Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) are two of the most coveted entrance examinations in the country. While the JEE is meant for students seeking admission in engineering colleges, NEET is meant for students seeking admission in medical colleges in the country. Both these entrance exams are conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

 

This year, more than 15 Lakh students had registered for NEET 2020, and approximately 9 Lakh students registered for JEE 2020. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, both these exams have been postponed. Finally, the HRD Minister made some important announcements regarding the dates for JEE Mains 2020 and NEET 2020.

 

JEE Mains 2020 and NEET 2020: Important Dates

As per the announcement by Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the JEE Mains 2020 will now be conducted across the country from 18th July onwards and will be completed by 23rd July 2020. The minister further elaborated that the NEET 2020 will now be conducted across the country on 26th July 2020.

 

Students have been given the option to change their examination centre for JEE Mains 2020 or NEET 2020 because due to the nationwide lockdown, students have been stuck in different places. While the minister specified that the JEE advanced 2020 will be conducted in the month of August 2020 but did not mention any specific dates as of now.

 

JEE Mains 2020 and NEET 2020: Admit Cards to be released soon

The admit cards for all the candidates who have registered for JEE Mains 2020, or NEET 2020 will be released by the NTA soon. The admit cards will be made available on the official website of the NTA @ www.nta.ac.in. Candidates must log-on to the official website as soon as the admit cards are released and download them immediately. It is mandatory for all the candidates to bring their admit cards on the examination day.

 

All the details pertaining to the examination centre, examination day, Examination timings etc will be mentioned on the admit card. Any candidates appearing for JEE Mains 2020 or NEET 2020 without the admit card and a valid ID proof will not be allowed inside the examination centre.

 

JEE Mains 2020 and NEET 2020: Preparation Resources

The minister mentioned that the curriculum for both the JEE Mains 2020 and NEET 2020 has been curtailed. He also asked the students to use online resources like the DIKSHA platform to prepare for the exams. Students living in areas with poor internet connectivity can use the SWAYAM Prabha TV channels for their preparation. Preparation content and learning resources will be shared on the SWAYAM Prabha TV channels periodically. 

 

 

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.

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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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