JEE Main 2021 Correction (27 Jan) – How to Edit Application Form

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction – NTA has announced norms of JEE Main correction 2021. Know here how to edit JEE application form 2021 before and after submission. If you realize that you have made a mistake before submitting the form, then you can simply go change the fields and then submit the registration. However once you have paid fee and submitted the form, to edit it, you have to access the correction link during correction window for JEE Main 2021 from January 27 to January 30. In this window, you will have to login and make changes. Final details should be correct. Get JEE Main 2021 correction window dates, link, process, and other details here.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction

Direct link for JEE Main Correction 2021 before and after form submission are as follows.

JEE Main Correction 2021LinkDates
JEE Main 2021 Correction Before Form SubmissionLogin Here to correct details, then submit formUpto 24 Jan 2021
JEE Main 2021 Correction After Form SubmissionApplication form correction window for JEE Main 2021, for those who have submitted form, will open on 27 Jan 202127 to 30 Jan 2021

Latest: The window for correction in the application form of JEE Main 2021 will be open from January 27, 2021, now instead of January 19, 2021. This is because the application form submission last date has been extended to January 23, 2021. Read details and apply here.

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction

JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced important dates related to the event of form correction. They are as follows. 

Exam SessionJEE Main 2021 form correction window start dateJEE Main 2021 form correction window last dateExam dates
Session 1 (February Exam)19 Jan 2021 27 Jan 202121 Jan 2021 30 Jan 202123, 24, 25, 26 Feb 2021
Session 2 (March Exam)to be announcedto be announced15, 16, 17, 18 Mar 2021
Session 3 (April Exam)to be announcedto be announced27, 28, 29, 30 Apr 2021
Session 4 (May Exam)to be announcedto be announced24, 25, 26, 27, 28 May 2021

Also, check JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021

JEE Main 2021 Form Correction Fee

NTA does not charge any separate fee for corrections. However, if the change you make is in certain fields, on which higher JEE Main 2021 application fee was applicable, then the difference in amount has to be paid.

Therefore, you have to pay the the additional application fee if you change any of the following:

  • Category (From Reserved to General)
  • Gender (From female to male)
  • Number of papers (if you add papers)

You can pay the fee using debit card / credit card / net banking / PAYTM / UPI.

What Details Can Be Edited During JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction?

As per the information available so far, you can edit all details in the form during correction window. Therefore you will be able to edit the following.

NameDOBGenderFather’s name
Mother’s nameNationalityState code of eligibilityCategory
PWD statusPlace of residenceExam / papers applying forExam center
Question paper mediumClass 10 detailsClass 12 detailsPhotograph
SignatureAny other detail entered in form

You may see the text “Correction Not Allowed” in front of these fields, where you cannot make changes. Or the field will simply not be editable.

How To Edit JEE Application Form 2021?

The correct way of editing the application form of JEE Main 2021 is as explained below. Follow these steps to make changes to fields in the form in the correct way. 

Step #1: Go to the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in.

Step #2: If you wish to edit the form before submitting it, please locate the login link, then login with application form number and password, change the fields, and submit the form. However if you want to edit the form after form submission, then you need to wait for the form correction window to start. Then locate and click the link for application form correction for JEE Main 2021. Note that you will see such a link only if you visit the website at such a time when form correction is available.

Or, you can skip the above hassle and simply click the direct link that you see above on this page. 

Step #3: Now you will have to login with your application number and password. If you have forgotten your password or application number, use the forgot application number / password links on login page

Step #4: Now once you login, you will reach the candidate dashboard  page. Here, you will see a link “correction in application form”, if form correction is open. Click it. 

Step #5: Then you will see all the instructions and procedure for online correction of application form. Read it carefully, and click the “I agree” link. 

Step #6: Then edit details in the form. While doing the correction, refer your official documents and this time ensure that you are submitting the correct details only. 

Step #7: Once you are done editing details, submit the form. You will be asked to verify details and once you do that, you can submit it. 

Step #8: (For limited cases) If you change gender, category, or such a field for which a different application fee applies, then you have to pay the difference in fee. 

Step #9: Submit the form. And download the confirmation page. 

JEE Main 2021 Image Correction

NTA may provide a separate window to remove discrepancies in images. In this case, candidates can either directly access the JEE Main 2021 image correction link from jeemain.nta.nic.in. Or, they may get an email or sms about discrepancies in images and then they can make relevant changes.

Images should be as per following specifications

ParticularsFormatFile Size
PhotographJPG10 KB – 200 KB
SignatureJPG4 KB – 30 KB
Result Awaited Attestation FormJPG50 KB – 500 KB
Category certificate (if any)JPG50 KB – 300 KB
PwD certificate (if any)JPG50 KB – 300 KB

Other Points that have to kept in mind while uploading the images:

  • The photograph has to be recent
  • The photograph must be either coloured or black and white with 80% face visible (without mask)
  • Ears in the photograph must also be visible
  • The photograph must be taken against a white background
  • Make sure the images uploaded are in the proper format and clear.

Read: JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet and Answer key

Things to keep in mind during JEE Main 2021 Correction

  1. JEE Main 2021 correction is a one time facility. So make sure that all details are correct in one go.
  2. Refer your official documents while doing corrections. 
  3. If you are changing images, then ensure that you have the files ready before you start corrections. 
  4. Refer information brochure for details of specifications of what to enter in which field. 
  5. If there is a field where you want to make changes, but are unable to do so, try to login again and check. If the issue persists, contact NTA. Be clear about everything before submitting your correction.

Note that the form correction for relevant sessions will be open at specific time only. Which means that you will getlink for JEE Main February Application Form Correction 2021, JEE Main March Application Form Correction 2021, JEE Main April Application Form Correction 2021, JEE Main May Application Form Correction 2021 as separate links.

Check out JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers and Sample Papers

After JEE Main 2021 Correction

Once you complete the process for JEE Main 2021 form correction, then the next step for you is to download the JEE Main 2021 admit card. This, you have to do from jeemain.nta.nic.in before exam. After that, you can appear in the exam.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) 2021 is being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is the national level engineering entrance exam. This time JEE Mains is being held 4 times. The best of all scores will be used to announce All India Ranks for all test takers. On the basis of AIR in JEE Main 2021, candidates will get admission in NITs, IIITs, CFTIs in India. Plus, the marks of JEE Mains will be determining factor for appearing in JEE Advanced 2021 for admission to IITs.

Frequently Asked Questions on JEE Main 2021 Application Form Correction

Ques. Where can I edit the details in my JEE Main 2021 application form?

Ans. You can edit details in JEE Main 2021 application form during the correction window at jeemain.nta.nic.in.

Ques. How to edit form after closure of JEE Main 2021 correction window?

Ans. It is important to note that NTA will not accept changes of any sort after the JEE Main 2021 application form correction window closes. 

Ques. How can I edit details in my form?

Ans. To edit the details, you need to sign in using your application number and password.

Qs How to edit JEE Main 2021 application form during correction window by call, fax, email, post?

Ans. The JEE Main 2021 application form correction is an online facility. Which means that all candidates who have successfully submitted their application forms, will be able to edit details in the form in online mode only. NTA will not accept requests for changing details in the form via call, post, fax, email, or any other means. 

Qs. Can I change exam center in JEE Main application form correction?

Ans. Yes, this time you are allowed to edit all details in form including the exam center. Candidates may also note that those who apply for more than one session, can change their exam center choices for next session during the next correction window. 

Official website: jeemain.nta.nic.in.

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