In an official statement, National Testing Agency (NTA) Director General has mentioned that the candidates from COVID-19 Containment Zones can use their JEE Main and NEET 2020 Admit Cards as passes. He also added that the invigilators and other officials who will be assigned for the NEET and JEE Main 2020 examinations can also use their appointment letters as passes on the day of the examination.
With questions raised regarding the precautionary measures taken for the examinations, the NTA Director has stated that the number of examination halls and invigilators have been doubled this year in order to endure that none of the students is infected by the disease.
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Students appearing for the entrance examinations are required to reach the examination centres at different times in order to eliminate the possibility of overcrowding. Inside the examination room as well the students will be seated at alternate seats in order to maintain social distancing.
The agency has increased the number of seats from 570 to 660 for the JEE Main examination and 3,843 from 2,546 for the NEET Examination. Along with these, in case of the JEE Main exams, the number of shifts for the exams have been increased from 8 to 12 while the number of candidates per shift has been reduced to 85,000 from 1.32 lakh. The number of candidates per room has also been reduced from 24 to 12.