JEE Main 2021: NTA extends application deadline for second session till March 10

Following declaration of results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 Paper 1 first session on Monday, the application deadline for the second session has been extended till March 10, 2021. Students who wish to appear for the competitive exam in the second session which will be held between March 15 and 18 can apply at

Students who have not completed their registration for the second session can apply and pay the fees via online mode. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has extended the earlier application deadline of March 6 in order to award more time to students considering difficulties faced due to Covid-19 pandemic.

This year, JEE Main exam will be conducted four times in a year in February, March, April and May 2021. The second session will be held between March 15 and 18, third from April 27 to 30 and the final one from May 24 to 28. Students have been given multiple attempts to reduce chances of dropping out.

JEE Main is conducted for admission to UG engineering programmes (BE/BTech) at the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Centrally funded technical institutions (CFTIs), institutions and universities funded or recognised by participating state governments. It also serves as an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs.

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