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  • Last Modified 22-07-2022
  • Written By Khushbu
  • Last Modified 22-07-2022

JEE Main Guidelines 2022: Know the Exam Day Instructions

JEE Main Guidelines 2022: NTA authorities have revised the exam dates for the JEE Main July Session 2022. JEE Main July Session will begin from July 25, 2022, onwards. JEE Main June session was conducted from June 23 to 29, 2022 for which the results are announced on July 11, 2022. Candidates who registered for JEE Main session 1 or 2 must be familiar with the official JEE Main guidelines to have a smooth exam-taking experience. In this article, we have discussed some JEE Main do’s and don’ts that students must abide by to avoid unnecessary confusion.

This article highlights the important JEE Main exam day instructions along with the Covid-19 protocols which candidates need to follow. The candidates should be aware of the dos and don’ts on the exam day, various formalities to adhere to before taking the exam, reporting time and other important information. Read on to know more!

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Latest Updates:
– JEE Main Session 2 Admit Card released (Download Now)
– NTA activated the image correction on July 21, 2022. Those who want to correct their JEE Main application form can log in via the direct link.
– JEE Main July Session will not take place from July 21, 2022. The exam will take place from July 25, 2022, onwards.
– JEE Main June Session exam results are out!
– NTA has released the JEE Main Final Answer key (Check Now)
– Check out JEE Main June exam analysis

JEE Main Guidelines 2022: Overview

Aspirants should be aware of the JEE Main exam overview besides the JEE Main rules, especially when they are taking JEE Main for the first time. Before discussing the details of the JEE Main guidelines, let us carefully check the overview of the JEE Main exam.

Exam NameJEE Main 2022
Examination StageScreening Test
Conducting  BodyJEE Apex Board (JAB) and National Testing Agency (NTA)
EligibilityHSC (12th class) from a recognised Government Organisation
Formerly Known AsAll India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 
JEE Main Application FeeRs.650/- for Male candidates of the Unreserved/ OBC category
Rs.325/- for Female candidates of the Unreserved/ OBC category
Rs.325/- for SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category candidates
JEE Main Admit Card 2022Session 1 – June 21, 2022, onwards
Session 2 – July 21, 2022, onwards
Number of Attempts (2022)Two times a year (June & July)

JEE Mains 2022 Rules and Regulations

Candidates can take a look at the important JEE Main rules and regulations 2022 in the following para:

  • Slots will be allotted to the candidates to arrive at the JEE Main exam centres. Candidates must follow the allotted slots and arrive at the centre only at their designated time for JEE Mains to make the entry process smoother and follow the social distancing norms.
  • The seating area, monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk, and chair will be thoroughly sanitised before and after each JEE Main exam shift. All door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons, etc., will also be carefully disinfected.
  • The security personnel at the exam centre shall check the body temperature of each candidate using thermal guns at the entry point.
  • Hand sanitisers will be kept at the entrance of the exam venue. Every candidate must sanitise their hands before entering the examination hall.
  • Candidates will be required to wear the fresh masks provided at the JEE Main exam centre and remove their worn masks.
  • Candidates are allowed to carry a personal hand sanitiser and transparent water bottle.
  • A gap between the two seats inside the examination hall will be maintained per the GOI guidelines.
  • JEE Main admit card will be checked through a bar code reader, and frisking will be through metal detectors to avoid touch. No contact norms are to be followed.
  • Parents are advised not to stay at the exam centres during exam time.
  • Candidates must keep a minimum distance of at least 6 feet at the premises.
  • JAB-NTA has prescribed a dress code where shoes/ footwear with thick soles and garments with large buttons are not permitted.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Day Guidelines by JAB-NTA

Here are the important instructions for JEE Mains 2022 related to the ID card, admit card, and other documents required at the JEE Main exam centre:

  • Candidates must carry the JEE Main 2022 Admit Card and a valid photo ID proof to the JEE Mains exam hall. Failing to do this, you will not be allowed to give the test.
  • Visit the exam centre one day before the exam and report to the exam hall 60 minutes before the commencement of the exam. This will help you avoid last-minute problems.
  • A seat indicating Roll Number will be allocated to each candidate. You should find yours and occupy the allocated seat only. If you are found to have changed your seat, your candidature will be cancelled.
  • Students need to carry their geometry boxes and stationeries (applicable for JEE Main Paper 2).
  • Carry a copy of the documents required at the JEE Main exam centre and submit the same to the invigilator at the examination centre.
  • Write your Roll No. on the copy of the documents required at the JEE Main exam centre that you will submit.
  • Carry an original copy of a valid photo identity proof issued by the government (PAN Card, Driving Licence, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar Card with Photograph, E-Aadhar, Ration Card, Aadhaar Enrollment Number with Photo) to the examination hall.
  • Carry PwD Certificate issued by a competent authority (if applicable).

