The detailed analysis of JEE Mains 2020 Exam Pattern is discussed below. You are advised to go through it thoroughly to have an insight into the JEE Mains question paper and you can formulate your study plans accordingly.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern
Papers: JEE Main consists of two papers. Paper-I is for the candidates who seek admission into B.E./B.Tech programs, and Paper-II is for the candidates who seek admission into B.Arch./B.Planning programs. Candidates may take on either Paper-I or Paper-II, or both as per the courses they are seeking admission to.
Mode of Paper-I: JEE Main 2020 Paper-I will be conducted in only one mode, i.e. Online mode or Computer-based Test (CBT).
Mode of Paper-II: JEE Main 2020 Paper-II will be conducted in two modes. Part-I: Mathematics and Part-II: Aptitude will be conducted in the Online mode, and Part-III: Drawing Test will be conducted in the Offline mode or Paper-based Test (PBT).
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Candidates must regularly appear for the mock tests to have a better knowledge of the JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern. JEE Main 2020 question paper will be available in English and Hindi. Candidates who fill the exam centre as Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an option of choosing the question paper either in English, Hindi or Gujarati medium.
The courses offered through the JEE Main 2020 papers is given in the table below:
|Paper-I||All other undergraduate courses (B.E./B.Tech.)|
|Paper-II||B.Arch./B.Planning (At Institutions other than the IITs)|
Subject combinations for each JEE Main 2020 paper, types of questions in each paper, and the mode of examination available fro each is given in the table below:
|Paper||Subjects||Type of Questions||Mode of Exam|
|Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Objective Type with equal weight to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics||Computer-based mode only|
| Part-I: Mathematics, Part-II: Aptitude, and
Part III: Drawing Test
Questions to test drawing aptitude
|Computer-based and Pen and Paper-based for Drawing Test.|
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper-I:
|Conducted for||B.E. / B.Tech. Admissions|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours (4 hours for PwD candidates)|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics|
|Type of Questions||60 MCQs with a single correct response & 15 Questions will have the answer to be filled as a numeric value.|
|Number of questions per section||25 questions per section.|
|Marks||Paper-I = 300 & Paper-II = 400|
|Marking Scheme for MCQs||Correct answer: (+) 4 marks
Incorrect answer: (-) 1 mark
|Marking Scheme for Questions for which answer is a numerical value||Correct answer: (+) 4 marks
Incorrect answer: 0 mark (No negative marking)
|Paper Medium||English or Hindi (Except exam centres in Gujarat, Diu & Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, where the choice will be English, Hindi, and Gujarati) Choice must be filled in the Application form.|
- JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 will have a total of 75 MCQs and 15 questions for which answer is a numeric value and it will be divided into 3 sections (20 MCQs + 5 from each section). Each section carries 100 marks and the candidates can score a maximum of 300 marks in JEE Main 2020 Paper 1.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper-II:
|Conducted for||B.Arch. / B.Planning Admissions|
|Mode||Online (CBT) & Offline (PBT) for Drawing Paper|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Subjects||Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing|
|Type of Questions||77 Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response, 5 Questions will have the answer to be filled as a numeric value, and 2 Drawing Questions|
|Marking Scheme||Correct answer: (+) 4 marks; Incorrect answer: (-) 1 mark; Drawing Question: (+) 50 marks|
|Marking Scheme for Questions for which answer is a numerical value||Correct answer: (+) 4 marks; Incorrect answer: 0 marks (No Negative Marking)|
|Paper Medium||English or Hindi (Except exam centres in Gujarat, Diu & Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, where the choice will be English, Hindi, and Gujarati) Choice must be performed in the Application form.|
- JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 will have a total of 77 questions and it will be divided into 3 sections. Section One will have 20 MCQ's and 5 questions will have an answer to be filled as a numerical value and Section Two will have 50 MCQ's and 2 Drawing Questions where each question carries 50 marks. The candidates can score a maximum of 400 marks in JEE Main 2020 Paper 2.
Section-wise Analysis of JEE Main question Paper 2017
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2017 was easy compared to JEE Main 2016 question paper. Questions were moderate in terms of difficulty and length. There were more calculative and formula-based questions than theoretical.
Analysis of JEE Main 2017 Physics section:
The Physics section in JEE Main 2017 was easy as compared to JEE Mains 2016. Questions were moderate in terms of difficulty and length. There were more formula-based and calculative questions than theoretical.
|JEE Main 2017 Physics|
|Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory||3|
|Optics and Wave Optics||2|
|Modern and Nuclear Physics||6|
Analysis of JEE Main 2017 Mathematics section:
JEE Main 2017 Mathematics Question Paper was easier Compared to JEE Main 2016. However, the questions were difficult in comparison to Physics and Chemistry and it was mainly due to its length. The questions were directly based on formulas and a lot of them required a lot of calculations.
|JEE Main 2017 Mathematics|
Analysis of JEE Main 2017 Chemistry section:
In Chemistry, the difficulty curve of JEE Mains 2016 & 2017 is almost similar and chemistry was rated as the easiest one among the other two sections. The questions were more theoretical than calculative, making it the quickest subject to solve.
|JEE Main 2017 Chemistry|