JEE is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the NTA for admission into the B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch./B.Plan. courses that are offered by the IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology) and CFTs (Centrally Funded Institutions). Only the students who qualify the JEE Mains will be eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced 2020. The counselling cum seat allotment for all the IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs will be organised and managed by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA).
JEE Main 2020 Application Correction Window has been reopened.
JEE Main 2020 to be held in the last week of May
March 31, 2020: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced that the JEE Main 2020 for April session is expected to be held in the last week of May 2020 and the JEE Main admit card will be made released after April 15. The notice released by NTA is given below. You can check the official notice here.
March 18, 2020: The NTA has announced on 18 March 2020 that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the JEE Main 2020 has been postponed. The MHRD has postponed the ensuing JEE (Main) April 2020 examinations scheduled on the 5th, 7th,
9th and 11th April 2020.
The notice released by the NTA is given below. You also check the official notice here.
JEE Main 2020 Highlight
|Exam Name||JEE (Joint Entrance Examination)|
|Known Specify||JEE Main|
|Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Examination Level||National Level|
|Exam Category||Undergraduate Level|
|Motive||Provide Admission to the students IITs, NITs, and GFTIs.|
|Mode of the Examination||Online Mode (Computer Based)
For Paper 2 (Offline Mode)
|Number of Attempts Available||3|
|Times Conducted Yearly||2|
|Average Number of Applicants registration||11 Lac|
|Test Centres in India||248|
|Test Centres out of India||10|
|States that are parts of JEE Main System||Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Nagaland|
|States that accept JEE Main Score||Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh|
JEE Main Exam Dates 2020
JEE Main 2020 notification has been released for JEE Main 2020 January and for April Session. The exam schedule is tabulated below:
For April 2020 Exam
|JEE Main 2020 Events||JEE Main 2020 Dates|
|Application form availability||7-Feb-2020|
|Last date to apply||12-Mar-2020|
|Last date to pay the application fee||12-Mar-2020|
|Image Correction starts||12-Feb-2020|
|Application form correction||(Re-Opened) 1-April-2020 to 14-April-2020|
|Issue of admit card||To be declared after April 15|
|JEE Main Exam date||Last week of May 2020|
|Release date of answer key and recorded responses||To be notified soon|
|Release of answer key||To be notified soon|
|Declaration of result||To be notified soon|
|Announcement of NTA score||To be notified soon|
For January 2020 Exam
|Notification release||August 2019|
|Release of Application Form||3rd September 2019|
|Image correction started||13th September 2019|
|Last date to submit the application form||10th October 2019(extended)|
|Last date of fee submission & image uploading||1st October 2019|
|Application correction window||11th – 17th October 2019|
|Availability of Admit card||6th December 2019|
|JEE Main 2020 Exam||6th – 11th January 2020|
|Declaration of Results||31st January 2020|
JEE Main Admit Card
The NTA has announced that the Admit Card for JEE Mains 2020 April Session will be released after 15th April 2020. Some important pointers regarding the JEE Main Admit Card are given below:
- Only the candidates who have successfully registered for JEE Main Examination will be able to download the JEE Main Admit Card.
- The Admit Card will be released in Online Mode only.
- The authority will inform the candidates regarding the release of the admit card on their registered email ID and mobile number.
- Candidates will be able to download their admit card/hall ticket by entering their application number, date of birth or security code.
- If the candidates find any discrepancy after generating the admit card, they must contact the conducting authority.
- Admit Card contains details like exam schedule, exam centre details, candidate’s roll number, etc.
- Candidates must carry an ID Proof along with the admit card.
JEE Main 2020 Application Form
The process of filling the JEE Main Application Form for April Session has ended on 12 March 2020. The complete details regarding the application form are given below:
- The correction window for JEE Main Application Form was available from 13 March – 16 March 2020.
- The application form has been available via only online mode.
- Candidates could use the JEE Main 2020 Application Form correction facility to edit/change/rectify particulars in their filled application form
- The JEE Main 2020 application form for April session was released on 7 February 2020 on the official website of NTA.
