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JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Author : Reeshav

October 19, 2022

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Summary: The National Testing Agency (NTA) publishes the JEE Main exam pattern on its official website on an annual basis because the exam is only held once a year and consists of two papers: Paper 1 (B.E, B.Tech) and Paper 2 (Computer Science) (B.Arch or B.Plan). The authority has not yet released a schedule or details for the current academic year. Any information released by the authority will be updated on this page. You can currently refer to the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern on this page for reference.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has made a few changes to the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern. As per the new exam pattern, section B will also have a negative marking from this year.

Getting a clear knowledge of JEE Main Paper 2 exam pattern plays a vital role in securing good grades in the entrance exam. So, it consists of two parts, i.e., Paper 2A for B. Arch programs and Paper 2B for B.Plan programs.

The paper pattern depicts the structure of the question paper, the number of sections, the type of questions, the marking scheme, and more.

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Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B. Arch and B. Plan programs.

Analysis of JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern?

Last year, the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam was conducted in two sessions, i.e., 23 June 2022 and 30 July 2022.

This year, the dates for the JEE Main Paper 2 exam is still tentative.

The question paper included three sections: Mathematics, Aptitude, and drawing section. The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks. 

As said above, section B of both B. Arch and B. Plan will have a negative marking of -1 mark for each wrongly answered question.

The key highlights of the JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern are as follows:

Both B.Arch and B.Planning papers are conducted online except for the Drawing section in B.Arch. The drawing part is conducted in offline mode, i.e., pen and paper mode

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  • Paper 2A will have 82 questions, while paper 2B will have 105 questions.
  • Each subject shall include 20 MCQs and ten numerical questions. Out of 10, you need to attempt only five numerical questions.
  • Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.
  •  The exam shall be conducted in 13 languages, including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Let's dive into the post to know the detailed exam pattern for B. Architecture and B. Planning programs.

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B.Architecture

According to the JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus, you will be tested mainly on mathematics, aptitude, and drawing in the B. Arch entrance exam.

The question paper will have 82 questions, including 30 questions (20 MCQs & 10 Numerical Value Questions) from mathematics, 50 questions from aptitude, and two questions on drawing.

Each question carries four marks, and there is a negative marking for both Sections A and B of the mathematics section.

Particulars JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch
Medium of Examination 13 languages
Duration of Examination 3 hours for general, 4 hours for PwD aspirants
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Drawing test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple-choice questions and questions with numerical values as answers;  
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions;
Drawing- Drawing aptitude
Number of questions 82
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Marking Scheme

Check out the table below to know the detailed marking scheme for the B. Arch program.

As the session 2 exam is around the corner, knowing the marking scheme will help enhance your last-minute preparation for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam.

Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Mathematics

25 (20+10*)

5 out of 10* questions with answers as a numerical value have to be answered.

100

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing Test

2

100

Total

82 Questions

400 Marks

JEE Main 2023 B. Arch Exam Pattern: Tie-Breaking Procedure

If you and other aspirants score the same marks in the JEE Main Paper 2 exam, the NTA will follow the tie-breaking procedure as explained below while preparing the merit list:

  • Authorities will consider those who have NTA Score in the mathematics section
  • High NTA Score in the aptitude section
  • High NTA Score in the drawing section
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in all subjects of the test.
  • The NTA will consider the one with fewer wrong answers in the Aptitude Test.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in the mathematics section.
  • Those who are senior in age will be given first preference.
  • Application number in ascending order

Read more: Important drawing questions with answers for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B.Planning

If you are interested in pursuing B. Planning programs, you have to appear for the JEE Main Paper 2B.

The question paper includes 105 questions, and each question carries four marks. Also, there is a negative marking of -1 mark for each wrongly answered question.

Check out the detailed paper pattern from the post below and enhance your preparation for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam 2022.

Particulars JEE Main Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination
Medium of Examination 13 languages
Duration of Examination 3 hours for general, 4 hours for PwD aspirants
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Planning test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple-choice questions and questions with numerical values as answers
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions
Planning- Multiple-choice questions
Number of Questions 105 Questions
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2B Exam Pattern: Section-wise Weightage

According to the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam pattern, the mathematics section includes 30 questions (20 MCQs and ten numerical value questions), 50 questions from aptitude, and 25 questions from the planning section.

The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks. In the mathematics section, out of 30 questions, you have to attempt only 25 questions.

The below table explains the marking scheme for the B.Planning course. As per the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern, you can attempt any 5 questions out of 10 numerical questions in the mathematics section.

