JEE MAIN 2020 REGISTRATION FEE
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
JEE Main has constantly been the most opted engineering entrance test all over the nation. Students looking forward to pursuing engineering as a career option appear for JEE Main at least once in their academic career. With the exam being now conducted twice a year, there are lakhs of aspirants who apply for the entrance test. For the January session of JEE Main 2020, 9,21,261 candidates registered for B.E./B.Tech including those who appeared for the test outside India.
With JEE Main becoming applicable for admission into B.Arch and B.Plan, the number of applicants registering for the test has seen a surge. However, at the time of filling JEE Main registration form, many candidates face problems (as the application form is also lengthy in nature). One such problem is noticed at the time of JEE Main Registration Fee. This is a crucial step as it involves not only candidate’s money but only with this payment, JEE Main candidature is finalised. NTA provides an official JEE Main Examination Fee Calculator tool for students ease where candidates can enter their details and get application fee calculated with just a click. Read the article to know all details associated with JEE Main Registration Fee.
JEE Main is conducted twice a year in the months of January and April. The April session of JEE Main 2020 witnessed a delay due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Excluding such exceptions, the application form for the January session is released usually in the month of September, and for the April session in the month of February.
With the release of JEE Main application form, candidates are required to follow the below mentioned steps:
Once the candidate has completed all aforementioned steps, s/he will be directed to pay the requisite JEE Main application fee according to their category. Payment can be done only in online mode. Candidates will have to click on the button “Proceed for Payment” to proceed with the process. However, this can be done in synchronization with earlier steps or later on by logging into respective accounts.
After choosing the Online Payment option, a window with the candidate's details will appear wherein they will be required to select the preferred payment gateway and proceed. Candidates are advised to check the Transaction charges for each Payment Gateway, details for which have been provided below.
JEE Main application fee varies for candidates based on certain parameters like:
|JEE Main 2020 B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning||Boys - Rs. 650 Girls - Rs. 325||Boys - Rs. 325 Girls - Rs. 325|
|Both JEE Main 2020 B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch or B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning||Boys - Rs. 1300 Girls - Rs. 650||Boys - Rs. 650 Girls - Rs. 650|
|JEE Main 2020 B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning||Boys - Rs. 3000 Girls - Rs. 1500||Boys - Rs. 1500 Girls - Rs. 1500|
|Both JEE Main 2020 B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch or B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning||Boys - Rs. 6000 Girls - Rs. 3000||Boys - Rs. 3000 Girls - Rs. 3000|
*Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.
Candidates who are willing to appear for JEE Main can make the payment of the registration fee by using either Debit Card or Credit Card or even Net Banking. Candidates can even use UPI and PayTM to mark successful payment of JEE Main registration fee.
Since the entire application process for JEE Main is online, payment of registration fees is also done via online mode only. To make use of any of the payment methods mentioned above, the candidate has to select the preferred option (Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/PayTM) to pay the application fee and then follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee.
After successful payment of JEE Main application fee, candidates will be able to print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account. However the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
While making JEE Main registration fee via Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking, candidates need to:
Below given are the details of transaction charges involved with each payment gateway (Service/Processing charges per transaction & GST (applicable @ 18 %) to be paid by the candidate):
|S.No.||Mode of Payment||ICICI BANK||HDFC BANK||SYNDICATE BANK||STATE BANK OF INDIA||PAYTM|
|1||Net Banking||ICICI||NIL Charge||HDFC||NIL Charge||Syndicate Bank||NIL Charge||SBI||Rs 5.00+GST||Rs 4 +GST|
|Other Banks||4.00 + GST||Other Banks||4.00 + GST||Other Banks||5.00 + GST||Other Banks|
|2||All Debit Card||ICICI or Other Banks||Transaction upto Rs 2000/-||0 %||HDFC or Other Banks||Transaction upto Rs 2000/-||0 %||Syndicate Bank or Other Banks||Nil Charge||Nil||Transaction upto Rs 2000/-||0 %|
|Transaction Above Rs 2000/-||0.5 % + GST||Transaction above Rs 2000/-||0 %||Transaction above Rs 2000/-||0.8 % + GST|
|3||Credit Card||Domestic||0.40%of Transaction value||Domestic||0.40% of Fee + GST||Domestic||0.40% of Fee + GST||Domestic||0.80% of Fee+ GST (Minimum Rs 11/-)||Domestic||0.4%+GS T|
|International||2.35%of Transaction value||International||Nil Charge||International||2.35% of Fee+ GST||International||3.50% of Fee+ GST (Minimum Rs 11/-)||International||1.5%+GS T|
|4||Unified Payment Interface (UPI)||ICICI or other banks||Transaction upto Rs 2000/-||0 %||Nil Charge||-||-||Transaction upto Rs 2000/-||0 %|
|Transaction above Rs 2000/-||5.0 % + GST||Transaction above Rs 2000/-||0.65 % + GST|
|-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||PAYTM Wallet Charge||0.8%+GS T|
|-||PAY USING ICICI||PAY USING HDFC||PAY USING SYNDICATE||PAY USING SBI||PAY USING PAYTM|
Once the candidate has made payment for JEE Main, s/he can check the status of fee payment by clicking on the payment button. If the payment is successful, a confirmation message will be given and candidates are advised to download and save the print out of the confirmation page. (Sample image of the confirmation page is given below)
A print out of the confirmation page should be taken only if the payment status reflects “OK”. However, if the payment status has not been confirmed, then the candidates will have to follow the given point:
With successful payment of JEE Main Registration Fee, candidates will be able to appear for the test at the specified date and time mentioned in the JEE Main Admit Card.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College