About JEE Main
JEE Main is conducted for admissions in undergraduate engineering programmes at National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), engineering colleges designated as “Centrally Funded Technical Institutes” (CFTIs) and institutions funded by participating State governments.
JEE Main is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organisation which has been established by The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) under Society Registration Act 1860. NTA aims to conduct efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.
JEE Main is conducted twice in a year, tentatively in the months of January and April. A student can appear in JEE Main twice in an academic session for 3 consecutive years. In case a candidate appears in JEE Main twice a year, the better of the two scores will be considered.