The JEE Main examination is also known as the NTA JEE Main exam as it is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) now and not the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is the common national level engineering exam for students willing to get admission in the premier engineering institutions of the country like IITs, NITs, etc., and pursue their under-graduation.
The online registration and application process for the JEE Main exam had begun on the 3rd of September 2019 with the deadline for the same being 30th of September 2019. This deadline had, however, been extended by the NTA after receiving umpteen requests till the 10th of October 2019 which was yesterday. As per the latest update, NTA has officially announced the opening of an application form correction window for all JEE Main applicants from the 14th of October 2019 which will close on the 20th of October 2019.
|Window for correction of Applications||14th October 2020 to 20th October 2020|
|Exam Date||Between 6th January 2020 to 11th January 2020|
NTA, in its official announcement, mentioned that the facility provided to the applicants of making corrections or editing incorrectly entered details, if any, is allowed once only, and, therefore, candidates should be very careful about it. All corrections that are needed to be made should be made with great care so that candidates do not have to face any difficulties later on.
Another important thing to note here is that candidates shall not be allowed to make any corrections or changes in the uploaded photographs and signatures. There will be no option to change these 2 things. It is expected that the candidates have uploaded the images carefully, adhering to the required size mentioned in the instructions. The official website of JEE is https://www.jeemain.nic.in/ .
Up until the last year, candidates were given a chance to correct certain parts of their application form which included the spelling of one’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, contact number, etc. However, applicants were not permitted to change their choices of the centre from where they will appear for the exam. The candidates were advised and instructed well in advance, to choose the options of the cities very carefully and as per their convenience.
The JEE Main examination is conducted online and is a computer-based test of about 3 hours duration and carrying 100 marks. With effect from 2019, the exam is conducted twice before a particular academic year. The JEE Main 2020 will be held in January as well as in April. The January 2020 exam will be conducted between the 6th and 11th of January. Candidates will be duly notified about things like the availability of admit card, which will also contain information relating to the examination date, time slot and centre.