JEE Mains 2021 March session exam starts today, Exam Format, COVID-19 guidelines

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JEE Mains 2021: On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will begin the JEE Main 2021 March session exam. Today is the first day of the March session of JEE Mains 2021. The exams will take place until March 18, 2021. According to the agency's announcement, 619638 candidates have registered for the JEE Main March Paper 1 examination this year. For BTech and BE applicants, the second session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 began today. Exams will take place in two shifts: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. NTA has published the admit cards for the March exams on its official website,, and candidates must bring them to the examination centre along with a self-declaration form.

JEE Mains 2021 March session exam starts today

Exam Format: JEE Main is being conducted in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) format at 852 examination centres in 331 cities across India and abroad. The exams will be held in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines. Students and exam workers are required to wear face masks. NTA had previously changed the dates for the JEE Main March session. Exams were originally scheduled for four days, from March 15 to March 18. Exams will now take place from March 16 to March 18. Six shifts will be held for the reports.

SIX Shifts Over Three Days: The March session of JEE Main 2021 will be held in six shifts over three days. The first session took place from February 23 to February 26, and the results were revealed on March 8 by the National Testing Agency (NTA). In the JEE Main February tests, six candidates earned a perfect 100 percentile.

At 792 test centers, the JEE Main March session review will be performed in computer-based mode. "A Control Room has been opened, and 02 National Co-ordinators, 19 Regional Co-ordinators, 06 Special Coordinators, 261 City Coordinators, and 707 (approx.) Observers have been positioned," according to the official notice. From February 23 to 26, 2021, the agency held the first session of the JEE mains review. On March 8, 2021, the findings were announced.

JoSAA and JEE Advanced: JEE Advanced is a test that is taken to get into the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). This year's exam will be held at IIT Kharagpur. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will perform IIT Admission Counseling based on the JEE Advanced results.

The role of the NTA in the JEE Main: The National Testing Agency's function in JEE Main is to administer the exam, announce the results, and compile an all-India rank list. Admission to NITs, IIITs, and other participating institutes is based on the JEE Key result. It also serves as a prerequisite for JEE Advanced.

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