JEE Advanced 2019 exam postponed due to elections: Check new dates
New Delhi : Considering that the exam dates of JEE Advanced 2019 and the last phase of general elections will clash, the board has re-scheduled the dates. Now, JEE Advanced 2019 will be held on May 27, 2019 (Monday).
Earlier, it was confirmed that the JEE Advanced entrance exam will be held on May 19, but now the date has been changed. To inform, it is one of the major entrance exams in India which is conducted to evaluate eligible candidates for admission premier technological institutes in the country.
New dates of JEE Advanced 2019 exam
A notification posted on the official website of JEE Advanced, the examination will be held in India and abroad, on May 27, 2019 (Monday), in the following two shifts: Paper 1 (09:00 to 12:00 IST) and Paper 2 (14:00 to 17:00 IST).
Coming to Lok Sabha Elections, the last phase will be held on May 19, in which 59 constituencies from 8 states including Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh will vote.
"In view of the clash in the dates of JEE (Advanced) 2019 and the last phase of General Elections 2019, the examination date of JEE (Advanced) 2019 has been shifted to May 27, 2019 (Monday)," said a statement from JEE Advanced organisers.
"The examination will be held in India and abroad, on May 27, 2019 (Monday), in the following two shifts: Paper 1 (09:00 to 12:00 IST) and Paper 2 (14:00 to 17:00 IST)," the statement added.
The entire JEE (Advanced) 2019 Examination will be conducted in fully computer based test mode.
Report says that 2,24,000 students would be appearing in the JEE Advanced 2019 exam this year.
Students are selected to appear in JEE Advanced based on the scores in JEE Main. This year JEE Main is being conducted twice. The cut off marks to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2019 exam will be announced after the result for second JEE Main 2019 is released.
Currently, National Testing Agency (NTA) is in the process of JEE Main April exam to be held between April 7 and April 20, 2019.
The result of JEE Main exam will be declared by the end of April after which the application process for JEE Advanced 2019 will begin.