By- Akanksha Yadav

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will soon start the city intimation for the Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main). Students can download the city intimation slip from website once the slip is activated. The JEE Main Admit card will be released by the third week of January. Session 1 of JEE Main 2023 will be held on January 24, 25, 28,29, 30 and 31 while session 2 of the exam will be conducted on April 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12. The form correction window for session 1 was open from January 13 to January 14.

Students will be able to download their admit cards on website but before the admit card release, authorities will first release the city intimation slip so that students can know their allotted city beforehand. All the other exam centre-related information will be made available through admit card. Hall ticket for the examination will also be available on the website. It can only be available through online mode. 

The JEE Main 2023 admit card is the mandatory document for the students who are going to sit for the examination. Without this document, they will not be allowed to sit for the examination. All the other exam-related information like date, time, centre name and more will be available on the hall ticket.

Documents needed while filling out JEE Main 2023 application form:

Students should keep their important documents ready before the submission of the application form as these are very important for registration. If the student doesn’t meet the requirements, his/her application will not be accepted. Students can check the required documents listed below.

  • Class 10 documents
  • Class 12 documents
  • Adhaar card details
  • His/her passport-sized photograph
  • Scanned copies of the signature
  • 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

JEE Main Exam 2023 important dates:

The authorities have announced the exam dates for JEE Main 2023 session 1 and session 2. Candidates can check here the important dates for the examination so that they are well-prepared before the exam.

JEE Main 2023 January Session dates:

Availability of the application form- 15 December 2022

Last date for the payment of fees is 12 January 2023 (up to 11.50 P.M.)

Last date to submit the online application form is 12 January 2023 (up to 9.00 pm)

Commencement of corrections in the application form: 13 January to 14 January 2023 (up to 11.50 P.M.)

JEE Main exam dates: 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 January 2023

JEE Main 2023 April Session dates:

Availability of the application form- 7 February 2023

Last date for the payment of fees: 7 March 2023 (up to 11.50 P.M.)

Last date to submit the online application form: is 7 March 2023 (up to 9.00 pm)

Commencement of corrections in the application form: to be announced soon

JEE Main exam dates: 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 January 2023

Admit cards for JEE Main 2023 will be released soon by the governing body. Students will be able to download their admit card on the official website of JEE Main which is City imitation slip will also be released on the official website of JEE Main.

JEE Main Exam 2023 eligibility criteria:

Before filling out the application form for JEE Main exam, students should go through the JEE Main eligibility criteria prescribed by the NTA. He/she should satisfy all the requirements and then only he/she should fill out the application form. If all the requirements are met, his/her application will be accepted and if not then the application will be rejected. 

NTA has revised the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2023 exam. Here are all the parameters which students need to pass to sit for the examination. 

  1. Nationality: The candidate should be a citizen of India. Foreign national candidates as well as NRIs, PIOs, and OCIs are also eligible for the exam.
  2. Age criteria: There is no age limit for the candidates. However, student needs to fulfil the age requirement of the institute to which they want to take admission.
  3. Total Attempts: Students have three consecutive attempts for JEE main. The first attempt is taken right after the class 12 board exam followed by the other attempts in consecutive years. The exam is held twice a year so the students get 6 attempts in total.
  4. Qualifying exam: Here is the list of qualifying exams for JEE Main exam.

· The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognised Central/State Board, such as the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, etc.

· Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognised Board/University.

· Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

· Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

· Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or any foreign country, recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

· Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.

· A Diploma recognised by the AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 years duration.

· General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

· High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

· Candidates who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 Examination.

· In case the Class 12 Examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.

Students must have pursued at least 5 subjects with Physics, and Maths as their core subjects in their qualifying examination. Students will not be eligible if they have studied less than 5 subjects in their qualifying exams.

Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Language and one more subject of choice are the main subjects required for JEE Main exam.

For B.Arch/B. Planning, the subjects included are Language, Physics, Mathematics (mandatory), Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational subjects, and any other subject.

  1. Students who have passed their class 12 examination or equivalent in 2021 or 2022 can appear for JEE Main Exam 2023. Students who are appearing for these exams this year can also appear for JEE Main 2023.

6. Marks Eligibility

Students who are from the general category should have secured a minimum of 75% marks in their Class 12 board exams, or the student should rank among the top 20 percentile in their qualifying examination for getting admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs and other CFTIs.

If the student belongs to a reserved category, he/she should have secured a minimum of 65% in the qualifying exam.