To meet the demands of a large number of students, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank postponed the JEE Main, JEE Advanced and NEET exams on Friday, July 3, 2020. The JEE main exam will be held from September 1 to 6, the JEE advanced exam will be held on September 27, and the NEET exam will be September 13, according to the latest report.
“Keeping in mind 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 September, JEE advanced exam will be held on 27th September & NEET examination will be held on 13th September,” the minister said in a tweet.
The decision has been taken after a committee including NTA DG and other experts reviewed the pandemic situation and submitted recommendations to the minister today. On July 2, the Minister notified that the decision has been made after looking at the prevailing circumstances and requests received from students and their parents.
On Thursday, July 2, HRD ministry sought a report from a panel of experts headed by National Testing Agency (NTA) chief Vineet Joshi to see if the situation is conducive to conduct the NEET and JEE exams scheduled in the second half of this month. Following which the decision has been made to postpone the NEET, JEE Main, and JEE Advanced again.