JEE-Main

JEE MAIN

Joint Entrance Examination Main January Session 2020

Exam Date: 06 Jan - 11 Jan 2020

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 06 Jan - 11 Jan 2020

JEE MAIN Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,300
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)
  • Courses:B.Tech, B.ARCH, B.PLAN, BE
  • Streams:Engineering, Architecture

JEE Main 2020: Admit Card (06 Dec), Exam Dates, Pattern (Changed), Syllabus

Updated On - December 07 2019 by Vikul Choudhary

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card has been released on 06 December 2019 and available on the official website to download. JEE Main (January) exam will be conducted from 06 January 2019 to 11 January 2019. JEE Main 2020 will be conducted by the newly formulated body - National Testing Agency (NTA). As per the new JEE Main 2020 Notification, the last date to apply for the online form has been extended from 30 September 2019 to 10 October 2019.  Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is a national level engineering entrance examination. JEE (Mains) was previously referred to as IIT-JEE. From 2019 onwards, the exam is getting conducted twice a year - in January and April. It is conducted to offer B.Tech admissions and admissions into B.E, B.Plan, B.Arch programs. Up to 2018, this exam was getting organized by CBSE. Based on the ranks or scores secured in the examination, candidates can get admission into renowned institutions/colleges in India. Aspirants can become eligible for - 31 NIT's, 25 IIIT's, 28 CFTI's, etc. by securing the minimum qualifying cut-off marks in the screening test. In this article, the candidates will get to know about the complete details of the NTA JEE Main 2020.

Important News and Updates in JEE Main 2020

  • Admit Card for JEE Main 2020 (January Session) has been released on 06 December 2019. Click here>JEE Main Admit Card
  • JEE Main 2020 Sample Paper for Chemistry has been released by the NTA. Click here>JEE Main Sample Paper 
  • NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 Sample Paper for Numerical Value type questions. Click here>JEE Main Sample Paper
  • JEE Main 2020 Exam for April session will be held from 03 - 09 April 2020.
  • NTA has released the sample question paper for B.Planning.
  • Papers for B.Tech/B.E., B.Arch and B.Planning will be conducted separately.
  • For the candidates giving the exam for B.Planning: Mathematics - Part 1, Aptitude Test - Part 2 and Planning Based Questions - Part 3 will come in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.

JEE Main 2020 New Changes Introduced

The following are the new changes introduced in the JEE Main 2020 exam by the NTA:

  1. National Testing Agency (NTA) now holds the responsibility for conducting the Joint Entrance Examination since 2019 onwards.
  2. The NTA JEE Main exam will be conducted twice in a year. Once in January and the other one is scheduled in April, both through the online CBT - (Computer Based Test) mode.
  3. There is no age limit now to apply for this exam. The candidates who will fulfil the eligibility criteria from now onwards can appear for this exam.
  4. The candidates to appear for the online mode exam will need to book their exam slots.
  5. There is no need for Aadhar card now while applying for the entrance exam of JEE Main.
  6. Those candidates would be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced who would be amongst the top 224000 qualified candidates.
  7. The NTA to help the candidates with their preparation has set up more than 3400 Practice centres.
  8. The candidates who have diabetes are allowed to take the following things inside the exam hall: sugar tablets, water bottles, and fruits.

Candidates can refer to the JEE nic website or can visit our pages for the latest news and updates.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card

The registration process will be followed by the release of the JEE Main Admit Card The availability of the Hall ticket for both sessions is given below:

  • The admit cards for the January session is available from 06 December 2019 onwards.
  • For April session admit card would be available from 16 March 2020 onwards.
  • The candidates can click on the online link, and by entering their password and registration number, they can download their admit card.
  • The candidates will be informed when the admit card would be released through the mail or SMS.

