JEE Main 2020 Registration Process – Exam Pattern & Important Dates

JEE Main 2020 Registration Process 

Exam Pattern & Important Dates

JEE Main is one of the crucial examinations which is a deciding factor for students in gaining admission for Engineering and Architecture exams. It is also the key for candidates in gaining entry to top IITs, IIITs, and NITs. This is what makes the examination an important aspect for aspirants to take it seriously.

About JEE Main

JEE Main is a national level examination conducted by NTA for rendering admission to students at top IITs, NITs, and IIITs. Students who have scored good marks in the exam are offered admission to courses like B.Arch, B.Tech, B.E., and B.Plan.  The exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency twice a year, once in January and other in April. Read below to check out the complete detail where we would also touch across necessary points in the form of questions:

What are the new changes introduced in the exam?

Before we begin with getting into the detailed understanding of the other aspects of the exam, let’s gain a sneak peek of the changes introduced in the exam:

The JEE Main examination from the year 2019 was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in the place of CBSE.

It is conducted twice in a year in the month of January and April

It will be conducted in the online Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode instead of Offline mode.

Unlike previous years of the exam, there is no age limit since 2019. Candidates can now fill eligibility criterion without any limit to age.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must be meet the following criterion mentioned below. These include:

The candidates should have appeared for their class 12 or equivalent examination or must be appearing for it in the year 2020.

They should have studied in either of the 5 subjects from Physics/ Mathematics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical or Vocational subjects. For students who are appearing for B.Arch. should have studied Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as their qualifying exam during HSC/ Class 12.

Note: There are no separate criteria for droppers and they can follow the same criteria as mentioned above.

JEE Main 2020 Registration

The application process for JEE Main 2020 will kickstart from September 01, 2019 and will be open until September 30, 2019. All aspirants who wish to appear for the exam must register themselves by logging at the official website of JEE at The detailed registration process is as mentioned below:

Visit the official website of JEE Main at

Click on the link of JEE Main registration

Register yourself using your official email ID and phone number

Candidates will be sent Login and Password through Email and SMS

Login your account using the password and login

Fill in all the mentioned details in the application form including personal, education and other details

Make application fee payment online which can be either done through net banking/ credit card/ debit card or e-challan.

Upload the scanned copies of documents in the specific size format (Photograph between 10 KB to 200 KB in jpeg and signature between 4 KB to 30 KB in jpeg format).

Check all the details filled and click on submit

JEE Main 2020 Payment of Application Fee

The application fee of JEE Main tends to differ for different categories and also for candidates who opt for centers inside as well as outside India. Below is the category-wise distribution of fees which are as mentioned below:

JEE Paper
SC/ ST/ PwD/ 
Trans/ Girl candidates
Paper 1 or 2 
(Exam center in India) 
INR 500
INR 250
Paper 1 and 2 
(Exam center India) 
INR 900
INR 450
Paper 1 or 2 
(Exam center in India) 
INR 2000
INR 1000
Paper 1 and 2 
(Exam center outside India) 
INR 3000
INR 1500

What are the Documents required?

Candidates are required to upload the following documents at the time of filling the application form which is as follows:

Scanned Photograph and Signature in the given format

One valid photo ID proof such as Passport/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Voter ID Card, etc.

Caste Certificate (if applicable)

PwD Certificate (applicable in the case of PwD candidates)

Class 10 and 12 Mark Sheets

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2020 exam is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is applicable for Engineering students and Paper 2 is applicable for Architecture. The examination is conducted for a duration of 3 hours wherein the candidates will have to appear for the exam through a computer-based test.