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JEE Advanced 2020 Registration Started: Top 2,50,000 JEE Main Qualifiers Can Apply

14 September, 2020

JEE Advanced Registration Window Open Till 17 September

By Anusha Lal

JEE Advanced 2020 exam, the gateway to admission in Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), is going to be held on September 27, 2020. Top 2,50,000 candidates who have qualified JEE Main are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced. For this, eligible candidates need to complete the registration process. The registration window for JEE Advanced 2020 opened on 12th September (Saturday). The last date for registration is 17 September; applicants need to register on/before the last day to take the exam.

For selection in IITs, the tier-1 engineering colleges in India, JEE Advanced score is the must! As per the official notification released by IIT Delhi (the organizers of JEE Advanced), only the top 2,50,000 candidates will be allowed to take the exam. The JEE Main results were declared last Friday (September 11) by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Also, the qualifying cut-off for JEE Advanced was released. To know your JEE Main results, you can visit the official website.

A candidate should have scored the following cut off percentile as per the category they belong to:

JEE Advanced Eligibility Cut-off






Economically Weaker Section (EWS)


Other Backward Class (OBC)


Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Apart from scoring the cut off percentile in JEE Main 2020 September exam, the other criterion is qualifying Class 12 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.

JEE Advanced includes two papers which consist of 54 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each paper is compulsory and the duration is three hours each. The aggregate of marks obtained in both the papers along with individual subject marks will be considered while preparing the rank list. The admission to IITs will be based on this rank list.

JEE Advanced results are expected to be declared on October 5, 2020. After the results are announced, category-wise All India Ranks (AIR) of successful students will be released on the JEE Advanced 2020 online portal. “Text messages will also be sent to the candidates to their registered mobile numbers,” IIT Delhi informed in its brochure.

Candidates need to note that qualifying JEE Advanced 2020 and completing all the admission-related formalities like filling up choices, participating in Joint Seat Allocation Process does not confirm their admission. Admission in the IITs will depend on the availability of seats during the various rounds of seat allocation.