NTA JEE Main 2020: After postponing the release date, the online applications for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main has started today by the National Testing Agency The NTA has not stated any reason for the delay. There, however, is no change in the schedule, the exam pattern for JEE Main changes.
The last date as of now is September 30 – which can be extended further to ensure candidates get as many days to apply for the exam. The date of conducting the exam also remains January 6 to 11, 2019.
In video| JEE Main 2020 exam pattern changed
JEE Main is conducted for engineering as well as architecture aspirants. The engineering aspirants have to appear for paper 1 which consists of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. For architecture aspirants who will appear in paper 2, an additional aptitude test or drawing paper will also be conducted. Read the full syllabus and weightage here.
Since there is more time for candidates, they can in the meanwhile, get their documents ready. Here is a list of documents needed to apply for the JEE Main 2020. Candidates can apply at the official websites, jeemain.nic.in and nta.ac.in. From last year onwards, the exam has been scheduled to be held twice a year. Apart from the January exam, candidates will also have the option to appear in the April exam.
Among a huge change, the NTA has revised the exam pattern by reducing the number of questions per subject, adding numerical-based questions as well as introducing an entirely new exam for admission to B.Plan. Check the list of changes here.
Since this year foreign nationals are also expected to appear for the JEE Main, the number of candidates is likely to go higher than 10 lakh. Last year, a total of 9,29,198 students registered for the JEE Main in January and 9,35,741 students appeared for the entrance test in April session, according to the official data provided by the NTA.
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