JEE Main 2016 - Syllabus, Application Forms, Dates, Eligibility

JEE Main 2016 - Joint Entrance Examination (Main)

Jee Main 2016 - Every year the joint Entrance Examination is held by the central of Board Examination (CBSE).

JEE stands for Joint Entrance Exam. It is a National exam for admission for Bachelor's Engineering in Indian colleges. This exam is also mandatory for qualifying for JEE Advanced or IIT-JEE.

JEE Main is held for UG engineering admissions to various institutes including NITs, some other private and government funded institutes and universities.

The exam has two stages:
  1. JEE Main 2016
  2. JEE Advanced 2016: For courses in IITs.

Jee Main 2016 Application Form available now ! APPLY NOW 

Download the Officially Jee Main 2016 Information bulletin

As per official announcement, the application process will start from 1 December, 2015. The exam dates are also announced, stating the JEE main offline exam will be conducted on 3 April, 2016 and the JEE main online examwill be conducted on 9 and 10 April, 2016.

JEE Main 2016 Exam overview

Exam NameJoint Entrance Exam 2016
Commonly known asJEE Main 2016
Type of examUnder Graduate (UG)
Level of examUniversity
Exam Date3 April, 2016 (Offline)
9 & 10 April, 2016 (Online)
Course OfferedDifferent Engineering Courses
BodyCentral Board

Jee Main 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

  • A candidate who wish to appear in JEE Main 2016 Exam must be passed in the final examination in class XII or it's equivalent exam, also known as Qualifying exam.
  • Candidate can appear for the JEE Main 2016 exam if he/she is appearing for qualifying exams.
  • A general / OBC candidate's Date of Birth must be on or after 1st October 1991. However, for a reserved student it is relaxed up to 5 years, i.e. 1st October 1986.
  • Passing in five subject is required for a candidate in class XII.
  • If the candidate has passed class XII in or before year 2013, he/she is not eligible for appearing in JEE Main 2016.
  • A candidate can attempt to pass JEE Main exam for three times.

Jee Main 2016 Important Dates:

Important Events


Application Starts
1st December, 2015
Last Date of Submitting Application form
11st January, 2016
JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 (offline) – B.E/B.Tech
03rd  April, 2016 (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM)
JEE Main 2016 Paper 2 (offline) – B.Arch/B.Planning
3rd April, 2016 (2:00 PM to 5:30 PM)
JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 (Online) Day 1, Shift 1
09th April, 2016(9:30 AM to 12:30 PM)
JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 (Online) Day 1, Shift 2
09th April, 2016 (2:00 PM to 5:30 PM)
JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 (Online) Day 2, Shift 1
10th April, 2016 (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM)
JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 (Online) Day 2, Shift 2
10th April, 2016 (2:00 PM to 5:30 PM)

Exam Pattern of Jee Main 2016:

  • The Whole paper will be set of 90 questions.
  • Each subject i.e Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will contain 30 questions.
  • Negative marking pattern will be followed.

A quick chart for JEE Main 2016 Exam pattern is given below:

Exam Duration
3 Hours
Paper 1 Section (B.E/B.Tech)
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Paper 2 Section (B.Arch/B.Planning)
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Drawing and Aptitude Test
Total no of Questions
Marks for Correct Answer
Negative Marking
Maximum Marks

JEE Main 2016 Syllabus:


  • Kinematics
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Rotational Motion
  • Work, energy & power
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Current Electricity
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction & alternating currents
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Atoms and nuclei
  • Electronic devices
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Communication systems
  • Experimental Skills
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Physical Geometry
  • Some basic concepts in Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • States of matter
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • 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
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Purification and characterization of organic compounds
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Some basics principles of organic chemistry
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Biomolecules
  • Principles related to practical chemistry          
  • Sets, relations and functions
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Binomial Theorem and its simple applications
  • Sequences and series
  • Integral calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Limit, continuity and differentiability
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Statistics and Probability

Jee Main 2016 Admits Cards:

JEE Main 2016 Admit card will be available to download from the Last week of March. It will only be available on their official websiteIt will require the login details (including JEE Main 2016 Reg. Number / App. Number, DOB and Password) to Download E-Admit card of JEE main 2016

That is all about JEE Main 2016, if you have any questions, suggestion or comments then feel free to post a comment below.

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