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JEE Main Paper 2 2024 Exam Dates, Schedule And Registration Process

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : September 22, 2023


Summary: Find out about the latest updates of JEE Main Paper 2 Exam 2024:

  • Exam dates
  • Eligibility requirements 
  • Exam pattern and much more. 

Ever wondered what is paper 1 and paper 2 in JEE main or what is JEE main paper 2? JEE Main Exam Paper 2 is conducted in two sessions in the months of January and April, respectively. Keep reading to know more. 

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JEE Main Paper 2 Notification 2024 PDF

National Testing Agency has published official notifications for the upcoming year. Let's have a look at the timeline around the official notifications.  

Here are some key highlights of the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Date notification 2024:

Note: Please note the dates mentioned here are tentative except for the exam dates. 

  • The online application process for paper 2 will start from the first week of March 2024. 
  • All applicants must submit the applications by the last week of March 2024, along with the application fee.
  • Maths and Aptitude Tests will be taken online, while the Drawing Tests (Part 3) will be taken offline on an A4 size sheet.
  • Paper 2 consists of two parts: Paper 2A is conducted for B. Arch programs, while Paper 2B is conducted for B. Planning programs.
  • The exam is conducted in Hindi and English.
  • You must submit only one application form for each session. The exam conducting body will not accept any form if you submit multiple forms for each session.

Note: This notification link is for the year 2023, and will be updated for the year 2024 once the official notice comes out. Please make sure to keep coming back here to ensure you are not missing out on the latest JEE Main Paper 2 Exam 2024 updates. 

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Notification PDF Download

JEE Main Paper 2 Dates 2024

Check out the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Dates 2024 in the tables below. 

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Exam Date for Session 1 (January Session)

Events Dates (tentative)
Registration for Session 1 Begins from December 2023
Last Date to Apply for Session 1 January 2024
Availability of Admit Card January 2024
Exam Date for Session 1 Between 24th January and 1st February, 2024 (Announced)

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Date for Session 2 (April Session)

Check out the table below to learn all the important events related to the May session for the JEE Main Paper 2 exam.


Dates (tentative)

Registration for Session 2 Begins from March 2024 (first week)
Last Date to Apply for Session 2 March 2024 (last week)
Availability of Admit Card for Session 2  April 2024
JEE Main 2024 Paper Exam Date for Session 2 Between 1st April, 2024 and 15th April, 2024 (Announced)

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JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria 2024

To apply for the JEE Main exam, you must fulfil the eligibility criteria regarding nationality and educational qualification.

Go through the JEE Main Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria regarding age limit, educational qualification, state of eligibility, and nationality from the post below.

Age Limit

As per the official notification, there is no age limit to apply for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam. However, you may be required to satisfy the age criteria set by the institute to which you are willing to take admission.


  • Both Indian nationals and international applicants are eligible to apply for the exam.


  • You must have passed class 12 or its equivalent in 2024 or 2023 from a recognized board or university. (or)
  • You can apply if you appear for your class 12 exams in 2024. (or)
  • You must have completed the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • You must have passed any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or any foreign country that is recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). (or)
  • You must have completed a Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 years. (or)
  • Suppose you have completed class 12 or an equivalent exam outside India. In that case, you must hold a certificate of High School Examination from Cambridge University or an International Baccalaureate Diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • You should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to the effect that the examination you have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 Examination if you have passed the qualifying exam outside India.

State Of Eligibility

  • You must fill out the state code of eligibility during the JEE main paper 2 registration process.
  • The state eligibility code will not depend upon the native or residence place.
  • If you have passed or appeared for Class 12 from NIOS, you should select the State of Eligibility according to the State in which the study Centre is located.
  • For the Indian nationals passing the 12th level from Nepal/Bhutan, the state code of eligibility will be determined based on the permanent address of India provided on the passport.

JEE Main Paper 2 Application Form 2024

The entire JEE Main Paper 2 Application Process will be conducted online mode. Four stages are involved in the application process: registration, i.e. Registration, Filling up the application form, uploading documents, and  Fee Payment. 

