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National Testing Agency will release the JEE Main 2020 admit card (January session) at jeemain.nic.in on December 6 in online mode. Registration and filling of JEE Main application form 2020 on November 4, for Jammu and Kashmir students has concluded. NTA had earlier opened JEE Main application correction from October 14 to 20. JEE Main 2020 application form was available from September 3 to October 10, 2019 and the last date to pay the application fee was October 11. JEE Main 2020 January session has received 9.34 lakh registrations for Paper 1 and 1.38 lakh for Paper 2. National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct JEE Main 2020 January session in computer based mode from January 6 to 11 for admissions to various B.Tech/B.E. programmes offered by 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 CFTIs. JEE Main 2020 will be held for 2 papers where Paper-I is for B.Tech admissions and Paper-II for B.Arch and B.Plan admissions. NTA will declare the JEE Main result on January 31, 2020. Also check the changes in JEE Main 2020 like exam centres, paper pattern, etc below
New Changes announced by NTA in JEE Main 2020:
- JEE Main Application Form 2020 involves input of personal and contact details with password of the candidate's choice unlike previous years when only basic details were input.
- Fee has increased across all categories and payment mode is now online only. There is no offline payment mode
- JEE Main 2020 exam centres have been reduced to 233. Last year they were 264 in India.
- A major change has been announced in the JEE Main 2020 exam pattern with reduction of number of questions, changes in marking scheme and total marks. Numerical questions have been introduced for Maths, Physics, Chemistry while Paper 2 has been clearly demarcated for B.Arch and B.Plan students.
- Total number of questions have been reduced to 75 from the earlier 90 questions for Paper 1. Negative marking has been removed for numerical questions such that 15 questions for 60 marks in Paper 1 have no negative marking.
- B.Arch applicants have to appear for drawing while B.Plan aspirants attempt questions on planning.
Candidates can appear twice for JEE Main 2020 -January and April. The JEE Main application form for April session will be available from February 7 to March 7 with download of the admit card from March 16. The JEE Main April session exam will be held from April 3 to 9 with result declaration on April 30. The better of the two scores will be used for the purpose of ranking as per the regulations laid by the authorities. States like Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand and Nagaland as well many other private universities and institutes use JEE Main ranks for admissions; however, admission criteria for these will be notified by the concerned authorities only.
Exam level: | National Level Exam |
Frequency: | 2 times a year |
Languages | English, Gujarati +1 More |
Conducting Body: | National Testing Agency |
Duration | 3 Hours |
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JEE Main Apr 2020 Important Dates
JEE Main (Session Jan 2020)
Upcoming Dates and Events
06 Dec, 2019
Admit Card - January session | Mode: Online
06 Jan, 2020 - 11 Jan, 2020
Exam - January session | Mode: Online
31 Jan, 2020
Result - January session | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
04 Nov, 2019 - 08 Nov, 2019
Application - only for Jammu and Kashmir candidates | Mode: Online
14 Oct, 2019 - 20 Oct, 2019
Application Correction | Mode: Online
03 Sep, 2019 - 10 Oct, 2019
Application - January session registration | Mode: Online
12 Sep, 2019 - 30 Sep, 2019
Start of photo correction facility | Mode: Online
03 Sep, 2019
Advertisement | Mode: Online
JEE Main (Session Apr 2020)
Upcoming Dates and Events
07 Feb, 2020 - 07 Mar, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
16 Mar, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online
03 Apr, 2020 - 09 Apr, 2020
Exam | Mode: Online
30 Apr, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
15 Jun, 2020
Counselling - Start of JoSAA registration - Start Date | Mode: Online
All aspirants must adhere to the prescribed NTA JEE Main 2020 eligibility criteria. It includes guidelines for age, requisite academic qualifications, subjects studied in qualifying exam, pass percentage etc. The detailed JEE Main eligibility criteria to appear for the entrance exam are specified below
Age Criteria: There is no age limit for JEE Main 2020.
Qualifying Examinations: Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent exam in 2018 or 2019. Candidates appearing for class 12 board examination in 2020 will be also eligible for JEE Main.
Subjects to be Qualified in Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have studied a minimum of 5 subjects which will be considered. They are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject, Language and any other subject. Candidates who have taken four subjects will not be eligible.
Number of attempts: All aspirants can appear twice in a year. Students can appear for JEE Main for three years consecutively therefore the total attempts allowed for each student will be six in three years
For JEE Main Paper II- Candidates applying for B.Arch programme must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually and in aggregate. Diploma holders are not eligible for the entrance exam.
Qualifying Marks for Admission into IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs: Gen/OBC candidates must have scored a minimum of 75% marks or should be in the top 20 percentile of their respective boards. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category must have minimum scores of 65% or be in the top 20 percentile of their boards.
Reservation Criteria
Category | Reservation |
Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) | 27% |
Scheduled Castes (SC) | 15% |
Scheduled Tribes (ST) | 7.5% |
Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability | 3% horizontal |
Female Category (supernumerary) only in NITs | 8 to 14 % |
EWS (Supernumerary) | 10% |
Note: Reservation for the NITs, IIITs and GFTIs will be as per the central list and not as per the state of eligibility.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Paytm | BHIM
NTA has ended the JEE Main 2020 application process for students who will be appearing for the exam from exam centres in J&K. JEE Main 2020 application form for January session (for the other canidates) was available in online mode from September 3 to October 10, 2019. The application form for Paper 1 and 2 was the same. Candidates could fill the application form either for Paper 1 or Paper 2 or for both. To fill the application form of JEE Main 2020, the candidates have to follow the given below steps:
Step 1: Registration- Candidates have to register first by entering personal and contact details. Next the password must be input as per the given specifications.On successful registration, the JEE Main 2020 application number is generated.
Password specifications are - It must have 8 to 13 characters with at least one Upper case, one lower case alphabet, one numeric value and one special character - [email protected]#$%^&*
Step 2: Fill JEE Main 2020 Application Form – Candidates have to enter the following details
- Examination Related Details: Paper appearing for (Paper 1 or 2 or both), choice of any 4 examination centres , preferred language for exam (English/ Hindi/ Gujarati). Next other details have to be entered as follows
- Academic details
- Guardian Income
Step 3: Upload Scanned Images of Documents – The third step is to upload the scanned images of the specified documents in the prescribed format and dimensions.
Specifications of Scanned Documents
Image | File Size | Dimensions | File Format |
Recent photograph with name of candidate below and date on which the photograph was taken | 10KB to 200KB | 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm | JPEG/JPG |
Signature of candidates | 4 KB to 300KB | 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm | JPEG/JPG |
Step 4: Make Fee Payment- Candidates will have to pay the requisite fee of entrance exam either in online mode only
JEE Main 2020 Application Fees
Paper (s) Appearing | JEE Main 2020 Application Fees (Rs) | |
General/OBC | SC/ST/PWD | |
For Exam Centres in India | ||
JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only | 650 (Boys) 325(Girls) | 325 (Boys) 325 (Girls) |
Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) | 1300 (Boys) 650 (Girls) | 650 (Boys) 650 (Boys) |
For Exam Centres in Foreign Country | ||
JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) or JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) only | 3000 (Boys) 1500 (Girls) | 3000 (Boys) 1500 (Girls) |
Both JEE Main Paper I (B.E./B.Tech) and JEE Main Paper II (B. Arch/B.Planning) | 6000 (Boys) 3000 (Girls) | 3000 (Boys) 3000 (Girls) |
Mode of Payment: Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking/ UPI and Paytm services.
Step 5: Print out of Acknowledgement/ Confirmation Page: Once the application form is submitted, take 4 print out the acknowledgement page and keep it safely for future use.
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Candidates may login to see if their payment status is "OK". Only then can they print the confirmation page. The following steps have to be followed if the payment status is not "OK":
- In case of online payment: This means that the transaction has been cancelled. While the amount will be refunded automatically within 7 to 10 days, candidates have to pay the fees once again.
JEE Main 2020 Correction Window- NTA had opened JEE Main 2020 application correction facility from October 14 to 20, 2019. During this time period, candidates could edit some of the prescribed information in their application form. In case of category change from reserved to general, the difference in fee had to be paid online. However in case of a change from general to reserved category, there was no refund of the difference in fee.
