A total of 45,360 students will take the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) in Indian languages. A total of 7,15,692 candidates registered for the BE / BTech, BArch and BPlanning entrance exams during the first session. The majority of applicants (670,332 students) chose to submit in English for the JEE Main 2021, followed by Hindi with 23,751 students. A total of 21,609 students will perform for regional languages, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
In 2020, the Joint Board of Admissions (JAB) decided to conduct the JEE Main in the regional languages. This is in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which allows education in regional languages. This year, several changes to the exams were announced, including admission four times a year and enabling options for the exam.
The review takes place amid Covid-19 protocols. There are also several other anti-fraud mechanisms, including jammers and video surveillance. The NTA is also making arrangements for live viewing at each remote location and CCTV system recording of all exam centers from the control room at the NTA’s premises in New Delhi, according to the exam organizing institute. .
Those who drop out of the JEE Main can apply for admission to NIT, IIIT and other centrally funded technical institutions (CFTI). JEE Main is also an advanced JEE proficiency test that is taken for admission to undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).