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NTA JEE Main Result 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: Meet the toppers

NTA JEE Main Result 2020 HIGLIGHTS: Over 8.67 lakh students had appeared in the JEE Main this year can check the result through the website - Check the merit list, counselling procedure

By: Education Desk
New Delhi | Updated: September 12, 2020 11:48:12 pm
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NTA JEE Main result 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the results for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main. A total of 10.23 lakh students – including both January and April attempt – had appeared for the exam. The result, rank list, final answer key are available at the official website

A total of 24 students have scored a percent 100 percentile score. Statewise, the largest number of toppers coming from Telangana. The number of 100 percentile holders was 9 in January attempt. In the April / September attempt, 6.35 lakh candidates appeared despite the pandemic.

The April session was JEE Main was conducted from September 1 to 6, after it was postponed on several occasions due to COVID-19 pandemic. The exam was held at 660 centres across the country following strict COVID-19 guidelines,. The students can also download the final answer key through the official website.

READ | JEE Main Result 2020 Live: Check Update in Hindi 

JEE Main scores are normalised scores across multi-session papers and are based on the relative performance of all those who appeared for the examination in one session. The marks obtained are converted into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each session of examinees.

Read | JEE Main Updates in Malayalam

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NTA JEE Main result 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: Check merit list, cut-off, counselling procedure 

20:52 (IST)12 Sep 2020
99.89 percentile was not enough for Harshvardhan who appeared again to get 100

“A 99.989 percentile had only got me a 100+ rank and I was not satisfied with that. Thus, I wanted to appear for Main again but the consistent postponement had me worried whether or not I would be able to join college this year," said Haryana topper Harshvardhan Agarwal. He started preparing from class 9 onwards. He claims his elder brother Mannan who got rank 14 in JEE Advanced last year and is now studying at IIT-Bombay. Harshvardhan more

15:47 (IST)12 Sep 2020
Meet Tanuja - the only girl to score 100 percentile

After getting 99.995 in JEE Main January Tanuja appeared again in September to get a 100 percentile score. Tanuja Chakku is the only female student to have scored 100 percentile in JEE Main 2020 result along with 23 male students from across the more

11:19 (IST)12 Sep 2020
1 girl, 23 boys get 100 percentile

A total of 24 students have scored 100 percentile score. Of these only one student is a female - Chukka Tanuja from Telangana while rest 23 are male students. A total of five transgender students also appeared for the exam but none got 100 percentile.

10:34 (IST)12 Sep 2020
Will JEE Main be multilingual?

After a long protest from several states, the ministry had said it would consider making JEE Main a multilingual exam and students will be able to appear for the exam in their native language. The MHRD will give preference to the regional languages of states with more number of applications in the last five more

09:59 (IST)12 Sep 2020
What next? JEE Advance registrations to begin today

Only the top 2.5 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to apply for JEE advanced. The registration process for JEE Advanced has begun at This year IIT-Delhi is holding the exam. It will be held on September 27. The registration process will close on September 17, however, candidates can pay the application fee till September 18.

09:41 (IST)12 Sep 2020
Cut-off for JEE Advance

Candidates having at least 90.3765335 percentile will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. For EWS students the cut-off is 70.2435518, for OBC it is 72.8887969, SC - 50.1760245, ST - 39.0696101, PwD - 0.06185224

09:16 (IST)12 Sep 2020
All India Rank 3 holder: Divyanshu Aggarwal

Hailing from Haryana’s Hisar, Divyanshu Aggarwal has got rank 3. He had only appeared in the January session and has been preparing for IIT entrance exam - JEE Advance. For JEE Main he followed a strategy to solve mathematics first, physics and then more

01:57 (IST)12 Sep 2020
How to download JEE Main result

To check the result, click on the official website. On the homepage, click on the ‘JEE Main result 2020’ link. A new page will open. Enter your roll number and other details. Download your JEE Main result, take a print out for further reference.

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01:56 (IST)12 Sep 2020
JEE Main result link activated

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main result is now available at the website. The students who have appeared in the examination can check the results through the official website

01:16 (IST)12 Sep 2020
Meet the JEE Main topper from Rajasthan Akhil Jain

While most class 12 students by now zero-in their list of colleges they wish to study at but 18-year-old Akhil Jain – JEE Main 2020 top scorer believes in taking each step at a time. Rather than celebrating his success, he has decided to focus on JEE Advanced and then, on the basis of the result, he will plan his next move.

Son of a business man and a homemaker, 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. “I wanted to become a scientist but then my focus shifted towards engineering. I love solving maths problem and therefore everyone suggested to aim IITs as they have good innovation labs and the brightest science students join it,” said Akhil.

00:24 (IST)12 Sep 2020
Meet the JEE Main topper Parth Dwivedi

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.

According to Parth, his mother’s selfless service to the nation as a police officer inspired him to work for the country. “I grew up seeing my mother’s tireless service for the nation. Whether it is early morning or late at night, my mother was always dedicated to the service,” said the topper.

23:45 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Five toppers from Delhi

Among the remaining toppers, five are from Delhi, four from Rajasthan, three from Andhra Pradesh, two from Haryana and one each from Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Last year, too, the same number of candidates were ranked first. However, the best performance was registered by two states -- Telangana and Rajasthan. Four candidates from each state had scored 100 percentile in 2019.

23:40 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Check cut-off for top NITs

JEE Main cut-off for top NITs is the minimum closing ranks that candidates have to secure in the exam for admission into the institutes. The cut-off is determined after considering some factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, total number of candidates that appeared for the exam, number of candidates applying for admission, category of the candidate, and others.

After the result, candidates might be looking for the previous years’ cut-off for NITs to know about their admission chances. Previous year cut-off for the top NITs has been mentioned below.

Check cut-off here

23:23 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Check toppers' list

23:20 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Meet the toppers

The JEE Main result has been released at A total of 24 students scored 100 percentile. Meet the toppers 

23:11 (IST)11 Sep 2020
24 students score 100 percentile

A total of 24 students have scored 100 percentile score. The results are available at the website-

23:05 (IST)11 Sep 2020
JEE Main Result declared

The result for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main has been released. Over 8.67 lakh students who had applied to appear in the exam can check the results through the official website

22:55 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Paper 1 final answer key released

22:34 (IST)11 Sep 2020
How to download JEE Main final answer key

The candidates can download the final answer key through the website- Click on the 'answer key' link. A pdf with answer key will appear. Download it, and take a print out for further reference.

22:31 (IST)11 Sep 2020
Final answer key released

The final answer key for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main has been released. The candidates can check the subject wise answer key through the website-

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NTA JEE Main result 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: JEE Main score is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and even private engineering and architecture courses. Those who qualify will be allowed to appear for the JEE Advanced exam which is an entrance gateway for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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First published on: 11-09-2020 at 11:27:25 am
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