New Delhi: With the number of COVID-19 positive cases rising alarmingly in the country, the Human Resource Development ministry on Friday decided to further postpone the NEET-UG and JEE Main examinations, till September.
JEE (Main) will now be held between September 1 and September 6, NEET on September 13 and JEE (Advanced) will be conducted on September 27, tweeted HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.
Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education we have decided to postpone #JEE & #NEET examinations. JEE Main examination will be held between 1st-6th Sept, JEE advanced exam will be held on 27th Sept & NEET examination will be held on 13th Sept. pic.twitter.com/klTjtBxvuw
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) July 3, 2020
This is the second time that the important entrance exams have had to be rescheduled. The previous dates were July 18-23 for JEE and July 26 for NEET.