JEE Advanced 2020 – IIT Delhi is conducting JEE Advanced 2020 on May 17, 2020. The mock test to practice for the exam has been made live on jeeadv.ac.in. Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) hold JEE Advanced in CBT mode and at a national level on a rotational basis. In 2020, IIT Delhi is holding the exam for UG engineering admission across 23 IITs. This time, the top 2.5 lakh qualifiers of JEE Main 2020 will be allowed to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 exam. 10+2 candidates with more than 75% marks (or among top 20 percentilers), fulfilling the eligibility criteria, may apply from 3rd week of April 2020. For more details on JEE Advanced 2020 syllabus, cutoff, opening and closing ranks, pattern, dates, read below.
Latest: JEE Advanced 2020 mock test has been released by IIT Delhi, access direct link for the same below.
JEE Advanced 2020
Known as the most difficult engineering entrance exam of the nation, JEE Advanced is the only gateway for admission in one of the IITs. Around 106 UG engineering courses are offered across 23 IITs of the nation. To enroll in one of them, aspirants have to qualify both the papers in JEE Advanced. The schedule JEE Advanced 2020 is given in the table below:
|JEE Advanced 2020||Important Dates|
|Launch of JEE Advanced 2020 mock test||16 Jan 2020|
|Online Registration Starts (Foreign Nationals)||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Online Registration Starts from||1st week of May 2020|
|Last date to register and fee payment||1st week of May 2020|
|Admit card availability||2nd week of May 2020|
|Exam date||17 May 2020|
|Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates||4th week of May 2020|
|Publishing of Answer Key||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Submitting objection in the Answer Key||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Last date to upload Certificates||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Declaration of Results||08 Jun 2020|
|Start of Seat Allocation Process||17 Jun 2020|
- Application Form
- Admit Card
- Answer Key & Solution
- Exam Analysis
- Cut Offs – Official
- JoSAA Counselling
- Opening and Closing Ranks
- Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)
JEE Advanced 2020 Mock Test
IIT Delhi, the conducting body of JEE Advanced 2020, has released the official mock test link. The same is provided below. Access the links to practice for JEE Advanced 2020 paper 1 and 2 from below:
What is New in JEE Advanced 2020?
In a meeting, held on September 15, Joint Admission Board (JAB) took few crucial decisions regarding JEE Advanced 2020. Here are the highlights:
– This year, instead of 2.4 lakh , 2.5 lakh JEE Main top qualifiers will be allowed to appear for JEE Advanced 2020.
– 2nd Paper which usually starts from 2:00 pm will now start at 2:30 pm. Check complete schedule below.
– For the first time, JEE Advanced exam center will be established in United States of America (USA). The center will be established in San Francisco.
– JAB has also decided to remove exam centers from Colombo and Addis Ababa. The decision has been taken due to lower candidate record in previous years.
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Schedule
The schedule of JEE Advanced 2020 is also available now. You can check it below.
|JEE Advanced 2020||Time|
|Paper 1||9:00 am to 12:00 noon|
|Paper 2||2:30 pm to 5:30 pm|
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus
The candidates can check below the syllabus for JEE Advanced 2020:
- General topics
- Thermal physics
- Electricity and magnetism
- Modern physics
- General topics
- Gaseous and liquid states
- Atomic structure and chemical bonding
- Chemical equilibrium
- Chemical kinetics
- Solid state
- Surface chemistry
- Nuclear chemistry
- Isolation/preparation and properties of the non-metals
- Preparation and properties of the compounds
- Transition elements (3d series)
- Preparation and properties of compounds
- Ores and minerals
- Extractive metallurgy
- Principles of qualitative analysis
- Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkanes
- properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes
- Reactions of benzene
- Characteristic reactions
- Amino acids and peptides
- Properties and uses of some important polymers
- Practical organic chemistry
- Analytical geometry
- Differential calculus
- Integral calculus
Architecture Aptitude Test
- Freehand drawing
- Geometrical drawing
- Three-dimensional perception
- Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
- Architectural awareness
Click Here to get the detailed syllabus
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates can check below the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2020. However, note that the exam pattern changes every year, below we have provided the pattern from the previous year.
