Will NTA Conduct JEE Main January 2021 Exam?

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaPublished On: July 10, 2020

Every year, JEE Main exam is conducted in two phases: January and April. The April 2020 exam was postponed twice in the year and is now scheduled to be conducted on September 01 to 06, 2020, due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

JEE Main January 2021 exam

As the schools & colleges remain shut and the engineering & medical entrance exams are postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the confusion still pertains among the students for JEE Main 2021 exam. Every year, JEE Main exam is conducted in two phases: January and April. The April 2020 exam was postponed twice in the year and is now scheduled to be conducted from September 01 to 06, 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdown. In the meantime, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to review the January 2021 JEE Main exam after the schools and colleges reopen.

Also Read:JEE Main 2021 Syllabus Likely to be Reduced

Will JEE Main January 2021 be postponed?

As per the HRD Ministry official, the NTA will decide upon the JEE Main January 2021 exam after the schools reopen. He further added that NTA will have to take into consideration the board exams of class 12th that whether it will be conducted in January 2021 or not. As per the HRD official, the further delay of board exams will affect the JEE Main and NEET UG entrance exams. So, the final decision as to whether JEE Main January 2021 be postponed will be made only after the reopening of schools.

Also Read: JEE Main 2020 New Dates Likely to Delay State-Level B.Tech Admissions and Entrance Exams

Some other national level entrance exams which will be affected due to board exams delay are Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) and Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). As per a source from CBSE, there is no definite time when the board exams will be conducted. However, if the condition does not improve in the next few months, the CBSE board may have to review the conduction of exams in February 2021.

For more updates, stay tuned to College Dekho.

/news/will-nta-conduct-jee-main-january-2021-exam-20107/

Do you have a question? Ask us.

  • Typical response between 24-48 hours

  • Get personalized response

  • Free of Cost

  • Access to community

Get Help From Our Expert Counsellors

Subscribe to CollegeDekho News

By proceeding ahead you expressly agree to the CollegeDekho terms of use and privacy policy
Apply Now

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

View All

Join us and get exclusive education updates & notifications.