You can download JEE Main 2022 guidelines in PDF right here: Download Guidelines

JEE Main guidelines

Here are a few important guidelines regarding the JEE Main admit card:

  • Check details like Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Test Centre, City, State Code of Eligibility and Category on your JEE Main Admit Card.
  • In case any discrepancy is found, get in touch with the JEE Main officials for the correction.
  • It’s mandatory to carry your admit card along with one ID proof to the exam centre.

Check JEE Main 2022 Preparation Tips

JEE Main 2022 Guidelines for Prohibited Items

According to the updated guidelines and JEE Mains rules by JAB-NTA JEE Main 2022, candidates are not permitted to enter the JEE Mains exam hall carrying electronic devices. Suppose the candidate has mobile phones, calculators, a log table, slide rules, pager, or any other instrument at the examination time.

In that case, their candidature will fall under unfair means, and their examination will be revoked. They will be debarred from appearing for future examinations. So, read all the JEE Mains 2022 instructions and guidelines before appearing for the examination.

JEE Main 2022 Code of Conduct

JAB-NTA JEE Main is stringent in setting JEE Mains rules outlining the norms, regulations, morals, and ethics. So, as per the new guidelines, candidates must maintain pin-drop silence; any conversation with a fellow candidate will be considered misbehaviour. If the candidate falls under unfair means, their candidature will be void. Further, they will be debarred permanently or subject to the nature of the violation.

JEE Main 2022 Guidelines for Diabetic Candidates

JAB-NTA is also concerned for candidates with comorbidities like Diabetes. Diabetic candidates can carry eatables like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottles to the examination hall. However, they cannot carry packed foods like chocolate/candy/sandwiches into the examination hall.

JEE Main Exam Dates 2022

Before getting into the details of JEE Main guidelines, let us look at the JEE Main important dates and exam schedule for both sessions: As per the latest update for JAB-NTA JEE Main 2022, the exam will be conducted 2 times (June and July) in 2022. The candidate can choose to appear twice for JEE Main examination. Candidates must note that the best score among the two sessions will be considered for the final merit score and ranking.

JEE Main 2022 First Session – June Attempt

Exam EventsJEE Main 2022 Dates (Session 1)
JEE Main Registration DateMarch 1, 2022
Last Date To Fill JEE Main Application FormApril 25, 2022 (up to 09:00 p.m.)
Last Date for JEE Main Fee PaymentApril 25, 2022 (up to 11:50 p.m)
JEE Main Correction DatesApril 6 to 8, 2022
JEE Main Admit Card Release DateJune 21, 2022 (Available Now)
JEE Main 2022 Exam DatesJune 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2022
Declaration of JEE Main ResultJuly 11, 2022

JEE Main 2022 2nd Session – July Attempt

Exam EventsJEE Main 2022 Dates (Session 2)
JEE Main Registration DateApril 8, 2022
Last Date for JEE Main Form Fill UpMay 3, 2022 (up to 5 PM)
Last Date for JEE Main Registration Fee PaymentMarch 3, 2022 (up to 11:30 PM)
JEE Main Admit Card ReleaseJuly 21, 2022 (Released)
JEE Main 2022 Exam DateJuly 25, 2022 onwards (Revised)
Declaration of JEE Main 2022 ResultTo Be Announced

Check out the main JEE Main 2022 article for the latest updates.

JEE Main 2022 Guidelines – Exam Timings

Below is the exam day schedule and time for JEE Mains. JAB-NTA has released the JEE Main 2022 exam schedule on the official website along with the information brochure. We have extracted the information and provided you in simple words in the table below.