JEE Advanced Paper 1 and 2 Exam Pattern in 2019
- Duration: 3 hours for paper 1 and 3 hours for paper 2
- Mode of the exam: CBT
- Papers: 2
- Parts in the papers: 3 parts in paper 1 and 3 in paper 2
Each 3 part in paper 1 and 2 has 3 sections each, which is given in the table below:
|I||MCQ questions with only 1 option correct|
|II||MCQ questions with 1 more than 1 option correct|
|III||Numerical value answers (Paper 1)|
Match the lists (Paper 2)
The distribution of questions among the sections was common for both paper 1 and 2. The same is given in the table below:
|Parts||Number of questions|
Marking scheme of paper 1 and 2:
Important Books for JEE Advanced 2020
The candidates can check below the books that shall help them with the preparation of JEE Advanced 2020:
Common book for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
|TARGET JEE Advanced 2020 (Solved Papers 2013 – 2019 + 5 Mock Tests Papers 1 & 2)||Get here|
|Practice Book Physics For Jee Main and Advanced 2020||Get here|
|Comprehensive Mathematics for JEE Advanced 2020||Get here|
Books for Physics:
|Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma||Get here|
|Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker||Get here|
|Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov||Get here|
|COMBO SET OF 5 BOOKS FOR UNDERSTANDING PHYSICS by DC Pandey||Get here|
|Problems in Physics by S.S. Krotov||Get here|
Books for Chemistry:
|Organic Chemistry – O. P. Tandon||Get here|
|Physical Chemistry – O. P. Tandon||Get here|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee||Get here|
|Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R. C. Mukherjee||Get here|
Books for Mathematics:
|Maths XI & XII by R.D. Sharma||Get here|
|Trigonometry & Geometry: – Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by S.L. Loney||Get here|
|Algebra: – Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight||Get here|
|Comprehensive Mathematics for JEE Advanced 2020 – Ravi Prakash||Get here|
How to Prepare for JEE Advanced 2020
The candidates can check below some tips from the past years toppers and experts to prepare for JEE Advanced 2020:
#1: Solving the previous year’s question papers in the best possible way
- Until 2012, solve te question papers topics wise.
- After 2012, solve the whole question paper at a go.
The reason behind this approach is that from 2013, the pattern of JEE Advanced was changed.
#2: Distribution of preparation in a day
- Divide your day into 3 parts – Morning, evening/afternoon and night
- In morning study chemistry, in evening/afternoon do mathematics and at night do the Physics subject.
In this way, you can revise all the subjects every day.
#3: Get the syllabus printed
- Take a topic from the syllabus to complete it and then underline it in the syllabus that you have completed it.
- Stick to the syllabus and do not attempt anything extra.
- Try to complete the syllabus minimum twice.
This gives you a confidence of how much you have completed in the syllabus. Also you can track your preparation.
#4: Inorganic Chemistry is more important than you actually think it is
- In order to raise the total marks in the exam, inorganic is the most scoring part.
- To do so, complete NCERT for Inorganic.
- Do not read the entire syllabus, read the topics mentioned in the syllabus. This is the most efficient tip to complete inorganic chemistry.
#5: In the exam period i.e. 9 AM to 12 noon and 3 PM to 6 PM, make sure you are studying or solving papers
- JEE Advanced is held from 9 AM to 12 noon and 3 PM to 6 PM, during these hours while your preparations, make sure you are engaged in studies or solving papers.
- If you sleep or do other activities in this period you get into the habit of doing so and on the day of the exam yor efficiency decreases.
- Thus prepare yourself to be exam ready during these 6 hours of the day before the exam and until the day of the exam.
#6: Focus on the theory also
- Especially in maths, read the theory first and then solve the questions
#7: Most efficient way of solving the JEE Advanced Paper
- First work on accuracy more than your speed
- Solve the questions first in which the answer is a single option.
- Then move to paragraph type questions
- Then go for the numerical value type answers
- Next, do the natch ups
- The questions in which the answers are more than 1 must be solved at the end as they are the most time-consuming questions.
JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates can check below the eligibility criteria to appear for JEE Advanced 2020:
Age limit: There is an age limit to appear for JEE Advanced 2020.
- Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1995
- Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1990.
Qualifying JEE Main 2020: Candidates should be among the top 2,45,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE Main 2020. The number of candidates that are selected from each of the categories are as follows:
|Category||Number of candidates|
|Open – PwD||5696|
|Gen – EwS||9310|
|Gen – EwS – PwD||490|
|OBC-NCL – PwD||3307|
|SC – PwD||1837|
|ST – PwD||919|
Attempt limit: Candidates get 2 attempts for JEE Advanced.
