JEE Main Live Updates: Know Exam Analysis, Students Reactions on Day 2

JEE Main Live Updates: Know Exam Analysis, Students Reactions on Day 2
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NEW DELHI: JEE Main 2020 for B.Tech/ B.E shift 2 has been concluded at 6 pm across 660 centres. Students are coming out of exam centres. JEE Main morning shift timing is 9 am to 12 noon. NTA conducted 1st shift exam with all security measures and students maintained social distancing. But still, some centres were failed to maintain social distancing and students shared photos and videos on twitter for the same.
Latest: Check day 3 JEE Main 2020 exam analysis and updates.
Students were required to produce their admit card, self-declaration form, valid ID proof to get entry to the JEE Main exam hall. The admit card JEE Main 2020 paper 1 must have a photo affixed, an unsmudged left thumb impression along with the parent's signature too.
NTA JEE Main exam is a computer-based exam which is for 3 hours in Physics, Chemistry and Maths. There are two sessions for JEE Main B.Tech paper today - Session 1 (9 AM to 12 Noon) and Session 2 (3 PM to 6 PM). Read below to get JEE Main 2020 exam analysis and updates:
Check JEE Main 2020 day 2 exam analysis for slot 2
- JEE Main 2020 day 2 exam slot 1 analysis

JEE Main Exam 2020 Highlights - 2nd September 2020

  • Day 2 status: Both shifts concluded
  • First shift timing: 9 am to 12 noon
  • Second shift timing: 3 to 6 pm
  • JEE Main today paper analysis: Moderate difficulty (1st shift)
  • Total students for both shifts: 85,000
  • NTA official website: JEE Main nta.nic.in
  • Security measures taken: Social distancing, Sanitisation of hands at the entry gate and other arrangements
  • JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper: Released for 1st shift

According to JEE Main registration statistics, around 7,46,115 had registered B.E./B.Tech exam which is JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 only while 35,973 students had applied for B.E./B.Tech, B.Arch. and B.Planning.

JEE Main student reactions and paper analysis for Paper 1 will be updated here. JEE Mains 2020 question paper with solutions will be released soon after the exam by leading coaching centres.

Live updates

JEE Main Paper 1 is being held today in two sessions. JEE Main 2020 Day 2 shift 1 and 2 exam has been concluded at 12 noon and 6 pm respectivley. Today's JEE Main Paper 1 is for B.E./B.Tech admissions at 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 CFTIS. Follow the latest JEE Main news and exam updates and student reactions live from exam centres here.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:45 PM IST

COVID-19 positive student appeared for JEE Main 2020

In Budhpur, Delhi, a Corona postive student appeared for shift 1 exam on the 2nd day of exam. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:18 PM IST

Staff, examinees from containment zones not allowed at exam centres: Union Health Ministry SOPs

Union Health Ministry SOPs says Staff, examinees from containment zones are not allowed to appear for tests at exam centres, there will be alternative arrangements to conduct exams for such students.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:13 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 paper 1 updates - Social distancing not followed at some centres

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:57 PM IST

JEE Main paper 1 day 2 - Students' reaction

Pankaj Yadav from CBSE Board said, 'Exam diffculty level was moderate. I found physics section hard, it had numerical based questions. Chemistry section was of moderate difficulty. I am expecting 85-90 percentile marks.' 

One more student reported, 'Chemistry was easy, physics was moderate'.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:47 PM IST

No JEE Main SOPs followed at some exam centres

Students reported on twitter that no SOPs were followed by some exam centres.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:46 PM IST

JEE Main today paper analysis by student

Sachin from CBSE board said that physics was hard, chemistry section was normal. In maths, 3 questions were asked from sequence series, other questions were from Trigonometric, differentiation and other topics.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:38 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 day 2 exam analysis for slot 2

The overall difficulty level was moderate in overall. Students reported that maths section was tough. Physics was easy to moderate and Chemistry was easy. Students face no technical glitch and proper social distancing maintained by students and authorities.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:33 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 analysis - Maths was difficult

