New Delhi: The registration for JEE-Main (January) exam began on Tuesday with the examination conducting authority announcing major changes in the question pattern.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) in an information bulletin, released on Tuesday morning, announced that students from any discipline can sit in the JEE-Main exam for the Bachelors’ in Planning course provided they have Mathematics as a subject and have scored 50 per cent in the subject.
The JEE-Main is conducted for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs and engineering and architecture courses in private colleges. It also acts as a screening test for appearing in JEE-Advance for admission to the IITs.
Change in question pattern:
1. The number of questions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics has been reduced to 25 in place of 30. So, a BE/B.Tech aspirant will have to appear for 25 questions each in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The per question weightage will, however, remain the same.
Out of the 25 questions in each paper, 20 questions will be multiple choice questions and 5 questions will have the answer to be filled as numerical value (objective type), NTA said in its information bulletin.
2. For B.Arch exam, the Maths paper will comprise 25 questions. Out of these, 20 will be multiple choice questions and five will be objective types.
3. The B.Planning course will now be open to non-Science students as well.
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The Jee-Main is held twice a year — January and April. The best of the two JEE-Main scores is considered for preparation of the merit list.
The JEE-Main January exam will be conducted from 6 to 11 of the month and the results will be declared on January 31.
JEE (Main) 2020 registration: How to apply
1: Log on to the official website of JEE (Main) 2020, jeemain.nic.in
2: On the homepage, search for the link which says “JEE MAIN 2020 January Session”
Step 3: Create your login account
Step 4: Login using your credentials and fill the form
Step 5: Upload the required documents and pay the application fee
Step 6: Click on submit