Keeping in mind the safety of students, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the decision to postpone JEE Main, JEE Advanced and NEET Entrance exams 2020. Exams will now be held in September 2020.
Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education we have decided to postpone #JEE & #NEET examinations. JEE Main examination will be held between 1st-6th Sept, JEE advanced exam will be held on 27th Sept & NEET examination will be held on 13th Sept. pic.twitter.com/klTjtBxvuw
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) July 3, 2020
As per the tweet by the minister, the JEE examination will now be held between September 1 to 6, JEE Advanced examination will be held on September 27 and NEET examination will be held on September 13.
Considering the prevailing situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET 2020) will now be held in September. Consequently, JEE Advanced too stands postponed.
While the medical entrance exam NEET was scheduled on July 26, the JEE Mains for admission in engineering colleges was scheduled from July 18-23. JEE Advanced conducted for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) was scheduled for August 23.
Now, the JEE Main – Entrance Exam for admission to undergraduate level engineering courses will be held from September 1 to 6 and JEE Advanced will be held on September 27. NEET will now be held on September 13.
This is the second time this year that the exams have been postponed. These were to be held in April and May, respectively.