, it will likely conduct the test in around 500+ cities in India and around 15+ abroad.

Keep an eye on JEE Main Exam Centres to stay up-to-date!

JEE Main February Admit Card

NTA releases the JEE Main 2022 Hall Ticket separately for each session of the exam. Since the exam was JEE Main February session was cancelled, the admit card was not made available. Candidates will now have to visit the official website and download their hall tickets for June and July 2022 sessions. NTA will not send the hall ticket to the candidates via post or courier.

The steps to download JEE Main admit card are as under:

  1. Visit the JEE Main official website –
  2. Click on the link to download the JEE Main Hall Ticket for the February session.
  3. Enter your Application Number and Password/Date of Birth in the respective fields.
  4. Enter the security pin.
  5. Click on the ‘Sign In’ button.
  6. Your admit card will appear on the screen. Download and take a printout of the same.

JEE Main February Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of the JEE Main exam pattern in order to know the different sections of each paper, the types of questions to be asked, and the marking scheme. First, let us overview the exam pattern of JEE Main Paper 1, Paper 2A, and Paper 2B.

JEE Mains February Exam Pattern 2022

Number of Papers Two
Mode of Exam Paper 1: Online
Paper 2: Online, except for the Drawing section of Paper 2A
Number of Subjects Three
Paper 1: Maths, Physics, Chemistry
Paper 2A: Maths, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test
Paper 2B: Maths, Aptitude Test, Planning-Based Section
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Questions for which answer is a numerical value
Number of Questions Paper 1: 90
Maths: 30 – 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)
Physics: 30 – 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)
Chemistry: 30 – 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Questions (Any 5 to be answered)
Paper 2A: 82
Maths: 30 – 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Answer Type Questions (Any 5 to to answered)
Aptitude Test: 50 MCQs
Drawing Test: 2
Paper 2B: 105
Maths: 30 – 20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Answer Type Questions (Any 5 to be answered)
Aptitude Test: 50 MCQs
Planning Based Questions: 25 MCQs
Maximum Marks Paper 1: 300
Paper 2: 400
Marking Scheme: Correct Answer (MCQs and Questions of Numerical Answer Type): +4
Incorrect Answer (MCQs and Numerical): -1

JEE Main February Syllabus

The NTA JEE Main February 2022 paper 2 syllabus is usually based on the CBSE Class 11 and Class 12 Syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. Candidates can check out the paper 1 and paper 2 syllabi of JEE Mains February 2022 here:

JEE Main February Paper 1 Syllabus

NTA JEE Main Syllabus for Physics

Physics &Measurements Thermodynamics
Kinematics Rotational Motion
Gravitation Work, Energy & Power
Work and Energy Properties of Matter
Laws of Motion Electronic Devices
Oscillations Waves
Current Electricity Electromagnetic Waves
Semiconductors and Communication System Electromagnetic Induction
Magnetism Alternating Current
Magnetic Effects of Current Kinetic Theory of Gases
Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation Radiation
Atoms Nuclear Physics & X-Rays
Ray Optics Electrostatics

NTA JEE Main Syllabus for Chemistry

Aspirants can check out JEE Main syllabus of various sections of Chemistry, namely Physical, Organic, and Inorganic.

Physical Chemistry

Basic concepts in Chemistry States of Matter
Chemical bonding Atomic Structure
Solutions Solutions
Redox Reactions Chemical Kinetics
Equilibrium Electrochemistry
Surface Chemistry Chemical Kinetics

Organic Chemistry

Polymers Principles of Practical Chemistry
Organic Compounds Oxygen, Halogens, and Nitrogen Organic Compounds
Hydrocarbons Biomolecules
Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques Chemistry in Everyday Life

Inorganic Chemistry

Hydrogen Classification of Elements
Periodicity Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Group 13 to Group 18 Elements Alkali and Alkaline earth Metals and Hydrogen
d and f Block Elements Coordination Compound
Environmental Chemistry Isomerism

NTA JEE Main Syllabus For Mathematics

Set, Relations, and Functions ComplexNumber
Determinant Quadratic Equation
Matrices Permutation & Combination
Mathematical Induction Sequence & Series
Binomial Theorem Limits & Continuity
Differentiation Statistics
Differential Equation Integral Calculus
Trigonometry Vector Algebra
Coordinate Geometry Mathematical ReasoningLogic
3 Dimensional Geometry Probability

Candidates can visit the linked article for a detailed JEE Main syllabus for Paper 1, Paper 2A, and Paper 2B.

JEE Main February Paper 2 Syllabus

Candidates can check below the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus (2A – B.Arch & 2B – B.Planning) for the February session:

JEE Main Paper 2 Maths Syllabus

  1. Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  2. Differential Equations
  3. Sequences and Series
  4. Complex Numbers
  5. Matrices and Determinants
  6. Quadratic Equations
  7. Sets, Relations and Functions
  8. Integral Calculus
  9. Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  10. Three-dimensional geometry
  11. Permutations and Combinations
  12. Mathematical Induction
  13. Mathematical Reasoning
  14. Coordinate Geometry
  15. Vector Algebra
  16. Trigonometry
  17. Statistics and probability

JEE Main Paper 2 Aptitude Test Syllabus

Part I Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).
  Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.
  Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build – environment.
  Visualising different sides of 3-dimensional objects.
  Visualising 3-dimensional objects from 2-dimensional drawings.
Part II Creating 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
  Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
  Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, ect.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.) and rural life.
  3 dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast.
  Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3D views of objects.

