The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination is an examination organised by the Central Board of Secondary Education in India

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether the examination will be offline or online?

This will be Computer Based Test and will be conducted through Online mode only.

Will the JEE exams get tougher from 2020 onwards due to involvement of National Testing Agency?

No. The syllabus and the pattern of the examination would remain the same.

Can I use calculator in online examination conducted by NTA?

No. Candidates are not allowed to carry calculators or any other electronic device in the examination centre. Detailed information in this regard is available in the Information Bulletin

Is there any change in the syllabus of JEE (Main) - 2020?

There is no change in the Syllabus of JEE (Main) - 2020.

How can I check the status of my JEE (main)-2020 examination fees?

The candidates are required to check the status of fee payment at NTA website ( The candidate should take the printout of Confirmation Page. In case, the Confirmation Page is not being downloaded. The candidates are advised to follow as following:- i) If the fee is paid through e-challan by depositing cash in the nearest SBI bank, the candidate should contact immediately the concerned bank to update his/her fee status on the website. ii) If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status is not OK, wait for at least 48 hours for updation. If still not updated, it means the transaction is cancelled and the amount will automatically be refunded to concerned credit/debit card within 7 – 10 days. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the OK fee status.

I have no access to a computer and no experience with online examination. How can I prepare for the examination?

NTA will be identifying schools, colleges and other institutions with internet and computer facilities in due course of time. The same will be designated as Test Practice Centers (TPCs) for facilitating free practice sessions.

Will the application of JEE (main)-2020 be rejected if a candidate have filled duplicate forms?

Multiple forms leads to cancellation of Application Form of JEE(Main)-2019. However, NTA will accept one Application Form and Admit card will be issued on only single Application Form. Kindly refer to point No-2 in “IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND DATES AT A GLANCE” of Information Bulletin for JEE (Main)-2020