The National Testing Agency (NTA) on has reopened the opportunity for candidates who wanted to apply for JEE-Mains exam, 2020 on Tuesday.
The JEE-Mains is an entrance exam for students seeking admission into engineering colleges in India.
Interested candidates can now apply online for the JEE (Main) 2020 entrance exam till 5 pm of May 24, 2020.
Applicants can submit their registration fee until 11:50 pm.
One should go to the website jeemain.nta.nic.in for the filling up the online application forms.
The decision to extend the online application forms for the JEE (Main) 2020 entrance exam came after Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank advised the NTA to do so.
“Students who dropped the idea to study abroad, here is your chance to pursue your studies in India,” the HRD minister tweeted.
“I have advised @DG_NTA to give one more opportunity to students to submit new/complete online application form for JEE (Main) 2020. Hurry! Forms available till 24th May,” he added.
“In view of the Representations received from various Indian students who were scheduled to join colleges abroad but are now keen to pursue their studies in the country due to the changed circumstances arising out of COVID -19, and would thus like to appear in the JEE (Main) 2020, the NTA has decided to give one last opportunity,” the NTA said in a statement.
“This is also applicable to other students who have not been able to complete the application process or submit online Application Form for JEE (Main) 2020 due to one reason oranother,” it added.
The JEE examination is held for admission to various engineering colleges across the country.