The director-general of National Testing Agency (NTA) said JEE Main 2020 Notification will be released in the next month around September 1, following last year’s schedule. However, while talking to the media, Mr. Joshi also confirmed that an exact date has not been fixed yet. Last year, the NTA had conducted the JEE Main examination twice; in January and April, and the registration for JEE Main January exam began on September 1 and the entrance exam was completed on September 30. The registration for April exam began on February 8 and exam was concluded on March 7.
Along with the JEE Main exam, the Agency has twice conducted UGC NET examination since its inception. The NTA has also organized GPAT, CMAT, JNUEE, DUET, ICAR, AIAPGET, IGNOU OPENMAT, IGNOU B.Ed. and NEET entrance examinations. JEE Main notification will be released on the official websites, at nta.ac.in and jeemain.nic.in.
“The schedule for JEE Main 2020 is yet to be finalized. But, the notification can be expected at the same time as it was released last year,” Mr. Joshi said.
It is under his leadership, the newly-formed NTA successfully organized various competitive exams including the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main, which is being conducted as a screening test for the JEE Advanced, the national level entrance examination for admissions to undergraduate engineering and architecture courses in premier engineering and technological institutes in the country.
“The dates and other details regarding the exam have to be finalized in a governing body meeting which will be held soon. After that, the Agency will release details on the notification,” Mr. Joshi said.
The first examination of JEE Main 2019 was held from January 8 to 12 in two shifts, the second was conducted from April 7 to 12. The best scores from the two examinations are shortlisted for JEE Advanced eligibility as well as admission.