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JEE Main 2020 Application Form: Check Eligibility, Exam Dates, and Syllabus

JEE Main Application Form 2020 for April session is available at jeemain.nta.nic.in from February 7, 2020 to March 12, 2020. The process of applying for JEE Main is completely online. However, the application fee can be paid in both online and offline modes.

The fee varies as per the number of papers opted, category and exam centers. The deadline for submitting duly filled JEE Main 2020 Application Form with the requisite fee is March 12, 2020. Check JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates must check JEE Main 2020 Eligibility before applying for the exam.

Candidates will have to mention their preferred JEE Main Exam Center cities and paper opted. Exam center along with day and shift for the exam will be mentioned in the JEE Main Admit Card

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All the details must be filled in accurately to prevent any objection being raised on the application form. Read on to know more about JEE Main Application Form, Fees, Important Dates, Image Specifications and Steps for Registration.

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JEE Main 2020 Application Form

Steps to Avail EWS Reservation in JEE Main 2020

NTA has implemented a 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Section candidates in JEE Main 2020. Eligible candidates will have to apply for the reservation by marking themselves as EWS Category candidates in the application form. Steps to avail reservation are given below:

No certificate or supporting document has to be uploaded but it will be required at the time of applying for JEE Advanced 2020.

JEE Main 2020 Highlights

Exam Name JEE Main January 2020 JEE Main April 2020
Conducting Authority National Testing Agency
Official Website jeemain.nta.nic.in
Mode of Registration Online
Availability of JEE Main Application Form September 02, 2019 February 07, 2020
Last Date to Submit JEE Main Application Form September 30, 2019 March 12, 2020
JEE Main Application Form Correction October 14, 2019 March 13 to 16, 2020
JEE Main Result Date January 17, 2020 April 30, 2020

Pre-requisites for JEE Main Registration

Documents required at the time of filling JEE Main application form are mentioned in the following table:

Photograph in JPEG format-4KB to 100KB (size), 3.5cm (width) x 4.5cm (length) (dimensions) Signature in JPEG format- 1KB to 30KB (size), 3.5cm (width) x 1.5cm (length) (dimensions)
Aadhaar card number Proof of Date of Birth
Class 10 certificate Class 12 mark sheet
Caste Certificate for SC or ST Passport
Domicile Certificate

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How to Fill Application Form

Follow the below-given steps to fill JEE Main Application Form 2020:

Step 1: JEE Main Registration and Form Filling

Visit jeemain.nta.nic.in and Click on “Apply for JEE Main 2020”

JEE Main Homepage

There will be two links available on the website. One for fresh candidates and one for already registered candidates. Candidates who had registered for JEE Main April 2020 can directly apply using their Application Number and password from January session.

JEE Main Steps

Fill the authentication form by providing the following details:

  • Nationality
  • State of Eligibility
  • State where Class 12th School / NIOS study centre is located
  • Identification Type
  • Aadhaar Card Number
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Security Pin

JEE Main Application Fill

Verify the email id and phone number. If the details of the Aadhaar Card match the details stored in the UID database, candidates can proceed to fill the JEE Main Form.

Form Filling

Engineering aspirants appearing for JEE Main 2020 are required to enter the following details:

  1. Candidate’s Details: Nationality, Category, Address, Birth District, Religion, Minority Status, Disability Status.
  2. Academic Details: Year of passing class 12, Percentage/Marks – class 12/10, Question Paper Language, Qualifying Exam Code, School Education Board.
  3. Other Details: Self Declaration, Aadhaar Card Details, Father/Mother/Guardian’s Details.

Step 2: Upload images

Candidates are required to upload Photograph and Signature as per the given specifications:

Documents Dimension File Size
Photograph (JPG) 3.5*4.5 cm(width*height) 10-200 KB
Signature(JPG) 3.5*1.5 cm(width*height) 4-30 KB

Must Read: JEE Main Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

JEE Main Upload Image

Step 3: Payment of Application Fee

It is advised to candidates to keep a record of their online transaction which shall be made through debit or credit card or e-challan.

JEE Main Payment Details

JEE Main Payment

JEE Main Application Fee

Paper/Category B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch or B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning B.E./B.Tech or B.Arch or B.Planning B.E./B.Tech & B. Arch or B.E./B.Tech & B. Planning or B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch & B.Planning or B.Arch & B.Planning
In India Outside India


650 1300 3000 6000
SC/ST/PwD/All Girls 325 650 1500 3000

Step 4: Select Exam Centres and Slot for the exam: To schedule the exam the candidate can choose any of the 258 exam cities. Those who are first to arrive will be the first to receive their preferred location at the point of scheduling the exam. Candidates opting for offline have to choose a minimum of 4 JEE Main Exam Centres and those opting for computer-based test (CBT) platform have to choose only one test centre.

JEE Main Application Form Status

The status of the application form can be checked using the “Application Form Progress” feature available on the left side of the application window. It has 3 steps:

  1. View Application Form
  2. View Scanned Images
  3. View Payment Status

Click on any of the above stages to check the JEE Main Form Status.

JEE Main Application Form Correction

Candidates must fill the JEE Main Application Form very carefully to avoid mistakes though there is scope of correcting the form later. If any information needs to be updated or is incorrect, visit the official website during the schedule fixed for the correction facility and click Edit Application Form and make necessary changes.

During JEE Main form correction, if applicable, candidates have to pay an additional fee either online through credit/debit card/E-wallet/SBI buddy/Paytm or through e-challan generated during online correction by cash in Syndicate/Canara/ICICI Bank.

Forgot Application Number/Password

In case one forgets the Application Number/Password, they can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Retrieving Application Number: Click on “I Can’t access my account”, then fill up the fields, Name, DOB, Father’s name, mother’s name to retrieve the application number.
  • Retrieving Password: Go to the website and select “forgot password”. Choose Security Question & its Answer you opted while filling the application form. Enter the verification code sent via text message to your Registered Mobile No. and submit to retrieve the password.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques: What is the validity of JEE Main 2020 Scores?

Ans: Candidate can make use of the score card only up to one year(current year) for attaining admission in their choice of institution.

Ques: Can the application fee be refunded?

Ans: Candidates may opt out of appearing for the exam, but the application fee cannot be refunded. However, if your application process is incomplete or the status of your application is negative, payment will go in for refund process. The refund will take about 7 days and must be checked with the bank.

Ques: There’s discrepancies in my Aadhaar card/I don’t have an Aadhaar card, what can be done?

Ans: Locate an Aadhaar enrolment centre near you, and apply for an Aadhaar at the earliest or submit a correction request at your nearest Aadhaar centre.

Ques: I have not registered for JEE Main 2020. Can I still apply for admissions to IIT?

Ans: CBSE has stipulated that JEE Main is a necessary proviso for any candidate desirous of taking admission to an IIT.


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