Shift 2 of JEE Main 16 March 2021 exam has concluded at 6.00 PM. As per the initial reaction of the candidates, the overall paper was moderate. The chemistry section was easy and Maths was lengthy and a bit difficult. Physics was moderate to easy. The questions were asked from all the chapters of the syllabus.
The integer-type questions were to be rounded to the closest integer. So, if the answer is 4.7 the candidates had to enter 5 as the answer. In shift 2 the weightage of the class 11 syllabus was more than the class 12 syllabus.
This year there has been a change in the exam pattern. While the number of questions asked in each subject will go up to 30 each, students still have to attempt 25 questions per section. There are 20 MCQs in each section and 10 Numericals. While all the MCQs are compulsory, candidates will have the option to do any 5 out of the 10 numericals. The total mars of the exam is 300.
For the March attempt, 5,04,540 registrations were received. For the April attempt 4,98,910 students have applied and for the May attempt, 5,09,972 registration have been received. As per the reports 21.75 lakh registrations have been made by JEE (Main) aspirants to take the test in 4 attempts.
The rest of the 2 attempts are on April 27-30, 2021, and May 24-28, 2021. The best score of the candidates of all 4 attempts will be used to prepare the AIR for admission. National Testing Agency is conducting JEE Main 2021 Exam in 13 different languages. Under the National Education Polity (NEP), the exam will take place in Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu along with Hindi, and English.
National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) -2021 for Admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).