How to apply online for Joint Advanced Entrance Exam 2020

Are you looking for information about the Joint Entrance Exam 2020? Check this article find out complete details about the JEE Entrance Exam to be conducted tentatively on 23rd August 2020.


The Joint Entrance Examination or JEE exam is one of the most sought after exams in India. This JEE Advanced exam is given by those who look for gaining admissions in IITs and top institutes.
The examination is conducted consecutively after the first stage of JEE. It is usually in April. But in 2020, due to Coronavirus concerns, lockdown, the JEE Advanced Exam has been postponed. Now the examination will likely be held on 23rd August 2020. The Ministry of Human Resources Department - MHRD - is yet to announce the exam schedule. Stay in touch with our site, for further updates on the article. The JEE Advanced Examination has two papers, namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. These papers are 3 hours in duration. For the year 2020, the number of eligible students who can sit for the examination has been increased to 2.5 lakhs. Until last year, it was 2.4 lakhs. This has also brought a change in the Cut Off marks for the examination. Admissions are provided for
  • 24 Indian Institute of Technology
  • 32 National Institute of Technology
  • 18 Indian Institute of Information Technology
  • 19 Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)
  • through the JEE Advanced exams results.

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    JEE Advanced 2020 highlights

    JEE advanced 2020 entrance examination is a National Level Examination. The conducting authority for JEE advanced 2020 is IIT Delhi. The exam is conducted in Hindi and English language. The exam is conducted online at dedicated examination centres.
    JEE advanced entrance examination is the second phase of a joint entrance examination. Approximately 2,50,000 students who appeared for JEE Main 2020 will be eligible for this exam. Through this exam, 10,988 seats available in 23 IITs across India are given admissions. IISC in Bangalore will also be done through the JEE Advanced Entrance Examination. The examination is postponed and the schedule is not yet made available. The 2 papers of the exam are usually held on the same day. The first paper is of 3 hours and starts at 9 a.m., while the second paper starts at 2:30 in the afternoon. This is according to Indian standard time. The students taking admission in Architecture course will have to appear for the architecture aptitude test after clearing the JEE Advanced test.

    JEE Advanced exam pattern

    There are two papers in the Advanced exam. Paper 1 and 2.
    Paper 1
    Each question paper consists of 3 sections - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The questions are of three types - Multiple-choice questions, Numerical aptitude type and Match the cases.

    The number of questions in the first section is 7, 5 in the second section and 6 in the third section. The first section can be given one mark for partially correct answers and 4 marks for correct answers while 2 marks are deducted for wrong answers. In this section, the student can gain a maximum of 28 marks.
    The second section can be given 3 marks for a correct answer. There are no partial markings or no negative marking in this section. In this section, the student can gain a maximum of 15 marks.
    In the third section, 3 marks per correct answer are given. A wrong answer will lead to a deduction of 1 mark. There is no partial marking available in this section. The maximum marks gained in this section are 18.

    Paper 2
    The second paper also has three sections. The first section has 7 questions, the second has 7 questions and the third section has 4 questions.
    In the first section, each answer if correct will give 4 marks, partially correct answers will give 1 mark and the wrong answer will deduct 2 marks. The maximum number of marks that can be gained are 28 marks.
    In the second section, each correct answer will give 3 marks; wrong answers will deduct 1 mark. There is no partial marking. The total marks that can be gained in this section are 21.
    The third section has 4 questions. Each correct answer will be given 3 marks. There are no partial or negative markings. The maximum marks that can be gained are 12.

    Difference in JEE Main and JEE Advanced entrance examinations

    The JEE Main entrance examination is more like an eligibility test for the JEE Advanced exam. From the year 2020, the JEE Main will be conducted by the National Testing Agency NTA. The JEE Main entrance exam can be appeared by any number of students, but the JEE Advanced can be given only by 2.5 lakh students. A student can attempt JEE Main for 3 consecutive years whereas the JEE Advanced can be attempted for only 2 consecutive years. The exam pattern for JEE main is decided by the NTA, whereas there is no fixed pattern for the JEE Advanced entrance exam.

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    Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020

    Indian and foreign nationals including People of Indian Origin PIO and Overseas Citizens of India are eligible for JEE advanced 2020. Foreign candidates do not require to give the JEE Main exam. They can directly register for JEE advanced 2020.
    The candidates who are born on or after 1st October 1995 are eligible for appearing the JEE. Candidates from SC, ST and PwD have a 5-year relaxation. Thus, candidates from such categories who are born on or after 1st October 1990 are considered as eligible for the JEE.

    The candidates should have appeared for the 12th standard examination or its equivalent in 2019 or should be appearing in 2020. The candidates should have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in the qualifying year. The candidates should have gained a minimum of 75% marks in the 12th standard or equivalent. They should be in the top 20 percentile category-wise list of qualified candidates.
    For those candidates who appeared for XII standard exam in 2019 and reappeared in 2020, the best performance from the two years will be considered.

    Facility for PwD candidates

    Candidates who come under the PwD category, that is Persons with Disability will have the facility of Scribe during the examination. The candidates will be given one extra hour to complete each paper. This facility will be given to those candidates who are visually impaired or have a disability in their upper limb or have dyslexia or do not have their fingers and thumbs for hands which stops them from operating the Computer Based Test CBT platform. Such students must provide the certificate for the same and should request the chairman of the respective zone in which they would be appearing for the JEE Advanced entrance examination.

