JEE Advanced 2020 Joint Entrance Examinations Advanced

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What is JEE Advanced ?

JEE Advanced is a national level entrance examination conducted by IITs in the rotation for admissions to Under Graduate, Integrated Post Graduate or Under Graduate-Post Graduate Dual Degree programmes offered in IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and Indian School of Mines. Indian Institutes of Technology are declared as the institutes of National Importance for imparting excellence in education since years. Presently there are twenty-three IITs across the country which focuses to create such an environment for its student which encourages their freedom of thoughts and inculcates necessary vision and self-discipline to attain excellence.

JEE Advanced 2019 will be held on May 27, 2019, and the results will be declared by 14 June 2019.

JEE Advanced 2019 will be conducted by IIT Roorkee this year. The candidates aspiring to seek admission to the UG and Integrated PG courses offered by IITs and ISM Dhanbad in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Sciences or Pharmaceutics are required to appear for JEE Advanced 2019. JEE Advanced is the second stage examination of JEE Main and is conducted every year after the release of JEE Main Result. It is important to note that from the year 2019, JEE Mains will be conducted twice in a year by NTA.

As per the newly introduced JEE Advanced Exam Pattern, the entrance examination will be conducted in the computer-based online module for a duration of 3 hours. As the first session of JEE Main has already been completed it is expected that the JEE Advanced Application Process will start from the month of May 2019 after the release of JEE Main second phase result.

Difference between JEE Main and JEE Advanced:

JEE main being the first step to appear for JEE Advanced, other than that there are few basic differences in both the examination as mentioned below:

  JEE Main JEE Advanced
Eligibility Criteria NTA defines the eligibility criteria to appear for JEE Mains based on certain criteria like last qualifying exam, required percentage and others. Candidates having All India Rank within 2,24,000 in JEE Main of the respective year are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
Conducting Body Earlier the exam was conducted by CBSE but from the year 2019 NTA will conduct JEE Main JEE Advanced, unlike JEE Main, is being conducted under the JAB guidance in rotation by seven zonal coordinating IITs.
Exam Pattern As defined by the conducting authority No defined pattern
Number of Attempts  A candidate is allowed to have 3 consecutive attempts for JEE Main Only 2 attempts are allowed 

Also Read: JEE Advanced 2019: No more age barrier to appear for IIT JEE

List of IITs according to the respective Zones:

East Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar
Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad
Central Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)
Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
North-Central Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu
Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
North-East Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
North Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
South Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad
Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati
West Zone Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology, Dharwad
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
Indian Institute of Technology, Goa

JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 03-May-2020
Admit Card Date 10-May-2020
Exam Starts on 17-May-2020
Result Date 08-Jun-2020

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JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced is as follows:

  1. Performance in JEE Main exam 2019
  2. Candidate's DOB should fall after 1st October 1994.
  3. Five years relaxation would be given to SC/ST/PWD
  4. A maximum of two attempts can be given to candidates in consecutive years.
  5. A candidate should have appeared for a Grade 12 exam in 2018 or 2019.
  6. Candidates who have been admitted to IIT or whose admission in IIT was canceled are not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced.

JEE Advanced 2020 Application Procedure

The application form for JEE Advanced 2019 will be released by IIT Roorkee on May 3, 2019 and will be available on the official website until May 9, 2019. Candidates who have qualified JEE Main 2019 are eligible to fill the online application for JEE Advanced 2019.  

The JEE Advanced 2019 application procedure comprises of three steps:

  1. The candidate must log in to the provided link and will have an option of adding additional mobile numbers and email ID to the number provided during JEE main 2018 registration. The correspondence regarding the examination will be sent to the registered mobile number through SMS.

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Application Fees

The Application fees for JEE Advanced 2019 has increased due to GST. The male candidates of General category are required to pay Rs. 2600 plus additional GST charges whereas all the female candidates are required to pay Rs. 1300 plus additional GST charges. The male candidates of the Reserved category are required to pay Rs. 1300 plus additional GST charges.

