NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY (NTA)

NTA JEE Main 2019 will be a computer based test to be held from January 6 to 20 and again from April 7 to 21 for undergraduate engineering admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. Registrations for NTA JEE Main 2019 for the January exam will be available from September 1 to 30, 2018.  NTA JEE Main 2019 applications for the April exam will be available in the second week of February. NTA will set up mock test practice centres in August to facilitate students with their preparation. There will be no change in syllabus, exam pattern, fee or language of the exam. To know all about the new NTA JEE Main 2019 exam process, dates, salient features, pattern, syllabus and more, read the article below.

What is NTA?

It will be the conducting body of all the Examination that was being held by CBSE, AICTE and other such conducting bodies. The NTA would initially conduct those entrance examinations that are currently being conducted by the CBSE. Other examinations will be taken up gradually by the NTA. In this article, we will tell you what to expect this year in JEE Main 2019 with the new conducting body, NTA in the scene. Also get the JEE Mains dates and how you can be ready for the most popular entrance exam of India in 2019.

Newly formed examination authority, National Testing Agency or NTA will conduct JEE Main twice a year online from 2019 and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has released schedule for both the editions yesterday. According to the schedule fixed by HRD ministry, the JEE Main 2019 examinations will be held in January and April. The detailed notification is yet to be released by the organisers, but it can be expected any time.

NTA JEE Main is being held as an entrance examination for admission to engineering courses and as also a screening test for JEE Advanced, its scores have been used for admission in institutes like IITs and NITs.

Currently, the exam is held in both online and offline modes, giving students the chance to pick between the two as per their comfort. Now that the exam is expected to be conducted only in online mode, candidates need to start taking mock tests from early stages to get familiar with exam process. Another factor, i.e. the exam being conducted twice a year has its pros and cons. On one hand, a candidate now gets to rely on two attempts to score well.

The greatest confusion, however, is whether a student can or can’t appear for the exam twice in the same year. In case they can appear twice, then which of the two scorecards will be considered for admission- the better one or the latter one. Also, there will be concern over normalizing scores of candidates who appear in more than one session.

Interested and eligible candidates have to apply online only through official website of JEE (Main) i.e. http://www.jeemain.nic.in. Candidates are advised to read the information booklet carefully before starting the online application process. It is notified that the online application procedure will be commenced from 1st September 2018 2018 onwards. The important information related to JEE Main application form 2019 are given below:

  • Aspirants have to visit the official website to fill JEE Main application form.
  • It should be noted that no other printed or offline mode will be entertained to apply for JEE Main.
  • Applicants should possess Aadhaar Enrollment Number/ Aadhaar Number/Registration Number provided by facilitation center to apply for JEE main 2019.
  • Candidates have to provide all the required details while filling up the online application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed manner.
  • On the successful submission of details, an Acknowledgement Page with Application Number will be generated. Take the print of the same and keep it safe for future reference.

NTA JEE Main Application Fee 2019

For the successful submission of JEE Main 2019 application form, candidates have to pay a certain amount as necessary application fee. The fee can be paid either through credit card/debit card or e-challan. The JEE Main 2019 Application fee may differ from category to category. Below, candidates can check the application fee for different categories.

Papers              Offline mode                 Online mode
General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls General/OBCs (Boys) SC/ST/PWD/All Girls
                                                For Examination Centres in India
Paper 1 or 2 Rs 1000/- Rs 500 Rs 500 Rs 250
Paper 1 and 2 both Rs 1800/- Rs 900 Rs 1300 Rs 650
                                            For Examination Centres in other countries
Paper 1 or 2 Rs 2500 Rs 1250 Rs 2500 Rs 1250
Paper 1 and 2 both Rs 3800 Rs 1900 Rs 3800 Rs 1900

NTA JEE Main 2019 Syllabus

NTA JEE Main 2019 will be conducted to allot seats to various candidates in IITs, NITs, and CFTIs. That is why it becomes crucial to scoring some great marks in JEE Main 2019 to get into one of these above listed prestigious institutes. And that is only possible if you start preparing according to the syllabus prescribed. The syllabus for IIT JEE Main this year will remain the same, no major changes are expected from the new conducting body, NTA. You will have to cover all the topics / concepts of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry from class 11th and 12th, which are part of the JEE Main syllabus. Along with NCERT books, aspirants can study from JEE reference books. It is also important to solve questions from past year papers of JEE Main to know what type of questions you can expect in the examination.

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