JEE Main 2020 is scheduled to be held from January 6 to 11 in computer-based mode in two exam shifts. Candidates have to appear in the JEE Main as per the allotted exam slots and dates. The admit card for JEE Main 2020 January session will be released on December 6, 2019. Only those candidates who have submitted JEE Main 2020 application between September 3 and October 10 can download the admit card by entering their application number and date of birth. This year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JEE Main for three papers – BE/ BTech, BPlanand BArch. The NTA has also released JEE Main 2020 sample paper for numerical value section on November 7, 2019.
Joint Entrance Examination – Main or commonly known as JEE Main is a national level entrance exam conducted by NTA to offer admissions to BE/BTech, BPlan and BArch courses at the IIITs, NITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) across the country. JEE Main is also the qualifying test for appearing in JEE Advanced, the entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs in India. Only the top 2.5 lakh score holders in JEE Main 2020 will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
|Exam Name||Joint Entrance Exam|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
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Below are the important dates of JEE Main 2020 for January and April session:
JEE Main 2020 – January Session Dates
|Application form availability||September 3, 2019||Registration was online. This year there were many changes in the application process, fee payment, fee structure etc.|
|Last date to apply for JEE Main 2020||October 10, 2019||Earlier, the last date to apply for JEE Main 2020 exam was September 30. Registration was extended by 10 days. This year the registrations have declined 9.41 lakhs to 9.34 lakhs. Check details here|
|Registration for test practice centres||August 10 to December 29, 2019||JEE Main 2020 mock tests available online. Candidates can also check also take JEE Main mock tests from Shiksha and analyze the level of preparation.|
|Payment of application fee, uploading of signature and photograph||October 11, 2019||Fees increased for all the categories (General/OBC/ST/SC/EWS) and payment mode was online. No offline mode modes were available this year.|
|Image correction window available online||September 12, 2019||Photo correction facility was available on the official website. In this window, candidates could correct their photograph and signature.|
|Application form correction window||October 14 to 20, 2019||Application correction is a one-time process. Candidates who wanted to correct mistakes in the application form were able to rectify the data during this facility. All the details except the exam cities in the filled-in JEE Main application form could be modified.|
|Issuance of admit card||December 6, 2019||To be available online for download from JEE Mains NTA website. Along with the admit card candidates must carry any one of the photo identity proof.|
|JEE Main 2020 exam||January 6 to 11, 2020|
The exam is conducted in two shifts for 8 slots
|Release of response sheet and question paper||Third week of January 2020||Candidates can download their recorded responses marked in the OMR sheet.|
|Answer key release date||Third week of January 2020||NTA will publish (BTech/BArch/BPlan) the answer keys each question paper on the official website of the exam. If any candidate wants to challenge the answer keys they can do so by paying Rs. 1000 per question.|
|Declaration of result for January session||January 31, 2020||Result and scorecard can be downloaded from its official website. Last year, the result was declared 12 days before the release date.|
JEE Main 2020 – April Session Dates
|Application form availability||February 7, 2020|
|Last date to apply for JEE Main 2020||March 7, 2020|
|Application form correction for (except the choice of cities)||Second week of March|
|Issue of admit card||March 16, 2020|
|JEE Main April 2020 exam||April 3 to 19, 2020|
|Release date of answer key and recorded responses||Second week of April|
|Release of answer key||Last week of April: Paper 1|
Second week of May: Paper 2 & 3
|Declaration of result||April 30, 2020|
|Announcement of NTA score||Third week of May|
Below are the previous years’ registration statistics. This year the JEE Main 2020 registration is 9.34 lakh. In 2019, the registration was 9,58,619 for April session and 9,29,198 for January session. Candidates can check the number of JEE Main registrations over the last 6 years.
The NTA will release JEE Main 2020 admit card on December 6. Admit card for April session will be released on March 16. Registered candidates can download the admit card from the official website. The admit card is an essential document that must be carried to the examination hall. The authority will inform candidates about the admit card through registered email ID and mobile number.
How to download JEE Main 2020 Admit Card?
Along with the JEE Main admit card, candidates must carry any one of identity proofs such as – PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card.
NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 eligibility criteria for BTech, BArch and BPlan papers. Candidates are required to fulfil multiple aspects to become eligible to appear for JEE Mains exam. The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2020 candidates is as follows:
1. Age Criteria: There is no age limit for aspirants appearing in the JEE Main
2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
3. Qualifying subjects: Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination in order to be eligible
4. Qualifying marks
5. Total attempts
|Category||Reservation in Percentage (%)|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5|
|Other Backward Class (OBC) -NCL||27|
|Persons with Disability (PwD)||3|
|Check complete JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria here|
JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for three papers. Each paper to be conducted for 3 hours. This year, JEE Main 2020 question paper will include both multiple-choice questions as well as numerical based questions.
Check important highlights of JEE Main 2020 exam pattern below.
|Mode of exam||BTech/BPlan – CBT mode|
BArch – PBTmode | CBT mode
|Type of questions||Objective (MCQs) and Numerical|
Subjective – BArch Drawing Paper
|Number of questions||75 for BTech|
77 for BArch
100 for BPlan
|Total marks||Paper 1 – 300 marks|
Paper 2 – 400 marks
Paper 3 – 400 marks
|Name of sections||BTech – 3 (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)|
BArch – 3 (Drawing, Mathematics and Aptitude)
BPlan – 3 (Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning Based Questions)
|Marking scheme||Correct Response – (+4)|
Incorrect Response – (-1)
|The difficulty level of exam||Easy to Moderate|
NTA has released JEE Main 2020 syllabus for Paper 1, 2 and 3 in online mode. This year, the authority has separated BPlan from BArch. From this year onwards BPlan will be a separate paper. The syllabus will help candidates to plan their studies accordingly.
Before starting with preparations, candidates must know the detailed syllabus. By going through the JEE Main syllabus, they will be able to know all the subjects and topics from where the questions are produced.
JEE Main 2020 Syllabus for Paper 1
Unit 1: Sets, relations and functions
Unit 2: Complex numbers and quadratic equations
Unit 3: Matrices and determinants
Unit 4: Permutations and combinations
Unit 5: Mathematical induction
Unit 6: Binomial theorem and its simple applications
Unit 7: Sequences and series
Unit 8: Limit, continuity and differentiability
Unit 9: Integral calculus
Unit 10: Differential equations
Unit 11: Co-ordinate geometry
Unit 12: Three dimensional geometry
Unit 13: Vector algebra
Unit 14: Statistics and probability
Unit 15: Trigonometry
Unit 16: Mathematical reasoning
Unit 1: Physics And Measurement
Unit 2: Kinematics
Unit 3: Laws Of Motion
Unit 4: Work,Energy And Power
Unit 5: Rotational Motion
Unit 6: Gravitation
Unit 7: Properties Of Solids And Liquids
Unit 8: Thermodynamics
Unit 9: Kinetic Theory Of Gases
Unit 10: Oscillations And Waves
Unit 11: Electrostatics
Unit 12: Current Electricity
Unit 13: Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism
Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents
Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves
Unit 16: Optics
Unit 17: Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation
Unit 18: Atoms And Nuclei
Unit 19: Electronic Devices
Unit 20: Communication Systems
Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry
Unit 2: States Of Matter
Unit 3: Atomic Structure
Unit 4: Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure
Unit 5: Chemical Thermodynamics
Unit 6: Solutions
Unit 7: Equilibrium
Unit 8: Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry
Unit 9 : Chemical Kinetics
Unit10 : Surface Chemistry
Section B: Inorganic Chemistry
Unit 11: Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties
Unit 12: General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals
Unit 13: Hydrogen
Unit 14: S – Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)
Unit 15: P – Block Elements
Unit 16: D – And F – Block Elements
Unit 17: Co-Ordination Compounds
Unit 18: Environmental Chemistry
Section C: Organic Chemistry
Unit 19: Purification And Characterization Of Organic Compounds
Unit 20: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Unit 21: Hydrocarbons
Unit 22: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
Unit 23: Organic Compound, Containing Oxygen Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Carboxylic Acids
Unit 24: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Unit 25: Polymers
Unit 26: Biomolecules
Unit 27: Chemistry In Everyday Life
Unit 28: Principles Related To Practical Chemistry
|Check detailed JEE Main 2020 syllabus|
To get a good rank in JEE Main and make it to the premier engineering institutes of the country, you need to have strategic planning that suits the present format of selection. The present format demands an all-round performance. Take a look at some of the articles below to help sail through your JEE Main journey.
