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JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card (Postponed) – Dates, Latest Updates, Steps to Download

Update: Due to the sudden outbreak of the epidemic coronavirus (COVID-19), IIT-D postponed the release of JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card. Recently, HRD Minister Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the JEE Advanced Exam dates. So, the date for the exam is 23rd August 2020.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is the issuing authority for JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card. According to the latest notice, the scheduled date for JEE Advanced 2020 is 23 August 2020.

To download the JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card, you have to go to the candidate portal for the examination. This portal is on the official website of the exam. Furthermore, IIT-D does not send JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card via post or email to any candidate. So, to download the JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card, the candidate needs to enter these details on the portal – registration number, mobile number, Date of Birth (DD-MM-YYYY), and email address.

After downloading the JEE Advanced Admit Card, the candidates must print extra hard copies in case of emergencies. Also, if in case a student is partially registered, he/she will get a provisional admit card. Thus, students need to carry this document to the exam center where they will get their original admit card.

It is compulsory for the students to carry their admit cards to the exam center. Subsequently, students are not allowed to enter exam hall without JEE Advanced Admit Card. Moreover, students must keep the JEE Advanced Admit Card until they get final admission to the desired colleges.

JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card Important Dates

The below table has important dates related to registration and the admit card details for JEE Advanced 2020:-

Event JEE Advanced 2020 Dates (tentative)
Registration for JEE Advanced starts Delayed
JEE Advanced admit card release 15 days prior to exam (tentative)
Date of examination 23 August 2020

Steps to Download JEE Advanced Admit Card

The JEE Advanced 2020 admit card will be available for download one week before the examination. Admit Card will be available at the official website of the examination, which is jeeadv.ac.in. Students can get their JEE Advanced admit cards from the portal by entering the required details. Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to download their admit card:

  1. First, head to the official website of the examination, jeeadv.ac.in.
  2. Now, click on the option for the candidate portal. This is where candidates will find their admit card.

JEE Advanced Candidate Portal

  1. Furthermore, enter the requested details like Registration Number, Password, Date of Birth, Email ID, and Phone number.
  2. Finally, you will now find the option to download your JEE Advanced admit card. Download the card and take a print out of it.
  3. The candidate needs to keep their admit card safe for future use.

Steps to Download JEE Advanced Admit CardIt might be possible that a candidate is unable to download their JEE Advanced Admit Card. In such a case, they need to contact the JEE Advanced chairman of the co-ordinating IIT from their zone. Moreover, the admit card will not be available offline. Hence, it is important that the candidates take extra hard copies of their admit cards to be safe.

Details Mentioned in JEE Advanced Admit Card

The JEE Advanced 2020 admit card has all the required details related to the candidate. Besides, it includes details on examination requirements. Here is a list of the details mentioned in the admit card:

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. Parent’s Name/Guardian’s Name
  3. Roll number of the candidate for JEE Advanced
  4. Photograph of the candidate
  5. Candidate’s Signature
  6. Gender of the candidate
  7. Candidate’s Date of Birth
  8. Aadhar Number of the candidate
  9. Candidate’s PwD status
  10. The category that the candidate belongs to
  11. Language of the question paper
  12. Examination schedule
  13. Instructions for the exam and exam day
  14. Location of the exam center
  15. Exam center code
  16. IIT Zone

Sample of JEE Advanced Admit Card

Sample of JEE Advanced Admit Card

Discrepancy in JEE Advanced Admit Card

Candidates should thoroughly check the admit card. Further, if there is any discrepancy found, they can contact the Chairman of JEE Advanced 2020 of the respective zonal IIT. Following are some of the obstacle that are likely to occur while downloading the JEE Advanced Admit Card:

  1. Partial filling of the Application form: Applicants must fill all the details in the JEE Advanced 2020 Application form. Incomplete application or failure of fee payment will lead to losing the candidacy. Finally, IIT-D will not issue your JEE Advanced Admit Card.
  2. Wrong information: There’s a chance that a candidate enters wrong details while downloading the admit card. Here, it could be a wrong registration number or date of birth. In that case, the candidate will fail to download the admit card.
  3. Server Error: At times, the server gets down due to severe online traffic leading to the failure in downloading the admit card. Now, the clearance of heavy traffic might take a day or two. Finally, after the clearance, the server starts responding and the candidates can download their admit cards.

Following are the IIT Zonal Helpline Numbers and Email IDs in case of any discrepancies

IIT Zones Phone Number Email Address
IIT Madras Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020 IIT Madras
Chennai – 600036
Phone: +91 44 22578220
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT Bombay Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Bombay, Powai
Mumbai – 400076
Phone: +91 22 25769093
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT New Delhi Organizing Chairman,
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas
New Delhi – 110016
Phone: +91 11 26591785
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT Guwahati Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Guwahati
Guwahati – 781039
Phone: +91 361 2692795
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT Kanpur Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Kanpur
Kanpur – 208 016
Phone: +91 512 2597325
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT Kharagpur Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur – 721302
Phone: +91 512 2597325
E-mail: [email protected]
IIT Roorkee Chairman
JEE (Advanced) 2020
IIT Roorkee
Roorkee – 247667
Phone: +91 512 2597325
E-mail: [email protected]

Forgot Registration Number?

