JEE Advanced 2020 will be held on May 17, 2020, IIT Delhi will be organizing the entrance exam next year. JEE Advanced exam is conducted for admission to 23 IITs.
On May 17, 2020, the first paper of JEE (Advanced) will start at 9.00 a.m. and end at 12 noon (IST). Earlier Paper 2 that used to start at 2 p.m. Now the second paper will be conducted from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (IST). This is to allow students, especially the PwD candidates, more time between the two papers. Also this will Help in conduction biometric verification at the centers in timely manner
The IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) has decided to hold JEE Advanced exam, for the first time, in San Francisco (United States) along with four other countries Dubai (UAE), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore.
Another major change introduced for JEE Advanced 2020 is the increase in number of takers. Earlier, top 2,40,000 candidates from JEE Main were deemed eligible for appearing in the JEE Advanced exam. This number has been increased by 10,000, i.e. next year 2,50,000 students (including all categories) from JEE (Main) 2020 will be shortlisted to appear in JEE Advanced exam.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) organises JEE Mains while one of the IITs organises JEE Advanced under the guidance of IIT JAB. NTA Already announced about the pattern, Speedlabs Practice Platform is designed in same manner by expert IITian team which can help to boost rank.
In 2019, IIT Roorkee was the organising institute for JEE (Advanced) in which a total number of 161,319 candidates had appeared in both papers 1 and 2. A total of 38,705 candidates were successful. Of the total qualified candidates, 5,356 were females.
Also published on Medium.