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National Testing Agency (NTA) will host the application forms on their official website,

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) MAIN will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) till 2018.

JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination.

Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs is as under:-

CourseRequired Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination
B.E/B.TECHPassed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
B.ARCH./B.PLANNINGPassed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

The application form of JEE Main 2019 exam will be available from September 01, 2018. National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JEE Main and will release the application form for the same online at their website JEE Main registration for the January examination will be open until September 30, 2018. JEE Main 2019 exam date is January 6-20, 2019.

JEE Main is to be held twice a year from 2019 onwards. Thus, the registration will be done twice too. The second JEE Main exam will be conducted in the month of April 2019, for which the registrations will tentatively start in the second week of February 2019.

As per the official announcement by Prakash Javadekar, there is no hike made in examination fee. Thus, as per the last year, the online examination fee this year should be Rs. 500 (Boys) and Rs. 250 (Girls).

The examinations will be conducted in 8 sittings on January 6 to 20, 2019. NTA will let the candidates choose their preferred slots and venue for the online examination. Now, it is yet not clear whether a sperate slot booking system will be available or the candidates have to book their preferences during the JEE Main 2019 Application Form fill up process. However, there are few important points that might remain the same as before, when the Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) used to conduct JEE Mains.

National Testing Agency (NTA) is right now hosting the registration link which is yet not active. This link will be activated on September 01, 2018 as soon as the JEE Main 2019 registrations start.

Before filling the JEE Main 2019 Application Form online, candidates must make sure that they are eligible to appear in the entrance examination. There are 3 consecutive attempts allowed in JEE Mains. Thus, candidates who have already exhausted their 3 attempts cannot apply this anymore.


In addition to the JEE Main eligibility criteria, there are certain important documents that will be required to fill the application form. One of which is the Unique Identification Number (Aadhaar Card Number). To register for JEE Main, the Aadhaar card Number is mandatory. Without this number, candidates will not be allowed to proceed any further. However, the residents of  Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir are exempted from providing their Aadhaar Card number.

Other than that candidates must keep handy the Class 12 certificate (if available) and Class 10 mark sheet for reference while filling the educational details in the form. Also scanned images of Passport size photograph, Signature, and Signature of the guardian must also be kept ready beforehand.

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