JEE Main 2020 Registration (April Session), Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Result and Cut Off

    Karishma Khatri Karishma Khatri
    Exams Prep Master

    April session of JEE Main 2020 is about 2 months from now and is scheduled for April 5,7,8,9,11, 2020. Application forms for JEE Main April session will be out on February 7, 2020. JEE Main 2020 January session was conducted from January 6 – 9, 2020. Check JEE Main 2020 April Session Registration

    9.34 Lakh candidate registered for the January session, more applications are expected for the coming April session. 

    What’s New in JEE Main 2020?

    NTA has introduced considerable changes in JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern, Fee and Eligibility:

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern: NTA has introduced a separate paper for B. Planning this year as opposed to a combined paper for B. Arch and B. Planning. So JEE Main 2020 is conducted over 3 papers i.e. B.E/B. Tech, B. Arch and B. Planning. Candidates can also sit for both B. Archa and B. Planning papers.

    NTA has also reduced the total questions from 30 to 25 per section and a separate planning based section has been added to the B. Planning Paper. Instead of a single question of 70 marks, there will be 2 questions of 100 marks in total.

    Along with 20 MCQs, there will be 5 numerical answer value based questions in the question paper of JEE Main 2020 and there shall be no negative marking for the same. 

    JEE Main 2020 Registration Fee: Registration Fee for JEE Main 2020 has been increased from INR 500 to INR 650 for General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) and from INR 250 to INR 325 for females and other reserved categories. 

    JEE Main 2020 Eligibility: For the new paper of B. Planning, the eligibility constitutes that candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent exam with Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Therefore, candidates with a background of commerce and humanities along with maths can also appear for JEE Main 2020. Foreign nationals can apply for JEE Main 2020, a separate rank list shall be prepared for them.

    The detailed eligibility for JEE Main 2020 is tabulated below: 

    Particulars Details
    Age Limit CriteriaThere is no upper age limit for appearing in JEE Main 2020. Candidates who have passed class 12th or equivalent in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2020.
    Maximum number of AttemptsCandidates can take the exam maximum for 3 years consecutively. Candidates can sit for both January and April sessions, both of these will be counted as a single attempt. 
    Educational QualificationCandidates who have qualified their XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible to sit for JEE Main 2020. Candidates must have passed qualifying examination with 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% in aggregate of the QE to sit for B. Planning Paper. B.E/ B. Tech applicants must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational Subject. For B. Arch, candidates must have passed the Qualifying Examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
    Year of Appearance in Qualifying ExaminationCandidates must have passed their XII or equivalent exam in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 can sit for JEE Main 2020. Candidates who passed class XII or QE 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. 

    JEE Main 2020 Registration

    JEE Main 2020 Application Form

    JEE Main April session registrations have begun from February 7, 2020. The registration process is online and candidates have to pay a fees of INR 650 for General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Male and for females and rest of the reserved categories the application fee is INR 325. Candidates can apply till March 6, 2020 and the last day to pay the application fee is March 7, 2020. 

    How to Apply for JEE Main 2020 April Session?

    The process to apply for JEE Main 2020 Registration is as follows:

    JEE Main registration
    • Step I: Candidates have to visit the JEE Main 2020 official website and click on the link for new registration. Candidates can fill their details and generate their login credentials.
    • Step II: Candidates can now proceed to fill the JEE Main 2020 Application Form. They have to enter their personal details, contact details, academic qualification and choose their preferred exam centers out of which one shall be allotted to them.
    • Step III: Candidates have to upload scanned images of their documents such as Photograph, Signature, Eligibility certificate if applicable. CheckJEE Main 2020 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details 
    • Step IV: Candidates have to now pay the registration fee for JEE Main 2020 for appearing in the April Session. The fees can be paid by Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ PAYTM/ UPI. Candidates will also pay the additional service/processing charges per transaction and GST.
    • Step V: After the payment of JEE Main 2020 Registration fee, candidates must print the confirmation page and save it for future references. A failure in generation of the confirmation page indicates an unsuccessful application. Candidates have to make another payment in such a case. Candidates can check the status of their payment at the official website i.e. Candidates must make sure that the payment status is ‘OK’. Any additional payment shall be refunded to the source account, otherwise candidates can approach the respective bank.

