JEE Advanced 2020: Eligibility, Application Process, Exam Dates, Admit Card, and Result

IIT JEE Advanced Exam

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced), popularly known as JEE Advanced, is the second stage of the IIT JEE exams. Every year, the exam is conducted by one of seven Zonal IITs on behalf of JAB (Joint Admission Board). While IIT Roorkee organised the JEE Advanced 2019, IIT Delhi is to administer the JEE Advanced 2020. By qualifying both JEE Main and Advanced, candidates will get admission into the elite IITs to pursue B.Tech (4 years), BS (4 years), B. Pharm (4 years), Integrated M.Tech (5 years), Integrated M.Sc (5 years), B.Arch (5 years), Dual Degree B.Pharm-M.Sc (5 years), Dual Degree B.Tech-M.Tech (5 years), and Dual Degree BS-MS (5 years) in Engineering, Science, Architecture and Pharmaceuticals.

Note: The first stage is JEE Main, which is now being conducted twice in a year by the National Testing Agency from 2019 onwards.

IIT JEE Advanced 2020 Latest Notification – IIT Delhi has released the information brochure for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam. The online registration for the exam will commence on 1st May 2020 and will continue till 6th May 2020. The JEE Advanced 2020 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 17th May 2020. Other important details related to the exam are available on the official website.

IIT JEE Advanced 2020 Overview:

Exam Name

IIT JEE Advanced 2020

Conducting Authority

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


To pursue undergraduate programmes, UG-PG Dual Degree and Integrated PG at IITs


Once a Year

Exam Level

National Level

Mode of Exam



English and Hindi

Negative Marking


Official Website

Commencement of Exam

17th May 2020 (Sunday)


IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2020 Important Dates

JEE Advanced 2020 important dates as per the official schedule are as under:

JEE Advanced 2020 Events

Important Dates

JEE Main 2020

6th to 11th January 2020


3rd to 9th April 2020

JEE Main 2020 result declaration

By 31st January 2020 (for January session) and

By 30th April 2020 (for April session)

JEE Advanced registration process

1st to 6th May 2020

Last for application fee payment

7th May 2020

Admit card availability

12th to 17th May 2020

JEE (Advanced) 2020

17th May 2020 (Sunday)

JEE Advanced 2020 result declaration

8th June 2020

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

12th June 2020

AAT result declaration

16th June 2020

Seat Allocation Process begins

17th June 2020 (tentative)

IIT JEE Advanced Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The JEE Advanced 2020 exam will be conducted only in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode. There will be two compulsory question papers – Paper I and Paper II. To get into the best engineering institutes in the country, candidates must get through both the papers. The papers will have questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The questions will be objective types.

Here are the particulars about JEE Advanced -

About Exam


Number of Question Papers

2 (Paper I & Paper II)

Number of Sections

3 (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)

Question Types

Objective Type

Duration of Exam

3 hours for each paper

Marking scheme

Negative marking (different for each paper)

Note: Negative marking scheme is applicable for some of the questions. As per the official notification, “Details of the marking scheme will be provided in the Instructions to Candidates section at the time of examination”.

Candidates can choose their preferred language anytime during the examination.

Subject-wise Distribution of Marks and Questions



No. of Questions

Total Marks

Marks per Question

Negative Marking Scheme
















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Paper-2 (Distribution of marks and questions for all subjects-Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)


No. of questions

Total Marks

Marks per questions

Negative marking scheme
















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JEE Advanced 2020 AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test)

The candidates who will qualify the JEE Advanced 2020 can apply for the B.Arch. programme. For this, soon after the declaration of the JEE Advanced result, candidates should visit the official website of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced to apply for the B. Arch programme. AAT is a single test paper of 3 hours duration. The successful candidates will be given ranks in the common JEE Advanced 2020 rank list. No separate rank list will be released for AAT exam.

About Exam


Number of Sections

3 - Maths, Aptitude and Drawing

Number of Papers


Type of questions

Objective Type

Duration of exam

3 hours

Exam Mode

Pen and paper-based only

Distribution of Questions and Marks –

Subject Name

No. of Questions











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IIT JEE Advanced Syllabus 2020 -

The complete JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus can be downloaded from below. The syllabus is as per the latest updates.

