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The first goal of every student who wants to make a career in the field of engineering is to succeed in the JEE Main Examination. The Joint Entrance Test (JEE) Main, the country’s largest examination to be held for admission in engineering college, is to be held this time from September 1 to 6. However, students and parents are constantly opposing this for the conduct of examination among the corona.
Through this examination at the national level, IIT, NIT, GFTI get admission in big technical institutes. Let’s know all that you need to know about JEE as a student-
What is JEE Main?
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) is administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA), an agency of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Admission can be taken in various engineering institutes of the country based on the score obtained in this examination. Lakhs of students are involved in this biggest and most difficult exam of the country every year.
The examination is conducted at three levels. In which the first two levels are of JEE Main, while the last and third level is JEE Advanced. Admission is given to the students based on the score obtained in the three levels and the list made after ranking.
Candidates applying for the exam should pass 12th. However, no age limit has been fixed for this. Candidates appearing in the examination should also have knowledge of language, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biotechnology or any other subject. Any candidate is allowed to give JEE Main for 3 consecutive years. That is, in this examination held twice a year, candidates can attempt 6 times in 3 years.
Apart from this, the citizenship of the candidate appearing in the examination must be Indian. Also, it is compulsory to have at least 75 percent marks and 65 percent marks for SC and ST candidates in the 12th examination.
This examination for admission in engineering is conducted in offline and online mode. Candidates can give JEE Main in offline and online mode, but in paper 2 only pen-paper based examination is required. The examination is conducted in two shifts, which are conducted in Hindi, English and other regional languages. Total 90 for B.E-B.Tech and B.Arch or B.A. 82 questions are asked for planning. Negative marking is done when an incorrect answer is given.
The syllabus for JEE Main is prescribed by NTA. In the exam, questions are asked from 12th or similar syllabus. This includes Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test etc. In Physics, questions related to Kinetics, Law of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases etc. are asked. At the same time, questions are asked on the basis of three sections in chemistry.
The NDA has issued the admit card for the exam starting on September 1 itself on August 17. Candidates appearing in the examination can download their admit card from the official website jeemain.nta.nic. The name, examination center address, admit card number, roll number, exam time, gender, time of paper appearing etc. are given on the admit card given by the agency.
How to download admit card
The NTA has decided to increase the number of examination centers this time for the exams taking place between Corona. After this, now this examination will be conducted in 660 centers instead of 570 centers. Apart from this, instead of 1 lakh 32 thousand candidates in a shift of examination, only 85000 candidates will be seated. Recently, NDA has uploaded the information about the examination centers allotted to the candidates on the official website.
After the examination, the result of JEE Main is released on the date fixed by the NTA. However, this time the outcome date has not been set due to coronavirus. The results of the examination will be released online, which can be seen by entering the students’ roll number and other information. Results released by the agency include subject wise score, NTA score achieved in the first and second attempt, best score out of 2 points, All India Rank, cutoff for JEE Advance etc.
IIT, NIT and GFTI have to score minimum marks to get admission. Different cutoffs are issued for each category, branch, institute. After which admission is taken in these colleges. After the result is released or counseling, online cutoff is issued by the NTA. The candidates who get the cutoff qualify for the next level ie JEE Advanced. The cutoff for the exam is done on the basis of the following factors- Applications received in the examination
JEE Main Counseling is done through the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA). JoSSA is a conducting body that provides counseling for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Counseling and seat allocation for JEE Main is based on the merit of the candidate, availability of seats, choice of institute and courses. Counseling for JEE Main will be followed by two mock rounds followed by seven rounds.
The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA) has the authority to manage and regulate seat allocation. More than 100 institutes will be given admission for the academic year 2020-21 through the seat allotted by JoSSA. Allotted seats for JEE Main in the year 2020-
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