JEE Main 2021: Exam date clashes with Maharashtra Class 12 board exams

Students are complaining about the clash of JEE Main 2021 exam date in April and May sessions with that of Class 12 time table 2021 for Maharashtra board.

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Team Careers360 | Jan 22, 2021 - 1:58 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has scheduled JEE Mains in four sessions - February, March, April and May 2021. However, students have been complaining about the clash between Maharashtra Class 12 board exam 2021 with JEE Main 2021 exam date scheduled in April and May sessions.

JEE Main 2021 exam is slated to be held on April 27 to 30, 2021, for April session, while the JEE Mains May session is scheduled on May 24 to 28, 2021.

With the announcement of Class 12 board exam time table 2021 for Maharashtra, students preparing for NTA JEE Main 2021 fear the clash in exam dates. The Maharashtra State Board is going to conduct the Class 12 board exam 2021 from April 23 to May 29.

Student Reaction on JEE Main 2021 and Maharashtra HSC board exam clash

Addressing Maharashtra school education minister Varsha Gaikwad, a student named Achal Gajanam said, “Ma’am don't take Maharashtra board exam on JEE Main exam date,”

“Useless time table for the board exams because the time table is getting clashed with the national level entrance (JEE Main),” another student named Om Taskar tweeted.


Another student requested to the authorities to avoid the clash of PCM dates with JEE Main


It should be noted that the NTA is conducting four sessions of JEE Mains instead of two to avoid a clash with the board exams. Candidates appearing for HSC Board exam 2021 in Maharashtra as well as NTA JEE Main can take benefit from these multiple attempts. The JEE Main 2021 application form is still available for February session till January 23. Moreover, they can also appear in March 2021 session for which, registrations shall reopen after the declaration of JEE result for the February session, as announced by authorities.


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