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JEE Main 2020: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a standardised exam test for all engineering aspirants who want to pursue courses at the undergraduate level in top engineering colleges in India. The exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency in two stages- JEE Main Exams and JEE Advanced Exams. In order to appear for JEE Advanced, students are supposed to clear JEE Main Exams.

JEE Main 2020 Latest Notification:

JEE Main is a computer-based online exam that is conducted in twice a year in January and April- students can choose to appear in either of the exams or both. The higher of the two exam scores are considered. By registering for the IIT Main Examination, engineering aspirants have with themselves the greatest platform for getting through India’s leading educational institutions like the IITs, NITs, and CFTIs.

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JEE Main 2020 Overview

Exam name JEE Main Examination
Exam mode Computer-Based
Duration of exam 3 Hours
Programmes under the exam B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Planning
Medium of exam English, Hindi, Gujarati
Colleges under the exam 23 IITs, 31 NIT, And 20 CFTIs
Eligibility Must be 10+2 passed in science stream (Physics, Chemistry Mathematics + language + one optional subject) with not less than 75% aggregate or be in top 20 percentile.

Year of qualifying exam for 2020: 2018, 2019, 2020

Syllabus Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Planning (for B. Planning)
Total marks of the exam 300 (B.E/B.Tech) and 400 (B.Arch and B.Planning)
Exam conducted by National Testing Agency
JEE official website www.jeemain.nta.nic.in

About JEE Main 2020 Examination

CBSE will no more conduct the JEE exams. It is the National Testing Agency that will conduct the JEE Mains 2020. It has come up with a few changes in the JEE Mains 2020.

  • JEE Mains will be conducted twice a year- January Session and April Session
  • According to the new changes, there are three papers- Paper I, Paper-II, and Paper III- each for B.E/BTech, B.Arch, and B.Planning respectively.
  • The number of questions has been reduced from 30 to 25.
  • Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry will be given equal weightage.
  • There will no longer be drawing papers for B. Planning paper, and instead, students will have to attempt 25 questions based on planning.
  • Arch paper will no longer have 81 questions in total but 77 questions.
  • For the first time, the exam for B.Planning will be held separately.

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 JEE Main Important Dates:

The important dates for JEE Main 2020 are released by NTA. As per the examination notification, the primary and second session of JEE Main exam is going to be conducted within the first and second week of January and April 2020. Below we’ve provided the exam dates for both January and April sessions:

JEE Main 2020 January Exam

Online Submission of Application Form 03rd September – 08th November 2019
Admit Card Release 06th December 2019
Exam to be held on 06th January – 11th January 2020
Result to be announced on 31st January 2020

JEE Main 2020 April Exam

Online Submission of Application Form 07th Feb – 24th May 2020
Admit Card Release Not Declared
Exam to be held on 1st Sept. – 06th Sept. 2020
Result to be announced on Not Declared

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Any student who has passed higher secondary level examination or equivalent level examination in science stream (physics, chemistry, mathematics, anyone optional subject and language) with not less than 75% of the aggregate score and a minimum of 50% of marks in physics, chemistry, mathematics from a recognized board in India is eligible to apply for JEE main examination. For SC/ST and other reserved categories, the minimum marks required in the higher secondary level examination is 65%.

Age Limit There is no such age limit to appear for JEE main exam 2020.
Qualifying Exam Any student who has completed his 10+2 level or any equivalent level examination from a recognized board/college/university in India in science stream (physics and mathematics) in their higher secondary level with language and any other optional subject.
Marks Required in Qualifying Exams The minimum marks of 75% aggregate or place in the top twenty percentile in class 12 or any equivalent level examination. For SC/ST categories, they require a minimum of 65% of aggregate marks in class 12 or equivalent to be eligible for JEE Main Examination. Students must also obtain a minimum of 50% of marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics in their higher secondary level examination.
Year of Qualifying Exam Passing year of higher secondary level examination or equivalent should be 201, 2019 or 2020.

JEE Main Syllabus

The National Testing Agency has prescribed the JEE Main syllabus. The syllabus covers higher secondary level physics, chemistry, and mathematics extensively. The questions that come in the JEE Main can be put into three categories- easy, moderate, and difficult. Generally, the easy ones are simple and straight forward, and the difficult ones mostly assess the analytical skills and conceptual understanding of the students. Subject wise, it has been noticed that the mathematics section is always the toughest and the chemistry section is generally the easiest, leaving physics somewhere in between. JEE Mains is comparatively easier than JEE Advanced.

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Important Topics for Physics

Physics and Measurement Kinematics
Work, Energy and Power Rotational Motion
Properties of Solids and Liquids Thermodynamics
Oscillations and Waves Electrostatics
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Optics Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Electronic Devices Communication Devices

Important Topics for Chemistry

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry like matter and its nature; Dalton’s atomic theory; S.I. Unites; Chemical equations; Stoichiometry and so on. Sates of Matter
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Chemical Thermodynamics
Equilibrium Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Surface Chemistry
Hydrogen Electrochemistry
D and F Block Elements, S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals), P-Block elements Coordination Compounds
Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Organic Compounds Containing Halogens and Oxygen Nuclear Chemistry
Biomolecules Chemistry in Everyday Life
Important Topics for Mathematics
Sets, Relations and Functions Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations Matrices and Determinant
Permutations and Combinations Mathematical Induction Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
Sequences and Series Coordinate Geometry Differential Equations
Limit, Continuity and Differentiability Integral Calculus Three-Dimensional Geometry
Vector Algebra Statistics and Probability Trigonometry
Mathematical Reasoning

JEE Main Exam Pattern

JEE Main Exam pattern helps a student in preparation for exams in an organised way- what is the marking scheme, how are the questions distributed in different sections, what is the total number of questions, time etc.

