JEE Main is conducted in India by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduates engineering programs at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions.

Admission to the above institutions is subjected to performance in Class 12/equivalent  and JEE Main.

JEE Main is also considered as the eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).

Exam date

18th – 23rd July 2020

Mode of exam

The exam will be conducted through a computer-based exam (online mode) in dedicated centers.

Exam format

The exam pattern of JEE Main was revised in the year 2019 by NTA.

Total marks: 300
Time duration (minutes): 180
Total Questions: 75

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Maths

SectionsMarking SchemeNumber of questions
MCQ Single CorrectCorrect: +4
Wrong: -1
Unanswered: 0
Physics: 20
Chemistry: 20
Maths: 20
Numerical ValueCorrect: +4
Wrong: 0
Unanswered: 0
Physics: 5
Chemistry: 5
Maths: 5

Books to refer

There are various books that can be referred while preparing for JEE Main.

Offline PreparationOnline Preparation
Physics1. NCERT (must)
2. HC Verma (good for questions)
3. DC Pandey (theory & questions are good)
1. Study Notes
2. Question Bank
3. Doubt support
ChemistryNCERT is must

Physical Chemistry
1. Questions: RC Mukherjee (Solved examples recommended)
2. Theory: Comprehensive Chemistry by Laxmi Publications

Inorganic Chemistry
1. Comprehensive Chemistry by Laxmi Publications

Organic Chemistry

1. Theory: Comprehensive Chemistry by Laxmi Publications
2. Questions: Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry by MS Chouhan
1. Study Notes
2. Question Bank
3. Doubt support
MathsNCERT (Recommended Miscellaneous Questions)

1. Medium level practice: Mathematics by K.C. Sinha
2. Advanced level practice: Mathematics by Arihant Publications
1. Study Notes
2. Question Bank
3. Doubt support

Previous year papers

Solving previous year papers boost confidence and improves rank. Solving previous year papers few days before exam is very essential.

Generally students solve last 10 years paper. In our opinion it is sufficient.

Now you can attempt previous year paper just like real exam.

Mock test

Mock tests are as important as previous year papers. Practicing mock test helps you in following ways,

  1. make you aware of your mistakes (like the concept, calculation, etc).
  2. make you aware of your strong points and weak points
  3. you can self judge your potential

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