Chance For Students to Apply For JEE-MAINS – The application window for the re-exam of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Main 2020 will be reopened from May 19 to 24, according to a notice from the National Testing Agency (NTA). Students who have previously applied but now wish to change their centers can also do so between May 25 and 31.
The examination, which also serves as the first stage for IIT applicants, was scheduled to begin on April 3. It was postponed due to the COVID-19 lockdown and will now be held from July 18-23.
In view of representations received from various Indian students who were scheduled to join colleges abroad but are now keen to pursue their studies in India due to changed circumstances arising out of COVID-19, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to give an opportunity, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said.
All such students whose plans to study abroad have been affected due to COVID-19 will get a fresh chance to apply for JEE-Mains. Submission of online application form shall be accepted till 5 pm on May 24 and submission of fees upto 11:50 pm. The first leg of the two-tier JEE entrance examination, JEE-Mains is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country and is considered as a qualifying exam for JEE-Advanced.
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