If you are planning to appear for JEE Main Paper 2, then it is important to be aware of the detailed question paper pattern. 

The National Testing Agency has announced changes in the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B. Tech, B. Arch, and B. Planning papers considering the syllabus reduction by CBSE and state boards.

As per the new pattern, the Joint Entrance Exam shall be conducted in online mode except drawing. 

Go through the complete post to know about the detailed JEE Main Paper 2 Exam pattern and marking scheme.

What is new in JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021?

This year, JEE Main examination shall be conducted in four sessions: February, March, April, and May and the exam shall be conducted in 13 languages. 

  • Both B.Arch and B.Planning papers are conducted in online mode except the Drawing section in B.Arch.
  • Also, there are separate papers for B.Arch and B.Planning this year. 
  • Each subject shall include 20 MCQs and 10 numerical questions. 5 out of 10 numerical questions are optional.
  • Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main Paper 2 Mock Tests

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2021 for B.Architecture

After checking the detailed pattern, ensure to go through the complete JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus in order to know important topics. Check out the table below to know the detailed B. Arch Exam Pattern.

Particulars JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination except for Drawing section in B.Arch
Language of Examination English or Hindi - For All Centre Cities; English or Hindi or Gujarati- For Centre Cities in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu
Duration of Examination 3 hours
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Drawing test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple- choice questions and questions with numerical value as answers;  
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions;
Drawing- Drawing aptitude
Number of Questions B.Arch: 82 Questions
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 B.Arch Marking Scheme 2021

Here is the marking scheme for the B.Arch program of the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 25 (20+20); 5 Q&As as numerical value 100
Aptitude 50 200
Drawing Test 2 100
Total 82 Questions 400

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern for B.Planning 2021

Here is the detailed JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern for Paper 2 B.Planning course. You can solve JEE Main Paper 2 Question Papers to get a complete idea about the pattern and difficulty level of the exam. 

Particulars JEE Main Exam Pattern Details
Mode of Examination Computer-based examination
Language of Examination English or Hindi - For All Centre Cities; English or Hindi or Gujarati- For Centre Cities in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu
Duration of Examination 3 hours
Number of Sections Mathematics; Aptitude test; Planning test
Type of Questions Mathematics- Multiple- choice questions and questions with numerical value as answers; 
Aptitude- Multiple-choice questions
Planning- Multiple-choice questions
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Total Marks 400 Marks

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 Cut Off

JEE Main Paper 2 B.Planning Marking Scheme 2021

The below table explains the marking scheme for the B.Planning course. As per the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern, the exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks.

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 100 Questions 400

FAQ's

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 there any negative marking in JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

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.

How many questions are included in JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

Paper 2A -BArch will comprise of 82 questions and Paper 2B (B.Planning) will contain 105 questions in total.

In how many languages will JEE Main Paper 2 Exam be conducted?

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.

What is JEE Mains Negative Marking Scheme?

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.

Is there any change in the B Arch Exam pattern?

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.

What are the sections and their distribution in JEE Main Paper 2 B.Architecture?

As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Arch, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing. There will be 25 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 2021 paper 2 is 77.

What are the sections and their distribution in JEE Main Paper 2 B.Planning?

As per the JEE Main exam pattern for B.Plan, there will be three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning. There will be 25 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 2021 paper is 100.