IIT Delhi, the conducting body of JEE Advanced 2020 has announced that the exam will be held in the US as well. San Francisco has been selected as the exam centre. So IIT JEE Advanced will now be conducted in 5 countries outside India.
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- What is JEE Advanced?
- JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Dates Postponed
- JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility
- JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus
- JEE Advanced 2020 Registration
- JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern
- JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
- JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centre
- JEE Advanced 2020 Result
- JEE Advanced 2020 Cut Off
- JEE Advanced 2020 Selection Process
- How to prepare for JEE Advanced?
- JEE Advanced Coaching Centres
- What after JEE Advanced?
- Courses Offered by IITs
- Exam Guidelines
- Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)
- Difference between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced
- Related Exams
What is JEE Advanced?
JEE Advanced, formerly known as Indian Institutes of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination is an entrance examination conducted across India for admission to a wide number of educational institutions and colleges for engineering and architecture programs. JEE Advanced is one of the toughest exams to clear Top institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs etc provide admissions to students based on Jee Advanced Result.
The key pointers of JEE Advanced are as mentioned below
|Exam Full-Form||Joint Entrance Exam [JEE] Advanced|
|Level of Examination||National|
|Conducted Body this year||IIT Delhi|
|Mode of Application||Online & Offline|
|Language||English & Hindi|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Mode||Online|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Duration||3 Hours per Two Sections|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Website||jeeadv.ac.in|
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Dates
JEE Advanced notification for Exam Date has been released by IIT Delhi. The form filling starts on May 1, 2020 and portal remains open till May 6, 2020. The Admit card for JEE Advanced will be available from May 12, 2020. The dates mentioned here are the official dates. All the JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates are mentioned below:
|JEE Advanced Registration Commencement||May 1, 2020|
|JEE Advanced Registration Closure||May 6, 2020|
|Last Date for Fee Payment||May 7, 2020|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card Release Date||May 12, 2020|
|Last date to download the admit card||May 17, 2020 (till 9 AM)|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Date||May 17, 2020|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Online Answer Key - Release Date||May 27, 2020|
|JEE Advanced 2020 Result Date||June 8, 2020|
|AAT Registration Dates||June 08 to June 09, 2020|
|AAT Exam Date||June 12, 2020|
|AAT Result Declaration||June 16, 2020|
|Seat Allotment||June 16, 2020|
JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility
JEE Advanced eligibility depends mainly on the fact that whether the candidate has cleared the JEE Main exam or not. Last year 2,40,000 students have qualified to attempt JEE Advanced but from the year 2020, the number of eligible candidates has been increased 10,000 for JEE Advanced i.e. 2,50,000. Besides that, few other factors are also there which are as follows:
- Nationality: Both Indian and Foreign students are eligible to apply for the examination. But unlike Indian students, foreign aspirants are eligible for JEE Advanced to apply directly.
- Age: Candidates should be born on or after 1st October 1994. Also, note that the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD categories will have a relaxation of 5 years.
- No: of Attempts: Candidates can attempt only two consecutive times.
- Appearance in class 12th(or equivalent) Exam: Candidate must have appeared for class 12th (or equivalent) exam for the first time in 2019 or 2020.
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus
Students appearing in JEE Advanced are advised to refer NCERT 11th & 12th textbooks. These books help in the conceptual foundation, which is of utmost importance in JEE Advanced as no direct questions are asked and all questions are mainly based on concepts. The conducting body decides the syllabus for the exam every year. The following are the JEE Advanced 2020 syllabus topics to be covered by aspirants:
- Physics - Thermal Physics, Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics
- Chemistry - Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Chemical equilibrium, Gaseous and liquid states, Energetics, Chemical kinetics, Electrochemistry, Solid-state, Solutions, Nuclear Chemistry, Transition elements, Extractive metallurgy, Preparation, Surface Chemistry, Properties and Reactions of alkanes, alkenes & alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Carbohydrates, Ores and Minerals, Amino Acids and Peptides.
- Mathematics - Trigonometry, Algebra, Differential Calculus, Vectors, Integral Calculus, and Analytical Geometry
For JEE Advanced AAT - Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity, Architectural Awareness, Freehand drawing, Geometrical Drawing, 3-D Perception, Aesthetic Sensitivity.