JEE Main Exam Centres

List of JEE Main 2020 Centres for the exam is mentioned below:

JEE Exam Centres
S.No States Number of Cities
1 Arunachal Pradesh 02
2 Assam 05
3 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 01
4 Andhra Pradesh 20
5 Bihar 07
6 Chattisgarh 03
7 Chandigarh 02
8 Daman & Diu 02
9 Delhi 01
10 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 01
11 Gujarat 13
12 Goa 02
13 Himachal Pradesh 09
14 Haryana 09
15 Jharkhand 05
16 Jammu & Kashmir 04
17 Karnataka 16
18 Kerala 16
19 Lakshadweep 01
20 Meghalaya 01
21 Manipur 01
22 Madhya Pradesh 11
23 Maharashtra 22
24 Mizoram 01
25 Nagaland 02
26 Odisha 07
27 Punjab 08
28 Puducherry 01
29 Rajasthan 09
30 Sikkim 01
31 Tripura 01
32 Telangana 08
33 Tamil Nadu 16
34 Uttarakhand 06
35 Uttar Pradesh 19
36 West Bengal 08
37 Ladakh 01
38 Outside India 09

Candidates living in other countries can also give the examination. Cities outside India are also marked in the Map given at the end of this article.

JEE Main 2020 Application Form

The candidates can check the important points provided below to know the details about the JEE Main 2020 online Application Form and Fee:

  1. The process of JEE Main 2020 Registration for the session of January month was started from 04 November 2019 till 08 November 2019 for J&K candidates. Similarly, the registration for the April session will take place from 07 February 2020 onwards.
  2. The entire process of online registration will contain the following steps -
    1. Registering online
    2. Online filling of application
    3. Uploading the images
    4. Application Fees payment
    5. Taking Print out of the application.
  3. The JEE Main 2020 application form last date was 10 October 2019 (up to 11:50 pm). For the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) April session, the deadline for submitting the application form is 07 March 2020.
  4. The application form correction window was opened from 14 October 2019 to 20 October 2019 for the January session exam. For the April session, the correction process will start in March 2020.
  5. The candidates need to submit one application form only. If a candidate submits more than one application form, it would then be rejected.

JEE Main 2020 Application Correction Window

The NTA has facilitated the Application Correction Window for the JEE Main 2020. The correction could be done in the application form from 14 October 2019 to 20 October 2019. The candidates could do the same on the official website of the exam/authorized body. 

JEE Main 2020 Application Fee

The given table contains the category-wise details about JEE Mains 2020 Application Fees for January session:

JEE Main Application Fee
Paper

 

Category

Application fee

Exam Center in India

Exam Center outside India

Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

B.E./B.Tech

or

B.Arch

or

B.Planning

For Gen/Gen-EWS/OBC-NCL Candidates

Rs.650

Rs.325

Rs.3000

Rs.1500

For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates

Rs.325

Rs.325

Rs.1500

Rs.1500

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

For Gen/OBC-NCL candidates

Rs.1300

Rs.650

Rs.6000

Rs.3000

For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates

Rs.650

Rs.650

Rs.3000

Rs.3000

Mode of Payment: The fees can be paid by the candidates using online mode through Net banking/debit card/credit card/UPI/Paytm.

Download JEE Main 2020 Information Brochure PDF (in English)

Download JEE Mains 2020 Information Bulletin PDF (in Hindi)

 

JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must carefully go through the JEE eligibility criteria before they start filling the application form. Below is the detailed and updated JEE Main eligibility criteria, given for the candidates to dwell into:

General Eligibility:

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidates who are applying must have cleared the Class 12th exam or any equivalent exam from any recognised board or university.
  • Diploma Holders: The candidates who have done a diploma can also apply for the exam but in IIITs only.
  • Age criteria: There is no age limit now to apply for JEE Main.
  • Number of Attempts: There is no limit on the number of attempts to apply for this exam.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates who are appearing for the 10+2 exam this year are also eligible to apply.
  • Year of Appearance: Those candidates can only apply who have passed their Class 12th board exam in 2018 or 2019. The candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam in the year 2020 can also apply.

