JEE Main session 1 not postponed, plea hearing now on 21 February

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +


The Bombay High Court hearing the plea to postpone the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main exam has sent another date for hearing. The matter will now be heard on 21 February 2023 The plea argued that most state boards have scheduled their pre-board and board exams for January 2023. Hence, the petition said, “It will be difficult for students to appear for the JEE Mains. Examination”, to postpone the Session 1 examination to be held from January 2023 to April 2023.

The PIL was filed by activist Anuvha Srivastava Sahai. Advocate Joseph Thete, appearing for Sahai, argued that the JEE process was completed only in November 2022 and students were surprised by the announcement of the January 2023 date.

The petitioner argued that the January 2023 examination would be detrimental to the future of the students and demanded that the January examination be postponed to April and the April examination to May 2023.

The court will hear the matter on February 21 and the January examination will be held as per schedule.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) had earlier announced the academic session 2023-24 and it was decided that JEE (Main) 2023 will be conducted in two sessions – Session 1 (January 2023) and Session 2 (April 2023).

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE (Main)) consists of two papers. Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech.) is conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering programs (BE/B.Tech.) in NITS, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). ), institutions/universities funded/recognised by participating state governments.

The exam will be conducted in 13 languages ​​– English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Meanwhile, a fake notice circulated on Twitter claimed that NTA has decided to postpone the JEE Main Session 1 exam due to high demand. JEE students should know that NTA has not made any such announcement.

(with agency input)

Check all education news and updates on LiveMint. Download Mint News app to get daily market updates and live business news.

more less




About Author

Leave A Reply