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JEE Main Result 2020 Highlights: Know the success story of toppers

JEE Main Result 2020, NTA JEE Main January Result 2020 Highlights: A total of 9 students have scored 100 percentile score. The rank will be released later when the result for the April exam will also be declared.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 19, 2020 5:13:48 pm
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JEE Main Result 2020 Highlights: The National Testing Agency (NTA) declared the result for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. A total of nine students have scored 100 percentile score. Among the top scorers are twin brothers from Delhi have topped the exam by scoring 100 and 99.9 percentile score. They used to prepare together and have a love for attempting exam. Both said they would appear for JEE Advanced and aim for admission at IIT.

READ | UPSC in mind, JEE Main 2020 topper Parth Dwivedi wants to work for nation’s development

One of the toppers, Divyanshu Aggarwal was born in a family of doctors and was expected to follow medicine at first but he claims that it was his love for mathematics that made him chose engineering stream. Another 100 percentile scorer, Akhil Jain is set to be first engineer in his family. Born and brought up in Kota, Akhil was always inclined towards academics.

The exam for BE/BTech admissions was held between January 7 and January 9, 2020. A total number of 9,21,261 candidates were registered for B.E./B.Tech in this examination. Of these, 8,69,010 candidates had appeared for the same. Those who appeared can check their result at and

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17:13 (IST)19 Jan 2020
Bihar JEE Main topper Shubh Kumar aims for IIT Bombay

Bihar topper Shubh Kumar started studying for the National Testing Agency (NTA) JEE Main examination from 2018, just after finishing Class 10, but did not let that hamper his school exam preparations. Shubh had scored 97 per cent in Class 10, he faired well in Class 11 with 95 per cent.

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15:03 (IST)19 Jan 2020
JEE Main 2020 topper Parth Dwivedi wants to work for nation’s development

 “I will work for the nation’s development, maybe as a civil servant or as a researcher”. Unlike most of his peers, JEE Main 2020 topper from Rajasthan Parth Dwivedi is keen on pursuing higher education in India and not abroad. Parth topped the JEE Main from Rajasthan along with nine others, who scored perfect 100 percentile this year. The 17-year-old aims to pursue Computer Science from IIT Bombay.

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20:16 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Meet UP JEE Main topper

L. Gokulnath, Four Year Classroom Program Student of FIITJEE Noida Centre is Uttar Pradesh topper in the Joint engineering entrance examination. He obtained NTA Score 100.000000 in Physics, 99.9944402 in Chemistry and 99.9520470 in Maths. He was also declared All India NTSE Topper in 2018. He is also KVPY fellow. He is also qualified INJSO in 2017, cleared NSE Olympiads in Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry Stage-1. He has also secured All India 3 rd Rank in CBSE class 10.

19:50 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Twins top JEE Main - one gets 100 percentile other 99.9

Appearing for exams and scoring well can also be a hobby. This unique passion has seen twin brothers Nishant and Pranav Aggarwal top JEE Main. While Nishant scored 100 percentile, Pranav obtained 99.93 percentile. read here

19:06 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Fewer appearing for JEE Advance

The number of JEE Main qualifying candidates appearing for JEE Advance is declining. In 2019,  2.45 lakh students qualified for the JEE Advanced but only 1.73 lakh registered for the same. In 2018, out of 2.31 lakh students who qualified for the exam, 1.65 lakh candidates chose to register for it.

19:00 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Cut-off to go down

The cut-off this year is expected to go lower as the number of questions was lower. "Saurabh Kumar, director academics, Vidyamandir Classes said, “the cut-off can go as high as 90 percentile which is approximately 110 marks. Since the number of questions was decreased, the time spent per question was higher as questions were slightly tougher. This can impact the cut-off.”

16:57 (IST)18 Jan 2020
JEE Main topper: Son of doctors chose engineering for love of Maths

Born in a family of doctors, he was expected to follow medicine at first but he claims that it was his love for mathematics that made him chose engineering stream. Love for his subjects helped him crack the exam, read his preparation strategy and book recommendations

16:26 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Exams other than JEE to appear for

Every year, over 20 engineering entrance examinations are conducted for admission in B.Tech / B.E courses by both government and private colleges., JEE being most important of them all. Here is the list of 5 engineering entrance exams other than JEE Main 2020 that you can appear for. read here

16:18 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Should I appear for both session?

