The National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE main 2022 exam) this year in June and July only.
This means that candidates appearing for JEE main 2022 exam will only get two attempts, unlike last year when they got four attempts, reported India Today. NTA is yet to announce the official dates for JEE main 2022 exam.
After increasing the number of attempts to four for 2021, the NTA has now cut it down to 2 attempts.
Prior to 2019, JEE Main was conducted only once a year. In 2019, the number of attempts was hiked to two and in 2021, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was further increased to four.
The candidates had the opportunity to submit their best scores out of the four attempts for admission to engineering institutes in the country.
JEE main 2022 exam is a multi-session computer-based test there multiple questions that is conducted for admission to some of the top institutes in the country such as the IITs.
JEE main 2022 exam will be conducted two times across various exam centers. JEE main 2022 exam Phase 1 will be conducted from June 20 to June 31, 2022, and JEE main 2022 exam Phase 2 will be conducted from July 20 to July 31, 2022.
According to NTA, students passing their class 12th can appear in JEE main 2022 exam for three consecutive years. So, if students pass their class 12 in the year 2022, they can appear in JEE main 2022 exam, 2023, and JEE Main 2024.
Candidates who are making their preparation strategy for JEE Main must know about JEE Main number of attempts. Candidates can find more important information about JEE Main number of attempts.
JEE Mains 2022 Exam attempts
The number of attempts were only increased last year. JEE exams were earlier conducted only once a year. Later in 2019, the number of attempts increased to two, while in 2021 it became four.
The candidates were getting an opportunity to submit their best score as final out of four attempts. Three continuous attempts are allowed to appear for JEE main 2022 exam. It is must for students to secure a minimum JEE main 2022 exam qualifying score.
As per the official information, the engineering entrance examination will be conducted in April and May, and the medical entrance, NEET-UG will is set to take place in June or July.
More than 26 lakh candidates participated in the engineering entrance examination last year, which was held in four sessions- February, March, April, and August-September, this number is increase in JEE main 2022 exam.
JEE Mains 2022 Exam attempt - Key concerns
Last year, the JEE Mains was held in four sessions. However, this year, the authorities have returned to the original format. Students have thus pointed out that two attempts may not be enough.
1. The candidates will have two attempts for JEE main 2022 exam. One attempt will be in the June session and the other will be in the July session.
2. Conducting the JEE main 2022 exam in the middle of board exams will make it impossible for students to prepare for both simultaneously, thus leading to poor performance in both and that is totally effect on their career.
3. Centers for board exams and JEE main 2022 exam may be in different cities, which would make it impossible for students to travel and come back for further exams
4. Students say they had prepared for the JEE main 2022 exam in accordance with four attempts. Last-minute reduction in the number of attempts (from 4 to 2) has become a base for anxiety and depression among students and they all are not score as much as they want to score.
Students get only two chances, not four
Engineering course aspirants will get two, instead of four, attempts to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE main 2022 exam) this year, as the National Testing Agency (NTA) has decided to conduct the entrance test only in June and July.
The Ministry of Education has decided to reduce the number of attempts. It will be two rather than four.