JEE Main April 2019 – NTA opens online registration

Are you studying in class 12th and likely to appear for the JEE Main papers to be held in April 2019? Learn here the last dates for applying online for the exam. Also, learn about the fees, exam dates and a few other important details regarding the exam.

JEE Main 2019

This year the JEE main is being conducted in two sessions. The January session is already over and the students who appeared are in possession of their results. The All India Rankings will be, however, known only after the April session of this year's JEE Main Exam. For each student, the better of the two results will be considered for forming the merit list and All India Ranking. Appearing for both the sessions is not compulsory and a student may opt to appear for both or any one of them, as per their desire and preparation level. Based on your JEE Main ranking, you may opt for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. The JEE Main will also be the qualifying exam for appearing in the JEE Advanced 2019 for admission into IITs.

Registration – JEE Main April Exam

The online registration for the JEE Main April 2019 exam has opened on 08th Feb 2019 and will remain open till 07th March 2019. The NTA in its Public Notice dated 08 February 2019 has released the details of the April exam. For further details, candidates may visit the NTA or the JEE Main official website. Fresh candidates need to register themselves at the JEE Main website before applying for the exam. Those who have already appeared for the January exam need not register again. Log in to the site and click on the link that says 'online application process'. Fill all the necessary details and submit the same. Even though not essential, you may download a copy of the completed application for your future reference.

Downloading of admit cards

The admit cards will be available for download from 18 March 2019. The date, shift and the venue of the exam will be available on the admit card. During the application process, you will get to choose the centre for the exam, but not the date or shift. The date and shift selections will be done randomly by the online process at NTA. Your personal details and other important instructions will be printed on the card. Ensure all your personal details are correct.

Queries if any, can be cleared by sending a mail to NTA at their email id Or one may send an SMS to the following phone numbers at NTA – 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526

Exam dates

Even though the actual dates for both the papers of the JEE Main Exam are not yet declared, but the tentative dates are likely to be between 7th April 2019 to 20th April 2019. Just like the January exam, the Paper I will be held in two shifts in a day. The duration of the papers will be 3 hours. Paper II is also likely to be held in two shifts. The actual dates for both the papers will be declared soon by NTA. For those not yet aware, it is worth noting that NTA or the National Testing Agency has replaced CBSE as the agency that is going to conduct all future JEE Main exams applicable from 2019.

Examination fees for different categories

As in JEE Main January exam, the examination fees for the different categories of candidates is as follows.

Candidates appearing either Paper I or II

Male candidates from the general and the OBC category have to pay Rs 500 as application fees. For female and reserve category candidates from the SC, ST and PwD category, the application fees are Rs 250.

Candidates appearing both Paper I and II

Male or OBC candidates appearing for both the papers, the application fees is Rs 1,300. For girls and candidates belonging to the reserve category, the fees are Rs 650 only.

The last date for paying the fees is 08 March 2019. The fees are to be paid online.


The results for the April exam are likely to be released by 30 April 2019. For the January exam, the NTA had released the marks and the percentile score obtained by the candidates well before the due date. It is likely that during the April session too, the results will be declared well in advance. Based on the two scores, the All India Ranking of the candidates will be declared by early May.

Other important details

The pattern and the syllabus for the exam remains the same as it was for the January session. As in January, the test will be completely online. Only the drawing part in Paper II will be in paper mode. The rules and regulations applicable for the January exam stand good for the April exam too. One may also refer the article on Important do's and don'ts on exam day to know in detail the things that one needs to take care of while appearing for the JEE Main.

Public notice concerning duplicate applications

Dated 09 February 2019, the NTA has also released a separate public notice that cautions candidates against filling up their online application multiple times. Anyone submitting more than one application will result in rejection of their candidature entirely. So candidates need to take care while submitting their applications.

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