JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates (Revised): Check Detailed Exam Schedule

    Karishma Khatri Karishma Khatri
    Exams Prep Master

    JEE Main April session will now be conducted from July 18-July 23, 2020, confirmed by HRD Ministry during a webinar on May 5, 2020. The National Level Engineering Examination is conducted to provide admissions to NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Institutions. JEE Main 2020 will have 3 papers namely Paper 1 (B.E./ B.Tech), Paper 2 (B.Arch) and Paper 3 (B. Planning). Read MHRD Minister JEE Main Webinar Updates

    The date for JEE Main Admit Card release will be notified 15 days prior to the conduct of exam by NTA. JEE Main Form Correction window is active till May 31, 2020. Candidates can also make changes in their exam centre preferences.

    JEE Main Coming session scheduled from July 18-23

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates

    EventJanuary Session April Session
    JEE Main Registration 2020September 3, 2019May 19, 2020
    JEE Main Registration (Closes)October 10, 2019May 24, 2020
    JEE Main Application Form CorrectionOctober 14, 2019 May 25, 2020(Reopened)
    JEE Main Application Form Correction (Ends)October 20, 2019 May 31, 2020 
    Issue of JEE Main 2020 Admit CardDecember 6, 20191st week of July 2020
    JEE Main 2020 Exam DatesJanuary 6- January 9, 2020July 18-July 23, 2020

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    JEE Main 2020 Examination Schedule

    JEE Main 2020 Examination Schedule

    As per NTA’s notice dated May 22, there will be a half an hour variation in the exam timings of the coming session in comparison to the January session. The morning shift for April session will be held from 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon, and the afternoon shift will be held from 3.00 PM to 6.00 PM. 

    Exam day schedule for JEE Main 2020 January session was: 

    ParticularsFirst ShiftSecond Shift
    Timing of Examination for B.E./B.Tech9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Timing of Examination for B.Arch9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Timing of Examination for B.Planning-2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Timing of Examination for B.Arch & B.Planning (both)-2.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
    Entry in the Examination Centre/Hall/Room, physical frisking, document verification. Invigilators record manual attendance and Biometric registration at the registration desk. Cross checking of admit card, signature and photo match, to be completed by the invigilator7.30 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.01.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.
    Instructions by the Invigilators9.00 a.m. to 9.20 a.m.2.00 p.m. to 2.20 p.m.
    Candidates login to read instructions9.20 a.m.2.20 p.m.
    Test Commences9.30 a.m.2.30 p.m.

    JEE Main Admit Card Release Expected Soon

    JEE Main 2020 Registration and Admit Card 

    April session registration for JEE Main 2020 has been closed. As per the eligibility standards, intermediate graduates with minimum 75% marks will be able to apply for the engineering exam.

    • JEE Main Admit Card can be expected around the 1st week of July.
    • Candidates who registered successfully can download JEE Main Admit Card
    • Visit the official website of NTA i.e. to download the hall ticket.
    • JEE Main Admit Card can be expected post-May 17, 2020, considering the exam dates have been released.
    • Enter Roll No. and Date of Birth to access the hall ticket.

    Check JEE Main Eligibility

    JEE Main 2020 Result, Answer Key and Score Card

    • JEE Main 2020 Answer Key has been released by NTA for January session.
    • Top 2,50,000 candidates will be eligible to register for JEE Advanced 2020
    • JEE Main Scorecard will be made available for the qualified candidates after the declaration of result.
    • JEE Main results will be released in the form of scorecard and rank 
    EventJanuary SessionApril Session (Tentative)
    JEE Main Result January 31, 2020July 30, 2020
    Release of Answer Keys and Challenge AcceptanceJanuary 13 – 15, 2020July 2020
    AIR DeclarationFebruary 2020July 2020

    JEE Main 2020 Counselling Dates

    JEE Main 2020 Counselling Dates

    • JoSSA will hold JEE Main Counselling for admissions to NITs, IIITs and IITs.
    • Two additional rounds will be conducted by CSAB for the remaining seats in Union Territories, North-Eastern regions, and 17 participating SFTIs.
    • With the postponement of exam, the counselling process will also observe a delay.

    The expected counselling schedule for JoSAA is discussed in the table given below:

    EventDates (Tentative)
    Joint Apex Board declares JEE Main 2020 Ranks4th  week of July, 2020
    Start of candidates registration and choice fill-in of academic programmes2nd week of August 2020
    Display of mock seat allocation – 1 (based on choice filling)2nd week of August 2020
    Display of mock seat allocation - 2 (based on choice filling)3rd week of August 2020
    End of candidates’ registration and fill-in choices of academic programs4th week of August 2020
    Data reconciliation, seat allocation, verification and validation4th week of August 2020
    First round of seat allotment4th week of August 2020
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (1st round)4th week of August 2020
    Display of seat availability status1st week of September 2020
    Second round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (2nd round)1st week of September 2020
    Display of seat availability status1st week of September 2020
    Third round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (3rd round)2nd week of September 2020
    Display of seat availability status2nd week of September 2020
    Fourth round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (4th round)2nd week of September 2020
    Display of seat availability status2nd week of September 2020
    Fifth round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (5th round)2nd week of September 2020
    Display of seat availability status2nd week of July 2020
    Sixth round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (6th round; Last round for withdrawal)3rd week of September 2020
    Display of seat availability status3rd week of September 2020
    Seventh round of seat allotment -
    Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (7th round)3rd week of September 2020
    Note: All the Counselling Dates are tentative. The counselling dates would be updated as soon as the notification regarding Counselling will be released by the respective authorities in the due course after the announcement of JEE Main Result.

