JEE Main Aspirants from Rain-Affected Areas to Get Another Chance at Engineering Entrance

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JEE Main 2021 to be held again for students from Maharashtra’s rain-hit areas (Image by Shutterstock/ Representational)

JEE Main 2021 aspirants who were to appear for exam scheduled to be held on July 25 and 27 will get another chance to take the engineering entrance test

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  • Last Updated:July 24, 2021, 19:51 IST
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JEE Main 2021: JEE Main 2021 aspirants hailing from areas affected by heavy rains to get another chance to appear for the engineering entrance exam. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted, “Students from Kolhapur, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Raigadh, Sindhudurg, Sangli, & Satara, who are unable to reach their test centers on 25 & 27 July 2021 for JEE (Main)-2021 Session 3 need not panic. They will be given another opportunity, and the dates will be announced soon by the NTA”.

In light of the heavy rains and landslides in Maharashtra, to assist the Maharashtra student community, I have advised the NTA to grant another opportunity to all candidates who may not be able to reach the test center for JEE (Main)-2021 Session 3, Pradhan added.

This year, the engineering entrance exam was held four times to allow the chance to students to improve their scores. Usually, the exam is held twice a year. This year the number of attempts were executeubled to allow more chances to students as their academic cycle was impacted by the COVID-19 due to the shut-executewn of schools and coaching centres.

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