JEE Advanced 2020 Registration
|Mode||Online & Offline|
|Registration Fee||General/OBC - INR 2600/-;
Female/Reserve Category - INR 1300/-
|Photograph Size||10 KB to 100 KB|
|Signature Size||4 KB to 30 KB|
How to apply for JEE Advanced 2020?
While filling the form, the candidate should first Go to the JEE Advanced 2020 official website to register himself/herself. On the page itself, there will be a link for registration. The candidate has to click on that link given for registration. After that, he/she has to enter the details like JEE Main 2020 Roll number, Password and Security pin. Finally, the candidate would be able to log in. Then Candidate has to enter the details like personal, academic, communication and other details. Also, the selection of the JEE Advance Exam centre has to be done at this stage. The fee payment is the next step after which the candidate has to submit the application and take a print out of the application form. For detailed and Pictorial process information click on the link JEE Advanced Application Process.
JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form
The Application fee required for JEE Advanced Application Form is INR 1300/- for female and reserved category candidates whereas for all other categories it is INR 2600. The fee structure for foreign candidate varies. The candidates are required to fill in all the details, select preferred exam centre, choose question paper medium and fill in all the other details.
Documents required to apply for JEE Advanced
All the documents are required to be uploaded on the website and no document should be sent through post or any other offline method. Candidates should upload images of the following:
- Class 10th or Birth certificate
- Class 12th (or equivalent) certificate (For those who have appeared for this exam in 2018 or before)
- If the name is not the same as in class 10th, A Gazette notification is required depicting the change of name.
- Recent Photograph
- ID proof of candidates
- Thumb impression
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern
JEE Advanced is one among the toughest exams in India and the weightage, marking schemes, marking format and question pattern are varies each year. According to past data, paper 2 is considered tougher than paper 1. The thing that the aspirants have to keep in mind when it comes to JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern is that the exam will only be conducted in online mode. The exam will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours and Paper 2 for a duration of 3 hours. JEE Advanced 2020 test will have two papers. Paper 1 will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks and Paper 2 will also have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks.
JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card
JEE Advanced Admit card will be available online from May 12, 2020. Also, note that there is no separate admit card for Architecture Aptitude Test [AAT]. The candidates who have submitted the JEE Advanced 2020 registration form can successfully download the Admit Card. Candidates can avail the Admit Card from the official website by entering the registration number, date of birth, email id and phone number. The JEE Advanced admit card will contain the below details:
- Candidate’s Name
- Roll Number
- Date of Birth
- Exam Date
- Exam Centre
Discrepancies: If the candidate is unable to download their admit card they are advised to contact the helpdesk number/ concerned address in the official website and candidates are required to carry a valid identity proof along with the JEE Advanced 2020 admit card during the time of the examination.
How to Download JEE Advanced Admit Card?
Visit the official website and log in through your application number and password. Click on the Admit card link. Download and print the Admit card.
JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centres
JEE Advanced 2020 is scheduled on May 17, 2020. It will be conducted in selected cities and towns in India and abroad. The IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) has decided to conduct JEE Advanced in the US as well. San Francisco has been selected as the test centre for JEE Advanced. The exam is conducted in 161 cities this year. Candidates can select the preferred exam centre according to their convenience.
The Candidates can provide the alternate choices for the exam centre while filling the JEE Advanced 2020 application form. Aspirants are required to choose 5 exam centres from an IIT zone during JEE Advanced registration. Any request for the change of exam centre after the submission of form will not be entertained for any candidate. Admit card contains the complete venue of the exam centre. Get more information about JEE Advanced Exam centre and map navigation JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centres.
- JEE Advanced 2020 Admit card
- An original photo ID card
JEE Advanced 2020 Result
JEE Advanced 2020 results will be announced by IIT Delhi. JEE Advanced 2020 results will be declared on June 8, 2020 on their official website. The candidates can assess their JEE Advanced 2020 results with the help of their registration number and date of birth. All India Rank(AIR) and Category Rank(CR) of qualified candidates will be available on the online portal after the results are declared and the JEE Advanced 2020 counselling dates will be announced shortly after. The candidates who appeared for both paper I and Paper II will only be considered for Common Rank List(CRL). If the scores of two candidates are the same, then the higher rank will be given to the candidate who scored higher in the Mathematics Section of JEE Advanced 2020.
