JEE Main 2020 Live Updates: Exam Analysis (OUT), Answer Keys (Day 4, Slot 1 and 2)

JEE Main 2020 Live Updates: Exam Analysis (OUT), Answer Keys (Day 4, Slot 1 and 2)
Team Careers360 | Sep 4, 2020 - 7:02 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: NTA has concluded the day 4 JEE Main exam. First shift exam's difficulty level was moderate, while the second shift exam was moderate to difficult. Physics section was the most difficult section among all three sections in both shifts. Students share their experience and reaction, which helps other students to have an idea regarding, how was JEE Main paper today. Experts are providing the JEE Main 2020 paper analysis based on students input. SC heard the review plea of JEE NEET postponement at 1:30 pm and took a decision that exam will be conducted as scheduled.

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Shift 2 JEE Main analysis 4 September 2020

  • Overall: 75 questions (60 MCQs and 15 numerical based)
    • The exam was quite lengthy and time-consuming
  • Physics: 25 questions (20 MCQs and 5 numerical based)
    • Physics section was tough and time-consuming
    • Concept-based questions were asked and the primary focus was on derivations.
  • Maths: 25 questions (20 MCQs and 5 numerical based)
    • Easy to moderate
  • Chemistry: 25 questions (20 MCQs and 5 numerical based)
    • Easy but tricky questions

JEE Main 2020 exam analysis September 4 slot 1

Today's first shift of Joint Entrance Exam was conducted as per JEE Main morning shift timing (9 am to 12 noon). As per JEE Main 2020 analysis 4 September, the physics section was difficult. Here is the overview of JEE Main 2020 question paper analysis for the first shift:

  • Overall: Moderate difficulty
  • Physics: Difficult
  • Maths: Moderate difficulty level
  • Chemistry:
    • Easy questions were asked
    • Most of the questions were from NCERT

While reporting to the JEE Main exam centre, the students should remember the various COVID-19 guidelines which have been released by the authorities. JEE Main dress code is expected to be followed by the candidates. Yesterday, a total of 141,220 students appeared in JEE Main 2020 exam out of 171,924 registered ones.

Live updates

JEE Main 2020 day 4 exam has been concluded today in two shifts: first shift (9 am to 12 noon) and second shift (3 pm to 6 pm). JEE exam 2020 is a computer-based test, in which questions are asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. JEE Main analysis and updates are available below:

Sept. 4, 2020 | 07:02 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 - Student faced technical glitch at exam centre

One person reported on twitter that his cousin brother faced technical glitch at exam centre and his 20 minutes were wasted in the starting as the laptop was not working.  

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:41 PM IST

JEE Main 2nd shift analysis - Students' review

Sweta from New Delhi found physics as tough and time-consuming. The difficulty level of Chemistry was moderate as per her analysis shared with us.

One more student Megha from Uttar Pradesh Board said that she attempted 20 questions in physics which were of moderate level. She added that maths and chemistry were quite easy. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:28 PM IST

JEE Main exam news - Student appreciated NTA's exam management amid COVID-19

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:18 PM IST

JEE Main paper 1 analysis for second shift of September 4, 2020

There were a total of 75 questions in the exam comprising physics, chemistry and maths sections. Each section had a total of 25 questions which includes 20 Multiple choice questions and 5 numerical based questions. The overall exam difficulty level was moderate. The detailed analysis is to be provided shortly by experts. Stay tuned to get JEE Main 2020 latest news and updates. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:01 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam over for second shift

JEE Main September 2020 paper for 2nd shift has concluded at 6 pm. Now, students are coming out of the exam centre and their parents/guardians are waiting for them. Experts will prepare JEE Main exam analysis for 2nd shift in a short time, based on students' reactions and inputs. This JEE Main 4 September 2020 2nd shift paper analysis will help other students who are about to appear for exam on 5th and 6th September 2020. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 05:20 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 exam to conclude after 40 minutes