Institutions wise Eligibility:

  • The candidates need to score at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST), or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class / Qualifying examination conducted by the respective Boards to get admissions to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and other institutions through CSAB (Central Seat Allocation Board)/JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).
  • The admission will be provided to the candidates based on All India Rank which they have scored in the exam.
  • Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under:
Course Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination (QE)
B.E/ B.Tech Passed QE with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
B. Arch Passed QE with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
B. Planning Passed QE with Mathematics

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates need to check the changed NTA JEE Main Exam pattern before they start preparing for the exam. Please refer to the table below for the same:

JEE Main New Exam Pattern
Paper Subjects Number of Questions Types of Questions Mode of Examination Timing of the Examination
First Shift Second Shift
B.E/ B.Tech Mathematics 25(20+5) 20 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 5 Questions with an answer as a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Physics 25(20+5)
Chemistry 25(20+5)
B.Arch Mathematics - Part 1 25(20+5) 20 MCQs & 5 Questions for which answer is a numerical value (CBT)” mode only 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Aptitude Test - Part 2 50 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Drawing Test - Part 3 2 Questions for drawing test “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on the Drawing sheet
B.Planning Mathematics - Part 1 25(20+5) 20 MCQs & 5 Questions for which answer is a numerical value (CBT)” mode only 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Aptitude Test - Part 2 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Planning Based Questions - Part 3  25 Objective Type - (MCQs)

 

Medium of Question Paper English, Hindi & Gujarati
Exam Duration

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Marking Scheme

(+4) for every correct answer

(-1) for every wrong answer

NO Negative Marking for Numerical Value-Based Questions

Those candidates who wish to appear for B.Arch, as well as B.Planning, will have the duration of examination 3.30 hrs. i.e. from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Section-wise distribution of Questions and Marks

  • For B.E./B.tech
Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 25 100
Chemistry 25 100
Mathematics 25 100
Total 75 300
  • For B.Arch
Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Mathematics - Part 1 25 100
Aptitude test - Part2  50 200
Drawing Test - Part 3 02 100
Total 77 400
  • For B.Planning
Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Mathematics - Part 1 25 100
Aptitude test - Part2  50 200
Planning Based Objective Type MCQs –Part III 25 100
Total 100 400

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

The candidates can check the whole JEE (Mains) syllabus 2020 online. Candidates must know the JEE Main Detailed syllabus and Recommended books. The Paper wise subjects for exam preparation are given in the points below:

  • Paper for B.E/B. Tech will have questions from multiple topics from 11th and 12th level Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.
  • Paper for B.Arch will have topics from the sections of Aptitude, Mathematics and Drawing.
  • Paper for B.Planning will have topics from Mathematics, Aptitude, and Planning Based Questions.

JEE Main Syllabus for Physics:

  • Physics and measurement
  • Rotational motion
  • Thermodynamics
  • Laws of motion
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Electronic devices
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Current electricity
  • Optics
  • Electrostatics
  • Work
  • Energy and power
  • Kinematics
  • Gravitation
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Communication system

JEE Main Syllabus for Chemistry:

  • Some basic concepts in chemistry
  • Atomic structure
  • Equilibrium
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical kinetics
  • States of matter
  • Solutions
  • Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of metals
  • Hydrogen
  • S-block elements( Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • P-block elements
  • d- and f- block elements
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Purification and Characterisation of organic compounds
  • Some basic principles of organic chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen & nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry

JEE Main Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Sets
  • Relations and functions
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Sequences and series
  • Mathematical induction
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Integral calculus
  • Statistics and probability
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Vector algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
  • Differential Equations
  • Co-Ordinate Geometry
  • Three Dimensional Geometry

JEE Main Syllabus for Aptitude test:

  • Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials/objects
  • Texture related to architecture and build environment
  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
  • Visualizing different sides of three-dimensional objects
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental ability (visual, numerical, verbal)
  • Three-dimensional Perception
  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape, landscape, and rural life.

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips for JEE Main which would help the candidates to score well and hence qualify this exam are given below:

  • The candidates must have complete knowledge regarding the pattern of exam, syllabus, and the marking scheme.
  • The candidates must make short notes which must comprise of the following: key points, formulas and concepts.
  • The candidates must study from study material which the qualified candidates and experienced teachers have recommended for JEE Main 2020 exam.
  • The candidates need to practice from sample papers and exam papers of the previous year to get knowledge about the trend of the exam and the type of questions that can be asked in the exam.

