Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) , the most foreseen test for engineering students all through the nation is held twice a year , in the long stretch of January and April. The examination happens to bring all the building engineers under one rooftop by conducting a two step process that is JEE Main and JEE advanced. Although lakhs of students appear for the exam consistently yet only a few skilled ones are rewarded.

**JEE Main- ** JEE Main is a national level entrance exam conducted by the NTA to offer entrance to BE/BTech, BPlan and BArch courses at the Indian Institute of Information Technology(IITs), National Institute of Technology(NITs) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) throughout the country.

JEE Main 2020:

Exam Name : Joint Entrance Exam Exam Frequency: Twice a year Mode of exam: Online Duration of exam: 3 hours Accepting Colleges: 1654 colleges

Things to carry for examination: Admit card Original identify proof ( Aadhar card/ Pan card/ Voter ID/ Driving license/ Passport/ Ration card) Passport size photograph

Admit card:

Applicants must save the JEE Main 2020 admit card securely as it will be required at different stages of the admission and counselling process. Applicants who do not carry admit card will not be allowed to write the exam at the test centre.

The step by step process to download admit card is below:

Visit the official website of JEE Main 2020 Click on the JEE Main admit card login tab You will get 2 options to select from. 1.Download admit card through application number and password 2.Download admit card through application number and date of birth Select the desired option Enter application number,date of birth and security code Your admit card will be displayed Download, save and take a print out of it.

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus:

NTA has published JEE Main 2020 syllabus for Paper 1, 2 and 3 in online mode on the official website. This year, the authority has differentiated BPlan from B.Arch. This year, the authority is conducting JEE Main 2020 for 3 papers - Paper 1 includes questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, and Paper 2 from Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing while Paper 3 from Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Planning Based Questions.


JEE Main 2020 for B.E/BTech courses will happen to be in computer-based mode for 300 marks while BArch will be held half online (mathematics and aptitude test) and half offline (drawing test) for 400 marks. BPlan will be conducted differentiately having 100 MCQs for 400 marks.

For BTech/ BE there will be 75 Multiple choice questions, 25 questions from each section of Physics, Chemistry and mathematics. Thus making the questions paper of total 300 marks whereas for BArch there will be 77 questions, 25 from mathematics , 50 from aptitude and 2 from drawing. Drawing section will be of total 100 marks, making the question paper of total 400 marks.

The exam pattern for BPlan consists of 100 questions, 25 from Mathematics, 50 from aptitude and 25 from planning. The question paper will of 400 marks in total.

**Marking : ** For each correct answer the students will be awarded 04 marks and and for each wrong answer there will be a minus marking of 01 marks. If the student choses not to attempt a particular question no negative marking will be there.

Important changes in JEE Main 2020:

The application fee was increased for general and all reserved categories. The payment could be done in online mode only. BArch and BPlan will have two different papers. JEE Main 2020 will be held for 3 papers - BE/BTech, BArch, and BPlan. The Exam cities in India has been reduced from 264 to 233. The total number of questions has been reduced from 90 to 75. Unlike other years question paper will also include numerical based questions for the exam. BArch and BPlan to have different question papers.

Cut off-

JoSAA will publish 2 different cutoffs- JEE Main admission cut-off Qualifying cutoff

Admission cut off is published by JoSAA for entrace to participating institute while qualifying JEE Main cut off is the minimum score that candidates are required to secure to be eligible for JEE Advanced.

Determining factors for JEE Main 2020 cutoff:

Previous years cutoff* Total candidates appearing in the exam Total number of seats available The difficulty level of the exam


Age Criteria: There is no age limit for giving the examination.

Qualification- Applicants who have passed their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination from a recognised board are open to appear for the exam.Those who are appearing in their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination can also appear in the exam.

Qualifying subjects: Applicants must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be appearing in the exam.

Qualifying marks: A minimum of 75% is required to be scored by students in their 12th to appear for the exam. For reserved candidates, the minimum qualifying marks is 65%.

Number of attempts: An Applicant is allowed to attempt the exam for 3 consecutive years.

Top IITs to get admission in after clearing JEE- Indian Institute of Technology Madras Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Top 10 NITs to get admission in: NIT Trichy,Tamil Nadu NIT Rourkela,Odisha NIT Karnataka,Karnataka NIT Warangal,Telangana NIT Calicut,Kerala V-NIT,Maharashtra NIT Kurukshetra,Haryana MN-NIT,Uttar Pradesh NIT Durgapur,West Bengal NIT Silchar,Assam M-NIT,Rajasthan

JEE Advance-

JEE Advanced is conducted every year by one of the seven Indian Institutes of Technology. The top ranked among JEE main fits the bill for the JEE Advance. Appearing in JEE Advance is necessary for students who are aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology.

Through JEE Advanced, candidates can secure admissions to the following courses:

4-year Bachelors - BTech, BS 5-year BArch 5-year Dual Degree - BTech, MTech, BS, MS 5-year Integrated Masters - MTech, MSc, Dual Degree

Competitors who have cleared JEE Main will have the option to apply for JEE Advanced for admission to the IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) in India. It might be noticed that lone the top 2.50 lakh JEE Main qualifiers will be qualified to apply for JEE Advanced. In any case, the all out number of competitors might be somewhat higher than 2.5 in view of 'tied' positions/scores in every class.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020:

1.Candidates who fall among the top 2,50,000 rankers in JEE Main 2020 across all categories are allowed to appear for JEE Advanced. Out of these, the percentage of applicants eligible for admissions under different categories are below:

General category candidates- 46.5% General EWS- 4% OBC-NCL candidates -27% SC candidates -15% ST candidates -7.5% PWD- Reservation of 5% in all the above categories

2.An applicant can attempt JEE Advanced for a maximum of 2 times in two consecutive years.

  1. The applicant can appear for the engineering exam if they have appeared for their Class 12 or equivalent exam for the first time in 2019 or 2020.

4.An applicant should not have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the programme.

  1. The candidate must have secured a minimum of 75% in their 12th Examination from a recognised board.

JEE Advanced exam centres are divided into seven zone:

IIT Bombay IIT Delhi IIT Guwahati IIT Kanpur IIT Kharagpur IIT Madras IIT Roorkee

Checking result

1.Open JEE Main result page. 2.Enter enrollment number and your date of birth. 3.Click on Submit button 4.The results will be shown on the screen and the student can download the result from there.

There has been enormous growth in engineering colleges over the time thus many colleges have emerged over the time providing the best of education. Every student giving JEE fantasies about getting into the best college as a far as it is concerned, with a tad of arranging and complete information and comprehension of your subjects you will have the option to accomplish the college you have been focusing on.

Written By - Mahak Sharma

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