JEE Main 2020 Live Updates: Day 3 Exam Analysis, Answer Key (Slot 1 & 2)

JEE Main 2020 Live Updates: Day 3 Exam Analysis, Answer Key (Slot 1 & 2)
Team Careers360 | Sep 3, 2020 - 10:22 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted day 3 JEE Main 2020 exam for second shift students. First and second shift exam difficulty level was moderate. In section-wise Physics was the toughest among all three subjects. Detailed JEE Main 2020 exam analysis and updates are available in this news. Students report their experience and experts provides JEE Mains 2020 analysis based on their review.
Also check Day 4 JEE Main 2020 Exam Analysis and Student Reactions (September 4, 2020)
This analysis helps other students to know 'How was JEE Main paper today'. So that they can prepare accordingly. JEE Main 3rd September 2020 question paper has been provided by resonance and other coaching centres based on students' input. This paper is JEE Main memory based paper with solution which can be download as pdf.
The 1st shift exam was conducted as per JEE Main 2020 morning shift timing (9 am to 12 noon). Social distancing norms were maintained at inside and outside of most of the exam centres.

JEE Main 2020 Day 3- Exam Analysis and Highlights

  • JEE Main shift timings: 1st shift (9 am to 12 noon) and 2nd shift (3 pm to 6 pm)
  • Things allowed at exam centre: Admit card, Self-declaration form, Valid ID proof, Transparent water bottle, Transparent ball pen and other things mentioned in admit card.
  • Total no of students appeared in JEE Main 2020: 8,58,273 (Total registered)
  • JEE Main today paper analysis: Moderately difficult
  • Official website:

Check 2nd shift analysis of day 3 September 2020
Day 3 Shift 1 Morning Exam Analysis is also available

Since the examination is being held during COVID-19 pandemic, the students are expected to follow the COVID SOPs and guidelines issued by the authorities. While reporting for JEE Main exam, the students should have their admit card along with the duly filled self-declaration form. JEE Main 2020 question papers of B.E./B.Tech consist of questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Candidates can access JEE Main exam analysis 2020 and student reactions for paper 1 here. JEE Mains 2020 question paper with solutions for shift 2 will also be released soon by leading coaching centres in a short time.

Live updates

JEE Main 2020 day 3 shift 2 exam has been concluded at 6 pm by NTA. Now, experts will provide today JEE Main paper review and analysis based on students' inputs. For B.E./B.Tech admissions into 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 CFTIS, the Paper 1 is being held. Follow the latest JEE Main news and exam updates to know student reactions, analysis and other details.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 07:51 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 Update: number of attendance rises

During the third day of JEE Main 2020, it has been reported that around 84.09% attendance figure was achieved. The rise of the number of candidates attempting JEE Main exam can be seen with each passing day. During the first day of JEE Main, there were estimated 60% of candidates who appeared for the exam. However, no official figures have been released by NTA so far.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 07:35 PM IST

JEE Main 2020: SC to hear review plea of six states on postponement

The Supreme Court of India will be hearing the review plea of six states tomorrow. Six chief ministers of opposition-ruled states had earlier asked for a review of the order to conduct JEE Main and NEET. Since the court had refused to interfere, the review plea has been filed and will be heard tomorrow. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 06:54 PM IST

Types of questions asked in Today's JEE Main 2020 2nd shift exam

  • Physics: It was the toughest part with tricky questions.
  • Mathematics: It had questions with lengthy calculations and some questions were asked from vectors.
  • Chemistry: Most questions were NCERT based
Sept. 3, 2020 | 06:40 PM IST

JEE Main paper analysis for 2nd shift of day 3


Difficulty level



Moderate to hard




Easy to moderate

Sept. 3, 2020 | 06:16 PM IST

Latest JEE Main 2020 news: Student said SOPs were followed

JEE Main 2020 exam has been over for the 3rd day. One student (A meme page of a jee aspirant) shared his/her experience on twitter:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 06:01 PM IST

Shift 2 JEE Main day 3 exam concludes

NTA has concluded JEE Main 2nd shift paper today at 6 pm. The exam was conducted in online mode without any technical glitch and social distancing norms were followed at most of the exam centres. Some people did not follow the JEE Main 2020 SOPs and did not maintain the social distancing at some exam centres, for which students shared their experience on twitter. Now, experts will provide second shift JEE Main paper analysis based on students' inputs.   

