JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 (Changed), 25 Qn, Numerical Answer

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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 has been released officially. The pattern indicates the exam mode, type of question, marking scheme, etc. New Changes have been introduced in JEE Main 2020 exam pattern & syllabus which candidates can check in the article. The JEE Main exam is a national level examination, which will be organized to provide admissions in undergraduate engineering and architecture courses provided by NITs, IIITs and IITs.

The exam will be conducted for B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch & B. Planning. It will be conducted in online mode. Through this article we are providing the detailed information about JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern.

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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 – Released

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JEE Main 2020 examination will be organized from 6th to 11th January 2020 for January session and for April session, it will be organized from 3rd to 9th April 2020. The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) is limited to 03 (three).

Check the JEE Main 2020 Exam pattern for B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Plan papers from below given section:

JEE Main Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) Exam Pattern:

  • Courses: The paper-1 of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses.
  • Exam Mode: The examination will be held through online CBT mode.
  • Subjects: JEE Main Paper 1 will contain questions from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type -Multiple Choice questions will be asked.
  • Number of Questions: 25 questions will be there in each PCM section. 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 5 questions answers to be filled as numerical value. Total questions will be 75 in the paper.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: The question paper medium is in English & Hindi for all centre cities. For centre cities in Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, candidates can opt Gujarati as language. Students have to make option of language medium at the time of application process. No changes can be done later.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct question will carry 4 marks.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. There will be no negative marking for numerical value answer type of questions.

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.E/B.Tech:

SubjectsQuestionsMarks
Chemistry25100
Physics25100
Mathematics25100
Total75300

Also Check:

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

Admit Card

Preparation Books

JEE Main Paper 2 (B.Arch) Exam Pattern:

  • Courses: The paper-2 of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate architecture courses.
  • Exam Mode: The mode of exam for paper-2 is online only. The drawing test of Paper 2 will be conducted through offline mode on a sheet of A4 size.
  • Subjects: The JEE Main Paper 2 will comprises of three parts which are mathematics, aptitude test and drawing test.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type -Multiple Choice questions will be asked for Part-I and Part-II.
  • Number of Questions: 25 questions will be there in mathematics section; 50 questions in Aptitude test; 2 questions in drawing test. In mathematics, 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 5 questions answers to be filled as numerical value. There will be total of 75 questions in the paper.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: Question paper medium is English and Hindi. Students filling the exam centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Havel cities have the option to opt the question paper in English, Hindi and Gujarati medium.
  • Marking System: Each question will carry 4 marks for the correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score. There will be no negative marking for numerical value answer type of questions.

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.Arch:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Aptitude Test50200
Mathematics25100
Drawing Test2100
Total77 questions400

JEE Main Paper (B.Planning) Exam Pattern:

  • Courses: The paper of B.Plan of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted for admission to undergraduate planning courses.
  • Exam Mode: The mode of exam of the paper is CBT mode only.
  • Subjects: The Paper comprises of three parts – Mathematics, Aptitude test and planning based objective type MCQs.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Number of Questions: 25 questions will be there in mathematics section; 50 questions in Aptitude test; 25 questions in planning based objective questions. In mathematics, 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 5 questions answers to be filled as numerical value. There will be total of 100 questions in the paper.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. 4 hours for candidates having 40% disability.
  • Question Paper Medium: Question paper medium is English and Hindi. Students filling the exam centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Havel cities have the option to opt the question paper in English, Hindi and Gujarati medium.
  • Marking System: Each objective type question will carry 4 marks for the correct response.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted from the total score. There will be no negative marking for numerical value answer type of questions.

Check below distribution of questions and marks in JEE Main Paper for B.Plan:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Aptitude Test50200
Mathematics25100
Planning Based Questions-Part II25100
Total100 questions400

Also Check:

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips

JEE Main 2020 Video Lecture

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, NTA introduced new changes in exam pattern.

Answer: Now 25 questions will be there in each PCM section. 20 questions will be of multiple choice type & 5 numerical answer questions.

Answer: Numerical answer question will not have four options. You have to answer in integer or decimal value.

Answer: You can apply for JEE Main 2020 by online mode.

Answer: There is no attempt limit to apply for JEE Main exam.