JEE Main Registration Statistics
Category | 2020 | 2019 |
EWS | - | 81,413 |
Women Candidates | 2.90 lakh | 2.75 lakh |
Total Number of Registrations for B.Tech (Paper I) | 9.34 lakh | 9.41 lakh |
Application Fees
Category | Quota | Mode | Gender | Amount |
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OBC, General | Offline, Online | Male | ₹ 650 | |
SC, ST | Offline, Online | Transgender, Male | ₹ 325 | |
SC, ST, OBC, General | Offline, Online | Female | ₹ 325 | |
SC, ST, OBC, General | PWD | Offline, Online | Transgender, Female, Male | ₹ 325 |
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Mathematics | |
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Sets, relations and functions | Sets and their representation |
Union | |
Intersection and complement of sets and their algebraic properties | |
Power set | |
Relation | |
Types of relations | |
Equivalence relations | |
Functions | |
One-one, into and onto functions | |
Composition of functions | |
Complex number and quadratic equations | Complex numbers as ordered pairs or reals |
Representation of complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane | |
Argand diagram | |
Algebra of complex numbers | |
Modulus and argument of a complex number | |
Square root of a complex number | |
Triangle inequality | |
Quadratic equation in real and complex number system and their solutions | |
Relation between roots and co-efficients | |
Nature of roots | |
Formation of quadratic equations with given roots | |
Matrices and determinants | Matrices |
Algebra of matrices | |
Types of matrices | |
Determinants and matrices of order two and three | |
Properties of determinants | |
Evaluation of determinants | |
Area of triangles using determinants | |
Adjoint and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and elementary transformations | |
Test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using determinants and matrices | |
Permutations and combinations | Fundamental principle of counting |
Permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection | |
Meaning of P (n, r) and C (n, r). Simple applications | |
Mathematical induction | Principle of mathematical induction and its simple applications |
Binomial theorem and its simple applications | Binomial theorem for a positive integral index |
General term and middle term | |
Properties of binomial coefficients and simple applications | |
Sequences and series | Arithmetic and geometric progressions |
Insertion of arithmetic, geometric means between two given numbers | |
Relation between A.M. and G.M., Sum up to n terms of special series Sn, Sn2, Sn3 | |
Arithmetico-Geometric progression | |
Limit, continuity and differentiability | Real functions |
Valued functions | |
Algebra of functions | |
Polynomial functions | |
Rational functions | |
Trigonometric functions | |
Logarithmic and exponential functions | |
Inverse functions | |
Graphs of simple functions | |
Limits, continuity and differentiability | |
Differentiation or the sum, difference | |
Product and quotient of two functions | |
Differentiation of trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, composite and implicit functions | |
Derivatives of order up to two | |
Rolle's and Lagrange's mean value theorems | |
Applications of derivatives | |
Rate of change of quantities | |
Monotonic - increasing and decreasing functions | |
Maxima and minima of functions of one variable | |
Tangents and normals | |
Integrals calculus | Integral as an anti -derivative |
Fundamental integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric , exponential and logarithmic functions | |
Integration by substitution, by parts and by partial fractions | |
Integration using trigonometric identities | |
Integral as limit or a sum | |
Fundamental theorem of calculus | |
Properties of definite integrals | |
Evaluation of definite integrals | |
Determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves in standard form | |
Differential equations | Ordinary differential equations and their order and degree |
Formation of differential equations | |
Solution of differential equations by the method of separations of variables | |
Solution of differential equations by the method of separations of variables,solution of homogeneous and linear differential equations of the type : dy/dx+p(x)y=q(x) | |
Co-ordinate geometry | Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates 10 in a plane |
Distance formula | |
Section formula | |
Locus and its equation | |
Translation of axes | |
Slope of a line | |
Parallel and perpendicular lines | |
Intercepts of a line on the coordinate axes | |
Various forms of equations of a straight line | |
Intersection of lines | |
Angles between two lines | |
Conditions for concurrence of three lines | |
Distance of a point from a line | |
Equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines | |
Coordinates of centroid | |
Orthocentre and circumcentre of a triangle | |
Equation of family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines | |
Standard form of equation of a circle | |
General form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre | |
Equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given | |
Points of intersection of a line and a circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent to a circle | |
Equation of the tangent | |
Sections of cones | |
Equation of conic sections in standard forms | |
Condition for y = mx + c to be a tangent and point (s) of tangency | |
Three-dimensional geometry | Coordinates of a point in space |
Distance between two points | |
Section formula | |
Direction ratios and direction cosines | |
Angle between two intersecting lines | |
Skew lines and the shortest distance between them and its equation | |
Equations of a line and a plane in different forms | |
Intersection of a line and a plane | |
Coplanar lines | |
Vector algebra | Vectors and scalars |
Addition of vectors | |
Components of a vector in two dimensions and three dimensional space | |
Scalar and vector products | |
Scalar and vector triple product | |
Statistics and probability | Measures of dispersion |
Calculation of mean and median | |
Mode of grouped and ungrouped data calculation of standard deviation | |
Variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data | |
Probability of an event | |
Addition and multiplication theorems of probability | |
Baye's theorem | |
Probability distribution of a random variate | |
Bernoulli trials and binomial distribution | |
Trigonometry | Trigonometrical identities and equations, trigonometrical functions |
Inverse trigonometrical functions and their properties | |
Heights and distances | |
Mathematical reasoning | Statements |
Logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if | |
Understanding of tautology | |
Contradiction | |
Converse and contrapositive | |
Physics | |
Physics and measurements | Physics |
Technology and society | |
S I units | |
Fundamental and derived units | |
Least count | |
Accuracy and precision of measuring instruments | |
Errors in measurement | |
Dimensions of physical quantities | |
Dimensional analysis and its applications | |
Kinematics | Frame of reference |
Motion in a straight line | |
Position-time graph | |
Speed and velocity | |
Uniform and non-uniform motion | |
Average speed and instantaneous velocity uniformly accelerated motion | |
Velocity-time graph | |
Position-time graphs | |
Relations for uniformly accelerated motion | |
Scalars and vectors | |
Vector addition and subtraction | |
Zero vector | |
Scalar and vector products | |
Unit vector | |
Resolution of a vector | |
Relative velocity | |
Motion in a plane | |
Projectile motion | |
Uniform circular motion | |
Laws of motion | Force and inertia |
Newton's first law of motion | |
Momentum | |
Newton's second law of motion | |
Impulse | |
Newton's third law or motion | |
Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications | |
Equilibrium of concurrent forces | |
Static and kinetic friction | |
Laws of friction | |
Rolling friction | |
Dynamics of uniform circular motion | |
Centripetal force and Its applications | |
Work, energy and power | Work done by a constant force and a variable force |
Kinetic and potential energies | |
Work energy theorem | |
Power | |
Potential energy of a spring | |
Conservation of mechanical energy | |
Conservative and non-conservative forces | |
Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions | |
Rotational motion | Centre of mass or a two-particle system |
Centre of mass of a rigid body | |
Basic concepts of rotational motions | |
Moment of a force | |
Torque | |
Angular momentum | |
Conservation of angular momentum and its applications | |
Moment of inertia | |
Radius of gyration | |
Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects | |
Parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications | |
Rigid body rotation | |
Equations of rotational motion | |
Gravitation | The universal law of gravitation |
Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth | |
Kepler's laws of planetary motion | |
Gravitational potential energy | |
Gravitational potential | |
Escape velocity | |
Orbital velocity of a satellite | |
Geo-stationary satellites | |
Properties of solids and liquids | Elastic behaviour |
Stress-strain relationship | |
Hooke's law | |
Young's modulus | |
Bulk modulus | |
Modulus of rigidity | |
Pressure due to a fluid column | |
Pascal's law and its applications. | |
Viscosity | |
