JEE, NEET exams 2020 postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic


New Delhi: Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education the government has decided to postpone JEE and NEET examinations.

JEE Main examination will be held between 1st-6th Sept, JEE advanced exam will be held on 27th Sept and NEET examination will be held on 13th Sept.

In a tweet by the HRD minister Ramesh Pokriyal ‘Nishank’, said the new dates have been announced. National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed JEE Main and NEET.

As the coronavirus situation in the country is going bad to worse, there was a demand for NEET and JEE exam postponement.

The  Social media platforms were flooded with the questions “Will NEET or JEE Main 2020 postponed again?”. As per the latest news on NEET & JEE Main, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had asked NTA to review the situation and submit the report on NEET & JEE Main conduction latest by July 3, 2020.

NEET 2020 was to be held on July 26 for 16.84 lakh registered aspirants and JEE Main exam from July 18 to 23 for more than 9 lakh aspirants.

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced the new exam dates for JEE Main, NEET and JEE Advanced. NEET exam is conducted for granting admission to around 1,63,150 MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and BVSc & AH seats. However, on the basis of JEE Main 2020 admissions will be granted into the B.Tech/B.E, B.Arch and B.Planning courses offered to 32,874 seats by 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes.

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