JEE Main second shift exam of day 4 will conclude after 40 minutes from now. Students will come out of exam centres and will share their experience and reaction. Experts will analyze their inputs and make JEE Main 2020 analysis for second shift exam, accordingly.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 04:54 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest news - Past COVID-19 positive student was not allowed for exam

One person reported on twitter that authorities at exam centre did not allow his younger sister to appear for JEE Main paper today on September 4, 2020, as she was COVID-19 positive in past. He further asked NTA to reschedule exam for aspirants who were barred from appearing for the exam.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 04:23 PM IST

2nd shift JEE Main 4 September 2020 - People share exam centre images

Sept. 4, 2020 | 04:00 PM IST

Student reported shortage in JEE Main attendance today

Sept. 4, 2020 | 03:35 PM IST

Number of attempts in JEE Main

NTA allows a student to appear for JEE Main exam for three consecutive years. The exam is conducted twice a year which provides a student two attempts: January session and April session. So the maximum attempts for a student are 6. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 03:12 PM IST

JEE Main 2nd shift exam started

Second shift JEE Main 2020 September exam for day 4 has been started at 3 pm and it will be conducted till 6 pm. The exam is being conducted in online mode. There are three sections in the exam: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 25 questions are asked in each section which comprises 20 MCQs and 5 numerical based questions.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 03:02 PM IST

SC verdict on NEET 2020

The decision regarding NEET postponement has been announced. As per JEE Main NEET 2020 latest news, the review plea of six CMs has been dismissed. Check the following tweet for more details:

Sept. 4, 2020 | 02:52 PM IST

Licypriya Kangujam twitter: @LicypriyaK reached supreme court, demanding JEE NEET postponement

Sept. 4, 2020 | 02:45 PM IST

JEE Main shift 2 exam of day 4 September 2020 to commence shortly

NTA will start JEE Main 2020 shift 2 exam in a short time at 3 pm. Invigilators are providing instructions to students regarding the exam. Students will be able to log in at 3 pm and attempt the paper. The exam will conclude at 6 pm. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 02:31 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest news - Exam centre gates closed

As per JEE Main exam schedule 2020, gates of exam centres have been closed at 2:30 pm. Invigilators checked admit card and other items between 2 and 2:30 pm. Now, students will sit at their seats in the JEE examination hall by 2:45 pm. After that, the invigilator will provide all instructions to the students by 2:55 pm. Exam will commence at 3 pm sharp.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 02:02 PM IST

Entry begins for JEE Main paper day 3 shift 2

As scheduled, Entry in JEE main exam centre has begun for shift 2 students. Exam centres authorities and students are maintaining social distancing and verifying student's admit card, self-declaration form, valid ID proof and other required items, before getting the student in the exam hall.  Invigilators will check the admit cards till 2:30 pm. Thereafter, the gate will be closed and latecomers will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 01:53 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 updates - SOP followed at RD Engineering College Centre, Duhai Ghaziabad

Second shift exam will begin at 3 pm for which students are reaching at their respective exam centres. All the SOPs and Social distancing norms are being followed by authorities and students at RD Engineering College Centre, Duhai Ghaziabad, one student shared the images on twitter.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 01:35 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest news - Students share their exam day experience

Sept. 4, 2020 | 01:18 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 attendance - Number of students not appeared for exam

DayNo. of students did not appear
First day50,881
Second day32,978
Third day30,704
Total1,14,563
Sept. 4, 2020 | 12:47 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 analysis: Exam was moderately difficult

  • JEE Main first shift exam was of moderately difficult which had 75 questions in total. 
  • In section-wise, students found that chemistry was easy, while the difficulty level of maths was moderate. 
  • Physics was the most difficult section among all three subjects.
  • Likewise yesterday, In chemistry most of the questions were asked from NCERT.
Sept. 4, 2020 | 12:33 PM IST

Sept. 4, 2020 | 12:02 PM IST

JEE Main 2020 shift 1 paper concludes

The first exam of day 4 September 2020 has been concluded at 12 noon. Now, students are coming out of the exam centre and they are maintaining social distancing. Now, experts will provide JEE Main paper analysis for shift 1 exam based on students' reactions and some coaching institutes may also release 4 September 2020 JEE Mains paper. This JEE 2020 question paper will be a memory based paper.  