Stokes' law | |
Terminal velocity | |
Streamline and turbulent flow | |
Reynolds number | |
Bernoulli's principle and its applications | |
Surface energy and surface tension | |
Angle of contact | |
Application of surface tension | |
Drops, bubbles and capillary rise | |
Heat | |
Temperature | |
Thermal expansion | |
Specific heat capacity | |
Calorimetry | |
Change or state | |
Latent heat | |
Heat transfer-conduction | |
Convection and radiation | |
Newton's law of cooling | |
Thermodynamics | Thermal equilibrium |
Zeroth law of thermodynamics | |
Concept of temperature | |
Heat, work and internal energy | |
First law of thermodynamics | |
Second law of thermodynamics | |
Reversible and irreversible processes | |
Carnot engine and its efficiency | |
Kinetics theory of gases | Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas |
Kinetic theory of gases - assumptions | |
Concept of pressure | |
Kinetic energy and temperature | |
RMS speed of gas molecules | |
Degrees of freedom | |
Law of equipartition of energy | |
Applications to specific heat capacities of gases | |
Mean free path | |
Avogadro's number | |
Oscillations and waves | Periodic motion-period |
Frequency | |
Displacement as a function of time | |
Periodic functions | |
Simple harmonic motion and its equation | |
Phase | |
Oscillations of a spring | |
Restoring force and force constant | |
Energy in S.H.M | |
Kinetic and potential energies | |
Simple pendulum | |
Derivation or expression for its time period | |
Free, forced and damped oscillations | |
Resonance | |
Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave | |
Longitudinal and transverse waves | |
Speed of a wave | |
Displacement relation for a progressive wave | |
Principle of superposition of waves | |
Reflection of waves | |
Standing waves in strings and organ pipes | |
Beats | |
Doppler effect in sound | |
Electrostatics | Electric charges |
Conservation of charge | |
Coulomb's law-forces between two point charges | |
Forces between multiple charges | |
Superposition principle and continuous charge distribution | |
Electric field | |
Electric field due to a point charge | |
Electric field lines | |
Electric dipole | |
Electric field due to a dipole | |
Torque on a dipole in uniform electric field | |
Electric flux | |
Gauss's law and its applications to find field due to infinitely long uniformly charged straight wire | |
Uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell | |
Electric potential and its calculation for a point charge | |
Electric dipole and system or charges | |
Equipotential surfaces | |
Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges in an electrostatics field | |
Conductors and insulators | |
Dielectrics and electric polarization | |
Capacitor | |
Combination of capacitors in series and in parallel | |
Capacitance or a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates | |
Energy stored in a capacitator | |
Current electricity | Electric current |
Drift velocity | |
Ohm's law | |
Electrical resistance | |
Resistances of different materials | |
V-I characteristics of ohmic and non ohmic conductors | |
Electrical energy and power | |
Electrical resistivity | |
Colour code for resistors | |
Series and parallel combinations of resistors | |
Temperature dependence of resistance | |
Electric cell and its Internal resistance | |
Potential difference and EMF of a cell | |
Combination of cells in series and in parallel | |
Kirchhoff's laws and their applications | |
Wheatstone bridge | |
Metre bridge | |
Potentiometer and its principle and its applications | |
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism | Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop |
Ampere's law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire and solenoid | |
Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields | |
Cyclotron | |
Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field | |
Force between two parallel current carrying conductors | |
Definition of ampere | |
Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field | |
Moving coil galvanometer and its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter | |
Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment | |
Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid | |
Magnetic field lines | |
Earth's magnetic field and magnetic elements | |
Para, dia and ferro magnetic substance | |
Magnetic susceptibility and permeability | |
Hysteresis | |
Electromagnets and permanent magnets | |
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents | Electromagnetic induction |
Faraday's law | |
Induced EMF and current | |
Lenz's law | |
Eddy currents | |
Self and mutual inductance | |
Alternating currents | |
Peak and RMS value of alternating current/voltage | |
Reactance and impedance | |
LCR series circuit | |
Resonance | |
Quality factor | |
Power in AC circuits | |
Wattless current | |
AC generator and transformer | |
Optics | Reflection and refraction of light at plane and spherical surfaces |
Mirror formula | |
Total internal reflection and its applications | |
Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism | |
Lens formula | |
Magnification | |
Power of a lens | |
Combination of thin lenses in contact | |
Microscope and astronomical telescope and their magnifying powers | |
Wave optics | |
Wavefront and Huygens principle | |
Laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens principle | |
Interference | |
Young's double slit experiment and expression for fringe width | |
Coherent sources and sustained interference of light | |
Diffraction due to a single slit | |
Width of central maximum | |
Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes | |
Polansation | |
Plane polarized light | |
Brewster's law | |
Uses of plane polarized light and polaroids | |
Dual nature of matter and radiation | Dual nature of radiation |
Photoelectric effect | |
Hertz and Lenard's observations | |
Einstein's photoelectric equation | |
Particle nature of light | |
Matter waves-wave nature of particle and Broglie relation | |
Davisson-Germer experiment | |
Atoms and nuclei | Alpha-particle scattering experiment |
Rutherford's model of atom | |
Bohr model | |
Energy levels | |
Hydrogen spectrum | |
Composition and size of nucleus | |
Atomic masses | |
Isotopes | |
Isobars | |
Isotones | |
Radioactivity | |
Alpha. beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties | |
Radioactive decay law | |
Mass-energy relation, mass defect, binding energy per nucleon, Its variation with mass number | |
Mass defect | |
Binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number | |
Nuclear fission and fusion | |
Electronic devices | Semiconductors: Semiconductor diode |
1-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias | |
Diode as a rectifier | |
I-V characteristics or LED | |
Photodiode | |
Solar cell and Zener diode | |
Zener diode as a voltage regulator | |
Junction transistor | |
Transistor action | |
Characteristics or a transistor | |
Transistor as an amplifier and oscillator | |
Logic gates or, and, not, nand and nor | |
Transistor as a switch | |
Communications system | Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere |
Sky and space wave propagation | |
Need for modulation | |
Amplitude and frequency modulation | |
Bandwidth of signals | |
Bandwidth of transmission medium | |
Basic elements of a communication system | |
Experimental skills | Familiarity with the basic approach and observations of the experiments and activities |
Vernier callipers and its use to measure internal and external diameter and depth of a vessel | |
Screw gauge and its use to determine thickness/diameter of thin sheet/wire | |
Simple pendulum-dissipation of energy by plotting a graph between square of amplitude and time | |
Meter scale and mass or a given object by principle of moments | |
Young's modulus of elasticity of the material of a metallic wire | |
Surface tension of water by capillary rise and effect of detergents | |
Co-efficient or viscosity of a given viscous liquid by measuring terminal velocity of a given spherical body | |
Plotting a cooling curve for the relationship between the temperature of a hot body and time | |
Speed of sound in air at room temperature using a resonance tube | |
Specific heat capacity of a given solid and liquid by method of mixtures | |
Resistivity of the material of a given wire using metre bridge | |
Resistance of a given wire using Ohm's law | |
Potentiometer | |
Comparison or EMF of two primary cells | |
Determination of internal resistance of a cell | |
Resistance and figure of merit of a galvanometer by half deflection method | |
Focal length of | |
Convex mirror | |
Concave mirror | |
Convex Iens using parallax method | |
Plot of angle of deviation vs angle of incidence for a triangular prism | |
Refractive index of a glass slab using a travelling microscope | |
Characteristic curves of a p-n junction diode in forward and reverse bias | |
Characteristic curves of a Zener diode and finding reverse break down voltage | |
Characteristic curves of a transistor and finding current gain and voltage gain | |
Identification of diode, LED, transistor, IC, resistor, capacitor from mixed collection of such items | |
Using multimeter to: i) Identify base of a transistor, ii) distinguish between NPN and PNP type transistor, iii) See the unidirectional flow of current in case of a diode and an LED, iv) Check the correctness or otherwise of a given electronic component | |
