The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Friday announced the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2020 results on its official website jeemain.nta.nic.in. A total of 24 students scored 100 percentile. The results have been announced for around 8.58 lakh students who had appeared in the JEE Main exam at 660 centres across the nation.
Based on the results of the JEE-Mains Paper 1 and Paper 2, the top 2.45 lakh candidates will be eligible to appear for the JEE-Advanced exam, which is a one-stop exam to get admission into the 23 premier Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).
Candidates who took the examination, held from September 1-6, 2020, can check and download their result from the website. The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted JEE Main entrance tests in two slots, between 9 am and 12 noon, and 3 pm and 6 pm from September 1-6.
Follow these steps to check your JEE Main result 2020:
Step 1: Visit the official website - jeemain.nta.nic.in
Step 2: Click on 'download result' for JEE Main result
Step 3: Enter login credentials
Step 4: Download the JEE Main result and take a printout for future reference
Candidates who meet the required JEE Main 2020 cutoff marks will be eligible to apply for admission to various engineering institutions such as-Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).
Earlier, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had announced that the candidates qualifying the JEE Main 2020 will now not require the mandatory 75 per cent marks in Class 12 this year for admission to the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). The move comes amidst the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis.
The Union Minister had said that the qualifying candidates will only need to obtain a passing certificate in Class 12 examination irrespective of the marks obtained.
The JEE Advanced 2020 or ITT JEE registration process is expected to begin on September 12 on the official website, jeeadv.ac.in. The JEE Advanced exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 27.
JEE Advanced is an entrance exam conducted for admissions to the prestigious 23 IIT colleges across India.