1. Age Limit
For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2018, 2019 or appearing in 2020 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination 2020. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.
2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 or 2019; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2020 are eligible to appear in both January, 2020 and April, 2020 JEE (Main)-2020 Examination. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)– 2020.
3. Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2020. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2020 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2020 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
NTA Score for Paper-1 and Paper-2:
Following shall be applicable for both the attempts.
(a) After the JEE (Main)-2020 examinations, the NTA will display Answer Keys & recorded responses of multiple choice questions of Paper-1 and Paper-2 on the website www.jeemain.nic.in. The date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website. The candidates, who are not satisfied with the recorded response, may challenge by filling online application form and paying processing charges of Rs.1000/- per question. The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.jeemain.nic.in by paying processing charges of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained. The result will be compiled on the basis of final answer keys. No grievance with regard to answer key(s) after declaration of result of JEE (Main)-2020 will be entertained.
(b) Evaluation of multiple choice questions of Paper-1 and Paper-2 will be carried out using final answer keys and the raw (actual) marks obtained by a candidate will be considered
further for computation of the result of JEE (Main)-2020.
(c) For multi-shift papers, raw marks obtained by the candidates in different shifts/sessions will be converted to NTA Score.
(d) The detailed procedure based on NTA Score being adopted is available on NTA’s website.