    JEE Main 2020 Photo Correction

    Photo Correction is an additional facility provided by NTA for correction in the uploaded images, this facility is provided before the commencement of Application Form Correction Window. If the photos aren’t as per the specifications mentioned by NTA, your application form might get rejected. 

    JEE Main 2020 Application Form Correction Window

    JEE Main 2020 Application Form Correction window for January session applications was open from October 14 - 20, 2019. Form Correction Window for JEE Main 2020 April session shall be active during the second week of March, 2020. Candidates have to pay the additional application fee, if required. Changes can be made in Candidate’s name, DOB, Paper, Contact details and uploaded photograph and signature. ReadJEE Main Form Correction 2020 (Started): Correct Application Details

    JEE Main 2020 Admit Card

    JEE Main 2020 Admit Card

    JEE Main 2020 admit card for the January 2020 session has been released by NTA. For the April 2020 session, admit cards will be available from March 20, 2020.

    All the details like exam center, time and date, roll number, etc will be mentioned in your JEE Main 2020 Admit Card. to download it, you just need to log in with your registered email id and password provided to you during the time of online registration. 

    How to Download Admit Card?

    When a candidate will visit the official website then he/she will get two options to download the admit card.

    1. Download Using Application Number & Password

    2. Download Using Application Number & Date of Birth

    You can choose one method and entering the valid details to download it. After downloading the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card, check it properly for any discrepancies. Common mistakes in the admit card is in the name of the candidate, date of birth, gender, etc. If there is any mistake then report it to the authorities immediately. 

    NOTE: JEE Main 2020 candidates with diabetes can carry water and candy for consumption during the exam.

    Steps to Download JEE Main 2020 Admit Card

    Step 1: Visit the official website

    Step 2: Click on Download Admit Card Link.

    Step 3: Select either Download Using Application Number & Password or Download Using Application Number & Date of Birth

    Step 4: Enter your valid details like application number, password, security code, etc.

    Step 5: After that new window will appear and you have to click on “download admit card” to download it.

    JEE Main 2020 - Problems encountered during download

    The process to download the Admit Card is easy but due to some reasons candidates may face some problems while downloading it. 

    • Wrong Credentials - Candidates using the incorrect credentials will face a problem, In case you had forgot your application number or password then you can retrieve it just by clicking on the Forgot Password tab on the official website. You will receive an update of the same on your registered email id.
    • Slow internet connection - This could also be a reason that you are not able to download your admit card. In this case, you can try again after some time.
    • Incomplete Registration - Candidates who did not pay the application fee or did not register successfully for JEE Main will not be able to download their admit cards.
    • Do not use Mobile Phone - Trying to download the admit card on the mobile phone could be a reason that you are not able to download it. Use preferred browsers to download your admit card.

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers

    NTA has released the list of JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers. Candidates can choose up to 4 test cities from a total of 233 cities in India. Also, the exam will be held in 9 test cities in abroad. 

    The authorities always try to provide the first exam city opted by you hence the candidates are advised to choose it very carefully. In your admit card, the details of exam center with complete address, date and time will be mentioned. You have to carry the admit card with you in the exam center. 

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Center Reporting Time

    ParticularsSession 1Session 2
    Reporting at Center7:30 am 12:30 pm
    Exam hall entry7:30 to 9:00 am 1:00 to 2:00 pm
    Instructions from Invigilator9:00 to 9:20 am2:00 to 2:20 pm
    Online Exam Login 9:20 am2:20 pm
    Exam Starts at9:30 am 2:30 pm

    Documents to be carried at the exam center

    • JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
    • Original Photo Id proof, which can be Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Driving License, Passport, Voter Id.
    • Candidates who have applied for scribe facility have to carry their PWD certificate with them.

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

    JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern 

    JEE Main 2020 exam pattern was released by the official authorities on September 3, 2019. A separate paper was introduced for students who wish to venture into urban and structural planning, and preservation. The B.Planning paper will be the third paper to take place and will be conducted separately from the B.E/B.Tech and B.Arch paper for JEE Main 2020. The following details are also a significant component of the JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern: 

    The NTA declared that it will henceforth conduct JEE Main 2020 in three mediums i.e. English, Gujarati, and Hindi. This will apply to all 3 papers including B.Planning. All three papers have a duration of 3 hours and while B.E/B.Tech and B.Planning will completely be conducted in CBT mode, only the mathematics and aptitude test for B.Arch will take place in CBT while the drawing test will occur in pen and paper mode. 

    JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 (B.Tech/B.E)

    • JEE Main 2020 Question Paper: B.E. / B.Tech will be conducted in CBT mode for a duration of 3 hours. It will comprise questions derived from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There will be 75 questions in total, 25 from each subject. A significantly large portion i.e. 60 will be multiple choice questions that will offer candidates four options out of which one will be correct. The remaining 15 questions will be numerical value based. Candidates are marked out of 300 total marks. 
    • JEE Main 2020 Marking Scheme: For the multiple choice questions, 4 marks will be provided to the candidate for every correct response that they make. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. Candidates should be aware of the fact that questions that are not attempted will not be marked. For questions that are not multiple choice, there will be 4 points for every correct response and no negative marking for incorrect answers or unattempted questions. 
    • JEE Main 2020 Exam Duration: The B.E/ B.Tech paper 1 will be conducted for 3 hours. Candidates with a disability that exceeds 40% will be provided with 4 hours for the exam. 

    Note: NTA has released JEE Main 2020 Sample Numeric Value Type Questions for MathematicsCheck Here

    Specifications Paper 1 (B.E. / B.Tech) 
    Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 
    Type of Questions 60 Multiple Choice Questions and 15 Numerical Value Based Questions 
    Number of Questions Physics - 25 
    Chemistry - 25 
    Mathematics - 25 
    Total - 75 
    Marking Scheme+4 marks for every correct answer 
    -1 for every incorrect response 
    No negative marking for numeric value based questions
    Total Marks 300 
    Duration 3 hours 
    Medium English and Hindi (All Centre Cities)  English, Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli) 

    JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 and 3 - B.Arch and B.Planning

    • JEE Main 2020 Question Paper: The mode of examination for B.Arch and B.Planning in JEE Main 2020 differs on some foundational parameters. While B.Planning is fully conducted in CBT mode, only the mathematics and aptitude portion of JEE Main 2020 takes place in CBT mode. The drawing test in B.Arch is a pen and paper test which comprises of 2 questions. Both exams are marked out of 400 marks each. 
    • JEE Main 2020 Marking Scheme: For B.Arch and B.Planning, each correct response will grant the candidate with 4 points, while an incorrect response will lead to a deduction of one point. Unattempted questions will not be marked. Questions that do not fall under MCQ will garner 4 points as well for correct response and no negative marking will be applied for both incorrect answers and unattempted questions. The 2 questions present in the drawing test in B.Arch will be of 100 marks total. 
    • JEE Main 2020 Exam Duration: Both exams will be of 3 hours. 
    Specifications Paper 2 (B.Arch) Paper 3 (B. Planning)
    Subjects Aptitude Test, Mathematics, and Drawing Mathematics 
    Type of Questions Maths - 20 (MCQs) and 5 Numerical Value Based QuestionsMaths - 20 MCQs and 5 Numerical Value Based Questions
    Aptitude (50 MCQs) Aptitude 50 MCQs 
    2 Drawing QuestionsPlanning Based Objective Type - 25 MCQs 
    Number of Questions Mathematics - 25 Mathematics - 25 
    Aptitude Test - 50 Aptitude Test - 50 
    Drawing - 2 Planning Based Objective Type - 25 
    Total - 77Total - 100
    Marking Scheme 4 marks for every correct response 4 marks for every correct response 
    -1 for every incorrect response -1 for every incorrect response 
    No negative marking for numeric value based questions No negative marking for numeric value based questions 
    2 drawing questions of 100 marks 
    Total Marks 400 400 
    Duration 3 hours 3 hours 
    Medium English and Hindi (All Centre Cities)  English and Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli)English and Hindi (All Centre Cities) English and Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli)

    JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

    JEE Main 2020 Syllabus 

    NTA released the official JEE Main 2020 syllabus at the beginning of September 2019. The syllabus for both the January session as well as the April session are the same. B.E / B.Tech paper for JEE Main 2020 will consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. On the other hand, while B.Arch and B.Planning share the same syllabus for mathematics, B.Arch covers topics from Aptitude and Drawing and B.Planning covers topics from Mathematics and Planning-based questions. 

