JEE Main & NEET Exam 2020: HRD Ministry forms panel to review situation for conduct of entrance exams

Ramesh Pokhriyal

The human resources development ministry has asked the committee to present the recommendations to carry out JEE Main and NEET 2020 by tomorrow, that is, on July 3, 2020.

NEW DELHI: Union Human Rights Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said Thursday a panel will review the situation for NEET and JEE engineering and medical entrance exams amid concerns over the increase in cases of COVID-19.

Parents and students have expressed concern about taking the tests in July.

“In looking at the prevailing circumstances and the requests received from students and parents taking the JEE and NEET exams, a committee composed of National Evidence Agency (NTA) officials and other experts has been advised to review the situation and Submit your recommendations by tomorrow. “Nishank said.

While the NEET Medical Entrance Exam is scheduled for July 26, the JEE Engineering Entrance Exam is scheduled to take place from July 18-23. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had canceled last week the pending board exams scheduled for July 1-15.