The JEE Main application form is released online, and candidates must visit the official website to download and fill out the form. For 2023, the JEE Main application form is expected to be released in two stages, as the entrance exam will be conducted in 2 sessions.
For the first session of JEE Main 2023, the registration process may begin in the first week of March 2023. Candidates must strictly follow the deadline for filling out the online application form as mentioned in the official notification, as the exam authority will not entertain requests after submission. The details for the rest of the sessions are provided below.
JEE Main 2023 Application Form: Important Dates
The governing body usually announces the important dates for JEE Main 2023 registration. The authority also informs when the exam will be conducted. Students can check all the important dates (tentative) related to the examination from the table mentioned below.
JEE Main 2023 April Session Dates
|Availability of online application form/registration||First week of March 2023|
|Last date for the payment of fees||Fourth week of March 2023|
|Last date to submit the online application form||Fourth week of March 2023|
|Commencement of corrections in the application form||First week of April 2023|
|JEE Main exam dates||Fourth week of April 2023|
JEE Main 2023 May Session Dates
|Availability of online application form/registration||First week of May 2023|
|Last date for the payment of fees||First week of May 2023|
|Last date to submit the online application form||First week of May 2023|
|Commencement of corrections in the application form||Second week of May 2023|
|JEE Main exam dates||Fourth week of May 2023|
Meanwhile, candidates can check how to fill out the JEE Main 2023 application form carefully, and they should avoid making mistakes. They have to give details like their name, contact number, and category and submit scanned copies of documents as well to complete the application process successfully. However, before filling out the form, candidates should go through the JEE Main eligibility criteria prescribed by the NTA. They should satisfy the criteria, and then only they should fill out the form. If the requirements are met, then the application will be accepted.
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As per the guidelines set by the exam conducting authority, only one JEE Main application form is provided per student. The registration will be cancelled if more than one application form is submitted per student. Let us learn more about the whole process and the requirements below.
Important Notice for 2023 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) – 2023. 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, they have to apply again when the window will be reopened after 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) 2023. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate for the same session(s) will not be accepted at any cost.
III. Candidates who apply for more than one session of examination (June/July) may change their choice of cities in the correction window, which will be opened in due course under intimation to them through a public notice for each session.
IV. The confirmation page of the online application form will be generated only after successful fee 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 to ensure the successful payment or to obtain the refund.
Documents Required for Filling Out JEE Main Application Form
Below, we have mentioned all the important documents that need to be submitted along with the application form.
- Class 10 documents.
- Class 12 documents.
- Aadhaar card details.
- Scanned copies of the 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 Out 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. For reference, candidates can watch the video below to understand how to fill out the JEE Main application form.
JEE Main 2022 Registration and Application Process Video Guide
The following steps should be followed to fill out and submit the application form successfully:
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, candidates have to note down the system-generated application number. Then, the candidate should also create a PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter their 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 log in directly with the respective system-generated application number and created password.
Step 2: Filling Out the 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:
- 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:
- This section requires the applicant to fill in personal information like parents’ name, name of the candidate, 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.
- In this section, all the details related to the qualifying examination, like the school name, school address, Class 10 and Class 12 passing year, etc., are to be provided.
- Students appearing for the Class 12 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, mobile number, pin code, state, country, email address, etc.
- In this section, all the details of the guardians and parents, like occupation, qualification, annual income details, etc., are required.
Step 3: Uploading 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:
|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 the signature of the applicant in Class 10 and Class 12 certificates. The photograph of the applicant should be black and white or coloured, along with clear contrast. The photograph must have the applicant’s name and the date of clicking. Polaroid photographs or photographs with caps or goggles are not acceptable.
Scanned copies of the PwD and category certificates (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.) are also accepted, and they 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. To make the payment, the applicants must submit the details of their credit or debit card, followed by clicking 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 2023 Application Form: Fee Structure
The expected fee structure for both online and offline modes of examination is given below:
|Fee payable for JEE (Main) –2023
(through Credit Card/Debit Card (except Master/Visa Card) / Net-
|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
|Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2A: B. Arch or
Paper 1: B.E./B. Tech & Paper 2B: B. Planning
Paper 1: B.E./B.Tech, Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B :
Paper 2A: B. Arch & Paper 2B: B.Planning
|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 out the JEE Main form, 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, except that they 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) to ensure the successful payment or to obtain the refund of duplicate/multiple payments].
JEE Main Application Form Correction
The conducting body normally initiates the correction process of JEE Main online application on their official website. The applicants can then 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.
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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 exam authority will announce the dates to make changes to the application form. 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 mentioned time frame.
Things Candidates Should Keep Ready before Filling Out the Form
There are certain things that candidates need to do or rather keep some documents ready before filling out 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 an image size between 4 kB – 30 kB.
- Category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS etc.), and the file size should be 50 kB to 300 kB.
- PwD certificate (file size: 50 kB to 300 kB) in JPG/JPEG format.
- Working e-mail ID.
- Valid mobile number.
- A printer to print the confirmation page.
Interestingly, this time, candidates can also download and install the SANDES application as a secondary channel to receive time-to-time notifications from the NTA. SANDES app can be downloaded and installed on a system-generated mobile device as follow:
- Visit the Google Play Store on the mobile device.
- Search for the “Sandes App” in the search bar.
- It then displays the app in the Play Store.
- Click ‘install’, and then the app gets downloaded to the 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 has been conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) since 2019. The students are granted admission based on their performance in this exam. Students are admitted to 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 syllabus’s vastness and the competition level, 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 2023, which is the second phase after the IIT JEE.
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 online. 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:
Payment of Fees
Printing of Confirmation Details
Should we send a hard copy of JEE Main application form or any other documents to the authorities?
No, applicants are not required to send a hard copy of their application forms or any other documents to the authorities. The whole application process will only be held online.
Is an Aadhaar card mandatory for filling out the application form?
The Aadhaar card is not mandatory for JEE Main application form. Applicants can still apply for the exam, provided they satisfy other important requirements.
Is there any relaxation of fees for the 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 compared to other categories.