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JEE Main Exam Date 2021 (Out): Session 4 Exam Date (Revised), Application Date, Admit Card, Examination, Counselling Dates

Last updated on July 29th, 2021 by Rituraj Dixit

NTA has released the JEE Main Exam Date 2021 For April and May sessions which were postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The candidates in Bahrain who are unable to attend exam(Session 1) due to lockdown can attend the exam on 3rd and 4th August for B.E/B.Tech and 5th August for B.Arch and B.Planning. The Session 3 Exam dates (20, 22, 25, 27 July 2021) have been closed execpt for candidates in maharastra rain affected places and can write exams on 3rd and 4th August 2021 and both can download their admit card from 29th July 2021. Session 4 to be conducted on 26, 27, 31, August and 1 & 2, September  2021.

This year, the exam is being conducted in four sessions – February, March, April and May 2021. For JEE Main 2021, candidates were eagerly waiting for an official notification on JEE Main Registration date. Candidates were allowed to apply for upcoming sessions, or withdraw from them.

Latest Update on JEE Main Exam Date 2021:

  • Official Notice of Exam dates released by NTA for Bahrain candidates who are unable to attend due to lockdown during session 1. Check how to download Admit card
  • Exam dates were announced for candidates in maharashtra who were unable to attend exam centers due to heavy rain and flooding.
  • The number of exam centres has been increased from 660 to 828 while the number of cities has been increased from 232 to 334. Check List of Exam Centers
  • Candidates can edit the application form and change their exam centre from July 9 to 20 for session 4, if needed.
  • NTA will not be opening the application form correction window so candidates must ensure that all the details entered in the application form are correct.
  • The JEE Main admit card will denote different reporting time for different candidates as there will be staggering of time slots in order to ensure social distancing at the centre.

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JEE Main has three papers namely Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech), Paper 2A (B.Arch) and Paper 2B (B.Planning). It is advised to check JEE Main Exam Pattern before the exam as trends in the exam pattern will help understand the topics that might be important.

JEE Main Exam Date 2021 – April and May Session (Revised)

Events NTA JEE Main 2021 (Postponed April Session) NTA JEE Main 2021 (Postponed May Session)
JEE Main Application Starts 6th July 2021 9th July 2021
JEE Main Application Window Closes 8th July 2021 (9:00 PM) (Closed) 20th July 2021 (5:00 PM) (Closed)
JEE Main Fee Payment Window Closes 8th July 2021 (11:50 PM) (Closed) 20th July 2021 (11:50 PM) (Closed)
JEE Main Form Correction 6th to 8th July 2021  (Closed) 9th to 20th July 2021 (Closed)
JEE Main Admit Card 2021 Releases 13th July, 2021 (Released) TBA
JEE Main Exam Date 2021 20, 22, 25, 27 July 2021 (Closed) 26, 27, 31, August and 1 & 2, September  2021.
JEE Main 2021 Results TBA TBA

JEE Main Exam Dates 2021 - April (Phase 3)

JEE Main Exam Date 2021 - May 2021 (Phase 4)

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JEE Main Exam Day Schedule

Given below is the schedule which shall be followed during the exam day. Candidates are advised to ensure proper management to go through the whole day in case they are attempting more than one paper.

Particulars Morning Shift Afternoon Shift
Timing of Examination 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Duration of Examination 3 Hours 3 Hours
Entry in Examination Centre 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Entry in examination Room 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM 1.30 PM to 2.45 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions 8.50 a.m. 2.50 p.m.
Test Commences 9:00 AM 3:00 PM
Test Concludes 12:00 Noon 6:00 PM

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JEE Main Exam Date 2021: Registration and Admit Card 

Registrations for JEE Main April and May sessions that were postponed have commenced now. The dates for JEE Main 2021 Application Form for the Session 3 are 6 to 8 July 2021 and for Session 4 are 9 to 20 July 2021.  NTA released the admit card for session 3 and will soon release the admit card for 4th session.

  • Candidates must visit the official website of NTA for downloading JEE Main 2021 Admit Card.

Admit card

  • Application window will not open again so candidates must apply or withdraw within the stipulated time.
  • Admit Cards for each session will be issued separately.
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be followed at all exam centres.

