JEE Main January 2020 –National Testing Agency has started the application process for JEE Main 2020 exam to be held in January month. Interested candidates need to fill up the application form from 3 to 30 September 2019. Now, JEE Main will have a separate paper to offer admission to B.Planning program. National Testing Agency, also popular as NTA, conducts the JEE Main 2020 exam to offer admissions to the aspiring candidates. NTA will soon release JEE Main 2020 Mock Test for the aspirants, the same will be made available in online mode on the official website of NTA. The candidates can also download the mock test to practice in their systems. Aspirants qualifying this joint entrance exam will be eligible for admissions to various B. Tech and B. Arch program offered by the government and other participating institutes taking JEE Main score. Application form for JEE Main exam to be conducted in January 2020 has been made available in online mode for the candidates willing to appear in the exam. JEE Main January 2020 exam will be conducted from 6th to 11th January 2020 at various exam centres throughout the world. Aspirants qualifying JEE Main January 2020 will be able to apply for admission into Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs), National Institute of Technology (NITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes. Read the complete article to get all detailed insights of JEE Main January 2020 exam.
Latest Update on JEE Main January 2020: The online mode application process for JEE Main January 2020 exam is started on 3 September 2019, go through the link below to fill the same:
JEE Main January 2020- Quick Overview
|Examination Name||JEE Main|
|JEE Main Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|Category of Exam||National Level Undergraduate Exam|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Examination Mode||Online and Offline|
|Number of Applications||Over 12 lakh|
|Number of Attempts||3|
|Number of test centres abroad||9 centres in 9 cities|
|Number of test centres in India||1613 in 234 cities|
|Purpose of Examination||Qualifying test for JEE Advanced and admissions into NITs, IIITs and CFTI|
|States that are a part of the JEE main system||Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Nagaland|
|States that take JEE Main Scores||Rajasthan, Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh|
JEE Main January 2020 Important Dates
National testing Agency (NTA) has announced the official schedule for JEE Main January 2020 and JEE Main April 2020. Here in the table below, the candidates can check official dates for JEE Main January 2020:
|JEE Main January 2020 Events||Dates|
|JEE Main Notification Release 2020||20 August 2019|
|JEE Main Application January 2020 starts||3 September 2019|
|JEE Main Application January 2020 last date||30 September 2019|
|JEE Main January Admit Card 2020 release date||6 December 2019|
|JEE Main January Exam 2020||6 to 11 January 2020|
|JEE Main Result 2020||31 January 2020|
JEE Main January 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates who have made up their mind to fill up the online application form of JEE Main January 2020 must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria set by the conducting authority. JEE Main Eligibility Criteria for 2020 exam will be as prescribed here. As per the official notification, the eligibility to appear in the JEE Main 2020 exam is as follows-
Age Limit – For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) examination – 2020. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) – Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2019; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2020 are eligible to appear in both January 2020 and April 2020 JEE Main 2020 Examination. Candidates who passed Class 12th/ Qualifying examination 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2020.
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE) – Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE Main 2020. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE Main 2020 and if such candidates appear in JEE Main 2020 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board – Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12thclass examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination.
Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch. /B.Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.
B.E/B.TECH. – Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
B.ARCH./B.PLANNING – Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.
Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions – The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare a separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.
Number of seats in various institutions – For all admission related procedures/queries, the candidates are advised to refer the website of JoSAA, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) or the concerned State government/institute after the declaration of ranks of JEE (Main)–2020. The letter/e-mails/grievances/RTI cases/Court cases regarding admission related procedures/queries will not be entertained by NTA.
Reservation of seats – As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:
- Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL)
- Scheduled Castes (SC)
- Scheduled Tribes (ST)
- Persons with Disability (PwD)with 40% or more disability
The benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt. of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main)-2020, the reservation rules of that State shall apply. The letter/e-mails/grievances/RTI cases/Court cases regarding reservation criteria will not be entertained by NTA.
