The NTA organized Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 is likely to be conducted in June this year, said HRD Minister. Speaking on the lockdown extension on Monday HRD Minister hinted that JEE Mains 2020 exam likely to be conducted in June month. However NTA or other agencies have not yet finalized the official dates of Joint Entrance Exam, but on Monday, HRD Minister hinted on possibilities of JEE Mains 2020 exam in June month.
NTA JEE Main which was scheduled in April month has been postponed by NTA as per HRD Ministry guidelines. Earlier NTA intimated through notice that likely in May month exam could be conducted. After the extension in 21 days nationwide lockdown to curb the Covid19 pandemic, the further extension in JEE Main exam 2020 took place, said HRD Minister.
In his response, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said ‘It is likely that, JEE Main will be conducted in June'. Ministry is consulting stakeholders like the Boards, IITs and other agencies involved in logistical support of JEE and NEET. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) mains (I) was conducted in January 2020, however NTA has decided to conduct Engineering Competitive exam twice in a Year. The April 2020 scheduled JEE Main exam is likely to be conducted in June this year due to the further extension of lockdown, hinted Minister of Human Resource and Development.
On Wednesday it was reported that JEE Mains can be in the middle of June, exam can be held between 20 to 22 June, final decision will be taken after watching the situation shortly, said a source.
In his Interview HRD Minister said that Ministry is in consultation with the stakeholders like board of examination and IITs before the next dates of the examinations can be finalized and announced. The JEE Mains 2020 Exam is likely that, will be conducted in June month, the Minister hinted. The National Testing Agency (NTA) had earlier released a notification saying that JEE mains 2020 has been proposed to be conducted in the last week of May 2020.
As per recent report, JEE Main 2020 exam could be held in June month. From 20-22 June 2020 JEE exam can be held, hinted govt sources.
Earlier proposed NTA JEE Main 2020 exam was to conduct on 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th April 2020. Later due to nationwide lockdown and extension till May 3, has made JEE Main exam 2020 postponed till further notice.
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