The JEE Main 2021 to be held for admission in the engineering college of the country will be conducted in four sessions from next year. However, this facility will not be for all students. In this regard, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding JEE Main 2021. The NTA, while answering the questions of the students, gave information about who can join the four sessions of JEE Main to be held in a year and who are not.
There will be four times exam for BE-BTech
According to the FAQ issued by the NTA, the facility to join the four sessions of JEE Main will be given only to those students who will give entrance exam for Bachelor of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (BTech). Students who will give entrance examination for Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) or Bachelor of Planning (BPlanning) will be given only two opportunities.
JEE Main 2021: Candidates of B.Arch and B.Planning will not get the chance to appear four times, only two sessions will be conducted in February and May.
Examination will be done in two sessions for B.Arch and B.Planning.
The agency has also told that students can join the four sessions for the exams for JEE Main BE and B.Tech in February, March, April and May. However, there will be only two sessions for exams in February and May for B.Arch and B.Planning. Students will still get only two opportunities in the year of applying for it.
JEE Main 2021 exam pattern change
The examination will be conducted on 23 to 26 February, 15 to 18 March, 27 to 30 April and 24 to 28 May for admission in BE and B.Tech. In the FAQ, the NTA also stated that there has been no change in the syllabus of JEE (Main) 2021. However, the examination pattern has been changed due to the individual board reducing its syllabus. Now, out of the 90 questions available to the candidates, only 75 will have to be adopted. Apart from this, there will be 15 optional questions, in which there will be no negative marking.