Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal stated this during an online interaction with students, parents and teachers on Board and competitive exams on Thursday.
Pokhriyal said that in order to provide flexibility and reduce stress, it has been decided to give the option to candidates to appear one/ two/ three/ four times in JEE (Main) 2021 for admission in the coming academic year. The exam will be held once in every month, beginning the end of February. The candidate will have the option to appear in one/ all months. For the ranking of the candidate, his/ her best performance will be considered, he informed.
The minister informed that the syllabus for JEE (Main 2021) to remain same as the previous year and a proposal is under examination where students will be given choice to answer 75 questions (25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)out of 90 questions(30 question each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics). He mentioned that for JEE (Main) 2020, there were 75 questions which had to be answered by the candidates (25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics), he informed.