JEE Advanced 2020 Physics Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Chemistry Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Mathematics Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 AAT Syllabus

IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2020 Eligibility

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidates who qualify the JEE Main 2020 and find a place in the top 2,50,000 are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam 2020.
  • Maximum Attempts: Maximum two attempts that too in two consecutive years.
  • Academic Qualification: An applicant should have passed the 12th standard. The exam qualifying year should be 2019 or 2020.
  • Age Limit: The General category candidates should have been born on or after 1st October 1995. Considering the 5 years age relaxation for the reserved category candidates, they should have been born on or after 1st October 1990.
  • IIT Admission: Candidates should not have been admitted into the IITs earlier, neither should have accepted its offers. If the aspirants have enrolled in any IIT programme and have discontinued soon after, they will not be considered eligible for the exam.

Reservation of Seats

As per the directives of the Indian government following is the percentage of the seats that are reserved –


Percentage of Seats reserved











Note: Candidates who want to join the B.Arch program has to pass the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT). However, qualifying JEE (Advanced) is the eligibility criteria for appearing in AAT.

IIT JEE Advanced Exam 2020 Application Process

The candidates can apply for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam online. The JEE Advanced 2020 registration process will begin from 1st May 2020 and will continue till 6th May 2020 after the JEE Main result declaration. The application process will comprise 4 important stages. They are – Online Registration, Uploading Documents, Application Fee Payment and Printout of Confirmation Page.

How to Apply for JEE Advanced 2020?

  • Log on to
  • Register yourself for the exam by clicking on the ‘JEE Advanced 2020 Registration’ link. Provide details like name, address, mobile number and valid Email id.
  • The registration will create the candidate’s account on the JEE portal, which should be retained by the concerned candidate until the completion of the selection process.
  • The login ID and password will be sent to the registered mail id. By entering login credentials, you can access the Application form.
  • Fill all necessary columns in the application form and upload the scanned copies of documents including 10th certificate, 12th certificate, DOB certificate, PWD certificate, category certificate, etc.

Registration Fee Structure for JEE Advanced 2020

The registration fee is determined by the examination centre chosen by the candidate. For the examination centres located in India, the registration fee is less as compared to the centres that are located outside India.

Registration Fee for Exam Centres in India

Indian Nationals (including OCI/PIO)

Female Candidates (all categories)

INR 1300


INR 1300

Other categories

INR 2600

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300

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Registration Fee for Examination Centres outside India

Indian Nationals (including OCI/PIO)

All categories

USD 160

Foreign Nationals

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 160

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 300

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Pay the registration fee through debit card, net banking and SBI challan.

Other Details

JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020

The authority will be releasing the JEE Advanced 2020 admit card on 12th May 2020. Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website. The admit card will carry the candidate’s signature, photograph, roll number, exam date, shift timing, etc. In case of discrepancy, contact the officials immediately. Carry the admit card along with one photo ID proof on the exam day.

JEE Advanced Answer Key 2020

The official JEE Advanced Answer Key 2020 will be released on 8th June 2020 along with the result. Candidates can calculate their estimated scores on the basis of the answer key. The facility to raise objection/submit feedback against the answer key will also be provided.

IIT JEE Advanced Result 2020

To check the results, candidates need to login to their registered JEE Advanced 2020 account. The JEE Advanced 2020 result will be available on 8th June 2020. The Authority will further release category-wise AIR after the announcement of the result. The conducting IIT will not send individual rank cards to the candidates.

For the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2020 result, the exam-conducting body will decide the cut-off marks. It will be declared on 16th June 2020. However, there will be no ranking in AAT.

JEE Advanced Counselling 2020 – JoSAA 2020

After the AAT result declaration, the seat allotment process will start. It will probably begin on 17th June 2020 and will be based on category-wise All India Rank. JoSAA, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority, will organise the counselling for admission into the best colleges in the country viz. ISM, IITs, NITs and GFITs. Eligible candidates will be invited to fill their choices to take part in the JoSAA counselling process.

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