JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern Changed, new section introduced for B.Planning aspirants by NTA

Published on: Sep 10, 2019 10:51 IST
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JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern Changed: As per the latest update, JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 has been changed by the NTA. National Testing Agency, which has been entrusted the task of holding JEE Main Engineering Entrance Exam, has announced a major change in the examination pattern for B.Planning students. The exam authority has decided to introduce a new section as part of the updated JEE Main 2020 Exam pattern for B.Planning aspirants. The change in the exam pattern has been implemented encourage non-Science students with Math to apply for B.Planning programme.

Why Change in Exam Pattern?

The exam pattern for JEE Main 2020 exam for B.Planning aspirants have been incorporated keeping in mind the feedback and inputs provided by experts. The School of Planning &Architecture (SPA), Delhi, and Institute of Town Planners India have provided specific inputs with regards to the changes required in B.Planing entrance exam as part of JEE Main 2020. These changes are expected to encourage students from non-science background with Mathematics to apply for B.Planning programmes.

Separate Papers for B.Arch and B.Planning

Until now, aspirants for both B.Arch and B.Planning were required to appear for same question paper. However now, following the change in the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020, there would be two separate papers for B.Arch and B.Planning students. The separate question papers will allow the exam authority to examine evaluate skills of the candidates on different aspects.

JEE Main 2020 - Key Changes

According to the update examination pattern, B.Planning aspirants will have the option to appear for either of the two separate papers i.e. Paper 1, which is common for B.Arch and B.Planning aspirants and Paper 2, which is specific for B.Planning aspirants. JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 will be a common paper for B.Arch and B.Planning aspiranst and will consist of Math (25 questions), Aptitude Test (50 questions) and Drawing Test. JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 for B.Planning aspirants will include Math and Aptitude Test on the same lines as paper one but instead of Drawing Test, it will contain Planning-based MCQ test (25 questions).

 

JEE Main Paper 1 2020 (For Both B.Arch & B.Planning)

JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 (Only for B.Planning)

Section

No of Questions

No of Questions

Mathematics

25

25

Aptitude

50

50

Drawing Test

Yes

No

Planning based MCQs

No

25

As per the latest update, NTA will soon release the sample question papers in line with the update JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 with the new Planning Based MCQs section. The sample papers will be made available online on JEE Main 2020 NTA website.

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