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JEE Main 2019: Over 9.5 Lakh Students Registered for January Cycle


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JEE Main 2019 January Cycle

JEE Main 2019 Registration for January 2019 Cycle  – According to Times of India news over 9.5 lakh students have registered for JEE Main January 2019 cycle even though the dates of  JEE main exam are coincide with Class XII board practical examinations
Registration for the January 2019 cycle is 2.5 lakh lesser than that for JEE Main of April 2018, but then the students will get a further option to take the test in April 2019.
Also See : NTA JEE Main 2019
In accordance to sources in HRD ministry, the large number of registrations is a boost to their approach to conduct JEE Main in multiple period and conducting tests absolutely in computer based.
As said by senior officer, the numbers are much larger than anticipated. NTA was anticipating all over 6 lakh registrations for JEE Main
The similar pattern was seen in National Eligibility Test (UGC NET December 2018). Even though the exam was conducted as just recently  as July 2018 and the final results were declared a month back th, 9.96 lakh candidates have registered for the December 2018 tests, indicating that offered an opportunity there will be no dearth of takers even if they are held several times in a year
The official added, “Because of the preparing for board examinations and because the 2nd JEE will be held just 3 months afterwards, we expected a smaller number.
However, the registrations are closed for JEE Main January 2019 Cycle. The number for JEE Main April 2019 cycle are probable to increase as vast majority of students those who have chosen to take the examination in January would like to increase their scores and there will be more students who didn’t registered for JEE Main for January 2019 cycle.”
Engineering education is dominated by male candidates, only 29% of the total applicant for JEE Main are  female candidates, say MHRD sources.
The Number of SC aspirants is 9%, and ST is 3.7%. There are 38 transgender aspirants.
But for UGC-NET, the female candidates are more that 50 percent (55%) of the total candidates  registered and 19% are from SC classification. About 8% are from ST group.
About 15,000 candidates have registered underneath ‘person with disability’ group.
Greater part of the candidates for both of those Exams are from city parts — 54% for JEE Main and 57% for UGC-Net.


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