  • As per a student 'Himanshu' from CBSE Board was unable to attempt the full paper due to shortage of time. His 2-3 questions were left.
  • Physics part was fine, but maths was difficult.
  • Chemistry questions were of NCERT based.
  • Vector was the main topic in the maths section, 2-3 questions were asked from vectors.
Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:26 PM IST

JEE Main review today for 2nd shift exam by student

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:22 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis - Chemistry questions were NCERT based

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:20 PM IST

JEE Main attendance shortage in West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that 75% of the state's candidates could not take JEE Main 2020 on Tuesday while only half of them managed to turn up in exam centres in other states due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:17 PM IST

How is today JEE Main paper 2020 - Student's reaction

Aayush from CBSE board appeared for JEE Main today paper for second shift says that exam was fine. Maths part was a bit tough, but chemistry and physics were of moderate level, there were no problem in the exam centres, he further said.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:00 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam day 2 September 2020 (Shift 2) concludes

Second shift exam of JEE Main day 2 paper has been concluded. Guardians/Parents of students are waiting for them. They are coming out of exam centres with proper social distancing.    

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:59 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 expected cutoff

Candidates may  be able to know the expected JEE Main cutoff for Paper 1 after the entrance examination. The qualifying cutoff will be compiled by various coaching institute experts and released by the authorities. Through the expected cutoff, the candidates will be able to know the marks they require to qualify for JEE Advanced examination. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:44 PM IST

JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper of physics

Students can download Resonance JEE Main 2020 physics paper for 2nd September shift 1 exam by following the link "https://www.resonance.ac.in/answer-key-solutions/JEE-Main/2020/jeemain.aspx?uid=474539370&key=bplWNNqNTy1Zgc7J7qcK". They need to copy the link and paste in the URL bar to access the same.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:27 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 question paper with solution pdf download

Resonance has provided shift 1 maths questions along with solutions. Students can visit the link: "https://www.resonance.ac.in/answer-key-solutions/JEE-Main/2020/jeemain.aspx?uid=474536922&key=AKb2PLdSIJXefWs78Qi9" to access JEE Main September 2020 question paper for today shift 1 exam. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:15 PM IST

NSUI Dehradun activists distributed masks and sanitizers to the JEE Main 2020 students to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:01 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 day 2 exam conclusion - 1 hour to go

 The second shift of JEE Main day 2 paper is going on and it will conclude at 6 pm. Students will come out of exam centre and we will provide the JEE Main review today paper based on their inputs. Students should stay tuned here to get NTA JEE exam updates. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 04:48 PM IST

JEE Main exam review for Chemistry

Based on students' reactions, here are the details on 'How was JEE Main paper today' for chemistry part:

  • It was an easy section of JEE Mains 2020 day 2 paper of shift 1 exam. 
  • It comprised of a total of 25 questions.
  • Most of the questions were theoretical based and numerical based questions were less in this part which made it an easy section. 
Sept. 2, 2020 | 04:39 PM IST

Today's JEE Main Analysis of Physics

  • A total of 25 questions were asked in the exam which comprises 20 Multiple choice questions and 5 Numerical based questions. 
  • This was the most difficult section due to lengthy questions as per most of the students.
  • As per today JEE Main paper review 2020, There were more questions based on numerical whereas theoretical based questions were less in numbers. 
Sept. 2, 2020 | 04:32 PM IST

JEE Main SOP 2020 - Education Minister wishes 'all the best' to students

Sept. 2, 2020 | 04:11 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Day 2 Paper: Social distancing at exam centres

NTA is conducting JEE Main 2020 paper 1 today for second shift students. Shift 1 exam was conducted from 9 am to 12 noon. Social distancing norms were followed by exam centre authorities and students at most of the exam centres. But some students reported no social distancing by authorities and students at some exam centres and they shared videos on twitter regarding this. It is suggested students to follow social distancing norms for the smooth conduction of exams.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 03:41 PM IST

JEE Main memory based paper

Some coaching institutes may release JEE Main 2020 memory based papers based on students' inputs. These JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper will be published after the exams and students who are about to appear can use this paper to prepare for exams.


