As CBSE and ICSE boards have announced to cancel the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations, students have started raising demand to postpone NEET and JEE Main exams. The July 2020 scheduled National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET UG) and Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) are likely to postponed further to new dates, a source familiar with the development said. However, the official statement on NEET & JEE exam postpone beyond July 2020 dates, is yet to be announced but the possibilities of further postpone of said competitive Engineering & Medical Exams have increased.
Based on a press release after CBSE and ICSE boards’ decision to cancel the remaining Board exams, it is being expected that MHRD likely to take a decision on July 2020 scheduled JEE Main and NEET UG competitive exams.
In view of current situation over Coronavirus pandemic on Thursday Central Board of Secondary Education cancelled the class 10th & Class 12th examinations in Supreme Court. With the cancellation of Board exams, students preparing for JEE Main, NEET UG and JEE Advanced exams have started raising their demand to either postpone or cancel the July scheduled Competitive exams.
According to reports now the schedule of Competitive Examinations including NTA NEET UG, JEE Main and JEE Advanced may be affected. After CBSE and ICSE’ decision to cancel Board exams and further postpone of CBSE CTET, the row hints that in July month hardly there shall be any examination. "There shall be any national level board exam or competitive examination take place in July 2020", said an official. After the cancellation of board exams, students have raising demands to cancel the Medical NEET and Engineering JEE Entrance exams. In another section many students asked to cancel the JEE and NEET exams as situation not seems much conducive to take exams. Over the sharp increase in number of Coronavirus cases in Delhi, Maharashtra & several other states, the CBSE board on June 25, 2020 decided to cancel board remaining exams 2020, in Supreme Court.
Following the decision CBSE also postponed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET July 2020) exam to an unspecified date.
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The JEE Main 2020 examination is scheduled from 18 to 23 July, JEE Advanced is scheduled on 23 August & NEET 2020 is to be held on 26 July. It is being said that after the cancellation of the CBSE and ICSE exams, the entrance examination of JEE Mains 2020, JEE Advanced and NEET 2020 may be canceled.
According to sources, the JEE (Main) and NEET-UG examinations may postpone further to September-October in view of the COVID-19 crisis across the country. However the official decision in this regard is awaited. Aspirants connected to NTA NEET, NTA JEE Main should keep updating from official website of concerned exams.