JEE Main 2019 Latest News & Updates – NTA has released the application form of JEE Main 2019 January attempt on September 1. With the release of the application form, a lot of new changes have been introduced. Aspirants appearing for the exam can get the JEE Main Latest News & Updates for 2019 from this page. National Testing Agency (NTA), a newly formed examination authority will be conducting the JEE Main exams twice a year starting from January 2019. The schedule for both January and April exams were released on July 7 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). According to the latest schedule, the exams are to be held in computer-based mode twice a year, once in January and later in April. Candidates can stay updated with this page “JEE Main 2019 Latest News & Updates”.
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September 17, 2018
The registration for the third batch of mock tests has commenced. Candidates will have to register to take up the mock tests on September 22 & 23. These mock tests will allow candidates to be familiar with the CBT mode of exam.
September 16, 2018
Prakash Javdekar inaugurated 3,400 Test Practice Centres (TPCs) across 622 districts. These TPCs have been set up to help candidates appearing in the entrance exam to be able to take up practice sessions to get acquainted with CBT mode of examination, in which the exam will be conducted.
September 10, 2018
The registration for the second batch of mock tests has commenced. Candidates can register to take up the mock tests on September 15 & 16. Taking up mock tests will allow candidates to know the CBT mode of exam better to help them perform well on the main day.
September 8, 2018
The authorities have released the mock test of JEE Main 2019 in online mode. Candidates who cannot take up mock tests at their homes can visit the Test Practice Centres (TPCs) nearest to them. The mock tests will allow candidates to know the pattern of the exam in CBT mode and get familiar with it. The mock test facility at TPCs will only be available during Saturdays (2:30-5:30) and Sundays in two slots (11 a.m-2 p.m) and (2:30-5:30) in as per the latest notification.
September 7, 2018
According to the latest notification from NTA, candidates who are not being able to submit the application fees of JEE Main 2019 in online mode, they can pay the fees through e-challan. To pay the fees through e-challan, candidates will have to take an A4 size printout of the e-challan in PDF format from SBI MOPS page which will contain NTA’s required information in addition to Bank Reference Number. Following it, candidates can visit any of the SBI branches in India and deposit the amount mentioned in the e-challan in Cash. It is to be noted that the bank will only accept pre-printed amount mentioned in e-challan. Candidates can take the reprint of the e-challan from the website under SBI-MOPS tab and select appropriate exam.
September 2, 2018
NTA has officially announced that the allotted shift and the date of the examination will be displayed by the authorities on October 5, 2018. However, the exact city of the exam for paper-1 and paper-2 will be available by October 21. JEE Main 2019 for January session will be conducted in the weekends between January 6 and 20.
September 1, 2018
NTA has released the JEE Main 2019 application form for January attempt in online mode. Also, the exam conducting authority has brought in a lot of new changes. Candidates filling the application form can fill the application form till September 30. However, the payment of the application fees, for candidates who will be paying online can be done till October 1. Apart from aadhaar card, now candidates can use other government approved identity proofs like passport, bank account number and so on for registration. Also, candidates need to upload the correct scanned images of photograph and signature as the facility for correction will not be given for them. The application fees of JEE Main 2019 has been revised for both National and International student. Not only this, the age limit is removed. Candidates who have passed their class 12 in 2017, 2018 or are appearing in 2019 can appear for JEE Main 2019 irrespective of which year they were born in. For ease of the candidates who are not well versed with the online submission of the application form, NTA is using the services of Common Services Centre (CSC). Candidates can reach out to these CSC to get the desired support in online submission of application form and payment of fee through e-wallet. To use this CSC, candidates will have to pay the requisite charges. There are more than 1.5 lakhs Common Services Centres (CSC) across the country.
August 31, 2018
Today, the HRD Ministry has released another notification stating that the registrations for the Test Practise Centres will commence from September 1st, 2018. Candidates will have the liberty to choose the Test Practise Centres (TPCs) as per their preference during the registration process from the drop-down list. With the help of mock test they will be able to practise questions and get an idea of the JEE Main 2019 exam pattern. Candidates can apply for the JEE Main January 2019 session starting from September 1st till September 30th. But, candidates can make the payment of their application form till October 1st only. The Paper-I will be entirely Computer Based Test (CBT) and the Paper-II will be comprise of three parts. Part 1 & 2 will have Mathematics and Aptitude Test respectively which will be conducted in Computer Based Test mode. Part 3 will be the drawing which will be in Pen and Paper mode. The Paper-I will be conducted in 2 shifts in a day: Morning Shift (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM) and Afternoon Shift (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM) whereas the Paper-II will be conducted in a single shift.
August 21, 2018
On Tuesday, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has released the final dates of all the exams that will be conducted starting from December, 2018 till May, 2019. These exams were earlier conducted by CBSE and now have been taken over by the NTA. Regarding the JEE Main 2019 sessions, National Testing Agency has released the final date sheets for the exams. The online registrations will be starting from September 1 - September 30, 2018. The admit card of JEE Main I will be available online from December 17. JEE Main January 2019 will be conducted from January 6 - January 20. And, the results will be released by the NTA on January 7.
Apart from the final dates of JEE Main 2019, NTA has also stated that they are opening Test Practise Centres (TPCs) in 2697 Schools/Engineering Colleges for all the rural students from across the country through which they will be able to practise well before the exam. The TPCs will be available to all the students starting from September 1 on every weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) for free of charge. TPCs are set up to give an idea to the students regarding the changed pattern of the JEE Main 2019 exam and help familiarize the students and adapt to it.
July 7, 2018
On Saturday, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) led by Prakash Javadekar announced that the NTA has become fully functional and operational from July 7 and would be conducting its first examination in December, 2018 starting with National Eligibility Test (NET), which was earlier conducted by CBSE. This would be followed by JEE Main 2019 in January and April. The exam would be Computer Based Tests (CBTs).
The Union Minister of Education, Prakash Javadekar has also announced that the NTA would also be conducting National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) and Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) along with JEE Main and NET.
The Minister has also released the schedule for JEE Main 2019 for both January and April sessions as given below:
JEE Main Jan 2019:
Online Submission of Application forms
September 1-September 30
Last Date of Payment of Application Fees
Display of allotted date and shift of the exam
Downloading of admit cards
Date of JEE Main January Exam
January 6-January 20
JEE Main Result
JEE Main April 2019:
Online Submission of Application forms
February 8-March 7
Downloading of admit cards
Date of JEE Main April Exam
April 7- April 21
JEE Main Result
The setting up of a National Testing Agency (NTA) was announced by the Finance Minister in the Budget speech of 2017-2018. The Union Cabinet had approved the setting up of National Testing Agency (NTA) on November 10, 2017. The creation of NTA would relieve the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts exams such as JEE, NET, NEET, and others.
What is NTA?
National Testing Agency (NTA) is a newly formed examination authority approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in November, 2017. The authority would function as an autonomous and will be self-sustaining premier testing organization to conduct examinations for higher educational institutions. The authority will be replacing CBSE in terms of conducting exams for higher educational institutes in India.
NTA would include representatives from CBSE, UGC, NCERT, AICTE, HRD. A task force constituting of seven members headed by Ex-IIT Director would be present. Formation of NTA would generally benefit the students giving them the choice to preparation according to themselves. Rather than waiting for waiting for another year in order to appear for the exams.