JEE advanced 2020

JEE Advanced 2020: Exam Date, Schedule, Application, Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 – IIT Roorkee has released complete schedule for JEE Advanced 2020. Earlier, IIT-R announced that JEE Advanced will be held on 2nd week of May , 2020. However, now it has also informed the timing for Paper 1 and 2. Candidates who will apply for the exam will appear for Paper 1 in session I, which will be held from 09:00 am to 12:00 noon. The session II, for Paper 2, will be conducted from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced, also know as IIT-JEE, is organised under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). It is held for admission in Bachelor’s, Integrate Master’s, Dual Degree program that is offered by all the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). To appear for JEE Advanced 2020, candidates have to qualify JEE Main 2019. The application process for Main is over but the registration for the Advanced exam starts in May 2020.

JEE Advanced 2020 Official Website: The official website of JEE Advanced 2020 is IIT Roorkee is slowly updating information on it. We will keep on updating this page as per the latest details. The JEE Advanced 2020 exam date table is given below.

JEE Advanced 2020Important Dates
Online Registration Starts1st week of May 2020
Online Registration Closes1st week of May 2020
Last date for fee payment for registered candidates1st week of May 2020
Admit Card2nd week of May 2020
JEE Advanced 2020 Examination2nd week of May 2020
Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates3rd week of May 2020
Online display of answer keysLast week of May 2020
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidatesLast week of May 2020
Results1st week of Jun 2020

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Schedule

The tentative exam date for JEE Advanced 2020 examination is schedule  below.

JEE Advanced 2020SessionTimeExam Date
Paper 1I9:00 am to 12:00 pmMay 2020
Paper 2II2:00 pm to 5:00 pmMay 2020

JEE Advanced 2020 Conducting Body / Organizing Institute

Even before official details of the exam are announced, students repeatedly inquire about organizing body of JEE Advanced. The prediction was done on the basis of past year analysis and now it has been confirmed that IIT Roorkee is the exam conducting body for JEE Advanced 2020.

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As we earlier stated that IIT Roorkee did not conduct the exam more than once, and IIT Delhi has conducted the exam in two consecutive years. Hence, as predicted, IIT Roorkee is the exam conducting body for JEE Advance this year.

Name of IITConducted JEE Advanced in
IIT Kharagpur2006, 2014
IIT Bombay2007, 2015
IIT Roorkee2008, 2019 (confirmed)
IIT Guwahati2009, 2016
IIT Madras2010, 2017
IIT Kanpur2011, 2018
IIT Delhi2012, 2013

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible for JEE Advanced 2020 only if you fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

    • Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
    • Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1994. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1989.
    • A candidate who has already attempted JEE Advanced 2 times is not eligible to apply. The maximum number of attempts is 2.
    • A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2018 or 2019.
    • A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2019.

JEE Advanced 2020 Application Form

To apply for JEE Advanced 2020 it is important that you have cleared the JEE Main Paper 1. You will need to know whether or not you are eligible for JEE Advanced 2020. Read the eligibility criteria above. Below image will guide you through the Admission Process of JEE Advanced 2020:

Steps For JEE Advanced 2020 Registration

  • Step 1: Candidates will have to register themselves on the online portal first.
  • Step 2: After the successful Registration, you will have to log in using the generated username and password.
  • Step 3: After login, provide the basic data and the choices of the cities for the examination.
  • Step 4: Upload the scanned copies of all the requisite documents.
  • Step 5: Pay registration fee. The fee will be non-refundable and non-transferable.

Expected Registration Fee for Examination Centres in India

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)Female Candidates (all categories)INR 1300
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1300
All Other CandidatesNR 2600
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 160
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 300

Expected Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign countries

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)All Indian NationalsUSD 160
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 160
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 300

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

The JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus is structured to analyse the in-depth knowledge of the Candidates. The syllabus includes some advanced topics that JEE Main syllabus don’t. There are many differences that you will find in the JEE Advanced syllabus if you will compare it with the JEE Main Syllabus.

Download the Syllabus PDF

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

The JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2020. The examination pattern of the JEE Advanced 2020 is described in the points below:

  • Language of the Paper: English and Hindi
  • Number of Papers: 02 (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
  • Sections in Question Paper: 03 (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics)
  • Duration of the Paper: 03 Hours Each
  • Type of the Questions: MCQ/Numerical Answer Type
  • Marking Scheme: May have the concept of Full marks, Partial marks, Zero marks, and Negative marks. The proper scheme is disclosed at the time of examination.

Note: Candidates must note that the exam pattern keeps on changing in terms of the Marking Scheme and Number of Questions. The above-mentioned pattern remains the same.

Preparing for JEE Advanced 2020 Examination

JEE Advanced Preparation is not a child’s play. Only the best students qualify the JEE Main examination, and for JEE Advanced, you will have to be at the top of the game to get through the tough competition. Before you start preparing to clear JEE Advanced, it is a good idea to know the paper pattern and the important topics that are frequently asked in the exam.

