JEE Main Admit Card 2020 (Release Date)

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card should be downloaded by the aspiring candidates now who will be appearing for the exam in July 2020. National Testing Agency has declared that the JEE Main 2020 exam for the session of April should be conducted now in the third week of July 2020. Normally, the admit cards for JEE Mains are released 15 days prior to the exams. Hence, it is estimated that the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card will be soon released on the website by 1st week of July 2020. Candidates who will be appearing for the JEE Main 2020 exam have to get the admit card downloaded from the official website of JEE Main and have to follow the website regularly to get the latest updates about the exam.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card

JEE Prelims and JEE Main Exams are conducted each year as an entrance exam for those candidates who wish to get admission in the most reputed colleges of India for various undergraduate technical and engineering courses. The exam is conducted twice a year that is in the month of January and then in the month of April as two attempts in a year. A candidate can attempt a maximum of six times that is the person can appear in the exams of January and April, consequently both 3 years.

This year the JEE exam for the January session took place between 6th to 9th January 2020. But the picture is a bit different for the April session of the exam. As many of the exams are getting postponed due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, the exam that was to be held in the month of April has been also postponed. Now the JEE Main 2020 exam for April session will be conducted in the month of July 2020 from 18th July to 23rd July.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Date

Also, the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card should be out 15 days prior to the exams that is by 3rd July 2020 as per a circular released by the authorities on the official website of JEE.

Earlier JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 11th April 2020
Reschedule JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates18th to 23rd July’ 2020
JEE Main 2020 Admit Card Date3rd July 2020 (estimated)

Though the dates for the exams are final as of now, it may happen that there can be a change in the schedule if the situation prevailing right now deteriorates even more. Hence, the candidates should follow the official website as well as the news for JEE Main 2020 regularly to stay updated with the latest happenings.

JEE Main 2020 Exam Date and Timing

A public notice was displayed on the official website of JEE Main on 31st March 2020 regarding the postponement of the JEE Main 2020 Exam Date due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Soon, another public notice was updated by the authorities on the official website again on 22nd May 2020 regarding the rescheduled date of the JEE Main 2020 Exam. The public notice read that the exams that were to be conducted from 5th to 11th of April 2020 now will be conducted from 18th to 23rd of July 2020.

The first shift of the exams will be from 9 AM to 12 Noon while the second shift of the exams will be conducted from 3 PM to 6 PM.

The public notice also mentioned that the JEE Main 2020 Admit Card will be made available for download on the official websites of NTA as well as JEE Main 15 days before the start date of the exam. In this regard, the admit card should be made available by 3rd July for the candidates to download it from the official websites if everything goes well.

But lately, the CBSE exams for 10th and 12th students have been canceled by the Supreme Court after a PIL was applied by several parents of the students who were supposed to appear for the exams. Similarly, a large number of candidates who will be appearing for the JEE Main 2020 Exam are looking towards Supreme Court with the urge to either postpone the exam again or to hold it for some time. On the other hand, many of the states have also requested JEE to cancel the exams for this year.

In light of this situation, JEE Main public notice also reads that the students and the parents are requested to keep checking the official websites from time to time for the latest updates.

As of now the dates and times for the exam are out and the candidates should start revising on the syllabus. It is not sure whether there will be any further changes in the schedule or not. This is because there are also estimations that the schedule might not change but other measures may be applied so that the JEE Main 2020 Exam for April session can be conducted in a safe way without getting the exam center crowded by the applicants.

How to Download JEE Main Admit Card 2020?

Though it is still an unsure situation whether the JEE Main Exam 2020 will be conducted in the rescheduled date and time or not, the applicants should know how to download JEE Main Admit Card 2020 as it will be required if the exam is conducted on the scheduled dates.

Downloading the JEE Main Admit Card 2020 can be done with just a few simple steps.

There are two methods through which the candidates can download JEE Main Admit Card. One is through the combination of Application Number and Password while the second one is through the combination of Application and Date of Birth.

Let us explore the steps under each option.

Through Application Number and Password

Step – 1 – The candidates need to go to the official website

Step – 2 – On the homepage itself, there will be a HotKey for Download Admit Card on which you need to click.

Step – 3 – The page that will display next will have two options from where you need to select the Application Number and Password option.

Step – 4 – Now a page will appear where you need to put up your Application Number, Password, and the Security Pin that is available on the screen itself.

Step – 5 – Now the candidate needs to click on the Sign In button to log in to your profile.

Step – 6 – As you sign in, you will get the option to download JEE Main 2020 Admit card on which you need to click and download the admit card.

Step – 7 – Take a print of it as you need to carry it to the exam center.

*Note: The password that the candidate needs to put up along with the application number is the same that was generated during the registration for the JEE Main 2020 form submission. 

Through Application Number and Date of Birth

Step – 1 – Candidates have to go through the same official website after which they need to click on the Download Admit Card option.

