JEE Main Exam Pattern 2023 | JEE Advanced Paper Pattern

IIT JEE exam is conducted in two parts - JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Here we will see the JEE exam pattern including new changes in JEE Main paper pattern, questions type, subject & section-wise marks distribution and answering students queries.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2023

The new changes in JEE Main exam pattern :

  • Each Subject will have two sections. Section A will have Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will have Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value.
  • Section A will have 20 MCQs and Section B will have 10 Numerical value type questions.
  • In Section B, candidates have to attempt any 5 questions out of 10.
  • There will be Negative Marking for both Sections i.e. Section A (MCQ) and Section B (Numerical value).

Note for Multiple Choice Questions: To answer a question, the candidates need to choose one option corresponding to the correct option. However, after the process of challenges of the key, if more than one option is found to be correct then the multiple correct options will be given the four marks (+4). Any incorrect option marked will be given the minus one mark (-1). Unanswered/Marked for review will be given no marks. In case, a question is dropped/ignored, all candidates will be given four marks(+4) irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.

JEE Main Subject-wise Questions and Marks Distribution

Exam Mode : Online (Computer-Based Test). Questions Type : Multiple choice + Answer to be filled as Numerical value. Total Questions : 90 (only 75 need to be answered). Total Marks : 300. Exam Duration : 3 hours. Negative Marking : Yes (-1 for each wrong answer).

Given below is the JEE Main subject-wise questions and marks distribution.

Subject Section A (MCQs) Section B (Numerical Value) Total Marks
Mathematics 20 10 (need to answer 5) 100
Physics 20 10 (need to answer 5) 100
Chemistry 20 10 (need to answer 5) 100

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JEE Main New Exam Pattern - Answering Students Queries

How is the change in exam pattern of JEE Main going to affect the level of questions?

The difficulty level of multiple choice questions expected to be just like previous years JEE Main papers. About the difficulty level of numerical questions, it will remain below JEE Advanced level.

Where to practice online mock tests and sample papers of JEE Mains new pattern (choices within questions)?

Candidats can practice online mock tests and sample papers of the new JEE Main exam pattern (choices within numerical type questions) here : JEE Main Online Test Series.

Is NTA going to increase the difficulty level of the JEE Main paper after new changes?

The difficulty level of JEE Main can't be predicted in advance, whether it's before the new changes or after the changes in exam pattern. JEE Main aspirants just need to practice new types of questions introduced this year and don't think about the difficulty level of the exam.

What will be considered good marks after the arrival of the new pattern in JEE Main?

Although there is no safe score that is considered good, you must try to score above 220 marks in JEE Main after the change in pattern. Remember, it should not be the final target, the goal is to keep improving your JEE Main score by solving online mock tests.

What is the meaning of Numerical Value based questions in JEE Mains?

For Numerical Value based questions in JEE Main, you have to enter the correct numerical value in integer/ decimal notation. If the correct numerical value is entered, you will be awarded 4 Marks. If you enter the wrong value, 0 marks will be given. Example of a Numerical value based question : The number of 5 digit numbers which are divisible by 4, with digits from the set {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} and the repetition of digits is allowed, is _____.

From which chapters, numerical value type questions will be asked in JEE Main?

Numerical value type questions can be asked from any chapter in the JEE Main syllabus. Analyse previous JEE Advanced papers to see if there are any topics from which numerical type questions come regularly in the exam.

What are Integer type questions in JEE Main new pattern?

Integer type questions are the same as Numerical value type questions explained here.

How to solve the Numerical value (Integer) type questions in JEE Main?

There will be a total of 30 numerical value type questions (10 each in PCM) in JEE Main. A candidate needs to answer only 5 out of 10 questions in each subject. Tips to solve the numerical value type questions in the JEE Main.

JEE Advanced Paper Pattern

Exam Mode : Online (Computer-Based Test). Questions Type : Multiple Choice. Total Questions : 108 (Not fixed). Total Marks : 372 (Not fixed). Exam Duration : 6 hours (Paper 1 - 3 hours, Paper 2 - 3 hours). Negative Marking : Yes (-1). Language : English, Hindi.

Given below is the JEE Advanced paper pattern :

  • JEE Advanced examination will be conducted in online mode only. JEE Advanced is a computer based test where the questions will appear on a computer screen along with the options. There will be four (or more) options for each question. The candidate has to click one of the options using a computer mouse which can be reviewed or re-answered any time during the duration of the examination.
  • The JEE Advanced examination will have two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of three hour duration each. Both the papers are compulsory. Each question paper will consist of three separate sections - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Detailed topic-wise syllabus of JEE Advanced : JEE Advanced Syllabus
  • Questions Pattern in JEE Advanced Online Test : All questions are of objective type (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates; Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions.
  • The number of questions and marks distribution is not fixed in JEE Advanced exam, it likes to surprise IIT JEE aspirants every year!
  • The question paper will be in English or Hindi. Candidates must choose question paper language while registering for JEE Advanced. Change of question paper language will not be allowed after the registration.

Related Pages :

JEE Main Exam Details

JEE Advanced Exam Details

IIT JEE Syllabus [JEE Main + JEE Advanced]

JEE Online Courses

IIT JEE Preparation Guide

JEE Main Past Year Papers

JEE Advanced Past Year Papers

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