JEE Main 2021 BE and B.Tech exam begins today

NEW DELHI: The JEE Main B.Tech examination for admission to engineering colleges has commenced from today. The JEE Main February 2021 session started yesterday with B.Arch and B.Planning papers. Students who appeared for the
JEE Main BArch paper on Tuesday said the exam was of moderate difficulty.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE Main exams in 13 Indian languages, including – Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Urdu, Odia, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Assamese and Gujarati languages, besides English and Hindi. For the first time, students have got an opportunity to appear for exams in 13 Indian languages. These examinations are being conducted only in computer-based test CBDT mode.

This year, NTA has set up 852 examination centres across the country to maintain social distancing in view of Covid-19 pandemic. During the examination held in September 2020, 660 examination centres had been set up. 6,61,761 lakh candidates are appearing for this coveted computer-based entrance exam.

Online examination for BE and B.Tech will be conducted in two shifts from February 24th to 26th.

According to the National Testing Agency, the examination centre is also being fully sanitised between the two shifts. In the examination centres, face masks and sanitiser have been provided for students. The body temperature of students will also be checked with thermal guns before going to the examination centre.

Students need to reach to the examination centres two hours before the exam. The distance between two computers and between students will be maintained during the examination.

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