JEE Main 2024 Exam Day Instructions & COVID-19 Safety Guidelines by NTA

Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2024 ( JEE Main )

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NTA has released the JEE Main 2024 exam day guidelines and COVID-19 safety measures. Check and follow the rules below.

JEE Main exam day instructions and COVID-19 guidelines have been released by NTA. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the JEE Main 2024 session 1 exam from January 24 to February 1. JEE Main 2024 exam date for session 2 is April 6 to 12. The exam will be conducted online as a computer-based test in 290 cities across India and 25 cities abroad. Candidates going to appear for the test must go through JEE Main 2024 exam day instructions and guidelines issued by the NTA carefully to avoid any last-minute mistakes or confusion.

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NTA has released JEE Main 2024 exam day instructions in the information bulletin. Detailed COVID guidelines are also available in JEE Main admit card 2024. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there are some protocols that the authority has set in place which are to be followed strictly by all candidates. JEE Main exam day instructions & COVID-19 guidelines by NTA is mentioned in the third and fourth pages of the admit card. Read the article below to know JEE Main exam day Instructions & COVID-19 safety guidelines by NTA.

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JEE Main 2024 Exam Timings

Below is the complete exam day schedule for JEE Main 2024 exam.

Session

Morning Shift

Afternoon Shift

Timing of Examination

9 AM to 12 PM

3 PM to 6 PM

Duration of Examination

3 Hours

3 Hours

Reporting exam/Entry in Exam Centre

8 AM

2 PM

Gate closing time at the centre

8:30 AM

2:30 PM

Test Commences

9 AM

3 PM

Test Concludes

12 PM

6 PM

JEE Main 2024 Exam Day Instructions and COVID-19 Safety Guidelines 

Check the instructions below

Before entering the exam centre

  • Before reaching the centre, candidates must enter required details in the undertaking in legible handwriting and paste the photograph at the given space except for
    signature which he/she will be required to do in the presence of the Invigilator
    . They should ensure that their left-hand impression is clear and not smudged.
  • Candidates must carry any one of the valid issued by the government
  • Candidates must bring a PWD certificate if claiming relaxation under the PwD category, including COVID-19 undertaking as per the required format.
  • For the drawing test of BArch students, the candidates must bring all their Geometry sets and all other required items. Watercolours on the drawing sheet are not allowed.

Things not allowed inside the examination hall

  • Any electronic gadgets will not be allowed
  • Shoe/footwear with thick soles and garments are not allowed
  • No candidate should adopt any unfair means, as strict action will be taken against such candidates. The exam centre premises will be under CCTV surveillance.

Things to be provided by NTA inside the examination hall

  • Five Blank paper sheets for rough work. Candidates must write their names and roll number at the top of the sheet and must drop in the designated drop box without fail before leaving the examination hall.
    • A duly filled admit card should be put deposited in dropbox after the end of the examination. Failure to do so may result in a non-evaluation of answers.
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COVID-19 safety measures

  • Candidates have to wash their hands with soaps and with hand sanitiser at the entry
  • Hand sanitisers will be available at various locations in the centre
  • Candidates will be offered a fresh 3 Ply mask before entry. In order to stop the chances of UFM being used in the examination, the candidate is expected to wear the freshly provided mask at the centre. The candidates will be required to remove the mask brought from home and use the mask provided at the centre only.
  • At the time of entry, the filled-in Undertaking on Admit Card and body temperature using thermos guns will be checked at the centre staff will guide you to respective labs after scanning the bar code at the admit card.

 JEE Main 2024 Admit card Download Instructions

  • The admit card will have four pages – Page 1 contains the Centre details and Self-declaration (Undertaking) form regarding COVID-19, page 2 has “Important instructions for candidates” and pages 3 and 4 have “Advisory for candidates regarding COVID-19”.
  • The candidates must download all the four pages
  • Candidates must visit the allotted exam centre a day before the exam to see the arrangements so that they do not face any problems on the exam day
  • If your religion/customs require you to wear specific attire, please visit the centre early for thorough checking
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without JEE Main admit card 2024, valid ID proof and proper frisking
  • Frisking through Handheld Metal Detector (HHMD) will be carried out without touching the body

Candidates must carry only the following items to the JEE Main 2024 exam centre:

  • Admit card along with Self declaration (Undertaking) form downloaded from JEE Main 2022 website(a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled
  • A simple transparent ballpoint pen
  • The additional photograph to be pasted on the attendance sheet
  • Personal hand sanitiser (50 ml)
  • Personal transparent water bottle

Entry and Exit rules:

  • As a precautionary measure for COVID-19, candidates should reach the centre before the reporting/entry time mentioned in the admit card
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam centre after the gate closing time
  • No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall before the end of the examination
  • Candidates will be permitted to move in and out of the hall one person at a time only
  • After completion of the test, candidates must not leave their seats without the permission of the invigilator. They must wait for instructions.