JEE Main January Application Form 2020
The application process of JEE Main January 2020 has been started from 3 September 2020. We have already discussed the application process of JEE Main 2020, as it will be conducted in online mode. To get all insights regarding the JEE Main January 2020 application form candidates can visit JEE Main 2020 or can see a quick brief of application process below. The candidates can fill up the JEE Main January Application Form 2020 only through online mode on the official website of JEE Main as well as on this page. A link would be provided below to fill and submit the online application form. The candidates would not be allowed to submit the JEE Main January Application Form in offline mode. The candidates have to follow a few steps in order to submit the online application form of JEE Main January 2020. The candidates have to follow the steps given below to fill up the online application form:
- STEP 1: Registration Authentication Process
- STEP 2: Filling JEE Main 2020 Online Application Form
- STEP 3: Mobile Number & Email ID Verification
- STEP 4: Uploading Documents
- STEP 5: Making Payment of JEE Main 2020 Exam Fee
- STEP 6: Booking JEE Main 2020 Exam Slot (Only for Computer Based Test)
On successful submission of JEE Main January Application Form 2020, the candidates have to download the submitted application form and take a print out of the same for future references. The candidates who are interested to know JEE Main January Application Form 2020 filling process in details can click the link given below.
JEE Main January Application Form 2020 Fee
The candidates have to pay the application fee of JEE Main 2020 exam as per the details given in the table below:
|JEE Main Papers||Application Fee for General and OBC||Application Fee for SC/ST/PWD/Girls/Transgender|
|B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch
or B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning
JEE Main January Mock Test 2020
The JEE Main January Mock Test 2020 has been released on September 2019 by the apex body on their official website for the aspirants preparing for JEE Main 2020. The mock test of JEE Main January 2020 will prove to be an elixir to the serious candidates as it will help them prepare a holistic JEE Main study plan. With the help of mock tests, the examinees can figure out the areas of studies wherein they need to improve. Moreover, the mock test series of JEE Main January 2020 will enable the aspirants to analyze their performance and accelerate the same to perform in flying colors while taking up the exam. The JEE Main January Mock Test 2020 will be easily accessible to the students on the official website after logging in.
Click here to access JEE Main January Mock Test 2020
JEE Main January 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates appearing in JEE Main January 2020 exam will be required to follow the exam pattern as given in the table below:
|Mode of exam||Computer-based online mode, Paper 2 is a drawing test and will be conducted in pen and paper-based test|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), and the numerical value questions|
|Marking Scheme||4 marks for each correct answer, -1 for each wrong answer and 0 for un-attempted questions|
|Total Marks||300 for Paper A, 400 for Paper B and 400 for Paper C|
JEE Main January Result 2020
NTA will announce the JEE Main January Result 2020 on the official website. Hence, the candidates will have to visit the official web page to check their result of JEE Main January Result 2020. The apex body is expected to release the result of JEE Main January 2020 by 31st January 2020. The details JEE Main January Result 2020 will comprise of are:
- All India Rank of the Candidates
- Rank of Candidates (Category-wise)
- Total Marks Scored by the Candidates
- Qualifying Status for JEE Advanced 2020
How to Check JEE Main January Result 2020 & Rank List
The aspirants need to follow the below-mentioned steps to check the JEE Main January Result 2020 along with their rank status:
- Initially, the candidates need to visit the official website and login into their account.
- Now, the aspirants need to click on the link showing the JEE Main January Result 2020.
- The dialog box will ask the enrollment number and DOB (Date of Birth) of the candidates.
- After feeding the same, the result will appear on the screen.
The qualifying status of the candidates for JEE Advanced 2020 will also be shown in the result of JEE Main January 2020. The aspirants, who will qualify for JEE Advanced 2020, will have to follow the admission procedure as defined by the JEE Advanced 2020 conducting body. NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, and other JEE Main participating institutions will consider the candidature of the aspirants for admission who wouldn’t qualify for JEE Advanced 2020.
JEE Main January Counselling 2020
Once the result of JEE Main January 2020 has been declared by NTA, the board will release the detailed program of JEE Main January Counselling 2020. Like always, the apex body will release the separate counselling schedules for state-level as well as All India Rank holders.
- The process of JEE Main January Counselling will be performed online only.
- JoSAA and CSAB will be responsible for organizing the centralized counselling in different rounds.
- The candidates will have to register initially to appear in the counselling session of JEE Main January 2020.
- The second step for the aspirants would be to fill the college & course preference details.
- The conducting body will announce the provisional seat allotment letters on the basis of college & course preferences saved by the candidates, their rank, category, and seat availability.
- Now the provisional seat allotment letters will be provided online for download. After downloading the letters, candidates will have to pay the seat acceptance fee.
- At the reporting center after fee submission, the documents of the candidates will be verified by the concerned authority.
- After seat confirmation at the reporting center, candidates will have to turn up to their allotted college to complete the further admission procedure.
JEE Main Seat Intake
Through JEE Main January 2020, the candidates will be able to get admission into B. Tech programs offered by NITs and GFTIs, IITs, IIITs. These engineering institutes offer seats as per the details given in the table below: