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JEE Main Exam Date 2024 (Released)

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Everything You Need to Know About JEE Main 2024

JEE Main 2024 is a prominent national-level entrance exam organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to facilitate admissions into undergraduate engineering programs at prestigious institutions like NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, and other participating colleges. The exam is conducted twice a year, in January and April.

The counselling process for JEE Main 2024 will be overseen by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), specifically for NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. This process will be conducted online and entail multiple rounds, allowing candidates to select their preferred seats based on their All India Rank (AIR) and seat availability.

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the exam, its schedule, counselling procedures, and eligibility criteria, candidates are strongly advised to consult the JEE Main 2024 information bulletin. Vedantu will provide detailed and essential information for aspiring engineering students to make it easy.

JEE Main exam dates 2024


Image Source: National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website:

For more detailed information, students are encouraged to visit the official NTA website.

Also check: Has the NTA releases the JEE Main exam dates for academic year 2024-25?

What is JEE Main 2024?

JEE Main 2024 is an examination conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency) for candidates seeking admission to BE/BTech and BArch/BPlan courses in various prestigious institutions like NITs, IITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), as well as Institutions/Universities funded or recognized by participating State Governments. This exam also serves as the eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which is required for admission to IITs.

To be eligible for JEE Advanced, candidates need to be among the top 2,50,000 qualifiers of JEE Main 2024. The JEE Main 2024 will consist of three papers: Paper 1, designed for BE/BTech course admission, Paper 2A for BArch admission, and Paper 2B for BPlan course admission.

The duration of the JEE Main 2024 exam will be three hours, and it will include both Multiple Choice (MCQ) and Integer Value (Numerical Value Answer) type questions. Paper 1 will have a total of 90 questions, while Papers 2A and 2B will have 82 and 105 questions, respectively.

JEE Main 2024 Highlights:

Name of Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2024

Conducting Authority

Nation Testing Agency

Examination Level

National Level

Mode of Examination


Category of Exam

Undergraduate (UG)


  • Passed Class XII or its equivalent exam with at least 50% marks in aggregate for General and OBC categories, and 40% marks in aggregate for SC/ST categories

  • Born on or after October 1, 1999 (General and OBC categories) or October 1, 1994 (SC/ST categories)

Period of Examination

3 Hours

Paper I

B.Tech / B.E.
Computer-based test

Paper II

B.Arch / B.Planning

  • B.Plan - Planning section: Computer-based test

  • B.Arch - Drawing test: pen-and-paper-based exam

Total Questions

Paper 1 (BE/BTech): 90 questions

Paper 2A (BArch): 82 questions

Paper 2B (BPlan): 105 questions

Total Marks

Paper 1 (BE/BTech): 300 Marks

Paper 2A (BArch): 400 Marks

Paper 2B (BPlan): 400 Marks

Purpose of Examination

The qualifying examination for admission to NITs, IITs, and GFTIs is also the qualifying test for JEE Advanced, which in turn grants admissions to IITs

Application fees

Male unreserved/OBC/EWS category - INR 1000

Female unreserved/OBC/EWS category - INR 800

SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category - INR 500

Official JEE Main Portal

JEE Main Contact Details

NTA Telephone Number: 0120-6895200

NTA Email ID:

NTA Helpline: 8178359845 | 8287471852 | 9650173668 | 9599676953 | 8287471852

JEE Main 2024 Exam Dates

NTA has announced the JEE Main 2024 exam dates for sessions 1 and 2. The dates for all important events related to the exam have also been released. Aspirants should keep an eye on the JEE Main 2024 exam dates to avoid missing any important updates. The complete schedule for the exam is updated below. Check the table for the JEE Main 2024 exam dates.


Tentative Exam Dates of JEE Main 2024

JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date Session 1

JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date Session 2

JEE Main 2024 Notification Release

September 19, 2023

October 9, 2023

Starting of JEE Main 2024 Registration process

November 1, 2023

February 2, 2024

Last Day of Registration

November 30, 2023
(Till 09:00 P.M.)

March 4, 2024
(Till 09:00 P.M.)

Last date of Fee submission

November 30, 2023
(Till 11:50 P.M.)

March 4, 2024
(Till 11:50 P.M.)

Correction of Application Form

December 6 to 8, 2023

3rd week of March 2024

Release of Admit card

21st, January 2024

3 days before 1st April 2024

JEE Main 2024 Exam Date

January 24, 27, 29, 30, 31 and February 1, 2024

Between 4th April - 15th April 2024

Release of Answer key

February 6, 2024

3rd week of April 2024

Declaration of Result

February 12, 2024

April 25, 2024

Process of Counselling

Will be updated Soon

JEE Main 2024: Timing of Examination for Each Session: 



First Shift (in IST)

Second Shift (in IST)

Paper 1 - B.E./B.Tech.


Paper 2A - B.Arch.


Paper 2B - B.Planning.

3 Hours

9 A.M - 12 P.M.

3 P.M - 6 P.M.

B.Arch. and B.Planning (both)

3 Hours 30 Minutes 

9 A.M - 12:30 P.M.

3 P.M - 6:30 P.M.

JEE Main 2024 Result

The result of JEE Main 2024 will be declared on the official website on February 12, 2024. To check the result, candidates will need to enter their application number and date of birth.

