Joint Entrance Examination 2019 ( JEE – 2019 )

National Testing Agency ( NTA ) which is established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development ( MHRD ) conducts Joint Entrance Examination ( JEE ) MAIN for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

Joint Entrance Examination Eligibility 2019

Age Limit

  • For appearing in the JEE ( Main ) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE ( Main ) Examination – 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he / she is desirous of taking admission.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination ( QE )

  • Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE ( Main ) – 2019 Examination.
  • Candidates who passed Class 12th / Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE ( Main ) – 2019.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination ( QE )

  • Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th / qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE ( Main ) – 2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE ( Main ) – 2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE ( Main ) – 2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank / result will not be declared.

Joint Entrance Examination Seats 2019

Reservation of Seats

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are :

  • Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer ( NCL )
  • Scheduled Castes ( SC )
  • Scheduled Tribes ( ST )
  • Persons with Disability ( PwD ) with 40% or more disability

Joint Entrance Examination Application Form 2019

Joint Entrance Examination Application Form is available in the official website

Applying Online and Submission of Application

  • The online submission of particulars, uploading of scanned photograph and signatures may be made at JEE ( Main ) website. The candidates should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. On submission of details, a Confirmation Page with Application Number shall be generated.
  • Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page and keep it for reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to NTA. The application fee payment can be made by credit / debit card / Net Banking / e – challan using SBI – MOPS facility of State Bank of India.

Instructions for Applying Online

  • Before filling up the application form the candidate should have a scanned image of his / her recent photograph and signature in running hand. These scanned images are to be uploaded during the submission of application form. The photograph should be coloured or black / white ( but clear contrast ) with name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it as shown. It should be without cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed. Polaroid photos are not acceptable. Candidates with unclear photograph are liable to be rejected. Candidates may keep 6 – 8 identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of entrance examination, Seat Allocation Process and Admission.
  • The information given in the first column of the following table will be asked in the Online Application form.
  • The instructions to fill up the form have been given in the second column.

Joint Entrance Examination Selection Procedure 2019

  • Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE ( Main ) – 2019 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches / programs and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE ( Main ) website for latest information. The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process / admission. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility, category and disability ( if any ) of the candidate. On failing to produce any of the authentic documents, the candidate will not be considered for admission. SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of Seat Allocation Process as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission.

Joint Entrance Examination Important Dates 2019

First Attempt
1On - line submission of Application Form1st September, 2018 to 30th September, 2018 ( Upto 11.50 p.m. )
2Date for successful final transaction of fee ( through Credit / Debit Card / Net Banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e - challan upto bank hours )1st September, 2018 to 1st October, 2018
3Dates of ExaminationBetween 6th January, 2019
( Sunday )
and 20th January, 2019 ( Sunday )
4Declaration of Result on NTA’s websiteBy 31st January, 2019
Second Attempt
5On - line submission of Application Form8th February, 2019 to
7th March, 2019
6Date for successful final transaction of fee ( through Credit / Debit Card / Net Banking up to 11.50 p.m. and through e - challan upto bank hours )8th February, 2019 to
8th March, 2019
7Dates of ExaminationBetween 6th April, 2019 ( Sunday ) and 20th April, 2019
( Saturday )
8Declaration of Result on NTA’s websiteBy 30th April, 2019
Correction in Particulars of application form on website only8th October, 2018 to 14th October, 2018
Exact City, date and shift of examination for Paper - 1 and Paper - 2 may be given on NTA’s website and made available by15th November, 2018
Printing of Admit Cards from NTA’s websiteFrom 17th December, 2018
Declaration of Result on NTA’s websiteBy 31st January, 2019

Contact Details

Ministry of human resource development,
1, West Block, RK Puram,
New Delhi, Delhi 110066, India.,
Telephone No. :  + 91 – 11 – 2338 3936,
Fax : + 91 – 11 – 23382365,
Email :,
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