JEE Main April 2019 – Result, AIR, Percentile Score, Cut Offs, Counselling

JEE Main April 2019 – NTA has released the result for JEE Main April 2019 for Paper 1 on April 29, 2019, instead of April 30, 2019. Candidates need to login and check the JEE Main 2019 Result for April attempt. Based on the best performance out of JEE Main January 2019 and JEE Main April 2019, NTA is preparing the final AIR for admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. Top scoring candidates of JEE Main 2019 are also eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2019 for admission in the IITs. Read below all the details related to JEE Main April 2019.

Latest: JEE Main 2019 Result for Paper 1 has been released. Click here to check the same.

JEE Main April 2019

JEE Main 2019 April exam was the second attempt for the candidates who have already appeared in the first attempt in January. Also, the candidates who were unable to appear in the January exam due to any reason were able to register for JEE Main 2019 April exam. JEE Main 2019 April Dates are available in the table below:

JEE Main 2019 April Important Dates
Application Form will be available from 08 Feb 2019
Last Date To Submit Your Applications 07 Mar 2019
Last Date of Submission of Application Fee 08 Feb – 08 Mar 2019
Image correction facility 07 Mar 2019 onwards
Opening of Application form correction window 11 Mar – 15 Mar 2019
Release of Admit Card 20 Mar 2019
Dates of Examination 07, 08, 09, 10 & 12 Apr 2019
Release of Response sheet 14 Apr 2019
Release of Answer Key 14 Apr 2019
Challenge Answer Key 14 Apr – 16 Apr 2019 (until 11:50)
Reopening of the category correction window until 17 Apr 2019 (5:00 PM)
  • Declaration of Paper 1 Result
  • Declaration of Paper 2 Result
  • by 30 Apr 2019 29 Apr 2019
  • by 15 May 2019

For the April attempt, 9,58,619 had registered for JEE Main 2019.

Last chance for Category Correction

Candidates are given the last chance to correct their category for JEE Main April 2019. The candidates from General, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and EWS can correct their category from the JEE Main 2019 candidate login from April 15 to April 17, 2019, until 5:00 PM. Candidates must note that this is the last opportunity to correct the category from the official website i.e. Click here for more information.

JEE Main 2019 Question Paper And Response Sheet

On April 14, 2019, NTA has uploaded the question paper with the candidate’s response under the login. The response sheet and question paper will have the following details:

  1. Application number
  2. Candidate’s Name
  3. Roll number
  4. Test date and time
  5. Subject
  6. Question Ids
  7. Option Ids
  8. Status
  9. Correct Options

JEE Main 2019 Response Sheet

JEE Main April 2019 Answer Key

After the JEE Main 2019 April exam is over, the answer key has been made available on the official website. The answer keys are not released in PDF format, NTA will release the answer key in a different manner. Candidates can challenge the answers released by NTA using the candidate Login by paying a fee of Rs. 1000 for every answer they challenge. Know how to check the answer key?


JEE Main April 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for JEE Main April 2019 was available to those who had completed the online application process before the last date of submission. The Admit card contained all the important details like venue, time and date of the examination, JEE Main April 2019 Roll Number, photograph and other important instructions. Thus, the candidates will have to log in and download their admit card from This important document is to be carried to the exam center along with a valid photo id proof.

Note that school IDs are not considered as valid Id proof in JEE Main. Many candidates had to face trouble in the Jan exam, as they carried their school IDs as a valid Id proof.

JEE Main April 2019 Application Form

NTA had released the application form for JEE Main April 2019 over The candidates had to register using details of the state of eligibility, identification proof and it’s number, name, date of birth, and gender. On submitting these details the entire application form will be available at the next stage.

Facility for January Exam candidates:

  1. The candidates who have already applied for the January exam can now apply using their January exam details.
  2. They don’t have to fill the authentication form they.
  3. They can log in using their January exam application number and password.

The fresh candidates who have not appeared for the January exam can check the steps below to apply:

  1. Fill the authentication form by filling the details like the state of eligibility, Identification type, identification number, name, date of birth, and gender.
  2. Next, fille the application form using Personal Details, Academic Details, Contact Details, and Guardian Details.
  3. In the next step upload the scanned images of recent passport-sized photo and your signature.
  4. Lastly make the fee payment online via net banking, credit/debit card.

The Aadhaar card is not mandatory to register for JEE Main 2019 exam.

Notification for EWS Category

Government of India has decided that Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of candidates who did not come under any reserved category of SC/ST and Socially and Educationally Backward category who were not given any reservation earlier shall now be given a reservation of 10% in civil posts and services in Government of India and admission in Educational Institutes. Candidates who come under this category need to edit their application from March 11 to March 15, 2019. Check the official notification from the below provided frame.

  • Click here to open above notification is new window.

JEE Main April 2019 Application Form Correction

NTA allows the candidates to make corrections in their application form via a one time window. The window is now open and available until March 15, 2019.  Using the application form correction window the candidates can change all details except for uploaded photograph and signature. To make corrections the candidates need to log in using their application number and password/date of birth. This will be the one and only chance to rectify any error in the form. No further opportunity is made available.

