What are the changes in JEE and NEET 2021?

Are there are any changes in JEE and NEET 2021? Read on to find out.

Aspirants have been waiting eagerly for the announcement regarding syllabus and exam pattern for JEE and NEET; the wait has finally come to an end with the announcements made as follows:

The Press information bureau has confirmed that there is no change in Syllabus for JEE and NEET for 2021, as per - “Maniprabha Singh | Jan 19, 2021 - 2 p.m. IST”.

One major change is that the candidates will now have more choices in the questions that appear in NEET and JEE Exam 2021.

In a live interactive session with Kendriya Vidyalaya students held on the 18th of January, Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the JEE Main, NEET 2021 and other competitive exams will be conducted based on the reduced syllabus.

Therefore, the syllabus of JEE Mains 2021 will remain the same as the previous year. One essential aspect to note is that students now have the option of attending 75 questions out 90 questions in total. i.e., 25 questions out of the 30 each in subjects - physics, chemistry & mathematics.

The confirmed NEET 2021 exam pattern has not been released yet by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

As there were certain changes made in the JEE Main 2021 exam pattern, provisions are being expected to be made for the aspirants of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test -UG (NEET-UG) 2021 as well.

The 2021 JEE Main exams is to be held in four sessions: February, March, April, and May of 2021. Dates for all these four sessions are available on the official website of JEE Main 2021 - jeemain.nta.nic.in.

As a result, the following are the benefits that candidates will obtain -

  1. If candidates are unable to perform well in their first attempt, they still have a few more opportunities to improve their exam score without having to waste an academic year.  

  2. The first examination attempt provides students with a first-hand experience of attempting the JEE exams and can also help them prepare well for their next attempt.

  3. For candidates who have missed the opportunity to write the exam for valid reasons need not wait another extra year to make the next attempt.

  4. For the preparation of Merit list, a student’s top score of 2021 NTA will be considered.

These are the important updates regarding JEE and NEET. GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE ASPIRANT!