Sept. 4, 2020 | 11:55 AM IST

Will cutoff of JEE Main 2020 be reduced?

Due to the shortage in students' attendance in the JEE Main September 2020 exam, it is expected that the cutoff of this session may be decreased. As this year, less number of students will compete for the same number of seats available. A total of 114563 students did not appear for JEE Main 2020 exam in first three days as per official statistics.    

Sept. 4, 2020 | 11:44 AM IST

JEE Main today paper to conclude shortly for first shift

1st shift exam of JEE Main 2020 day 4 will end after 15 minutes at 12 noon. The parents/guardians are waiting for their wards at exam centres. Students will come out of the exam centre by maintaining social distancing. Other JEE exam 2020 SOPs are being followed by most of the exam centres.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 11:23 AM IST

Will NEET 2020 be postponed?

The Supreme Court of India will hear the review plea regarding JEE Main NEET 2020 postponement today at 1:30 pm. The final SC verdict on NEET will come after the hearing regarding the postponement or conduction as schedule. As of now, the NEET 2020 exam date is September 13, 2020, and the rest will be announced by NTA and SC.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 11:01 AM IST

Licypriya Kangujam Twitter

@LicypriyaK asking NTA for the student who was not allowed to appear for JEE Main exam 2020 as he was recovered from COVID-19:

Sept. 4, 2020 | 10:54 AM IST

JEE exam 2020 update: Student shares her exam day experiance

Sept. 4, 2020 | 10:45 AM IST

JEE Mains 2020 attendance first three days exam

JEE exam date
RegisteredAppeared
September 1, 202011224761366
September 2, 2020
174350141372
September 3, 2020
171924141220
Sept. 4, 2020 | 10:35 AM IST

Things to be carried at JEE Main 2020 exam centre

Students need to carry the following things mandatorily while appearing for JEE September 2020 exam:

  • Admit card
  • JEE Main 2020 self-declaration form
  • Passport size photograph
  • Vaild ID proof and other required things mentioned in admit card
Sept. 4, 2020 | 10:20 AM IST

Who filed the plea for JEE NEET postponement?

Chief ministers of the following 6 states filed the plea seeking for JEE Main 2020 and NEET exam postponement:

  • West Bengal
  • Jharkhand
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan 
  • Maharashtra
Sept. 4, 2020 | 10:12 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 SOPs are being followed at exam centres

While most had feared their safety during the exam, it has been reported that the COVID SOPs are being followed well at the centres. Sanitizers along with fresh masks are being provided at the centres and proper social distancing is being maintained. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 09:45 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 updates - ABVP Patna organizes 5th day of Student Assistance Center

Sept. 4, 2020 | 09:38 AM IST

What is time for SC hearing of NEET 2020?

The review petitions seeking JEE NEET postponement will be heard by a 3-Judge Bench led by Hon’ble Justice Ashok Bhushan today at 1:30 pm. Yesterday Alakh Alok Srivastava share the details about NEET SC hearing on twitter:

Sept. 4, 2020 | 09:29 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 latest news - Parent share his experience for today's exam management

Sept. 4, 2020 | 09:17 AM IST

SC decision on NEET 2020 to be out soon

SC hearing on NEET and JEE Main is scheduled for today. Supreme Court of India will hear the review plea of 6 chief ministers regarding JEE and NEET postponement. These 6 CMs belongs to opposition-ruled states. A bench led by Justice Ashok Bhushan will hear the review plea on JEE Main 2020 and NEET exam. After the hearing, SC verdict on NEET and JEE postponement will be announced. Stay tuned to get latest updates on NEET 2020 and JEE exam.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 09:15 AM IST

