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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi had released a notification for JEE Advanced 2020. The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2020 [JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted on May 17, 2020, completely in online mode for admission to Bachelor's, Integrated Masters and Dual Degree Programs offered by 23 IITs. Read on for more details on JEE Advanced 2020 from the page below


Also See : JEE Advanced 2020 Information Brochure released


JEE Advanced 2020

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is the organizing institute of JEE (Advanced) 2020

IIT Delhi will conduct JEE Advanced 2020 completely in online mode on May 17, 2020

JEE Advanced 2020 to be conducted under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2020


JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates

JEE (Main) 2020

Between 05.04.2020, 07.04.2020 to 09.04.2020 & 11.04.2020

Result of JEE (Main) 2020

30th April 2020

Registration for JEE (Advanced) 2020

1st to 6th May 2020

Last date for fee payment of registered candidates

7th May 2020

Admit Card available for downloading

12th to 17th May 2020

JEE Advanced (Paper 1 & Paper 2)

September 27, 2020

Copy of candidate response to be sent to the candidates

20th to 22nd May 2020

Online display of answer keys

27th May 2020

Feedback and Comments on answer keys from the candidates

27th to 28th May 2020

Online display of final answer keys and result declaration at https://jeeadv.ac.in

8th June 2020

Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test

8th and 9th June 2020

Architecture Aptitude Test

12th June 2020 (9.00 to 12.00 IST)

Declaration of results of AAT

16th June 2020


Academic Programs offered under JEE Advanced 2020

Through JEE (Advanced), IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, or Architecture.

Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded to candidates enrolled in the dual degree programs upon successful completion of the course curriculum. In a few of the IITs, students enrolled into the 4-year Bachelor’s Program have the option to convert to B. Tech (Honors) and/or B. Tech. with Minors

Academic Programs


B. Tech (Bachelor of Technology

4 years

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

4 years

B. Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)

5 years

Dual Degree B. Tech.-M. Tech

5 years

Dual Degree B.S. - M.S. Dual Degree

5 years

Integrated M. Tech

5 years

Integrated M.Sc

5 years


Participating Institutes

At present, there are twenty-three (23) IITs located in the country:


Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi IIT (BHU);


Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai


Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar


Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) Mumbai


Indian Institute of Technology Delhi [IITD), New Delhi


Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad  (IIT ISM)


Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad (IIT Dharwad)


Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)


Indian Institute of Technology Goa (IIT Goa)


Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)


Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)


Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI)


Indian Institute of Technology Jammu (IIT Jammu)


Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ)


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)


Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kgp) 


Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)


Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi)


Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad (IITPKD)


Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP)


Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)


Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IITRPR)


Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (IITTP)


Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2020

All the candidates, including foreign nationals, must fulfill the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2020

Criterion 1 - Performance in JEE (Main) 2020

Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2020

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates

Criterion 2 - Age Limit:

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1995.

Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1990.

Criterion 3 - Number of Attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years

Criterion 4 -  Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) Exam

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2019 or 2020 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

However, if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year 2017-18 after June 2018, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their Class XII exam in 2018 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.

In case, the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2017-18 before June 2018 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020.

Criterion 5 - Earlier admission at IITs

A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting center in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was canceled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020.

The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2019 but (i) did not report at any reporting centre OR, (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR, (iii) had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2019 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020

However, in any of the above cases, the candidate is required to fulfill the conditions mentioned from criterion 1 to criterion 4


Eligibility criteria for foreign candidates can be Check at https://jeeadv.ac.in/foreign.php

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2020 will be conducted by the IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2020.

The JEE (Advanced) 2020 examination will be conducted only in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

The examination consists of two papers  - Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each. Both the papers are compulsory.

The questions papers will be printed separately in English and Hindi. Candidates have to specify their choice of question paper language at the time of online registration for JEE Advanced 2020

Each of the question papers will consist of three separate parts in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Negative marks may be awarded for incorrect answers for some of the questions. Details of the marking scheme will be provided in the “Instructions to Candidates” section at the time of examination.


Reservation of Seats for JEE Advanced 2020

As per the rules of the Govt of India, candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

General Category belonging to Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS)

10% of seats in every course

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)

27% of seats in every course.

Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Persons with Disability (PwD)

5 % of seats in every category, viz., GEN, OBC NCL, SC/ST

The benefit of OBC (NCL), SC and ST reservation shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list of corresponding states published by Govt. of India

Candidates (belonging to OBC (NCL), SC/ST and PwD) who will be eligible to write JEE Advanced must upload the soft (scanned) copy of their certificate during the online registration

SC/ST Candidates: For candidates belonging to SC and ST categories, 15% and 7.5 seats, respectively, are reserved in every program in all IITs and ISM Dhanbad. Candidates belonging to these categories will be declared qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion

OBC (NCL) Candidates: For candidates belonging to OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), 27% of the seats are reserved in all IITs, and ISM Dhanbad. For the purpose of reservation of seats in JEE Advanced, candidates will be considered as OBC only in he/she belongs to the non-creamy layer of this category

Persons with Disability (PwD): In each institute, 5% of seats in every category are reserved for Persons with Disability (PwD); for any type of disability (viz., locomotor, visual, dyslexia, speech, and/or hearing) benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% physical impairment

Candidates who are Persons with Disability will be required to submit the original certificate issued by a district medical board/competent authority in the prescribed format at the time of admission

Preferential Allotment of Seats: Defence Service (DS) category candidates are children of defense / paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations; two seats are available for preferential allotment in each Institute for DS category candidates

To avail of this preferential allotment, a DS category candidate must be in the Common Merit List of JEE (Advanced) 2020


Schedule for JEE Advanced 2020

Session/ paper

Date of Examination


Session 1 [Paper-I]

17th May 2020

09.00 to 12.00 IST

Session 2 [Paper-II]

14.00 to 17.00 IST


JEE Advanced Examination Centers 2020

JEE (Advanced) 2020 will be held in selected cities and towns in India. Candidates have to compulsorily choose six cities/towns from a zone of their choice at the time of online registration.

The examination centers are separated into seven IITs zones namely IIT Bombay Zone, IIT Delhi Zone, IIT Guwahati Zone, IIT Kanpur Zone, IIT Kharagpur Zone, IIT Madras Zone, and IIT Roorkee Zone


JEE Advanced 2020 Application form

Candidates can register for JEE Advanced 2020 through online mode only at https://jeeadv.ac.in

During registration, candidates have to upload their scanned images in a given format

No corrections will be allowed after form submission

Steps to Fill Online Application

The procedure consists of three steps.

Step 1

After login, provide the basic data and the choices of the cities for the examination

Step 2

Upload the scanned copies of all requisite documents [See

Step 3

Pay registration fee


Registration fee For JEE Advanced 2020

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals

Female Candidates (all categories)

INR 1500

SC-ST, PwD Candidates

INR 1500

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC Countries

USD 75

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 150

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign countries

Indian Nationals

All Indian Nationals

USD 75

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC Countries

USD 75


Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 150


For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer to the JEE Advanced Information Brochure



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