JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted by IIT Delhi. However, applicants who desire to take the exam must be aware of the JEE advanced exam pattern 2020 in advance. Further, this will eventually help candidates to know every minute detail related to the entrance examination. These details consist of the mode of examination, type of questions, total number of sections, duration, etc.  In addition, by knowing the exact exam pattern, applicants will be able to prepare to keep in mind every detail. Also, having this knowledge will let candidates attempt the exam without any stress. Moreover, they will be familiar with the format of the exam beforehand. The complete exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2020 is available below.

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About JEE Advanced 2020 Examination

JEE Advanced is the second phase of NTA JEE Main. Although JEE Main acts as the screening test for jee advanced. The exam is conducted by the 7 zonal IITs on a rotational basis under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The qualifiers of JEE Main will be able to apply for the JEE advanced 2020 examination. Furthermore, the qualified students of JEE advanced 2020 will be able to pursue their education in undergraduate, postgraduate and dual degree programs in the field of Engineering. Depending upon the rank, candidates are granted admission in various reputed institutions that includes IITs, NITs, and other CFTIs. After conducting the entrance exam, the concerned authority will also conduct the Architecture Aptitude Test.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2020

The complete exam pattern of JEE Advanced is prescribed below:

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  • JEE Advanced 2020 examination is a computer-based test, i.e it will be conducted via online mode.
  • The examination of jee advanced 2020 will consist of 2 papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • Both the papers will be held for 3 hours duration each.
  • Paper 1 will be conducted form 9:00 am to 12:00 pm while Paper 2 will be conducted from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
  • The question paper will be divided into 3 sections
  • The questions are chiefly from the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in the question paper.
  • The question papers will be in English as well as Hindi languages.
  • The examination will contain a total of 54 questions.

JEE Advanced Marking Scheme

The question paper has 3 sections and each section has its own questions:

  1. This section consists of 4 Multiple Choice Questions where each question is provided with 4 options.
  2. This section consists of 8 Multiple Choice Questions where one or more questions will be correct.
  3. There are 6 questions in this section and the answer to the question will be a single-digit integer while in Paper 2 the question will be comprehension type.

The table below shows the marking scheme for Paper 1 and Paper 2:

Marking Scheme For Paper 1

Question TypeMarks AwardedNegative Marking
Single Correct Answer3-1
One or More Correct Answer4-2
Single Digit Integer3 0

Marking Scheme For Paper 2

Question TypeMarks AwardedNegative Marking
Single Correct Answer3-1
One or More Correct Answer4-2
Comprehension Type3 0

NOTE – JEE Advanced always contain a surprise element. The number of questions in the exam differs every year. In fact, the type of questions remains the same.

Architecture Aptitude Test- Exam Pattern

  • Architecture Aptitude Test will be conducted via offline mode i.e it will be a pen and paper-based test
  • The exam will consist of only one paper.
  • There will be objective type questions in the question paper.
  • AAT examination will be divided into 3 sections namely Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing
  • The exam will be conducted for 3 hours duration.
  • The question paper will be in English medium only.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2020

The complete syllabus of JEE advanced 2020 is mentioned below. Candidates must go through the syllabus before starting their preparation. This will let them study according to the topics in the syllabus. In addition, applicants will save time which could be wasted in preparation for some random topics.

Physics Syllabus

  • General
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern physics

Chemistry Syllabus

Physical Chemistry:

  • General topics
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Energetics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid-state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Nuclear chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry:

  • Isolation/ preparation and properties of the following non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of the following compounds
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Preparation and properties of the compounds
  • Ores and minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Principles of qualitative analysis

Organic Chemistry

  • Concepts
  • Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkanes
  • Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkenes and alkynes
  • Reactions of benzene
  • Phenols
  • Characteristic reactions
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Practical organic chemistry

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors


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