Step – 2 – Now, this time, the second option that is Application Number and Date of Birth has to be selected from the options popping up on the next screen.

Step – 3 – On the screen that comes up, the candidate needs to put up the Application Number and have to select the Date of Birth from the calendar.

Step – 4 – Now, the security pin has to be provided that is mentioned on the screen itself.

Step – 5 – After providing all the details, the users have to click on the Sign In button to log in.

Step – 6 – As you log in, you will get the option to Download admit card that you need to click to download the admit card.

Step – 7 – After downloading the admit card, get a print of it to carry it regularly for the exams.

The JEE Main Admit Card holds a number of important details such as date and time for the exam, address of the exam center, identification of the candidates, and others. It is important that the applicants should have a thorough check of all the details mentioned on the admit card. If there are any mistakes found on the card, the candidate can contact at for corrections and other clarifications.

How to Retrieve Sign in and Password?

While downloading the admit card, you need to make sure that you are providing the right credentials to sign in. But in case if you have forgotten the details, you do not have to panic, as there is an option to retrieve back your password. You can follow these steps to retrieve your details to sign in.

Steps to retrieve Application Number

Step – 1 – Visit the Sign-in Page of the official website and click on the option of Forgot Application Number

Step – 2 – A window will option with the option of Find Application Number.

Step – 3 – Here you need to enter the details carefully. These will be your parent’s name, your birth date, and the security pin.

Step – 4 – As you click on the option of Get Application Number after entering the details, the application number will be sent to you through SMS.

Step – 5 – Save the details this time for sure.

Steps to Retrieve Password

Step – 1 – On the sign-in page, you need to click on the option of Forgot Password.

Step – 2 – A window will come up with different options to reset the password among which you need to click the most convenient one as per you.

Step – 3 – Depending upon the option that you have selected, you will have to go further with the steps to get the password recovered.

Important Instructions for JEE Main Candidates

Aspirants who are about to appear for the JEE Main 2020 exam are all geared up by now and are waiting up for the exam, depending upon any update that may come up from the authorities. In the midst of all these, it is important that the candidates should make sure to take care of some of the important instructions for JEE Main 2020.

  • Apart from the admit card, it is important to carry any document for identification that can be PAN card, Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID card, or something similar.
  • It is important to reach the center at least 30 minutes before the start time of the exam.
  • The candidate should sit on the exact seat that is allocated to the roll number of the candidate. Not abiding by this rule can lead to the cancellation of the exam of the applicant.
  • It is mandatory for all the candidates to carry their own stationary and geometry boxes as sharing will be not entertained in the exam hall.
  • The candidates need to carry a copy of the documents that are requested and also documents such as PwD certification, if applicable.
  • The candidate should write the roll number on the scanned copies of the requested documents and should submit them to the invigilator.
  • Make sure to check the attendance sheet properly for your name and then sign on it accordingly to avoid any mistake.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any kind of electronic gadgets such as phones, smartwatches, or anything else apart from a scientific calculator.
  • Make sure to check the system offered to your seat is working properly or not so that it does not offer trouble in the middle of the exam. For any issues, report to the invigilator at the earliest.

Points to Consider While Answering in JEE Main Exam

There is no doubt that JEE Main is one of the toughest entrance exams in the country. This makes a number of students nervous at the exam hall. Here are some of the points to take care to answer the questions in a proper way.

  • Make sure to go through the exam instructions very carefully so that you do not miss out on something that is quite important.
  • Do not hurry when answering a question as it may lead to mistakes.
  • Do not forget that you have to complete the whole paper in a stipulated time period and hence do not waste much time on the question that you do not know.
  • Always solve any problem by writing it down to avoid confusion.
  • Always start with the easy questions and then move towards the difficult ones. This increases the chance of fetching proper marks.
  • Even after you have completed the paper, do not leave the hall before the end time. Utilize this time in cross-checking all your answers again and again.

JEE Main 2020 Admit Card FAQs

Q1. Are there any changes made in JEE Main 2020?

Answer: Yes, Paper-II of the exam will be conducted for B.Plan and B.Arch now separately. Also, there are other changes such as the application fee for the exam.

Q2. What are the changes made in the JEE Main 2020 B.Plan Paper?

Answer: The B.Plan paper of JEE Main 2020 will now have planning questions in place of drawings.

Q3. Is it necessary to apply for both the sessions for JEE Main 2020 Exam?

Answer: No, it is not necessary to appear in both the sessions of the JEE Main 2020 exam. But most of the time, candidates apply for both the exams in order to crack through the exam conveniently.

Q4. Should there be any further changes in the JEE Main 2020 Exam Date?

Answer: As of now, the JEE Main 2020 Exam Date is scheduled for 18th to 23rd July 2020. IT totally depends upon the situation and also the decision of the higher authorities for any changes that may happen. Hence, the candidates should regularly visit the official website for any updates and should stay alert for any further updates.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *