Good news for the candidates preparing for JEE 2019 exam. NTA will be conducting JEE main exam twice in a year. Union MHRD minister Prakash Javedekar has confirmed the formation of the NTA, which will be conducting 5 national level entrance examinations including JEE main.”The exams will be more secure and at par with international norms. There will be no issues of leakage and it would be more student friendly, open, scientific and a leak-proof system” Javadekar told reporters. Central board of secondary education (CBSE) was the previous agency responsible for organizing JEE main examination.Organizing exam twice in a year will give candidates more chance and opportunities.
NTA (national testing agency)
NTA is newly formed examination conducting agency registered under societies of Registration Act, 1960.The exam conducted by NTA will use highly secured IT software’s and encryption techniques to ensure delivery of the test in time. This will also ensure there are no leakages or other malpractices. NTA will be initially conducting five examinations namely JEE main, NEET, CMAT, GPAT and UGC NET.Two main entrance examination after 12th standard JEE main and NEET will be conducted twice in a year. NEET exam is conducted for admission in MBBS/BDS courses while JEE main exam is conducted for admission to B.E/B.Tech. and B.Arch. courses. The exam will be conducted in online mode. The first exam to be conducted by NTA will be UGC NET to be held from 2ndto 4th week of December 2018. UGC NET examination will be held in online mode from December 2018 onward.
NTA conducting JEE main 2019 exam
Following below are certain points regarding JEE main 2019 examination.
- JEE main exam will be conducted twice in a year (January and April).
- The examination will be conducted in 8 different sittings. Candidates will have to choose from 8 different seating as per their convenience.
- JEE main exam will be conducted in online mode only.
- Candidates will be able to appear for any one or both the exam in a year.
- Candidates appearing in for both the examination, admission will be based on best marks out of the both the exam.
- There will be a facility to take practice test by visiting the centers from August or September 2018.
- There will be no change in syllabus, exam pattern, medium of the question paper and examination fee.
JEE main 2019 Important dates
Following below is the schedule for the JEE main examination.
JEE main (Jan 2019 session)
|Online application form available||1st week to last week of September 2018|
|JEE main January exam date||2nd week to 4th week of January 2019|
|Announcement of Result||1st week of February 2019|
JEE main (April 2019 session)
|Online application form available||2nd week of February 2019|
|JEE main January exam date||2nd to 4th week of April 2019|
|Announcement of Result||1st week of May 2019|
Candidates interested for appearing for JEE main 2019 exam should start there preparation before time as exam dates has been scheduled. Conducting exam twice in a year is advantage to candidates and they must utilize it effectively.
Source: The New Indian Express
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