Sept. 2, 2020 | 03:20 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest update: Student faced technical glitch

Sept. 2, 2020 | 03:10 PM IST

JEE Main exam 2020 (Shift 2) started

NTA has started the JEE Main 2020 paper for shift 2 students across 660 centres.  The exam has been started at 3 pm and it will be continued till 6 pm. Students were asked to drop JEE Main 2020 admit card in the box after duly signing it in front of the invigilator.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 02:57 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 day 2 paper to commence shortly

2nd shift exam of JEE Main paper will commence at 3 pm. NTA is taking all possible security measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. After exam, JEE Main 2020 analysis for shift 2 will be provided as per students input. Some coaching institutes may also release JEE Main memory based paper 2020 for today exam. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 02:23 PM IST

Dress code for JEE Main 2020 September

NTA has not specified any dress code for JEE Main 2020 paper. But still, students should follow the given instructions while going to appear for JEE Main nta.nic.in exam:

  • Do not carry any metallic objects in the exam hall.
  • Do not wear any piece of jewellery, watch, or any other gadgets.
  • Wear a face mask and gloves
Sept. 2, 2020 | 02:17 PM IST

What are the items allowed at JEE Main exam centre?

Here is the list of things to be taken for JEE Main exam 2020:

  • JEE Main admit card 2020
  • Self-declaration form
  • Valid ID proof 
  • Other items mentioned in the admit card
  • Passport size photograph
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Transparent water bottle
  • Transparent ballpoint pen
  • PWD certificate (if applicable)
Sept. 2, 2020 | 01:49 PM IST

How was todays JEE Main paper 2020?

The difficulty level of today's JEE Main 2020 2nd September exam was moderate. Students can check detailed  analysis for shift 1 below to know about 'How is today JEE Main paper':

  • As usual, physics was tougher than mathematics and chemistry. In physics, numerical based more questions were asked, while theoretical questions were less.  
  • The difficulty level of Maths was moderate.
  • The chemistry was easy which comprised of mostly theoretical questions and less numerical questions.
Sept. 2, 2020 | 01:32 PM IST

JEE Main paper analysis by Aakash Institute

According to Aakash Institute experts, JEE Main paper for September 2 (Shift 1) was of moderate difficulty. Physics was the most difficult section since it had lengthy questions and Chemistry had theoretical questions. As compared to the JEE Main 2020 January session, Mathematics was easier. Numerical questions were less. There were no glitches during the exam and overall all of the chapters and syllabus were covered

Sept. 2, 2020 | 01:12 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Updates - Students are reaching for next shift

Tejwinder Singh from Haryana Board, dropped a year after Class 12 and prepared for JEE Main exam 2020 at home. He finds Mathematics and Physics easy and Chemistry difficult. He also appeared for the exam in January session, in which he got 90 percentile (Mathematics - 99, Chemistry - 48 and Physics - 78). He found not much differences between January attempt and September attempt. He prepared well for the exam at home during the lockdown.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 01:02 PM IST

JEE Main 2nd shift timing

2nd shift of JEE Main paper 2020 today will commence at 3 pm and it will be continued until 6 pm. Students will be entered in the exam hall at 2:30 pm for JEE Main day 2 exam.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:56 PM IST

According to a CBSE Board student, the exam postponement provided her more time for well preparation. She will appear for the JEE Main day 2 exam in 2nd shift for September session only. Chemistry is her strong subject and she aspire to choose CSE in B.Tech. She is expecting more than 200 marks. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:49 PM IST

Social distancing failed at some centres

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:48 PM IST

JEE Main attendance shortage in Rajasthan

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:45 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Analysis: Student are curious to give the JEE Main exam