    JEE Main (B.E. / B.Tech) - Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry 

    JEE Main 2020 Mathematics Syllabus 

    The mathematics component of JEE Main 2020 will contain 25 questions that will weigh 4 marks each and will be marked out of 100 marks. In the total 25 questions, each section will also have 5 numericals. If any question is answered incorrectly, respondents will lose 1 mark. Some of the important topics in JEE Main 2020 mathematics include: coordinate geometry, sequence and series, straight lines, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. 

    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 11Coordinate Geometry 
    Unit 12 Three Dimensional Geometry 
    Unit 13 Vectoral Algebra 
    Unit 14 Statistics and Probability 
    Unit 15 Trigonometry 
    Unit 16 Mathematical Reasoning 

    JEE Main 2020 Physics Syllabus 

    JEE Main 2020 is composed of two sections. Section A is the primary section and it holds the majority weightage - close to 80% of the entire section. On the other hand, 20% of the sections is based on practical skills acquired by the candidate. Some of the most important topics include electricity, mechanics, magnetism, heat and thermodynamics, optics and modern physics. Candidates can check out books such as ‘concepts of physics part 1 and 2’ by H.C. Verma as well as IIT JEE Physics by D.C. Pandey for further information. 

    Section A - Theory 
    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 
    Section B - Practical Skills 
    UNIT 21 Experimental Skills 

    JEE Main 2020 Chemistry Syllabus 

    JEE Main 2020 syllabus for chemistry is divided into 3 sections i.e. Physical chemistry, Organic chemistry, as well as Inorganic chemistry. Some of the most important topics in chemistry include chemical bonding, halogens, ionic equilibrium, carbohydrates and transition elements.

    Section A - Physical Chemistry 
    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 8Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry 
    UNIT 9 Chemical Kinetics 
    UNIT 10 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 Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals) 
    UNIT 15 P-Block Elements 
    UNIT 16 D and F Block Elements 
    UNIT 17 Coordination 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 Compounds Containing Oxygen
    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 Syllabus For B.Arch 

    Candidates should be aware that although the mathematics test and aptitude test for JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in CBT mode, the drawing test will still be conducted in pen and paper based mode. The mathematics sections will be the same as the one given in Paper 1, while the following abstract/conceptual topics will take place in the aptitude and drawing test. 

    Part 1Part 2 
    Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials, objects, texture related environment. Three dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast. 
    Visualizing three - dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil 
    Visualizing different sides of three - dimensional objects Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3D views of objects 
    Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal) Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms 
    -Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants etc.) and rural life 

    This year, NTA will conduct a separate exam for B.Tech and B.Arch. Here is the following syllabus for B.Planning 

    JEE Main 2020 Syllabus for B.Planning

    The aptitude section is the same in both the B.Arch and B.Planning paper and it holds the maximum marks i.e. 200 marks. While the B.Arch paper holds two questions that are based on drawing, the B.Planning paper includes 25 MCQs that are based on a planning objective. Visualization and analytical reasoning contribute significantly to the final scores achieved by the candidate. 

    Part 1 Part 2 Part III (Planning)
    Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials. Objects, texture related to architecture and build - environment. Visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal) Three dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, colour texture, harmony and contrast, building forms and elements. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencils. Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, rotation subtraction, development of surfaces and volumes, elevations. Generation of Plan and 3D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.  Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (monuments, public spaces, festivals, markets, street scenes, recreational spaces, etc. ) landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc) and rural life.General Awareness regarding development issues, government programs/schemes etc. Comprehension, critical thinking and analytical skills, graphs, charts and map reading skills, simple statistics, CBSE Class X Social Sciences topics. 

    Read JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

    JEE Main 2020 Cut Off

    JEE Main 2020 Cutoff - Expected and Previous Year Cutoff

    JEE Main 2020 Cutoff is released in an online mode by NTA, after the result announcement. Two types of JEE Main Cutoff 2020 are released - qualifying and admission cutoff.

    As per the qualifying JEE Main Cutoff 2020, the minimum marks that has to be scored to qualify JEE Advanced will be mentioned.

    The admission JEE Main Cutoff 2020 will display the minimum ranks that has to be secured to have possible chances of admission into the participating institutes.

    Note :JEE Main Cutoff 2020 will be different for every category, course and institute.

