The syllabus of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will remain unchanged for the year 2021, the Ministry of Education said in a statement on Tuesday (19 January).
However, unlike previous years, this year the candidates will have options to answer the questions in JEE and NEET Examinations.
The syllabus for JEE (Main 2021) to remain same as the previous year. But students will be given choice to answer 75 questions (25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) out of 90 questions (30 questions each in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics).
In JEE (Main) 2020, there were 75 questions all of which had to be answered by the candidates (25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics), the ministry said.
The exact pattern for NEET (UG) 2021 is yet to be announced. However, in view of reduction of syllabus by some boards across the country, the NEET (UG) 2021 question paper will also have options on the lines of JEE (Main).
It should be noted that the JEE and NEET examinations are conducted every year by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which was established in November 2017 to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions.
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