JEE Main 2019 Latest News & Updates
Rajeev Kumar Maurya, 19 Oct 2018, #JEE Main

JEE Main 2019 Latest News & Updates – NTA has announced the exam cities of JEE Main 2019 on October 19. Candidates can now check the exam city allotted to them by logging in using their application number and password.  The application process for JEE Main 2019 was ended on October 1.  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 JEE Main exam twice a year starting from January 2019. The schedule for both January and April exams was released on July 7 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). According to the latest schedule, the exams will be held in computer-based mode twice a year, once in January and later in April.  Candidates can stay updated with this article on “JEE Main 2019 Latest News & Updates”.

Latest: Registered candidates can check allotted JEE Main 2019 exam city from October 19 onwards.

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NTA has announced the allotment of JEE Main 2019 exam cities for the registered candidates. Earlier the cities were scheduled to be announced on October 21. Candidates can login using their JEE Main 2019 application number and password to check their allotted exam city.

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October 14, 2018

The authorities of NTA have closed the correction window for JEE Main application form 2019 on October 14. Candidates could make changes in all of the information filled by them if they have committed any mistake in the application form, except in their exam cities. Candidates will be able to know their exam cities on October 21.

October 8, 2018

The correction window for JEE Main 2019 application form has opened. For candidates who want to make corrections or changes in their submitted application form can do it till October 14. After these dates, candidates will not be able to make corrections in their application forms.

October 6, 2018

NTA has officially announced the date for Paper 2 of JEE Main 2019. The exam will be conducted on January 8, 2019, and to a sudden change, the paper will be in two shifts, earlier it was to be conducted in one shift only.   

October 1, 2018

The application form of JEE Main 2019 for January attempt has been closed on October 1. The authorities concerned did not accept any applications after the last date of submission. For those who have submitted their application will be able to make changes in it from October 8 onwards till 14.

September 30, 2018

NTA has released the notification that the application process will close by 11.50 pm on September 30. However, candidates who have registered can upload their photograph and signature as well as pay the fees till October 1, 2018, by 11.50 pm.

September 26, 2018

NTA has released a public notification informing the updation of eligibility criteria for Paper 2 of JEE Main 2019. According to the public notice, the authorities of COA have made Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects for candidates in their 10+2 or equivalent exam for admission to 5 year B.Arch. programme.

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 likely on 6, 12,1 3, 19 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 comprised 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 started 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 likely conducted on 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20. And, the results will be released by the NTA on January 31.

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 weekend (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 2019 Important Dates

JEE Main Jan 2019: 

Online Submission of Application forms

September 1-September 30

Last Date of Payment of Application Fees

October 1

Display of allotted date and shift of the exam

October 5

Downloading of admit cards

December 17

Date of JEE Main January Exam

January 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20 (Tentatively)

JEE Main Result

January 31

JEE Main April 2019:

Online Submission of Application forms

February 8-March 7

Downloading of admit cards

March 18

Date of JEE Main April Exam

April 7- April 21

JEE Main Result

April 30

November 2017

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 a 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.

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