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JEE Main 2020: With the ongoing demands to postpone the upcoming JEE Main 2020 exams, NTA has made it clear that the exam will be conducted as per the schedule. The National Testing Agency will conduct JEE Main 2020 from September 1 to September 6, 2020. Candidates are requested to download their respective admit card from the official website i.e. As per information, this year, 8.58 lakh candidates have registered for JEE Main 2020.

JEE Main 2020: List of prohibited items

Candidates are not allowed to carry any metallic item, therefore, they should avoid wearing any kind of jewelry and ornaments.

Candidates are not allowed to carry their cellphones and watches.

Candidates are not allowed to cover their heads by a cap, dupatta, etc unless its a customary dress for which they have prior permission.

Candidates are also not allowed to carry any handbags, stationery items, gadgets, electronic items, or communication devices.

Candidates who wear kara or kirpan due to religious reasons have to report to the exam center almost 1.5 hours before the gate closing time and intimate the officials or otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

Advisory for JEE Main 2020
candidates regarding Covid-19:

For JEE Main 2020, NTA has released different sets of advisories. NTA will implement social distancing measures as per Government of India guidelines in the current scenario of Covid-19 to ensure health and safety of the candidates.

Adequate measures are implemented for the safety of all without compromising the high standards, sanctity, and fairness in the conduct of the examination.

Here is the list:

Before each shift starts (and after last shift of the candidate) seating area will be thoroughly sanitised – monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk and the chair. All door handles, staircase railing, lift buttons, etc will be disinfected. Wheelchairs (if present at the venue) will be disinfected

Gap between 2 seats will be maintained as per GOI guidelines

Hand Sanitiser will be available at entry and inside the exam venue at various places for candidates and centre staff to use

Barcode readers will be available at the entry point to scan the barcode on the admit card. The Lab number will be informed to the candidate at this point

Candidates need to maintain a space of at least 6 feet from each other at all the time. Queue manager/ropes and floor marks will be arranged outside the centre, follow the instructions provided by the staff.

Candidate will be offered a fresh 3 Ply mask before entry.

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