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JEE Main Exam Centres 2020: Check the Complete List of Exam Centres here

Latest Update: HRD Minister Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced the examination dates for JEE Main 2020. NTA will conduct the exam from 18th to 23rd July, 2020. Read more

The authority has released a complete list of JEE Main 2020 Exam centres. Visit the official site. Then, enter the issued registration number, password and security pin to know the exam slot and venue.

Once the application form is submitted, the preferences cannot be changed. The allotted JEE Main exam centres will be mentioned in the JEE Main admit card. NTA will issue separate Admit Cards for Paper I and Paper II.

NTA has provided aspirants the facility to change their JEE Main exam centres preferences. This is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and consequential lockdown,

Candidates must prepare with the JEE Main Syllabus well in advance to score better in the exam. JEE Main January session paper analysis will also help to get an idea about the difficulty level and type of questions asked. Read on to know more about JEE Main Exam centre, Schedule and Instructions to be followed at the exam centre.

JEE Main Exam centres 2020 – Key Highlights

  1. NTA has released the list of JEE Main 2020 Exam Centres.
  2. The exam centres have been reduced to 233 cities in India and 9 cities abroad.
  3. Candidates can choose the exam centres now that the JEE Mains exam centres 2020 list has been released.
  4. Candidates are allotted any one of the four exam centres chosen by them at the time of registration.
  5. JEE Main Admit Card contains all the information related to the exam centres such as name, address, day and slot.
  6. NTA will allot JEE Main test centre randomly. There is no slot booking in JEE Main.

Schedule of JEE Main 2020

JEE Main April 2020 First shift Second shift
Date July 18 to 23, 2020 July 18 to 23, 2020
Timing 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Duration 3 Hours 3 Hours
Entry in the Examination centre* 7:00 a.m. – Upto 8.00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. – Upto 200 p.m.
Entry in the Examination Hall/Room 8:15 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Checking of Admit Cards 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall 8:45 a.m. 2:45 p.m.
Instructions by the Invigilators 8:45 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. 2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Test Commences 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Test Concludes 12:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

*No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall after the time of last entry (i.e. 8:30 AM for Paper-1, 1.00 PM for Paper-2 and 2.30 PM for second shift of Paper-1).

Click here to Download your JEE Main Admit Card

JEE Main Exam Centres 2020

Aspirants for JEE Main 2020 can choose upto 4 exam centres according to their proximity. After that, NTA allocates the exam centres to candidates randomly. Subsequently, students can check the allotted centres by entering their credentials at the official site of NTA.

JEE Main Exam Center

How to choose JEE Main Exam centres?

  • Applicants who are applying for JEE Main 2020 can choose the four exam centres as per the preference in JEE Main 2020 Application Form. The NTA exam center will be allocated by the exam authority on the basis of the candidate’s preference.
  • If less than 30 students choose to take the test at the particular test centre then they will be allotted the last slot of the last exam date in the same city.
  • At all the JEE Main exam centres, questions in CBT mode will be both English and Hindi medium. While the city for JEE Main Exam centres chosen as Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the medium of question paper will be Hindi, English and Gujarati.

How to change JEE Main Exam Centres?

You are advised to choose your exam centre with proper attention at the time of JEE Main application form. centres once chosen will not be changed under any situation. In some exceptional cases, the decision of the Executive Director will be final.

Note: NTA had expanded the scope of JEE Main Correction Facility for updating exam city preference. Correction Facility was opened till 3rd May 2020. Subsequently, candidates were allowed to update their exam city preferences in case required. This exception was made due to COVID-19 crisis and lockdown all over India.

