Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018.
JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2019
NTA authorities have announced JEE Main 2019 exam pattern. According to it, Paper I and Paper II will be conducted in two shifts per day. Also, paper I will be held in complete computer-based mode, while paper II was partly computer-based (mathematics and aptitude test) and partly pen-and-paper based (drawing test). Engineering aspirants can improve their preparation strategy with the help of JEE Main 2019 exam pattern released by NTA. JEE Main exam pattern 2019 will help candidates getting familiar with the type of questions asked along with their weightage. Candidates can also get an idea about the marking scheme and duration by looking at the exam pattern of JEE Main 2019. JEE Main consists of 2 papers, Paper 1 for B.Tech/ B.E. aspirants and paper 2 for B.Arch/ B. Planning. Paper 1 will comprise of objective type questions based on Maths, Chemistry, and Physics having equal weightage in the total of 360 marks while, paper 2 will be for 390 marks based on Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing skills. Both the papers will be of 3 hours.
JEE Main 2019 is scheduled from January 8 – 20 (January session) and April 6 – 20 (April session) in online (computer based) mode. The exam is also a qualifying examination for top 2,20,000 candidates for JEE Advanced. As per the authorities, no changes have been made in the paper pattern and syllabus for the exam.
REVIEWS of students so far-
There were two examinations centres in Kota for Tuesday’s B Arch paper. Aspirants gave mixed reaction to the B.Arch Paper exam held on January 8.
One aspirant Sunidhi Tyagi (19) said that the aptitude part in the B Arch Paper was confusing while drawing paper was easier in comparison to the JEE Mains 2018 examinations. “Mathematics was a bit difficult than the aptitude and drawing part”, said Sunidhi. She said that the cut off in the 390 marks paper of B Arch could remain around 250 marks.
JEE Main 2019: The cut-off is expected to go high, according to experts as students are finding exams to be easier than last year. Many questions directly from NCERT class 11 and class 12 books. For session 1 of Day 3, Physics remained the toughest and lengthiest of all sections.
The Times of India-
NEW DELHI: The JEE Main 2019 exam for Paper I (First Shift) was conducted today from 9;30 am at 12:30 pm. As per students who appeared for the JEE Main examination today, the Question Paper 2019 was moderately difficult.
As per the candidates the toughest section was Mathematics followed by Chemistry and Physics. The Questions in Chemistry paper were directly asked from NCERT Class 11 and 12 books.
AUTHOR : RITESH RAI