The last date for the submission of application forms for the JEE Main 2017 examination has been extended by 14 days to January 16, 2017.

CBSE said that the last date was changed as per requests from various candidates, parents and schools.  The last date to pay the fee has also been pushed forward to January 17, 2017.

The last date was earlier January 2.

The JEE Mains are held to admit candidates to engineering courses in institutes such as Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), across the country.

Important dates:

  • Start of online registration process: December 1, 2016.
  • Last date to register online: January 16, 2017.
  • Last date to pay fee: January 17, 2017.
  • Date of JEE main examination: April 2, 2017.

Source: The Indian Express