JEE Main 2020 Answer Key

The NTA will release the JEE Exam answer key after the entrance exam will get over, i.e. around January 2020. Following are the main points regarding the same:

  • The answer key will be published through online mode in PDF Format for both the papers. The candidates can verify once it is available on the official website.
  • The candidates can access the answer key by entering their password and the application number.
  • The candidates can cross-check their answers by downloading the answer key and tallying the response with the answers given, hence calculating their probable score.
  • The candidates can challenge the Answer key openly if they have any problem with the answers given. For this, they need to submit proof and pay a certain amount as fees.

JEE Main 2020 Result

The  NTA JEE Main 2020 January Result would be announced by 31 January 2020 as per the latest NTA update. Similarly, for the April session, the result would be announced on 30 April 2020. The candidates will have to enter their Application number and birth date to check their results. The scorecard will be released online after the announcement of results.

NTA JEE 2020 Tie Breaker Rule

In case the candidate's score after the declaration of result is found equal with the other candidate then the tie would be resolved in the following descending order:

  • Score in Mathematics.
  • Score in Physics / Score in Aptitude Test (in case of B.Arch/B.Planning).
  • Score in Chemistry / Score in Drawing Test (in case of B.Arch) / Score in Planning Based Questions (in case of B.Planning).
  • Candidates having a lesser number of negative responses in the paper.
  • Candidates older in Age.

JEE Main 2020 Scorecard

The scorecard of JEE Main 2020 is very important as it will contain the following details about the candidates:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Name of Parents
  • Eligibility state code
  • Category
  • Marks secured
  • All India Rank
  • Category-wise rank
  • Status of qualifying the exam

The scorecards can be downloaded through online mode only, and no dispatching of the scorecards will take place through the online mode.

JEE Main 2020 Cut Off

The JEE Main 2020 cut off will be released by NTA by online mode. The candidates need to score the cut off marks to appear in the All India centralised counselling process. The cut-off marks for various categories will be released.

  • Through JEE Main cut off candidates will get admission into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs and can also qualify for the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam.
  • Out of the total number of candidates appeared for Joint Entrance Exam Main every year, only 18.18% - 22.72% of candidates are selected for JEE Advanced Examination.

The previous year cut off trends is provided in the table given below for various categories:

Previous Years Cut Off Trends of JEE Results
Year General OBC-NCL SC ST GEN-EWS PwD
2019 89.754889 74.3166557

54.0128155

44.3345172 78.2174869

0.11371730

2018 74 45 29 24 - 35
2017 81 49 32 27 - -
2016 100 70 52 48 - -
2015 105 70 50 44 - -

Candidates can see the Opening and Closing ranks of the NITs from the last year as per NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) in the table below:

Top NITs  Highest and Lowest Rank
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 121 - 21596
National Institute of Technology Rourkela 1278 - 49400
National Institute of Technology Karnataka 960 - 31770
National Institute of Technology Warangal 826 - 25745
National Institute of Technology Calicut 321 - 33618

JEE Main 2020 Counselling

The candidates who will get minimum cut-off marks would be eligible to participate in the online JEE Main counselling process. Following are the points candidates must go through regarding counselling information:

  • The JEE Main 2020 counselling process will take place through online mode only. The first step is that the students need to get themselves registered.
  • JoSAA i.e.the Joint Seat Allocation Authority will organise the counselling process.
  • The candidates would be allotted seats into the institutions such as IIT's, NIT's, CFTI's etc.
  • The seats would be allocated based on the category of the applicant, rank secured availability of seats and other factors.
  • The candidates will have to report to the institutions allotted to them after the seat allocation for the process of verification of documents.

List of Participating Institutes in JEE Main 2020

The list of institutes of the country which are participating, includes 31 National Institute of Technology (NITs), 25 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and 28 Central Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).

