JEE Main 2020 Application Form, Form Correction and Application fees

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Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir can apply for JEE Main January session from November 4 till November 8, 2019. The last date to apply for other students was October 10, 2019. NTA shifted JEE Main 2020 Official website to from JEE Main 2020 has received 9.34 lakh applications. As compared to last year, female applicants have increased by 15,247. EWS category, which has been introduced this year observed a total number of 81,413 registrations. 

Latest: Application Form Correction for JEE Main 2020 was open till October 20, 2019 upto 11.50 p.m.

  • Form Correction Fees can be paid through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/UPI and PAYTM Service.
  • Photo Correction Option is available for JEE Main 2020 January Session. 
  • Facility of Photo Correction can be used by the candidates to rectify their uploaded images as per the specifications mentioned by NTA. Check JEE Main Photo Specifications
  • Candidates who have passed Class 12th in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2020. Check Eligibility
  • The fees for General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) boys applying for a single paper is INR 650/-. For girls and SC/ST/PwD/Transgender, there is 50% relaxation and they have to pay INR 325/- for a single paper. 
  • Successful applicants will be issued Admit cards from December 6, 2019. Check Here

जेईई मेन 2020 आवेदन पत्र के बारे में हिंदी में पढ़े 

Highlights of JEE Main 2020 Registration

JEE Main Official BodyNTA (National Testing Agency)
JEE Main Official Or
Minimum EligibilityIntermediate Graduates
Mode of ApplicationOnline
JEE Main Application Fee (single paper)General/ Gen- EWS/ OBC (NCL) Male – INR 650
General Female – INR 325
JEE Main Help

Download JEE Main 2020 Official Notification

    JEE Main Applicants

    JEE Main 2020 Application Form Dates

    Tabulated below are the official dates of JEE Main Registration for the year 2020 – 

    Events For January 2020 SessionFor April 2020 Session

    Commencement of JEE Main 2020 Registrations

    September 3, 2019February 7, 2020
    Registrations EndsOctober 10, 2019March 7, 2020
    Last Day for Application Fee SubmissionOctober 11, 2019March 10, 2020
    JEE Main 2020 Form Correction(Starts)October 14, 20192nd week of March 2020
    JEE Main 2020 Form Correction(Ends)October 20, 2019-
    Release of JEE Main Admit Card 2020December 6, 2019March 16, 2019
    JEE Main 2020 Examination

    January 6- January 11, 2020

    April 3- April 9, 2020

    Check JEE Main 2020 Important Dates

    Are you eligible to Fill JEE Main 2020 Application Form?

    It is imperative to check the eligibility criteria before starting JEE Main Registration since your candidature will be cancelled if, at any stage, you’re found ineligible,

    1. Age Limit 

    • There is no age limit for appearing in JEE Main 2020. 
    • Candidates who have passed class 12th  / equivalent examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2020.
    1. No. of Attempts

    • JEE Main candidates can participate in the entrance exam for 3 consecutive years.
    • The exam will be conducted twice a year, candidates may appear in both the sessions.
    • If a candidate sits for both the sessions, it shall be counted as a single attempt.
    1. Educational Qualification

    • Students who passed their XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible for applying in JEE Main 2020.
    • For B.Planning, the candidates should have passed qualifying examination with 50 % marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate of the qualifying examination.
    • It is essential for B.E/ B.Tech applicants to have passed qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
    • It is essential for B. Arch applicants to have passed qualifying examination with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.
    1. Year of Appearance in QE

    • Students who passed their XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible for applying in JEE Main 2020.
    • 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. 

    Also Read JEE Main 2020: Major Changes Introduced in Exam Pattern and Fee

    How to fill JEE Main 2020 Application Form?

    Candidates must keep the following ready before they start JEE Main Registration.

