NTA has officially released JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021 on it’s official website. B.Planning was introduced as a separate paper in 2020. Earlier, it was in combination with B.Arch. Apart from new updates, NTA has devised a structured JEE Main 2021 B.Planning Exam Pattern for the aspirants.
There has been additional changes for the JEE Main 2021 exam owing to the reduction in Class XII syllabus by some boards. B.Planning Exam Pattern, by NTA for upcoming JEE Main 2021 exam provides details like total number of questions, marks distribution, marking scheme etc. The details below discuss important updates of JEE Main B.Planning Exam Pattern:
Details on latest JEE Main Exam Pattern is tabulated below:
|Particulars||B.Planning Exam Pattern|
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Number of sections and subjects||3 (Mathematics, Aptitude, and planning based questions)|
|Duration of exam||3 hours (however, it will be 4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)|
|Timings||2:30-5:30 pm (Timings for the aspirants opting for both B.Arch. and Planning will be 2:30 – 06:00 p.m.|
|Number of questions to be attempted||Paper 2: 100 questions (Mathematics: 25 questions, Aptitude: 50 and planning based questions 25)|
|Type of questions||Mathematics and Aptitude: Objective type questions, Numerical questions; planning based questions,|
|JEE Main Total Marks||400 marks|
|Language of paper||English, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu|
|Correct Answer||+4 marks|
|Incorrect Answer||-1 mark|
|Section||Number of Questions||Total marks/section|
|Mathematics||25||100 (25 x 4)|
|Aptitude||50||200 (50 x 4)|
|Planning-based Questions||25||100 (25 x 4)|
Details of JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for B.Planning is given below:
Mathematics syllabus is the same for all the three JEE Main papers.
|Sets, Relations and Functions||Limit, Continuity and Differentiability|
|Mathematical Induction||Integral Calculus|
|Binomial Theorem||Differential Equations|
|Sequences and Series||Coordinate Geometry|
|Complex Numbers||Three Dimensional Geometry|
|Matrices and Determinants||Vector Algebra|
|Permutations and Combinations||Statistics and Probability|
The syllabus for JEE Main aptitude section is as follows:
For better effective learning, understanding of the B.Planning Exam Pattern is essential including the following points:
For JEE Main exam, selection of right books and authors is quite essential. Below mentioned are few suggested best books by popular authors for preparation of JEE Main 2021:
|Higher Algebra||Hall & Knight|
|Coordinate Geometry||S.L. Loney|
JEE Main aspirants are advised to go through the detailed JEE Main 2021 exam day guidelines below to avoid any kind of issues on the day of exam:
After B.Planning, students can either pursue higher studies or can look for a suitable job. Below are few options to choose from:
Ques: What is the format for paper 3 in JEE Main 2021 exam?
Ans: From 2020 onwards, NTA has announced a separate paper for JEE Main exam. Paper 3 is of B.Planning and comprises aptitude, mathematics and planning based questions. The exam will be conducted in 13 languages. Candidates can choose the medium of language which is suitable for them. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
Ques: Are there any specific changes in the marking scheme for B.Plan?
Ans: There will be 3 sections in the paper namely mathematics, aptitude and planning based. There will be 50 aptitude based questions and 25 each for the mathematics and planning section. Numerical questions are added that carry no negative marking.
Ques: How will the merit list for paper 3 be devised?
Ans: The exam will be conducted in two shifts namely morning and evening. Overall NTA scores will be considered for preparing the merit list. In case of tie, merit will be based on score in mathematics, aptitude and planning based in the same order.
Ques: What is the basic eligibility to appear for the B.Plan exam?
Ans: To appear for paper 3 of B.Planning, a candidate needs to score a minimum of 50% marks in 12th board exam. However the minimum aggregate requirement has been deducted for this year exam. In 12th class, a JEE Main aspirant needs to appear for at least 5 subjects.
Ques: What is the minimum and maximum age limit for JEE Main?
Ans: To appear for JEE Main 2021, candidates must have passed 12th either in 2020 or 2019, not before that. Students appearing for Class XII in 2021 are also eligible. Also, NTA does not specify any upper age limit to attempt the exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.