The May session of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) has been postponed in light of the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country. The examination was scheduled to be conducted on May 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28, 2021.
Amid rising Covid-19 cases in the country, Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has announced that the Joint Entrance Exam – Main (JEE Main) – May 2021 session has been postponed.
“Looking at the present situation of COVID-19 and keeping students safety in mind, JEE (Main) – May 2021 session has been postponed. Students are advised to keep visiting the official website of NTA for further updates.,” he tweeted.
The National Testing Agency is organizing the JEE (Main) – 2021 in four sessions to support the student community. Two of these sessions have already been completed in February (Session 1: from 23 to 26 February 2021) and March (Session 2: from 16 to 18 March). The number of candidates who appeared in Session 1 is 620978, and in Session 2 is 556248.
However, looking at the present situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and taking into account the safety and well-being of the candidates and examination functionaries, earlier, JEE- Main April session had been postponed.
As per the notification by NTA, the rescheduling of the April and May sessions will be done subsequently, and the registration of the May session will be announced at a later stage. In the meantime, candidates are advised to use this time to prepare themselves better for the examination. They are also advised to keep visiting the official websites of NTA (www.nta.ac.in) and (jeemain.nta.nic.in) for the latest updates.
For any further clarification related to JEE (Main) – 2021, the candidates can contact 011-40759000 or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org