Here are few tips to keep up with your JEE Advanced 2020 preparations.

  • Know the pattern of examination, we have described it above for you.
  • Know the syllabus, analyse it properly. Like, what new topics are included in the syllabus, which are the important ones and which are the toughest. Get JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus here.
  • Make notes on which chapters you need to prepare first.
  • Get a timetable prepared accordingly. Calculate the time you have and the number of chapters you need to cover. Set up a proper timetable and adhere to it no matter what.
  • Stop thinking about the exam, just focus on the preparations. The focus should not divert as it will create anxieties.
  • Practice a lot, dedicate the most percentage of the timetable to practicing Question Papers and Mock Tests.
  • Do not fall into the temptations of solving questions that are not in the syllabus, you will be wasting your time and energy. Stick to the syllabus, it will be enough.
  • Keep taking notes while you revise and read something new. Writing helps you to retain more information. These notes will, later on, help you with quick revisions.
  • Talk to the experts and know the proper study materials for JEE Advanced 2020 preparations.

JEE Advanced Important Books

  • Keep clarifying your doubts from your mentors as and when you get them. Don’t leave it for later as it will pile up.
  • Self -study is what makes your preparation p[erfect. Many toppers believe that coaching and schools don’t let you analyse your true potential. It can only be analysed by you. Coachings are just to help you.

Tips from JEE Advanced 2017 Topper: Sarvesh Mehtani

Sarvesh Mehtani scored a total of 339 marks in JEE Advanced 2017. He said to The Hindu“There will always be a point where others will know more than you do. Do not let it affect you. Go to that person and learn what they know.” 

While sharing how he prepared for JEE Advanced 2019, Sarvesh Mehtani said:


JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card

Your JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card will contain all the details about the examination center and Examination schedule. Make sure you don’t miss the deadline for the admit card download as there is no other way to get your admit card. To get the admit card of JEE Advanced 2020 candidates have to log in and access the same. It is important the candidates preserve their Admit Card even after the examination.

JEE Advanced 2020 Rank Card and Rank List

JEE Advanced 2020 Rank Cards and Rank List (AIR) will be published separately online after the successful completion of the JEE Advanced 2020 examination. Following points must be noted by the candidates regarding the result of JEE Advanced 2020:

  • The Rank Cards will be available online only. It will not be sent to the candidates individually by any other means.
  • After the Rank Cards are uploaded, the All India Rank  List will be uploaded category-wise.
  • However, qualifying in JEE Advanced (2020), filling up choices and/or participating in the joint seat allocation process does not guarantee a candidate to get admission in IITs. Admission will depend on the availability of seats during various rounds of seat allocation.

Tie Breaking Rules:

  • The candidate who gets the higher marks in Mathematics is given better rank.
  • If the tie is still there, then the candidate with higher marks in Physics is given preference.
  • If the tie persists, then the same rank will be awarded.

IIT JEE / JoSAA Counselling 2020

All the candidates who will qualify the JEE Advanced 2020 Examination and will be eligible for admission will have to participate in the joint seat allocation process by filling in their choices of the courses. The detailed instructions for filling-in the choices and the seat allotment procedure will be made available by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) through Seat Allotment Brochure. The Brochure will be uploaded as per the schedule and will be available online.

JEE Advanced 2020 Reservation Policy

As per the last years’ information, it is expected that the reservation policy of JEE Advanced 2020 will be as follows:

JEE Advanced 2020 Reservation Policy

As per the last year’s information, the IITs shall reserve the following number of seats for the different categories as mentioned below.

CategoryReservation of Seats
Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)27%
Persons with Disability (PWD)in each of OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC and ST category seats03%

Participating IITs of JEE Advanced 2020

The IITs that will take admission to their various undergraduate courses on the basis of JEE  Advanced 2020 performance are:

Institute NamePlaceAbbreviation
Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)VaranasiIIT (BHU)
Indian Institute of Technology BhilaiBhilaiIIT Bhilai
Indian Institute of Technology BhubaneswarBhubaneswarIIT BBS
Indian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIIT B
Indian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIIT D
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)DhanbadIIT (ISM)
Indian Institute of Technology DharwadDharwadIITDharwad
Indian Institute of Technology GandhinagarGandhinagarIIT GN
Indian Institute of Technology GoaGoaIITGoa
Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiIIT G
Indian Institute of Technology HyderabadHyderabadIITH
Indian Institute of Technology IndoreIndoreIIT I
Indian Institute of Technology JammuJammuIITJammu
Indian Institute of Technology JodhpurJodhpurIIT J
Indian Institute of Technology KanpurKanpurIIT K
Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIIT Kgp
Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIIT M
Indian Institute of Technology MandiMandiIIT Mandi
Indian Institute of Technology PalakkadPalakkadIIT PKD
Indian Institute of Technology PatnaPatnaIIT P
Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIIT R
Indian Institute of Technology RoparRoparIIT RPR
Indian Institute of Technology TirupatiTirupatiIITTP

Other Institutes That Accept JEE Advanced 2020 Scores

  • Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
  • Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli

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