JEE Main Exam Complete details and preparationby Sangeeta Bisvas web designer
JEE Main Exam is conducted by newly formed conducting body known as NTA. The exam is conducted twice in a year. Formerly JEE Main was popularly known as AIEEE exam and it was conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NTA makes various changes in the exam as compared to CBSE. In this article we will give you details about all the changes made by NTA after becoming conducting body for JEE Mains 2020. Through this exam, candidates will get admission in National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology and many other centrally funded technical institutes. Joint Entrance Exam Mains is also screening test for JEE Advanced Exam. Only those candidates will be eligible to appear for the IIT exam who successfully clears cut off marks of JEE Main.
JEE Main Application form will release in the month of September 2019. All eligible and interested candidates can fill the application form. Admit Card for JEE Main Admit Card will be issued only to those aspirants who successfully filled application form with fee payment. Read the complete article to know more about JEE Mains.
History of JEE Mains
In the year 2012, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared this new common examination instead of the two previous tests namely: All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) and Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE). Joint Entrance Exam has two components, JEE-Main and JEE-Advanced. JEE-Main exam is comprises of two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper-1 is for the application in Bachelor in Engineering Bachelor in Technology which could be taken online and offline. Paper-2 is for admission in Bachelor in Architecture and Bachelor in Planning which can only be taken personally. Examinees can select either one or both of them. Qualified JEE-Mains passers can take JEE-Advanced examination. An approximate number of 150,000 students qualified to take the examination.
Changes made by NTA
There are several changes made by NTA in JEE exam. You can check all the changes made by NTA in the following points.
National Testing Agency conducts JEE Mains exam twice in a year in the month of January and April. Formerly the exam conducted only once in the month of April.
Best of the two Scores: The biggest advantage in the new NTA JEE Main will be that if candidates attempt both the January and April exams, the better of the two scores will be considered for ranking purposes in the counseling process.
Exam Mode - NTA JEE Main is a computer-based test for Paper 1; however, for Paper 2, Mathematics and Aptitude was held in computer-based mode and Drawing will be in pen and paper mode. Now candidates for paper 1 will have no option for pen-paper exam.
Mock Tests For Better Preparation- National Testing Agency has started student registration for JEE Main mock tests which are done on a weekly basis. Candidates can practice with these tests to get a better understanding of the exam pattern, how to prepare and what to expect in the actual exam.
Test Practice centers (TPCs)- The newly formed conducting body NTA has opened JEE Main practice centres at 2,697 colleges and schools with computers to allow candidates to practice the JEE Main mock tests. These centres will be open on every Saturday and Sunday to allow candidates to work on the days off without interfering with their regular school schedule. Candidates will have to use the NTA App developed for this purpose to detect their nearest TPC.
Application Form- NTA reduce fee for the application form for reserved categories.
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General Preparation Tips For JEE Mains
Give more time on areas that you’re weak in. To get a hold of the concept, practice regularly from time.
We all are humans and forget things easily if not revise regularly. So revise all concepts from time to time.
Make a time table and strictly follow that.
Do not skip any topic that you feel is not up to your task or is unnecessary.
Never bunk coaching lectures.
Functions of NTA
- To identify partner institutions with adequate infrastructure from the existing schools and higher education institutions which would facilitate conduct of online examinations without adversely impacting their academic routine.
- To create a question bank for all subjects using modern techniques
- To establish a strong R&D culture as well as a pool of experts in different aspects of testing
- To help individual colleges and universities in the field of testing and to provide training and advisory services to the institutions in India. To provide quality testing services to the academic institutions in India.
- To develop a state of the art culture of testing in India by using domestic and international expertise. To collaborate with international organizations like ETS to achieve the same.
- To undertake any other examination that is entrusted to it by the Ministries/Departments of Government of India/State Governments.
- To undertake the reforms and training of school boards as well as other bodies where the testing standards should be comparable with the entrance examinations.
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