Read more: Best study timetable for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 25 (20+5); 5 Q&As as a numerical value 100
Aptitude 50 200
Planning Test 25 100
Total 105 Questions 400

Read more: Trends and difficulty level of JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

JEE Main 2023 B. Planning Exam Pattern: Tie-Breaking Procedure

If you and other aspirants score the same marks in the B. planning exam, the NTA will follow the tie-breaking procedure as explained below while preparing the merit list:

  • Authorities will consider those who have NTA Scores in the mathematics section.
  • High NTA Score in the aptitude section.
  • High NTA Score in the planning-based questions.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in all subjects of the test.
  • NTA will consider the one with fewer wrong answers in the Aptitude Test.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers is in the mathematics section.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in the planning-based questions.
  • Those who are senior in age will be given first preference.
  • Application number in ascending order

Read more: Important aptitude questions for JEE Main Paper 2 exam

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Marking Scheme

Section A and Section B of the mathematics section will also have negative marking forms this year.

  • For every correct answer, you will be awarded +4 marks.
  • For every wrong question, you will lose a -1 mark.
  • And, no marks will be awarded or detected for un-attempted questions.

Check out the table below to know the detailed marking scheme for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam.

Question Marks
Correct answer or the most appropriate Answer +4 Marks
Wrong Answer -1 Mark
Un-attempted Questions No Marks 

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern: Medium of Paper

The JEE Main Paper 2 exam is conducted in 13 languages per the revised exam pattern. Check out the table below to know the medium of the JEE Main Paper 2 Question Paper.

Language Exam Centres
English All Examination Centres
Hindi All Exam Centres in India
English and Assamese Exam Centres in Assam
English and Bengali Exam Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and Gujarati Exam Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Diu, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli
English and Kannada Exam Centres in Karnataka
English and Marathi Exam Centres in Maharashtra
English and Malayalam Exam Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and Odia Exam Centres in Odisha
English and Punjabi Exam Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi
English and Tamil Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and Telugu Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and Urdu All Exam Centres in India

What can CreativeEdge do to Improve Your JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Preparation?

We at CreativeEdge provide expert preparation facilities for JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 and other entrance exams. Not making the JEE Main Paper 2 exam feel tough is our primary aim. Through our online courses, we always try to build a stable preparation plan for you.

  • We provide JEE Main Paper 2 online coaching with study materials in PDF format.
  • Live online classes with doubt-clearing sessions.
  • Sample Papers and Question Papers are available.
  • Self-assessment materials such as Test series, Mock Tests, etc, are available.
  • Self-paced learning.

Read more: JEE Main Paper 2 Online Coaching

Frequently Asked Questions

The JEE Main Paper 2 Exam will be conducted in both online and offline. 
Yes. There is negative marking in of -1 marks for every incorrect answer. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions & numerical value-based questions.
Paper 2A -BArch will comprise of 82 questions and Paper 2B (B.Planning) will contain 105 questions in total.
JEE Main Paper 2 Exam will be conducted in a total of 13 languages - Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati.
As per the new exam pattern, 1 mark is deducted for each wrongly answered question. There is no negative marking for un attempted questions and numerical value-based questions.
Yes, There is a change in the B. Arch exam pattern. You can refer to the above post to get complete details about the pattern.
As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Arch, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing. There will be 30 questions in Maths section; 50 questions in the Aptitude section and 2 Drawing questions in the exam. The total number of questions in the JEE Main 2022 paper 2 is 82.
As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Plan, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning. There will be 30 questions in Maths section; 50 questions in the Aptitude section and 25 Planning questions in the exam. The total number of questions in the JEE Main 2022 paper B. Planning is 105.

JEE Main Paper 2 is one of India's most coveted architecture examinations since it is a dream come true for all aspiring architects. Due to the extreme high level of competitiveness, the JEE Main test is thought to be one of the most difficult.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to this problem. To effectively prepare for the JEE, most experts recommend that candidates study for at least six hours per day or 42 hours per week (excluding time spent in coaching sessions).
Under the open category, you can get a rank below 21K if you get 120+ marks in JEE mains. However,you have a decent possibility of getting into NIT Jalandhar, NIT Calicut, NIT Warangal, NIT Nagpur, NIT Rourkela, NIT Dural, NIT Delhi, and other colleges with that rank.
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JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Author : Reeshav

Updated On : October 19, 2022

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Summary: The National Testing Agency (NTA) publishes the JEE Main exam pattern on its official website on an annual basis because the exam is only held once a year and consists of two papers: Paper 1 (B.E, B.Tech) and Paper 2 (Computer Science) (B.Arch or B.Plan). The authority has not yet released a schedule or details for the current academic year. Any information released by the authority will be updated on this page. You can currently refer to the JEE Main 2022 exam pattern on this page for reference.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has made a few changes to the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern. As per the new exam pattern, section B will also have a negative marking from this year.

