JEE 2020 LIVE Updates:
The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Tuesday confirmes about the Joint Entrance Examination or JEE. It would conducted as per the schedule set by the Center, as the entrance examinations is not postpone.
In view of the academic interest of the students, JEE, NEET 2020 exams:
- JEE (Main) on 1-6 September
- NEET (UG) on 13 September
The NTA issued a notification, states that NEET and JEE main examinations 2020 held in September. The NTA also spoke of steps taken to protect candidates amid concerns of coronavirus disease.
The notification released on Tuesday amid growing protests in the country to postpone these exams. As there is a growing number of Coronavirus cases in the country.
NTA further states that the admit cards for JEE Main have already issued. The admit cards for NEET (UG) 2020 will also be releases soon. NTA further says that we have ensured that more than 99% of the candidates in these two exams.
“The number of examination centers increased from 570 to 660 and 2546 to 3843. JEE (Main) is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and NEET (UG) is a Pen Paper Based Test. Additionally, in the case of JEE (Main), the number of shifts increased from the earlier 8 to 12. The number of candidates per shift reduced from the earlier 1.32 lakhs to 85000, ”the notice reads.
In addition, the number of NEET candidates sitting in each room reduced from the earlier 24 to now 12, whereas, in the JEE Mains exam, candidates seated in alternate seats.
Earlier in the day, the agency issued several guidelines for candidates in the wake of the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Among the instructions, students instructs to carry a personal bottle of water and hand sanitizer to the exam center.
Apart from these items, only the admit card will be inside the examination center. However, the candidate requires to remove the mask worn by them at home. Only use masks provided at the center.
To avoid congestion at the entrance of the examination center, they staggered time slots for reporting. Staggering action of time slots took to ensure uniform distribution of candidates.
For ensuring social distancing outside the examination hall, the entry and exit of candidates stagger.
Adequate arrangements made outside the examination centers. So that the candidates can stand with substantial social disturbances while waiting.
“Advisors issued guiding the candidates about the” Do’s and Don’ts “for proper social disturbances. The NTA has also written to the state governments to increase support in the local movement of the candidates.
NTA assures all candidates a safe environment for tests and solicits cooperation.
Meanwhile, the chorus of postponing various examinations, including NEET and JEE, grew strongly in view of the growing COVID-19 cases.