JEE Main March 2021 – NTA has announced JEE Mains March result 2021 on March 24. Candidates can check the JEE Main March 2021 result at the official website- jeemain.nta.nic.in and ntaresults.nic.in by using their login credentials- Application Number and jee main march DoB. A total of 13 candidates have scored 100 percentile. Approx. 5.9 lakhs candidates (Out of 619638 registration) have appeared for the March session exam. Earlier NTA has released the JEE Main March Final Answer Key 2021 on March 23. JEE Main March answer key 2021 contains the correct responses to the questions asked in the paper. With the help of JEE Main 2021 Answer Key, candidates can predict their scores. Read the full article to know all about the JEE Main March session.
National Testing Agency (NTA) issued the JEE Mains March Admit Card 2021 on March 11. Candidates downloaded the JEE Main hall ticket 2021 by entering their login credentials- Application Number and DoB. NTA come up with multiple changes in JEE Main 2021. The most important change is that the exam will be conducted in 4 sessions in the month of February, March, April, and May. JEE Main March is the second session of JEE Main 2021 and it was conducted from March 16 to March 18. The exam is being held in 2 shifts so in 4 days there will be 8 shifts of JEE Main March 2021. JEE Main March session will be only for Paper 1 (BE/Btech) candidates. The JEE Main March would be conducted in 334 cities including 12 cities outside India.
The application process for JEE Mains 2021 March session has been closed. The candidates who had applied earlier for March, April, and May session could modify/change their particulars (City, Session, Category, Subject, etc.). Candidates had to be extremely careful while filling the application form. A total of 6,19,638 candidates have registered for JEE Main March Session- Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech).
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JEE Main is conducted every year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to premier Engineering, Architecture and Planning institutions in India. The exam comprises 2 papers, Paper 1 is for Engineering Admissions and Paper 2 is for B.Arch and B.Planning.
In this article, we will discuss JEE Main March 2021 in detail, including the application schedule, application process, Admit Card, Answer Key, Result. But before getting into the details of JEE Main 2021 March session let’s get to know about the major changes in JEE Main 2021.
JEE Main 2021 – Important Changes
1. JEE Main 2021 is being conducted in 4 sessions Starting February and thereafter in March, April and May will be the last session. There is 3 new exam centres added from March session onwards.
2. Each session will be conducted for 4 days whereas the last session will be conducted for 5 days.
3. The exam pattern has been changed slightly and questions for each subject will be divided into Part A and B. In Part B there will be choices in questions.
4. The Marking scheme has also been modified and in Part B there will be no negative marking.
5. The syllabus of the exam will remain the same, however choices have been provided to take care of reduction in academic syllabus by various boards.
JEE Main March 2021 – Exam Highlights
Before getting into the details of JEE Main 2021 March session lets have an overview of the exam.
|Exam Name||JEE Main|
|Full-Form||Joint Entrance Exam Main|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Frequency of Exam||4 times every year (February, March, April, and May)|
|Subjects||For B.E./B.Tech. – Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry|
For B.Arch. – Maths – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II, Drawing Test – Part III
For B.Planning – Maths – Part I, Aptitude Test – Part II, Planning Based MCQs – Part III
|Languages||13 Languages – English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu|
|Mode ofExam||Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode |Pen & Paper-based offline test for B.Arch Drawing Test|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions, Numerical Answer Types Question|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours for Paper 1 and 3:30 Hours for Paper 2|
|MarkingScheme||For every correct answer: 4 marks|
For every wrong answer: -1 mark
For unanswered questions: 0
JEE Main March 2021 Exam Dates
JEE Main exam schedule for each session has been released. The application process for March session has already started and JEE Main 2021 March session will be conducted from March 16 to March 18, 2021. The exam schedule for JEE Main March Session is given in the table below:
JEE Mains March Exam Dates 2021
|JEE Main 2021 March Session Events||Important Dates|
|Release of JEE Main March Application Form||March 1, 2021|
|Last Date to submit March Application Form||March 6, 2021 (upto 6:00 pm)|
|Last Date for application fee payment and uploading of documents||March 6, 2021 (upto 11:50 pm)|
|Admit Card release date||March 11, 2021 (Released)|
|JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates||March 16 to 18, 2021|
|Availability of Question Papers and Responses of Candidates||March 20, 2021|
|Window to challenge the Answer Key||March 20, 2021 to|
March 22, 2021 (1:00 PM)
|JEE Main March 2021 Result Date||March 24, 2021|
JEE Main March 2021 Admit Card
Candidates who have filled the application form successfully can download JEE Main March Admit Card 2021 from March 11 on the official website- jeemain.nta.nic.in. The admit card for the exams conducted for March 16 to 18 is available in online only. JEE Main Admit Card for the March session will contain details about the exam date, shift, test centre, etc. Candidates have to appear at the given time and centre or they will not be able to appear for the exam.
