JEE Exam Format Might Change From 2018 As It Gets Under NTA | Here’re Full Details
The rumors are making rounds that NTA conducted JEE 2018 is likely to have changed examination format and candidates who wish to appear in it will have to keep a close watch on the notifications. Yes, the newly formed National test Agency (NTA) will soon complete the process of taking the charge of conducting the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2018 and will make some changes in the exam pattern accordingly.
Changes in JEE 2018 exam format likely to begin by NTA
Lately, on the direction of the Human Resource Development (HRD), it was reported that NTA will now conduct the national level JEE Main and eventually JEE Advance examination twice in a year from 2018-19. This will be entirely an online examination along with all the formalities of the application process, to submission of fee, downloading of admit card and announcement of results. It is also hinted that after taking over the responsibility of conducting JEE from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), NTA is now planning to bring in some fundamental changes in the examination format. Earlier, JEE was conducted just after the board examinations of class 12 in the month of April and May, giving less time to the candidates to prepare for the national level test. Hence, many candidates had to drop a year after passing out from class 12.
Now NTA’s twice in a year JEE will overcome this problem of the candidates giving them more time to prepare well for the test without dropping a year. Rest of the changes in the JEE exam pattern is soon expected to be out in the first quarter of 2018.
Other details about JEE exam pattern for 2018
NTA has just got the final nod from the government and it will begin its operations from the new year. Not only the exam pattern but NTA has the plan of altering the curriculum of the JEE 2018 in the pipeline, which could only get into implementation once, this autonomous body constituted by the government of India get into good shape and gets functional.
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is one of the country’s highly written all India level test conducted every year. Candidates who wish to seek admission in India’s any of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) appears for JEE after their completion of 10+ 2.
Every year, lakhs and lakhs of candidates appear for the JEE Main and JEE Advance to get through the tough selection process, hoping to get admission to the above-mentioned engineering colleges.
JEE Mains 2018 | No Weightage & Verification of CBSE Class 12th Marks in Rank System
The board has also iterated that there is no verification of CBSE Class 12th board roll no. in filling up and submitting the online JEE Mains 2018 application forms as no such weight of marks obtained in CBSE Class 12th board exams 2018 has been assigned to the JEE Mains 2018 rank calculation this time. Candidates are refrained from providing their details of the Class 12th roll numbers and marks to the authorities of the JEE Mains 2018 online.
JEE Mains 2018 Exam | CBSE Class 12th Roll No. Verification Not Required Anymore, Here’s Why
Since, no weightage to the marks obtained by the candidates in the CBSE Class 12th board exams 2018 has been assigned by the board in the calculation of the ranks secured by the aspirant in the JEE Mains 2018 exam, the verification of the roll number has also been cancelled by the authorities.
However, the aspirants shall have to produce the mark sheets of Class 12th either in the CBSE board exam or the improvement exam during the counselling or admission process into the engineering colleges to ensure their eligibility for a smooth process. Candidates shall have to show the Class 12th CBSE marksheets at the reporting centres at the time of counselling while gaining admission into prestigious engineering colleges of repute like IITs/NITs/IIITs etc.
Candidates are notified to check the details by visiting the information bulletin of the JEE Mains 2018 exam by visiting the official website of the same mentioned below. All the best to all the JEE Mains 2018 exam aspirants !