JEE Advanced 2020: Preparation, Syllabus, Application Form

One of the Indian institute of Technology (IIT) will conduct the JEE Advanced 2020 exam in order to select the candidates for admission to various UG engineering courses such as B.Tech, B.S, B.Arch, Integrated Etc. The admissions will be provided into different IITs across India. The candidates who wish to appear for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam need to clear the JEE Main exam to be conducted by the National Testing Authority (NTA).

The JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted in online mode and the aspiring candidates needs to register themselves online though official website. In this article, we will discuss complete details regarding the JEE Advanced 2020 such as exam pattern, eligibility criteria, syllabus etc.

JEE Advanced 2020 Important Dates

The tentative Schedule for JEE Advanced 2020 is mentioned in the table given below. The exact schedule will be updated in this post after the release of official notification.

Important EventsTentative Dates
Starting of online Registration for Foreign Nationals3rd week of April 2020
Starting of online Registration for Indian Candidates1st week of May 2020
Last date to submit application form2nd week of May 2020
Availability of Admit Card3rd week of May 2020
Date of Exam3rd week of May 2020
Release of Answer keysLast week of May 2020
Declaration of Result2nd week of June 2020
JoSAA counselling2nd week of June 2020 to 2nd week of July

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for JEE Advanced 2020 exam will be as follows:

Mode of Exam: Online (Computer Based Test)

Number of Papers: 2 (both of them will be compulsory)

Duration of Exam: 3 Hours each.

Type of Questions: Objective Type Multiple choice questions will be asked.

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Marking Scheme: Negative marks may be awarded in case of incorrect answer. The exact marking scheme will be available in the “instruction to candidates” section at the time of exam.

Language of Exam: English and Hindi

Note: Both the papers will be conducted on the same day.

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2020

The subject wise important topics for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam is given below:

Chemistry: Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and Chemical Bonding, Energetics, Chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, solid state, solutions, surface chemistry, transition elements, ores and minerals, extractive metallurgy, preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes.

Physics: Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and magnetism, optics, modern physics etc.

Mathematics: Algebra, matrices, probability, trigonometry, analytical geometry, differential calculus, integral calculus, vectors etc.

Architecture Aptitude Test: Freehand drawing, Geometrical drawing, 3-D perception, Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity and Architectural awareness etc.

JEE Advanced Preparation Strategy 2020

Clearing JEE Advanced 2020 exam is a tough nut to crack. You have to compete with the top candidates from the JEE Main exam. Here are some tips and trick you may follow in order to do well in this exam.

  • Practice as much as you can, don’t think much about competition just focus on your preparation.
  • Solve previous year question paper and mock test to get more familiar with the exam.
  • Make short notes of all the important topics so that you can revise quickly.
  • Study strictly as per the syllabus; restrict yourself from wasting time on out of syllabus topics.
  • Keep yourself physically and mentally fit during preparation.

Recommended Books for JEE Advanced 2020

The subject wise recommended books for the JEE Advanced exam are as follows:

For Physics: Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma, IIT Physics by D.C. Pandey and Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov

For Chemistry: Physical Chemistry – O. P. Tandon, Organic Chemistry – M. S. Chauhan and Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations – R. C. Mukherjee (for practice)

For Mathematics: Objective Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced and Other Engineering Entrance Examinations by R.D. Sharma, Differential Calculus by A. Das Gupta., Algebra: – Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight etc.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2020 exam will be as follows:

Age Limit: The candidate should be born on after the 1st October 1995.

Note: 5 year relaxation will be given to the candidates from SC, ST and PwD categories.

Number of Attempt: A candidate can attempt JEE exam maximum two times in the consecutive years.

Appearance in class 12th: The candidate should appear for the class 12th exam first time either in the year 2019 or 2020.

Performance in JEE Main: The candidate must be in top 2, 24,000 candidates in JEE Main exam.

JEE Advanced Application Form 2020

The candidates need to register for JEE Advanced 2020 exam online through the official website i.e. The candidates have to enter all the required details in the application form very carefully. After entering the details, the candidates have to upload the scanned copies of following documents.

  1. Class 10th certificate or Birth certificate
  2. Class 12th certificate
  3. Category certificate (if applicable)

After registration, the candidates have to pay the registration fee online.

JEE Advanced Application Fee 2020

The registration fee for JEE Advanced 2020 exam is given below:

For Exam center within India

Indian NationalsFemale Candidates (all categories)Rs. 1300/-
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesRs. 1300/-
All other CandidatesRs. 2600/-
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUS $ 160
Candidates from Non SAARC countriesUS $ 300

For Exam center in Foreign Countries: US $ 160 for all candidates

JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020

The candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website. The admit card will bear the details like name, roll no. photograph, address, exam center etc. The candidates have to carry the downloaded copy of admit card at the exam center. The original admit card will be issued to the candidates during the paper I of the JEE Advanced 2020 exam. The candidate should keep the original admit card intact till all the admission formalities gets completed.

JEE Advanced 2020 Answer Keys

The answer key for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will release on the official website. Before releasing the answer keys, the authorities will send the copies of candidate’s response through their registered email id. The authorities will also invite feedbacks from the candidates on the answer keys.

JEE Advanced Result 2020

The result of JEE Advanced 2020 exam will be declared online through the official website. Candidates have to check the result from the official website only as the authorities will not send the result card by post. Along with the result, rank cards will also be updated on the official website. The seats will be allotted as per the ranks obtained by the candidates in JEE Advanced 2020 exam.

JEE Advanced Counselling 2020

The successful candidates will be invite for the JEE Advanced 2020 counselling to be conducted by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). The candidates have to enter their choice and get the document verified at the time of counselling. The allocation of seat will be done on the basic of rank scored by the candidates. The counselling will be concluded in many rounds depending upon the availability of seats.


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