JEE Advanced Paper 1 will start at 9.00 A.M. and end at 12 noon (IST). Paper 2 will be conducted from 2.30 P.M. to 5.30 P.M. (IST).
JEE Advanced Exam Pattern consists of 2 compulsory papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 of 3 hours duration each. Details of the marking scheme will be provided in the “Instructions to Candidates” section at the time of examination shall provide the detailed marking scheme of the examination.
Top 2,50,000 rank holders in JEE Main shall be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2020. Check Updated Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced
JEE Advanced Cut off will be declared by IIT Delhi about a month after the exam day. Candidates can check the previous year cut off for JEE Advanced to get a fair idea.
Direct Link to JEE Advanced 2020 Official Website
JEE Advanced 2020 is a national-level entrance exam conducted for providing admissions in the engineering programs in IITs. The seven zonal IITs conduct the exam under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) for admission into Bachelor’s, Integrated Masters and Dual Degree programs for all the IITs.
JEE Advanced 2020 Highlights:
Exam Mode Online
About JEE Advanced
JEE Advanced is the second phase of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
Top 2 lakh fifty thousand AIR holders from JEE Main 2020 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
JEE (Advanced) is conducted to fill 10,988 seats in 23 IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and IISC Bangalore.
JAB (Joint Admission Board) formed by the participating IITs is the regulatory body of JEE Advanced.
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) is conducted after the JEE Advanced test. Read More
JEE Advanced 2020 – Zone-wise Statistics
Zone No. of Applicants (Appeared) No. of Applicants (Absent)
– Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 1 Paper 2
IIT Bombay: 27004 26205 1801 2608
IIT Delhi : 31066 30838 818 1046
IIT Guwahati: 11372 11166 535 741
IIT Kanpur: 19745 19598 683 829
IIT Kharagpur: 18161 17823 984 1322
IIT Madras: 36169 35605 2062 2626
IIT Roorkee: 13979 13855 435 559
JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates
Candidates must go through the following table to get an idea of the timeline for JEE Advanced 2020:
Events Dates: Official Notification First week of May (Tentative)
Availability of application form First week of May (Tentative)
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Date May 17, 2020 (Sunday)
Release of JEE Advanced 2020 Answer Key First week of June (Tentative)
JEE Advanced 2020 Result Second week of June, 2020 (Tentative)
Changes in JEE Advanced
What’s New in JEE Advanced 2020
JEE Advanced is conducted completely in online (computer-based) mode.
The reservation for PwD candidates has increased from 3% to 5%.
More emphasis will be given to cultural diversity in the selection process.
10,000 more candidates will be shortlisted from JEE Main.
The exam will be conducted in the United States (San Francisco) for the first time.
A total of 5 JEE Advanced Exam Centers must be chosen while filling the application form;earlier it was 3.
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Difference b/w JEE Main and JEE Advanced
JEE Main is the eligibility test for appearing in JEE Advanced examination. Check the following differences between the two:
Conducting Body: From 2020 onwards, JEE Main is conducted by NTA. But JEE Advanced is held by one of the seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs on a rotational basis, under the guidance of JAB every year. Know More About NTA
Eligibility: Top 2.50 Lakh JEE Main qualifying candidates are eligible to appear for the test. NTA defines the JEE Main eligibility on specific criteria such as qualifying exams, passing marks, etc.
Number of Attempts: A student can appear for JEE Main for 3 consecutive years while for JEE Advanced, he/she can appear for only 2 consecutive times.
Exam Pattern: NTA defines the exam pattern for JEE Main, whereas there is no fixed pattern for JEE Advanced.
JEE Advanced Eligibility
Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020
Both Indian and foreign nationals (including OCI/PIO) are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020. However, foreign candidates are not required to take JEE Main and may register for JEE Advanced directly.
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Performance in JEE Main 2020: Top 2, 50,000 All India Rank holders in JEE Main 2020.
Age: There is no age limit.
Number of Attempts: Only 2 times in 2 consecutive years
Appearance in Class 12 (or equivalent): Candidates appearing for 10+2 or equivalent in 2020 are also eligible.
Earlier Admission at IITs:
Students who rejected the seat of IIT earlier are not eligible to apply.
Those who joined preparatory courses in any of the IITs in the previous academic sessions can also apply.
And those who have paid the seat acceptance fee but still not accepted the seat are also eligible.
Performance in Class 12 (or equivalent):
Minimum 75% marks in 10+2 or equivalent or they must be within the category-wise top 20 percentile of qualified candidates in their particular 10+2 or equivalent examination.
Candidates who appeared in the 10+2 examination in 2018 but reappeared in 2020, the best performance from the two will be considered.
Note: The applicants should not have appeared for JEE Advanced in 2018 or earlier.
The facility of Scribes in JEE Advanced
Only PWD candidates are permitted to use the service of the scribe, and they will get an hour as a compensatory time to complete each paper. The criteria for availing the service of the scribe are:
Only PWD candidates who are visually impaired OR dyslexia OR have a disability in the upper limbs or have lost fingers/hands thereby preventing them from operating the Computer Based Test platform properly.
Ques. How to avail the service of the scribe?
Ans. Opt the option for services of scribe and upload a copy of the PwD certificate during JEE Advanced online registration. Along with this, candidates should request the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2020 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT in the prescribed format (provided in information brochure- annexure 2).
Ques. Will the conducting authority provide a scribe?
Ans. Zonal coordinating IITs will make arrangements to provide a panel of scribes. Scribes will be students of Class XI from the science stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects. The PwD/dyslexic candidate has to choose a scribe from this panel. They are NOT allowed to bring their scribes.
JEE Advanced 2020 Reservation
Candidates belonging to SC /ST /OBC-NCL /PWD / Defence Personnel can claim for reservation. The reservation matrix of seats are provided below:
OBC – NCL: 27%
SC – 15%
ST – 7.5%
Open – 50.5%
Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PWD candidates.
Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course.
Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.
Ques: I am an OBC-NCL candidate and my caste is mentioned only in the state list of OBCs but not in the central list of OBCs at www.ncbc.nic.in. Am I eligible for a reservation?
Ans: No. For availing the benefits of reservation, OBCs should be listed in the current updated central list of OBCs at the NCBC website.
Ques: What are the Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) criteria for availing benefits of reservation under the OBC NCL category?
Ans: The criteria for Non-Creamy Layer will be as per the current notification of Government of India.
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