The National Testing Agency released the exam day guidelines along with the admit card. It is important for each of one you to follow these instructions carefully to avoid committing any mistake. 

This post shall take you through important JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions to be followed, things to be carried and not to be carried. 

What are the Important JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines 2021?

  • Ensure to reach the center at least half an hour before the reporting time. 
  • You are not allowed to the center after the gate closing time. 
  • If you are wearing any religious attire, then you need to reach the exam centers earlier in order to undergo thorough checking and mandatory frisking.
  • You need to carry the JEE Main Paper 2 Admit Card along with other important documents to the exam hall without fail.
  • If you belong to PwD category, then you need to carry the certificate issued by the competent authority to the exam hall.

Other Important JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions

  • Standard Operating Procedures for safety and maintaining the required standard for hygiene will be implemented before the start of the exam.
  • The seating area including monitor keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk and chair will be sanitized. Moreover, all door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons will be disinfected.
  • You need to maintain 6 feet distance from others. Marking on the floor shall be arranged outside the center.
  • If the body temperature is higher than the norms, you will be required to take an exam in a separate room.
  • You will be required to sign the attendance sheet only after sanitizing your hands.
  • You need to drop your JEE Main admit card 2021 and rough sheet in the box after displaying it to the invigilator.

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

What is the Dress Code for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

  • As per the notice released by NTA regarding the dress code, if you are wearing thick-soled shoes and clothes with large buttons, then you are not allowed to the exam center.
  • Jewelry and metal items will also not be allowed into the exam hall.
  • You need to wear face masks in the current days, however, the exam authorities shall provide masks at the center.
  • You are not allowed to cover your head or face during the JEE Main Paper 2 Examination.

Prohibited Items at JEE Main Exam Centers

According to the JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines, there are certain items that are not allowed to the exam center as listed below:

  • electronic devices such as mobile phones, calculators, pager
  • slide rules,
  • log tables,
  • printed or written material,
  • bits of papers,

Mandatory Things to be Carried 

You are to carry only a few things to the exam center as listed below. Ensure to follow the prescribed JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Day Instructions to avoid rejection of candidature. 

  • JEE Main 2020 admit card
  • Passport size photograph (same as that on the admit card)
  • Government-issued photo identity proof
  • Hand sanitizer (max 50ml)
  • Face mask
  • Hand gloves
  • Transparent water bottle


What is the mode of JEE Main Exam?

JEE Main exam is conducted in both online and offline mode. JEE Main Paper-1 will be conducted entirely in computer-based mode whereas the JEE Main Paper-2 Exam which consists of Mathematics and Aptitude Test is conducted in online mode while the Drawing exam will be conducted in offline mode i.e., Pen and Paper-based mode.

What is the Cut Off for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

JEE Main Paper 2 cut off 2020 will differ for various institutes and programs. Once the exam will get completed the JEE Main paper 2 cut-off marks will be released by the counselling authority for B.Arch and B.Planning. The cutoff for the exam will be based on a few aspects such as:

  • A number of students appeared in the exam.
  • Number of seats in offer
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Cut Off based on the Previous Year exam
  • Category under which admission will be taken

What type of questions are asked from the drawing section in the JEE Paper 2 exam?

Most of the questions are asked from topics like sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (monuments, public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants), and rural life.

Is the syllabus same for JEE Main Paper 1 and paper 2?

No. The syllabus is different for paper 1 and paper 2 exam of JEE Main.

In which mode is JEE Main Paper 2 Exam held?

The JEE Main Paper 2 Exam will be conducted in both online and offline. 

Is it compulsory to appear for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

No. It is not mandatory to appear for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam. If you are interested in BArch/Bplanning program, then only you can appear for the paper 2 exam.