JEE Main Application Form

JEE Main application form is mainly released via online mode, and candidates have to visit the official website in order to download and fill out the form. For 2022, JEE Main application form will be released in two stages as the entrance exam is being conducted in 2 sessions only.

For the first session, the JEE Main registration process begins on March 1st, 2022. As per the initial notification shared by NTA, the last day to submit the JEE Main 2022 application form online is March 31st, 2022. The last day to submit the application fee is also March 31st 2022 (11:30 p.pm.). Candidates have to strictly follow the deadline as the exam authority will not entertain any requests after the submission day. The details for the rest of the sessions are provided below.

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Meanwhile, candidates have to fill in the JEE Main 2022 application form carefully, and they should avoid making mistakes. They have to input details like their name, contact number, and category, and they have to submit some scanned copies of documents as well to successfully complete the application process. However, candidates, before filling out the form, should go through the JEE Main eligibility criteria defined by the NTA. They should satisfy the criteria, and then only they should fill the form. If the requirements are not met, then the application will be rejected.

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As per the guidelines set by the exam conducting authority, only one JEE Main application form is provided per student. If more than one application form is submitted per student, the registration will be cancelled. We will learn more about the whole process and the requirements below.

JEE Main 2022 Application Form: Important Dates

The governing body usually announces the important dates for JEE Main 2022 registration. Additionally, the authority also announces when the exam will be conducted. Students can check all the important dates related to the examination from the table mentioned below:

JEE Main 2022 April Session Dates

Events Important Dates
Availability of online Application Form / Registration  March 1st, 2022
Last date for the payment of fees March 31st, 2022
Last date to submit the online application form March 31st, 2022
Commencement of Corrections in the application form April 6th – 8th, 2022 (9:00 P.M.)
JEE Main exam dates (Session 1): April 21, 24, 25, 29, May 1 and 4.

JEE Main 2022 May Session Dates

Events Important Dates
Availability of online Application Form / Registration  April 8, 2022
Last date for the payment of fees May 3rd, 2022 up to 11.30 P.M.
Last date to submit the online application form May 3rd, 2022 up to 05.00 P.M.
Commencement of Corrections in the application form To be announced
JEE Main exam dates (Session 2): May 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29

JEE Main 2022 Postponed – New Exam Dates

Important Notice for 2022 Registration

I. In the first session, only Session 1 will be visible, and candidates can opt for that. In the next session, Session 2 will be visible, and the candidates can opt for that Session. The application window for Session 2 will be re-opened later on. Examination for Session 2 will be the last Examination for the JEE (Main) – 2022. A candidate can apply for Session 1 and pay the exam fee for Session 1 in the given duration. If a candidate wishes to apply for Session 2, he/she has to apply again when the window will be reopened after the conduct of Session 1 and pay the Examination Fee for Session 2 during that period.

II. The fee can be submitted only online through Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card, UPI or Paytm Services. Processing charges and GST as applicable are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator. The fee, once paid, will not be refunded. However, it can be taken forward to another Session of JEE (Main) 2022. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate for the same session(s) will not be accepted at any cost.

III. For those candidates who would apply for more than one Session of examination (April/May) may change their Choice of Cities in the correction window, which will be opened in due course under intimation to them through Public Notice for each Session.

IV. The Confirmation Page of the online Application Form will be generated only after successful payment by the Candidate. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of the fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund.

JEE Main 2022 Registration Window Reopened for Session 1

Documents Required For Filling JEE Main Application Form

Below we have mentioned all the important documents that need to be submitted along with the application form.

  • 10th class documents.
  • 12th class documents.
  • Aadhaar card details.
  • Scanned copies of signature and a passport-sized photograph.
  • Phone number and a valid email ID.
  • Debit card, Credit card or e-Challan details.
  • Bank account number, Ration card number, Passport number, Voter ID card, etc.

Steps To Be Followed While Filling The JEE Main Form

The JEE Main application form has to be filled out and submitted online only. The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.

JEE Main 2022 Registration and Application Process Video Guide

JEE Main 2022 Registration and Application Process Video Guide

The following steps should be followed for successfully filling and submitting the application form:

Step 1: JEE Main Registration

The link to JEE Main registration page is usually available as soon as the registration window gets activated on the official website (jeemain.nta.nic.in) of the JEE Main. On the registration page of JEE Main, the following details of the applicant must be entered carefully: Nationality, Identification type, State, Name of the Student, Date of Birth and gender of the applicant. After filling in all the above-mentioned details, enter the security pin and click on the submit button.

