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JEE Main 2020 Exam Dates Clash with UPSC NDA, No Need to Worry says HRD Minister
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NTA had released JEE Main 2020 form correction guidelines for candidates who are also appearing for NDA and NA examination scheduled for September 6, 2020. Candidates have to mark ‘YES’ under the section ‘Whether appearing for NDA & NA (I) 2020 being conducted by UPSC on September 06, 2020’ in the JEE Main Application form. The last date to update changes is July 31, 2020, up to 11:50 pm. Candidates must carefully update the particular well in time to avoid the exam date clashes with JEE Main coming session, also scheduled for September 1 – 6, 2020. Click here to update your form

JEE Main and NDA exam date clash resolved

Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal through a tweet on July 21 ensured that candidates who couldn’t update their JEE Main Application Form as per the guideline need not worry. NTA shall ensure that the exam dates don’t clash for candidates appearing in both the exams. 

JEE Main and NDA exam date clash resolved

Time Period for JEE Main 2020 Form Correction Facility

NTA had extended the form correction facility till July 31, 2020. 

Event Dates
Opening of JEE Main 2020 Application Form Correction July 24, 2020
Closing of Facility to Update Application for NDA & NA appearing Candidates July 31, 2020 

Candidates are advised to visit the website and verify their JEE Main application form details and make necessary corrections wherever required before the last date to avoid traffic congestion.

Provision for students appearing for NDA & NA

Provision for students appearing for NDA and NA 2020

Union Public Service Commission will be conducting NDA and NA Examination (I) on September 6, 2020. Many candidates who have applied for JEE Main 2020 will also be appearing for UPSC exam. Such candidates are in a fix as to which paper to appear for. To solve their queries, NTA made changes in JEE Main 2020 Application Form.

Via JEE Main form correction facility, candidates who will be appearing for NDA and NA examinations needed to update the option in the application form with a “YES”. This will help NTA in identifying such candidates and avoid clash of dates of JEE Main 2020 with NDA and NA Examination (I) 2020.

What particulars can I change in JEE Main Application Form?

What particulars can I change in JEE Main 2020 Application Form?

National Testing Agency made JEE Main 2020 Form Correction facility available so that candidates can change their choice of center cities, uploaded photograph and signature.

NTA brought into notice that some of the candidates have uploaded illegible Photograph or Signature which do not meet the desired specifications as mentioned in the application form details. Such candidates are requested to make corrections in their application form to avoid cancellation of their candidature.

Also, many candidates have shifted from their Communication Address to other places due to the steep surge in COVID-19 pandemic. Considering the demands put forward by candidates for change in JEE Main exam centers, NTA has also allowed students to change their test city preferences. However, once the changes are made and saved, no further corrections can be made. Thus, candidates and their guardians are advised to undertake the correction facility very carefully. Check JEE Main 2020 Exam Centers

Specifications for Uploading Photograph

Specifications for Uploading Photograph in JEE Main 2020 Application Form

Candidates should upload their latest passport size photograph in JPEG/JPG format. 

  • The file size of the passport photograph should be 10 kb to 200 kb.

  • The photograph must be taken on or after 01.09.2019 (80% face coverage, ears clearly visible, on white background preferably indicating the name of the candidate and the date of taking the photograph)

  • Polaroid or computer-generated photographs are not permitted.

  • There is no need to get the photograph attested.

  • Applications without photographs or unclear photographs shall be rejected.

  • Candidates are advised to keep 6 to 8 passport size and 4 to 6 post card size (4”x6”) colour photographs with white background.

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