The biggest engineering entrance examination in the country – JEE Main 2017 is scheduled to be held in April and the application process had concluded on 16th January. Around 12-13 lakh aspiring students register for the exam each year so as to secure a seat in undergraduate engineering programs at one of the IITs, NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions. The 5th JEE Main exam is scheduled to be held on 2, 8 & 9 April 2017.
For most the aspirants, the process of filling JEE Main application form comes for the first time and owing to the exam’s importance, the mistakes tend to appear in the particulars filled on the form. Considering this, the JEE Apex Board will give a final chance to the aspirants for making corrections. The applicants can make required correction in JEE Main form 2017 in a period of 10 days from 25 January to 3 February. A notice was issued on 9th January in this regard.
The Board has not given any clarifications regarding what exact particulars will the candidates be able to modify while making corrections in JEE Main 2017 form. Last year, the applicants were able to edit the particulars like category, educational institutions, percentages.
The window to edit particulars in application form is open and candidates can make corrections by logging in with their credentials at the official website.
The applicants have been advised by the Board to verify the particulars mentioned in the application form and make corrections if any wrong or incomplete/flawed information has been entered in the registration form. The applicants will have to pay the additional fee (if applicable) by 4th February. One thing is clear though, that the applicants will not be able to change the mode of exam. The Board will not allow any extension in the process after 3rd February.
Earlier, the application process for JEE Main 2017 was carried out from 1st December to 16 January, after an initial extension from previous last date 2nd January.
JEE Main 2017 will be conducted in both online mode and offline mode. The candidates can take Paper 1 (for B.E./ B.Tech.) in any of the modes, but Paper 2 (for B.Arch./ B.Planning) will only be available as a Pen & Paper based exam. JEE Main offline exam will be conducted on 2nd April 2017: Paper 1 from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and Paper 2 from 2 pm to 5 pm. The online exam (Paper 1) will be administered on 8 & 9 April in two shifts.
A total of 104 cities in India will host the JEE Main 2017 exam in both the modes, while there are 9 cities outside India where the exam would be held. The facility to take the offline exam will be available in only 5 abroad cities, while online exam will be held in all centers.