New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the 4th session of JEE (Main) 2021, which will now be held on August 26, 27, 31, September 1 and 2, 2021.
“In view of the persistent demand from the student community and to enable the candidates to maximise their performance, the @DG_NTA has been advised to provide a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE(Main) 2021 Exam,” Union Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted on Thursday.
A total of 7.32 lakh candidates have already registered for JEE(Main) 2021 session 4, which was earlier scheduled from July 27-August 2. The date for session 4 registration will be extended till July 20.
The third session of the engineering entrance exam is scheduled to be held from July 20 to 25.
Admit cards for the third session has been released by NTA.
To address concerns regarding the COVID pandemic, the number of cities where JEE Main 2021 will be held has been increased from 232 to 334.
JEE Main 2021 is being conducted in 13 languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.