Answer: No, candidates are not allowed to use calculators or any other electronic device during JEE Main 2020 entrance test.

newiconJEE Main 2020 Official Exam Pattern for paper 1 & 2 has been released. Click here to view pattern.

Schedule of Examination

The examination schedule for JEE Main 2020 exam for various papers for both shifts is given below which is released by NTA:

Events1st Shift2nd Shift
Timing of Exam (B.E/ B.Tech)9:30 AM – 12:30 PM2:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Timing of Exam (B.Arch)9:30 AM – 12:30 PM2:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Timing of Exam (B.Planning)2:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Timing of Exam (B.Arch & B.Planning both)2:30 PM  – 6:00 PM
Duration of Exam3 hours3 hours
Entry in the Examination Centre /
Entry in the Examination Hall Room/
Checking of Admit Cards by the Invigilator
7:30 AM – Upto 9:00 AM1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Instructions by the Invigilators9:00 AM – 9:20 AM2:00 PM – 2:20 PM
Candidates login for reading instructions9:20 AM2:20 PM
Test Starts9:30 AM2:30 PM

Note: Candidates appearing for both B.Plan and B.Arch, the time duration of the paper will be of 3 hrs and 30 minutes (from 2:30 PM  – 6:00 PM).
If you have any queries related to JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020, you may leave your queries in the comment box given below.

Displaying 368 Comments
  1. Siva says:

    Who is the best IIT college in India..?

  2. Vatsal Bhardwaj says:

    If a student clear the jee mains paper 2 then he has to appear in any other exam also or he can get the colleges

  3. manas says:

    Sir i got 37 but my physics marks negative ,
    am i qualify?

  4. paras dhingra says:

    what is the avarage cut off of b arch paper

  5. SCIENTIST says:

    is there is any researching dep. just list that

  6. Om puri says:

    What is the job offered in ? engeniring

  7. Your Name... says:

    What is actual exam timing of paper 1 and paper 2 in JEE 2017.
    In Hall Ticked instruction 5 says the cadet to be there at the exam center by 7am.
    Some on plz clarify it.

  8. rahul says:

    in my admit card i have both paper 1 $ paper 2 can i write only paper

  9. Naba says:

    Sir what will be the safest score in jee mains for a obc-ncl central list to get admission into tezpur university

  10. Mriganka says:

    Sir i have got 65% overall in board exm …and chem 65,physics 60,maths 30….m i elligible for jee mains,2017….please reply fast

  11. Manojkumar says:

    Sir based on which factor they can dedut marks for drawing rest

  12. Manoj kumar says:

    Sir how can they deduct negative marks for drawing test

  13. Vaishnavi singh says:

    Exam kab s start h sir or kha ho ga sir

  14. shivam kumar says:

    we want to correction in aadhar card number in jee what to do for this

  15. Karuna Malhotra says:

    Is there any subject wise cutoff in jee mains.???..if yes then how much it was last year???

  16. Naman says:

    How much marks do we have to score to qualify in jee mains for both paper I and II

  17. karan kori says:

    Exam perrtten

  18. sourav kumar says:

    What is the cutof this exam

  19. dhanashree yadav says:

    when we get admit card for jee main ?

  20. Suraj Kumar says:

    Exam pattern of jee main

  21. sambhav says:

    is there any individual subject cutoff in jee main exam? I am from generql category.

  22. Mohsin says:

    sir I’ve got 71% marks in 12 & I’ve applied for improvement in maths & English in 2016 am I eligible for Jermaine 2017(I’ve also filled the jee2017 form).

  23. Ayush mishra says:

    sir,cut off marks for bihar board students….those was passed in 2016 bihar board examination

  24. Rohith says:

    Is previous year jee papers useful or not

  25. Ipsita says:

    4 marks will be awarded for one correct answer. How many marks will be deducted for one wrong answer and what if we do not answer a question?

  26. Tarun Dubey says:

    how many marks are required in jee paper2 for getting admission in NITs

  27. Rajnish Raj says:

    Is it necessary to cross cut off in each particular subject for Jee mains paper 1.

