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Facts about Joint Entrance Examination [JEE (Main)] – 2024 Session 1

As we know that JEE Main -2024 session 1 result is declared and now aspirants are preparing for session II and JEE advance. Bl=elow are some statics related to Session I (As per NTA press release):

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) – 2024
Session 1 (January 2024) in about 544 Centres in 291 Cities (including 21 cities outside India).
The session was conducted in 10 shifts which is 02 shifts less than the previous year despite
the number of registered candidates going up to 1221624 as compared to the previous year’s
count of 860064 i.e. an increase of 27%.
As per the norms followed by NTA, various Question papers of a similar nature in content were
prepared and randomly selected for each shift without knowledge of the difficulty level of each
Question paper.
The varied difficulty level in Question papers is an inherent part and parcel of multi-shift
examination and thus Normalization is the preferred mode for deciding scores. There is no
equivalence between raw scores and normalized scores.
The “Normalization procedure based on Percentile Score” was used to ensure that candidates
were neither benefitted nor disadvantaged due to the difficulty level of the examination.

The date/shift/slot of examination is randomly allotted by the computer as per the normalization
process. During Session 1, it was ensured that each shift was equally distributed in terms of
candidate count, gender, and category.

The percentile of candidates appearing in various shifts of the JEE (Main) – 2024 Session 1
calculated as per the above formula and declared on 12 February 2024, is as under:

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