NTA JEE Main 2019: Examination dates rescheduled due to Lok Sabha Election 2019

The National Testing Agency has rescheduled the dates for the Joint Entrance Examination because of the Lok Sabha Election 2019. The exam was supposed to be held from April 7 to April 20. However, the JEE 2019 exam dates have been rescheduled for April 7, according to a notification issued by the National Testing Agency on Wednesday, 13 March 2019.

“Now, Election Commission of India has declared the dates for General Election on 11, 18, 23 and 29 April 2019 as well as on 6, 12 and 19 May 2019. Accordingly, the dates for the JEE (Main) April 2019 have been revised,” the notification said.

The admit cards for the JEE Main will be released on March 20 on the official website – jeemain.nic.in. The General Election will be held April 11, 18, 23 and 29 as well as on May 6, 12 and 19, 2019.

JEE Main 2019 : Eligibility

The candidate should have secured at least 75 percent marks, or be in the top 20 percentile in Class 12 examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65 percent in Class 12 examination.

The Examination – a Computer Based Test (CBT) – will consist of two papers: Paper 1 for BE/BTech and Paper 2 for B.Arch/BPlanning. The question papers would be available in three languages – English, Hindi and Gujarati.

Paper I :

The Paper I exam which is for admissions to BE and B.Tech courses will be conducted on April 8th, April 9th, April 10th, and April 12th, 2019. The Paper II which is for admissions to B.Arch courses will be conducted on April 7th, 2019.

Paper II :

The Paper II exams will be conducted in multiple sittings exam date and venue of an individual’s exam will be mentioned on the admit card. The admit card which was scheduled to be released on March 18th has now been scheduled to be released on March 20th.

Note : The notification to all the above-mentioned information can be accessed at the JEE Main website or candidates can click on this direct link to access the notification.

Sunidhi Bhatti

Sunidhi Bhatti is a Post graduate in Mass Communications and Electronic Media. She is a young enthusiast who loves to write on political affairs and always satisfied with her work. Besides a content writer, she is a vocalist also.

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