NEET, JEE (Main) exam: Will govt postpone dates? All we know so far

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Updated: Jun 23, 2020 1:25 PM

NEET, JEE (Main) exam dates 2020: Students across the country are demanding postponement of NEET-UG and JEE (Main) exams in view of the rising number of Coronavirus cases across the country.

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NEET, JEE (Main) exam dates 2020: Students across the country are demanding postponement of NEET-UG and JEE (Main) exams in view of the rising number of Coronavirus cases across the country. Reports now say that the Central government is also discussing whether it will be good to postpone these exams for engineering and medical college admissions. It was earlier reported that the Central government may announce new dates after hearing in Supreme Court today on pleas filed by parents regarding the cancellation of the pending class XII exams. However, it now seems the announcement of new dates for these exams may be delayed as the CBSE today informed the apex court that the decision on Class XII exams may be taken by Wednesday.

The CBSE today told the top court that it will take the decision on conducting Class 12 exams by Wednesday. Appearing for the Central Government and CBSE, the Solicitor General informed the Supreme Court that the decision-making process is at an advance stage. Read more about what CBSE told SC today here

Meanwhile, on Monday, the National Testing Agency (NTA), launched the ‘National Test Abhyas’ app in Hindi. The app is currently available on the Android version and the iOS version of the app will be launched. The app has a three-hour-long question paper for both JEE Main, NEET aspirants. After the test, students will get immediate scores with explanations of the answers.

NEET, JEE (Main) exam postponement): No Official Confirmation yet

Recently, the HRD Ministry had reviewed the situation in a meeting with heads of CBSE, NTA, AICTE and UGC. However. there was no information on whether the ministry will postpone the exams. Till today, there has been no official confirmation about the postponement of these exams.

NEET, JEE Main exam dates

JEE Main is currently scheduled to be held between July 18 and July 23, while NEET will be held on July 26 and JEE Advanced on August 23.

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