Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains online and offline mode differ in a number of ways. The mode you choose may impact your performance in the exam to a large extent. Many students get perplexed on the mode they should opt for. To make this choice easier for you here is a detailed look at the pros and cons of JEE Mains online and JEE Mains offline:
Pros of JEE Mains Online Mode
- You do not have to spend time marking the bubble. You can check the answer with just one click.
- You get the option of changing the answer anytime during the exam.
- There are different slots set for the examination. The candidates can choose their preferred date and time of the exam.
- You get the information about number of questions answered and number of questions unanswered on the screen. So there is hardly any room for skipping or missing out on any question by mistake.
- Application fee of online mode is lesser than offline mode.
Cons of JEE Mains Online Mode
- There may be technical problem during the exam. This can waste your time and hamper your performance.
- Besides other technical issues, you cannot overlook the possibility of power cut.
- Students do not get the question paper for further reference.
Pros of JEE Mains Offline Mode
- There is no chance of any technical issue when you opt for JEE Mains offline mode. You require working with pen and paper.
- Students are more comfortable with pen and paper as they have always attempted their exams in that mode during their school. This mode is thus more comfortable.
- Students get a chance to take the question paper along with them.
- Students can go through the paper and choose the section they want to start with.
Cons of JEE Mains Offline Mode
- Bubbling the answers can be quite time consuming. It wastes a lot of time – the time that can be spent in revision of the paper.
- An answer marked incorrectly cannot be changed. So, there is no room for correction in this mode.
- Students don’t get the flexibility of choosing the date and time of exam. They need to appear for the exam on the date set for the same.
- The application fee of offline mode is higher compared to the online mode.
So, we see that each mode has some pros and cons. Students may choose to give the exam in the mode they are comfortable using considering the aforementioned points.