JEE Advanced 2020 Exam – Information, Eligibility, Dates, Fees, Syllabus

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Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2020

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Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is conducted by the IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). The performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s and Dual Degree programs (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs.

UPDATE (July 3, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 exam has been rescheduled, read JEE Adv 2020 Exam Rescheduled.

UPDATE (Jan 17, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 Mock Test released, read JEE Adv Mock Tests.

Exam NameJoint Entrance Examination (Advanced)
Also Known AsJEE Advanced
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byIIT Roorkee

Major change introduced from JEE Advanced 2020: Paper 2 schedule has been changed to 2.30PM-5.30PM as opposed to earlier schedule of 2.00PM-5.00PM.

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Previous Updates

  • UPDATE (May 7, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 exam date has been announced, read JEE Adv 2020 Exam Date.
  • UPDATE (Apr 1, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 has been postponed and will be rescheduled after JEE (Main) 2020.
  • UPDATE (Dec 10, 2019): JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Dates Announced, Subscribe to get notified about Exam Alerts on Mobile for free.
  • UPDATE (Nov 6, 2019): JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates Announced, check JEE Adv Important Dates.

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  • Two papers each of 3 hours duration – Online (Fully computer based test) mode.
  • Both papers are compulsory.
  • Each question paper will consist of three separate sections, viz., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The question papers will consist of objective type (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  • Negative marks will be awarded for incorrect answers to some of the questions.
  • The question papers will be in English and Hindi languages. The candidates will have the option to choose (and also switch between) the preferred language anytime during the examination.


UPDATE (July 3, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 exam has been rescheduled, read JEE Adv 2020 Exam Rescheduled.

UPDATE (May 7, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 exam date has been announced, read JEE Adv 2020 Exam Date.

The JEE (Advanced) – 2020 will be held on May 17, 2020 August 23, 2020 September 27, 2020 as per following schedule:

  • Paper 1: 09:00 to 12:00 IST
  • Paper 2: 14:30 to 17:30 IST


Performance in JEE (Main) 2020

  • A candidate must clear the JEE (Main) Cutoff to be eligible to take the JEE (Advanced) exam. Top 2,50,000 candidates (including all categories) in JEE Main Paper-1 will be eligible.
  • Note: The total number of eligible candidates can be slightly greater than 2,50,000 in the presence of tied ranks/scores in any category.

Category-wise distribution of top 2,50,000 candidates:

CategoryNumber of Top candidates

Age limit

A candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1995. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.

Number of attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2019 for the first time are also eligible.

Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

  • A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2019 or 2020 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • The candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2017‐18 were declared after June 2018 are eligible.
  • Note: For admission to IITs, performance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination is also considered. You can check that criteria here.

Earlier admission at IITs

  • A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the 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.
  • Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020.
  • The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2019 but (i) did not report at any reporting centre, OR (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR (iii) had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2019 are eligible.

Applications Open

NIIT University (New)

Shiv Nadar University

Amity University (Last Few Days)

Bennett University (New)

Sharda University (Scholarships Available)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

Chandigarh University (New)

MIT-WPU Pune (New)

Manav Rachna - MRIIRS (New)


Mock Test

  • The official mock test is made available to the candidates appearing for JEE Advanced.
  • Candidates can take the Mock Test to understand the pattern of the examination and make themselves familiar with the interface.
  • Mock test is for practice purpose only.
  • UPDATE (Jan 17, 2020): JEE Advanced 2020 Mock Test released, read more here.

Past Question Papers

See previous year Question Papers and Answers here.


JEE (Advanced) 2020 Application Fee is as follows:

Examination centres in India
A) Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)
Female Candidates₹1400
SC, ST, PwD Candidates₹1400
All Other candidates₹2800
B) Foreign Nationals
Candidates from SAARC countriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 150
Examination centres in Foreign countries
A) Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI)
All Indian NationalsUSD 75
B) Foreign Nationals
Candidates from SAARC countriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 150


  • The registration for JEE (Advanced) 2020 will begin from May 1, 2020 To be Announced (10 AM).
  • Only the candidates who satisfy each and every eligibility criteria can register.
  • The last date to register is May 6, 2020 To be Announced (5 PM) while last date for fee payment is May 7, 2020 To be Announced (5 PM).

Application Procedure


  • Step 1: Fill Registration Form at JEE (Adv) web portal.
  • Step 2: Upload Scanned Certificates.
  • Step 3: Pay Registration Fee.

Required Documents

All Candidates

  • Class X certificate (if the date of birth is mentioned in it) OR Birth certificate.
  • Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate (for those who appeared for this examination in 2019 or whose board declared the Class XII (or equivalent examination) result after June 2018).
  • If the name is not same as in the Class X certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.