Should a student appear for both sessions? Ramesh Batlish from FITJEE shares opinion, "The NTA only considers your best score. Even if you are not fully prepared for the January session, you have the chance to experience the actual exam and know how well do you perform under pressure. Both sessions, January and April are equally important and serve their own purposes. Attempt both of them seriously and give it your best shot... read more

16:10 (IST)18 Jan 2020
SRMJEE, other engineering exam

Those who could not clear JEE Main can also consider other exams, for instance, SRMJEE. The application process will be closed on March 30, 2020, however, for offline applications, the deadline will be over by February 29. The SRMJEEE 2020 online exam will be conducted from April 12 to 20 and the result will be declared in the fourth week of April.

16:07 (IST)18 Jan 2020
JEE Main to go multilingual from next year

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is planning to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) in multiple languages and will give preference to states with the maximum number of applicants from next year. Going by the maximum number of candidates, Marathi and Telugu would be added first in the JEE Main. From Maharashtra, 1.1 lakh applications were received from April 2019 exam. while from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the combined number of candidates stood at 1.60 lakh. Read More

16:06 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Jobs for those who clear JEE Main

Many organisations, including the Indian Navy recruit candidates based on their JEE Main score. Recently, Indian Navy had invited applications for the post of a cadet to be selected on basis of JEE score. Check here

14:53 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Meet JEE Main topper - Akhil Jain

Son of a businessman and a homemaker, Akhil Jain will be the first from his family to join any engineering college. Like most science students, it was his love for physics and maths that made him aim for engineering entrance examinations. Instead of celebrating, he is busy preparing for JEE Advanced. Read his full interview here.

13:56 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Meet Bihar state topper

Shubham Kumar from Bihar has topped the state with 99.997 percentile score. He had been coaching for JEE Main for past two years.

13:38 (IST)18 Jan 2020
These states have most toppers

While there are nine 100 percentile scorers. Of them, two are from Andhra Pradesh, two from Rajasthan and two from Telangana. One each from Delhi NCR, Gujarat, and Haryana.

13:30 (IST)18 Jan 2020
JEE Main attempt 2

Those who are not happy with their score can also appear for the second attempt. The next online application for April JEE (Main) - 2020 will start from February 7 will remain open till March 7, 2020. The uploading of images and payment of the application fee will be upto March 8. The April JEE (Main)-2020 will be conducted in CBT mode on April 5, 7, 9 and 11.

13:25 (IST)18 Jan 2020
Aryan Gupta - Jammu Kashmir topper

18-yeard old, Aryan Gupta from Jammu and Kashmir has become state topper with 99.733 percentile score. He has scored 99.416 in Physics, 99.653 in Chemistry, and 99.635 in Mathematics.

13:17 (IST)18 Jan 2020
What institute can you get?

Students who have scored less than 98 percentile need to focus on preparing for JEE Main April attempt as with this score, they won't be able to secure admission in an NIT of their choice. Students who have scored more than 98 percentile, are eligible for admission in NIT of their choice. They now need to focus on JEE Advance, said Navin C Joshi, academic Head and VP (JEE & NEET) at Gradeup.

13:13 (IST)18 Jan 2020
JEE Main answer key

The National Testing Agency has also made the final answer key available at its official website. Follow these steps to download -

Step 1: Visit the official website,
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link to the answer key in top left
Step 3: A PDF will open, download

13:04 (IST)18 Jan 2020
How to check result?

Step 1: Visit the official website,
Step 2: Click on 'view result/scorecard'
Step 3: Log-in using credentials
Step 4: Result will be available, download

Make sure to type the security pin correct as it is also case sensitive.

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There were 570 examination centres across the country and abroad. A total number of 536 Observers, 213 City- Coordinators and 19 Regional Coordinators were deployed at these centres to oversee the smooth and fair conduct of examination, as per the NTA. Those who clear the JEE Main can seek admission in colleges on basis of their score and can also appear for JEE Advanced - entrance for IITs. Not everyone who clears JEE Main is eligible to appear for Advanced.