Chemistry | |
Some basic concepts in chemistry | Matter and its nature |
Dalton's atomic theory | |
Concept of atom, molecule, element and compound | |
Physical quantities and their measurements in chemistry | |
Precision and accuracy | |
Significant figures | |
S.I Units | |
Dimensional analysis | |
Laws of chemical combination | |
Atomic and molecular masses | |
Mole concept | |
Molar mass | |
Percentage composition | |
Empirical and molecular formulae | |
Chemical equations and stoichiometry | |
States of matter | Gaseous state |
Measurable properties of gases | |
Gas laws-Boyles Iaw,Charles law,Graham's law of diffusion,Avogadro's law and Dalton's law of partial pressure | |
Concept of absolute scale of temperature | |
Ideal gas equation | |
Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature | |
Concept of average, root mean square and most probable velocities | |
Real gases | |
Deviation from ideal behaviour | |
Compressibility factor and Van der Waals equation | |
Liquid state | |
Properties of liquids | |
Vapour pressure | |
Viscosity and surface tension and effect of temperature on them | |
Solid state: Classification of solids | |
Molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids | |
Elementary idea of amorphous and crystalline solids | |
Bragg's law and its applications | |
Unit cell and lattices | |
Packing in solids | |
Voids | |
Calculations involving unit cell parameters | |
Imperfection in solids | |
Electrical and magnetic properties | |
Atomic structure | Thomson and Rutherford atomic models and their limitations |
Nature of electromagnetic radiation | |
Photoelectric effect | |
Spectrum of hydrogen atom and its postulates | |
Bohr model of hydrogen atom and its postulates | |
Derivation of the relations for energy of the electron and radii of the different orbits | |
Limitations of Bohr's model | |
Dual nature of matter | |
De-Broglie's relationship | |
Heisenberg uncertainty principle | |
Elementary ideas of quantum mechanics | |
Quantum mechanical model of atom and its important features | |
Concept of atomic orbitals as one electron wave functions | |
Lectron wave functions: variation of Ѱand Ѱ² with r for Is and 2s orbitals: various quantum numbers | |
Shapes of s, p and d orbitals | |
Electron spin and spin quantum number | |
Rules for filling electrons in orbitals | |
Aufbau principle | |
Pauli's exclusion principle and Hund's rule | |
Electronic configuration of elements | |
Extra stability of half-filled and completely filled orbitals | |
Chemical bonding and molecular structure | Kossel - lewis approach to chemical bond formation |
Concept of ionic and covalent bonds | |
Ionic bonding and formation of ionic bonds | |
Factors affecting the formation of ionic bonds | |
Calculation of lattice enthalpy | |
Covalent bonding | |
Concept of electronegativity | |
Fajan's rule | |
Dipole moment | |
Valence shell electron pair repulsion theory and shapes of simple molecules | |
Quantum mechanical approach to covalent bonding | |
Valence bond theory and its important features | |
Resonance | |
Molecular orbital theory and its important features | |
LCAOS | |
Types of molecular orbitals | |
Sigma and pi-bonds | |
Molecular orbital electronic configurations of homo nuclear diatomic molecules | |
Concept of bond order | |
Bond length and bond energy | |
Elementary idea of metallic bonding | |
Hydrogen bonding and its applications | |
Chemical thermodynamics | Fundamentals of thermodynamics |
System and surroundings | |
Extensive and intensive properties | |
State functions | |
Types of processes | |
First law or thermodynamics | |
Concept of work, heat, internal energy and enthalpy | |
Heat capacity and molar heat capacity | |
Hess's law of constant heat summation | |
Enthalpies of bond dissociation | |
Combustion | |
Formation | |
Atomization | |
Sublimation | |
Phase transition | |
Hydration | |
Ionization and solution | |
Second law of thermodynamics | |
Spontaneity of processes | |
∆S of the universe and ∆G of the system as criteria for spontaneity | |
Standard Gibbs energy change and equilibrium constant | |
Solutions | Different methods for expressing concentration of solution |
Molality, molarity, mole fraction, percentage, vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult's law | |
Ideal and non-ideal solutions | |
Composition of vapour pressure | |
Plots for ideal and non-ideal solutions | |
Colligative properties of dilute solutions | |
Relative lowering of vapour pressure | |
Depression of freezing point | |
Elevation of boiling point and osmotic pressure | |
Determination of molecular mass using colligative properties | |
Abnormal value of molar mass | |
Van't Hoff factor and its significance | |
Equilibrium | Meaning of equilibrium |
Concept of dynamic equilibrium | |
Equilibria involving physical processes | |
Solid -liquid, liquid - gas and solid - gas equilibria | |
Henry's law | |
General characteristics of equilibrium involving physical processes | |
Equilibria involving chemical processes | |
Law of chemical equilibrium | |
Equilibrium constants and their significance | |
Significance of ∆G and ∆G' in chemical equilibria | |
Factors affecting equilibrium concentration, pressure and temperature | |
Effect of catalyst | |
Le Chatelier's principle | |
Ionic equilibrium | |
Weak and strong electrolytes | |
Ionization of electrolytes | |
Various concepts of acids and bases and their ionization | |
Acid - base equilibria and ionization constants | |
Ionization of water | |
Ph scale | |
Common ion effect | |
Hydrolysis of salts and pH of their solutions | |
Solubility of sparingly soluble salts and solubility products | |
Buffer solutions | |
Redox reactions and electrochemistry | Electronic concepts of oxidation and reduction |
Redox reactions | |
Oxidation number | |
Rules for assigning oxidation number | |
Balancing of redox reactions | |
Electrolytic and metallic conduction | |
Conductance in electrolytic solutions | |
Molar conductivities and their variation with concentration | |
Kohlrausch's law and its applications | |
Electrochemical cells | |
Electrolytic and galvanic cells | |
Different types of electrodes | |
Electrode potentials including standard electrode potential | |
Half-cell and cell reactions | |
EMF of a galvanic cell and its measurement | |
Nernst equation and its applications | |
Relationship between cell potential and Gibbs' energy change | |
Dry cell and lead accumulator | |
Fuel cells | |
Chemical kinetics | Rate of a chemical reaction |
Factors affecting the rate of reactions | |
Concentration, temperature, pressure and catalyst | |
Elementary and complex reactions | |
Order and molecularity of reactions | |
Rate law | |
Rate constant and its units | |
Elementary and complex reactions,order and molecularity of reactions,rate law,rate constant and its units,differential and integral forms of zero and first order reactions and their characteristics,rate of a chemical reaction | |
Factors affecting the rate of reactions,concentration, temperature, pressure and catalyst,effect of temperature on rate of reactions | |
Arrhenius theory | |
Activation energy and its calculation | |
Collision theory of bimolecular gaseous reactions | |
Surface chemistry | Adsorption |
Physisorption and chemisorption and their characteristics | |
Factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids | |
Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherms | |
Adsorption from solutions | |
Catalysis | |
Homogeneous and heterogeneous | |
Activity and selectivity of solid catalysts | |
Enzyme catalysis and its mechanism | |
Colloidal state | |
Distinction among true solutions | |
Colloids and suspensions | |
Classification of colloids | |
Lyophilic and lyophobic | |
Multi molecular | |
Macromolecular and associated colloids | |
Preparation and properties of colloids | |
Tyndall effect | |
Brownian movement | |
Electrophoresis | |
Dialysis | |
Coagulation and flocculation | |
Emulsions and their characteristics | |
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties | Modern periodic law and present form of the periodic table, s, p, d and f block elements |
Periodic trends in properties of elements atomic and ionic radii | |
Ionization enthalpy | |
Electron gain enthalpy | |
Valence | |
Oxidation states and chemical reactivity | |
General principles and process of Isolation of metals | Mode of occurrence of elements in nature |
Minerals | |
Ores | |
Steps involved in the extraction or metals | |
Concentration | |
Reduction and refining with special reference to the extraction of Al, Cu, Zn and Fe | |
Thermodynamic and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of metals | |
Hydrogen | Position of hydrogen in periodic table |
Isotopes | |
Preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen | |
Physical and chemical properties of water and heavy water | |
Structure and preparation of hydrogen peroxide | |
Reactions and uses of hydrogen peroxide | |
Classification of hydrides | |
Classification of ionic, covalent and interstitial | |
Hydrogen as a fuel | |
S - block elements - alkali and alkaline earth metals | General introduction of group 1 and 2 Elements |
Electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements | |
Anomalous properties of the first element of each group | |
Diagonal relationships | |
Preparation & properties of some important compounds | |
Sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide and sodium hydrogen carbonate | |
