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JEE Main FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) List

Ques. Whether the examination will be offline or online?
Ans. This will be a computer-based test and will be conducted through online mode only.
Ques. Who is eligible for JEE Main 2020?

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Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in  2018, 2019 or those who are appearing in 2020 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020.

Candidates who had passed Class XII/qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible. A candidate who appeared in Class XII/ equivalent qualifying examination in 2017, did not pass in 2017, but passed in 2018 are not eligible to appear in JEE Main. There is no age limit for appearing in the JEE Main 2020 examination. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main Exam. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.

Ques. If a candidate has passed in 2019 and appearing for improvement in 2021. Is he eligible?
Ans. Yes
Ques. What is the state of eligibility for the improvement of Candidates/Institution Abroad/NIOS?
Ans. If a candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another State, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination and not the State from where he/she has appeared for improvement. Indian Nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate. Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the State in which the study centre is located. The state of eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal /Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO. 
Ques. How many times a student can appear in one year?
Ans. As per the new scheme, the JEE (Main)-2020 exam would be conducted twice in a year. 
Ques. What is eligibility for Diploma Students in JEE (Main) - 2020?
Ans. To appear in JEE (Advanced) a diploma holder can apply in JEE (Main) – 2020but his/her rank and NTA score for JEE (Main) will not be declared as diploma holders cannot apply for admission to NITs and CFTIs through JEE (Main) channel. 
Ques. How can I apply for JEE (Main) - 2020?
Ans. Application form for JEE (Main)-2020 can be submitted only online through website Details are available under Chapter-5 “Application procedure for JEE (Main)- 2020” as provided in the Information Bulletin of JEE (Main) – 2020. Keep the correct details ready before submission of form after carefully reading of Information Bulletin.
Ques. Which scanned images have to be uploaded in the JEE Main 2020 application form?
Ans. The candidates had to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature and their father/ mother/ guardian’s signature in the application form of JEE (Main)-2020. 
Ques. Is there any change in the syllabus of JEE Main 2020?
Ans. There are a few changes in Paper 2 Syllabus of JEE Main 2020.
Ques. What will be the pattern of examination?
Ans. JEE Main shall have two papers, Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) and Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.). Candidates may take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.), or both as per the course(s) they are seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper and mode of examination available is given in the table below. SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS MODE OF EXAMINATION Paper 1 (B.E./ B. Tech.) Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Computer-based Paper 2 (B.Arch./ B.Planning) Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II & Drawing Test – Part III Objective type Questions to test drawing aptitude Computer-Based. Computer-Based On a drawing sheet (offline mode).
Ques. Will the JEE exams get tougher from 2018 onwards due to the involvement of National Testing Agency?
Ans. No. The syllabus and the pattern of the examination would remain the same.
Ques. When JEE Main 2020 will be conducted?
Ans. It will be conducted twice in January 2020 and in April 2020.
Ques. Can I use a calculator in an online examination conducted by NTA?
Ans. No. Candidates are not allowed to carry calculators or any other electronic device in the examination centre. Detailed information in this regard is available in the Information Bulletin.
Ques. I have no access to a computer and no experience NTA will be identifying schools, colleges and other institutions with internet and computer facilities in due course of time. with the online examination. How can I prepare for the examination?
Ans. The same will be designated as Test Practice Centers (TPCs) for facilitating free practice sessions every Saturday and Sunday for JEE Main 2020 aspirants.
Ques. Is it necessary to appear in JEE (Main) Examination twice? If I give the examination on both the occasions, which score will be considered?
Ans. No, it is not necessary to appear in JEE(Main) twice. This would be optional for the candidate to appear once or twice for the current academic session. In case they have attempted both the examinations, best of the scores would be taken for the merit list.
Ques. Will there be any changes in the JoSAA counselling process?
Ans. No, there is no change in JoSAA counselling process.


  1. If you have submitted the form, you will not be able to make changes now. However, you must wait till NTA releases a notification regarding what information can be edited during application correction period.

  2. I want to appear both paper1 and paper2 . But mistakenly while apply i applied for paper 1 only. So what should I have to do now to appear for paper2 also


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