JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : September 1, 2020 To September 6, 2020
Result Date : September 18, 2020

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:

Courses Offered through Paper-I and Paper-II in the JEE Main
Paper Course
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
Paper-I
(B.E/B.Tech)
Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective Type with equal weight to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Computer-based mode only
Paper-II
(B.Arch/B.Planning)
 Part-I: Mathematics, Part-II: Aptitude, and
Part III: Drawing Test
Objective Type
Objective Type
Questions to test drawing aptitude
Computer-based and Pen and Paper-based for Drawing Test.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper-I:

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern - Paper-I
Conducted for B.E. / B.Tech. Admissions
Mode Online (CBT)
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 Paper-I Marks Weightage
Subjects Questions Marks
Chemistry 20+5 100
Physics 20+5 100
Mathematics 20+5 100
Total 75 300

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper-II:

JEE Main Paper-II Exam Pattern
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.
JEE Main Paper-II Marks & Weightage
Subjects Questions Marks
Mathematics 20+5* 100
Aptitude 50 200
Drawing 2 100
Total 77 400

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 Section Analysis
JEE Main 2017 Physics 
Topic  Questions
Mechanics 11
Electrodynamics 8
Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory 3
Optics and Wave Optics 2
Modern and Nuclear Physics 6

JEE Main 2017 Physics Section Analysis

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 Maths Section Analysis
JEE Main 2017 Mathematics
Topic  Questions
Algebra 15
Calculus 6
Trigonometry 3
Conics 3
Vector Algebra 3

 

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 Paper Analysis
JEE Main 2017 Chemistry 
Topic  Questions
Organic Chemistry 8
Inorganic Chemistry 11
Physical Chemistry 11

 

JEE MAIN 2017 Chemistry Section Analysis

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Discussion Forum



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JEE MAIN pattern

Are there any changes in the JEE Mains exam pattern?

Asked By: Disha,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Disha,

There are no major changes in the exam pattern as of now. The paper is divided into 2 parts: Part 1 is for BE/BTech & Part 2 is for Architecture. CBSE holds the rights to change the pattern for JEE MAIN. All the best for your preparation for the exam.



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Exam questions for JEE main Exam

Hello my name is Rohit and I would like to join B.Tech crouse through JEE main. I would like to know does aptitude question are there in JEE main syllabus.

Asked By: Rohit,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rohit myself is Ravi. Aptitude question paper will be only applicable if you are registered for JEE MAIN B.Arch course (Paper 2). For B.Tech course there will only Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics syllabus.



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Examination mode

Can we take JEE main exam online for B.Arch course?

Asked By: Sneha,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi, Sneha I think you can't take JEE main exam online for B.arch course. Computer-based examination mode is only available for B.tech courses.



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How the exam will be conducted?

I am Prakesh and I live in singapore. I would like to know weather i can write JEE main exam online or not?

Asked By: Prakesh,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello, Prakesh myself is Sunil. In Singapore, Katmandu, and Colombo the JEE main exam will be only in the computer-based and Paper based examination will not be applicable. But in other exam centers, paper-based and computer-based examination both are applicable.



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Ratio of 11th and 12th questions in JEE

What is the ratio of 11th and 12th CBSE questions asked in JEE?

Asked By: Akshay askidakar,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The ratio of 11th and 12th class questions asked in JEE is around 40:60 respectively.This doesn't mean one can overlook the 11th syllabus since some of the easiest questions are asked from it.



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About online or offline exam of JEE Main questions

Is there any easy question that comes in the online exam in comparison to the offline exams?

Asked By: Rahul,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, there won't be any.

The Exam Question Pattern followed in JEE Main Online Exam will also be the same for JEE Main Offline Exam.

So, there won't be much change between the questions for these.

We advise you to be prepared well enough for JEE Main so that you don't miss out on much.



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Person with disability

Hi i wanted to know what are the exceptions/provisions for candidates with disabilities

Asked By: Jayanth A,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The candidates with a disability should fill in the type and percentages of disability appropriately on the online application form for JEE Main 2017.
  • Only the candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided with a Scribe/ Reader on the request of the candidate. The candidate will have the discretion of opting his/her own scribe/reader or may submit the request to the centre superintendent for the same.
  • The centre superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader. In case a request is received from the candidate, he/she would be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination to verify the suitability of the scribe.
  • One hour compensatory/extra time will also be allowed to the candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the fact that the candidate(s) is/are availing the facility of scribe/reader.


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The JEE Main exam is a collection of two papers.

The JEE Main exam is a collection of how many papers?

Asked By: Raghav C,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The JEE Main exam is a collection of two papers as: 

  • Paper 1: B.E/B.tech Programmes
  • Paper 2: B.Arch/B.planning Programmes

The candidates can select the paper they are looking forward to writing during the application process of JEE Main 2017 or they can apply for both the papers if needed. 

The Exam Pattern for the JEE Main papers varies for each.



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JEE Main 2017 maximum marks

What is the maximum marks that can be scored in the JEE Main 2017 exam?

Asked By: Priya Jadav,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The maximum marks that can be scored in the JEE Main 2017 exam is 360 marks.



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The question pattern for JEE MAIN.

May I know the Question Pattern for JEE MAIN exam?

Asked By: Mayank A,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The question paper for Paper 2 will be based on the following subjects and numbers.

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Mathematics

30

120

Aptitude test

50

200

Drawing

2

70

Total

82

390


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