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JEE Main Admit Card – Downloading, Exam Day Instructions & More

The National Testing Agency (NTA) recently released the admit cards for the JEE Main 2020 (September session) on 19th August 2020.  The JEE Main 2020 (September session) is scheduled to be conducted from 1st September to 6th September 2020. The admit card of JEE Main features important details like exam venue, time plot and personal details as well. The exam will be conducted in two shifts- morning and afternoon. The morning shift of the exam will commence from 9.30 AM, whereas the afternoon shift will start from 2.30 PM. As the exam is being conducted amidst the outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, Candidates may expect that the governing body of the exam would take appropriate measures for their safety.

It is crucial to know that ONLY those candidates who have completed the registration process for the JEE Main April session will be able to access the admit cards for the exam. Aspiring candidates will be able to download the admit cards from the official website of NTA – jeemain.nic.in. Candidates must precisely check the details mentioned on the JEE Main admit card and contact the helpline desk of the JEE Main, in case of any discrepancy. Candidates may drop a mail on – jeemain-nta@gov.in and share their queries on helpline numbers – 7042399520,7042399521 and 7042399525.

Important Update– The JEE Main 2020 dates were recently announced. The exam will now be conducted from September 1 to September 6, 2020. NTA released the admit cards for the September session of JEE Main on 19th August 2020.

This article would emphasize on all the essential information regarding the JEE Main Admit Card. After going through this article, candidates would be able to figure out the process of downloading the JEE Main admit card. You will also be made aware of the details which are mentioned on the admit card, and what documents you must carry on the day of the exam.

JEE Main Admit Card – Procedure to Download

The admit cards for the April session (now September session) of JEE Main 2020 will only be available on the official website of NTA – jeemain.nic.in. The JEE Main admit card will not be sent through post and aspirants must download the admit card through online mode at least a week prior to the exam. JEE Main admit card can be generated in two easy ways. Steps to download the JEE Main admit card in these two different ways is mentioned below:

Downloading the admit card “Through Application Number and Password” option

  1. Visit the official website of ‘JEE Main 2020’.
  2. Click on the tab mentioning ‘JEE Main Admit Card 2020’.
  3. After clicking the tab, you may witness two options on the screen to download the admit card – 1. Download through application number and password  2. Download through application number and date of birth.
  4. Click on the 1st option and fill credentials like application number and password (these are made available at the time of registration/application process).
  5. Click on the ‘download admit card’ option and take a few printouts of the copy.

Downloading the admit card “Through Application Number and Date of Birth” option

  1. Visit the official website of ‘JEE Main 2020’.
  2. Click on the tab mentioning ‘JEE Main Admit Card 2020’.
  3. After clicking the tab, you may witness two options on the screen to download the admit card. 1. Download through application number and password  2. Download through application number and date of birth.
  4. Click on the 2nd option and fill credentials like application number, date of birth and security pin.
  5. Click on the ‘download admit card’ option and take a few printouts of the copy.

JEE Main Admit Card – Details Mentioned On The Admit card

After successfully downloading the JEE Main admit card, candidates must verify all the details which are available on the card. You must ensure that the information is correct in all sense, and in case of any discrepancy, contact the authorities as early as possible. Candidates will find the following details on the admit card: 

General Details

  1. Candidates name
  2. Father’s name
  3. Date of birth
  4. Gender
  5. Category
  6. State of eligibility
  7. Person with disability (if applicable)

Test Details 

  1. Paper medium
  2. Paper applied for
  3. Reporting time at the centre
  4. Gate closing time of centre
  5. Date of examination
  6. Shift
  7. Timing of the test
  8. Venue of the test (location and address of the centre)
  9. Signature of the candidate
  10. Photograph of the candidate
  11. Signature of parents

Note: Also check at the end of this article  – 7 important instructions for the JEE Main candidates on the day of the examination. 

Read More: – JEE Main Exam Pattern – Revised Format, Determining the Merit

JEE Main Admit Card – Documents You Must Carry On The Exam Day

For candidates, it is mandatory to carry the admit card on the exam day. Inability to do so will lead to the rejection of the candidature. You must also carry the below mentioned documents, along with the admit card, to the exam centre.

1. Coloured passport-size photograph (Similar to the one attached with the application form)

2. Carry any one of the below given identity proofs

  • Voter ID card
  • Aadhar card
  • Driving license
  • PAN card
  • Ration
  • Passport
  • School identity card

3. PWD (person with disability) certificate (if applicable)

JEE Main Admit Card – How To Reset A Forgotten Password?

JEE Main login password is crucial for various purposes throughout the admission process. Thus, it is essential to keep it safe. However, even if you forget your password, you can easily create a new one by following the below mentioned steps:

  1. Visit the official website of JEE Main.
  2. Click on the tab mentioning ‘JEE Main Admit Card 2020’.
  3. Next, click on the option mentioning ‘I can’t access my account’.
  4. Next, click on the ‘forgot password option’.
  5. Candidates may choose any of the three ways of resetting the password. This includes correctly answering security questions OR using verification code which is sent to the candidates registered mobile number OR receiving a link of changing password via email.
  6. Candidates must access the link and appropriately change the password. It is crucial to keep the login password safe for further usage.

JEE Main Admit Card – Important Instructions

Candidates must adhere to the important instructions and guidelines implemented by the governing body of the JEE Main. These are:

  1. Candidates must carry their JEE Main admit card to the exam center. Inability to do so will lead to an immediate disqualification.
  2. Carrying any sort of electronic gadget or device like mobile phone, calculator or electronic watch is strictly prohibited inside the exam hall.
  3. Candidates must report at the exam centre before the allotted reporting time. Late comers will not be allowed to appear for the examination.
  4. Writing any irrelevant information on the admit card is strictly prohibited.
  5. Candidates must sit at the allotted seat according to their roll numbers. Any fraudulence will lead to immediate disqualification.
  6. Candidates can only leave the examination hall after the completion of exam duration.
  7. Candidates must carry an identification proof with them such as Voter ID card, Aadhar card, PAN card, Passport, School ID card or Driving license.

JEE Main Admit Card – FAQs

Q. When will the JEE Main admit card be released for the April session (now September session) 2020?

The admit cards for the JEE Main September session were released on 19th August 2020 on the official website of 'NTA'.

Q. Can I get my JEE Main admit card through post as well?

No. You can only avail the JEE Main admit card through online mode. You must visit the official website of NTA - jeemain.nic.in and click on the link mentioning ‘JEE Main Admit Card 2020’. Then, login through credentials like application number, password/date of birth and download your admit card.

Q. What are the documents I must carry along with the admit card on the JEE Main exam day?

Along with the JEE Main admit card, you must carry a coloured passport-size photograph (similar to the one attached to the application form), any one of the following identity verification proofs - Voter ID card, Aadhar card, PAN card, Passport, School ID card or Driving license. Candidates who have applied for the PWD reservation must bring the PWD certificate as well.

Q. Whom should I contact in case of any discrepancy in my JEE Main admit card?

In case of any discrepancy in your JEE Main admit card, you must urgently drop a mail on - jeemain-nta@gov.in and you may also contact on helpline numbers of JEE Main - 7042399520,7042399521 and 7042399525.

Q. What details are required to download the JEE Main admit card?

You must enter the following credentials to download the JEE Main admit card - Application number, Password/Date of Birth and a security pin.

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