Admit Card (6th Dec), Dates, Syllabus, New Pattern
- JEE Main 2020 is scheduled to be held from January 6 to 11, 2020 in computer-based mode (online) 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 the JEE Main 2020 application between September 3 and October 10 will be able to 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, BPlan and BArch. The NTA has also released JEE Main 2020 sample paper for the numerical value section on November 7, 2019.
What is JEE Main?
Joint Entrance Examination – Main or commonly known as JEE Main is a national level entrance exam conducted by NTA to offer admission to BE/BTech, BPlan and BArch courses at the IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology) 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 (Indian Institute of Technology). Only the top 2.5 lakh score holders in JEE Main 2020 will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
JEE Main 2020 Highlights
|Exam Name||Joint Entrance Exam|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
Major changes in JEE Main 2020
- JEE Main 2020 application fee has been increased from last year for general and all reserved categories. The payment could be done in online mode only.
- BArch and BPlan will be two separate papers. JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for three papers – BE/BTech, BArch, and BPlan
- The number of exam cities in India has been reduced from 264 to 233
- Major changes have been introduced in JEE Main 2020 exam pattern. The total number of questions has been decreased to 75. In 2019, the number of questions for BE/BTech paper was 90.
- The JEE Main 2020 question paper will also contain numerical based questions for the exam
- BArch and BPlan to have separate question papers
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JEE Main 2020 Important Dates & Events
Important dates of JEE Main 2020 is the schedule of all important events related to the exam such as registration, admit card download, exam, result announcement, and counselling. Candidates can check the JEE Main 2020 important dates for January and April session below:
JEE Main 2020 – January Session Dates
|Application form availability||September 3, 2019||
|Last date to apply for JEE Main 2020||October 10, 2019||
|Registration for test practice centres||August 10 to December 29, 2019||
|Payment of application fee, uploading of signature and photograph||October 11, 2019||
|Image correction window available online||September 12, 2019||
|Application form correction window||October 14 to 20, 2019||
|Registration for J&K students||November 4 to 8, 2019||Registration extended for J&K students only|
|Issuance of admit card||December 6, 2019||
|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||
|Declaration of result for January session||January 31, 2020||
JEE Main 2020 Important Dates – April Session
|JEE Main 2020 Events||JEE Main 2020 Dates|
|Application form availability||February 7|
|Last date to apply||March 7|
|Application form correction for (except the choice of cities)||Second week of March|
|Issue of admit card||March 16|
|Exam date||April 3 to 19|
|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|
|Announcement of NTA score||Third week of May|
JEE Main Registration Statistics
Below are the previous years’ registration statistics. This year, around 9.34 lakh registrations were recorded for JEE Main 2020. In 2019, the number of registered candidates was 9,58,619 for the April session and 9,29,198 for the January session. Candidates can check the number of JEE Main registrations for the last six years below.
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
The NTA will release JEE Main 2020 admit card on December 6. Admit card for the 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 release of admit card through registered email ID and mobile number.
Steps to download JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
- Visit the official website
- Download admit card by entering application number and password
- After entering the above details, your admit card will be displayed on the screen
- Download, save and take a print out of it
Along with the JEE Main admit card, candidates must carry any one of identity proofs in original: PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/Ration Card.
JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria
NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 eligibility criteria for BTech, BArch and BPlan papers. Candidates must fulfill all the eligibility conditions to be eligible for JEE Main exam. The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2020 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)
- Candidates who have passed their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 or 2019 are eligible
- Those who are appearing in their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2020 are also eligible to appear in January and April session
- 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.
3. Qualifying subjects: Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be eligible
4. Qualifying marks
- To appear in JEE Mains, the minimum qualifying marks (for admission to NITs, IIITs, IITs, and CFTIs) that aspirants require is 75 per cent (aggregate) or
- Candidates should be in the top 20 percentile in the Class 12 exam conducted by respective Boards
- For reserved candidates, the minimum qualifying marks is 65 per cent
5. Total attempts
- A candidate is allowed to attempt the exam for three consecutive years
- The number of attempts will be six in total – twice each year for three years
Reservation Criteria for JEE Main 2020
|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 Exam Pattern and Structure
JEE Main 2020 will consist of three papers. Each paper will be of three hours. JEE Main 2020 question paper will include both multiple-choice questions as well as numerical based questions.
Check important highlights of the 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|
Changes in JEE Main Exam Pattern
NTA has published JEE Main 2020 syllabus for Paper 1, 2 and 3 in online mode on the official website. This year, the authority has separated BPlan from BArch. The syllabus will help candidates to plan their studies accordingly.
Before starting with preparations, candidates must know the detailed syllabus. Going through the JEE Main syllabus, students will know topics of every subject that are important from JEE Main point of view.
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
JEE Main 2020 Preparation and Topper Interviews
To get a good rank in JEE Main and make it to the premier engineering institutes of the country, candidates need to have strategic planning that suits the present format of selection. The present format demands an all-round performance. Candidates can check some of the articles below for JEE Main preparation.
- Start preparing for JEE Main 2020 with this month-wise study plan
- JEE Prep: Strengthen Weak Areas With Smart Planning
- Most scoring topics in JEE Physics
- Most scoring topics in JEE Mathematics
- Most scoring topics in JEE Chemistry
- How To Handle Tough Topics in JEE Physics
- How To Handle Tough Topics in JEE Mathematics
- How To Handle Tough Topics in JEE Chemistry
JEE Main 2020 Question Papers
The conducting authority has released the official JEE Main sample papers for B Planning. Candidates must download the previous year JEE Main question papers available in pdf format.
Along with practising from the question papers, candidates must also take the mock test regularly.
Books to prepare for JEE Main 2020
Books play an important role while preparing for any entrance exam. The combination of the right JEE Main books and other prep resources is the key to success.
