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JEE Main 2021 application process begins, here are some key changes introduced in engineering entrance

NTA JEE Main 2021: The education minister has announced that from the next year, the JEE Main is scheduled to be held in multiple shifts, over three to four times -- February, March, April and May.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 16, 2020 10:06:52 pm
JEE Main E 1200As per the schedule released, JEE Main 2021 was scheduled from February 22 to 25. Express Photo by Arnab Mitra/ Representational

NTA JEE Main 2021: The application process for JEE Main 2021 started from today, and can apply till January 16. The fees can be paid online upto January 17 at jeemain.nta.nic.in. Candidates who have cleared plus 2 with at least five subjects can apply for the engineering entrance.

The engineering entrance will be be held in in multiple dates- February 23 to 26, March 15 to 18, April 27 to 30, May 24 to 28, 2021. The exam will be held in two shifts, morning session from 9 am to 12 pm, afternoon shift from 3 pm to 6 pm

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Meanwhile, the education minister had earlier announced that from the next year, the JEE Main is scheduled to be held in multiple shifts, over three to four times — February, March, April and May.

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Also, given the extraordinary circumstances, all candidates appearing for JEE Main will have to attempt 75 questions out of 90 – or 25 out of questions 30 in each section of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Students did not have a choice of questions until this year.

The change in the question paper format is being introduced to accommodate school boards that have reduced class 11 and 12 syllabus and those that have not, NTA informed.

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