COVID-19: JEE, NEET exams postponed

COVID-19: JEE, NEET exams postponed

July 4, 2020

New Delhi: The JEE and NEET examinations for admission to undergraduate engineering and medical courses respectively have been postponed to September due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exams had been scheduled for the second half of July.

“Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education we have decided to postpone JEE and NEET examinations,” said Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal in a tweet on Friday evening.

The Joint Entrance Examination-Main (JEE-Main) will be now be held from September 1-6, JEE Advanced will be held on September 27 and the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be held on September 13, he said, noting that “students’ health is the first priority.”

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