Aspirants can check some of the JEE Main 2020 preparatory books from below:
|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 whatever you study and dedicate 10 to 12 hours daily for JEE Main preparation Know Parvik’s preparation strategy|
|Dhruv Arora – 2019 topper secured 100 percentile||A thorough study of NCERT books and solving previous years question papers is enough to crack JEE Mains|
|Bhogi Suraj Krishna 2018 topper AIR 1||I studied nine hours daily and approached the faculty for any doubts. Know Suraj’s preparation strategy|
|KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli – 2018 topper AIR 2||JEE Main preparation was started in class 8. I studied nearly 7 to 10 hours a day and spent most of the time in college preparing for JEE. Know Hemant’s preparation strategy|
|Parth Satish Laturia – 2018 topper with AIR 3||Prepared for JEE Main while studying in Class XI and Class XII. Covered all the topics of JEE Main and JEE Advanced within this time frame. Know 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. Know Anany’s preparation strategy|
|Vrunda Rathi 2017 Girl Topper||She attended classes regularly and studied at her own pace. Know Vrunda’s preparation strategy|
|Kalpit Veerwal 2017 topper with AIR 1||Study and solve the notes given by teachers regularly. Know Kalpit Veerwal’s preparation strategy|
|Akshat Chugh – 2017 topper with AIR 7||Memorising important formulas and reactions because direct questions are often asked in JEE Mains. Know Akshat Chugh preparation strategy|
|Vedant Raval 2017 topper with AIR 4||Conceptual learning and hard work is the key to success in JEE Main. Know Vedant’s preparation strategy|
JEE Main 2020 Mock Test
JEE Main 2020 mock test at the practice centres is available from August 10 to 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 JEE Main 2020 Mock test online
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.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Centres
- Candidates were given an option to select any four cities of their choice as test centres while applying for JEE Main 2020. NTA will allocate examination city to aspirants in order of the choices opted by them while filling the application form. A different city, subject to availability of seats, may be allotted as per the administrative rules.
- NTA will release the final allotment of the JEE Main 2020 exam cities for students who have registered for the exam. To check the exam city allotted to them, candidates will need their login details along with JEE Main 2020 application number and displayed security code.
- Please note that the decision of the NTA regarding allotment of centre, date, and shift will be final. No correspondence or request will be entertained in such a case.
- JEE Main 2020 will be conducted at 233 test cities across India and nine abroad as per official notification.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Day Guidelines
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 candidates must bring to the examination centre without which they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
What to carry on Exam Day?
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.
- Admit card: This is a mandatory document without which candidates will not be allowed to take JEE Main 2020. Candidates will have to carry a printed copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.
- Photograph: Candidates are also requested to carry one passport size photograph to the test centre. This should be the same as uploaded while filling the JEE Main online application form. The photograph needs to be pasted on a specific space in the attendance sheet at the examination hall.
- Photo ID: Authorised photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) too will be required at the JEE Main exam centre 2020. You can carry your Aadhaar Card in case you are asked for a photo ID. If you do not have one, then carry any valid Photo ID along with your admit card.
- Certificates: PWD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming relaxation under PwD category.
Things to remember for JEE Main 2020 exam day
- Latecomers: Candidates must reach their 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.
- Prohibited materials: As per last year’s trend, candidates will not be allowed to wear ornaments or watches. There will be stringent security and frisking before entering the JEE Main 2020 exam centre. Some other things that candidates are not allowed to carry to the test centre include blue/black ball pen, bags, ornaments, calculators, slide rules, log tables, printed or written paper, and other valuables, etc.
- No usage of unfair means: Cheating/Impersonation is a punishable offense. Anyone found cheating will be barred from taking JEE Main exam 2020.
- Test booklet: Candidates should note that they are not allowed to remove any pages from the JEE Main test booklet.
What not to do on exam day?
- Candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam hall without the permission of Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned.
- No candidate will be allowed to carry any eatables, tea or coffee in the examination hall during exam hours.
- Smoking and eating are strictly prohibited in the examination room.
- Diabetic students will be allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/ apple/ orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry any packed foods like candy/chocolate/sandwich.
JEE Main 2020 Cutoff
JoSAA will release 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.
Determining factors for JEE Main 2020 cutoff:
- Previous years’ cutoff
- Total candidates appearing in the exam
- Total number of seats available
- The difficulty level of the exam
JEE Main Cutoff for Top NITs – 2019 vs 2018
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|
JEE Main Cutoff for Top IIITs – 2019 vs 2018
Below are the previous year’s cutoff for top IIITs 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 2020 Result
- NTA will declare JEE Main 2020 results for January session on January 31, 2020, while for the April session, the result will be announced on April 30, 2020
- Candidates can access their results by entering their date of birth and roll number
- The result will contain the scores of the candidates obtained in the entrance test
- After the declaration of the result, NTA will release the scorecard in online mode
- The scorecard consists of name, category, roll number, date of birth, state code eligibility, category and nationality, subject-wise NTA scores, etc. The conducting authority will declare the JEE Main rank list for each category
- There will be two types of rank lists – All India Rank and Category Rank
JEE Main 2020 Participating Institutes
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 to know the participating institutes.
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 1,246 BTech colleges in India that accept JEE Main scores. These colleges do not participate in the JoSAA counselling process. Take a look at the list of colleges accepting the 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 centralised process. All the candidates who will qualify JEE Main and meet the cutoff will be eligible to participate in the JoSAA counselling. Candidates will be allotted seats as per the availability of seats in a particular institute and course and preferences of choices.
JEE Main 2020 Admission Process
JEE Main 2020 process includes the following steps:
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 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 practice 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 the 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 to rank 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.