JEE Mains 2021: 4th Session Postponed, Check New Dates

The JEE (Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on 26th, 27th and 31st August, including 1st and 2nd September 2021. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced that the National Testing Agency (NTA) has been advised to provide a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE(Main) 2021 Exam on Thursday.

So far, a total of 7.32 lakh candidates have already registered for JEE(Main) 2021 session 4. Registrations for the JEE (Main) session 4 are still ongoing and dates for registration are going to be further extended upto 20th July because the application process is still on.

Earlier, the 3rd Session of the engineering entrance exam was scheduled to be held from July 20 to 25 and the fourth Session from July 27-August 2. However, the exam was postponed due to a rise in Covid cases.

The NTA had said that the remaining two sessions of the JEE (Main) 2021 would resume from July 20, 2021. To address the pandemic, the number of centers had been increased from 232 to 334.

Earlier this month, the NTA announced that the postponed sessions of the JEE-Main exam would be conducted at 828 centers in all sessions as previously there were only 660 centers where these exams used to conduct.

The senior director of NTA said that “ To address the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the number of centers has been increased from 232 to 334”. The number of examination centers in every shift will also be increased from 660 to 828.

The admit card for the third session of the JEE-Main 2021 has been released by the National testing agency. According to the official notice, candidates who had applied earlier for “session 3 (April 2021) (postponed) Paper I” was given time between 6 to 8 July to modify their particulars.

JEE Main 2021 exam pattern

This year, the examination authority is giving students a choice to answer 75 questions (25 each in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) out of 90 (30 each in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics). Merit list/ranking will be prepared based on the best score of candidates.

JEE Main 2021 exam is additionally being conducted in 13 languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.


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