JEE Advanced 2020

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JEE Advanced 2020

23 Aug 2019 14:59:35 PM

The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (or JEE Advanced is a national level engineering entrance exam conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). The examination is conducted every year for admission to the 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). To appear for JEE Advanced examination candidates first need to qualify JEE Main exam which is the preliminary level exam for JEE Advanced examination. Of the students who appear for the JEE Main, a small percentage of the top few candidates are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. Also, from the year 2018 onwards the JEE Advanced exam is conducted only in the online mode, unlike the previous years where it was pen and paper-based.

JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can refer to the below mentioned dates for the JEE Advanced exam so that they do not miss out any important event related to the exam.

Events

Date

Availability of Mock Test 1

2nd week of December

Availability of JEE Advanced Mock Test 2

Last week of January

Application availability for foreign candidates 

3rd Week of April to 1st week of May

Application Form availability

1st Week of May

Deadline of Application Form

2nd week of May

Last date for application fee payment

2nd week of May

Admit Card availability

3rd Week of May

JEE Advanced Exam

Last week of May

(a) Online Display of ORS and scanned responses

(b) Request for Review of Scanned Responses

Last week of May

Online display of Answer Key

Last week of May

Feedback on Answer Key

Last Week of May

JEE Advanced Result announcement

1st or 2nd Week of June

JEE Advanced Counselling

Last Week of June

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility     

The exam conducting body for the JEE Advanced examinations have specified certain eligibility criteria for students aiming to appear for the JEE Advanced examination. Candidates can check their eligibility for the exam as per the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

Criteria 1: Performance in JEE Main

The first criteria is the candidates must be included the list of the qualifying candidates who appeared in the JEE Main examination.

Criteria 2: Age Limit

The Supreme Court of India has recently ruled that the age limit for appearing in JEE Advanced is lifted temporarily until further notice. Candidates can appear in JEE Advanced 2020 irrespective of their age

Criteria 3: Number of Attempts

Any candidate aspiring for the JEE Advanced examination can only attempt it a maximum of 2 times in consecutive years.

Criteria 4: Qualifying Examination

Any candidate appearing for the JEE Advanced must have successfully passed his class 12th examination a maximum of 1 year prior to the year he is appearing for JEE Advanced examination i.e. candidates appearing for JEE Advanced 2020 must have passed their class 12th examination for the first time in either the year 2018 or 2020. Candidates who are appearing for their qualifying examination in the same year as they appear for the JEE Advanced exam are also eligible to apply.

Criteria 5: Earlier Admission at IITs

The candidate should not have been admitted to an IIT under any circumstances. This applies irrespective of the fact whether or not the candidate continued with the program or accepted an IIT seat by reporting at the reporting centre in past. Also, the candidates whose admission to an IIT was cancelled after joining the institution are not eligible to apply for JEE Advanced examinations.

The candidates who had been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs one year prior to when they are aiming to appear for JEE advanced are eligible to apply. (i.e for the candidate who was admitted to a preparatory course in any of  the IITs for the first time in 2019 is eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020).

Also, the candidate who paid the acceptance fee the previous year but did not report at the reporting centre/withdrew before the last round of seat allotment/had their seat cancelled (for whatsoever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, are eligible to apply for the JEE Advanced examination in the next year.

However, for any of the above cases, it is mandatory for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria number 1 and 4.

JEE Advanced 2020 Application Process

The registration process for the JEE Advanced examination applications usually begins in the month of May. The registration window is open for about a week from the start date. There are some essential details that students must keep in mind when registering for the examination. The step-by-step procedure that students need to follow while filling the form is as mentioned below -

Step 1: Registration

  • Indian Students can register for the JEE Advanced using their JEE Main Roll No. and password.
  • Foreign candidates can directly fill the online registration form and note down their Login Ids and passwords for future use.

Step 2: Upload Documents

All candidates need to upload scanned copies of required documents. The list of the documents that need to be uploaded is mentioned below for the candidate's reference.

