In a major development, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has confirmed that the syllabus for NEET 2020 and JEE Main 2020 exams have not been changed, modified, curtailed or reduced.
The apex testing agency clarified amid the rumours and reports about exam syllabus being curtailed keeping in view the COVID-19 lockdown. According to a report, senior officials from NTA have confirmed that there is no reduction in the syllabus or curriculum of for engineering and medical entrance exams.
The clarification from NTA comes in response to the misinformation that has been going viral on social media about the JEE Main 2020 Syllabus and NEET UG 2020 syllabus being reduced.
The officials have urged students to not fall for rumours and misinformation that is being circulated on various platforms.
The officials also confirmed that the syllabus for both exams remains unchanged.
Earlier, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal addressed a live webinar in which he announced the new dates for JEE Main 2020 Engineering entrance exam and NEET 2020 medical entrance exam. HRD Minister confirmed that JEE-Mains will be held from 18th to 23rd July, while JEE Advanced – entrance exam for admission to IITs and NITs, will be held in August 2020.