JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates HIGHLIGHTS: The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main third session which was earlier scheduled to be held in April; will now be conducted from July 20 to 25. The fourth session which was earlier to be held in May will now be conducted from July 27 to August 2, announced Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank during a live interaction with students.
Students who wish to apply for these exams and have not done so earlier can apply at jeemain.nta.nic.in. Further, students have also been allowed to change their exam centres or city by editing their application forms. For exams scheduled to be held from July 20, the application window will remain open from July 6 to 8. Those who wish to apply for the May/August session which will begin from July 27 can edit their forms or apply anew from July 9 to 12.
To ensure they get the city or centre in the nearest location, the number of exam centres has also been increased. Exams will be held amid strict precautions, said Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. The dates were finalized during a meeting between the Ministry officials and National Testing Agency (NTA) were held. There is still no clarity on NEET 2021 dates.
Paper 2 candidates for BArch BPlan can only apply for May session
Candidates who registered for JEE Main for the architecture exam - BArch or BPlan will not have the option to apply for the April (starting from July 20) session. They can only apply for the May session. For these candidates the application for submission, the edit window will open from July 9 to 12. The last date to pay fee will be July 12, 11:50 pm. The exam will be held from July 27 to August 2.
JEE Main Dates Out, NEET 2021 Aspirants demand clarity
While the exam dates have been announced for the engineering entrance exam - JEE Main, there is yet to be any clarity for the NEET aspirants. The medical aspirants are replying to the Education Minister's tweets demanding a postponement till October. Sources reveal that NEET is expected to be held in September, however, official notice is awaited.
JEE Main 2021: Best of four sessions will be considered
Students can appear for as many sessions as they want from one to four. The best score obtained by the student in any of the sessions will be considered while creating the result. JEE Main 2021 Results will be announced after the end of the last attempt.
JEE Main 2021: Exam Centre change also allowed
Not just application form, students will also be allowed to change the exam centre of the city from where they are appearing for the exam from. This has done to ensure that students who might have changed their location in the meantime will be able to get the nearest location.
JEE Main 2021: Application forms open
The application forms have been released at jeemain.nta.nic.in. Students who have not applied before or those who have appeared for the exam in the previous two sessions and wish to appear for the exam again to improve rank can do so at the official website. The application window will remain open for three days.
JEE Main 2021: What to expect?
As per sources, the minister will announce the exam dates of the pending two sessions. Both sessions will be held within a gap of 20-25 days. The sessions can be expected to be held anytime between July end to August. The admission process is expected to begin by September. Not just that, the NTA is also expected to reopen the window to change exam center to allow students to update their latest location.
JEE Main 2021: Education to Begin Live Shortly
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will begin a live session through his social media handles shortly. He will be announcing "a major update" which "students have been awaiting for long". It is expected that exam dates of the pending two sessions will be announced today.
JEE Main 2021: First Female Topper
In JEE Main March attempt, Kavya Chopra from Delhi has not only scored 100 percentile in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 but she has also become the first-ever female candidate to get 300 out 300 marks in the engineering entrance exam. This is one of the many firsts that happened in JEE 2021.
JEE Main 2021: Board Exam Criteria Relaxed for Admissions
Due to the pandemic, the Ministry of Education has decided to relax the board criteria for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. As per rules, students not only need to pass the entrance exams but also need to score at least 75 per cent marks in class 12 board to get admission in IITs. For most colleges, the requirements are 60 per cent. Due to the pandemic and cancellation of boards, MoE has decided to scrap the minimum criteria clause. This year, candidates need to just pass boards and admissions will be granted based on merit in JEE Main.
JEE Main 2021 Expected around mid-July
Several reports have suggested that the JEE Main pending exams will begin from July 17. While the NTA has denied circling on any exam dates, sources in the ministry have informed that the exam will take place in July. Once exams in July are over, the next session will be held within a gap of about 25 days and both sessions will conclude by July.
JEE Main 2021 exams within 25-days difference
JEE Main pending sessions are expected to be held in July and August with a gap of about 20-25 days between the two sessions. The sessions are expected to be held in July and August. The admission process based on JEE score will begin in September, according to sources, however, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will announce the details today.
NTA is also expected to hold CUCET 2021
Entrance exams are more critical this year as the board exams have also been cancelled and hence the entrance exams can be a common gateway for admissions to colleges. The government is also mulling to extend the ambit CUCET - common entrance exam to cover more universities under it. The CUCET will also be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
JEE Main 2021: Will the application form, exam centre windows reopen?
It is expected that the application form window will reopen. Considering the COVID-19 situation, the NTA might allow candidates to select the city they wish to appear for the exam from. The forms will be available at jeemain.nta.nic.in.
JEE Main 2021 to be held four times this year
The number of attempts was increased this year to four. Usually, students are allowed to appear for the JEE Main twice. The number of attempts were doubled to allow students chance to improve their score due to the pandemic. JEE Main score is not only used for admission to engineering colleges but also is the first stage of the IIT entrance. Only those who make it to the top 2.5 lakh of the JEE Main appear for JEE Advanced.
JEE Main 2021 Exam dates decided in meeting today
A meeting between officials from NTA and the ministry of education was held today. The NTA had reportedly created guidelines based on which the exams will be held. The modalities were discussed in the meeting and now the minister will make the announcements.
What about NEET 2021?
Not just JEE Main students, NEET 2021 aspirants are also awaiting an announcement on their exam dates. The scheduled date for NEET 2021 is August 1, however, logistically it is unlikely that the medical entrance exam would take place on said date. However, the minister is not expected to announce the new dates for NEET 2021.
JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates HIGHLIGHTS: This year, the number of attempts for the engineering entrance exam has been doubled from two in a year to four in a year. While two exams have already been conducted two sessions of the exam are yet to be held. Approximately 9 lakh students appear for the engineering entrance exam in one attempt.
The Education Minister Ramesh Pokhroyal Nishank will go live through social media platforms. He will address students shortly and announce the much-awaited dates for the JEE Main 2021 exam. In a tweet, Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said,” My dear students, This is the moment you all have been waiting for a long time, Today at 7 pm. I will announce the exam dates for the JEE Main pending sessions.”