Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced new date sheets for JEE Main and NEET UG 2020 examinations in his webinar.
The minister announced that the JEE Main exam that was scheduled to be held in the month of April will now be conducted from July 18 to 23 while the NEET UG 2020 exam that was scheduled to be held on May 3 will be held on July 26. Also, the JEE Advanced exam will be conducted in the month of August.
There are 9 lakh candidates, who have registered for JEE Main exam.
As per the new schedule, JEE-Mains will be held on July 18, 20, 21, 22, and 23, while JEE- Advanced will be held in August. NEET will be conducted on July 26.
MHRD decided to postpone the exam in view of the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak.
“Over 16 lakh candidates are registered for the NEET UG exam. The candidates can utilise this lockdown period to prepare for their examinations,” the minister added.