In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 0120-6895200 between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm and email at email@example.com
Candidates should read all the details mentioned in the JEE Main March 2021 admit card carefully and in case of any discrepancies, they should immediately contact the authorities concerned. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later.
JEE Main March 2021 Exam Pattern
NTA has revised the scheme of examination and marking scheme for JEE Main 2021. Questions in Paper 1 and Mathematics (Part 1) of Paper 2 will have Section A and Section B. The section A question will be MCQs with negative marking and no choices will be given in this section. While in Section B, there will be 10 questions out of which any 5 needs to be answered. There will be no negative marks for incorrect answers in section B. JEE Main Exam Pattern for all the papers has been given in tables below.
Paper Pattern of JEE Main 2021 March session
|Paper||Subject||Type of Questions||Mode of Exam|
|Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech||Mathematics|
|Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
Numerical Answer Type Questions
|“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only|
JEE Main 2021 March Marking Scheme – Paper1: B.E./ B. Tech.
|Subject||Section A||Section B||Marks|
|Physics||20||10 (5 to be answered)||100|
|Chemistry||20||10 (5 to be answered)||100|
|Mathematics||20||10 (5 to be answered)||100|
|Total||60||30 (15 to be answered)||300|
Each Subject will have two sections. Section A will be 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 5 questions out of 10. There will be no negative marking for Section B.
For correct questions in Section A +4 Marks will be awarded and for incorrect answers -1 will be awarded. In Section B +4 Marks will be awarded for correct response but no negative marks will be given for wrong answers. In both section 0 marks for unattempted questions.
Note: 20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value out of 10. There will be no negative marking for numerical value.
Schedule of Examination
JEE Main March 2021 Syllabus
The Syllabus for JEE Main 2021 has remained unchanged from the previous year. However, NTA has made changes in the exam pattern by providing more choices to take care of the reduction in syllabus by various boards.
The JEE Main March 2021 Paper 1 syllabus comprises Physics, Chemistry and Maths covered in Class XI and XII of various boards.
The Paper 1 syllabus for JEE Main March 2021 is essential for JEE Main preparation as students must not miss important topics for the exam.
NTA JEE Mains March Syllabus for Physics
NTA JEE Mains March Syllabus for Mathematics
NTA JEE Mains March Syllabus for Chemistry
Here are some reference articles/resources for your preparation:
|JEE Main Study Material||JEE Main Physics Syllabus|
|JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus||JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus|
|JEE Main Mock Test Series||JEE Main Previous Year Papers|
JEE Main March Question Paper 2021: Check JEE Main previous Year Paper and Solutions
Candidates appearing for JEE Main March 2021 can get the official JEE question paper 2021 and their solutions soon after the exam is over. The question paper and correct solutions will be updated here.
For now, candidates must consider attempting previous year JEE Main question papers and must verify their answers with the official solutions provided. This approach will help them understand the type of questions asked in the examination and the important concepts that can be asked in JEE Main 2021.
Candidates appearing for JEE Main March 2021 must also attempt JEE Main February Session questions with solutions.
|JEE Mains Exam date||Shift 1 Questions||Shift 2 Questions|
|JEE Main February 24, 2021||Physics|
|JEE Main February 25, 2021||Physics|
|JEE Main February 26, 2021||Physics|
The official question paper and solution for JEE Main 2020 have been provided which will help students understand the pattern of JEE Main.
