JEE Main

JEE Main 2016 is the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) conducted by C.B.S.E as admission criteria for admission in NIT’s, IIIT’s , Central funded technical institutes, Institute funded by participating state government and other institutes.

Students qualifying JEE Main will be eligible to appear for JEE Advance which is a gateway for admission in B.Tech courses in IIT’s.

JEE Main 2016 Examination Pattern

JEE-Main Exam 2016 will have two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Students may opt for either or both of them.

  • Paper-1 is for admission in B.E./B.Tech (online and offline).
  • Paper-2 is for admission in B.Arch and B.Planning (offline only).

Paper 1 Pattern

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
Physics 30 Questions 120 marks
Chemistry 30 Questions 120 marks
Maths 30 Questions 120 marks
Total 90 Questions  360 marks

Total Time 3 hours

There is no section wise time limit so you can move from one subject to another at any point of time.

Marking Scheme 

Correct Answer +4 marks
Incorrect Answer -1 marks
No attempt  0 marks


Paper 1 can be attempted in online as well as offline mode.

Paper 2 section= Mathematics, Drawing and Aptitude test.

Max. Marks= 360

Marks for correct Answer= 4

Marks for Incorrect Answer= -1(negative)

Paper 2 can be attempted only in offline mode.

JEE Main Syllabus

JEE Main 2016 Syllabus

Paper 1:

Paper 1 Contains Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Maths. Syllabus of JEE Main is almost same as that of NCERT of Class 11th and 12th.

Paper 2:

Paper 2 Contains Questions from Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing.

JEE Main 2016 Dates

JEE Main 2016 Important Tentative Dates(Based on Last Year )

JEE Main Online Application Starts: First week of November (7th Nov.)

JEE Main Online Application Ends: Second week of December (18th Dec)

Correction Period:

Availability of Admit card: First Week of March 2016

JEE Main Pen Paper Based Test: First week of April 2016

JEE Main Computer Based Test:

Display of Answer Sheet and OMR:

JEE Main Final Result Declaration:

Availability of Score Card:

 JEE Main Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria of JEE Main 2016

1. Date of Birth

Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1991 are eligible to appear for JEE Main 2016. There is relaxation of five years for students of SC, ST and PWD(person with disability).

2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)

Only those candidates who have passed their class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying exam in 2014 or 2015 or those appearing for the exam in 2016 are eligible in JEE (Main) 2016.

3. Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination

Students must have taken 5 subject in their class 12 or any equivalent qualifying exam.

4. Number of Attempts

A Student can appear for JEE main only 3 times.

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