JEE Main consists of two papers: Paper 1 is for B.Tech or B.E. and paper 2 is for B.Arch or B.Planning. Paper 1 comprises objective type questions based on Maths, Chemistry, and Physics having equal weightage with total of 360 marks while paper 2 is for 390 marks based on Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing skills. The duration of both the papers is 3 hours each.

Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode Online (Computer-based test) only
Duration 3 hours
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Questions 90 (Each subject has 30 questions)
Type of Questions MCQ with 4 options with only 1 correct option
Marking Scheme 4 marks for every correct response; for incorrect response 1 mark is deducted
Maximum Marks 360
Medium of paper English or Hindi ; Gujarati

Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode Paper-Bases
Duration 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing Skills
Questions 82 (Mathematics 30 questions, Aptitude 50 and drawing 2)
Type of Questions Maths and Aptitude have MCQ while drawing section has questions to test drawing and sketching skills
Marking Scheme 4 marks for every correct response; for incorrect response 1 mark is deducted
Maximum Marks 390
Medium of paper English or Hindi; Gujarati