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JEE Exam Pattern | JEE Main and Advanced Exam Pattern 2024

Update on: 01 Mar 2023, 09:55 AM

JEE exam pattern 2024

JEE exam is one of the most prestigious exams for engineering aspirants all over the country. Conducted by NTA, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is an annual exam consisting of two parts – JEE Main and JEE Advanced. JEE Main is conducted twice a year in two sessions- JEE Main Session 1 and JEE Main Session 2, each session comprises Paper 1 & Paper 2. Paper 1 is for B. E/B. Tech and Paper 2 further divided into Paper 2A & Paper 2B are for B. Arch. & B. Plan respectively. After passing JEE Main, candidates are eligible for JEE Advanced to get admission into IIT. JEE Advanced comprises compulsory Paper 1 and Paper 2. For a detailed JEE exam pattern for the 2024 exam keep following.

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for JEE Main Paper 1 Session 1 and Session 2 are the same, however, the exam pattern for JEE Main Paper 2A and Paper 2B is different. The comprehensive exam pattern of JEE Main 2024 exam is as follows.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024 Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech)

Exam ModeComputer-based Examination
Test Duration3 hours
Language of ExaminationEnglish, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia, Tamil, Assamese, Telugu, and Urdu.
Type of QuestionsSection A: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Section B: Numerical Values Type Answers
Total Questions75 questions (25 questions per subject)
Total Marks300 Marks (100 marks for each section)
Marking Scheme+4 marks for every correct answer
-1 mark for each wrong answer

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024 Paper 2 (B. Arch & B. Plan)

The exam structure for the B. Arch and B. Plan is provided here for those who are interested in taking the entrance exam. Except for the Drawing section of the B.Arch., JEE Main Paper 2 will be held online. The detailed JEE Main exam pattern for Paper 2 is shown in the tables below.

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2Paper 2A: B. Arch.Paper 2B: B. Planning
Mode of ExamComputer-based Test (except for the Drawing section which is Pen & Paper based)Computer-based Test
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, and Assamese.
Duration of Exam3 hours3 hours
No. of SectionsPart 1 - Mathematics
Part 2 - Aptitude test
Part 3 - Drawing test
Part 1 - Mathematics
Part 2 - Aptitude test
Part 3 - Planning test
Type of QuestionsMathematics:
MCQs and Numerical Value Type Answers
Aptitude: MCQs
Drawing- Drawing Aptitude
MCQs, and Numerical Value Type Answers
Aptitude: MCQs
Planning: MCQs
Number of QuestionsMathematics:
MCQs: 25
Numerical Value Type Answers: 5
Aptitude: 50
Drawing: 2
MCQs: 25
Numerical Value Type Answers: 5
Aptitude: 50
Planning: 25
Total Questions82105
Marks DistributionMathematics: 100
Aptitude: 200
Drawing: 100
Mathematics: 100
Aptitude: 200
Planning: 100
Total Marks400 Marks400 Marks
Marking Scheme+4 marks for every correct answer
-1 mark for each wrong answer

Drawing Test: Two questions are evaluated out of 100 marks.
+4 marks for every correct answer
-1 mark for each wrong answer

JEE Advanced 2024 Exam Pattern

Following is the comprehensive detail of the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2024 exam.

Mode of the examinationComputer-based examination
Medium of the examinationEnglish and Hindi
Number of PapersTwo compulsory papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2
Total time duration3 hours for each paper (4 hours for PwD candidates)
Number of sectionsPaper 1-
Paper 2-
Number of questions54 (18 questions in each subject)

JEE Advanced 2024 Marking Scheme Paper 1

Here is the detailed marking scheme of paper 1 of the JEE Advanced 2024 exam.

JEE Advanced 2024 Marking Scheme: Paper 1

JEE Advanced 2024 Marking Scheme Paper 2

Here is the detailed marking scheme of paper 2 of the JEE Advanced 2024 exam.

JEE Advanced 2024 Marking Scheme Paper 2

It is very important to thoroughly understand the exam pattern of the JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams so that your preparation is on par with the prescribed JEE syllabus 2024 and you are well aware of how to prepare for the exam. Familiarity with the exam pattern and the marking scheme helps in the reduction of confusion and ambiguity and provides you with the direction of preparation.

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Frequently Asked Questions on JEE Exam Pattern 2024

  • Is scoring 200 marks in JEE Main 2024 a difficult task?

In JEE Main, 150–200 scores are regarded as respectable. According to rankings analysis and the past year’s JEE Main cutoffs, a score between 150 and 200 is likely to get you into the best NITs. Additionally, you will become eligible for JEE Advanced and IITs. However, in JEE Main, achieving 150 or 200 points is not tough.

  • What score do you need to obtain in JEE Main to be eligible?

The minimum percentage or score needed to pass the JEE Main is known as the “qualifying marks.” The projected JEE Main 2024 qualifying scores for students in the general category are about 90; for students in the EWS category, it is 78; for students in the OBC-NCL category, it is 75; for students in the SC category, it is 54; and for students in the ST category, it is 44.

  • Which subject is the hardest in JEE?

The most difficult subject to crack in JEE is Mathematics, as it needs extensive practice because of its complex subject matter which requires the best JEE books for good practice.

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