    Reservation for JEE Advanced 2020 Entrance Exam

    The entrance examination provides the facility of reservation for the below-mentioned category students. The students from economically weaker section but the General Category will have a 10% reservation of seats. Those from other backward classes - OBC will have 27% reservation, while those from scheduled caste - SC will have 15% reservation. Candidates from the Scheduled Tribe - ST will have 7.5% reservation. In each of these categories, 5% seats will be reserved for PwD candidates. Foreign nationals will not be able to take advantage of this reservation irrespective of their category.

    How to register for JEE advanced 2020 entrance examination?

    The entrance exam form was supposed to be released in May 2020. But due to the current coronavirus concerns, this has been postponed. Further updates will be released as and how informed by the concerned. The official website for JEE Advanced Entrance Exam is where official dates, admission related information, admit cards and admission rounds are informed. The below-mentioned procedure is based on previous years' data:

    Step 1
  • Log on to the JEE website and proceed for registration.
  • Choose a password, enter your personal and academic details.
  • Input information related to the number of previous attempts, the exam centre and the preferred language of the exam.
  • Reservation category if any and if there be a requirement of Scribe.

  • Step 2
  • Upload your documents the following documents are required.
  • Class 10th certificate
  • Birth Certificate is required for all candidates
  • Class 12th certificate is required for those candidates who have passed in the year 2018 and 2016.
  • Category certificates are required only for SC, ST and OBC candidates.
  • If there are any additional certificates related to reservation category they should be also uploaded.
  • Students who are coming under the persons with disability category should upload the PwD certificate. They should also mark yes to opt-in for the same.
  • Consecutively a Scribe request letter given in the application should also be marked as Yes.
  • If the candidate has OCI or PIO card, the same should be e uploaded during the application.

  • Step 3
    The candidates have to pay the examination application fee online or by cash in the nearest State Bank of India branch.
    Application fee for Indian nationals for female candidates of all categories and those belonging to the reservation category is INR 1400. The application fee for all other candidates is 2800 Indian Rupees. The application fee for foreign nationals from SAARC countries is 75 US dollars and for others, it is 150 US dollars. If the candidate is applying for the exam from out of India, then the Indian National would have to pay 75 US dollars. Foreign nationals from SAARC countries would have to pay 75 US dollars and all other foreign national would have to pay 150 US dollars.

    JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card

    The admit card is a very important document. Without the admit card the student cannot appear for the entrance examinations. The admit card is issued 7 to 15 days before the exam. It can be downloaded from the official JEE website. The candidates need to carry the admit card along with a photo ID proof to show to the examiner and supervisor.

    JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centre

    The JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted at the exam centre in 161 cities for 2020. During the registration process, the candidate has to choose 5 exam centres from an IIT zone. Once allotted, the candidate cannot change their exam centre. The candidate also has to appear at the exam centre as per mentioned reporting time.

    Syllabus for JEE Advanced entrance examination

    The syllabus is based on 4 subjects. They are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and AAT. It is based on 11th and 12th standard exam syllabus. Majorly, Physics has Mechanic electricity and Magnetism, Modern physics, Thermal physics and Optics. Chemistry has the different states atomic structure, chemical kinetics, acids, alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, chemical reactions and the nutrients of the food. Mathematics has algebra calculus, vector geometry and trigonometry. AAT has freehand drawing, three-dimensional perception and architectural awareness.

    How to prepare for JEE Advanced 2020

    Preparation for the entrance examination is a crucial part of the success and getting admission to the best colleges in India. It is very important to know your syllabus well and know the distribution of marks for the same. Try to give as many mock tests and practice previous years papers as possible. Revision should be done till the last minute will help in attempting with confidence. For the student, it must work on a planning study from as many resources as possible and appear the exam.

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    JEE Advanced counselling procedure

    The counselling procedure is used for providing admissions for successful students. Once the results are out, the candidate has to register with their roll number and input all required information in the seat matrix. If the candidates come within the cut-off range, they will be awarded a seat. Those desirous of Architecture admission have to appear for the aptitude test.

    Courses offered in IITs after JEE Advanced 2020

    Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) – 4 Years
    Bachelor of Science - 4 years
    Bachelor of Architecture B.Arch. - 5 years
    Dual Degree B.Tech. - M.Tech. - 5 years
    Dual Degree B.S. - M.S. - 5 years
    Integrated M.Tech. - 5 years
    Integrated M.Sc. - 5 years

    Where to contact in case of difficulties in application?

    In case applicants may find difficulties in the application process, or to speak with a human for assistance, The JEE Advanced Entrance Exam conducting body has created Zones. Below are mentioned Zone wise contact details:
    North-Central Zone
    IIT Roorkee
    Phone: +91 1332 284272

    North-Central Zone
    IIT Delhi
    Phone: +91 11 26591785

    North-East Zone
    IIT Guwahati
    Phone: +91 361 2692795

    Central Zone
    IIT Kanpur
    Phone: +91 512 2597325

    East Zone
    IIT Kharagpur
    Phone: +91 3222 282102

    West Zone
    IIT Bombay
    Phone: +91 22 25769093

    South Zone
    IIT Madras
    Phone: +91 44 22578220

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