Paper Question type Exam duration Exam mode
Paper-I for B.E/B.Tech Paper has three sections- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each section has 25 questions (20 MCQs and 5 Numerical Based Questions) Three Hours Computer Based Test
Paper-II for B.Arch Paper has three parts- Mathematics (25 Questions-20 MCQs and 5 Numerical), Aptitude Test (50 Questions) and Drawing Test (2 Questions). Three Hours Mathematics and Aptitude Test are Computer Based Exam and Drawing Test is to be taken in offline mode.
Paper-III for B. Planning Paper has three parts- Mathematics (25 Questions-20 MCQs and 5 Numerical), Aptitude Test (50 Questions) and Questions on Planning (25 Questions). Three Hours Computer Based Test

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PAPER I is divided into three sections- physics, chemistry, and mathematics- with each section having 25 questions and the paper having a total number of 75 questions. The maximum marks of the paper are 300. Each section will have 20 MCQ questions and 5 numerical questions. Negative marking is done in the case of MCQs, but questions based on numerical are not subjected to negative marking.

PAPER-II is divided into three parts. For B. Arch., the paper is divided into mathematics, aptitude test, and drawing test. For B. Planning., the paper is divided into mathematics, aptitude test, and planning based question. B.Arch. the paper will have 25 maths questions (20 MCQs and 5 numerical questions), 50 aptitude questions and 2 drawing test questions. B. Planning. Paper will have 25 maths questions (20 MCQs and 5 numerical questions), 50 aptitude questions and 25 planning questions.

JEE Main Marking Scheme

Maximum marks of paper I is 300, and of paper II is 400. For MCQs, 4 marks will be given for every right answer, and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. For numerical questions, 4 marks will be given for every right answer and 0 marks is deducted for every wrong answer. For drawing questions, in case of B.Arch., there will be two questions that are going to be evaluated out of a total of 100 marks.

Paper Number of questions Marking scheme Marks distribution Negative marking
Paper-I for B.E/ B.Tech. Physics, Chemistry and Maths Sections has 25 questions each (20 MCQs and 5 Numerical Based Questions) Each MCQ carry 4 marks. Each numerical question carries 4 marks.

Numerical based questions carry 4 marks.

Each section carries 100 Marks. Maximum Marks of paper is 300. For every wrong MCQ, 1 mark will be deducted.

No Negative Marking for numerical questions.

Paper-II for B.Arch. Paper has three parts- Mathematics (25 Questions: 20 MCQs and 5 Numerical), Aptitude Test (50 Questions) and Drawing Test (2 Questions). Each MCQ question carries 4 marks.

Numerical based questions carry 4 marks.

Drawing Questions are evaluated on a total of 100 marks.

Maths section carries 100 marks.

Aptitude section carries 200 marks.

Drawing section carries 100 marks.

Total marks of paper= 400

Negative marking for MCQs.

No negative marking for numerical based questions and drawing questions.

Paper-III for B. Planning Paper has three parts- Mathematics (25 Questions: 20 MCQs and 5 Numerical), Aptitude Test (50 Questions) and Questions on Planning (25 Questions). Each MCQ question carries 4 marks.

Numerical based questions carry 4 marks.

Maths section carries 100 marks.

Aptitude section carries 200 marks.

Planning based section carries 100 marks.

Total marks of paper= 400

Negative marking for MCQs.

No negative marking for numerical based questions.

 

JEE Main Selection Process

  • JEE Main result for the January session is generally out by the end of January or the first week of February and the result for the April session is generally out by the first to the second week of May.
  • The results are published on the JEE Main result portal. The National Testing Agency publishes the main cut off marks for JEE Mains along with it the detailed results of the candidates.
  • According to the cut off marks and final scores, the All India Ranks are declared and students who have qualified the JEE Mains are then eligible for counselling into various engineering, architectural and planning institutes. The top candidates are also eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced to get into the topmost IIT institutes in India.

JEE Main 2019 Cut Off Marks

Category Cut Off Marks
General 89
OBC 78
SC 58
ST 44

JEE Main 2020 Reservation Seats

Reservation of seats in several institutes may vary. In the case of institutes run by the government –

Category Reservation
General Economically Weaker Section (G-ESW) 10 per cent of the seats reserved
Scheduled Castes (SCs) 15 per cent of the seats reserved
Scheduled Tribes (STs) 7.5 per cent of the seats reserved
Other Backward Classes-Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) 27 per cent of the seats reserved
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Each category will have 5 per cent reservation for Persons with Disabilities

 

JEE Main 2020 FAQ’s

Q.1 How much is the JEE Main registration fee?

Ans. The JEE main registration fee for boys for one paper is Rs. 650 and for girls and other reserved categories is Rs. 325.

Q.2 When will the JEE Main admit card be published for 2020 April session?

Ans. The admit card is generally published 15 days before the examination but this year admit card release has been postponed until August-September because the release of JEE main exam date has also been delayed.

Q.3 Why is the mock test important for JEE Mains?

Ans. JEE main exam is held in the online test format, and the National Testing Agency has made sure that there are centres available to the students for practising online mode tests. Student-friendly sites like Adda247.com has also stepped forward in providing mock test series for JEE aspirants in order to get a clear view of the examination type, the pattern of exam, the types of questions, distribution of marks, and most importantly about time management.

Q.4 Who is conducting the JEE Mains for 2020?

Ans. The National Testing Agency is conducting the JEE Mains for this year.

Q.5 What is the mode of exam for B.Arch students in JEE Main?

Ans. Mathematics and aptitude section is to be given through computer-based mode, and the drawing section is to be given in offline mode.

 

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