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JEE Main Paper 2 and Paper 3 Result, Cut-Offs

Last updated on September 28th, 2020 at 02:47 pm

JEE Main is a highly competitive examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for candidates aspiring to get admission in top engineering and architecture colleges in India. JEE Main 2020 B. Arch Result and B.Planning results will be released soon by NTA. The JEE Main Paper 2 & JEE Main Paper 3 i.e. B. Arch and B.Planning respectively had low participation of about 1.6 lakh students appearing for these papers.

  • JEE Main 2020 Result for Paper 1 was declared on 11 September 2020 on its official website.
  • The JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 and Paper 3 (B.Arch and B.Planning) for April Session will be notified soon on the official website.
  • The total scores secured, percentile and JEE Main cut off will be declared along with JEE Main 2020 paper 2 results.
  • The ranking for all the papers will be given separately.
  • JEE Main 2020 consists of three papers namely-
  • Paper 1: B.E/B.Tech – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Paper 2: B.Arch – Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing
  • Paper 3: B.Planning – Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Planning Based Questions

In order to excel your preparations and to improve your scores in JEE Main Paper 2 & 3, do check the Exam Pattern for JEE Main Paper 2 as well as Exam Pattern of JEE Main Paper 3. Let us discuss the JEE Main Paper 2 Result and Paper 3 Result in detail.

JEE Main 2020 B. Arch and B.Planning Paper: Key Dates

Events Dates
JEE Main 2020 January Session January 6, 2020 (B.Arch/B.Plan)
JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Result (& paper 3) Declaration Paper 1 – January 17, 2020

Paper 2 & 3 – January 23, 2020

JEE Main 2020 April Session September 01 to 06 September 2020
Declaration results of JEE Main 2020 April Session (Paper 1 – B.E/ B.Tech) 11 September 2020
Declaration results of JEE Main 2020 April Session (Paper 2 & Paper 3) Yet to be Declared
Answer Key Releases January Session: 13th to 15th Jan 2020April Session: To be notified
Rank Lists To Be Announced

Details of JEE Main B.Arch and B.Planning Exam Pattern

The JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern has had a few changes recently. There are few major points regarding the exam pattern of both JEE Main 2020 B.Arch and B.Planning exam.

  • Marking Scheme: The candidates will score +4 marks for every correct answer and -1 for every wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for numerical value type questions.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam is three hours.
  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be conducted in Computer-Based Online Mode.
  • Languages: The exam will be conducted in three languages (Hindi, English, and Gujarati)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the April session of JEE Main 2020 was rescheduled to 01 September 1 to 06 September 2020. The January session of the examination was conducted on 06 January 2020. The JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Result and Paper 3 Result of candidates who attempted both sessions will be prepared based on a normalised score of both the attempts. Whereas, for candidates who attempted either one of the sessions will be released of that attempt only.

How To Check JEE Main 2020 B. Arch Result and B.Planning Result?

Candidates can follow the below steps to check the JEE Main Paper 2 Result and JEE Paper 3 B.Planning 2020 Result-

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main 2020 at jeemain.nta.ac.in.
  2. Click on the link and select JEE Main 2020 B. Arch & B. Planning Result 2020
  3. Candidates must provide JEE Main 2020 Application number and password/date of birth
  4. Click on the SUBMIT button.
  5. The result will be displayed on-screen containing details such as the name of the candidate, marks secured in each subject, total score, Category Rank etc.
  6. Download the JEE Main Paper 2 Result and JEE Main 2020 Paper 3 Result.
  7. Take a printout for future references.

Also Check | JEE Main Old Question Papers – 2020, 2019, 2018 and more

Key Notes Regarding JEE Main Paper 2 Result and Paper 3 Result

  • No hard copy of the JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Results/ B.Arch results will be sent. Candidates must download the rank list from the official website of JEE Main.
  • The All India Rank (AIR) is released only after the April sessions is done. The All India Rank will be created based on both the sessions.
  • The JEE Main will provide combined normalised scores of both the sessions (January and April) if the candidates have attempted both the sessions.