Industrial uses of lime, limestone plaster of Paris and cement | |
Biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca | |
P - block elements | General Introduction of Group 13 to 18 Elements |
Electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements across the periods and down the groups | |
Unique behaviour or the first element in each group | |
P - block elements - group 13 elements | Preparation, properties and uses of boron and aluminium |
Structure, properties and uses of borax, boric acid, diborane, boron trifluoride, aluminium chloride and alums | |
Structure, properties and uses of boric acid | |
Structure, properties and uses of diborane | |
Structure, properties and uses of boron trifluoride | |
Structure, properties and uses of aluminium chloride and alums | |
P - block elements - group 14 elements | Tendency for catenation |
Structure, properties and uses of allotropes and oxides of carbon, silicon tetrachloride, silicates. Zeolites and silicones | |
P - block elements - group 15 elements | Properties and uses or nitrogen and phosphorus |
Allotrophic forms of phosphorus | |
Preparation, properties, structure and uses of ammonia, nitric acid, phosphine and phosphorus halides | |
Structures of oxides and oxoacids of nitrogen and phosphorus | |
P - block elements - group 16 elements | Preparation, properties, structures and uses of ozone |
Allotropic forms or sulphur | |
Preparation, properties, structures and uses of sulphuric acid | |
Structures of oxoacids of sulphur | |
P - block elements - group 17 elements | Preparation, properties and uses of hydrochloric acid |
Trends in the acidic nature of hydrogen halides | |
Structures of interhalogen compounds and oxides and oxoacids of halogens | |
P - block elements - group 18 elements | Occurrence and uses of noble gases |
Structures of fluorides and oxides of xenon | |
D and F - block elements | Transition elements |
General introduction | |
Electronic configuration | |
Occurrence and characteristics | |
General trends in properties of the first row transition elements | |
Physical properties | |
Ionization enthalpy | |
Oxidation states | |
Atomic radii | |
Colour and catalytic behaviour | |
Magnetic properties | |
Complex formation | |
Interstitial compounds | |
Alloy formation | |
Preparation, properties and uses of K, Cr, O, and KMnO4 | |
Inner Transition Elements | |
Electronic configuration of lanthanoids | |
Actinoids-oxidation states and lanthanoid contraction | |
Electronic configuration and oxidation states of actinoids | |
Co-ordinations compound | Introduction to co-ordination compounds |
Werner's theory | |
Ligands | |
Co-ordination number | |
Denticity | |
Chelation | |
IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear co-ordination compounds | |
Isomerism - Structural and stereoisomerism | |
Bonding | |
Valence bond approach and basic ideas of crystal field theory | |
Colour and magnetic properties | |
Importance of co-ordination compounds | |
Environmental chemistry | Environmental pollution |
Atmospheric, water and soil | |
Atmospheric pollution | |
Tropospheric and stratospheric | |
Tropospheric pollutants - Gaseous pollutants | |
Oxides of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur, hydrocarbons and their sources | |
Harmful effects and prevention | |
Greenhouse effect and global warming | |
Acid rain | |
Particulate pollutants-smoke, dust, smog. fumes, mist and their sources,harmful effects and prevention | |
Stratospheric pollution | |
Formation and breakdown of ozone | |
Depletion or ozone layer and its mechanism and effects | |
Water pollution | |
Major pollutants such as pathogens, organic wastes and chemical pollutants and their harmful effects and prevention | |
Soil pollution | |
Major pollutants such as pesticides their harmful effects and prevention | |
Strategies to control environmental pollution | |
Purification and characteristics of organic compounds | Purification |
Crystallization | |
Sublimation | |
Distillation | |
Differential extract ion and chromatography | |
Principles and their applications | |
Qualitative analysis | |
Detection of nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and halogens | |
Quantitative analysis | |
Estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, halogens, sulphur and phosphorus | |
Calculations or empirical formulae and molecular formulae | |
Numerical problems in organic quantitative analysis | |
Some basic principles of organic chemistry | Tetra valency of carbon |
Shapes of simple molecules | |
Hybridization of S and P | |
Classification of organic compounds based on functional groups and those containing halogens, oxygen, nitrogen and sulphur | |
Homologous series | |
Isomerism - Structural and stereoisomerism | |
Nomenclature of trivial and IUPAC | |
Covalent bond fission | |
Homolytic and heterolytic | |
Free radicals | |
Carbocations and carbanions | |
Stability of carbocations and free radicals, electrophiles and nucleophiles | |
Electronic displacement in a covalent bond | |
Inductive effect | |
Electrometric effect | |
Resonance and hyper conjugation | |
Common types of organic reactions | |
Substitution, addition, elimination and rearrangement | |
Hydrocarbons | Classification |
Isomerism - Structural and stereoisomerism | |
IUPAC nomenclature | |
General methods of preparation, properties and reactions | |
Alkanes | |
Conformations | |
Sawhorse and Newman projections | |
Mechanism of halogenation of alkanes | |
Alkenes | |
Geometrical isomerism | |
Mechanism of electrophilic addition | |
Addition of hydrogen, halogens, water, hydrogen halides | |
Ozonolysis and polymerization | |
Alkynes | |
Acidic character | |
Addition of hydrogen, halogens, water and hydrogen halides | |
Polymerization | |
Aromatic hydrocarbons | |
Nomenclature | |
Benzene | |
Structure and aromaticity | |
Mechanism of electrophilic substitution | |
Halogenation | |
Nitration | |
Friedel-Craft's alkylation and acylation | |
Directive influence of functional group in mono-substituted benzene | |
Organic compounds containing halogens | General methods of preparation, properties and reactions |
Nature of C-X bond | |
Mechanisms of substitution reactions | |
Uses: Environmental effects of chloroform | |
Iodoform freons and DDT | |
Organic compounds containing oxygen | General Methods of Preparation, Properties, Reactions and Uses |
Alcohols Phenols and Esther | |
Identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols | |
Mechanism of dehydration | |
Phenols | |
Acidic nature | |
Electrophilic substitution reactions, halogenation, nitration, sulphonation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation | |
Halogenation, nitration and sulphonation | |
Reimer-Tiemann reaction | |
Ethers | |
Aldehyde and ketones | |
Nature of carbonyl group | |
Nucleophilic addition to >C=O group | |
Relative reactivities of aldehydes and ketones | |
Important reactions such as nucleophilic addition reactions | |
Grignard reagent | |
Oxidation | |
Reduction | |
Acidity of α-hydrogen | |
Aldol condensation | |
Cannizzaro reaction | |
Haloform reaction | |
Chemical tests to distinguish between aldehydes and ketones | |
Carboxylic acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis | |
Acidic strength and factors affecting it | |
Organic compounds containing nitrogen | General methods of preparation, properties, reactions and uses. |
Amines:Nomenclature,classification,structure,basic character and identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines and their basic character | |
Diazonium salts | |
Importance in synthetic organic chemistry | |
Polymers | General introduction and classification of polymers |
General methods of polymerization, addition and condensation | |
Copolymerization | |
Natural and synthetic rubber and vulcanization | |
Some important polymers with emphasis on their monomers and uses | |
Polythene, nylon, polyester and Bakelite | |
Biomolecules | General introduction and importance or biomolecules |
Classification of carbohydrates | |
Aldoses and ketoses | |
Monosaccharides and constituent monosaccharides of oligosaccharides | |
Proteins | |
Elementary Idea of α-amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides | |
Primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure of proteins | |
Denaturation of proteins and enzymes | |
Classification and functions of vitamins | |
Nucleic acid | |
Chemical constitution of DNA and RNA | |
Biological functions of nucleic acids | |
Chemistry in everyday life | Chemicals in medicines-Analgesies,tranquilizers,antiseptics,disinfectants,antimicrobials,antifertility drugs,antibiotics,antacids,antihistamins-their meaning and common examples |
Chemicals in food-Preservatives,artificial sweatening agents-common examples, Cleansing agents - -Soaps and detergents,cleansing action | |
Principles related to practical chemistry | Detection of extra elements in organic compounds |
Detection of the functional groups | |
Alcoholic and phenolic | |
Aldehyde and ketone | |
Carboxyl and amino groups in organic compound | |
Chemistry involved in the preparation or the following: Inorganic compounds: Mohr's salt,potash alum; Organic compounds:Acetanilide,P nitroacetanilide,aniline yellow,iodoform | |
Chemistry involved in the titrimetric exercise | |
Acids, bases and the use of indicators | |
Oxalic-acid vs mohr's salt vs KMnO4 | |
Chemical principles involved in the qualitative salt analysis | |
Cations | |
Anions | |