GEN-EWS Candidates

  • GEN-EWS certificate (FORM-GEN-EWS) issued on or after April 01, 2020 in consonance with the latest guidelines of the Government of India.
  • If any GEN-EWS candidate fails to collect the GEN-EWS certificate (issued after April 1, 2020) before online registration, he/she may upload a declaration (Declaration) in Lieu of GEN-EWS Certificate to that effect.

OBC-NCL Candidates

  • OBC-NCL certificate (FORM-OBC-NCL) issued on or after April 01, 2020.
  • If any OBC-NCL candidate fails to collect the OBC-NCL certificate (issued after April 1, 2020) before online registration, he/she may upload a declaration (Declaration) in Lieu of OBC-NCL Certificate to that effect.

SC/ST Candidates

PwD Candidates

  • Physical Disability certificate (FORM-PwD II/III/IV whichever is applicable) issued by the notified medical authority.
  • Dyslexic candidate needs to submit FORM-DYSLEXIC 1 and 2 instead of FORM-PwD. The certificate must mention SEVERE to enable the candidate get the benefit of PwD category.
  • Individual IITs may constitute a medical board at the time of admission to test the candidate’s level of disability.

DS Candidates

  • Certificate (FORM-DS) issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.

PIO/OCI Candidates

  • PIO card or OCI certificate.

Admit Card

  • Candidates who successfully register for the JEE (Advanced) examination can download the admit card from JEE (Adv) portal after May 12, 2020 To be Announced (10 AM).
  • The admit card will contain the Name, Roll number, Photograph, Signature, Date of birth, Category, Address of the candidate, Address of the Test Centre allotted and Test schedule.
  • Candidates should carefully examine the entries in the admit card and in case of any discrepancy, contact the Chairman, JEE (Advanced) 2020 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.
  • A printed copy of the downloaded admit card along with an original photo identity card should be produced at the time of examination.

Test Centres

Test Cities

Test Cities

StateCityCity Code
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsPort Blair501
Andhra PradeshAnantapur601
Andhra PradeshBhimavaram602
Andhra PradeshChirala603
Andhra PradeshEluru604
Andhra PradeshGuntur605
Andhra PradeshKadapa606
Andhra PradeshKakinada607
Andhra PradeshKurnool608
Andhra PradeshNellore609
Andhra PradeshOngole610
Andhra PradeshRajahmundry611
Andhra PradeshTadepalligudem612
Andhra PradeshTirupati613
Andhra PradeshVijayawada614
Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnam502
Andhra PradeshVizianagaram503
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun301
BiharBihar Sharif310
Delhi NCRDelhi (East)201
Delhi NCRDelhi (North)202
Delhi NCRDelhi (South)203
Delhi NCRDelhi (West)204
Delhi NCRFaridabad205
Delhi NCRGreater Noida206
Delhi NCRGurugram207
Delhi NCRNoida208
Himachal PradeshHamirpur707
Himachal PradeshKangra708
Himachal PradeshShimla709
Jammu and KashmirJammu209
KarnatakaBelgavi (Belgaum)109
KarnatakaHubballi (Hubli)113
Madhya PradeshBhopal401
Madhya PradeshGwalior710
Madhya PradeshIndore402
Madhya PradeshJabalpur403
Madhya PradeshUjjain404
MaharashtraNavi Mumbai124
Tamil NaduChennai627
Tamil NaduCoimbatore628
Tamil NaduMadurai629
Tamil NaduSalem630
Tamil NaduTiruchirapalli631
Tamil NaduTirunelveli632
Tamil NaduVellore633
Uttar PradeshAgra721
Uttar PradeshAligarh722
Uttar PradeshBareilly723
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad724
Uttar PradeshGorakhpur405
Uttar PradeshJhansi406
Uttar PradeshKanpur407
Uttar PradeshLucknow408
Uttar PradeshMathura725
Uttar PradeshMeerut726
Uttar PradeshMoradabad727
Uttar PradeshMuzaffarnagar728
Uttar PradeshPrayagraj(Allahabad)409
Uttar PradeshVaranasi410
West BengalAsansol516
West BengalBaharampur517
West BengalDurgapur518
West BengalKalyani519
West BengalKharagpur520
West BengalKolkata (North)521
West BengalKolkata (South)522
West BengalSiliguri324
Bangladesh – InternationalDhaka551
Nepal – InternationalKathmandu751
Singapore – InternationalSingapore651
United Arab Emirates – InternationalDubai451


  • Efforts will be made to allot the centre from among the candidate’s choice but a different centre in the same zone may be allotted under exceptional circumstances.
  • Request for change centre will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Candidate Responses

  • The responses of the candidates who have appeared for both Paper 1 and Paper 2, recorded during the exam, will be available for them to view, download and print from the JEE (Advanced) 2020 candidate portal.
  • Candidates can access the copy of candidate’s responses from May 20, 2020 (10 AM) to May 22, 2020 (5 PM) To be Announced.

