JEE Main 2022 Paper 2: Analysis, Syllabus, Pattern - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 10-08-2022
  • Written By Akash_Anand
  • Last Modified 10-08-2022

JEE Main 2022 Paper 2: Analysis, Dates, Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2022 Paper 2: NTA has issued the official link to download the answer sheet for the June session. Candidates could challenge the answer key from July 2 to July 4, 2022 (till 11.50 PM). The official authorities resolve all the queries and challenges made by the students. After all the issues are addressed, NTA will release the JEE Main final answer key 2022.

This article focuses on all the important details of JEE Main Paper 2 exam. The exam paper was organised separately into two papers, Paper 2A for B.Arch and Paper 2B for B.Plan. Candidates appearing for JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 (B.Arch or B.Plan) can find the detailed JEE Main syllabus, exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility, and other necessary details in this article. Those who pass the JEE Main shall qualify for JEE Advanced and be eligible for admission to undergraduate courses at IITs, NITs, CFTIs, and various government and private colleges in India. Continue reading to learn more about JEE Main 2022 Paper 2.

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Latest Updates:
– NTA released the JEE Main Provisional Answer key for June Session 2022. Candidates could challenge the answer key from July 2 to 4 (till 11.50 PM)
– Check out JEE Main June exam analysis.
– The JEE Main 2022 Session 2 registration was open from June 1 to 30, 2022. However, the authorities will re-open the Session 2 Registration Form once again after the declaration of JEE Main Result for the June session.

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JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 — Exam Overview

JEE Main Paper 2 comprises two papers: Paper 2A for B. Arch and Paper 2B for B. Planning. Before we get into the details of JEE Main 2022 Paper 2, let us take a look at a brief overview of the exam.

Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination – Main Paper 2
Conducting AuthorityJEE Apex Board (JAB) and National Testing Agency (NTA)
Exam FrequencyTwo Times a Year (June and July)
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline and Offline (Drawing Test)
No. of Sections3 Sections: Mathematics, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test/Planning-based Questions
Exam Duration3:00 hours (180 minutes)*
Language13 Languages – Hindi, English, Urdu, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu
Marking SchemeMCQs:
– For every correct response: +4 marks
– For every wrong response: -1 mark
– For unattempted questions: 0 mark
Numerical:
– For every correct response: +4 marks
– For every wrong response: -1 negative marking
– For unattempted questions: 0 mark
Official Websitejeemain.nta.nic.in

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Dates 2022

Candidates who want to stay updated with the events happening as per the exam schedule can check the details below. The JEE Main Paper 2 exam dates for the first and second sessions are as aligned below:

JEE Main Paper 2 Session 1 Exam Date

EventsJEE Main June Session Exam Dates
Release of Application FormMarch 01, 2022
Last Date to Fill Application FormApril 25, 2022
Release of Admit CardJune 21, 2022
JEE Main Paper 2 Session 1 Exam DateJune 23 to 29, 2022
Display of Provisional Answer KeyJuly 2 to July 4, 2022 (till 11.50 PM)
Display of Final Answer KeyJuly 2, 2022
Declaration of ResultJuly 9, 2022

JEE Main Paper 2 Session 2 Exam Date

EventsJEE Main July Session Exam Dates
Release of Application formJune 1, 2022
Last Date to Fill Application FormJune 30, 2022
Release of Admit CardTo be announced
JEE Main Exam DateJuly 21 to 30, 2022
Display of Answer KeyAugust 4, 2022
Declaration of ResultAugust 8, 2022

JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

In this section, we have provided the exam pattern for JEE Main Paper 2 exam, including the marking scheme, different sections, and the type of questions asked.

JEE Mains Paper 2 Pattern for B.Arch (2A)

SubjectTotal QuestionsMarks
Mathematics20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Answer Type Questions (Any 5 to be answered)100
Aptitude Test50200
Drawing Test02100
Total82400

JEE Mains Paper 2 Pattern for B.Planning (2B)

SubjectTotal QuestionsMarks
Mathematics20 MCQs and 10 Numerical Answer Type Questions (any 5 to be answered)100
Aptitude Test50200
Planning Questions25100
Total105400


JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria 2022

We advise candidates to go through the complete Paper 2 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. Below we have provided candidates with the JEE Main eligibility requirements:

Age Limit

For JEE Main 2022 Paper 2, no age limit is specified by NTA.

Subjects

Candidates appearing for JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 should have Mathematics as a subject in their Class 12.

Marks

Candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Also, they must have a minimum of 50% aggregate in the 10+2 examination.