- Aadhar Card Requirement: Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to apply for JEE Mains 2020
- For filling JEE Main Application Form candidates need to upload scanned images in the form i.e. Passport size photographs, Signature of candidates & mothers/fathers & parents.
- The size of passport size photographs should be 3.5*4.5 cm.
- The size for a signature should be 3.5*1.5 cm.
- The scanned documents must be in jpeg or JPG format.
- Submission of multiple application will lead a candidates application towards the cancellation.
- There is no need of sending the JEE Main Application Form’s hard copy to the conducting authority.
JEE Main 2020 Application Fee
Candidates can pay the JEE Main 2020 application fee via online mode through Internet Banking or by using Credit/Debit Card. The application fee for various categories and exam centres is as given below:
|Exam Center Opted||Appearing Papers||Online Mode Exam|
General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)
B.E./B.Tech and B. Arch or
B.E./B.Tech and B. Planning or
B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch and B.Planning or
B.Arch and B.Planning
B.E./B.Tech and B. Arch or
B.E./B.Tech and B. Planning or
B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch and B.Planning or
B.Arch and B.Planning
JEE Main Application Form Correction 2020
The candidates had the provision of modifying and editing the details of their Application Form by conducting authority. Some important details regarding the JEE Main Application Form Correction are mentioned below:
- Candidates could edit/correct their application form from 1 April 2020 till 14 April 2020 for April Session.
- Application form correction facility was available via online mode only.
- JEE Main correction window provides the facility of correction in details like the change in exam mode from PBT to CBT, the city of examination, change in paper-2 to paper-1.
- Candidate can make changes only in some selective fields.
- For making the correction in the application form an additional fee can be paid through credit/debit card, e-wallet or e-challan.
The details which can be Edited/Modified in the JEE Main 2020 Application Form are:
- Personal Details.
- Educational Details.
- 10% EWS (Economically Weaker Section).
JEE Main Eligibility Criteria
Those who are going to applying for JEE Main 2020 must go through the JEE Mains Eligibility Criteria first as only the candidates who fulfil the criteria will be eligible to apply for the examination. The detailed Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2020 is given below:
Age Criteria: There is no age limit in JEE Main 2020.
- The candidate must have passed XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible for applying in JEE Main 2020.
- For B.E/ B. Tech, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical as a Vocational subject.
- For B. Arch, it is essential to have passed XII with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.
- For B. Planning, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying exam with Mathematics.
- There are no minimum marks required in the XII however, the candidates must score 75% or above to get admission into IIITs/ NITs or CFTI.
- Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020.
- Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2020 but they will only be eligible for admissions into IITs.
Number of Attempts:
- Total 3 attempts are given for clearing the JEE Main. JEE Advanced can be attempted a maximum 2 times in consecutive years. Attempt limit is the same for all the categories.
JEE Main Exam Pattern
JEE Main Exam Pattern comprises of a total of 3 papers of three hours each. The paper contains both objective and numerical questions. The three papers are for BTech, BArch, and BPlan respectively. The complete details about the paper pattern are given 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|
JEE Main Syllabus
JEE Main syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that will be asked in the JEE Main test papers. All the three papers have different courses, therefore, the syllabus is also different. The detailed [paper-wise division of syllabus is as given below:
JEE Main (B.E / B.Tech) – Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
|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: Coordinate Geometry||Unit 12: Three Dimensional Geometry|
|Unit 13: Vectoral Algebra||Unit 14: Statistics and Probability||Unit 15: Trigonometry||Unit 16: Mathematical Reasoning|
|Section A – Theory|
|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|
|Section B – Practical|
|Unit 21: Experimental Skills|
|Section A: Physical Chemistry|
|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||Unit 10: 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: Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)|
|Unit 15: P-Block Elements||Unit 16: d-and-f Block Elements||Unit 17: Coordination 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 Compounds Containing Oxygen||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||–|
JEE Main (B. Arch / B. Planning) – Aptitude Test
|Part 1||Part 2|
|Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials, textures related to architecture and build-environment. Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects, analytical reasoning mental ability (visual, numerical, and verbal).||Three-dimensional perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencils. Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes. Generation of plan, elevations and 3D views of objects. Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional composition using given shapes and forms.|
How to Prepare for JEE Main 2020?
