Ministry of Education Secretary Amit Khare has said that medical entrance examination NEET and engineering entrance examination JEE Main should be organized. On the other hand, 150 academics across the country have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the context of the nationwide opposition to the conduct of JEE Main April / September – 2020 and NEET (UG) 2020 examination. Academics in their letter called the opposition of various examinations by various political parties and leaders politically motivated. Explain that admissions for both entrance examinations have been issued by the agency, in which SOPs have been provided by the agency for the necessary instructions for the examination as well as necessary precautions and preparations in relation to the epidemic. Whereas before this, the agency has already issued instructions on its official website, nta.ac.in keeping in mind the Covid-19 epidemic.
NEET 2020 & JEE Main 2020 Exam Updates @ 10.11 AM: Examinations must be conducted – Education Secretary
Regarding the conduct of NEET and JEE Main entrance examinations, Education Secretary Amit Khare said that the conduct of the examinations should not be postponed and should be conducted as per the dates fixed by the National Examination Agency. Regarding the demand for conducting both these examinations after Diwali, the Education Secretary said that after Diwali there will be Chaat Puja due to which again the dates of examinations will need to be extended in December and the results will be announced again in 2021.
NEET & JEE Mains Exam 2020 Updates @ 9.50 AM: 150 academics wrote letter to PM Modi
150 academics across the country in their letter to the Prime Minister said that delay in medical and engineering entrance examinations could prove to compromise the future of students. He said that some people are promoting the opposition of students for their political interest. Youth and students are the future of the country, but due to the epidemic, their careers have also been clouded with certainty. It is agreed by all that the deadlock over the admission process and classes should be ended at the earliest.
Protests are taking place across the country
In view of the current state of Covid-19 epidemic across the country, the Supreme Court on August 18 dismissed the petition filed by the Supreme Court seeking to postpone the engineering entrance examination JEE Main 2020 and the Medical Entrance Examination NEET 2020 to be held next month. Since the tax has been imposed, protests across the country have been steadily increasing. More than 20 lakh candidates from all over the country have registered for appearing in both JEE Main and NEET examinations. Opposition to the JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 examinations is being widely opposed by the opposition, including leaders of the ruling BJP. There are constant campaigns by students and student organizations on social media and students have urged to intervene in the matter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and other effective leaders.