    Requirements at the time of Registration

    Valid E-mail Id and Valid Mobile Number

    A computer with good Internet connectivity

    A valid debit/credit card or Net banking account or UPI or PAYTM Service

    Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb)

    Class 10th certificate

    Class 12th mark sheet

    Caste Certificate for SC or ST

    Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)

    Domicile Certificate


    Documents Required by Foreign Candidates

    • Birth certificate for age proof
    • Class XII mark sheet/certificate (must clear 75 % cut-off)
    • Identity proof of the candidate
    • Citizenship certificate/Passport of both the parents
    • Testimonial (if required)

    Step-by-Step Guide to Fill JEE Main 2020 Application Form

    Step 1 – JEE Main 2020 Registration:

    • Visit JEE Main/ NTA Official Website
    • Click on “Fill Online Application Form.
    JEE Main Registration
    • Register for Online Application Form.
    • Application number will be generated after submission of personal details. The application number shall be used for completing the remaining steps of the registration process and for future reference.
    • Fill the Registration Form by Personal Details like Candidate’s name, Mother’s name, Father’s name, Gender, DOB etc.
    • Fill your Contact Details – Address, City name, Email Address, Pin Code, Mobile Number etc. 
    • The candidate is required to choose a password and a security question and enter his/her answer for the same.
    • Candidate’s must note down the security question and answer for future reference.
    • As a final step, candidates need to fill the displayed security pin and click on “Submit”
    JEE Main Registration form
    JEE Main Registration Form

    Step 2 –Complete the Application Form

    • Candidate can login with the generated application number and created password for completing the Application form. 
    • Aspirants appearing for JEE Main 2020 are required to enter details like Personal Details, Paper name, Exam City Preferences, Question Paper Medium, Educational Details, Parents Income Details etc.
    • Tick the Declaration.
    • After reviewing the details, Click on “Final Submit”

    Step 3 – Uploading Documents:

    • After filling in the online form, candidates are required to scan and upload photograph and signature as per the defined guidelines by NTA. 
    • The recent photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast).
    • Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format.
    • Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb.
    • Size of scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb.
    • Application forms with unclear photographs will be rejected. 
    • Please keep 6-8 identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of exam, seat allotment and admission. 
    • Upload the correct Photograph and Signature as the facility for correction in images will not be given.
    JEE main photo upload

    Check JEE Main 2020 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

    Step 4 – Payment of JEE Main 2020 Application Fee

    • JEE Main Registration Fee can be paid via Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ PAYTM/ UPI.
    • Along with the fee, candidates have to pay service/Processing charges per transaction & GST (applicable at 18 %).
    JEE Main Fee Payment
    • After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the Confirmation Page. 
    • If the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the candidates have to approach the concerned bank for refund of amount.
    • The candidate has to make another payment/transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
    • The candidates are required to check the status of fee payment at NTA websites – and 
    • If the status is ‘OK’ the candidate will be able to take the printout of Confirmation Page.

    JEE Main 2020 Registration Fee

    • Fee payment by money order, demand draft, IPO etc. will result in application form rejection.
    • Application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. 
    • The updated application fee for JEE Main 2020 is tabulated below:
    Exam Center OptedAppearing PapersOnline Mode Exam
    Paper Type

    General/Gen- EWS/OBC (NCL)

    (Male) (INR)

    SC/ST/PWD/Transgender/Girls (INR)
    IndiaSingle Paper650325

    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

    ForeignSingle Paper30001500

    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


     If the fee payment status is not ‘OK’ the candidates are advised to:

    • In case the fee is paid through credit/ debit/ Net Banking/ PAYTM/UPI and the status shows not OK, it means the transaction is cancelled.
    • Such candidates need to pay the fees again and ensure the fee status as OK. 
    • The amount will be automatically refunded for the cancelled transactions by the concerned banks to the respective accounts. 
    Note – Submit only one application form. Multiple applications from one candidate will be rejected. 

    JEE Main Application Form: Instructions For Creating Password 

    During the registration, candidate will be required to choose the password and security question. Candidates are required to save their password for future logins. Candidates are advised not to share their passwords with anybody, NTA or NIC takes no responsibility of any kind of misuse of the password. Candidates should remember to log out at the end of their session so that the particulars of the candidate cannot be tampered or modified by unauthorized persons.