    JEE Main Cutoff 2020 - Important Dates to Remember

    JEE Main 2020 January Session Exam January 6, 2020 to January 9, 2020
    January Session Result DeclarationJanuary 31, 2020
    JEE Main 2020 April Session ExamApril 3, 2020 to April 9, 2020
    April Session Result DeclarationApril 30, 2020
    Release of Qualifying MarksNot declared
    CounsellingJune 15, 2020

    Factors Affecting JEE Main 2020 Cutoff

    There are multiple factors taken into consideration by the concerned authorities, while preparing the JEE Main Cutoff 2020. The major factors are listed below :

    • Total Number of Seats available
    • Exam difficulty level
    • Previous year cutoffs
    • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
    • Number of candidates applying for a particular course

    Note : JEE Main Cutoff 2020 will decrease if the number of candidates applying increases and vice versa. Similar will be the case if there is a change in number of seats of JEE Main 2020.

    Types of JEE Main Cutoff 2020

    As listed earlier that the JEE Main 2020 cutoff will be released in two ways : Qualifying Cutoff and Admission Cutoff. You can check the difference between these two and understand how much you need to secure to have a good chance of admission into the participating institutes.

    Point of DifferenceJEE Main 2020 -Qualifying CutoffJEE Main 2020 - Admission Cutoff
    Published byNational Testing Agency (NTA)JoSAA releases the Admission Cutoff on behalf of the participating institutes
    Released OnWill be released on result portal. Candidates have to log in to check the qualifying cutoff.Will be released on JoSAA website
    PurposeCandidates who meet the qualifying cutoff will be eligible for JEE Advanced. Thus it acts as a screening of candidates for JEE Advanced.To keep a check that how much minimum marks are required to have higher chances of allotment in the participating institutes.
    Category SpecificYesYes
    Institute SpecificNoYes
    Branch SpecificNoYes
    Used for AdmissionNoYes

    JEE Main Cutoff – Trend Analysis

    As per the last few years cutoff trends, a steady decrease in the qualifying cutoff can be seen. There can be many factors which resulted in the fluctuation of JEE Main Cutoff like increase in no. of candidates for JEE Advanced which inturn decreased the cutoff, examination getting tougher every year, etc.

    JEE Main Cutoff

     Here are some of the stats based on the comparison of cut off marks of this year and last year

    • JEE Main 2019 Cut off - General Category has increased from 74 to 89.
    • JEE Main 2019 Cut off - OBC Category has increased from 45 to 74.
    • JEE Main 2019 Cut off - SC Category has increased from 29 to 54.
    • JEE Main 2019 Cut off - ST Category has increased from 24 to 44.

    JEE Main 2020 – Category Wise Seat Distribution

    The category wise seat distribution for JEE Main 2020 is as follows :

    CategorySeats AvailableTotal Seats
    Open Pwd962
    Gen - EWS25662698
    Gen - EWS - Pwd132
    OBC - NCL1097411530
    OBC - NCL - Pwd556
    SC - Pwd343
    ST - Pwd197

    JEE Main 2020 Expected Cutoff 

    Based on the past year's performance, some coaching centers have predicted the expected cutoff for JEE Main 2020. Candidates qualifying the JEE Main Cut off will be eligible for JEE Main Counselling process for admission to B.Tech/B.E programmes in 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IITs and 2 GFTIs.

    Coaching InstituteJEE Main 2020 Expected Cut off (Paper 1)
    TopprBetween 95-105
    Career Launcher75 - 80
    FIITJEEAround 86
    Sri ChaitanyaOpen category >=80
    OBC >=45
    SC >=30
    ST >=25
    ResonanceOpen category - 70
    OBC - 38
    SC - 28
    ST - 25
    Motion IITGeneral - 82 to 90
    OBC - 55 to 60
    SC - 38 to 42
    ST - 32 to 38

    Previous Year JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff

    JEE Main 2019 Qualifying Cutoff

    CategoryPaper 1 Cutoff
    Common Rank List (CRL)89.7548849
    GEN - EWS78.2174869
    Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)74.3166557
    Scheduled Caste (SC)54.0128155
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)44.3345172

    JEE Main 2018 Qualifying Cutoff

    CategoryQualifiedMaximum MarksMinimum Marks
    Common Rank List11127535074
    OBC - NCL653137345

    JEE Main 2017 Qualifying Cutoff

    OBC - NCL4960299

    JEE Main 2020 Result

    JEE Main 2020 Result

    Paper 1 and Paper 2 Result for JEE Main 2020 will be released separately. Aspirants can download the result from Students will be awarded percentile scores by NTA and not ranks, this time around. NTA will be using Normalization Procedure to nullify the varying difficulty levels’ effects in different sets of question papers in different shifts.