Documents List for Indian Candidates

Certificate to be uploaded

Remarks

Class-X or Birth Certificate

Required for all candidates

Class-XII (or equivalent) Certificate

Required only for those who have passed in year 2017 and 2016 (if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year 2015-16 after June 2016

Category Certificate

Required only for SC /ST /OBC-NCL candidates

An additional category Certificate (Optional)

Required only for SC/ST/OBC candidates

PwD Certificate

Only for those who have opted PwD as “Yes”

Scribe Request Letter

Only for those who have opted PwD as “Yes” and Scribe Request Letter as “Yes”

DS Certificate

Only for those who have opted DS as “Yes”

OCI Card / PIO Card

For those whose nationality is OCI or PIO

Documents List for Foreign Candidates

Certificate to be uploaded

Remarks

Photograph

Required for all candidates

Signature

Required for all candidates

Class-X or Birth Certificate

Required for all candidates

Class-XII (or equivalent) Certificate

Required only for those who have passed in year 2017 and 2016 (if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year 2015-16 after June 2016

Identity Proof of the Candidates

Required for all candidates

Passport of Mother

Required for all candidates

Passport of Father

Required for all candidates

Testimonial as applicable

Required for all candidates

Step 3: Application Fee

The last step of the registration process for the JEE Advanced is to pay the registration fee. Candidates can find the application fee details in the table mentioned below: -

 


Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)

Female Candidates (all categories)

INR 1300

SC, ST, PwD Candidates

INR 1300

All Other Candidates

NR 2600

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

 

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300


 

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign countries

Indian Nationals
(including PIO/OCI)

All Indian Nationals

USD 160

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300

JEE Advanced Exam Centres

JEE Advanced Entrance Exam centres are the venues where the exam will be conducted. The exam centres are located In India and outside of the country as well. Exam centres outside of India are in Singapore, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia. Candidates are required to test centre of their preference while filling up the JEE Advanced 2020 application from the list mentioned below:

S. No

Zones

States

1

IIT Bombay Zone

Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Ethiopia (Outside India)

2

IIT Delhi Zone

Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Nepal (Outside India)

3

IIT Guwahati Zone

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tripura, Singapore (Outside India)

4

IIT Kanpur Zone

Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh

5

IIT Kharagpur Zone

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh (Outside India)

6

IIT Madras Zone

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, United Arab Emirates (Outside India)

7

IIT Roorkee Zone

Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Sri Lanka (Outside India)

JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card

The JEE Advanced Admit card are usually available in the online mode in 2nd or 3rd week of May. Candidates who have successfully filled in the application form and paid the application fee within the deadline can download their admit cards from the JEE Advanced website once they become available. The admit cards are available for download until a few days before the actual exam. Candidates will have to click on the Download Admit Card Link on the official website and enter their registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email id to download their admit card.

Candidates should carefully check the information provided on their admit cards upon downloading them. And in case of any discrepancies they should immediately get in touch with the concerned authorities. Mentioned below is the list of the details that candidates should check thoroughly:

  • Candidate’s name and photograph
  • Schedule and time of the paper
  • Parent’s Guardian’s name
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Question Paper Language
  • Zone
  • Address of the examination centre
  • Exam related instructions

Note: All candidates are required to bring their admit cards to the examination centre without which they will not be allowed to enter the exam centre and take the test. 

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced Examination has gone completely online from the year 2018 onwards so there might be some changes in the exam pattern. However, the exam pattern for the JEE Advanced is not fixed or released; it keeps on changing every year. Candidates can check the previous year papers to get a hang of the kind of questions that are asked in the paper. Some important details about the exam pattern that students should keep in mind are as follows:

  • JEE (Advanced) 2020 will consist of two question papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2 of three hours duration each. Both papers are compulsory.
  • Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice and/or numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  • Negative marks may be awarded for incorrect answers of some of the questions. Details of the marking scheme will be provided in the “Instructions to Candidates” section at the time of examination.
  • The candidates must carefully read and adhere to the detailed instructions given in the question papers available at the time of examination.
  • The question papers will be in English and Hindi languages. The candidates will have the option to choose (and also switch between) the preferred language anytime during the examination.

