JEE Main 2022: Several JEE Main 2022 aspirants have demanded postponement of the exams asking NTA to conduct the first session in May as one exam after another will leave them with little or no time for preparations.
The first session of JEE Main 2022 will be held in April and the second in May. With such short notice along with offline board exams, engineering admission aspirants are demanding to postpone the exam. Some students have also demanded four attempts for the national level entrance exam, while others have demanded more time between the board and the entrance exam. Many others are not with the change at the last minute to start the negative marking for section B.
Here is the list of major demands of the students who want to crack the engineering entrance exam. Those who clear JEE will be eligible to take admission in Engineering and Architecture (for Paper 2) courses. Top 2.5 lakh students are also eligible to appear for the IIT entrance exam – JEE Advanced. Every year around 15 lakh students give the entrance exam.
Little Gap Between Boards and JEE Main
While JEE Main session 1 will be held from April 16 to 21, session 2 will be held from May 24 to 29. Apart from this, CBSE board exams will start on April 26. Most of the state boards have scheduled their 10th and 12th examinations during this period. Many JEE Main aspirants took to social media platforms to demand that NTA postpone the exam to conduct the first session in May as one after the other will leave little or no time for preparation.
Students Demand Four sessions
This year, the exam pattern of JEE Main 2022 has been put back in the original format. Last year the exam was conducted in four sessions. Hence, students pointed out that along with offline board exams and practical assessment, two attempts at engineering admission may not be enough.
Claiming that there has been a lot of disruption in this batch like last year, most of the classes are online and coaching institutes are working with limited capacity, the relaxation of four sessions should be extended for the current batch as well, to demand.
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No Negative Marking for Section B
JEE Main 2022 paper will have two sections – A and B. Section B will have multiple choice questions and Section B will have numerical type questions. For every correct response, candidates will get four marks while for every wrong response one mark will be deducted. Earlier, students used to get one zero for a wrong answer. The introduction of negative marking may affect the marks of the students.
We have ongoing preboards,cbse practicals till march end. Then we have board exams in april. Now nta has put one jee main attempt immediately before boards and possibly after boards. Then we got more negative marking. One word- WHY? #NTAjawabdo #jeemains2022 #JEEMain #JEEMain2022— Thatguy (@chirayuXD) March 2, 2022
The application process for session 1 is underway at jeemain.nta.nic.in. It will be conducted in multiple languages including English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.