    Instructions to be kept in mind while creating the password are as follows:

    • Password must be 8 to 13 character long.
    • Password must have atleast one uppercase alphabet.
    • Password must have atleast one lower case alphabet.
    • Password must have atleast one numeric value.
    • Password must have atleast one special character e.g. !@#$%^&*-

    How to Reset Password?

    In case the password is misplaced by aspirants, the following ways can be used to set a new one:

    • Use Security Question and your answer during form filling.
    • Use verification code sent via text message at your registered mobile number.
    • Use reset link sent via Email at your registered Email address.

    How to Apply for EWS Reservation in JEE Main 2020

    NTA has issued a notice declaring applicability of the 10% Economically Weaker Section reservation for candidates applying for JEE Main 2019 and onwards. Hence, candidates belonging to EWS category are advised to mark themselves as such in thr application form. Steps to apply for EWS Reservation in JEE Main 2020 are:

    • Visit the official website
    • Look for the Application form link.
    • While filling the form mark yourself as EWS Category.
    • Save the form with the accurate details.

    There is no need to upload the supporting document/EWS certificate in the application form. Though it will be required at the time of applying for JEE Advanced 2020

    JEE Main Application Form FAQs

    Ques. Can I apply for both B. Arch and B. Planning paper in JEE Main 2020?

    Ans. Yes, you can apply for both B. Arch and B. Planning papers. In such a case, the exam duration will be of 3 hours 30 minutes. 

    Ques. When will the Application Form Correction window for JEE Main 2020 be active?

    Ans. Application Form Correction window will open from October 11, 2019 to October 17, 2019. 

    Ques. I am appearing in class XII and I haven’t received my roll number, what should I enter while filling the online form?

    Ans. It is not mandatory for candidates appearing for Class XII to fill in the roll number, the detail is not mandatory. If it is allotted, you may fill it or leave it empty otherwise.

    Ques. My surname in Aadhaar Card is wrongly mentioned, what should I do?

    Ans. For this, you will have to file an application at Aadhaar card centre and get it corrected. You can enter the correct surname.

    Ques. How to compress images for uploading the documents?

    Ans. The images which are to be uploaded in the application form should be of a definite file size and dimension. By following the process given below, you can easily convert any image file into the desired dimension:

    1. Select the image file and right click.
    2. Click on “Open With” and select Paint.
    3. The image will open in Paint window.
    4. Click on the “File” menu in the top left-hand corner of the window.
    5. Select “Properties”.
    6. A small box will open where you can specify/change the width and height of the image. For Photograph it will be 35 mm X 45 mm and for Signature, it will be 80 mm X 35 mm.
    7. Click “OK” and save the image.

    Ques. I have forgotten my JEE Main Application Number, what should I do?

    Ans. If any candidate forgets the Application Number, they can follow the below steps:

    • Retrieving Application Number: The fields include some validation information like Name, DOB, Fathers name, mothers name.
    • Retrieving Password: Go to the website and select “forgot password”. Choose Security Question & its Answer you opted while filling the application form. Enter the verification code sent via text message to your Registered Mobile No. and submit to retrieve the password.

    Ques. What should I do if the fee payment status is “not OK”?

    Ans. If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status is not OK, it means the transaction is cancelled and the amount will, automatically, be refunded to concerned credit/debit card within 7 – 10 days. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the OK fee status.

    Ques. Can I pay my fee through Demand Draft?

    Ans. No, payment of application fee by DD will not be accepted. 

    Ques. Where will I need application number of JEE Main?

    Ans. The application number received at the time of JEE Main Registration will be required at the time of downloading JEE Main Admit Card and to check the results as well.

    Ques. What are the reasons for rejection of JEE Application Form?

    Ans. Due to the following any one of the reason, the form might get rejected:

    1. An incomplete application form in any respect without uploading photo and signature
    2. An incomplete application form in respect of without fee payment will be rejected
    3. If the face of the candidate in the photograph or signature is unclear in the application, it may be rejected.

