Due to the schedule of the Lok Sabha elections, the National Testing Agency has changed the dates of the Joint Entrance Examination. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be held from April 7 to April 20 onwards. It will be now held on April 7 (Paper 2 – B. Arch/ B. Planning). However, the Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) will be held from April 8, 9, 10 and 12.
The admit cards for the JEE Main will be released on March 20 on the official website – jeemain.nic.in. The General Election will be held April 11, 18, 23 and 29 as well as on May 6, 12 and 19, 2019.
The NTA also has activated the application correction link for JEE (Main) on the official website i.e. jeemain.nic.in. The students who are preparing for the examination must note that they can correct the application form and rectify any error from March 11 and March 15.
Except choice of cities candidates can correct other fields in the form-name, mother’s name, father’s name, etc.” Since, it is a onetime facility extended to the candidates to avoid any hardship to them, the candidates are informed to undertake the correction(s) very carefully as no further chance will be given,” said the JEE unit, National Testing Agency (NTA).
The examination will consist of two papers: Paper 1 for BE/B.Tech and Paper 2 for B. Arch/B. Planning. The exam will be conducted in an online, computer-based mode only. However, the drawing test for Paper 2 will be conducted offline. Paper 1 will consist of objective type questions and paper 2 will have mathematics and aptitude section as an objective type and drawing test will be subjective.
From this year, NTA will conduct JEE Main twice a year. The aspirants are allowed to sit in both the exams, however, marks of the one where the candidate scored most will be taken into consideration. Over 8.74 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam held in January.