Getting a clear knowledge of JEE Main Paper 2 exam pattern plays a vital role in securing good grades in the entrance exam. So, it consists of two parts, i.e., Paper 2A for B. Arch programs and Paper 2B for B.Plan programs.

The paper pattern depicts the structure of the question paper, the number of sections, the type of questions, the marking scheme, and more.

nift mock test

nift Mock test

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B. Arch and B. Plan programs.

Analysis of JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern?

Last year, the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam was conducted in two sessions, i.e., 23 June 2022 and 30 July 2022.

This year, the dates for the JEE Main Paper 2 exam is still tentative.

The question paper included three sections: Mathematics, Aptitude, and drawing section. The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks. 

As said above, section B of both B. Arch and B. Plan will have a negative marking of -1 mark for each wrongly answered question.

The key highlights of the JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern are as follows:

Both B.Arch and B.Planning papers are conducted online except for the Drawing section in B.Arch. The drawing part is conducted in offline mode, i.e., pen and paper mode

Download FREE Study Material for JEE Main Paper 2 by Creative Edge

  • Paper 2A will have 82 questions, while paper 2B will have 105 questions.
  • Each subject shall include 20 MCQs and ten numerical questions. Out of 10, you need to attempt only five numerical questions.
  • Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.
  •  The exam shall be conducted in 13 languages, including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Let's dive into the post to know the detailed exam pattern for B. Architecture and B. Planning programs.

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B.Architecture

According to the JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus, you will be tested mainly on mathematics, aptitude, and drawing in the B. Arch entrance exam.

The question paper will have 82 questions, including 30 questions (20 MCQs & 10 Numerical Value Questions) from mathematics, 50 questions from aptitude, and two questions on drawing.

Each question carries four marks, and there is a negative marking for both Sections A and B of the mathematics section.

Particulars JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch
Medium of Examination 13 languages
Duration of Examination 3 hours for general, 4 hours for PwD aspirants
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Drawing test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple-choice questions and questions with numerical values as answers;  
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions;
Drawing- Drawing aptitude
Number of questions 82
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Marking Scheme

Check out the table below to know the detailed marking scheme for the B. Arch program.

As the session 2 exam is around the corner, knowing the marking scheme will help enhance your last-minute preparation for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam.

Subjects Number of Questions Marks
Mathematics

25 (20+10*)

5 out of 10* questions with answers as a numerical value have to be answered.

100

Aptitude

50

200

Drawing Test

2

100

Total

82 Questions

400 Marks

JEE Main 2023 B. Arch Exam Pattern: Tie-Breaking Procedure

If you and other aspirants score the same marks in the JEE Main Paper 2 exam, the NTA will follow the tie-breaking procedure as explained below while preparing the merit list:

  • Authorities will consider those who have NTA Score in the mathematics section
  • High NTA Score in the aptitude section
  • High NTA Score in the drawing section
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in all subjects of the test.
  • The NTA will consider the one with fewer wrong answers in the Aptitude Test.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in the mathematics section.
  • Those who are senior in age will be given first preference.
  • Application number in ascending order

Read more: Important drawing questions with answers for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B.Planning

If you are interested in pursuing B. Planning programs, you have to appear for the JEE Main Paper 2B.

The question paper includes 105 questions, and each question carries four marks. Also, there is a negative marking of -1 mark for each wrongly answered question.

Check out the detailed paper pattern from the post below and enhance your preparation for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam 2022.

Particulars JEE Main Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination
Medium of Examination 13 languages
Duration of Examination 3 hours for general, 4 hours for PwD aspirants
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Planning test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple-choice questions and questions with numerical values as answers
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions
Planning- Multiple-choice questions
Number of Questions 105 Questions
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2B Exam Pattern: Section-wise Weightage

According to the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam pattern, the mathematics section includes 30 questions (20 MCQs and ten numerical value questions), 50 questions from aptitude, and 25 questions from the planning section.

The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks. In the mathematics section, out of 30 questions, you have to attempt only 25 questions.

