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Last updated on September 2nd, 2020 at 07:12 pm
Its Day 2 for JEE Main and the first shift of B.E / B.Tech paper has been concluded. The exam is conducted for admissions to NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. Paper 2 (B.Arch) and Paper 3 (B.Planning) of JEE Main 2020 was conducted yesterday.
According to students, the COVID-19 social distancing and sanitization guidelines were followed outside and inside the exam centres. Students were put through thermal screening, provided fresh surgical masks and also asked to sanitize at all entry checkpoints inside the examination halls.
Students’ Reaction For JEE Main Paper 1 (B.E / B.Tech)
As per the majority of students, JEE Main Paper 1 of first shift was of easy to moderate difficulty level.
- The Physics section was a bit tough than expected with lengthy questions.
- Numerical Value Questions were easier in Mathematics.
- Chemistry had more theoretical questions instead of numericals.
- Majority of questions were from 12th Syllabus only.
According to the experts from Aakash Institute, the exam in 1st shift was moderate. The mathematics section was easier than January 2020 session. Physics was the toughest section of all and Chemistry was also easy and quick to solve.
SOP Not Followed After Exiting Exam Halls
A few students have tweeted about no guidelines being followed once the exam has concluded. Students seem to be rushing without any social distancing to leave from exam halls.
— Vivek pandey (@Vivekpandey21) September 2, 2020
— Sourabh Kumar lenka (@sourabh_k_l) September 2, 2020
The JEE Main Paper 2 is being conducted by NTA in 660 centres in India and 8 centres abroad. First shift is conducted from 9 AM to 12 PM and second shift will start from 3 PM to 6 PM.
For the April / September session, 841188 students have registered for the B.E / B.Tech paper. Almost 85,000 students will appear today in the first shift of JEE Main.
Paper Analysis by Students
Students can check the JEE Main Paper Analysis and first reactions from students of various states below.
Candidates were happy about the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines being followed at the exam centres. JEE Main B.E/B.Tech paper’s difficulty level was moderate.
A candidate named Rajan Singh said, “The exam was moderate to difficult for me. I got nervous when the computer suddenly shut down for me. I lost around 5 minutes there.”
One of the candidates at JEE centre of Chandigarh, Chirag Bhatia, said that due to postponement he got much more time to prepare his weak topics in Chemistry. Many students reported that Chemistry was easiest of all sections. Physics was the toughest.
A student named Tanish said that NTA’s Sample Papers for JEE Main were much tougher than exam held in 1st Shift today.
A total of 16 centres in 9 cities were allocated for JEE Main in Haryana. Students were reporting to the exam centres at staggered time slots mentioned in their Admit Cards.
Sumit Kumar from Hisar said that he was happy the exams were not postponed further. Now, he is free of the anxiousness due to exams. He added, “Government have saved us the entire academic year by conducting the exams on time. Students should not be worried about safety protocols at the exam centres.
Divya Rani, a JEE Main candidate, took the exam from Patliputra centre. She said, “Physics was lengthy and time-consuming. Chemistry section was easiest as major questions were theoretical and same as NCERT books. Maths was also easy compared to expectations of major students.”
Overall, students said that the exam was much easier than the January Session of JEE Main 2020.
What Items To Carry At Exam Halls?
Candidates can carry only the following items inside exam halls. Facility to store bags has been provided to candidates as per JEE Main COVID-19 Safety Protocols released by NTA.
- JEE Main 2020 Admit Card (Duly filled with signed self-declaration)
- Valid Photo ID proof (Aadhar, PAN, Driving Licence etc)
- Addition Photo to be pasted in the attendance sheet
- Transparent ballpoint pen (no pens will be provided at exam halls)
- Mask (fresh mask will be provided at exam centres)
- Hand sanitizer (50 ml transparent bottle)
- Transparent Water Bottle (No facility for drinking water at exam halls)
Keep checking this page for latest updates on JEE Main Day 2, B.Tech Paper Analysis.
NTA Likely To Announce New Exam Dates for Flood-Hit Areas in Maharashtra, JEE Advanced 2020 Might Be Postponed
Last updated on September 2nd, 2020 at 11:26 am
The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court yesterday decided not to stay the conduct of JEE Main 2020. However, the bench said that students residing in the flood-affected parts of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who were unable to take the JEE Main exam, can request NTA for re-examination.
Due to the critical situation of floods, the court had asked Union government, State government, NTA and Collectors of the flood-hit districts, to review this situation and postpone the exam for candidates who could not take the exam.
