New JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020: NTA Exam Paper Scheme

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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 consists of three papers Joint Entrance Exam Main Paper 1, Paper 2 and paper 3. So, Paper 1 is for B.E/B.Tech candidates, JEE Main Paper 2 is for assessment of B.Arch candidates and Paper 3 is for B.Planning. Also, the main subjects for Paper 1 are Maths, Physics, and Chemistry. Paper 2 has three sections Maths, Aptitude, and Drawing. Similarly, Paper 3 will have Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Planning based questions. JEE main 2020 pattern changes are now officially announced and notified by NTA. The jee main 2020 paper pattern is listed below for the candidates. NTA released updated information of JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 including new exam pattern, paper analysis & JEE Main marking criteria for paper 1 & 2. This year Exam Pattern is released by IIT Kanpur. National Testing Agency will announce the New Pattern Soon, as for now there is no change in JEE Main Paper Pattern.

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New Changes in JEE MAIN Paper Pattern

As per the eligibility criteria for B.Arch and B.Planning courses and according to the opinion of Subject Experts, a few changes in the pattern of the question paper(s) and number of question(s) for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning have been approved by the JEE Apex Board (JAB) for the conduct of JEE (Main)-2020 Examination.

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QWhat will be the JEE Main 2020 Pattern?

Answer: JEE (Main) – 2020 shall have three papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch.) and Paper 3(B.Planning). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch.) or Paper-3 (B.Planning), or all as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below.

JEE MAIN PAPERS SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS MODE OF EXAMINATION
Paper- 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs) & Questions for
which answer is a numerical value,
with equal weightage to
Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
“Computer Based Test(CBT)” mode only.
Paper-2 (B.Arch.) Mathematics Part-1 Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs) & Questions for
which answer is a numerical value
Computer Based Test
(CBT)” mode only
Aptitude Test – Part II Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs)
Drawing Test – Part III Questions to test drawing aptitude “Pen & Paper Based”
(offline) mode to be
attempted on Drawing
sheet
Paper-3(B. Planning) Mathematics – Part I Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs) & Questions for
which answer is a numerical value
“Computer Based Test
(CBT)” mode only
Aptitude Test – Part II Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs)
Planning Based
Questions – Part III
Objective Type – Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQs)

 

Use of Different sets of Question Papers on the Different Shift on Different Dates of Examination

The official notification released by the Executive Director (JAB) CBSE regarding the use of different sets of question papers on the different shift on different dates of examination.

Public Notice Equivalency of Question Papers
Public Notice Equivalency of Question Papers

Scheme of JEE Main 2020 Paper

IIT JEE 2020 pattern is the same as before, few changes are incorporated last year in the ranking are listed below. keep watching this page for any new changes.

  • The criteria for admissions of the candidates to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions Funded by Participating State Governments, and Other Institutions will include the performance of candidates in 10 + 2 or equivalent Qualifying Examination, and in JEE Main 2020 Examination.
  • Paper 1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) of JEE Main 2020 Examination will be the qualifying examination for JEE Advanced 2020, which the aspirants must take who are willing to take admissions in Undergraduate Engineering Programs at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
  • Also, the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, and Odisha have joined the JEE Main System. So, the candidates willing to take admissions in the institutions located in these states need to appear for JEE Main 2020 Examination because there is no State Level Engineering Entrance Examination as it was before.

Mode of Examination: JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020

The mode of examination is announced by National Testing Agency in JEE Main Information Brochure.

  1. Paper 1: There will be the only a single mode of JEE Main for Paper 1 (B.E. / B. Tech.), i.e., Online Mode (Computer Based Examination).
  2. Paper 2: There will be two modes of JEE Main for Paper 2 (B. Arch.), i.e., Offline Mode (Pen and Paper Examination) and Online Mode (Computer Based Examination).
  3. Paper 3: There will be the only a single mode of JEE Main for Paper 3 (B.Planning), i.e., Online Mode (Computer Based Examination).
  4. The two different modes of examination, i.e., Offline Mode (Pen and Paper Examination) and Online Mode (Computer Based Examination) will be available for Paper 2 (B.Arch) of JEE Mains.
  5. The candidates cannot use any type of electronic devices in the Examination. Study materials such as Book, Note Book, Log Table, etc. are not permissible inside the examination hall.
Mode of JEE Main Examination
Mode of JEE Main Examination

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern:

The JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 or paper pattern for both the papers is given below. Basically, the Joint Entrance Examination is conducted for three papers. Paper 1 is for B.Tech Aspirants, Paper 2 is for B.Arch aspirants and Paper 3 is for B.Plan aspirants.

Paper 1 Pattern: JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper 1 will contain questions from the three subjects. Also, there will be a total of 75 Objective questions. Moreover, uniform weightage to all subjects is available. Further, a total of 25 questions will be asked about every subject.

Type of Examination:

NTA has announced the JEE Main 2020 shall have three papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch.) and Paper-3 (B.Plan.).

