The National Testing Agency (NTA) has once again clarified its stand on the demand to postpone the JEE and NEET exams to be held in September. The NTA has refused to make any changes in the schedule of examinations. The NTA released the latest guidelines on Tuesday evening, stating that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission to Engineering College and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to Medical Colleges will be as per their schedule.
According to the testing agency notification, the JEE and NEET examinations were to be held in July, but due to the request of the students, they were postponed and scheduled to be held in September. In view of the academic session of the students and their future, these examinations will now be held in September as per their scheduled schedule.
JEE From Sep 1, NEET on Sep 13 : NTA
The NTA said that the JEE exams will be held from September 1 to 6 and NEET will be conducted on September 13. So students should not be in any kind of confusions.
Keeping in mind the social distancing due to Corona, the number of examination centers has also been increased from 570 to 660 for JEE Main and 3843 from 2546 for NEET UG 2020. A Computer Based Examination (CBT) is being conducted under JEE Main, while NEET UG 2020 will be a pen-paper based. These exams will be in different shifts according to the number of students.
NTA informed that the admit card of JEE has been issued and the students have also downloaded. NEET Admission Cards will be released in a day or two soon. The NTA has also issued guidelines for examination centers in view of the corona virus (COVID-19) epidemic crisis.