Undertaking Accepted by NTA
The National Testing Agency accepted an Undertaking before Bombay High Court. It said that many students who were unable to reach the JEE Main Exam Centres due to flood in Maharashtra will be allowed to send their representations.
Hence, affected candidates can file a plea to NTA through their local agency. After the representation is received by NTA, an enquiry will be made to the centre coordinator and district collector and a final decision will be out in 15 days.
The Education Minister of India, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, said that further postponement of the entrance exams will disrupt the entire academic year for lakhs of students. Although, he acknowledged that the flood situation in Maharashtra has been disastrous and students would be allowed to take a re-examination.
What about JEE Advanced?
The decision made by NTA poses another question. When will JEE Advanced 2020 be conducted? Will it be postponed further? Many students would send their representations for conducting a re-examination. This could also delay the results of these candidates. On a similar note, JoSAA Counselling could also be delayed.
Another solution to this could be conducting all exam activities for flood-hit areas separately. This way, the regular dates might not get affected.
Last updated on August 27th, 2020 at 02:31 pm
The Director-General of NTA, Dr Vineet Joshi, has assured students in a live interview with DD News that entrance exams like JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in a ‘safe and secure’ manner. He has also said that a detailed plan has been set to conduct the JEE Main and NEET entrance exams.
Even though JEE Main Admit Card 2020 has been released for candidates, there have been requests to postpone the exam from various state governments. Students can download their JEE Main Admit Card from jeemain.nta.nic.in. NTA has also released the NEET 2020 Admit Card on 26th August.
A total of 7.41 lakh candidates out of 8.58 lakh have downloaded the admit cards. Only 332 candidates have requested for change of their centre cities, which are being considered positively. #JEENEET pic.twitter.com/DTzvORkNgn
— DD News (@DDNewslive) August 26, 2020
How Well Is NTA Prepared?
As per the official statement by NTA, 7.41 lakh candidates have downloaded their respective JEE Main Admit Card. Almost 8.58 lakh candidates have registered for the April/September 2020 session.
- In the official press release, NTA also clarified that the number of JEE Main Exam Centres have been increased many folds from 570 to 660. The number of shifts has also been increased from 8 to 12 which has reduced the number of test-takers in each shift.
- As per the official figures, JEE Main 2020 has 120 candidates and each centre instead of 234 last year.
Mr Joshi quoted various points of COVID-19 Safety Protocols for JEE Main 2020 issued by NTA in the interview. He said that further postponement of the entrance exams will hamper the academic year for many students.
He also mentioned about the Odd-Even Rule to be followed at JEE Main Exam Halls. The seating arrangement will be in a manner that students of each shift will sit on alternate systems. Further, first shift candidates will be seated on odd-numbered systems while second shift candidates will be seated on even-numbered systems. This will ensure that on a single day, no two candidates use the same computers.
Here’s the full interview of Dr Vineet Joshi-
The staff and other officials of NTA have been preparing to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) at the exam centres properly. The JEE Main 2020 Admit Cards will work as travel passes for containment zones.
However, it is yet to see how many students will actually take the JEE Main entrance exam during the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of COVID-19 cases reached a new high of 75,000+ on Thursday with total cases soaring to 33 lakhs in India.
Last updated on August 31st, 2020 at 11:21 am
JEE Main Exam Centre: Education Minister Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the dates for JEE Main 2020. NTA published JEE Main Admit Card 2020 on 17th August 2020. NTA will conduct the exam from 1st September – 6th September 2020, 2020 in about 3000 JEE Main Exam Centres. NTA has also launched ‘National Test Abhyas’ to practice free mock tests for JEE Main in lieu of unavailability of NTA Test Practice Centres amid COVID-19 pandemic.
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JEE Main Exam Centres: COVID-19 Updates
- As JEE Main 2020 is scheduled amidst ongoing corona pandemic, JEE Main 2020 admit card also includes a detailed advisory for students regarding COVID-19.
- For precaution, NTA requires from every aspirant a valid self-declaration (undertaking) stating some details on travel history and symptoms before entering their respective exam centres of JEE Main 2020.
- Students must wear a mask at JEE Main exam centres, after which they will receive a new 3-ply mask at JEE Main exam centres to prevent any use of Unfair Means.
- NTA will be conducting JEE Main 2020 exam at different centres spanning 224 cities throughout the country and 8 international centres.
JEE Main Exam Centres 2020 – Key Highlights
- A detailed list for JEE Main Exam Centres has been released by NTA.
