JEE Main 2024 Session 1 Answer Key Challenge Deadline Extended: How to Challenge, Important Dates, and Updates

Introduction:
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced an extension in the deadline for challenging the JEE Main 2024 Session 1 provisional answer key. This move comes in response to technical glitches faced by candidates, ensuring fair participation in the objection process. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to challenge the answer key, along with essential dates and updates for JEE Main 2024.

Challenging the Answer Key:
Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key through the official website of NTA. Follow these steps:

  1. Visit the NTA website and navigate to the option for ‘challenges regarding answer key.’
  2. Log in using your application number and password.
  3. The answer key will display question IDs along with the correct options for papers 1 and 2.
  4. Select the question IDs you wish to challenge and click on ‘Save your claim,’ followed by ‘Next.’
  5. Upload supporting documents in PDF format by clicking on the ‘Choose file’ button.

Important Dates:

  • Provisional Answer Key Release: February 6, 2024
  • Deadline for Answer Key Challenge (Extended): February 9, 2024, 11:50 PM
  • Final Answer Key Release: February 12, 2024
  • JEE Main 2024 Result Date: February 12, 2024

Updates and Additional Information:

  • Candidates who previously challenged the answer key without providing the appropriate Question ID/Option ID can challenge again. In such cases, the initial objection fees will be refunded.
  • Refund communication will be sent via email or SMS to the registered email ID or mobile number provided by candidates.
  • Once challenges are submitted, the answer key will undergo revision if deemed accurate.
  • The final answer key for JEE Main 2024 Session 1 will be published on February 12, 2024.
  • Candidates should note that individual notifications regarding the acceptance or rejection of challenges will not be provided.
  • After the release of the final answer key, further challenges will not be entertained.

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Conclusion:
The extension of the JEE Main 2024 Session 1 answer key challenge deadline provides candidates with ample time to ensure fairness and accuracy in the evaluation process. By following the outlined procedure, candidates can effectively challenge discrepancies in the provisional answer key. Stay updated with the latest announcements and revisions to make informed decisions regarding your JEE Main results.