JEE Main 2020: NTA Update Marking Scheme of Examination Pattern

Last Modified: 12 Aug 2022

NTA JEE Main 2020 examination pattern changed for the upcoming session. Know major changes and marking scheme as per the new pattern.

 The Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Main 2020 Paper -1 (B.E./ B.Tech) and Paper - 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning) will be held in CBT mode except that the drawing test for B.Arch exam which will be held via pen and paper mode. The online registration for the JEE Main 2020 has already concluded on 30th September 2019. Along with the application press release regarding new exam pattern, candidates can check some major changes in the JEE Main 2020 Pattern issued by NTA. Here, we have briefed all important aspects of changes made in the JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme. Students are advised to must go through these changes so that they may lay down a perfect plan for the preparations of one of the most important examinations of their life.

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020: Changes Introduced By NTA

As per the new updates, the JEE Main Paper is available for three papers that are now conducting separately. According to the JEE Main 2020 exam pattern, Paper 1 will comprise of MCQs and numerical questions whereas Paper 2 is now separate for B.Arch and B. Plan aspirants. Scroll down the page, to understand each and every aspect introduced by the exam convenor body for appearing candidates.

#1 Introduced Separate Exam for B.Planning Candidates

For the upcoming 2020 session, a separate exam will be organised for the aspirants who wish to apply for B.Planning courses. Thus, JEE Main 2020 exam will be commenced in three sections; Paper 1 for B.Tech/ B.E., Paper 2 for B.Arch and Paper 3 for B.Planning. Now, test-takers have a choice to appear for anyone, or two, or all three papers, as per their choice or preferences.

#2 View Examination Pattern for B.Planning

In JEE Main 2020, B.Planning exam will have a total of 100 questions which will be divided into three parts i.e. Part 1 (Mathematics), Part 2 (Aptitude Test), Part 3 (Planning Based Questions). More than this the exam paper will carry a total of 400 marks which will be divided as follows:

  • Mathematics – 25 marks
  • Aptitude test – 50 marks
  • Planning based questions – 25 marks

#3 Fewer Questions in Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)

From now onwards, in JEE Main 2020 paper 1 (for B.E / B.Tech paper), there will be 75 questions instead of 90. The number of questions in each section has been reduced from 30 to 25 with 20 descriptive type questions and 5 long-form questions based on numerical problems. Equal weightage will be assigned to all three sections of the paper which includes Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

View Important Changes in the NTA JEE Main Exam 2020

Like in the previous year, this time again JEE Main will be held twice before admissions in the next academic year. National Testing Agency will conduct the first session of JEE Main 2020 from 6th January to 11th January, while the second session of the exam will be performed from 3rd April to 9th April 2020.

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