- JEE Main 2020 exam centres have been set up in over 224 cities in India and 8 cities abroad.
- During the registration for JEE Main exam 2020, candidates can select up to 4 exam centres from the list.
- JEE Main 2020 Admit Card contains information related to exam centres including the schedule.
- The exam centres for JEE Main 2020 are allotted randomly without any slot booking.
JEE Main 2020 Schedule
|JEE Main 2020 Exam||Morning Shift||Afternoon Shift|
|Date of JEE Main 2020 exam||1st September – 6th September 2020||1st September – 6th September 2020|
|Exam Time||9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.|
|JEE Main 2020 exam duration||3 hours||3 hours|
|Exam centre entry||7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.|
*The authority will not allow any candidate to enter the examination hall after the time of last entry. The time for last entry is 8:30 AM for Paper-1, 1.00 PM for Paper-2 and 2.30 PM for the second shift of Paper-1.
JEE Main Exam Centres 2020
JEE Main 2020 exam centres are allotted randomly to students either on the basis of their preference or on the basis of availability. This year JEE Main 2020 will have reduced the number of exam centres showing a pandemic situation.
- Candidates while registering for JEE Main can select up to 4 preferred exam centres.
- After screening, NTA allots exam centres to candidates on a random basis.
- There is no provision of slot booking for JEE Main 2020.
- JEE Main 2020 exam centres are updated on the official site of NTA from where students can find relevant details of JEE Main schedule.
How to choose JEE Main Exam Centres?
- JEE Main 2020 aspirants need to visit the official website of JEE Main to register themselves for the exam.
- Applicants can select four exam centres in order of preference from the list of JEE Main exam centres available on JEE Main 2020 Application form.
- JEE Main 2020 exam centres will be allottee by NTA on the basis of candidate preference.
- NTA will allot the last slot of the last exam date in the same city, in case a centre has less than 30 students.
- JEE Main 2020 exam will be conducted in CBT mode at all exam centres both in English and Hindi medium. For JEE Main exam centres at 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?
For JEE Main 2020 aspirants, the correction window was opened till July 31, 2020. NTA reopened the facility to avoid any sort of clash between JEE Main 2020 and NDA exam related to exam centres.
- Visit the NTA or JEE Main official website to access the correction form available.
- JEE Main aspirant need to enter credentials like Application form, Application no., password, and security pin in the space provided.
- Once the correction window appears, a candidate can select ‘Manage Form Particulars Correction’ to edit or change the required parameters.
- JEE Main aspirant must wisely select the exam centres as per preference based on proximity while filling JEE Main application form.
- Changes in the form of any kind will not be entertained after the deadline.
Note: Amidst Corona pandemic, NTA has opened the correction facility for editing JEE Main exam centre preference from 4th July- 31st July 2020. For past years, JEE Main aspirants were only able to edit other parameters except for exam centres.
JEE Main Centre Locator
NTA has reduced the number of JEE Main 2020 exam centres from 264 to 233 across India owing to COVID 19 and subsequent lockdown.
Exam centre for JEE Main will be allotted in order of preference by a candidate or based on availability.
State-wise JEE Main exam centres are given below. Newly added exam centres include:
- Yamuna Nagar
State Wise List of JEE Main Exam centres
Check the details tabulated below for JEE Main 2020 Exam centres and code for April session.
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||AN01|
|Daman & Diu (UT)||Daman & Diu||DD01|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Dadra Nagar Haveli||DN01|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur (hp)||HP01|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Baramulla||JK01|
Latest News Updates
- JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Released on Jeemain.nic.in. Download Now
- JEE Main 2020 Day 1: Check Exam Updates and JEE Main Paper Analysis
- Registrations For JoSAA Counselling To Begin From 6th October
- Check JEE Main Participating Colleges
- JEE Advanced 2020: Revised Schedule Released, Registration Starts from 11 September
JEE Main Exam Centres outside India
JEE Main 2020 Exam centres outside India have a higher application fee of INR 6000 for both Indian and foreign nationals.
Also Read | JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Centers
JEE Main Exam Centre 2020 Changes
|Exam Centres||Newly added centres||Centres removed|
|Daman and Diu (UT)||Diu||–|
JEE Main 2020 Exam Centres Statistics
|Paper||No. of Centers|
|B.Arch and B.Planning||489|
JEE Main Test Practice Centres by NTA
- NTA has set up around 4000 test centres across the country in different schools and colleges.