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JEE Main Exam Date 2021 for Form Correction Facility 

JEE Main 2021 Form Correction Facility will not be made available to the students (registering for first time) due to the limited time. Candidates must ensure that all the information entered is correct. They should take utmost care while entering personal details and selecting the exam centres. However, candidates who have already applied for the April session can edit their forms from July 6 to 8 2021 and candidates who have applied for the April session can edit their forms from July 9 to 20 2021. They will also be given an option to change their preferred exam centres as NTA has increased the total number of cities where the exam will be conducted.

JEE Main Exam Date 2021: Answer Key, Result and Scorecard

NTA will release the JEE Main Answer Keys for Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3 within a week of conducting the JEE Main Examination. Candidates will be able to send their representations against the answer key for a fee of INR 1000 per claim against a question. However, if the claim is accepted by NTA the fee will be refunded by the agency. Given below are some key points related to the exam dates for JEE Main 2021 results, answer keys, and scorecard.

  • NTA will release the JEE Main 2021 Result at its official portal.
  • Only the top 2,50,000 candidates of JEE Main can register for JEE Advanced.
  • JEE Main 2021 Scorecard will be released for the unqualified as well as qualified candidates after the declaration of result.
  • In addition, JEE Main 2021 Results will be released in the form of a scorecard and All India Rank.
  • All India Rank list for Paper 1 will also be released along with the JEE Main 2021 result.
  • All India Rank list for Paper 2 will be released after the May 2021 session.

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JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines

  • Students must reach the JEE Main Exam Center at the time allotted to them on the admit card.
  • The process at the exam centre will be contactless and social distancing will be followed throughout.
  • Candidates must check all the particulars mentioned in the JEE Main 2021 Admit Card. In case of any discrepancy, immediately contact NTA for necessary action.
  • It is advised to check the venue of the exam centre a day before the exam to ensure the correctness of the location. The exam centres outside the main city are difficult to reach using public transport.
  • Stationery items like Ballpoint pen, the paper will be provided at the centre only.
  • For JEE Main Paper 2 of B.Arch, bring your own geometry box set, pencils, erasers and colour pencils or crayons.
  • Students will not be allowed inside the exam hall without the JEE Main 2021 Admit card and ID Proof.
  • Do not bring any impermissible items inside the exam hall (given below).
  • PwD candidates must carry a copy of the disability certificate in the prescribed format. A valid certificate must be presented to the frisking staff for allowing the use of a scribe.
  • The Admit Card for JEE Main 2021 is provided on a provisional basis to the candidate and is subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions. This means that the candidature of any individual can be cancelled during any future date if found ineligible for the examination. Check JEE Main Eligibility

JEE Main Exam Day Guidelines for Scribes

PwD candidates can avail the facility of a scribe under certain conditions given below-

  • Only a candidate with 40% or more disability will be allowed to use the services of a scribe.
  • PwD candidates have the choice of opting for their own scribe/reader as well.
  • 1-hour (60 minutes) compensatory time will be provided to PwD candidates with 40% or more disability, with or without a scribe/reader.

To be eligible for a scribe, the PwD candidate must mention the category, type of disability, percentages of disability with complete proof, in the JEE Main 2021 Application Form. If any information is found incorrect, the candidature might get cancelled.

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Banned Items inside the exam hall

Given below is a list of items that are not allowed inside the exam hall. If any candidate is found carrying any such item, his/her candidature might get cancelled and the candidate might even be debarred from all future examinations conducted by NTA.

  • Electronic gadgets/devices such as Mobile Phone, Calculator, Smartwatch, etc.
  • Instrument/ Geometry Box/ Pencil box (except for Paper 2)
  • Handbag, Purse
  • Any kind of Paper/ Stationery
  • Eatables/ Snacks and Tea/ Coffee/ Cold drinks/ Water (loose or packed) (exceptions given below)
  • Mobile phone/ Earphone/ Microphone/ Pager
  • Camera, Tape Recorder
  • Any metallic item such as a metallic scale, kara, etc.

Exception for diabetic students

The exam authority has allowed the consumption of eatables and drinks as well as taking water bottles in the exam centre only for diabetic patients. The exception is made in order to help diabetic candidates keep their health conditions in check. Diabetic students are advised to carry following items with them to JEE Main Exam Hall –

  • Fruits
  • Sugar tablets
  • Transparent water bottle

Note: Packaged foods such as chips/chocolate/sandwich etc are not allowed inside even for diabetic patients.

