JEE Main 2021: How April exam postponement may benefit students

The JEE Main April 2021 exam dates postponement will not affect students, instead they will get more time to practice for the examination.

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Prabakaran K | May 3, 2021 - 3:06 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) had postponed the JEE Main 2021 April session. The revised dates for the April attempt of JEE Main 2021 will be announced at least 15 days before the exam date. In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic and considering the safety of the students, the NTA had taken the decision on the postponement of JEE Main April 2021. Also, the decision to hold the exams four times a year has helped students for better performance.

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Benefits of JEE Main April postponement 2021

Students are advised to use this valuable extra time to prepare better for the JEE Main April exam 2021. They can also take full-length or chapter-wise mock tests on the NTA Abhyas App to improve their time management, self-confidence and also can find out their weak and strong areas.

The total number of candidates who appeared in the February session was 6,20,978 and 5,56,248 appeared in the March session. Students who gave the JEE Main February and March session exams had already got a clear idea about the JEE Main 2021 exam which will boost their confidence level.

As per the Times of India report, NV Ramanna Rao, director, NIT Warangal said that the JEE Main April postponement could be a boon to students as it increases the chances of getting into the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). “On the other side, the uncertainty may breed complacency and loss of concentration,” he added.

According to the TOI, Vinod Kumawat, vice president and senior faculty-Physics, ALLEN Career Institute said that students are advised to focus on the multiple revisions and online mock tests to prepare better for the examination. “Rescheduling of JEE Main 2021 exam dates does not impact the cream of the students. It is the fence-sitters who get impacted,” he said.

The decision to postpone JEE Main 2021 session further completely depends on the situation in the upcoming months. If the COVID-19 cases continue to increase, MHRD and NTA are likely to postpone JEE Main 2021 exam further. However, if the situation improves, the new dates of JEE Main April will be released by NTA. Also, JEE Main 2021 application for the May session is likely to be released soon on the official website.

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