Last updated on September 1st, 2020 at 02:35 pm
It is 1st September and the top sought exam has now begun. JEE Main 2020 is being conducted with Paper 2 of B.Arch and Paper 3 of B.Planning on Day 1. In the past, there has been a lot of petitions, and opposition on conducting JEE Main 2020. But now the first shift of the exam has started from 9 AM to 12 PM. JEE Main Shift 2 will begin from 3 PM to 6 PM.
The number of JEE Main Exam Centres were also increased with 605 centres for B.Tech/B.E. Paper and 489 centres for B.Arch and B.Planning Paper. The JEE Main COVID-19 Advisory was released along with JEE Main Admit Card.
NTA has assured strict adherence to the guidelines and social distancing inside and outside the exam halls. Thermal Screening and frisking with hand-held metal detectors (without touching) is conducted at entry points.
Delhi: Candidates arrive at Arwachin Bharti Bhawan Sr Sec School in Vivek Vihar, designated as an examination centre for #JEEMain. The temperature of candidates being checked. A candidate, Pranjal says, “I am carrying my own sanitiser and I had also undergone a full body checkup” pic.twitter.com/qwuUJmKkIr
— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2020
Kerala: Sanitisation facility installed and temperature of candidates being checked before entering an examination centre in Kochi’s Aluva, for #JEEMains exam, earlier today. pic.twitter.com/uYWSaL5tNj
— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2020
Since, the first day is only for B.Arch and B.Planning paper, few students are being seen outside exam halls. However, many students are unable to take the exams due to unavailability of public transportation services. To help the students of Mumbai and Delhi, IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi Alumni have come forward by creating ‘EduRide’ Platform where students can request for assistance to travel to exam centres.
JEE Main 2020 Exam Schedule
Students have been instructed to report in staggered time slots to prevent any large crowds outside the exam halls. Here is the exam schedule for JEE Main 2020-
|Activity||Morning Shift||Afternoon Shift|
|Examination Timings||9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (12:30 PM for B.Plan)||3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (6:30 PM for B.Plan)|
|Entry at Exam Centre Begins||8:00 AM||2:00 PM|
|Frisking and Admit Card Checking||8 AM to 8:30 AM||2 PM to 2:30 PM|
|Gate Closing||8.30 AM||2.30 PM|
|Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall||8:45 AM||2:45 PM|
|Instructions by the Invigilators||8:45 AM to 8:55 AM||2:45 PM to 2:55 PM|
|Exam Commences||9:00 AM||3:00 PM|
|Exam Ends||12:00 PM (12:30 PM for B.Plan)||6:00 PM (6:30 PM for B.Plan)|
JEE Main 2020 Paper Analysis
Students will be providing their review of the B.Arch and B.Planning paper conducted in two shifts on Day 1 of JEE Main. The JEE Main Paper Analysis from students will help determine how easy or difficult the other shifts of JEE Main might be.
Soon after all the shifts of JEE Main are concluded on 6th September, NTA will release the JEE Main Answer Keys, a few days before the announcement of JEE Main Results (tentatively on 11th September).
JEE Main Day 1 Students’ Analysis: B.Arch Paper
Shift 1 of B.Arch paper was concluded at 12 noon. The B.Arch Paper Analysis by students have been provided below-
- Mathematics section was decently hard.
- Hyperbola, Measurements, 3-D Geometry were major topics asked in the Maths section.
- The Drawing and Aptitude section was comparatively easier.
- Questions were asked only from Class 11th and 12th syllabus.
Students stated that all COVID-19 guidelines were followed outside and inside exam halls. NTA had made sure sanitizers were available at all checkpoints. Social distancing was maintained by students and staff.