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JEE Main Exam Date 2021: Counselling

  • The registration process for counselling will begin after the JEE Main Session 4, soon after JEE Advanced 2021 Results.
  • JoSAA will hold JEE Main Counselling for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.
  • CSAB will conduct two more rounds for the seats in Union Territories, North-Eastern regions, and 17 participating SFTIs.
  • The counselling session will be conducted during September and October 2021.

JEE Main Exam Date – JoSAA Counselling

In the table given below, we have tabulated the schedule for JoSAA.

EVENT JEE Main Dates (Tentative)
Joint Apex Board declares JEE Main 2021 Ranks 2nd week of September
Start of candidates registration and choice fill-in of academic programs 2nd week of September
Display of mock seat allocation – 1 (based on choice filling) 2nd week of September
Display of mock seat allocation – 2 (based on choice filling) 3rd week of September
End of candidates’ registration and fill-in choices of academic programs 4th week of September
Data reconciliation, seat allocation, verification and validation 4th week of September
First round of seat allotment 4th week of September
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (1st round) 4th week of September
Display of seat availability status 1st week of October
Second round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (2nd round) 1st week of October
Display of seat availability status 1st week of October
Third round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (3rd round) 2nd week of October
Display of seat availability status 2nd week of October
Fourth round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (4th round) 2nd week of October
Display of seat availability status 2nd week of October
The fifth round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (5th round) 2nd week of October
Display of seat availability status 2nd week of October
Sixth-round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (6th round; Last round for withdrawal) 3rd week of October
Display of seat availability status 3rd week of October
Seventh round of seat allotment
Reporting at the allotted centre for seat allotment (7th round) 3rd week of October

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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date

The top 2,50,000 qualified candidates of all categories in JEE Main Paper 1 will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2021. Given below is the schedule of JEE Advanced 2021. Please do note that the dates are subject to change due to a change in dates for JEE Main 2021.

EVENTS JEE Advanced Exam Dates
Starting of online registration for JEE Advanced 2021 August 2021 (Tentative)
Closing of registration To be announced
JEE Advanced 2021 Admit card released To be announced
Date of Exam 3rd July 2021 (Postponed)
Exam response sheet send to the candidates To be announced
Releasing of answer key To be announced
Receiving of objections To be announced
JEE Advanced 2021 Result To be announced
AAT online registration date To be announced
AAT Exam date To be announced
Declaration result To be announced
Seat allotment and Counselling process To be announced

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Key Points on JEE Advanced and AAT

After JEE Advanced, interested candidates appear for AAT or Architecture Aptitude Test. AAT is an examination to screen candidates for admission to B.Arch courses. B. Arch courses are available in IIT Roorkee and IIT Kharagpur. After JEE Advanced, it usually takes 2 or 3 weeks to finish AAT registration and other processes. Like JEE Advanced, AAT is also conducted by IITs.

FAQs for JEE Main Exam Date 2021

Ques – When will the JEE Main Application Form 2021 for session 3 start?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – JEE Main 2021 Registrations have started from July 6, 2021. Last date for candidates to apply is July 8, 2021 (6:00 PM).

Ques – If I make an error while filling the application form, is there a way through which I can correct this mistake?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – No, NTA will not be opening the application form correction window so candidates must enter correct information while filling up the application forms.

Ques – When will JEE Main 2021 Admit Card for Session 3 and 4 release?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – NTA will release JEE Main Admit Cards for both the sessions in July 2021.

Ques – My image is not clear in the admit card, what do I do?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – In case a candidate receives an admit card with blur image on the same, they must contact the exam conducting authority as soon as possible as admit card with blur image is not acceptable at the time of examination.

Ques – When will the JEE Main Result 2021 be declared?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – JEE Mains 2021 results will be declared soon after the exam. 

Ques – What are the counselling dates for JEE Main 2021?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021 by user

Ans – Counselling date for JEE Main 2021 will be declared by JoSAA after the declaration of JEE Main 2021 result. Tentatively, it is speculated that JEE Main 2021 Counselling will commence around August/ September 2021 after JEE Advanced Results.

 


8 Comments

    • Hi Priyanshu! It is too early to comment on the exam dates for JEE Main 2022. However, going by the current COVID scenario, we assume that NTA might start registrations during the month of March 2022. Keep visiting our website for latest question papers, answer keys, updates and more!

    • Hi Tanishqa, Not yet any official announcement. Therefore you should continue your preparation according to previously announced dates.

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