There is good news for students who are managing their time and routine to prepare for CBSE Term 2 Class 12 Examination and JEE Main 2022 simultaneously.
Both sessions of JEE Exam 2022 have been shifted to the later dates to accommodate the CBSE Term 2 Examination. After the announcement of the CBSE Term 2 Exam Date, it was quite evident that the National Testing Agency (NTA) have to change the dates of JEE Main 2022 otherwise it will clash with the CBSE
Term 2 Exam and will ultimately benefit no one. As students will be juggling the preparation of both exams at a time and will not be able to compete with a fresh and focused mind in anyone.
Although NTA took a lot of time to come to the obvious announcement, it's never too late than ever.
Earlier JEE Main exam was conducted every year around the same time so that in natural progression the participants and institutes get enough time to counsel and take students and start their academic session by Mid July or at the start of August.
But that was also subject to the end of march board exams completion. The recurring threat of COVID waves has caused enormous disruption in the world as well as the functioning of the education system.
JEE Main 2022, is the most crucial exam for the students to get into prestigious engineering universities and colleges around the country, no one would have thought that it would have such an uncertain course before it finally happens.
Students who have been religiously preparing for this exam for quite a long time could become frustrated by extensions and shifting. As JEE Mains is the first stage to clear, to appear in JEE Advanced and then the admission into your dream IITs.
While at this time things can seem very unorganized and out of hand to many. You may fall into the trap of negative thinking which can hamper your CBSE Term 2 preparations also. You need to understand that these things and most of all the pandemic are not in anybody's hands to control.
The best one can do now is to take in what is right in front of you i.e CBSE Term 2 Exam focus on that and go one day at a time. The move to shift the JEE Main 2022 session was for your benefit so that you didn’t have to switch between your preparations and focus on one exam at a time.
And once you are done with your CBSE Term 2 Exams you have ample time to reorganize your thoughts and preparation, and then appear for JEE Main 2022 with a fresh and fine mind.
Latest Schedule of JEE Main 2022
JEE Main 2022 will be a computer-based test taken by a large number of students seeking admission to engineering courses. Many of you must have already pulled up your socks and were well prepared to take on the exam.
But this shift in session will be a welcome move for those who were unable to cope with the preparations of two examinations at a time.
As earlier Session 1 was scheduled from April 21 to May 4, 2022, which coincided with the April 26th start of CBSE Term 2 exams, now Session 1 will be conducted from June 20 to June 29, 2022. Which is well beyond the stipulated end of CBSE Term 2 exams on 15th June 2022.
While the registration for Session 1 has been closed for the students and with corrections also ending on April 8 2022. For Session 2, the registrations will soon commence on the NTA website. It was earlier scheduled from May 24 to May 29, 2022, and now has been shifted to July 21 to July 30, 2022.
Students meanwhile should also keep checking the official website of NTA to get more information about the dates, upcoming registration process and any other important information like the details regarding the release of admit cards.
Change in Correction window Closing Date
Earlier, NTA has announced that there will be no opportunity for corrections in the application form be given once the application is filled by the candidates.
But due to repeated demands they have opened a correction window on April 6, 2022, in which students can make corrections in the form till April 8, 2022.
In case you missed anything - JEE Main 2022 Pattern, Marking Scheme
1. JEE Main 2022 Exam is Conducted Online Mode and consists of Paper 1 and 2.
2. Paper one is for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes BE and B.Tech at NITs, IIITs and other centrally-funded technical institutions, and institutions and universities funded and recognized by participating state governments. While paper 2 will be for B.Arch.
3. Both the papers are computer-based except for B.Arch. Drawing Paper which is pen and paper mode.
4. The exam will be conducted in multiple languages such as Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, and Gujarati.
5. From a total of 90 questions, a candidate has to attempt at least 75 Questions in Paper 1.
6. 3 Hours will be the duration of the paper.
1. Each correct question in JEE Main 2022 will carry Four Marks.
2. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer marked.
3. Paper 1 is for a Maximum of 300 Marks whereas Paper 2 is for 400 Marks.
4. 4 marks for the correct answer in numerical-based questions section. No negative marking for incorrect answers.
5. No marks are given for unanswered questions.
6. For the Drawing test, 2 questions will be evaluated out of 100 marks based on the candidate’s drawing skills.
Things to do to make use of this extra time
Protect your preparation
Whatever you have studied till now in the hope that the exam is in April must have to be protected. Otherwise, as you prepare for CBSE Term 2 and your brain will be presented with new information the old will start to decay.
You must aim to remember what you have learnt till now by constantly finding time to revise it.
This is an opportunity to work on your long term memory as soon after the CBSE Term 2 within a week you will be asked to appear for the JEE Main 2022. Try meditation, work on your schedule, eat healthily and sleep on time.
At the same time, try to visualize what you have studied and try to recall it by following the steps in sequence.
Crack Difficult Topics
Now is the perfect opportunity for you to streamline your rash waters. The concepts your brain has found difficult to accept invest in those topics and crack them gradually.
Reserve your time for understanding these concepts. In your path to scoring above 300 in JEE Main 2022, you will certainly encounter some of these topics.
With added time due to shifting of the JEE Exam 2022, you can make those encounters the feathers on your hat.
Keep the Mock Tests On
Do not stop the confidence supply from the Mock test when you set out for CBSE Term 2 preparation. Twice or thrice a week take a mock test to keep the momentum and knowledge tight.
You should not have to start from zero when this CBSE Term 2 exams end. Keep the eternal flame of preparation for your final destination young and alive.
Good Luck to you!