JEE Main April 2020 - New Dates [Out], Application Form, Eligibility and Last Date

JEE Main April 2020 – New dates for conducting JEE Main April examination have been declared by the HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal through a live webinar, the entrance exam will be conducted with the reduced syllabus, and he had also confirmed that fees will not be increased at IITs and NITs. Check the latest updates.

Know Latest Coverage of JEE Main 2020

Updated as on July 5, 2020: Are you one who's going to appear in the JEE Main 2020 entrance examination? This page offers comprehensive information on JEE Main April 2020. Let's start with the table of contents.

  1. About JEE Main
  2. JEE Main 2020 Notice
  3. JEE Main 2020 Application Form
  4. JEE Main 2020 Application Form Correction
  5. JEE Main 2020 Admit Card / Availability Dates
  6. JEE Main 2020 Application Form / Fees details program wise
  7. JEE Main 2020 Syllabus
  8. JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers
  9. Best Books for JEE Main 2020 Preparations
  10. Eligibility for JEE Main 2020
  11. JEE Main 2020 Cut Off
  12. List of JEE Main 2020 Toppers
  13. Frequently Asked Questions on JEE Main 2020

About JEE Main

JEE Main 2020 – The Joint Entrance Exam is India's most plausible and toughest exam for engineering admission. However, JEE Main was declared by The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) as a mandatory exam for an undergraduate level B.Tech, B.E., and B.Arch. programs for IITs / NITs. Previously, the entrance test was being conducted in name of AIEEE, but later it was renamed as JEE Main, till 2018 the JEE Main exam was being organized under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) but MHRD had introduced NTA in the year 2019 that is an abbreviation of National Testing Agency to take a charge to organizing JEE (Main).

As we know that JEE Main be known as a leading entrance exam that causes to see huge numbers (approx. 7-12 lakh every year) of applicants filling the application form to appear in the JEE Main. Although it won't astonish us that over the few years numbers of applicants have been tumble down, but still JEE Main exam has become the first choice for the candidate who dreams to join "Top Engineering College in India".

All the IITs and NITs are ahead among other engineering institutions when it comes to nourishing quality education. Well, there are only 31 NITs and 23 IITs in India and they all admit the student on the basis of JEE Main's AIR (All India Rank) rank. So, you're one who sticks for attaining admission at Top B.Tech Colleges must go through JEE Main.

JEE Main 2020 Notice

In the light of COVID-19 prevention, The National Testing Agency (NTA) has taken drastic decisions to make a change in the JEE Main April's exam schedule. As we know that JEE Main 2020 for April phase has ready been delayed due to the current pandemic outbreak but NTA has been released new dates for JEE Main Entrance Exam 2020 (April). As per the revised schedule the entrance exam to be held on September 1 – 6 September, 2020 from 9 AM to 12 PM for the first shift while second shift will be held from 3 PM to 6 PM.

JEE(Main) April 2020 Application Form Correction link is live

A large number of the candidates had been requested with respect to correction in the candidate's particulars and choice of center cities in online application forms for the JEE Main April 2020. So after evaluating the requests the NTA opens the window for the same. Now candidates may amend according to their choice by visiting the official website of the JEE Main, or my access page direct hitting on the below button.

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JEE Main 2020 Admit Card / Availability dates

JEE Main 2020 registration process for April session has been closed by NTA; the dates of the process were prescribed for from Feb 7 to March 12, 2020.

Important Dates for JEE Main 2020 Application Form

We have tabulated below dates for JEE Main 2020 Registration.

Events January 2020 Session (First Phase) April 2020 Session (Second Phase)
Commencement of JEE Main 2020 Registration September 3, 2019 February 7, 2020
Registrations End October 10, 2019 March 12, 2020 (Upto 5 pm)
Last Day for Application Fee Submission October 11, 2019 March 12, 2020 (upto 11.50 pm)
JEE Main 2020 Form Correction(Starts) October 14, 2019 April 1, 2020
JEE Main 2020 Form Correction(Ends) October 20, 2019 May 3, 2020 (Extended)
Release of JEE Main Admit Card 2020 December 6, 2019 After April 15, 2020
JEE Main 2020 Examination January 6 – 9, 2020 01-06 September 2020 from 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM

JEE Main 2020 Application Form Correction

National Testing Agency opens the correction window for JEE Main 2020, for correction in the application form for those students who are going to appear in the coming examination of JEE (Main) which will be held from July 18, 2020, and want to change/correct the errors made by the individual candidate in the application form. Hence, registered students are suggested to correct as soon as possible in the application through JEE (Main)'s an official website -, if you're among them who had filled up wrong details during registration and want to make your application error-free then you are allowed till the last date as stipulated by the NTA. Except for the choice of cities students can correct in the application form such as name, mother's name, father's name, etc. According to NTA, the correction facility is only for one time which has been facilitated to students with the purpose to avoid any difficulties while participating in the exam. So, students are advised to correct carefully in the application as further any chance will not be given.