  • Visit the official website of JEE Main, i.e. www.jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Click the "Apply for JEE Main 2024" option on the homepage.
  • Enter all the basic details, such as name, email address, etc., and click on the "Submit" button.
  • You will receive an acknowledgement on your registered mobile and email. 
  • Re-login to the website and fill in all the required details like academic details, personal details, etc.
  • Click on "Save and proceed" to the next section. 
  • Upload your passport-size photograph and signature in the specified format.
  • Pay the application fee as per your category.
  • Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

JEE Main Paper 2 Application Fee 2024

Papers Category Application Fee
Exam Center in India Exam Center Outside India
Gen/Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL Boys – Rs.1000
Girls – Rs.800
Boys – Rs.5000
Girls – Rs.4000
SC/ ST/ PwD Boys – Rs.500
Girls – Rs.500
Boys – Rs.2500
Girls – Rs.2500
Third Gender Rs. 500 Rs. 3000
B.Arch & B.Planning
Gen/Gen-EWS/ OBC-NCL  Boys – Rs.2000
Girls – Rs.1600
Boys – Rs.10000
Girls – Rs.8000
SC/ ST/ PwD Boys – Rs.1000
Girls – Rs.1000
Boys – Rs.5000
Girls – Rs.5000
Third Gender Rs. 1000 Rs. 5000

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2024

  • As per the new JEE Main Paper 2 Exam pattern, both B. Arch and B. Planning papers are conducted online except for the Drawing section in JEE Main B.Arch.
  • JEE Mains B.Arch paper will be conducted both Offline (Drawing Test) and Online (Mathematics and Aptitude). The time duration of the exam will be 3 Hours (180 Minutes).
  • Mathematics and aptitude sections consist of objective-type questions. The questions in the drawing test are designed to test your drawing and sketching skills.

Check out the table below to learn the detailed exam pattern of the JEE Main Paper 2:

Subject Number of Questions JEE Main Paper 2 Total Marks
Mathematics- Part I  30 (20 Multiple Choice Questions and 10 numerical value-based) 100
Aptitude- Part II 50 200
Drawing Test- Part III 02 100
Total 82 400

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2024

The syllabus is subdivided into B. Arch and B. Plan programs. The general aptitude and mathematics syllabus is the same for both the programs, while drawing is for B. Arch and the planning part is for B. Plan program.

As per the notification, JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus for the B. Arch program consists of three sections:

  • Part 1: Mathematics
  • Part 2: General Aptitude
  • Part 3: Drawing

The B. Plan syllabus of JEE Main Paper 2 is divided into three sections:

  • Part 1: Mathematics
  • Part 2: General Aptitude
  • Part 3: Planning

JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation Tips 2024

Generally, most of you might be preparing for JEE Main Paper 2 and the board examination. But some of you might be struggling to compensate for both syllabi.

To make it easier, we have provided a few preparation tips for JEE Main Paper 2 exam that experts curate at Creative Edge.

Each one of your study timings may vary. Prepare a proper study plan that includes the entire syllabus with appropriate timings at your convenience. Make sure to complete the tasks planned for each day without postponing them.

The topics involved in the mathematics subject area of 12th grade. So,  try to solve more and more questions from the Mathematics subject along with your board's preparation.

Practice is the key to scoring good marks in the drawing section. Try to solve more and more drawing questions from the previous year's question papers.

Check: JEE Main Paper 2 Question Papers 

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Test

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Test

JEE Main Paper 2 Books 2024

Many books are available both offline and online for EE Main Paper 2 Exam. However, choosing the best book is vital in qualifying for the exam.

Check out the table below for the best books for JEE Main Paper 2 exam.

Subject Book Name
Mathematics Mathematics for Class 11 & 12 by R.D.Sharma
Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal
Architecture Steps to Architecture: B. Arch (NATA/JEE) Main Exam Guide by Nimish Madan
Element of dynamics part I & II S. L. Loney

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis 

  • The exam was difficult per the previous year's JEE Main Paper 2 Analysis. Drawing and aptitude were easy, while the maths section was tough. 
  • There were more questions from the 11th standard syllabus, and Mathematics was difficult.
  • In the General Aptitude section, there were questions such as explaining the 3D images, viewing the structure of a building from the top and having to match it with the options. 
  • In AAT, most of the questions were asked from the GK of the Chandigarh location. A few questions were from Union Territory and capital. Few from Rock Garden City and Match the following questions from Burj Kalifa.

