Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2020 official answer key has been released for candidates to evaluate their answers. The official answer key is released by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi today i.e. September 30, 2020, at the institute’s official website, jeeadv.ac.in. The entrance exam consists of two different papers of 3 hours duration each. Answer keys for paper 1 and paper 2 shall be released separately. The JEE Advanced 2020 results are scheduled to be declared also on the official website on October 5, 2020. This year, the examination was scheduled on September 27, 2020, for students who wish to get admitted in IITs across the country.
IIT Delhi has released the JEE Advanced 2020 question paper on their official website jeeadv.ac.in in a pdf format. Candidates can use this question paper and the official answer key to calculate their possible score in the entrance test. To access the answer key, candidates have to go to the official website of the examination on their preferred browser. Then, they have to search the link for the answer key on the home page of the website. Clicking on the link shall lead the candidates to a pdf consisting of answers for all codes. Candidates must check the code that they received during the examination and download the corresponding answer key.
JEE Advanced examination has two papers, each of 3 hours duration. Each paper consists of 3 sections and every section has a different marking scheme. Section 1 has 6 questions and each question is allotted 3 marks. 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. In this section, only one of the four options is the correct answer. Section 2 again consists of 6 questions, each question of 4 marks. However, in this section, one or more options are the correct answers. In case all the correct options are chosen, 4 marks are given. If only three correct options are chosen, 3 marks are given and if only two options are chosen, 2 marks are allotted. 1 mark is allotted in case two or more options are correct but the candidate has only marked one correct option. In this section, 2 marks are deducted for every wrong answer.
Section 3 consists of 6 questions, each of 4 marks. The answer to every question is a numerical value. In case the correct numerical value is entered, 4 marks are given. Otherwise, 0 marks are given to the answer. Following this marking scheme, candidates can calculate their most probable score in the national-level entrance test. Candidates are also given the provision to challenge the answer-key in case they find any error or are not satisfied with an answer. However, for availing this facility, candidates have to pay a fee of Rs.500 per question that they challenge. JEE Advanced 2020 was conducted in September 2020 and the results are expected to be released on October 5, 2020.