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Introduction to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains for the year 2020

Welcome to IIT JEE 2020 page of Exam Pitara where you can explore overall knowledge of the best possible way to reach for your goal of IIT JEE. It acts as a gateway to get into top engineering colleges of the country as IIT’s, NIT’s and GFTI’s.As lakhs of candidates appear for the exams, but only few are qualified finally which makes tough to crack and among most competitive exams in the country. Around 12 lakhs candidate sit for the JEE mains and only 2-3 lakhs proceed ahead of the next round of the exam. In 2019, there were 11279 seats that were available in 23 IIT’s of the country.

Official website of JEE Main: https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx

JEE Mains for the year 2020 would be held in 3 types of papers where the paper 1 would be for B.Tech and B.E. admissions. The next paper ie paper 2 would be for B.Arch admissions and finally paper 3 is for B.Planning admissions. Both paper 2 and 3 is conducted twice in the year, first in month of January and then finally during the April month.

Exam Name Joint Entrance Exam
Exam Category Pre- Under Graduate
Level of the exam National Level
Common Name JEE Mains
Duration of exam 3 hours (180 minutes)
Exam type Online mode
Programs Covered Various B.E, B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning
Official website Jeemain.nic.in

JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are willing to appear for the 2020 JEE Main must meet the criteria which is been set by the authority body. The criteria is been listed below:

  1. Age
  2. There is no such age limit for the candidate
  3. Although there is no age limit for the candidate, but the requirement may change according to institute need
  4. Number of Appearances for the exam
  5. Candidates who have cleared their board exam in 2018, they are eligible in 2019.
  6. Candidates who are going for boards in the year 2020 can also apply for JEE mains.
  7. Those candidates who cleared boards in 2017, or before 2017 are not eligible for JEE Mains.
  8. Educational Qualification
  9. Candidates must have appeared in 5 subjects in their boards
  10. Candidates must have passed their boards in Maths and Physics as compulsory subjects. Along with them, one of Chemistry or Biology is also mandatory.

JEE Mains 2020 Exam Dates

The important dates for JEE 2020 for both attempts are mentioned below:

Exam JEE Main Jan 2020 JEE Main April 2020
JEE Main Registration Date 3rd Sep 19 7th Feb 20
Last date to fill JEE main form 30th Sep 19 7th Mar 20
Admit card 6th Dec 19 16th Mar 20
JEE Main Exam Date 6th – 11th Jan 20 3rd – 9th Apr 20
JEE Main Result 31st Jan 20 30th Apr 20

JEE Mains Application form for year 2020Exam Pitara

The application form would be available in online mode at the JEE main official website jeemain.nic.in. Candidate who are right now planning to appear for the exam have to fill their form by 3rd September. List of documents that you may require in order to fill up the form are:

  • Valid id proof: which can be as mentioned below
  • Aadhar, Passport, Ration Card, Bank Account or any type of Government ID number
  • Class 12 Certificate (if available)
  • Mark Sheet of class 10
  • Net Banking / Credit or Debit Card
  • List of documents required in order to upload JEE Main form
  • Recent photograph (which should be in JPG format with size 10KB to 200KB.
  • Personal Signature (which should also be in JPG/JPEG format 4KB to 30KB.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020

The JEE Main consists of three papers which are named as paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3. Familiar with the exam’s pattern of the Paper 1, which specifies the expected types of questions as well as number of questions. Along with that, marking scheme as well as language is included which is made clear to all the aspirants. The further details of pattern of the exam is mentioned below.

JEE Main Exam Paper 1

Mode of the exam Computer
Duration of the exam 3 hours
Subjects Physics, chemistry, maths
Number of shifts In case of paper 2, two shifts per day
Difficulty level of the exam Class 11 and 12
Exam type Online mode
Programs Covered Various B.E, B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning
Official website Jeemain.nic.in
Subject wise Exam Pattern
Part 1- Mathematics 20 MCQ+ 5 NQ (100 Marks)
Part 2- Physics 20 MCQ+ 5 NQ (100 Marks)
Part 3- Chemistry 20 MCQ+ 5 NQ (100 Marks)
JEE Main Marking scheme
Correct Answer 4 marks
Incorrect or multiple answers -1 mark
Unanswered No mark

JEE Main Exam Paper 2

Mode of the exam Computer
Duration of the exam 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning
Number of shifts two shifts per day
Difficulty level of the exam Class 11 and 12
Subject wise Exam Pattern
Part 1- Mathematics 20 MCQ+ 5 NQ (100 Marks)
Part 2- Aptitude 50 MCQ
Part 3- Planning 25 Question
JEE Main Paper 2 Marking scheme
Correct Answer 4 marks
Incorrect or multiple answers -1 mark
Unanswered No mark
Maximum Marks 400

Documents which are required at the time of exam:

JEE Main admit Card

Valid photo ID

Photograph (passport size)

If candidate belong to PwD, they have to carry PwD certificate during the exam

JEE Main 2020 Cutoff

The minimum rank that would fetch the seat for any of the IIT’s, NIT’s or GFTI’s is the basis for cutoff of JEE main 2020. The final cutoff makes sure that the candidate proceed towards next step of the exam which is JEE advanced. The cutoff depends on the category and according to institute and branch of the institute.

Also the final cutoff is decided according to toughness of the exam and is also estimated by previous year cutoff. The cutoffs for JEE main of last 6 years is been mentioned below:

S.No Category 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
1. SC 54 29 32 52 50 53
2. ST 44 24 27 48 44 47
3. OBC 74 45 49 70 70 74
4. General 89 74 81 100 105 115
5. PWD 0.11
6. GEN-EWS 78

JEE Main 2020 Result

The result for the exam JEE Main 2020 January will be out on 31st January,2020. The result is separate for Paper 1 as well as paper 2. JEE Main Result for both January and April will be final merit list and the better of the two scores would be considered while making the final list. You can get the result via following link of JEE Main website.

https://jeemain.nic.in/jeemainresult/root/authcandwithdob.aspx

JEE Main 2020 Counselling (Online)

JEE Main Counselling will be done through Seat Allocation Authority or JoSSA. It is the main conducting body for common counselling for both JEE mains and advance. The candidates have to register themselves for JEE Mains counselling through online mode of JoSSA from June 15. The final seat allotment after the exam will be totally based on student’s score in the exam, total number of available seats, and finally choice of institute and course. The process consists of two types of Mock rounds and which is followed by seven rounds in which the process of allocation of seat would take place. After the last round is completed, the students must report directly to the institute to complete the admission formalities and submitting their documents which are required by the institute.

Books to prepare for JEE Main 2020

Mathematics Books
Name of the Book Name of Author
Mathematics for Class 12 R.D. Sharma
Algebra for JEE Main S.K. Goyal
Coordination Geometry S.L. Loney
Differential & Integral Calculus N. Piskunov
Physics Books
Concept of Physics H.C. Verma
University Physics Freedman and Young
Problems in Physics A.A Pinsky
Chemistry Books
Organic Chemistry R.K. Gupta
General Chemistry Darrell D Ebbing
Concise Inorganic J.D. Lee
University Chemistry Freedman and Young