JEE Mains 2020 Guidelines, Exam-day Tips, and Checklist

JEE Mains 2020 Guidelines, Exam-day Tips, and Checklist

Dear students & parents, as the time for the final exam, is nearing, every student is busy in the last minute preparation (or) revision. During these slag hours, it is also important to focus on Non-academic alerts apart from regular last-minute tips. This includes, what to carry to the exam hall, reporting timings, exam hall behavior, do’s & don’ts, which are quint-essential to avoid last-minute haste.

JEE Mains 2020 Exam day Timetable

Exam carry checklist

  1. Downloaded admit card with proper details of the student such as
    (i) Name
    (ii) Date of Birth
    (iii) Paper
    (iv) Gender
    (v) Test center/city & state
    (vi) Reservation category.
    If a student finds any information incorrect, contact NTA immediately over the phone. The help-line numbers are displayed in Jee(main) official website

  2. One passport size photograph, which is the same as uploaded in the online JEE(Main) application form, (will be pasted on the attendance sheet at the exam center.)

  3. Original photo identity card (any of these) issued by the [Government (State or Central)]
    (i) Aadhar card (or E-aadhar)
    (ii) Driving license
    (iii) Voter ID
    (iv) Passport

What not to carry to the exam hall:

  1. Any electronic device such as a mobile phone, pager, calculator, smartwatch, etc.
  2. Any printed material such as notes, textbooks, log tables, graphs, blank sheets, etc.
    (If you can by any chance, it will be taken into custody and you will be debarred from the exam.)
  3. Any type of bag, However, a cloak-room will be provided at the exam centers to keep the luggage for outstation candidates.

Slag-hour Tips

  1. Eat healthily, sleep adequate & be optimistic.
  2. Revise your strong areas. Don’t practice anything new.
  3. For reference, go through previous JEE(Main) question papers of recent years.
  4. Attempt as many mock tests as possible online. NTA is offering few JEE mock tests on its website
  5. Go through the result analysis of your mock tests to understand and improve upon your weak areas.
  6. Be aware of the latest JEE(Main) 2020 question papers. It consists of 25 questions per subject in which 20 questions are single answer objective type and 5 questions are numerical value type. In this type of question, you can type your answer (whether it is a single integer or decimal point) using your computer mouse and numerical touchpad.

Exam Day Behaviour

  1. JEE(Main) examiners ensure absolute silence in the exam hall. If any kind of noise, gestures, weird behavior or any impersonating act by a student might attract a debar from the exam.
  2. Occupy your seat at least 5–10 min before your exam time.
  3. Fill in all your details properly before you begin your test.
  4. Read all the instructions carefully.
  5. Assess the question paper as per its standard and flag those questions which are from your strong area.
  6. There is no particular order to attempt the question, you can pick any order of subjects, but spend a reasonable amount of time on every subject. Ensure you don’t spend more than 1 hour on any particular subject.
  7. If you find any subject difficult, please understand that you are not alone, you quickly shift over and solve as many questions as possible in the other subjects.
  8. Single answer objective type of question carries negative marks hence no guesswork. However numerical-value based questions may not attract any negative marks (Read instructions & clarify on this during the exam)
  9. Ensure that you stay allotted time in the exam hall. Don’t rush to complete the exam.
  10. Review your answers 10-15 minutes before your finishing time and also verify your details before submitting the exam.
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