JEE Main Paper 2 Drawing Syllabus

  1. Generation of Plan, elevations and 3D views of objects.
  2. Sketching of activities from the memory of urban scenes.
  3. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
  4. Transformation of forms—both 2D and 3D union, rotation, subtraction, development of surfaces and volumes.

JEE Main Paper 2 Planning Based Section Syllabus

  1. General Awareness regarding development issues
  2. Critical thinking and analytical skills
  3. Comprehension, Simple statistics
  4. CBSE Class 10 Social Sciences topics
  5. Graphs, carts and map reading skills, government programs/schemes etc.

Best Books for JEE Main Preparation

While NCERT textbooks of Class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry, and Maths are considered the Bible for JEE Main preparation, candidates should also refer to some advanced books for their preparation. Here is the list of best books for JEE Main February as suggested by top teachers and experts:


  1. HC Verma – Concepts of Physics (Part I)
  2. HC Verma – Concepts of Physics (Part II)
  3. IIT JEE Physics – DC Pandey
  4. Problems in General Physics – I.E. Irodov
  5. Physics for IIT-JEE- Resnick, Halliday, Walker.
  6. Problems in Physics- S.S. Krotov


  1. Organic Chemistry – Morrison Boyd
  2. Organic Chemistry – O.P Tandon.
  3. Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R.C. Mukherjee
  4. Numerical Chemistry – P. Bahadur
  5. Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J.D. Lee


  1. IIT Mathematics – M.L. Khanna
  2. Differential Calculus – A Das Gupta
  3. Class XI & XII Mathematics- R.D. Sharma.
  4. Trigonometry, Geometry Books- S.L. Loney.
  5. Problems in Calculus of One Variable- I.A. Maron
  6. Higher Algebra- Hall and Knight

Here are some reference articles/resources for your preparation:

JEE Main Study Material JEE Main Practice Questions
JEE Main Mock Test Series JEE Main Previous Year Papers
JEE Main Score Improvement JEE Main Important Chapters

JEE Main Question Papers

As mentioned above, solving JEE Main question papers/previous year papers is extremely important for each and every candidate.

  1. It helps one to get an idea about the paper pattern, difficulty level, and overall nature of the exam.
  2. It helps candidates to understand their preparation levels.
  3. Students get to identify their strengths and weaknesses by solving previous years’ papers.
  4. They get to identify the chapters and concepts frequently asked in the exam.

Aspirants of JEE Main February 2023 should start solving JEE Main question papers at this stage.

JEE Mains 2021 Question and Answer Key

Aspirants can check out the question papers of JEE Main 2021 conducted on September 1, 2021, for all sections.

SubjectsShift 1 Question Paper with Solution by EmbibeShift 2 Question Paper with Solution by Embibe
ChemistryExam Not ConductedDownload
PhysicsExam Not ConductedDownload
MathematicsExam Not ConductedDownload

To get all question papers for 2021, 2020, 2019, etc., please check out JEE Main previous papers article.

JEE Main Mock Test 2022

Candidates should also take JEE Main mock test series to get used to the exam pattern as well as to assess their preparation. They must analyse their performance in each mock test and work on their weaknesses and mistakes. Taking mock tests gives a real exam-like experience and helps in building the required stamina and concentration to focus for three hours.

NTA releases JEE Main mock tests, which students can attempt for free. Students can also take free JEE Main online tests at Embibe. There are tests of various types – chapter-wise tests, part tests, 11th revision tests, and full tests on Embibe – all available for free.

Students can also unlock the Advanced Feedback Analysis and get personalised feedback on their tests. This helps in pinpointing their weaknesses and mistakes, working on which results in score improvement in subsequent tests and a high score in the actual exam.

JEE Main February Result

Since NTA is no longer conducting JEE Main for the February session, there will be no JEE Main result for the February session this year. If NTA decides to conduct the February session in the future, we will show all aspirants how to check their overall and subject-wise NTA scores (percentile scores) on the scorecard.

How to Check JEE Main February Result?

To check the JEE Main result, candidates will have to follow the steps:

  1. Visit the official website of NTA JEE Main.
  2. Click on the link to check the JEE Main February 2022 result/ scorecard.
  3. Enter your application number and password/Date of birth.
  4. Enter the security pin.
  5. Click on the ‘Sign In’ button.
  6. Your JEE Main Feb 2022 result/ score card will appear on the screen. Download it for future reference.

