JEE Advanced 2020: Counselling (Started), Result (Released), Cut Off

JEE Advanced 2020JEE Advanced 2020 (JoSAA) Seat Allotment has been released for 6th round. (AAT) Result has been declared on 11th October 2020. The exam has been conducted by the Seven Zonal Coordinating IIT’s under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). It is a national level entrance exam held every year by IITs on rotational basis. This year, it has been conducted by IIT, Delhi. This entrance exam is a gateway to get admission in Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s, or Bachelor Master Dual Degree Courses. Admission will be provided to exam qualifying candidates in Engineering or Architecture Courses in top institutes of IITs, CFTIs, NITs, etc. Candidates can go through this article to get various details for JEE Advanced 2020 exam dates, answer key, result, counselling & much more.

Exam Dates Answer Key Result

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JEE Advanced 2020 Notifications – Allotment Released (6th Round)

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As per the sources, for admissions in IITs 75% marks criteria in 12th class & top 20 percentile criteria has been relaxed . Check here for other details.

New Changes Introduced This Year:

  • Paper timings has been changed. Paper 1 is conducted from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and Paper 2 is conducted from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
  • Foreign test centres have been removed.
  • It is necessary for the candidates to choose eight exam centres.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th class irrespective of any percentage are eligible to take admission in IITs.

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates can check below official JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Dates for various events:

EventsDates (Released)
Application form release12th September 2020
Application form last date17th September 2020
Last date for fee payment of application form18th September 2020
Admit card releasing21st to 27th September 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Date27th September 2020
Copy of candidate responses to be
available on the website
29th to 30th September 2020
Display of Provisional answer key29th September 2020
Receiving of objection (if any)29th to 30th September 2020
Online display of final answer keys5th October 2020
Result declaration of JEE Advanced 20205th October 2020
Online registration of Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)5th to 6th October 2020
AAT exam date8th October 2020
Result Declaration of AAT11th October 2020
Seat Allotment starts6th October 2020 

JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling

Qualifying candidates must have to participate in JEE Advanced Counselling /Joint Seat Allocation process (JoSAA). All the seats across IITs, NIITs, IITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) will be allocated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA).

Candidates must have to fill the course of their choice during this process. IITs will release the list of courses for admission which will be made available at the time of online filling-in of choices.

JEE Advanced 2020 Result

JEE Advanced Result has been declared on 5th October 2020. Candidates are able to check their result through online mode. Candidates are intimated about the release of results in their registered number or mail id.

Category wise – All India Ranks (AIR) of qualified candidates will be available through online portal after the result declaration. Candidates are able to check their result by entering in their details like Date of Birth (D.O.B) and application number.

Also Check:

JEE Advanced Rank Predictor

JEE Advanced 2020 Answer Key

JEE Advanced Answer Key has been released through online mode. Provisional answer key has been released on 29th September 2020. Final answer key has been released on 5th October 2020. For preparatory course, separate category wise merit list will be prepared. Also a common rank list will be generated and released online.

Candidates are able to check the answer key for both the papers – 1 & 2. With the help of answer key, candidates are able to assume his/her marks even before the result declaration.

JEE Advanced 2020 Reservation

Check below the category wise reservation for JEE Advanced 2020 in the below table:

General Candidates50.5%
OBC-NCL (Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)27%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Person with Disability (PWD)5%

JEE Advanced 2020 Cut Off

The JEE Advanced Cut-off will be the minimum marks required to qualify in the exam. Candidates, who will score equal or more than the cut-off marks, will be considered for merit allocation.

The category wise cut-off marks for top 20 percentile will be calculated based on marks of the candidates who will pass their respective boards in 2020. Separate cut off marks will be also released by the participating institutions for admission of the candidates.

The cut-off for PWD candidates will be same as the lowest of the cut-off marks for General, OBC-NCL, ST and SC Categories. The Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) will decide the cut-off marks for clearing the AAT.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, it is compulsory to attend paper I and II in JEE Advanced 2020.

Answer: No, you have to fill JEE Advanced 2020 application form through online mode only.

Answer: Yes, you will get one hour compensatory time for both the papers.

Answer: Yes, you will have to fill separate application form for AAT exam.

Answer: Yes, it will be compulsory to appear in JEE Main Exam for appearing in JEE Advanced 2020.

Answer: The eligibility for AAT exam will be same as for JEE Advanced 2020.


JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centers

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam centers will be in – Gujarat, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Ethiopia, Delhi (NCR), Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Nepal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tripura, Singapore, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Haryana, Puducherry, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and United Arab Emirates.

JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form

Candidates must check the following information regarding JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form before proceeding to fill the form:

  • JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form can be filled through online mode.
  • Candidates are able to fill the form from 12th September 2020.
  • The online registration has been closed on 17th September 2020.
  • Candidates are advised to register with working email ID & mobile number at time of JEE Advanced 2020 registration to get login credentials.
  • Along with academic & educational details, candidates will also have to fill eight exam city preference.
  • No correction facility in the application form will be provided by the board so candidates must fill the details carefully.
  • Candidates can submit scanned copies of all required documents.

Documents to be submitted at time of registration are:

  • 10th certificate (for Date of Birth verification)
  • Birth certificate (if it is not mentioned in 10th certificate)
  • 12th or equivalent examination certificate
  • Category Certificate (If SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL)
  • PWD certificate (if necessary)
  • PIO/ OCI certificate (if applicable), etc.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form Fee can be paid through online mode.

  • For online mode, it can be paid via credit card, debit card or net-banking.
  • Application Fee for Indian National candidates & foreign countries candidates is discussed below:
Indian National CandidatesFee
Female candidates (all category)INR 1400/-
SC, ST, PWD CandidatesINR 1400/-
All other candidatesINR 2800/-
Foreign National CandidatesFee
Candidates from SAARC CountriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC CountriesUSD 150
Check HereHow to Fill JEE Advanced Application Form

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check below JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the test:

  • Nationality: All Indian National (including OCI/PIO) and foreign national candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have cleared their 10+2 or equivalent examination in 2019 or 2020 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • Age limit: Candidates must have born on or after October 1, 1995. 5 years of relaxation will be given to SC, ST and PWD candidates.
  • No. of attempts: Candidates only be able to apply JEE Advanced maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
  • Mandatory: It will be mandatory to appear in JEE Main 2020 January and September 2020 session for applying JEE Advanced 2020.
  • Performance: Candidates have to come under the top 250,000 qualifying candidates in BE/B.TEch paper of JEE Main 2020 (including all categories).
  • Earlier admission at IITs: Candidates who have admitted to any preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2020 will be eligible to apply in JEE Advanced 2020.
  • Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT will also be not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020. However, those paid seat acceptance fee but doesn’t report at center OR cancelled their seat before last allotment round in the year 2019 are eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the details regarding JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern below:

  • Mode: JEE Advanced 2020 exam has been conducted in online (computer-based) mode.
  • Medium: The paper is available in the English or Hindi language.
  • Duration: The exam is conducted for 3 hours (4 hours for PWD candidates).
  • Paper: There are two compulsory papers – Paper I and Paper II.
  • Questions Type: Question paper consists of objective type of questions.
  • Subjects: The exam contain questions from the subjects of – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Marking: There is negative marking in the paper and vary for different papers.

Details regarding both papers, their total no. of marks & marking scheme are as follows:

JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 1 SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal no. of marksMarking (per question)Negative Marking (-)


JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 2 SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal no. of marksMarking (per scheme)Negative Marking

For Architecture Aptitude Test (Paper 2):

  • Exam Mode: AAT exam will hold via offline (pen-paper) mode.
  • No. of papers: Only 1 paper will be there in AAT.
  • Questions Type: Question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Duration: The exam duration will be of 3 hours.
  • Medium Language: Question paper will be held in English language.
  • Sections: The paper will contain questions from Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing Test.

Distribution of no. of questions & total number of marks from each sections is:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal no. of marks
Aptitude Test50200
Drawing Test270

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

JEE Advanced Syllabus for Paper I consist of questions from the subjects of – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.

Some of the major topics from each subject will be:

Physics: It consists of units & dimensions, speed of sounds, mechanics, thermal physics, electricity & magnesium, optics, modern physics and much more.

Chemistry: Physical Chemistry includes general topics as oxidation, reduction, gaseous & liquid state, atomic structure & chemical bonding, electrochemistry, surface chemistry etc. Inorganic Chemistry includes preparation & properties of non-metals, ores & minerals and etc. Organic Chemistry will include reaction of benzene, carbohydrates, amino acids 7 peptides etc.

Mathematics: It contain topics like Algebra, Matrices, Probability, Trigonometry, Geometry, Integral & Differential Calculus and much more.