JEE Main 2020 Question Papers
The conducting authority has released the official JEE Main sample papers for B Planning paper. Candidates can download the sample papers available in pdf format. The previous year JEE Main question papers are also available along with the mock test.
Books to prepare for JEE Main 2020
Books play an important role while preparing for any entrance exam. However, the combination of the right books and other prep resources is the key to success.
Take a look at some of the important books for JEE Main 2020 Preparation here:
|Authors/Publisher||Name of Books||Remarks|
|P. Bahadur||Numerical Chemistry||Physical Chemistry|
|J.D. Lee||Inorganic Chemistry||Reference Book|
|Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd||Organic Chemistry||Reference Book|
|Authors /Publisher||Name of Books||Remarks|
|H.C. Verma||Concepts of Physics Vol I and II||Reference Book and problem-solving|
|I.E.Irodov||Problems in General Physics||For Problem-solving|
|Authors /Publisher||Name of Books||Remarks|
|NCERT||Maths XI & XII||Basic Text Books|
|S. L. Loney||Trigonometry||Recommended|
|S. L. Loney||Coordinate Geometry||Reference Book|
|Hall & Knight||Higher Algebra||Reference Book|
Also, check some of the Best Books to prepare for JEE Main 2020
JEE Main Topper Interviews
|JEE Main Toppers||Preparation Strategy|
|Parvik Dave – 2019 Gujarat topper with Rank 60||Regularly revise what is learnt and dedicate 10 to 12 hours daily Parvik’s preparation strategy|
|Dhruv Arora – 2019 topper secured 100 percentile||Thorough with NCERT books and previous years question papers is enough to crack JEE Mains|
|Bhogi Suraj Krishna 2018 topper AIR 1||Studied 9 hours daily and approached the faculty for any doubts. Suraj’s preparation strategy|
|KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli – 2018 topper AIR 2||JEE Main preparation was from 8th class. Studied nearly 7 to 10 hours a day and spent most of the time in college preparing for JEE Hemant’s preparation strategy|
|Parth Satish Laturia – 2018 topper with AIR 3||Prepare in the last two years – Class XI and Class XII and cover all the topics of JEE Main and JEE Advanced within this time frame. Parth’s preparation strategy|
|Anany Sharma – 2018 topper AIR 10||Aspirants need to focus more on the practical part of the syllabus than the theoretical part, Read Anany’s preparation strategy|
|Vrunda Rathi 2017 Girl Topper||Attended classes regularly and studied at her own pace. Read Vrunda’s preparation strategy|
|Kalpit Veerwal 2017 topper with AIR 1||Study and solve the notes given by teachers on a regular basis. Read Kalpit Veerwal’s preparation strategy|
|Akshat Chugh – 2017 topper with AIR 7||Memorizing important formulas and reactions because direct questions are often asked in JEE Mains. Akshat Chugh preparation strategy|
|Vedant Raval 2017 topper with AIR 4||Conceptual learning and hard work. Read Vedant’s preparation strategy|
JEE Main 2020 mock test at the practice centres is available between August 10 and December 29. The mock tests can be accessed by all JEE Main 2020 aspirants. Candidates can practice regularly by taking the JEE Main 2020 mock test as well as preparing from previous years question papers.
Steps to take the online JEE Main 2020 Mock Test at NTA’s website are given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA
Step 2: Navigate to the “Mock Test” link given at the top of the homepage
Step 3: Submit the required credentials and agree to the instructions
Step 4: On successful submission of the correct credentials, candidates can begin taking JEE Main 2020 Mock test online
Aspiring candidates can also take JEE Main mock tests from Shiksha and analyze the level of preparation. Take JEE Main 2020 mock test from below.
JEE Main 2020 Mock Test is a comprehensive Test including Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Maths. This test will help you to get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked, the exam pattern and marking scheme. After taking the test, you can immediately check your score. You can also download the Question Paper along with answers and their explanations for Free.
Take a look at the list of JEE Main 2020 exam centres here
Below are some of the important items that the candidates should or should not carry to the JEE Main 2020 test centre. Also given are the documents that the candidates must bring to the examination centre without which they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
The test-takers will be provided with a pencil and a sheet for any rough work they do. However, candidates are advised to carry a pen or a pencil for the test.