JEE Main April 2019 Examination/Application Fee

The application fee payment can only be made through any of the online modes (debit card or credit card or net banking) up to 11.50 p.m. on the last day of submitting the application form. The application for JEE Main 2019 April exam remain the same as the January exam:

Applying For UR and OBC PwD, SC, ST, 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)

Attempt Limits and Eligibility

Make a note that, even if you have registered for the JEE Main 2019 January exam, you need to register as afresh candidates for the JEE Main April 2019. Also, you need to pay the application fee again.

JEE Main April 2019 Eligibility

  • Attempt Limit: Now, the biggest question that is among the students is that “If this is my third attempt then will be able to appear in both January and April Exam?”
    YES! You can!
    However, the candidate can appear for JEE Main exam a total of 03 consecutive times.
  • Age Limit – There is no age limit as long as you are suiting the below-mentioned criteria.
  • Year Of passing class 12 – The candidates who have passed 10+2 examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2019 exam.
  • Educational Qualification – The candidate should have passed Class 12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board. Also, the applicant should have studied at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for JEE Main 2019.

JEE Main 2019 Test Practice Center (TPC)

Along with the application forms, NTA will also release the link to book their slots for the Test Practice Centers (TPCs). The Test Practice Centers are the centers where the candidates can go and practice to appear for the online exam of JEE Main 2019.

The Test practice center registration link is made available at Using the registration link, candidates can search and book their nearby test practice center. They can choose their preferred time to visit these centers and practice the online mode of the exam. 3000+ network of TPC is open all over the nation to help the candidates get used to the online mode of the exam before the examination.

JEE Main April 2019 Exam Pattern

Since NTA will not be changing the exam pattern, the pattern will remain the same. Except that the candidates have to appear for the exam in online mode only.

  1. Mode of Examination: Online (Computer Based Test).
  2. Duration of the exam: 03 hours.
  3. Type of Questions: Objective Type / MCQ questions.
  4. The medium of Question Papers: The candidates will be given a choice in the medium of the question papers. The medium of examination in all test centers will be in English and Hindi Medium. However, for Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the questions will be available in English, Hindi, and Gujarati. Therefore, the candidates need to opt for the medium of question paper at the time of filling the application form.

Exam Pattern:

Paper 1 – For BE/B.Tech 
Subject Number of questions Max Marks
Physics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Paper 2 – For B.Arch/B.Plan 
Subject Number of questions Max Marks
Aptitude test 50 200
Mathematics 30 120
Drawing test 1 (with 3 sub points) 70

Marking Scheme

  1. For every correct answer, 04 marks will be given.
  2. Also, there shall be a negative marking of 01 marks for every incorrect answer.
  3. No marks will be deducted or awarded in case if the question is left unanswered.

JEE Main April 2019 Preparation

Know the syllabus ➡️ Complete NCERT ➡️ Use the question papers from January Exam for practice ➡️ Take mock tests ➡️ Revise

Well, there will be two types of candidates in JEE Main April 2019 Exam. Lets us categorize them into Type A and Type B.

Type A: Candidates who did not appear in JEE Main January 2019, and will be appearing in JEE Main April 2019

What might trouble you? Well, if you fall into this category then nothing much will change in your preparation. It is just that you will be facing the examination for the first time in 2019 after NTA has taken up its conduction.

What can you do to be prepared? Although the above case is valid, it can be nullified. How? Well, you will have the question papers from the January examination. Thus, you will be aware of how much NTA has brought changes in the level of questions. Therefore collect the question paper from the January exam to work out the difficulty level in these 3 months. Also, you might want to have a look at the analysis of JEE Main 2019 Jan exam to get an overview of how the exam was conducted. Check the resources below:

Type B: Candidates who are appearing in both the exam – January, and April

Only Advantages for you!! There is no harm in testing your self twice, you just get better. JEE Main April 2019 will be like a second chance for you if have already appeared in the January exam. Thus, you have the chance to score even better. Thus, we would just like to wish you all the best!

JEE Main April 2019

Which category you fall into – Type A or Type B? Which category is better according to you? Let us know in the comment section below. 🙂

Thus, remember if you are appearing once or even twice, doesn’t matter. Your preparation should go on as usual – complete NCERT textbooks and first and then apply the concepts by solving questions from the reference books.

JEE Main 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus again remains the same for the candidates who will appear in JEE Main April 2019. Get below the topics you need to cover for the examination.


  • Sets, Relations, and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Inductions
  • Sequences and Series
  • Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equation
  • Co-ordination Geometry
  • Three dimension Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning


  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Current Electricity
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems

Chemistry (Physical)

  •  Some basic concepts in Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions and Elthe ectrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chemistry (Inorganic)

  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • General Principles and processes of isolation of metals
  • Hydrogen
  • s-block elements
  • p-block elements
  • d and f- block elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons

Chemistry (Organic)

  • Purification and characterization of Organic compound
  • Some basic principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing Halogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry

JEE Main April 2019 Result

Candidates will get the scores of JEE Main 2019 April exam as the result is now released. Now, this will be only the score of the April examination. If you have appeared in both January and April exam, your best score will be used for AIR. If you have appeared only in the April exam, this will be the only score based on which you will be placed in the All India Rank (AIR) List. To check the JEE Main April 2019 Result, candidates have to visit and log in to their registered account and check their scores.

