The government has declared a nationwide lock down after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the lockdown, the NEET, JEE examinations were postponed. In a respite for the students the HRD ministry on Sunday said that the fresh dates for competitive exams JEE and NEET will be announced on May 5.
“The fresh dates will be announced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on May 5. This will put an end to uncertainty for the aspirants. The minister will also interact with students online the same day.
Earlier, the NEET UG exam 2020 was scheduled for May 3 while the JEE Main April session exam was scheduled to begin from the first week of April. The examinations will be conducted only after the lockdown ends and the situation normalises. The HRD minister will announce the revised dates for the JEE and NEET exams on Tuesday.
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will also address students’ queries through a webinar on Twitter and Facebook on May 5 from 12 noon onwards.