How to download JEE Advanced result
Go to Official website for results of JEE Advanced 2020 i.e https://results.jeeadv.ac.in/. Enter your personal details such as Registration number, Date of Birth, mobile number and Email-ID. Download your result from the website.
JEE Advanced Rank List
The following is the Expected Rank list for the JEE Advanced 2020. You can see the minimum marks required for clearing the JEE Advanced Cut-Off for 2020.
|Rank List||Min. percentage of marks required in each subject||Min. percentage of aggregate marks required|
|Common Rank List (CRL)||10||35|
|ST Rank list||5||17.5|
|SC Rank list||5||17.5|
|OBC-NCL Rank list||9||31.5|
|Differently-abled Rank list (CRL-PWD)||5||17.5|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) - Differently-abled Rank list||5||17.5|
|SC (Differently-abled) Rank list||5||17.5|
|ST (Differently-abled) Rank list||5||17.5|
|Preparatory course rank list||2.5||8.75|
JEE Advanced 2020 Cut Off
JEE Advanced 2020 cut off is the minimum marks the aspirants need to score to clear the admission process. There are two types of cut off: (1) Qualifying cut off - the criteria to qualify the examination (2) Admission cut off - the criteria to have higher chances to get the prefered course. JEE Advanced cut off details would be made available on the official website. The cut-off is also decided on the basis of the number of candidates appeared for the JEE Advanced 2020, candidates' performance, the difficulty of the exam etc. Simply clearing the cut-off would not be enough for the candidate. The candidate has to get the highest possible marks to get admission into his/ her desired college/ institution.
JEE Advanced Selection Process
A total of the 50.5% candidates of the Common merit list(CML) will be selected for JEE advanced 2020. 27%(40500), 15% (22,500) and 7.5% (11,250) of the OBC-NCL, SC and ST candidates will be selected for JEE advanced 2020. A total of 3% of the candidates within these categories will be those belonging to PwD category.
JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling
Selection of candidates into IITs and other affiliated institutes are done through the counselling process carried out by JoSAA. The JEE Advanced 2020 counselling process begins just after the results are released. The main authority that organizes the centralized JEE Advanced 2020 counselling for the admission into IITs, NITs, ISM & other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) after JEE Advanced 2020 is Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). The counselling process will begin from June 16, 2020. The counselling will be conducted online only. The candidates who make it to JEE Advanced 2020 Merit List are eligible to participate in JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) Counselling. JEE Advanced 2020 counselling schedule will be based on the candidate's rank in the rank list. It is the minimum score that candidates should secure to be eligible for taking admission in various IITs, IISc and ISM participating in JEE Advanced 2020. If 2 candidates obtain the same score, then the candidate scoring higher in the Mathematics section of JEE Advanced 2020 will be given the higher rank.
There will be six phases in JEE Advanced counselling which includes registering for JEE Advanced counselling, filling up choices and locking them, seat allotment, reporting to allotted colleges and provisional admission of students. A demand draft of INR 60,000 for General and DD of INR 20,000 for SC/ST must be carried along with the documents required during JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling Procedure. Candidates should necessarily carry credentials and important documents required for the counselling process. Attested copy of Passport or any other equivalent Identity Proof must be carried by the candidates.
How to prepare for JEE Advanced 2020?
This will help the candidate in planning and prioritising the different topics and subjects, whose efficient implementation can lead to success in the exam. Also, a plethora of books and other study materials are available in the market, the need of the hour is the selection of best-suited study material for the candidate. As everyone is having different abilities, a particular book/study material cannot be sufficient for all the people, thus personalisation in the selection of books is required.
Time management is the key to getting admission in the IITs. Effective time management not only allows the candidate to complete such vast syllabus in time but also specifies how much time a particular topic should take depending upon the complexity and importance of it in the exam. And finally learning from other's experience. The candidate can analyse the strategies adopted by the previous year toppers of JEE Advanced. Adoption of these practices in the overall strategy of the candid.ate can help him/her to strategise more efficiently.
