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JEE (Main)-2020

  Posted on : 01-09-2019 |  Source: website

 The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE (Main)-2020 Examination twice for admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), etc. in the next academic year (2020-2021).The First JEE(Main)-2020 will be conducted in January 2020 between 6th January (Monday) and 11th January (Saturday) 2020 and the Second JEE(Main)-2020 will be conducted between 3rd April (Friday) and 9th

April (Thursday) 2020.As per the eligibility criteria for B.Arch and B.Planning courses and according to the opinion of Subject Experts, a few changes in the pattern of the question paper(s) and number of question(s) for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning have
been approved by the JEE Apex Board (JAB) for the conduct of JEE (Main)-2020 Examination. 
The above Examinations will be held in “Computer Based Test” (CBT) Mode only, except that the Drawing Test for B.Arch. will be held in “Pen & Paper” (offline) mode. A candidate may appear in B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning depending upon the course/s he/she wishes to pursue.
The candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the year 2020 will also have to appear in B. E. /B. Tech. Paper of JEE (Main)-2020. Based on the performance in the B.E./B. Tech. of JEE (Main)-2020, number of top candidates as per the requirement for JEE (Advanced) 2020 will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-
2020.Admission to IITs will be based on category -wise All India Rank (AIR) in  JEE(Advanced),subject to the conditionsas would be mentioned in JEE(Advanced)-2020 Website.
For the April JEE(Main)-2020, a separate notice will be issued later on and the candidates will be required to apply separately. However, candidates are not required to compulsorily appear in both the tests i.e. January JEE(Main)-2020 and April JEE(Main)-2020. In case, a candidate appears in both the tests, the better of the two scores will be used for the admissions and eligibility of JEE(Advanced)-2020.


 JEE (Main) - 2020 Eligibility

Age Limit
For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have
passed class 12th / equivalent examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can
appear in JEE (Main) examination – 2020. The candidates should also satisfy themselves about their fulfilling
the age limit requirements of the Institutes in which they are desirous of taking admission. The candidates
must note that the IITs have an age limit / restriction, which will be published in JEE(Advanced)-2020
List of Qualifying Examinations (QE)
i. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such
as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate
Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
ii. Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/
iii. Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense
iv. Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with
a minimum of five subjects.
v. Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as
equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
vi. Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
vii. A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration.
viii. General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced
(A) level.
ix. High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate
Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying
examination in 2018 or 2019; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent
qualifying examination in 2020 are eligible to appear in January JEE(Main)-2020 Examination.
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear
in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2020.
Candidates must note that the IITs permit only two attempts for the JEE (Advanced), i.e. a candidate should
have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2019 or 2020, subject to
the condition of not having been admitted at an IIT on earlier occasion. Details may be obtained from the
Information Brochure of the JEE(Advanced)2020.
Registration Fee B.E./B.Tech orB.Arch or B.Planning General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 650/- Girls- Rs 325/- Boys-Rs 3000/- Girls- Rs 1500/ out side India
How to Apply

Follow following 4 (Four) Steps to Apply Online for the candidates who are

appearing for January JEE(Main) –2020 Examination:

Step-1: Register for Online Application Form and note down system generated Application Number. The

candidate should supply all the details while filling the Online Application Form and is also required

to create PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her Answer. After successful

submission of the personal details, Application number will be generated and it will be used to

complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form and will also be required for all future

correspondence. This application number will also be used to fill the application form of April,

2020, if the candidates wish to apply for the same. For subsequent logins, candidate will be able to

login directly with the respective system generated Application Number and created Password.

Step-2: Complete the Application Form Candidate can login with the system generated

Application Number and created Password for completing the Application Form.

Step-3: Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph and Candidate’s Signature.

(a) The recent photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast).

(b) Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format.

(c) Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb.

(d) Size of scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb.

Note: Upload the correct Photograph and Signature as the facility for correction in images will not be given.

 Step-4: Payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/PAYTM: The candidate has to select Debit

card/Credit card/Net banking/UPI/PAYTM option to pay the application fee and follow the online

instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, candidate will be able to

print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee

then the transaction is cancelled and the candidates have to approach the concerned bank for

refund of amount. However the candidate has to make another payment/transaction, in case the

Confirmation Page is not generated.


Important Dates

 On-line submission of Application Form 03.09.2019 to 30.09.2019(upto 11.50 p.m.)

Successful transaction of fee 03.09.2019 to 01.10.2019(through Credit card/Debit
card/Net banking/UPI and PAYTM service upto 11.50 p.m.)
Dates of Examination Between 06.01.2020 (Monday) to 11.01.2020(Saturday)
Declaration of Result on NTA’s website By 31.01.2020
Contact Details

 Registered office:

Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Human Resource Development
West Block – 1, Wing No. 6, 2nd Floor, R K Puram, New Delhi – 110016
Address for correspondence
Block C-20/1A/8, Sector 62,
Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida -201309 (UP)
Help Line: For Technical Support, contact following during working days between 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Call Centre Numbers: 0120-6895200
Certificates Required
Courses Offered

 B.E./B.Tech orB.Arch or B.Planning

Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam (Online/offiline) Online
Application Available at online
Application Cost B.E./B.Tech orB.Arch or B.Planning General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs 650/- Girls- Rs 325/-
Application Procedure(Online)
Application Procedure(Offline)
Mode of Payment online
Exam Centers Cities/Towns of January JEE (Main) –2020 Examination Centres The Cities where the January JEE (Main)-2020 will be conducted are given in Appendix-III.
Date of Exam 06.01.2020 (Monday) to 11.01.2020(Saturday)
Last Date to Apply 30.09.2019(upto 11.50 p.m.)
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