Important Steps to Correct in JEE Main 2020 Application Form

Some essential steps in respect to correction in the application form have been given below which candidates can use during correction:

  1. Visit official website -
  2. Click on the link of Application Correction
  3. Login using your login User Id and Password
  4. Tap / Click on Correct or change in the application form
  5. Make payment as fee that scheduled on the website
  6. Verify and Submit the application form
  7. Download  and take a print out of the application form for further reference

Application Form / Fees Details program wise

Those are looking to take a part of JEE Main are advised to go through the below table, the table shows important events/schedule for Submission of Application Form and Fee Details:

Fee Payable for January JEE (Main) 2020
B.E./B. Tech. or B.Arch. or B. Planning General/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs. 650/-
Girls-Rs. 325/-
Boys-Rs. 3000/-
Girls-Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Boys- Rs. 325/-
Girls-Rs. 325/-
Boys-Rs. 1500/-
Girls-Rs. 1500/-
B.E./B. Tech. & B. Arch.
B.E./B. Tech. & B. Planning
B.E./B. Tech, B. Arch & B. Planning
B. Arch & B. Planning
General/Gen-EWS/OBC(NCL) Boys-Rs. 1300/-
Girls-Rs. 650/-
Boys-Rs. 6000/-
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Boys-Rs. 650/-
Girls-Rs. 650/-
Boys-Rs. 3000/-
Note:- Processing charges and Goods & Service Taxes (GST) are to be paid by the applicants.

Eligibility for JEE Main 2020

The candidates who have been cleared 12th class examination OR another equivalent qualifying exam in 2018, 2019 and anyone who is participating own 12th class examination OR any other equivalent qualifying exam 2020 is eligible to take part in JEE Main 2020 January 2020 and April 2020.

Remember, the candidates who're interested to apply for appearing the exam must have secured at least 75% in 12th with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The application form can be submitted before the last date. However, as NTA (National Testing Agency) entrance exam to be held tentatively from 6/1/2020.

Note: There are approx. 10% marks relaxations for SC/ST candidates; if they have 65% in the 12th class examination will be eligible to apply JEE Main Form.

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

JEE Main Exam Patterns 2020 – The aspiring candidates may check the following table which indicates the list of exam papers list with a number of questions to be asked in the exam. Since examination will take place in the Computer-based test that is also known as CBT mode.

Paper Subjects No. of question Type of Questions Timing of Examination (IST)
First Shift Second Shift
B.E/B.Tech Mathematics 25(20+5) 20 Objective Type-Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)& 5 Question with the answer as a numerical value, with equal weightage  to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry 09:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. 02:30p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Physics 25(20+5)
Chemistry 25(20+5)
B.Arch. Mathematics – Part 1 25 (20+5) 20 Objective Type-Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)& 5 Question for which answer is a numerical value 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Aptitude Test– Part 2 50 Objective Type- Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)
Drawing Test – Part 3 2 Question for drawing test
B. Planning Mathematics – Part 1 25(20+5) 20 Objective Type-Multiple Choice Question (MCQs) 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Aptitude Test– Part 2 50 Objective Type-Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)
Planning based Questions – Part 3 25 20 Objective Type-Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)
Note: The Timing for desirous candidates who choose Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Planning both will be 02:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m., so be ready to report timely.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers

Well, it is quite impossible to control a large number of applicants in one center or two so the apex body ensures to conduct entrance exams in a sophisticated way, for this NTA has set up many examination centers. However, every applicant is allowed to choose only 4 preferred cities to appear the entrance exam, you may check exam centers for JEE Main 2020.

Best Books for JEE Main 2020 Preparations

Beyond providing the latest information related to the JEE Main Entrance exam, we also put the focus on the aspirants need who sweat to crack this exam. So, we have brought the best books for JEE Main preparation – let's know high-value books written by famous authors.

