JEE Main 2020 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Merit List, Counselling Schedule

JEE Main: National Testing Agency(NTA) is conducting the Joint Entrance Exam Main in 2020 for admissions into B.E, B.Tech, B.Plan, B.Arch, in NITs, CFTIs, and the IITs of India. The JEE main entrance exam is conducted in the month of January and April every year. Before 2019, JEE main had conducted once in a year but now it is conducting twice in a year. JEE main exam has an online exam pattern and it has 2 exam papers. Paper-1 is for the admissions in B.E/ B.Tech and Paper-2 is for B.Plan/ B.Arch. JEE main exam is held in two shifts each day. +2 pass out students is eligible to apply JEE main 2020.

JEE Main 2020

NTA has taken the responsibility to conduct the JEE main exam. It has changed some rules in JEE main exam 2020. Every year, more than 11 Lakhs of students are applying for JEE main entrance exam. Before applying JEE main exam 2020, check the new changes in JEE main entrance exam.

JEE Main

  • JEE main exam 2020 will be conducted in the month of January and April (twice in a year).
  • NTA has removed the age limitation from JEE main exam.
  • Now candidates have the opportunity to book their exam slots for their entrance exam.
  • Candidates who are interested in applying the JEE main paper-2, it is mandatory to have physics, mathematics and chemistry subject.
  • Aadhaar card is mandatory.
  • The top 224000 qualified students will be eligible for appearing JEE Advanced.
  • Now diabetic candidates can take their sugar tablets, fruits, and water bottles.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates

The first session of JEE Main 2020 Exam is in January and the second session is in April. Candidates, who are preparing for the Exam, check the below information about the JEE Main 2020 Exam application form last date and form releasing date and result published date.

Exam SessionsApplication FormExamination DatesResult
1st Session  (January)September 2nd week 2019January 2nd week 2020February 1st week 2020
2nd Session  (April)February 2nd week 2020April 2nd week 2020May 1st week 2020

JEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria: Before applying the JEE Main exam 2020, candidates have to satisfy the eligibility criteria.

  • Applicants have to complete their 10+2 exam from recognized board/university.
  • Candidates who pass their exam in 2018 or 2019 are also eligible for JEE Main exam 2020.
  • Diploma students can apply for JEE Main exam 2020, only for admission in IITs.
  • Applicants have to pass in five mandatory subjects such as Physics, chemistry, mathematics, Biology and any other technical subject in their Intermediate.
  • For admissions into IITs, CFITs, NITs, and any other institute, general students have to secure 75% mark and SC/ST students have 65% in their +2 level exam.

JEE Main 2020 Application Form

JEE Main 2020 application form will be available in the official website from 2nd week of September 2019 and the 2nd session of application form will be released in 2nd week of February 2020.  JEE Main 2020 application form will be filled only in online mode, offline forms are not valid. A student from Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, and Meghalaya shall enter their details about any of the Government identity proof at the time of applying the JEE Main 2020 application form. To apply for the JEE Main exam 2020, candidates have to follow the procedure.

How To Apply JEE Main Application Form 2020

  • First, complete the Online Registration Process.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • Upload image of candidates and other legal documents, which are required.
  • Pay the application fee by online transaction or E-challan method.
  • Now take a printout of this JEE Main 2020 application form for future reference.

JEE Main Application Form

JEE Application Fee: JEE Main 2020 application fee is different for different category and different candidates. But the payment method is the same for all candidates. Candidates can pay the fee by net banking, debit/credit cards or through E-challan method. The fee structure is;

Exam PaperApplicants Category

JEE Main 2020 exam Application Fee

Centers in IndiaOutside of India



General , OBC candidatesRs. 500Rs. 250Rs. 2000Rs. 1000
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs. 250Rs. 250Rs. 1000Rs. 1000
Paper-1 and Paper-2General , OBC candidatesRs. 900Rs. 450Rs. 3000Rs. 1500
SC/ST/PwD/ TransgenderRs. 450Rs. 450Rs.  1500Rs. 1500


JEE Main 2020 Merit List

JEE Main 2020 will be announced their merit list according to the JEE main 2020 cut off mark. Those candidates who will be secured marks more than the cut off marks are eligible for JEE Advanced. The cut-off mark is different for different category students. Candidates can check the merit list through the official website after the result was published.

JEE 2020 Exam Pattern: Before 2019, JEE Main exam had to be conducted in online mode and offline mode. From 2019, JEE Main exam is only through online mode but the exam pattern and marking scheme are the same.

For B.E/ B.Tech Student ( Paper-1)

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks

For  B.Plan/ B.Arch Student ( Paper-2)

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Mathematics (part 1)30120
Aptitude (part 2)50200
Drawing (part 3)0240

Candidates will appear part 3 exam from session 2 in offline.

Question typeObjective
Duration of exam3 hours
Mode of examOnline (except part 3)
Language of paperEnglish and Hindi


In JEE Main exam, 4 marks are given for every correct answer and 1 negative mark is there for an incorrect answer. For unanswered question, no marks are deducted.

 JEE Main 2020 Exam Syllabus: All the questions of JEE main exam come from JEE Main 2020 exam syllabus. Candidates can prepare their exam through the syllabus. The syllabus is very important for qualifying the JEE Main 2020 exam.

JEE Main Contact Number, Address

For more information candidates can also contact to the JEE Main office.

  • Phone number: 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525
  • Email ID: [email protected]
  • Address: Lane C-20 1A/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, Pincode- 201309.

Here are the complete details on how to fill and apply JEE Main. So students can check out this article to get more information on JEE Main Exam 2020. Hope the content provided helps you in applying for the examination. For other University exams check Timesalert.


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