JEE Advanced 2020 Guidelines and List of Prohibited Items in Exam Hall

Hello JEE Aspirants,

As per the announcement, JEE Advanced 2020 Exam will be conducted on 17th May 2020 by IIT Delhi. Let’s start with pulling up your socks and dive into JEE Advanced Preparation.

After the strict rules of checking followed in various Examination, IITs released a list of prohibited items in JEE Advanced 2020 Exam as well. This is done to reduce the malpractices that were noticed during the examination in the past years.

Here in the blog, we have provided the List of JEE Advanced 2020 prohibited items examination and the Complete list of documents required to appear in the exam.

Items Prohibited for JEE Advanced 2020: Check Out Complete List Here

As stated above, the JEE Advanced Exam will be organized on 17th May 2020. Regarding the dress code and the restricted materials in the exam centre, IITs have announced a set of new rules for the appearing candidates.

The candidates will go through a metal detector check, if anyone is found disobeying or breaking the rules, their candidature can be cancelled and they might be banned from appearing in the upcoming JEE Advanced Exam.

JEE Advanced 2020 List of Prohibited Items at the Exam Center

There are so many items that we usually can carry to an exam hall are not allowed in the JEE Advanced Exam. Looking at the previous years’ list, the analogue watch has been removed from the list of banned items. Now, the candidates can bring them along in the exam hall. In the below table, the list of items prohibited in the exam hall is provided.

As per the JEE Advanced 2020 Guidelines, some items are banned in the exam. Have a look on to the list of prohibited materials: –

CapsCreamsLog Tables
BeltsLip BalmsAbacus
Ruler/ScaleHair BandsHealth Bands
CameraPaper ClipsStudy Materials
PagersSunglassesWater Bottles
CalculatorsNotesSoft Drinks
EarphonesPaper BitsPurses/Wallets
MicrophonesBlank/Written PapersDebit/ATM Cards
Smart WatchesStudy Material 
Pen DrivesPendants 

 You may also visit the Zone wise JEE Advanced Exam Centres List

JEE Advanced 2020 List of Allowed Items in Exam Hall

IITs have released a list of IIT JEE 2020 prohibited items but to appear in the examination candidate must take along the items allowed for the exam, which are mentioned below.

 Candidate needs to carry his/her JEE Advanced Admit Card 2020.

 Original photo identity card like Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving License, etc.

 Black ballpoint pen with a transparent body will only be allowed in the exam hall.

 Small erasers and wooden pencils can be taken in the exam hall.

 For time management, candidates are now free to take a simple analogue watch but digital and smartwatches are still restricted in the examination hall.


 For Indian Centers: According to the latest notification, All the partially registered candidates will need to submit a demand draft of INR 3100 for General, OBC-NCL and INR 1800 for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female candidates at the examination centre on the day of examination.

 For Foreign Centers: A demand draft/ cheque of USD 210 from SAARC candidates and demand draft/ cheque of USD 350 from non- SAARC candidates will need to submit at the allotted examination centre on the exam day.

The drafts/banker’s cheques should be in favour of “Organizing Chairman JEE (Advanced)” that will be payable at Kanpur.

This notice is NOT for the candidates who completed their complete registration, including payment of fees, before the deadline.

JEE Advanced 2020 Dress Code: What to Wear on Exam Day?

Is there a dress code for JEE advanced 2020?

Can printed clothes be worn for JEE Advanced examination?

Are religious threads allowed in the examination hall?

There are a lot of such questions asked by the candidates for JEE Advanced Dress Code. To answer all the queries, we have provided the following section of the dress code for female as well as male candidates separately.

A fixed dress code has been set in JEE Advanced Exam due to an increased number of unfair means used by the candidates to crack the exam

Candidates need to follow the dress code strictly so that they could remain stress-free at the time of examination.

JEE Advanced 2020 Dress Code for Female Candidates

Dress code rules for female candidates are listed below. Dress code includes prohibited items as well as allowed items in the examination.

  Simple half sleeve kurtas or tops can be worn.

  Clothes having big buttons, broaches, badges, unpleasant colours are not allowed.

  Do not wear any expensive jewellery items like nose pins, earrings, chains, bracelets, etc. as no one will be responsible if they are misplaced or lost.

  Tie your hair with a simple hair elastic, no fancy hairpins, clips will be considered in the examination hall.

  Fancy and digital watches are not allowed in the examination.

  You can wear a simple analogue watch if you want.

  No veil/dupattas and other long draped dresses are allowed at the time of examination.

  Open sandals or slippers should be worn so that they can be taken off easily if the candidate is asked to do so by the center’s staff members.

  Religious headwear is allowed but wearing a burka to the exam hall is not allowed. You can cover your head but face and neck should be visible.

 Also, check- Preparation Tips to crack JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced 2020 Dress Code for Male Candidates:

  Simple half-sleeved shirt and t-shirts are allowed.

  No digital watches will be allowed but the simple analogue watch can be worn.

  You can wear trousers and lowers. It will be better if they do not have any pockets.

  You can wear plain slippers and open sandals. Do not wear shoes while appearing for the exam.

  Religious headwear is allowed in the exam hall.

  Any kind of sunglasses or goggles will not be considered. Spectacles prescribed by the doctor are only permitted.

  No belts will be allowed.

  Wear well-fitted trousers or pants.

The above-mentioned information is collected and provided to you in a simple and easy way to clear your doubts regarding the items prohibited and JEE Advanced 2020 dress code. For more details and JEE Advanced News 2020, stay tuned with Eduncle.

Hope that the guidelines provided in the blog will help you in your JEE Advanced Examination. Feel free to ask any query in the comments section below.

Thank You & All the Best…!!

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