  28. rajeev says:

    sir, i have not filling the gardian details as income , occupation so .is there any lafeg issue or admit card has been publish

  29. BHUPENDRA KUMAR MEENA says:

    what is the processor add or change New exam center KOTA Rajasthan

  30. Sateesh says:

    Sir please tell me about exam pattern for lateral entry

  31. Kaliraj N says:

    Sir I am vocational stud

  32. Krisdapyrto Khonglah says:

    In connection with JEE Main 2107 Examination I am from Meghalaya and I do not have the Aadhaar no. Where do students from places like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam,Mizoram and Union Territories like Lakshdweep, Dadar & Nagar Haveli stand if our application form is rejected in the name of Aadhaar? Please enlighten me.

  33. Venkatachalapathy says:

    Is it possible 2017jee questions in language otherthan English and Hindi Especially Tamil?

  34. Your Name... says:

    can we give jee main both the papers i.e. paper 1 and paper 2

  35. abhay says:

    Is NIT degree or not

  36. Shahjahan Alam says:

    Sir my 12th board percntge is 68% … m i elligble to appear in jee mains ….is there any boundation of %…..

  37. Your Name... says:

    What is the job offered for b.tech

  38. krishan says:

    is in jee mian 2017, board marks weightage included or not

  39. Nandlal says:

    I gave 1st entrance exam after 12th in 2016
    Now if i drop 2017
    Then can i give exam of 2018 ?
    Please tell me .

  40. LAKHAN CHAUDHARY says:

    Dir jee mains 2017 ka test done me Liye kitni percent chahiye

  41. Lavesh singhal says:

    if we give online paper the we take a duplicate omr sheet

  42. vinoth says:

    Sir I’m st caste and I scored 80 marks in paper 1 and in paper 2 I scored 164.in 2016 jee main exam.this mark is valid for the next year josaa rounds counseling or u want to write the exam again.

  43. vinoth says:

    Sir I had scored 80 marks in paper 1and 164 mark in paper 2 in 2016 jee exam this mark r taken in next year jee round is it valid or I want to write the exam again.I’m a st category.

  44. Rahul says:

    If i want to get seat in nit hmirpur with state quote with gen. Cat. How many marks i have to score in jee mains???????

  45. Sarvgyan Team says:

    It will depend upon the cut-off.

  46. amir says:

    sir i have got 62% overall and 65 in chem 59 in physics 50 in maths am eligible for jee exam

  47. sangeetha says:

    Negative marking deduction is of mark 1or 5 for each wrong question..? For nt attempting question marks are nt alloted or deducted .does those marks include in our total.please reply

  48. when will jee paper 2 result 2016 will pulished says:

    jee paper 2 result 2016

  49. rahul gupta says:

    Sir what is a cutt off jee mains paper 2 in 2015 and what are expected cutt off jee mains paper 2 in 2016

  50. varsha says:

    Is our pu marks considered while anouncing her marks

  51. Abhiram says:

    Are ipe marks also considered in percentile

  52. Dipang Patel says:

    is there any negative marking for not answering the question?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For each incorrect response 1/4 of the total marks allotted to that question will be deducted from the total score.

  53. Ayubul ali chisti says:

    which marks should be govermant calllege

  54. Ayubul ali chisti says:

    what is cutoff marks for Bc-1

  55. Amanat ali says:

    Mai bhi jee main ka paper1dena hai

  56. JyotiPrakash says:

    What is the minimum marks to get a good NIT OR IITS

  57. JP says:

    What is the cut off Marks for sc

  58. Pradeep says:

    I have applied for obc NCL certificate , can I change my community to OBC-NCL from General in my application form now…..

  59. mukesh says:

    How we get maximum score in iit????
    Within limited time period…

  60. Mahipal godara says:

    How many student selacted in iit mains exam?

  61. priyanshi singh says:

    What is eligibility criteria for jee advanced 2016?

  62. Sahil sharma says:

    What is the job offered in mechanical engeniring

  63. Ravi kiran says:

    What is the cutoff marks for SC…?

  64. kalyan Moy Sarkar says:

    what is the cut off in IIT

  65. Ashish says:

    what is the process of qualify jee main…..

  66. SanjaY says:

    Is There any NEGATIVE marks for Drawing..

  67. swati says:

    What is the job scope for B.Arch.?

  68. Mayur Gongle says:

    cut off for IIT??

  69. sujatha says:

    what is cutoff marks for st?

  70. ShubhamKumar says:

    What is the cutoff to get into IIT?

  71. Joydeb Saha. says:

    I want to know the entire details of drawing test of Jee Main paper II.

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