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JEE Main 2020 is all set to be conducted from April 05 to April 11 in online mode. JEE Main Registration for April session opened till March 12, 2020 and the numbers are slightly surprising. The number of applicants has dipped to 9.65 lakhs as compared to 11.5 lakhs last year. However, there is a positive rise in number of female applicants in JEE Mains this year.
Last year JEE Main saw 10.4 Lakh candidates appear in the exam. Only 24% among these candidates were female. The dip in number of overall registrations can be attributed to the fact that exam will be conducted twice this year and many aspirants are still in the final phase of preparation. Also the overlapping between JEE Main and Class 12 Board Practical exams is another decisive factor.
But the rise in number of female applicants is a positive reaction for the Government and officials.
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.
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.
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:
- Visit the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in
- Search for Application Form Correction window
- Fill in the EWS category and save.
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|
|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|
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”
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.
Fill the authentication form by providing the following details:
- State of Eligibility
- State where Class 12th School / NIOS study centre is located
- Identification Type
- Aadhaar Card Number
- Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Security Pin
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.
Engineering aspirants appearing for JEE Main 2020 are required to enter the following details:
- Candidate’s Details: Nationality, Category, Address, Birth District, Religion, Minority Status, Disability Status.
- Academic Details: Year of passing class 12, Percentage/Marks – class 12/10, Question Paper Language, Qualifying Exam Code, School Education Board.
- 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:
|Photograph (JPG)||3.5*4.5 cm(width*height)||10-200 KB|
|Signature(JPG)||3.5*1.5 cm(width*height)||4-30 KB|
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 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|
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:
- View Application Form
- View Scanned Images
- 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)
Ans: Candidate can make use of the score card only up to one year(current year) for attaining admission in their choice of institution.
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.
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.
Ans: CBSE has stipulated that JEE Main is a necessary proviso for any candidate desirous of taking admission to an IIT.