For JEE Advanced 2020 Paper II:

Paper II comprise of simple drawing containing lines, angles, triangles and etc., surface texture, relative location, details of its components parts, common domestic or day to day life objects like equipment, furniture, architectural awareness questions, etc.

JEE Advanced 2020 Preparation Tips

Below we have discussed some preparation tips for the JEE Advanced 2020 entrance test:

  • Practice from good source of study material.
  • Practice by solving previous years question papers and sample papers.
  • Take proper rest and eat healthy for good health.
  • Go through exam pattern, marking pattern and syllabus to prepare well for the exam.
  • Attempt mock tests regularly for analyzing your preparation.
  • Prepare short and effective notes while studying.

JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card

JEE Advanced Admit Card has been released on 21st September 2020. It has been issued through online mode. The admit card has been provided by officials before paper 1. It contain all the details related to exam like examination center, schedule & much more.

It is mandatory for the candidates to bring admit card along with photo ID proof (Aadhar Card/School ID/College ID/Driving License/Pan Card). Candidates must have to bring same admit card for AAT exam also.

If you have any query regarding JEE Advanced 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 102 Comments
  1. Cat says:

    Full marks alloted in Jee advanced is about 200 but I have heard about students getting 326 how is it?

  2. Cat says:

    Is online calculator available in Jee Advanced exam?

  3. shashank shanbhag says:

    my son has appeared in jee advanced in general category but i have come to know i come in EWS category as my income is less than 8 lakh, Can i claim now in EWS category as he will get good college in IIT. Pls help me sir Regards

  4. Md Faiz says:

    EWS Certificate can b submitted before 26 th September, as issuing authority is taking time.

  5. Omprakash says:

    My photo in jee main application is now not available. So can I give my older photo in jee advanced form please reply

  6. Omprakash says:

    Can I give another photo in jee advanced form(not similar to jee main form)

  7. Omprakash says:

    My photo in jee main application is now not available. So can I give my older photo please reply

  8. Owais says:

    I m qualify in jee mains. I have obc-ncl certificate 2018 .can I give jee advanced with this certificate

  9. basheer says:

    Unable to register for JEE Advanced
    Both the sites and shows error 404 on loging in since it is opened yesterday. Why ?

  10. Rose says:

    My rank is 2,66,456 in jee mains. And have 75 percentile. Iam under obc-ncl.but i heard that only top 2.5 lakh students are eligible for jee advanced. I meet the cutoff under my i eligible for jee advanced?

  11. Dino martin says:

    I got 52% in jee mains , can I get seat at out or not
    my category is sc


    Year of passing January 2020. My NTA score is 81.7623135 .
    How much rank become in this score.
    And can I appere JEE ADVANCE 2020?

  13. Prahlad says:

    I scored 56% in BE/B Tech and 75% in B Arch of Jee mains Jan 2020 but have compartment in one subject of 12th cbse in year 2020.
    Can I apply/ appear for the Jee adv 2020.??
    Kindly guide me.

  14. Prahlad says:

    I scored 56% in BE/B Tech and 75% in B Arch of Jee mains Jan 2020 but have compartment in one subject of 12th cbse in year 2020.
    Can I apply/ appear for the Jee adv 2020.
    Kindly guide me.

  15. Luxmi yadav says:

    I got 85 percentile in January 2020 i am eligible for any NIT with this score as OBC candidates??

  16. Shivam singh says:

    Hlo sir i am giving jee mains January 2020 but my jee marks is 42.433 (nta) score
    Plz reply sir i am qualified Or not for giving jee advanced 2020

  17. Pankhuri Parashar says:

    Sir actually I’m a diploma student and not I have entered 3rd year i.e 5th semester and unfortunately I came to know by some source that after completion of 2nd year I can also aaply for iit can I do so PLZZ let me know the procedure also

  18. Devraj yadav says:

    What JEEadvances will postponed again after August

  19. Devraj yadav says:

    What JEEadvances will postponed again after August

  20. Deborah yadav says:

    What JEEadvances will postponed again after August

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It depends on officials. We will update in article when any information about it will be released.

  21. S.R.Sanjeev Roshan says:

    I have written an JEE main on January 2020. I have secured 91% in that examination. But i don’t know to apply for JEE advanced. Will you help me to apply for JEE advanced?

  22. Sriniket Pawar says:

    Again when the dates will be announced for JEE Advanced 2020 registration and application???

