What to expect from JEE 2021?
The JEE, the Joint Entrance Examination, is undergoing a few changes from 2021. Here are the things that students and parents need to know about the JEE 2021 -
- The Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal, announced the dates of JEE Main 2021 alongside a few changes to the way the exam will be conducted in the future. Firstly, the engineering entrance exam will be held from February 23 to 26. The minister further announced that from 2021 onwards, the JEE Mains exam will be held four times in a year - in the months of February, March, April and May. Apart from this, the pattern of the question paper has also been revised. From the JEE 2021, there shall be no negative marking in the 15 alternative questions. Students will be required to attempt 75 questions out of the total 90 that will be in the exam paper. This means that students are required to attempt 25 questions out of 30 in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Moreover, the JEE 2021 will be held in 13 languages, including, English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Assamese, Punjabi, Odia, Telugu, and Malayalam. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will administer the exam’s ranking process. The students have been given the option that even if they appear in all four sessions of the exam, the NTA will evaluate them on the basis of their one best performance out of the four. Registration for the exam lasts till January 16. While, the fees for the same can be paid online till January 17 (on jeemain.nta.nic.in). Students who have cleared their plus 2 with a minimum of 5 subjects are eligible to apply for the engineering entrance exam. Notably, there have been no changes in the JEE Main 2021 syllabus.
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