Aayush Chauhan from CBSE board, says he will score well in Chemistry. He was not much prepared for mathematics, but still, he was curious to appear for JEE Main 2020 exam. He also appeared for JEE Main 2020 January session exam.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:39 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis 2nd September 

Most of the students are saying that JEE Main 2020 exam was of moderate level in shift 1 which was concluded at 12 noon. A total of 75 questions were asked in the exam. Students reported that physics part was tough and numerical based questions were asked in physics.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:34 PM IST

Know 'How was JEE Main paper today'

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:33 PM IST

JEE Main paper 1 analysis by student

Deepanshu from CBSE Board, appeared for JEE Main 2020 paper 2nd September 2020 says, there was no problem at the exam centre and the exam was conducted smoothly. Physics and Maths part had more topics from the 12th class. Overall difficulty level was medium. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:27 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 analysis by student

Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:18 PM IST

Topics asked in JEE Main September 2nd 2020

  • The questions were asked form the topics of Class 11 and 12 with equivalent weightage.
  • JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper of maths was of normal difficulty level.
  • Numerical value-based questions of Chemistry were normal, maths were simple and in physics that were difficult.
Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:15 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis Paper 1 - September 2, 2020

According to a student namely Vishal from CBSE Board, Physics part was tough and difficulty level of maths and chemistry was normal. 

Types of questions asked

  • Most of the questions were Numerical based in physics.
  • In chemistry, the theoretical questions were asked in the exam.
Sept. 2, 2020 | 12:06 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Updates - Students are coming out of exam centre

JEE Main 2020 paper has been concluded for short 1 of September 2nd. Now students are coming out of exam centre by maintaining social distancing:

Sept. 2, 2020 | 11:57 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 updates: Guardians are waiting

JEE Main 2020 shift 1 of September 2, 2020 will conclude at 12 noon. Parents/Guardians are waiting for their students to come out of the exam centre:

Sept. 2, 2020 | 11:33 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Updates: Students will come out at 12 pm

JEE Main 2020 paper of September 2, 2020, will conclude at 12 pm for first shift. Students will come out of the exam centre at 12 pm with proper social distancing. We will provide students reactions which will help students to know JEE Main today paper analysis 2020.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 11:22 AM IST

JEE Main Answer Key 2nd September 2020

Coaching institutes may release JEE Main today answer key based on the questions provided by students. We will provide direct links to download JEE Main 2nd September 2020 answer key after the exam, if it is released. Students can use this JEE Main September 2020 answer key to calculate their probable scores.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 11:09 AM IST

Where can I get JEE Main declaration form 2020 from?

Students can download JEE Main declaration form 2020 along with admit card as it is a part of admit card. They need to take a printout of the same along with admit card. In this JEE Main 2020 declaration form, they need to fill their travel history of the last 14 days, symptoms of COVID-19 (if any) and other details as asked. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 11:02 AM IST

JEE Main will conclude after 1 hour

 JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 of 2nd September 2020 will conclude after 1 hour at 12 pm. After that, we will provide students reactions, details on topics and questions asked JEE Main today paper, analysis and subject-wise difficulty level. Stay tuned to get all updates of JEE Main paper September 2020.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:54 AM IST

JEE Main today paper analysis

The analysis of JEE Main 2nd September 2020 will be provided after exams. But based on the analysis of last day exam, it is expected that JEE Main today exam difficulty level can be moderate. After the exam, we will provide the details on 'How was JEE Main paper today' based on students' inputs along with JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:44 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 updates - Corona positive students reach exam centre

On the first day of JEE Main 2020 paper, some corona positive students reached the exam centre and the authorities sent them back. They told the students that their exam will be conducted later.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:38 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest update - Proper Social Distancing at Siliguri Centre

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:33 AM IST

45 percentage shortage in JEE Main attendance

However, the JEE Main 2020 paper of September 1, 2020, was conducted yesterday with all possible security measure, but still, the reports regarding the shortage in JEE Main attendance are coming across the country. Yesterday, a total of 1,664 students appeared for paper and around 45 per cent students in Gujarat skipped the JEE.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:28 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 security measures in Kerala

JEE Main paper 2020 in Kerala is being conducted with proper security measures.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:21 AM IST

JEE Main attendance shortage

There is a shortage in JEE Main 2020 attendance. Around 50% of total students are not appearing for the paper at many exam centres.  

