New Delhi: There has been a 7.12% decrease in the number of registered candidates for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020.
According to the National Testing Agency (NTA), a total of 8,58,273 candidates have registered for the September session of JEE Main, while 9,21,261 had registered for B Tech in the January session.
Admit cards for JEE Main 2020 September session has already been issued. The entrance test will be held from September 1 to 6, and conducted at exam centres in 224 Indian and 8 foreign cities.
NTA has issued precautionary measures to be followed by candidates appearing the exams. All centres will be sanitized and candidates will be provided masks before the exams.
NTA has introduced a self-declaration form where candidates will have to record their health details, recent travel history, etc. The form will have to be signed in the presence of an invigilator and handed over.
“The candidate has to also bring to the exam centre the undertaking given on the admit card at Page 1 (duly filled in, except his or her signature which he or she will be required to do in the presence of the invigilator). This undertaking is in addition to the one filled online at the time of downloading the admit card,” NTA said in a statement.
Candidates will have to bring their JEE Main admit card, transparent ballpoint pen, valid photo ID and extra photographs that are to be pasted on the attendance sheet.