JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020- Pattern & Marking Scheme

JEE Main Exam 2020 Pattern & Marking Scheme

Following the latest update for B. Planning in JEE Main Exam 2020, we have compiled this blog for B.E/B.Tech, B. Arch and B. Planning admission to India’s most prestigious technical institution namely IIT. The latest addition to the paper pattern of JEE Main 2020 has been numeric value answer based questions.

The latest exam pattern for JEE Main 2020 covered changes in its structure, in addition to the types of questions and marking scheme. Paper 1 will be entirely computer-based with total marks of 300 covering numerical-value type questions and MCQs from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. B Planning and B Arch will have aptitude and mathematics sections in common with the third section of planning or drawing-based respectively.

Highlights of JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020

Mode of ExaminationCBT ModeMathematics & Aptitude- CBT Mode
Drawing- Pen and paper mode
CBT Mode
Duration3 hours3 hours3 hours
Total subjectsPhysics, Chemistry, and MathematicsMathematics, Drawing Test, and Aptitude TestMathematics, Aptitude Test & Planning-Based Objective
Number of questions75 (25 questions from each)77 (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Drawing- 2)100 (Mathematics- 25; Aptitude- 50; Planning Based-25)
Question Types60 (MCQs of 4 options each with 1 correct option) + 15 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value)Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 5 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +
Aptitude- 50 MCQ +
Drawing- 2 Questions
Maths- 20 (MCQs) + 5 (Questions for which answer is a Numerical Value) +
Aptitude- 50 MCQs +
Planning Based Objective Type- 25 MCQs
Marking SchemeFor MCQs:+4 for each correct reply; (-1) for each wrong answer. Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct reply, no negative scoring for wrong answers or unattempted questions.
For MCQs:+4 for each correct reply;
(-1) for each wrong answer. Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct reply, no negative scoring for incorrect answers or unattempted questions
For Drawing Test: 2 questions of 100 marks
For MCQs:+4 for each correct reply; (-1) for each wrong answer. Unattempted questions will not be marked.
For Non- MCQs: +4 for each correct reply, no negative scoring for wrong answers or unattempted questions.
Maximum Marks300 Marks400 Marks400 Marks

Language options in the exam pattern

MediumAvailability in the NEET exam centers

English/HindiAvailable at all exam cities and centers
English/Hindi/GujaratiCentre cities in Gujarat, Diu, Daman, Dadar, and Nagar Haveli

JEE Main 2020 Question Paper:

# B.E/ B.Tech Question Paper will contain a total of 75 questions of 300 marks, with 25 questions per subject – Physics, Chemistry, and Maths, in addition to numerical value-based questions that have been added to the paper pattern of all the 3 papers.

# Marking method: Correct answers in MCQs and Numeric Value Answer-based questions will be provided with 4 marks each. 1 mark will be reduced for every wrong answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers in numeric value answer-based questions and questions left unattempted. Drawing Test in B. Arch paper will contain 2 questions for 50 marks each.

# Exam Duration: The duration of B.E/ B. Tech, B. Arch, and B. Planning will be 3 hours each. Candidates can appear for both B. Arch and B. Planning. In such a case, the exam duration will be extended to 3.5 hours.

# Medium of Question Paper: For all JEE Main Exam centers, the question paper will be in English and Hindi.