JEE Main 2021: Paper 2 on February 23

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EE Main 2021 paper 2 is scheduled to begin on February 23, 2021. Paper 2 will be held separately as Paper 2A for BArch and Paper 2B for BPlanning. JEE Main BArch and BPlanning paper will be held in two slots, between 9 am and 12 pm, and 3 pm and 6 pm.

The JEE Main 2021 Paper 2A and 2B consists of 3 sections. Part 1 and Part 2 are Mathematics and Aptitude Test, which is the same for both papers. While Paper 2A part 3 consists of the Drawing test and Paper 2B Part 3 consists of planning-related topics.

For Paper 2A, Part 1 and Part 2 section will be held online in CBT mode, while Part 3 will be held in offline mode. All the parts of Paper 2B will be conducted through ‘Computer Based Test (CBT)’ mode only. The JEE Main BArch and JEE Main BPlanning will be held for a total of 400 marks each.

A total of 20 questions will be MCQs, and five questions will have answers to be filled as a numerical value. There is no negative marking scheme for numerical value.

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2: Scheme of Examination

Paper 2A (BArch)

Name of the SubjectType of QuestionsPart 1 (Mathematics)Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value Part 2 (Aptitude Test)Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Part 3 (Drawing Test)Questions to test drawing aptitude

Paper 2B (BPlanning)

Name of the SubjectType of QuestionsPart 1 (Mathematics)Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value Part 2 (Aptitude Test)Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Part 3 (Planning Based Questions)Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

For multiple-choice questions, each correct answer will be entailed to 4 marks, while each wrong attempt will deduct one mark. The drawing test for Paper 2A will be evaluated out of 100 marks for two questions.

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2: Exam Pattern

Paper 2A (BArch)

Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarksPart 1 (Mathematics)20100Part 2 (Aptitude Test)50200Part 3 (Drawing Test)02100

Paper 2B (BPlanning)

Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarksPart 1 (Mathematics)20100Part 2 (Aptitude Test)50200Part 3 (Planning Based Questions)25100

Overall merit shall be prepared by merging NTA Scores of all shifts of all days. More information on JEE Main 2021 paper 2 can be obtained on the official site, jeemain.nta.nic.in.