- JEE Main 2020 test centres aim to create awareness on CBT exam mode.
- JEE Main 2020 aspirants need to apply on the official website of NTA for accessing such JEE Main test practice centres.
- “NTA Student” application can be used to locate the exam centres and the nearest test practice centre.
- Owing to current Corona pandemic, NTA has also launched ‘National Test Abhyas’ for JEE Main 2020 aspirants to access free mock tests for JEE Main due to lack of proper test practice centres.
- JEE Main Test Practice centres have staff that encourage students and clear their queries.
How to Register for Test Practice centres?
- JEE Main 2020 aspirants can visit the NTA official website to select ‘Student Registration’.
- Enter the username and password to proceed.
- Fill out personal details and contact information in the space provided.
- JEE Main aspirant can select up to 5 choices of test centres from the list available in the order of preference.
- Further, select the session amongst the 6 available ones.
- Confirm the form details and proceed to ‘Confirm Appointment’.
Documents Allowed at JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers
JEE Main 2020 candidates need to carry below documents to the exam centre.
- Printout of JEE Main Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.
- One recent passport size photograph, to be pasted on the attendance sheet at the centre.
- Anyone valid photo ID proof in original (PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar with photograph/ Ration Card with photograph/ 12th Board Admit Card with photograph/ Bank Passbook with Photograph).
- PWD certificate issued by the authorized medical officer, if applicable.
Prohibited items at the exam centres
JEE Main Examinations prohibits candidates from carrying the following things to the exam centre. NTA does not take responsibility for any loss. Further, if a candidate is found involved in any malpractice or possessing following, will be debarred from any future examinations.
- Mobile Phones, Earphones, Microphones or Pager
- Calculator, Docupen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera or Tape Recorder
- Any type of watch, including Electronic watches with a calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets
- Loose or packed eatables and water
- Geometry Box/ Pencil Box, Handbag and Purse
- Any kind of paper, stationery or text material
- No sort of blank paper for rough work (it will be provided from the test centre)
JEE Main 2020 Exam Day Guidelines
Aspirants must follow below guidelines on the day of JEE Main 2020 Examination. They are:
- One must reach the JEE Main Exam centre at least 2 hours before to avoid any delay in the verification process.
- Registration desk closes 60 minutes prior to the examination.
- No candidate under any circumstances is allowed to enter the examination hall after the given timeline.
- One must occupy only the seat allotted to them.
- Before starting the JEE Main exam, a candidate must thoroughly read the instructions printed on the admit card.
- NTA does not provide for any transport allowance to the JEE Main Exam centre.
JEE Main 2021
- NTA has officially announced that as of now JEE Main 2021 will be conducted as per the schedule.
- In a situation like postponement of 12th exams or delay in school reopening, necessary action will be taken and the same will be intimated to aspirants.
- Unlike previous years, due to COVID 19, proper coaching classes might be affected. Students are advised to depend more on online or digital means for JEE Main 2021 preparation.
- For JEE Main 2021, the pattern will be different as there will be 3 papers namely B.E/B. Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning.
- The reduction of 12th class syllabus might change the syllabus of JEE Main exam as well.
JEE Main Exam Centres – FAQs
Last updated on August 20th, 2020 at 03:59 pm
Ans: The details of allocation are mentioned in the article. However, NTA reserves the right to change the exam center to a nearby city in case the center of preference is not available. No slot booking is allowed for JEE Main 2020 center allocation. Students are advised to list out test centers in order of preference while filling the JEE Main 2020 Application Form.
Last updated on August 20th, 2020 at 04:00 pm
Ans: yes, prior to the commencement of exam, the in-charge present at the center provides certain instructions to candidates. These instructions are mandatory to follow by one and all. Invigilators read out instructions 10-15 minutes prior to the examination.
Last updated on August 20th, 2020 at 04:01 pm
Ans: NTA opens the correction window for those who wish to edit certain details in the form. This year NTA has expanded the scope of editing to test centers as well owing to the pandemic situation. One can change the test center in the correction form before the deadline.
Last updated on May 13th, 2020 at 11:16 am
Ans. No, you are not allowed to carry mobile phones or any such electronic devices at the JEE Main Exam centres.
Last updated on May 13th, 2020 at 11:17 am
Ans. Yes, NTA has extended the form correction facility and you can make changes in your exam centre preference.
Last updated on May 13th, 2020 at 11:17 am
Ans. 264 cities have JEE Main 2020 Exam centres.
Last updated on May 13th, 2020 at 11:18 am
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.