  23. Sriniket Shailendra Pawar says:

    Again when the dates will announced for JEE Advanced registration and application???

  24. Sriniket Shailendra Pawar says:

    Again when will the dates announced for registration of JEE Advanced 2020?

  25. Gothavari says:

    I got 81.2percentage in jee main 2020 I got any free sheets to study

  26. Hiralal ganjhu says:

    Sir I gave jee advanced 2019 but not qualify,I want to drop 1year and after 2021I want again writing,is it possible!

  27. Jaswanth says:

    I got 97.226pwrcentile injee mains Jan 2020xam,iam obc candidate I eligible to advanced

  28. ISHANSHU says:

    Can l submitt application online now?

  29. Arbaj Quraishi says:

    I got 79.6 percentile in jee main January 2020 with OBC-NCL CATEGORY Can I give jee advance 2020

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You can apply for JEE Advanced if you come under top 250,000 qualifying candidates in BE/B.TEch paper of JEE Main 2020.

  30. sourav kumar says:

    when i have to produce caste certificate,at the time of filling form or at time of counselling

  31. Sidharth sharma says:

    I have got 92 percentile in jee mains in general category. Is i am eligible for jee advanced paper or not.

  32. Janvi thakre says:

    I got 83 percentile in jee main January 2020 , so I’m eligible for advance or not ??

  33. Achu says:

    I have an atempt in jee main 2020 but i have got 54%percentile whether I will be able to apply jee advance 2020

  34. Nijwm Daimari says:

    To apply form for JEE Advance do we need to crack JEE Main first

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, it will be necessary for the candidates to appear in JEE Main examination to be eligible for JEE Advanced.

  35. Sandeep kumar says:

    Sir iam a pwd student
    I have secured 98.6% in jee mains 2020 to get an IIT what is the minimum mark required for jee advance 2020

  36. Jananie Mahendran says:

    I have scored 56.98 percentile in jee mains 2020.Am I eligible for jee advance 2020??

  37. Laxman says:

    I have passed 12 th from Nepal and I want to aapear in jee main(April) and advanced from,what are the documents needed to appear.

    Am I able to appear in India.what documents are needed if I will give exam from India

  38. Sabbir says:

    I am from Bangladesh
    How many times can I take attempt for jee advance?

  39. hepzi says:

    Sir what is jee main first attempt and jee main second attemp?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      JEE Main exam is conducted two times every year- January and April session. These two sessions are known as first and second attempt.

  40. Pranav Kumar says:

    What is AAT Exam? Is it compulsory to attempt AAT Exam after the result declaration of jee Advanced in admission to B.TECH??? Please explain my confusion.

  41. Shahaji says:

    Sir’I completed my 12th from maharashtra board in 2018.So if I clear jee mains in this year(2020)can I give jee advanced??

  42. Praveen kumar says:

    sir now I’m studying in polytechnic, my question is ‘if I have got 75% marks in polytechnic can I attend the jee advance and Jee main Exams?

  43. Babita says:

    Sir I have applied for jeemains 2020 I have filled the application for now I have too give my photo and signatures and fee how I can I do that??

  44. Navneet Sinha says:

    I have qualified cbse 12 exam in 2019. But I secured only 55% marks. If I secured more than 75% marks in cbse 2020 by giving improvement in only 4 subjects. Then can I eligible for jee mains and advanced or not

  45. Reyansh raj says:

    Sir i am 12th passed in 2019 and my precentage 76.66% and i belond to pwd. Sir kya mai iit-jee ke liye eligible hu

  46. priyadarshini says:

    I’m a 12th std student .can i apply for jee exam 2020

  47. sunil kumar malpani says:

    My son has appeared JEE(Advance) 2019 but not qualified since he secured 73 percentage only in CBSE. Now he is preparing for improvement exam for class 12 CBSE. To qualify JEE (ADV)2020 , whether he have to write all the five subjects or one /two subjects to cross 75% . Kindly advice me so as to register the name for CBSE improvement examination accordingly.

  48. Mukesh Kumar das says:

    My IIT me Jane ke liye advance me minimum mark or JEE main me for sc category ke liye

  49. Shawshank Sharma says:

    Please get it know me to Detail of JE Advance centre in Himachal Pradesh

  50. Abhishek s k says:

    I have filled jee form 1st but suddenly my phone is switched off now it is not coming what can i do now to fill the form of jee

  51. Aravind says:

    It’s nice examination

  52. Sumit kumar says:

    Me 11 class ka student hu to me jee ka form submit kr sakta hu

  53. Abhishek says:

    I passed class 12 in 2018 and give the jee advanced paper in 2019 but I am appear only In second paper of it can I give the jee advanced 2020 I belong to sc category

  54. Sandeep Chaudhary says:

    I am from nepal. Do I need to attend jee main ? Is it necessary to submit marksheet of grade 12 during form filling of jee advance?

