REET Recruitment Exam 2020 has come under scrutiny over the date on which the exam is planned to be undertaken. The government has announced the date on April 25, being Mahavir Jayanti on this day, Jain society of Rajasthan has strongly objected against this and said that there should be a holiday on this festival and not the exam.
The Jains’ sought to change the exam date. The matter has also echoed in the Rajasthan Assembly. The government wants the exams to be on time, the state education minister says, no decision has been taken on the change in the exam date so far.
More than 13 lakh candidates have applied for the REET exam so far from the Rajasthan board of secondary education. After a long wait, the Government of Ashok Gehlot had announced the date of the examination on April 25. But since the announcement of the exam date, Jain society has been expressing its objection to the date.
Mahavir Jayanti is on April 25
Mahavir Jayanti is on April 25 and there is also a public holiday on this day. The representatives of the Jain society said that there should be a holiday on this day and not the examination. Because the candidates of the society will also appear for the exam. This matter should be taken care of as soon as possible. The demand of Jain society was also recently raised by the leader of opposition Gulab Chand Kataria. In zero hour, MLA Kalicharan Saraf has also sought a change in the exam date, drawing the government’s attention to the matter.
The unemployed association says exam to be conducted on a predetermined date
The unemployed associations have demanded that the examination be conducted on a predetermined date. The candidates told the government that the date of examination should not be changed. Because about 13 lakh unemployed candidates are waiting for it for a long time. It will include people from all castes, religions, and communities. Candidates fear that changing the exam date will have a direct bearing on the preparations for the exam.