Things to remember for JEE Main 2020 exam day
Latecomers: Ensure you reach your exam centre well before time. Latecomers will not be allowed to enter the exam hall. JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 will be held in two slots each day – from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
JoSAA releases two types of cutoffs – JEE Main admission cut-off and qualifying cutoff. Admission cutoff is different from JEE Main qualifying cut off. While admission cut off is released by JoSAA for admissions to participating institutes, qualifying JEE Main cut off is the minimum score that JEE aspirants need to secure to be eligible for JEE Advanced. Below are the previous years’ admission cutoffs released by JoSAA.
Below are some of the determining factors:
Below are the previous year’s cutoff for top NITs in India for two programmes – Computer Science and Engineering & Mechanical Engineering
|National Institute of Technology Agartala||16955||19209||30028||30783|
|National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh||25460||23188||37919||34066|
|National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli||1373||1140||5968||4508|
|National Institute of Technology Delhi||7286||5932||–||–|
|National Institute of Technology Durgapur||9193||8516||19908||17444|
|National Institute of Technology Goa||10587||10084||21230||20556|
|National Institute of Technology Hamirpur||10015||9731||22198||19624|
|National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur||9434||9162||21256||17371|
|National Institute of Technology Manipur||26160||26624||35764||35828|
|National Institute of Technology Meghalaya||16156||22340||32063||34009|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)||5289||4930||14304||12122|
|National Institute of Technology Surathkal||2156||1767||8980||7178|
|National Institute of Technology Warangal||1980||1745||9243||7416|
Below are the previous year’s cutoff for top NITs in India for two programmes – Computer Science and Engineering & Electrical Engineering
|Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)||10780||11165||–||–|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)||15862||15345||–||–|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)||21601||25250||31318||33193|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)||23144||24951||31335||33460|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chitoor (A. P.)||25846||22525||30072||26764|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)||28527||29546||–||–|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal||38509||40151||42303||44229|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Dharwad||32991||34682||36995||37181|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat||22907||24555||33272||33394|
JEE Main participating institutes are those which select students through a joint seat allocation process (JoSAA). JEE Main 2020 participating colleges include a total of 77 technical institutes including 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Refer to the tables below.
JEE Main participating colleges: List of NITs
|National Institutes of Technology (NITs)|
|National Institute of Technology Agartala||National Institute of Technology Sikkim|
|National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh||National Institute of Technology Srinagar|
|National Institute of Technology Delhi||National Institute of Technology Surathkal|
|National Institute of Technology Durgapur||National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli|
|National Institute of Technology Goa||National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand|
|National Institute of Technology Hamirpur||National Institute of Technology Warangal|
|National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur||Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)|
|National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra||National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.|
|National Institute of Technology Manipur||Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (MP)|
|National Institute of Technology Meghalaya||National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)|
|National Institute of Technology Mizoram||Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)|
|National Institute of Technology Nagaland||Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)|
|National Institute of Technology Patna||National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya|
|National Institute of Technology Puducherry||Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)|
|National Institute of Technology Raipur||Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)|
|National Institute of Technology Rourkela|
JEE Main participating colleges: List of IIITs
|Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)|
|Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kurnool|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kottayam|
|Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur (M.P.)||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kalyani, West Bengal|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)||Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chitoor (A. P.)||Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhagalpur|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)||Indian Institute of Information Technology Bhopal|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal||Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Dharwad||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad|
JEE Main participating colleges: List of CFTIs
|Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs)|
|Assam University, Silchar||School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal|
|Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi||School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi|
|Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar||School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada|
|Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi||Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir|
|Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management, Ahmedabad||Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur|
|Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur||HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar|
|J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad- Allahabad||International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur|
|National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)||Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh|
|National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi||Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi|
|Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab||International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar|
|Mizoram University, Aizawl||University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad|
|Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur|
Colleges accepting JEE Main 2020 score
There are around 1246 BTech colleges in India that accept JEE Main scores. These colleges do not participate in JoSAA counselling process. Take a look at the list of colleges accepting JEE Main 2020 score.
JEE Main 2020 Counselling
The counselling process of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). The counselling will be a completely centralized process. All the candidates who will qualify JEE Main and meet the cutoff will be eligible to participate in the JoSAA counselling. As per the availability of seats in a particular institute and course and preferences of choices, candidates will be allotted seats
JEE Main 2020 Admission Process
JEE Main 2020 process includes the following steps:
Candidates can have a look at the previous year’s JEE Main student reaction and review for an overall idea of the exam.