JEE Main 2020 Question Papers – January Attempt
Tabulated below are all 8 papers of the JEE Main 2020 January session.
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 7th January – Shift 1||Click Here|
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 7th January – Shift 2||Click Here|
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 8th January – Shift 1||Click Here|
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 8th January – Shift 2||Click Here|
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 9th January – Shift 1||Click Here|
|JEE Main 2020 Paper 9th January – Shift 2||Click Here|
JEE Main March 2021 Preparation: How to Prepare for JEE Mains
Candidates appearing for JEE Main 2021 March session will not have much time between the two sessions of the exam as can be seen from the exam schedule. So if a candidate has not done well in a session and thinks he/she needs to improve then he/she should not attempt the next session and should appear for the 3rd or 4th session. For exam candidates appearing for JEE Main March 2021 should not attempt JEE Main April 2021 and should attempt JEE Main May 2021.
In this way, a candidate will be able to get a 2-month preparation window which is sufficient to revise and practice and improve your scores.
Sharing some reference link for preparation
|JEE Mains Important Chapters||Important Topics for JEE Mains|
|How To Crack JEE Main In 1 Month||Last Minute Tips for JEE Mains|
At Embibe, we provide AI-enabled JEE Main Tests which will help you understand your weak areas and our RANKUP can help you with a personalized plan to improve your score in a short duration of two months.
Best Books for JEE Main March 2021
The syllabus has remained the same for quite some time and so are the books to prepare for JEE Main. NCERT Books for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are still the best source of JEE Main Preparation. There are also various books that are popular among the student community and are considered a must to prepare for JEE Main. The Subject-wise details of JEE Main books are covered below:
Best Books For JEE Main Physics
|NCERT Textbooks for Physics||NCERT|
|Concepts of Physics Vol 1 and Vol 2||HC Verma|
|Fundamentals of Physics||Halliday & Resnick|
|Understanding Physics set of 5 books||DC Pandey|
|40 Years’ Chapterwise Topicwise Solved Papers (2018-1979) IIT JEE Physics||DC Pandey|
Best Books for JEE Main Chemistry
|NCERT Textbooks for Chemistry||NCERT|
|A textbook of Physical Chemistry||Dr. R.K Gupta|
|A textbook of Organic Chemistry||Dr. O.P. Tandon|
|A textbook of Inorganic Chemistry||Dr. O.P. Tandon|
|41 Years Chapterwise Topicwise Solved Papers (2019-1979) IIT JEE Chemistry||Ranjeet Shahi|
Best Books for JEE Main Mathematics
|NCERT Textbooks for Mathematics||NCERT|
|Objective Mathematics Vol 1 and Vol 2||R.D. Sharma|
|Complete Mathematics (TMH)||Ravi Prakash, Ajay Kumar, Usha Gupta|
|Arihant Skills in Mathematics- Set of 7 books||Dr. SK Goyal, Amit M Agarwal|
JEE Main 2021 Mock Test: Why to take Mock Test
The final stage of JEE Main Preparation will be incomplete without taking JEE Main Mock Tests. The candidates appearing for JEE Main March 2021 should have finished their syllabus and must start appearing for Mock Test on Weekly Basis. Regular mock tests from now onwards can improve their score and can help them get their desired score in one go.
The students must include Mock Test in their overall preparation strategy due to the following reasons:
- Mock tests help in understanding the type of questions and difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.
- Time Management, which becomes crucial in the exam can only be learned by giving regular mock tests.
- Mock tests help in understanding the week and strong areas of the students. It gives them time to work on weak areas and improve their score.
At Embibe, we provide free mock tests to prepare for JEE Main. Our Artificially Intelligent Test intuitively understands the requirements of each candidate and provides them relevant questions to have maximum improvements in score in a few tests only.