Years of Qualifying Exam/No. of Attempts Allowed in JEE Main

Must have cleared 10+2 in 2020, 2021, or appearing in 2022. A candidate is allowed to attempt the JEE Main Paper 2 exam for 3 consecutive years.

JEE Main Paper 2 Application Form 2022

Online applications for JEE Main 2022 Session 2 are being accepted by NTA on its official website. Interested candidates could register and fill out their online application form for JEE Main Paper 2 exam until June 30, 2022.

Candidates appearing for JEE Main 2023 are advised to go through the information bulletin to confirm the JEE Main Paper 2 exam eligibility criteria. They can also download the replica of the application form and fill it out beforehand to not make any mistakes while filling out the original JEE Main application form.

Given below are the steps to apply online for JEE Main Paper 2 exam 2022:

  • Registration
  • Filling the application form
  • Fee payment

The different steps of the JEE Main Paper 2 application can be completed together or at separate timings. The application submission of the candidates will be considered successful only after the transaction of the prescribed application fee. Check the details of the main steps mentioned above to apply for JEE Main exam 2022 under the following sections:

JEE Main 2022 Registration Form

As the first step, the candidates must register for the online application form of JEE Main Paper 2 2022 on the official website. Candidates will have to fill in the required details while filling out the JEE Main online application form and later generate a password that will be used to log in for further processes.

After successfully submitting their personal details, the candidates will receive an application number that will be used to complete the remaining steps of the application process for JEE Main exam. It will also be required for all future reference/correspondence, so the candidates are advised to safely save their system-generated application number and password for future logins.

JEE Main 2022 Application Form

The candidates can log in to their accounts with their JEE Main application number and password for filling out the application form. They will have to fill up their personal details, the paper that they are applying for (Paper 2), the choice of examination cities, and details of their educational qualifications and upload the images and documents as required.

Candidates will have to upload scanned images of their photograph, signature, category certificate (if applicable), and PwD certificate (wherever applicable). As per the JEE Main information bulletin, they are advised to follow the following instructions for the same:

  • The recent photograph should either be in colour or black and white with 80% face (without mask) visible, including ears against a white background.
  • The scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format (clearly legible).
  • The size of the scanned photograph should be between 10 kb and 200 kb (clearly legible).
  • The size of the scanned signature should be between 4 kb and 30 kb (clearly legible)
  • The size of the scanned copy of the category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS) should be in a PDF between 50 kb and 300 kb (clearly legible).
  • The size of the scanned copy of the PwD certificate should be in PDF between 50 kb and 300 kb (clearly legible)

Note: Please check your photograph and signature before submission of the application form. The application will be rejected if the photograph or signature is blurred or not visible to identify the candidate’s identity. In this case, no option for correction or revision will be permitted.

JEE Main 2022 Fee Payment

In the 3rd step, the candidates must pay the JEE Main Paper 2 examination fee. They can submit the fee only in the online mode through Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, UPI, or Paytm Services. They have to download the confirmation page of the online application form that will be generated after successful payment by the candidate.

JEE Main Exam Centres 2022

NTA has released JEE Main 2022 exam centres along with city codes. JEE Main 2022 will be held across the country. It also includes cities outside India. Candidates are advised to select the test centre which is near to them. While filling out the application form, candidates must enter the choice of test city in the preferred order. Candidates will be given the option to choose four cities. 

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2022

NTA has prescribed the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabi (2A and 2B) on its official website. Please note that the Paper 2 syllabus will be based on the corresponding subjects of Classes 11 and 12.

The B.Arch syllabus for JEE Main 2022 (Paper 2A) is divided into 3 sections:

  • Part-1: Mathematics
  • Part-2: Aptitude Test
  • Part-3: Drawing Test

The B. Planning syllabus for JEE Main 2022 (Paper 2B) is divided into 3 sections:

  • Part-1: Mathematics
  • Part-2: Aptitude Test
  • Part-3: Planning-based questions

You can go through the complete syllabus from the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus link.

JEE Main Paper 2 Question Papers 2022

JAB-NTA will release the JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 question papers after the completion of the exam. Candidates can download the JEE Main 2022 question paper in PDF format. Along with that, they can also download their response sheets and the questions. For preparation, candidates can download the JEE Main Paper 2021 PDF with solutions available online and take the JEE Main mock tests regularly.

JEE Main Paper 2 Admit Card 2022

NTA has released the JEE Main admit card for Paper 2 Session 1 on its official website. Candidates can download their admit cards and check the details about their exam centre and exam date. If there is any error, they must contact the officials and get it rectified. It’s important to carry the JEE Main Paper 2 admit card to the exam centre. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to take the exam.


JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions

Here are the JEE Main exam day guidelines, which every candidate needs to follow strictly:

  • Candidates must reach the venue as per the reporting time mentioned in JEE Main admit card 2022.
  • No candidates will be allowed to enter after the gate’s closing time, and candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam centre premises before the exam gets over.
  • Candidates wearing any special attire due to religious reasons are advised to reach the exam centres earlier to undergo thorough checking and mandatory frisking.
  • The candidate must carry their JEE Main admit card along with all the other required documents to the exam centre.
  • Before reaching the JEE Main exam centres, candidates must fill out the self-declaration form duly, paste their passport-sized photograph, and put the left-hand thumb impression in the space provided.
  • Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the centre invigilators.
  • It’s mandatory to follow all the norms of social distancing.
  • Candidates should take their seats immediately after entering the examination hall. They can log in and read all the exam-taking instructions before the commencement of the exam.
  • The invigilators will provide a pen/pencil and blank paper in the examination hall for rough work. Candidates must write their names and roll numbers at the top of their sheets, and they have to return that sheet to the invigilator before leaving the exam hall.

JEE Main Paper 2 Answer Key 2022

JAB-NTA will release the JEE Main Paper 2 answer key after the exam is conducted. The provisional answer keys of JEE Main Paper 2 will be released by JAB-NTA a few days after the exam. Candidates can compare their responses and calculate their probable scores. Candidates can download the Paper 2 answer keys in PDF format by entering their login credentials.

If candidates find any discrepancies in JEE Main Paper 2 answer key, they can file objections by paying challenge fees of 200 rupees. Once they have gone through each challenge, they will release the final answer key.

JEE Main Paper 2 Result 2022

The JEE Main Paper 2 results 2022 are compiled based on the final answer key. Evaluation of multiple-choice questions of B.Arch and B.Planning will be carried out using the final answer keys. The actual marks obtained by candidates will be considered while preparing the JEE Main Paper 2 results.

For multi-shift papers, the raw marks obtained by the candidates in different shifts/sessions will be converted to JAB-NTA scores.

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut-off 2022

The JEE Main cut-off for Paper 2 is of two types:

  • Qualifying cut-off marks
  • Admission cut-off

The JAB-NTA will release the qualifying JEE Main cut-off marks just after announcing the JEE Main Paper 2 results, while JoSAA will release the admission cut-off (in the form of opening and closing ranks). The factors that determine the Paper 2 cut-offs are:

  • The number of aspirants appearing for Paper 2.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • The total number of seats available in the participating institutes.
  • Previous year cut-off trends.

Candidates will be provided here the JEE Main 2022 Paper 2 cut-offs for various colleges after officials release them. Candidates can, as of now, check the previous year’s cut-off:

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut-off 2019 – B.Architecture

The cut-off for 2019 in B.Arch are given below:

CollegesCategoryHome Quota Other State 
  Opening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing Rank
National Institute of Technology, HamirpurGeneral3934932817863599
 OBC-NCL37972497910241583
 SC5431989323559
 ST11521240210275
 EWS13332662614656
National Institute of Technology, PatnaGeneral4686741611011683
 OBC-NCL3232390030513828
 SC9311521431598
 ST707707290290
 EWS8351205646681
National Institute of Technology, RaipurGeneral3190777220273886
 OBC-NCL35411480614901680
 SC9941753391686
 ST422443181271
 EWS9021987552595
National Institute of Technology, RourkelaGeneral1717290311671949
 OBC-NCL8571272721997
 SC503876148291
 ST349349158158
 EWS12411241318318
National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliGeneral118924681211075
 OBC-NCL7931043338652
 SC175271131163
 ST366741103103
 EWS652798141158
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, NagpurGeneral897285321563250
 OBC-NCL95216529231610
 SC292482317684
 ST1482110100250
 EWS413891460633
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, JaipurGeneral940358214932475
 OBC-NCL1434244510351606
 SC4651703170586
 ST24044740280
 EWS7871397517607
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalGeneral1802496723293054
 OBC-NCL159737398621557
 SC18202595196495
 ST363567218253
 EWS803989422502
National Institute of Technology, CalicutGeneral82116689451362
 OBC-NCL495693395804
 SC434676183358
 ST58611088181
 EWS333333230230

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut-off 2018 – B.Architecture

The cut-off for 2018 in B.Arch are given below:

