JEE Main 2020: Exam Pattern changed
JEE Main 2020: JEE Main 2020 notification is out for the January exam and the registration process has also begun. For the second consecutive year the exam will be cdonducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The National Testing Agency (NTA) has changed the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020. So now, instead of two exams — one for admission to BArch and other for BTech, there will be one more exam BPlan or Bachelors in Planning.
- Registration: September 3 to 30, 2019
- Downloading of Admit Cards: December 6, 2019
- Exam dates: January 6 to 11, 2020
- Announcement of result: January 31, 2020
The BPlan, as per the NTA, has been approved by the JEE Apex Board (JAB). BPlan will not have drawing test anymore.
JEE Main will be held from January 6 to 11, while the second examination, JEE Advanced is scheduled to be conducted from April 3 to 9, 2020. Notification for JEE Advanced is not released yet. The candidates who want to apply can do so through the official website, jeemain.nic.in till September 30, 2019.
The number of questions to be asked in the exam has been reduced from 30 to 25 and out of the 25 questions, while 20 will be based on multiple-type questions, a total of 5 questions will be asked in numerical type. There will be equal weightage to mathematics, physics and chemistry. Each question will be for four marks and for objective type questions, one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer while for numerical-type questions there will be no negative marking.
Aptitude test will be of 200 marks. In the drawing test for BArch which was for 100 marks, used to have three questions and will have only 2 questions now.
JEE Exam Pattern
NTA JEE Main 2020: How to apply
Step 1: Visit the official website-jeemain.nic.in
Step 2: Click on the ‘download application process’ link
Step 3: Enter the required details- Date of birth, Class 10, 12 marksheets, address proofs, other details
Step 4: Click on Submit
Step 5: Download it, and take a print out for further reference.
From this year foreign nationals are also expected to appear for the JEE Main. Last year, a total of 9, 29, 198 students registered for the JEE Main in January and 9,35,741 students appeared for the entrance test in April session, according to the official data provided by the NTA.