JEE Main 2020 New Application Form and Online Registration FAQs

Last Updated : May 20, 2020.

The online registration for JEE Main 2020 exam has re-started from 19th May, 2020. New candidates can apply for JEE Main 2020 by filling an online application form from 19th May- 24th May, 2020. Here we are answering all the questions and queries of JEE aspirants about JEE Main 2020 new application form and online registration.

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When can I submit the JEE Main 2020 new application form?

You can submit the JEE Main 2020 new application form from 19th May to 24th May, 2020.

How to apply for JEE Main 2020 if I have not appeared for January exam?

You can apply for JEE Main 2020 by going to NTA JEE Main website and completing the application process. First you have to register, then fill the JEE Main application form and pay the required fee. You can follow the simple steps given below to apply for the JEE Main 2020 exam.

For those candidates who have not registered/ appeared for JEE Main January 2020.

  • Open the NTA JEE Main website.
  • Click on "Fill JEE(Main) April 2020 Application Form".
  • Under "Not Appeared in Jan 2020/ Fresh Candidate", Click on "Fresh Registration Only".
  • Under "New Candidate Registration", Click on "New Registration".
  • Read the instructions carefully and select the checkbox "I have downloaded Information Bulletin, read and understood all the instructions".
  • Proceed to apply online by clicking on "Click here to Proceed".
  • Fill the Registration Form, Enter Security Pin and Submit the form.
  • Note down the system generated Application Number.
  • Complete the Application Form.
  • Upload the scanned images of Photograph and Signature in correct specification.
  • Pay the Application fee and take a print out of the confirmation page after successful remittance of fee.

How to apply for JEE Main 2020 if I already appeared for January exam?

You can apply for JEE Main 2020 using JEE Main January 2020 credentials.

For those candidates who had already appeared for JEE Main January 2020.

  • Open the NTA JEE Main website.
  • Click on "Fill JEE(Main) April 2020 Application Form".
  • Under "JEE(Main) January 2020 Appeared Candidates", Click on "Apply with JEE Main January 2020 Credentials".
  • Read the instructions carefully and select the checkbox "I have downloaded Information Bulletin, read and understood all the instructions".
  • Proceed to apply online by clicking on "Click here to Proceed".
  • Complete the Application Form.
  • Pay the Application fee and take a print out of the confirmation page after successful remittance of fee.

What is the application fee of JEE Main 2020?

Given below is the application fee of JEE Main 2020:

Fee payable for JEE Main 2020 Exam Centre in India Exam Centre outside India
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) [Paper-1 OR Paper-2] Boys-Rs 650/-
Girls- Rs 325/-
Boys-Rs 3000/-
Girls- Rs 1500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender [Paper-1 OR Paper-2] Boys-Rs 325/-
Girls- Rs 325/-
Boys-Rs 1500/-
Girls- Rs 1500/-
General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL) [Paper-1 AND Paper-2] Boys-Rs 1300/-
Girls- Rs 650/-
Boys-Rs 6000/-
Girls- Rs 3000/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender [Paper-1 AND Paper-2] Boys-Rs 650/-
Girls- Rs 650/-
Boys-Rs 3000/-
Girls- Rs 3000/-

Do I need to pay the application fee again for the JEE Main exam if I already paid for the January exam?

Yes, you have to pay the application fee again for the JEE Main exam if you have already paid and given the JEE Main January exam. NTA is providing you a second opportunity to clear (or improve marks in) JEE Main and it requires funds to conduct the exam again.

What is the last date to submit new application form for JEE Main 2020?

The last date to submit new application form for JEE Main 2020 is 24th May, 2020.

If I fill my JEE Main form early, will my exam date be earlier?

No, the exam date alloted to you doesn't depend on when you are filling the JEE Main application form. The allotment of centre, date and shift for JEE Main will be done after the closure of the application form through computer software.

What is the eligibility/ qualification to apply for JEE Main 2020?

Here is the eligibility and qualification criteria to apply for JEE Main 2020.

