NTA postpones JEE (Main) May 2021 due to rising COVID-19 cases


Due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, the National Testing Agency (NTA) as we speak determined to reschedule the JEE Main (May) 2021. The notification for the examination was to be launched this month however now the method has been placed on maintain. The May periods exams have been scheduled to be carried out from May 24-28, 2021.

“Looking at the present situation of COVID-19 and keeping students safety in mind, JEE (Main) – May 2021 session has been postponed. Students are advised to keep visiting the official website of NTA for further updates,” tweeted Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

The NTA had earlier postponed JEE Main (April). Now, the rescheduling of each April and May periods can be performed subsequently. The new examination dates can be introduced quickly.

Two periods of JEE Main 2021 have been already carried out in January and February through which 620978 and 556248 candidates appeared, respectively.


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