This time the candidates will get the Percentile score (NTA score) section-wise and overall on their JEE Main 2019 Scorecard. Also, the AIR will be based on the overall NTA score or the overall percentile score.

Normalisation/Percentile Score/NTA Score

This time there will be no raw score based result in JEE Main 2019. This is clear when the result of the January attempt was out. Normalisation is done to eliminate any chances of uneven difficulty over the shifts and days in which the exam is held. Since now NTA is conducting the JEE main 2019 exam over multiple days and shifts it is important that the result is calculated using a fair method. Here comes the concept of “Normalisation procedure based on Percentile Score”.

Normalisation/percentile score formula = (100 X Total number of candidates who have appeared in the “session” with the raw score equal to less than the candidate’s) ÷ Total number of the candidates appeared in the ‟Session‟.

Sample Image of NTA JEE Main 2019 Scorecard

JEE Main 2019 January Attempt Statistics

The January attempt of JEE Main 2019 was held over a period of 5 days. The Paper 2 exam as held on January 08, 2019 and the paper 1 exam was held on January 09, 10, 11 and 12, 2019. NTA has successfully conducted the exam in online mode with no technical glitches.

Overall exam analysis

In a nutshell, as per the candidates, the paper set by NTA was more concept and application based compared to the paper set by CBSE until the previous year. However, the level of difficulty in all the shifts and days remained as follows:

  • Physics: Tough and lengthy
  • Mathematics: Moderate but lengthy
  • Chemistry: Easiest

Registration Statistics

For the January attempt a total of 9.65 lakh candidates had registered, 6.85 lakhs were males and 2.8 lakhs were females. In addition to that, 38 transgenders had applied. Also, going by the category, 4.72 lakh applications are received from the General candidates, 3.67 lakh OBC candidates have applied, 0.89 lakh SC candidates have applied and 0.36 lakh applications are received from the ST category.

Paper Number of Candidates
Registered candidates for Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) 9,29,198
candidates appeared for the Paper 1 exam 8,74,469

Fluctuation Of Dates

Note that for the January attempt NTA was commencing the events much before the notified dates. Thus, for the April attempt too, a similar case can be observed. Below table shows the difference in the notified and released dates

JEE Main 2019 Scheduled v/s Release date
Release of Admit Card
  • Scheduled: 17 Dec 2019
  • Released on: 17 Dec 2019
 Declaration of Result
  • Scheduled: 31 Jan 2019
  • Released on: 17 Jan 2o19

Candidates who scored 100 percentile in January attempt

There were 15 candidates who have scored 100 percentile in the January attempt. The name of the candidates are listed in the table below:

Candidate’s Name State
Dhruv Arora Madhya Pradesh
Raj Aryan Agrawal Maharashtra
Adelly Sia Kiran Telangana
Bojja Chetan Reddy Andhra Pradesh
Sambit Behera Rajasthan
Naman Gupta Uttar Pradesh
Yindukuri Jayanth Phani Sai Telangana
Vishwanth K Telangana
Himanshu Gaurav Singh Uttar Pradesh
Kevin Martin Karnataka
Shubhankar Gambhir Rajasthan
Battepati Karthikeya Telangana
Ankit Kumar Misra Maharashtra
Jayesh Singla Punjab
Gupta Kartikey Chandresh Maharashtra


Now that National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the dates and confirmed that JEE Main will be held twice a year and in online mode only, here are few frequent questions that we have been receiving. If you don’t see your doubts answered here, feel free to ask us in the comments below:

Q1: What is the advantage of twice a year exam?

A: There are many. Here we are listing a few of them:

  • You will have two chances to perform.
  • You can appear in either exam if you are unable to appear in any one of them.
  • Also, if you feel you couldn’t do better on the first exam, you can learn from your mistakes and do well in the second one.

Q2: Does the criteria of 75% marks in boards still valid?

A: Yes, it is still valid.

Q3: If the examinations are in online mode only, how will we attend the drawing questions in Paper 2?

A: Do not worry, like NATA, NTA might provide sheets to attempt the drawing questions.

Q4: I am giving JEE for the third time. So I wanted to know that, can I appear in both January and April exam? Or if I give January exam it will be counted as my third attempt?

A: See, logically speaking, you must be able to give both the exams. As the score of one will be used for AIR and admission, it seems that both the attempts will be counted as one and not two. But we think we should wait for the detailed information brochure.

Q5: Can anyone who is going to give improvement for class 12 in 2019 can give jee mains in January as well as in April 2019?

A: Yes, they can!

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  1. Is 75% marks in all the science subject in the boards is required for jee mains qualification if I get a decent rank?

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