JCECE Exam Pattern 2020

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 04 Sep, 2019 15:43 IST

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JCECE 2020 Exam Pattern

JCECE 2020 exam pattern will give information related to the total topics and chapters covered, the number of questions asked in the exam, time duration, marking scheme as well as the section-wise distribution of marks. The exam comprises of multiple-choice type questions, wherein the candidates have to mark their answers on an OMR answer sheet.

Highlights of JCECE 2020 Exam Pattern

  • JCECE comprises of total 150 questions.

  • JCECE 2020 will be conducted in an offline mode.

  • The questions cover subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology/Biotechnology.

  • Each question carries 1 Mark. For each correct response, candidates will get 1 mark. However, for each incorrect response, 1/4 mark will be deducted from the total score.

  • No deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated on the OMR sheet. If the applicants are not sure about their answers, they should avoid attempting such questions.

  • Duration of JCECE 2020 will be of 3 hours.

  • Language of question paper will be in English and Hindi.

  • The candidate gets no marks for unanswered questions.

Particulars Details

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Mode


Total Marks

150 marks

Number of Sections

4 (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics)

Exam Language

English and Hindi

Number of Papers


Exam Duration

3 hours each

Detailed Exam Pattern of JCECE 2020

Subject Group


No. of Questions

Types of Questions


Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Physics – 50


Chemistry – 50

Mathematics – 50


Physics, Chemistry & Biology/ Biotechnology

Physics – 50


Chemistry – 50

Biology/ Biotechnology – 50


Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology & Mathematics

Physics – 50


JCECE 2020 Marking Scheme 

  • Marking Scheme for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Subject Group- Candidates belonging to this group will have to answer 150 questions.

  • Marking Scheme for Physics, Chemistry and Biology Subject Group-Candidates belonging to this group will also have to answer 150 questions.

  • Marking Scheme for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics Subject Group-The total questions of the exam will be 200 for this subject group of the candidates.

  • There will be equally divided marks for all subjects.

  • 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.

  • There is no deduction of marks for unanswered papers.

  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

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