Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday announced the new dates for JEE Main and NEET exams. JEE Main will be held from July 18 to July 23 while the medical entrance test will be conducted on July 26. JEE Advanced is expected to be held in August, dates of which are not decided yet.
The HRD minister informed that the syllabus will be reduced for the upcoming academic session as students have lost valuable academic time. Thus the JEE Main and NEET 2021 will be held on the reduced syllabus.
Over 9 lakh students have registered to appear for JEE Main and over 15.93 lakh have applied for NEET 2020, as per the National Testing Agency (NTA) – the exam conducting body.
Pokhriyal replying to a student’s query said that “The dates of CBSE class 10, 12 examinations will be announced soon, and the decision will be taken in a day or two.”