Joint Entrance Exam Mains (JEE Main) is one of the entrance exams of engineering which is on the top in the list of National level entrance exam for engineering. JEE (Main) is formerly known as All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). This exam is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) In India. It was introduced in 2002 and renamed in April 2017. This exam is meant for admission to various undergraduate engineering and architecture courses in institutes accepting the scores of JEE (Main). It offers admissions into Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and various Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). Initially, this exam was conducted once in a year on the first week of April on both paper and electronic mode by (CBSE) Central Board of Secondary Education. CBSE had been conducting this exam until 2018. But from 2019 it is conducted twice a year by the National Testing Agency (NTA) only in online mode. National Testing Agency will be responsible from 2019 for issuing information bulletin, inviting online applications, organizing entrance test, providing answer key and declaration of results.
The JEE (Main) data is sent by NTA to concerned State Authority and Seat Allocation Board (SAB) for admission process. This exam was conducted in offline mode (pen and paper mode) till 2010 but as per the orders of the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2011, CBSE started conducting Paper 1 in Computer-Based mode for the first one lakh candidates who opted to for the same while rest of the students took the examination in pen and paper mode. Paper 2 is still conducted on offline mode (pen and paper mode). Aspirants are actively appearing for this exam as it is the ladder to the top engineering colleges of India. The number of an applicant of JEE Main has varied over the years. The number of applicants in 2012 was 12.20 lakh which rose to 13.56 lakh in 2014. In 2018 the number of applicants appeared for JEE Main online exam was 2.16 lakhs while around 10.43 lakh aspirants appeared for the offline exam. Candidates can appear for the JEE Advanced only after clearing their JEE (Main) exam. There are many colleges who take admissions on the basis of the scores of the JEE (Main) for admission in their B.Tech/B.Arch programs.
To appear for this exam candidates must fulfill the JEE Main Eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for JEE Mains are as follow.
Those candidates who do not fall under the eligibility criteria are not allowed to write in the examination.
|NTA JEE Main April 2020 Exam|
|Online submission of application forms:||08 Feb 2020 - 07 Mar 2020|
|Admit Card Download:||18 Mar 2020|
|Dates of examination (B.Arch./B.Planning):||07th Apr 2020|
|Dates of examination (B.E./B.Tech):||08th, 09th, 10th and 12th April 2020|
|Declaration of results:||30 Apr 2020|
JEE Main Application form can be filled through online mode. The application forms of JEE Main for January is generally released in the month of September and for JEE Main April Examinations forms are released in the month of February by NTA. These forms are available on the official website of NTA that is www.nta.ac.in. Candidates can fill the form for both the examination and can apply for admission to any institute with the best scores.
The JEE Main Exam Pattern consists of two papers. Paper 1 is meant for B.E/B. Tech courses while Paper 2 is for B.Arch courses. Students can opt for anyone or both the papers. From 2019, Paper 1 is mandatorily a computer-based test (online mode). Till 2018, students were provided with an option between OMR based and computer-based mode of exam. Paper 1 is divided into three sections namely Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Each section consists of 30 questions with equal Weightage. The questions are objective-type consisting of four choices. Out of the four alternatives provided in every question only one is correct. Every correct answer will add 4 marks to your total score and there is the negative making of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. No marks will be deducted in case any question is left unanswered. The duration of the paper is three hours. Candidates are not allowed to carry any device, which is restricted like calculators, logarithm tables, or any other electronic devices into the examination hall. Candidates can choose any medium either Hindi or English for giving this exam.
The questions asked in the exam are based on the syllabus that is common to syllabi of all the state boards in India and the Central Board of Secondary Education. Questions of JEE Main is generally related to the subjects of 11th and 12th class. JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) comprises topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of class 11 and 12 as prescribed by CBSE. The paper consists of 90 questions of 4 marks each. Syllabus for Paper 2 (B.Arch) includes Mathematics of class 12th, Aptitude and Drawing section. Paper second consists of 82 questions.
The number of attempts which can be availed by the candidate at the examination is limited to three in consecutive years. If the candidate has already appeared three times for the JEE Main Examination in the consecutive years then he/she is not eligible to appear in the JEE Main Examination. There is no relaxation for those candidates who belongs to reserved categories. And if someone has registered for JEE Main Exam but has not appeared for the examination then his/her count is not added.
Those candidates who have got themselves registered with NTA and have submitted the form before the last date and who have paid the application fee can retrieve the JEE Main Admit Card. Admit Cards of JEE Mains are released by NTA (National Testing Agency) who is conducting the exam. No candidate is allowed to enter the exam test center without the JEE Main Admit Card. The Admit Card contains all the important information about the candidate like his/her personal details and educational qualification related details.
JEE Main Exam held in all the states of India in all Indian state cities. Exam Center location depends on your state and city You can find the complete information of JEE Main Exam Centers. Take a look at the complete list below.
Students who are willing to clear their entrance exam of JEE Main or JEE Advanced can do regular online practice with searchurcollege. Here we are offering online test series with the last ten year solved question paper with a solution where a student can register their self and start their online practice to qualify their JEE Main Entrance Exam. This online practice test series is extremely comfortable for the student. Candidates can access online JEE Main Question Paper from anywhere via Mobile, Laptop, Desktop and start solving online question bank by attempting all the question. Regular online practice makes students perfect where student and give their entrance exam on time by attempting all the question on time.