Chemical principles involved in the experiments | |
Enthalpy of solution of CuSO4 | |
Enthalpy or neutralization of strong acid and strong base | |
Preparation of lyophilic and lyophobic sols | |
Kinetic study or reaction of iodide with hydrogen peroxide at room temperature |
JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus
Drawing | |
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Awareness of person, place, building and materials | Objects |
Texture related to architecture and build-environment | |
Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings | |
Visualising different sides or three dimensional objects | |
Analytical reasoning mental ability (visual,numerical and verbal) | |
Three-dimensional | Perception: understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects,building forms and elements,colour texture,harmony and contrast |
Design and drawing or geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil | |
Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union | |
Subtraction, rotation and development or surfaces and volumes | |
Generation of plan | |
Elevations and 3D views of objects | |
Creating two dimensional and three dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms | |
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space,market,festivals,street scenes,monuments,recreational spaces etc.) | |
Landscape(river fronts,jungles,gardens,trees,plants etc.) and rural life |
JEE Main 2020 preparation tips specify the steps to be followed by students wishing to crack the exam and taste success in it. Some of the preparation tips suggested by experts and toppers are
- Use the syllabus and study all topics thoroughly
- Understand and know the exam pattern well
- Prepare a study plan and adhere to it well
- Check and refer important books and topics recommended by experts and toppers
- Prepare short notes while studying to use as reference at the last minute
- Practice well by solving previous year sample papers
- Revise and analyze after each test
- Attempt JEE Main 2020 mock test to feel actual exam environment
- Revise regularly to avoid missing or forgetting any topic
- Go for small breaks to avoid monotony and tiredness
- Stay positive and be confident; avoid comparisons with others
- Keep healthy and fit
Important Topics to keep in mind during JEE Main preparation
Chapters in Physics with weightage
Topics | % of questions asked |
Gravitation | 2 |
Work Energy and Power | 3 |
Rotational Motion | 3 |
Kinetic theory of Gases | 3 |
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating currents | 3 |
Experimental skills | 3 |
Kinematics | 3 |
Laws of motion | 3 |
Oscillations and Waves | 3 |
Atoms And Nuclei | 3 |
Physics and Measurement | 4 |
Properties of Solids and Liquids | 5 |
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism | 5 |
Electromagnetic Waves | 5 |
Communication Systems | 5 |
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation | 6 |
Current Electricity | 8 |
Thermodynamics | 9 |
Electrostatics | 9 |
Optics | 10 |
Electronic devices | 14 |
Chapters in Mathematics with weightage
Topics | % of questions asked |
Binomial theorem and its simple applications | 2 |
Differential equations | 3 |
Mathematical Induction | 3 |
Mathematical reasoning | 3 |
Permutations and combinations | 4 |
Trigonometry | 4 |
Sequence and series | 5 |
Sets, Relations and Functions | 5 |
Vector Algebra | 5 |
Three Dimensional Geometry | 6 |
Complex numbers and quadratic equations | 7 |
Matrices and Determinants | 7 |
Statistics and Probability | 8 |
Integral Calculus | 9 |
Limit , continuity and differentiability | 10 |
Co-ordinate geometry | 15 |
Chapters in Chemistry with weightage
Topics | % of questions asked |
Some basic concepts in chemistry | 5 |
States of matter | 3 |
Atomic Structure | 3 |
Solutions | 5 |
Chemical Thermodynamics | 4 |
Equilibrium | 6 |
Redox Reaction and Electrochemistry | 4 |
Chemical kinetics | 3 |
Surface Chemistry | 1 |
General Principle and process of Isolation of metals | 2 |
Classification of Elements and Periodic table | 3 |
Hydrogen | 3 |
p- Block Elements | 5 |
S - Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals) | 1 |
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure | 5 |
d - and f - BLOCK ELEMENTS | 4 |
Co-ordination Compounds | 4 |
Environmental Chemistry | 3 |
Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds | 3 |
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry | 3 |
Hydrocarbons | 3 |
Organic Compounds containing Halogens | 2 |
Organic Compounds containing Oxygen | 6 |
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen | 1 |
Polymers | 3 |
Biomolecules | 3 |
Chemistry in Everyday Life | 4 |
Principles Related to Practical Chemistry | 3 |
Success Mantras of JEE Main Toppers:
Some of the JEE Main 2019 Topper interviews have been listed below to allow students to read about the success mantras of the students who have managed to beat all competition and crack the exam to reach the top in 2019.
Name of Topper | Interview link |
Dhruv Arora | |
Jayesh Singla | |
Konda Renu | |
Sambit Behera - | |
Ankit Kumar Misra- | |
Bojja Chetan Reddy | |
Samiksha Das |
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern
JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Pattern
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper 1- NTA has detailed the exam pattern of JEE Main Paper 1 which is for the B.Tech aspirants. Familiarity with exam pattern is a mandatory factor in preparation as the exam is the toughest with more than 12 lakh students appearing for it. The JEE Main exam pattern for Paper 1 specifies the types of questions expected, number of questions, duration of exam, marking scheme and language of test etc. The details of the exam pattern of JEE Main Paper 1 are given below.
JEE Main Exam Pattern (Paper 1)
Mode of Examination | Computer-Based Test | ||
Examination Duration | 3 hours | ||
No of shifts | Paper-2 will also be held in two shifts per day (9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm) | ||
Subjects | Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics | ||
Type of Questions | Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical questions | ||
Difficulty levels of questions | Class 11 and Class 12 | ||
Language | English/ Hindi. Gujarati allowed for students from Gujarat, Damn & Diu only | ||
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks | Subject | No of Questions | Marks |
Part 1 - Mathematics | 20 MCQs +5 NQs | 100 | |
Part 2 - Physics | 20 MCQs +5 NQs | 100 | |
Part 3 - Chemistry | 20 MCQs +5 NQs | 100 | |
Total | 75 | 300 (Tentative) | |
Marking Scheme | Correct Answer | Four mark (+4) | |
Incorrect Answer/Multiple Answer | Minus one mark (-1) | ||
Unanswered | No mark (0) |
* MCQs- Multiple Choice Questions
*NQs - Numerical Questions
JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper 2- Aspiring architects appearing for Paper 2 of JEE Main Paper must know the exam pattern well if they wish to crack the exam. The JEE Main exam pattern (Paper 2) has aptitude and mathematics in addition to drawing therefore its partly a computer based test and partly a pend and paper one. Exam Pattern of JEE Main Paper 2 details the types and number of questions asked, exam duration, marking methodology etc. Candidates can check the Paper 2 JEE Main exam pattern 2020 below.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern (Paper 2) for B.Arch
Mode of exam | Computer based | ||
Duration of exam | 3 hours | ||
Language | English/ Hindi. Gujarati allowed for students from Gujarat, Damn & Diu only | ||
Number of shifts | Paper-2 will also be held in two shifts per day (9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm) | ||
Type of Questions | Multiple choice questions (MCQs) and Numerical Questions ( only for Maths) | ||
Subject wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and Marks | Subject | No of Questions | Marks |
Part 1 - Mathematics | 20 MCQs + 5 Numerical | 100 | |
Part 2 - Aptitude | 50 MCQs | 200 | |
Part 3 - Drawing | 2 | 100 | |
Total (tentative) | 77 | 400 | |
Marking Scheme for MCQs Mathematics-Part I Aptitude Test-Part II | Correct Answer | Four mark (+4) | |
Incorrect Answer/Multiple Answer | Minus one mark (-1) | ||
Unanswered | No mark (0) | ||
Drawing Test –Part III | Two questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks | ||
Difficulty levels of questions | Maths and Aptitude - Class 11 and Class 12 standard |
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern (Paper 2) for B.Plan
Parameters | Particulars |
Exam Mode | Computer-based test (CBT) |
Exam Duration | 3 hours |
Subjects | Mathematics, General Aptitude and Planning |
Total number and type of questions | Maths - 20 MCQ questions and 5 numerical questions Aptitude - 50 MCQs Planning - 25 questions. |
Marking Scheme | 4 marks for a correct answer -1 for an incorrect answer |
Maximum Marks | 400 |
Medium of paper | English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well) |
NTA has released sample numerical questions of JEE Main 2020 on November 7. Candidates can use these to understand the type of questions that may be asked in the actual exam. The questions as given on the official website are as follows:
Sample Questions for Section on Numerical Value
Q.1: A particle moves in the x-y plane under the influence of a force such that the linear momentum Is P(t) = A [ î cos kt - ĵ sin kt ]
Where A and k are constants. The angle in degrees between force and momentum is .