The below table explains the marking scheme for the B.Planning course. As per the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern, you can attempt any 5 questions out of 10 numerical questions in the mathematics section.

Read more: Best study timetable for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 25 (20+5); 5 Q&As as a numerical value 100
Aptitude 50 200
Planning Test 25 100
Total 105 Questions 400

Read more: Trends and difficulty level of JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

JEE Main 2023 B. Planning Exam Pattern: Tie-Breaking Procedure

If you and other aspirants score the same marks in the B. planning exam, the NTA will follow the tie-breaking procedure as explained below while preparing the merit list:

  • Authorities will consider those who have NTA Scores in the mathematics section.
  • High NTA Score in the aptitude section.
  • High NTA Score in the planning-based questions.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in all subjects of the test.
  • NTA will consider the one with fewer wrong answers in the Aptitude Test.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers is in the mathematics section.
  • The one with fewer wrong answers in the planning-based questions.
  • Those who are senior in age will be given first preference.
  • Application number in ascending order

Read more: Important aptitude questions for JEE Main Paper 2 exam

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Marking Scheme

Section A and Section B of the mathematics section will also have negative marking forms this year.

  • For every correct answer, you will be awarded +4 marks.
  • For every wrong question, you will lose a -1 mark.
  • And, no marks will be awarded or detected for un-attempted questions.

Check out the table below to know the detailed marking scheme for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam.

Question Marks
Correct answer or the most appropriate Answer +4 Marks
Wrong Answer -1 Mark
Un-attempted Questions No Marks 

JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern: Medium of Paper

The JEE Main Paper 2 exam is conducted in 13 languages per the revised exam pattern. Check out the table below to know the medium of the JEE Main Paper 2 Question Paper.

Language Exam Centres
English All Examination Centres
Hindi All Exam Centres in India
English and Assamese Exam Centres in Assam
English and Bengali Exam Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and Gujarati Exam Centres in Gujarat, Daman, Diu, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli
English and Kannada Exam Centres in Karnataka
English and Marathi Exam Centres in Maharashtra
English and Malayalam Exam Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
English and Odia Exam Centres in Odisha
English and Punjabi Exam Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi
English and Tamil Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Island
English and Telugu Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
English and Urdu All Exam Centres in India

What can CreativeEdge do to Improve Your JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 Preparation?

We at CreativeEdge provide expert preparation facilities for JEE Main 2023 Paper 2 and other entrance exams. Not making the JEE Main Paper 2 exam feel tough is our primary aim. Through our online courses, we always try to build a stable preparation plan for you.

  • We provide JEE Main Paper 2 online coaching with study materials in PDF format.
  • Live online classes with doubt-clearing sessions.
  • Sample Papers and Question Papers are available.
  • Self-assessment materials such as Test series, Mock Tests, etc, are available.
  • Self-paced learning.

Read more: JEE Main Paper 2 Online Coaching

Frequently Asked Questions

The JEE Main Paper 2 Exam will be conducted in both online and offline. 
Yes. There is negative marking in of -1 marks for every incorrect answer. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions & numerical value-based questions.
Paper 2A -BArch will comprise of 82 questions and Paper 2B (B.Planning) will contain 105 questions in total.
JEE Main Paper 2 Exam will be conducted in a total of 13 languages - Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English and Gujarati.
As per the new exam pattern, 1 mark is deducted for each wrongly answered question. There is no negative marking for un attempted questions and numerical value-based questions.
Yes, There is a change in the B. Arch exam pattern. You can refer to the above post to get complete details about the pattern.
As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Arch, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing. There will be 30 questions in Maths section; 50 questions in the Aptitude section and 2 Drawing questions in the exam. The total number of questions in the JEE Main 2022 paper 2 is 82.
As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Plan, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning. There will be 30 questions in Maths section; 50 questions in the Aptitude section and 25 Planning questions in the exam. The total number of questions in the JEE Main 2022 paper B. Planning is 105.

JEE Main Paper 2 is one of India's most coveted architecture examinations since it is a dream come true for all aspiring architects. Due to the extreme high level of competitiveness, the JEE Main test is thought to be one of the most difficult.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to this problem. To effectively prepare for the JEE, most experts recommend that candidates study for at least six hours per day or 42 hours per week (excluding time spent in coaching sessions).
Under the open category, you can get a rank below 21K if you get 120+ marks in JEE mains. However,you have a decent possibility of getting into NIT Jalandhar, NIT Calicut, NIT Warangal, NIT Nagpur, NIT Rourkela, NIT Dural, NIT Delhi, and other colleges with that rank.

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