JEE which stands for ‘Joint Entrance Exam’ is the most renowned and common engineering entrance exam in India. JEE Main is the gateway to all the popular IITs and NITs along with several other top graded engineering colleges. JEE, which used to be conducted under CBSE will be going through a significant change in 2020 as NTA (National Testing Agency) is going to be organizing the exam. JEE Main 2020 is going to be conducted twice that year. The first exam will take place January 2020 and the second exam is going to be held in April 2020, however these details are still very tentative until an official announcement from NTA is declared. Aspiring students can apply for the exam through the official NTA online portal.
Latest Update: JEE Main 2020 Application Form for first session is available now.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR JEE MAIN 2020
Accurate details about JEE Main 2020 still hasn’t been declared so here are some tentative dates judging by the previous year JEE Main exams.
Online application form submission: 02 September 2019 (First exam), 07 February 2020 (Second exam)
Date of Exam: 06 - 11 January 2020 (First exam), 03 - 09 April 2020 (Second exam)
Result: 31 January 2020 (First exam), 30 April 2020 (Second exam)
Check complete JEE Main 2020 Notification details here.
WHO CAN APPLY FOR JEE MAIN 2020?
The aspiring student should be a 12th pass out from the year 2018 or 2019.
Students pursuing 12th and having their final exams in 2020 can also apply.
B.Tech or BE students must have had Maths, Physics and one of Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Technical vocational subjects in 12th class.
Students pursuing B.Arch or B.Planning must have opted for Mathematics as a subject in class 12th.
The candidate’s age should be 24 or less
WHAT TO PREPARE FOR JEE MAIN 2020?
Have a look at some of the main topics required to crack the JEE Main 2020 exam.
Chemistry: Hydrocarbons, General principles and processes of isolation of metals, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Polymers, Organic compounds, Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements, Equilibrium, General principles and processes of isolation of metals, Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals), Surface chemistry, Redox reactions and electrochemistry.
Physics: Electromagnetic waves, Properties of solids and liquids, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Gravitation, Kinetic theory of gases, Rotational motion, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Work power and energy, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Oscillations and waves, Current electricity, Electrostatics.
Mathematics: Mathematical reasoning, Relations and Functions, Matrices and determinants, Continuity and differentiability, Three-dimensional geometry, Vector algebra, Permutations and combinations, Mathematical induction, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry, Integral calculus.
B.Planning/B.Arch (Paper 2): Buildings, Texture related to Architecture and build environment, harmony and contrast, building forms and elements, Awareness of persons, Material Objects, color texture, Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, places.
EXAM PATTERN FOR JEE MAIN 2020
The questions will be objective type MCQs and questions which test the students on their drawing ability (Paper 2). The question paper language will consist of Hindi and English. The exam will be conducted online and the duration is 3 hours. Every correct answer will award the candidate with 4 marks and wrong answers will lead to -1 mark.
Paper 1 of JEE MAIN 2020 will consist of three sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, each containing 30 questions.
Paper 2 of JEE MAIN 2020 will consist of three sections namely Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test, each containing 30, 50 and 2 questions respectively.