    The final merit list will be formulated after the JEE Main 2020 Result for January and April sessions are compiled. For candidates appearing in both sessions, the better of the two scores will be taken into consideration for the merit list.

    • 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
    • Aspirants can gain access to their results by entering their roll numbers and date of birth
    • The result will contain the overall and section-wise scores of the aspirants obtained in the entrance test
    • After the declaration of the JEE Main Result 2020, NTA will be releasing the scorecard online
    • The scorecard will consist of name, roll number, date of birth, category, state code eligibility, subject-wise NTA scores, category & nationality, etc. The conducting authority will also declare the category-wise JEE Main rank list
    • There will be two types of rank lists declared - Category Rank and All India Rank 

    JEE Main 2020 Counselling

    JEE Main 2020 Counselling

    Joint Seat Allocation Authority will be conducting the JEE Main counselling process for admission to NITs, GFTIs, IIITs. The counselling will be held over seven rounds including two mock seat allotments in online mode only. Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of the marks secured in JEE Main 2020 Exam. Also, only those candidates completing the JoSAA 2020 Registration will be eligible for JoSAA counselling and other counselling processes.

    • JoSAA is a combined counselling process that conducts admission for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced qualified candidates.
    • The Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) will be allocating vacant seats through counselling.
    • Supernumerary seats are allocated by CSAB NEUT in the North-East regions and Union Territories
    • Central Seat Allocation Board will also conduct CSAB SFTI - a separate counselling procedure for 18 Self Financing Technical Institutes (SFTIs).

    JEE Main 2020 Seat Allocation Process

    • The choices made by candidates in JoSAA and their merit determine the Seat Allotment Process.
    • Candidates will not be allowed to participate in further rounds of the counselling process if the allotted seat is rejected.
    • The Central Seat Allocation Board counselling takes place after the JoSAA seat allotment commences.

    Also Check Seat Matrix for IIITs

    JEE Main 2020 Counselling Procedure

    JEE Main Counselling for 2020 involves the following steps:

    1. Online Registration: Candidates need to register online by filling in their JEE Main Roll Numbers and Passwords.

    2. Online Choice Filling and Locking: Candidates will then need to fill and lock their choices of colleges and B.Tech courses in order of their preferences. The seat allotment will then be based on the preferred choices.

    3. Seat Allotment: On the basis of availability of seats, merit ranking, and choice preference, seats will be accordingly allotted to qualifying candidates. A mock seat allotment is carried out before the actual allotment of seats.

    4. Payment of Fees and Seat Acceptance: Candidates need to finally choose any one of the following options, post the seat-allotment process: 

    • Freeze: Candidates may choose this option who are satisfied with the seat allotted and do not wish to participate any further in the seat allotment process.
    • Float: This option is for those candidates who want to keep the allotted seat but also wish to upgrade their seats.
    • Slide: This one if for those who want to keep the seat allotted in the same institute but wish to upgrade the course.
    • Withdraw: Candidates who have allocated their seats but wish to withdraw their admission, can pull out of their seat selection by reporting to the institute before the seat-allotment process’ last date.

    The fees for seat acceptance can be paid through either of SBI Net Banking or e-Challan. The seat acceptance fee is INR 45,000 for general candidates. Those candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ GEN-PwD/ SC-PwD/ ST-PwD/ OBC-NCL-PwD categories will have to pay INR 20,000 as the seat acceptance fee.

    JEE Main 2020 Spot Counselling

    • JoSAA conducts Spot Counselling for the allocation of such seats in case, vacant seats persist even after the usual rounds of JEE Main Counselling.
    • It is not needed to separately register for the JEE Main Spot Counselling round.
    • Any applicant without any allotted seat at the time of the usual rounds of counselling can appear for the process of Spot Counselling.
    • Candidates who did not apply earlier for the usual rounds of allotment, also, can appear for Spot Counselling.
    • However, candidates who have missed the JEE Main Counselling registration earlier will have to register for Spot Counselling.
    • Candidates applying afresh for the process of JEE Main Spot Counselling will have to lock the choices and make the seat-selection fee payment before the last date.

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