JEE Main 2021 Dates Live Updates: Schedule Released; First Session From February 23
JEE Main 2021 Dates: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today announced the JEE Main 2021 schedule. The first session of the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) 2020 will be held from February 23 to February 26 in multiple shifts.
JEE Main 2021 Dates Live Updates: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today announced the JEE Main 2021 dates at 6 pm, on his official Twitter account. The first session of JEE Main 2021 will begin from February 23 to February 26 in multiple shifts. In a first, for the next academic session, the Engineering entrance test will be organised by NTA in four sessions. The second, third and fourth sessions will be held in March, April and May. Candidate's best of the four scores will be considered.
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The registration for JEE Main 2021 is likely to begin soon at jeemain.nta.nic.in.
Joint Entrance Exam Main is the admission test for National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). It is also the qualifying examination for the IIT admission test -- JEE Advanced.
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In a first, for the next academic session, the Engineering entrance test will be organised by NTA in four sessions. The first session of JEE Main 2021 will begin from February 23 to February 26 in multiple shifts.
JEE Main 2021 Registration
JEE Main 2021 application form will be available at jeemain.nta.nic.in.
JEE Main 2021 Dates Announced: First Attempt From February 23 To 26
The first session of JEE Main 2021 will be held from February 23 to February 26 in multiple shifts. Read
JEE Main scores to be used for engineering admissions in Uttar Pradesh
From 2021, AKTU, Uttar Pradesh, will use JEE Main 2021 scores for admission to undergraduate Engineering programmes.
In a first, JEE Main 2021 will be held in 13 languages -- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.
JEE Main 2021 question pattern: 90 questions
JEE Main 2020 paper will have 90 questions which includes 15 optional questions. These 15 questions will not have any negative marks. In total, candidates will have to answer 75 questoins
Best marks to be used for ranking
Even if a student appear in the four session, his/her best marks out of the four exams will be considered for result.
"Multiple sessions of JEE Main will ensure that students can sit in the exams despite board exams and fears of COVID-19".
First session of JEE Main 2021 from February 23
JEE Main 2021 first session will be held from February 23 to 26. Multiple sessions will help students to improve on their mistakes, the minister said.
JEE Main to be held four times
NTA will hold JEE Main 2021 four times, in February, March, April and May, Ramesh Pokhriyal Said.
We have examined your suggestions regarding JEE (Mains) and on the basis of the same, I am announcing the schedule of the exam. @SanjayDhotreMP @EduMinOfIndia @PIB_India @MIB_India @DDNewslive @mygovindia https://t.co/yKUwnQRXlw— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) December 16, 2020
JEE Main 2021 dates to be announced anytime soon
JEE Main 2021 dates will be announced soon. Stay tuned.
JEE Mains 2021: Number of Attempts
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will announce the full schedule and number of sessions for which the exam will be held. He is likely to share it in a video message at 6 pm today.
Though JEE Main 2021 dates have not been announced yet, other information mentioned on the removed notification -- multiple attempts, new pattern, exam in regional languages, number of exam centres -- are likely to remain the same.
JEE Main 2021: What has happened so far
On December 15, the National Testing Agency released a JEE Main 2021 notification at jeemain.nta.nic.in which was removed a few hours later. The announcement saying registrations were to begin on December 15 was removed as well. Later , the Education Ministry released a statement saying there has been "no decision on dates yet”. Read
Information Bulletin of JEE Main 2021
Information bulletin will be available at jeemain.nta.nic.in, after the official announcement by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'. JEE Main 2021 application form release date will be mentioned on the information bulletin
How To Fll Jee Main 2021 Application Form
- Visit the NTA JEE Main 2021 official website- jeemain.nta.nic.in
- Register using name, mobile number and email address
- Login and fill the JEE Main application form 2021
- Uploading scanned images of photograph and signature
- Pay the JEE application fees
Sir please give us the schedule for NEET too we all are very much stressed up regarding the exams!!!— Aakash (@Aakash85856911) December 16, 2020
Can NIOS students appear in JEE Main?
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) students can appear in JEE Main. They will have to give the address of their study centres in place of the school details.
