JEE Main exam and NEET to go ahead as per schedule: National Testing Agency

JEE Main exam and NEET to go ahead as per schedule: National Testing Agency


oi-Deepika S


New Delhi, Aug 21: The Nationwide Testing Company on Friday confirmed that the JEE (Major) examination will probably be be held from September 1-6 and NEET (UG) on September 13.

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To this point 63,932, JEE Major candidates have requested change of centre cities resulting from COVID influence whereas 95,000 NEET candidates have requested the identical.

“The NTA is glad to share with the JEE (Major) 2020 candidates that it has been capable of provide the primary selection of desire of centre cities to 99.07 per cent of the candidates,” it stated.

The assertion stated that “142 candidates have, subsequently requested for a change of their allotted centre metropolis resulting from numerous causes, and the NTA is contemplating these requests positively.” It stated so far as, “NEET (UG)-2020 is anxious, once more for the primary time, candidates of this examination got alternative 5 instances to vary their selection of centre metropolis”.

A complete of 95,000 candidates availed the identical they usually have been accommodated towards their revised selections, the NTA stated within the assertion. Ministry officers asserted that the JEE (Major) and the NEET exams will probably be carried out in September as scheduled.

NEET, JEE Major exams won’t be postponed, confirms Centre

There have been calls for from a number of college students and fogeys to additional postpone the doorway exams in view of accelerating coronavirus instances.

The Supreme Courtroom on Monday dismissed a plea looking for postponement of JEE (Major) April 2020 and NEET-Undergraduate examinations, that are scheduled to be carried out in September, amid spurt in variety of COVID-19 instances, saying treasured 12 months of scholars “can’t be wasted” and life has to go on.

The NTA stated it has made elaborate preparations to sanitise centres earlier than and after the examinations, and provides recent masks and hand gloves. “The NTA has additionally ready a complete advisory concerning COVID-19 for all functionaries for centre administration,” the testing company stated.

With a purpose to solicit help of states for sustaining legislation and order, energy provide, facilitation of motion of candidates and examination functionaries, crowd administration in entrance of examination centres, “now we have additionally written to the state chief secretaries, DGPs, and DMs/ SPs of the involved cities”, the NTA stated.


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