Kohima, December 17 (NEx): The Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on December 16, 2020, announced that JEE (Main) Examination-2021 will be conducted in four sessions and said that the first session of JEE (Main) 2021 will be held from February 23rd – 26th, 2021.
The education minister announced that JEE (Main) Examination- 2021 will be conducted in four sessions in the month of February, March, April and May 2021. This will give multiple opportunities to the candidates to improve their scores in the examination if they are not able to give their best in one attempt, he said.
The Minister informed that a candidate need not appear in all the four Sessions. However, if candidate appears in more than one Session, then his/her best of the 2021 NTA Scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking.
He further said that in case a candidate has Board Examination in a particular month, or is unable to appear due to COVID-19, the candidate can choose a different month to take the JEE (Main) Exam 2021.
He also announced that drawing from the National Education Policy (NEP), for the first time ever, JEE (Main) Examination 2021 will be conducted in 13 languages- Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu , Hindi, English and Gujarati.
The Minister further announced that Question paper will contain 90 questions, in which the candidate will have to attempt a total of 75 questions.