  55. Naresh says:

    I qualified in JEE adv 2019 but did not get seat in IIT. But I got seat in NIT as per JEE Main’s ranking and have taken admission in NIT, can I again appear for JEE adv 2020 while undergoing BTECH at NIT

  56. Anubhav says:

    I am from nepal. Do i have to give jee mains exam and also will my rank come general with indians or is there any separate seat for foreign students

  57. JS Vaishnav says:

    I have appeared JEE(Advance) 2019 but not qualified since i secured 73 percentage only in CBSE. Now i am preparing for improvement exam for class 12 CBSE. To qualify JEE (ADV)2020 , whether i have to write all the five subjects or one /two subjects to cross 75% . Kindly advice me so as to register the name for CBSE improvement examination accordingly.
    regards Vaishnav J

  58. Arijit says:

    I am passed 12th in 2019, scored 68%,in general quota.
    Am I eligible for jee advanced and main in 2020?

  59. ankit says:

    what is the minimum percentage recuired for (OBC) Candidate to appear in JEE ADVANCE 2020.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates must have scored 75% marks (65% for SC/ ST/ PWD category in 12th or equivalent examination. Candidates will have to come under the top 224,000 qualifying candidates in paper 1 of JEE Main 2020 to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.

  60. Ankit says:

    I have not given jee advanced in 2018 but qualify in jee mains and did not pass the criteria of 12th percentage.
    I have repeat my 12th in 2019 with all subjects and given jee advanced 2019 but not qualified . Am I eligible for jee advanced 2020.

  61. Pranav Kumar says:

    What is the full process to admission in IIT What is do me?

  62. Ankit says:

    I have given jee mains in 2018 but not qualified for jee advanced then I have repeat my 12th with all subjects in 2019 and also gave jee advanced in 2019 but not qualified .
    Am I eligible for jee advanced for 2020

  63. Akhilesh Jambulkar says:

    I passed my 12th in 2018. And appeared for jee mains but failed. I appeared in 2019 also and passed and appeared for jee advance also this is my first time . Now am I eligible for jee mains and advance in 2020

  64. Rajneesh Pandey says:

    I have passed boards with 60percentin 2019.I am giving CBSE improvement exam next year.Am i eligible for jee mains and advanced and seat at iit

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, you will be eligible for admission in IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs if you secure 75% (65% for SC/ST) in 12th exams or be in top 20 percentile of the respective board.

  65. Yash Jaiswal says:

    I have qualified class 12th in 2018 but i have not given jee advanced in 2018.I have given jee advanced in 2019, can I give jee advenced in 2020 after qualifying jee mains in 2020

  66. Aniket says:

    I am complete my 12th in 2019.if I am appear in jee main in 2019 but fail.if i will not appear in jee mains 2020. Will I eligible for 2021 jee advanced

  67. Arvind says:

    I wrote my board exam in 2018
    I attended jeemain in 2018 for first time and didn’t attend jeeadvance in 2018….,
    My second attempt in jeemain was on 2019( Jan and April) and my first attempt in jeeadvance was on 2019
    So…., here’s my doubt
    Am I eligible for jeeadvance2020( will be my 2nd attempt and jeemain 2020( will me my 3rd attempt)
    Please reply as soon as possible
    Your reply will decide my career please

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates will only be able to apply JEE Advanced maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

  68. satyen jha says:

    Sir I was to appear in 12 boards in 2018 but due to health issues my hall ticket had to be cancelled that year.Next year in 2019 I appeared for boards and for mains and advanced as well for first time .Am I eligible for jee advanced 2020?

  69. siddharth aryan says:

    I passed 12th in 2018…I am eligible for Jee main 2020…but am I eligible for Jee advance…

  70. sonali chanda says:

    Is it compulsory to give both AAT and jee advance to qualify for iit

  71. Rajeev says:

    I passed my 12th in 2018 but I didn’t give Jee in 2018.I give Jee main in 2019 but I failed. Am I eligible for Jee main and advance in 2020?

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