Total Number of Attempts for Jee Main 2019 Exam – How Many Times You Can Give JEE Mains Exam?

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This year JEE Main 2019 announcement came with a lot of changes and new rules for the candidates to follow for the Examination. Among all, Number of Attempts of JEE Main 2019 is most talked about. Earlier the candidates were given only 3 attempts to appear for the examinations. But, from this year candidates have in total 6 attempts in 3 consecutive years. In the article below we will explain and solve all your query regarding, How Many Attempts for JEE Main 2019 is possible? Also, the students are advised to state their queries if any more than they have. Or in case of any kind of doubt, it is better to ask your questions then missing out on your opportunities.

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Latest Update: JEE Main Admit Card 2019 Released. Appearing Candidates download admit card by following the link given below. 

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Jee Main 2019 Important Dates

The candidates are here provided with all the important details of the examination that will be conducted in the January Session and April Session. The candidates must check all these details before approaching for the exams. We will be providing the latest and all recent updates of the Examinations.

January Session:

Events Date
Application dates September 1 to 30, 2018
Last date for fees submission October 1, 2018
Exam date Paper I: January 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2019

Paper II: January 8 (in two shifts)

Result declaration January 31, 2019

April Session:

Events Date
Application dates February 8 to March 7, 2019
JEE Main 2019 dates April 6 to 20, 2019
Result declaration April 30, 2019

Jee Main Exam Number of Attempts in Earlier Version

Till the year 2018, IIT JEE Main Exam was conducted by one of the 23 IIT’s. This year National Testing Agency has announced various changes. Let us check what were the rules earlier? The candidates were given a total of 3 attempts. JEE Main Number of Attempts was counted from the year a candidate has cleared 12th Examination up to 3 consecutive years. It would not matter if the candidate has dropped a year in between or not. 3 consecutive years was the only eligible time period in which the candidate can appear for the JEE Main Exam. Thus, a candidate would get 3 attempts.

How many Attempts for JEE Main 2019?

National Testing Agency is conducting the JEE Main 2019 Exam from this year. The candidates will be getting 6 attempts in 3 consecutive years. Let us see how is it possible. The rule of attempting exams in 3 consecutive years stands true still. As it was in the earlier versions. So how is it the candidate gets 6 attempts for JEE Main 2019.

NTA announced that the JEE Main 2019 and further JEE Main exams will be conducted twice a year. And, the candidate will be given admissions on the basis of best of 2 scores. Thus, the attempt is increased twice the number of eligible years.

Advantages of New Pattern of Multiple Attempts

JEE Main 2019 Number of Attempt has been increased to 6 times. The candidates can appear for the Examination twice in one year. This brings a lot of opportunities and advantages for the candidate.

Following are the fronts that candidates will be able to take advantage of:

  • More number of Attempts for the candidate.
  • Opportunity to attempt the exam if the candidate failed due to unavoidable health or societal issues.
  • Increased number of attempts provide more room for improvement in the scores.
  • Decreased pressure among the candidates.
  • Increased chances for the selection in admissions in Top Ranking institutes.
  • Time is saved for the candidates who missed the qualification by mare chance.

Download Here: Jee Main Admit Card 2019

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • Ques: Can I take JEE Main after a gap of 1 Year?

Ans: Yes you can take the JEE Main exam after a gap of 1 year once you complete your 12th Board Exam. Though Number of Attempts will be counted from the year of 12th Board Pass.

  • Ques: What if my January Session Scores are better than April Scores?

Ans: it does not matter, NTA is going to select the marks out of the best of 2 sessions. The Session in which candidate obtained better result will be considered.

  • Ques: How Many attempts are left if I gave an exam in 2018?

Ans: The candidate who gave exam in 2018 as the first attempt are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2019 (January, April) also, JEE Main 2020 (January, April).

  • Ques: I gave my 12thBoard Exam in 2017, and took a gap year. How many attempts are left for me?

Ans: If the 12th Exam Boards were passed in 2017, The candidate can appear in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Since JEE Main 2018 is over, You can apply for JEE Main 2019 and appear exams in January and April. JEE Main 2019 is the Last Attempt.

  • Ques: Is attempting in both sessions in one year counted as 2 attempts?

Ans: The attempt is 2 but the admission year is counted as one. Best of 2 Exam will be counted as the final score of JEE Main 2019 and admissions on that score will be considered.

Updated: March 13, 2019 — 2:01 pm

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