Sept. 3, 2020 | 05:30 PM IST

JEE Main 3 September 2020 exam to conclude after 30 minutes

2nd shift exam of JEE Main today paper will conclude at 6 pm. The exam is being conducted with social distancing norms and JEE Main SOP was followed by most of the exam centres. Students will share their experience regarding JEE Main 2020 paper. Based on student's reaction and inputs experts and coaching institutes will provide JEE Main 2020 question paper and analysis. These question paper and analysis can be used by other students who will appear for NTA JEE 2020 exam in next three days.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 05:15 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 September exam SOP followed at Solapur ( Sinhgadh Campus)

Sept. 3, 2020 | 05:06 PM IST

JEE Main exam 2020 news - Student Assistance Center by ABVP Patna

Sept. 3, 2020 | 04:56 PM IST

What after JEE Main 2020 exam?

JEE Main paper 1 will conclude on September 6, 2020. Thereafter, NTA will release the result for all-day exams on the same day by September 11. Along with this cutoff marks will also be announced and students who score equal to or more than cutoff marks will be eligible for JEE Advanced exam. They will also be eligible for admission in NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and other institutes. Here are the last year's cutoff marks for reference of students:

JEE Main last year's cutoff marks


Cutoff Score

Common Merit List


General (EWS)










Sept. 3, 2020 | 04:26 PM IST

JEE Main shift 2 analysis (Day 3 September 2020)

As per the JEE Main exam schedule 2020, second shift exam of day 3 will conclude at 6 pm. Students will be allowed to come out of the exam centre in queues as per social distancing and other SOP norms. Students will share their exam experience and experts will provide JEE Main 2nd shift analysis 2020. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:59 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 paper analysis: Difficulty level and chapter wise questions in Maths

Carrers360 has provided detailed JEE Main today exam analysis for shift 1. The difficulty level of Maths section was moderate with 64% questions of moderate level. Here is the detailed JEE Main 2020 ananlysis for Maths section:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:54 PM IST

Day 3 JEE Main 2020 chapter wise questions asked in Chemistry (Shift 1)

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis by Careers360 is available for shift exam of today. Students can check the same on Here we have provided the chapter-wise number of questions asked in JEE Main 2020 September question paper of today:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:45 PM IST

Shift 1 JEE Main 2020 chapter-wise questions asked in Physics

As per JEE Main 2020 analysis by Careers360, most of the questions were numerical based on equations and concepts studied. 5% questions were difficult and 5% were easy, while others were moderately difficult. Here is the detailed today JEE Main paper 1 analysis and chapter-wise number of questions:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:37 PM IST

Education Minister met President of India

Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Porkhriyal 'Nishank' met the President of India today to discuss the outline of 'National Teacher Award Program' on the occasion of 'Teacher's Day' on September 5, 2020. But students were hoping that the meeting was regarding the JEE Main 2020 exam and they were tweeting regarding this. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:27 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 news - Students sharing their exam day experiance

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:18 PM IST

Odisha government is providing free transport to JEE Main students

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:12 PM IST

Ministry of Education must publish the % of students appeared for JEE Main: Subramanian Swamy

Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy tweeted about JEE Main 2020 and says, 'Ministry of Education must officially publish by States the  % of students who took the JEE exam'.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 03:05 PM IST

Day 3 JEE Main 2020 shift 2 exam started

NTA has started second shift exam of JEE Main 2020 day 3 across all exam centres. Students were provided with fresh masks at exam centres. They were allowed to enter the exam hall after verifying their admit card and other documents by maintaining social distancing. JEE Main SOPs 2020 was followed by most of the exam centres like shift 1 exam. Careers360 wishes all the best to all students appearing for JEE Main paper today. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 02:50 PM IST

JEE Main 2nd shift exam to commence shortly

3rd day of JEE Main 2020 exam is going on. 1st shift exam was moderate and now, 2nd shift exam will commence in a short time at 3 pm. This exam of JEE 2020 will be continued till 6 pm. Only students, who had admit card, self-declaration form, valid ID proof and other required items were allowed to enter the exam hall. After the conclusion of 2nd shift, experts will provide their JEE Main exam review based on students' reactions. Stay tuned to get JEE Main 2020 news and updates.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 02:17 PM IST

