Pune: The 6th edition of JEE (Main) 2018 offline exam was held across the country on Sunday. Most of the students found the paper relatively difficult this year.
Approximately 10,43,739 candidates registered for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutions through the examination. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IIT/ISM Dhanbad.
The exam was held in 104 cities across the country, at a total of 1,613 centres. It was also held in eight cities abroad.
Speaking about the exam, Manasi Waghamare, a student who appeared for JEE Main, said that overall the paper was difficult. “Maths was relatively easier for me, however, physics was very difficult,” Waghamare added.
The examination was conducted under the supervision of the Chairperson, Secretary, Executive Director (JAB) and the team of other officials of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The CBSE has thanked the police, state administration authorities, all heads and staff of examination centres for extending support for the smooth conduct of the examination.
Number of candidates - 10,43,739
Girls - 2,66,745
Transgender - 3