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NTA Starts Applications For JEE Mains 2021

Published on : 17-Dec-2020 Powered by

National Testing Agency (NTA) has started the applications process for Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Mains 2021) which, this year, will be conducted in 4 Sessions, in the month February, March, April and May 2021.

JEE (Mains) is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions. This yea onwards, UP state shall also admit students based on JEE-Mains and has decided to scrap its state level entrance exam UPSEE (for engineering admissions). JEE (Mains) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

JEE-Mains-2021 Applications StartedLanguage options : This year, NTA is offering option of taking the test in as many as 13 languages, as listed below :

English : All Examination Centres in India

Hindi : All Examination Centres in India

English and Urdu : All Examination Centres in India

English and Assamese : Examination Centres in Assam

English and Bengali : Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Gujarati : Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English and Kannada : Examination Centres in Karnataka

English and Marathi : Examination Centres in Maharashtra

English and Malayalam : Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

English and Odia : Examination Centres in Odisha

English and Punjabi : Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi

English and Tamil : Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Telugu : Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Special Relaxation for COVID-19 impacted students

It has been decided to allow all the candidates, who had successfully registered to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020 but were absent in the exam, to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2021, as a one-time measure.

To ensure equal opportunity to all, the Joint Admission Board (JAB) has also decided that these candidates will not have to qualify JEE (Main) 2021 and will be allowed to directly appear in JEE (Advanced) 2021 on the basis of their successful registration to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020. This relaxation of existing eligibility criteria will be in addition to proportionate relaxation of age bar.

Further, it was decided that these candidates would be considered in addition to and not as part of the total number of candidates who would qualify from JEE (Main) 2021 for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2021.

Key dates

Last date to apply : 16 Jan 2021

Entrance exam Session 1 : 23 to 26 Feb 2021

Entrance exam Session 1 : 15 to 18 Mar 2021

Entrance exam Session 3 : 27 to 30 Apr 2021

Entrance exam Session 4 : 24 to 28 May 2021

Top Engineering Entrance Exams : In addition to Jee-Mains and JEE-Advanced, there are over 70 Engineering Entrance Exams conducted every year, some of which have strict domicile requirements. Some of the exams like BITSAT, UGEE-IIITH, ICAR-AIEEA-UG, CET-IMU-Eng, CUET-BTech, CUSAT-CAT, UIIT lead to admission in premium institutes.

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