JEE Main 1st shift analysis of 3 September 2020

Today JEE Main paper 2020 was over for first shift students at 12 noon. This exam was conducted by following JEE Main SOPs at most of the exam centres. Most of the students reported that physics was difficult section among all three sections. Hindustan Times reported the following JEE Main paper analysis 2020:

  • Mathematics (25 questions) - 20 Multiple choice questions and 5 Numerical based questions
    • Difficulty level - Easy to moderate
    • Questions were asked from Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Calculus and other topics
    • Numerical based questions were lenghty
  • Physics (25 questions) - 20 Multiple choice questions and 5 Numerical based questions
    • Difficulty level - Moderate
    • One question from AC Circuits was lengthy
    • Numerical based questions were tougher than MCQs
  • Chemistry (25 questions) - 20 Multiple choice questions and 5 Numerical based questions
    • Difficulty level - Moderate
    • Questions were asked uniformly from Inorganic, Physical and Organic chemistry.
    • Numerical Based questions were lengthy
    • Some questions were from Electrochemistry chapter
    • Some fact-based questions were from NCERT.
Sept. 3, 2020 | 02:02 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 news - Students reported no SOP followed at some exam centres

Sept. 3, 2020 | 01:54 PM IST

Day 3 JEE Main second shift timing

First shift exam has been conducted and students provided their views on JEE Main today paper analysis. It has been come out that first shift JEE Main day 3 exam was moderately difficult. Now, 2nd shift JEE exam 2020 will start at 3 pm. Here is the complete JEE Main 2020 schedule for 2nd shift of today:

JEE Main evening shift timing



Reporting time2 pm
Gates will be closed at2:30 pm

Exam Timings

3 pm to 6 pm

Exam duration 

3 Hours

Sept. 3, 2020 | 01:37 PM IST

JEE Main September; reactions at exam centres

During the slot 1 of todays JEE Main paper, students reported that all of the COVID-19 guidelines were properly followed by the authorities. When asked questions regarding how was JEE Main 2020 paper, the students had mostly positive feedback about the conduct of the exam. Hand sanitizers were provided everywhere at the centres of JEE Main today and social distancing was also followed. Minimal contact was encouraged between individual. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 12:53 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis by students

Some students who appeared for JEE Main 2020 day 3 exam reported their experience and shift 1 analysis to the Times Now News. Here are the highlights of JEE Main 3 September 2020 analysis:

  • The overall question paper was easy but questions were a little tricky.
  • Most of the question were asked in Chemistry from chemical bonding and coordination compounds.
  • Students found the maths section easy than January 2020 JEE Main exam. 
  • One student reported that the difficulty level of physics was easy to moderate. 
Sept. 3, 2020 | 12:36 PM IST

Sept. 3, 2020 | 12:30 PM IST

1st shift JEE Main analysis 2020

Here is the analysis for JEE Main 2020 exam based on students' input:

  • Overall difficulty level: Moderate
  • From JEE Main 2020 paper analysis, it has been concluded that the physics section was difficult for most of the students.
  • The difficulty level of the mathematics section was moderate.
  • Most of the students found the chemistry section easy.
  • Stay tuned to get JEE Main 2020 chapter wise questions and weightage to be provided by experts.
Sept. 3, 2020 | 12:04 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 news - Shift 1 exam of day 3 concluded

NTA has concluded shift 1 exam of JEE Main day 3 at 12 noon. Now, students are coming out of exam centre in queue maintaining social distancing at most of the exam centres. JEE Main paper analysis will be provided by experts in a short time. Keep checking this news to get all latest JEE Main 2020 updates. 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 11:50 AM IST

Shift 2 JEE Main 2020 news: Student expressed his excitement by tweet

Sept. 3, 2020 | 11:38 AM IST

JEE Main SOP 2020 was not followed in a exam centre in Patna

Sept. 3, 2020 | 11:15 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 News - NTA sent instructions to parents

NTA sent the following insructions by SMS to parents for their, their child and other's security, so that JEE 2020 exams can be conducted smoothly:

"Dear Parents,
For you, your ward, and everyone's safety, we request your co-operation on the following.

- Please drop your ward as far as possible away from the exam venue and pick up your ward from the same place post-examination completion.
- Please do not wait near the Exam venue after dropping your ward to avoid crowding near the Exam venue.
- Request you to reach the venue as per the time indicated against Reporting/ Entry Time at Centre in Admit Card only.
- Kindly do adhere to the given time-slot.

