WHAT IS IIT-JEE

IIT-JEE is also called a Joint Entrance Examination for Engineering & Architecture courses presented by IITs, NITs or other prestigious colleges in India. It is a dream of over lakhs of candidates and around 2.24 lakh aspirants appear for JEE Main & Advanced every year.

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) conducts JEE to choose candidates for B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Arch, M.SC. and M.Tech courses. At present, IIT JEE is taken as a single objective type examination including 2 papers in the duration of three hours. Both papers will each have three individual sections on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

In simple words, IIT JEE is the best platform where engineering aspirants get a chance to present their utmost brilliance and performance level that matches with the IIT’s standards. Therefore, IIT JEE is tough but not impossible to crack with Vaishavi,Just don’t step back, work really hard to achieve your ultimate goal.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

NTA has released the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020 on the official website. This year, the authorities have announced many changes in the JEE Main exam pattern.

What’s new in JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020?

  • JEE Main 2020 paper 1 will now have a total of 75 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Maths. Each has 20 MCQs and 5 numerical questions.
  • Numerical questions don’t have negative marking.
  • JEE Main 2020 for paper 1 (B.Tech) will be conducted for 300 marks, while paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) will be conducted separately for 400 marks each.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 – Paper 1

ParametersParticulars
Exam ModeComputer-based test mode
Exam Duration3 hours (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)
SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Total number of questions75 (Each subject will have 25 questions)
Type of Questions20 Objective questions having 4 options each with only 1 correct option
5 Numerical questions with numerical value as answer


SubjectsNo of QuestionsType of QuestionsFirst ShiftSecond Shift
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
25(20+5)
25(20+5)
25(20+5)
20 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
5 Questions with answer as numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
09:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m.
02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
Exam ModeB.Arch: Mathematics and Aptitude test will be computer-based, whereas Drawing test will be conducted in the pen-and-paper modeB.Plan: Computer-based
Exam Duration3 hours (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)
SubjectsB.Arch: Mathematics, General Aptitude and Drawing skillsB.Plan: Mathematics, General Aptitude and Planning
Total number of questionsB.Arch: Maths will have 20 MCQ questions and 5 numerical questions; Aptitude will have 50 MCQs and drawing test will have 2 questionsB.Plan: Maths will have 20 MCQ questions and 5 numerical questions; Aptitude will have 50 MCQs and Planning section will have 25 questions.
Type of QuestionsB.Arch Maths and Aptitude will be MCQs while drawing section will have questions to test the drawing and sketching skills. Maths will also have numerical questionsB.Plan aspirants will have 25 questions on Planning instead of drawing while the exam pattern of JEE Main will be same for Maths and Aptitude. Planning section will also include a written passage.
Marking SchemeFor MCQs – 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answerFor answer with numeric value – 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 0 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answerMarking Scheme for Drawing Test – Two questions to be evaluated out of 100 marks
Maximum Marks400
Medium of paperEnglish or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)

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