JEE Main Exam Date 2023: Application, Answer Key, Result

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 26 November 2022
JEE Main Exam Date

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The Joint Entrance Examination – Main is a computer-based test for admission to different engineering and technical programs in India. It was earlier called the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) and is now the gateway to some prestigious engineering institutions in the country. 

Thousands of students fill out the JEE Main application form and apply for the exam every year to bag a seat with one of the best colleges in India. 

It is held twice a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It has three papers – Paper I for B.Tech/B.E., Paper 2 is for B.Arch, and Paper 3 is for B.Planning. Paper 2 is held offline, while the other two papers are held online. 

This article will discuss the JEE Main Exam 2023, including JEE Mains 2023 date, JEE Mains eligibility criteria, JEE application form and JEE Main admit card to help you prepare for the same.

Important information about JEE Main Exam 2023

Name of the course

Joint Entrance Examination – Main

Conducted by

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Reach of the Exam

Across India

Number of tests in a year


Courses offered through the exam

BE/B. Tech, B.Arch, and B.Planning

Colleges accepting JEE Main score

All IITs, NITs, and CFTIs

Exam mode

  • Computer-based exam for BE, B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Planning
  • Pen and paper-based test (PBT) for Drawing section in B.Arch

Exam Duration

  • 3 hours for B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Planning
  • 3.5 hours for B.Arch and B.Planning both
  • 4 hours for PwD candidates

Language of the exam

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Bengali
  • Assamese
  • Gujarati
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Punjabi
  • Malayalam
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Odia
  • Tamil

Total Questions

  • BE/B.Tech: 90
  • B.Arch: 82
  • B.Planning: 105

Marking scheme

  • +4 marks for each correct response
  • -1 mark for each wrong answer
  • No marks for unattempted questions

Official website  

JEE Mains Eligibility Criteria for 2023

If you are looking to take the JEE Main Exam 2023, then here is a quick look at JEE Mains eligibility criteria for quick reference.

  • There is no age limit for taking the JEE Main Exam
  • You must have cleared Class 12 in 2021 or 2022 or must be appearing in 2023 from a recognised board. If you have passed any other exam that is considered equivalent to Class 12, then you are eligible to apply too
  • You can apply for the exam for three consecutive years from the year of clearing Class 12
  • There is no minimum percentage requirement in the Class 12 exam. So, if you have been wondering, ‘Do board marks matter in JEE’, then the answer is no. As long as you clear the Class 12 exams, you are eligible to appear for the JEE Main exam.
  • Compulsory subjects:
    • For B.Tech Program: Physics, Mathematics, and Biology / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Technical Vocational Subject
    • For B.Arch: Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry
    • For B.Planning: Mathematics

JEE Main Exam Dates for 2023

Here are the tentative dates of SET 2023:



First Attempt

Second Attempt

JEE Main 2023 registration date

November 2022 – Week 3

March 2023 – Week 1

JEE Main registration last date

December 2022 – Week 3

March 2023 – Last Week

Correction Window

December 2022 – Week 3

April 2023 – Week 1

JEE Main admit card 2023 release date

January 2023 – Week 2

April 2023 – Week 2

JEE Main Exam Date 2023

January 2023 – Last Week

April 2023 – Last Week

Release of Answer Key

February 2023 – Week 1

May 2023 – Week 1


February 2023 – Week 2

May 2023 – Week 2

JEE Main 2023 – Admission Process

Here is a quick look at the admission process for JEE Main 2023:

  • Application Form – Fill out the JEE Main application form for 2023 by providing your details and documents and paying the application fees as per your application category
  • Admit Card – On successful registration, candidates are issued JEE Mains exam admit card, which can be downloaded from the official website
  • Appear for the JEE Main Exam 2023 – The JEE Main 2023 will be conducted in the computer-based test or CBT mode across various centres in India. Make sure that you carry your admit card and permitted identity proof document 
  • Check the JEE Main result – The results of the JEE Main Exam will be declared on the official website
  • Choices after JEE Main – If you are ranked among the top 2.5 lakh candidates, then you will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam for admission to IITs. If you are ranked lower, then you will be eligible for admission into good engineering institutes through Joint Seat Allocation Authority and Admissions counselling.

JEE Main 2023 – Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JEE Exam has only Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). Here is a quick look at the exam pattern of JEE 2023:

Paper 1 – BE/B.Tech


3 Sections

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

Number of questions

  • Mathematics: 25 questions
  • Physics: 25 questions
  • Chemistry: 25 questions

Total Marks

300 marks (100 marks per section)

Duration of the test

3 hours (180 minutes)

Marking Scheme

  • Right answer = +4 marks
  • Wrong answer = -1 mark

Paper 2 – B.Arch and B.Planning



  1. Mathematics
  2. Aptitude Test
  3. Drawing Test

B. Planning

  1. Mathematics
  2. Aptitude Test
  3. Planning Test

Number of questions

  • B.Arch: 82 questions
  • B.Planning: 105 questions

Total Marks

400 marks

Duration of the test

3 hours (180 minutes)

Marking Scheme

  • Right answer = +4 marks
  • Wrong answer = -1 mark
  • Drawing test = Two questions evaluated for 100 marks


Here is a quick look at the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 for the JEE Main Exam:

  • Physics: Communication systems, Current electricity, Electronic devices, Gravitation, Kinematics, Kinetic theory of gases, Laws of motion, Oscillations and waves, Physics and measurement, Properties of solids and liquids, Rotational motion, Thermodynamics, Work, energy, and power.
  • Mathematics: Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Differential equations, Mathematical induction, Matrices and determinants, Sequence and Series, Sets, relations, and functions.
  • Chemistry: Atomic structure, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Chemistry in everyday life, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Hydrocarbons, Hydrogen, P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, Purification and characterisation of organic compounds, Some basic concepts in chemistry, Some basic principles of organic chemistry, and States of matter.
  • Aptitude: Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal), Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials, Objects, and Textures related to Architecture and building—environment, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings, and Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects.
  • Planning: General knowledge questions and knowledge about prominent cities, development issues, government programs, etc., and the idea of nationalism, nationalism in India, the pre-modern world, 19th -century global economy, colonialism, and colonial cities, industrialisation.
  • Drawing: Ability to sketch scenes and activities in rural life, urbanscape, and landscape

Summing Up

The JEE Main Exam is important to get admission to the leading engineering and technical colleges in India. The JEE Mains date mentioned above is tentative. Make sure that you visit the official website to know the exact JEE Mains 2023 date and JEE Main Exam time

Make sure that you fill out the JEE Main application form carefully and download the JEE Main admit card as soon as it is released. Also, follow the JEE Main preparation tips offered by experts and leave no stone unturned to crack the exam.

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