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NTA JEE Main 2021 April Updates: Exam dates announced for Maharashtra, Bahrain candidates

JEE Main Exam 2021 Session 3 Updates: The NTA is likely to release the official answer key for the JEE Main 2021 third session this week. Once released, the students can challenge the provisional answer keys with an online payment of Rs 200 per question challenged.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 29, 2021 10:54:54 am
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NTA JEE Main Exam 2021 Session 3 Updates: The National Test Agency (NTA) concluded the April session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2021) on 27. However, many aspirants in the flood-affected areas in Maharashtra were unable to attend the entrance test. Now, the exam will be held on August 3 and 4 for leftover candidates in the cities of Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli, and Satara.

The exam is held as a computer-based test (CBT) for around 7.09 lakh candidates. The agency will conduct the exam throughout India, across 334 cities and 828 centres.

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July 20 paper analysis: Some of the students found the paper on July 20 easier than that of the question paper of the March session. In terms of order of difficulty – math and chemistry were of the moderate level while physics was easiest amongst the three subjects. Overall this paper was of moderate level as per students.

July 22 paper analysis: As per the analysis from candidates, Maths was quite tough and calculative. The paper difficulty level was a little tough as compared to JEE Main March session. Candidates found physics moderate in difficulty level. The physics section in JEE Main 2021 July 22 shift 2 was much calculative as compared to previous sessions. Equal weightage was given to both inorganic and organic chemistry. Questions were asked from environment chemistry, polymers and others.

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July 25 paper analysis: On the third day of the engineering entrance examination – JEE Main, students find the chemistry and mathematics sections moderately difficult while the physics section is reported to be easier than the other two sections.

July 27 paper analysis: The paper was of easy to moderate level. “A few good questions were sprinkled here and there in the three subjects. A majority opinion was of the view that the physics part was the easiest. Whereas chemistry was of easy to moderate levels, mathematics was moderate because of some lengthy calculations involved.

The NTA is likely to release the official answer key for the JEE Main 2021 third session this week, after which students can challenge the provisional answer keys with an online payment of Rs 200 per question challenged. The answer keys are expected to be available for 2-3 days.

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10:54 (IST)29 Jul 2021
JEE Main in Bahrain in August

JEE Main was held on July 23-26. Due to a lockdown in Bahrain during those dates, the candidates could not appear for the entrance test. They can now attend on August 3 and 4 (Paper I), and August 5 (Paper II). The admit cards will be released on July 29.

10:51 (IST)29 Jul 2021
JEE (Main) 2021 admit card for Maharashtra students to release today

The candidates who had examination centres in the flood-affected areas -- Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli and Satara in Maharashtra and could not attend it on July 25 and 27 have been given another opportunity. They will be able to attend it on August 3 and 4. The admit cards will be released on July 29.

11:09 (IST)28 Jul 2021
JEE Main Session 3 concluded, answer key to be out soon

The JEE Main session 3 concluded on July 27. The NTA is likely to release the official answer key for the JEE Main 2021 third session this week, after which students can challenge the provisional answer keys with an online payment of Rs 200 per question challenged. The answer keys are expected to be available for 2-3 days.

18:45 (IST)27 Jul 2021
OJEE-2021 application deadline extended

In view of the current situation arising from COVID-19 pandemics, the Odisha state government has extended the last date of the application form submission for OJEE-2021. The last date for submission of online application forms for all the courses (except B. Tech.) under OJEE – 2021 is extended up to July 30, 11.59 pm. Read more

17:32 (IST)27 Jul 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in October

The exam date for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 has been announced. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on July 3. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced that the exam will be held on October 3.

17:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
JEE Main 2021 Session 4 to be held next month

The JEE(Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on August 26. 27, 31 and September 1-2. The NTA has also provided a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE (Main) 2021.

17:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
JEE Main 2021 Session 4 to be held next month

The JEE(Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on August 26. 27, 31 and September 1-2. The NTA has also provided a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE (Main) 2021.

