JEE Main Paper 1 comprises Maths, Physics, and Chemistry, whereas Paper 2A has Maths, Aptitude, and Drawing Tests. Paper 2B will consist of Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning-based questions. The candidates can attempt the test in either one or both sessions. On the same lines as last year, there will be 90 questions overall, with candidates getting to attempt a total of 75 questions. The total mark allotted is 300. All the papers are entirely computer-based online tests, whereas the Paper 2A drawing section is conducted offline in a pen and paper-based mode. The exam duration for all three Papers is 3 hours.
JEE Main Eligibility Criteria :
The JEE Main eligibility criteria for 2023 describe all the terms and conditions that aspirants should satisfy to be eligible for the exam.
- Age Limit: There is no age limit for candidates who wish to appear for the JEE Main exam. However, candidates must note that the IITs can set age criteria for admissions. The details are usually published in the JEE Main Information Brochure.
- Qualifying Exam: Irrespective of age, the applicant can qualify if they have cleared their Class 12 or any equivalent exam, such as a two-year Pre-University exam, Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy exam, senior secondary school examination, Higher
- Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination, Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination, a diploma recognised by the AICTE or a State board, General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level, High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
- Year: Only those candidates who have passed the Class 12 or equivalent examination in 2021 and 2022 or those who are appearing for it in 2023 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2023.
- Qualifying Marks: There is no minimum pass percentage for appearing in the JEE Main exam. However, the applicants must pass their Class 12 board or other equivalent examinations.
- Number of Attempts: Candidates can appear for the exam for 3 consecutive years.