JEE Main Result 2021: Date and Time Updates

Education and Careers Desk
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The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to declare the result for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 at late night of March 7 or March 8 morning, officials from the exam conducting body informed news18.com. The result will be declared at the official websites – jeemain.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in. A total of 6,61,776 students had registered to appear for the JEE Main February attempt. The exam was held from February 23 to 26.

About 95 per of candidates who registered to appear for paper-1 BE, BTech and 81.2 per cent of those who register for BArch and BPlaning exams had attended JEE Main. Further, about 95 per of students were allotted their first choice of centre and city, the NTA informed in an official statement.

Starting this year JEE Main 2021 was also held in regional languages. According to the National Testing Agency, a total of 21609 students registered to appear for BE/BTech and BArch/BPlan entrance test in regional languages including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Urdu. Most of the applicants, as many as 6,70,332 registered to appear for the exam in English followed 23,751 students who registered to take the exam in Hindi. This is the first time that JEE Main was held in 13 languages.

All those who appeared for the exam can check their result by doing the the following steps –

Step 1: Visit jeemain.nta.nic.in

Step 2: Click on the jee main result link (yet to be activated)

Step 3: Log-in using credentials

Step 4: Result will appear, download

Since the exam is held in multiple shifts over several days, the NTA uses the procedure of normalisation of marks.

Percentile score is calculated on the basis of the relative performance of all the aspirants who appeared in the examination. The marks secured by the examinees are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each session. This means percentile scores indicates the percentage of total candidates who have scored equal to or below the highest marks scored by candidates. The topper of each session will be ranked in the 100 percentile.

This is the first of four attempts at JEE Main 2021. The next JEE Main exam will be held on March 15, 16, 17 and 18. The next two sessions will be held in April and May. If a student will be appearing for more than one attempt, the attempt of highest score will be counted.

NTA has released the preliminary answer key for the JEE Main February attempt. The window to raise objections has also been closed. Now, the final answer key is also expected to be released along with the result today.