List of National Institute of Technology (NITs)

  • Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • National Institute of Technology, Agartala
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • National Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  • National Institute of Technology, Goa
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
  • National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
  • National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
  • National Institute of Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
  • National Institute of Technology, Raipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
  • National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh
  • National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
  • National Institute of Technology, Manipur
  • National Institute of Technology, Mizoram
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology, Silchar
  • National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
  • National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand
  • National Institute of Technology, Warangal
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  • National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

List of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kota
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kalyani
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Sonipat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Una
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Chittoor
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Vadodara
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Manipur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Dharwad
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Tiruchirappalli
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kancheepuram
  • Pt. Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacture, Jabalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Nagpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Pune
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bhagalpur
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bhopal
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Surat
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Agartala
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Raichur, Karnataka 

List of Central-Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs)

  • Assam University, Silchar
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi
  • Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
  • Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi
  • Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management, Ahmedabad
  • Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University), Bilaspur
  • J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad
  • National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad
  • National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Ranchi
  • Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Mizoram University, Aizawl
  • School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napalm, Tezpur
  • School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal
  • School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
  • School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada
  • Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
  • HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur
  • University of Hyderabad
  • Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Central Institute of Technology, Assam
  • Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry
  • Ghani Khan Choudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology, West Bengal
  • Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan
  • National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Sonepat

NTA JEE Main 2020 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the JEE Main exam:

Name of Exam Joint Entrance Examination (Main)
Conducting Authority National Testing Agency (NTA)
Level National Level
Course Engineering, Architecture, B.Pharma
Official Website

https://jeemain.nta.nic.in

NTA Official Website https://nta.ac.in
Exam Mode Computer-based test (CBT)
Previous Exam Conducting Body CBSE
Exam Purpose For the admission into top engineering colleges/institutes. Also, as an eligibility test for appearing in JEE Advanced.

Exam Conducting Body: National Testing Agency (NTA)

National Testing Agency is a newly formed testing organization to organise entrance examinations for higher educational institutions admission or fellowship. NTA is formed to improve quality and equity in education by providing research and transparent assessments. National Testing Agency (NTA) is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 of Government of India.

The National Testing Agency will conduct all examination in the following domains:

Stream Entrance Exam Name Valid for Admission in 
Engineering & Architecture Joint Entrance Exam (Main) - JEE Main Engineering & Architecture Courses at NITs, CFTIs and other premium institutes.
Medical National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India.
Management  Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) Entry into management programmes.
Pharmacy Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) Entry into M.Pharm programmes.
College/University Teaching & Fellowship Exam UGC-NET Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor both or Eligibility for Assistant Professor only.
SWAYAM Test Study Web of Active Learning by Young and Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) SWAYAM is providing best On-line e-learning teaching-learning resources to all
Hotel Management National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) Admission to the B.Sc. Course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration(B.Sc.HHA).
Delhi University Entrance Test Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)  Admission into Delhi University Colleges
College/University Teaching & Fellowship Exam CSIR-UGC NET Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Lectureship (LS)
PG level Exam -M. D / M.S. / Diploma courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy System of Medicine AIAPGET  All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test

 

About National Testing Agency

It is a National Agency approved by the Union Council of Ministers established in November 2017. The main aim of NTA is to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions. Other than JEE MAIN, NTA also conducts various exams like National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate, National Eligibility Test, Common Management Admission Test and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test.

 

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JEE MAIN Important Dates

Title
Dates
JEE Main 2020 Application Form Submission Date03 Sep - 10 Oct 2019
Application Correction Date14 Oct - 20 Oct 2019
Admit Card Downloading Date06 Dec 2019
JEE Main 2020 Exam Date06 Jan - 11 Jan 2020
Result Declaration Date31 Jan 2020
Counselling 24 Jul 2020 (Tentative)

Joint Entrance Examination Main January Session 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

300

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:1 mark will be reduced on every wrong response.

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Physics254100
2Chemistry254100
3Mathematics254100

Instructions:*Duration of Exam: Shift One - 3 Hours and Shift Two - 3 Hours. The timing of Examination 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. **20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

400

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Subjective

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:1 mark will be reduced for every wrong response

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics254100
2Drawing250100
3Aptitude Test504200

Instructions:*Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only. Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet. **20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

Paper 3
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

400

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:Minus 01 mark on every incorrect answer

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics254100
2Aptitude Test504200
3Planning Based Objective Type MCQs254100

Instructions:*20 questions will be MCQs and 5 questions will have answer to be filled as numerical value.

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