JEE Advanced Likely to be Rescheduled; JEE Main Clashes with MHT CET/BITSAT/SRMJEE

New Delhi, 14 April 2022 – The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced) 2022 exam is likely to be rescheduled and the revised dates will be announced soon on the official website – jeeadv.ac.in. The change in JEE Advanced date was inevitable as the dates for JEE Main 2022 were revised to July 2022. As JEE Advanced was scheduled for July 3 and it is normally conducted one month after JEE Main, it was evident that the date for the same will be revised. Latest reports from media now claim that the revised dates will be updated soon on the official website.

In another development, the JEE Main 2022 exam now clashes with private engineering entrance examinations like the MHT CET, BITSAT, SRMJEE, among others. The dates for the JEE Main exam are already revised twice and it seems improbable that the NTA will revise it once more. This leaves engineering aspirants in a crunch, as they have to prioritise between JEE Main and other exams for admission into engineering courses. 

JEE Exam 2022 – Overview

Particulars Details
Examination Name Joint Entrance Examination 
Conducting Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of Examination Admission into IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other engineering courses
Level of Exam National Level
Date of Exam – JEE Main First Session – June 20 to 29

Second Session – July 21 to 30

Date of Exam – JEE Advanced Revised dates to be announced 
Mode of Application Online
Official Web Portal jeemain.nta.nic.in and jeeadv.ac.in 

JEE Advanced Notification to be Released by IIT Bombay Soon

IIT Bombay is likely to release an official notification confirming the revised exam schedule for JEE Advanced soon. The revised schedule will be published online on the official website – jeeadv.ac.in. However, there is no confirmation as to when the revised dates will be declared. 

The JEE Main 2022 second session is continuing until July end, due to which, the earliest timeline for JEE Advanced 2022 is most likely to be 3rd week or 4th week of August. 

Note: While contemplating the most probable date for the exam, we need to keep in mind that there is typically a 1-month gap between both the exams.

JEE Main Clashes with MHT CET, BITSAT, SRMJEE 

  • As per the revised schedule, the first session of JEE Main will now be held from June 20 to 29 and the second session will be held from July 21 to 30. 
  • Similarly, the MHT CET 2022 exam will be conducted from June 11 to 23 by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. 
  • The SRMJEE is scheduled from June 25 to 26, 2022
  • The BITSAT exam’s first session will be held from June 20 to 26. The second session is scheduled from July 22 to 26, 2022.

This overlap of dates has caused a clash between the given exams. However, it seems unlikely that NTA will reschedule JEE Main dates for the fourth time. Most likely, the state and private colleges are expected to reschedule the dates for their respective private exams.

JEE Main and Advanced 2022 – FAQs

How many times can I appear for the JEE Main 2022 exam?

Students can appear for the JEE Main exam two times in a year. Aspirants can do so for three consecutive years from the year of passing their Class 12 exam.

What documents are required at the exam centre while appearing for JEE Main 2022?

The documents required at the exam centre are admit card copy, one passport size photo (needs to be the same that was uploaded while filling the application form), ID proof such as PAN card/Aadhar card/Passport (with the clear photograph) and category certificate (if applicable).

When will the JEE Main exam be conducted?

The exam will take place in the months of June and July. The first session of JEE Main will be held from June 20 to 29 and the second session will be held from July 21 to 30, respectively.

When will the JEE Advanced exam be conducted?

The exam was earlier scheduled for July 3, however now, the exam will be rescheduled and the revised dates will be announced soon on http://jeeadv.ac.in.

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