Separate Paper introduced for B.Planning in JEE Main 2020
Sep 5 2019 3:33PM
JEE Main 2020: The JEE Main 2020 Application process began yesterday, September 3, 2020. The application forms are available on the official website of NTA JEE Main 2020. The National Testing Agency has introduced a few changes in the JEE Main 2020 examination.
Last year the examination which was conducted once a year was changed to twice a year with the examination being conducted in January and April, respectively. This year apart from that the conducting body has introduced a new paper for the B.Planning programme. Until the previous year, the JEE Main examination was conducted in two papers. Paper 1 was for the students seeking admission to the B.Tech Programme while Paper 2 was for students seeking admission to the B.Arch and B.Planning programme. This year, however, the conducting body has introduced a separate paper for the B.Planning programme.
According to the notification, Paper 1 will be conducted for the B.Tech candidates, Paper 2 will be for the B.Arch candidates while Paper 3 will be for the B.Planning candidates. The students appearing for JEE Main have the liberty to choose if they wish to appear for all the three papers, two papers or just one paper for the examination to be conducted in January 2020.
The conducting body also introduced a new paper pattern for JEE main 2020. As per the latest examination pattern, The B.Arch (Paper 2) will contain three parts. The first part will have mathematical questions while the second part will be an aptitude test which will be conducted in the computer-based mode. Part 3 will be drawing test conducted in the pen and paper mode.
As per the examination pattern for B.Palnning (Paper 3) the first two parts will be similar to the B.Arch question paper while the third part will contain questions based on Planning. Paper 3 will be conducted in the computer-based mode.
The application forms for JEE Main 2020 are available on the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in. Candidates interested to apply for the examination can submit the application forms until September 30, 2019. The JEE Main entrance examination is conducted for the admission to the B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning programmes offered at the Indian Institute of Technology. Students can visit the official website to check the information bulletin and related schedule of the JEE Main 2020 examination.