JEE Main 2021: 95 per cent candidates appear in first phase
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducts the Joint Entrance Examination (Main), has said that 95 per cent of candidates appeared in the first phase of the JEE Main 2021 exam.
The NTA held the JEE (Main) — 2021 for February (Session 1) between February 23 and February 26, in which, a total of 6,61,776 candidates were registered.
As of February 26, 95% of candidates appeared in Paper I BE/ BTech and 81.2 % appeared in Paper 2A/ 2B. About 95% of candidates were allotted their first choice of centre and city.
The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that he hopes that NTA will conduct the exam successfully in future also.
"Happy to note that the attendance in JEE first phase exam was 95%. I hope NTA will conduct the exam successfully in future also," he said in a tweet.