JEE Main April 2020
Prabakaran K, 03 Sep 2019, #JEE Main
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JEE Main April 2020 - National Testing Agency (NTA) has released exam dates of both January and April sessions of JEE Main 2020. The exam authorities will release the official notification regarding the JEE Main April tentatively in the first week of February 2020. NTA will open the online registration from February 7 to March 7, 2020. The JEE Main 2020 for April session will be conducted from April 3 to 9 for paper 1 & paper 2 in online mode, except for the drawing part of Paper 2. All the papers of JEE Main exam will be conducted in computer based mode except for the drawing part of JEE Main Paper 2 which will be conducted in paper and pencil. Exam in all days will be held in the morning and evening shift at 255 test centres in India and 9 abroad. The admit card of JEE Main 2020 will be released by NTA from March 16, 2020. JEE Main April 2020 exam is a national level entrance exam conducted by NTA for admission to UG engineering degree programmes. Read this article to know about the eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, results and more.
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An overview of JEE Main April 2020

Particulars

Details

Examination Name

Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main)

Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Purpose of Examination

Admission into NITs, IIITs and CFTIs and a qualifying test for JEE Advanced 2020

Category

Undergraduate (UG) Exam

Level of Exam

National Level

Number of Sessions

January & April (Twice in a year)

Mode of Examination

Paper-1: Computer-based test

Paper-2:

  • Mathematics and Aptitude - computer-based test

  • Drawing test (B.Arch) - pen-and-paper based exam

Application Mode

Online

Number of Applicants

Over 12 Lakh

Participating States

Haryana, Nagaland, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh

States accepting JEE Main Scores

Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

Number of test centres

264 (India and Abroad)

Official Web Portal

jeemain.nic.in and nta.ac.in

JEE Main April 2020 - Important Dates

The important dates of JEE Main April 2020 has been released by NTA for the April session. Candidates can check the dates to know when the events will be conducted this year.

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S.No.

Events

Dates

1

Issue of application form

February 7, 2020

2

Last date to submit JEE Main April 2020 application form

March 7, 2020

3

Application correction window availability

Second week of March 2020

4

JEE Main April 2020 admit card release date

March 16, 2020

5

JEE Main 2020 April exam

April 3 to 9, 2020

6

Availability of answer key and OMR sheet

Second week of April 2020

7

Result of JEE Main April 2020 (Paper 1 & 2)

April 30, 2020

JEE Main April 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check eligibility details carefully before applying for JEE Main 2020. There are different branches and eligibility criteria are different for different branches. Check below to know the eligibility criteria of JEE Main April 2020.

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Eligibility Criteria of JEE Main April 2020

S.no.

Eligibility Criteria

Details

1

Educational Qualification

He/She must have passed in class 12 or equivalent exam in 2019 or 2020 or appearing in the academic year 2020.

2

Age Limit

No age limit for appearing in the JEE Main 2020 examination. They should have also age meet the requirements of the Institution in which they want to take admission.

3

No. of Subjects in Qualifying Exam

He/She should have qualified in the qualifying examination or equivalent with at least five subjects in 12th class such as Language, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subject/Other Subjects.


For B.Arch- He/She must have passed the qualifying exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.


For B.Plan - Should have passed qualifying exam with Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

4

Admission to courses in IITs, IIITs, NITs & CFTIs through CSAB

He/She should have qualified in the qualifying exam with a minimum of 75% marks. For SC/ST, minimum 65% marks needed.

JEE Main April 2020 - Reservation Criteria

As per the Government policies, a certain number of seats reserved in category-wise. The candidates those who apply for the reservation must have the required supporting documents. The table given below provides the category-wise reservation criteria of JEE Main April.

Reservation for JEE Main April 2020

Category

Reservation Percentage

Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more

3% (horizontal)

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

7.50%

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15%

Other Backward Classes (OBC), Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)

27%

JEE Main April 2020 - Application Form

The application form of JEE Main April 2020 will be available from February 7 to March 7. Candidates will have to apply for the entrance examination in online mode only by accessing the official website. The JEE Main April 2020 application form will not be accepted by any other modes. All of the candidates should remember that the eligibility criteria must be checked clearly before applying for the entrance test.

Steps to fill the online application form [Registered candidates of January session]

The following steps are for the candidates who will appear in the session.

Step-1: Candidates will have to log in to the website by using their application number of the JEE Main January 2020.

Step-2: Choose the choice of course (Paper 1 or Paper 2), question paper medium and choice of four exam centre cities.

Step-3: Payment of application form can be done through debit/credit card or net banking or e-challan.

Step-4: After the successful fee payment, they will be able to print the acknowledgement page.