Board Exams: Ramesh Pokhriyal To Interact With Teachers On December 17
After interacting with students, Mr Pokhriyal will now host a live session for teachers to discuss the upcoming board exams. The webinar is scheduled to be held on December 17 at 4 pm. Read
AKTU to use JEE Main scores from 2021
Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will not be conducting the Uttar Pradesh State Engineering Entrance Exam (UPSEE) from 2021-22. Instead, it will use JEE Main scores to fill 1.40 lakh seats in 750 colleges across the state. Read
JEE Main 2021 Eligibility
Candidates who have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam in 2019, 20 or those who will appear in 2021 are eligible for JEE Main 2021.
What about boards and NEET 2021?
Replying to Mr Pokhriyal, students have also asked about NEET 2021 and board exam dates.
What about NEET-2021?????— KEYUR PARIKH (@keyurparikh03) December 16, 2020
Important Items For JEE Main Application Form 2021
Soon after the announcement, candidates will be required to keep ready a few important items - scanned copy of photograph and signature (as per the prescribed specifications), bank account details, education qualification certificates before filling the application form. Candidates must apply online and pay the fee on or before the deadline.
JEE Main application form 2021
In order to fill the JEE Main application form 2021, candidates must have a valid email ID and mobile number. In addition to this, candidates must get themselves photographed without masks on- 80% of the face needs to be visible, including the ears.
JEE Main 2021 Might Be Held In Multiple Shifts: Ramesh Pokhriyal
In a webinar with students on December 10, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that his Ministry will explore the possibility of holding JEE Main 2021 in multiple shifts. The bulletin released yesterday had informed that the first session of JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in February 2021 followed by three sessions in March, April, and May 2021. “This is being done to ensure that the JEE (Main)2021 does not interfere with the Board examinations, which may be held at different times across the States/UTs,” NTA said.
NTA released a notification at jeemain.nta.nic.in on December 15 announcing the JEE Main 2021 dates. A few hours later, the National Testing Agency withdrew the JEE Main 2021 notification that mentioned dates, JEE exam pattern, and other details on the engineering entrance exam. The Education Ministry later in the evening issued a statement saying no decision on JEE Main dates has been made yet.
In continuation of the same, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal took to Twitter and informed that he will be relating the final JEE Main schedule at 6 PM today.
Consultations With Stakeholders In Progress: Ramesh Pokhriyal On CBSE Board Exams
For the Classes 10, 12 CBSE board exams, Mr Pokhryal had informed that the consultations with stakeholders are in underway. The decision about the dates of CBSE board exams will be announced soon on the basis of the feedback provided, he said.
"The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is yet to take a decision on the dates of conducting board examinations including practicals. In case students are not able to do practical in classes before the examinations, alternatives to practical examinations will be explored," he had said.
In a live interaction with students a few days before, Mr Pokhriyal had announced that the government is considering the possibility of holding the JEE Main three or four times a year. He added that a proposal is being evaluated on reducing the number of questions that students can attempt in JEE Main 2021.
The Minister has already clarified that there will be no change in the syllabus for medical entrance exam NEET or engineering entrance exam JEE Main next academic year.
Mr Ramesh Pokhriyal had previously said that JEE Main will be held in multiple languages from 2021. Apart from English, the exam is likely to be held in Hindi, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali,, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu.
New Exam Pattern?
Mr Pokhriyal in his December 10 webinar said that JEE Main 2021 papers will be set in such a way that students from different boards, including those where syllabi have been slashed, can attempt the paper. Therefore, a change in JEE Main 2021 exam pattern is expected.
JEE Main 2021 Notification
Soon after the official announcement by the Education Minister, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the official JEE Main 2021 notification at jeemain.nta.nic.in. The notification will mention JEE Main registration date, eligibility, exam pattern among other information.
Thank you all for sharing your constructive suggestions regarding JEE (Main) exams. We have got your suggestions examined. I will be announcing the schedule, number of times the exam will be held at 6 PM today. Stay tuned.@DDNewslive @PIB_India @EduMinOfIndia @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/Ibp9QqhzOd— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) December 16, 2020
JEE Main 2021 Schedule
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will today announce JEE Main 2021 dates on his official twitter account.