JEE Main 2021: National Testing Agency begins registration on December 15
The registration process for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) - which is conducted for admissions in various prestigious engineering colleges in the country - has started on December 15.
The registration process for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main - which is conducted for admissions in various prestigious engineering colleges in the country - has started on December 15.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced on its website that the last date for registration is January 15, 2021. The examinations will be held from February 22 to 25, 2021 in two shifts from 9 to 12 in the morning and 3 to 6 in the evening.
According to NTA, the two shifts have been decided to avoid the clash of exam timings of various board examinations in the country.
Each state has its own board examinations. Besides, three central boards such as Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE), The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), and The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) formerly known as National Open School (NOS) also hold board examinations for its students.
The results of the examinations of JEE (Main) will be declared on March 6, 2021.
The NTA has said that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) comprises of two papers.
“The Paper1 is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs (B.E/B. Tech) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments, as well as an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs,” the NTA website said.
From the next academic session 2021, JEE Main will be held in various sessions in February, March, April, and May.
“This will give multiple opportunities to the candidates to improve their scores in the examination if they fail to give their best in the first attempt without wasting their whole academic year,” the NTA said on its website.
It added, “If anyone missed the examination due to reasons beyond control, then he/she will not have to wait for one full year.”
Out of all the attempts, a candidates’ best of the 2021 NTA Scores will be included in the final Merit List or Ranking.