April 11, 2014, 12:51 pm
JEE (Mains)2014 first day online mode exam that was conducted on April 9 brought smiles for aspirants. Students found the computer based exam much easier than the offline exam that was held on April 6.
This was the first online test of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains after the offline test on Sunday. Now, the online tests would be held on April 11, 12 and 19, where roughly 5 lakh students would be appearing for the computer-based examination.
Around 1.72 lakh candidates had appeared for the first day of JEE Main 2014 online examination. Three more online tests will be held on April 11, 12 and 19.
Students even found direct questions from NCERT test books of CBSE board and common questions from previous year question bank. Physics question paper that lengthier and difficult in the written test was comparatively easier in the computer-based exam.
Many candidates who took the exam in the online mode found the version better than written examination as the students do not have to bother shading the correct options properly to be considered as their answer.
The JEE Mains test opens the gateway for students for IITs, NITs, and IISc. So, the aspirants do not leave a stone unturned. And after one test became a common testing parameter for entering the gates of IITs and NITs in 2012, there has been nail-biting competition across the country. Initially the top 1.5 lakh students would be selected and only they would be allowed to take the JEE Advanced on May 25.
JEE Mains is conducted to provide admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutions in India.