According to sources, JEE Main 2021 is expected to be conducted in February and May. The official notification for JEE Main January 2021 is expected to be announced in December, and the registration process may continue till mid-January. The HRD Ministry has directed the NTA to consider revising the syllabus for JEE Main 2021 The decision on the exam date will be taken only after reviewing the situation in all the states. The January exam of JEE Mainhas been delayed due to the delay in the 2020 process of the exam. NTA will take steps to conduct the exam twice for the academic session 2021-22. More details will be notified soon.
JEE Main is a popular national-level engineering exam, which is conducted for admission premier engineering colleges across the country. National Testing Agency (NTA) is the authority to conduct the JEE Main 2021 exam, and the exam is being conducted twice a year. It has also notified that the JEE Mains merit list will be based on the percentile scores. JEE Main exam pattern was changed in 2020. The revised pattern of JEE Main 2021 can be checked here.
Organized in two phases - Paper 1 & Paper 2, candidates can appear for JEE Main exam twice every year to get admission in the premier National Institutes of Technology (NITs), the prestigious Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) as well as other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). Students can use the best score out of the two slots for admission to engineering colleges in India. The programmes offered by these institutions are Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)/Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)/Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan).