JEE Main 2020 conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently released the Information brochure. A press release was also published on the website, www.jeemain.nta.nic.in, regarding change in the JEE 2020 exam pattern.
Earlier there were 2 different papers but with the new exam pattern there will be 3 different papers, i.e. for BE / B.Tech , B.Arch and B.Planning papers will be held separately. The application date of NTA JEE Main 2020 is released and the end date is 30th September 2019. JEE exam is conducted two times a year in online mode only. To those who want to know when will JEE Main 2020 registration starts should know that the process began 3rd September 2019.
The JEE Main exam 2020 will be held in January from 6th to 11th January 2020 and in April from 3rd to 9th April 2020. Here in this article, we have included all the latest updates and details on JEE Main 2020. Those looking for JEE Main 2020 exam pattern will find it on this page.
Important updates on JEE Main 2020
- JEE Main 2020 Information Brochure is released.
- January JEE (Main) 2020 Application Form released. Apply Online for JEE Main 2020 January session.
- JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern has been changed, scroll down for details.
JEE Main 2020
NTA has announced the changes in the exam pattern of the JEE Main 2020. It is important for JEE aspirants to know the changes prior applying for the exam. Read on to know the details on January JEE Main 2020. Important dates, changes in the JEE Main 2020 exam pattern, along with preparation tips and best books are herein.
JEE Main 2020 January Dates
|JEE Main 2020 January||Important Dates|
|Commencement of Application Process|
2nd September 2019
|End date to apply online|
10th October 2019
|JEE Main 2020 Admit Cards||December 6, 2019|
|January JEE Main 2020 Exam Date||January 6-11, 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 January Result||January 31, 2020|
The form correction date for JEE Main 2020 January exam are 14-20 October 2019.
JEE Main 2020 April Dates
|JEE Main 2020 April||Important Dates|
|Application process begins||February 7, 2020|
|Closing date for Application Submission||March 7, 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 April Admit Cards||March 16, 2020|
|April JEE Main 2020 Exam Date||April 3-9, 2020|
|April JEE Main 2020 Result||April 30, 2020|
Changes in the JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern
NTA has announced the changes in the JEE exam pattern for the year 2020. Unlike earlier years, JEE will now have separate papers for BE / B.Tech., B.Arch and B.Planning candidates. The number of questions have also been changed. The rest of the exam pattern remains the same, the changes are introduced in the number of questions asked and instead of two, now 3 papers will be conducted.
The latest pattern of the JEE Main 2020 is discusses below.
|Mode of JEE Main 2020 Exam||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Attempts||Two|
|Type of Questions in JEE Main 2020||MCQ and Numerical Value Type (NVT)|
|Number of Question for BE/B.Tech||75|
Number of Question for B. Arch
Number of Question for B. Planning
|Exam duration||3 hours|
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern
Till the year 2019, only two papers were conducted, but as per the new pattern from the year 2020 onward three separate papers will be conducted for BE / B.Tech. , B.Arch, and B.Planning. Below is the detail on the sections in the exam and how many questions will be asked in each section.
JEE Main 2020 Paper for B.E. / B.Tech.
The BE/B.Tech candidates will see three sections in the JEE Main 2020, which will be: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with 25 questions each. Mode of exam will be CBT only.
JEE Main 2020 B. Arch Paper
This will include three section, namely, Mathematics with 25 questions, Aptitude Test with 50 questions, and Drawing Test with 2 questions. The first two section will be conducted as CBT, while drawing test will be conducted on paper, it will be in offline mode.
JEE Main 2020 B. Planning paper
The B. Planning paper for JEE Main 2020 will include 25 questions from Mathematics, 50 questions from Aptitude, and 25 planning based questions. The mode of exam will be CBT only.
The CBT will include MCQs and Numerical Value Type questions, where Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry section will have 20 MCQs and 5 NVTs.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Shifts
The JEE Main 2020 January exam for B.E. / B.Tech and B.Arch candidates will be held in two shifts per day.
First Shift from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Second Shift from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
The JEE Main 2020 Exam for B.Planning will be held in only one shift, which will be from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Exam timing for candidates who opt for both B. Planning and B.Arch. will be 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The JEE Main 2020 aspirants must check the eligibility criteria before filling the form online. Below are details:
- Date of Birth: The candidates born on or after October 01, 1993 are eligible. Relaxation in upper age limit will be for candidates from SC/ST/PwD categories.
- Year of Qualifying Examination: The candidates who have passed their 12th grade Exam or any other equivalent qualifying examination in the year 2018 or 2019; or those who are appearing in class 12th or equivalent exam in the year 2019 are eligible for JEE (Main) 2020.
- Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE): To be eligible for JEE Main 2020 candidates should have at least five subjects in 12th class or equivalent qualifying examination. Candidates with four subjects in 12th class are not eligible for JEE (Main) 2020.
JEE Main 2020 Application Form
Candidates must check the JEE Main 2020 eligibility criteria prior filling the
JEE Main 2020 Application Form . The mode of application submission is online only.
The candidates are required to enter the Aadhar number to apply for JEE Main 2020, in case the candidates do not have the Aadhar, they shall not be able to fill the JEE Main 2020 Application Form. Those who have applied for the Aadhar card but haven’t received will be required to enter the 14 Digit Aadhar Enrolment Id. The candidates belonging to the states of Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, and Meghalaya will have to enter anyone of these required details; Ration card number, passport number, bank account number or number of any other valid government Id.
To apply online for JEE Main 2020, candidates need to visit the website, www.jeemain.nta.nic.in and click on “Fill Online Application Form“.
Candidates have to fill all the required details in the from, then upload their image, signature along with the father/guardian’s signature. Don’t forget to choose the right city where you want to appear for the test. After completing all the above steps, candidates will have to pay application fee to complete the JEE Main 2020 application submission process.
JEE Main 2020 Application Fee
The application fee to be paid the applicants varies with the category. Below are the details of the application fee:
For BE/B.Tech, B.Arch., B. Planning
|Categories||In India||Outside India|
|Boys – Rs. 650|
Girls – Rs. 325
|Boys – Rs. 3000|
Girls – Rs. 1500
|SC/ST/PwD/Transgender||Boys/Girls – Rs. 325||Boys/Girls – Rs. 1500|
For BE/B.Tech & B.Arch. OR BE/B.Tech & B. Planning OR B.Arc. & B. Planning OR BE/B.Tech, B.Arch & B. Planning
|Categories||In India||Outside India|
| Boys – Rs 1300|
Girls – Rs 650
|Boys – Rs. 6000|
Girls – Rs. 3000
Boys – Rs. 650
Girls – Rs. 650
|Boys – Rs. 3000|
Girls – Rs. 3000
Application fee can be paid using any of the three modes, Debit card, Credit card or E-Challan. Credit Card.
The Bottom Line
The candidates will be called for counselling based on the merit list. This list is prepared based on candidates performance in the exam. Those who are interested in appearing for JEE Main 2020 should fill the application form before 30th Sept 2019. All important details are compiled on this page. Read to know the JEE Main 2020 details.