NOTE: In case the acknowledgement page is not generated after fee payment because of cancellation of the transaction and the amount will be refunded to the account. However, the candidate will have to make another transaction.

How to register for JEE Main April 2020 (New candidates)

Before filling the online application form of JEE Main April 2020 for new registration, they have to be ready with the following things,

  • A computer with good internet connectivity

  • All details of educational qualification

  • Scanned images of photograph (10 kb to 200 kb) and signature (4 kb to 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format

  • Valid email id and mobile number

  • Payment details - Debit/Credit card or Net Banking

The candidates will have to follow the steps given below to fill the JEE Main April 2020 application form.

Step-1: Online Registration

Step-2: Filling online application form

Step-3: Uploading of scanned images

Step-4: Fee payment - Debit/credit card, net banking & e-challan.

Application Fee - Candidates appearing in exam centres abroad

Paper (s) appearing

General/OBC (Rs.)

SC/ST/PWD (Rs.)

JEE Main Paper I or Paper II

1000 (Girls)

2000 (Boys)

1000 (Girls)

1000 (Boys)

Both JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2

1500 (Girls)

3000 (Boys)

1500 (Boys)

1500 (Boys)

Application Fee - Candidates participating for exam centres in India

Paper (s) appearing

General/OBC (Rs.)

SC/ST/PWD/Transgender (Rs.)

JEE Main Paper 1 or Paper 2

250 (Girls)

500 (Boys)

250 (Girls)

250 (Boys

Both JEE Main Paper I and Paper II

450 (Girls)

900 (Boys)

450 (Boys)

900 (Boys)

Step-5: Take a print out of confirmation page

JEE Main April 2020 - Admit Card

The admit card of JEE Main 2020 for April session will be released by NTA on March 16. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the website by using application number and date of birth or application number and password. Aspirants who submit the online application form of JEE Main April 2020 will be eligible to download the admit card. After downloaded JEE Main April 2020 admit card, they have to check the details present on it are correct. If any discrepancies found on the admit card, they have to contact the exam authorities to clear the issue. The admit card of JEE Main 2020 is a mandatory document to appear for the entrance test. So, it should be preserved till the end of the admission process.

How to access the JEE Main April admit card 2020

Candidates need to go through the steps given below to download the admit card of JEE Main April 2020.

  • Open the official website (the link will be available here once it released)

  • Click on the admit card link on the web page

  • You can download the admit card in two ways - Through application number and date of birth or Through application number

  • View your admit card on the screen by clicking on the ‘Login’ button

  • Check the details on the admit card and take a printout of the same for exam purpose

JEE Main April 2020 - Exam Pattern

The candidates will be able to know how the exam will be conducted by checking the exam pattern of JEE Main April 2020 which includes the type of questions asked, exam duration, topics covered and much more.

Exam Pattern of JEE Main April 2020

Particulars

Details

Paper 1

Paper 2

Mode of exam

Computer-based test

Mathematics and Aptitude test will be computer-based, whereas Drawing test will be held in the pen-and-paper based mode

Duration

3 hours

Total number of questions

90 (30 questions in each subject)

83 (30 questions in Mathematics, 50 questions in Aptitude and 3 in Drawing)

Subjects

Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry

Maths, Drawing skills & General Aptitude

Type of Questions

MCQs (Multiple choice questions)

  • Mathematics and Aptitude will be objective type.

  • Drawing section (B.Arch) will have questions for testing the drawing and sketching skills

Maximum Marks

360 Marks

Total of 390 Marks (Drawing section - 70 marks)

Marking Scheme

Four marks will be awarded for every correct answer and one mark will be deducted for the incorrect response. No marks will be for unattempted questions.

Medium of paper

English or Hindi or Gujarati (Candidates from Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu and can choose Gujarati language)

JEE Main April 2020 - Syllabus

The syllabus comprises of all topics from each subject which are covered in the examination. The topic wise weightage of JEE Main April 2020 is highly uncertain, therefore, the students are advised to prepare the entire syllabus without skipping. JEE Main 2020 syllabus is mapped as per class 11 and class 12 NCERT textbooks to ensure uniformity across the country. The students comfortable with class 11th and 12th with PCM will find it simple while going through the syllabus of JEE Main 2020. Have a thorough analysis of the entire syllabus and accordingly formulate a suitable preparation strategy. We have compiled a subject wise list here of all the chapters covered in the JEE Main April syllabus 2020.

JEE Main April 2020 - Exam Centres

National Testing Agency will release the list of JEE Main 2020 exam centres for April session along with the application form. The test takers need to select the desired exam centres while filling the online application form. They will be able to choose a maximum of four exam centres of JEE Main April 2020. The complete details of allotted exam centre will be mentioned clearly in the admit card of JEE Main examination. Last year, the exam authorities has allotted 264 exam cities in India and 9 in Abroad.

