NTA JEE Main 2020 admit card to release soon
The National Testing Agency (NTA), conducting body of Joint Entrance Examination Main, JEE, will release the JEE Main admit card 2020 soon. The engineering entrance exam has been scheduled to be conducted from September 1 to 6, 2020.
Previously, the JEE Main 2020 admit card was announced to be released 15 days before the examination and therefore, it is expected to be released on August 15.
The entrance exam was previously scheduled in July but the Education Ministry and the NTA had decided to postpone the exam to September as conducting the exam in July amidst rising numbers of Covid-19 cases was not feasible.
The priority of the government is “health and safety of students”, said Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.
JEE Main Admit Card 2020: Websites
JEE Main 2020 admit card can be checked at the JEE official website -- jeemain.nta.nic.in. Candidates, who have appeared for the JEE Main 2020 exam admit cards using their application number, password/date of birth.
This year, JEE Main admit card will include all the special and important instructions for exam day i.e. social-distancing and sanitization norms, in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
JEE Main Admit Card 2020: Exam day instructions for candidates
Candidates must be present at their respective exam centres at least one hour before the exam starts. This year, the security checks will take more time as sanitization, thermal scanning of candidates, etc. will be performed.
NTA Director Vineet Joshi previously said that slots will be allotted to candidates to arrive at the examination venue so that social-distancing can be maintained.
Along with the JEE Main 2020 admit card, candidates will also be required to bring an identity proof and recent passport size photograph. Without these, candidates will not be permitted to enter the exam hall.
For Paper 2, the candidates will be allowed to take their geometry box, colour pencils and crayons. No watercolour will be allowed.
Blank paper, pen or pencil will be provided to the candidates for rough work, which is to be returned to the invigilators at the end of the examination.
Candidates will be needed to write their names and roll numbers on the top of the rough paper.
A blank paper and pen/pencil will be given to the candidates for rough work. However, the paper has to be returned to the invigilators after the exam is over.
The name and roll number of the candidate should also be written on the top of the rough paper.
Diabetic candidates will be allowed to carry eatables like fruits (banana, apple, orange), sugar tablets, and water in transparent bottles. Packed foods will not be allowed inside the examination hall.