New Delhi/Nagpur: If sources are to be believed, CBSE is likely to release the JEE Main 2018 notification soon. As per the information received, sources have shared tentative dates for release of JEE Main Notification. JEE Main or Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education to determine the admissions to various engineering seats across various states. The examination is also the qualifier for admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) which is then done on the basis of JEE Advanced. Sources suggest that the notification would be released by November 15.
It is important to note here that there is no official notification as yet. CBSE has only released the date of JEE Main 2018 offline paper. As per the notification on the official website, the JEE Main pen and paper test for the year 2018 would be conducted on April 8, 2018. The dates for the online examination have not been revealed by CBSE as yet. While sources have suggested that the JEE Main 2018 online test would be conducted tentatively on April 14 and April 15, there is no confirmation as yet from the CBSE officials.
In 2016, JEE Main 2017 notification was released by CBSE in November. Online applications for JEE Main 2018 has started from December 1 and went on till January. Interested candidates are also informed that from 2017, CBSE has made Aadhaar number mandatory for registration. Students who wish to apply for JEE Main, are hence advised to apply for Aadhaar card, if not done as yet. Also JEE Advanced 2018 revised eligibility criteria has been released. Students are advised to go through the same as well.
It is expected that the notification for JEE Main 2018 along with the test dates would be released soon. There are rumors of notification release on November 15. Sources close to the board have also suggested that the online application for JEE Main 2018 would start from November 30. This, however, could not be confirmed. Officials of CBSE were not reachable for any comment on the dates and release of JEE Main notification.