JEE Main 2023: National Testing Agency (NTA) on Thursday announced detailed schedule for JEE Main 2023, the undergraduate engineering entrance test. JEE Main 2023 will be held in two sessions, with the first session scheduled for January and the second one for April.
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If CBSE conducts board exams for Class 10 and Class 12 students from February 15 as announced earlier, it is unlikely that there will be a direct clash between these dates.
As per the schedule,
- JEE Main session 1 will be on January 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31. NTA has also reserved three dates for this session, February 1, 2, and 3.
- JEE Main 2023 session 2: April 6, 8, 10, 11, 12 (Reserved dates: April 13, 15).
NTA has also announced dates for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test and the Common University Entrance Test.
NEET 2023 will be held on May 7 and CUET UG, the entrance test for university admissions, will be held in May-June.
Another entrance test conducted by NTA, ICAR AIEEA, is scheduled for April 26, 27, 28, 29, a few days after the second session of JEE Main 2023.
With entrance exam dates now out, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce date sheets for final exams soon. Source: Hindustan Times.
Age Criteria: For appearing in the JEE Main 2023, there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed the class 12/equivalent examination in 2021, 2022, or appearing in 2023 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) – 2023 examination. However, the candidates may be required to fulfill the age criteria of the Institute(s) to which they are desirous of taking admission.
List of Qualifying Examinations (QE)
- The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/ State Board, such as the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
- Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
- Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
- Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
- Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or any foreign country is recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
- Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
- A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 years duration.
- General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
- High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
- Candidates who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 Examination.
- In case the Class 12 Examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.