JEE Mains 2021 fourth session postponed till Aug
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday (July 15, 2021) announced that the fourth edition of the engineering entrance exam JEE (Main) has been postponed to August 26- September 2 in view of keeping the four-week gap between the two sessions of the crucial exam for the aspirants.
Earlier, the National Testing Agency (NTA) had revealed that the fourth edition of the Joint Entrance Examination-Main is scheduled to take place from July 27 to August 2. According to PTI, over 7.32 lakh candidates have already registered for the fourth edition of the entrance exam.
"In view of the persistent demand from the student community and to enable the candidates to maximise their performance, the National Testing Agency has been advised to provide a gap of four weeks between session three and four of the JEE (Main) 2021 exam,” Union Education Minister wrote in a tweet.
“Accordingly, the JEE (Main), 2021, session four will now be held on August 26, 27 and 31, and on September 1 and 2. A total of 7.32 lakh candidates have already registered for JEE (Main), 2021, session four," Pradhan’s another tweet read.
Additionally, the minister also said that the registration for the JEE-Main session four is still in progress and revealed that the last date has been extended to July 20.