JEE Advanced Question paper
Solving Previous year Question papers gives a candidate a kind of live experience of the actual Question paper. Also, it helps him/her to analyse the pattern of the paper and the areas in which the candidate is lacking.
JEE Advanced Mock test
The JEE Advanced Mock test will help the candidate to analyse his/her speed of doing questions in the exam. Moreover, as a result of solving the mock test, the candidate can become aware of the areas that are taking more time and thus require more practice.
JEE Advanced Study Material
NCERT books are a must for this exam. These books help in forming the conceptual foundation of the subjects. Other than the NCERT books, Various JEE Advanced Reference Books are also there which will help the candidate to understand various type of questions that can be there in the exam.
JEE Advanced Coaching Centres
Offline Coaching: For offline coaching, various reputed coaching centres are there like :
- Nucleus Education
- Vibrant Academy
- Resonance Eduventures.
- Bansal Classes.
- Allen career institute.
- Motion IIT JEE.
Online Coaching: You can purchase courses from :
- FIIT JEE
- Various Youtube channels are also there which are providing coaching free of cost.
What After JEE Advanced 2020?
After clearing JEE Advanced, there are around 80 Different courses in IITs that the candidate can take admission into. The options are numerous and vary from one institute to another. The candidate can take admission into any of the course depending upon his/her choice and JEE Advanced score. Even if you didn't get seats into IITs, there are numerous other well-reputed institutes like NITs/IIITS and other govt. funded institutes. Besides that, there are other excellent private institutions that offer B.E/B.Tech. in numerous disciplines.
JEE Advanced has been considered as one of the important entrance exams after 12th. The candidates who score good marks will be recruited directly as the Scientist/Engineer by ISRO.
Courses Offered through JEE Advanced 2020 at IITs
|B.Tech.||Bachelor of Technology||4 Years|
|B.Sc||Bachelor of Science||4 Years|
|B.Arch.||Bachelor of Architecture||5 Years|
|Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech.||Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology||5 Years|
|Dual Degree B.Sc - M.Sc||Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science||5 Years|
|Integrated M.Tech.||Integrated Master of Technology||5 Years|
|Integrated M.Sc.||Integrated Master of Science||5 Years|
Guidelines for JEE Advanced 2020
Admit Card Details: Candidates need to check their Admit Card carefully for their Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Exam Centre Name, City, State.
Reporting Time: Candidates are advised to reach the venue well before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the registration formalities well before the commencement of exam. The registration desk will close 5 minutes prior to the examination.
Relaxation under PWD: A copy of PwD certificate in the prescribed format must be carried by the candidates to claim relaxation under PwD category.
Question Paper Medium: Candidates should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per their choice of medium. The concerned invigilator should be notified in case the question paper is in the medium other than their choice.
- Seat Allotment: Candidates are not allowed to enter the JEE Advanced Exam Centres 2020 after the commencement of the examination. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. The candidature will be cancelled if the candidate is found to have changed their room/seat allotted.
Prohibited Items: Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, calculators, docu pen, slide rules, log tables, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device.
No Smoking & Eating: Smoking or eating is strictly prohibited in the JEE Advanced 2020 exam hall. No edible item is not allowed inside the examination hall.
No Leaving Before the Allotted Time: Candidates cannot leave their seat or the examination hall until the standard duration of the exam without the permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator.
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)
Architecture Aptitude Test 2020 will be conducted by For admission into B.Arch programmes. For Admission into B.Arch, candidates must appear for AAT after qualifying the JEE Advanced 2020 paper. The test will be conducted on June 12, 2020. The qualified candidates will get admission into 5-year B.Arch programmes.
Difference between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced
Firstly, JEE Mains is an eligibility test that provides the candidate with the chance to appear for JEE Advanced and finally lead to admission in premier institutes like IITs and ISM. JEE Mains consists of two papers. Paper-II is optional and aspirants of B.Arch and B.Planning are only required to give this exam whereas JEE Advanced also consists of two papers but in this Paper II is compulsory. 3 consecutive chances are given in JEE Mains exam while only 2 consecutive chances are there in JEE Advanced.