New Delhi: The National Testing Agency on Monday revised the dates for Joint Entrance Examination Main 2022 exam. This decision from NTA came after receiving requests from the students seeking the change of dates of session 1 as it was clashing with their board exam dates. The exam will now be held from April 21, which was earlier slated to start on April 16.
JEE Main exam which was to be conducted on April 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21 will now be held on April 21, 24, 25, 29 and May 1, 4 according to the latest notification of NTA.
“In view of the persistent demand from the student community and in their support, the National Testing Agency has decided to reschedule the dates of JEE (Main) – 2022 Session 1,” NTA informed in its press release.
JEE Main 2022 will be conducted in several languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu in addition to Hindi, English, and Gujarati.
For the unversed, JEE Main exam is conducted every year for the candidates seeking admission to engineering colleges and institutions including, Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across India.
The top-scores in the JEE Main exam are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2022. JEE Main exam will be held for two papers — Paper 1, or the BTech paper, and Paper 2, or the BArch and BPlaning paper. The BArch and BPlanning papers will be conducted separately, as Paper 2A and Paper 2B respectively.
The Paper 1 for admission to BE and BTech programmes will be conducted for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in computer-based mode. While Mathematics and Aptitude Test will be common for the Paper 2A and Paper 2B, Drawing Test and Planning will be only for the architecture and BPlaning courses respectively.
According to the notifications released by NTA earlier this month, it has made some major changes that have to be followed and kept in mind. The changes done by NTA are summarised below, have a glance at it before filling out your forms.
– Negative Marking made its way to SECTION B: Initially, there was no provision for negative marking in Section B of Paper-II that is Numerical Answer Type (NAT), but since the latest guidelines issued by the NTA negative marking has been introduced. Students will be given a penalty of minus one for every wrongly answered question.
– Now Students will have more than one opportunity to clear JEE MAIN 2022: Due to the mayhem caused by the COVID-19; JEE decided on four sessions for commencing examinations, thus giving second opportunities to aspirants in case they did not perform well in the first one.
– Forms for the April session to be filled in March: If you wish to appear for the April session then you have to fill the form in March, or if you wish to appear for the May session then you have to fill the form in the April session. Aspirants can fill both the forms and in that case marks for the best of the two exams will be considered.
– OTP authentication: Now for registering during application submission there is OTP authentication before the processing of the fee.
– City Choosing: Based on your current address the choice for your available cities will be shown.
– Income details: This year NTA has mandated on filling the income of guardians during application filling.
– Confirmation of the application form: A filled application form will be sent directly to the registered email address. The scorecard of the appearing student will also be sent to the email address.
– Introducing SANDES mobile app: NTA has launched SANDES app to make work hassle-free. Apart from email and SMS, SANDES app will serve as a secondary channel for getting updates regarding JEE exams.
– No correction window: Previously aspirants had the liberty to make changes and rectify their mistakes even after the completion of registration and application form filling. This time NTA removed its correction window. This means if a student commits a mistake while filling out the application form, they won’t be able to rectify it. You can only make changes in signatures and photos as of now.
(With ANI Inputs)