The National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the registration date of JEE Main January 2020 to September 3. Previously, the online mode application form was scheduled to be released on September 2, 2019.
However, the NTA has not stated any reason for the delay in the application process and also there is no change in the schedule. The last date as of now is still September 30 which might be extended further to ensure candidates get as many days to apply for the exam. JEE Main January 2020 exam is expected to be conducted from January 6 to 11, 2020.
JEE Main is conducted for engineering as well as architecture aspirants. The engineering aspirants have to appear for paper 1 which consists of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. For architecture aspirants who will appear in paper 2, an additional aptitude test or drawing paper will also be conducted.
Since there is more time for candidates, they can in the meanwhile, get the required documents ready. Candidates can apply at the official websites, jeemain.nic.in, and nta.ac.in. From last year onwards, the exam has been scheduled to be held twice a year. Apart from the January exam, candidates will also have the option to appear in the April exam.
Since this year foreign nationals are also expected to appear for the JEE Main, the number of candidates is likely to go higher than 10 lakh. Last year, a total of 9,29,198 students registered for the JEE Main in January and 9,35,741 students appeared for the April session JEE Main 2019 exam, according to the official data provided by the NTA.