We thank you for your understanding and co-operation in ensuring the safety of everyone."

Sept. 3, 2020 | 11:06 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 1st shift exam to conclude within 1 hour

Third day exam of JEE Main 3 September 2020 will conclude at 12 noon. Students will come out of exam centre by maintaining social distancing. After that, experts will provide JEE Main analysis for 3rd September 2020 exam based on students' inputs. These analysis of JEE Main 2020 will be helpful for other candidate to have an idea about difficulty level of each section. Some coaching institutes may also provide JEE Main chapterwise weightage and questions to help students. Stay tuned to know latest JEE main news and updates.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 10:48 AM IST

JEE exam date 2020

Joint Entrance Examination or JEE Main has been scheduled to conduct September 1 to 6. First 2 days' JEE exam 2020 were conducted smoothly at most of the exam centres by following all guidelines of SOPs. But at some exam centres, students did not followed social distancing due to lack of space. Here is the JEE Main exam schedule 2020:

JEE Main exam date 2020

Exam date for B.Arch/B.PlanSeptember 1, 2020 (Conducted)
JEE exam 2020 date for B.Tech/B.E.September 2, 2020 (Conducted)
September 3, 2020 (Going on)
September 4 to 6, 2020 (To be conducted)
Sept. 3, 2020 | 10:35 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 question paper with solution pdf download

Memory based JEE question paper will be provided by leading coaching institutes after the exam. This JEE 2020 question paper will be unofficial based on students' inputs. Other students will be able to download this JEE mains 2020 question paper with solution to prepare for their exams. Studnets who appeared for JEE Main 2020 day 3 paper today can calculate their probable scores using JEE Main September 2020 paper to be provided here after the exam over.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 10:26 AM IST

JEE Mains shift timings 2020 (Morning and Evening)

JEE September 2020 day 3 exam is being conducted today in two shifts. Here is the complete schedule of jee main 2020:

JEE Main 1st shift timing

  • Exam start time: 9 am
  • Exam conclusion time: 12 noon

JEE Main Second shift timing

  • Exam start time: 3 pm
  • Exam conclusion time: 6 pm

Students are suggested to report at their exam centre at least 1 hour before the scheduled JEE Main exam timing 2020 to avoid the last-minute hassle. No latecomers are allowed to enter in JEE September 2020 exam centre.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 10:19 AM IST

JEE Main new SOP guidelines released

Ministry of health and family welfare has released the new guidelines of JEE Main SOP. The following guidelines will be applicable to the staff, students and parents.

  • No examination centre in the containment zones
  • Symptomatic candidates are not allowed to enter the JEE Main 2020 exam centre
  • Invigilator and students are not allowed to touch any answer sheet or question paper without sanitization of hands.
  • Enough entry & exits gates for students and staff shall be ensured
  • Maintaining physical distancing of a minimum of 6 feet in the queue.
  • thermal screening of candidates.
Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:51 AM IST

NSUI demands JEE Main 2020 re-exam

For providing relief to students, National Students Union of India (NSUI) demanded re-examination for the students who did not appear for JEE Main paper 1 and 2 due to any problem amid Coronavirus pandemic, as per Hindustan Times report.

NSUI also providing masks to students who are appearing for JEE Main 2020 day 3 September exam today:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:47 AM IST

JEE Main exam 2020 updates - Railways to run 4 special trains in Rajasthan

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:45 AM IST

JEE Main 3 September 2020 Exam - Social distancing not followed at some centres

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:43 AM IST

Improvement in JEE Main attendance on day 2

On the second day of JEE Main examination 2020, there was an improvement in the attendance of students at  in Ranchi. As per TOI report, around 85% students appeared for JEE Main 2 September 2020 exam at Tata Consultancy Services centres located at Tupudana and Tatisilwai. Around 750 students per session were expected to appear for the exam at this centre.  

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:37 AM IST

JEE Main 3 September 2020 exam - Education minister tweeted

Union Cabinet Minister for Education, Government of India, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' tweeted about JEE Main paper 1 exam 'I want to congratulate all the students that they have also studied in these odd circumstances and are also participating in the exam today.' 