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for both JEE Advanced Paper 1 and Paper 2 are as mentioned below:-

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Chemistry Syllabus

Physical Chemistry

General topics 

Gaseous and liquid states

Atomic structure and chemical bonding

Energetics

Chemical equilibrium

Electrochemistry

Chemical kinetics

Solutions

Solid state

Surface chemistry

Nuclear chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

 

Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals 

Preparation and properties of the following compounds

Transition elements (3d series)

Preparation and properties of the following compounds

Ores and minerals 

Extractive metallurgy

Principles of qualitative analysis

Organic Chemistry

 

Concepts

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes 

Reactions of benzene

Phenols

Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above) 

Carbohydrates 

Amino acids and peptides

Properties and uses of some important polymers 

Practical organic chemistry

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Mathematics Syllabus

Algebra

Trigonometry

Analytical geometry

Differential calculus

Integral calculus

Vectors

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Physics Syllabus

General 

Mechanics 

Thermal physics 

Electricity and magnetism 

Optics

Modern physics

JEE Advanced Paper 2 - Architectural Aptitude test

Freehand drawing 

Geometrical drawing

Three-dimensional perception

Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity 

Architectural awareness

JEE Advanced 2020 Results

Results for the JEE Advanced are usually declared in the First or the Second week of June. Category-wise All India Ranks (AIR) of successful candidates are available through the JEE Advanced online portal after the results are declared. Candidates will have to enter their registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email ID to check their JEE Advanced results.

Note: Candidates score in Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be considered while calculating JEE Advanced rank.

JEE Advanced 2020 Cut-offs

The cut-off of JEE Advanced 2020 will be released by the exam conducting authority. The cut-off of JEE Advanced 2020 is the minimum rank at which admission/seat to any particular college or course has been allotted to a candidate. In other words, candidates having ranks below than the JEE Advanced cut-off 2020 will not be considered eligible for admissions. Only candidates having cut-off rank equal to or above the cut-off of JEE Advanced 2020 will be eligible for admissions.

Colleges Accepting JEE Advanced Score

JEE Advanced exam score is accepted by all 23 IITs for admission to their undergraduate level B. Tech Program. ITTs are the most prestigious engineering institutions in the country. Over the years, IITs have created a world class educational platform that is dynamically sustained through quality teaching and internationally acclaimed research with excellent infrastructure and the best available minds. 

The list of 23 IITs that accept JEE Advanced examination score are as follows:

Institute Name

Place

Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)

Varanasi

Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai

Bhilai

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Mumbai

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

New Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)

Dhanbad

Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad

Dharwad

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar

Indian Institute of Technology Goa

Goa

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Guwahati

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Hyderabad

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

Indore

Indian Institute of Technology Jammu

Jammu

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kanpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Kharagpur

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Chennai

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

Mandi

Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad

Palakkad

Indian Institute of Technology Patna

Patna

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

Ropar

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

Tirupati

JEE Advanced 2020 Counselling 

After appearing for the JEE Advanced examination, candidates also need to appear for the JoSSA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) counselling process. JoSSA counselling happens after the JEE Advanced results are declared. JoSSA is responsible for joint seat allocation process for admission to 97 institutes that include the 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, and 20 other GFTIs. The seat allocation process by JoSSA usually happens in multiple rounds. The counselling process usually begins by the 2nd or 3rd week of June.

List of Exams Similar To JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced is one of the toughest undergraduate level engineering entrance exam in the country. Some of the exams similar to that of JEE Advanced are as follows:

  • JEE Main
  • BITSAT
  • VITEE       

Conducting Body For JEE Advanced

The JEE Advanced us conducted by the Seven Zonal Coordinating (ZC) IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admissions Board (JAB). Candidates performance in the JEE Advanced examination will form the basis for admission to the various Bachelor's, Integrated Master' s and Dual Degree programs in all the IITs. Also, the candidates must note that the decision of the JAB will be final in all the matters related to the JEE Advanced examination and the admission to the IITs.

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