Two much trouble for twins as NTA withholds their admit card

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager
New Delhi, Updated on Jan 25, 2023 09:45 IST

These students have received an email from the National Testing Agency (NTA) asking them to clarify their identity.

The image was shared by the father of twin boys who have not received their JEE Main 2023 admit card. Image via Twitter

Siddhi Kumari and her twin sister Riddhi Kumari who have burnt the midnight oil to prepare for one of the world’s toughest exams, JEE Main, to realise their engineering dreams never knew that their admit cards will be withheld just before the exam, putting them to great inconvenience. 

There are many twins like Siddhi and Riddhi whose JEE Main 2023 admit cards have been withheld for no fault of theirs. The exam conducting body National Testing Agency (NTA) has withheld the candidature of those candidates who filled multiple JEE Main application form 2023 for January session. It issued a notice which read, “Those candidates will NOT be allowed to take JEE Main exam on January 24 and January 25, 2023. The candidature of such aspirants has been kept on hold and their applications are being scrutinized.”  

These students have received an email from the National Testing Agency (NTA) asking them to clarify their identity. The email reads, “This refers to your application for JEE Main exam Session 1-2023. It is observed that your particular(s)/photograph have appeared in more than one application form.” 

It further read, “NTA is in the process of scrutinising such duplicate applications. Your admit card is therefore not being released for now. You may be allowed to enter the exam venue only after NTA is convinced about your bonafide credentials. In case you have any explanation for your particulars/photograph appearing in more than one application forms, please revert immediately. NTA will decide your case on its own merit.” 

“On scrutiny of your credentials/data, you will be issued an admit card for this session only. However, your exam is going to be held on 24 or 25 January 2023,” it added. 

'No response from NTA'

These students also took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to express their issues. An anxious student wrote, “SIR I AM A TWIN AND THEREFORE MY ADMIT CARD HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED CITING "DUPLICATION OF APPLICATION".THERE ARE NO ANY RESPONSE FROM EMAILS EVEN AFTER CLARIFICATION.WE ARE SO MUCH TENSED. I HEREBY MENTION OUR APPLICATION NO 230310332340 and 230310334682,” while a worried parent tweeted, “Sir I have twins boys..I have not filled duplicate forms are under so much stress for no fault of theirs. please help @DG_NTA 

NTA releases admit cards for few JEE Main candidates after scrutiny 

Meanwhile, the NTA has released admit cards for a few candidates whose candidature was kept on hold because of duplicate credentials. NTA scrutinised their applications before releasing their hall tickets. NTA announced the same on Twitter. It wrote, “The representations on duplicate credentials/images are under scrutiny & Admit Cards for some candidates have been issued. Others will be released after close scrutiny. Examination of other candidates found eligible will be held between 28th Jan to 1st Feb, 2023.”  

JEE Main 2023 Admit Card Errors and Discrepancies 

JEE admit card 2023 might contain some errors or discrepancies. These could be related to the candidates' details or information related to test centres. To prevent any problem on the exam day due error in the admit card, students first should check the following details carefully: 

  • Name 
  • Paper 
  • Date of birth 
  • Gender 
  • Test centre name 
  • City 
  • State code of eligibility 
  • Category 

Reporting discrepancies in JEE Main admit card is necessary. For reporting the discrepancy, candidates need to write a mail to Candidates with incorrect data on their admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the exam in case they have not reported the issue to NTA. Also, NTA will not be able to make any corrections at later stages. 

JEE Main 2023 Admit Card: Important points to remember 

Students must also make a note of the following: 

  • The National Testing Agency, in no case, will issue duplicate JEE Main admit cards at test centres 
  • Candidates are requested to keep the admit card safe and not mutilate it or change any entry made therein 
  • The admit cards are to be preserved in good condition for all future reference 
  • The admit card will not be issued to aspirants whose applications are incomplete. 

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager

Vishu is a writer, an artist, a cat and an ardent music lover. She loves to read, sketch and explore new places in her leisure time. She has nine years of experience in print media.


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