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JEE Main Exam Important Dates for Jan & April 2020 Session
The JEE Mains exam is conducted by National Testing Agency. Every year more than 12 lakh candidates appear in JEE Mains Exam. The dates of the exam are released in a notification by the testing agency. The notification is released on the official website which contains all the important information regarding the JEE Mains exam.
The National Testing Agency has released the schedule on 21st of August which contains detailed jee main exam date 2020, registration dates, Admit Card and result dates.
The main highlight of the notification is eligibility criteria, paper pattern, counselling dates etc., because it lets the candidate to shape his preparation.
Final Schedule For JEE Mains (January Session)
JEE Main 2020 Application Form Release
September 2nd 2019
Final Date for Submission of Application Form
30th of September 2019
Registration for Practice Test Centres
1st week of September 2019
Last date for payment of Application Fees
1st week of October 2019
Last date for uploading Documents
1st week of October 2019
Application form Correction Portal
2nd – 3rd week of October 2019
Announcement of Exam Date and Shift
3rd -4th week of August 2019
Release of admit card
6th December 2019
JEE Main exam 2020
6th – 11th January 2020
Availability of official question papers and student responses
3rd week of January 2020
Declaration of JEE main 2020 January session results
31st January 2020
Final Schedule For JEE Mains (April session)
Availability of JEE Main 2020 Application Forms
7th February 2020
Final Date for Application Form submission
7th March 2020
Application form correction portal
2nd week of March 2020
Release of Admit Card
16th March 2020
JEE Mains April Exam
9th– 13th April 2020
Availability of Official Question Papers and student responses
2nd – 3rd week of April 2020
Final Answer key declaration
4th – 5th week of April 2020
Declaration of Result
30th Aprill 2020
Exam Day Schedule (based on previous years)
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Entry in Exam Centre
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Entry in Exam Hall
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
1:45 PM to 2:00 PM
Admit Card Checking
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Examination instructions by invigilator
9:15 AM to 9:25 AM
2:15 PM to 2:25 PM
Important Events from the JEE Main Schedule
Candidates can make note if the important points mentioned below. The student should keep himself updated with the complete schedule of the jee mains exam. Because every event has a significance and missing any one of them can create a problem.
- Registration Commencement-
From last year onwards JEE mains exam is held twice a year. One session in January and another in April. So the registration for the exam is also done two times a year, for January session it is done in the month of September & for April Session it is done in the month of February & March.
A candidate can register for both the sessions of the exam. But the fees is to be submitted individually for each session. This is one of the most important activity in the whole JEE Main schedule.
- Correction Dates-
In case you have done any mistake while filling the exam from you can correct it for a specific time duration. For January session it is done in second week of October. And for April session it is carried out in 2nd week of March.
It is one of the most important duration of the whole process. Because if a candidate does not rectify his mistakes during this time period he can be omitted from appearing in the exam. So students should keep in mind the correction schedule.
- JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Date-
Admit card for both the sessions of the exam is released online. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official JEE mains website through the ID and Password of the student. For January Session admit cards are released 6th of December and for April Session it is available from 16th of March.
Admit card is one of the most important document from exam point of view. Because it contains all the details of the such as roll no., slot, exam centre, etc.
- JEE Main 2020 exam dates-
National Testing Agency is conducting the JEE mains Exam in two sessions. The January Session of the exam will be held in second week of January and the April session would be conducted in second week of April.
The exam will be conducted on 4 days in one session and 2 slots each one day. The candidate can book a slot suitable to him for appearing in the exam. In 2019 the dates of the exam were 8th,9th,11th&12th of January. This year also similar schedule can be considered.
- JEE Main 2020 Results-
Results will be released few days after the official answer key has been released by the authorities. The results for JEE Main 2020 January session will on be released in 31st of January for paper 1, and last week of January for paper 2. The results of April session would be released on 30th of April.
JEE Mains Exam Pattern
The candidate applying for JEE Mains 2020, should be aware about the exam pattern. It is as important as the dates of the exam. So we have prepared a brief review of the exam pattern.
The JEE mains exam pattern has been consistent for the last few years. But the agency conducting the paper has now changed. Previously Central Board of Secondary Education used to conduct the JEE mains exam but now National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the exam. The paper pattern for B.Tech paper is as follows-
- There will be a total of 90 questions.
- There will be three sections namely physics, chemistry and mathematics covering 30 questions each.
- The maximum marks are 360.
- Each question is awarded 4 marks for correct answer and minus 1 for incorrect answers.
- There is a total of 3 hours to complete the paper.
- The paper will be Computer Based.
Documents to Carry to Exam Centre
The candidate should make sure that he does not forget to take any important document to the exam centre. If he forgets to do so he can be terminated from the exam.
The documents to be carried to exam centre are- admit card, any government authorised identity card like Aadhar card, driving licence, PAN card etc. and a passport size photograph.
The student should make sure he does not take any prohibited items like mobile, chits, electronics devices, etc.