JEE Main 2019: The final schedule for the Joint Entrance Main (JEE Main) examination has been released by the Union Human Resource Development Ministry. The first examination will be conducted from January 6 to 20, 2019 and the second examination from April 6 to 20, 2019. The ministry had earlier decided that the examinations will be conducted twice a year.
JEE Main 2019: Important dates
JEE Main I: Commences from January 6
Online submission of application forms: September 1 to September 30, 2018
Downloading of admit cards: December 17, 2018
Dates of examination: January 6 to January 20, 2019 (8 different sitings and candidate can choose any one)
Declaration of results: January 31, 2019
JEE Main II: Commences from April 6
Online submission of application forms: February 8 to March 7, 2019
Downloading of admit cards: March 18, 2019
Dates of examination: April 6 to April 20, 2019 (8 different sittings and candidate can choose any one)
Declaration of results: April 30, 2019.
JEE Main 2019: Multiple exam dates
In another significant change, these exams will be held over many days and students will have the option to choose a date. Moreover, if a student appears for the JEE (Main) and NEET twice, the best of his/ her two scores will be taken into account.
“The main feature is that students will not lose one year because there will be two examinations before admission. He/ she can appear in either of the two, or both. The best score will be taken into account for the result,” Javadekar later tweeted.
JEE Main 2019: Eligibility criteria
A score of at least 75 per cent in class 12 board exams or a place among the top 20 percentile of the Boards is required to be eligible for JEE main or advanced. For candidates of the SC and ST categories, this has been lowered to 65 per cent.
JEE Mains 2019: Detail syllabus
This section will include questions on general topics, gaseous and liquid states, atomic structure and chemical bonding, energetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, solid state, solutions, surface chemistry and nuclear chemistry. In will also include the general topics, mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, optics and modern physics.
This section will contain questions on isolation/preparation and properties of non metals, preparation and properties of compounds, transition elements (3D series), ores and minerals, extractive metallurgy and principles of quality analysis.
This section will include questions on concepts, preparation/properties/reactions of alkanes/alkynes, reactions of benzene, phenols, characteristic reactions, carbohydrates, amino acids and peptides, properties and uses of important polymers and practical organic chemistry.
This section will include questions on algebra, trigonometry, analytical geometry, differential calculus, integran calculus and vectors.
Clearing the JEE mains and advanced papers will make candidates eligible for admission to Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) courses at Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) across India.