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Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2023 Session 1 Details

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Exam Notification

Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2023 Session 1

Sub: Inviting Online Application Forms for Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2023 Session 1 (January 2023) - Reg.

The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India has entrusted the responsibility of conducting the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) to the NTA from 2019 onwards.

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE (Main) comprises two papers. Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E/B. Tech) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments. It is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs. Paper 2 is conducted for admission to B. Arch and B. Planning courses in the Country.

For Academic Session 2023-24, it has been decided that the JEE (Main) – 2023 will be conducted in two Sessions i.e. Session 1 (January 2023) and Session 2 (April 2023). The details for the Session 1 (January 2023) are given below:

Activity Day, Date and Time (IST)
Online Submission of Application Form 15 December 2022 to 12 January 2023(up to 09:00 P.M.)
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking/UPI 12 January 2023 (up to 11:50 P.M.)
Announcement of the City of Examination Second week of the January 2023
Downloading of Admit Cards from the NTA website Third week of the January 2023
Date of Examination 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 January 2023
Centre, Date, and Shift As indicated on Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys To be announced later on the website
Website(s) Saturday, September 03, 2022 (10:00 IST)
Declaration of Result on the NTA website To be announced later on the website

JEE (Main) - 2023 will be conducted in 13 languages i.e. English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

In the first session of JEE (Main) - 2023, 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 as per the details available in the Information Bulletin and will also be notified separately through a Public Notice.

For Papers, Scheme, Timing, eligility and other information, candidates are requested to please check the Information Bulletin of JEE (Main) – 2023 available on the website:

Paper Subjects Section A Section B Mode of the Examination Timing of the Examination(IST)
First Shift Second Shift
Paper 1(B.E./B.Tech.) Mathematics 20* 10* Computer Based Test(CBT) mode 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon 03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Physics 20* 10*
Chemistry 20* 10*
Total 90
Paper 2A (B. Arch.) Mathematics – Part I 20* 10* Computer Based Test (CBT) mode except DrawingTest (Part-III) in pen and paper (offline) mode, to be attempted on drawing sheet ofA4 size 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon 03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Aptitude Test – Part II 50
Drawing Test – Part III 02
Total 82
Paper 2B (B. Planning) Mathematics – Part I 20* 10* Computer Based Test(CBT) mode 03:00 P.M. to 06:00 P.M.
Aptitude Test – Part II 50
Planning – Part III 25
Total 105
* For Paper 1 and Part-I of Paper 2, each Subject will have>b> two sections. Section A will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and Section B will contain Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value. In Section B, candidates have to attempt any 05 (five) questions out of 10. There will be negative marking for both Section A and Section B.

Important Instructions:

i. Candidates can apply for JEE (Main) - 2023 through the “Online” mode only through the website The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.
ii. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. In no circumstances, candidates will be allowed to fill more than one Application Form. Strict action will be taken, even at a later stage, against such candidates who have filled more than one Application Form.
iii. Candidates must strictly follow the instructions given in the Information Bulletin and on the NTA website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
iv. Candidates must ensure that the e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own or Parents/Guardians only as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the registered e-mail address or SMS on the registered Mobile Number only.

In case any candidate faces difficulty in applying for JEE (Main) – 2023 Session 1 (January 2023), he/she may contact on 011 - 40759000 / 011 - 69227700 or e-mail at For further clarification related to the JEE (Main) – 2023, the Candidates are advised to visit the official websites of NTA ( ) and ( )for the latest updates.