GENERAL Rs. 2600 + GST (Male) Rs.1300 + GST (Female)
SC Rs.1300 + GST (Male) Rs.1300 + GST (Female)
ST Rs. 1300 + GST(Male) Rs. 1300 + GST (Female)

Acknowledgement of Form

All the communication is done through registered email-id which student need to register while applying for JEE Advance

JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card

Candidates who successfully complete the JEE Advanced Application Procedure will be able to download the admit card from the official website.
  • Candidates who successfully complete registering for JEE (Advanced) 2019 can download the admit card from the online registration portal.
  • The admit card will bear the following details of the candidate: Name, Roll number for JEE (Advanced), photograph, signature, date of birth, the address for correspondence, category and language of the question paper.

JEE Advanced 2020 Preparation Tips

Quick Preparation Tips:

  1. Prepare a list of important formulae in each chapter
  2. Note the tips for quick solution of problems
  3. Make daily/weekly targets and write them down
  4. Revise the syllabus as per study plan
  5. Make a timetable and distribute time & strive to achieve that
  6. Solve previous year questions as per time frame guidelines of the actual exam
  7. Have proper sleep and proper diet

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The exam consists of two papers- Paper I and Paper II. Both the papers are compulsory and have three separate sections namely- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The questions will be objective type multiple choice or numerical answer type in both the papers. The questions are designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates.
  • The candidates must carefully read and adhere to the detailed instructions given in the question paper. Negative marks will be deducted for incorrect answers to some of the questions.

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

Both the papers of JEE- Advanced consists of topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics covered basically in 10+2. CollegeSearch provides the detailed syllabus of both the papers along with subject-wise information about important topics.

JEE Advanced Previous Years Question Papers

Question Paper 1
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Question Paper 2
Question Paper 2

JEE Advanced 2020 Study Material

List of some recommended books:

  • Concept of Physics - By HC Verma (Volume 1 and 2)
  • Physics – Resnich Halliday (Volume I & II)
  • Physical Chemistry – O.P Tondon
  • Numerical Chemistry – P Bahadur
  • Mathematics – Cengage
  • Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry – SL Loney
  • Algebra – Hall and Knight
  • Calculus – Thomas and Finney

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JEE Advanced 2020 Result

The result of JEE Advanced 2019 will be declared by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee on June 12, 2019. Within a few days of the declaration of result, cut off will be declared by the authority. The cut off will notify the closing rank which is accepted by the colleges for admission. In case a candidate scores rank below than the closing rank, then that candidate will not be provided admission to that Institute.

JEE Advanced Cut-Offs

JEE- Advanced 2019 Cutoffs will be released once the result is out. The result will be declared on June 14, 2019, and cut-off will be released within 15 days of the declaration of the results. Candidates can check JEE Advanced 2019 cut-offs along with the Opening and Closing Ranks for various branches accepted by top Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). 

JEE Advanced 2020 Counseling Details

JEE Advanced 2019 Counselling will be held by Joint Seat Allocation Authority ( JoSAA). The number of seats will be decided once the institutes provide the seat matrix. The counseling process will tentatively involve three rounds of seat allotment, and the qualified candidates will be further divided into different categories on the basis of the factors like birth categories, nationality, disability, etc.

JEE Advanced 2020 Selection Procedure

The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their JEE- Main Score.

Distribution of top 2,45,000 candidates across various categories in the merit list of JEE (Main) is as follows:

  • Top 123, 725 (50.5%) from the common merit list (CML)
  • Top 66, 150 (27%) from Other Backward Classes-Non creamy layer OBC (NCL),
  • Top 36, 750 (15%) from Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • Top 18, 375 (7.5%) from Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates 5% of total seats in each category are reserved for PWD candidates.


The JEE Advanced 2019 scores will be accepted by 23 IITs i.e. Indian Institutes of Technology for the academic year 2019. Total intake of students across all IIT's is 11,000

Category wise seats available in different IITs are as follows:

Category Seats Available
GE 4792
OBC 2563
SC 1419
ST 716
GE_PD 148
SC_PD 45
ST_PD 24


The reservation criteria for candidates possessing Indian Nationality is according to the rules of Government of India.