Answer Keys

  • The provisional answer keys for both the papers will be displayed on the JEE (Advanced) website on May 27, 2020 To be Announced.
  • Provisional answer key is only tentative and is subject to change.
  • The candidates who are not satisfied with the answer key may challenge it online during May 27 – May 28, 2020 To be Announced.
  • The final answer key will be made available on June 8, 2020 To be Announced.

Qualifying Marks

Rank ListMinimum % of Marks in each subjectMinimum % of Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL)10.0035.00
GEN-EWS rank list9.0031.50
OBC-NCL rank list9.0031.50
SC rank list5.0017.50
ST rank list5.0017.50
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)5.0017.50
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list5.0017.50
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list5.0017.50
SC-PwD rank list5.0017.50
ST-PwD rank list5.0017.50
Preparatory course rank lists2.508.75

Rank List

  • Only the candidates who appear in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be considered for ranking.
  • Rank list will be prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained by the candidate.
  • A candidate who qualifies in more than one category will be considered in all the categories to which he/she belongs for the purpose of ranking.
  • Only the candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks in each subject and in aggregate will be included in the rank list.


  • Results will be available on JEE (Advanced) site after June 8, 2020.
  • Category‐wise All India Ranks (AIR) of successful candidates will be available on JEE (Advanced) site after the results are declared.
  • Individual rank cards will not be sent to the candidates.

Architecture Aptitude Test

Candidates desirous of joining the B.Arch. program at IITs will have to pass in the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).

AAT Details

  • Only those candidates who have qualified in JEE (Advanced) 2020 are eligible to appear in AAT 2020.
  • Candidates must register online at the JEE (Advanced) site for AAT during the notified period.
  • The exam will consist of one paper of three hours duration.
  • The question paper for AAT will be available in English language only.
  • Syllabus of the test can be checked here.
  • AAT will be conducted on June 12, 2020 To be Announced at the seven zonal coordinating IITs only.
  • Candidates should bring their own drawing and colouring aids.
  • No separate admit card will be issued for AAT and the original admit card of JEE (Advanced) 2020 should be produced at the AAT examination hall.
  • The result of AAT is expected to be declared on June 16, 2020 To be Announced.
  • Candidates securing marks above the cutoff will be declared pass in the test. There will be no separate cutoff for students of any category.
  • There will be no separate rank list for AAT and allotment of seats will be solely based on the category‐wise All India Rank in JEE (Advanced) 2020.

Admission to IITs

For admission to IITs, a candidate should satisfy at least one of the following two criteria:-

  • Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. For SC, ST and PwD candidates, the aggregate marks should be at least 65%.
  • Must be within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in his/her respective Class XII (or equivalent) board examination.

IMPORTANT: You can read more about Performance Criteria in Class XII for admission to IITs here.

Important Dates

DescriptionDate and Time
Results of JEE (Main)April 30, 2020 TBA
Start of Registration for JEE (Advanced)May 1, 2020 TBA
End of Registration for JEE (Advanced)May 6, 2020 TBA
Last date for fee payment of registered candidatesMay 7, 2020 TBA
Admit card available for downloadingMay 12, 2020 TBA
JEE (Advanced) Paper – 1May 17, 2020 August 23, 2020 September 27, 2020 (09:00 – 12:00 IST)
JEE (Advanced) Paper – 2May 17, 2020 August 23, 2020 September 27, 2020 (14:30 – 17:30 IST)
Availability of Copy of candidate responsesMay 20 – May 22, 2020 TBA
Online display of provisional answer keysMay 27, 2020 TBA
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidatesMay 27 – May 28, 2020 TBA
Release of Final Answer KeysJune 8, 2020 TBA
Declaration of JEE (Advanced) resultsJune 8, 2020 TBA
Online registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)June 8 – June 9, 2020 TBA
Architecture Aptitude TestJune 12, 2020 TBA
Declaration of AAT resultsJune 16, 2020 TBA
Seat AllotmentTBA

Important Information

  • Only pens, pencils, drinking water in transparent bottle, downloaded admit card and an original photo identity card are allowed to be taken inside the examination hall.
  • Candidates arriving at the examination centre after commencement of the examination in each paper (09:00 IST for Paper 1 and 14:30 IST for Paper 2) will not be allowed to take the test.

Contact Information

Candidates can contact JEE (Adv) authorities through written communication, phone or email.

IITD JEE Contact Information
AddressJEE (Advanced) Office,
Block No. I, IIT Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016, Delhi (India)
Phone+91-011-26591785, +91-011-26591798, +91-011-26597099
Email[email protected]

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