JEE Main Rank List 2022: JEE Main Toppers List

NTA will release the JEE Main rank list, All India Rank (AIR) of candidates, and the final result of JEE Main 2022, i.e., after both sessions are conducted. Therefore, no rank list will be released for the February session of JEE Main. However, NTA will also list JEE Main toppers who have secured a perfect 100 percentile in June and July sessions. The toppers’ list is categorised based on candidates’ category, state, and percentile or marks scored.

Also, check: JEE Main June toppers (released)

JEE Main Cut-off 2022

There are two types of JEE Main Cut-off – Qualifying Cut-off and Admission Cut-off. The NTA releases the JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off. Candidates who clear the JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off can appear for JEE Advanced. Also, they can apply for JEE Main Counselling. The Main Admission Cut-off is released by the respective participating institutes in the form of closing ranks only after the counselling process is over.

Note that the NTA will release the Qualifying Cut-off only after all four sessions of JEE Main 2022 are conducted.

Candidates are advised to go through the previous year’s JEE Main Cut-off to get an idea about the JEE Main 2022 Cut-off (link to the linked article above).

JEE Main February Analysis

Embibe as well as other coaching institutes will release the NTA JEE Main February analysis after every slot of the exam. The JEE Main analysis 2022 is released based on the memory-based questions shared by students who appear for a particular slot. The JEE Mains 2022 analysis will give students an idea about how they have performed in the exam. It will also help students who are appearing for the exam in the next slots/shifts.

JEE Main February Answer Key

NTA releases the JEE Main Answer Key for each session in two phases. The JEE Main provisional answer key is released first. Using this, candidates can calculate their probable score. Candidates can also challenge the provisional answer key if they think it has errors. After that, NTA reviews the objections raised by the candidates and releases the final answer key.

Note that various reputed coaching centres have released the JEE Main February Answer Key 2022 on each day of the exam so that students can get an idea about how much they are likely to score in the exam.

JEE Main Counselling 2022

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) and Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) will conduct the NTA JEE Main 2022 counselling and facilitate admission to various NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. JEE Main counselling will start after the declaration of the final result of the exam. The counselling process has several stages:

  1. Registration
  2. Online Choice Filling and Locking
  3. Seat Allotment
  4. Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee
  5. Document Verification
  6. Reporting to Allotted Institutes

Note that only those candidates who clear the JEE Main cut-off can appear for JEE Main counselling. The allotment of seats is facilitated based on the ranks of the candidates, their preferences, and the availability of seats in the respective institutes.

JEE Main 2022 Participating Institutes

An overview of JEE Main participating institutes and the number of seats in each type of institute are tabulated below:

Institutes TypesNumbersNumber of SeatsAdmission Through
NITs3117967JEE Mains
IIITs254091JEE Mains
CFTIs285654JEE Mains
Private Universities/Institutes25NAJEE Mains
States12NAJEE Mains

JEE Main Preparation Tips

JEE Main is India’s most competitive engineering entrance exam, with almost 1.3 million candidates appearing for it every year. Candidates appearing for the exam must have a smart preparation plan for JEE Main. They should be serious and diligent right from the beginning. Here are a few tips for your JEE Main preparation:

  1. Be thorough with JEE Main exam pattern and JEE Main syllabus
  2. Clear your basics for all the concepts from your textbooks
  3. Solve all the PCM questions at the end of every chapter
  4. Move on to advanced books and get a deeper understanding of the concepts
  5. Solve more JEE Main practice questions
  6. Take JEE Main mock tests – chapter tests, part tests, and full tests
  7. Solve JEE Main question papers of previous years
  8. Analyse your mistakes and weaknesses and work on them
  9. Master the important chapters
  10. Revise regularly

At Embibe, students can get access to free JEE Main study material, practice questions, and mock tests. Also, with Embibe’s product, students can get personalised guidance for their preparation. This AI-powered tool identifies the academic as well as test-taking gaps of a student and gives step-by-step instructions and personalised practice packs to improve.

FAQs on JEE Main February Session

Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers on JEE Mains February:

Q1. When will NTA conduct the JEE Main February session?
Since there have been improvements in the COVID-19 and Omicron cases in the country lately, NTA has decided to conduct JEE Main 2022 only in June and July. That means there will be no February session unless stated by the NTA otherwise.
Q2. How many candidates are appearing for JEE Main February?
A2. If NTA decides to conduct JEE Main for the February session again, we will share the statistics or the number of candidates who appeared for JEE Main February session on this page.
Q3. When can I download JEE Main admit card for the February session?
NTA releases JEE Main February admit card on their official website. Candidates will be able to download it using their login credentials.
Q4. When will the JEE Main result for the February session be announced?
There will be no JEE Main Result 2022 for the February session as the decision for Feb session was withdrawn by the NTA.
Q5. What is the new JEE Main 2022 July exam date?
NTA has rescheduled the July session of JEE Main 2022. Now, the July session has been conducted from July 25 to 30, 2022.

If NTA decides to conduct JEE Main February session next year, we will keep this page updated for all the interested candidates.

Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest news and updates on JEE Main 2022.

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