Taking into consideration the demand of students for more gap between the two sessions of the JEE Main exam 2021, the Union Education Ministry has asked the National testing Agency (NTA) to provide a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the exam.
Informing the same, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today took to twitter and said, "In view of the persistent demand from the student community and to enable the candidates to maximise their performance, the NTA has been advised to provide a gap of four weeks between session 3 and session 4 of the JEE(Main) 2021 Exam."
Accordingly, the JEE(Main) 2021 session 4 will now be held on 26th, 27th & 31st August, and on 1st and 2nd September, 2021. A total of 7.32 lakh candidates have already registered for JEE(Main) 2021 session 4, he said.
Pradhan further said that the registrations for the JEE Main session 4 is still in progress and dates for registration will be further extended upto July 20, 2021.
Students appearing for the engineering entrance exam, had been demanding for more gap between the two sessions of the exam. It is pertinent to mention here that the JEE Main April and May session exams could not be held on time due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Students had also said that the JEE Mains (3rd & 4th sessions) were clashing with others board and university entrance exams among others.