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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.
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:
|Age Limit Criteria||There 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 Attempts||Candidates 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 Qualification||Candidates 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 Examination||Candidates 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 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.
The process to apply for JEE Main 2020 Registration is as follows:
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 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 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.
When a candidate will visit the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in then he/she will get two options to download the admit card.
Download Using Application Number & Password
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.
Step 1: Visit the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in
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.
The process to download the Admit Card is easy but due to some reasons candidates may face some problems while downloading it.
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.
|Particulars||Session 1||Session 2|
|Reporting at Center||7:30 am||12:30 pm|
|Exam hall entry||7:30 to 9:00 am||1:00 to 2:00 pm|
|Instructions from Invigilator||9:00 to 9:20 am||2:00 to 2:20 pm|
|Online Exam Login||9:20 am||2:20 pm|
|Exam Starts at||9:30 am||2:30 pm|
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.
Note: NTA has released JEE Main 2020 Sample Numeric Value Type Questions for Mathematics. Check 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|
|Medium||English and Hindi (All Centre Cities) English, Hindi and Gujarati (Centre Cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli)|
|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 Questions||Maths - 20 MCQs and 5 Numerical Value Based Questions|
|Aptitude (50 MCQs)||Aptitude 50 MCQs|
|2 Drawing Questions||Planning 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 - 77||Total - 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|
|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)|
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.
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 11||Coordinate Geometry|
|Unit 12||Three Dimensional Geometry|
|Unit 13||Vectoral Algebra|
|Unit 14||Statistics and Probability|
|Unit 16||Mathematical Reasoning|
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 3||Laws of Motion|
|UNIT 4||Work, Energy and Power|
|UNIT 5||Rotational Motion|
|UNIT 7||Properties of Solids and Liquids|
|UNIT 9||Kinetic Theory of Gases|
|UNIT 10||Oscillations and Waves|
|UNIT 12||Current Electricity|
|UNIT 13||Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism|
|UNIT 14||Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents|
|UNIT 15||Electromagnetic Waves|
|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 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 8||Redox 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 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 22||Organic Compounds Containing Halogens|
|UNIT 23||Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen|
|UNIT 24||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|UNIT 27||Chemistry in Everyday Life|
|UNIT 28||Principles related to Practical Chemistry|
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 1||Part 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
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.|
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 2020 January Session Exam||January 6, 2020 to January 9, 2020|
|January Session Result Declaration||January 31, 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 April Session Exam||April 3, 2020 to April 9, 2020|
|April Session Result Declaration||April 30, 2020|
|Release of Qualifying Marks||Not declared|
|Counselling||June 15, 2020|
There are multiple factors taken into consideration by the concerned authorities, while preparing the JEE Main Cutoff 2020. The major factors are listed below :
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.
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 Difference||JEE Main 2020 -Qualifying Cutoff||JEE Main 2020 - Admission Cutoff|
|Published by||National Testing Agency (NTA)||JoSAA releases the Admission Cutoff on behalf of the participating institutes|
|Released On||Will be released on result portal. Candidates have to log in to check the qualifying cutoff.||Will be released on JoSAA website|
|Purpose||Candidates 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.|
|Used for Admission||No||Yes|
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.
Here are some of the stats based on the comparison of cut off marks of this year and last year
The category wise seat distribution for JEE Main 2020 is as follows :
|Category||Seats Available||Total Seats|
|Gen - EWS||2566||2698|
|Gen - EWS - Pwd||132|
|OBC - NCL||10974||11530|
|OBC - NCL - Pwd||556|
|SC - Pwd||343|
|ST - Pwd||197|
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 Institute||JEE Main 2020 Expected Cut off (Paper 1)|
|Career Launcher||75 - 80|
|Sri Chaitanya||Open category >=80|
|Resonance||Open category - 70|
OBC - 38
SC - 28
ST - 25
|Motion IIT||General - 82 to 90|
OBC - 55 to 60
SC - 38 to 42
ST - 32 to 38
|Category||Paper 1 Cutoff|
|Common Rank List (CRL)||89.7548849|
|GEN - EWS||78.2174869|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||74.3166557|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||54.0128155|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||44.3345172|
|Category||Qualified||Maximum Marks||Minimum Marks|
|Common Rank List||111275||350||74|
|OBC - NCL||65313||73||45|
|OBC - NCL||49||60299|
Paper 1 and Paper 2 Result for JEE Main 2020 will be released separately. Aspirants can download the result from nta.ac.in. 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.
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.
Also Check Seat Matrix for IIITs
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:
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.
*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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