The nationwide lockdown prompted due to the COVID-19 pandemic has virtually brought the education sector in the country to a screeching halt. Ever since mid-March, all educational institutions, as well as competitive examinations, have been postponed indefinitely. As a result, students and their parents are facing a lot of uncertainties.
Especially when it comes to the entrance examinations like JEE 2020 Exam and NEET 2020 Exam, the issue becomes much more important because it is related to not only the future of the students but also of the entire country.
New Dates For JEE 2020 And NEET 2020 To Be Announced Soon
The JEE 2020 and NEET 2020 have been postponed due to the nationwide lockdown leaving the students and their parents staring at uncertainty. Finally, the Human Resource Development Ministry has announced that the dates for JEE 2020 and NEET 2020 will now be announced on May 5, 2020, Tuesday. Addressing media, a senior officer of the HRD ministry said that “The fresh dates will be announced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank‘ on May 5. This will put an end to uncertainty for the aspirants. The minister will also interact with students on the same day.“
Thereafter, the Human Resource Development Minister, Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, tweeted that, “Students, I am hosting a webinar exclusively for you, via my Twitter(@DrRPNishank) & Facebook (@cmnishank) pages. Please join me on May 5 at 12 noon! Till then keep sharing your concerns with me using #EducationMinisterGoesLive. I will be happy to address all your queries !” Nishank tweeted on Saturday.”
NTA To Announce The Dates For JEE 2020 And NEET 2020
For the uninitiated, the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is conducted for admissions into engineering colleges across the country. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is conducted for admissions into the medical colleges across India. Both these exams are conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
Dates for the JEE 2020 and NEET 2020 will be announced by the NTA on its official website after the notification is issued by the HRD Ministry. So, the students and the parents are advised to regularly check out the NTA website for updates regarding the JEE 2020 and NEET 2020. Any information circulating on social media should be verified first.
Board Exam Dates To Also Be Announced
Along with the dates for JEE 2020 and NEET 2020, dates for the board exams will also be declared. The admission process for the engineering and medical colleges will be commenced only after the class 12th board results are declared. As of now, the dates of remaining exams for class 12th and class 10th students are yet to be announced by the CBSE.
Now, as the nationwide lockdown has been extended, the dates for class 12th exams and class 10th exams will be announced after the situation normalizes across the country.
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