National Testing Agency (NTA) holds the responsibility of conducting the JEE Main 2020 exam. Students who wish to apply for this high-competitive exam must be familiar with all the JEE Main Exam Dates 2020. In contrast, if they miss any of the exam dates of JEE Main 2020 then they cannot participate in further events. Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of JEE Main 2020 exam dates in order to apply and sit for the exam. Further, the exam will be held on different dates and in different slots. Applicants can check all the important dates in the official notification. NTA will release the complete JEE Main Schedule 2020 on its official website.
This exam is for those candidates who want to pursue their education in the field of Engineering or Architecture. It is a national level exam which is conducted all over the country. Check the dates below. We will update you with the latest information as soon as they are announced.
JEE Main 2020 exam – Important Details
Joint Entrance Exam Main 2020 commonly known as JEE Main 2020 is a competitive exam. National Testing Agency organizes this exam across various exam centers of India. Lakhs of candidates appear for the entrance exam and the number keeps on increasing every year. NTA will conduct JEE Main 2020 examination twice in a year. This change has started since last year. Candidates can apply for both the sessions.
Firstly, the exam will be held in the month of January 2020 and after that in the month of April 2020. Furthermore, it is a computer-based test which consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 respectively. Paper 1 is conducted for providing admission in various disciplines of Engineering while Paper 2 is conducted for providing admission in Architecture course. The exam will be held in 2 slots.
Qualifying the exam will grant seat to aspirants in IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. Moreover, JEE Main acts as a screening test for JEE Advanced 2020 too. The application process for the January exam is about to start in the first week of September 2020, thus interested candidates should get ready to apply.
|Organizing Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Examination||Joint Entrance Examination Main 2020|
|Examination Mode||Online / Offline (Drawing Test)|
|Course||B. Tech, B. Arch, B. Engineering|
|Sessions||January Session, April Session|
JEE Main Important Dates 2020
The official notification containing JEE Main Important Dates 2020 is not yet released. However, applicants can take a reference from the table given below. Although the table encapsulates tentative dates. Through it, candidates will gain a rough idea regarding the schedule and they can prepare themselves in advance. In addition, the concerned authority also advises them to keep a regular check on the official website. For your convenience, we will update these dates as soon as notice is released.
|Exam Events||January Session||April Session|
|Releasing of Application Form||First week of September 2020||Second week of February 2020|
|Last date to submit the Application Form||First week of October 2019||Second week of March 2020|
|Issuing of Admit Card||Third week of December 2019||Fourth week of March 2020|
|Examination Date||In the month of January||In the month of April|
|Publishing of Answer Key||Third week of January 2020||Third week of April 2020|
|Declaration of Result||Last week of January 2020||Last week of April 2020|
|Releasing of Cutoff||In the month of May|
|Commencing of Counselling||June – July 2020|
JEE Main Application Dates 2020
It is the first and foremost step of the complete examination process. It is mandatory to fill the JEE Main Application Form 2020 in order to apply for an entrance. The dates on which application form will be released for both the sessions are given below:
For January Session
- Opening of Application Form – First week of September 2020
- Closing of Application Form – First week of October 2020
- Payment of Application Fee – First week of October 2020
- Uploading of Scanned documents – First week of October 2020
- Availability of Correction Window – Last week of October 2020
For April Session
- Opening of Application Form – Second week of February 2020
- Closing of Application Form – Second week of March 2020
- Uploading of Scanned Images – Second week of March 2020
- Payment of Fees – Second week of March 2020
- Availability of Correction Window – Third week of March 2020
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Release Date
NTA will release JEE Main Admit Card 2020 for those who will successfully complete the application process. Candidates have to download this admit card because, without it, they cannot take the exam. The releasing dates of admit card are mentioned below:
- Releasing Date of Admit Card for January session is in the third week of December 2020
- Releasing Date of Admit Card for April session is in the fourth week of March 2020
JEE Main Exam Dates 2020
As discussed earlier the exam will be held two times in a year. Therefore, candidates must check the JEE Main 2020 exam dates for both the sessions beneath
- The first session will be held in the month of January 2020.
- The second session will be held in the month of April 2020
The exams of both sessions will be conducted in two slots. The first slot will be from 9:30 am to 12:30 am while the second slot will begin from 2:00 pm till 5:00 pm.
Check here the complete schedule of JEE Main 2020
|Particulars||First Shift||Second Shift|
|Timing of the Examination||9:30 AM to 12:30 PM||2:30 PM to 5:30 PM|
|Duration of the Examination||3 Hours||3 Hours|
|Entry in Exam Centre||7:30 AM to 9 AM||12:30 PM to 2 PM|
|Checking of Admit Card by the Invigilator||9 AM to 9:15 AM||2 PM to 2:15 PM|
|Seating inside the Examination Centre||9:15 AM||2:15 PM|
|Instructions by the Invigilators||9:15 AM to 9:25 AM||2:15 PM to 2:25 PM|
|Commencement of Examination||9:30 AM||2:30 PM|
|Conclusion of Examination||12:30 PM||5:30 PM|
JEE Main Answer Key 2020 Release Date
The exam conducting body will publish the answer key for aspirants which let them calculate their approximate scores. The answer key is of great importance. Refer to the dates below so as to know about its publishing date
For January Session
- Publishing of Answer Key – Third week of January 2020
- Challenging an Answer Key – Third week of January 2020 onwards
- Releasing of final Answer Key – Fourth week of January 2020
For April Session
- Publishing of Answer Key – Third week of April 2020
- Challenging an Answer Key – Form third week of April 2020 onwards
- Releasing of final Answer Key – Fourth week of April 2020
JEE Main Result 2020 Declaration Date
NTA will announce the JEE Main Result 2020 for those who have appeared in the entrance exam. By checking the result, candidates will come to know about their qualifying status, total score, section-wise score, and All India Rank. The tentative dates of the result are as follows:
For January Session
- Declaration of Paper 1 Result – Third week of January 2020
- Declaration of Paper 2 Result – Last week of January 2020
For April Session
- Declaration of Paper 1 Result – Last week of April 2020
- Declaration of Paper 2 Result –Third week of May 2020
JEE Main Cutoff Release Date 2020
The cutoff is the least qualifying score required by the candidate in the exam. JEE Main Cutoff 2020 plays an important role as the authority shortlists candidates for counseling and admission based on it. The cutoff for both sessions will be released in the month of May 2020.
JEE Main Counselling Dates 2020
NTA will organize the JEE Main Counselling 2020 in the month of June or July 2020 tentatively. All the qualified aspirants have to take part in this counseling process. In this round seats will be allotted to students for admission.