JEE MAIN 2020 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
JEE Main is a national level entrance exam organized by NTA twice in a year (January and April). This year, JEE Main 2020 for January session was conducted from January 6 – 9, 2020, result for which have been declared by NTA. JEE Main April session is scheduled for April 5,7,8,9,11, 2020, candidates can apply online at jeemain.nta.nic.in
NTA prepares a total of eight JEE Mains Rank List each, for Paper 1 and Paper 2 based on the performance of candidates in the respective exams. JEE Main rank card is prepared category wise.
Types of JEE Main Rank Lists are mentioned in the table provided below:
|Common Rank List (CRL)||Gen, Gen -PWD, OBC-NCL, OBC-NCL-PWD, SC, SC-PWD, ST or ST- PWD and Foreign Nationals|
|OBC- NCL Rank||OBC-NCL or OBC-NCL-PWD|
|SC Rank List||SC or SC- PWD|
|ST Rank List||ST or ST- PWD|
|CRL-PWD rank list||GEN-PWD, OBC-NCL-PWD, SC-PWD, or ST-PWD|
|OBC-NCL-PWD rank list||OBC-NCL-PWD|
|SC- PWD Rank List||SC- PWD|
|ST- PWD Rank List||ST- PWD|
JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) is responsible for conducting the counseling and seat allocation process for the candidates who have qualified JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
A total of 94 institutes (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 20 GFTIs) participate in JoSAA Counselling. The following table represents the seat matrix (institute wise and category wise) based on JoSAA (2019) data:
|Open – PWD||962||146||91||442||283|
|SC – PWD||343||43||43||160||97|
|ST – PWD||197||21||14||108||54|
|OBC – PWD||566||59||66||272||169|
|Total Seats (including Female Supernumerary)||38704||5635||4449||17452||11168|
NTA will release JEE Main 2020 January session result on January 31, 2020 at jeemain.nta.nic.in. The total marks obtained in JEE Main is termed as scores. The scores are calculated by multiplying the total number of correct answers by 4 and subtracting the total number of incorrect answers.
This JEE Main score is considered for calculating the ranks. It two or more than two candidates obtain equal marks then, tie break criteria are used. On the basis of All India Ranks (AIR), candidates are called for JEE Main Counselling.
JEE Main Cut off trend analysis gives a fair idea to the candidates about the previous years’ cut offs. The fluctuations in JEE Main cut offs can be because of factors like the difficulty level of the paper, number of exam takers et cetera. While comparing the cutoff marks of this year and last year, here are some of the stats: