JEE Main 2019 Paper 2  – National Testing Agency clears the air about the mode of conduction of JEE Main 2019  – January paper 2 exam. As per the recent release by NTA at, it has now been made clear that JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 will have 3 parts. Part 1 and Part 2 will be in online mode, whereas the Part 3 will be in offline mode. Part 1 of JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 is Mathematics, Part 2 is Aptitude Test and Part 3 is the drawing section which the candidates will attempt in drawing sheets. On September 01, 2018 the application process of JEE Main 2019 has started and the information brochure has been made available.

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JEE Main 2019 Paper 2

Candidates who wish to take admission in the NITs and CFTIs in courses like B.Arch and B.Planning have to clear JEE Main 2019 Paper 2.

The important dates regarding the JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 events are given in this table below:

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Dates of January Exam Dates of April Exam
TPC registration starts 01 Sep 2018 08 Feb 2019
Application Starts from 01 Sep 2018 08 Feb 2019
Last date to apply 30 Sep 2018 07 Mar 2019
Admit card issuing date 17 Dec 2018 18 Mar 2019
JEE Main 2019 Exam Date 06  – 20 Jan 2019

Paper 1 (for B.E./B.Tech):

  • Shift 1: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Shift 2: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Paper 2 (for B.arch/B.Plan):

will be held in one shift only

07 – 21 06 to 20 Apr 2019
Declaration of Answer Keys To be announced! To be announced!
Declaration of Result 31 Jan 2019 30 Apr 2019

NTA JEE Main 2019 Paper 2

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JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Application Form

The JEE Main 2019 Application form will be available in the online mode only in the official website of Now, the process of application for Paper 1 and Paper 2 will remain the same. There will be one application form available and candidates have to select for which paper (1 or 2 or both) they wish to appear for.

  • To fill the application form candidates have to register first and then fill asked details like Aadhaar details, personal and educational information, uploading documents etc.
  • Next, to submit the filled in application form candidates have to pay the application fee online.
  • On paying the application fee, an acknowledgment page will appear containing application ID.
  • Note the application number.
  • Take print out of the submitted application form, do not send it to the authorities. Keep it for your reference.

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Mode of payment: Online only, via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ E-Challan.

Application Fee: The application fee for JEE Main 2019 is as follows:

Applying For UR and OBC PwD, SC, ST, Transgenders and Girls
If Opting for Exam Center in India
JEE Main Paper 1 or Paper 2
  • Rs. 500 (Boys)
  • Rs. 250 (Girls)
Rs. 250 (Girls & Boys)
Both JEE Main Paper 1 and 2
  • Rs. 900(Boys)
  • Rs. 450 (Girls)
Rs. 450 (Girls & Boys)
If Opting for Exam Center Outside India
JEE Main Paper 1 or Paper 2
  • Rs. 2000(Boys)
  • Rs. 1000(Girls)
Rs. 1000 (Girls & Boys)
Both JEE Main Paper 1 and 2
  • Rs. 3000 (Boys)
  • Rs. 1500 (Girls)
Rs. 1500 (Girls & Boys)

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Eligibility Criteria

There is no difference in JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2 admissions. Just that if you qualify Paper 1 you will be able to take admission in B.Tech/B.E. courses and become eligible for JEE Advanced examination. However, if you qualify the Paper 2 exam you will be able to take admission in B.Arch/B.Plan courses at institutes other than the IITs. If you qualify in both the exam, you have to select your course of study ( B.Tech/B.E. or B.Arch/B.Plan).

Below are the eligibility criteria :

Age Limit – No age limit.

Educational Qualification – The candidate must be appearing/appeared Class 12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board. Also, the applicant should have Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Number of Attempts – No attempt limits.

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Admit Card

Now, there will be no separate admit card for paper 1 or paper 2. You will get 1 admit card that clearly mentions for which paper you have applied for. This one admit card will be valid for both paper 1 and paper 2 for the candidates who will appear for both the papers in JEE Main 2019 Paper 2.

JEE Main 2019 admit card will be available in the online mode only. Candidates have to log in using their application ID and password to get the admit card. On the admit card you will be able to see the following:

  • final exam center details
  • exam timing, personal details
  • JEE Main 2019 roll number
  • your photograph
  • signature
  • other exam related instructions.

If you have applied for both paper 1 and 2, then you will be able to check the schedule of both the exam on your admit card. You have to appear at the test center as per the schedule in your JEE Main 2019 admit card.

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 will be quite different from that of JEE Main 2019 Paper 1. Thus, it is important to know what will be the pattern of the exam, from the brief explanation below:

Particular Description
Exam Mode
  • Part 1 and 2 (Computer-based test)
  • Part 3 (Pen and Paper-based Test)
Number of Questions
  • 30 questions: Mathematics (Part-1) = 120 marks
  • 50 questions: Aptitude test (Part-2) = 200 marks
  • 2 questions in drawing = 70 marks
    Total 390 marks
Marking Scheme +4 marks for each correct answer.
Negative Marking 1/4 marks will be deducted
Type of Questions Maths & Aptitude section will be objective while the drawing section will be subjective
Language English & Hindi
Exam Duration 3 hours.

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Preparation Tips

You must be well verse of 3 things to prepare for JEE Main 2019 Paper 2. They are:

  • Syllabus
  • Exam Pattern
  • Important Books

We have already discussed the exam pattern above, thus, we need to know the syllabus:

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Syllabus:

Part – I: Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.) Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build~environment. Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualising. different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).

Part – II: Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.

Drawing Section: Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles. gardens, trees, plants etc.) and rural life.

Download Syllabus PDF

Note: Candidates are advised to bring pencils, own geometry box set, erasers and colour pencils and crayons for the Aptitude Test.

Important Books For JEE Main 2019 Paper 2:

A complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch Entrance Examination Buy Online
Steps to Architecture (NATA) B. Arch Entrance Exam Guide Buy Online
NATA & B.ARCH Question Bank: Entrance Examination Buy Online
A complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch Buy Online
NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material: Entrance Examination Buy Online
NATA (B.Arch) Guide to Bachelor of Architecture Entrance Examination Buy Online

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Answer Keys

The answer key of JEE main 2019 Paper 2 will be available in online mode. Now, of the examination is conducted in online mode, then the response sheet and the answer key will be both available under the candidate login at However, if the exam is in offline mode, the answer keys will be available in PDF format at Few days after the examination is over, the answer keys will be available officially.

Challenging JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Answer Key: Candidates can use the keys to cross-check their response in the exam and calculate a rough score. If a candidate finds any mistake in the answer key they can also challenge the same using proper proof, and by paying a requisite amount of fee.

JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Result

National Testing Agency (NTA) will declare the result of JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 and Paper 1. Now as of now, NTA has not made any announcements on the release of result dates for paper 1 and paper 2 separately. There is only one date available which goes by JEE Main 2019 Result – now it is unclear whether paper 1 and paper 2 results will be declared on the same day or on different days. Thus, until any announcement of final information available how the declaration of result will be made is yet unclear. However, one thing is clear that the results will be available in online mode only.


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