Proving huge relief to engineering and medical college aspirants, the Union MHRD Minister announced dates for holding of Joint Entrance Exams (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
While interacting during a webinar, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said the JEE-Mains exams will be held from July 18-23 while JEE-Advanced exams will be held in August.
He also announced that the medical entrance exam NEET will be conducted on July 26.
IIT-JEE (Main) examination, 2020, will be held on 18, 20, 21, 22, and 23 July. The minister said IIT-JEE Advanced exam exact dates will be announced soon.
JEE-Advanced exam was earlier scheduled to be held on May 17 while JEE-Mains were earlier scheduled from April 5-11 but all exams were postponed due to nationwide lockdown.
The HRD Minister also said the government is yet to take any decision on dates for the pending CBSE Class 10, 12 board exams.
More than 15 lakh students across the country have registered for NEET this year, which is the gateway to medical colleges in India, whereas more than 9 lakh have registered for JEE Mains, the entrance exam for all other engineering colleges except IITs.