Revealed: August 22, 2020 2:54:15 am
The Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) is agency on holding the JEE (Principal) and NEET subsequent month as per schedule whilst Rajya Sabha members Subramanian Swamy and Vivek Tankha have written to the Union authorities looking for their postponement.
JEE (Principal) is scheduled to be held over six days – from September 1 to September 6. NEET, meant for undergraduate medical programmes, is scheduled for September 13.
In response to ministry sources, the federal government is eager on sticking to the schedule, particularly for the reason that nation’s prime courtroom has endorsed its determination. This week the Supreme Courtroom had refused to entertain a plea for additional postponement of the doorway exams.
“Furthermore, we’re receiving representations from mother and father and college students urging us to go forward with the exams as a number of postponements have led to additional stress,” a ministry official mentioned.
Subsequently, on Friday night, the NTA issued a press assertion citing the Supreme Courtroom order. The company additionally mentioned that 6,49,223 out of the 8,58,273 candidates registered for JEE (Principal) have already downloaded their admit playing cards. It added that candidates have been given ample alternative to alter their examination centres and over 99% of such requests had been accommodated.
Aside from NEET and JEE (Principal), one other set of entrance exams has been flagged by college students. The Frequent Legislation Admission Take a look at (CLAT), the Built-in Programme in Administration Admission Take a look at (IPMAT) and Delhi College Entrance Take a look at (DUET) are all scheduled on September 7. The Training Ministry is realized to have acquired representations from mother and father and college students on this.
When reached for remark, IIM Indore director Himanshi Rai advised The that the institute had introduced the revised date for IPMAT on July 27, and at the moment no different entrance take a look at was scheduled for September 7. “We had been very cautious to keep away from a conflict with different exams. The CLAT announcement got here after ours on August 10,” Rai mentioned. IIM-Indore is conducting IPMAT this 12 months, and about 20,000 candidates are registered to seem for the take a look at on September 7.
In response to sources within the Consortium of Nationwide Legislation Universities that conducts CLAT, a change within the date is just not being thought of. CLAT is the gateway examination for admission to 22 Nationwide Legislation Universities within the nation.
NTA, which introduced that it will conduct DUET from September 6 to 11, will rethink holding the examination on September 7.
Company director-general Vineet Joshi mentioned that college students’ pursuits won’t be damage and the matter of overlap of dates is beneath “energetic” consideration.
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