JEE Main Centre Locator

State Wise List of JEE Main Exam centres

Number of JEE Main Exam Centers

Candidates can check below complete state-wise list of JEE Main 2020 Exam centres for April 2020 session:

STATE CITY CODE
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar AL01
Naharlagun AL02
Assam Dibrugarh AM01
Guwahati AM02
Jorhat AM03
Silchar (assam) AM04
Tezpur AM05
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair AN01
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur AP01
Bapatla AP02
Bheemavaram AP03
Chirala AP04
Chittoor AP05
Eluru AP06
Guntur AP07
Kadapa AP08
Kakinada AP09
Kurnool AP10
Nellore AP11
Ongole AP12
Rajahmundry AP13
Srikakulam AP14
Tadepalligudem AP15
Tirupati AP16
Vijayawada AP17
Visakhapatnam AP18
Vizianagaram AP19
Bihar Aurangabad (bihar) BR01
Bhagalpur BR02
Biharsharif BR03
Darbhanga BR04
Gaya BR05
Muzaffarpur BR06
Patna BR07
Purnea BR08
Chhattisgarh Bhilai/Durg CG01
Bilaspur CG02
Raipur CG03
Chandigarh (ut) Chandigarh CH01
Daman & Diu (ut) Daman & Diu DD01
Delhi/New Delhi Delhi DL01
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dadra Nagar Haveli DN01
Gujarat Ahmedabad GJ01
Anand GJ02
Bhavnagar GJ03
Gandhinagar GJ04
Godhra GJ05
Jamnagar GJ06
Junagarh GJ07
Mehsana GJ08
Patan GJ09
Rajkot GJ10
Surat GJ11
Vadodara GJ12
Valsad GJ13
Goa Panaji/Madgaon GO01
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur (hp) HP01
Dharamshala HP02
Hamirpur (hp) HP03
Kangra HP04
Palampur HP05
Shimla HP06
Solan HP07
Haryana Ambala HR01
Bahadurgarh HR02
Faridabad HR03
Gurugram HR04
Hisar HR05
Karnal HR06
Kurukshetra HR07
Panipat HR08
Sonepat/Murthal HR09
Jharkhand Bokaro JH01
Dhanbad JH02
Jamshedpur JH03
Ranchi JH04
Jammu & Kashmir Baramulla JK01
Jammu JK02
Samba JK03
Srinagar JK04
Karnataka Bagalkot KK01
Belgaum KK02
Bellary KK03
Bengaluru KK04
Bidar KK05
Devanagere KK06
Dharwad KK07
Gulbarga KK08
Hassan KK09
Hubli KK10
Kolar KK11
Mangaluru KK12
Manipal KK13
Mysore KK14
Shivamogga(Shimoga) KK15
Tumkur KK16
Udupi KK17
Kerala Alappuzha KL01
Angamaly KL02
Chengannur KL03
Ernakulam KL04
Idukki KL05
Kanjirappally KL06
Kannur KL07
Kasaragod KL08
Kollam KL09
Kothamangalam KL10
Kottayam KL11
Kozhikode KL12
Malappuram KL13
Muvattupuzha KL14
Palakkad KL15
Pathanamthitta KL16
Thiruvananthapuram KL17
Thrissur KL18
Lakshadweep (UT) Kavaratti LD01
Meghalaya Shillong MG01
Manipur Imphal MN01
Madhya Pradesh Balaghat MP01
Betul MP02
Bhopal MP03
Chhatarpur MP04
Chhindwara MP05
Gwalior MP06
Indore MP07
Jabalpur MP08
Khargaon MP09
Mandsaur MP10
Rewa MP11
Sagar MP12
Satna MP13
Shahdol MP14
Ujjain MP15
Vidisha MP16
Maharashtra Ahmednagar MR01
Akola MR02
Amravati MR03
Aurangabad (mr) MR04
Beed MR05
Bhandara MR06
Bhusawal MR07
Buldhana MR08
Chandrapur MR09
Dhule MR10
Gadchiroli MR11
Gondia MR12
Jalgaon MR13
Kolhapur MR14
Latur MR15
Mumbai/Mumbai Suburban MR16
Nagpur MR17
Nanded MR18
Nasik MR19
Navi Mumbai MR20
Parbhani MR21
Pune MR22
Raigad MR23
Ratnagiri MR24
Sangli MR25
Satara MR26
Solapur MR27
Thane MR28
Wardha MR29
Washim MR30
Yavatmal MR31
Mizoram Aizawl MZ01
Nagaland Dimapur NL01
Kohima NL02
Odisha Angul OR01
Balasore OR02
Berhampur OR03
Bhubaneswar OR04
Cuttack OR05
Dhenkanal OR06
Jeypore OR07
Rourkela OR08
Sambalpur OR09
Punjab Amritsar PB01
Bathinda PB02
Fathegarh Sahib PB03
Jalandhar PB04
Ludhiana PB05
Mohali PB06
Pathankot PB07
Patiala PB08
Phagwara PB09
Ropar PB10
Sangrur PB11
Puducherry (UT) Puducherry PO01
Rajasthan Ajmer RJ01
Alwar RJ02
Bharatpur RJ03
Bhilwara RJ04
Bikaner RJ05
Jaipur RJ06
Jodhpur RJ07
Kota RJ08
Sikar RJ09
Sriganganagar RJ10
Udaipur RJ11
Sikkim Gangtok SM01
Tripura Agartala TA01
Telangana Hyderabad TL01
Karimnagar TL02
Khammam TL03
Mahabubnagar TL04
Nalgonda TL05
Ranga Reddy TL06
Warangal TL07
Tamil Nadu Chennai TN01
Coimbatore TN02
Cuddalore TN03
Dindigul TN04
Kanchipuram TN05
Kanyakumari TN06
Karur TN07
Madurai TN08
Nagercoil TN09
Namakkal TN10
Salem TN11
Tanjore TN12
Thoothukudi TN13
Tiruchirappalli TN14
Tirunelveli TN15
Tiruvallur TN16
Tiruvannamalai TN17
Vellore TN18
Villupuram TN19
Virudhunagar TN20
Uttarakhand Dehradun UK01
Haldwani UK02
Haridwar UK03
Nainital UK04
Pantnagar UK05
Roorkee UK06
Uttar Pradesh Agra UP01
Aligarh UP02
Allahabad UP03
Bareilly UP04
Bulandshahr UP05
Faizabad UP06
Ghaziabad UP07
Gorakhpur UP08
Greater Noida/Noida UP09
Jhansi UP10
Kanpur UP11
Lucknow UP12
Mathura UP13
Meerut UP14
Moradabad UP15
Muzaffarnagar UP16
Sitapur UP17
Varanasi UP18
West Bengal Asansol WB01
Bardhman WB02
Darjeeling WB03
Durgapur WB04
Haldia WB05
Hooghly WB06
Howrah WB07
Kalyani WB08
Kharagpur WB09
Kolkata WB10
Siliguri WB11

