JEE Main 2020 Examination: Important Dates, Application Form (2nd Sep.), Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2020 Examination: Important Dates, Application Form (2nd Sep.), Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2020 Examination: The first official statement regarding JEE Main 2020 application form has been officially released. The application filling process is going to begin on 2nd September 2019. This year, all the process and examination is going to be organized as well as conducted by the newly formulated body i.e., National Testing Agency.

With the help of this article, candidates are going to get to know the full details regarding NTA JEE Main 2020.

JEE Main 2020 Important Dates

Here is the list of all the tentative JEE Main important dates for several events that are going to take place in the January session as well as April session:

January Session: Important Dates

  • Notification release date: 20th August 2019
  • Application Form Release Date: 2nd September 2019
  • Availability of Mock Test: 2nd week of September 2019
  • Last date to submit the application form: Last week of September 2019
  • Last date of fee submitting and image uploading: 1st week of October 2019
  • Publication of assigned exam shift and date: 1st week of October 2019
  • Application correction window opens: 1st to last week of October 2019
  • Declaration of allotted exam center: 3rd week of October 2019
  • Accessibility of Admit card: 3rd week of December 2019
  • JEE Main 2020 Exam (Paper 1): 1st to 3rd week of January 2020
  • JEE Main 2020 Exam (Paper 2): 2nd week of January 2020
  • Announcement of Results: Last week of January 2020

April Session: Important Dates

  • Release of Online Application: 2nd week of February 2020
  • Image correction window opens: In the month of February 2020
  • Accessibility of mock test: In the month of February 2020
  • Submission of application form Last Date: 1st week of March 2020
  • Last date to make payment of fee: 2nd week of March 2020
  • Downloading of Admit card: 3rd week of March 2020
  • JEE Main 2020 Examination: 1st to 3rd week of April 2020
  • Declaration of Result: Last week of April 2020

JEE Main 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, candidates must go through the JEE Main Eligibility conditions.


There is no age limit to apply for JEE Main 2020


Candidate must have qualified their 10+2 level exams with at least of five mandatory subjects such as Physics, Mathematics as well as anyone from the Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or any other technical vocational or its equivalent from a recognized board or university. Also, those candidates who are holding a diploma can also apply for admission but only in IITs. 

JEE Main 2020 Examination: Important Dates, Application Form (2nd Sep.), Eligibility, Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination:

The entrance test is going to be organized in online CBT mode. On the other hand, the drawing test in Paper II is going to be held in offline. The question paper will comprise of objective type. However, the drawing test of paper II will contain subjective type.

Number of Papers:

The entrance exam will comprise of two papers that is, Paper I and Paper-II.

Paper I is going to be held for admission into B.E/B. Tech program while Paper-II, on the other hand, is going to be held for admission into B.Arch and B.Plan programs. The time duration to complete the paper will be of 3 hours.

Total Marks:

Paper-I will be comprised of a total number of 360 marks. While paper II will be of total 390 marks.

Marking Scheme:

For every correct answer, 4 marks will be given and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

For Paper I (B.E/B.Tech):

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Chemistry 30 120
Total 90 questions 360 marks

For Paper II (B.Arch/B.Plan):

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Aptitude Test 50 200
Mathematics 30 120
Drawing Test 2 70
Total 82 questions 390 marks

Application Fee:

Here is the table of JEE Main 2020 Application fee for various categories:

Papers Category Application Fee



Paper 1 or Paper 2

Exam Center in India Exam Center Outside India
For Gen/OBC-NCL candidates Boys – Rs.500

Girls – Rs.250

Boys – Rs.2000

Girls – Rs.1000

For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates Boys – Rs.250

Girls – Rs.250

Boys – Rs.1000

Girls – Rs.1000


Both Paper 1 & Paper 2

For Gen/OBC-NCL candidates Boys – Rs.900

Girls – Rs.450

Boys – Rs.3000

Girls – Rs.1500

For SC/ST/PwD/Transgender candidates Boys – Rs.450

Girls – Rs.450

Boys – Rs.1500

Girls – Rs.1500

JEE Main 2020 Examination

This is basically a national level screening test which is held every year in order to offer admission into several engineering programs such as B.E, B.Tech, B.Plan, and B.Arch.

According to the decision taken by HRD Ministry, the entrance examination of JEE Main from the year 2019 onwards is going to be conducted twice in the year that is in the months of January and April.

All the candidates who want to pursue these engineering programmes in a number of renowned institutions such as IIT’s, CFTI’s, NIT’s etc. have to qualify this test which can be done by securing the minimum qualifying cut-off marks, which the officials will release on the official site after the exam will be conducted.

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