Shiksha covered JEE Main April 2019 Paper 1 and Paper 2 from a Noida test centre and found out that most of the test takers were happy as the paper difficulty level was moderate to easy. Watch the videos below to get the complete analysis of the exam.
JEE Main January 2019 Student Reaction & Review
According to Abhinav Kumar Dwivedi from Kothari International School, the Aptitude Section was extremely easy while the Drawing section was a bit tough. He shared that the Mathematics section was the most difficult of the three-section and was at par with the Maths paper of JEE Main for BTech candidates. Overall, JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 was easier than the last few years. Read JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Student Reaction & Review here.
Watch JEE Main January 2019 Paper 1 Student Reaction Video:
Watch JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 Student Reaction Video:
Q. What are the new changes introduced by NTA in JEE Main 2020 exam pattern?
A. There are 75 questions for BTech in PCM, 77 questions for BArch and 100 questions for BPlan.
Q. Is there any dress code for JEE Main 2020?
A. The advisory mentioned the do’s and don’ts on the exam day in previous year’s bulletin but there was no mention about the dress code. However, candidates appearing for JEE Main 2020 January exam should wear proper clothes. The details will be updated as soon as NTA releases JEE Main 2020.
Q. For how many papers JEE Main 2020 will be conducted?
A. From this year, JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for three papers – BTech, BArch and BPlan.
Q. While paying the application fee my transaction failed but money was deducted. What should I do?
A. If any candidate comes across such situations then they must pay the application fees again. In case the balance is deducted due to network or technical problems then their money would be refunded in the account within 7 to 10 days.
Q. I uploaded my photograph in JEE Main application form without my name and date. Will it be accepted?
A. Candidates are advised to follow the instructions to upload their photograph in the application form. However, if any candidate has uploaded the photograph without date and time, the photograph will also be accepted.
Q. Is there an age limit in JEE Main?
A. For appearing in the JEE Main examination, there is no age limit for the candidates.
Q. What is NTA and its role in JEE Main 2020?
A. NTA is National Testing Agency, is an autonomous testing organization to conduct entrance exams for admission/fellowship in higher education institutions. NTA is entrusted to take care of all issues from test preparation, to test delivery and to test marking in the exams conducted by the agency including JEE Main 2020. NTA offers free coaching for JEE Main candidates. The agency is converting its 2,697 test practise centres into teaching centres from 2019.
Q. Who will conduct JEE Main 2020?
A. JEE Main 2020 will be conducted twice by NTA (National Testing Agency). The authority also conducts NEET, GPAT, UGC NET and CMAT.
Q. I belong to Jammu & Kashmir and I have passed my class XII last year with 75%. Am I eligible for JEE Main 2020?
A. Yes, you can apply for JEE Main 2020 from the official website. The authority reopened the application form window for J&K students only from November 4 to 8, 2019.
Q. Will JEE Main be conducted offline or online?
A. JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (Online mode) only.
Q. How many times a student can appear for JEE Main in one year?
A. JEE Main 2020 will be conducted twice a year. The number of attempts for admission in a particular academic session will be considered as one. The age eligibility as prescribed by the authority allows a candidate to appear in JEE Main for three consecutive years.
Q. Has the syllabus and pattern of JEE Main changed after NTA took over CBSE?
A. No. JEE Main syllabus, as well as JEE Main pattern, is same. However, this year, the authority has changed the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020.
Q. Is it mandatory to appear for the exam twice or can I take the JEE Main once?
A. No. There is no mandate to appear for the exam twice. It depends on the candidate’s choice. In case they appear for the exam, the better of the two scores will be used for the purpose of ranking in the merit list.
Q. How can I apply for JEE Main 2020?
A. JEE Main 2020 application form was available on the official website of the exam. Candidates were able to fill and submit the application form from September 3 to October 10.
Q. Can I edit the test centre after submitting the application form of JEE Main 2020?
A. No. You will not be allowed to edit your test centre and examination mode after submitting the JEE Main application form.
Q. Is there any change in the syllabus of JEE Main 2020?
A. No, there is no change in the syllabus of JEE Main 2020 paper 1 and 2. However, the authority has released a separate section regarding the syllabus for paper 3 (BPlan) of JEE Main.