Answer: 90
Q.2: A power line lies along the east - west direction and carries a current of 10 A. The force per meter due to earth's magnetic field of 10^{-4} T is 10^{-X} N/m. The value of x is .
Answer : 3
Q.3: The sun's disc subtends an angle of 10^{-2} rad at the earth. The radius of curvature ( in meters) of the mirror which will produce on a screen an image of the sun 2 cm in diameter is .
Q.4: The binding energy of deutron (_{1}H^{2}) is 1.15 MeV per nucleon and an alpha particle ( _{2}He^{4} ) has a binding energy of 7.1 MeV per nucleon. Then in the reaction _{1}H^{2} + _{1}H^{2} → _{2}He^{4} + Q
The energy Q released in MeV is
Answer : 23.8
Q.5: Light of wavelength 0.6 mm from a sodium lamp falls on a photo cell and causes the emission of photoelectrons for which the stopping potential is 0.5 V. With light of wavelength 0.4 mm from a mercury lamp the stopping potential is 1.5 V. Then, the work function in eV of the photocell surface is .
Answer : 1.5
****Source of the above questions is jeemain.nta.nic.in. To download the pdf click here
JEE Main 2020 mock test was released by NTA from August 10 in online mode. Candidates can attempt JEE Main 2020 mock test using the link given on the JEE Main website or even NTA website. Candidates can access the mock test of JEE Main 2020 without the need for login credentials. Mock tests will be available for all both Paper I and Paper II. However, in case of Paper II, mock test for drawing section is not available.
In addition, NTA has also started the registrations for offline mock tests too. Candidates can go to NTA website and use the download mock test link given there. After ownloading the mock test, candidates can practice the given questions in offline mode.
Attempting mock test will enable candidates to be familiar with the exam pattern, examination mode, and importantly they will be able to analyze their preparation. Apart from this, attempting mock test will enable candidates to learn time management which plays a crucial part in the entrance exam.
The exam conducting authority has setup a countrywide network of Test Practice Centres (TPCs) for students of rural/urban areas. Accordingly to the officials, 2,697 TPCs have been established in various schools and engineering colleges with computer centres. To avail this facility, candidates will have to do online registration and visit these TPCs as per the slot allotted to them. The TPCs have a downloaded Computer Based Test (CBT) which is similar to the actual JEE Main 2020 exam. Also, authorities have developed an app which enables candidates to choose the nearest JEE Main mock test centres.
JEE Main Admit Card 2020 will be released by NTA from December 6 for the January exam while it can be downloaded from March 16 for the April session. Candidates will have to login using their application number, date of birth or password to download their admit card. Details like name, exam centre address, admit card number, roll number, timing of examination, paper appearing for, gender and more will be displayed on the admit card of JEE Main 2020.
How to download the JEE Main 2020 admit card?
Candidates can download the JEE Main admit card by two methods:
- Using their Application Number and Password
- Using their Application Number and Date of Birth
However, before downloading the admit card candidates must check all the information furnished on it. JEE Main 2020 admit card is an important identity document. Without admit card of JEE Main 2020 candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
What to carry to the exam hall along with the admit card?
- A valid photo id proof (College/ School ID Card, Driving License, Passport) to the exam centre.
- A passport size photograph (same as in application form)
- PwD certificate if applicable
Details mentioned in Admit card of JEE Main 2020
- Name of Candidate
- Father's Name
- Date of Birth
- Gender
- Category
- State of Eligibility
- Roll Number
- Paper for which appearing
- Application Number
- Exam Centre Name
- Exam Centre Address
- Date of Exam
- Timing of Exam (Shift)
- Photograph of Candidate
- Signature of Candidate
- Candidate's parent signature
Unable to download the Admit Card?
Candidates who are unable to download their admit card must call the helpline numbers from 10 am to 5 pm OR send an email to [email protected] giving their application number and also the confirmation page.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands | Port Blair |
Andhra Pradesh | Chittoor |
Anantapur | |
Eluru | |
Guntur | |
Kurnool | |
Kakinada | |
Nellore | |
Rajahmundry | |
Tirupati | |
Vijayawada | |
Visakhapatnam | |
Vizianagaram | |
Bhimavaram | |
Ongole | |
Srikakulam | |
Narasaraopet | |
Proddatur | |
Surampalem | |
Chirala | |
Kadapa | |
Assam | Dibrugarh |
Guwahati | |
Jorhat | |
Silchar | |
Tezpur | |
Bihar | Bhagalpur |
Gaya | |
Muzaffarpur | |
Patna | |
Purnea | |
Darbhanga | |
Arrah | |
Chandigarh | Chandigarh |
Chhattisgarh | Bhilai |
Bilaspur | |
Raipur | |
Durg | |
Daman and Diu | Daman |
Diu | |
Delhi | Delhi |
Goa | Panaji |
Margao | |
Gujarat | Ahmedabad |
Anand | |
Bhavnagar | |
Jamnagar | |
Rajkot | |
Surat | |
Vadodara | |
Valsad | |
Junagadh | |
Himatnagar | |
Gandhinagar | |
Mehsana | |
Haryana | Ambala |
Faridabad | |
Gurugram | |
Hisar | |
Karnal | |
Kurukshetra | |
Panipat | |
Sonipat | |
Yamuna Nagar | |
Himachal Pradesh | Shimla |
Solan | |
Hamirpur | |
Mandi | |
Una | |
Kullu | |
Bilaspur | |
Kangra | |
Palampur | |
Jammu and Kashmir | Baramulla |
Jammu | |
Srinagar | |
Leh | |
Samba | |
Jharkhand | Dhanbad |
Jamshedpur | |
Ranchi | |
Bokaro Steel City | |
Hazaribagh | |
Karnataka | Bellary |
Bidar | |
Hassan | |
Udupi | |
Belgaum | |
Bengaluru | |
Gulbarga | |
Hubballi | |
Mangaluru | |
Mysore | |
Shivamogga | |
Tumkur | |
Dharwad | |
Manipal | |
Davanagere | |
Mandya | |
Kerala | Alappuzha |
Ernakulam | |
Kannur | |
Kollam | |
Kottayam | |
Kozhikode | |
Malappuram | |
Palakkad | |
Thiruvananthapuram | |
Thrissur | |
Idukki | |
Kasaragod | |
Pathanamthitta | |
Chengannur | |
Angamaly | |
Muvattupuzha | |
Madhya Pradesh | Bhopal |
Gwalior | |
Indore | |
Jabalpur | |
Rewa | |
Sagar | |
Satna | |
Ujjain | |
Balaghat | |
Betul | |
Chhindwara | |
Maharashtra | Ahmednagar |
Akola | |
Amravati | |
Aurangabad | |
Jalgaon | |
Kolhapur | |
Mumbai | |
Nagpur | |
Nanded | |
Nashik | |
Pune | |
Solapur | |
Thane | |
Chandrapur | |
Dhule | |
Latur | |
Raigad | |
Ratnagiri | |
Sangli | |
Satara | |
Wardha | |
Navi Mumbai | |
Manipur | Imphal |
Meghalaya | Shillong |
Mizoram | Aizawl |
Nagaland | Dimapur |
Kohima | |
Odisha | Balasore |
Berhampur | |
Bhubaneswar | |
Cuttack | |
Rourkela | |
Sambalpur | |
Ganjam | |
Dhenkanal | |
Puducherry | Puducherry |
Punjab | Amritsar |
Jalandhar | |
Ludhiana | |
Patiala | |
Sangrur | |
Fatehgarh Sahib | |
Pathankot | |
Bathinda | |
Mohali | |
Rajasthan | Ajmer |
Alwar | |
Bikaner | |
Jaipur | |
Jodhpur | |
Kota | |
Sikar | |
Udaipur | |
Sri Ganganagar | |
Sikkim | Gangtok |
Tamil Nadu | Chennai |
Coimbatore | |
Kanyakumari | |
Madurai | |
Namakkal | |
Salem | |
Tiruchirappalli | |
Tirunelveli | |
Cuddalore | |
Thanjavur | |
Thoothukudi | |
Vellore | |
Virudhunagar | |
Nagercoil | |
Kanchipuram | |
Tiruvallur | |
Telangana | Hyderabad |
Karimnagar | |
Khammam | |
Warangal | |
Mahabubnagar | |
Nalgonda | |
Secunderabad | |
K.V.Rangareddy | |
Tripura | Agartala |
Uttar Pradesh | Agra |
Aligarh | |
Allahabad | |
Bareilly | |
Ghaziabad | |
Gorakhpur | |
Greater Noida | |
Noida | |
Jhansi | |
Kanpur | |
Lucknow | |
Meerut | |
Mathura | |
Moradabad | |
Muzaffarnagar | |
Varanasi | |
Faizabad | |
Sitapur | |
Uttarakhand | Dehradun |
Haldwani | |
Haridwar | |
Pantnagar | |
Roorkee | |
Nainital | |
West Bengal | Asansol |
Durgapur | |
Hooghly | |
Howrah | |
Kalyani | |
Kolkata | |
Siliguri | |
Burdwan | |
Arunachal Pradesh | Itanagar |
Naharlagun | |
Dadra and Nagar Haveli | Dadra and Nagar Haveli |
Lakshadweep | Kavaratti |
Documents Required at Exam
- JEE Main admit card
- A valid photo ID (passport, college/school ID card, driving license)
- One passport size photograph
- PwD category candidates will have to carry a copy of the PwD certificate in the prescribed format.
