JEE Main Admit Card 2019 Released | Exam Date, Shift Timing, and Exam City

Published on : 17th December 2018
IIT JEE Main Exam

The JEE Main admit card 2018 is available on the official website from 17th December 2018. Candidates who have applied for the examination can download the admit card from the official website of JEE Main – jeemain.nic.in or NTA – nta.ac.in. The first phase of the examination is scheduled to be conducted from 8th to 12th January 2019.

Qualifying the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is a criterion for admission to undergraduate engineering programme at IIITs, NITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). Other than this, the candidate’s performance in class 12th is also considered for engineering admissions.

From the year 2019 onwards, the National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct the JEE Main exam, which was earlier conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). NTA will be providing two attempts for the JEE Main exam from the year 2019 – first in January and second in April 2019. The first attempt of the examination is scheduled between 8th and 12th January 2019 while the second attempt exam will be conducted between 6th and 20th April 2019. Each day, the exam will be conducted in two shifts. However, the best score of the two attempts will be considered for the preparation of Merit list. The JEE Main registration process started on 1st September 2018 and continued for a month’s duration i.e. till 30th September 2018.

Candidates who qualify the JEE Main exam become eligible for the JEE Advanced exam. The exam is conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering courses offered at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card

The admit cards for the JEE Main examination is available only on the official website. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to any candidate through the post. Here are the steps to be followed:

  • Go to the official website - https://jeemain.nic.in/
  • Click on the link for downloading the admit card.
  • Enter your log-in credentials.
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Check all the details and take a printout of the admit card.

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card – January Session

JEE Main 2019 January session admit cards will be available on the official website from 17th December 2018 onwards. Candidates can follow the steps provided above to download the same.

JEE Main 2019 Admit Card – April Session

JEE Main 2019 April session admit cards will be available on the official website three weeks before the commencement of exam. Candidates must keep a watch on the official website to check the same.

JEE Main admit card is a mandatory document to carry to the examination centre. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination centre without admit card. Keep the admit card safe till the counselling/admission process gets over.

As per the official notification, candidates are required to reach the examination centre two hours before the commencement of examination. So, do note your shift timings and reach the examination centre well in time.

JEE Main 2019 Exam Date, Shift Timing, and Examination City

These details are printed on the admit card; however, candidates were given an option to check the same well before the release of the admit card. These details are available on the official JEE Main 2019 website. The date and shift details were released from 5th October 2018 and the exact city details for the examination were available from 21st October 2018. Here are the steps to check the same:

  • Go to the official website - JEE Main website.
  • Click on ‘Login for Examination City, Date and Shift’ button on the home-page.
  • Log-in using your application number and password.
  • The details related to your exam city, shift timings, and exam date will appear on the screen.
  • You can take a printout of the same if you want.

Problem in Downloading the Admit Card

If you are having any problem in downloading the admit card, report the same to the National Testing agency (NTA) through the Help Line between 10 AM to 5 PM between 17th and 23rd December 2018.


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