JEE Main April 2020 - Mock Test

Students will have to register for availing the service of test practice centres (TPCs) to take the mock test of JEE Main April 2020. The details of TCPs will be released by NTA along with the release of the brochure. The students can practice and train themselves before the Computer Based Test (CBT) examination.

The mock test is available for both paper I & II in the official website of NTA. There are 18 mock test available for JEE Main Paper 1 and one mock test for Paper 2. To access the JEE Main 2020 mock test, candidates do not need to login to the website. If they want to take the test in offline mode, they can download the mock test from the website.

JEE Main April 2020 - Answer Key

The official answer key of JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 will be released by NTA in online mode after the completion of the examination. Candidates will be able to download the JEE Main answer key 2020 in the form of PDF. Except for official answer key, the unofficial answer key will also be released by various institute like Aakash Institute, Resonance, FIITJEE, Sri Chaitanya etc. Candidates can calculate their probable scores using the provisional answer key. Objections to the provisional answer key will also be accepted by the authorities. The final answer key of JEE Main 2020 will be issued by the exam authorities after considering the challenges.

JEE Main April 2020 - Result

The result of JEE Main April 2020 will be declared in online mode on April 30. To access the JEE Main April 2020 result, they will have to login to the official website by using the roll number and date of birth. The result will include All India Rank (AIR), total marks, subject wise scores, category rank and qualifying status.

How to check result of JEE Main April 2020

  • Go to the official website (link will be updated here once announced)

  • Log in by entering the JEE Main roll number and date of birth or password.

  • Click on submit button

  • The JEE Main April 2020 result will appear on the screen

JEE Main Rank List 2020

NTA will prepare the rank list of JEE Main 2020 based on the four NTA scores.The scores for the first attempt as well as for the second attempt will be merged for compilation of results and preparation of overall JEE Main April 2020 cutoff or rank list. Best of the two NTA scores will be considered for the candidates who will give both the attempts of January and April.

JEE Main April 2020 - Cutoff

Candidates will be able to get two types of JEE Main 2020 cutoff such as ‘the admission cutoff’ and ‘the qualifying cutoff’. The qualifying JEE Main cutoff 2020 is the minimum marks needed by a candidate to be eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2020. The admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020 will consist of the opening and closing ranks for admissions into the participating institutes. The admission cutoff will be released by JoSAA during the counselling process.

JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff Trends

Category/Year

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

General

89.754849

74

81

100

105

115

113

OBC-NCL

74.3166557

45

49

70

70

74

70

SC

54.0128155

29

32

52

50

53

50

ST

44.3345172

24

27

48

44

47

45

GEN-EWS

78.2174869

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-

-

-

-

-

JEE Main Counselling 2020

The counselling of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) in online mode. In order to participate in JEE Main counselling, the candidates have to register themselves on the official website and select their choice of course and college. The seat allotment will be done on the basis of score and choice filled by the candidates at the time of registration.

Steps involved in the JEE Main 2020 Counselling

The following are the steps to be followed by the candidates during the counselling of JEE Main 2020.

  • Step-1: Online Registration

  • Step-2: Online Choice Filling and Locking

  • Step-3: Seat Allotment

  • Step-4: Payment of Fee and Seat Acceptance

  • Step-5: Documents Verification

  • Step-6: Final Reporting at the Allotted Institute

JEE Main 2020 Participating Institutes

Candidates will get the list of JEE Main 2020 participating institutes along with the release of official brochure. Candidates who clear JEE Main will be eligible to apply for admission to participating institutes JEE Main 2020. Students can get the institutes which will be offering admissions based on their performance at the JEE Main 2020.

JEE Main Participating Institutes 2020

Institute name

No. of Institutes

Total seats

National Institute of Technology (NITs)

31

17967

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs)

23

4023

Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other GFTIs)

20

4683

Total

74

2667

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JEE Main April 2020

Question: When will the JEE Main April 2020 notification be out?

Answer:

The notification of JEE Main 2020 will be released in the 1st week of February 2020 tentatively.

Question: How many times can I give the JEE Mains?

Answer:

A candidate who is currently in 12th and is appearing for the first time can attempt JEE Main in current year and for the next two years.

Question: Can we get admission to any of the NITs/IIITs if I qualify in the JEE Mains and fail to clear the JEE Advanced?

Answer:

Admission to NITs and IIITs is based on JEE Mains score and a minimum 75% percentage marks required in class 12.

Question: Will JEE main 2020 paper 2 B.Arch be also conducted by NTA?

Answer:

Yes, JEE Main Paper 2 for B.Arch and B.Plan admission will be conducted twice and in online mode only in January 2020 and in April 2020.

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