Benefits of NTA for JEE Main 2019 aspirants


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As we all know that National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2019 twice a year. JEE Main will be conducted only in the online mode from this year. Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) used to conduct this prestigious examination. It has been confirmed by Union MHRD ministry that with the introduction of NTA, the exams will be conducted in a more secure way and will be in accordance with International norms.

NTA is beneficial for students as from now there will be no issues of leakage of questions and the examination process will be more transparent and student friendly. As NTA is going to conduct JEE Main twice a year, there will be more chances for students to excel in the examination. As per statements made by NTA officials, it’s been said that the exams conducted by NTA will use highly secured IT Software and encryption technology to ensure the delivery of the test in stipulated time. Use of highly secured software ensures that there will be no leakages in the test. Due to these mentioned reasons, higher volume of students has filled JEE Main Application Form than predicted.

If a student gets two chances per year, they will get an additional opportunity to appear in JEE Main without wasting their one year. Candidates who have applied for JEE Main 2019 will also get access to computer centers which are free of cost to practice and get well versed with the computer-based examination. NTA is an autonomous body so the transparency regarding the entrance exam is definitely going to improve.

Important points about JEE Main 2019
Some of the important points about JEE Main 2019 are provided below:

JEE Main will be conducted two times a year i.e. in January and April

The entrance examination will be conducted in 8 slots. While filling JEE Main Application Form 2019, candidates have to choose from 8 different slots as per their convenience.

JEE Main 2019 will be conducted only in the online mode.

Candidates will be able to appear for any one or both the exams in a particular year.

If a candidate wishes to appear in both the examination, admission will be given based on best marks out of both the examinations.

From this year, candidates will have an option to take practice tests by visiting the exam centers from September 2018.

The syllabus, application fee, exam pattern and medium of question paper will remain the same as that of last year.

JEE Main 2019 Important Dates
The schedule for JEE Main examination is provided in the table given below:

JEE Main (January 2019)

Name of the event Important Dates
Availability of Online application form First to Last week of September 2018
JEE Main January exam date Second to Fourth week of January 2019
Announcement of Result First week of February 2019

JEE Main (April 2019)

Name of the event Important Dates
Online Application form will be available from Second week of February 2019
JEE Main April exam date Second to Fourth week of April 2019
Announcement of Result First week of May 2019

Candidates who wish to pursue engineering courses from the prestigious IITs, CFTIs, NITs etc. have to apply for JEE Main 2019 and need to start their preparation well in advance. As the exam is going to be conducted twice a year, it’s pretty important that you must prepare exceptionally well and make your way to the top institutes.