The JEE Main result will include the following information:

  • Candidate's name

  • Application number

  • Date of birth

  • Category

  • State code

  • Paper code

  • Total marks scored

  • Marks scored in each subject

  • All India Rank (AIR)

  • Category Rank

The JEE Main result will include the candidate's total marks scored, marks scored in each subject, and All India Rank (AIR). The JEE Main result is used for admission to undergraduate engineering and other technical programs at NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. It is also used for admission to some state-level engineering colleges.

The JEE Main result is a very important factor in determining who gets into the best engineering colleges in India. It is an accurate reflection of a candidate's performance on the exam, and it is used to create a rank list that determines who is eligible to participate in the counselling process.

Discover your potential college options for 2024 with the JEE Mains College Predictor.

JEE Main 2024 Counselling Details:

Once the results are out, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will start the counselling process. This counselling is for getting admission to various prestigious engineering colleges, including IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other participating institutions. The JEE Main 2024 counselling is led by JoSAA and covers NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs (Centrally Funded Technical Institutes). It will involve six rounds, allowing candidates to make their selections online. Seat allocation will be based on a combination of the candidates' All India Rank (AIR) and their preferences.

Eligibility for JEE Main 2024 Counselling:

  • Candidates must have qualified JEE Main 2024.

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam with a minimum of 75% marks in aggregate for general and 65% marks for reserved categories.

Steps Involved in JEE Main 2024 Counselling:

  • Register on the JoSAA website.

  • Pay the registration fee.

  • Fill in your choices of colleges and courses.

  • Lock your choices.

  • Check your seat allotment.

  • Report to the allotted institute.

Documents Required for JEE Main 2024 Counselling:

  • JEE Main 2024 scorecard

  • Class 12 or equivalent exam mark sheet

  • Class 10 or equivalent exam mark sheet

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Medical certificate

  • Passport size photographs

JEE Main 2024 Scorecard:

The JEE Main 2024 scorecard serves as a crucial document containing various candidate details, including name, roll number, parent's name, category, state code of eligibility, marks obtained, All India rank, category-wise rank, qualifying status, and more. Candidates can obtain their scorecards through the online mode, as no physical scorecards will be sent via offline means.

JEE Main Rank List 2024:

An enumeration of ranks will be established, derived from candidates' performance in both the JEE Main paper one and paper two. The JEE Main 2024 Rank list will be unveiled subsequent to result declaration by the NTA. Ranks will be ascertained through an assessment of scores achieved in the JEE Main 2024 entrance examination, with candidates' All India ranks and category ranks clearly indicated. The normalization procedure will be employed to calculate candidates' percentile scores.

Estimate your JEE Main exam ranking with the JEE Main Rank Predictor tool.

JEE Main 2024 Cut-off:

The JEE Main 2024 cut-off will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after the declaration of the results. The cut-off will vary for different categories and courses.

The JEE Main 2024 cut-off is the minimum mark required by candidates to be eligible for admission to various engineering colleges. The cut-off is calculated based on the following factors:

  • Total number of candidates who appeared for the exam

  • Number of seats available in each course

  • Difficulty level of the exam

  • Reservation policies

Expected JEE Main 2024 Cut off for top NITs and IIITs:


Cut off (Overall)

Cut off (CSE)













Expected JEE Main 2024 Cut off for other CFTIs:


Cut off (Overall)

Cut off (CSE)













These are just expected cut-offs and the actual cut-offs may vary.

Below Is The Cut-Off From the Previous Year's Jee Main Exam:











General EWS

























Please note that the actual cut-off details for JEE Main 2024 are not mentioned in the provided text.

Overview of JEE Main 2024 Counselling

  • After the release of the results, the board will announce the detailed schedule for JEE Main 2024 counselling. Separate schedules will be declared for All India Rank and state-level counselling.

  • The counselling process is scheduled to commence from the third week of June 2024 and will be conducted online for JEE Main 2024. JoSAA and CSAB will organize centralized counselling in multiple rounds.

  • In order to engage in the counselling process, applicants need to finalize their registration. The schedule for the counselling sessions will be made available on the website for all students who are aiming to secure admission in their preferred courses.

  • During the counselling process, students need to register themselves to be eligible. JoSAA will oversee the counselling and allocate seats in various participating institutions, such as NITs, IITs, CFTIs, and more. Only the selected students whose names appear on the merit list will be able to attend the admission process by registering and paying the counselling fee.

  • The counselling sessions will exclusively accommodate the students who have been included in the merit list based on their exam ranks. The merit list will be published on the website after the result announcement, containing the names of students who have achieved ranks in the exam.


The JEE Main 2024 exam will be conducted on 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, 31st January and 1st, 2nd February 2024. The exam will be conducted in two sessions: Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning). The JEE Main counselling process will commence after the declaration of the results. It will be conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) for admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other participating engineering colleges. The JEE Main 2024 counselling process will be conducted in six rounds, and candidates will be able to fill in their choices online. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of candidates' All India Rank (AIR) and their choices.

FAQs on JEE Main Exam Date 2024 (Released)

1. What are the separate schedules for All India Rank and state-level counselling of JEE Main?

After the release of JEE Main 2024 results, the board will announce separate schedules for All India Rank and state-level counselling. The exact dates will be available on the official website.

2. When will the JEE Main 2024 counselling process begin?

The JEE Main 2024 counselling process is scheduled to commence from the third week of June 2024.

3. Who will organise the centralised counselling for JEE Main 2024?

The centralised counselling for JEE Main 2024 will be organised by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) and CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board).

4. What institutions will be included in the JEE Main 2024 counselling process?

JEE Main 2024 counselling will allocate seats in various participating institutions, including NITs, IITs, CFTIs, and other engineering colleges.