New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examinations (Mains) 2020, which begins today, will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes from September 1 to 6.
NTA will hold the JEE Main at 605 centres for B.Tech/BE and 489 centres for B.Arch and B.Planning located in 224 224 cities across the country and eight cities abroad.
More than 8 lakh candidates have enrolled for the JEE Main examination and their admit cards were uploaded on the official website of NTA on August 17.
Here are the lists of guidelines for JEE Mains 2020 candidates to follow on exam day
Guidelines on time to reach the exam centre
- Candidates should reach the centre as indicated.
- No examinee will be permitted to entre after the gate closing time.
- Candidates are advised to visit the examination venue a day in advance to see the arrangements at the centre, to avoid problems on the day of the test.
Things to be carried into the examination venue
- Admit card with the Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA’s official website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.
- A normal transparent ballpoint pen.
- An additional photograph for pasting on attending sheet.
- Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml).
- Personal transparent water bottle.
Before reaching the examination centre, each candidate should duly fill the required details in the declaration form in legible handwriting with signature and photograph (to be pasted on appropriate place). Also, their left-hand thumb impression should be clearly visible and not smudged.
Any one of the original and valid Photo Identification Proof issued by the government – PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/12th Class Board Admit or Registration card/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ E-Aadhaar/ Ration Card./ Aadhaar Enrolment No. with Photo. All other ID/Photocopies of IDs even if attested/scanned photo of IDs in the mobile phone will not be considered as valid ID Proof.
Things not to be carried in the examination centre
- Mobile phone
- Electronic devices
- Any textual material
- Slide rules
- Log tables
- Electronic watches with a feature of calculator
- Printed or written material
- Bits of papers
- Pager or any other devices
Things to consider about dress code
- Shoes or footwears with thick soles and garments with large buttons are not permitted.
- If religion or customs require you to wear specific attire, then must visit the centre early for thorough checking.
NTA will strictly follow the social distancing measures as per Government of India guidelines in the current scenario of COVID-19 to ensure health and safety of the candidates.
For safety purpose, NTA strongly advises examinees not to carry anything other than permitted items.