JEE Main Conducting Body

NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts the JEE Mains exam twice a year. JEE Main exam is conducted in online mode, and NTA is responsible for allocating exam centres, releasing admit card, declaration of results etc. Controlled and managed by Union Government of India, NTA is a national level agency that has been constituted to conduct national level entrance exams in India. Prior to the formation of NTA, CBSE was in charge of creating, conducting & executing JEE entrance exam in India. 

JEE Main 2020 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of JEE Main exam are as follows -

Name of the Exam JEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam)
Exam Date September 01 to 06, 2020
Purpose The entrance exam is conducted for admission inNITs, IIITs & GFTIs. Candidates aspiring for admission in IIT must clear JEE Main & Advanced.
Minimum Eligibility Class 12th
Frequency of Exam Twice a Year
Mode of Exam Online (Computer-Based Test)
Total No. of Papers 3 – Paper 1 for B.Tech, Paper 2 for B.Arch and Paper 3 for B.Planning
Total Marks for Paper 1 300
Total Marks for Paper 2 400
Total Marks for Paper 3 400
Admission Process JoSAA counselling will be conducted after the announcement of results.