JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination – Main) is one of the most popular common engineering entrance examinations. It is a national – level competitive examination meant for admission in undergraduate level engineering and architecture programs. JEE Main is widely well – known as an engineering common entrance examination. However, it plays an equally significant role in admission in bachelor’s level architecture degree programs in several colleges. Now, let’s talk about JEE Main 2020.
JEE Main 2020, also known as AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Examination) 2020, will be organised by the NTA (National Testing Agency). Earlier JEE Main used to be organised by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). But from 2019, it is organised by the NTA. JEE Main 2020 will be held as an online exam, which until 2019 was held through both online and offline media. Apart from this, JEE Main 2020 will be conducted twice, i.e., once in the January month of the year 2020 and once in the April month of the year 2020. However, until 2018, JEE Main was conducted only once in a year; but the rules changed from 2019.
JEE Main 2020’s score will be considered valid for admission in the NIT (National Institute of Technology) colleges, IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology) colleges and other centrally – funded technical institutes and colleges.
JEE Main 2020 Paper Pattern
At this point of time, when the JEE Main 2020 exam is already approaching, many students must be struggling in figuring out the JEE Main 2020 paper pattern. This is because the paper patterns of almost all competitive exams generally undergo several changes every year. But this is not the same in case with the JEE Main 2020 paper pattern. There exist a common JEE Main paper pattern which is being followed every year. The JEE Main 2020 paper pattern will to a great extent be based upon the last year’s JEE Main paper pattern. However, there have been a few tremendous changes that are going to be visible in the JEE Main paper pattern of the year 2020. So, let’s shed some light on the JEE Main 2020 paper pattern.
The JEE Main 2020 paper pattern will be consisting of three separate papers this time, namely, Paper I, Paper II and Paper III. The JEE Main paper I is meant for those seeking admission in B. Tech / B.E. (Bachelor of Technology / Bachelor of Engineering) programs. On the other hand, the JEE Main paper II is meant for those seeking admission in B. Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) programs, and the JEE Main paper III is meant for those seeking admission in B. Planning (Bachelor of Planning) programs. However, in the previous years, there were only two known JEE Main papers, i.e., Paper I and Paper II. Earlier, the JEE Main paper II was meant for those seeking admission in either B. Arch or B. Planning programs. But now from the year 2020, the whole style of Paper II has changed; and, from now onwards, there will be separate papers for B. Arch and B. Planning. Those appearing for JEE Main 2020 will be having an option to opt for any one or two or three of the JEE Main 2020 papers.
Have a look at the table given below to get a general idea about the JEE Main 2020 paper pattern of Paper I, Paper II and Paper III.
|Basis||JEE Main 2020 Paper I||JEE Main 2020 Paper II||JEE Main 2020 Paper III|
|Course||Valid for admission in BTech / B.E programs||Valid for admission in BArch programs||Valid for admission in B. Planning programs|
|Mode of Exam||Entirely computer – based cum online paper||Partially online and partially offline paper||Entirely computer – based cum online paper|
|No. of Sections||Total no. of sections = 3; Sections include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||Total no. of sections = 3; Sections include Mathematics, Drawing and Aptitude||Total no. of sections = 3; Sections include Mathematics, Aptitude and Planning|
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JEE Main 2020 Exam Date
Students interested in appearing for the JEE Main 2020 papers must be curious regarding the JEE Main 2020 exam dates. Some of the JEE Main exam dates regarding the exam, application, admit card, result declaration, etc. have been released for both the January 2020 JEE Main as well as the April 2020 JEE Main. They are available on several websites. However, most of the dates are tentative. So, students are advised to keep a check of the actual dates from the official JEE Main 2020 website, i.e., jeemain.nic.in.
Highlighted below in the diagram are the JEE Main 2020 exam dates of both the January as well as the April JEE Main.
JEE Main 2020 Registration
The registration and application process for JEE Main starts much before from the date of the actual exam. To talk about the JEE Main 2020 registration for the January JEE Main, let me clarify that the registration process for January 2020 JEE Main is over now. The JEE Main 2020 registration process for the January exam began in the first week of September, 2019 and ended in the second week of October, 2019. So now, JEE Main 2020 registration for January 2020’s JEE Main is not possible. However, students have the option to register for April 2020’s JEE Main. The JEE Main 2020 registration process for the April JEE Main 2020 exam hasn’t began yet. So, those who somehow couldn’t manage to get themselves registered for January 2020’s JEE Main still have the option to get themselves registered under the JEE Main 2020 registration process for the April 2020 JEE Main exam. The JEE Main 2020 registration process for April’s JEE Main will begin from the first/second week of February and will end in the first/second week of March. So, those interested in appearing for JEE Main 2020 can get themselves registered for April 2020’s JEE within this ‘registration open’ period.
JEE Main 2020 Application Form
The JEE Main 2020 application form is to be filled online by all the candidates. This is because there is no option to fill the JEE Main 2020 application form through an offline mode. The whole JEE Main 2020 application form filling cum registration process is entirely online. One may fill the JEE Main 2020 application form on the official JEE Main 2020 website, i.e., JeeMain.nic.in. But one should keep in mind the fact that now at this point of time, the JEE Main 2020 application forms are unavailable on the website. This is because the registration procedure for the January 2020’s JEE Main, as already discussed, is over now. Now, one only has the option to apply for the April 2020’s JEE Main. The JEE Main 2020 application form for the April 2020’s JEE Main will be available between the first/second week of February and the first/second week of March. One may fill the JEE Main 2020 application form for April 2020’s JEE Main within this duration along with the online submission of documents and the application fee payment.
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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus
Now, let’s talk about the JEE Main 2020 syllabus. Students often confuse in figuring out the exact syllabus of JEE Main as different websites generally show different results regarding the syllabus of JEE Main. Apart from this, if we talk specifically about the JEE Main 2020 syllabus, then students are required to be extra – cautious regarding the JEE Main 2020 syllabus. They are advised not to follow the previous years JEE Main syllabi as the JEE Main 2020 syllabus is having some tremendous changes. For instance, now as there are separate papers for B. Arch and B. Planning courses, so the syllabus of the older Paper II is now divided into Paper II and Paper III.
Listed below are some of the important topics that fall under the different sections of the JEE Main 2020 syllabus. However, for an exact and accurate JEE Main 2020 syllabus, one is advised to refer to the official JEE Main website.
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card
The JEE Main 2020 admit cards will get released on the official JEE Main 2020 website, i.e., . The JEE Main 2020 admit cards for the January 2020’s JEE Main are already out. Those who had successfully applied for the January 2020’s JEE Main can download their JEE Main 2020 admit card for January 2020’s JEE Main from the JEE Main website mentioned above. Apart from this, the JEE Main 2020 admit cards for April 2020’s JEE Main will get released in the third week of March.
JEE Main 2020 Result
The JEE Main 2020 result of January 2020’s JEE Main will get declared in the end of January (probably on the 31st of January), whereas the JEE Main 2020 result of the April 2020’s JEE Main will get declared in the end of April (probably on the 30th of April).
I hope that this article on JEE Main 2020 will prove to be helpful for those interested in appearing for JEE Main 2020.
Wishing y’all a Good Luck 😊