JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates; Know the Complete Schedule Here

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The National Testing Agency has declared the JEE Main 2021 exam dates on their main website. The exams are scheduled for weeks of February, March, April, and May of 2021. JEE Main 2021 is a computer-based examination conducted for those who wish to pursue B.E., B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan. This is to be held in 4 sessions across four months. The registration for the examination has already begun on December 16th. Below are the complete set of dates for the examination on all 4 schedules and aspirants should design their preparation strategy and timetable, accordingly.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates

Events JEE Main 2021 Dates
Registration Opens On December 16, 2020
Registration Closes On January 16, 2021
Last Day For Fees Payment January 17, 2021
Application For Correction Window January 19 to 21, 2021
Admit Card To Be Published (Approx.) The second week of February 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam Dates Session 1 – Feb 23 to Feb 26, 2021

Session 2 – March 15 to March 18, 2021

Session 3 – April 27 to April 30, 2021

Session 4 – May 24 to May 28, 2021

Answer Key Release To be notified
Answer Key Challenge Window To be notified
Release of Final Answer Key To be notified
JEE Main 2021 Result (Paper 1) To be notified
JEE Main 2021 Result (Paper 2) To be notified
Registration for Counselling To be notified

Check complete JEE Main 2021 exam schedule here at

JEE Main 2021 Exam Timings

The NTA will conduct JEE Main 2021 in two shifts for each of the scheduled dates. The first shift is from 9 AM to 12 PM. The second shift is from 3 PM to 6 PM. A more detailed table is given below:

  First Shift Second Shift
Timing of Examination 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Entry in the examination centre/hall/room, frisking, biometric registration/manual attendance check by the invigilator, verification of documents/cross-checking of the admit card, signature, and photo match to be conducted by the invigilator, etc. 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Instructions by the invigilator(s) 8:30 AM to 8:50 AM 2:30 PM to 2:50 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions 8:50 AM to 9:00 AM 2:50 PM to 3:00 PM
Test Commences 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Important Dates

Last Date for Online Application Submission

Please keep in mind that the last date for submitting your online application is 16th of January, 2021. The last date for paying your fees is January 17th, but the application must be submitted by 16th for it to be considered. If you miss this date, you will not be able to appear for JEE Main 2021 Examination and will have to waste a whole year. So, set up your calendar if you have to, but do not miss the deadline.

Downloading Your Admit Card

Although no exact date has yet been announced, the JEE Main admit card is set to be released in the second week of February. Keep checking the official website for when the admit card is released. The admit card will have the date, shift, and centre for your exam and those are vital information you need to be aware of to appear for JEE Main 2021.

Examination Date 

Keep track of your exam date and centre, as well as the shift timing. Reach early enough so that there is no issue with you entering the hall and getting your verification done in time. It is better to be early and wait than be late and not be allowed to enter the hall.

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