  • Students may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch.), or Paper-3 (B.Plan)or both as per the course(s) they are interested in.
  • Also, Combination of subjects  for each paper, questions type in each paper and  examination mode is given in the table below:
Type of JEE Main Examination 2020
Type of JEE Main Examination 2020

Choice of Papers: Engineering, B.Architecture and B.Planning

Courses Choice of Paper
All other undergraduate courses like (B.E. /B.Tech.) Paper 1
B.ARCH/ (At Institutions other than IITs) Paper 2
B.PLAN Paper 3

 

JEE Mains Paper 1
Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry (20+5*) 100
Physics (20+5*) 100
Mathematics (20+5*) 100
Total 75 300

JEE Main 2020 Question Paper Medium

Examination Venues Paper Medium
All Examination Venues
  • English
  • Hindi
Examination Venues in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 – Paper 2 (B.Arch):

Exam Mode Mathematics and Aptitude test will be computer-based, whereas Drawing test will be conducted in the pen-and-paper mode
Exam Duration 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing skills
Total number of questions

77 (Mathematics 25 questions, Aptitude 50 and Drawing 2)

Type of Questions Maths and Aptitude will be objective type
Marking Scheme 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response; for the incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted. No marks will be given for unattempted questions.
Maximum Marks Total of 400 Marks
Medium of paper English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 – Paper 3 (B.Planning):

Exam Mode Mathematics, Aptitude test and Planning based questions will be computer-based
Exam Duration 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Planning based questions
Total number of questions

100 (Mathematics 25 questions, Aptitude 50 and Planning based questions 22)

Type of Questions Maths and Aptitude will be objective type
Marking Scheme 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response; for the incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted. No marks will be given for unattempted questions.
Maximum Marks Total of 400 Marks
Medium of paper English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)

JEE Main 2020 Examination Venues

JEE Main 2020 will take place in major cities/towns of India as well as abroad. During the application, the applicants have the option to select four examination centre cities as per their preferences for Offline (Pen and Paper Based) Examination. But, the applicants will have the option to select just one examination centre city for Online (Computer Based) Examination.

  • If the number of candidates in a particular city is less than 50 on a particular date, then candidates will get the last day of the Online (Computer Based) Examination in the same city.
  • Also, full efforts will be made to give the examination city as per their preferences for Offline (Pen and Paper Based) Examination. But, under certain circumstances, the candidates may get some different city in the nearby area.
  • But, the requests for change of examination centre will not be entertained and the decision of the Executive Director (JAB) will be final in this regard.

JEE Main 2020 New Pattern

Computer-Based Examination for Paper – 1 (B.E. / B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) 2020

JEE Main Instructions for Candidates Appearing in the Examination.

Code of Conduct for Candidates During JEE Main 2020.

  • The candidates need to maintain perfect silence and attend their question paper only.
  • Any type of conversation/disturbance/gesture in Examination Hall will be considered as misbehaviour.
  • In case any candidate uses Un-Fair Means (UFM), then his / her candidature will be rejected and he/she will be debarred from taking the examination permanently / temporarily depending on the nature of candidate’s offence.
  • Any type of electronic devices or study materials is not permissible inside the Examination Hall.
  • If any candidates are possessing any such items, then he/she will be considered as using Un-Fair Means (UFM), his/her current examination will be cancelled, he/she will be debarred from future examination(s), and the equipment will be seized.
  • Removing any page from one’s test booklet will also come under Un-Fair Means (UFM) and he/she will be liable for criminal action.

Some Important Information for Candidates Appearing in Offline Examination

Instructions for Use of Test Booklet and Answer Sheet (Pen and Paper Offline Mode)

Examination Centers for JEE Main 2020 Examination

JEE Main Examination Centers

JEE MAIN 2020 Changes Reflected in Exam Pattern

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020: The Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) have dropped the weightage of class 12th board exams in Jee Mains 2020 rank.

But, The applicants have to secure 75% marks or be in the top 20% percentile in the class 12 examination. For SC/ST applicants, the candidate needs to score a minimum of  65% marks. http://jeemain.nic.in

Jee Main Paper 2 Pattern

Paper 2 will contain three sections: mathematics, aptitude and drawing test. And, this paper will comprise of 77 questions in total. 50 for the aptitude test, 2 questions for drawing test and 75 questions from Maths.

For Paper-II (B.Arch):

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Aptitude Test 50 200
Mathematics 25 100
Drawing Test 2 100
Total 77 questions 400

JEE Main Marking System

  • Paper 1 comprises of 75 questions in total; 25 each from Maths, Physics, and Chemistry.
  • Also, Paper 2 includes 77 questions and Each Question will carry 4 marks for the right response. And 2 drawing questions contain 100 marks in total.
  • Also, Negative marking of 0.25 marks is applicable to each incorrect answer in the OMR sheet.

Note: Under no circumstances, the choice of cities for Centre, Date, Shift and Paper (Paper-1 or Paper-2) provided in the Admit Card shall be changed.

Summary of JEE Main Examination and Result Pattern Released by National Testing Agency

The National Testing Agency published the Summary of JEE Main Examination and Result Pattern in JEE Main Information Brochure.

JEE Main Examination and Result Pattern Summary
JEE Main Examination and Result Pattern Summary

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