Documents Required For JEE Main 2020: National Testing Agency is the conducting body of the JEE Main exam. JEE Main is the national level engineering test that is held across the nation. Each year lakhs of students appear for the exam but only thousands get through it. There are various kinds of documents which the candidates need in order to fill the JEE Main Application Form. Candidates also nee the documents at the time of counselling and while going to write the exam.

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Candidates must be aware of the documents which they need for JEE Main. Read the article to get to know which all fields required the documents in JEE Main.

Documents Required For JEE Main 2020 Registration

At the time of registration for JEE Main, candidates need various documents to fill the registration form. The documents required at the time of JEE Main Registration are:

  • Marksheet of Class 10th
  • Marksheet of class 12th if already passed otherwise appearing candidates present the mark sheet at the time of counselling.
  • Category certificate
  • Residential certificate
  • Passport size photograph and signature of the candidates as well as their parents in JPEG format
  • Thumb impression (Left thumb for boys and right thumb for girls)
  • Date of birth certificate or use the class 10th certificate as an evidence
  • Valid and correct Email address and contact details.

Documents Required At The Time Of JEE Main Counselling

Counselling is the main procedure which is conducted by JoSAA. So while going for the JEE Main Counselling, candidates need to have the documents which show their personal, academic and community certificate.  Below table shows the documents as per the classification are:

Personal DetailsAcademic QualificationCaste/ Physical Disability Certificate
Photo Identity CardClass 10th mark sheetCategory (OBC-NCL / SC / ST) certificate, if applicable
Medical CertificateClass 12th mark sheetOBC NCL declaration if required
Proof of Date of BirthJEE Main Admit Card 2020PwD certificate, if applicable
Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee PaymentProvisional Seat Allotment Letter
3 passport-size photos (same as uploaded at the time of registration)

However, the documents vary as per going for the IITs and NITs, etc. So, the classification of documents can be seen through the below table.

Documents Required For IITs and ISM

  • Provisional JoSAA seat Allotment Letter 2020
  • Two Passport size photographs
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Photo Identity Card (valid)
  • Original JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance fee payment by e-challan or SBI Net banking
  • Date of Birth Proof (10th Standard Mark Sheet)
  • Class 12th (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Certificate for PwD (if applicable)
  • Passport (for foreign nationals) or OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • DS Certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration cum Locked Choices for Seat Allotment

Documents Required for NITs, IIITs, IIESTs, GFTIs-

  • Provisional JoSAA seat Allotment Letter 2020
  • Three passport size photographs similar to one uploaded in JEE Main 2020 application form
  • Candidate Undertaking
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment by e-challan or Internet Banking through SBI
  • JEE Main Score Card 2020
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2020
  • Class 10th Standard Mark Sheet or Date of Birth Proof
  • Class 12 (or equivalent) Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Valid photo Identity Card
  • Medical Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • OCI Certificate or PIO Card (if applicable)
  • Registration and Filled Choices for Seat Allotment

Documents Required At The JEE Main Exam Centre

While going for the JEE Main entrance test candidates need to have certain documents with them. Lacking the documents candidates will not be allowed to sit for the exam. The important documents the candidates need to carry to the exam centers are:

  • Print copy of Admit Card
  • One passport size photograph. It must be noted that the passport size photo must be same as uploaded on the Online Application Form
  • Any authorized photo IDs that must be original, valid and non-expired. ID Proof such as  – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Ration Card
  • If claiming the relaxation under PwD category, the PwD certificate must have the certificate issued by the authorized medical officer.


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