Check: JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis

JEE Main Paper 2 Admit Card 2024

Admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam hall without fail. NTA will release the JEE Main Paper 2 Admit Card for session 3 on the official website. You can download the admit card by using your registration number and password.

  • Visit the official website of JEE.
  • On the Home page, click on the "JEE Mains Admit Card" login tab
  • Enter your application number and password
  • Click on the "Submit button
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the admit card and save it for future reference

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions 2024

National Testing Agency has released JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions that everyone must follow on the exam day.

  • Ensure to reach the centre at least half an hour before the reporting time. 
  • Do not carry a Camera, Calculator, Mobile, Purse, Jewellery, Watch, etc., to the exam centre.
  • You must carry the admit card and other important documents to the exam hall without fail.
  • If you belong to the PwD category, you must carry the certificate the competent authority issued to the exam hall.
  • If you avail of the scribe facility, you and the scribe must wear the mask.
  • Try to avoid wearing clothes having too many pockets.
  • If you are a diabetic student, you can carry sugar tablets, fruits like bananas, apples, oranges, and transparent water bottles.

JEE Main Paper 2 Result 2024

National Testing Agency will publish the result. The JEE Main Paper 2 Result will be released as a PDF. You can be able to download the results only in online mode.

You can follow the steps mentioned below while downloading the result.

  • Visit the official website of JEE Main 
  • Click on the "JEE Main Result" button
  • Enter your application number and date of birth
  • After clicking on ‘Submit’, a new screen will appear containing JEE Main 2024 paper 2 result
  • Download the result page and take a print for future reference

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off 2023 (For Reference)

The cut-off marks will be released in the form of opening and closing ranks. To determine JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off, various factors will be considered, such as the number of students who appeared for the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, the number of available seats, the previous year's cut-off, etc.

Check out the table below to know the previous cut-off of JEE Main Paper 2 exam.

S.No Name of the Institutes Category Home Quota Other State
Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur General 940 3582 1493 2475
OBC-NCL 1434 2445 1035 1606
SC 465 1703 170 586
ST 240 447 40 280
EWS 787 1397 517 607
2 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal General 1802 4967 2329 3054
OBC-NCL 1597 3739 862 1557
SC 1820 2595 196 495
ST 363 567 218 253
EWS 803 989 422 502
3 National Institute of Technology, Calicut General 821 1668 945 1362
OBC-NCL 495 693 395 804
SC 434 676 183 358
ST 586 1108 81 81
EWS 333 333 230 230
4 National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur General 3934 9328 1786 3599
OBC-NCL 3797 24979 1024 1583
SC 543 1989 323 559
ST 1152 1240 210 275
EWS 1333 2662 614 656
5 National Institute of Technology, Patna General 4686 7416 1101 1683
OBC-NCL 3232 3900 3051 3828
SC 931 1521 431 598
ST 707 707 290 290
EWS 835 1205 646 681
6 National Institute of Technology, Raipur General 3190 7772 2027 3886
OBC-NCL 3541 14806 1490 1680
SC 994 1753 391 686
ST 422 443 181 271
EWS 902 1987 552 595
7 National Institute of Technology, Rourkela General 1717 2903 1167 1949
OBC-NCL 857 1272 721 997
SC 503 876 148 291
ST 349 349 158 158
EWS 1241 1241 318 318
8 National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli General 1189 2468 121 1075
OBC-NCL 793 1043 338 652
SC 175 271 131 163
ST 366 741 103 103
EWS 652 798 141 158
9 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur General 897 2853 2156 3250
OBC-NCL 952 1652 923 1610
SC 292 482 317 684
ST 148 2110 100 250
EWS 413 891 460 633

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In conclusion, JEE Main Paper 2 has been a great learning experience for all the students who have taken part in it. The paper has tested the knowledge and understanding of the students in various topics like Mathematics, Aptitude and drawing. Clearing JEE Mains paper 2 should not be difficult with the right preparation strategies! 

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