Registration for the January 2019 cycle is 2.5 lakh less than that for JEE-Main of April 2018, but then aspirants will get another opportunity to take the test.
According to sources in HRD ministry, the high number of registrations is a boost to their plan to conduct JEE-Main multiple times and making tests completely computer-based.
“The numbers are much higher than anticipated. NTA was expecting around 6 lakh registrations for JEE-Main 1,” said a senior official.
The same pattern was seen in National Eligibility Test. Despite…