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JEE Main 2021 to be held every month from Feb to May, four times




Good news for students aiming for JEE Main 2021.

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted every month from February 2021 to May 2021.

This means that JEE Main 2021 will be conducted four times in 2021.

This will be a relief to students whose academic year has been disturbed due to corona lockdown of educational institutions since March 2018.

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted in four test cycles, for a total of 16 days. There will be 4.14 lakh questions and 384 question papers in 12 languages.

The JEE Main 2021 registration for the February cycle is likely to begin in the third week of December 2020.

Since t

he engineering entrance exam will be held once each month, candidates will be given the window of a week to apply for the exam in the subsequent month. The results of JEE Main 2021 will be announced in four to five days after the exams end.

This method of conducting JEE Main n multiple cycles will benefit students since they can appear in the exam as per their convenience. This practice was used in international exams such as SAT, GRE, and TOEFL.

Various state boards would most likely reschedule the Class XII board exams this time which are usually held in February-March.


Moreover, from JEE Main 2021, the test papers will be available in 12 languages. In the JEE Advanced 2020, 8754 out of 2.2 lakh candidates were from a vernacular medium.

Thus, the National Testing Agency (NTA), which is the conducting body of JEE, feels that holding the test in vernacular languages can help candidates improve their rankings.



The newly introduced languages include Assamese for examination centres of Assam; Bengali for West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Island; and Gujarati for Gujarat, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

The JEE Main 2021 registration began today, December 15, 2020 and will continue till January 15, 2021.

The official notification says that students can select the question paper language while filling up the form and that it cannot be changed later on.

“Please note that for the correctness of the questions in all the question papers, the English version will be taken as final,” according to an official release.