JEE Main 2023: No extra attempt to be held; Bombay High Court to hear eligibility plea on May 2

The petitioner stated that the marks obtained by students under the criteria did not reflect their actual ability.

JEE Main 2023: No extra attempt to be held; Bombay High Court to hear eligibility plea on May 2 There will be no extra attempt of JEE Main as per the government (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Arpita Das | Apr 24, 2023 - 3:41 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will not conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2023 third attempt as per the government. While responding to a plea on JEE Main 2023 eligibility criteria and an extra attempt in the Bombay High Court the government said that it will be difficult to conduct the JEE Main third attempt and so that's not happening.

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Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court will now hear the plea for the removal of JEE Main 75 percent eligibility criteria on May 2, stated Adv Anubha Shrivastava Sahai, President India Wide Parents Association Lawyer and child rights activist.

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Advocate Anubha Shrivastava Sahai tweeted on her official handle, "Update of #JEE matter at Mumbai HC Govt requested for some more time till 2nd May as they are collecting some data. Hon'ble Judge told them to come on Thursday as we can't delay further but as ASG is not available so time granted till 2nd May".

In order to be eligible for admission through JEE, NTA has mandated that students must score a minimum of 75 percent in their Class 12 board examinations or rank in the top 20 percentile of their respective education boards. Through this plea, the petitioner has requested NTA to remove the 75 per cent eligibility criteria.

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The addition of the top 20th percentile criteria was made after students made representations to the Union Education Ministry. However, many students are now objecting to the addition of Class 12th marks as eligibility criteria, claiming it to be unjustified.

This year, NTA conducted both rounds of JEE Main 2023. While the session 1 exam was held on January 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and February 1. The session 2 exams was on April 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 15, 2023.

The JEE Main 2023 result session 1 was declared in February 2023 and the JEE Main session 2 result is expected today.

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