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96% candidates appear for JEE Advanced 2020 amid strict precautions

While 160,831 candidates registered for the JEE Advanced after qualifying the JEE Main, the total number of registered candidates, who paid their registration fees, stood at 155,511

Students leave an examination centre after appearing for the JEE 2020 exams amid a coronavirus pandemic, in Gurugram.
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While the first paper saw a turnout of 151,311, the second paper saw a turnout of 150,900 candidates.

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Amid the various challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2020, the entrance test for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), saw a 96 per cent turnout of aspirants on Sunday.

Organised by IIT Delhi this year, JEE (Advanced) 2020 was conducted in 222 cities, at 1001 exam centres all over the country. Last year, the test was held in 164 cities and at 600 examination centers.

While 160,831 candidates registered for the JEE Advanced after qualifying the JEE Main, the total number of registered candidates, who paid their registration fees, stood at

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First Published: Sep 27 2020 | 8:16 PM IST

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