Guwahati: The first edition of the JEE-Main exam will be held from February 23 to 26, 2021 followed by rounds in March, April and May.
The JEE-Mains examination for admission to engineering colleges will be held four times a year starting 2021 to offer flexibility to students and a chance to improve their scores, Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced on Wednesday.
Nishank said that first session to be held from February 23 and the results will be declared within five days from there last date of exams. He also said that this move will ensure that students do not miss out on opportunities due to clash of exams or due to the COVID-19 situation at present.
The minister further added that the students will be given a choice to answer 75 questions (25 each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) out of 90 questions in all the three subjects.
In an online interaction with students last week, the minister had announced that the government is considering the possibility of holding the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) three or four times a year and a proposal is being evaluated on reducing the number of questions that students can attempt in JEE (Main) 2021.