The laptop based mostly multi-session JEE (predominant) examinations will be conducted from September 1 to September 6, whereas the JEE (superior) will be held on September 27, 2020. The pen-paper mode entrance for medical schools, NEET-UG will be held on September 13, 2020.
A choice which can convey aid to round 25 lakh candidates, the knowledgeable committee, chaired by professor V Ramgopal Rao, director, IIT-Delhi, in its report on Friday had really helpful suspending the exams in view of the prevailing COVID-19 state of affairs.
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“Safety of the students is paramount and keeping that in view and to ensure quality education we have decided to postpone the exams,” mentioned Ramesh Pokhriyal, union minister for HRD.
Subsequent to the lockdown, the aggressive exams for engineering and medical admissions have been first postponed on May 5. JEE (predominant) exams have been scheduled from July 18 to July 23, whereas NEET-UG was scheduled for July 26, and JEE (superior) was scheduled for August 23, 2020.
Around 9 lakh aspirants have registered for the JEE (predominant) examination, whereas 16 lakhs have registered for the NEET-UG exams. Raising concern over the worsening of the pandemic, candidates throughout the nation has been demanding the postponement of the exams.
According to a senior HRD official, “The committee in its report recommended postponing the exam after reviewing the prevailing situation. There are a large number of centres which fall under the containment zones and large areas in Assam and Bihar are facing floods. Therefore, it would not be possible to conduct the exams in the present scenario.”