  • Only those candidates who have passed their class 12th examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018, 2019 or those who are appearing in 2020 are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2020.
  • There is no age limit for candidates to apply for JEE Main 2020.
  • Candidates who have passed Class XII/qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible to apply for JEE Main 2020.
  • Candidate who appeared in Class XII/ equivalent qualifying examination in 2017, did not pass in 2017, but passed in 2018 are not eligible to apply for JEE Main 2020.
  • Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for JEE Main 2020.

Is Aadhaar mandatory for the application of the JEE Main 2020?

No, Aadhaar is not mandatory for the application of the JEE Main 2020. Candidates can use any Government identity proof such as passport, voter-ID, pan card, ration card, etc. and can also use qualifying examination admit card with photograph to fill the JEE Main 2020 application form.

What should I write in 'State of eligibility' in JEE Main application form?

State code of eligibility means the code of the State from where the candidate has passed/appearing in class XII or equivalent qualifying examination. You can find the list of States/UTs and their codes in the JEE Main 2020 information bulletin.

What are the documents required for JEE Main 2020 registration?

The documents required for JEE Main 2020 registration are:

  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb).
  • Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb).
  • Aadhar Card OR other ID proof OR Qualifying examination admit card with photograph.
  • Class 10 and 12 or equivalent Mark Sheets to fill education details.

How can I apply in the EWS category for JEE Main 2020?

While applying in EWS category for JEE Main 2020, you have to choose the category in application form as "EWS". Eligibility for EWS Quota.

Can I give the JEE Main exam Outside India? What are the JEE Main 2020 Examination Centres Outside India?

Yes, you can give the JEE Main exam outside India. JEE Main 2020 examination centres outside India are - Bahrain, Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah and Singapore.

What to fill in the JEE Main application form if I am applying for the improvement exam - Passed or Appearing?

If you are applying for the improvement in class 12/ qualifying exam, then just fill "Passed" in the JEE Main application form (if you have not got the minimum percentage in class 12/ qualifying exam that is required for admission). At the time of counselling, you have to bring your improvement marksheet along with the original marksheet.

Does stating your preparation method in the JEE Main application form (self-study or coaching) have any effect on exam or during admission?

Stating your preparation method in the JEE Main application form has no effect on the JEE Main exam and admission process. You just choose your method of preparation, whether it's self-study or coaching. This option is just for NTA's data collection and information gathering.

How can I edit my JEE Main 2020 application form?

You can edit your JEE Main 2020 application form during the correction facility provided by NTA. To find exact dates of correction i.e. change of particulars in JEE Main application form, check out JEE Main latest information page.

I am not seeing the Confirmation Page after filling the JEE Main 2020 application form. What should I do?

Check the status of Fee payment. If the status is OK, the candidate will be able to take the print out of the Confirmation Page. If not OK, it means that transaction is cancelled and the amount will, automatically, be refunded to the concerned credit/debit card within 15 days by the concerned bank. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee once again and ensure the fee status is OK.

By mistake I filled in the wrong information in the JEE Main 2020 application form, what should I do now?

Don't worry, you can rectify your mistake in JEE Main application form during one time correction facility. See the exact dates of JEE Main correction facility. You can correct your wrong particulars during the JEE Main correction window by paying an additional fee as per requirement.

Should I submit another form if I entered wrong information in the JEE Main 2020 application form?

No. Only one JEE Main application form is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected. You can edit your application form and provide the right details during the JEE Main correction facility.

How can I make a correction in the JEE Main 2020 application form?

After the JEE Main 2020 application process is over, the NTA will open the application form correction window. It's the one time opportunity to make all your corrections (except choice of cities) in the JEE Main application form. To get the notification about the opening of the JEE Main 2020 correction window, follow our facebook page.

If by mistake anyone forgot the password used in the form fillup of NTA JEE Main 2020, does it create a problem?

No, it will not create a problem if you forgot the password used while filling NTA JEE Main application form. You can reset your password using 3 options : 1) Security Question & its Answer you chose during Form filling, 2) Verification code sent via text message (SMS) to your Registered Mobile No, 3) Reset link sent via Email to your Registered Email address.

Do I need to send the JEE Main 2020 filled application form/ confirmation page to NTA?

JEE Main 2020 entire application process is online. Candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including confirmation page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ By Hand.

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