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NTA will conduct JEE Main 2020 twice, in the month of January and April. It is organized in two papers – Paper 1 is for B.E & B.Tech and Paper 2 is for B.Arch & B.Planning.
Candidates must start preparing for the exam as less than a year’s time is left. To outpass the high competition candidates must create a Study Plan and Preparation Strategy for JEE Main 2020 along with practicing previous year question papers.
The Syllabus of JEE Main Paper 1 includes Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics while Paper 2 consists of Aptitude test, Drawing and Mathematics. Mathematics is common in both paper 1 and Paper 2. Check JEE Main 2020 Syllabus
Before going to the preparation tips and recommended books for JEE Main 2020, candidates must check the tentative exam schedule to know about the deadlines.
JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in two sessions, one in January and other in April. Candidates at their discretion can appear in either one or both the attempts. Below are the tentative dates for both the sessions:
|JEE Main 2020 January Application Form||1st week of September, 2019|
|JEE Main January Examination date||1st – 2nd week of January, 2020|
|Result declaration||Last week of January, 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 April Application Form||3rd week of February, 2020|
|JEE Main April Examination date||1st – 2nd week of April, 2020|
|Result declaration||Last week of April, 2020|
Is Coaching necessary to crack JEE Main 2020?
It completely depends on the caliber of the students whether they should join Coaching centers or go for self-study. Coaching center brings a regularity in your preparations and you are guided and supervised as well. Your performances in class tests are analyzed by tutors. However, your travelling time and energy is saved if you opt for self-study, moreover same help can be taken from your school teachers. Yes, you will need to do an extra bit of hardwork and focus more in school.
First of all, go through NCERT books completely at least twice before referring to any other books. NCERT book is best for Chemistry especially. Also since, the syllabus followed in JEE Main was stipulated by CBSE so NCERT books gives you an extra edge. Below is the list of books for all the subjects of JEE Main 2020:
|Name of the Book||Name of the Author|
|Mathematics Books for JEE Main Preparation|
|Mathematics for Class 12 (2 Volumes)||R.D Sharma|
|Algebra for JEE Main & Advanced||S.K Goyal|
|Differential & Integral Calculus||N. Piskunov|
|Coordinate Geometry||S.L Loney|
|Physics Books For JEE Main Preparation|
|Concepts of Physics||H.C Verma|
|Problems in Physics||A.A Pinsky|
|University Physics||Freedman and Young|
|Chemistry Books For JEE Main 2020|
|Organic Chemistry||R.K Gupta|
|Concise Inorganic||J.D Lee|
|General Chemistry||Darrell D Ebbing|
|University Chemistry||Freedman and Young|
JEE Main is conducted through two papers – Paper 1 is for B.E and B.Tech while Paper 2 is for B.Architecture and B.Planning. Both exams are held on different days and their results are also released separately. Below table briefs about JEE Main Exam Pattern and Syllabus:
|Specifications||Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)||Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||Aptitude test, Mathematics and Drawing|
|Type of Questions||MCQ||MCQ - Aptitude test, Mathematics Pen-paper – Drawing Question|
|Number of Questions||Physics - 30 Chemistry - 30 Mathematics - 30 Total - 90||Aptitude Test – 50 Mathematics – 30 Drawing – 2 Total - 82|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks per question -1/4 marks per wrong answer||4 marks per question -1/4 marks per wrong answer & 35 marks per Drawing question No negative marking in Drawing|
|Duration||3 hours||3 hours|
|Medium||English, Hindi and other regional languages.||English, Hindi and other regional languages.|
|Syllabus||Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Coordinate Geometry.||Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Coordinate Geometry.|
|Physics: Mechanics, Heat, Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Magnetism, Modern Physics, Optics,||Aptitude test: color texture, visualizing 2D, 3D objects and texture, mental ability.|
|Chemistry: Polymers, Atomic Structure, Amino Acids, Chemical Bonding.||Drawing: Geometrical/ abstract shapes, 2D, 3D, Public spaces, festivals, landscape and rural life.|
Before applying for the exam, students must check the eligibility criteria as NTA will reject the application of ineligible students. Mentioned below is the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2020:
Note: Candidates must score 75% or above in the qualifying exam or come in Top 20 percentile in their respective boards to get admission into IIITs/ NITs or CFTIs through JEE Main 2020 score.
JEE Main Application Form for January 2020 session will be released in the month of October, 2019. It can be filled on nta.ac.in in online mode only. Students will have to fill personal details, educational details, contact details, medium of language, choice of paper and exam center city.
Candidates need to upload their scanned passport size photograph and signature in specified size and format.
Once the documents are uploaded application fee has to be paid followed by slot booking for the computer based test only and printing of acknowledgement page.
However, Aadhaar card is not mandatory, it is advisable to apply for JEE Main 2020 using Aadhaar number. Otherwise, Passport, Ration Card, Driving License or any other govt issued photo ID proof can be used.
Candidates can pay the application fee using Credit/Debit card/Net Banking/Paytm/Cash Cards/SBI Buddy Wallet or they can also download e-challan and make the payment in any branch of Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank or ICICI Bank. Fee once paid will not be refunded in any case. Candidates may check the application fees below:
|Exam Center Opted||Appearing Papers||Offline Mode Exam||Online Mode Exam|
|Paper Type||General/OBCs (Male) (INR)||SC/ST/PWD/Girls (INR)||General/OBCs (Male) (INR)||SC/ST/PWD/Girls (INR)|
Government of India has granted 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Section which will be applicable in JEE Main 2020. NTA will release separate category wise merit list and colleges accepting JEE Main score will also reserve 10% additional seats for EWS candidates. To avail this reservation applicants will have to mark them as EWS while filling the category column in JEE Main 2020 application form. The new reservation policy will be as follows:
|Other Backward Class (Non Creamy Layer)||27|
|Economically Weaker Section (EWS)||10|
|Scheduled Castes (SC)||15|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7.5|
|Persons with Disability (PwD)||3|
Along with the result, JEE Main Cut Off is released by NTA. It also makes a merit list based on the cut off which is used for the counselling process. The cut off is based on many factors such as difficulty level of the exam, number of appeared students, category of the candidate.
The expected category wise cut off of JEE Main 2020 is as follows:
|OBC – NCL||49|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||34|
|Scheduled tribes (ST)||29|
JEE Main Result is released separately for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The result can be downloaded from nta.ac.in. NTA will award students with percentile scores and not ranks. NTA uses Normalization Procedure in order to nullify the effects from varying difficulty level in question paper sets in different shifts.
JEE Main Result for January and April sessions will be compiled and final merit list will be formulated. Those students who attempt both the sessions their better of the two score will be included in the merit list.
Nta will use percentile upto 7 decimals in order to avoid ties. Further ties, if any, will be resolved using the below criteria:
After the result declaration and merit list formulation JEE Main Counselling process takes place. There are three counselling processes for 15% JEE Main All India Seats:
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