Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 will be conducted by NTA for admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs and some of India’s best engineering colleges.  JEE Main 2020 will be held in two phases, one each in January and April and candidates will have the option to appear for both or either of the sessions.  It is organized in two papers – Paper 1 is for B.E & B.Tech and Paper 2 is for B.Arch & B.Planning. Candidates who will complete the registration within the given timeline will be issued the JEE Main 2020 admit card in the first week of December.

Latest Updates JEE Main 2020:

The application process for JEE Main 2020 will begin from September 2, 2019 for the January session. Candidates can apply through the official website –

JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates


EventsDates (Tentative)
JEE Main 2020 January Application FormSeptember 2, 2019
JEE Main January Examination date1st – 2nd week of January, 2020
Result declarationLast week of January, 2020
JEE Main 2020 April Application Form3rd week of February, 2020
JEE Main April Examination date1st – 2nd week of April, 2020
Result declarationLast week of April, 2020


JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria

JEE Main Application Form 2020

JEE Main Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2020

SpecificationsPaper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry and MathematicsAptitude test, Mathematics and Drawing
Type of QuestionsMCQ MCQ – Aptitude test, Mathematics Pen-paper – Drawing Question
Number of QuestionsPhysics – 30 Chemistry – 30 Mathematics – 30 Total – 90Aptitude Test – 50 Mathematics – 30 Drawing – 2 Total – 82
Marking Scheme4 marks per question -1/4 marks per wrong answer4 marks per question -1/4 marks per wrong answer & 35 marks per Drawing question No negative marking in Drawing
Total Marks360390
Duration3 hours3 hours
MediumEnglish, Hindi and other regional languages.English, Hindi and other regional languages.
SyllabusMathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Coordinate Geometry.Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Coordinate Geometry.
Physics: Mechanics, Heat, Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Magnetism, Modern Physics, Optics,Aptitude test: color texture, visualizing 2D, 3D objects and texture, mental ability.
Chemistry: Polymers, Atomic Structure, Amino Acids, Chemical Bonding.Drawing: Geometrical/ abstract shapes, 2D, 3D, Public spaces, festivals, landscape and rural life.