    Ques. What is the State Code of Eligibility that needs to be entered in JEE Main online form?

    Ans. The State Code of eligibility is the code of the state from where candidates have passed class 12 or equivalent qualifying examination. State of Eligibility is not applicable for candidates belonging to Nepal /Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.

    Ques. While selecting the medium of examination, I opted for Hindi/Gujarati but now I wish to appear for JEE Main in English. What should I do?

    Ans. The paper of JEE Main 2020 will be bilingual i.e. it will be in Gujarati/English and Hindi/English for students opting for Gujarati/Hindi at the time of filling the form. Therefore, aspirants are not required to change the medium of language. The questions can be attempted in any medium during the examination.

    Ques. Is it necessary to put candidate’s name and date in the photograph? Would JEE Main 2020 application form be rejected?

    Ans. As per the official guidelines issued by NTA, it is mandatory to mention name and date on the passport sized photograph.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Shariya Bano Md Haroon

    if i am not appear in jee main 2020 january session then am i eligible for jee main 2020 april session?

    04 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Shariya, it is up to you whether you want to appear in Jan session or April session or both. However, it is essential to satisfy all the Eligibility Criteria to appear in the exam in any session.

    04 Nov, 2019 10:32

    Me too ...can i applay for April-2020...Date please...

    28 Nov, 2019 23:46
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Aravind, yes, you ,may apply for April session exam from Feb 7, 2020. Application process will conclude on Mar 7, 2020. You can check the eligibility criteria of the exam in detail from here: JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

    29 Nov, 2019 11:33
    Sahil parashar

    Apna form case check kare it complete or not

    29 Sep, 2019 21:50
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sahil, on final submission of the form along with the registration fee, you will receive a mail in your registered email-id. From there you will get to know that your candidature has been confirmed.

    30 Sep, 2019 12:40
    Priyanshi Tripathi

    Can appearing candidate apply for JEE Main without roll number

    27 Sep, 2019 11:29
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Priyanshi, roll number submission is necessary to appear in JEE Main exam.

    27 Sep, 2019 13:37
    ritik parihar

    which documents are required for register JEE form

    23 Sep, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ritik, candidate requires a scanned copy of photograph and signature to upload in the application form.

    23 Sep, 2019 11:36
    virendra singh

    from where to retrieve the application number?

    12 Sep, 2019 16:32
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Virendra, after successful registration, you will be allotted a unique registration number and password which will be sent to your mail id and to your mobile number.

    12 Sep, 2019 17:24
    Nitesh Shah

    Is the Class 12th marksheet copy mandatory for the foreign national applying for Jee mains? Because I am giving the boards this year

    02 Sep, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nitesh, yes, marksheet of class 12th is mandatory for JEE Main. You can also submit your roll number for board exams and produce the marksheet later on.

    02 Sep, 2019 11:29

    Should I write her to become aeronotical engineer

    04 Jul, 2019 00:20
    Akhil Pasanth

    Hi Ashwin, Please check the eligibility criteria for this course.

    04 Jul, 2019 11:10
    Suvigya shrivastava

    By mistake i have filled a new form for jee mains april though i have attempted the january one . Now i have two different application num bers. What to do

    18 Feb, 2019 15:51
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Suvigya, kindly contact the exam authorities for best possible assistance.

    18 Feb, 2019 16:21
    radha krishnan

    Should we have to upload everything again for jee main april.? Or can we just login using previous application number

    08 Feb, 2019 12:51
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Radha, application process for April session is all new. You will have to register again for the exam and upload each document all over again.

    08 Feb, 2019 13:04
    Piyush Singh

    I am pursuing a diploma in electrical engineering, it complete by May 2019. Can I fill the registration form?

    04 Jan, 2019 16:13
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Piyush, You may please check the official website of the JEE MAIN 2019 to know about the Application detail.

    04 Jan, 2019 17:58

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