Sample of JEE Main B.Arch and B.Planning Scorecard 2020

Sample of JEE Main B.Arch and B.Planning Scorecard 2020

Details mentioned on the JEE Main B.Arch/B.Planning Scorecard

The following details will be present in the JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 scoreboard:

Given below are the details that are present on the scorecard of JEE Main B.Arch result 2020 and B.Planning JEE Paper 3 Result.

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Category/Subcategory
  • JEE Main 2020 Application Number
  • Candidate’s Roll Number
  • Marks secured in each section
  • All India Rank (AIR)
  • Total marks secured
  • NTA Score (NTA Percentile)
  • Qualifying Status
  • Category Rank

Factors Affecting JEE Main Paper 2 Results

The ranks of candidates depend upon the interplay of various factors like:

  • Difficulty of the paper

In case the exam is difficult, the cut-offs will go down. These benefits students with low ranks as the competition is minimised at lower ranks.

  • Number of candidates who appeared for the examination

More candidates mean higher competition. In JEE Main B. Arch and B.Planning paper, the number of candidates is very low compared to the NATA exam. This makes JEE Main 2020 B. Arch and B.Planning paper comparatively easy to rank higher.

  • Number of seats available for candidates

Although this does not directly affect the JEE Main Paper 2 Result of a candidate, if there are fewer seats for a particular course, the JEE Main Cut Off will go higher. The seat availability could oppositely affect the result.

Also Read | JEE Main B.Arch Exam Preparation Tips

Colleges Accepting JEE Main Scores For Admission To B.Arch Course

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  2. National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  3. Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  4. National Institute of Technology, Patna
  5. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  6. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
  7. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  8. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  9. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
  10. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
  11. National Institute of Technology, Raipur

Colleges Accepting JEE Main Scores For Admission To B.Planning Course

  1. School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
  2. School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada
  3. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

How is the JEE Main 2020 NTA Score for Calculated?

The NTA score is calculated using the formula given below-

NTA score calculation formula

The raw scores are calculated based on the marking scheme of the exam. The formula meant for the raw score is:

Raw Score = 4 × Number of Correct Answers – 1 × Number of Incorrect Answers

What are JEE Main 2020: Tie-Breaking Rules

Some students often score equal marks in JEE Main B.Arch or JEE B.Planning 2020 Exam. The authorities consider inter-se-merit in such situations. The method of compilation of scores is identical for both the papers, but the tie-breaking procedure is a little different. The following actions are taken for breaking the tie for admissions.

For B.Arch (Paper 2)

  1. Candidates obtaining a higher NTA score in Mathematics will be given a higher rank.
  2. Then, candidates obtaining a higher NTA score in the Aptitude Test will be considered for higher rank.
  3. This is followed by candidates who have obtained higher NTA scores in the Drawing Test for the next highest rank.
  4. If there is tie even after all 3 options then candidates older in age will be considered for higher rank.
  5. At last, if the resolution is still not possible, then candidates will be ranked the same.

For B.Planning (Paper 3)

  1. First, candidates obtaining a higher NTA score in Mathematics will be given a higher rank.
  2. Then, candidates obtaining a higher NTA score in the Aptitude Test will be considered for higher rank.
  3. Third, candidates obtaining higher NTA scores in the Planning Section will be ranked higher.
  4. After all 3 above, if the tie still remains, then candidates older in age will be ranked higher.
  5. Finally, if the resolution is still not possible, then both candidates will be ranked the same.

Also Check | JEE Main B.Planning Course – Scope and Career

JEE Main 2020: B.Arch & B.Planning Cut-off

The cut-off ranks for JEE Main in partnering institutes tend to vary depending upon the applied course. The joint counselling authority, JoSAA, will issue the B.Arch cutoff and B.Planning cut off courses during JEE Main Counselling. Listed below are JEE Main cut off of some of the partnering universities to help aspirants know more about the JEE Main 2020 opening and closing ranks.