Events Morning Shift Afternoon Shift
Exam Timings9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (6:30 PM for Paper 2)
Duration of the Exam 3 Hours3 Hours (3:30 Hours for Paper 2)
Entry to the Examination Centre7:30 AM to 8:30 AM2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
JEE Mains 2022 Instructions by the Invigilator8:30 AM to 8:50 AM2:30 PM to 2:50 PM
Candidates log in to read Instructions for JEE Mains 20228:50 AM2:50 PM
Start Time of the Test9:00 AM3:00 PM
End Time of the Test12:00 PM6:00 PM (6:30 for Paper 2)

JEE Mains Guidelines 2022 in View of COVID-19

JAB-NTA is the authority that conducts the JEE Main 2022 in computer-based mode. This year JEE Main will be conducted twice. JEE Main 2022 is being held for 2 papers – Paper 1 is for B. E./ B.Tech admissions, while Paper 2 is for B.Arch and B.Planning admissions.

Last year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, JAB-NTA issued a special advisory to candidates. As per the advisory, aspirants needed to sign a self-declaration form, which was released along with the JEE Mains admit card.

The form was intended to collect details of the travel history of the candidate in the last 14 days as well as symptoms of COVID-19 (if any) that had to be mentioned. Aspirants were advised to follow the JEE Mains 2022 guidelines and advisory regarding COVID-19 to ensure the safe and smooth conduction of the exam.

Dos and Don’ts for JEE Main 2022

Tabulated below are the do’s and don’ts for JEE Mains 2022 as per the JEE Main rules and regulations 2022, which the candidates must make a note of:

Dos for JEE Main 2022Don’ts for JEE Main 2022
Reach the examination hall well before the commencement of the exam.Do not carry electronic gadgets like calculators, watches with calculators, slide rules, log tables, printed or written materials, bits of paper, mobile phones, textual material, pager or any other device to the examination hall.
Carry the JEE Main Admit card along with you.Do not rush while going through the JEE Mains 2022 instructions. Read them slowly and carefully.
Check whether the system allotted to you is in proper working condition.Do not carry any prohibited items to the JEE Mains exam hall.
Ensure that all the details on the attendance sheet are correct and signatures are done at the prescribed place/column.Do not waste time on questions you don’t know; also, don’t spend too much time on a single question.
Produce your admit card whenever demanded by the invigilator.Do not solve any question in a hurry.
Do follow the signals given by the invigilator at the beginning of the examination, at half-time and before the closing of the exam.Do not leave the exam hall even if you have completed the exam. Wait till the allotted time gets over.
Do carry the copy of the PwD certificate in the prescribed format (if applicable).Do not solve the problems in mind; always write them down.
Bring your own geometry box set, erasers, colour pencils, or crayons for JEE Main Paper 2.Don’t wear uncomfortable clothes during exams to avoid unnecessary tensions.
Always attempt the easy and medium-level questions first as they have the same marks but consume less time.Don’t get anxious while solving questions if you cannot solve a particular question. Move on to the next one; don’t waste time & energy on one question.
Do check the mains website before you go to your examination centre.Don’t get your morale down while watching others solve questions continuously. Believe in yourself.

COVID-19 Appropriate Dos for JEE Mains 2022

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COVID-19 Appropriate Don’ts for JEE Mains 2022

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FAQs on JEE Main Guidelines 2022

Some of the most commonly asked questions on JEE Main 2022 exam day guidelines are:

Q.1: What is the dress code for the JEE Main 2022 exam?
Ans: The JAB-NTA strictly follows the JEE Main dress code guidelines. In the article, we have provided everything related to dressing norms for male and female aspirants, items to bring and prohibited items. You can go through this article.

Q.2: When is the last date of JEE Main 2022 session I exam?
Ans: The last exam of JEE Main 2022 session I was on June 29, 2022.

Q.3: Can I arrive at the centre two hours before the exam?
Ans: Yes, you can reach the centre two hours before the commencement exam. However, everything will commence at the usual time marked by the JAB-NTA in their JEE Guidelines.

Q.4: What is the timing of the JEE Mains exam?
Ans: The first shift will be conducted from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and the second shift will be conducted from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (For paper 2 – 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM).

Q.5: Why are candidates protesting against the JEE Main 2022 exam?
Ans: Candidates are protesting against the JEE Main 2022 exam because they want four attempts instead of two. This is because JAB-NTA has reduced the number of attempts to two only this year, which last year was four. That is why students request JAB-NTA to increase the number of attempts for JEE Main 2022.

Q.6: Are watches allowed in JEE Mains 2022?
Ans: Aspirants will also not be allowed to wear/carry any watch or electronic gadgets in the Examination Hall as per JEE Mains rules.

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