NTA will release the JEE Main 2020 answer key for Paper 1 after January 11 when the exam concludes. The answer key of JEE Main 2020 will carry the correct responses of the questions asked during the examination. The authorities will release the provisional answer key along with the objection facility before publishing the final answer key along with the result on January 31. The recorded responses of all candidates will be released through candidate login for candidates to cross verify their answers. Candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores with the help of JEE Main 2020 answer key. The answer key will be released separately for Paper 1 and 2.
Candidates can raise an objection to any of the answers specified in the JEE Main answer key. To challenge the answer key, candidates will have to fill the online application form and pay the processing fees of Rs.1000 per question. Candidates must note that challenge of answer keys will also be in online mode. The result of JEE Main 2020 will be compiled on the basis of the final answer keys.
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JEE Main 2020 result will be announced in online mode by the authorities on January 31 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 whereas for the April session the result will be declared on April 30. Candidates will have to login using the application number and date of birth. To ensure equivalence in the difficulty levels of all shifts, the prescribed NTA normalization procedure wll be put to use to arrive the normalized scored for each of the three subjects and the total score which will be announced in the result of JEE Main
The rank will not be announced in January as the better of the two scores will be considered while assigning the rank to the students. The result will depict the following details
Name of the candidate
Roll number
Date of birth
Name of the candidate’s parents
State code of eligibility
Category and Nationality
Subject-wise NTA scores
Total NTA scores obtained in first attempt
The final result of JEE Main will be declared on April 30 where the scores of both the attempts or a single attempt will be released along with the rank allotted on the better of the two scores. The final result of JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be announced separately.
JEE Main 2020 Rank List:
NTA will not release a separate merit list for JEE Main 2020. The rank of JEE Main 2020 for both the attempts with details of candidates who have qualified for JEE Advanced 2020 will be mentioned in the result /score card.
In case of a tie, inter-se-merit guidelines will be used as given below
For JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 - Tie between candidates obtaining equal total NTA scores in Paper 1, will be resolved as follows:
- NTA score in Mathematics
- NTA score in Physics
- NTA score in Chemistry
- Candidates older in Age
- If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given same rank
For JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 - Tie between candidates obtaining equal total NTA scores in Paper 2 will be resolved as follows
- NTA score obtained in Mathematics
- NTA score obtained in Aptitude Test
- NTA score obtained in Drawing Test
- Candidates olderi n age
- If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given same rank
JEE Main 2020 Cut off - The minimum rank that fetches a seat in the NITs, IIITs or the GFTIs is the cutoff for JEE Main. Since JEE Main is the screening test for JEE Advanced, NTA releases the qualifying cutoff in JEE Main to appear in JEE Advanced. The cutoff will be different for each category, branch and institute.
To understand and know the qualifying JEE Main cutoff to appear in JEE Advanced, check the table below.
Cutoff Trends of JEE Main
S.No | Category | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 |
1 | OBC-NCL | 74.3166557 | 45 | 49 | 70 | 70 | 74 | 70 |
2 | SC | 54.0128155 | 29 | 32 | 52 | 50 | 53 | 50 |
3 | General | 89.7548849 | 74 | 81 | 100 | 105 | 115 | 113 |
4 | ST | 44.3345172 | 24 | 27 | 48 | 44 | 47 | 45 |
5 | PwD | 0.11371730 | - | - | - | - | - | - |
6 | GEN-EWS | 78.2174869 | - | - | - | - | - | - |
Mode of Counselling: Online
JEE Main 2020 counselling will be through Joint Seat Allocation Authority ( JoSAA) which is the conducting body for the common counselling for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates have to register for JEE Main counselling 2020 through JoSAA in online mode from June 15. The counselling and seat allotment for JEE Main will be based on candidate’s merit, availability of seats and choice of institute and courses. Counselling for JEE Main through JoSAA will consist of two mock rounds followed by seven rounds.
JEE Main Counselling (as per JoSAA):
- Candidates need not pay any registration fee.
- Registration is only allowed once at the start of the counselling process and is closed just after the conclusion of the mock round allotments.
- Thereafter for every round after the allotment, candidates who are allotted seats must download the provisional seat allotment letter, pay the part seat acceptance fee and report to the nearest reporting centre as specified for verification of documents.
- Next they must take the freeze option if they wish to keep the seat and not participate further; float option if they wish to upgrade in the next rounds and slide if they like the institute but wish to upgrade to a better branch within the same institute.
After the last round is completed, candidates mut report to the institutes to complete their admission formalities by paying the balance fee and submitting the requisite documents to the allotted institute.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Provisional JoSAA seat allotment letter
- JEE Main admit card
- 3 passport size photographs (the same as uploaded during registration)
- Photo identity card
- Date of birth proof
- Class XII mark sheet
- JEE Main score card
- Category certificate (if applicable)
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Questions related to JEE Main
Im a open school society student or open intermediate student,Im I eligible to appear for jee mains examination?
Yes. You can write JEE Mains. The minimum qualification eligibility is 12th passed from any recognized board and University and NIOS( National Institute of Open Schooling) also comes under it.
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how can I open my jee knockout course on my smart phone career 360 app
Hello aspirant,
When you download the app register your profile and then go to the menu where you find your selected packages of career360. You can open it from there and learn the concepts. Best of luck
sir I qualified jee mains but i got less rank In emacet then I can join top 10 engineering colleges
Hii,
EAMCET and JEE Mains are both different exams. EAMCET is a state level Entrance Test to get admission in local Engineering Colleges and JEE is a National level Entrance Test to get admission in Engineering Colleges all over India. So If you are not able to make a good Score in EAMCET you won't get better College in state level. If you have good JEE percentile then apply for Colleges based on that Score.
sir/mam i am in eleventh class tell me that how i focusd in 11 class for jee main and current topic of this class
Hi Atithya,
JEE is one of the most difficult entrance examination in not only India, but in the world. However, it can be cracked. For doing so, you need to make a rigid but realistic timetable and strictly adhere to it. You need to be able to focus on what's important and block out everything else. You have to be able to study with concentration and dedication for hours on end.
sir mene 2019 me inter kiya hai kiya me 2021 me jee mains ka paper de skta hoon plzz tell me
As per your doubt I am informing you that a candidate can give jee mains exam in three continuous years from your intermediate passing year, and now you have two attempts in a year so you have total 2*3=6 attempt , that is you are eligible to give JEE mains 2021 if you are 2019 intermediate passed student,
For mare detail about JEE mains you can go with the below link:
https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/jee-main-eligibility-criteria
Best of luck.
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