Joint Entrance Examination (Main)

Joint Entrance Examination – Main, formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination, is an Indian standardised computer-based test for admission to various technical undergraduate programs in engineering, architecture, and planning across colleges in India.

JEE Main 2023 is the first phase of the IIT Joint Entrance Exam (IIT JEE). It is a computer-based online test conducted by the National Testing Agency for students aspiring to pursue undergraduate courses in India in top engineering institutes, such as IITs, NITs, etc. Thus, students are granted admission to IITs, CFTIs, NITs, and other Government funded technical institutes based on the marks obtained in the JEE Main. The exam conducting authority considers the best NTA score in preparing the ranks/merit list. Candidates could further opt to appear for one exam or all the exams. Also, the top 2,50,000 students from the JEE Main will qualify to appear for the JEE Advanced.

JEE Main is a standardised test conducted across different states in India. The exam is held at an undergraduate level to offer admissions to some of the best engineering and technical institutions that are Government funded or privately-owned.

JEE Main 2023 is generally conducted for three groups of aspirants:

  • Paper 1 is for students aspiring to take up B.E. or B. Tech. courses.
  • Paper 2A is for students aspiring to take up B. Arch. course.
  • Paper 2B is for students aspiring to take a B. Planning course.

Questions that appear in the JEE Main are mostly NCERT based. However, it is known for its tricky questions designed to test the candidate’s understanding of the concepts and analytical skills.