JEE Advanced 2020 LIVE: The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE- Advanced 2020) is being conducted across the country today in two slots. Over 1.6 lakh students are likely to appear for the entrance exam this year. The first slot exam started at 9 am and will end at 12 noon while the second slot exam will be held from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. JEE-Advanced 2020 will be held across 222 cities and over 1,000 exam centres this year. In order to avoid overcrowding at the centre and to ensure the implementation of other safety norms, candidates have been given staggered reporting time. This year, only 64% of the students eligible to appear for the JEE- Advanced are registered for the examination in 2020.
Only 1.6 lakh students registered for JEE Advanced 2020
While a total of 8.58 lakh candidates had registered for the JEE-Mains exam, 2.5 lakh of the candidates were eligible to appear for JEE-Advanced. However, only 1.6 lakh candidates registered for the exam.
JEE Advanced result 2020 to be declared on October 5
The JEE Advanced results 2020 are slated to be announced on October 5, following which the admission process to the 23 IITs will start. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the admission to the IITs.
JEE Advanced 2020: Number of exam centre increased from 600 to 1000 this year
The number of exam centres has been increased from 600 last year to 1000 and the number of exam cities has also been increased from 164 to 222.
JEE Advanced 2020: No biometric verification this year, thermal scanning a must at entrance gate
In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, the exam authorities have done away with biometric verification of candidates. Students will undergo thermal scanning at the entrance. If the body temperature is above normal (37.5 °C/99.4 F) or if the candidate displays any Covid-19 symptom, he or she will be seated in an isolation room to take the paper.
JEE Advanced 2020: ‘98% students allotted exam city from top 3 choices of candidates’
Around 98% of candidates appearing for JEE-Advanced have been allocated examination centre from the top three choices of cities made by them during registration, according to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here which is conducting the exam.
JEE Advanced 2020: Items allowed to carry inside the exam centre
Candidates must wear masks and hand gloves and bring their personal hand sanitiser (50 millimetres). They must also carry all pages of the JEE-Adv admit card, ball point pen, self-declaration form, along with a valid photo identity proof to the examination centre. Read full details here
Over 30K students to take JEE Advanced 2020 in Bihar, 15K aspirants in Patna
Around 30,000 aspirants will take the JEE Advanced exam across 72 centres spread over 11 cities in the state. In Patna alone, more than 15,000 aspirants will take the exam. Many students reached their exam centre city a day before the exam.Click here to know what they said prior to the exam.
JEE Advanced 2020 begins
JEE Advanced 2020 exam has begun. This year, 1.6 lakh students are registered to take the examination. The first slot exam will be held from 9 am to 12 noon.