JEE Main Application Form

JEE Main application form is usually released online and candidates have to visit the official website in order to download and fill the form. Candidates mostly have to input details like their name, contact number, category and they have to submit some documents as well.

Candidates before filling the form should carefully go through the JEE Main eligibility criteria defined by the NTA. They should satisfy the criteria and then only they will be able to fill the form. As per the guidelines set by the exam conducting authority, only one application form is provided per student. The Registration will be cancelled if more than one JEE Main application form is submitted per student.

JEE Main 2019 Application Form: Important Dates

The important dates for JEE Main registration are usually announced by the governing body. 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:

Events Important Dates
Availability of online Application Form February 8 to March 7, 2019
Last date for the payment of fees March 8, 2019
Last date to submit the online application form March 7, 2019
Commencement of Corrections in the application form March 11 to 15, 2019
JEE Main exam date April 7, 2019 (Paper 2)

April 8, 9, 10 and 12, 2019 (Paper 1)

Documents Required For Filling JEE Main Application Form

  • 10th class documents.
  • 12th class documents.
  • Aadhaar card details.
  • Scanned copies of signature and 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 online. The following steps should be followed for successfully filling and submitting the application form:

Step 1: JEE Main Registration

The link of JEE Main registration page is usually available as soon as the registration window gets activated. 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 all the above-mentioned details, enter the security pin and click on the submit button.

Step 2: Filling Of JEE Main Application Form

After successful registration, the 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 for are to be provided.
  • Students appearing for 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 & 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.

Password Creation: Before submitting the JEE Main form the students need to set a password which would be required in future for further signing in. The students also need to remember their answers to security questions which would be helpful in recovering their password in case if they forget it.

Step 3: Uploading Of Scanned Documents

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

Specifications Signature Photograph
Dimensions 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
Size 1 KB to 30 KB 4 KB to 40 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 cap or goggles are not acceptable. 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 Form

For making the payment, the applicants need to submit the details of either credit or debit card followed by the Submit button. Application or registration fees for JEE Main form can also be paid through e-Challan.

JEE Main Application Form: Fee Structure

The fee structure for both online and offline mode of examination (Paper 1 & Paper 2) is given below:

Exam Mode Category Paper 1 & Paper 2 (Both) Paper 1 & Paper 2 (Any)
Offline Mode General and OBC Girls 900 Rs

Boys 1800 Rs

Girls 500 Rs

Boys 1000 Rs

SC, ST, and PwD Girls 900 Rs

Boys 900 Rs

Girls 500 Rs

Boys 500 Rs

Online Mode General and OBC Girls 650 Rs

Boys 1300 Rs

Girls 250 Rs

Boys 500 Rs

SC, ST, and PwD Girls 650 Rs

Boys 650 Rs

Girls 250 Rs

Boys 250 Rs

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 page for the future references. 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.

JEE Main Correction In Application Form

The correction process of JEE Main online application is normally initiated 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 The applicants can even upload fresh Images if the previously uploaded images have an evident issue.

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 the 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.

Important Dates For JEE Main Application Correction

JEE Main Application Form Correction Process BeginsMarch 11 2019. Last Date to make changes in Application FormMarch 15 2019. The applicants need to pay an additional fee for making corrections in their application forms. The payment can be done 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.

About JEE Main

JEE Main is the 1st stage of JEE and is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) since 2019. The students are offered admissions into various undergraduate courses which are offered by various NITs, IIITs, GFTIs on the basis of scores obtained in the examination. Due to the vastness of syllabus and the level of competition, it is considered as one of the toughest competitive examinations at the undergraduate level. It is also a qualifying exam for students focussing on JEE Advanced which is the next 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 appeared for JEE Main from the year 2013 to 2018 is mentioned below:

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

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;
Uploading Documents
Payment of Fees
Printing of Confirmation Details

If we make any mistakes while filling out the application form then can the details be corrected at a later stage?

Yes, the exam conducting authority does provide a facility for correction to candidates. They will be allowed to make corrections in their application form during a certain period. The date and time of the correction window will be announced by the authority. Therefore, candidates should keep a close track of the dates as the time allotted will be of short duration.

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 the physical copy of their application forms or any other documents to the authorities. The whole application process will only be held through the 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.

Are 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.

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