NTA to release JEE Main January 2019 examination on December 17

JEE Main January 2019 examination – The online application process of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for undergraduate courses is ending soon, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will now focus on the JEE Main 2019 (1) examination, which starts from January 6-20, 2019.  The NTA will release the Admit Card on December 17. JEE Main Examination is held twice in years, January and April, according to the NDTV report. Candidates can visit the official website of the NTA to download their Admit Cards from December 17 onwards by logging in through the candidate’s account created at the time of registration. If the candidates are not able to download the Admit Card for some reasons, there is this helpline provided by the NTA and the students can contact from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM beginning with December 17-23, 2018. The candidates have to download their Admit Cards before December 23, run through the same and if there is an anomaly, they need to bring it to the notice of the NTA officials.

JEE Main January 2019

Contrary from the past, now JEE Mai examination is being conducted by the NTA from this academic year, unlike the previous years when CBSE was holding these examinations. In addition to that, the examination mode has also had changed.

Instead of pen and paper examination mode, now the candidates have to appear for the examination in the computer-based method. If you take 2017, the JEE Main Examination was held in both computer-based as well as offline mode. From this year, JEE Main will be held only in the computer-based method. Up until last year, more students opted for offline examination in contrast with the CBT.

This year, out of the 12 lakh-odd students who had appeared for the JEE Main Examination, more than ten lakh students appeared for the examination in offline mode in comparison with 2.19 lakh students appeared in CBT mode. National Testing Agency, on its part, also made provisions for students to practice for the examination in CBT mode by setting up a countrywide network of Test Practice Centers (TPCs), added the report.

National Testing Agency (NTA) has been set up as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organisation to hold entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. Also, this entity was formed to assess the competence of candidates for admissions and recruitment, which has always been a challenge regarding matching with research-based global standards, efficiency, transparency and error-free delivery. Rightly so, the National Testing Agency is entrusted to address all such issues using best in every field, right from test preparation, to test distribution and to test marking and more.

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