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NTA to begin application process for JEE Main 2020  from September 2

NTA to begin application process for JEE Main 2020 from September 2

August 06, 2019

According to Vineet Joshi, director-general, National Testing Agency (NTA), application process for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for admission to undergraduate engineering and architecture colleges across the country will begin from September 2 (Monday). By next week, the official notification regarding the same will be released.

 

Among new changes to be introduced this year, the JEE Main will be mandatory for foreign-nationals seeking admissions to NITs, IIITs and other government-funded engineering colleges in India. The exam, just like last year, will be held twice. This first session will be held in January and second in April. Candidates can apply at jeemain.nic.in or nta.ac.in.

 

For JEE Main 2019, the application link was activated on September 1. Around 10 lakh are expected to appear for JEE Main 2020. 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.

 

JEE Main 2020: Who can apply?

A score of at least 75 per cent in class 12 board exams or a place among the top 20 percentile of the boards is required to be eligible for JEE main or advanced. For candidates of the SC and ST categories, this has been lowered to 65 per cent.

 

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JEE Main 2020: Exam pattern

JEE Main is for both engineering and architecture entrance. The engineering exam will have three parts – mathematics, physics and chemistry with equal weightage while the architecture entrance exam is will be divided into two parts – part one will be a computer-based test with mathematics and aptitude test and part II will be a drawing test.

 

The engineering exam will consist of 90 questions, each for four marks. The exam is for 360 marks and each question marks for four marks and for every wrong answer one mark is deducted.

 

After conducting both the January and April exams, a consolidated rank list will be released. In the meanwhile, separate lists constituting of percentile score will be declared. Among Indian nationals, the candidates who secure a rank in top 2,45,000 are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced which is entrance gateway for admission to IITs. The rank list of DASA will be released separately, as informed by the NTA.

 

Courtesy: The Indian EXPRESS

 

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