JEE Main day 4 exam started for shift 1

NTA has started the day 4 JEE Main 2020 paper for shift 1 students. The exam has been started at 9 am and it will be continued till 12 noon. Students are appearing in this exam in online mode across 660 centres. Today's exam is being held for B.tech and B.E. students. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 08:48 AM IST

Today's JEE Main paper to commence shortly for shift 1

JEE Main 2020 exam for the first shift of day 4 is about to begin at 9 am. All students have entered the exam centre and the authorities checked the admit card, self-declaration form and valid ID proof thoroughly with proper social distancing. Other JEE Main SOPs were also followed at most of the exam centres. JEE exam 2020 is held in online mode and it comprises of three sections: Physics, maths and chemistry.  

Sept. 4, 2020 | 08:13 AM IST

JEE Main dress code; do's and dont's

While reporting for the exam, the candidates are expected to follow the dress code for JEE. As per NTA, footwear with thick soles and garments with large buttons will not be allowed. Jewelry and metallic items will also not be allowed inside the exam centre. The dress code will be checked by the authorities at the exam centre.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 07:50 AM IST

JEE Main 3rd September analysis

JEE Main 3rd September examination was successfully conducted for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech). As per various student reactions, JEE Main 3rd September question paper was of moderate difficulty. The questions in Mathematics was tricky and long. Chemistry was comparatively easier and Physics was moderate. At the centres, the COVID SOPs were reported to have been followed well. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 07:39 AM IST

SC to hear review plea by six states on JEE Main postponement

The Supreme Court of India will be hearing the review petition today by six chief ministers of the opposition-ruled states regarding JEE Main postponement. A bench led by Justice Ashok Bhushan will be reviewing the plea which was filed in August 28 and dismissed. The plea was regarding the postponement of JEE Main exam. 

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:29 AM IST

JEE Main 2020: What items to carry to the exam?

NTA has specified certain items that would be allowed inside the exam centres. They are

  • JEE Main Admit Card with Self Declaration (COVID related Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA website printed on a clear on A4 size paper duly filled in.
  • A simple transparent Ball Point Pen 
  • Additional photograph, to be pasted on attendance sheet 
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml) 
  • Personal transparent water bottle 

Also know the JEE Main 2020 exam dos and dont's. Adhere to the NTA specified JEE Main dress code.

Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:25 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 COVID Self Declaration/ Undertaking; steps to fill

NTA has issued a self declaration form for COVID which is attached to the JEE Main 2020 admit card. This is a mandatory document/ After the exam is over, students must be drop it in the box provided at the exam centre.

Simple steps to follow for the JEE Main Self Declaration for COVID-19

  • Fill in the details as specified
  • Paste a colour photograph (same as the JEE Main 2020 application form)
  • Get your paret's signature in the box provided for the same
  • Next take some blue / black ink and place your left thumb impression (unsmudged)
  • DONOT place the signature as that has to be done in the exam centre in front of the invigilator
Sept. 4, 2020 | 06:15 AM IST

JEE Main 2020 attendance statistics till Day 3

The JEE Main 2020 attendance statistics was released and shows that around 82 percent students attended the exam on day 3. The attendance for JEE Main 2020 on day 1 seems to have been more less than the other two days. Overall, the attendance is around 80 percent on an average considering that JEE Main 2020 is the single largest entrance exam and is the entry to 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 GFTIs inddition to being the screening test for JEE Advanced 2020

Check the JEE Main attendance statistics below

JEE Main exam datesDayRegistered candidatesCandidates presentAttendance (in %)
Shift -1Shift -2TotalShift -1Shift -2TotalShift -1Shift -2Total
September 3, 2020Day-3 (B.E/B.Tech)86508854161,71,92470604706161,41,22082.6282. 6782.14
September 2, 2020Day-2 (B.E/B.Tech)87683866671,74,35067640737321,41,37277.1485.0881.08
September 1, 2020Day -1 (B.Arch/B Planning)54062581851,12,247316312973561,36658.5151.1054.67
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