    JEE Main 2020 - Exam Day Guidelines

    JEE Main 2020 - Exam Day Guidelines

    Candidates must follow the exam day guidelines prescribed by NTA, to avoid any chaos in JEE Main exam centre:

    • You should reach the exam center well in advance to the start of exam.
    • You are requested to visit the exam center location once prior to the exam to avoid the chaos.
    • Candidates should bring all the necessary items which need to be carried to the exam centre.
    • Candidates should not bring any prohibited items along with them at the exam centres
    • Candidates must not  indulge in any unfair means with regard to the exam.
    • You should take your seat immediately on the opening of the examination hall. If you do not report in time you may miss some of the general instructions that may be announced in the examination hall.
    • You would not be allowed to enter the examination hall after the commencement of examination. Login and read all the instructions carefully. 
    • You should show your Admit Card on demand. If you do not possess the Admit Card, you would not be permitted to write the examination. 
    • You shall not leave your seat or Examination room until the full duration of the paper.
    • Pen/ Pencil and blank paper sheets for rough work will be provided in the examination Hall/Room. Candidates must write their name and Roll Number at the top of the sheet and must return the sheets and Admit Card to the Invigilator, before leaving the examination Hall/Room.
    • Candidates appearing for Aptitude Test Paper-II must bring their own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons.
    • You are also not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written materials, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device, except the Admit Card, identity proof, document as required inside the Examination Hall. If you are found in possession of any of the above items, it will be treated as resorting to unfair means and your current examination will be cancelled, you will be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.

    Guidelines for Scribes for JEE Main

    • The candidates with disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability correctly in the online JEE Main Application Form. Any incorrect information can affect their candidature.
    • Only the candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe/Reader on the request of the candidate.
    • The candidates will have choice of opting their own scribe/reader or may submit the request to the center superintendent.
    • After the request of the candidate, the centre superintendent will identify the scribe/reader students for the candidate. This is only task of centre superintendent to choose a scribe for the candidate.
    • However, if a candidate requests to meet the scribe before exam, they would be allowed to meet the scribe only a day before the examination to verify whether the scribe is suitable or not.
    • One other provision is that 1 hour (60 minutes) compensatory time will be allowed to the candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the fact they are availing the facility of a scribe/reader.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques. When will JEE Main April session be conducted?

    Ans. JEE Main April session dates were announced by MHRD Minister Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal on May 5, 2020 in a webinar. The exam is scheduled for July 18 – 23, 2020. This shall be followed by JEE Advanced 2020 in August. NTA will release the official notice soon. 

    Ques - I have made a mistake in JEE Main application form. Is there any way through which I can correct my mistake?

    Ans - NTA, the exam conducting authority of JEE Main 2020 will reopen the window for application form correction from May 25 to May 31, 2020, for the candidates who have made certain discrepancy while registration. Candidates can also make changes in their exam centre preferences. 

    Apart from this, NTA has provided the facility for image correction. Students can correct their image discrepancy by visiting the official website.(Extended)

    Ques - What are the details that can be corrected when JEE Main application form correction window will open?

    Ans - The details that can be corrected using JEE Main form correction link is given below:

    1. Personal Details
    2. Academic Details
    3. Choice of Papers i.e. Paper 1/ Paper 2/ or Both
    4. Exam Language
    5. Name
    6. Date of Birth
    7. State of Eligibility
    8. Category
    9. Exam Center Preferences

    Ques - My image is not clear in the admit card, what do I do?

    Ans - In case a candidate receive an admit card with blur image on the same, they must contact to the exam conducting authority as soon as possible as admit card with blur image is not acceptable at the time of examination. 

    Ques - Will I score in JEE Main exam if I have prepared for the exam 30 days before?

    Ans - JEE Main is a crucial exam for every candidate seeking admission in B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning. Since the exam is taken by lakhs of student all over the country, cracking the exam is not so easy. Many students start preparing for JEE Mains in high school. Therefore, students should start preparing well in advance. However, a number of students share the experience of their hardwork and dedication which gave them great results even after a short preparation duration. 

    Ques - When will JEE Main result declare?

    Ans - JEE Main result for January and April session will be declared separately. JEE Main result for January session have been released. while the date for JEE Main April session result has not been disclosed yet but with the postponement of the exam, the result can be expected by July 30, 2020. 

    Ques - What are the counselling dates for JEE Main 2020?

    Ans - Counselling date for JEE Main 2020 will be declared by JoSAA after the declaration of JEE Main 2020 result.

    *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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    IS there any option for filling up semester form by online

    20 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Suraj, kindly specify the college/university in which you are seeking admission.

    08 Nov, 2019 17:57

    I did not apply first attempt can I go to second attempt

    25 Sep, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Venkateshwara, You may check the official website to get information regarding to your query.

    25 Sep, 2018 16:10

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