New Delhi: In view of COVID-19 situation, National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to allow students to submit or complete the online application form for JEE (Main) 2020 from May 19 to May 24.
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced to re-open the application forms for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main.
This special window is to help those students who have dropped their plans to study abroad this year. Candidates can submit application form at nta.ac.in or jeemain.nta.nic.in till May 24.
The NTA in an official statement said, “In view of representations received from various Indian students who were scheduled to join college abroad but are now keen to pursue their studies in the country due to the changed circumstances arising out of COVID-10, and would thus like to appear in JEE Main 2020, the NTA has decided to give one last opportunity.”This is also applicable to students who were not able to complete their application form earlier. The applications can be filled till 5 pm, May 24 while the fee will be accepted up to 11:50 pm on the same day.
The HRD Minister has announced to conduct the JEE Main April exam between July 18 and July 23.
As many as 9 lakh candidates had registered to appear for the exam earlier.
While JEE Main is an entrance exam for NITs and other engineering colleges, it is a prerequisite for JEE Advanced – entrance exam for IITs. JEE Advanced will be held on August 23.