Sometimes, the candidate forgets his/her registration number for the JEE Advanced exam. In such a case, the coordinating IIT will enable the option to access their forgotten registration number for the examination. To understand, the candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to get their registration number again:

  • Head to the official website of the examination.
  • Now, click on the link that takes you to the candidate portal.
  • Further, you will find a link to the JEE Advanced admit card. Click on this link.
  • There is an option saying ‘Forgot Registration Number’. Click on the option.
  • After that, enter your roll number for the examination and your date of birth in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
  • Finally, submit these details and the screen will display your registration number.
  • At the end, save your registration number.

Why is the JEE Advanced Admit Card Important?

The JEE Advanced admit card is very important for a candidate. It is the entry ticket for the candidate to get admission into the examination hall.

  • Any candidate who hasn’t carried his/her JEE Advanced Admit Card with them, is not allowed to sit for the exam.
  • Moreover, it is a prerequisite for the verification process conducted at the exam center during frisking.
  • In this process, the candidates’ JEE advanced admit card and photo identity card gets verified. After this, candidates can enter the examination hall.
  • Students get their hall tickets at the JEE Advanced exam centers, only if they have carried a copy of their JEE Advanced admit card.

Documents That Candidates Need To Carry On Exam Day

The guidelines for JEE Advanced 2020 mention certain documents that are mandatory to carry at the examination center. Without these documents, the candidate is not allowed entry to the examination hall. To get access to the examination center, candidates must carry the documents mentioned below:

  • JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020
  • Candidate’s photo identity proof (original).

JEE Advanced Exam Day Guidelines

Here are some of the guidelines that the candidates need to keep in mind for the day of the examination:

  1. Firstly, the candidates must report to the exam center at least an hour before the starting of the exam. (This rule might change due to current scenario of COVID-19)
  2. Secondly, students must carry JEE Advanced 2020 admit card to the examination center. Officials would conduct verification of details before giving entry to the exam halls.
  3. Further, check each and every detail on the admit card carefully for correctness. There should be no discrepancies.
  4. Also, candidates are only allowed to carry their admit cards, original photo identity card, a pencil, a ballpoint pen, and an eraser, to the exam hall. No piece of paper or any other object will be allowed.
  5. Likewise, biometric verification and physical frisking will be done for each candidate and they are expected to cooperate with the staff for the same.
  6. Candidates are advised to wear open footwear on the day of the exam.
  7. Above all, mobile phones, earphones, Bluetooth devices, microphones or any other gadgets are not allowed inside the examination hall.
  8. Entering or leaving the examination hall or center during the examination is strictly not allowed.
  9. Any kind of paper – blank or handwritten, writing pad, pencil box, log table, calculator, or scales are also not allowed to be carried to the exam center.
  10. Candidates are advised against wearing bracelets, rings, necklace, badge, charms, hair band, veil, and clothes with full sleeves or big buttons. This will take more of their time during the frisking process.

To sum up, violation of any of these rules by the students will directly result in the cancellation of their candidature. Thus, it would be a good thing for them to go through these rules and regulations with complete honesty.


Ques. What details are required to download the admit card from the website?
Ans. The details required for the candidate to download the admit card are their JEE Advanced registration number, password to the site, and Date of Birth details.
Ques. What should be done if the aspirant is unable to download the admit card through the candidate portal?

Ans. If the candidate faces issues while downloading their JEE Advanced admit card, they can contact the Chairman for JEE Advanced of the coordinating IIT from their zone.

Ques. What documents, along with the admit card, need to be carried to the examination center?

Ans. Along with the admit card, the candidates need to carry a photo identity proof in its original form.

Ques. Is the JEE Advanced admit card also available offline?

Ans. No, the admit card can only be downloaded online from the official website of the examination, jee.adv.ac.in.

Ques. What type of ID proof are the candidates allowed to carry to the examination center?

Ans. Students can carry their Aadhar Card, or Pan Card, or Passport, or School/College ID, or Driving License.

Ques. When will the JEE Advanced Admit Card be available for download?

Ans. The admit card for JEE Advanced will be available for download one week prior to the examination.

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for the candidates to apply for JEE Advanced?

Ans. The basic eligibility criteria for the candidates is to qualify JEE Main as the top 2 lakh rankers are allowed to sit for the JEE Advanced exam. The students must have qualified their higher secondary examination in the last 2 years.

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