JEE Main B.Arch Cut Off Ranks

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 2 523
OBC 110 371
SC 14 105
ST 12 94

Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 610
OS – 498
HS – 2697
OS – 1738
OBC HS – 522
OS – 439
HS – 2600
OS – 959
SC HS – 277
OS – 114
HS – 849
OS – 371
ST HS – 130
OS – 77
HS – 642
OS – 233

School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 280 1676
OBC 335 858
SC 102 397
ST 64 336

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 240
OS – 386
HS – 1302
OS – 1475
OBC HS – 282 to 498
OS – 291 to 637
SC HS – 52
OS – 109
HS – 174
OS – 307
ST HS – 50
OS – 37
HS – 1834
OS – 41

National Institute of Technology, Patna

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 1986
OS – 1526
HS – 4153
OS – 2553
OBC HS – 984
OS – 548
HS – 1759
OS – 1130
SC HS – 366
OS – 117
HS – 762
OS – 593
ST HS – 160
OS – 78
HS – 511
OS – 78

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 1472
OS – 639
HS – 4216
OS – 1712
OBC HS – 1127
OS – 292
HS – 2453
OS – 835
SC HS – 283
OS – 149
HS – 666
OS – 305

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 1746
OS – 920
HS – 6297
OS – 2325
OBC HS – 2439
OS – 446
HS – 10461
OS – 1105
SC HS – 301
OS – 197
HS – 676
OS – 512
ST HS – 118
OS – 91
HS – 562
OS – 247

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 413
OS – 79
HS – 1149
OS – 831
OBC HS – 314
OS – 127
HS – 465
OS – 470
SC HS – 79
OS – 55
HS – 285
OS – 148
ST HS – 291
OS – 10
HS – 599
OS – 64

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 312
OS – 850
HS – 1931
OS – 1952
OBC HS – 397
OS – 945
HS – 394
OS – 851
SC HS – 54
OS – 85
HS – 242
OS – 434
ST HS – 96
OS – 45
HS – 115
OS – 97

*HS – Home State Quota, OS – Other State Quota

Also Read | Top NITs JEE Main Cut Off

JEE Main B.Planning Cut Off Ranks

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 989 3214
OBC 478 1287
SC 259 646
ST 179 456

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 415 2052
OBC 340 889
SC 93 529
ST 53 278

School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General 911 3265
OBC 524 1292
SC 256 655
ST 171 469

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal

Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
General HS – 1393OS – 1259 HS – 5952OS – 3388
OBC HS – 938
OS – 571
HS – 3195
OS – 1285
SC HS – 270
OS – 262
HS – 1143
OS – 592
ST HS – 268
OS – 142
HS – 1559
OS – 461

Also Read | Top GFTIs JEE Main Cut Off

JEE Main January 2020 Session Toppers B.Arch and B.Planning

After candidates clear the JEE Main Paper 2 (B.Arch) or Paper 3 (B.Planning), they can appear for the JEE Advanced 2020. This will be followed by the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) conducted for admission to B.Arch courses of top IITs of India. Candidates who secured 100 percentile in B.Arch and B.Planning Papers of JEE Main 2020 are as follows:

Paper Name of the Candidate State
B.Planning Kanumuri Bheemeswara Vijay Varma Andhra Pradesh
B.Arch Hardik Rajpal Telangana
B.Arch Aarzoo Haryana
B.Arch Gudla Raghunandan Reddy Andhra Pradesh

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Release of JEE Main 2020 B. Arch & B.Planning Answer Key and JoSAA Counselling

The authorities published the final answer key of JEE Main 2020 B. Arch Result for JEE Main January session on 23rd January 2020. The answer key allows candidates to tally their answers and calculate their probable scores. The NTA had also released an official and pre-official answer key on 13th January 2020. This answer key assists students to challenge the question paper, options, answers etc.

Also Check | Download JEE Main Answer Keys for All Papers

Calculating an approximate score is useful for aspirants to make vital decisions regarding their future like their preferred universities, courses etc. Candidates qualifying JEE Main Paper 2 will be eligible to participate for the counselling session conducted by JoSAA. Aspirants must register themselves online and select preferred college. The JoSAA counselling date will be released by NTA after the release of JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 and JEE Main 2020 Paper 3 Results.


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