JEE Main 2021 February exam: Over 6.5 lakh aspirants, 828 centres; Know more

JEE Main 2021 exam has around 21 lakh candidates in all four sessions with 6.5 lakh in February session alone.

JEE Main 2021 February exam: Over 6.5 lakh aspirants, 828 centres; Know more
Satyendra Singh | Feb 25, 2021 - 3 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The JEE Main 2021 exam saw a record number of applications in its history with more than 21 lakh registered candidates for all the four sessions. JEE Main 2021 February exam alone has more than 6.5 lakh candidates for Paper 1 (BE/BTech) and Paper 2 (BArch/ BPlan). NTA has set up 828 exam centres for JEE Main 2021 paper 1 while the JEE Main 2021 paper 2 was held at 437 centres.
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The NTA has also set up a central control room for JEE Main 2021 which is being monitored by two national coordinators, 19 regional coordinators, six special coordinators, 261 city coordinators and around 700 observers.

JEE Main 2021 Category and Gender-wise Distribution of Candidates

In a first, JEE Main 2021 exam is being held in 13 languages which include English, Hindi and 11 regional languages. Earlier, JEE Main was held in English, Hindi and Gujarati languages only.

JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 (BE/BTech)

Gender

General

Gen-EWS

OBC- NCL

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

90,522

18,028

67,181

15,948

6,092

330

1,97,771

Male

1,96,673

45,372

1,54,872

41,626

16,309

1448

4,54,852

Transgender

1

0

1

0

2

0

4

Total

2,87,196

63,400

2,22,054

57,574

22,403

1,778

6,52,627

JEE Main 2021 Paper 2 (BArch and BPlan)

Gender

General

Gen-EWS

OBC- NCL

SC

ST

PwD

Total

Female

15,262

2,095

10,910

2,521

1,177

55

31,965

Male

13,249

2,210

9,888

3,714

2,039

112

31,100

Total

28,511

4305

20,798

6,235

3,216

167

63,065

Medium-wise distribution of Registered Candidates

BE/BTech (Paper-1)

Languages

English

Hindi

Other regional languages

Total

Total Candidates

6,09,889

22,758

19,980

6,52,627

BArch and BPlan (Paper-2)

Languages

English

Hindi

Other regional languages

Total

Total Candidates

60,443

993

1629

63,065

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NTA has implemented strict guidelines at all the exam centres and social distancing, temperature check, sanitisation rules are being followed as per the guidelines.

JEE Main 2021 February exam will conclude on February 26. The NTA will announce the JEE Main 2021 result by March 7. JEE Main 2021 answer key by various coaching institutes has been released.

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