JEE Main Exam Date 2020 Revised Exam Date Announced!

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The National Testing Agency has announced the JEE Main Exam Date on the official website. The dates are also available on the twitter handle of HRD Ministry. The examination will be conducted now in September the first week, the exam was earlier scheduled in January but could not be conducted citing the COVID pandemic.

JEE Main Exam Date

The JEE Mains Exam Date has been rescheduled for 2020, the exam which was scheduled for April was rescheduled for July and then again for September 2020. The decision related to the JEE Main is taken by the Union Ministry of HRD. The ministry has assured that the exams will be conducted keeping in mind the safety norms. The students who attend the JEE Mains Exam can take admission in any of the National Institute of Technology. The students who wish to take admission in IITs have to appear for JEE Advanced.

Summary of JEE Main Exam Date

Recruiting OrganisationNational Testing Agency
Notified ExamJEE Mains
Notification Date07 February 2020- 12 March 2020
Application correction window04 July 2020- 12 July 2020
Application ProcessOnline
Latest Exam DatesEarlier- July 2020
Computer Based Test- 01 September 2020 to 20 September 2020
Total colleges participatingTop National Institute of Technology participate
QualificationThe candidate needs to have completed his Class XII with first division from a recognised educational board.
The candidate needs to complete his class XII with Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
Selection processComputer Based Test
Personal Interview and Counselling
Official notificationRead here
Official WebsiteClick Here

How to check the JEE Main Exam Date?

JEE Main Exam Date has been announced by the HRD minister on his twitter handle. The examination was scheduled for April 2020 but it was delayed due to COVID-19. The JEE Main Exam Date was announced earlier for July 2020 but the exam has to be further postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. As per sources, the exams have been announced for September 2020. The JEE Main Admit Card for the online test will be available on the official website of NTA 15 days before the examination. The students should keep a regular tab on the official website regarding more updates of the JEE Main Exam date.

The candidates can follow the below steps to download the admit card whenever it is available:

  • Visit the official website of NTA
  • Click on the JEE Main section,
  • Visit the flash link of the JEE Main Exam Date.
  • Check the latest exam dates as available on the website. OR
  • Follow the official twitter handle of HRD Minister.
  • All the latest exam dates are available on the official website.

Revised JEE Main Exam Date

The HRD Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announces the JEE Main Exam Date on his twitter handle and on the official website of National Testing Agency. The revised JEE Main Exam Date is present in the table below:

 Important TimelinePrevious Dates Major dates
Fee payment7th February to 12th March 20207th February to 12th March 2020
Correction in particulars13th March to 16th March 202013th March to 16th March 2020
Last date for application submission12th March 202012th March 2020
Application correction re-openJune 20204th – 20th July 2020
Releasing of admit cardJuly 2020August 2020
Exam date18 July 2020 20 July 2020 21 July 2020, 22 July 2020 23 Jul 20201st – 6th September 2020
Answer key releaseAugust 2020September 2020
Answer key objection windowAugust 2020- September 2020September 2020 – October 2020
Final Result announcementSeptember 2020September 2020
Counselling startsOctober 2020October 2020

JEE Main Exam Pattern

The JEE Main Exam Pattern has been declared by the National Testing Agency, the exam is conducted for three courses viz B.Tech, B.Arch and B. Planning. The minutes of the JEE Main Exam Pattern is as follows:

  • The exam will be conducted online for the B. Tech while it will be conducted in paper-based form for the B. Arch and B. Planning,
  • The language of the examination will be conducted in English, Hindi, and all other official state languages.
  • 20 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • 5 Questions with an answer as a numerical value
  • +4 marks will be awarded for the correct answer
  • -1 marks will be deducted for each incorrect MCQ
  • No marks will be deducted for the incorrect answers of the objective answer.


SubjectsNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime duration
Mathematics25(20+5)100 3 hours or total 180 minutes


No of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime duration
Mathematics25(20+5)100 3 hours or total 180 minutes
Drawing Exam2100, 50 marks each

B. Planning

SubjectsNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime duration
Mathematics25(20+5)100 3 hours or total 180 minutes
Drawing Exam2100

Recommended Books for JEE Main

The books recommended for the preparation of JEE Mains for all the three subjects are as follows:

SubjectsRecommended Books
MathematicsNCERT Physics for class 11th and 12th
Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
ChemistryNCERT Chemistry for class 11th and 12th
Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee
Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd
PhysicsNCERT Maths for class 11th and 12th
Trigonometry by S. L. Loney
Mathematics by R D Sharma for class 11th and 12th
Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight
Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron

JEE Main Admit Card

The NTA will release the JEE Main Admit Card when the dates for the examination is been finalized by the agency. The HRD ministry has notified that the JEE Main will be conducted in September first week, hence the JEE Main Admit Card will be released on the official website of NTA. The NTA will release the official JEE Main Admit Card as soon as the lockdown eases, the notice was scheduled to be released in July 2020. JEE Mains Hall Ticket will be available for all the candidates who will fill the form of JEE Mains 2020, the hall ticket will be available soon. 

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