NTA has released the information brochure for the JEE Main 2020 January session. The agency has come up with lot of changes in JEE Main 2020. Students are no bound to science in order to fill the JEE Main Application Form. The students who want to study B.Planning with Mathematics in 12th can also apply. Earlier only the students who clear the 12th Board with science were able to apply for JEE Main.

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Recently NTA has made a big change in the eligibility criteria for B. Planning. The criteria have been narrowed down to just mathematics in class XIIth. Now all those who will have mathematics as the subject in the 12th board can apply for JEE Main Exam for B. Planning Courses. This is among the several changes being introduced in the Joint Engineering Entrance Exam.

Another big change is in the JEE Main exam pattern. The number of questions has been reduced from 30 to 25 questions. Earlier there were 90 questions, each subject carries 30 questions with the total marks of 360 (90*4). All the questions were MCQ type. Each correct answer fetched 4 marks and the wrong answer lead to loss of 1 mark

But now the question has been reduced to 25 in which 20 questions will be MCQ type and 5 questions will be of subjective type. So taking three subjects in account leads to a total of 75 question with total marks of 300 (75*4). Subjective questions will not have a negative marking.

A glimpse of Major Changes in JEE Main 2020

B.E/B.TechB. PlanningB. Arch
  • Each subject question reduces from 30 to 25 questions. Means Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry will have 25 questions each.
  • Any students who have studied maths in 12th board can apply for the course.

 

  • Mathematics Paper will contain 25 questions out of which 20 will be in MCQ format and 5 questions will be subjective type
  • Out of 25 questions, 20 questions will be MCQ based and 5 questions will be of subjective type.
  • In MCQ= 4 marks for the correct answer and -1 for the wrong answer
  • In subjective question, there will be no negative marking
  • Mathematics and aptitude papers will remain common to B.Planning and B.Arch aspirants
  • Drawing Test Replaced by Planning Based Questions (25 questions)
  • Mathematics and aptitude papers will remain common to B.Planning and B.Arch aspirants
  • No. of questions in Drawing Paper reduce form 3 to 2 questions

 

 

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