The terms of reservation are as follows:

  • For the candidates of Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer i.e. OBC-NCL 27% of the total seats will be reserved in all the IITs. OBCs mentioned in the state list but not covered in the Central Government list will not be eligible for this reservation. Those candidates who belong to the creamy layer of OBC are not eligible for reservation.
  • For the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste will be provided with 15% reservation in every course offered by IITs.
  • For the candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe will be provided with 7.5% reservation in every course offered by IITs.
  • Candidates with Disability (PwD) will be provided with 5% seats in each category i.e. General, OBC-NCL, SC and ST. benefits will be provided to those candidates who have 40% impairment irrespective of the type of disability.
  • The candidates with Defence background will be provided with two seats of preferential allotment in each institute.
  • For female candidates, 14% of the seats are reserved by creating supernumerary seats. In this case, the seats will be provided to female candidates without any reduction in the number of seats available for non-female candidates.

The reservation criteria for students with Foreign Nationality:

  • The candidates who either by birth or naturalized are not the citizens of India, will be provided with the supernumerary facility in which seat allotment is with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course. 

Documents to be Carried

The original documents along with one attested copy must be furnished during the physical verification for taking provisional admission:

  1. JEE Advanced Seat Allotment letter from JOCSAP portal
  2. Original JEE Advanced Admit card
  3. JEE Advanced Application Form of the Brochure (duly filled)
  4. Duly filled Medical Examination Report
  5. Proof of Date of Birth:  Class X/HSC/Birth Certificate / Any other certificate as proof of date of birth
  6. Class XII/SSC/Equivalent exam Mark sheet and Certificate of passing
  7. Category Certificate (OBC (NCL)/SC/ST/PwD/DS) issued by the competent authority as per the format in the JEE Advanced 2019 Information Brochure
  8. For the foreign national candidates: Attested photocopy of the page in the passport containing  the name, photo, and nationality

Also Read: JEE Advanced 2019 Brochure Released by IIT Roorkee, top 2, 45,000 candidates can apply

Test Centres

There are a total of 100 allotted JEE Advanced Exam centers divided into 7 zones as mentioned below:

JEE Advanced Exam Centres IIT Bombay Zone
State/Country Exam City/Town Code
1 Goa Madgoan 101
2 Panaji 102
3 Gujarat Ahmedabad 103
4 Bhavnagar 104
5 Bhuj 105
6 Gandhinagar 106
7 Rajkot 107
8 Surat 108
9 Vadodara 109
10 Karnataka Bengaluru 110
11 Dharwad 111
12 Gulbarga 112
13 Mangaluru 113
14 Mysuru 114
15 Maharashtra Amravati 115
16 Aurangabad 116
17 Kolhapur 117
18 Mumbai 118
19 Nagpur 119
20 Nanded 120
21 Nashik 121
22 Navi Mumbai 122
23 Pune 123
24 Thane 124
25 Vasai 125
26 Ethiopia Addis Ababa 151
JEE Advanced Exam CentresIIT Delhi Zone
State/Country Exam City/Town Code
1 Delhi-NCR Delhi (East) 201
2 Delhi (North) 202
3 Delhi (South) 203
4 Delhi (West) 204
5 Faridabad 205
6 Greater Noida 206
7 Gurugram 207
8 Noida 208

Exam Toppers

Satwik Jagwani of Satna (Madhya Pradesh) is the topper of JEE-Advance.

Jagwani had scored 330 out of 360 in the qualifying JEE (Mains) before topping in the JEE (Advanced) with 469 out of a total 504. Regarding his schedule for preparing for the exam, Satwik Jagwani AIR topper of JEE-Advance, said- Although he did not follow any fixed schedule, he spent around five to six hours studying daily after his routine classes.

Revealing the secret behind his speed in solving mathematical problems, Jagwani said he learnt Mathematical Abacus, which helped him reduce the amount of rough work required in the examination.

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