JEE Mains 2021 : Frequently Asked Questions


In order to bring further clarity to students, National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) for JEE Mains 2021, which will be conducted in 4 Sessions this year, in the month February, March, April and May 2021. FAQs answer some of the key concerns of students.

JEE (Mains) is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded Technical Institutions, Institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other Institutions. This yea onwards, UP state shall also admit students based on JEE-Mains and has decided to scrap its state level entrance exam UPSEE (for engineering admissions). JEE (Mains) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

JEE Mains 2021 FAQs

Language options : This year, NTA is offering option of taking the test in as many as 13 languages, as listed below :

English : All Examination Centres in India

Hindi : All Examination Centres in India

English and Urdu : All Examination Centres in India

English and Assamese : Examination Centres in Assam

English and Bengali : Examination Centres in West Bengal, Tripura and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Gujarati : Examination Centres in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English and Kannada : Examination Centres in Karnataka

English and Marathi : Examination Centres in Maharashtra

English and Malayalam : Examination Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep

English and Odia : Examination Centres in Odisha

English and Punjabi : Examination Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi

English and Tamil : Examination Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Island

English and Telugu : Examination Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Key dates

Last date to apply : 16 Jan 2021

Entrance exam Session 1 : 23 to 26 Feb 2021

Entrance exam Session 1 : 15 to 18 Mar 2021

Entrance exam Session 3 : 27 to 30 Apr 2021

Entrance exam Session 4 : 24 to 28 May 2021

Top Engineering Entrance Exams : In addition to JEE-Mains and JEE-Advanced, there are over 70 Engineering Entrance Exams conducted every year, some of which have strict domicile requirements. Some of the exams like BITSAT, UGEE-IIITH, ICAR-AIEEA-UG, CET-IMU-Eng, AMU, CUET-BTech, CUSAT-CAT lead to admission in premium institutes.

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