Appearance in Class 12 (or equivalent) examination: The candidates should have appeared in class 12 exam first time in either 2019 or 2020.
Admission in the IITs: The candidate must not have enrolled in any of the IITs before.
For the B.Arch Aspirants – Important Note.
– To take admisison in the architecture courses in the IITs, the students need to qualify the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).
– The candidaets who qualify JEE Advanced can apply appear in AAT.
– B. Arch. program is available at IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee only.
JEE Advanced 2020 for Foreign Nationals
You are treated as a foreign national in JEE Advanced 2020 if:
- You are not citizens of India by birth
- You have studied / are studying abroad at 10+2 level or equivalent at the time of registering for JEE Advanced 2020.
Note: Foreign nationals are not eligible for reservation of seats under the GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as mandated by Indian Government. Such candidate have to produce their citizenship certificate / passport for verification of their nationality.
Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020 for Foreign Nationals
Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1995.
Number of attempts: A candidate can appear for JEE Advanced a maximum of 2 times in consecutive years.
Appearance in Class 12 or equivalent and marks:
- A candidate should have appeared for the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2019 or 2020.
- Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks
- Must be within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective boards
- The aggregate marks mean total marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, a language and anyother subject.
Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should not have been admitted in an IIT before.
JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form
To appear for JEE Advanced 2020, the candidates need to apply online. Below are the steps to be followed for the same:
Step 1: The candidates have to first register on the portal of JEE Advanced 2020 which is jeeadv.ac.in using their JEE Main 2020 roll number and password.
Step 2: Next the candidates have to login and fill in certain details in the form. Most of the details are pre-filled as per the details of the candidates in JEE Main 2020 Registration.
Step 3: The next step is to upload the scanned documents.
Step 4: The last step is to submit the form by paying the application fee in online mode.
Documents you need to register for JEE Advanced 2020:
1. Class X certificate
2. Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate
3. Reservation certificates (if applicable)
4. If the name is not as same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name
How to pay the online application fee of JEE Advanced 2020?
The candidates can pay the application fee of JEE Advanced 2020 on jeeadv.ac.in. The available mode of payments are:
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Net Banking
What is the application fee for JEE Advanced 2020?
You can check the application fee for JEE Advanced 2020 from the table below:
|Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)||INR 1300 + GST (Females, SC, ST, PWD)|
INR 2600 + GST (Other categories)
|Foreign Nationals (SAARC nations)||USD 75 + GST|
|Foreign Nationals (non-SAARC nations)||USD 150 + GST|
|Indian candidates selecting exam centre in any foreign nation||USD 75 +GST (Females)|
USD 160 (SC, ST, PwD and all other candidates)
|Foreign candidates selecting exam centre in any foreign nation||USD 75|
JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
The aspirants who register sucessfully for GATE 2020, can proceed to download tgeir admit crad to appear for JEE Advanced, Via the admit card the candidaes are notifide about their exam center. On the day of the exam the students have to carry the admit card in a printed format with a valid original government ID proof. On the admit card you can check for the below given details:
- Roll number for JEE (Advanced) 2020
- Date of birth
- Address for correspondence
- Name and address of the examination centre allotted
On the day of the exam the candidaes have to produce their admit card in a printed format whenever asked by the invigilators.
Exam Shifts of JEE Advanced 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 is held in 2 shifts and the timings for the shifts can be checked below:
|Paper||Exam Starting Timing||Exam Ending Timing|
|Paper I||09:00 AM||12:00 PM|
|Paper II||02:00 PM||05:00 PM|
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centers
The candidates can check below the number and location of the JEE Advanced 2020 exam cities:
|State/Country||Number of Centers|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1|
|Andaman and Nicobar Island||1|
JEE Advanced 2020 Response Sheet and Answer Key
After the exam is over, the candidates can check their response sheet and answer key uploaded by the conducting IIT on jeeadv.ac.in.
JEE Advanced 2020 Response Sheet: The reponse sheet isuploaded inside the login of the candidates. In this sheet you can check the answers that you have marked on the day of the exam. Also, the link of the response sheet is also sent o the candidates via their registered emails.
JEE Advanced 2020 Answer Key: The answer key also uploaded by the conducting IIT in PDF format under the login of the candidates. The answer key has the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Using the response sheet and the answer key the candidates can crosscheck their answers and calculate their expected score in the exam.