Another important step to note here is during the registration for the online application form, and candidates have to note down the system generated application number. Then the candidate should also create a PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her desired answer.

After the successful submission of the personal details, an application number is generated, and it will be used to complete the remaining steps of the application form. It will also be required for all future reference/correspondence. This application number will also be used/referred for both Sessions of JEE Main 2022. For subsequent logins, the candidate will be able to login directly with the respective system generated Application Number and created Password.

Step 2: Filling Of JEE Main Application Form

After successful registration, students will be redirected to the JEE Main application page, where the following details have to be entered:

Exam Related Details:

  • In this section, the information related to the medium of question paper, mode of examination and the course for which they are applying is to be provided.
  • Students appearing for the offline mode of examination could opt for 4 centres according to their preferences, whereas for appearing in the online mode of examination, the applicant could opt for only one centre.

Personal Details Of Applicant:

  • In this section, personal information like parents’ name, name, nationality, state of eligibility, date of birth, category, gender, etc.
  • It is mandatory for candidates to enter their Aadhaar number, place of residence and mailing address.

Academic Details:

  • In this section, all the details related to the qualifying examination like their school name, school address, class 10th &and class 12th passing year, etc.
  • Students appearing for the 12th class board exams also have to enter the details of their qualifying examination.

Address Details Of The Applicants:

  • In this section, applicants need to provide their complete address like mobile number, pin code, state, country, email address, etc.

Guardian Details:

  • In this section, all the details of their Guardians and parents like occupation, qualification, annual income details, etc.

Step 3: Uploading Of Scanned Documents

The applicants now will need to upload the scanned images of their signature and recently clicked passport sized photograph with the following specifications:

Specifications Signature Photograph
File Format JPEG/JPG JPEG/JPG
Dimensions 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
Size 4 KB to 30 KB 10 KB to 200 KB

The signature of the applicant should be clearly visible, and it should match with the signature of the applicant in class 10th and 12th certificates. The photograph of the applicant should be black and white or coloured along with clear contrast. The photograph must have the name of the applicant along with the date of clicking. Polaroid photographs or photographs with caps or goggles are not acceptable.

A scanned copy of the PwD and Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) is also accepted, and it should be in PDF format between 50kb to 300kb (clearly legible).

After uploading the scanned documents, the applicants can review their application form by clicking on the Review button. After making all the changes, the applicants could proceed with the payment options.

Step 4: Payment Of JEE Main Application Fee

The final step is the payment of the fees. For making the payment, the applicants need to submit the details of either credit or debit card, followed by hitting the submit button. Application or registration fees for JEE Main form can also be paid through e-Challan, UPI or net banking. Processing charges and GST, as applicable, are chargeable to the candidate (in addition to
the examination fee) by the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway Integrator.

JEE Main 2022 Application Form: Fee Structure

The fee structure for both online and offline modes of examination is given below:

Fee payable for JEE (Main) –2022

(through Credit Card /Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-

Banking/UPI)

Type of Candidate In India (Fee in Rs.) Outside India (Fee in Rs.)
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech or

Paper 2A: B. Arch or

Paper 2B: B.Planning

General/Gen-EWS/

OBC(NCL)

Male 650 3000
Female 325 1500
SC/ST/PwD Male 325 1500
Female 325 1500
Transgender 325 1500
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch or

Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning 

or

Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B :

B.Planning 

or

Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning

General/Gen-

EWS/OBC(NCL)

Male 1300 6000
Female 650 3000
SC/ST/PwD Male 650 3000
Female 650 3000
 

Transgender

 

650

 

3000

Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Step 5: Take A Print Out Of The Confirmation Page

After the payment of application fees, the candidates can download and take a printout of the acknowledgement or confirmation page for future reference. If applicants have made an error while filling the JEE Main form, then, in that case, the applicants are allowed to correct their mistakes online. However, the applicants are not allowed to change their mode of examination from Online to Offline mode, and except that, the applicants would be allowed to change all other details.

In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of the fee, then the candidate may have to approach the concerned Bank/Payment Gateway (in the helpline number and e-mail given in the Information Bulletin) for ensuring the successful payment or for obtaining the refund of duplicate / multiple payments].

JEE Main Application Form Correction

The correction process of JEE Main online application is normally initiated by the conducting body on their official website. The applicants can now edit their personal data or any incorrect and incomplete information in their application forms on the official link jeemain.nic.in. The applicants can even upload fresh images if the previously uploaded images have an evident issue.

Also Read: JEE Main Admit Card

Important Instructions For The Correction Process

Any changes in the application form can be made only once; therefore, the applicants must follow all the guidelines carefully before updating their JEE Main application forms. The applicants, however, cannot change their mode of examination from online to offline mode of examination. The applicants must ensure that all the information updated is as per the guidelines prescribed to avoid rejections of their updated application forms.

The dates to make changes in the application form will be announced by the exam authority. The applicants need to pay an additional fee for making corrections to their application forms. The payment can be made online through debit cards, credit cards or e-wallets and offline through e-challans at Canara, Syndicate, and ICICI Banks within the above-mentioned time frame.

Things Candidates Should Keep Ready Before Filling The Form

There are certain things that candidates need to do or rather keep some documents ready before filling in the JEE Main online application form. Some of them include:

  • PC with a good internet connection.
  • Details of qualification.
  • Scanned copy of passport photograph. It has to be clear in JPG/JPEG format, and the image size has to be between 10 kb–200 kb.
  • Digital copy of the candidate’s signature in JPG/JPEG format with the image size between 4 kb–30 kb.
  • Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) and the file size: 50kb to 300KB).
  • PwD certificate (file size: 50kb to 300kb) in jpg/jpeg format.
  • Working e-mail id.
  • Valid mobile number.
  • A printer to print the confirmation page.

SANDES Application

Interestingly, this time candidates can also download and install the SANDES application as a secondary channel to receive time-to-time notifications from NTA. SANDES app can be downloaded and installed on system-generated Mobile Device as follow:

  • Visit the Google Play Store on your Mobile Device.
  • Search for the “Sandes App” in the search bar.
  • It then displays the app in the play store.
  • Click on Install, and then the app gets downloaded to your mobile.
  • Now, mobile users can enjoy the services of the Sandes Mobile App.

About JEE Main

JEE Main is the 1st stage of IIT JEE and is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) from 2019 onwards. The students are granted admission based on their performance in this exam. Students are admitted into various undergraduate courses which are offered by the NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs solely on the basis of scores obtained in the examination. Due to the vastness of the syllabus and the level of competition, it is considered one of the toughest competitive examinations at the undergraduate level and in India. Alternatively, it is also the qualifying exam for students who want to appear for JEE Advanced 2022, which is the second phase after Main.

JEE Main Statistics

There has been a decline in the total number of students registering for the examination from the year 2014 to 2017. The detailed list of the total number of students who appeared for JEE Main from the year 2013 to 2020 is mentioned below:

Year Total Students registered For JEE Main
2020 9.34 Lakhs
2019 9.41 Lakhs
2018 10.43 Lakhs
2017 12.98 Lakhs
2016 12.07 Lakhs
2015 13.03 Lakhs
2014 13.56 Lakhs
2013 12.82 Lakhs

To know more about JEE Main 2022 Syllabus, cutoffs, previous years’ question papers and more keep exploring BYJU’S website.

Frequently Asked Questions on JEE Main Application Form

What is the application process for JEE Main?

Candidates can apply for JEE Main once the exam conducting authorities release the application date and form on their official website. The whole application process will be conducted in an online mode. However, before applying candidates should meet the set eligibility criteria by the authority and they will have to register themselves first. The application process involves several steps which are as follows;

Registration

Uploading Documents

Payment of Fees

Printing of Confirmation Details

Should we send a physical copy of JEE Main application form or any other documents to the authorities?

No, aspirants are not required to send a physical copy of their application forms or any other documents to the authorities. The whole application process will only be held through online mode.

Is Aadhaar card mandatory for filling the application form?

The Aadhaar card is not mandatory for JEE Main application. They can still apply for the exam provided they satisfy other important requirements.

Is there any relaxation of fees given to SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates?

Yes, SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates will receive some relaxation while paying the JEE Main application fees. They will have to pay a lesser amount comparatively.