JEE Main Exam Centres outside India

COUNTRY CITY CODE
Sri Lanka COLOMBO ZZ02
Qatar DOHA ZZ03
U.A.E. DUBAI ZZ04
Nepal KATHMANDU ZZ05
Oman MUSCAT ZZ06
Kuwait RIYADH ZZ07
U.A.E. SHARJAH ZZ08
Singapore SINGAPORE ZZ09

A total of 9 centres are situated outside the country. These centres have a higher application fee of Rs. 6000 for both Indian and Foreign Candidates.

JEE Main Exam Centre 2020 Changes

Exam Centres Newly Added Cities Cities Removed
Andhra Pradesh Narasaraopet Bapatla
Proddatur Tadepalligudem
Surampalem
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar/Naharlagun
Bihar Arrah Aurangabad
Biharsharif
Daman and Diu (UT) Diu
Gujarat Himatnagar Gandhinagar
Godhra
Patan
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Dharamshala
Una Palampur
Kullu
Haryana Yamuna Nagar Bahadurgarh
Jharkhand Hazaribagh
Karnataka Mandya Bagalkot
Dharwad
Kolar
Manipal
Kerala Angamaly
Chengannur
Kanjirapally
Kothamangalam
Muvattupuzha
Ladakh Leh
Madhya Pradesh Chhatarpur
Maharashtra Beed
Bhandara
Bhusawal
Buldhana
Washim
Yavatmal
Odisha Angul
Jeypore
Punjab Fathegarh Sahib
Mohali
Phagwara
Ropar
Rajasthan Bharatpur
Bhilwara
Telangana Ranga Reddy
Tamil Nadu Dindigul
Uttar Pradesh Bulandshahr
West Bengal Darjeeling
Haldia
Kharagpur

JEE Main 2020 Exam Centres Statistics

Paper  Number of Centres
B.E./B.Tech 567
B.Arch 345
B.Planning 327

JEE Main Test Practice centres by NTA

Approximately, 4000 test centres have been established by NTA in schools and colleges across the country. This is to spread awareness of the CBT environment to candidates. Consequently, candidates can register for these centres on the official website of NTA completely free. “NTA Student” application can be used to locate the exam centres and the nearest test practice centre offered by NTA.