Subjects Books Author
Chemistry Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd
Concise Inorganic Chemistry J. D. Lee
Numerical Chemistry 22/e P Bahadur
Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions (JEE Main & Advanced ) OP Tondon
 Mathematics Differential Calculus for IIT-JEE Amit Agarwal
Integral Calculus for IIT-JEE Amit Agarwal
Calculus and Analytic Geometry Thomas and Finney
Algebra for JEE Main & Advanced Arihant Publication
Physics Mechanics Part-1 & 2 DC Pandey
Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Waves & Thermodynamics DC Pandey
Concepts of Physics (Volume 1 and Volume 2) H.C. Verma
Fundamentals of Physics Resnick and Halliday

JEE Main 2020 Cut Off

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible to release the Cut Off list of JEE Main according to student's category like Gen EWS, OBC – NCL, ST, and SC. Though the JEE Main Cut Off list 2020 has not been declared yet if we talk about the predicted cut off then below we have tabulated below.

Category Predicted Cut off 2020
Common Rank List 85-92
General – EWS 78-84
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 70-75
Scheduled Caste (SC) 39-50
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 51-56

List of JEE Main 2020 Toppers

Who doesn't want to be a topper? But it needs more dedication as well as hard work under proper guidelines. Today, we're going to introduce JEE Main 2020 toppers who have scored 100 NTA Score in Paper 1.

Toppers Name Application Number State Code of Eligibility
Rongala Arun Siddhardha 200310594754 Telangana
Chagari Koushal Kumar Reddy 200310386279 Telangana
Parth Dwivedi 200310166791 Rajasthan
Akhil Jain 200310436560 Rajasthan
Landa Jitendra 200310065452 Andhra Pradesh
Thadavarthi Vishnu Sri Sai Sankar 200310404791 Andhra Pradesh
Nishant Agarwal 200310120506 Delhi
Nisarg Chadha 200310012227 Gujarat
Divyanshu Agarwal 200310041891 Haryana

JEE Main Preparation without Coaching

Nowadays, doing preparation for JEE Main 2020 has become a cut-throat competition because of more fees imposed by the institutions and every prospective student would not afford it easily but there are few effective ways that will help in JEE Main 2020 preparation and even you can do it without joining any coaching. Have a look at the following strategies.

  1. Be more focused on NCERT: NCERT books are well-suited books for the JEE Main preparation approx. 60-70% of the questions are asked from these books.
  2. Be more attentive:  Well, you will have to be nimble in terms of reading, practicing, and raising the valuable questions. Let's take an example, if you ask more questions when you stuck during solving the questions or sample papers that will help you in confidence building.
  3. Download Free App/ search more relevance free tutorial on Internet: Thankfully, in the current era a lot of needful materials are available for the JEE Main Preparation you may find them using your internet connected devices a like mobile. You can download either free mobile app or pdf tutorial for JEE Main preparation 2020.
  4. Indulge in Solving Multiple Mock Tests: As we know that practice makes a man perfect, so never forget to enlarge your capabilities to practicing over solving mock tests, and reviews yourself by analyzing what you have done so far.

Recommendation: JEE Main Entrance exam is really the stringent entrance exam for being a part of the renowned institutions in the country, so definitely you'll have to perform better in the entrance exam to qualify it, and to perform better you need to set your own. We wish you best of luck!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is JEE Main 2020 mandatory for B.Tech Admission at IIT?

Ans. Yes, JEE Main Entrance Exam 2020 has been purposed as a necessary national level entrance exam to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch admission at IITs/NITs. All students will be selected on the basis of the obtained rank.

Q. Is JEE Main April 2020 Exam Date Out?

Ans. Yes, the JEE Main April 2020 exam new is out which was on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Has the syllabus of the JEE Main April 2020 been reduced this year?

Ans.Yes, the syllabus of the JEE Main (April) 2020 has been reduced indeed. However, it was declared by the HRD minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal.

Q. What is Test Practice Centers (TPC)?

Ans. The TPC stands for Test Practice Centers which was formed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which brings up the terrific opportunity for the candidates to be part of practice sessions of taking a Computer Based Test (CBT) before the examination. However, it is a big decision taken by the National Testing Agency, Test Practice Centres have been open out across India amid highly qualified nodal officers to train the every aspiring candidate by solving their doubts.

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