CollegesCategoryHome Quota Other State 
  Opening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing Rank
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, JaipurGeneral56824017561263
 OBC-NCL3921688399779
 SC9958982275
 ST1604983251
National Institute of Technology, HamirpurGeneral2491112028721902
 OBC-NCL218438348479888
 SC4451269141194
 ST32048649122
National Institute of Technology, PatnaGeneral1625415111692092
 OBC-NCL8551478538930
 SC223427205377
 ST312560114170
National Institute of Technology, RaipurGeneral145286892941977
 OBC-NCL136413542396883
 SC3611333125281
 ST250478111159
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, NagpurGeneral69215139521578
 OBC-NCL250701252700
 SC81207152240
 ST5157119119
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalGeneral23232359711629
 OBC-NCL5832192294772
 SC190765104288
 ST2943957139
National Institute of Technology, CalicutGeneral6631141441323
 OBC-NCL244393233506
 SC12757770145
 ST2292294684
National Institute of Technology, RourkelaGeneral67620056371469
 OBC-NCL3402087249610
 SC114114143172
 ST474742111
National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliGeneral7651550436670
 OBC-NCL280577156319
 SC11727369152
 ST2745962342

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut-off 2017 in NITs – B.Planning

The cut-off for 2017 in B.Planning are given below:

CollegesCategoryHome Quota Other State 
  Opening RankClosing RankOpening RankClosing Rank
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalGeneral1393595212593388
 OBC-NCL93831955711285
 SC2701143262592
 ST2681559142461
 ST171469171469
School of Planning and Architecture, New DelhiGeneral41520524152052
 OBC-NCL340889340889
 SC9352993529
 ST5327853278
School of Planning and Architecture, BhopalGeneral98932149893214
 OBC-NCL47812874781287
 SC259646259646
 ST179456179456
School of Planning and Architecture, VijayawadaGeneral91132659113265
 OBC-NCL52412925241292
 SC256655256655

JoSAA Counselling Process 2022

Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is the body that will be conducting the counselling process of JEE Main 2022 for admission to different NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. The counselling will be held in online mode only for six counselling rounds with two mock seat allotment rounds.

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2022

The participating institutes are those that select candidates through JoSAA. The JEE Main participating colleges include a total of 107 technical institutes, including 31 NITs, 25 IIITs, and 28 GFTIs.

List of Top Engineering Colleges in India

Candidates can check the list of top engineering colleges that accepts JEE Main score, JEE Advanced score, and various other engineering entrance exam scores for admission.

Top engineering colleges in India
Top 10 private engineering colleges in India
List of government colleges under JEE Main
Top engineering colleges accepting JEE Main score
Top 10 engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu
Top 25 private engineering colleges in India
Top engineering colleges in Chennai
Top engineering colleges in Hyderabad
Top engineering colleges in Bangalore
Top engineering colleges in Pune
Engineering colleges accepting SRMJEEE
Top engineering colleges in Maharashtra
Top engineering colleges in Kolkata, West Bengal
Top engineering colleges in Jaipur

JEE Main Crash Course and Akash Tyagi’s Book:

Here are the direct links to JEE Main crash courses.

Sr.No.Crash Course
1.Practice Physics Crash Course
2.Practice Chemistry Crash Course
3.Practice Mathematics Crash Course  
4.Practice Physics Express

Here you can find the relevant answers to frequently asked questions related to JEE Main Paper 2.

Q.1: Will JEE Main re-open the July registration form again?
Ans: NTA authorities closed the JEE Main Registration July Session on June 30, 2022. However, as per the latest notice dated July 1, 2022, the authorities decided to re-open the application form window.

Q.2: When will the Paper 2 exam be conducted?
Ans: JEE Main June Session Paper 2 was conducted on June 23, 2022. The exam difficulty level was considered to be moderate.

Q.3: Is it compulsory to appear for Paper 2 in the Joint Entrance Exam – Main?
Ans: No, it is not compulsory to appear for Paper 2. If you are interested in B.Arch or B.Planning course, then only register for the course.

Q.4: Which colleges will I be eligible for under JEE Main Paper 2?
Ans: The participating institutes under Paper 2 are NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.

Q.5: Is JEE Main Paper 2 hard to crack?
Ans: The overall difficulty level of the JEE Main paper 2 varies from easy to moderate. According to the previous year’s assessment, most of the candidates find the JEE Main paper 2 easy. Questions asked from the drawing section were also easy to solve.

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You can also check:

JEE Main Syllabus 2022JEE Main 2022 Registration 
JEE Main Application FormJEE Main 2022 Admit Card
JEE Main 2022 Preparation TipsJEE Main 2022 Exam Pattern 

Now that you know everything about the JEE Mains Paper 2, we hope this detailed article helps you. You can also go ahead and solve JEE Main previous year papers to understand the exam well and create an effective preparation strategy.

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