JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020, Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

NTA JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020: JEE Main 2020 exam pattern has been announced, and according to the NTA, the Paper 1 and Paper 2will be conducted in 2 shifts per day.

According to the latest notification released by NTA, Paper one are going to be computer based test (CBT) and Paper two are going to be partially CBT based (Mathematics and aptitude Test) and partly Pen Paper based (Drawing Section). It’s very important for the students to make sure that they’re aware of the latest JEE Main exam pattern that is declared by NTA. JEE Main Exam Pattern can help the JEE Main Aspirants to understand the whole weighted of the questions.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern:

This will offer one more opportunity to the students to improve their scores within the examination if they fail to give their best within the 1st attempt without wasting their whole year.
In the 1st attempt, the students can get a first-hand experience of taking an examination and to understand their mistakes that they will improve while attempting for the second time.
This will reduce the chances of dropping a year and droppers would not ought to waste a full year.
If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she won’t have to wait for one full year.
The student’s better of the 2 NTA scores are going to be considered for preparation of merit List/ Ranking.

Highlights of JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020:

Examination Mode

Online (CBT)

Examination Duration

3 Hours (180 Mins)

Exam Sections ( Paper 1): Total Questions (90)

Maximum Marks

360 Marks


30 Questions


30 Questions


30 Questions

Exam Sections ( Paper 2), Total number of queries 82

Aptitude Test

50 Questions


2 Queries


30 Queries

Types of Question

Objective (MCQs)

Medium of Exam

English, Hindi and Other Regional Languages

Marking Scheme

·         Correct Answer: +4Marks

·         Incorrect Answer: 1 Mark

·         No Attempts: No Marks

Mode of Examination:

JEE (Main)-2020 are going to be conducted within the following mode:
Paper-1 (B.E. /B. Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode solely.
Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning): Mathematics- part I and aptitude test-Part II in “Computer based test (CBT)” mode solely and Drawing Test -Part III in “Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on the drawing sheet.

Type of Examination:

JEE (Main)-2020 shall have 2 papers, Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) and Paper-2. Candidates might take Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.), or Paper-2 or each as per the course(s) they’re seeking admission to. Subject combinations for each paper, type of queries in each paper and mode of examination is given within the table below:



Type of Queries

Mode of Exam

Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry



Multiple Choice Questions

“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

Mathematics – Part I Aptitude Test – Part II

Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

“Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only

Drawing Test – Part III

(to be attempted in one sitting)

Questions to test drawing aptitude

“Pen & Paper Based” (offline) mode to be attempted on Drawing sheet


Choice of Medium of Question Papers:

The option of question paper language ought to be exercised while filling up the application form and it cannot be modified at a later stage.

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