JEE Main April 2019: Important instructions candidates must follow
The National Testing Agency (NTA), which is conducting the JEE Main test, has released an advisory for candidates appearing for the entrance exam in April. This year, JEE Main is being conducted twice: January (for which results are already out) and April. NTA also launched "Center Locator" tool to help aspirants find their exam centers. Here are some important instructions for JEE Main April.
Check admit card, inform NTA of any errors
Here are the important things candidates should remember: Aspirants must download their admit cards in advance from the official website of JEE Main 2019, www.jeemain.nic. Candidates should check the admit card for reporting time, gate closing time, date of examination, shift timings, and venue of the test. In case of any incorrect personal details, candidates must immediately inform the NTA of such errors.
Visit your examination center beforehand, use Center Locator tool
Earlier, NTA released a tool called Center Locator on the official website using which students can easily locate their respective centers. In its advisory, NTA has requested aspirants to visit the center at least a day before to avoid any last minute confusion and delay.
Candidates must bring these documents for entry in examination hall
JEE Main 2019 will be a fully computer-based test; candidates have to carry the following documents along with them. Printout of their admit card, preferably colored and on an A-4 sheet. Passport size photograph, same as used in the application. A government-authorized photo identity (original) like PAN Card and driving license. Candidates under PwD category must bring a certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
Electronic devices, bags, eatables not allowed inside the center
The candidates are NOT allowed to bring the following things to the examination center: Any instrument, geometry/pencil box. Any kind of bag/handbag. Any paper, stationery, textual material (printed/written). Eatables and water. Any electronic device like mobile phone, pager, calculator, or camera. Electronic watches also aren't allowed. P.S. There may not be a provision for a locker at the center to keep your belongings.
NTA has made some exceptions for diabetics and Paper-II students
Although diabetic students are allowed to bring eatables like fruits and sugar tablets, packaged food items will not be allowed. Paper-II candidates will be allowed to bring geometry box set, pencils, erasers, and color pencils or crayons. However, watercolors are not allowed.
Take mock tests to familiarize with computer-based test
Also, students must write their name and roll number on the blank papers provided to do the rough work. Candidates must submit the rough sheets and admit card to the invigilator before leaving the examination hall. Students are suggested to familiarize themselves with the computer-based test by taking mock tests available at www.nta.ac.in. Candidates must read all the instructions on the admit card carefully.