Just take note of the above things and give it your best shot! Take full care of your health and follow the safety protocols at the centre. All the best!

Q:   What is JEE Main 2024 exam date?

A:

NTA has announced JEE Main 2024 exam dates for session 2. JEE Main 2024 session 2 will be held on April 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 for BE/BTech paper in two shifts (9 am to 12 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm). The BArch/Bplan paper will be held on April 12 in one shift (9 am to 12 pm).

JEE Main 2024 exam calendar has been announced to help students plan their exam preparation and class 12 boards in advance. The registration for JEE Main 2024 is closed now for both sessions.

Q:   When will NTA release JEE Main exam city intimation slip for session 2?

A:

NTA has released the JEE Mains exam city slip 2024 session 2 on March 28. JEE Main City Intimation Slip 2024 is available for download on the JEE Main official website jeemain.nta.ac.in. To download the JEE Mains exam city intimation slip, candidates need to login on the website using their application number and date of birth. The exam city slip will have details of city in which the test centre of candidate is located and the date of exam. The link to download JEE Main exam city intimation slip 2024 session 2 is available now.

Q:   Where can I check JEE Main 2024 exam date?

A:

NTA has released the JEE Main 2024 dates. The exam will be conducted in two sessions in January and April. JEE Main 2024 exam date session 1 is January 24 to February 1 while the second session will be held from April 1 to 15. JEE Main 2024 exam dates, candidates are provided on this page. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page regularly for all updates related to JEE Main 2024 exam dates and schedule of other events related to the exam.

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Q:   What is JEE Main 2024 exam date session 2?

A:

NTA has announced JEE Mains 2024 2nd attempt date. JEE Main 2024 session 2 will be held on April 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 for BE/BTech paper in two shifts (9 am to 12 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm). The BArch/Bplan paper will be held on April 12 in one shift (9 am to 12 pm). JEE Main 2024 Session 2 Registraion was open till March 4.

NTA conducted the JEE Main 2024 session 1 exam from January 24 to February 1. Candidates can check the complete schedule of JEE Main from the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in 2024. 

Q:   When will NTA release JEE Main exam city slip 2024?

A:

JEE Main city intimation slip 2024 session 2 has been relesed. JEE Main 2024 session 2 exam city intimation slip is available on the NTA official website jeemain.nta.ac.in. JEE Mains City slip have details about the JEE Main exam city in which the candidate is allotted the centre to appear in the exam and the date of exam. It helps candidates to plan their travel to the JEE Main exam centre in advance. JEE Main city intimation slip is different from the admit card. JEE Main session 2 admit card 2024 will be released on April 1 after the city intimation slip is released.

Q:   What is the official website to download JEE Main city intimation slip 2024?

A:

The official website to download JEE Main exam city slip 2024 is jeemain.nta.ac.in. NTA has activated the JEE main city intimation slip 2024 link session 2 on the official website. Candidates need to use their application number and date of birth to login on the official website and download their JEE Main exam city intimation slip.

Q:   Are calculators allowed inside exam centre in JEE Main exam?

A:
Students are not allowed to carry calculators inside the exam centre in JEE Main exam. Students can use the virtual calculator available on the screen during the exam. Virtual calculators will be available on the computer screen of students during the JEE Main exam.

Q:   Will there be any break in JEE Main 2023 exam?

A:
The total duration of JEE Main exam is 3 hours and the exam is conducted continuous without any break. Candidates are allowed to enter the exam hall as per the scheduled time and can leave only after the completion of paper. The exam will have a total of 90 questions from 3 subjects, Physics Chemistry and Mathematics. Students have to answer 75 questions out of 90 in 3 hours without any break. Also, there is no separate time for subjects and students can appear any subject based on his/her choice.
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