  • In Ludhiana, A total of 388 students were registered for the JEE Main for day 1 exam. Out of which, only 178 students appeared in two shifts on Day 1 of JEE Main paper 2 which is only 45.87 per cent of registered students.
  • 50% Student absent in Dehradun
  • 58% Present in Raipur

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:10 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Total Students

This year, a total of 7,46,115 students registered for  JEE Main 2020 B.Tech exam. Out of them, 85,000 are the total no of students who will appear in jee main 2020 fo today in first shift exam. After the conduction of exams, NTA may release the statistics of exam which will provide the no of students appeared in jee main 2020. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:05 AM IST

JEE Main B Tech exam date 2020

JEE Main 2020 paper for B.Tech is scheduled to hold between September 2 to 6, 2020. Along with this JEE Main B.Tech exam, NTA is conducting JEE Main Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.). B.Arch/B.Plan exam was conducted on September 1, 2020.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 10:00 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Paper - Some centres are not maintaining social distancing

However, NTA is conducting JEE Main 2nd September 2020 paper with proper security measures, but there are some exam centres where no social distancing is being maintained.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:55 AM IST

Security Arrangements by NTA at exam centres

NTA is taking proper security actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and conduct JEE Main 2020 exam smoothly. All possible measures have been adopted by NTA which includes:

  • Social distancing (at least two feet)
  • Sanitisation of hands at the entry gate
  • Fresh 3ply masks are provided to students
Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:49 AM IST

Students can travel by the special suburban services

The Indian Railways has permitted JEE Main students to travel by the special suburban services in Mumbai. They can enter special suburban stations by showing their admit card of JEE Main 2020 paper. Their parents are also allowed for the same on exam day.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:43 AM IST

What is self declaration form for JEE Main 2020?

JEE Main self-declaration form is available with admit card. Students need to take a printout of this form and fill out all the details as asked. It is mandatory for all students to carry JEE Main self-declaration form 2020 to the exam centre along with admit card. If anyone fails to produce the same when asked, then he/she will not be eligible to get entry to JEE Main 2020 exam hall.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:37 AM IST

Todays JEE Main Paper Analysis

After the conclusion of exam, Careers360 will provide JEE Main today paper analysis September 2020 based on student's reaction and inputs. With this, JEE Main September 2020 today analysis, students who are about to appear for the upcoming days of JEE Main 2020 paper 1 can make a strategy to attempt their exams in stipulated time. Thus, they will be able to perform well.

Apart from about, JEE Main 2020 analysis is also helpful for the students who will appear for exams scheduled between September 3 and 6, 2020. They can have an idea of 'How was JEE Main paper today', so they can prepare well the difficult section accordingly. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:34 AM IST

JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper

After the exam, students who are about to appear for the next paper are likely to look for JEE Main today question paper. So they should know that JEE Main is an online exam and students will not be provided JEE Main 2nd September 2020 question paper. But some coaching institutes may release JEE Main September 2020 question papers based on student's input who are appearing for the exam today.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:18 AM IST

Candidates exempted from quarantine rules in HP

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh has announced on twitter that the students who have to travel to Himachal Pradehs for their competitive exams (JEE Main 2020) are exempted from the quarantine rules with certain conditions.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 09:13 AM IST

JEE Main Exam 2nd September 2020 Starts

Paper 1 of JEE Main 2020 exam has been started at 9 am with strict precautions at all 660 exam centres. Only students who had admit cards, self-declaration form, valid ID proof and other required items were allowed to enter the exam hall. The exam will be over at 12 noon. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 08:55 AM IST

JEE Main Paper 1; Gates closed

Entry for JEE Main 2020 has been closed. Latecomers will now not be allowed to attempt JEE Main Paper 1 which is being held till 12 Noon. The examination will commence soon as a computer based test. While allowing the candidates to enter, the authorities thoroughly check JEE Main 2020 admit card to know if the candidates had signed the self declaration or not.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 08:51 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 updates: entry to close at 8:45 AM

Aspirants will not be allowed inside JEE Main 2020 exam centres after 8:45 AM. The entry time for JEE Main exam was 8:30 AM but the authorities have decided to extend the time for latecomers. Some centres have also confirmed that they might extend the time more for students who will arrive late.  

