JEE Main January 2020 registration started, NTA changes JEE Main 2020 exam pattern

03 Sep, 2019
JEE Main January 2020 registration started, NTA changes JEE Main 2020 exam pattern

The registration process for JEE Main January 2020 has been started by the National Testing Agency on September 3. The application process has been started from 11 am today in online mode on the official website of NTA at  NTA has made some changes in the exam pattern for this year before making the registration link active. So now, instead of two exams — one for admission to BArch and other for BTech, there will be one more exam for admission to BPlan or Bachelors in Planning. The B Plan, as per the NTA has been approved by the JEE Apex Board (JAB).

Previously, NTA has announced the date of starting the online mode application form of JEE Main January 2020 exam from September 2, but, NTA did not start the application process on the same date. In 2020, JEE Main will be held from January 6 to 11, while the second examination is scheduled to be conducted from April 3 to 9, 2020. The candidates who want to apply can do so through the official website, till September 30, 2019.

The number of questions to be asked in the exam has been reduced from 30 to 25 and out of the 25 questions, while 20 will be based on multiple-type questions, a total of 5 questions will be asked in numerical type. There will be equal weightage to mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Each question will be for four marks and for objective type questions, one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer while for numerical-type questions there will be no negative marking. Aptitude test will be of 200 marks. In the drawing test for B.Arch which was 100 marks used to have three questions and will now have only 2 questions.

NTA JEE Main 2020: How to apply

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA at
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘download application process’ link given there
  • Step 3: Enter the required details such as Date of birth, educational qualification detail, address proofs, other details
  • Step 4: Click on Submit
  • Step 5: Download the submitted application form and take a print out for further reference.

JEE Main 2020: Important dates

JEE Main January 2020 

Registration Dates: September 3 to 30, 2019

Downloading of Admit Cards: December 6, 2019

Exam dates: January 6 to 11, 2020

Announcement of result: January 31, 2020

JEE Main April 2020 

Dates for registrations: February 7 to March 7, 2020

Downloading of Admit Cards: March 16, 2020

Exam dates: April 3 to 9, 2020

Announcement of result: April 30, 2020.

From this year foreign nationals are also expected to appear for the JEE Main. 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.

Shahzad has always wanted to pursue a career in writing, especially for education affairs. He loves to write news which are helpful for the students around the world.


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