JEE(Main) - Examination Pattern

Mode of Examination
The Paper-1 (described below) of JEE (Main) will be conducted in two separate modes i.e. Offline (Pen and Paper Based Examination) mode and Online (Computer Based Examination) mode. The Paper-2 of JEE (Main) will be conducted only in Pen and Paper based examination mode. A candidate will opt for either Pen and Paper Based or Computer Based examination modes for Paper-1 only.

Type of Examination
JEE (Main) – 2016 shall have two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Candidates may take Paper-1, or Paper-2, or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to.
Subject combination for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS MODE OF EXAM
Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Pen and Paper based OR Computer based
Paper 2 Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III Objective type Objective type Questions to test drawing aptitude Only Pen and Paper based

Requirement of papers for different courses is given in the table below.

COURSE PAPERS
B.ARCH/B. PLANNING(At Institutions other than IITs) Paper –2
All other undergraduate courses Paper –1


A. Offline examination (Pen and Paper Based Examination) for Paper 1 and Paper 2
Date of Examination Paper Subjects Timings Duration
03.04.2016 Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 09:30-12:30 Hours(IST) 3 Hours
03.04.2016 Paper 2 Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III 2:00-5:00 Hours(IST) 3 Hours


B. Online examination (Computer Based Examination) for Paper 1 Only
Dates of Examination* Paper Subjects Timings Duration
During 09.04.2016 and 10.04.2016 Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics 1st shift 09:00-12:00 Hours (IST) 2nd shift (*) 2:00-5:00 Hours (IST) *If required 3 Hours
Published on 3/17/2011 7:48:00 PM
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