JEE Main 2023 examinations will be held twice, one in mid-January 2023 and the other in April 2023. The applications for the January session will be made available in the third week of November 2022, as announced by National Testing Agency (NTA). JEE Main is the base examination for Engineering aspirants who look at getting admission in the IITs, NIT or other engineering colleges of the country. The application forms for the JEE Main exmination will be uploaded on the website of NTA. Candidates can register themselves on https://jeemain.nta.nic.in/. National Eligibility and Entrance Test-undergraduate (NEET-UG) and Common University Entrance Test (CUET-UG) online applications are expected to open in February 2023 and March 2023 respectively.
The JEE Main would be held across two sessions, while NEET-UG and CUET-UG will continue to be held once a year, according to the planning being done for the test for admission to engineering, medical, and different undergraduate programmes for the academic session 2023–24. While NEET-UG is most likely to take place on the first Sunday in May, CUET-UG is most likely to be held around the third week of April.
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2023
Candidates who have passed 10+2 in 2021 and 2022 and those who are apprearing for the 10+2 in 2023 will be eligible for JEE Main 2023. The candidate should have Language, Mathematics, Physics and one among Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject.
In 2022, 10 lakh people registered for NEET-UG, close to 15 lakh people registered for CUET-UG in its first year, and about 9.5 lakh people registered for JEE-mains. According to information from NTA, additional universities and higher education institutions (HEIs), including state and private universities, are going to participate in the CUET-UG for their undergraduate admissions.
“This year around 90 universities, majority of which are central universities, participated in the common entrance. Many new universities have approached NTA and the number of participating universities are likely to go beyond 120.” - NTA.
The JEE Main test format has been consistent and there haven't been any major changes. For JEE Main, there will be two sections. Section A will consist of multiple-choice questions (MCQs), whilst Section B will consist of questions that must be answered with a number value.