Joint Entrance Examination – Main or commonly known as JEE Main is a national level entrance exam directed by the NTA to offer admission to BE/B.Tech, B.Plan and B.Arch courses at the IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) the nation over. 

National Testing Agency (NTA) is an Indian government agency that has been approved by the Union Council of Ministers and established in November 2017 to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions.

Just the top 2.5 lakh score holders in JEE Mains 2020 will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced for admission to various undergraduate building programs offered by IITs in India. The guiding cum seat allotment for all the IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs will be composed and overseen by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA). In 2019, 107 establishments took an interest in JOSAA Counseling. 

NTA had at first given the correction window to candidates showing up in both the JEE Main 2020 and UPSC NDA exam in September from July 4 to July 20. NTA re-opened the correction window again for the individuals who missed candidates cutoff time. Competitors were needed to visit the website, ‘’, and update the column “In the case of showing up for N.D.A. and N.A. Examination (I), 2020 to be led by UPSC on 6 September 2020”. 

JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

NTA has released the JEE Main 2020 eligibility criteria for BTech, BArch and BPlan papers. Candidates must fulfil all the eligibility conditions to be eligible for JEE Main exam. The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2020 is as follows: 

  1. Age Criteria: There is no age limit for aspirants appearing in the JEE Main
  2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE):
    • Candidates who have passed their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 or 2019 are eligible
    • Those who are appearing in their Class 12 examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2020 are also eligible to appear in January and April session
    • Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2020.
  1. Qualifying subjects: Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th / qualifying examination to be eligible
  2. Qualifying marks:

To appear in JEE Mains, the minimum qualifying marks (for admission to NITs, IIITs, IITs, and CFTIs) that aspirants require is 75 per cent (aggregate) 


Candidates should be in the top 20 percentile in the Class 12 exam conducted by respective Boards

For reserved candidates, the minimum qualifying marks is 65 per cent

  1. Total attempts: A candidate is allowed to attempt the exam for three consecutive years. The number of attempts will be six in total – twice each year for three years

JEE Main 2020 Registration:

The application of JEE Main 2020 for April exam was released from February 7 in online mode. Applicants can fill their JEE Main 2020 application structure until May 24 for three papers 1 (BE/BTech), paper 2 (BArch) and paper 3 (BPlan). 

The NTA has delivered the JEE 2020 enrollment number. When compared with last year, the JEE Main 2020 enlistments have increased for the January.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card:

The NTA has delivered JEE Main 2020 admit card date for the April meeting 15 days preceding the exam (for example August 17). Registered applicants can download the admit card from the official website. The admit card is a fundamental archive that must be conveyed to the examination corridor. The authority likewise educates applicants about the delivery regarding admit card through registered email ID and portable number. 

Steps to download JEE Main 2020 Admit Card:

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Download admit card by entering application number and date of birth 
  3. In the wake of entering the above subtleties, your admit card will be shown on the screen 
  4. Download, save and tap print from it. 
  5. Alongside the JEE Main admit card, applicants must convey any of identity proofs in unique: PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/Ration Card.

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus:


Unit 1: Sets, relations, and functions

Unit 2: Complex numbers and quadratic equations

Unit 3: Matrices and determinant

Unit 4: Permutations and combinations

Unit 5: Mathematical induction

Unit 6: Binomial theorem and its simple applications

Unit 7: Sequences and series

Unit 8: Limit, continuity, and differentiability

Unit 9: Integral calculus

Unit 10: Differential equations

Unit 11: Co-ordinate geometry

Unit 12: Three-dimensional geometry

Unit 13: Vector algebra

Unit 14: Statistics and probability

Unit 15: Trigonometry

Unit 16: Mathematical reasoning


Unit 1: Physics And Measurement

Unit 2: Kinematics

Unit 3: Laws Of Motion

Unit 4: Work, Energy, and Power

Unit 5: Rotational Motion

Unit 6: Gravitation

Unit 7: Properties Of Solids And Liquids

Unit 8: Thermodynamics

Unit 9: Kinetic Theory Of Gases

Unit 10: Oscillations And Waves

Unit 11: Electrostatics

Unit 12: Current Electricity

Unit 13: Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism

Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents

Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves

Unit 16: Optics

Unit 17: Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation

Unit 18: Atoms And Nuclei

Unit 19: Electronic Devices

Unit 20: Communication Systems


Section A:

Unit 1: Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry

Unit 2: States Of Matter

Unit 3: Atomic Structure

Unit 4: Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure

Unit 5: Chemical Thermodynamics

Unit 6: Solutions

Unit 7: Equilibrium

Unit 8: Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry

Unit 9: Chemical Kinetics

Unit10: Surface Chemistry

Section B: Inorganic Chemistry

Unit 11: Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties

Unit 12: General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals

Unit 13: Hydrogen

Unit 14: S – Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)

Unit 15: P – Block Elements

Unit 16: D – And F – Block Elements

Unit 17: Co-Ordination Compounds

Unit 18: Environmental Chemistry

Section C: Organic Chemistry

Unit 19: Purification And Characterization Of Organic Compounds

Unit 20: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

Unit 21: Hydrocarbons

Unit 22: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens

Unit 23: Organic Compound, Containing Oxygen Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Carboxylic Acids

Unit 24: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Unit 25: Polymers

Unit 26: Biomolecules

Unit 27: Chemistry In Everyday Life

Unit 28: Principles Related To Practical Chemistry

JEE MAIN Paper Pattern:

JEE Main 2020 will comprise of three papers. Each paper will be of three hours. NTA JEE Main 2020 inquiry paper will incorporate both numerous MCQs as well as mathematical based inquiries. 

Check significant features of the JEE Main 2020 exam design underneath.

JEE Main Answer Key 2020:

The JEE Main 2020 answer keys along with the question paper and will be distributed on the official website. Applicants can check the answers online. 

Applicants who have shown up in the test can download and coordinate their answers and send inquiries for any errors or re-correction .