JEE Main 2021 Test Practice Centers: How to JEE Main Mock Test at TPC
National Testing Agency provides Test practice Centres especially in Remote and Rural areas so that students can become familiar with the actual test process and they do not face any difficulty while appearing for the exam in online mode. The entire process is free of cost. Candidates who want to give a test in TPC can register online on the NTA website. They will be provided a date and time to appear for a mock at the nearest TPC.
The candidates will go through the entire CBT exam process so they are familiar with the exam and do not face any challenges on the day of the exam.
JEE Main March 2021 Exam Day Guidelines
NTA releases exam day guidelines along with the release of JEE Main March 2021 Admit Card. The JEE Main exam day guidelines will remain the same for all the sessions with some mandatory guidelines for COVID-19 Precautions. The important exam day guidelines are mentioned below:
- The candidates must reach the exam centre 2 hours before the exam timing.
- Candidates must carry their admit card and a Government issued Photo ID card.
- Candidates must not carry the following items in the examination hall: Geometry or Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Earphone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets/ devices.
Brief Advisory regarding COVID-19 Pandemic:
Candidates are advised to carry only the following with them into the examination venue:
a) Admit card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA Website (a clear print out on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
b) A simple transparent Ball Point Pen.
c) Additional photograph, to be pasted on attendance sheet
d) Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml).
e) Personal transparent water bottle.
f) Sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/orange) in case the candidate is diabetic.
Check out also JEE Main Safety Tips During COVID-19
JEE Main March 2021 Analysis
JEE Main 2021 March session analysis is provided for all shifts after the exam. The analysis of the paper will help candidates appear for the next shift or next session of the exam. JEE Main 2021 analysis will help discover the type of questions asked in the exam, the weightage of each topic and the difficulty level of the questions so that students are mentally prepared before they take up the exam.
As there is a month’s gap between each session of the exam, candidates appearing for JEE Main 2021 March Session must check the analysis of JEE Main 2021 February session which will be very beneficial for last minute revision for JEE Main March session.
JEE Main March 2021 Answer Key
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key for each session is separately released after the exam session is over. Initially the provisional answer key will be released along with the response sheet of the candidates and candidates will be allowed to raise objections if they are not satisfied with the answers. The candidates can raise objection by paying a non refundable fee of Rs 200 with sufficient documentary proof of their objection. JEE Main March Answer Key 2021 will be released tentatively in the last week of March.
After addressing the objections raised the JEE Main March 2021 final answer key will be released and the result will be prepared based on the final answer key.
JEE Main March Result 2021
JEE Main March 2021 Result has been released on March 24. The candidates will be able to check their scorecard by login into the candidates portal on the official website at jeemain.nta.nic.in. The JEE Mains March result 2021 will provide details of the candidates score in each section i.e Physics, Chemistry and Maths and the overall score. The result for JEE Mains March 2021 will be available in online only.
The result will be based on the final answer key as released by the NTA and it will be final.
JEE Main 2021 Cutoff March
The cutoff for JEE Main 2021 March will be released after all the session of the exam is over. The cutoff will be released category wise. The cut off marks will be the minimum marks above which a candidate will be considered for JEE Main 2021 Merit list. To have an idea of the JEE Main Cutoff 2021 candidates can check the previous years cutoff from the table below:
Previous Year JEE Main Cutoff Trends
JEE Main Admission Cut Off 2020
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|Round 3||Click Here||Click Here||Click Here|
|Round 4||Click Here||Click Here||Click Here|
|Round 5||Click Here||Click Here||Click Here|
|Round 6||Click Here||Click Here||Click Here|
JEE Main Toppers List
The topper list for JEE Main 2021 March will not be released separately. The topper list will be released after all session of the exam is over. NTA releases toppers under various categories. NTA releases the list of candidates who have scored 100 percentile. The list for Male and Female toppers for all states are also declared along with the toppers list. There will be no separate topper list for JEE Main.
JEE Main March 2021 Eligibility Criteria
NTA has released JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria and is available in the information bulletin. As per the latest updates only those candidates who have passed their class 12th or equivalent exam in 2019, 2020 and appearing in 2021 are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2021 March. The candidates who have passed their class 12th exam in 2018 or will be appearing in 2022 are not eligible for JEE Main March 2021.
