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JEE Main OMR Objections last date!

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination), the most popular competitive exam for admissions into engineering colleges in India, takes response in an OMR sheet which the candidate is supposed to fill with their responses. Let’s read about JEE Main OMR objections & answer key challenge.

JEE Main OMR Objections & Acquisition

The OMR sheets and the answer key will be displayed from 18th of April to 22nd of April,2017 . If a candidate thinks their response is not correctly captured, they can challenge it through an online application form and a sum of Rs. 1000/- per question. If the response marked by the candidate is found to be correct, the fee paid by the candidates will be refunded. The payment has to be made online, using Debit/Credit Card or through e-challan. The final decision on the answer key will be taken by the JAB/CBSE and no further communication will be entertained. If the candidate wishes to acquire a copy of their OMR sheet and calculation sheet, a sum of Rs.500 has to be paid in the form of Demand Draft (DD) before 27th May, 2017. The results will be out on 27th of April.

Any challenge to the answer key can be made only till 22nd May, 2017. Challenges after that won’t be considered.

About JEE Main OMR

OMR is the abbreviation for Optical Mark Recognition or Optical Mark Reader. It is an automated method of gathering information by recognizing bubbles filled using pen on a sheet. The system is a computer-controlled smart reading mechanism with hardware part (that recognizes the marks) and the software part which reads and interprets the result. The system can scan thousands of answer sheets quickly. Since everything is automated there is no scope for error or negligence.

OMR reads the light reflection to determine whether something is written on the paper or not, it is highly important that students keep the answer sheet clean. Unnecessary marks or scribble on the paper may result in declaring the sheet invalid. Additionally, reading devices can recognize darkening of the circles up to an extent. Therefore, students must use pens during JEE. Read the instructions carefully before attempting the questions. Darken the bubble completely. The candidate should not fold the OMR sheet. Do not write anything on the sheet. Replacement of OMR sheet is not done. Enough space will be provided on the question booklet for rough calculations. Fill in all the details with utmost care and attention. The candidate cannot use whitener.

Hope you had a great exam season so far. Toppr wishes you best of luck!

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