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JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern changed

NTA has announced new changes in the JEE Main 2020 exam pattern.
Mode : Online Computer Based Exam
Exam Duration : 3 hours

PAPER SUBJECTS TYPE OF QUESTIONS EXAMINATION MODE
B.E./B.Tech.(Paper I) Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only
B.Arch Mathematics – Part I Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & Questions for which answer is a numerical value Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only
Aptitude Test – Part II

Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
 

Drawing Test – Part III Questions to test drawing aptitude  
Pen & Paper Based(offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet
B.Planning Mathematics – Part I Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs)& Questions for which answer is a numerical value Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only
Aptitude Test – Part II Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Planning Based Questions - Part III Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

  • The total number of questions have been reduced.
  • As per the revised JEE Main exam pattern 2020, the question booklet of B.E./B.Tech. will have a total of 75 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Till last year the total number of questions asked in JEE Main paper 1 exam was 90.
  • Earlier, there were no numerical based questions asked in JEE Main.


  • Till 2019, a total of 30 MCQ or multiple choice questions were asked from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. From 2020, the total number of questions for Paper I would be 20 MCQs + 5 Questions with answer as numerical value.
  • While the MCQs will have negative marking in cases where candidate marks a wrong answer, there is no negative marking for the other questions.
  • In continuance to the changes, the agency has also notified changes in tie-resolving norms. This year onwards, having lesser number of negative responses in the paper can fetch a candidate good rank in case there is a tie. Other criteria like mathematics score, physics score, chemistry score will be followed, in the same order, along with the age criteria. In case all the above rules fail to resolve the tie, candidate older in age would be given higher rank.

  •                                           EXAM PATTERN

 

 

Exam Type Computer Based Test
Question Type

Multiple choice & Non MCQs

Subjects  No. of Questions  Marks
Physics 25 (20+5) 100
Chemistry 25 (20+5) 100
Mathematics 25 (20+5) 100
Total Questions 75
Maximum Marks 300
Marks for each Correct Answer 4.00
Negative Marks for Incorrect Answer - 1.00 ( MCQs) & 0 ( Non MCQs)
Marks for questions not attempted 0.00
Total Time for Exam (in minutes) 180

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