Also, Candidates who are targeting IITs must have passed the class 12 exam in 2020 or must be appearing in 2021 as IITs permit only 2 attempts.
Other important criteria considered by NTA for JEE Main 2020 are given in the table below:
|Age Limit||No age limit|
|Qualification||Candidate should have passed 12th Standard exams|
|Subjects||Candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in their Class 12 qualifying exam.|
|Number of Attempts||Candidates can attempt all the sessions as long as they are eligible as per the class 12th cutoff year.|
|Marks in Qualifying Exam||For NITs, IIITs, GFTIs Admission: 75% eligibility criteria in class 12th for JEE Main 2021 removed. The class 12th marks/score will be considered only during JoSAA admission.|
For Other Colleges Admission: Candidates should have scored 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Maths and Chemistry in class 12th exam.
JEE Main March 2021 Application Form
NTA had given an opportunity for submission of JEE Main online application form again given upto March 9, 2021 (21:00 hrs) due to the number of requests being received from candidates. Therefore while filling the JEE Mains March application form 2021, the candidates have to be extremely careful. The candidates who have applied earlier for March, April and May Session examination can modify their details (Session, City, Category, Subject, etc). Candidates could pay the fee till March 10 (11:59 AM).
Earlier, JEE Main 2021 Application form for March session had been released on March 2 and the last date to apply was March 6, 2021 (upto 6:00 pm). The process to fill the JEE Main March 2021 application form was covered below:
Steps to follow to fill JEE Main March Application Form 2021:
1st Step: All the candidates need to register for JEE Main 2021 March using Email id and Mobile Number.
2nd Step: Fill details in the online application form and note down the application number generated.
3rd Step: Upload all the relevant documents asked in the application form.
4th Step: Complete the fee payment process using any of the online payment processes such as SBI/Canara Bank/HDFC Bank/ICICI Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card / Net Banking/UPI and keep proof of Payment.
5th Step: Download a copy of the Application Confirmation Page and take a printout.
Note: All the steps of the application process for JEE Main 2021 March can be completed in one go or it can be completed separately. The application process will be considered successful only after the payment of fee and receipt of the same.
JEE Main March 2021 Application fee
|B. E/ B. Tech or B. Arch OR B. Planning||General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)||Male: Rs 650/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 325/- (In India)
Male: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
|SC/ST/PwD/Transgender||Male: Rs 325/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 325/- (In India)
Male: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 1500/- (Outside India)
|B. E/ B. Tech & B. Arch OR B. E/ B. Tech & B. Planning OR B. E/ B. Tech, B. Arch & B. Planning OR B. Arch & B. Planning||General/Gen-EWS/OBC (NCL)||Male: Rs 1300/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 650/- (In India)
Male: Rs 6000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
|SC/ST/PwD/Transgender||Male: Rs 650/- (In India)|
Female: Rs 650/- (In India)
Male: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
Female: Rs 3000/- (Outside India)
NTA JEE Main March 2021 – FAQs
|Q 1. How many candidates appear for JEE Main 2021 March? |
Answer: A total of 619638 students is appearing for JEE Main March Session.
| Q 2. JEE Main 2021 exam date for March session?|
Answer: JEE Main March 2021 conducted on March 16, 17, and 18.
|Q 3. When can I download the JEE Main 2021 March admit card? |
Answer: JEE Main 2021 March Admit Card can be downloaded from March 11.
|Q 4. When will JEE Main 2021 Mock Tests be available from? And, how can I take the mock test?|
Answer: JEE Main Mock test is available at Embibe for free. Candidates can take the free mock test any time.
|Q 5. When will the JEE Main 2021 March result be announced?|
Answer: The result for JEE Main March 2021 has been released on March 24, 2021.
|Q 6. What is the JEE Main March 2021 cut-off score for each category?|
Answer: The cutoff score will be released after the exam for all the sessions is over.
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