JEE Main Dress Code 2021 for Female and Male Candidates

By Rahul Singh|Updated : February 12th, 2021

JEE Main Dress Code 2021 - What you can take along with you to the examination hall of JEE Main 2021: Dress code to Electronic devices- everything you need to know!

The JEE Main Exam for the March session will start on 15 March 2021 and will end on 18th March 2021.

Page 1 contains details of the examination center and self-declaration (undertaking) form regarding COVID-19; Page 2 contains instructions for candidates to follow during the examination and common rules; Page 3 has advisory for candidates regarding COVID-19.

Kindly download and take a print of all three pages to keep it handy.

Check JEE Main Analysis 2021 (February Exam)

As per the guidelines issued by the center, COVID-19 pandemic, NTA has to ensure the health and safety of the candidates appearing for the exam by implementing adequate measures and safety protocols without compromising the high standards of sanitation and fairness in the conduct of the examination.

Kindly adhere to the guidelines issued by the authorities:

  • Candidates have to reach the allotted center on time as mentioned on the admit card
  • No candidate will be permitted to enter JEE Main examination premises after the gate closing time.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter or leave the examination hall before the end of the examination. Kindly wait for the invigilator’s instructions and do not hurry to get up from your respective seats.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any other personal belongings including electronic devices, mobile phone to the examination centre. Examination officials will not be responsible for the safekeeping of personal belongings and there will be no facility.
  • Blank paper sheets for rough work will be provided in the examination hall/room. Candidates must write their name and roll number at the top of each of the sheet(s) and must drop the sheet/s in the designated drop box without fail, before leaving the examination hall/room. Failure to do so may result in non-evaluation of your answers.
  • No candidate should adopt any unfair means or indulge in any unfair examination practices. All the examination centres are under surveillance of CCTV and equipped with Jammers.
  • If at any stage, it is found that the candidate has submitted multiple applications, his/her candidature will be cancelled and legal action will be taken including debarring in all future examinations conducted by NTA.

JEE Main 2021 what to carry:

following items you can carry along with you to the JEE Main 2021 examination hall

  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml)
  • A simple transparent ballpoint  pen
  • Admit card along with your personal government approved identification card
  • Additional passport size photograph
  • Mask and gloves 


Dress code: here’s the detailed information about the dress code to be followed during the JEE Main 2021 examination:

JEE Main dress code For Male candidates

JEE Main dress code For Female candidates

Half sleeves and lightweight comfortable clothes are advisable to be worn, to avoid any problems while writing the exam

Normal T-shirt and jeans, or top/kurta with leggings are advisable. Cotton, Khadi, and other breathable fabrics must be preferred.

It is advised to wear sandals or slippers as it may take longer time for frisking if you wear shoes.

Complicated hairstyles like a bun will lead to a longer frisking session

Candidates are not allowed to wear mufflers/ caps or any cloth over their head

Female candidates must wear light and comfortable clothes keeping in mind the season and weather on the day of the exam.

If religion or customs require you to wear specific attire, please visit the center early for thorough checking and mandatory frisking.

Normal T-shirt and jeans, or top/kurta with leggings are advisable. Cotton, Khadi, and other breathable fabrics must be preferred.

Common guidelines for all candidates:


Avoid wearing any clothes consisting of metallic items because it may cause problems during frisking and thus it must be avoided. example: belts, wallets, etc

Do not wear long-sleeved clothes or trousers with too many pockets.

Hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, stoles, and shawls must be avoided.

Wearing any kind of goggles, jewellery or ornaments is strictly prohibited.

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Frequently asked questions on JEE Main 2021 Dress code:


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  • No calculators are not allowed in JEE Main 2021 examination.

  • Transparent ballpoint pen were provided, due to Covid-19,  NTA has permitted the students to carry their own transparent body pens

  • No, NTA has not specified the proper dress code. Rather, you may follow the above instructions. You can wear clothing of your choice keeping the above instructions in mind.

  • No, rough sheets will be provided to you in the examination hall.

  • Yes, if any candidate did not apply for February Session, then he/she can apply for remaining Sessions. The application window will be re-opened briefly immediately after the declaration of the result of February / March/ April Session. So you can apply for April 2021 session after declaration of result of February 2021 session

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