To calculate the scores using the answer key the candidates have to use the marking scheme of JEE Advanced 2020.
The answer key is available for challenge. If the challenges are accepted a final answer key is uploaded on the website and as per the final answer key the result is prepared.
JEE Advanced 2020 Result
The result of JEE Advanced 2020 shall be also uploaded online at jeeadv.ac.in under the login of the candidates. The candidates who appear for both paper 1 and 2 are issued their rank cards.
How is the result calculated:
- The marks obtained by a candidate in Physics is equal to the marks scored in Physics part of Paper 1 plus the marks scored in Physics part of Paper 2. Same goes for maths and chemistry parts.
- The total marks in JEE Advanced 2020 are the sum of the marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.
Preparation of the rank list:
The ranklist has the name and roll number of the candidates arranged in ascending order of their aggregate marks in the exam. In acse 2 or maore candidates get the same marks then below given tie-breaking criteria is used:
- Candidates having higher positive marks are awarded higher rank.
- A higher rank is assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Mathematics.
- If this does not break the tie, higher rank is assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Physics. If there is a tie even after this, candidates are assigned the same rank.
JEE Advanced 2020 Cutoff Marks
To be included in the ranklist of JEE Advanced 2020, the candidtates must secure a minimum score in the exam. The minimum score varies from category to category and the same is given in the table below:
|Category||Minimum % of marks in each subject||Minimum % of aggregate marks|
|Common rank list (CRL)||10.0||35.0|
|GEN-EWS rank list||9.0||31.5|
|OBC-NCL rank list||9.0||31.5|
|SC rank list||5.0||17.5|
|ST rank list||5.0||17.5|
|Common-PwD rank list (CRL- PwD)||5.0||17.5|
|GEN-EWS-PwD rank list||5.0||17.5|
|OBC-NCL-PwD rank list||5.0||17.5|
|SC-PwD rank list||5.0||17.5|
|ST-PwD rank list||5.0||17.5|
|Preparatory course rank lists||2,5||8.75|
Admissions in IITs via JEE Advanced 2020
Afer you qualify JEE Advanced 2020, you have to appear for JoSAA counselling. The process for the counselling is as follows:
- Register at JoSAA website for the counselling and fill in the choices IITs and the course
- Check the seat allotment result that is published online on the website of JoSAA. Seats are allotteed to the candidates based on their ranks and the choices filled.
- Candidates can then choose to accept, change or reject the allotted seat.
- On acceptance of the seat, the candidates have to pay the seat acceptance amount online.
- Thereafter they have to download the allotment letter and visit the reporting center for document verification.
Eligibility to take admission in the IITs apart from qualifying JEE Advanced 2020:
- The students must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates should be at least 65%.
- The students must be in the Top 20 percentile of their respective boards.
- Those who opt for Mining Engineering, Mining Machinery Engineering, Integrated M.Sc. program in Geology or Geophysics, or Petroleum Engineering should not have any form of colour blindness.
- Female candidates cannot apply for the Mining Engineering course.
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are institutions of national importance. Admission into various undergraduate programs across IITs is through the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) only. At present, there are twenty-three IITs across the country. The list of the 23 IITs of the nation is given below:
|IIT (BHU) Varanasi||IIT (BHU)||1919|
|IIT (ISM) Dhanbad||IIT (ISM)||1926|
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The official site for JEE Advanced examination is jeeadv.nic.in.
Ans : JEE Advanced will be a Computer Based Test, it will contain MCQs and Numerical Ability Type Questions. The language of the paper will be both English and Hindi. There will be 2 papers under it and the duration of the examination will be 3 hours per paper. There will be a total of 54 questions in the examination.
Ans : The student who wants to appear for JEE Advanced examination must be in the top 2,24,000 which includes all categories in Paper-1 of JEE (Main). The student is eligible to appear for the exam for a maximum of 2 times in two consecutive years. The aspirant should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time. At the time of admission, the student should not have joined any program at any of the IITs.
Ans : JEE Advanced will be a National Level examination.
Ans : Candidates can apply for JEE Advanced examination from the official website of the same.
Ans : The Application Form for JEE Advanced will only be available on the official site and candidates can not get the same in the form of a hard copy through any means.
Ans : JEE Advanced examination will be held in online mode.
Ans : The Selection of the candidates for JEE Advanced examination will totally depend upon their performance in the entrance examination.
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