Joint Engineering Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced) 2019 has been rescheduled to May 27 due to the Lok Sabha Elections.
According to a official statement released in this regard by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee — the organising institute of JEE Advanced 2019 — the entrance exam will now b conducted on 27 May, 2019 (Monday) instead of 19 May.
The schedule of the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Main exam has already been changed due to the elections.
“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). 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),” stated the official statement.
Earlier, the National Testing Agency (NTA) rescheduled JEE Mains exam. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held from April 7 to April 20 onwards. It will be now held on April 7 (Paper 2 – B. Arch/ B. Planning). However, Paper 1 (B.E/ B.Tech) will be held from April 8, 9, 10 and 12.
JEE Advanced is the exam conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses (B Tech) of IITs. Candidates aspiring for admission to IITs have to qualify JEE Main before appearing in JEE Advanced. Both the exams are scheduled to be conducted online on CBT-mode.