The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE (Main)-2020 Examination twice for admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), etc. in the next academic year (2020-2021).The First JEE(Main)-2020 will be conducted in January 2020 between 6th January (Monday) and 11th January (Saturday) 2020 and the Second JEE(Main)-2020 will be conducted between 3rd April (Friday) and 9th April (Thursday) 2020.
As per the eligibility criteria for B.Arch and B.Planning courses and according to the opinion of Subject Experts, a few changes in the pattern of the question paper(s) and number of question(s) for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning have been approved by the JEE Apex Board (JAB) for the conduct of JEE (Main)-2020 Examination.
The above Examinations will be held in “Computer Based Test” (CBT) Mode only, except that the Drawing Test for B.Arch. will be held in “Pen & Paper” (offline) mode. A candidate may appear in B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning depending upon the course/s he/she wishes to pursue.
The candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the year 2020 will also have to appear in B. E. /B. Tech. Paper of JEE (Main)-2020. Based on the performance in the B.E./B. Tech. of JEE (Main)-2020, number of top candidates as per the requirement for JEE (Advanced) 2020 will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2020.Admission to IITs will be based on category -wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE(Advanced),subject to the conditions as would be mentioned in JEE(Advanced)-2020 Website.
For the April JEE(Main)-2020, a separate notice will be issued later on and the candidates will be required to apply separately. However, candidates are not required to compulsorily appear in both the tests i.e. January JEE(Main)-2020 and April JEE(Main)-2020. In case, a candidate appears in both the tests, the better of the two scores will be used for the admissions and eligibility of JEE(Advanced)-2020.
Candidates, who desire to appear in January JEE (Main) –2020, may see the detailed Information Bulletin available on the website www.nta.ac.in. and apply for the same only online between 03.09.2019 (Tuesday) and 30.09.2019 (Monday). The fees can be paid only online up to 01.10.2019(Tuesday).