Test Practice centres also have staff who help motivate the students to clear doubts and solve problems and makes them aware about the computer-based test environment.

For a better understanding of JEE Main: Read JEE Main Preparation Tips

How to Register for Test Practice centres?

Follow the below mentioned steps to register for Test Practice centres.

  • Visit the NTA official website and click on https://nta.ac.in/ and click on “Student Registration”.
  • Then, enter your Username and password.
  • After logging in, enter personal details, contact information and all the other necessary details.
  • Further, select the preferred test centres from the list of choices available. Candidates need to select any 5 centres in any order of preference.
  • Select any one session from the six sessions available.
  • Lastly, after reviewing the data entered, click on “Confirm Appointment”.
  • After that, your data will be admitted and you will be notified of your confirmed choices.

Documents Allowed at JEE Main 2020 Exam Centres

Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without the following documents.

  • Printed copy of JEE Main Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.
  • Next, one passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) should be taken for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during the examination.
  • Anyone of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) – PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/E-Aadhaar with photograph/ Ration Card with photograph/ 12th Class Board Admit Card with photograph/ Bank Passbook with Photograph.
  • PwD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.

Prohibited Items at the exam centres

In the JEE Main Examinations, there are a few things that are absolutely prohibited from the examination centre. They are:

  • Mobile Phones, Earphones, Microphones or Pager.
  • Calculator, Docupen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera or Tape Recorder.
  • Furthermore, to carry/wear any type of watch, including Electronic watches with facilities of a calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets, devices in the examination hall.
  • Eatables and Water (Loose or Packed)
  • Instrument/ Geometry Box/ Pencil Box, Handbag or Purse.
  • Any kind of paper, stationary or text material.
  • Lastly, blank sheet of paper is provided at the examination hall for rough work, hence, students are not required to carry it.

Note: NTA will not be responsible for any lost possession of the candidate. Furthermore, if any candidate is found with any of the above mentioned items, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair. As a result, he will not be allowed to sit for the current examination and will be disbarred from sitting in the future examinations. Above all, the found item will be seized.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Day Guidelines

Keep the following things in mind on the day of JEE Main 2020 Examination. They are:

  • Candidates must reach the JEE Main Exam centre two hours prior to the examination. As a result, they will finish the registration formalities, hassle free and well before time.
  • Secondly, candidates must remember that registration desk will close 60 minutes prior to the examination.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall after 8:30 A.M in the first shift and 1:30 P.M in the second shift.
  • You should be at your allotted seat as soon as the examination hall opens.
  • Read the instruction bulletin on the admit card and subsequently follow them throughout the examination.
  • Students who will not be reaching on time will miss the general instructions announced in the examination hall. NTA will not be responsible for the delay.

NTA does not provide any transport for the JEE Main Exam centre. Hence, it is advised that the students visit the allotted exam centre a day before the exam to avoid any confusion. Furthermore, candidates are also advised to inform for errors in JEE Main Admit Card to ensure that they are allowed to enter the JEE Main Exam centre by the centre superintendent.

JEE Main Exam Centres – FAQs

Ques. Can I carry my Mobile Phone at the JEE Main Exam centre?

Ans. No, you are not allowed to carry mobile phones or any such electronic devices at the JEE Main Exam centres.

Ques. I have returned to my hometown due to the lockdown. Can I change my exam centre preference?

Ans. Yes, NTA has extended the form correction facility and you can make changes in your exam centre preference.

Ques. How many cities have JEE Main 2020 Exam centres?

Ans. 264 cities have JEE Main 2020 Exam centres.

Ques. What are Test Practice centres in JEE Main exams?

Ans. Test practice centres are set up by NTA for candidates especially in rural areas, to make them aware about the computer-based test so that they become comfortable giving the exam in that mode.


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