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Examination Pattern for JEE main 2020

NTA JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern - Admission Criteria to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, Other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions shall include the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Exam, JEE (Main).

The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test to appear for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the IITs.

NTA has brought in new changes in Exam Pattern for the JEE Main 2020. New pattern includes changes in the type of questions, marks distribution, mode of exam, exam duration, etc

 

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JEE Main 2020 Important Dates

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Scheme of Exam of JEE (Main) 2020

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JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

  • JEE Main 2020 exam will be conducted for three papers instead of two papers. 
  • Separate exam will be conducted for those students who wish to pursue B.Planning
  • The total number of questions has been reduced from 264 to 233.
  • JEE Main 2020 exam will now also include numerical questions along with MCQ questions.

 

See: Engineering Entrance Exams 2020

 

Type of Exam

  • JEE (Main) 2020 exam shall have three papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), Paper-2 (B. Arch) and Paper 3 (B. Planning). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) or Paper-2 (B. Arch or Paper 3 (B.Planning.) or all 3 papers as per the course(s) they wish to take admission to.
  • Type of Questions (Paper 1): Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Type of Questions (Paper 2): Mathematics and aptitude section will be of objective type questions and drawing test will be subjective to be attempted on drawing sheet.
  • Types of Questions (Paper 3): Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • The medium of Question Paper shall be in English, Hindi and Gujarati. The option of question paper language should be exercised while filling up the Application Form and it cannot be changed at a later stage
  • Four marks will be provided for each correct answer.
  • In MCQ questions, for every wrong answer or multiple answers for a question, One mark will be deducted
  • In the numerical questions, there will be no negative marking

 

Mode of Examination

  • B.E. /B. Tech. in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.
  • B. Arch: Mathematics- Part I and Aptitude Test-Part II in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only and Drawing Test –Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on drawing sheet of A4 size.
  • B.Planning : Mathematics- Part I , Aptitude Test-Part II and Planning Based Questions Part III in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

 

No. of Questions

B.Tech/B.E.

Subjects

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Physics

25

100

Chemistry

25

100

Mathematics

25

100

Total marks

 

300

 

B.Arch –

Subjects

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Mathematics

25

100

Aptitude Test

50

200

Drawing Test

02

100

Total marks

 

400

 

B.Planning

Subjects

No. of Questions

No. of Marks

Mathematics

25

100

Aptitude Test

50

200

Planning Based

25

100

Total marks

 

400

 

Timing of Exam

Paper-I (For B.E. /B.Tech) [Subject: Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry] - Computer Based Test (CBT) mode Only.

  • First Shift: 09.30 am to 12.30 pm
  • Second Shift: 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm

 

Paper-II (For B.Arch) [Subject: Mathematics –Part 1, Aptitude Test – Part II] - Computer Based Test (CBT) mode Only and [Drawing Test – Part III] Pen & Paper Based (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet

  • First Shift: 09.30 am to 12.30 pm
  • Second Shift: 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm

 

Paper III (B.Planning) [Subject: Mathematics –Part 1, Aptitude Test – Part II & Planning Based Questions – Part III] - Computer Based Test (CBT) mode Only.

  • Second Shift: 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm

 

B.Arch & B.Planning (both)

  • Second Shift: 02.30 pm to 05.30 pm

 

Also See:

List of Exam centres for the JEE Main 2020 exam