NTA has released JEE Main Mock Test and lectures online on the official website. Candidates can practice or download JEE Main Mock Test with NTA now at the helm of affairs, JEE Main will be conducted twice every year. The second session of JEE Main 2020 will be conducted from April 5 to April 11, 2020.
Candidates can also practice for the JEE Main mock test on the official website of NTA. This article covers detailed steps for practicing JEE Main mock test on official website as well registering for the new practice centers. The organizing authority has also decided to scrap the pen and paper based test. The exam will be now completely conducted in online mode. This has created a big uproar among candidates who are not familiar with the online mode. To make the transition to computer based test easy, NTA has established nearly 3000 training centers to aid students from remote areas to practice for the online based test. They simply need to register for the practice centers on the official site for access.
How to take JEE Main mock tests for 2020 session?
- To get started with JEE Main mock test please visit official website.
- Candidates would be asked to select the exam they are appearing for and the corresponding paper.
- Click on “Start Mock Test”.
- Candidates would not be asked for any credentials. After this, Login.
- At the beginning of the JEE Main mock tests, general instructions would be provided. The instructions would help the students to know the to-dos in the mocks.
- After making declarations on general instructions, click on “Proceed”.
- Question board on the right side of the screen would be depicting the status of the questions in the mock test. For different status, different colors are involved to show the answer status of each question.
Answer status as per the color of buttons
- Grey – Unvisited
- Green – Answered
- Red – Not answered
- Purple – Put it for review and has not answered yet
- Purple with a green circle – Marked for review but has been answered
Benefits of JEE Main Mock Test
- JEE Main Mock Test allows you to develop the right approach.
- The JEE Main Mock Test helps the students to learn new techniques for the examination
- Time Management is the key to the attempt JEE Main Mock Test as it helps to understand that all questions cannot be solved at the specified time.
- Mock Test helps students to determine where they are lagging behind and where improvement is required.
- Mock Tests assist students to understand exam pattern and the type of questions asked in the examination.
- Practicing Mock Tests will help the aspirants to know about the online mode of the exam. It will help the students to feel real time scenario.
Things to be taken care of while attempting JEE Main Mock Test 2020
- Time duration for the exam is 3 hours.
- The remaining time of the test would be displayed on the countdown timer which is fixed at the right hand corner on top of the screen.
- After the allotted time is over, the exam would be submitted automatically.
- If a question is answered and is marked for review as well, then that answer would be considered for marking in the actual exam.
- Candidates may also revisit the questions that they have left unanswered and marked for review.
How to navigate the questions in the mock test
- On clicking any question number from the question board, you would be reaching that question directly. But this should not be used to save your answer for the current question.
- To answer any question, click on the “save and next” button and you would be directed to the next question.
- Candidates may also use “Mark for review and next”. This would save the answer and would guide you to the next question.
How to answer the questions and navigate the sections?
- Choose the option desired by you and click on the “Save and Next” button which would save your answer and lead you to the next question in sequence.
- In order to change your answer, click on the respective option.
- “Clear Response” is used when you want to erase a marked answer.
- “Mark for Review and Next” would save your answer and mark it for review.
- All the sections are named on the top of the screen and the section which is being viewed would get highlighted.
- To go through a particular section, just click on that section. And to go from one section to another, the last question of the section being viewed must be visited.
- The new section would start from the very first question of it.
- This implies that the section and questions can be accessed anytime by the candidates.
New Practice Centers Set Up for JEE Main Mock Test 2020
A new facility has been made regarding the JEE Main mock tests by National Test Agency (NTA). Now students can avail free mocks at practice centres. Students do not need to fill any credentials for the login but have to register to avail the service. The online registration (practice centres) starts from Feb 07, 11am. The online JEE Main mock tests at practice centres would be accessible to only those students who have registered for them. By doing so, NTA aims at:-
- Making the students familiar with the pattern of the online exam.
- To give the candidates an opportunity to work on time management.
- To give a prior experience so that the students don’t panic in the real examination.
- To help students in evaluating their preparation and to find their weak areas and work upon them.
Steps to Register for JEE Main 2020 Practice Centers:
- Visit the official website, httpss://ntatpc.in/
- Login using your facebook or google credentials.
- Submit personal details and upload your scanned photograph along with a valid photo ID.
- After this, submit contact details and academic details/exam details. And in the end choose five practice centres according to your convenience and get your registration done.
- Number of registrations per practice centre do not have any limit but they would be allotted on the basis of first come first serve only.
JEE Main 2020 would be conducted twice in a year and would be in online mode. The exam would be conducted in January and April. For the examination to be conducted in January, registrations have been started from Sep 3 to Oct 10, 2019. For the exam in April, the online registrations started from Feb 7, 2020 and closed on Mar 12, 2020.