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.

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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

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