The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released notification for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category candidates. The online application process of the Joint Entrance (JEE Main) examination will be closed on March 7, 2019. The candidates who want to apply online can do so through the official website, jeemain.nic.in.
The candidates who are preparing for the JEE Main January and April 2019 examination can visit the official website of the agency to check the application form.
“The candidates of JEE (Main) January 2019 as well as April 2019 Examination(s), who come under EWS category as per the Certificate issued by the Competent Authority, may mention such category in the online application form available at jeemain.nic.in between March 11-15, 2019. The EWS Category Certificate is not to be uploaded in the JEE (Main) Portal. However, the same will be required at the time of filling up of the application for JEE (Advanced),” read the official notification.
“As per the OM No. 20013/01/2018-BC-II dated January 17, 2019 issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the OM No. 12-4/2019-U1 dated 17.01.2019 as well as the Letters No 35-2/2019-T.S.I dated 21.01.2019, 01.02.2019, 04.02.2019 and 15.02.2019 of MHRD Department of Higher Education regarding implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) for admission in Central Educational Institutions, it is necessary to identify the candidates belonging to EWS category from amongst the candidates of JEE(Main) January and JEE(Main) April 2019,” mention the official notification.
Those who clear the JEE Main and JEE Advanced papers will be eligible for admission to Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) courses at Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) across India.