Some highly beneficial JEE Mains Preparation Tips are as given below:
- Make a proper study time-table.
- Exam pattern plays a very important role in exam preparation therefore stay updated with the syllabus and exam pattern.
- To score well in the examination, students are advised to thoroughly prepare the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) of class XI and XII.
- Candidates must have a good command over NCERT books as they cover a major chunk of JEE Main syllabus.
- Candidates must also go through the past year question papers to know about the difficulty level of the exam.
- Practice mock tests to identify the weak areas.
- Time Management is very important. Set your timetable so that you can easily decide your study hours. Divide your time well among school,coaching classes, exercise, entertainment, etc.
- Do not take stress and keep yourself healthy.
JEE Main Practice Centres
From 2019, NTA established a network of Practice Centres all over India. Through these practice centres, the candidates will have the provision of practising a lot of questions and learn from experienced and qualified nodal officers. They will help the students by clearing their doubts and guide them on how to attempt the online mode examinations. NTA has created these test centres to give chance to every student across the country to prepare themselves for online examination being held. The NTA has also released a mobile application to locate the nearest test practice centres. Click Here to download the app. The schedule of these centres is tabulated below:
|On working Day (From Monday to Friday)||2:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
|On Saturday, Sunday & Holidays||10:00 am to 4:00 pm|
JEE Main Exam Centers
The JEE examination is conducted all around the country. The complete state-wise list of exam centres is as given below:
|JEE Main 2020 Exam State||JEE Main 2020 exam city||City code|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu||35|
Click here to check the complete list.
JEE Main Cut Off
Cut off is the minimum marks required to qualify for the JEE Main Examination. It will be released along with the JEE Main Results. The expected JEE Main Cut off is given below:
|OBC – NCL||73-76|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||53-56|
|Scheduled tribes (ST)||43-46|
JEE Main Counselling 2020
Once the JEE Mains Result is declared by the conducting authority, the Joint Admission Boards will release the counselling dates. The schedule will be different for All India Rank counselling and state-level counselling.
- The JEE Main Counselling process will be done in Online mode.
- To appear in the counselling process; candidates need to register themselves first.
- JoSAA/CSAB are the authorities which conduct centralized counselling for admission to NITs/IITs/IIITs and CFTIs.
- Admission will be offered to the candidates based on AIR and choices filled by them.
- To get seats, it is mandatory for the candidates to participate in counselling and seat allocation process.
- The seat will be allotted on the basis of filled choices, rank, category and seat availability.
- Candidates need to download provisional seat allotment letter and need to pay seat acceptance fee.
- Once candidates pay the acceptance fee, they need to report in the allotted centres for verifying their documents.
- There is a huge number of colleges in every state that also offer admission through JEE Main. To get admission in these colleges, students have to apply separately in state counselling.
JEE Main Result 2020
Candidates who will appear in the JEE Main 2020 examination can able to download their scorecard from the official website. Here we are proving some details about the JEE Main Result:
- The JEE Mains Result 2020 will be declared via online mode.
- JEE Main 2020 result indicates actual scores and rank secured in the entrance examination.
- All India Rank (AIR) will also be published along with the result.
- On the basis of JEE Main result, students will get to know if they are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced or not.
- All India Rank (AIR) will be considered for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and SFTIs.
- JEE Main scorecard will not be sent to the students individually via post or offline mode.
JEE Main 2020 Official Help Desk Details
If a candidate is facing any problem regarding the JEE Exam, they can contact the conducting authorities on the details given below:
Block C-20 1A/8 ,Sector- 62
IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar
Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Contact No. : 0120 6895200