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:28 AM IST

Latest news about JEE Mains 2020

Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' thanked to the CMs of the states for conducting jeemain. nta. nic. in exam successfully and providing conveyance to students to reach the exam centre:

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:20 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 1st shift exam commenced at 9 am

NTA has commenced JEE Main 2020 exam today at 9 am across 660 exam centres. Students reported at right time and authorities get them in the exam centre after proper checking of their admit card and other documents. Students could carry only the allowed things in the exam centre. This exam will be continued till 12 noon. After that, they will provide their review on 'how is today JEE Main paper 2020'.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 09:00 AM IST

JEE Main Paper 1 Day 3 - Exam centre gates closed

Entry gates for JEE Main 2020 have been closed at exam centres. Latecomers will now not be allowed to get entry. This exam of JEE Main paper 1 will be continued till 12 Noon. The exam will be conducted in online mode. The authorities checked student's JEE Main 2020 admit card and other things thoroughly and maintained social distancing. JEE Main 2020 shift 1 exam is being conducted as per latest SOPs.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 08:49 AM IST

Items not allowed in JEE Main 2020 exam centre

The following things are not allowed inside the exam centre of jee main

  • Any textual material
  • Calculators
  • Docu pen
  • Slide rules
  • Log tables
  • Electronic watches with calculator
  • Printed or written material
  • Mobile phone, pager or any other device
Sept. 3, 2020 | 08:36 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam - Follow these instructions

While appearing for JEE Main paper 1 on day 3, students should follow and remember these instructions in the wake of COVID-19:

  • Maintain social distancing
  • Wear a mask all the time inside and outside the exam centre
  • Follow the instructions mentioned outside the exam centre
  • Reach exam centre before the time
  • Don't touch any surfaces unnecessarily
  • Avoid standing in large groups and crowding
Sept. 3, 2020 | 08:27 AM IST

Things to be taken for JEE Main exam 2020

Students are allowed to carry the following things into the exam centre:

  • Admit card
  • JEE Main 2020 declaration form
  • A simple transparent ball point pen
  • Passport size photograph
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
  • Transparent water bottle

Apart from this, students should wear a mask all the time. At the exam centre, the authorities will provide them a fresh 2 ply masks

Sept. 3, 2020 | 08:09 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam to start at 9 am

After an hour, JEE Main day 3 paper 1 will start at 9 am today for B.E. and B.Tech admissions. The reporting for JEE Main 2020 was started at 7:30 am. Students need to carry the hard copy of their admit card, self-declaration form, valid ID proof and other required things mentioned in the admit card. Here they can check the dress code for JEE Main 2020

Sept. 3, 2020 | 07:11 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Last Minute Preparation Tips; Exam Guidelines

Most students appearing for JEE Main know that the syllabus is vast. the trick with such a big exam is to keep the focus on the most important topics, formulae and use them to arrive at the solutions. For a student, who is prepared, this is a given deal. some tips to follow while you are waiting your turn are

  • Revise those very important formulae so that you dont forget at the right time.
  • Check the tricky problems and refresh your memory on how the solution has gone.
  • Check your short notes
  • Run through solutions from the past year papers. 

JEE Main 2020 exam day tips

  • Inside the exam hall, take some time to check the questions and read the instructions well.
  • Check the questions twice. sometimes tricky questions need a second reading
  • Time your answers but DONT rush
  • Answer all questions that you know the answers too and are sure of
  • Remember JEE Main 2020 questions carry negative marking.
  • After answering all questions you know the answers to, turn to the questions you can solve.
  • Your safety and health is in your hands. So follow all the safety rules, keep a distance, sanitize at every chance.

Sept. 3, 2020 | 05:28 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 Day 2 Shift 1 starts at 9 am; Things to keep in mind before exam

NTA will commence the JEE Main 2020 exam day 2 session 1 at 9 am. Candidates will need to report as per the time mentioned on their JEE Main 2020 admit cards. They should keep the following in mind

  • The self declaration with the JEE Main admit card must be filled beforehand, a photo affixed, signature of parents placed, left thumb impression also placed in the given space. This must be carried to the exam hall along with the JEE Main 2020 admit card
  • They must carry a photo ID, a small 50 ml hand sanitizer bottle, wear a mask and carry an extra one, a transparent ball pen and a transparent bottle of water
  • They must follow all NTA issued exam day guidelines which are COVID related like social distancing, avoiding grouping at exam hall gates, sanitizing hands etc.
  • They must agree to thermal screening, and follow the instructions given at the JEE Main exam hall
  • They must drop the JEE Main admit card with self declaration form filled in, the rough sheets used in the drop box 

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