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Publish Date: 28th September 2020

JEE (Advanced) 2020 successfully conducted; close to 96% candidates appear

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JEE (Advanced) 2020 was conducted successfully across the country on September 27th by IIT Delhi, the organising institute.

Out of the total registered (fee-paid) candidates, 96% appeared for the exam.

Paper 1: 1,51,311

Paper 2: 1,50,900

JEE (Advanced) 2020 witnessed the largest number of nodes ever provided by TCS-iON for an exam in the country (approx. 3.4 lakh nodes) to accomodate everyone while complying to social distancing norms.

The exams were conducted in 222 cities and 1001 exam centers all over the country.

"As per the manpower and infrastructure, due to COVID-19, conducting the exam was a major challenge readily accomplished by IIT Delhi," said Organizing Team members of JEE (Advanced) 2020.

Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director IIT Delhi, on behalf of the organizing team, expressed his gratitude to the Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', officials in the Ministry, the state governments, all the IITs and the candidates for their support in making the JEE Advanced 2020 successful.