Sept. 2, 2020 | 08:35 AM IST

Things to be taken for JEE Main exam

Due to COVID-19, NTA has announced many precautions and guidelines for JEE Main 2020 exam. Among them, the major question asked by aspirants were which things to be taken for JEE Main? Check the list of items which has to be taken for JEE Main 2020 Paper 1.

  • JEE Main 2020 admit card
  • Self declaration form duly signed and filled
  • 50ml hand sanitizer
  • Transparent water bottle
  • Transparent ballpoint pen
  • Addtional photograph
  • PwD certificate, if applicable

Applicants should also note that the dress code for JEE Main 2020 September exam has to be followed.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 08:19 AM IST

Check more JEE Main student reactions before the exam

Narvir - 'I did not go for any coaching and did self-study. This is my first attempt at JEE Main 2020. I support NTA conducting JEE Main exam otherwise we would have faced loss of a year.'


Gaurav - 'I have prepared for JEE Main since two years. I have confidence in Physics since I have prepared using JEE Main previous year question paper.'


Tanu - 'I am well prepared for JEE Main 2020 Mathematics section. I think we had more time to prepare for JEE Main  during the lockdown.'


Vaibhav - 'I have self studied for JEE Main 2020. When JEE Main exam date 2020 postponed news was out I was happy since I got more time to study.'

Sept. 2, 2020 | 08:03 AM IST

JEE Main Student Reaction; Pre exam analysis

Bhavya Singhal - 'I have prepared well for JEE Main 2020 Paper 1. I think it's fine that we having this exam during COVID-19. We have to maintain our social distancing on our own. I think I have prepared well for Chemistry section.'


Rohit - 'I have prepared normally from 11th and 12th standard syllabus. I feel like I will do well in today's exam. Physics is the hardest section for me to prepare. The only stress I had during the lockdown was the continuous postponement of JEE Main exam date 2020. I also used JEE Main previous year question paper to prepare for the exam.


Anshul - 'I studied online for JEE Main exam and did self-study. I think I will score more in Mathematics and Chemistry. I just hope all safety measures and COVID SOPs are being followed by NTA

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:42 AM IST

More pictures from JEE Main 2020 exam centres

Students have been reported to be following the dress code for JEE at the exam centres. Announcements regarding social distancing are being made continuously and all students are being checked by the authorities. Students are seen to be anxious and discussing questions regarding yesterday JEE Mains paper and also various topics from Physics important formulas for JEE Mains pdf. 

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:37 AM IST

JEE Mains 2020 September 1: Students start reporting to the centre

Students have started arriving at the JEE Main 2020 exam centres for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech). The authorities are checking if the students are wearing masks before entry into the JEE Main centre. New masks are also being provided at the centres and announcements about JEE Main guidelines are being given.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:20 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam pattern; check marking scheme

Before the JEE Main 2020 exam, aspirants can check the exam pattern to understand how the examination will be conducted by NTA. This will help the aspirants to be well prepared due to the familiarity with the pattern of JEE Main exam. NTA has introduced some changes in JEE Main exam pattern this year. Check out some of the points below:

  • JEE Main Paper 1 is held completely in computer based mode.
  • JEE Main exam is held in English and Hindi. 
  • The duration of JEE Main 2020 is 3 hours (4 hours for persons with benchmark disabilities)
  • There will be 25 questions each in Physics. Chemistry and Mathematics section.
  • 20 objective questions with four options and 5 numerical questions constitute JEE Main 2020 exam pattern.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response and and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • However, JEE Main numerical questions do not have negative marking.
Sept. 2, 2020 | 07:09 AM IST

NTA JEE Main 2020: Points to keep in mind post exam

Candidates must remember some instructions given by NTA for the JEE Main 2020 Day 1 Paper 1 exam. They have to drop their duly filled COVID self declaration along with the admit card as well as the rough sheets inside the drop box. Failure to do so will result in non evaluation of their JEE Main 2020 answer sheets. 

This is mandatory for all students appearing for JEE Main Paper 1 today at all centres. They are also advised to discard the masks given at the exam centre after the conclusion of the exam and use their own ones after sanitizing themselves.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:56 AM IST

NTA JEE Main 2020: Special Pre Exam Instructions at exam centres

NTA will be following the precautions at all the 660 centres as follows

Pre JEE Main Precautions to be followed

  • Standard Operating Procedures for implementing safety precautions and for maintaining required standard of hygiene will be implemented.
  • Before the start of each shift and at the end of each shift:  the seating area will be thoroughly sanitized. The computer systems - monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk and the chair will all be sanitized. All door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons, etc will be disinfected. Wheelchairs (if present at the venue) will be disinfected.
  • A gap between 2 seats will be maintained as per GOI guidelines.
  • Hand Sanitizer will be made available at entry points, inside the exam hall at various places for candidates and centre staff to use.
  • Barcode readers will be available at the entry point to scan barcode on the JEE Main admit card. The Lab number will be informed to the candidate at this point after the admit card is scanned.
  • Rough sheets will be kept at all desks before start of exam by invigilators wearing gloves to ensure hygiene. 
  • All the processes to be followed at the JEE Main 2020 exam centres are touch free to ensure Social Distancing norms.
  • All candidates must reach centre as per the Reporting/Entry time at Centre given in the Admit Card to avoid any crowding at the centre at the time of entry and to maintain social distancing.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:10 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card; Items to carry with it

All candidates appearing for the JEE Main exam will have to carry their JEE Main 2020 admit cards with them. In addition, they have to carry the JEE Main COVID self declaration form attached with it without fail. The other items allowed to be carried with the JEE Main admit card 2020 are

  • A simple transparent Ball Point Pen
  • Additional photograph, to be pasted on attendance sheet. The photo must be same as the one uploaded with the application form of JEE  Main 2020.
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • Personal transparent water bottle
  • PwD certificate if applicable

In addition, candidates are advised to carry masks with them though they will be required to discard them and don the masks provided by NTA at the exam centres.

Items not allowed in JEE Main 2020 exam: Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, and bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device to the JEE Main exam, They will be debarred if they are found with any such items.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 06:03 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Self Declaration; Instructions to follow

JEE Main 2020 aspirants will have to carry the self declaration form duly filled along with the JEE Main admit card. They have to follow the JEE  Main 2020 exam instructions given with the admit card. Candidates who have not yet downloaded their JEE Main 2020 admit card must do so and print in A4 size paper preferably in colour.

Instructions for JEE  Main Covid Self Declaration/ Undertaking form

  • Candidates must fill the JEE Main 2020 undertaking before starting for the exam.
  • They must affix a photograph (same as the one in JEE Main application form) in the space provided
  • They must also put their left hand thumb impression (unsmudged) preferably in black/blue ink in the given space.
  • The signature of one of their parents must also be placed in the box given for the purpose.
  • The candidate signature must be done at the exam hall in front of the invigilator.

Sept. 2, 2020 | 05:53 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 exam to commence at 9 am; reporting will start at 7.30 am

NTA will commence the JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 for B.Tech / B.E courses today at 9 am. The reporting for the JEE Main exam will start at 7.30 am. Candidates have to report to their allotted centres on time with all requisite documents like admit card and self declaration. They must follow the JEE Main dress code as prescribed and ensure they do not carry any items that are debarred as per NTA JEE Main exam instructions.

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