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JEE Main April 2021 Postponed, New Exam Date to be Out Soon

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: May 04, 2021 | JEE Main

With the current Covid-19 situation in the country, JEE Main April 2021 scheduled to be conducted from April 27 to 30 has been postponed.

Will JEE Main April 2021 be Postponed?

JEE Main April 2021 is scheduled to be conducted from April 27 to 30 has been postponed. The new exam date will be announced soon. Students will be given a minimum of 15 days of time for exam revision after the announcement of the new exam date. Students can make use of this additional time to improve their percentile in the entrance exam.

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Due to the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases, many students have been requesting the NTA to postpone the exam. Mini lockdowns are being implemented in many states with travel restrictions. In such circumstances, NTA has decided to postpone the exam. NTA had already conducted JEE Main 2021 in February and March successfully. Since the last week of March 2021, the number of Covid-19 cases has been increasing rapidly. States like Maharashtra, Telangana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,  Punjab and MP have postponed the board exams. Considering the current situation in India, conducting JEE Main April 2021 is not the best option as per students.

On the other hand, CBSE 12th board exams scheduled to begin from May 04 have been postponed. According to experts, the postponement of the exam is the best option. JEE Main May 2021 has also been postponed.

JEE Main April 2021 Latest Updates

You can check the time to time updates pertaining to JEE Main April 2021 here -

May 04, 4:27 PMJEE Main May 2021 also stands postponed.
April 18, 11:09 AMJEE Main April 2021 postponed
April 17, 8:00 AMSo far, almost 90% of states postponed the board exams. 
April 17, 7:41 AMTravel restrictions in many parts across the country, and may become a hurdle to candidates appearing for JEE Main April 2021.
April 16, 3:04 PMStudents are advised to follow only an official update from NTA with regard to JEE Main April 2021. Stay away from rumours with regard to the postponement of the exam.
April 16, 12:43 PMAs of now, only UPCET  (UPSEE) 2021 & NEET PG 2021 have been postponed in the entrance exams category. No update on JEE Main April 2021 yet.
April 16, 9:06 AMWhen NTA conducted JEE Main 2021 in February and March, the situation was not at its peak in India. Now, the number of Covid-19 cases per day is almost 2 lakh. Is it safe to conduct the exam now? students ask.
April 15, 11:00 PMWith so many exams are being postponed to the Covid-19 second wave, it is likely that NTA may take a decision on JEE Main April 2021 as well. Stay tuned for the latest updates.
April 15, 3:29 PMUsually, NTA releases JEE Main admit card 10 days before the exam. If the admit card is not released by April 20, the chances of postponing exams are high.
April 15, 9:38 AMJEE Main April 2021 admit card is expected to be released within the next three days. No update on the postponement of the exam yet.

JEE Main May 2021 is scheduled to be conducted from May 24 to 28, and this exam may also get postponed due to the postponement of board exams.

Candidates must clearly note that the entrance exam will not be cancelled under any circumstances, and the same has been postponed considering the current situation in India.

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