17:25 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Analysis of JEE Main 2021 paper conducted on July 27

The paper was of easy to moderate level. “A few good questions were sprinkled here and there in the three subjects. A majority opinion was of the view that the physics part was the easiest. Whereas chemistry was of easy to moderate levels, mathematics was moderate because of some lengthy calculations involved.

15:58 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Candidates in flood affected areas in Maharashtra to get another chance

In the light of heavy rains and landslides in Maharashtra, the NTA has decided to grant another opportunity to all candidates who have examination centres in the cities of Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli, and Satara, and who are not able to reach the Examination Centre for JEE (Main) – 2021 Session – 3.

15:32 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Physics section analysis

Questions was set from covering all the topics. Students were tested on the simple level of applicability of concepts. Numerical were more in numbers than theoretical questions. Four to five questions from modern physics, 6 to 7 questions from mechanics and two questions from communications made the bulk of the physics paper besides questions from Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Optics and other chapters. 

14:40 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Mathematics section involved lengthy calculations

The paper was of easy to moderate level. “A few good questions were sprinkled here and there in the three subjects. A majority opinion was of the view that the physics part was the easiest. Whereas chemistry was of easy to moderate levels, mathematics was moderate because of some lengthy calculations involved,” said Ajay Kumar Sharma, National Academic Director (Engineering), Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL)

14:18 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Cut-off expected to touch 90 percentile

Based on the level of JEE Main Paper-1 held in July and the earlier levels of papers held in February and March 2021, the cut off in JEE Main 2021 to qualify for JEE Advanced 2021 is expected to be around 90 percentile for the general category," said Ramesh Batlish, FIITJEE Noida Center Head. 

13:34 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Chemistry section had more questions from inorganic chemistry

Inorganic chemistry was given more weightage compared to physical and organic chemistry. Physical chemistry was only asked in the numerical section. there were questions from solid state apart from coordination chemistry. "Few students felt numerical based questions were tricky," said  Ramesh Batlish, Head, FIITJEE Noida. 

13:33 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Physics section was easiest

In the physics sections in today's JEE Main 2021 paper, questions were asked from electrostatics, magnetism, current electricity & AC circuits. Few numerical based questions had lengthy calculations but were easy.  “Few fact-based questions from class 12 chapters of NCERT were also asked. Overall this section was easy. This was a balanced section,” said Ramesh Batlish, Head, FIITJEE Noida. 

13:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Mathematics section analysis - July 17

The mathematics section was of moderate difficulty. Questions were asked from chapters majorly from calculus &and algebra. Weightage was given to chapters like vectors, matrices, probability, 3D geometry, and complex numbers in algebra. Students reported the numerical section as lengthy and tricky. 

13:28 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Students find July 27 paper of moderate difficulty

About today's JEE Main 2021 exams, students said that mathematics and chemistry were moderately difficult while physics was easiest amongst the three subjects. Overall, this paper was of moderate level as per students.   

13:02 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Special provision for JEE Main 2021 Maharashtra aspirants

Students from Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli, and Satara, who are unable to reach their test centres on 25 & 27 July 2021 for JEE (Main)-2021 Session 3 will be given another opportunity, and the dates will be announced soon by the NTA.

12:54 (IST)27 Jul 2021
NTA to release answer key soon

The NTA is likely to release the official answer key for the JEE Main 2021 third session this week, after which students can challenge the provisional answer keys with an online payment of Rs 200 per question challenged. The answer keys are expected to be available for 2-3 days.

12:14 (IST)27 Jul 2021
JEE Main 2021 Session 3 to conclude today

The National Test Agency (NTA) is conducting session 3 of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main 2021) on July 20, 22, 25, and 27. The last exam of JEE Main 2021 Session 3 will be held today. 

jee main, jee main 2021, jee main exam 2021 analysis JEE Main 3rd session is being conducted by NTA on July 20, 22, 25, and 27. (Photo: Kamleshwar Singh)

Only paid challenges made during stipulated time through the key challenge link will be accepted. Challenges given without justification/evidence and those filed on any other platform other than the prescribed link will not be considered. The JEE(Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on August 26. 27, 31 and September 1-2. The NTA has also provided a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE (Main) 2021.

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