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JEE Main 2021 May exam postponed due to Covid-19: Ramesh Pokhriyal

India Today logo India Today 04-05-2021 India Today Web Desk
a pencil on a table: JEE Main 2021 May exam postponed due to Covid-19: Ramesh Pokhriyal JEE Main 2021 May exam postponed due to Covid-19: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced on Twitter that JEE Main 2021 for the month of May has been postponed due to the current Covid-19 situation and that students should keep checking the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA) for further updates on the matter.

Two JEE Main sessions already done in 2021

As per the official notification released by NTA, two sessions of JEE Main 2021 have already been done this year -- the February session was carried out from February 23 to 26, and the March session from March 16 to 18.

This is for the first time that JEE Main is being held four times a year. The April session scheduled for April 27, 28 and 30 has been postponed already.

Now, the JEE Main 2021 May session which was scheduled for May 24 to 28 has also been postponed.

The NTA notification stated that the April and May sessions of the JEE exam will be rescheduled soon.

The JEE Main May session registration information will also be announced at a later stage.

Candidates advised to practice well

The NTA notification for JEE Main 2021 postponement advised candidates to prepare well for the JEE Main exam and practice from the NTA Abhyas app from the comfort of their homes.

For further information, candidates should keep checking the official websites -- and

They can also write to or 011-40759000 for more information on JEE Main 2021.

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