The national level JEE Main Exam will now be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) twice a year- National Testing Agency (NTA), The examination was earlier conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). According to the NTA, the January session of the JEE Main exam 2019 will be conducted in 8 sittings from 6-20 January. The candidates who will appear for the examination must note that the applications for the same will open online on 1 September and the last date to submit the completed applications is 30 September.
It is believed that the result of the examination will be announced in the first week of February. However, the candidates must note that these dates are tentative and there has been no official confirmation from the board. The result of the JEE Main will include details like marks obtained in the exam and the qualifying status of the aspirant as admission to institutes like NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs will be based on the JEE Main 2019 scores. Moreover, for appearing in the JEE Advanced exam 2019, candidates will have to first qualify the JEE Main exam.
From 2019, the candidates will come across to some major changes. 1. Starting in 2019, JEE Main will be conducted by the NTA taking the rein from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 2. The JEE exam will be conducted in the online mode only 3. In another key development, the frequency of the exam has been increased from once to twice in a year. The exam will be conducted in January and April 4. Each session will have 8 sittings, with candidates having the option to book their session (only one session allowed though) 5. With the exam slated to go completely online, provisions are being made to ensure candidates get familiar to functionalities of the computer-based test through mock tests. NTA will set up mock test centers across the country in August where candidates can go and practice during the weekends.
About JEE Main Exam
The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is the national level competitive test to shortlist engineering aspirants for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes offered across India. Earlier it was known as All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), the national level engineering entrance exam was rechristened as Joint Entrance Examination (Main) in April 2013. Generally speaking, the JEE Mains Result is used to determine rank / score of an engineering aspirant on the basis of which admission will be granted into National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). Every year, around 13 lakh engineering aspirants from across the country appear for the JEE Main Exam and this year this number has grown quite significantly increasing the overall competition. As per the official JEE Main notification, the JEE Main 2018 Result is expected to be announced in the end of April and the JEE Main All India Ranks would also be declared on the same day.